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|A day after agreeing to pony up back wages to his Neverland Ranch employees to avoid a state lawsuit, Michael Jackson has laid some workers off and partially shuttered the estate. The entertainer remains shacked up in Bahrain.
After scrapping a spring tour to undergo successful surgery for breast cancer, Sheryl Crow will kick off a series of rescheduled dates in Indianapolis June 12 and wrapping up at Boston's Fenway Park with the Dave Matthews Band July 8.
Oscar winning rappers Three 6 Mafia may be deposed in a Pittsburgh court as early as next month as part of a lawsuit filed by a fan who was badly beaten during one of their 2003 shows.
Pioneering rockers The Smiths have nixed a $5 million offer to reunite for next year's Coachella festival, former lead singer Morrissey told reporters Thursday at Austin's South by Southwest music conference.
Per the Los Angeles Times, the LAPD has assigned a new team of detectives to investigate the 1997 murder of rapper Notorious B.I.G. in response to his family's lawsuit against the city alleging corrupt police officers played a role in his death.
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in Las Vegas will put a Tupac Shakur wax figure on display at the Venetian Hotel beginning April 5, nearly ten years after the rapper was killed in a drive-by shooting.
The mayor of their hometown of Philadelphia are declaring Saturday Daryl Hall and John Oates Day in honor of the soul-pop duo's musical and charitable contributions.
A judge said Thursday she needs more information before issuing a decision as to whether to toss a $20 million libel lawsuit filed by Britney Spears against Us Weekly claiming the tabloid printed a false story that she and Kevin Federline had made a sex tape.
Neil Young officially launched the annual South by Southwest music industry conference Thursday with a keynote address at the Austin Convention Center discussing his creative process and career.
Without the approval of Yoko Ono, Starcast Productions are organizing a pay-per-view séance that will attempt to contact late Beatle John Lennon from the grave on Apr. 24. The special costs $9.95 to watch.
|Jessica Simpson left Republicans dismayed after turning down an invitation to meet with President George W. Bush at a major party fundraiser for fear of politicizing her favorite charity, Operation Smile.
Kanye West, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Wilco will headline Lollapalooza 2006 in Chicago's Grant Park Aug. 4-6.
Phil Collins and wife Orianne have announced their separation in a joint statement Wednesday. The couple, who have two children together, said they have been living apart since the beginning of the year.
Bob Marley's former bass player, Aston Barrett, is suing Marley's family and record label for royalties he claims he was promised from hit Wailers albums including Babylon by Bus and Rastaman Vibration.
Hank Williams Jr.'s daughters, Hilary and Holly, are recovering Thursday from injuries sustained in a car crash in Mississippi, the singer's publicist said.
A hearing has been scheduled in Britney Spears' lawsuit against Us Weekly for publishing an allegedly false story about a sex tape she made with Kevin Federline.
Carrie Underwood and Brooks & Dunn have received three nominations apiece for the CMT Music Awards, which will be presented April 10.
Gary Glitter is appealing his three-year sentence for child molestation in Vietnam, his lawyer said Thursday.
Workers are recovering the wreckage of three pianos in Fats Domino's Ninth Ward home in New Orleans, which was submerged under almost 10 feet of water after Hurricane Katrina.
Elizabeth Vargas and Marc Cohn are expecting a son, the New York Post reports. News of the pregnancy was announced early last month.
|Michael Jackson just made a 5 p.m. deadline and agreeing to pay $309,000 in back wages to Neverland employees. Jackson's last-minute move averts a state lawsuit.
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo are planning to get married in June after completing his Harvard degree, Boston Magazine reports.
Scott Stapp is suing World Wide Red Light District in an effort to block the release of the sex tape featuring him and Kid Rock with four women. The suit is similar to one filed by Rock in Detroit last month.
Young MC is suing music publishing company Varry White Music Inc. for allegedly failing to pay royalties on songs he helped write, including Tone Loc hits "Funky Cold Medina" and "Wild Thing."
Young Jeezy was arrested in South Beach and charged with two counts of carrying a concealed firearm without a permit, following an alleged shootout involving some of his friends Saturday.
Sex Pistols refused to attend their own induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Monday night, while Black Sabbath attended but didn't perform. Blondie, Miles Davis, and Lynyrd Skynyrd also were inducted.
Tito, Marlon, Jermaine, Jackie, and Randy Jackson attending the funeral of former Jackson 5 drummer Johnny Jackson Jr. on Saturday. Neither Michael nor Janet Jackson put in an appearance. Meanwhile, Michael has until Wednesday to pay a $100,00 fine and $306,000 in back wages he still owes dozens of employees of his Neverland Ranch or face a potential
Master P and his brother, Silkk the Shocker, pled no contest to weapons charges stemming from their arrests last year for driving a vehicle containing guns not registered to them. If convicted, they could face up to three years in prison.
An Arizona judge has ordered a Colorado man accused of stalking Linda Ronstadt for nearly a decade to stay away from the singer, who has upcoming concerts and said she feared for her safety.
The Killers have asked a federal judge to toss a $16 million breach-of-contract lawsuit filed against them by the band's former manager.
Blondie is hitting the road with the New Cars, a retooled lineup of the seminal New Wave band with Todd Rundgren filling in for Ric Ocasek, in VH1 Classic's Road Rage Tour 2006, kicking off in Robinson, Missouri, on May 12.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources