LL COOL J TO BECOME THE FIRST EVER GRAMMY AWARDS HOST!

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The Grammy Awards, the biggest awards show without a host, is getting one this year. LL Cool J has been tapped for the duties, marking the first time in seven years that the show, which airs on CBS, will have a host. Just like it did with the Tonys, hosted by How I Met Your […]

NICK CANNON WARNS HOWARD STERN ABOUT ALL THE HARD WORK COMING UP

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Nick Cannon had a warning for Howard Stern Tuesday: You’re going to work way longer hours than you expect as an “America’s Got Talent” judge this summer. Cannon, who hosts “America’s Got Talent,” said judges can put in three 12-hour days in a row. Stern said in that case, the new judge may fall asleep. […]

SWIZZ BEATZ IN HOT WATER FOR GETTING STARS TO PROMOTE SITE MEGALOAD

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Swizz Beatz has Sean “Diddy” Combs, Kanye West and Will.i.am in hot water with their label by getting them to promote his site, MegaUpload. The CEO of the Internet company, Beatz — also a recording artist, producer and DJ — persuaded the stars to appear in a “Mega Song” video promoting his service, intended to […]

BEYONCE TAKING HEAT FOR PALE SKIN ALBUM PROMO PHOTO!

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White-hot superstar Beyoncé Knowles is taking fresh heat for a new pale-skinned photo promoting her last album. The new mom, who weathered similar accusations of photo snow jobs in 2008 and 2011, is shown lying on a leopard print couch in a slinky black monokini, with straight blond hair, bleached eyebrows and nearly alabaster skin. […]

MARIAH CAREY AND NICK CANNON VISITED KING MEMIORAL

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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon took time out of their visit to Washington, D.C. for the BET Honors over the weekend to visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial ahead of the holiday named in his honor. Rapper/TV presenter Cannon made his comeback at the glitzy ceremony after a stint in hospital for acute kidney […]

THE DREAM HIT WITH A 117K TAX DEBT!

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It’s only been a few months since he wrapped his nasty, drawn-out divorce from Christina Milian, but The-Dream is already facing a new problem … to the tune of $117,000 — courtesy of the State of Georgia. The Georgia Department of Revenue filed a state tax lien against the music producer — claiming Dream failed […]

NICK CANNON MAKES HIS COMEBACK AT BET HONORS

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Mariah Carey’s husband Nick Cannon put his recent hospitalisation behind him by turning out to see his famous wife feted at the BET Honors in Washington, D.C. on Saturday night. The rapper/actor was admitted to a medical facility in Aspen, Colorado earlier this month after suffering acute kidney failure during a winter break and was […]

R&B SINGER LLOYD HIT WITH A LAWSUIT FOR INGORING SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

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R&B singer Lloyd finds himself dealing with the same lawsuit for a second time — that’s because after settling the case in 2010 … he’s being sued again for allegedly not living up to that settlement agreement. Lloyd — known for such songs as “You” and “Get It Shawty” — was sued by Joyce Irby, […]

TONI BRAXTON TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL; DOING BETTER NOW

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Toni Braxton was transported to an L.A. hospital this week after experiencing some painful “flare ups” stemming from her Lupus condition … but the singer tells us she’ll be “totally fine.” Braxton tells TMZ, “I wanted to say thanks to all my fans for their support, as I have been experiencing some flare ups with […]

NICKI MINAJ SET TO PERFORM AT THIS YEAR’S GRAMMY AWARDS

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Nicki Minaj is in the running for Best New Artist at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards and she’ll commemorate the occasion by showcasing her rapping talents at the prestigious show on Feb. 12. The Queens native will likely wear her most classiest wig and don an outrageous outfit while performing hits like ‘Super Bass’ or […]