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Forensic tests found the anesthetic propofol combined with at least two sedatives to kill Jackson, according to the official, who spoke Monday on condition of anonymity because the findings have not been publicly released. Based on those tests, the Los Angeles County Coroner has ruled the death a homicide, the official said.
The coroner's homicide ruling does not necessarily mean a crime was committed. But it makes it more likely criminal charges will be filed against Dr. Conrad Murray
- A lot more details here
Here is their original statement, plus the "sad" update. Why they are sad to have less vapid crap polluting their airwaves is a mystery but they say they are said to let the lowbrow dating show go. First statement: Ryan Jenkins was a contestant on Megan Wants A Millionaire, an outside production, produced and owned by 51 Minds, that is licensed to VH1. The show completed production at the end of March. Given the unfortunate circumstances, VH1 has postponed any future airings. This is a tragic situation and our thoughts go out to the victim's family.
Update: We're sad to announce that both Megan Wants a Millionaire and I Love Money 3 officially have been canceled.
- vh1 blog
Dwayne McKenzie works for the rapper's company G-Unit and lives on the sprawling property, which used to be owned by boxer Mike Tyson.
With an $8 retail price, the offering will have seven tracks including the single "Party In The USA," which debuted this week at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 following three consecutive weeks as the No. 1 most added song at Top 40 Radio. The song is currently the most downloaded MP3 on Walmart.com.
Spirit, Leona's debut album has sold over 6 million albums worldwide since its release, earned three Grammy award nominations, and was the best selling new artist of 2009. - more on this story
Hailed by the late, great Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun as "among the most promising R&B artists we have had on Atlantic since we started the company 60 years ago," "READY" officially establishes Trey Songz among the pantheon of R&B greats.
"I am really disappointed that I will not be able to appear", Sean Paul noted in a statement. Sean Paul has been on an extensive tour of the US in support of his fourth album, Imperial Blaze. The promotional tour which has extended for several weeks has taken him across the country for several interviews and appearances. His extensive work scheduled is thought to contribute to the throat problem which led to the cancellation.
"I've been working very hard these last few weeks, to deliver the album to my fans. I was looking forward to performing the new tracks in Brooklyn," Sean Paul added. The artiste will be seeking further treatment in the hopes of resuming the promotional tour in short order. - more on this story
Echoes was recorded and mixed with a full analog process at The Studio at Puck's Farm in Schomberg, Ontario a location which is a throwback to a quieter, more simplistic time much like the three-stoplight town it is located in. Grant and her band - Goldsmith, Kinley Dowling (violin), David Christenson (bass clarinet), Sean MacGillivray (bass), and Gary Craig (drums/percussion) utilized the tranquil setting of the studio to craft the 11 tracks featured on the record. The warm yet rustic sounds of the album are perfectly complimented by Grant's vocals and the result is a collection of sincere and personal songs filled with heartbreak, love and a touch of whimsy. - more on this story
The biggest act to come out of Germany in 20 years, Tokio Hotel has gone 10x platinum, scored four #1 singles, sold out arenas and stadiums across Europe and played to 500,000 people at the foot of the Eiffel Tower in 2008.
Along the way, they picked up MTV's Best New Artist VMA and a nomination for Best Pop Video for "Ready, Set, Go!" among other accolades.
- Check out the new single "Automatic"
Billboard magazine has hailed 21-year-old singing/songwriting sensation Angel Taylor as one of their "15 Artists to Watch in 2009," and The New York Post agrees, ranking her amongst their "6 Who'll Sizzle" this year.
Love Travels has been called "one of the top debuts of the year" by the Associated Press, and received three-out-of-four stars in People magazine, who gushed, "fresh and honeydew-sweet her glowing pop tunes will win over fans of both Corinne Bailey Rae and Colbie Caillat." Essence magazine raves that Taylor is "heaven sent" and that her "graceful piano driven songs about finding, losing and yearning for love are sure to resonate with audiences of all ages." - more on this story