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|A Chicago judge has granted permission for the press and the public to view a videotape in court that prosecutors claim shows R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl. The "Trapped in the Closet" singer has pled not guilty to 14 counts of child pornography.
Paparazzo Cullen Reavley is suing Britney
Spears and her mother, Lynne, claiming he was seriously injured in 2004 when Spears' mom allegedly backed into him with her SUV and knocked him down.
Madonna has inked a deal with Sweden's H&M to provide her and her touring staff...band, dancers, roadies, assorted hangers-on...with their off-stage wardrobe during her current Confessions tour. (Jean-Paul Gaultier is handling her onstage apparel.)
All the "Idol"-obsessed fans flocking to record stores next Tuesday to buy Taylor Hicks' debut single, "Do I Make You Proud," will be supporting the American Red Cross, because 25 cents of every copy sold will go to the organization.
In Washington D.C. to endorse a National Women's Confidence Day, Queen Latifah told People she might one day get into politics. "Maybe I'll run for Senate," the rapper-actress said.
Barbra Streisand announced Thursday that she will embark on her first tour in 12 years, playing 20 U.S. concerts this fall. Proceeds will go to several of her pet causes, including education, the environment, and women's health. Her most recent album, Guilty Pleasures, came out last fall.
Country icon Loretta Lynn, 71, is recovering at home a day after undergoing shoulder-replacement surgery in a Nashville hospital. The "Coal Miner's Daughter" singer injured her left shoulder last Sunday.
Babyshambles frontman and Kate Moss ex Pete Doherty is in a rehab clinic in Portugal, according to his lawyer, who told a London court the treatment was "going well."
Beyoncé Knowles is searching for an all-female band for her upcoming tour in support of her second solo album, B Day, due out on her birthday, Sept. 4. The former Destiny's Child chanteuse holding auditions Monday in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Burbank, California, and Weehawken, New Jersey. Finalists will be flown to New Orleans to audition personally for Knowles later in the
week. The tour hits the road June 20.
Rapper Jay-Z will take the stage June 25 at New York's Radio City Music Hall to perform his legendary album, Reasonable Doubt, in its entirety in honor of its 10th anniversary.
Singer and former MTV VJ Steve Isaacs and three former members of Jane's Addiction...guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins, and bassist Chris Chaney...played a sold-out gig Wednesday night at the Roxy Theater in Los Angeles and announced they're a "new band," calling themselves Panic Channel.
|OK! magazine has issued a announcement that it will publish the first pictures of Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale's kid, Kingston James McGregor Rossdale.
After sticking by William McKnight, the man charged with her attempted murder, through two suicide attempts, a pregnancy and a stint in
jail, Mindy McCready has finally come to her senses and is suing him for $3 million instead.
Though the Dixie Chicks' Taking The Long Way has topped the Billboard charts for the last two weeks, tickets for their upcoming tour have been selling dismally, leading to speculation that much or all of the trek might be canceled or postponed.
Paul McCartney and estranged wife Heather Mills McCartney are denying reports that Mills-McCartney had won full custody of the couple's daughter, Beatrice.
Alanis Morrissette and fiancé Ryan Reynolds have parted ways, People reports.
|"American Idol 5" runner-up Katharine McPhee has inked a record deal with 19 Recordings Limited and RCA Records on Tuesday, begging the question of whether it even matters who actually wins the contest.
Ashanti's former manager, Linda Berk, is suing the singer for millions, alleging
breach of contract. Meanwhile, a spokesman for Ashanti claiming Berk's contract simply expired and was not renewed.
Psychic Uri Geller is upset after learning that the home once owned by Elvis Presley that he thought he purchased on eBay last month was actually sold to Nashville producer Mike Curb.
|Billy Preston, the writer of the Joe Cocker classic "You Are So Beautiful" and the only musician to play with both the Rolling Stones and the Beatles (he has been often considered the "Fifth Beatle"), died Tuesday of causes related to kidney failure. He was 59.
Meat Loaf is suing Jim Steinman, the
writer of the song "Bat Out of Hell," for more than $50 million, claiming that he should be the only one allowed to use the phrase in connection with the music and that Steinman wrongly claimed ownership of the phrase.
An insurance company is suing Michael Jackson over an unpaid balance on a worker's comp policy and asking a judge to order the entertainer to pay more than $180,000, plus court fees.
The Rolling Stones announced on their Website that Keith Richards has
made a full recovery from his head injury and that their Bigger Bang tour will
now commence July 11 in Milan.
Zac Hanson, the youngest member of the brother band Hanson at age 20,
married Kate Tucker, his girlfriend of five years, in Atlanta on
"American Idol" finalist Chris Daughtry has turned down an offer from Fuel to become the band's vocalist. "I'm going to be doing my own thing," he told the Charlotte Observer.
DMX was busted for yet another traffic infraction Friday after he was stopped for speeding and making unsafe lane changes, police said. The rapper was then found to be sans driver's license and seatbeltless. He's due back in court June 16.
Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie" became the most played song in pop radio history as of last week, when it was played 9,657 times, beating the previous record of 9,582 set last year by Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl."
Vince Welnick, the last keyboardist for the Grateful Dead, died Friday at age 55, the band's longtime publicist confirmed. Police calling his death an apparent suicide. Welnick joined the band in 1990 to replace Brent Mydland, who died of a drug overdose. Mydland replaced Keith Godchaux, who died in a car crash in 1980 shortly after leaving the band, and
Godchaux replaced original keyboardist Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, who died in 1973 of a gastrointestinal hemorrhage.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources