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Nicole Scherzinger Backs Britney For X Factor

Nicole Scherzinger has backed Britney Spears for the US 'X Factor' job. The pop princess has been tipped as one of the two new judges on the panel of the reality TV show, replacing Nicole...

Britney Spears Set To Sign $15 Million X Factor Deal

Britney Spears will become the highest-paid judge in reality television once she signs her $15 million deal with The X Factor Usa. Industry website TheWrap suggest Britney has been offered a contract that will see...

Britney Spears To Be Unveiled As X Factor Judge?

Britney Spears looks to be closing in on a deal to judge on US 'X Factor'. The 30-year-old singer is reportedly in the ''final stretch'' of talks with Simon Cowell about becoming a panellist on...

Jennifer Lopez Divorce: Marc Anthony Makes The First Move

Jennifer Lopez looked a picture of happiness as she rented out an entire beach in Los Angeles for her family and new beau Casper Smart over the weekend, though her husband Marc Anthony was preparing...

The Things They Say 24922

"For me right now I'm looking at marketing. Marketing or communications, something that could help me out with what I'm doing, something could help me with this industry but not necessarily be music because I'm...

A Slam Dunk Ratings Victory For Cbs

CBS's coverage of Kentucky's victory over Kansas in the NCAA basketball championship was watched by more than 20 million viewers, making it the highest-rated show of the week. and giving the network a slam-dunk victory...

Red Hot Chili Peppers To Headline Lollapalooza

The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys and Black Sabbath will headline this year's Lollapalooza festival.The trio will be joined at the three-day Chicago music event by a diverse range of acts which also...

Betty White Joins Twitter To Seduce Ryan Seacrest?

Betty White, the veteran comedic actress, has joined Twitter in order to promote her new show 'Betty White: Off Her Rocker', and to seduce a famous user of the micro-blogging website. White posted her first...

Britney Spears Nearing X Factor Deal

Britney Spears is close to signing a deal to appear on the US 'X Factor'.The 'Toxic' singer is said to be in the ''final stretch'' of negotiations with reality TV mogul Simon Cowell to become...

Max George & Keegan Call Off Engagement

The Wanted star Max George and his actress fiancee Michelle Keegan have called off their engagement - a week after the British pop hunk made his feelings for Jennifer Lopez known during an appearance on...

Chris Daughtry Sued For Allegedly Stealing Band-mates Material

Chris Daughtry has reacted indignantly to allegations made by former band mates of the ex-American Idol contestant that he has been using songs that they wrote for his subsequent solo career. Now 32, Daughtry entered...

Lambert To Join Queen Stars For Two London Shows

Queen stars Roger Taylor and Brian May have lined up two London dates with American Idol star Adam Lambert for fans who were hoping to see the new band live at the newly-cancelled Sonisphere Festival.The...

Ruben Studdard A Big Winner In Divorce

Former American Idol winner Ruben Studdard has lost nothing in his bitter divorce battle with ex-wife Surata thanks to an iron-clad prenuptial agreement.The singer filed for divorce in November (11), ending his three-year marriage, and...

Matt Lauer Is Staying On To Host 'Today'

Matt Lauer, the face of Nbc's popular 'Today' programme has announced his intention to stick with the show, despite numerous rumours surrounding his position on the show. The show is one of the few real...

Jason Derulo And Jordin Sparks Found Love In The Bahamas

Jason Derulo's relationship with Jordin Sparks ''hotted up'' when they went to the Bahamas together.The singers have been dating for seven months, and the 'Ridin' Solo' hitmaker - who is recovering from a fractured vertebra...

Carrie Underwood Won't Tour With Husband

Carrie Underwood does not take husband Mike Fisher on tour because she hates squeezing into a tour bus bed with him.The 29-year-old former 'American Idol' winner - who married the hockey player in July 2010...

Two Shows Tie For First Place In Ratings Again

For the second week in a row -- and the first time in memory -- the same two shows tied for first place in the Nielsen ratings. ABC's Dancing with the Stars and CBS's NCIS...

Carrie Underwood Rules Out X Factor Role

Carrie Underwood would never join the 'X Factor' panel because she is too loyal to 'American Idol'. The 'Good Girl' singer shot to fame on the US pop star search show and although she has...

Jennifer Lopez Blindfolds New Beau In 'Dance Again' Video

Jennifer Lopez blindfolds her shirtless toy-boy Casper Smart in the video for new single Dance Again. The musician was lampooned for her 2002 video for 'Jenny from the Block' which co-starred her then-boyfriend Ben Affleck...

Jennifer Lopez's Boyfriend Gets Tattoo Tribute

Jennifer Lopez's boyfriend has had an intimate tattoo in her honour.Casper Smart, 24, has reportedly had the 'American Idol' judge's named etched onto his body in an area described as ''somewhere below the belt'' and...

Nicki Minaj To Join American Idol Judges?

A feud appears to be brewing between Nicki Minaj and Jennifer Lopez after the Super Bass pop star announced a bid to join the American Idol judging panel on TV on Thursday night (29Mar12)Minaj performed...

Aiken Criticises Rihanna's Singing

Clay Aiken has suggested pop sensation Rihanna would struggle on U.S. TV talent show American Idol because her singing isn't strong enough.The former American Idol contestant was asked which current chart star would fail to...

Ryan Seacrest Undergoes Elbow Surgery

American Idol presenter Ryan Seacrest underwent surgery on Wednesday (28Mar12) to treat a torn tendon in his elbow.The media personality took time out of his hectic schedule for the outpatient procedure and he revealed all...

Ryan Seacrest Has Elbow Operation

Ryan Seacrest has undergone elbow surgery.The 'American Idol' host underwent a ''procedure'' after filming the show yesterday (28.03.12) as he needed treatment to remove scar tissue from an old tendon injury.He revealed on twitter: ''I...

Sonisphere Festival Cancelled, Queen Available For Bookings

The organisers of the UK Sonisphere Festival have confirmed that this year's event has been cancelled. The festival had been due to take place between July 6-8 at Knebworth Park, with headliners Queen (with Adam...

Aerosmith To Bring 'A Little Of 1975 Back' On New Album

Aerosmith have promised to bring a ''little of 1975 back'' on their forthcoming album. Frontman Steven Tyler revealed the 'I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing' hitmakers have been working on completing their first piece of...

Heejun Han Has The American Idol Judges On Their Feet

Heejun Han has come under criticism for being the joker of American Idol with the judges not convinced that he's taking himself or the show seriously enough. Perfect timing then for him to completely catch...

Ncis Beats Out Talent Contests

CBS's NCIS was back on top of the Nielsen ratings chart again last week, beating out such formidable competitors as ABC's Dancing with the Stars, Fox's American Idol and NBC's The Voice . Its margin...

Erika Van Pelt: No Regret Over Hair Change Despite 'Idol' Exit

Erika Van Pelt has defiantly told MTV News that she has no regrets over the change of hairstyle that might possibly have been one of the reasons she exited American Idol this week. The 26...

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Art Garfunkel On Paul Simon: "I Created A Monster"

Art Garfunkel, one half of legendary hitmakers Simon & Garfunkel, has made some scathing...

David Lynch to Direct All 18 Episodes of 'Twin Peaks' Reboot

Great news everyone: David Lynch is back at the helm of Showtime's Twin Peaks...

Chris Pratt Apologizes in Advance for 'Jurassic Park' Interviews

Chris Pratt has apologized in advance for his upcoming Jurassic World press tour...

Dave Grohl Dedicates THREE Songs To Taylor Swift At Radio 1's Big Weekend

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend witnessed an event that will probably never be seen again...

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U2 Claim They Feared Their Entire World Tour Might Have Been Over After The Edge's Stage Tumble

U2 feared that their current world tour might have been over on the first night after The Edge fell...

Katy Perry Says She Hasn't Spoken To Russell Brand Since Their Divorce

Katy Perry has made a rare public reflection on her split from ex-husband Russell Brand...

Snoop Dogg Has "No Regrets" Over Misogynist Lyrics

Snoop Dogg has defended himself against accusations of sexism in his lyrics...

Jon Hamm On What Happened to Don Draper

Jon Hamm, who starred as troubled creative director Don Draper in AMC's signature drama...

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