|Beyoncé has received a leading three nominations from the Soul Train Music Awards March 10, including Best R&B/Soul Female Album and Best R&B/Soul Single for "Irreplaceable."
E! Online's Marc Malkin has confirmed that Sharon Osbourne is pulling a Tori Spelling this weekend, holding a tag sale to pawn off designer clothes, shoes, and accessories to benefit the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Former glam pop star Gary Glitter is getting his three-year child molestation sentence reduced by three months in Vietnam court, setting his new release date at August 2008. Last March the Brit star was convicted of committing obscene acts with a 10-year-old and 11-year-old Vietnamese girl.
Deborah Koons Garcia, the widow of Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia, has filed a civil suit against the rocker's beneficiaries to gain access to and restore The Garcia Tapes, a series of unpublished recordings from her late husband.
Jermaine Dupri has been tapped as the new president of urban music at Island Records, with a formal announcement expected later today, per the Hollywood Reporter.
Reba McEntire is returning to perform at the CMA Music Festival this summer after an 11-year absence from the gig. The country music showcase, which this year counts Carrie Underwood and Martina McBride among its stars, is held June 7-10 in Nashville.
Dave Matthews is expecting his third child with doctor wife Ashley Harper this June, per People. The couple already has twin five-year-old daughters.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs is claiming he will make iTunes compatible with mp3 players other than the ubiquitous iPod when record companies begin to sell songs online without copyright protection software, in an open letter Wednesday.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Paul Fidler said that he's leaning toward allowing TV cameras in the courtroom when Phil Spector finally goes on trial for murder next month. "I always have a problem with commentators telling people what is going on rather than letting the public see the trial for themselves," Fidler said. "I'm a firm believer in having the
public see it." Jury selection is scheduled to begin Mar. 19.
British pop star James Blunt has been tapped to perform at Elton John's 15th annual post-Academy Awards bash benefiting the Elton John AIDS Foundation, to be held at Los Angeles' Pacific Design Center. "James is a truly talented singer-songwriter, his voice and expressive lyrics enchant audiences worldwide," John said. "I have no doubt that he will do the same
for our guests on Oscar night."