Wilson Pickett, the soul pioneer known for his hits "Mustang Sally" and "In the Midnight Hour," died Thursday of a heart attack, his management company said. He was 64.
Bobby Brown told People magazine that rumors that he and Whitney Houston were preparing to divorce are false. The breakup story first appeared earlier this week in the New York Daily News.
Former teen idol Lief Garrett was released from jail and entered a drug-diversion program after pleading not guilty Wednesday to felony heroin possession.
50 Cent is being sued by a lawyer for Lil' Joe Wein Music, accusing him of stealing lyrics for his 2003 hit, "In Da Club," from a 1994 song by former 2 Live Crew frontman Luther Campbell entitled "It's Your Birthday."
Babyshambles rocker Pete Doherty, the ex-boyfriend of supermodel Kate Moss, pled guilty Friday to possession of heroin, crack cocaine, morphine, and marijuana. Sentencing is scheduled for Feb. 8.
A man accused of stalking "American Idol season four finalist Jessica Sierra is being held without bond in Tampa, Florida. Police say the man left Sierra about 40 voicemail messages in four months, professing his love and willingness to go to jail for her.
Twins Terrell and Derrell Brittenum, who wowed the judges at "American Idol's" Chicago auditions, are facing charges of forgery, theft by deception, and financial identity fraud in Georgia.
Kristen Hall of Sugarland has exited the multi-platinum country music trio to spend more time writing songs on her own.
Ms. Dynamite was fined $877 and sentenced to 60 hours of community service after she admitted to assaulting a female police officer outside of a London nightclub earlier this month.
Blues legend B.B. King, 80, is planning to kick off his final world trek, dubbed his "Farewell Tour," in Chicago on Feb. 16. However, he'll still continue to perform in the U.S. after the jaunt is over.
Variety has reported that digital downloads worldwide have earned $1.1 billion in revenue, triple the amount generated in 2004, while 420 million single tracks were purchased by consumers from Internet music sites.
A Boeing 707 carrying members of Bon Jovi skidded off a Toronto runway early Saturday after landing in severe weather. All 14 crew and passengers aboard escaped unharmed.
A federal judge has ordered the city of Los Angeles to pay $1.1 million to the family of slain rapper Notorious B.I.G. for intentionally withholding evidence during the family's civil lawsuit trial.