Chris Brown outburst divides fans, album soars

2011-03-23 10:25:43

Singer Chris Brown angrily stormed out of a TV studio on Tuesday, reigniting controversy over his 2009 assault on singer Rihanna but helping to send his new album to the top of iTunes charts.

Rapper Ja Rule pleads guilty to tax evasion

2011-03-23 10:14:06

Rapper Ja Rule pleaded guilty on Tuesday to failing to file tax returns and promised to pay more than $1 million in back taxes and penalties, the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Jersey said.

British rock stars to play Japan benefit concert

2011-03-23 10:13:54

British rock stars will play a charity gig next month to raise funds for the British Red Cross Japan Tsunami Appeal.

Justin Bieber, U2 on new album to aid Japan

2011-03-22 10:12:05

Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber Irish rockers U2 are among the artists being featured on a digital-only album being rushed out by Universal Music to raise funds for Japan's earthquake and tsunami victims.

'Red' rocker Sammy Hagar says abducted by aliens

2011-03-22 10:55:38

No doubt Sammy Hagar, a former lead singer for Van Halen, has enjoyed a lot of far out experiences in life, but on Monday, the rocker told perhaps his farthest out tale to MTV. He was abducted by aliens.

Blues musician 'Pinetop' Perkins dies at 97

2011-03-22 10:21:09

Blues musician Joe Willie "Pinetop" Perkins died at his Austin home on Monday at age 97.

Kate Winslet at the premiere of 'Mildred Pierce' in NY

2011-03-22 10:59:27

Cast member Kate Winslet arrives at the premiere of the HBO Miniseries "Mildred Pierce" in New York City March 21, 2011.

Wyclef Jean recovering after shooting in Haiti

2011-03-21 10:18:30

Hip hop artist Wyclef Jean was treated and released from a hospital in Haiti after receiving a minor gunshot wound to the hand during a campaign rally.

Thriller 'Limitless' tops lackluster box office

2011-03-21 10:18:03

Thriller "Limitless" topped North American box offices with $19 million in ticket sale over a lackluster weekend that continued Hollywood's losing streak versus last year.

Bob Geldof pleads for rock's future at SXSW keynote

2011-03-21 11:29:51

Bob Geldof thinks that rock 'n' roll, which he called "America's great cultural gift to the world," might be over. And during his keynote address on Thursday at South By Southwest, he wasn't merely talking about the Internet and its impact on the industry.

Justin Bieber passes Michael Jackson at box office

2011-03-21 10:17:13

Paramount's "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never" has now surpassed Michael Jackson This Is It to become the most successful concert-themed movie at the domestic box office.

Box Office Preview: 'Battle: L.A.' could win again

2011-03-18 13:03:28

Bradley Cooper face a "Battle: Los Angeles" for box office supremacy this weekend and it's likely that Sony's attacking aliens will again prevail.