Miley Cyrus has put members of the media on blast after news leaked that there is an arrest warrant for the homeless man who accompanied her to the MTV VMAs last weekend. Cyrus took to Twitter to condemn the media for picking up the story and running with it. "People who are homeless have lived very hard lives," she began.
Stevie Wonder will receive the first ASCAP Centennial Award in celebration of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' 100th anniversary. The event goes down at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC on Nov. 17. "Each of our ASCAP Centennial Award recipients is in a class of his or her own, as the creator and performer of songs that have touched the lives of people across the globe."
After Brad Paisley leaked his new music without the permission of his record label, his record label hit back, leaking Paisley's email address online. Paisley hit Twitter, noting he suddenly had 200 unread messages from unknown senders in his inbox. The leak came via Gary Overton, chair and CEO of Sony Nashville, who says he had his reasons.
Jennifer Lopez has released a remix to "Booty," featuring a guest spot from Iggy Azalea. The original version, available on her latest studio LP, A.K.A., featured an assist from Pitbull. "See everybody wanna get a taste / You know we got enough to share," rhymes Ig on the cut. J-Lo also released artwork for the single that sees her and Iggy, butt to butt.
Justin Bieber uploaded a video to Instagram of himself singing and playing guitar to the Johnny Cash classic "Ring of Fire." In the vid he's joined by his pal Khalil Amir Sharieff. "We wake up singin good ol johny cash @khalil came with with the crazy tone lol," the Bieb captioned the pic. According to MTV, the pair does a nice approximation of the 1969 cut.
Kings of Leon have canceled all their live shows for the rest of the month as a result of their drummer's rib injury. The band made the announcement following drummer Nathan Followill's bus accident earlier this month.
Chelsea Handler filmed her last episode of "Chelsea Lately" on Tuesday night, signing off with the help of an all-star cast, including Miley Cyrus, 50 Cent, Ellen DeGeneres, Mary McCormack, Jennifer Aniston and Sandra Bullock. McCormack, Aniston and Bullock staged a faux intervention, goofing on familiar Hander favorites like alcoholism and frank sexual talk.
Trey Songz has revealed that he will be discovering and nurturing new talent with a new business venture. Songz has partnered with Artisan Publishing Group to launch Tucker Songz Publishing, which will enable Songz to sign new artists, writers and producers.
Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line and his wife Brittney Marie Cole Kelley, are prepping the launch of their new clothing line Tribe Kelley. On their Facebook page, the pair call the line "a way of life," adding that "being a part of 'the tribe' encourages uniqueness and individuality in a world of conformity."
Matt Damon put a unique spin on the ALS Ice Bucket challenge, using toilet water instead of tap, and using the opportunity to promote his charity Water.org, instead of the ALS Association. Damon was nominated by Jimmy Kimmel and Ben Affleck. In a homemade video, Damon says he didn't want to waste clean water, so opted for toilet water instead.
Drake didn't let being on tour stop him from accepting a VMA Award.
The OVO rapper was in Boston for his "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" tour on Monday night when he gave his acceptance speech for the award, which was given to him for Best Hip Hop Video for "Hold On, We're Going Home." The award was collected by Common on his behalf.
Talking Head fronter David Byrne joined the Arcade Fire on stage at Brooklyn's Barclays Center as the band covered the Suicide cut "Dream Baby Dream," marking the latest instance of the band covering home town acts on their Reflektor tour. Byrne dressed up in vampire make up for "rattling version" of the 1979 single, according to Rolling Stone magazine.
Stephen Barker Liles of Love and Theft wed Jenna Michelle Kennedy on Sunday in Nashville. The pair became engaged last May and welcomed a baby boy, Jett Barker Liles, in December 2013. "I loved her for a long time and would have asked her sooner, but wanted to wait until I could get her a nice ring," Liles told People.
Take Two Interactive, the makers of the video game "Grand Theft Auto V," have asked an NYC judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Lindsay Lohan against them. Lohan claims that they used her likeness without permission on a character called Lacey Jonas in the game. "The portrayal of a Hollywood figure being chased by paparazzi, of course, is hardly unique to Ms. Lohan," Take Two's lawyers wrote.
Mike Epps has signed on to star as Richard Pryor in the upcoming biopic from director Lee Daniels ("The Butler"). Oprah Winfrey announced the news on Instagram, posting a pic of her and Daniels with Epps, noting "just finished a great 1st read session." Winfrey plays Pryor's grandmother, Marie Carter, according to Entertainment Tonight. Pryor grew up with Carter, who ran a brothel.