Russell Brand takes sobriety to new level in "Tempest"

2010-12-09 07:54:00

Comedian Russell Brand is not exactly the actor one thinks of when seeing a Shakespearean drama, but he figures prominently in new film "The Tempest" -- and it's not the first time he's taken on The Bard.

Avril Lavigne to release new album in March

2010-12-08 15:42:39

Nearly four years after the release of "The Best Damn Thing," Avril Lavigne has finally set a date for her long-awaited fourth studio album.

British singer Mika poses with his wax statue

2010-12-08 11:06:14

British singer Mika stands near his wax statue at the Musee Grevin in Paris December 6, 2010.

Paul Reiser makes 'unusual suspect' for music album

2010-12-08 09:01:50

You wouldn't know it when he talks because he jokes about it, and even his partner admits she investigated his claim before she believed it.

Johnny Cash jumpsuit fetches $50,000 at auction

2010-12-07 08:56:55

A jumpsuit worn by Johnny Cash set off a bidding war before selling for $50,000, soaring past original estimates, during an auction on Sunday of memorabilia owned by the Man in Black.

Taylor Swift sells out first tour dates in minutes

2010-12-07 08:56:49

Venue owners coast-to-coast are cheering as the first dates for Taylor Swift's "Speak Now" tour go on sale.

Fergie returns to 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'

2010-12-07 07:58:17

Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie will host the Hollywood portion of TV's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2011" for the second straight year in the star-filled celebration.

Adam Lambert on post-American Idol success

2010-12-06 08:56:06

If there was any question as to whether "American Idol" is capable of spawning credible, Grammy-worthy artists, Adam Lambert is out to prove the naysayers wrong.

Katy Perry performs during the VH1 "Divas Salute The Troops" show

2010-12-06 11:08:58

Singer Katy Perry performs during the VH1 "Divas Salute The Troops" show at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, December 3, 2010.

Eminem gets 10 Grammy nominations

2010-12-03 16:40:30

Eminem leads the 2011 Grammy nominations, with nods in 10 categories.

Eminem and R&B singer Bruno Mars lead Grammy nominees

2010-12-03 09:15:00

Rapper Eminem, riding high on the comeback trail after spending several years battling drug addiction, led the field of Grammy contenders on Wednesday with 10 nominations.

Aretha Franklin says surgery "highly successful"

2010-12-03 09:14:37

Soul singer Aretha Franklin underwent a "highly successful" surgery on Thursday for an undisclosed health problem, the "Queen of Soul" said in a statement released by her spokeswoman.