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  • 'Glee' Scores Five Golden Globe Nominations

    'Glee' Scores Five Golden Globe Nominations | ARTICLE

    Glee's pop culture domination continued Tuesday morning with the announcement that the show had gotten five Golden Globe nominations, easily leading the TV category and besting eight other shows —...

    December 14, 2010 1:37 PM ET
  • DJ Premier Releasing Gang Starr Material

    DJ Premier Releasing Gang Starr Material | ARTICLE

    DJ Premier — one-half of the pioneering hip-hop duo Gang Starr — is preparing an album of unreleased material from the group as well as a live DVD, he told XXL magazine. Premier...

    December 13, 2010 6:55 PM ET
  •  Ja Rule Gets Two Years on Gun Charge

    Ja Rule Gets Two Years on Gun Charge | ARTICLE

    Rapper Ja Rule pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon in a New York courtroom on Monday morning. He is expected to receive a two-year sentence that will likely see...

    December 13, 2010 1:17 PM ET
  • 'New York Times': Jay-Z Had Tougher Upbringing Than Sinatra

    'New York Times': Jay-Z Had Tougher Upbringing Than Sinatra | ARTICLE

    In "Empire State of Mind," Jay-Z declared that he's "the new Sinatra." And in a New York Times op-ed, writer James Kaplan argues that Jay's assertion that Sinatra had "a little tougher [upbringing] than...

    December 13, 2010 1:08 PM ET
  • Teddy Riley Slams Quincy Jones On 'Michael' Criticism

    Teddy Riley Slams Quincy Jones On 'Michael' Criticism | ARTICLE

    Longtime Michael Jackson collaborator Teddy Riley — who produced several songs on the posthumous Michael LP, which comes out today — has fired back at Quincy Jones for saying that there was...

    December 13, 2010 9:50 AM ET
  • Plus: Obama Taps Bon Jovi; Paltrow Considering LP

    Plus: Obama Taps Bon Jovi; Paltrow Considering LP | ARTICLE

    Obama to Appoint Jon Bon Jovi to White House Council President Obama has announced that he wants to appoint Jon Bon Jovi to the White House Council on Community Solutions, which...

    December 13, 2010 9:45 AM ET
  • R.E.M. Records Christmas Single from Phil Spector's Catalog

    R.E.M. Records Christmas Single from Phil Spector's Catalog | ARTICLE

    R.E.M. have accumulated a number of fan-club-only Christmas singles since they first began releasing them in 1988. While the singles initially followed a format pairing a cheeky cover of a Christmas tune with a ragtag cover...

    December 10, 2010 5:45 PM ET
  • Watch: Dr. Dre's Eerie, Futuristic 'Kush'

    Watch: Dr. Dre's Eerie, Futuristic 'Kush' | ARTICLE

    The video for "Kush" — the first single from Dr. Dre's long-awaited Detox...

    December 10, 2010 5:30 PM ET
  • Plus: Diddy Gives Song to T.I.; ‘Idol’ Covers Beatles

    Plus: Diddy Gives Song to T.I.; ‘Idol’ Covers Beatles | ARTICLE

    T.I.'s "Castle Walls" Was a Gift From Diddy In a newly released interview conducted before he returned to prison November 2, T.I. revealed that "Castle Walls," the Christina...

    December 10, 2010 1:40 PM ET
  • 'Michael': Touching Tribute or Collection of Zombie Songs?

    'Michael': Touching Tribute or Collection of Zombie Songs? | ARTICLE

    Michael, the first collection of unreleased Michael Jackson studio recordings to be released since his death, is the most frustrating kind of posthumous release. It's a patchwork of mostly unfinished songs,...

    December 10, 2010 1:17 PM ET
  • Watch the Cliché-Packed Video for Michael Jackson and Akon's 'Hold My Hand'

    Watch the Cliché-Packed Video for Michael Jackson and Akon's 'Hold My Hand' | ARTICLE

    December 9, 2010 5:25 PM ET
  • Video: Prince's Surprise Visit to 'The View'

    Video: Prince's Surprise Visit to 'The View' | ARTICLE

    December 9, 2010 5:25 PM ET
  • DMX Denied Bond; New Hearing Set for December 16

    DMX Denied Bond; New Hearing Set for December 16 | ARTICLE

    DMX was denied bond in an Arizona court Thursday morning and will remain in jail until at least December 16, when the next hearing in his probation-violation case will be held. The MC was

    December 9, 2010 5:02 PM ET
  • Eric Clapton to Sell 70 Guitars From His Collection

    Eric Clapton to Sell 70 Guitars From His Collection | ARTICLE

    Eric Clapton is auctioning off 70 guitars from his formidable collection to raise money for his Antigua drug and alcohol rehabilitation center Crossroads. Among the items at the sale — which...

    December 9, 2010 4:59 PM ET
  • Plus: Franz Ferdinand Returns; Bieber Tops YouTube

    Plus: Franz Ferdinand Returns; Bieber Tops YouTube | ARTICLE

    Tonsillitis Postpones Glee Shoot An outbreak of tonsillitis that felled several cast members caused Glee to postpone work on its post-Super Bowl episode on Friday, according to Entertainment Weekly. "In bed,...

    December 9, 2010 4:55 PM ET
  •  Gorillaz to Release Free iPad Recording Christmas Day

    Gorillaz to Release Free iPad Recording Christmas Day | ARTICLE

    The Gorillaz's Advent calendar — which reveals a gift for fans each day on the band's website — will conclude Christmas Day, when the album that bandleader Damon Albarn recorded on his iPad during the...

    December 9, 2010 3:30 PM ET
  • Keith Richards Kills Orchid With Secondhand Smoke

    Keith Richards Kills Orchid With Secondhand Smoke | ARTICLE

    An executive at the New York Public Library claims that Keith Richards killed her plant by smoking near it. The plant, an orchid, died a few days after Richards gave a talk at the library...

    December 9, 2010 12:14 PM ET
  • The Best of the John Lennon Tributes

    The Best of the John Lennon Tributes | ARTICLE

    The 30th anniversary of John Lennon's death has inspired remembrances from musicians, family members and other celebrities around the world. All of Rolling Stone's John Lennon Coverage Yoko Ono wrote a eulogy to...

    December 9, 2010 11:55 AM ET
  • Aretha, Said to Have Cancer, Set to Leave Hospital

    Aretha, Said to Have Cancer, Set to Leave Hospital | ARTICLE

    According to two of her relatives, Aretha Franklin — who reportedly has pancreatic cancer — is recovering well from last weekís surgery, and expects to return home this weekend. "Aretha is doing better than...

    December 9, 2010 9:35 AM ET
  • Plus: Lil Wayne's New Single; Bjork Honors McQueen

    Plus: Lil Wayne's New Single; Bjork Honors McQueen | ARTICLE

    First Single From Lil Wayne's Carter IV Coming Soon Young Money label head Mack Maine says that Lil Wayne will be dropping "6'7"," the first single from his forthcoming Tha Carter...

    December 8, 2010 4:55 PM ET
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