Though it was far from a blockbuster opening, "Fury" ended up atop the box office with a strong $23 million, knocking "Gone Girl" out of the top slot after the David Fincher thriller held the position for the two previous weekends. Also opening over the weekend was "The Book of Life," an animated family film that brought in a so-so $17 million at 3,070 total theaters.
Stanley Tucci is expecting his first child with his wife Felicity Blunt. The pair wed in 2012 and Tucci has three children from his late wife Kate Tucci, who died of breast cancer in 2009. The 53-year-old actor confirmed the news with Us Weekly saying that he's thrilled for the coming addition. "I'm very excited to be a dad. It's incredible."
Former "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" actor Nicholas Brendon was arrested in Boise, Idaho over the weekend after allegedly causing a drunken scene in a hotel bar. The 43-year-old, best known for his role on the show as Xander Harris, was in Boise for the annual Tree City Comic-Con event. According to vulture.com, Brendon was in the hotel lobby when he had an altercation with staff.
Blake Shelton recently connected with Barbra Streisand for her new duets album Partners, and, speaking with People.com, Blake said that he was thrilled when she asked him to sing: "It's still shocking to me. I don't know how it came down. I don't know how she knows about me, but I'm just glad. I'm just going with it!" he began.
Muse have officially wrapped the first session for their new studio album and say it was an intense experience. They shared the news via Instagram with a bird's eye view picture of their studio and the note "End of first session. It's been emotional."
Darius Rucker has opened up about his views on the status of race in country music. Rucker is the first African American to hit number one on the country chart since Charley Pride, and he tells the Wall Street Journal that Pride paved the way. "You know, Charlie went through a lot of stuff to do what he loved to do, and he loved to sing country music."
Jennifer Lopez is featured in the music video to "Stressin," a new single from Fat Joe. In the vid, the two stars hit the club to perform and relax in VIP, where they're joined by French Montana. "The whole video's pretty much a party vibe," Joe tells Fuse of the cut. J-Lo and Joe previously hooked up on the 2005 cut "Hold You Down."
Jay Leno was roasted by a group of top comedians after receiving the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center over the weekend. Jimmy Fallon, Jerry Seinfeld, Wanda Sykes, Garth Brooks, Kevin Eubanks and Chelsea Handler were on hand to help celebrate the honor with humor. "The truth is, my time was done," Leno said after getting the award.
Neil Young has officially unveiled his long-awaited Pono Music System at the 14th annual Dreamforce conference in San Francisco. Pono combines a $400 triangle-based standalone music player with an online music store. The Pono player comes with 64 GB of storage, plus room for another 64 GB via a microSD card, a 2.5-inch touchscreen, and two external speaker jacks.
Brad Paisley is expanding his empire into the fashion realm as the country star has teamed with Boot Barn to create the Moonshine Spirit Line, which includes boots, jeans, hats and more. The new clothing line will include boots, jeans, hats, T-shirts, jewelry, belts and woven shirts. The goal is to use the signature Boot Barn style while adding a "modern, country music edge."
Trey Songz says that his upcoming tour with Chris Brown is sure to "captivat[e]" fans of both artists." Speaking during an interview at The Recording Academy, he gave fans a hint of what to expect, saying, "Fans can expect to see us performing a catalog of records, can expect to see the brotherhood that he and I have, the chemistry that he and I have as friends."
Gerard Way performed the single "No Shows" on Conan, the latest to be taken off of his debut solo record Hesitant Alien. "No Shows" was the second single to be taken off of Hesitant Alien, with the others being "Millions" and "Action Cat." The album was released through Warner Bros. Records on September 30.
Noel Gallagher's six-date U.K. tour sold out within 10 minutes of going on sale. Tickets went on sale on Gallagher's website at 9am and sold out shortly thereafter. Gallagher will tour the U.K. and Ireland next year with his band High Flying Birds. Kicking off in Belfast, Gallagher will then head to Dublin, Nottingham, Glasgow, Manchester and London during March.
Michael Jackson landed at number one on the Forbes magazine list of top earning celebrities after pulling in $140 million in 2014. Elvis Presley, number two on the list, earned just $55 million in comparison. During the course of the year, Jacko's estate released two albums and concocted a hologram performance for the Billboard Music Awards.
Kelly Rowland has allegedly gained 40 pounds during her current pregnancy. A source, speaking with the Mirror, says that fatty foods like fried chicken are to blame. "Kelly has gained over 40lbs and blames her cravings. She eats fried chicken with peppers for breakfast and loves croissants with butter and pretzels stuffed with cheese and mustard."