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|Melissa and Tammy Etheridge announced the birth of their twins, son Miller Steven and daughter Johnnie Rose, on Tuesday. Both the babies and Tammy were said to be in good shape following the arrival.
Keith Urban voluntarily entered rehab Thursday with Nicole Kidman at his side, according to a
statement released by his rep. "I deeply regret the hurt this has caused Nicole and the ones that love and support me," Urban said in a statement. "One can never let one's guard down on recovery and I'm afraid that I have." Urban has publicly acknowledged a former addiction to cocaine.
A hearing on a human rights group's attempt to challenge Madonna's adoption of 13-month-old David Banda has been pushed back a week in order to give Attorney General Jane Ansah time to consult with the Ministry of Gender, Child Welfare and Community Services. A lawyer for the singer and her husband saying they are ready to face the case at any point.
Meanwhile, NBC has elected not to show images of Madonna mock-crucifying herself when it airs her concert special next month in order to avoid confrontation with religious groups.
The bestselling jazz album Ray Sings, Basie Swings, featuring the voice of the late Ray Charles mixed with newly recorded tracks by the band still carrying Count Basie's name, is considered ineligible for Grammy contention in vocal categories because Charles' vocals date back to the '70s.
Bob Seger and Anita Baker will sing before the first two games of the World Series at Comerica Park, the Detroit Tigers announced Friday.
Courtney Love has apparently been sober for more than a year. The grunge rocker told Billboard she is working on a comeback album with producer Linda Perry.
|After his much-publicized falling out with Cristal, Jay-Z has signed with Anheuser-Busch to help promote Budweiser Select. In other branding news, the hip-hop mogul is also aligning himself with a new advertising campaign for HP laptops.
Sharon Osbourne is planning to have the gastric band that
helped her lose 125 pounds removed and to control her weight via psychotherapy instead, People reports. "I keep trying to eat more and more...I'm a pig," Osbourne told the magazine, revealing she has had trouble sticking to the strict diet required of gastric-band patients.
Yoko Ono sued EMI and a subsidiary for $10 million Wednesday, claiming she was cheated out of royalties from the sale of John Lennon's music.
|Sara Evans discussed her impending divorce from Craig Schelske and her choice to quit "Dancing with the Stars 3" in an interview that aired on the show Tuesday night. The country singer called her final night on the show "a blur," and said her experience as an entertainer was the only thing that got her through it, after learning only hours before of her husband's alleged
infidelities. Alison Clinton, the former nanny Evans claims had sex with her husband, told ABC News Radio the country singer suffered an "exhaustion breakdown," and offered to take a lie detector test to set the record straight.
Heather Mills McCartney alleged in divorce documents leaked to the British press that Paul McCartney brutalized her repeatedly during their four-year marriage, including stabbing her in the arm with a wine glass, shoving her over a coffee table, and grabbing her by the throat on separate occasions. McCartney has denied the allegations.
Whitney Houston filed divorce papers from Bobby Brown, her husband of 14 years, in Orange Country Superior Court this week after filing for legal separation last month, her rep Nancy Seltzer said Tuesday.
Christina Aguilera is leaving the reality shows to the likes of Jessica and Britney. The "Dirrty" girl told Jane magazine she would never take her relationship with husband Jordan Bratman in front of the camera, though the idea has been proposed to her.
Stevie Wonder received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Civil Rights Museum Tuesday and broke into a medley of his songs during his acceptance speech, including "My Cherie Amour" and "I Wish."
Justin Timberlake will headline "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" Dec. 5 on CBS.
|Bono testified once again Tuesday against a former U2 stylist he claims stole and tried to sell band memorabilia, including his trademark Stetson hat from the cover of Rattle and Hum. The stylist claims she received the items as gifts.
Justin Timberlake's FutureSex/LoveShow World Tour will
kick off Jan. 8 in San Diego.
Police escorted 13-month-old David Banda from Heathrow Airport to Madonna 's London home Tuesday, while human rights and child protection groups in the boy's native Malawi are prepared to go to court to challenge his adoption. Madonna has penned an open letter to respond to allegations that she skirted Malawian law in order to adopt 13-month old David and
calling such claims "totally inaccurate." The singer, who signed herself Madonna Ritchie, claimed she and her husband went "about the adoption procedure according to the law like anyone else who adopts a child."
Fabolous was shot in the thigh while standing in a Manhattan parking garage early Tuesday, then arrested while fleeing the scene. Apparently, the rapper and several associates ran a red light and were stopped by police, who subsequently discovered two loaded, unlicensed guns in the car.
Sara Evans was granted a restraining order prohibiting her allegedly adulterous, porn-loving and abusive estranged husband Craig Schelske from withdrawing money from their joint bank accounts, People reports.
The Malawi-based Human Rights Consultative Committee are trying to halt Madonna's adoption of a 13-month old boy in the interest of ensuring the country's laws are "not bent" for the singer, People reports.
Patti Smith headlined CBGB's final concert Sunday before the legendary punk club closes its doors forever on Oct. 31.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Gnarls Barkley will hit the road together in January for a three-month U.S. arena tour.
TMZ.com is reporting that Bobby Brown settled up on his two-month delinquent child support bill for $11,000 with Kim Ward, the mother of two of his children.
Freddy Fender, one of the most significant voices in Mexican-American music history, died Saturday at his home in Corpus Christi, Texas after battling cancer and other ailments. He was 69.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources