Music

David Bowie Video Temporarily Removed from YouTube

David Bowie Video Temporarily Removed from YouTube. David Bowie’s most recent video, which stars Gary Oldman and Marion Cotillard, was for the moment pulled from YouTube over its graphic content. The Next Day features important religious imagery, counting Cotillard bleeding from stigmata marks. YouTube admitted making the “wrong call” in eliminating the video, and restored it with an adult content …

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Michael Jackson’s Autopsy

Michael Jackson’s Autopsy. Jurors hearing the Michael Jackson unlawful death trial got a bleak look at the dead pop icon after a lawyer showed them an autopsy photo. Jackson’s unclothed corpse lying on a coroner’s table looked nothing like the world’s most well-known entertainer. The doctor who conducted Jackson’s autopsy will return to the witness stand Wednesday. On Tuesday, jurors are …

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Heavy Metal Singer Arrested for Murder plot

Heavy Metal Singer Arrested for Murder plot. The singer of Grammy-nominated US heavy metal band As I Lay Dying has been arrested on doubt of attempting to plot the murder of his separated wife. Police in California said Tim Lambesis, 32, had tried to hire an undercover detective to kill his wife Meggan. “The information came to us late last week. …

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Demi Lovato Unveils ‘Demi’ Album

Demi Lovato Unveils ‘Demi’ Album. Demi Lovato’s fourth studio album, Demi, doesn’t hit stores until next Tuesday, May 14, but the pop singer is at present unveiling the new full-length in its total through a time-themed Twitter campaign in which fans can “unlock” new songs by making them trending topics. On Monday afternoon, Lovato asked her 13.7 million Twitter followers, “Who wants to …

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Abba Museum to Open

Abba Museum to Open. The first everlasting museum dedicated to Swedish pop group Abba is to open its doors in Stockholm later. Backed by former member Bjorn Ulvaeus, the museum features some of the band’s glitzy stage costumes, instruments and other mementos. Visitors will also be able to sing Abba songs beside life-size holograms of the group. However Ulvaeus scotched rumours …

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Justin Bieber and Usher Sued for Copyright

Justin Bieber and Usher Sued for Copyright. Justin Bieber is being sued in America for copyright breach. R&B singer Devin Copeland, known professionally as De Rico, and songwriter Mareio Overton have filed a lawsuit in Virginia asserting that they came up with the song Somebody to Love. The lawsuit also accuses the singer’s mentor, Usher, of giving the song to the …

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Lauryn Hill Jailed

Lauryn Hill Jailed. Singer Lauryn Hill has been sentenced in the US state of New Jersey to three months in jail for tax avoidance. The Grammy-winning singer, 37, also faces three months of home imprisonment, after pleading guilty last year. Hill failed to pay taxes on about $1.8m (£1.2m) of earnings between 2005-07. In a statement to the judge, Hill said …

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Slayer Guitarist Dies at 49

Slayer Guitarist Dies at 49. Metal guitarist Jeff Hanneman, founding member of rock band Slayer, has died at the age of 49. A statement on the band’s Facebook page said Hanneman died of liver breakdown in California on Thursday. Since 2011, Hanneman had been suffering from necrotising fasciitis, a flesh-eating disease that he is believed to have contracted from a spider bite. …

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Kinky Boots and Matilda Tony Awards

Kinky Boots and Matilda Tony Awards. Musical adaptations of 2005 British film Kinky Boots and Roald Dahl’s children’s book Matilda lead the nominations at the 2013 Tony awards. Kinky Boots, about a shoe factory that finds new opening making fetish footwear, has received 13 nods, including one for Cyndi Lauper’s original score. Tim Minchin is also nominated, for his Matilda …

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Singer George Jones No More

Singer George Jones No More. US country singer George Jones, who had a string of number one songs between the 1950s and 1990s, has died aged 81. Jones publicist, Kirt Webster, said the Grammy-winning singer was admitted to hospital for fever and uneven blood pressure and died on Friday. Nicknamed Possum, his mark song was He Stopped Loving Her Today, …

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