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Report: John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan Have Split Up
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 1:52 pm

Venturelli/Getty ImagesJohn Mellencamp and his longtime girlfriend, actress Meg Ryan, apparently have called it quits.  Closer Weekly reports that one of the veteran rocker's friends has told the magazine that the pair broke up "a couple of weeks ago."

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The Who to Perform on the Stand Up to Cancer Charity Telecast Next Month
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 1:52 pm

Rick Diamond/Getty Images for The WhoThe Who's Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are well-known for their support of cancer charities, which may be why the famous rock band has signed on to perform on the upcoming fourth edition of the fundraising telecast Stand Up to Cancer.  The show will air Friday, September 5, across nearly every TV network you can think of, including ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, Bravo, E!, HBO, Showtime, VH1 and more.

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Concert Film Focusing on Roger Waters' The Wall Live Tour to Premiere at Toronto Film Fest
Updated: August 19, 2014 - 8:20 pm

Image Courtesy of Roger WatersA new concert film featuring performances from three stops on Roger Waters' The Wall Live Tour over the last few years will premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on September 6 at 9:15 p.m.  Roger Waters: The Wall captures the former Pink Floyd singer/bassist's dramatic multimedia spectacle, which featured a full performance of his old band's classic 1979 concept album, accompanied by video projections, giant puppets, pyrotechnics, various theatrical interludes and, of course, the construction of a wall across the stage.

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U2 Still Planning to Release Studio Album This Year, New Single May Arrive in September
Updated: August 19, 2014 - 5:21 pm

A.M.P.A.S.(r)/Michael YadaBack in March, a U2 rep told U.K. newspaper The Guardian that the Irish rockers were planning to release their long-awaited new album sometime this year, contrary to a then-recent report from Billboard suggesting that the record wouldn't arrive until 2015.  Now, more evidence has emerged that the band's follow-up to 2009's No Line on the Horizon will indeed be released in 2014, and could even hit stores before the end of October.

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Paul McCartney, Roger Waters Attend Apollo Theater Fundraiser Featuring Performances by Sting, Jon Bon Jovi
Updated: August 19, 2014 - 2:10 am

Mary McCartney/MPL Communications; Sean EvansPaul McCartney and Pink Floyd's Roger Waters were just two of the many celebrities in attendance at Ronald Perelman's fifth annual fundraiser for New York City's famed Apollo Theater, held Saturday at the multimillionaire businessman's estate in East Hampton, New York.

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Entertainment

Jennifer Hudson to Perform on Stand Up to Cancer Charity Telecast
Posted: August 20, 2014

Heather Wines/CBS(NEW YORK) -- Jennifer Hudson has signed on to perform on the upcoming fourth edition of the fundraising telecast Stand Up to Cancer. The show will air Friday, Sept. 5, across several TV networks, including ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, Bravo, E!, HBO, Showtime, VH1 and more.

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Billy Crystal to Pay Tribute to Robin Williams at Emmys
Posted: August 20, 2014

Art Streiber/CBS© 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc.(NEW YORK) -- Billy Crystal, a longtime friend of the late Robin Williams, will present a tribute to the actor and comedian at the Emmy Awards this Monday night.

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Largest-Ever Collection of Madonna Memorabilia Going on the Auction Block
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 12:41 pm

Sara De Boer/STARTRAKS photo via ABC(NEW YORK) -- Over the years, various items of clothing or objects owned by Madonna have been sold at auction to collectors, but this fall will see the largest-ever collection of memorabilia from the Queen of Pop go under the hammer in Beverly Hills.

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Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson Among "Marie Claire's" '20 Women Changing the World'
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 12:41 pm

ABC/Jon LeMay(NEW YORK) -- Can a pop star change the world?  According to Marie Claire magazine, the answer's yes.  The magazine's current issue highlights "20 Women Changing the World," and some top female singers are included on that list.

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Pharrell's Hat Going on Display in Washington, D.C.
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 12:41 pm

ABC/Randy Holmes(WASHINGTON) -- Over the past year, Pharrell Williams' hat -- that huge brown one that he wore to the Grammy Awards -- has become almost as famous as he is.  Now, you'll be able to see it up close and personal, when it goes on display in a Washington, D.C. museum.

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