87 items by Jessica Robertson

  • Rolling Stones to Rock Super Bowl

    Rolling Stones to Rock Super Bowl | ARTICLE

    The Rolling Stones will perform during the halftime show at Super Bowl XL, set to air live on ABC February 5th at Ford Field in Detroit. "We are thrilled to perform for millions of fans at one of...

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Gary Glitter Arrested

    Gary Glitter Arrested | ARTICLE

    Authorities in Vietnam arrested former British glam rocker Gary Glitter on Saturday, following allegations concerning his relationship with a Vietnamese fifteen-year-old girl. Glitter (born Paul Francis Gadd), 61, was stopped by officers while checking his passport...

    November 21, 2005 4:56 PM ET
  • Aguilera Weds Music Exec

    Aguilera Weds Music Exec | ARTICLE

    Christina Aguilera, 24, married music executive and longtime boyfriend Jordan Bratman, 28, on Saturday at the Staglin Family Vineyard in Northern California's Napa Valley, according to US Weekly. The couple exchanged vows in front of 130 guests including actress...

    November 21, 2005 12:17 PM ET
  • Courtney Love Exits Rehab

    Courtney Love Exits Rehab | ARTICLE

    A Los Angeles judged ruled Friday that rocker Courtney Love, 41, can enroll in an outpatient drug program, after previously being sentenced to six months of rehab as a result of violating her probation earlier this year. Superior...

    November 21, 2005 12:09 PM ET
  • Mariah Carey Sweeps Vibe Awards

    Mariah Carey Sweeps Vibe Awards | ARTICLE

    Mariah Carey was the top winner at the third annual Vibe Awards. The Grammy-winning singer walked away with four honors: Artist of the Year, R&B Voice of the Year, Best R&B Song for "We Belong Together," and...

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Jackson Browne Revisits "Running"

    Jackson Browne Revisits "Running" | ARTICLE

    Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne's seminal 1977 album, Running on Empty, will be reissued as an expanded and remastered edition on November 15th. The two-disc set features the remastered original album, previously unreleased tracks, a...

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Grokster Shuts Down

    Grokster Shuts Down | ARTICLE

    Grokster, the leading file-sharing service that lost a Supreme Court fight in June, agreed to shut down Monday and pay $50 million to settle piracy complaints charged by the music and movie industries. According to court...

    November 8, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Game Arrested at Signing

    Game Arrested at Signing | ARTICLE

    The Game, born Jayceon Taylor, was arrested on Friday during an autograph signing at a Greensboro, North Carolina, mall, accused of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Police claimed that the West coast gangsta rapper, 25, and his associates...

    October 31, 2005 7:02 PM ET
  • Here Come the Sun

    Here Come the Sun | ARTICLE

    Chris Burney, frontman for Ohio newcomers the Sun, doesn't put on airs. His appearance, with round, black-frame specs and scrawny build, is the antithesis of a rock star, recalling equal parts Elvis Costello and Rivers Cuomo. He...

    October 31, 2005 6:51 PM ET
  • DMX Faces Prison Time

    DMX Faces Prison Time | ARTICLE

    New York hardcore rapper DMX faces sixty days in prison after pleading guilty yesterday to violating the terms of his release following a car crash in June of 2004 at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport. The thirty-four-year-old...

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Shirley Horn Dies at 71

    Shirley Horn Dies at 71 | ARTICLE

    Jazz pianist and singer Shirley Horn died of complications from diabetes last Thursday at a Cheverly, Maryland, nursing home. She was seventy-one. Born in Washington, D.C., in 1934, Horn began playing the piano at the age of four...

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Indigo Girl Goes to Prom

    Indigo Girl Goes to Prom | ARTICLE

    On her second solo album, Prom, Amy Ray -- half of Grammy-winning folk-rock duo the Indigo Girls -- tackles heady social topics including homophobia, racism and sexism through stories of a Southern high school. Released on her...

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Tommy Lee Hurt at Motley Crue Show

    Tommy Lee Hurt at Motley Crue Show | ARTICLE

    Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee was injured Wednesday night when a pyrotechnic stunt went wrong during the band's concert at the Casper Events Center in Casper, Wyoming. Lee was swinging thirty feet above the stage on a wire...

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Clapton to Pen Memoir

    Clapton to Pen Memoir | ARTICLE

    Rock legend Eric Clapton, now sixty, is set to write his autobiography for Doubleday, due for publication in spring of 2007. The as-yet-untitled book, which will also be issued in audio format by Random House, will be written...

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Paul Pena Dead at 55

    Paul Pena Dead at 55 | ARTICLE

    Legendary folk-blues singer-guitarist Paul Pena died in San Francisco on October 1st from complications related to diabetes and pancreatitis. He was fifty-five. Born in Massachusetts and blind from childhood, Pena played alongside such blues greats as T. Bone...

    October 5, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Le Tigre Mix It Up

    Le Tigre Mix It Up | ARTICLE

    When riot grrrl Kathleen Hanna traded her guitar-driven feminist anthems for much lighter fare with electro-punk trio Le Tigre, hard-core fans gasped. But the group -- Hanna, Johanna Fateman and JD Samson -- stayed true to its...

    October 3, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • D'Angelo Out of Hospital

    D'Angelo Out of Hospital | ARTICLE

    Grammy-winning R&B singer D'Angelo was released from the hospital Sunday after suffering injuries when his Hummer crashed on September 19th in his native Virginia. "I banged up my ribs but other than that I'm fine," D'Angelo...

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • D'Angelo Injured in Crash

    D'Angelo Injured in Crash | ARTICLE

    Grammy-winning R&B singer D'Angelo is listed in critical condition after his Hummer crashed on September 19th in his native Virginia, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The vehicle was headed east on Route 711 in Powhatan County, when it...

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Norah Jones, Dave Matthews Go to Bridge School Benefit

    Norah Jones, Dave Matthews Go to Bridge School Benefit | ARTICLE

    Norah Jones, Bright Eyes, Dave Matthews and Jerry Lee Lewis are among the performers for the nineteenth annual Bridge School Benefit concert on October 29th and 30th at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, near San...

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Chesney, Zellweger Split

    Chesney, Zellweger Split | ARTICLE

    Country music star and Oscar-winning actress Renee Zellweger are annulling their four-month-old marriage. Zellweger listed "fraud" as the reason for the split in court papers filed on Wednesday, September 14th. Chesney, 37, and Zellweger, 36, met at the Concert...

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM ET