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Joe Perry Honors Slash at Inaugural "Alternative Press" Music Awards; Joan Jett, Billy Corgan Also Among Winners
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 8:03 am

Graham Fielder/Alternative PressAerosmith's Joe Perry made a surprise appearance at the inaugural Alternative Press Music Awards on Monday at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, where he presented his friend and current tour mate, Slash, with the Guitar Legend Award.

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Brian Wilson Biopic to Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival in September
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 8:03 am

Walt Disney Records/Universal MusicLove & Mercy, the upcoming biopic focusing on troubled Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson, will be among the movies that will get their world premieres at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, Billboard reports.  The fest is scheduled to run from September 4 to September 14.

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Tree Planted in L.A. Park in Honor of Late Beatle George Harrison Eaten by Beetles
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 8:03 am

Jean-Marie Perier/UMeA pine tree that was planted in Los Angeles' Griffith Park in 2002 in memory of late Beatles guitarist George Harrison has met an ironic fate.  L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge revealed recently to the Los Angeles Times' "Pop & Hiss" music blog that the tree has died after being infested with, yes, beetles.

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Krist Novoselic Defends Eddie Vedder, Echoes Anti-War Sentiments
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 9:31 pm

Image Courtesy of Jeffrey R. Staab/CBSKrist Novoselic has come to Eddie Vedder's defense after the Pearl Jam singer's recent anti-war comments stirred up some controversy.

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Billy Joel to Receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 12:44 pm

LIbrary of CongressNot bad for a kid from Long Island.  Billy Joel will be the next recipient of the prestigious Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.  The Library of Congress made the announcement Tuesday morning.

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Entertainment

Naya Rivera Marries Ryan Dorsey Months After Big Sean Split
Posted: July 23, 2014

Mathieu Young/FOX(LOS ANGELES) -- Only three months after calling off her engagement to rapper Big Sean in April, Glee star Naya Rivera married actor Ryan Dorsey this past weekend in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, People magazine reports.

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Whitney Houston's Mother Cissy Slams Upcoming Biopic
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 9:12 am

ABC/Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) -- Cissy Houston, 80, is not happy about Lifetime's upcoming biopic about her late daughter.

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Daughter of "Real Housewives" Star Arrested for Alleged DUI
Posted: July 23, 2014

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- Bella Hadid, the daughter of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster, was arrested Tuesday morning for an alleged DUI, TMZ reports.

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Inside Kerry Washington's 'Awesome' Family Outing at Disneyland
Posted: July 23, 2014

ABC/Randy Holmes(ANAHEIM, Calif.) -- Kerry Washington, her husband Nnamdi Asomugha, their daughter Isabelle and a nanny all enjoyed family time at Disneyland this past weekend, E! News reports.

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Octavia Spencer Says It's OK NBC Pulled the Plug on "Murder, She Wrote" Reboot
Posted: July 23, 2014

ABC/MICHAEL DESMOND(NEW YORK) -- Octavia Spencer said she's fine that her NBC show, Murder, She Wrote, a reboot of the original starring Angela Lansbury, got scrapped.

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