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KanyeWest-09292009.jpg Kanye West has brought in Paul McCartney to work on his new album. West (who has previously referred to himself as "the dark Beatle") and McCartney are collaborating already on the tune "Piss On Your Grave," which will appear in West's upcoming album. Though the collaboration is only being reported on "Page Six" thus far and representatives for West have yet to confirm it.

joshgracin-082014.jpg Josh Gracin has been released from the hospital after a suicide scare. The American Idol season two contestant had been taken to a Nashville hospital and placed on a psychiatric hold last week after he posted cryptic messages on his Facebook page, including one in which he mentioned having marital difficulties and alluded to ending his life.

benedictcumberbatch-110112.jpg Benedict Cumberbatch will voice a main character in the Warner Bros. adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling classic "Jungle Book." Cumberbatch will voice the role of Shere Khan, the man-eating tiger and villain, in "Jungle Book: Origins." The story centers around Mowgli, a boy who is brought up by Bagheera (a black panther) and Baloo (a bear) and whose enemy is Shere Khan.

jackwhite-112009.jpg Jack White posted pics to Instagram of a brand new hairdo - a slicked back pompadour and matching sideburns, recalling the look of a 1950s era rocker. "Jack White getting ready to play Kansas City #jackwhite #thirdmanrecords #kansascity #midlandtheatre #august18," the post is captioned. "sooo look who is getting pretty hot these days," said one commenter.

img1-082014.jpg Fox has confirmed that Richard Branson is set to make a cameo appearance on an upcoming edition of "The Simpsons." The Virgin mastermind will join a growing list of guest stars set for cameos on the upcoming season, including Tesla chief Elon Musk. Branson's second turn on the show is scheduled to air sometime next year and executive producer Al Jean described his character.

JenniferHudson-042611.jpg Jennifer Hudson has released "Dangerous," a cut from her upcoming third studio album, JHUD. The song, currently avail via SoundCloud, was written and produced by 1985. "I do it for the thrill, even if it kills / Dangerous, you make me feel dangerous," she sings. J Hud stopped by the Today show to perform the song, and also chatted with the hosts.

Tomhanks-031811.jpg Tom Hanks created the number one app - Hanx Writer - in iTunes' app store for iPad. The program, which allows users to take notes on a screen that simulates a typewriter, launched on August 14 and quickly shot to number one on iTunes. "I write without caring about typeovers, XXXX'd out words, goofy syntax, & bad spelling because the feel & sound of a typewriter is satisfying in ways . . ."

jill-duggar-082014.jpg Jill Duggar ("19 Kids and Counting") has announced that she and her husband Derick Dillard are expecting a baby. Speaking with People, Dugger, 23, said "we're having a baby!" "It was surreal," added Derick. "We were shocked. Both of us are so excited." Jill and Derick began dating in August of last year, and were engaged in March. They wed in a ceremony in Springdale, Arkansas.

img1-031714.jpg Erykah Badu, Ledisi and Maxwell are among the R&B stars to feature on the upcoming "Maxwell + the Seven Seas Caribbean Cruise," which sets sail from Florida's Port Canaveral on May 3. The trek, which lasts through May 10, stops in St. Thomas, St. Maarten and the private island of Cococay.

PearlJam.jpg Rick Parasher, who produced Pearl Jam's debut Ten and Alice and Chains' Sap, has died at the age of 50. According to Northwest Music Scene, Parashar died after a blood clot moved from his leg to his heart. In addition to his production credits, Parasher was also an accomplished musician, playing on the PJ tracks "Jeremy" and "Black."

KanyeWest-09292009.jpg Kanye West has reportedly brought in Paul McCartney to work on his new album. West, who has previously referred to himself as "the dark Beatle," and McCartney have hooked up on the tune "Piss On Your Grave," which will appear on West's upcoming album, according to rumors.

ScottMccreery-112511.jpg Scotty McCreery has extended his See You Tonight Tour, which kicked off earlier this year. Danielle Bradbery joins him on the new dates that begin October 17 in Fayetteville, NC and wrap December 4 in Wallingford, Connecticut. "The fans have really been incredible at all of our shows so far," says Scotty. "I'm excited to keep all the momentum going with Danielle."

paulmccartney-04261.jpg Paul McCartney is lending a helping hand to Kanye West for the latter's upcoming album. McCartney is reportedly collaborating with West on a track entitled "Piss On Your Grave." The story leaked in the New York Post's Page Six column; however, representatives for West and McCartney have not confirmed the collab.

FleetwoodMac-070111.jpg Stevie Nicks has partnered with Talenthouse to reach out to her fans asking them to design a shawl for her. The winner of the competition will win $2,000 and the honor of Stevie wearing the garment during a modeling session. "In 1968, a very handsome boy brought me a poncho from South America," the vocalist said in a statement.

jackiechan-081814.jpg Jaycee Chan, son of beloved Chinese actor Jackie Chan, was arrested on marijuana charges in Beijing earlier this week. The 31-year-old was picked up alongside fellow actor Kai Ko on Monday and though Beijing police announced the arrest immediately, they did not confirm the drug charges until several days later.