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Coldplay Slip Pass Lil Wayne on Billboard Hot 100

June 20, 2008 02:42:17 GMT


Just as it was predicted, English rockers Coldplay are set to start their domination on the U.S. charts as it has officially been announced that the band managed to score their first no 1 single in the U.S. chart. The rock act take their second single and album title track "Viva la Vida" to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 this week replacing the reigning chart topper Lil Wayne's "Lollipop".

The rockers' success in topping the Billboard singles chart this week, make them the first British musician to do it since the Spice Girls with their song "Wannabe" in 1997. Beside having their single topping the U.S. chart, the band's latest LP has also been predicted to top next week's albums chart as its sale has already reached the 300,000 mark on its first day.
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International Teaser Trailer of 'Burn After Reading' Hits

June 20, 2008 02:35:33 GMT


After releasing "Burn After Reading" red band trailer in late May, Focus Features follow it up with an international teaser trailer. Unlike the red band trailer, the new sneak peek into the newest Coen brothers' dramedy doesn't provide viewers with any background story to the film, but it surely displays much more funny stuffs to be expected from it.

Almost one minute shorter than the restricted trailer, the video footage displays fast cuts of the dark comedy movie exposing its five main characters in tickling situations. Opened up with George Clooney as he is suggested to be doing some welding work, the compilation of clips quickly cuts off to the scene where Clooney rolls down on the floor to reach for a gun and shoots down a guy, the action that comes as a surprise to himself. Then, it moves on with footages of Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton and Brad Pitt. Many of the clips shown in the teaser have never seen before and it may force grins out from viewers.
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Jamie Lynn Spears Gave Birth to a Baby Girl


June 20, 2008 01:53:41 GMT


Another Spears successor is born. Jamie Lynn Spears, the younger sister of pop star Britney Spears, has given birth to a baby daughter on Thursday, June 19. The newborn baby, named Maddie Briann, is her first child with fiance Casey Aldridge.

Maddie was born Thursday at Mississippi Southwest Regional Medical Center in McComb, Mississippi. She weighed 7 lbs., 11 ounces.
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Jonas Brothers to Play on Top of a Bus in London

June 19, 2008 09:17:38 GMT


A unique and unusual act are about to be done by pop-rock band Jonas Brothers for the launch of their new album "A Little Bit Longer" in London. Celebrating the album's release, the band reportedly will stage a free gig on the roof top of one of the famous red buses in the city on June 27.

The band seem keen to give a special treat for their fans in England as it is the first time that their album is being dropped in U.K. The band have actually released three albums in U.S. including the new LP, but the two previous records didn't get an official launching in the Queen Elizabeth's country.
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'Iron Man' to Be First 2008 Movie to Pass 300 Million Dollars Mark

June 19, 2008 09:03:38 GMT


The excitement level on the "Iron Man" camp may perhaps be in its ultimate height. The first summer movie of 2008 is about to add another significant accomplishment to its name. On Thursday, June 19, the Marvel's comic books adaptation will become the first feature film of the year to cross the $300 million mark.

The forecast has been offered out since until Tuesday, June 17, the superhero film about the man in armor suit starred by Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard and Gwyneth Paltrow has pulled in approximately $299.3 million from the United States and Canada's market. If the film's recent daily grosses of about $680,000 is put into consideration, the calculation following suggested that it will bolt through the $300 million threshold on the predicted date.
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Poison Sued Label for Breach of Contract

June 19, 2008 08:43:25 GMT


Glam rock band Poison adds to the list of musicians that are having problems with their record label as they have just filled in a lawsuit for their company Capitol Records. According to the document posted by TMZ.com, the band alleged that the record company haven't pay enough amount of their royalties for years.

Not only that the band also claimed that the company have also shortchanged them over the contract deal that the band made in 2005 for the rocker's greatest hit album "The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock". On the lawsuit, which is filled at the Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, June 18, the band sued Capitol Records for breach of contract and also asking damages in excess worth $25, 000 .
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Nicole Richie Sells Engagement Dress

June 19, 2008 08:24:19 GMT


It appears that Nicole Richie is so over her broken engagement to former lover, DJ Adam Goldstein, now that she's with her baby's father Joel Madden. The celebrity socialite has put her designer engagement party gown on sale, it has been reported.

Nicole wore the vintage Halston dress to her engagement party to Goldstein. The gorgeous gold gown, which is estimated to worth more than $10,000, is being sold at the chic consignment store Fisch for The Hip in New York. Fashion experts have revealed their expectation that the piece will be sold for $3,000.
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Will Good Karma Take Side on 'Love Guru'?

June 19, 2008 08:12:16 GMT


Among the genius comics making a living in the movie industry, Mike Myers maybe considered to be one of the most successful comedians who has managed to deliver one blockbuster hit after another. Yet, like many other acclaimed actors, the Canadian funny man has experienced being loved as well as being gutted out by the movie critics throughout his acting career. With his latest comedy film "The Love Guru", Myers is trying to once again reach another box office success. But, it seems that this time, the good karma may not stay by his side.

Expecting a better Myers film for the follow-up to his other great movies, including "Wayne's World" and "Austin Powers", most of movie critics came out with harsh reviews on the new comedy. With only 2 out of 13 critics hailed it to be a fresh one, "Love Guru" looks like ought to be satisfied with the 15% rating given by Rotten Tomatoes. Stating his opinion about the star-studded movie, Variety's Brian Lowry noted that it "doesn't provide any grand insights about self-actualization" and worse it only offers "bathroom jokes, sixth-grade puns and silly songs". On the same degrading tone, another top critic Kirk Honeycutt of Hollywood Reporter slammed it with comment that "Not only does the film stumble badly from one skit to another, the skits themselves have too much dead air."
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Slipknot to Release 'All Hope Is Gone' in August


June 19, 2008 07:42:05 GMT


Nu metal band Slipknot are getting ready to drop their new album as the band have just revealed its title and release date. The rockers will name their new set "All Hope Is Gone" and it is being scheduled to hit the shelves on August 24 via Roadrunner.

Commenting about the new album the band's lead vocalist Corey Taylor said to Billboard.com, "We have made an album that will show the road behind, the road ahead, and where we are as men." Corey then also stated that the new record is "the best thing I've ever made. And I challenge anyone to prove me wrong."
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Leona Lewis and RHCP's Anthony Kiedis Crowned PETA's Sexiest Vegetarians

June 19, 2008 07:07:40 GMT


Giving up meat surely does the body good that they've been officially named Sexiest Vegetarians. British singer-songwriter Leona Lewis and Red Hot Chili Peppers lead singer Anthony Kiedis have both been crowned World's Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities of 2008 by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Lewis inclusion in the animal rights organization's annual list is her first time ever. To the largest animal rights group in the world, the pop songbird said "I am vegetarian so I don't have clothes, shoes or bags made from leather or suede or any animal products. ... I'm on a mission."
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Video Premiere: Pretty Ricky's 'Cuddle Up' Ft. Butta Creame


June 19, 2008 06:59:40 GMT


The new music video from R 'n' B group Pretty Ricky has just been premiered on June 18 on BET. The new clip, which was directed by Syndrome, was made to accompany the group's first single title "Cuddle Up".

Just like the song, on the video Pretty Ricky also tap new female group Butta Creame to feature on it. The clip, which seems to be shot in a warehouse lookalike set, starts with the girls group dropping from their jeep and start singing their part of the song.
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Hottest Bachelor Mario Lopez Naked for People's New Issue


June 19, 2008 06:40:29 GMT


Is currently single following a recent break up with his dancer girlfriend Karina Smirnoff, Mario Lopez has been chosen to top the No. 1 spot of People's annual list of Hottest Bachelors. Growing up from a fat baby to a famous hunk, the actor-author bests a roster of other Hollywood single men to earn the title.

In an interview with the magazine over his just-attached predicate, Lopez revealed "I looked like a sumo wrestler. My mom had to pull the fat folds apart when she bathed me!" He, furthermore, also talked about the girl of his dream, saying that even though he has a very full plate on his agenda, he indeed is still interested in dating.
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Coldplay to Rule U.S. Albums and Singles Chart

June 19, 2008 06:04:22 GMT


English band Coldplay are set to continue their new album success from U.K. to the U.S. as Billboard reported that "Viva la Vida"'s first day sale has already reached 316,000 copies. Moreover, a source told Billboard.com that the rockers new set's sale might get around 700,000 to 750, 000 on its first week.

Although it won't beat Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III" numbers, Coldplay's "Viva la Vida" seems set to top the Billboard Albums chart next week. If that happens it will reprise the success it had in U.K. as the new record has already been topping the albums chart there.
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A Widget for Vampire Drama 'Twilight'

June 19, 2008 05:12:48 GMT


To add more spice to the promotional works done for the upcoming vampire love story "Twilight", Summit Entertainment have presented fans with a special treatment. The production company of the movie adaptation from Stephenie Meyer's bestselling novel have put out a special widget to be grabbed freely by anyone.

Like many other widget made especially to promote a particular upcoming feature film, this embeddable device offers stills from the movie, the latest videos outed as well as detailed information about the film itself, the cast ensemble and links. What makes it somehow different though, it gives fans an opportunity to send an e-card with a custom message to others. This special tool can be obtained directly below or through "Twilight" official site.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Tori Spelling Mourns Dog's Death, Planning Small Memorial Service


June 19, 2008 04:49:05 GMT


Tori Spelling has just welcomed a new addition into her family, her newborn daughter. Yet she lost another one too. The actress and mother of two is mourning the death of her beloved pet dog Mimi LaRue, just a week after she gave birth to baby daughter Stella into the world.

The pooch, who set a trademark with her pink dresses both on the red carpet and on Tori's reality shows, "So noTORIous, Tori & Dean: Inn Love," and the new season of "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood," died from natural causes on Tuesday, June 17 at age 11. LaRue, according to Tori, had suffered from hip and neck problems for years. She died at the family's home, surrounded by Tori, hubby Dean McDermott, their son Liam and daughter Stella.
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