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  • Proof Slay Suspect Turns Himself In

    Proof Slay Suspect Turns Himself In | ARTICLE

    A suspect in the murder of rapper Proof -- the D12 rapper and longtime friend of Eminem who was fatally shot during a shootout Tuesday at Detroit club CCC -- turned himself in to police for questioning...

    April 13, 2006 11:38 AM ET
  • June Pointer Loses Cancer Battle

    June Pointer Loses Cancer Battle | ARTICLE

    June Pointer, the youngest of the Grammy-winning trio the Pointer Sisters, who scored hits with "I'm So Excited" and "Jump (For My Love)," died of an undisclosed type of cancer on Tuesday in Los Angeles. She was...

    April 12, 2006 4:25 PM ET
  • Police Report: Proof Fired First

    Police Report: Proof Fired First | ARTICLE

    Proof -- the D12 rapper and longtime friend of Eminem who was fatally shot during a shootout Tuesday at a Detroit club -- fired the first bullet, police stated Wednesday. The victim, Keith Bender, 35, was shot...

    April 12, 2006 3:04 PM ET
  • D12 Rapper Proof Fatally Shot

    D12 Rapper Proof Fatally Shot | ARTICLE

    D12 rapper and longtime friend of Eminem, Proof, was shot and killed this morning at a Detroit club called 3C, located on the city's famed Eight Mile. Proof, born Deshaun Holton, was announced dead on arrival at...

    April 11, 2006 10:48 AM ET
  • Coldplay's Chris Martin Has a Boy

    Coldplay's Chris Martin Has a Boy | ARTICLE

    Continuing their run of somewhat Biblically-themed monikers, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, 29, and wife, Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow, 33, gave birth to a baby boy and named him Moses. The child, the couple's second, was born this...

    April 10, 2006 2:46 PM ET
  • Eminem to Divorce Kim, Again

    Eminem to Divorce Kim, Again | ARTICLE

    "I would rather have a baby through my penis than get married again," Eminem told Rolling Stone in 2002. This week, the Detroit rapper may be wondering why he did not heed his own words. In yet another...

    April 5, 2006 5:44 PM ET
  • Radiohead Ready 'Thief' Followup

    Radiohead Ready 'Thief' Followup | ARTICLE

    Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has remained relatively mum when it comes to discussing the band's material for the follow-up to 2003's gold-selling Hail to the Thief. But the alternative giant has recently become confessional about his creative...

    April 4, 2006 1:37 PM ET
  • Q&A: Tori Amos Talks in Tongues

    Q&A: Tori Amos Talks in Tongues | ARTICLE

    Tori Amos is never short on metaphors. Conversations with the prodigal piano provocateur are likely to veer in any number of directions: mythology, sex, food and other whathaveyou's. This kind of "Tori-speak" has become notorious, earning Amos...

    March 30, 2006 1:27 PM ET
  • Paul Simon Returns With "Surprise"

    Paul Simon Returns With "Surprise" | ARTICLE

    Sixteen-time Grammy winner Paul Simon will release Surprise, his much-anticipated collaboration with producer Brian Eno (Talking Heads, U2), on May 9th. The long-awaited follow-up to Simon's last solo effort, 2000's gold-selling You're the One, was recorded in Eno's...

    March 28, 2006 2:47 PM ET
  • Rhinestone Cowboy Owens Dead at 76

    Rhinestone Cowboy Owens Dead at 76 | ARTICLE

    Legendary country singer Buck Owens, known better as the Rhinestone Cowboy, died at his home in Bakersfield, California, on Saturday. He was 76. The cause of death was not immediately known, but Owens' health had been waning after...

    March 27, 2006 12:45 PM ET
  • PJ Harvey Readies First Live DVD

    PJ Harvey Readies First Live DVD | ARTICLE

    Known for her raucous and theatrical live shows, the ever-elusive PJ Harvey will finally release her first-ever live DVD, PJ Harvey on Tour -- Please Leave Quietly, on May 23rd. The collection, directed by Harvey's longtime video director...

    March 23, 2006 2:20 PM ET
  • Aerosmith's Tyler Set for Surgery

    Aerosmith's Tyler Set for Surgery | ARTICLE

    Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will undergo throat surgery this week, forcing the classic-rock icons to cancel the remaining twelve dates of their North American Rockin' the Joint tour with Eighties hair-metal vets Cheap Trick. The jaunt,...

    March 22, 2006 12:48 PM ET
  • U2 Postpone Remainder of Tour

    U2 Postpone Remainder of Tour | ARTICLE

    U2 have postponed the remaining March and April dates of their Vertigo tour --including stops in Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Hawaii -- "due to the illness of an immediate family member of one of the...

    March 9, 2006 12:57 PM ET
  • Three 6 Mafia Take Home Oscar

    Three 6 Mafia Take Home Oscar | ARTICLE

    Memphis rappers Three 6 Mafia -- Jordan Houston, Cedric Coleman and Paul Beauregard -- won the Oscar for Best Original Song for "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp," performed by actor Terrence Howard in the hip-hop...

    March 6, 2006 11:58 AM ET
  • Gary Glitter Gets Three Years

    Gary Glitter Gets Three Years | ARTICLE

    Former British glam rocker Gary Glitter was sentenced to three years in prison on Friday for molesting two Vietnamese girls, ages 10 and 11, at his rented home in southern Vung Tau last year. "I haven't done anything,"...

    March 3, 2006 12:32 PM ET
  • The Kids Dominate the Charts

    The Kids Dominate the Charts | ARTICLE

    Toddlers and tweens stormed the album chart this week, with kid-centric offerings selling enough CDs to take the top three spots. The soundtrack to the Disney Channel movie High School Musical took Number One, selling another 101,000...

    March 1, 2006 1:04 PM ET
  • Madonna to Play Coachella

    Madonna to Play Coachella | ARTICLE

    Madonna will play her first festival date, at this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 30th at Empire Polo Field in Indio, California. The pop star will take the stage with her band under...

    March 1, 2006 11:38 AM ET
  • Rhett Miller Finds His Way

    Rhett Miller Finds His Way | ARTICLE

    Two years ago, stunned by the news of singer-songwriter and friend Elliott Smith's apparent suicide, Rhett Miller sat down to write the title track for his second solo album. Due February 28th, The Believer -- like Miller's...

    February 28, 2006 11:10 AM ET
  • George Michael Arrested in London

    George Michael Arrested in London | ARTICLE

    British singer George Michael was arrested in London on Sunday on suspicion of drug possession after being found slumped over the steering wheel of a car in the Hyde Park area, according to a statement from...

    February 27, 2006 12:37 PM ET
  • Sixpence's Nash Goes Solo

    Sixpence's Nash Goes Solo | ARTICLE

    It's been nearly eight years since Sixpence None the Richer singer Leigh Nash's winsome vocals invaded radios with the band's summer staple and teen-flick fave "Kiss Me." In that time, Nash has garnered a wealth of material...

    February 23, 2006 12:10 PM ET
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