Chris Brown Sued For Assault- Own Elvis' Pill Bottle!- Clapton and Winwood TV Special- Eminem No 1- Relapse Escape Plan- Glee Cheese Tops Idol Cheese and more

(antiMusic) A photographer has sued Chris Brown over a scuffle with the singer's bodyguards at a Los Angeles gym. Robert Rosen sued the R&B singer and the gym on Wednesday for claims including assault and battery, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.more

Possessions that belonged to Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe are to be auctioned in Las Vegas. Personal effects including Monroe's receipts for alcohol and Presley's pill bottles are among the lots up for sale.more

Blind Faith band mates Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood team up for a once-in-a-lifetime reunion concert in Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood: Live From Madison Square Garden Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m. (ET) on Thirteen's Great Performances on PBSmore

Berry Gordy and James Taylor have been added to the lineup for this year's Songwriters Hall Of Fame Awards, set to take place in New York City on June 18.more

Eminem's new album, "Relapse," has sold more copies in its first week of release than any other album this year. Nielsen SoundScan says the Detroit rapper's first album in nearly five years sold 608,000 copies. more

Double Platinum: The RIAA has announced its Gold and Platinum certifications for the month of April. Most notably, Nickelback's latest album Dark Horse and the soundtrack to the hit film Twilight were both certified double-Platinummore

The Dillinger Escape Plan have parted way with Relapse and have inked a deal with Season Of Mist Records. The band's fourth studio album will be released in early 2010 in collaboration with the band's brand new label, Phonogetic Records. more.

Saving Grace and drummer Simon Power have parted ways. Here's an explanation from the band: "The decision to depart was purely based on Simon not being prepared to commit to the time, finances and touring involved with Saving Grace especially when all of the other members are 8 hours away..." more

Former Smiths singer Morrissey has been forced to cancel yet another gig after doctors warned him not to sing. Thursday's concert at London's Brixton Academy has been shelved more

The Charlatans have announced a tour of the US and Canada, kicking off September 17 in San Diego, CA.more

George Strait will be saluted as the Academy of Country Music's artist of the decade in an all-star concert that airs Wednesday night on CBS.more

Jay-Z is close to signing a deal that will bring his future recordings to Sony, Billboard sources confirm.more

The West Australian reports that organizers for the much-anticipated AC/DC "Black Ice" tour should know by tomorrow whether the popular band will hold a third concert in Perth, Australia after the first two concerts sold out within hours.more

Sepultura will be heading back to Europe for the summer.more

Be afraid, be very afraid: Glee Cheese outsells Idol Cheese!Nine combined tracks from "American Idol" winner Kris Allen and runner-up Adam Lambert enter this week's Hot 100 tally, but each track lags behind "Don't Stop Believin'" by the cast of the Fox series "Glee," which is the chart's Hot Shot Debut at No. 4.more

A few overeager AT&T employees brought demo phones to "American Idol" viewing parties in Arkansas and helped fans text their votes, but their actions did not affect the outcome between native son Kris Allen and Adam Lambert, the company said Wednesday. more

David Gray has revealed details of his forthcoming studio album, 'Draw The Line'. The follow-up to 2005's 'Life In Slow Motion' is due out in the US on September 22. more

Lizzy Borden has announced the addition of guitarist Dario Lorina to the group's ranks. Lorina is a 19-year-old guitarist who at the age 16, began touring with Warrant frontman Jani Lane. more

Trivia question of the day: Back to the 80s. Which famed keyboard player appeared on Def Leppard's "Pyromania" album under the moniker of Booker T. Boffin?

The answer to yesterday's question: KISS' Vinnie Vincent was a songwriter for the TV show 'Happy Days'. Vincent replaced original guitarist Ace Frehley in the group.
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