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Beloved star Annette Funicello dies

Disney's official fan club has just broken the news on Twitter: Annette Funicello has died at age 70. The actress, singer and beloved Mousketeer had been hospitalized due to complications from multiple sclerosis, according to Extra.


Mindy McCready Shot Dog Before Killing Herself, Says Sheriff

Mindy McCready

Authorities say they found country singer Mindy McCready's body on the same porch of her northern Arkansas home where her boyfriend was found dead of an apparent suicide last month.


'Rescue Me' singer Fontella Bass dies at 72

Fontella Bass, whose voice soared in the 1965 hit "Rescue Me," died Wednesday at 72, her family said in a statement.


Singer, plane missing in Mexico

Jenni Rivera

Singer Jenni Rivera is missing after a plane she was flying in lost contact with air traffic controllers in Mexico early Sunday morning, officials said.


Tattoo not a swastika says singer

A Russian opera singer who pulled out of the Bayreuth Wagner Festival after an image of a tattoo was shown on television says it was not a swastika.


Taylor Swift is Billboard's top money maker in '11

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is No. 1 again: The singer is the top act on Billboard's "Money Makers" list. Swift earned more than $35 million in 2011, according to the Billboard list released Friday. U2 was second with $32 million. Kenny Chesney, Lady Gaga and Lil Wayne rounded out the top 5.


No public memorial for Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston Funeral

Singer Whitney Houston's family has decided against a public memorial for her at a New Jersey sports arena, and will hold an invitation-only service at the church where she first sang publicly.


Taylor Swift is CMA's entertainer of the year

Taylor Swift is CMA's entertainer of the year

The singer leaped from her seat with her arms in the air and jumped up and down before hugging her mother and good friend Tim McGraw.


Singer Adele has vocal cord surgery in Boston

Singer Adele has undergone throat surgery to stop a recurrent condition that prompted her to cancel tour dates and promotional appearances for the rest of the year. A spokesman for Massachusetts General Hospital said the British singer underwent vocal cord microsurgery to stop recurrent bleeding from a benign polyp. The condition is usually the result of unstable blood vessels in the vocal cord that can rupture.


Keith Urban to have throat surgery

Country singer Keith Urban is expected to have throat surgery this month, after a polyp was discovered on his vocal cords, according to his publicist.

Senh: Throat surgery claims another victim. I wonder how common this is with singers. Adele had throat surgery just a week ago.


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