Leno's New Music Man an Idol- Eminem Won't Relapse Again- George Strait Sets Record- OutKast Return?- Whitney Premature Return?- Olivia Vs Drake and more

"American Idol" music director Rickey Minor is headed for "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." AP reports that Minor replaces longtime music director Kevin Eubanks, who on Monday's show made his May 28 exit date official. more

What was claimed as a big announcement by Eminem on Twitter earlier last month is indeed news about his highly-anticipated studio album "Relapse 2". "There is no Relapse 2," Eminem wrote on the micro-blogging site which is rarely updated by him. more

George Strait has set a Billboard record. The trade magazine said Tuesday that the country legend is the first act to hit the top 10 on any Billboard chart for 30 straight years. more

Whitney Houston kicked off the British leg of her tour late on Tuesday after cancelling a string of gigs due to illness, but some critics were less than impressed with her performance. The BBC's Colin Paterson said "'I Will Always Love You' will live long in the memory, and not for the right reasons," more

Superstar rap duo OutKast is planning to record its first album in four years. Big Boi has revealed the duo is back in studio - and the material they are working on is "top secret". He tells BBC Radio 1, "That's all top secret information right now. We can't let people know what we're doing. You better know that something is brewing." more

Randy Quaid and his wife are once again wanted by authorities. The couple failed to show up for a court appearance in Santa Barbara on Monday on charges they defrauded an innkeeper more

The line-up of this year's "TODAY" show's summer concert series has been announced. Lady GaGa, Justin Bieber, Ke$ha, Christina Aguilera and Carrie Underwood are some of the musical guests listed on the bill. more

The Texas Medical Board has restricted the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death from administering the drug authorities say was responsible for killing the pop star. more

Olivia's manager has brushed off Drake's accusations the singer/rapper tricked fans into believing they had collaborated on a new track - insisting her team assumed the producers had been given the green light for the project. Lil Wayne's protege slammed Olivia for using his vocals on a track called "Control", which was leaked online - because he never agreed to work on a duet with the singer. more

Right Now Myspace is premiering Long Live The Kings, the brand new release from the Kottonmouth Kings, coming out on April 20th. Head on over to their Myspace page, www.myspace.com/kottonmouthkings and take a listen.

In a tale celebrating the romance of movies, a contractor cleaning out an old New Hampshire barn destined for demolition found seven reels of nitrate film inside, including the only known copy of a 1913 silent film about Abraham Lincoln. more

Producers of the blockbuster Broadway hit "Jersey Boys" have sued a touring stage show called "The Boys," labeling it a "copycat" production that competes unfairly with the original musical. more

Justin Bieber is convinced he has been embraced by the hip-hop community because he isn't a "corny" Disney star like his contemporaries Miley Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers. (Notice the Disney qualifier) more

Public Enemy have relaunched their campaign to release an album funded entirely by fan donations, just four months after their last attempt failed. more

Buoyed by the Grammy Award-winning success of his 2009 album "The Crow: New Songs for the Five-String Banjo," Steve Martin ready to record another one. Martin tells Billboard.com that he and his touring group, the Steep Canyon Rangers, are planning to hit the studio in August more

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