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Toni Braxton Hospitalized

A hotel official says Toni Braxton has been hospitalized in Las Vegas.

Flamingo Hotel-Casino spokeswoman Deanna Pettit says the 40-year-old singer has an undisclosed ailment that isn't life-threatening. Braxton was taken to a hospital Monday night. Pettit says she expects Braxton to be released Tuesday afternoon.

Pettit says she doesn't know the nature of Braxton's ailment or where she was when she became ill.

Braxton is performing at the Flamingo hotel.

Pettit says Braxton didn't have a show Monday night and she expects Tuesday's show to be canceled.

Pete Doherty Will Now Stay Put In The Slammer

2Pete Doherty has been sentenced to 14 weeks in jail for violating a probation order.

His record company says the sentence handed down Tuesday by a London court means the Babyshambles front man's planned concert at Royal Albert Hall on April 26 would be postponed.

Parlophone Records didn't say how Doherty broke his probation. But music magazine NME cited a court spokesman as saying Doherty had used different kinds of drugs, breached "time keeping" and generally not complied with his probation.


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Doherty's drug use has frequently landed him in court. Last year he pleaded guilty to possession of crack cocaine, heroin, ketamine and cannabis and a variety of driving offenses.

Conan-Obsessed Stalker-Priest Pleads Guilty To Disorderly Conduct

3 The Roman Catholic priest accused of stalking NBC talk-show host Conan O'Brien has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct.

The Rev. David Ajemian admitted to the offense - sending letters and DVDs to O'Brien's home and business.

Ajemian was arrested in New York last year while trying to enter a taping of O'Brien's show, despite being warned to stay away by NBC security personnel.

Prosecutors say Ajemian began sending letters to O'Brien in September 2006. He has been placed on leave by the Boston Archdiocese.

Ajemian and O'Brien attended Harvard University at the same time, but it's unclear whether the two crossed paths there.

Eminem's Mother's Supposed Co-Author Wants His Cut Of Book Profits

4Eminem's mother has been sued by a man who alleges he helped her with a book about the Detroit rapper but was cut out of the profits.

Neal Alpert claims in an Oakland County Circuit Court lawsuit filed Monday that Debbie Nelson developed the book while she was under contract with him.

The lawsuit alleges they entered into a contract in 2005 in which he would be her agent and receive 25 percent of the gross profits.

Nelson couldn't be reached for comment Monday.

The lawsuit says "My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem" has sold 100,000 copies since its U.K. release last year.

The book is to hit U.S. stores this week.

Latin Grammys Show Heads To Houston

5The Latin Grammy Awards show is moving to Houston.

The ninth annual show, which recognizes the best in Latin music, will air live on the Univision network from the Toyota Center on Nov. 13. The announcement was made Tuesday by Houston Mayor Bill White, the president of the Latin Recording Academy and other local officials.

Last year, the Latin Grammys were held in Las Vegas. The awards ceremony has also been held in Miami, Los Angeles and New York.

Nominations for this year's awards will be announced Sept. 10.