March 26 2015
New direction: Zayn Malik has left the group
Zayn Malik is leaving boy band One Direction "to be a normal 22-year-old." He quit the band's world tour last week citing stress. He was with them 5 years. Simon Cowell put the band together in 2010. The news sparked more than 4,600 tweets a minute.
Harry Styles May Leave One Direction Too, sheds tears for Zayn at concert
Harry Styles may be the next member to quit One Direction. He wants to try some solo work and consider some acting offers. He was seen shedding tears last night during a concert in Jakarta in Indonesia. He's been working on projects with other artists.
Rayvon Owen & Joey Cook still alive on "American Idol"
Virginians Joey Cook and Rayvon Owen made it into the Top 9 on "American Idol." Cook performed Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun." Owen performed "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" by Tears for Fears. Adanna Duru and Maddie Walker are out.
Rihanna debuts new single
Rihanna took to Twitter last night to announce a new single. She had been teasing her 42 million followers for 24 hours. The single is "Bitch Better Have My Money." It may be included on her 8th album, now in production.
Kendrick Lamar Scores First Number 1 Album
Kendrick Lamar is at Number 1 in both the US and the UK with his third album 'To Pimp A Butterfly.' It came out a week earlier than scheduled. The 'Empire' television soundtrack comes in second, followed by Modest Mouse at Number 3 with 'Strangers To Ourselves.'
Paul Kantner Hospitalized After Suspected Heart Attack
Jefferson Airplane co-founder Paul Kantner is recovering after a suspected heart attack. He turned 71 earlier this month. He's in a hospital, stable and undergoing tests. He is the only member of the group who worked with both Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship.
Bobby Brown puts Bobbi Kristina's fate into God's hands
Bobby Brown does not want to make a decision on daughter Bobbi Kristina's life support. He would have to carry the decision the rest of his life. For now, he's hoping God will decide whether to take her or let her live. She remains on life support in a rehab facility in Atlanta.
Probation for man who crashed into Jennifer Lopez's car
A man who crashed into Jennifer Lopez's Rolls Royce last year pled no contest to drunk driving. Robert John Reitz crashed his pickup into the back of her car on Pacific Coast Highway in Sept. Actress Leah Remini was driving. Reitz must attend alcohol rehab.
Miley Cyrus Has Five Teeth Removed
Miley Cyrus has had five teeth removed. She posted some graphic pictures from the procedure on Instagram. One was a selfie that showed her with gauze in her mouth and two ice packs on both cheeks. She didn't provide details on why the teeth were pulled.
Celine Dion returns to Caesars Palace stage in August
Celine Dion is returning to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Aug. 27. She has been caring for her husband and allowing her inflamed throat muscles to heal. The couple also has 3 children. She has 40 performances scheduled between August and January.
Meghan Trainor Launching Partnership With Fashion Brand
Meghan Trainor is partnering with Fullbeauty Brands for a series of fashion and lifestyle projects. She sang about flaunting her fuller figure in her hit song 'All About That Bass.' She will promote a variety of campaigns to boost plus-sized fans' confidence.
Lollapalooza announces lineup for music festival
Lollapalloza has announced the talent lineup for their music festival. Headliners include Paul McCartney, Metallica, Sam Smith & Forence & The Machine. The 3-day festival is in Chicago starting July 31. Single day tickets are $110. Three-day passes are already sold out.
Daytime Emmy Award nominations to be announced on 'The Talk'
Nominations for the Daytime Emmy Awards will be announced on Tuesday's edition of The Talk on CBS. Winners will be announced at a ceremony to air April 26. The television academy will release the full list of nominees online immediately following the program.