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  • Rihanna Cancels Boston Concert Due to Laryngitis

    Rihanna Cancels Boston Concert Due to Laryngitis | ARTICLE

    Rihanna has canceled tonight's concert in Boston after losing her voice to laryngitis. The singer was scheduled to perform at TD Garden as the second stop on the Diamonds World Tour that she kicked off just two days...

    March 10, 2013 12:41 PM ET
  • Azealia Banks Accuses Stone Roses of Sabotage in Twitter Rant

    Azealia Banks Accuses Stone Roses of Sabotage in Twitter Rant | ARTICLE

    Azealia Banks started off her weekend by picking yet another Twitter fight. After performing at Australia's Future Music Festival on Friday, the rapper accused the Stone Roses, who were also playing the festival,...

    March 9, 2013 12:28 PM ET
  • Miracles Founding Member Bobby Rogers Dead at 73

    Miracles Founding Member Bobby Rogers Dead at 73 | ARTICLE

    Bobby Rogers, a founding member of the soul group the Miracles, died on Sunday morning at the age of 73. The Detroit Free Press reports that he had been ill for...

    March 3, 2013 5:19 PM ET
  • MC Hammer Arrested in Northern California

    MC Hammer Arrested in Northern California | ARTICLE

    MC Hammer was arrested in Northern California on Thursday for allegedly obstructing an officer, CNN reports. The rapper made the arrest known on Saturday with a series of tweets suggesting that...

    February 24, 2013 11:12 AM ET
  • Temptations Singer Otis 'Damon' Harris Dead at 62

    Temptations Singer Otis 'Damon' Harris Dead at 62 | ARTICLE

    Otis "Damon" Harris, a singer with the Temptations who joined the group in the 1970s, died on Monday at the age of 62, the

    February 23, 2013 10:36 AM ET
  • Beatles Collaborator Tony Sheridan Dead at 72

    Beatles Collaborator Tony Sheridan Dead at 72 | ARTICLE

    Tony Sheridan, the singer and guitarist who collaborated with the Beatles during the band's early days in Hamburg, died on Saturday at the age of 72, the UK's

    February 17, 2013 6:07 PM ET
  • Producer and Songwriter Shadow Morton Dead at 71

    Producer and Songwriter Shadow Morton Dead at 71 | ARTICLE

    George "Shadow" Morton, the songwriter and producer behind the Shangri-Las' hits "Remember (Walking in the Sand)" and "Leader of the Pack," died on Thursday at the age of 71, the

    February 16, 2013 11:37 AM ET
  • Chris Brown Crashes Car in Alleged Paparazzi Chase

    Chris Brown Crashes Car in Alleged Paparazzi Chase | ARTICLE

    Chris Brown crashed his car into a wall on Saturday afternoon, the Los Angeles Times reports. The singer told Beverly Hills police that he lost control of his black Porsche while being chased by paparazzi.  According to

    February 10, 2013 10:45 AM ET
  • Jerry Seinfeld to Collaborate With Wale

    Jerry Seinfeld to Collaborate With Wale | VIDEO

    Back in 2008, Wale unleashed The Mixtape About Nothing, a concept album built around Seinfeld. Using dialogue samples from the show, track titles inspired by its episode names, and a cameo from Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the Washington, DC...

    January 19, 2013 12:27 PM ET
  • Joshua Tree Spider Named After Bono

    Joshua Tree Spider Named After Bono | ARTICLE

    A newly-identified species of spider living in California's Joshua Tree National Park has been named after Bono, the Riverside Press-Enterprise reports.  Biologist Jason Bond of Auburn University in Alabama recently discovered 33 new species of trapdoor...

    January 19, 2013 9:45 AM ET
  • George Harrison Statue Nixed by Widow

    George Harrison Statue Nixed by Widow | ARTICLE

    A campaign to erect a memorial statue to George Harrison in the town where he last lived ended this week after failing to gain the support of the late Beatles' widow, the BBC reports. The...

    January 13, 2013 12:57 PM ET
  • Jack White's Third Man Records Launching Archival Blues Series

    Jack White's Third Man Records Launching Archival Blues Series | ARTICLE

    Third Man Records announced this week that it will be launching its series of archival blues recordings with the release of three albums at the end of the month. The Jack White-founded label is partnering with Document...

    January 13, 2013 11:48 AM ET
  • John Wilkinson, Rhythm Guitarist for Elvis, Dead at 67

    John Wilkinson, Rhythm Guitarist for Elvis, Dead at 67 | ARTICLE

    John Wilkinson, a guitar player who accompanied Elvis Presley for more than a thousand shows as a member of the TCB Band, died on Friday at the age of 67 after a long battle with cancer,

    January 12, 2013 5:27 PM ET
  • Claude Nobs, Founder of Montreux Jazz Festival, Dead at 76

    Claude Nobs, Founder of Montreux Jazz Festival, Dead at 76 | ARTICLE

    Claude Nobs, the music promoter who founded Switzerland's Montreux Jazz Festival, died on Thursday at the age of 76, the New York Times reports. Nobs had fallen into a coma after a cross-country skiing accident...

    January 12, 2013 12:50 PM ET
  • M.I.A.: New Album Due Out in April

    M.I.A.: New Album Due Out in April | ARTICLE

    M.I.A.'s long-awaited fourth album, Matangi, will be coming out this spring, the singer revealed in an interview with Australia's Gold Coast Bulletin. "It's due in April, which is the Tamil new year – April 15th – and I'm...

    January 6, 2013 12:28 PM ET
  • 'Amour' Named Best Film By National Society of Film Critics

    'Amour' Named Best Film By National Society of Film Critics | ARTICLE

    The National Society of Film Critics named Amour the best film of 2012 on Saturday, giving the movie's director, Michael Haneke, and lead actress, Emmanuelle Riva, top awards in their respective categories as well. The intimate study...

    January 6, 2013 12:21 PM ET
  • Rare Color Photos of the Beatles Going Up for Auction

    Rare Color Photos of the Beatles Going Up for Auction | ARTICLE

    A collection of unpublished early color photographs of the Beatles are going up for auction in the U.K., the BBC reports. The photos were taken in 1964 during the Beatles' first U.S. tour. They include...

    January 6, 2013 10:18 AM ET
  • Jimmy McCracklin, R&B Singer and Songwriter, Dead at 91

    Jimmy McCracklin, R&B Singer and Songwriter, Dead at 91 | ARTICLE

    R&B singer and songwriter Jimmy McCracklin died on Thursday in San Pablo, California at the age of 91, the New York Times reports.  McCracklin was best known for his 1958 dance hit, "The Walk," which he...

    December 23, 2012 6:20 PM ET
  • Rihanna Donates $1.75 Million to Barbados Hospital

    Rihanna Donates $1.75 Million to Barbados Hospital | ARTICLE

    Rihanna has donated $1.75 million dollars to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Bridgetown, Babados, USA Today reports. The funds, donated in the memory of Rihanna's late grandmother Clara "Dolly" Braithwaite through Rihanna's Clara Lionel Foundation, were...

    December 23, 2012 5:33 PM ET
  • Frank Ocean Releases Axed 'Django Unchained' Track, 'Wise Man'

    Frank Ocean Releases Axed 'Django Unchained' Track, 'Wise Man' | ARTICLE

    Quentin Tarantino cut Frank Ocean from the Django Unchained soundtrack, but the singer made the track he wrote and recorded for the film available through his Tumblr site on Saturday.  Movie Review: 'Django Unchained' "Frank Ocean...

    December 23, 2012 12:25 PM ET
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