(CBS News) Madonna has come under fire for her use of fake guns in her stage show throughout this year's "MDNA" world tour.
Just in time for the launch of the U.S. leg tonight in Philadelphia, the pop star is trying to explain why she has incorporated guns and violence into her live concerts.Continue »
(CBS News) Jay-Z's first-ever music festival will have a second life in a film directed by Ron Howard.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Howard is behind a movie about this weekend's two-day event in Philadelphia dubbed "Made in America," which will feature performances by Jay-Z, Run-DMC, Drake, Skrillex, Odd Future and Janelle Monae, among others.Continue »
(CBS/AP) STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State won't play Neil Diamond's song "Sweet Caroline" during football games any more.
The Altoona Mirror reported there was some concern about the lyrics "touching me, touching you" in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child-sex scandal.Continue »
(CBS News) The Rolling Stones hit the studio last week in Paris, marking more activity surrounding the group's 50th anniversary.
Frontman Mick Jagger tweeted a photo of himself surrounded by guitars, along with the caption: "Had fun in the Paris studio this week! @RollingStones."Continue »
(CBS/AP) LOS ANGELES - Just because Shia LaBeouf appeared completely nude in a recent music video and has said he's willing to perform real sex acts in Lars Von Trier's upcoming film "The Nymphomaniac," doesn't mean he's going through an exhibitionist phase.
The 26-year-old actor says he's "not choosing to be naked all the time" and that he "didn't get into (acting) to be a porn guy."
(CBS News) Madonna has issued an apology to her fans in Australia for bypassing the country once again on her world tour.
It's been 20 years since Madge booked a tour Down Under and that won't change with her current "MDNA" outing, which wraps at the end of the year. Madonna said she decided to cap her seven-month tour at the end of 2012 so she "could spend time with my children who need me."Continue »
(CBS/AP) LOS ANGELES - Diana Krall paid tribute to Neil Armstrong during her concert at the Hollywood Bowl over the weekend, and chose a fitting song for the occasion.
The jazz singer-pianist tenderly played the standard "Fly Me to the Moon" in honor of the late astronaut.Continue »
The chart-topping 1980s English band has been on the road for nearly two straight years in support of their new album "All You Need Is Now," and the pace has taken its toll on Rhodes.Continue »
(CBS News) Audiences will get their first look at some Oscar-worthy movies when the Venice Film Festival gets underway Wednesday in Italy.
Though it opens with a new movie by Indian filmmaker Mira Nair ("Monsoon Wedding," "The Namesake"), the festival will be heavy on American stars and movies, including "The Master" by Paul Thomas Anderson, Terrence Malick's "To the Wonder" with Rachel Weisz and Ben Affleck, Spike Lee's documentary about Michael Jackson and Robert Redford's "The Company You Keep" with Shia LaBeouf and Julie Christie. The festival continues until Sept. 6.Continue »
The two have been feuding for years, with John recently calling the "Queen of Pop" a "fairground stripper." And if that wasn't enough, he said the pop star's career was over.Continue »