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2 years 11 months ago

Rapper Rick Ross reportedly hospitalized 2nd time

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) - Rapper Rick Ross reportedly remains hospitalized in Alabama after suffering two medical scares that required plans to be diverted. Memphis basketball coach Josh Pastner told a crowd at a Friday night event that a private jet carrying Ross made an unscheduled landing in Birmingham, after the...

2 years 11 months ago

Jury selected in Jackson doctor's case

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A seven-men, five-woman jury has been selected to hear the involuntary manslaughter case of Michael Jackson's doctor. The panel was selected Friday after hours of questioning of prospective jurors by a judge, defense attorneys and prosecutors. The group was asked numerous questions, including whether they regarded...

3 years 1 month ago

Winehouse's death puts album on charts

NEW YORK (AP) - Death has landed Amy Winehouse back on the charts. The British singer's "Back to Black" album will re-enter the Billboard album chart at No. 9, with 37,000 albums sold in the United States in the past week. Those figures come from Nielsen SoundScan data released...

3 years 4 months ago

Singer Phoebe Snow dies

NEW YORK (AP) - Phoebe Snow, a singer, guitarist and songwriter whose song "Poetry Man" was a defining hit of the 1970s, has died. Rick Miramontez, her longtime friend and public relations representative, says Snow died Tuesday morning. He says she died of complications from a brain hemorrhage she...

3 years 9 months ago

Free concert planned on Fort Carson

Cowboy singer-songwriter Michael Martin Murphey will perform a free concert for soldiers, their family and the public at Fort Carson. "Christmas is a time to count our blessings," said Murphey. "In this country, we've been blessed to have people who volunteer to serve our country in the military. I'm...

4 years 3 months ago

Jewel to perform at Pikes Peak Center

Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter Jewel will perform in Colorado Springs this month, at the Pikes Peak Center. The country star draws on real-life experiences to pen her songs. Her second album is Sweet and Wild, with songs of love and happiness, following her marriage to seven time World Champion All-around...

4 years 4 months ago

Doctor: Bret Michaels will make a full recovery

Bret Michaels' is expected to make a full recovery, according to his doctor. The 47-year-old former Poison frontman's will to live is "undeniable," said Dr. Joseph Zabramski, chief of cerebrovascular surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, who has been leading...

4 years 5 months ago

Rihanna coming to Colorado

Grammy award-winning singer Rihanna will perform in Colorado this summer. Rihanna, whose hit Rude Boy has been number one for more than a month, will perform at Comfort Dental Amphitheater in Englewood on July 15. Rihanna has been a star since her first album, Music of the Sun, was...

4 years 5 months ago

Eryka Badu charged over nude video shoot

Neosoul singer Erykah Badu faces a disorderly conduct charge for her nude music video shoot in downtown Dallas' Dealey Plaza, officials announced Friday. Badu, a Dallas native, performed a walking striptease in front of tourists and pedestrians during the March 13 shoot for Badu's "Window Seat" music video. The...

4 years 6 months ago

Hilary Duff to write young adult book series

Simon & Schuster Books for Young readers said Tuesday that actress-singer Hilary Duff will work on a series of young adult novels that starts with "Elixir," to be published in October. The first novel will feature the worldwide adventures of photojournalist Clea Raymond. Duff also plans a nonfiction book...

4 years 6 months ago

Simon names who's 'So Vain'

Ending nearly 40 years of speculation, Carly Simon revealed in an interview that record company executive David Geffen was the inspiration for her 1972 hit single "You're So Vain." Simon told Uncut magazine that a clue to the "Vain" man's identity can be heard on an acoustic version of...

4 years 7 months ago

Duff confirms engagement to NHL player

Actress and singer Hilary Duff, who had a recurring guest role on the popular CW series last season, is engaged to Edmonton Oilers forward Mike Comrie. Publicist Nanci Ryder says the two were engaged last weekend while vacationing in Hawaii. She says in an e-mail distributed by the Oilers...

4 years 7 months ago

Taylor Swift wins album of the year

Taylor Swift's "Fearless" has been named Grammy album of the year. Swift also won three other awards Sunday night, including best country album. Beyonce was the night's big winner, collecting six awards including song of the year for her anthem "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)."Beyonce's six wins are...

4 years 9 months ago

LeAnn Rimes' husband files for divorce

Court records show LeAnn Rimes' husband Deane Sheremet has officially filed for divorce. The couple announced a divorce was in the works in September, but no paperwork had been filed. Court records show Sheremet filed in Los Angeles on Thursday. The couple were married in February 2002 and have no...

4 years 9 months ago

Susan Boyle releases CD

Susan Boyle is ready to take her place in the pop world. Boyle performed with an orchestra Monday morning in New York's Rockefeller Plaza for NBC's "Today" show. She's the ordinary-looking woman who wowed the world with her big voice on the TV show "Britain's Got Talent." Boyle sang...

4 years 10 months ago

Susan Boyle says fame 'can flatten you'

Susan Boyle's publicity train is back on track. The Scottish singer is addressing her difficulties with sudden fame before she performs on "Dancing With The Stars" in Los Angeles later this week. "You have to understand, my life ceased to be normal when 'Britain's Got Talent' went live," the...

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