Ashanti Terrorized By Fan- Lady Gaga's Monster Ball Loses Support- Colbert The New Jay-z?- Disney Dies- Jay-Z and Alicia Keys Still Rule- Big Hopes for Avatar and more

AP reports that a fan obsessed with R&B star Ashanti composed a barrage of creepy text messages detailing his lewd fantasies about the multiplatinum-selling singer, her mother testified Thursday at the man's trial. Tina Douglas told a Manhattan jury that Devard Hurd also attached photos of male genitals to some of the more than 30 rambling text messages sent to her cell phone over several weeks earlier this year. more

Kid Cudi has left Lady Gaga's Monster Ball Tour. The rapper, who made headlines earlier this week for allegedly punching a fan at a Vancouver show, will no longer be Gaga's opening act on her current North American tour. more

Yvonne King Burch, who gained early fame as one of the singing King Sisters during the big band era before launching her entire extended musical clan into show business as the King Family, has died. She was 89. more

Roy E. Disney, the nephew of Walt Disney whose powerful behind-the-scenes influence on The Walt Disney Co. led to the departure of former chief Michael Eisner, has died. He was 79. more

Jay-Z and Alicia Keys led the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for a fifth week on Thursday with "Empire State of Mind." more

But she doesn't need Jay-Z as Billboard reports: Stephen Colbert has brought an "Empire State of Mind" to the suburbs. On Tuesday night's "Colbert Report," the talk show host crashed Alicia Keys' performance of her chart-topping ode to New York and gave the absent Jay-Z a run for his money. Wearing a dark hoodie under his suit, Colbert grabbed the mic and dropped a hilarious rhyme about living large in � Connecticut. check it out

Authorities say a paparazzo has crashed his bicycle into actress Anne Hathaway's car in West Hollywood. No one was seriously injured. more

Box office watchers expect widely-anticipated sci-fi movie "Avatar" to make more than $75 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters this coming weekend following its debut on Friday. more

Not only is their music unoriginal but it appears that their video concepts are too. Absolute Punk asks: Do you think the concept behind Forever the Sickest Kids' video for "What Do You Want From Me?" (see here)may be a bit similar to The Fastest Kid Alive's "Don't Sleep Til the Music Stops"? (see here )

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