Archive for December 16th, 2011

Britney Spears Engaged to Jason Trawick

December 16th, 2011
Britney Spears is engaged to marry her boyfriend Jason Trawick According to Us Weekly's sources Trawick proposed to the pop star last night on his 40th birthday "This is something they've both wanted for a long time" the source told Us "It's a way to cement their family They're both extremely...

The Beach Boys Confirm 50-Show Reunion Tour

December 16th, 2011
After months of rumors the Beach Boys have finally announced details of their 50th anniversary reunion tour Brian Wilson Mike Love Al Jardine Bruce Johnston and David Marks will all participate and 50 dates are planned with the tour kickoff at New Orleans Jazz Fest in late April "This anniversary...

‘X Factor’ Recap: Marcus Canty Bites the Dust

December 16th, 2011
The inmates are running the asylum Simon Cowell and the gang were stripped of their magical decision-making powers last night and forced to watch as America decided which contestants moved on to the finale There were no Save Me songs no showdowns no judges dodging their duties and throwing it...

Tour Alert: Drake Launches Club Paradise Tour in 2012

December 16th, 2011
DrakeDrake "might be too strung out on confidence" but don't worry he still plans to launch a massive tour in 2012 The Club Paradise Tour in support of this past fall's critically and commercially acclaimed Take Care kicks off in Miami at the Bank United Center whipping through the US...

Exclusive Stream: Becky and John’s Optimistic ‘I’ll Be There If You Ever Want’

December 16th, 2011
Click to listen to Becky and John's 'I'll Be There If You Ever Want' Becky Stark of Lavender Diamond and actor John C Reilly who perform as Becky and John have released their latest single "I'll Be There If You Ever Want" on Jack White's Third Man Records Becky says that she...

Gil Scott-Heron Memoir Set for January Release

December 16th, 2011
A memoir by Gil Scott-Heron the influential soul-jazz and spoken-word songwriter who recorded "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" will be published on Martin Luther King Jr Day in January 2012 The timing and title for the book The Last Holiday refer to Scott-Heron's involvement with the civil rights struggle...

Country Singer Billie Jo Spears Dies

December 16th, 2011
Billie Jo Spears who had a Number One country hit in 1975 with "Blanket on the Ground" died Wednesday in her native Texas after a battle with cancer She was 74 The singer whose popularity in the United Kingdom earned her the title of "Queen Mother of Country Music" got her...

Phil Spector Requests Appeal From U.S. Supreme Court

December 16th, 2011
Phil Spector's lawyers have asked the US Supreme Court to review his murder conviction arguing that his constitutional rights were violated by the trial judge According to attorney Dennis Riordan Superior Court Judge Larry Paul Fidler became a witness for the prosecution by offering his opinion on an expert's testimony...