Entertainment News Archive - February 04, 2006

Before the Rolling Stones play at Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show, producers will have six minutes to roll out and assemble a gigantic stage, erect 27 tons of lights and herd a 3,000-person "studio" audience to the center of Detroit's Ford Field.

Lawyers for Paris Hilton are in talks with a broker of celebrity porn in a bid to recover private diaries and photos of the celebrity heiress that were put up for sale for $20 million, both sides said on Friday.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and Grammy-winning pop star Sheryl Crow have split up, scrapping plans for a Texas wedding after two years of dating, People magazine reported on Friday.

By Dan Ouellette NEW YORK (Billboard) - Micro-indie and artist-run labels will once again show their mettle at Wednesday's Grammy Awards, in light of 2005's historic win by Maria Schneider.

By Ray Waddell NASHVILLE (Billboard) - Now that the basic lineups for the Bonnaroo and Coachella festivals have been unveiled, this much is clear: the musical identities of the two events have blurred.

By Michael Rechtshaffen LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Re

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese films have become hot tickets around the world, but few movie-goers outside China have even heard of the country's arguably most popular, or at least most populist, director.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").