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Panic! at the Disco won Video of the Year for "I Write Sins, Not Tragedies," at the MTV Video Music Awards Thursday night; James Blunt won Best Male Video for "You're Beautiful," and Kelly Clarkson won Best Female Video for "Because of You." Fall Out Boy won the Viewer's Choice award for "Dance, Dance."
Jessica Simpson attempted to perform on the "Today" show Friday, despite a bruised vocal cord, but her voice cracked halfway through her song.
Isley Brothers frontman Ronald Isley may face prison time when he is sentenced Friday after being convicted of federal tax evasion.
|Mariah Carey has won six BMI awards, including Songwriter of the Year and Song of the Year for "We Belong Together."
Original Village People cop Victor Willis will be staying at a treatment center, after entering a no contest plea to drug possession charges.
Dave Grohl is planning to make on his offer to buy beers for two miners who listened to the Foo Fighters during their ordeal of being trapped underground for two weeks.
Muslim leaders are trying to cancel a beach party planned in Tanzania Sept. 2 to honor the late Freddie Mercury, claiming the Zanzibar-born Queen frontman's gay lifestyle was a violation of Islam, and that anything linking him with Tanzania's Muslim population would be considered offensive. The party's organizers are vowing that the show must go on in celebration of the singer's
birthday. Meanwhile, Queen guitarist Brian May has taken issue with the number of MySpace users posing as him. "There are now three bogus MySpace blogs pretending to be written by me. I'm a peaceful person, but, frankly, I feel like going over there and applying a fist or two," May wrote on his official Website.
Barry Manilow is still in a wheelchair after his hip surgery but he is expected to be walking within a few days, his rep, Carol Marshall, said. "He's still on a high from winning an Emmy," Marshall told the Associated Press.
|Kevin Federline's Federation Records has landed a distribution deal with Sony BMG (Britney Sears' label) to release his first album, the upcoming Playing with Fire. K-Fed is also set to perform on the season premiere of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Sept. 6.
Pink is collaborating with NBC Sports to create the opening music for "NBC Sunday Night Football," a song appropriately titled "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night," that contains the lyrics "All right Sunday Night where are you?/Just kicking back from the things that you do/You want the Big Game, we want it too!"
Former Blink-182 members Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker have formed (+44), a new band named after the international dialing prefix for the United Kingdom.
The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band has topped a BBC survey of best number one albums of all time, beating out Michael Jackson's Thriller by 201 votes. U2's The Joshua Tree was third.
Linkin Park have finally decided to make the band's music available for download via iTunes on Tuesday. "We were really excited when iTunes told us that we were one of their most requested acts," band member Mike Shinoda told Billboard. "We will never ignore our fans, and the timing seemed right to make our music available."
Taylor Hicks has reached an "amicable" settlement with producer William Smith, whom he had sued for putting three songs the duo had written and recorded together in the days before Idol up for sale on iTunes.
Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, and Kenny Chesney are each nominated for three Country Music Association Awards, it was announced Wednesday.
Jumpin' Gene Simmons (not the KISS member), who scored a hit with 1964's "Haunted House" and worked with Elvis Presley, died Tuesday after a long illness. He was 64.
Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale have reportedly purchased a Hollywood Hills home that was once owned by Jennifer Lopez.
|Jessica Simpson is letting her new album, A Public Affair, speak for itself after losing her voice and being put on total vocal rest by her doctor. A pre-taped MTV special about the making of the album will air Sept. 4.
Nick Lachey is among a group of investors in a new American Basketball Association team dubbed the Hollywood Fame.
Ticketmaster has invalidated more than 1,000 tickets to Barbra Streisand's upcoming tour after discovering they had been purchased online with stolen credit card info and then resold.
Bruce Springsteen is denying "ugly rumors" that his marriage of 18 years to wife Patty Scialfa is on the rocks. "Our commitment to one another remains as strong as the day we were married," the singer said in a statement on his official Website.
Barry Manilow, who said in his Emmy acceptance speech he planned to bring his trophy into the operating room with him as a good luck charm, came through hip surgery "swimmingly," according to his rep.
Ringo Starr's ex-wife and onetime Bond babe Barbara Bach has broken her leg after being kicked by a horse.
Foxy Brown pled guilty to misdemeanor assault on two nail salon workers in a plea deal that spared her jail time, but requires her to serve three years probation and attend anger management classes.
The Black Crowes have fired keyboardist Eddie Hawrysc over unspecified "personal issues," the band's publicist said Monday.
|A New York luxury clothing boutique is threatening to press charges against Foxy Brown after the rapper allegedly made off with two belts worth $400 each. "I just want to make an example of this. What gives her the right to take what doesn't belong to her?" Storeowner Tony Khayat complained to the New York
Madonna's Moscow concert is being moved from its original site at a university to a stadium due to security concerns. Russian fans will be able to check out the Material Girl's mock crucifixion scene for themselves on Sept. 12.
Britney Spears has sold her Manhattan pad for $4 million, which is $1 million more than she paid for it, but $2 million less than her asking price, per the Wall Street Journal. On the opposite coast, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have put their Los Angeles pad on the market for just under $4.4 million after purchasing it for close to $4 million in
2004, per the Los Angeles Times.
A wildfire has burned 40 acres at Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch and came within a quarter-mile of the main residence, officials said.
Eminem is teaming with Nike to design a limited run of Air Max sneakers that will be auctioned off, with the proceeds going to benefit young people through the Marshall Mathers Foundation and NineMillion.org.
Fantasia Barrino is teaming with a partner to open a chain of beauty salons that will fund a home to help single mothers.
John Mayer backed out of a Connecticut concert Saturday due to a sudden bout of laryngitis.
Shortly after putting her last set of legal woes behind her, Lil' Kim is being sued by Jamaican reggae artist Tanya Stephens, who accuses the rapper of stealing lyrics for her last album after flying Stephens to New York and asking her to contribute vocals.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources