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|Britney Spears and Kevin Federline have named their newborn son Sutton Pierce, People reports. Sutton, who first greeted the world Tuesday, has the same initials as big brother Sean Preston Federline.
Elton John has ended his feud with George Michael that began two years ago, when John told
reporters Michael seemed to be in a "strange place" and suggested he was wasting his talent. "George and I are fine," John said on a British talk show Friday.
The British government has granted a suburban basement where the Beatles played some of their earliest gigs protected heritage status, meaning it has "special architectural or historic interest," and can never be demolished. The venue still contains original artwork by the band and musical equipment from the '60s.
Police seized about 40,000 bootlegged discs and numerous CD and DVD burners in a raid that the industry is calling a significant blow to the nation's piracy market.
A judge tossed out part of former Beach Boy Mike Love's $2 million lawsuit that claims ex-bandmate Al Jardine illegally used the surf band's name at performances.
The Who is launching its own Sirius satellite radio channel on Sept. 21, in an apparent bid to catch up with the times. The band just kicked off a world tour in support of its first new studio album since 1982.
|U2 and Green Day are slated to make a special appearance to mark the reopening of the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans during ESPN's "Monday Night Football" pre-game show.
Christie Brinkley has officially filed for divorce from her estranged husband, Peter Cook, two months after reports
surfaced of his alleged affair with an 18-year-old employee. Meanwhile, Brinkley and Billy Joel's 20-year-old daughter, Alex Ray, fainted before a performance Saturday night. The aspiring singer attributed the spell to "stress, lack of sleep and overall exhaustion" on her MySpace page.
Marianne Faithfull, Mick Jagger's girlfriend from the '60s, has canceled a world tour after being diagnosed with breast cancer. The 59-year-old singer is expected to make a full recovery.
Keith Urban has announced that his upcoming album will be titled Love, Pain and the Whole Crazy Thing.
INXS has canceled its European tour because guitarist Tim Farriss needs knee surgery, the band said on its Website.
Russian parliament has turned down a lawmaker's proposal to send Madonna into space as a passenger on a Russian flight to the international space station in 2008.
Jay-Z is coming out of retirement to release a new album, Kingdom Come, later this fall, he told Entertainment Weekly in its fall preview issue, out Friday.
|Whitney Houston has filed for divorce from Bobby Brown, the singer's rep confirmed to "E! News."
Starwave Mobile are developing a cell phone game based on Beyoncé Knowles' House of Dereon clothing line.
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony are among the artists performing on the single "One Day," in conjunction with the International Peace Concert in Rome on Dec. 9.
|Britney Spears and Kevin Federline welcomed a second baby boy Tuesday morning in Los Angeles. Spears and Federline have yet to make an official announcement.
MTV's little brother, 24-hour college network mtvU, have announced the nominees for the 2006 Woodies, the only awards honoring music voted best
by the college demographic. Indie darlings Arctic Monkeys and Imogen Heap nabbed three noms apiece; the winners to be announced Oct. 25.
The British Royal Mail are honoring the Beatles by issuing six commemorative stamps based on the band's classic album covers.
Religious groups in Moscow are again protesting Madonna's mock-crucifixion scene. The pop star is scheduled to perform in the Russian city Tuesday.
KISS singer Paul Stanley and wife Erin Sutton welcomed a baby boy, Colin Michael Stanley, on Sept. 6, People reports. "Lucky for him, he looks just like his mother," Stanley told the magazine.
Mick Jagger has signed on to co-produce the animated film Ruby Tuesday, through his Jagged Films production slate, per Daily Variety. As part of the deal, 12 Rolling Stones songs will be featured on the soundtrack.
Johnny Mathis received the 15th annual Ella Award from the Society of Singers on Tuesday in honor of his 50th anniversary in show biz and his contributions to humanitarian causes. Burt Bacharach, Patti Austin, Dionne Warwick, and Frank Sinatra Jr. are among those scheduled to perform at the ceremony on Wednesday.
Sean Combs has agreed to stop using the name Diddy in the U.K. as part of a settlement with British music producer Richard "Diddy" Dearlove, who sued the rap mogul for unfair competition.
Fergie told Time magazine that she struggled with crystal meth addiction in the past. "It was the hardest boyfriend I ever had to break up with," the singer told the magazine.
Madonna's Moscow concert was rescheduled from Sept. 11 to Sept. 12 in order to avoid clashing with the fifth anniversary of 9/11, an organizer said. The concert also changed venues due to security concerns.
Pearl Jam, Trent Reznor, The Dave Matthews Band, and Neil Young are among the bands performing at the 20th anniversary Bridge School Benefit, to be held Oct. 21-22 at Shoreline Amphitheatre outside San Francisco. The school serves students with severe physical and speech disabilities and was founded by Young and his wife.
"American Idol" dropout Mario Vazquez is due to release his self-titled album on Arista Records on Sept. 26.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources