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|Marc Cohn will return to Colorado next month to play concerts in three cities, his first performances in the state since he was shot in the head during an attempted carjacking in Denver in August 2005. The "Walking in Memphis" singer will steer clear of the Mile High City this time around, and limiting his tour to Boulder, Breckenridge, and Aspen, according to
London-based record producer Richard "Diddy" Dearlove sued Sean "Diddy" Combs Thursday, claiming the rap mogul breached the terms of an earlier agreement not to use the Diddy name in Britain by maintaining MySpace and YouTube pages that can be seen by international users. Dearlove's lawyer stated his client wants Combs to either start using one of his former
aliases, such as P. Diddy, or to stop using the social networking sites altogether.
Britney Spears and Kevin Federline are continuing to share custody of their two sons under the terms of a January court order that has been temporarily extended, Federline's lawyer said Thursday.
Gary Glitter, currently serving jail time in Vietnam for sexually molesting two young girls, is on a list of prisoners being considered for early release this month, his lawyer said Friday. Glitter was convicted last March and sentenced to three years in prison, but may be granted amnesty as part of Vietnam's Lunar New Year celebration in two weeks.
|Don Henley has revealed that the Eagles are working on their first album of all-new music in almost 30 years, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
James Brown's partner, Tomi Rae Hynie, who claims to have been the late singer's fourth wife, is suing for half of Brown's estate
and rights to re-enter the South Carolina residence they shared in order to collect personal items.
Whitney Houston is looking to speed up her divorce from Bobby Brown, requesting a default judgment last December and indicating that no community property needs to be divvied up between them. Houston has asked for custody of their teenage daughter, with visitation rights for Brown.
Pamela Anderson and Kid Rock will both reclaim their single status as of May 28, according to court documents filed Wednesday. Both halves of the couple filed for divorce on Nov. 27 after a brief three-month marriage.
Carrie Underwood, Sugarland, the Dixie Chicks, Rascal Flatts, and Kenny Chesney lead the field in nominations for the 2007 CMT Music Awards with three apiece. Winners to be determined by online voting and announced April 16.
Sara Evans will headline the 2007 Country Music Marathon post-race concert in Nashville on April 28.
|Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond told Billboard the band has no plans to record or tour anytime in the near future. "Everyone is just taking a big amount of time off," the musician said.
Michael Stipe, Lou Reed, Patti Smith, and Ray Davies are among the artists scheduled to perform at the Tibet House's 17th annual Carnegie Hall Benefit Concert on Feb. 26. Uma Thurman serving as honorary chair of the event.
Bob Marley's sons, Stephen, Ky-Mani, Damian, and Julian Marley, are putting on a concert promoting peace to mark the 62nd anniversary of their father's birth, a family spokesman said Tuesday. The event, called Smile Jamaica, will be held Feb. 10 in Marley's birthplace of Nine Miles, Jamaica.
Kevin Federline's Super Bowl ad for Nationwide Insurance has already resulted in exciting new job opportunities. Taco Bell has offered the would-be rapper a job in the hopes that he will help demonstrate to others what an exciting career working in the fast-food industry can be.
Beyoncé has been named the Most Desirable Woman of 2007 in a poll of askmen.com readers.
Billy Joel is releasing "All My Life," his first pop single in 14 years, which he recorded as an anniversary present to his wife, Katie Lee Joel. The song will be available for download through People magazine's Website on Feb. 7 and through iTunes on Feb. 20.
A judge has ruled that there is sufficient evidence for former Beach Boy Mike Love's lawsuit against ex-band mate Al Jardine to go to trial. Love sued Jardine in 2003, maintaining that only he has the right to perform under the Beach Boys name and seeking to collect money he claims Jardine earned by using the name without permission.
Josh Hartnett, Perry Farrell, and John Densmore are lending their star power to support the launch of Global Cool, a non-profit organization dedicated to a 10-year campaign to combat global warming.
|A coalition of black community leaders are urging Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo to reject the California Highway Patrol's recommendation that Brandy be charged with vehicular manslaughter for her role in a deadly freeway crash last month, claiming that the actor is being used as a "political trophy." Meanwhile,
the family of Awatef Aboudihaj, the woman killed in last month's freeway crash, filed a $50 million wrongful death suit against Brandy Tuesday.
Toni Braxton is voluntarily dismissing her $10 million lawsuit against her former label, Blackground Records and its founder, Barry Henderson, after she was ordered to justify the basis
for the suit. In court documents filed earlier this month, Braxton accused Henderson of "fraud, deception and double dealing," and of mismanaging her relationship with Arista Records.
Britney Spears is putting the Malibu home she shared with Kevin Federline during their two-year marriage on the market for $13.5 million, the Los Angeles Times reports. Meanwhile, Federline is claiming he never meant to insult fast-food workers with his Super Bowl ad for Nationwide insurance, in which he plays a fry cook dreaming
of stardom. A leading restaurant association called for the ad to be pulled last week, claiming it was demeaning to industry workers, but Federline is insisting that he was only making a mockery of himself in the spot.
Thirty years after first forming, the Sting-led '80s rock trio The Police is set to reunite and perform the opening number at the Grammy Awards Feb. 11.
|B.B. King was released from a Texas hospital Saturday after being admitted with flu-like symptoms on Thursday, a hospital spokesperson said. The 81-year-old bluesman was said to be in good health.
The California Highway Patrol is recommending that Brandy be charged with misdemeanor
vehicular manslaughter in a freeway crash that left another female motorist dead last month. The Los Angeles City Attorney's office is currently reviewing the matter, officials said. If convicted, Brandy could face up to a year in prison and a fine of up to $1,000.
Mariah Carey will emancipate herself from most of her clothing in order to pose for a spread in the March issue of Playboy, but is stopping short of baring all.
Young Buck was arrested Friday in Nashville on a warrant for failing to appear in court on a previous driving violation. The rapper was stopped after police reportedly observed his Cadillac Escalade weaving. He was previously cited in July for driving on a suspended license.
A judge denied bail Friday for Yoko Ono's former driver, who is accused of trying to blackmail the Beatle widow for $2 million. Prosecutors are expressing their belief that if Koral Karsan is released from jail, he will flee to his native Turkey.
Basketball is getting a dose of the Grammys this weekend, when Christina Aguilera and Mary J. Blige headline entertainment for the NBA All-Star 2007 games in Las Vegas.
Avril Lavigne's third album, The Best Damn Thing, is slated for an April 17 release, RCA Records announced Monday.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources