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Here Are Your Inductees for Rock Hall of Fame

Missy Elliott, first female hip-hop artist to be inducted, joined by Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow

(Newser) - Missy Elliott will be the first female hip-hop artist inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and in her first year of eligibility to boot. The Cleveland-based institution announced its 2023 inductees on Wednesday, singling out Elliott—who became eligible for induction 25 years after her first commercial...

After Exec Tells Women to 'Step Up,' Pink Tells Him to Step Off

Singer blasts Recording Academy President Neil Portnow in open letter on Twitter

(Newser) - #GrammysSoMale? That was one hashtag that popped up after Sunday night's show , in which women seemed to get short shrift during the night's proceedings. Per the AP , Lorde, the only woman nominated for album of the year, didn't perform (but males who weren't nominees did); there...

8 Celebrities Who Got Their Start as Backup Singers

Mariah Carey was a dancer, too

(Newser) - Not everyone skyrockets directly to fame: Ranker lists 24 celebrities who started out as backup singers. A sampling:
  • Katy Perry: When she still went by her birth name of Katy Hudson, she sang backup for P.O.D. and appeared in one of the band's 2006 music videos ("

11 Stars Whose Kids Are Adopted

It's a difficult process for celebrities too, they say

(Newser) - In honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, the Stir rounds up 21 celebrities who've adopted kids:
  • Kristin Davis: The Sex and the City star adopted not just on the show, but in real life. She adopted Gemma Rose domestically in 2011, calling it a "wish come true."

11 Celebs Who've Never Been Married

Most of them don't see walking down the aisle in their future

(Newser) - Daryl Hannah is supposedly dating rocker and fellow activist Neil Young—and if they were to, say, get married, it would be a first for Hannah, 53. But she's not the only Hollywood star to have never wed:
  • Oprah Winfrey has never married, though she's been with Stedman

5 Actors Who've Penned Cookbooks

They still enjoy some domestic duties

(Newser) - A person can, apparently, be rich and famous and still enjoy slaving away in the kitchen ... as proven by these 11 celebrities with their very own cookbooks, rounded up by ETOnline . Click through the gallery for a sampling or check out the full list here —especially if you want...

Lance Armstrong Doped in Front of Sheryl Crow: Book

She later told investigators about blood transfusion, authors say

(Newser) - A new book claims that Sheryl Crow was with then-boyfriend Lance Armstrong during one of his secret blood transfusions—and that she ultimately snitched on him to federal investigators. The New York Daily News got an early look this week at Wheelmen by Wall Street Journal reporters Reed Albergotti and...

Things Walmart Deems Less Acceptable Than Guns

The Bushmaster AR-15 can stay, but pregnant barbie has to go

(Newser) - Despite a public outcry, Walmart is still selling "modern sporting rifles" (read: assault rifles), reportedly including the Bushmaster AR-15, the model used in the Newtown shooting. But there are some items too controversial for Walmart. The Huffington Post helpfully compiled a few of the things that Walmart apparently believes...

Sheryl Crow: Fan Wants to 'Shoot Me'

Singer seeks restraining order against Phillip Sparks

(Newser) - Having a disturbed weirdo stalk you on Facebook is one thing—but an outright murder threat is another. Sheryl Crow has filed a restraining order request against Phillip Gordon Sparks, 45, who she says walked into the Screen Actors Guild and told an employee he would "just shoot" Crow,...

Sheryl Crow Has Benign Brain Tumor

Singer says it's nothing to worry about

(Newser) - Celebs are often accused of holding back on the personal nitty gritty in interviews, but Sheryl Crow nonchalantly dropped this into conversation with a columnist when joking about forgetting her lyrics: "I worried about my memory so much that I went and got an MRI. And I found out...

Sheryl Crow Flashes Panties at CMT Awards

Sarah Evans: "At least you were wearing underwear"

(Newser) - Ludacris made a surprise appearance—as did Sheryl Crow's underwear (click here for the video )—at the CMT Music Awards last night. Lady Antebellum laid down a funky beat with Charles Kelley doing a Don Henley impression. Fans audibly gasped as Shania Twain slipped and fell on her...

Motown Legends Play White House

Obamas host celebration of Detroit sound

(Newser) - The White House grooved to the Motown sound at a star-studded celebration Thursday night. Before artists including John Legend, Seal and Jamie Foxx took the stage, President Obama called Motown music "the soundtrack of the civil rights era" and credited the Detroit sound with helping "blur the line...

Details of 'Rally to Restore Sanity' Leak

Parks service releases itinerary

(Newser) - Good news for Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert: They finally have a permit for their Rally to Restore Sanity/March to Keep Fear Alive! The bad news: The National Parks service released the itinerary for the event, something Comedy Central has taken pains not to reveal. The whole thing is over...

Green Diva: Sheryl Crow Makes Promoters Work

Demands local produce, biodegradable cups, recycled TP

(Newser) - Everyone should do their part to help the environment, and Sheryl Crow is making sure that her tour is as green as possible—even if it kills her promoters. Crow's tour rider demands "biodegradable non-petroleum cups" and "disposable napkins made of 100% recycled fiber," the Smoking Gun...

Sheryl Crow Adopts 2nd Son
 Sheryl Crow 
 Adopts 2nd Son 

Sheryl Crow Adopts 2nd Son

Singer-songwriter welcomed elder child in 2007

(Newser) - Sheryl Crow has adopted a baby son. "I have some exciting news to share with you guys," the singer-songwriter announced on her website. "Wyatt has a new little brother!" Wyatt is the child Crow adopted in 2007, notes PopEater . The new addition is 5-week-old Levi James....

Star Power Drives Telethon
 Star Power Drives Telethon 

Star Power Drives Telethon

Clooney-organized benefit attracts biggest celeb names

(Newser) - Grim-faced celebrities and musicians with mournful tunes set the tone for tonight's all-star, international "Hope for Haiti Now" telethon, which featured two hours of desperate pleas for an even more-desperate nation. "The Haitian people need our help," said George Clooney, who helped organize the two-hour telecast. "...

Obama Can't Pack the House in Vegas
Obama Can't Pack the House in Vegas

Obama Can't Pack the House in Vegas

Tickets left for Reid fundraiser at venue Celine Dion sold out

(Newser) - Not being able to fill a room isn’t a charge usually leveled at President Obama, but, the Los Angeles Times reports, there are still (relatively cheap) tickets available for a fundraiser he’s hosting tonight for Sen. Harry Reid at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Elton John and Celine...

Bailed-Out Bank Drops Millions on LA Golf Bash

$1.6B recipient sponsors open, hosts parties, concerts

(Newser) - A bank that got $1.6 billion in federal bailout cash lived it up last week in Los Angeles with luxe parties and concerts as it sponsored a PGA golf tournament, TMZ reports. Northern Trust flew hundreds of workers and clients to LA to stay in swanky hotels, eat classy...

Lance's Romances Haven't Hurt His Cause—Yet

Cyclist's fight against cancer may be overshadowed by gossip pages

(Newser) - Will the real Lance Armstrong please stand up? The seven-time Tour de France champ and cancer research advocate is also a serial dater whose affairs light up gossip pages. But so far, trysts with Ashley Olsen and Kate Hudson have not hurt the cancer survivor's higher cause—which includes testifying...

Crow to Croon With Fleetwood Mac
Crow to Croon With Fleetwood Mac

Crow to Croon With Fleetwood Mac

She'll probably join pal Stevie Nicks sometime next year

(Newser) - Fleetwood Mac may soon get a new face and a new voice: Sheryl Crow. "We definitely have plans for collaborating in the future, and we'll see what happens," the singer told "I think that's going to be next year." She would join her friend...

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