Zac Efron Has Appendix Removed; Plus Heidi Montag, Joel Madden, Nicole Richie, Rihanna, Hawthorne Heights & More, In For The Record

Montag wants to be Madonna with solo LP; Madden blogs about his and Richie's baby; Rih Rih teams with Marc Jacobs for purse.

Hannah Montana Contest Winner Apologizes For Fake Essay; Plus 'American Idol,' C-Murder, R.E.M., Birdman & More, In For The Record

Daughtry song cut from 'National Treasure' sequel; 'Idol' alumni Ruben Studdard, Frenchie Davis join musical-theater tour.

T.I. Hearing Postponed; Plus Chris Brown, B2K, Nate Dogg, Jonas Brothers, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari & More, In For The Record

Brown sued for breach of contract; ex-B2K group members respond to controversy; Nate Dogg in a rehab facility after suffering stroke.

Patrick Stump Named One Of 2007's Un-Sexiest Men; Plus Prodigy, R.E.M., Lindsay Lohan, Eddie Murphy & More, In For The Record

Mobb Deep rapper to issue solo LP while in jail; R.E.M. settle on album title; Lohan tops worst-movie-performance poll.

Jimmy Eat World Chase KT Tunstall, Kenna, R.E.M., Thrice And More, In New Releases

Also due Tuesday: Angie Stone, Disney Channel Holiday, Underworld, Toby Keith, 9th Wonder, Maritime, Elliott Yamin.

Are Radiohead, Madonna, Trent Reznor Sounding The Death Knell For Major Record Labels?

The ease of releasing music digitally makes the old model seem obsolete — but don't count the big guys out just yet.

Britney Spears Plans An Early Blackout; Plus Diddy, Black Eyed Peas, Bobby Brown, Justin Timberlake & More, In For The Record

Diddy hit with another suit; Peas cancel concert mid-show in El Salvador; Brown recovering from mild heart attack.

Britney Spears Reportedly Passing Drug Tests; Plus Kiefer Sutherland, Lindsay Lohan, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce & More, In For The Record

Sutherland to serve 30 days in jail for DUI; Lohan calls rehab 'sobering'; Timberlake, Knowles nominated for American Music Awards.

If They Want To Pardon Jim Morrison, Why Not Lil' Kim Or Ozzy? Our Pardon List

Jack White, Beastie Boys, 2 Live Crew are also strong candidates for pardon.

Grandmaster Flash, R.E.M., Vedder, Jay-Z Bring The Noise To Rock Hall

Van Halen are mostly M.I.A.; Jay-Z reads Flash's induction from BlackBerry.

Sammy Hagar's Plans: Beach, Cruise, Sharing Stage With David Lee Roth?

Former frontman recalls congratulatory phone call from Emeril Lagasse, makes beach sounds.

R.E.M., Van Halen, Grandmaster Flash Make Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Patti Smith, the Ronettes will also be inducted in New York on March 12.

R.E.M., Van Halen, Stooges, Grandmaster Flash Top Rock Hall Nominees

Patti Smith, Ronettes, Chic, Dave Clark Five, Joe Tex also on list.

For The Record: Quick News On Lindsay Lohan, Britney Spears, Kevin Federline, Jessica Simpson & More

Lohan robbed at London airport; Federline marvels at Spears' career; Simpson chooses next single.

For The Record: Quick News On Katharine McPhee, Lindsay Lohan, Avenged Sevenfold, Scarlett Johansson & More

'Idol' runner-up co-producing death-row drama; Lohan collapses on movie set; metal band announces post-Ozzfest dates.

For The Record: Quick News On Paris Hilton, Beyonce, Britney Spears, Jane's Addiction, Haley Joel Osment & More

Hilton LP bumped to August 22; Knowles sued for breach of contract; Spears reveals tiger fascination.

For The Record: Quick News On Kanye West, Hawthorne Heights, Fred Durst, Korn, Dilated Peoples, Jermaine Dupri & More

Kanye, Hawthorne playing Bumbershoot; Durst directing indie drama; Korn mashing it up with Dem Franchize Boyz.

For The Record: Michael Stipe, Korn, Gorillaz, O.A.R., She Wants Revenge, Jewel, Vines & More

R.E.M. frontman, Bright Eyes head up anti-war concert; Korn honored by hometown; Gorillaz launch cell phone game.

Stipe Says He Swapped Favors With Chris Martin For Charity Single

'I told him, 'I'll come sing with you in Atlanta if you ... do this song with me,' ' R.E.M. frontman says.

Chris Martin, Justin Timberlake Help Michael Stipe Raise Katrina Funds

Benefit EP to be released via iTunes Music Store on Sunday.

For The Record: Quick News On Britney, Usher, The Used, Fantasia, Nine Inch Nails, The Bravery & More

Spears launches global push for Curious; Usher eyeing Tom Cruise movie; Used protest fur.

For The Record: Quick News On Snoop Dogg, Christina Aguilera, Paris Hilton, No Doubt, Fiona Apple, R.E.M. & More

Snoop welcomes you to da chuuch, Christina Aguilera finds herself in India, Fiona Apple gets support.

George Strait Tops Usher In Billboard Albums Chart Recount

New tally also moves R.E.M.'s album up one spot.

New Releases: Good Charlotte, R.E.M., Fatboy Slim, De La Soul, Helmet, Korn, Everclear & More

'Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous' rockers release two versions of new LP.