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The Top 15 Boy Bands Of All Time

March 25th, 2014 10:00am EDT
The Top 15 Boy Bands Of All Time
All girls look to the guys in boy bands to help them get through their awkward preteen years. These handsome guys always tell you they love you, that you're smart, beautiful, and the only one for them. Their signatures in magazines are always dotted with hearts, they always look as if they can look off the page into your soul. Is it any wonder that boy bands continue to be popular with young girls?

(BTW: Boy bands aren't just popular with young girls. Women continue to stay faithful to their bands as they grow older, hence the popularity of the recent "NKOTBSB" tour featuring 90's sensatio...

Andre 3000's Jimi Hendrix And The Best Music Biopics Ever

May 8th, 2012 3:03pm EDT
Andre 3000
According to the Irish Film and Television Network, Andre 3000 is headed to Ireland to begin production on the Jimi Hendrix biography film All Is by My Side. Where will it stack up among these great music biopics?

The Jacksons: An American Dream followed the Jackson 5 (with a focus on Michael) as the group dealt with their fast rise to fame and Michael's solo career. The two-part miniseries was seen by almost 40 million households in 1992.

Ray, the biography of Ray Charles, earned Jamie Foxx a deserved Academy Award for Best Actor in 2004. Sadly, Charles died months before the premi...

The Jacksons To Tour This Summer

April 4th, 2012 8:33pm EDT
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson and his brothers are to hit the road again for a U.S. summer tour.

After almost three decades, the existing members of The Jackson 5 will hit the road in June for a 27-date trek across America, including stops at fabled venues the Greek theater in Los Angeles, the Apollo Theater in New York and Nashville, Tennessee's Ryman Auditorium.

The Unity Tour 2012 will begin in Louisville, Kentucky on June 18 and it will mark the first time Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon and Tito Jackson have hit the road together since 1984.

A statement from Jermaine reads: "I am so happy and excited t...

Michael Jackson Set For The 'Glee' Treatment

December 7th, 2011 12:32pm EST
Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson's relatives have given their personal approval for Glee bosses to make a special tribute episode featuring the King Of Pop's tunes.

Co-creator Ryan Murphy has received the Jackson family's "enthusiastic support" after convincing them the show would serve as a respectful homage to the late icon.

The special installment, due to air on January 24th, will feature 10 to 12 Jackson songs.

The cast of the hit TV musical previously paid tribute to Jackson by recreating his Thriller video on a school football field, while also covering Man in the Mirror and the Jackson 5's ABC.

Jermaine Jackson Settles Child Support Battle

May 17th, 2011 12:50pm EDT
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson has settled a child support dispute with his ex-wife Alejandra after handing over $80,000 in overdue payments.

Alejandra Jackson first took the singer to court in 2009 after he failed to pay upkeep for their two children, Jermajesty and Jaffar.

Now, the former Jackson 5 star is putting the legal tussle behind him after agreeing a settlement with Alejandra in April and paying her approximately $80,000, according to court documents filed this week and obtained by

The couple married in 1995 and Jermaine filed for divorce in 2004.

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Hugh Martin, 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas' Songwriter, Dies At 96

March 13th, 2011 11:54am EDT
Hugh Martin | Photo Credits: Jesse Grant/WireImage
"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" songwriter Hugh Martin has died. He was 96.

Martin is best known for composing the score to the 1944 musical Meet Me In St. Louis, in which Judy Garland famously performs the song that became a seasonal classic. Martin and songwriting partner Ralph Blane received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for writing the film's "The Trolley Song."

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Jermaine Jackson's Driving License Confiscated

December 3rd, 2010 9:17am EST
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson's driving license has been confiscated over allegations he owes a massive $91,921 in child support payments.

Court documents filed last month by officials at the Los Angeles County Child Support Services Department suggest the former Jackson 5 star won't be allowed back on the road until he pays off the debt in full, reports

In September, the singer told the court he can no longer afford to pay $3,000 a month to support his sons Jaafar and Jermajesty. He asked a judge to cut the costs down to just $215, claiming his ex-wife Alejandra Jackson earns more money th...

Jermaine Jackson Is Terrified Of The Dark

August 23rd, 2010 8:52am EDT
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson can't sleep with the lights out after a spooky encounter with ghosts at the family's Encino, California, compound left him terrified of the dark.

The singer told all about the Jackson family's haunted history during a recent taping of TV show "Celebrity Ghost Stories," revealing the estate that became his home in 1968 was built on Indian burial grounds and attracted all manner of spirits.

And Jackson was left spooked late one night when two evil ghosts visited him in the bedroom he shared with brother Marlon.

He claims the elderly ghosts picked on him at a time he was ex...

Can A Teenybopper Catch A Break?

June 22nd, 2010 9:26am EDT
Teenyboppers. Every generation has a set of them—musical artists who are talented, but kid-friendly to the point that they send the youth into a frenzy. They’re a record label staple: young acts that can spur an enamored tween demographic, one without disposable income, to force their parents do the spending for them with tears and declarations of imminent death if they don’t have that poster hanging in their room or an entire album downloaded on itunes. While it is clear that some tween acts have been less talented than others, they are still generally met with a particular sort of disdain...

Michael Jackson's Estate Has Generated $1 Billion Since Death

June 21st, 2010 3:00pm EDT
Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson's estate has generated almost $1 billion in revenue since the pop superstar's shock death last year, according to reports.

The Thriller hit-maker has sold 33 million albums around the globe, in addition to 800,000 copies of albums by the Jackson 5 and the Jacksons since his fatal cardiac arrest, reports Reuters. Billboard magazine estimates music sales have already brought in $429 million in sales, assuming a worldwide retail price of $11.62 per unit. The report also included revenue from international track downloads, global ringtone sales and digital performance royaltie...

Chris Tucker To Accept Michael Jackson's Award

June 14th, 2010 8:27am EDT
Chris Tucker
Actor Chris Tucker will accept an award on behalf of late superstar Michael Jackson at the Apollo Theater's annual benefit concert in New York on Monday night.

The late King of Pop and Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin will be named Apollo Legends at the gala on June 14th, at the venue where Jackson launched his career with the Jackson 5 at the Apollo's Amateur Night in the late 1960s.

Organizers had initially planned to hand Jackson's trophy to the late star's family, but it has now been confirmed that Rush Hour star Tucker will take the stage in their place to accept the prize, according ...

Janet Jackson To Join The Jackson 5 On Tour

February 22nd, 2010 9:19am EST
Janet Jackson To Join The Jackson 5 On Tour
Janet Jackson has agreed to take her late brother Michael's place in The Jackson 5 when the reformed sibling group embarks on a world tour later this year.

The singer was rumored to be joining her brothers as a tribute to the King of Pop, who died last June, but has so far denied she will be taking part in the shows.

However, now Janet is preparing to sing with the Jackson 5 on stage, according to her brother Jermaine.

He says, "We had a conference call and Janet has agreed to join us on tour."

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Sade Returns After 10 Years With 'Soldier Of Love', Out Feb. 9

January 28th, 2010 5:36am EST
"Soldier of Love" is only the sixth studio album the band Sade released during their 25 year career, and the first since "Lovers Rock" in 2000. For Sade herself, as the lynchpin of the group's songwriting effort, it's a simple matter of integrity and authenticity. "I only make records when I feel I have something to say. I'm not interested in releasing music just for the sake of selling something. Sade is not a brand."

The call went out in 2008 for the group to re-convene at Peter Gabriel's Real World studio, near Sade's home in the countryside of south west England. It was the first tim...

The Jackson 4 To Tour?

December 10th, 2009 9:47am EST
The Jackson 4 To Tour?
Michael Jackson's brothers have announced they're set to hit the road as The Jackson 4. Jermaine, Tito, Jackie and Marlon want to tour the world playing the hits that took them to the top of the charts before their little brother Michael went on to become a solo superstar.

Eldest sibling Jackie, 58, says, "For 40 years, we've had great support from our fans around the world. And we should give them a great tour."

Jermaine, 54, adds, "We want to go out there, hit the road and just jam."

The King of Pop passed away aged 50 in June after suffering a cardiac arrest.

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Our Favorite Celebrity Siblings

December 4th, 2009 10:04am EST
The movie "Brothers" comes out this weekend, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, and Tobey Maguire, and it got everyone at thinking about brothers ... and sisters. About celebrity siblings to be exact. There are some incredibly talented families out there, and while that occasionally means high family drama, sometimes the siblings who come out of it become celebrity gold. Here's a look at some of the best celeb siblings out there right now.

Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine

There are still people in the world that have no idea that these two Oscar winners are eve...

Jermaine Jackson Dismisses Family Feud Rumors

December 3rd, 2009 12:36pm EST
Jermaine Jackson Dismisses Family Feud Rumors
Jermaine Jackson has dismissed rumors of an ongoing feud between his famous siblings - insisting they have settled their differences since the tragic death of their beloved brother Michael Jackson.

The clan was introduced to the world by Motown Records in the 1960s as The Jackson Five, but when the group parted ways with the label in 1976, Jermaine chose to remain loyal to the company and stay put as a solo artist.

Jermaine admits his decision caused tension among his brothers and led to a family feud - but he insists they have all moved on since the fall out.

He explains, "We'v...

DJ A.M., Jay-Z & 93 Exclusive Mixes All Featured In 'DJ Hero'; Win It!

October 15th, 2009 6:30pm EDT
DJ Hero song list
Hailed in the press as one of the most fun, innovative and highly-anticipated games of the year, Activision Publishing Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) recently dropped the needle on DJ Hero's full set list featuring 93 exclusive mixes from the biggest stars in hip hop, R&B, rock, pop and dance and created by some of the greatest DJs of all time.

On October 27th, living room legends and budding superstar DJs alike will start the party off right with an unprecedented array of talent DJs including DJ A.M., Cut Chemist, Grandmaster Flash, DJ Jazzy Jeff, J. Period, DJ Shadow and DJ Z-Trip spinning trac...

Taylor Swift Featured In 'Band Hero'; New Songs Announced

October 2nd, 2009 12:30pm EDT
Taylor Swift, Band Hero, Band Hero Song List
Video game players and music fans alike can now get closer to Band Hero's in-game playable character Taylor Swift than ever before, as they can perform as the music icon to her fan-favorite chart-topping hits "You Belong With Me," "Picture To Burn" and "Love Story" in the biggest music event to hit living rooms this holiday season - "Band Hero". Today, Activision puts fans front and center in the concert of a lifetime, as they debut Swift's never-before-seen in-game performances in "Band Hero", the perfect game for family and friends to jam out and sing along to their favorite tunes togethe...

No Michael Jackson Tribute For Chris Brown

September 8th, 2009 9:46pm EDT
No Michael Jackson Tribute For Chris Brown
Chris Brown has not signed up to lead the musical tribute concert to Michael Jackson in Vienna, Austria - despite the pop icon's brother Jermaine backing him as the main headliner.

At a press conference in the European city on Tuesday, The Jackson 5 singer told reporters that disgraced Brown would take center stage at the star-studded tribute for the late "Thriller" legend on September 26.

He confirmed, "Michael was his idol and he (Brown) dedicated his first number one hit in the U.S. to Michael. Chris is a very, very talented artist."

It was to be Brown's first time on stage sinc...

Chris Brown To Lead Michael Jackson Tribute Concert

September 8th, 2009 8:32am EDT
Chris Brown To Lead Jackson Tribute
Shamed singer Chris Brown is to make his musical comeback by headlining the upcoming tribute concert to Michael Jackson in Vienna, Austria.

UPDATE 9/8: No Michael Jackson Tribute For Chris Brown

The R&B star was sentenced to five years probation and ordered to serve six months hard labor after pleading guilty to a vicious assault on his ex-girlfriend Rihanna in February. The Kiss Kiss hit-maker has not performed in public since the incident, which occurred after a pre-Grammy Awards party.

Brown is now ready to make his return to the stage - he has been announced as the first head...

'Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite I' Gets Digital Release; Full Album Out Oct. 27

August 25th, 2009 8:30am EDT
Michael Jackson Remix Suite
Universal Motown Records will release "Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite I" on Tuesday, August 25. It is the first batch of music to be unveiled from Universal Motown's innovative five-part digital suite of remixes paying homage to the most thrilling entertainer of all time.

"Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite I" boasts five exclusive new renditions of beloved tracks by Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 remixed by five of the hottest producers in the game: Stargate ("Skywriter"), The Neptunes ("Never Can Say Goodbye"), Dallas Austin ("I Wanna Be Where You Are"), Polow Da Don ("Dancing Machi...

Joe Jackson: 'I Never Beat Michael'

July 15th, 2009 9:29am EDT
Joe Jackson Never Beat Michael
Michael Jackson's father Joe has denied he ever beat his superstar son as a child. The Jackson family patriarch has long been accused of ruling the famous clan with an iron fist during his time as the Jackson 5's manager.

The late Thriller hit-maker spoke out about the alleged abuse at the hands of his father in several interviews, insisting he would "regurgitate" with fear of his dad

However, in a new TV interview with Chris Connelly, Joe Jackson is adamant he didn't punish his children any more severely than other parents.

He tells the presenter, "Michael was never beat as the...

Universal Studios Hollywood To Honor Michael Jackson At CityWalk

July 8th, 2009 12:30pm EDT
Universal Studios Hollywood To Honor Michael Jackson At CityWalk
Universal CityWalk will become "Universal MoonWalk" for one night with Southern California's largest outdoor public celebration of Michael Jackson's life and music on Thursday, July 9, as part of CityWalk's ongoing Summer Block Party free summer marathon of movies and music.

CityWalk's tribute to the King of Pop will begin at 7:00 pm and will include screenings of "The Wiz" and "Michael Jackson's Thriller," plus a "live" dance retrospective of Michael Jackson's phenomenal musical history, from his days as the youngest sibling in The Jackson 5 to his history-making solo career as the worl...

Michael Jackson Memorial Recap: The Stars, The Music & More

July 7th, 2009 3:45pm EDT
Michael Jackson Memorial
Michael Jackson staged one of his most amazing 'appearances' as his remains took center stage at his memorial service in Los Angeles.

As The Andrae Crouch Choir started singing gospel tune We Are Going To See The King, the King of Pop's coffin, covered with red roses, was carried through the Staples Center, where 18,000 people had gathered to pay tribute to the late star. Pallbearers included members of Jackson's family and friends of the Thriller star, who died last month. The choir performed before a simple church setting at the sports arena, with a sunset image of stained glass windo...

Michael Jackson's Memorial To Be Broadcast In Movie Theaters

July 7th, 2009 12:09pm EDT
Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson's memorial service will be beamed into movie theaters in 20 U.S. states.

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. bosses will broadcast the event live to an estimated 17,000 people in theaters equipped with digital projection systems and satellite dishes. In total, 37 cities will air the footage of the memorial ceremony on the big screen.

The company will be using the same feed sent out from Staples Center in Los Angeles to TV networks and displaying it in high definition on big screens.

One cinema which will not be showing the footage is the Mann Chinese Six Theatre in Los An...

Michael Jackson Was Great His Entire Life, Not Just Early On

June 29th, 2009 10:12am EDT
Michael Jackson
Sports reporter Tony Kornheiser said of Michael Jackson's passing, "In my lifetime there were three great icons...Frank Sinatra, there's Elvis Presley, and there's Michael Jackson."

Since Michael Jackson's untimely passing last week, there have been a slew of TV and radio personalities lamenting on the loss of this generation's greatest entertainers, and it seems as though most voices with the power of offering opinion/editorial don't want to count Jackson's post-"Bad" legacy in his greatness. And since so much as been said about his "Thriller" era (beyond covered), and his days as the ...

Slideshow: Michael Jackson Pictures

June 25th, 2009 11:40pm EDT
Michael Jackson Dies Michael Jackson Death
Reflect on the life of the late Michael Jackson with these classic photos of the King of Pop over the years.

In a shocking turn of events, it was reported that 50-year-old Jackson had been rushed to the hospital after suffering from cardiac arrest. Reports on Thursday afternoon said the superstar was not breathing when paramedics got to his home and family members at the hospital reportedly said the situation was grim, and around 3:15pm (Pacific time) reports confirmed that Jackson had passed away.

Michael rose to fame in the 1960's as a member of The Jackson 5, with brothers Jackie, ...

Report: Michael Jackson Rushed To Hospital After Cardiac Arrest

June 25th, 2009 4:55pm EDT
Michael Jackson is reporting that Michael Jackson was rushed via ambulance to a hospital in Los Angeles. Sources tell them that it was cardiac arrest and paramedics performed CPR while in the ambulance.

The 911 call came in about 20 minutes ago, and there is a report that his mother is on her way to visit him.

Jackson was recently sued for $20 million by a concert promoter over a Jackson 5 show. He also booked 50 concert dates in London, in what has been called his "comeback."

UPDATE: Reports now say Michael Jackson has died. Details here.

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Michael Jackson Sued For $20 Million

June 10th, 2009 3:13pm EDT
Michael Jackson Sued
Michael Jackson is facing a $20 million lawsuit from a concert promoter after failing to join his siblings for a Jackson 5 show.

The Thriller hit-maker's manager signed a contract on behalf of the pop superstar to perform with his sister Janet Jackson and brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas next year. The deal with AllGood Entertainment banned Jackson from negotiating any other gigs - and bosses have requested a U.S. federal court halt his string of comeback summer shows in London, according to

AllGood bosses reportedly met ...

Lionel Richie Confirms Commodores Reunion By The End Of The Year

May 19th, 2009 6:30pm EDT
Lionel Richie
The original line-up of Lionel Richie's soul supergroup The Commodores is to reunite before the end of the year, according to the "All Night Long" singer himself. Richie admits he's always being asked about reunion plans and rumors never seem to go away - and so he has decided to embrace the idea.

He says, "Before the end of the year, for sure, you'll hear a rumble. I think now might be the proper time (to do this)."

The group signed to Motown after finding acclaim as The Jackson 5's support act. Richie quit the band in the early 1980s and embarked on a very successful solo career...

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