11-year-old unveiled as Broadway's newest 'Annie'
2012-04-28 00:46:30 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway's newest Annie is an 11-year-old from Los Angeles with long, black curly hair who is already a Broadway veteran.
Lilla Crawford was unveiled Friday as the girl slated to play the title role in a fall revival of the Tony Award-winning musical "Annie."
"I'm not nervou...
1 of last Louis Armstrong trumpet records now a CD
2012-04-27 13:23:44 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) — A live recording of Louis Armstrong playing his trumpet for one of the last times is being released to the public for the first time.
The recording is being played Friday at the National Press Club in Washington where it was created in January 1971. Armstrong was a featured p...
Don Omar, Prince Royce top Billboard Latin Awards
2012-04-27 12:05:55 UTC
CORAL GABLES, Fla (AP) — Puerto Rican native Don Omar and the Bronx's Prince Royce have taken top honors at the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Each received eight awards. They are among a growing group of Latin artists who mix English and Spanish into their songs.
Mexico's Mana took home f...
Shakira wins at Latin Music Awards
2012-04-27 11:53:02 UTC
Shakira was one of the big winners at the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards.
The Colombian pop star - whose hits include Whenever, Wherever and Underneath Your Clothes - took home four gongs from the ceremony in Miami.
Puerto Rican native Don Omar and the Bronx's Prince Royce took top honou...
Another finalist dismissed from 'American Idol'
2012-04-27 05:55:37 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elise Testone won't be winning it all on "American Idol."
The rockin' 28-year-old teacher from Charleston, S.C., was revealed to have received the fewest viewer votes Thursday on the Fox singing competition. Testone delivered energetic renditions of Queen's "I Want It All" a...
Latin Grammy awards show returns to Las Vegas
2012-04-26 20:25:20 UTC
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 13th Annual Latin Grammy Awards are coming back to Las Vegas for the fifth time.
The Latin Recording Academy announced Thursday that the show is set for Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on the Las Vegas Strip. It will air live on Univision.
A month o...
Foster the People's 'Houdini' Music Video - Watch Now!
2012-04-26 15:45:14 UTC
The boys from Foster the People are conked out after a concert in the new music video for their song “Houdini”.
“Today’s the day it all ends. It hurts just thinking about it #HOUDINI” the group wrote on their Twitter account.
If you dig the song, download it on iTunes now!
The Foster the...
Usher's 'Scream' - Listen Now!
2012-04-26 15:27:07 UTC
Check out Usher‘s latest single “Scream” off of his upcoming album Looking For Myself!
The 33-year-old singer’s record is set to hit stores on June 12. Be sure to grab your copy!
Usher is currently in New York City getting ready to perform with the hit off-Broadway show Fuerza Bruta.
U2 rocket up music millionaires rich list
2012-04-26 11:46:02 UTC
Irish rock legends U2 have been elevated to fifth place in a ‘music millionaires’ rich list this year, with their shared fortune of €619m (£506m) up some €71m (£58m) from last year.
The Dublin hit-makers coffers put them higher up the scale than Simon Cowell, Elton John and the Beckhams.
Coldplay feat. Rihanna - Princess Of China (Official Music Video)
2012-04-26 06:35:54 UTC
Check out the official tour edition video for Coldplay‘s “Princess of China” featuring Rihanna.
Coldplay first teased the upcoming video for the song during a tour stop in Edmonton, Canada.
“Rihanna‘s bit on our record is my favorite bit,” Chris Martin told MTV News in September. “When the ...
Joshua Ledet continues to impress on 'Idol'
2012-04-26 06:28:05 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joshua Ledet earned another pair of standing ovations on "American Idol."
The powerful 20-year-old gospel singer from Westlake, La., got the Fox talent contest's judges on their feet again Wednesday after his energetic take on Queen's "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" and res...
Mischa Barton Strips In Noel Gallagher's New Music Video (PHOTOS)
2012-04-25 08:38:21 UTC
Mischa Barton stripped down to some wild skivvies on Monday to star in a music video.
Mischa, who arguably isn't afraid to show off her figure, was in Los Angeles to film Noel Gallagher's new music video, which is about all we can figure out from these photos of her cavorting practically naked...
The Voice Eliminations: Who's Going Into the Semifinals?
2012-04-25 06:40:13 UTC
Who could possibly go home tonight?!
The closer to the finals it gets, the more amazing singers there are on The Voice. We couldn't possibly imagine how hard the decisions made tonight were for Adam Levine and Cee Lo Green.
But that's their job, and as always, someone from each team went ho...
Bee Gee Robin Gibb 'eyes musical comeback' following coma recovery
2012-04-24 10:32:40 UTC
Robin Gibb is determined to start making music again.
The Bee Gees star recently woke from a coma, which he fell into while battling pneumonia.
The 62-year-old star has been fighting liver and colon cancer and it's thought the illness was a by-product of that.
At one point Robin's family...
Sinead O'Connor Cancels Tour After 'Serious Breakdown'
2012-04-24 07:47:51 UTC
NEW YORK -- Sinead O'Connor says she is canceling her 2012 tour due to her bipolar disorder.
The singer made the announcement Monday in a posting on her website. She wrote that she is "very unwell" and had been advised by her doctor to not hit the road after her "very serious breakdown between...
Rihanna: Moving to London?
2012-04-24 07:06:20 UTC
Rihanna hits the town in style on Monday (April 23) in NYC’s West Village neighborhood.
The 24-year-old entertainer headed out to Da Silvano restaurant for a bite to eat.
RiRi will reportedly be moving to London, England for three months to film a new television series!
“Although there m...
Lady Gaga: Jet lag is like drugs
2012-04-23 19:14:06 UTC
Lady Gaga is suffering from jet lag which she's compared to an experience with "bad shrooms".
The singer is currently in Korea preparing for her upcoming world concert, the Born This Way Ball.
Gaga has joked that the constant travelling is wreaking havoc with her sense of perception. The qu...
Doctor: Bee Gee Robin Gibb has colorectal cancer
2012-04-23 18:17:35 UTC
LONDON (AP) — Bee Gees star Robin Gibb has advanced colorectal cancer and remains in intensive care after waking from a coma, his doctor said Sunday. The statement confirmed the exact nature of the illness afflicting the artist.
Dr. Andrew Thillainayagam said Gibb had recently caught pneumonia...
Jennifer Hudson breaks down during murder trial
2012-04-23 18:12:44 UTC
CHICAGO (AP) — Jennifer Hudson has broken down in tears while on the witness stand at the trial of the man accused of killing her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew.
Hudson began crying Monday when a prosecutor asked her about the last time she saw her family. She said she last saw them the...
Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift Rope in CMT Music Award Nominations
2012-04-23 16:10:04 UTC
It's a man's world? Not where country music is concerned.
The nominations for the 2012 CMT Music Awards were announced this morning and it's safe to say the ladies are showing those fellas who's boss. Country cutie and perpetual crossover fave Carrie Underwood led the way, scoring a leading fi...
Posh Car: Beckham Designs £80k Range Rover
2012-04-23 09:11:49 UTC
Victoria Beckham has turned her hand to car design after helping create a luxurious special edition Range Rover.
The fashionista and former Spice Girl was in Beijing to unveil the new off-road Special Edition 'Evoque'.
Beckham said she had "David in mind", referring to her footballer husban...
Willow Smith: 'First Position' Premiere with Mom Jada!
2012-04-23 06:39:20 UTC
Willow Smith and her mom Jada Pinkett Smith come out to support the premiere of the Sundance Selects documentary First Position held at NYC’s Aero Theater on Sunday (April 22) in Santa Monica, Calif.
Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber: 'Boyfriend' Set Snuggles!
2012-04-23 06:26:43 UTC
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez embrace on the set of Justin‘s upcoming music video “Boyfriend” on Saturday (April 21) in Los Angeles.
The 18-year-old pop star and his 19-year-old girlfriend looked thrilled to see each other and shared a few smooches between takes!
Justin tweeted a...
Victoria Beckham: Range Rover Reveal!
2012-04-23 06:02:15 UTC
Victoria Beckham strikes a pose at the evening reveal for the Range Rover Evoque Special Edition held at the Central Academy of Fine Arts on Sunday (April 22) in Beijing, China.
Earlier in the day, the 38-year-old fashion designer attended the afternoon tea party for the vehicle’s ce...
Chaz Bono, Josh Hutcherson win GLAAD Awards
2012-04-22 22:33:07 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chaz Bono picked up a pair of trophies at the GLAAD Media Awards.
The 43-year-old transgender activist and author was honored with the outstanding documentary prize and Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 23rd annual Media Awards for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamatio...