News Jennifer Lopez: A man found allegedly living in the singer's pool house has been charged with stalking

Aspiring singer Rodrigo Ruiz alleges that the 44-year-old star promised to help him further his music career if he sent her naked photos of himself with his demo CDs

Teenage British singer Tom Andrews signed up by Ellen DeGeneres



US chat show host Ellen DeGeneres has given a British teenager his big break by signing him to her new record label.

"Idol" creator Fuller marks iTunes milestone

"American Idol" creator Simon Fuller on Monday marked a digital music milestone, and said he was looking to the Internet and other digital platforms for the next big thing in global entertainment.

Hugh Montgomery: Ricky Martin came out and the world yawned. Result!

It was the news which no one had been waiting for. Last week, Ricky Martin finally revealed that all those years he had been "Livin' la Vida Loca", he'd also been livin' la vida lie. Yes, the Latin pop star responsible for the unfortunately-titled "She Bangs" declared via his website that he was, in fact, "a fortunate homosexual". If coming out is a momentous step in any gay man's life, then the response to Martin's has been decidedly less momentous. Reactions have ranged from blank indifference to benign amusement at a "revelation" that has been considered an open secret in gossip circles for years.

Leaked 'Lost' episode spurs surprising fan reaction

The first hour of the final season of ABC's "Lost" has leaked online, and the reaction is not what industry insiders expected.

Pop Idol tycoon Fuller launches new venture

Media mogul Simon Fuller, who launched the Spice Girls and Pop Idol, is to launch a new entertainment company, he announced today.

Simon Cowell confirms American Idol exit

Simon Cowell says that this will be his last season on American Idol.

US viewers furious over Idol star's S&M show

Broadcasting organisations were flooded with complaints about an S&M-themed performance by a reality show star at the American Music Awards, which included him kissing a male keyboard player.

First music, then modelling – now Fuller trains his sights on Hollywood

The impresario Simon Fuller, who created the Spice Girls and now works with Victoria Beckham in fashion and her husband David in football, is to make his move into the Hollywood film industry. Fuller will be the executive producer of a feature film starring the young British heartthrob Robert Pattinson, known to his legion of young female fans as "RPattz".

Product placement to be allowed on British television

ITV welcomed the news that product placement is to be allowed on British television programmes for the first time.

Former American Idol contestant killed

Authorities say a 25-year-old former two-time American Idol contestant has been struck and killed by a car in a New Jersey shore town.

Is 'American Idol' voting all phoney?

Major scandal breaks out at Simon Cowell's US talent show as sponsor hands out free mobile phones and texts to supporters of the eventual winner. Guy Adams reports

Florida TV station refuses to air Osbourne show

Some northern Florida TV viewers won't be seeing a new variety show hosted by Ozzy Osbourne and his family.

Rap for Moyles: Will Young comments 'offensive'

The BBC Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles was criticised by the broadcasting watchdog today for an item in his show in which he mocked the singer Will Young in a high-pitched, effeminate voice.

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