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  • Justin Bieber Faces Bill for Monkey Care in Germany

    Justin Bieber Faces Bill for Monkey Care in Germany | ARTICLE

    Justin Bieber can expect a bill for parking his pet monkey in a German animal shelter: The cost of care, food and vet visits for the pop star's capuchin, Mally, is several thousand dollars, a spokesman for...

    May 17, 2013 9:05 AM ET
  • Dropkick Murphys Feature Bruce Springsteen on Charity EP

    Dropkick Murphys Feature Bruce Springsteen on Charity EP | ARTICLE

    Bruce Springsteen and the Dropkick Murphys have teamed up on an EP to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. The three-song EP, available now through iTunes, features Springsteen's vocals on a new version of the...

    May 16, 2013 8:15 AM ET
  • Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Donate $70 Million to USC for Arts Academy

    Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Donate $70 Million to USC for Arts Academy | ARTICLE

    Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine are giving $70 million to the University of Southern California in Los Angeles to establish a four-year undergraduate program for students interested in a mix of the arts, visual design, entrepreneurship,...

    May 15, 2013 7:55 AM ET
  • Aretha Franklin Cancels Shows for 'Medical Reasons'

    Aretha Franklin Cancels Shows for 'Medical Reasons' | ARTICLE

    Aretha Franklin has canceled a pair of upcoming performances over health concerns: the soul singer has pulled out of concerts May 20th in Chicago and May 26th at Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut. Franklin,...

    May 14, 2013 8:20 AM ET
  • Daft Punk Unbox 'Random Access Memories'

    Daft Punk Unbox 'Random Access Memories' | VIDEO

    There it is, in a futuristic control center lined by glowing banks of mainframe computers and innumerable switches and dials: the new Daft Punk album, Random Access Memories, on vinyl. And what do you know: This...

    May 13, 2013 8:50 AM ET
  • 'Great Gatsby': Baz Luhrmann Wonders What Fitzgerald Would Think of Film

    'Great Gatsby': Baz Luhrmann Wonders What Fitzgerald Would Think of Film | ARTICLE

    As Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of The Great Gatsby opens today to mixed reviews (Rolling Stone's Peter Travers calls it a "crushing disappointment" in a one-star review), the director pondered what Gatsby author F. Scott Fitzgerald might...

    May 10, 2013 5:50 PM ET
  • As I Lay Dying Singer Tim Lambesis Pleads Not Guilty in Murder-for-Hire Plot

    As I Lay Dying Singer Tim Lambesis Pleads Not Guilty in Murder-for-Hire Plot | ARTICLE

    As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis pleaded not guilty yesterday to charges that he paid an undercover agent $1,000 to kill his estranged wife, The Associated Press reports. The heavy metal singer, 32, was...

    May 10, 2013 7:55 AM ET
  • David Bowie's 'The Next Day' Clip Attacked by Catholic League

    David Bowie's 'The Next Day' Clip Attacked by Catholic League | ARTICLE

    Not everyone is excited about David Bowie's return: The Catholic League yesterday attacked the singer's new video for "The Next Day," calling it the work of a "switch-hitting, bisexual senior citizen from London" that "is strewn...

    May 9, 2013 8:20 AM ET
  • 'The Office' Finale Gets 15 More Minutes

    'The Office' Finale Gets 15 More Minutes | ARTICLE

    The Office will have some extra time to say farewell: NBC has extended the series finale scheduled for May 16th from 60 to 75 minutes, The New York Times reports. The episode will air from...

    May 8, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Bowie Clip Features Oldman, Cotillard

    Bowie Clip Features Oldman, Cotillard | VIDEO

    David Bowie doesn't stint on A-list talent: after starring opposite Tilda Swinton in his last video, for "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)," the rocker features Marion Cotillard and Gary Oldman in his new clip for...

    May 8, 2013 7:55 AM ET
  • Lauryn Hill Pays Bill in Tax Evasion Case

    Lauryn Hill Pays Bill in Tax Evasion Case | ARTICLE

    Lauryn Hill has paid off hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxes she owed on the eve of her sentencing in a federal tax evasion case, her lawyer told Reuters. The singer is due in U.S....

    May 6, 2013 8:35 AM ET
  • Lauryn Hill Releases New Single 'Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)'

    Lauryn Hill Releases New Single 'Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)' | ARTICLE

    It's been nearly three years since Lauryn Hill last released a single, and she evidently has a lot on her mind: the singer and rapper goes speeding through a torrent of words on "Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix),"...

    May 5, 2013 11:30 AM ET
  • Tyler, the Creator Responds to Criticism of Mountain Dew Ad

    Tyler, the Creator Responds to Criticism of Mountain Dew Ad | ARTICLE

    Tyler, the Creator has dismissed the notion that a commercial he developed for Mountain Dew was racist, saying, "There's no type of hate being portrayed in that work of art at all" in an interview with 

    May 3, 2013 8:25 AM ET
  • Directing 'Star Wars' a 'Once in a Lifetime' Opportunity, J.J. Abrams Says

    Directing 'Star Wars' a 'Once in a Lifetime' Opportunity, J.J. Abrams Says | ARTICLE

    Although J.J. Abrams is out promoting his new movie Star Trek Into Darkness, the director seems to be fielding nearly as many questions about the other sci-fi franchise he's taking over: Abrams' next project is Star Wars...

    May 2, 2013 8:45 AM ET
  • Beck Summer Tour Will Feature Songs From New Album

    Beck Summer Tour Will Feature Songs From New Album | ARTICLE

    Beck will hit the road for a handful of tour dates this summer that will include performances of new songs from an upcoming acoustic album.  The singer will perform what he's calling a "special...

    May 1, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Rod Stewart, Cee Lo Green Will Sing on 'The Voice'

    Rod Stewart, Cee Lo Green Will Sing on 'The Voice' | ARTICLE

    Cee Lo Green will return to The Voice next month to perform, along with Rod Stewart, Pharrell Williams, T.I., Lady Antebellum and Robin Thicke. Green and Stewart will perform on May 8th, according to...

    April 30, 2013 8:15 AM ET
  • George Jones' Funeral Will Be Open to the Public

    George Jones' Funeral Will Be Open to the Public | ARTICLE

    A funeral for George Jones will be open to the public this Thursday, May 2nd, at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. The service will start at 10 a.m. "George would have wanted his...

    April 29, 2013 8:35 AM ET
  • Beastie Boys Writing a Memoir

    Beastie Boys Writing a Memoir | ARTICLE

    The Beastie Boys are planning a memoir commemorating their music and career, but it won't be a straightforward narrative-style remembrance. Instead, surviving members Mike D and Ad-Rock plan to create a loosely structured oral history featuring...

    April 29, 2013 8:25 AM ET
  • Soundtrack Suggestions for Zach Braff's 'Garden State' Follow-Up

    Soundtrack Suggestions for Zach Braff's 'Garden State' Follow-Up | ARTICLE

    It took Zach Braff a day and a half to raise more than $1.7 million on Kickstarter for Wish I Was Here, the planned follow-up to his 2004 movie Garden State. Braff's debut as a...

    April 26, 2013 1:25 PM ET
  • Lauryn Hill Working on New Music

    Lauryn Hill Working on New Music | ARTICLE

    After Lauryn Hill kept silent during a court appearance in her tax evasion case this week, the singer posted a note on Tumblr last night saying she's signed a new record deal and explaining some...

    April 26, 2013 8:30 AM ET
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