· Britney Spears quickly took advantage of her new custody arrangement with ex-Kevin Federline by having a 12-hour sleepover with her two sons on Saturday night.
· Former "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard, 29, married fiancee Surata Zuri McCants in Birmingham, Alabama, on Saturday. The singer — who was recently dropped from his major label contract — did not perform at his own 30-minute ceremony, but he is reportedly working on a new album.
· Speaking of "Idol," horse whisperer Kristy Lee Cook, one of this year's finalists, has signed a deal with 19 Recordings/ Arista Nashville and will be releasing her first single, "15 Minutes of Shame," on August 11. An album is due in the fall.
·Rhapsody (a joint venture with MTV Networks) has announced that it is opening an MP3 store with no digital rights management.
· Ticketmaster was awarded an $18 million judgment in its case against ticketbot company RMG Technologies, which a judge in Los Angeles ruled had worked around the ticketing giant's software with an automated program in order to help scalpers buy tickets at speeds and volumes that virtually shut out regular customers. Some of the alleged biggest victims of the technology were "Hannah Montana" fans who were unable to get tickets to the Miley Cyrus' 2007 gigs.
· The non-profit (RED) organization has raised money to fight AIDS in Africa by selling everything from shoes and clothing to special-edition iPods. Now, it's starting a digital-music subscription service slated to launch in September that will deliver three new pieces of exclusive content a week for a $5 a month. Among the acts that have signed up so far are: U2, Death Cab for Cutie, Bob Dylan and Elton John.