232 items by Alex Mar

  • Ashlee Caught Lip Syncing

    Ashlee Caught Lip Syncing | ARTICLE

    Ashlee Simpson walked offstage this Saturday during a broadcast of Saturday Night Live when recorded vocals for a different song began to play as she began performing. After Simpson and her band were introduced by guest host Jude Law, a recording...

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Eminem Talks Bush Song

    Eminem Talks Bush Song | ARTICLE

    Eminem's upcoming album, Encore, due November 16th, features the fierce anti-Bush song "Mosh," which was leaked online today. In the Dr. Dre-produced track, the rapper denounces the war in Iraq. "Rebel with a rebel yell, raise hell," Eminem...

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • U2 Get in Bed With Apple

    U2 Get in Bed With Apple | ARTICLE

    Following the ubiquitous images of U2 gyrating to their new single "Vertigo" in a TV spot for Apple's iPod and iTunes, the band and the corporation are set to announce that they've partnered to release a special-edition...

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • George Strait Still Tops

    George Strait Still Tops | ARTICLE

    The wrestling match between country and R&B continues this week, as George Strait and Usher continue to hold onto the top spots -- but with half the massive sales figures of last week -- moving 190,000 and...

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Soft Cell Singer Stable

    Soft Cell Singer Stable | ARTICLE

    Soft Cell singer Marc Almond, who suffered head injuries in a life-threatening motorcycle accident in London on Sunday afternoon, is currently in stable condition. The forty-seven-year-old Almond was the passenger on a motorcycle that collided with a...

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Soft Cell Singer Critical

    Soft Cell Singer Critical | ARTICLE

    Soft Cell singer Marc Almond suffered serious head injuries in a motorcycle accident in London on Sunday afternoon. The forty-seven-year-old Almond was the passenger on a motorcycle that collided with a car at an intersection. He is...

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • The Beatles Go to Vegas

    The Beatles Go to Vegas | ARTICLE

    The Beatles are collaborating with Cirque de Soleil to create a production that will replace Siegfried and Roy's legendary act at the Mirage hotel and casino. The surviving members of the Fab Four, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr...

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Strait, Not Usher, on Top

    Strait, Not Usher, on Top | ARTICLE

    Due to a merchant processing error, Nielsen SoundScan re-tallied its albums chart today, leading to a new Number One: country star George Strait, whose 50 Number Ones sold 343,000 copies rather than the 336,000 reported earlier. With the...

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Usher Reclaims Spot

    Usher Reclaims Spot | ARTICLE

    Usher continues to be the sales titan of 2004. His Confessions CD -- re-released last week with three new tracks, including a duet with Alicia Keys -- sold another 336,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, to top...

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Etheridge Fighting Cancer

    Etheridge Fighting Cancer | ARTICLE

    Melissa Etheridge, 43, has cancelled her upcoming seven-city tour to undergo surgery for breast cancer in Los Angeles, where she lives with her partner, actress Tammy Lynn Michaels. "I am fortunate to be under a wonderful doctor's...

    October 8, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Ticketmaster Suit has Legs

    Ticketmaster Suit has Legs | ARTICLE

    A judge has given the go-ahead to a class-action lawsuit against Ticketmaster and Madison Square Garden for allegedly selling seats with obstructed views. As many as 7,840 customers may be eligible to join the suit, for tickets...

    October 7, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Flatts Bounce Green Day

    Flatts Bounce Green Day | ARTICLE

    To look at Nielsen SoundScan, the message this week is do not underestimate the power of country, as Nashville up-and-comers Rascal Flatts knock pop-punk veterans Green Day from the top spot with the release of Feels Like...

    October 6, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Bruce Brings Change Home

    Bruce Brings Change Home | ARTICLE

    On October 13th, two days after the official Vote for Change finale in Washington, D.C., Bruce Springsteen will bring the tour to his home state of New Jersey. The tour encourages voter participation, rallying musicians and music...

    October 5, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Avril Sings "SpongeBob"

    Avril Sings "SpongeBob" | ARTICLE

    Avril Lavigne has joined the diverse lineup for the soundtrack to the The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie, due in theaters November 19th. No stranger to cartoonland, former Mouseketeer Lavigne -- who brings her Bonez Tour to the U.S....

    October 1, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Etheridge to Be Sitcom Mom

    Etheridge to Be Sitcom Mom | ARTICLE

    Rocker and gay activist Melissa Etheridge will make her acting debut in a half-hour sitcom in the works now at ABC. The as-yet untitled show will feature Etheridge as a gay music teacher living with her best friend,...

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Mick Jagger Talks "Alfie"

    Mick Jagger Talks "Alfie" | ARTICLE

    Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger and Eurythmics producer-songwriter Dave Stewart held a conference at New York City's Essex House Thursday to talk about their collaboration on the soundtrack to the remake of the 1966 film Alfie, in...

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Radiohead Play for Votes

    Radiohead Play for Votes | ARTICLE

    MustVote.com has signed up bands ranging from Radiohead to Death Cab for Cutie to donate free downloads as incentive for young people to register to vote. The non-profit aims to register 100,000 new voters between eighteen and...

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Green Day Top the Charts

    Green Day Top the Charts | ARTICLE

    Green Day claimed the Number One spot on the album chart this week by selling 267,000 copies of American Idiot, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album, a self-proclaimed punk-rock opera, is the band's first Number One since...

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Phil Spector Indicted

    Phil Spector Indicted | ARTICLE

    Producer Phil Spector was indicted today in the murder of actress Lana Clarkson on February 3rd of last year. The forty-year-old Clarkson was found shot in the face at Spector's residence in Alhambra,...

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • CBS Fined Over Janet

    CBS Fined Over Janet | ARTICLE

    The Federal Communications Commission has ordered CBS to pay a fine of $550,000 for its Super Bowl halftime show, a record penalty for indecency. While the maximum penalty is currently set at $27,500, the FCC chose to...

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM ET