The mother of late pop icon Michael Jackson on Monday again threw her support behind a tribute concert scheduled to take place in Britain in October, despite criticism from two of her other sons.
Pop diva Christina Aguilera, Motown legend Smokey Robinson and singer-songwriter Cee Lo Green have confirmed they will perform at the massive concert set for October 8 at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium, organizers say.Full Story
Tara Reid is a married woman.
The 35-year-old actress announced on Twitter that she was wed over the weekend.Full Story
Christmas is getting a makeover — Lady Gaga style: The singer and her team are going to reinterpret Santa's workshop and put it on display at Barneys.
She'll get an entire floor and take over the coveted windows starting in mid-November at the retailer's flagship Madison Avenue store, Mark Lee, Barneys CEO, announced Monday. There will also be a collection of Gaga's Workshop gift items that will raise money for a charity of her choice.Full Story
With 16 Grammys, millions of records sold, several defining hits and a superstar husband, Beyonce has nothing to prove.
But sometimes, even queens need to show what it means to be royalty. And on Sunday night, Beyonce arrived at the Roseland Ballroom to give fans and critics alike a reminder that she remains the head diva in the music world. She made her case to a select group of fans one rump-shaking move at a time.Full Story
Everyone here knows that the July 14 Bridge, a convenient route to the U.S. Embassy and government offices in Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, marks a 1958 coup when Iraq's last king was murdered. But not many know that King Faisal II lives on in the classic "Tintin" comic books.
This includes his own cousin, the man who would be king in the unlikely event that the Iraqi monarchies were restored.Full Story
Thousands of Catholic pilgrims descended on Madrid Monday for a spectacular youth festival expected to draw more than million people for cultural events and an open-air mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI.
The World Youth Day festival, which lasts from Tuesday to Sunday, has drawn criticism over the costs of welcoming the head of the Roman Catholic Church as Spain battles an economic crisis.Full Story
Bollywood stars turned out in force on Monday to pay their respects to actor Shammi Kapoor, the heart-throb actor of the 1950s and 1960s who died at the weekend.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, a family friend, helped carry Kapoor's flower-covered body from his home in the upmarket Malabar Hill area of south Mumbai to a waiting ambulance for the short trip to a nearby crematorium.Full Story
Elvis Presley fans love an anniversary.
Every year, thousands of Elvis devotees flock to Memphis to remember the singer's death on Aug. 16, 1977. The main event of "Elvis Week" is the solemn candlelight vigil at Graceland, his longtime home, at midnight Tuesday.Full Story
Did Butch Cassidy, the notorious Old West outlaw who most historians believe perished in a 1908 shootout in Bolivia, actually survive that battle and live to old age, peacefully and anonymously, in Washington state? And did he pen an autobiography detailing his exploits while cleverly casting the book as biography under another name?
A rare books collector says he has obtained a manuscript with new evidence that may give credence to that theory. The 200-page manuscript, "Bandit Invincible: The Story of Butch Cassidy," which dates to 1934, is twice as long as a previously known but unpublished novella of the same title by William T. Phillips, a machinist who died in Spokane in 1937.Full Story
Paris Hilton is suffering a new bout of cellphone drama. The heiress-turned-TV star reportedly lost two mobile devices on a flight to the Philippines for a visit to promote a hotel resort.
Television footage showed Hilton combing through a bag looking upset while she was surrounded by airline staff at the Manila airport late Sunday after arriving from Dubai.Full Story