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2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Pemberton Music Festival hopes to avoid past mistakes

Jay-Z performs at the Pemberton Festival in Pemberton, B.C., on Sunday, July 27, 2008.


Related Topix: Canada, Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Hip-Hop,

6 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

Are Mariah & J Lo's Albums Dead in the Water?

What's more elusive than The Elusive Chanteuse? Sales of Mariah Carey's latest, Me.


Related Topix: J Lo, Pop/Rock, Dance, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Hip-Hop, Celebrities

10 hrs ago | KRAV-FM Tulsa

NBC weighs return for Maya Rudolph variety show

This March 7, 2013 file photo shows actress Maya Rudolph performing at "The Music of Prince" tribute concert at Carnegie Hall in New York.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Maya Rudolph, Prince, Pop-Funk

10 hrs ago | Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News straight in at number one

Rapper and producer has every reason to party like it's his birthday - his new single has gone straight in at the top of the charts to give him his 10th UK number one.


Related Topix: The Black Eyed Peas, Hip-Hop, Ariana Grande, Pop/Rock

12 hrs ago |

Common Ground Festival 2014: Day 5 with Fitz and the Tantrums, Dale...

When : Through July 13, 2014 Where : Adado Riverfront Park, downtown Lansing July 13 Main Stage Line-Up : Earth, Wind & Fire , Daley , and Ahsan Tickets : Various prices for each day; Festival pass $99.50 for adults, $35 for kids Contact : Call the main office at 267-1502 or go to But the rain held off, and a hearty group of ... (more)


Related Topix: Earth, Wind & Fire, R-N-B

16 hrs ago | National Public Radio

The New Thing In Jazz, Revisited

It also helped jazz cross over to a larger audience; quite a few flower children bought Impulse albums.


Related Topix: Henry Butler, Jazz, New Orleans, Steven Bernstein, John Coltrane

21 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Will Smith followed by topless woman on the beach

The 45-year-old actor was mobbed by a group of fans, including a topless woman, who were eager to take a selfie with him, reported Ace Showbiz.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Will Smith, Hip-Hop

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Was Whitney Houston Placed in Bathtub to Cover Up Real Cause of Death?

Whitney Houston was such a wild card for the last decade or so of her life. She could turn up at an event totally coherent, looking stunning or else she resembled the crack whore on the seedy side of town.


Related Topix: Whitney Houston, Pop/Rock

Bellingham Herald

Members of extended Jackson family in reality show

The six-episode show, debuting Nov. 18 on Reelz, focuses on Alejandra Jackson, the ex-wife of Michael's brother Jermaine, and her five children.


Related Topix: Michael Jackson, Dance, Pop/Rock

NBC Action News

Newlywed Eve returning to work in new...

Newlywed EVE is heading back to work in a new TV movie alongside singer JILL SCOTT and actress REGINA HALL.


Related Topix: Jill Scott, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Wedding, Cleveland, OH, Entertainment

Christian Science Monitor

'The Pleasures of Being Out of Step': The documentary details the varied career of writer Nat Hentoff

Nat Hentoff , the longtime former Village Voice columnist and First Amendment advocate, is the subject of David L. Lewis's laudatory documentary, "The Pleasures of Being Out of Step," and the title says it all.


Related Topix: Billie Holiday, Jazz, Movies, Entertainment

Grand Jury To Decide Flavor Flav's Fate In Speeding Case

Members of a New York grand jury have been tasked with deciding whether hip-hop veteran Flavor Flav should be indicted on traffic and drugs charges following an arrest in January .


Related Topix: Flavor Flav, Rap, Public Enemy

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Usher Gives Behind the Scenes Look into Pharrell-Produced Single, "She Came to Give It to You"

This week saw the release of Usher 's new single, "She Came to Give It to You" , featuring Nicki Minaj , lifted from his upcoming album.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Usher, R-N-B

Comedian Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart over accident that injured him, killed another comedian

In this Nov. 3, 2012, file photo,Comedian Tracy Morgan performs at "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only," a celebration of Murphy's career at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif.


Related Topix: Tracy Morgan, Celebrities, Eddie Murphy, Pop/Rock, Truckers, Trenton, NJ, Entertainment

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Dr. Dre Sues Over Counterfeit Beats By Dre Products

Hip-hop superproducer DR. DRE is taking legal action against bosses behind a group of Chinese websites selling illegal counterfeits of his hugely popular Beats by Dre headphones.


Related Topix: Dr. Dre, Rap


Brown exits New Edition tour to focus on health

In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 file photo, singer Bobby Brown, arrives at the Soul Train Awards at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Bobby Brown, R-N-B, New Edition, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Entertainment

The Modesto Bee

Alabama, Kid Rock headline Mobile's BayFest

Performers also include Cee-Lo Green, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Ludacris and Thompson Square.


Related Topix: Alabama, Country, Earth, Wind & Fire, R-N-B, Modesto, CA

KLAL-FM Little Rock

First Look at Yaya DaCosta as Whitney Houston

Lifetime's Whitney Houston biopic just started shooting, but it seems star Yaya DaCosta already has the iconic singer's look down.


Related Topix: Yaya DaCosta, Whitney Houston, Pop/Rock

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Jermaine Dupri Discusses Mariah Carey's Low Album Sales for "Me. I Am Mariaha The Elusive Chanteuse" [From ABC News]

Mariah Carey may have earned the lowest first-week sales figures of her career with her latest album Me.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Mariah Carey, Hip-Hop, Jermaine Dupri, Rap

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hampton production brings the King of Pop back to life

For many performers, the prospect of stepping into Michael Jackson's high-flying shoes - imitating the legendary King of Pop on stage - would be more than a little intimidating.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Hampton, VA, Theater, Arts, Entertainment