2008 – Britney Spears Rushed To Hospital Again for a Mental health evaluation. For the second time this month, Britney Spears was rushed to the hospital by ambulance. Early Thursday morning (January 31), according to reports in the Los Angeles Times, Spears, 26, was physically removed from her home by police and put into an […]
2008 – Madonna topped the list for the richest female musician, according to the Forbes.com. Its first-ever list focusing on women in the music industry estimated the 49-year-old banked $72m (£36m) between June 2006 and June 2007. Madonna earned much of that from her Confessions tour – the highest-grossing tour for a female artist – […]
2008 – Alicia Keys was at No.1 on the US album chart with her third album ‘As I Am.’ The album sold over 742,000 copies in its first week the largest ever first week sales for any female R&B artist.
2008 – Panic At The Disco Exclusives: Sneak-Peek ‘Afternoon’ Video, Hear Song. Video has something for everyone: guys in crow costumes, alarm clocks, golden elephants, girls with fake mustaches. Some fans are shocked at some of the content. “Nine in the Afternoon,” the first single from Panic’s upcoming album, Pretty. Odd… involves a whole lot […]
2008 – Amy Winehouse was admitted into rehab in a battle to kick her addiction to drugs. A statement from her record company, Universal said she entered the facility “after talks with her record label, management, family and doctors to continue her ongoing recovery against drug addiction.”
2008 – Grammys still on. While the writers’ strike put a damper on the Golden Globes, the Writers Guild of America announced Tuesday (January 22) that the striking union will not protest the upcoming Grammy Awards, as had been expected. The unresolved writers’ strike already resulted in a scaled-back Golden Globes and was looming over […]
2008 – CHICAGO — As far as political fundraisers go, this one was a decidedly nontraditional affair. There was a go-go dancer gyrating behind a pane of glass, free games of “Frogger” and peanut-butter-and-jelly sushi rolls served on Pringles. The music was loud, the cans of Pabst Blue Ribbon plentiful and the only guy to […]
2008 – The conditions of Britney Spears’ child-custody case will stay the same after an emergency hearing took place Wednesday (January 23). In yet another strange development on the part of the singer, she made it to the courthouse — but somehow not the courtroom — for the hearing, which she had called. “There is […]
2004 – The Los Angeles Times reports that the Recording Industry Association of America and the FBI have reached an agreement whereby CDs will carry labels with the FBI logo warning against illegal file-sharing.
2008 – Heath Ledger dies from suspected drug use. Reported by MTV news. Appearing at a news conference at the Venice Film Festival in September to promote the Bob Dylan biopic “I’m Not There,” Heath Ledger, who died on Tuesday, spoke of his “obsession with an artist by the name of Nick Drake,” an English-born […]
2008 – Scouting For Girls went to No.1 on the UK album chart with their debut and self titled album.
2008 – Singer songwriter John Stewart, who wrote the Monkees hit Daydream Believer died aged 68 after he suffered a massive stroke or brain aneurysm in San Diego. Stewart was a member of folk group The Kingston Trio and went on to record more than 45 solo albums with his biggest solo success being a […]