POP STAR

  • Pop star-turned-preacher booked for blasphemy in Pakistan December 3, 2014

    Islamabad: A pop singer-turned-preacher in Pakistan has been booked under the country's controversial blasphemy law for alleged profanity against one of the Prophet Mohammed's wives. Junaid Jamshed, reportedly committed blasphemy in a video which went viral on social networking sites, creating anger among the conservative Muslims. Mobin Qadri of rightwing...
  • Pop legend Michael Jackson tops Forbes list of highest-earning dead celebrities October 16, 2014

    New York: Five years after his death, singer Michael Jackson is generating a fortune and is the top-earning dead celebrity, raking in an estimated $140 million in the past year for his estate, Forbes said on Wednesday. He earned more than twice as much as singer Elvis Presley, who died in...
  • Olly Murs beats Bruno Mars and Rihanna, named most played pop star of 2013 June 4, 2014

    London: Singer Olly Murs has been named the most played pop star of 2013. The former 'X Factor' runner up saw off competition from the likes of Bruno Mars, Pink, Rihanna and Katy Perry to top the chart, compiled by music royalty body Phonographic Performance Ltd, reported Daily Mirror. The...
  • Justin Bieber praises his mother for her inner strength September 15, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop star Justin Bieber thinks his single mother Pattie Mallette's inner strength makes her the most beautiful woman he knows. The 19-year-old has paid tribute to his mother Mallette, who raised the singer with the help of her mother and stepfather after splitting from his father Jeremy Bieber, reports...
  • I can't wait to have a beautiful wife and little kids: Justin Bieber August 23, 2013

    London: Teen pop star Justin Bieber can't wait to get married but insists he is not forcing things along and is waiting for fate to take control. The 19-year-old singer, who is known for his on/off relationship with Selena Gomez, admits his main priority in the future is to settle...
  • Lady Gaga comes in support of the LGBT community in Russia August 6, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop star Lady Gaga has extended her support to the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community of Russia. The 27yearold took to Twitter to share her views on the country's stance towards the LGBT community, reports eonline.com. "Sending bravery to LGBTs in Russia. The rise in government abuse is archaic....
  • Beyonce Knowles: I would love to have sex at The Louvre July 13, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop star Beyonce Knowles says she wants to make love at locations like The Louvre or under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. "I would love to have sex at The Louvre, or under the Arc de Triomphe, Paris is a beautiful, sexy city," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Knowles as saying. The...
  • No Bollywood for Britney Spears at the moment January 1, 2013

    Los Angeles: Britney Spears has not signed up for any song in a Bollywood movie, the international pop star's spokesperson says. As per recent media reports, the 31yearold had signed up to perform a songanddance routine in a new Hindi production. However, Spears' spokesperson insists the singer has not agreed to...
  • Britney Spears hooked on drugs in 2007 October 24, 2012

    Los Angeles: Pop star Britney Spears' former confidante encouraged her to kick her drug habit five years ago, and brought drugsniffing dogs to her Malibu home and flushed a bag of white powder down the toilet, he testified Tuesday. "She had wanted to get clean, but she was struggling with it,"...
  • Enrique electrifies fans in performance in capital October 20, 2012

    Gurgaon: Spanish pop sensation Enrique Iglesias tonight took his fans on a roller coaster ride with his hourlong performance, as he belted out his hits like 'Hero', 'Baby you like it' and 'Bailamos'. Though the singer kept his fans waiting for more than two hours, the audience did not seem...
  • No man asks me out: Rihanna October 17, 2012

    London: R&B star Rihanna says she is waiting for a man who is brave enough to deal with her. The 24yearold, who recently said she hasn't been on a date in two years, says no guy asks her out anymore, reported Sun Online. "No one asks. Trust me on that....
  • Faridabad: UK dancer sheds clothes during event October 6, 2012

    Faridabad: A hotel manager was on Saturday suspended by Haryana Tourism Department and a complaint filed against the organisers of an event in Faridabad after a British performer shed her clothes while dancing, baring her upper body. The incident occurred on Friday at Rajhans hotel in Surajkund during the International Tattoo...
  • Unseen MJ film valued at $68 mln goes unsold November 27, 2011

    London: Previously unseen footage of Michael Jackson's 1993 'Dangerous' tour, which had been expected to fetch 45 million pounds ($6.27.8 million) failed to sell at auction in Britain on Saturday. "At this stage it has not sold," said a spokesman for The Fame Bureau auctioneers, who specialise in pop memorabilia....
  • Michael Jackson's doctor found guilty of manslaughter November 8, 2011

    Dr Conrad Murray, who administered a powerful surgical anaesthetic to Michael Jackson has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. ...
  • Jackson death investigator grilled by defence October 7, 2011

    Los Angeles: The defence attorney for the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death is calling into question a coroner investigator's notes and recollections of items found in the singer's bedroom after he died. Elissa Fleak denied defence attorney Ed Chernoff's contention on Thursday that she had made a number of mistakes...
  • Two years on MJ's death still a mystery June 25, 2011

    It's been two years since Michael Jackson's death and there's still no clarity on how he died. Several conspiracy theories have been doing the rounds. ...
  • MJ doc in defence may say singer killed self December 30, 2010

    Los Angeles: Lawyers for the doctor charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson could claim the pop star killed himself when a hearing begins next week, a prosecutor said on Wednesday. In a court session to discuss evidence in the case against Dr Conrad Murray, Los Angeles Deputy...
  • Exclusive: Michael Jackson's Hold My Hand December 9, 2010

    It is said to be one of Michael Jackson's last few recordings. The King of Pop's track Hold My Hand music video, a duet with Akon, has been released. ...
  • Sneak peek of Michael Jackson's last audio track December 7, 2010

    King of Pop Michael Jackson is no more but his music lives on. Sony music released the audio of his last track on the internet and now we get you a sneak peek of the music video. It's a CNNIBN exclusive! ...
  • MJ's dad files new wrongful death suit December 1, 2010

    Los Angeles: An attorney for the father of Michael Jackson on Tuesday filed a new wrongful death lawsuit against the doctor accused of involuntary manslaughter in the pop singer's death. The lawsuit by attorney Brian Oxman on behalf of Joe Jackson was filed in California Superior Court against Dr Conrad Murray...
  • Russel Brand and Katy Perry to wed in India October 21, 2010

    Mumbai: Comedian Russel Brand and pop star Katy Perry are set to tie the knot in Jaipur this weekend. The celebrity couple is expected to check in at the AmaniKhas, a resort near the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan, for their engagement ceremony. The couple met at the MTV video...
  • Pop star Enrique slowly mastering cricket September 10, 2010

    Johannesburg: For Enrique Iglesias, who performed at the opening concert of the Champions League Twenty20 here on Thursday, cricket is completely a new sport but the Spanish pop sensation said he is slowly and steadily trying to acquire more knowledge about the game. He also said that he is a...
  • Michael Jackson kids start school for first time August 28, 2010

    Los Angeles: Two of Michael Jackson's children have begun attending school for the first time after years of getting lessons at home from private tutors, a celebrity website said on Friday. Prince Michael, 13, and Paris Jackson, 12, had their first day on Wednesday at an exclusive private school in Los...
  • Jackson's father plans wrongful death suit March 31, 2010

    A lawyer for Michael Jackson's father said on Tuesday he intends to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the late pop star's doctor within 90 days, claiming the physician's actions amounted to murder. Brian Oxman, who represents Joe Jackson, said the amount of the powerful anesthetic propofol given to the Thriller...
  • Michael Jackson's unreleased track leaked online October 13, 2009

    Los Angeles: Before the scheduled release of the new Michael Jackson song This Is It, a portion of the track appears to have been leaked on Youtube on Sunday. ...
  • New autopsy report claims Jackson was healthy October 2, 2009

    Los Angeles: An autopsy report shows Michael Jackson was not the sickly skeleton of a man portrayed by tabloids. The report says Jackson's arms were covered with punctures, his face and neck were scarred and he had tattooed eyebrows and lips. But overall he was a fairly healthy 50yearold. Jackson's 136 pounds...
  • Michael Jackson wrote novel in secret September 15, 2009

    New York: Publishers in New York city are involved in a bidding war for the rights to a novel secretly written by pop legend Michael Jackson. It is not known when the King of Pop wrote the book, which is a fictional account of a rock star's struggles with money and...
  • Brother says Michael Jackson could be exhumed September 11, 2009

    Berlin: Michael Jackson may not have found his last resting place in a California cemetery, with his brother Jermaine telling a German television show on Thursday that he would like to see the grave moved. "I'm not so happy with it," said the elder Jackson, according to text released in...
  • MJ finally buried in a private ceremony September 4, 2009

    New Delhi: The King of Pop has finally been laid to rest. Michael Jackson's burial took place at a private ceremony at the Grendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Thursday evening and present in attendance were his friends and family. Following this, the guests headed to an Italian restaurant about...
  • 70 days after death, Jackson to be buried in LA September 3, 2009

    Los Angeles (California): Seventy days after his sudden death, Michael Jackson will be interred in what may or may not be his final resting place on Thursday evening. Only his family and closest friends will attend the private funeral inside the ornate Great Mausoleum on the grounds of Forest Lawn cemetery...