Flamboyant pop star Mika has been approached to compose a song for the U.K. to be performed in 2011 Eurovision Song Contest. U.K. competitor Josh Dubovie was left red-faced after placing last in the annual contest in May this year with a song written by record producer Pete Waterman.
R&B singer Mashonda demanded a meeting with Swizz Beatz's new girlfriend Alicia Keys in March - in a bid to put aside their differences for the sake of her son with the producer. Mashonda split from the hip-hop star, father of her three-year-old son Kasseem, Jr., in 2008 and filed for divorce in February the following year.
Irish singer Ronan Keating has broken his silence to thank fans for their support after his marriage was rocked by affair allegations. The Boyzone star announced his separation from his wife of 12 years, Yvonne, in May and was subsequently hit by rumors he'd enjoyed a fling with a dancer on his tour last year.
Drew Barrymore's representative has dismissed reports the actress has a new man in her life after moving on from on/off boyfriend Justin Long. The "Charlie's Angels" star, 35, has been spotted out on a number of dates with TV executive Cort Cass, prompting speculation the pair is dating.
U.S. soccer stud Landon Donovan is not fathering a love child. At 2010 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, on Wednesday, July 14, Landon confirmed to E! Online, "I actually wasn't sure I was going to be asked but I know now that I will not be a dad any time soon, which is good news for me. You just broke the story."
Drake's debut album "Thank Me Later" is still burning the chart but the Canadian rapper doesn't slow down his move. A month after dropping the record, the "Best I Ever Had" hitmaker already returned to studio to work on another studio project.
British singer Cheryl Cole is making quick progress in her fight against malaria - she's due to return home within days, according to music mogul Simon Cowell. The Girls Aloud beauty has been hospitalized in the U.K. since she was diagnosed with the mosquito-borne illness earlier this month.
It seems that Disney and Pixar are still reluctant to end "Toy Story" with the third film. Despite speculation that the hit animated film series will meet its final chapter in "Toy Story 3", it has been reported that Tim Allen has signed on for "Toy Story 4".
Lindsay Lohan has reportedly hired top Hollywood lawyer Robert Saphiro to help her avoid prison on Tuesday, July 20. The "Mean Girls" star's new legal counsel is experienced criminal defense attorney Shapiro, who successfully defended actor O.J. Simpson at his 1994 murder trial.
Taylor Lautner might not be on the market again. Life & Style recently reported that the Jacob Black of "Twilight" movie series is back together with his old flame, a high school sweetheart Sarah Hicks.
HBO has just released the synopsis for the August run of its vampire series "True Blood". As usual, elaborate in describing what happen to each of the characters, the episodic synopsis is considerably full of spoilers for those who prefer to be surprised.
After making cameos in other artists' music videos, Bruno Mars finally appears in his own clip. Directed by Nick Bilardello and Cameron Duddy to support his single "The Other Side", the video was filmed in Los Angeles when he was in town to do a photoshoot.
"Mad Men" star Crista Flanagan has become the latest TV star to bare all for Playboy magazine. The actress, who plays secretary Lois Sadler on the hit show, has peeled off for a spread in the August issue of the men's magazine.
Eighties pop star Howard Jones has penned a tribute to drummer pal Kevin Wilkinson, 10 years after the session musician hanged himself. The "New Song" singer, who had worked exclusively with Wilkinson, admits he was still struggling to come to terms with his death and decided to sit down with mutual friends and write about his feelings.
Sting composed Cold War ballad "Russians" after checking out Soviet kids' TV via an illegal satellite feed. The 58-year-old rocker grew up in the shadow of the conflict between Russia and the West, but realized the Soviets were just like Brits and Americans after checking out what their kids watched.
Teenage actress/rocker Taylor Momsen has been unveiled as the face of the new fashion line designed by Madonna and her daughter Lourdes. The "Gossip Girl" star, 16, is the first spokesmodel for Material Girl, a juniors range the pop superstar has created with 13-year-old Lourdes.
Marilyn Monroe wants Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to buy the home she died in, according to the celebrity psychic who still keeps in touch with his former client from beyond the grave. The tragic movie icon's Brentwood, Los Angeles home is on the market for $3.6 million and Kenny Kingston reveals Monroe would like Pitt and Jolie to move in.
Mark Ruffalo could be seen joining "The Avengers" as a green giant. He has been widely reported to be a candidate to portray The Hulk in the upcoming Marvel movie, but he is not that close to snatch the role.
Hollywood heartthrob Zac Efron has revealed his secret to going out undercover - the actor grows out his mustache. The 22-year-old hunk rarely goes out unnoticed, and admits it's hard to dodge his "High School Musical" superfans.
Casey Affleck's quirky documentary about brother-in-law Joaquin Phoenix's bid to become a hip-hop star has been picked up by bosses at Magnolia Pictures. The film, "I'm Still Here: The Lost Year of Joaquin Phoenix", will be released in America on September 10.
A sexual harassment lawsuit against Steven Seagal has been dismissed. Ex-model Kayden Nguyen filed a $1 million lawsuit against the "Under Siege" actor, accusing him of using her "like a sex toy" and claiming he expected her to pleasure him sexually after she was hired as his assistant.
Jesse James has told a court how his ongoing custody battle with ex-wife Janine Lindemulder is affecting their daughter, insisting the six year old is "acting out" and struggling to sleep. The TV personality took to the stand in an Orange County, California courtroom on Tuesday, July 13, testifying that his custody trial with Lindemulder is taking its toll on their little girl Sunny.
Following a previously-released teaser, Ne-Yo fully unveils two music videos for his singles "Beautiful Monster" and "Champagne Life". Making their way out on BET, both of the clips were filmed back to back and are directed by Wayne Isham with the scripts written by Ne-Yo himself.
The "Supernatural" panel at the San Diego Comic Con International this year has just gone a notch more interesting. The horror series' two leading men are confirmed attending the panel which is scheduled to take place on the last day of the convention, Sunday, July 25 at Ballroom 20 starting 11:15 A.M.
Rocker Josh Homme is bringing two of his groups together for a benefit to raise cash and help band mate Brian O'Connor fund his ongoing cancer treatment. Queens of the Stone Age and the Eagles of Death Metal will hit the stage together at Los Angeles' Club Nokia next month, on August 12 to be exact, for the show.
Madonna has been forced to halt the construction of a fence on her horse farm in New York after receiving a cease-and-desist notice from county officials who own the development rights to her land. The Material Girl moved back to her native U.S. from London following her split from her ex-husband, British filmmaker Guy Ritchie, in 2008.
Actress Melissa Gilbert suffered for her art on tour with the "Little House of the Prairie" musical - she performed with a broken back. The red head, who was a child star of the beloved TV series, hit the stage as her old character's mother for the hit production and now reveals she was in agony for much of the tour.
Kelsey Grammer has filed court papers asking a judge to ensure his estranged wife cannot lay claim to his profits from hit TV show "Frasier", because he has sole financial interest in the series. The actor wed Camille Donatacci in 1997 but the former Playboy model filed for divorce earlier this July, citing "irreconcilable differences".
Mel Gibson's ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva has turned to Los Angeles police for help after receiving a number of threatening phone calls on Tuesday, July 13. The Russian singer was subjected to multiple menacing calls, including one that "could be interpreted as a death threat", according to TMZ.com.
Roman Polanski will return to work on a big-screen adaptation of hit French play "God of Carnage" in his first job since he was released from house arrest in Switzerland. The "Rosemary's Baby" filmmaker regained his freedom on Monday, July 12 after Swiss officials turned down U.S. prosecutors' request to extradite him to be punished for a 33-year-old child sex case.
Soulja Boy has a number of women accompanying him in a music video for his single "Digital". One of them declares her love for the rapper by writing his name on the mirror and kissing it. Directed by Alex Nazari, the newly-debuted video features some male pals of the young MC as well in addition to the fine ladies.
The first announced guest stars on "Chuck" season 4 have been revealed. Action star Dolph Lundgren who is known for his villainous role in "Rocky" will be another bad guy in the NBC series. "It's true. Dolph [will] try and 'break' Chuck in Season 4 premiere," co-creator Josh Schwartz confirmed on Twitter.
Sean Kingston has joined a rank of celebrities who have been caught in scandal after two women accused the "Beautiful Girls" singer of sexual assault. According to TMZ, the incident occurred at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Seattle on Sunday night, July 11.
Christina Aguilera's music video for one of her "Bionic" singles "You Lost Me" has been teased through several new pictures. Coming out on heels of behind-the-scene footage which was unleashed last week, the images all capture individual look at the 29-year-old.
As soon as the sun came out, the cast and crew of "Gossip Girl" commenced the filming of season 4 in New York City Wednesday, July 14 afternoon. They had braved the weather that day and had to wait a couple of hours for the rain to stop so they could film in the Upper East Side.
Not only athletes but also Hollywood celebrities and other media personalities arrived at 2010 Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly (ESPY) Awards at Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, on Wednesday, July 14. The stars showed up at the gala include Zac Efron, Erin Andrews and Cheryl Burke.
Principal photography for "Fast Five" has been kicked off in Puerto Rico and a video from behind the scenes of the production has emerged. While it is not clear what scene that is filmed, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker as well as Tyrese Gibson are seen joining the production. Additionally several men wearing black masks are featured in the video.
Kid Cudi, Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij and Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino have a big head, literally. In a newly-premiered music video for single "All Summer", they are seen wearing a massive paper-mache masks of their own heads and enjoying a warm summer day by jamming in their apartment.
Eighties pop rivals Debbie Gibson and Tifanny will experience a blast from the past when they begin filming new movie "Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid" - former Monkees star Micky Dolenz has been added to the cast.
Angelina Jolie will grace San Diego Comic Con 2010. Following speculation of whether or not she will be part of "Salt" panel, The Hollywood Reporter has obtained confirmation that the actress will indeed join the convention on Thursday, July 22 at 1:00 P.M.
Three big musical acts, Alicia Keys, Jay-Z and Sade, are booked for a good cause. They are tapped to perform at the annual Black Ball charity concert at New York's Hammerstein Ball on September 30. This gig is organized by Alicia's Keep a Child Alive organization.
Contrary to swirling reports, newlyweds Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, who exchanged vows in a small ceremony in early July, are not expecting a baby. The 36-year-old actress' rep confirmed to E! Online that the baby news are not true.
Lindsay Lohan's mum has made a last-ditch attempt to reduce her daughter's imminent jail time by revealing she fears for the actress' life behind bars. Dina Lohan insists her daughter's claustrophobia could become a big issue the longer she is jailed.
"Ferris Bueller's Day Off" star Jeffrey Jones will have to wait another month to answer allegations he failed to re-register as a sex offender - the case has been continued until August 18. The actor was arrested in 2003 after he was caught in possession of child pornography and for employing a 14-year-old boy to pose for inappropriate images.
Whoopi Goldberg has gone on the attack after she was criticized for defending Mel Gibson as a racist, chastising her detractors for expressing their complaints in angry calls to her office secretary. The "Ghost" star sparked controversy on her U.S. talk show "The View" on Monday, July 12 when she insisted Gibson was no racist, despite allegedly using the offensive 'N' word in an expletive-laden, recorded argument with his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva.
Donald Trump goes economically aware in the coming season of "The Apprentice" that he has returned to the non-celebrity edition. In the first promo of the reality series, the business tycoon introduces a set of people who lost their jobs during recession, giving them a second chance to rebuild their life and pride.
British singer Lee Ryan is celebrating after an online fan petition convinced record label bosses to release his upcoming album. The former Blue star revealed earlier this week that executives at Geffen had decided not to release "Confessions" in October, due to poor single sales.
Rocker Bret Michaels has dismissed rumor that he proposed to his on/off girlfriend of 16 years, Kristi Lynn Gibson. During his appearance on CBS' "The Early Show" on Wednesday morning, July 14, the Poison star confirmed, "No. We are not engaged yet."
Ryan Reynolds may portray a superhero but it does not mean he cannot be harmed. On Monday, July 12, the lead actor was injured on the set of "Green Lantern" in New Orleans, where he reportedly has a separated shoulder and was "in lots of pain." He was said "keeping ice on it."
Korn star Jonathan Davis wanted to kill himself while recording the band's latest album - because producer Ross Robinson drove him to the brink of madness. The rockers teamed up with Robinson, who worked on their first two albums, to record "Korn III : Remember Who You Are".
Robert Pattinson's fans came to his rescue on the set of "Water for Elephants" - they forced the paparazzi to stop snapping the star as he shot dangerous scenes with Reese Witherspoon. The Brit plays a circus worker in the new movie, and found himself filming with a variety of animals throughout the shoot.
The release of Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Biel's new movie "Nailed" has been thrown into doubt after the director quit the film just before scheduled re-shoots were due to take place. David O. Russell has walked away from the troubled project, about a woman who fights for better health care in the U.S. after getting shot in the head.
In the second season of "Shaq vs", Shaquille O'Neal will take the focus off athletic challenges, that is by joining Justin Bieber in a dance showdown and competing with Rachael Ray in the kitchen. The reality series follows the basketball star trying new things which would challenge him personally.
John Lydon is "astounded" he hasn't been flooded with offers to perform at summer music festivals - insisting his band Public Image Ltd. is much more entertaining than U2. The outspoken punk star regrouped PiL last year for a string of dates in the U.K. in December, and they kicked off a 24-date American tour in April this year.
Kelly Osbourne has called off her 2-year relationship with fiance model Luke Worrall. The romance fell apart after the daughter of rock singer Ozzy Osbourne reportedly discovered that Luke had been cheating on her.
Muse star Chris Wolstenholme was wary of allowing the band to be linked to the "Twilight" movie franchise - because he thought it may be uncool. The group's hit song "Supermassive Black Hole" was featured in the first 2008 movie, and they also contributed tunes to last year's "The Twilight Saga's New Moon" as well as the current installment, "The Twilight Saga's Eclipse".
Members of a Michael Jackson fan club have reached out to officials at the star's resting place in California, offering to clean up the King of Pop's vandalized tomb. Bosses at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale, California, where the singer was interred following his death last year, were left fuming recently after discovering Jackson's memorial has been defaced with permanent ink tributes.
Miley Cyrus' brother Trace Cyrus is at war with his former Metro Station bandmates - they've filed a lawsuit against the star after he announced the group's split without their permission. The 21 year old, who is president of their company Metrostation, Inc, announced in March that the band had parted ways.
Warner Bros. Pictures has, through Yahoo! Movies, released the first trailer for "Due Date" featuring Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis on the lead. It follows Downey Jr.'s Peter Highman, an expectant first-time father who hurries to catch a flight home from Atlanta as his wife's due date is a mere five days away.
Veteran British actor Stephen Fry has split from his longterm lover and moved into a rented apartment, according to a report. The funnyman has been dating Daniel Cohen for 14 years and the pair shared a home in West Hampstead, north London together.
Tiger Woods' bid to end a paternity scandal is in doubt - the man alleged to have fathered a porn star's child insists he never took a DNA test. Lawyers for the shamed sports star filed papers earlier this month to dismiss Devon James' claims that Woods is the dad of her nine-year-old son, Austin.
Filming on "NCIS: Los Angeles" was interrupted by real cops on Tuesday, July 13 after a man carrying a replica lightsaber infiltrated the set and screamed at cast members. Stars, including rapper LL Cool J, were shooting scenes for the hit U.S. show in Venice, California when an unidentified man swooped on the makeshift set with the weapon and began shouting at the cast and crew.
As if "Community" is not funny enough, the producers have brought in Betty White to up the ante. The 88-year-old actress is coming to the NBC sitcom this coming season as an anthropology professor named June Bauer who is highly-esteemed, but is questionable in terms of sanity.
Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has released a statement on her daughter Bristol Palin's shocking engagement announcement with her ex-fiance Levi Johnston. Although Levi had publicly told lies about the Palins and the two parties engaged in a custody battle, the Palins hope the best for their daughter Bristol.
A second official photo from "Thor" has been released, bringing more characters from the movie. Putting Anthony Hopkins' Odin at the front row, the picture also gives the first look at Tom Hiddleston as Loki. Meanwhile, Chris Hemsworth's Thor who has been unveiled before is captured holding his iconic hammer Mjolnir in this new still.
Eminem still stays at the No. 1 position on Billboard Hot 200 with his latest effort "Recovery" this week. This makes the album the first set to lead the chart for three consecutive weeks since Sade did so with "Soldier of Love" back in March this year.