The Harlem School of Arts has honored Alicia Keys and her mother Terria Joseph during its 50th Anniversary Gala Kick-Off at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan. Accepting the honor, Keys said she was happy to get it, but placed the spotlight on her mom. "Tonight, this honor here is really all about my mother," she said of Joseph, who raised her as a single mom.
The management of former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr has hinted that they denied the request of Prime Minister David Cameron for free tickets at Marr's recent gig at Manchester's Albert Hall. "Just had a request for Johnny Marr guest list for a HIGH profile person who's working in Manchester this week!!! #declined," Marr's representation wrote on Twitter.
Beyoncé, Jay Z, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams and Rihanna, have teamed up to sue retailer ElevenParis, which they've accused of violating their copyrights and trademarks. ElevenParis, claims the suit, filed in a New York court, are "habitual, willful intellectual property infringers that, without authorization, usurp the trademarks, copyrights and other rights.
Johnny Cash and Miranda Lambert have both earned stars on Nashville's Music City Walk of Fame. Cash's star was accepted by his youngest son, Tommy, who said that his dad's spirit was present. "I miss him very much," Cash said. "He's been gone 12 years, and June Carter Cash has been gone, but their spirits and their genuineness is here in this plaque today."
Selena Gomez has revealed that she has undergone chemotherapy for lupus, an autoimmune disease. Speaking with Billboard, the pop starlet explained that the disorder led to her break from performing. "I was diagnosed with lupus, and I've been through chemotherapy. That's what my break was really about. I could've had a stroke," she said.
If you thought you were already seeing too much of Justin Bieber, then you're not going to like this news: nude pictures of the singer have hit the Internet. The photos were taken surreptitiously while Bieber was on vacation in Bora Bora. The pictures feature the star walking naked on deck of his apartment.
Taylor Swift is the most followed celeb on Instagram, according to the social media network's official numbers. The "Shake It Off" singer has 49.6 million followers, followed by Kim Kardashian (48.1), Beyonce (47.2), Selena Gomez (45.9), and Ariana Grande (44.6). An unofficial count, taken a few weeks ago, had put Kim K at the top and Bey in second place.
Paul Simon and Brad Paisley were both involved in the 2015 Country Music Hall of Fame All for the Hall benefit. Simon played some big hits, including "The Sound of Silence," "Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard," and "The Boxer," as well as the Everly Brothers' "When Will I Be Loved." The format of the evening was the guitar pull.
A royalty lawsuit brought against Modular Recordings by the management of Tame Impala has been dismissed by a New York judge. Impala's fronter Kevin Parker said he wasn't too concerned with the matter and, in any case, didn't understand it. "To be honest, I haven't had a big part in all of this," Parker told SPIN.
Never-before-seen photos of stars like the Doors, the Beatles, and Kate Bush are on exhibit in the TV Times' 60 Years, 60 Iconic Images show at the Blue Fin Building and Platform in London. The photos have never been displayed to the public before. "These photographs show both the hype and excitement that occurred around stars' appearances," reads a presser for the event.
Lenny Kravitz and James Franco are featured in a new ad for "Guitar Hero Live," competing at the game in a living room setting. Kravitz rocks out, but Franco looks less comfortable doing so, and at one point mentions Kravitz's recent pant-splitting wardrobe malfunction. "Guitar Hero Live" is in stores on October 23.
Many of you might not have been sure that the first Ant-Man was necessary. Well, Marvel doesn't care, and is pretty confident they're going to get your money for the second go-around as well.
The Disney-owned studio said it will release Ant-Man and the Wasp in 2018. Specifically on...
Daniel Craig says he has no desire to star in another "James Bond" film, following the making of the latest "Spectre." The British actor, who has played Bond four times, told Esquire he's ready to move on. "Now? I'd rather break this glass and slash my wrists," Craig said. "No, not at the moment. Not at all. That's fine. I'm over it at the moment. We're done. All I want to do is move on."
Jennifer Lopez has been tapped to host the 2015 American Music Awards. Lopez will also perform during the awards show, giving fans a sneak peek at what they can expect fom her 2016 Las Vegas residency. "From my first @TheAMAs nomination 15 years ago to HOSTING the 2015 #AMAs! It's going down 11/22 on ABC!!" she tweeted.
Janet Jackson has revealed the details of her U.K. arena tour that is set to take place next spring. Jackson will make her return across the pond with gigs in Birmingham, London, Glasgow and Manchester next year. The tour begins in Birmingham at the Barclaycard Arena on March 30 with a date at London's O2 scheduled for the following night (March 31).