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Mary J. Blige, Cher Just Gave Rock Hall of Fame a Boost

Critics say number of female inductees has been low, but this year's group includes the 2 big names

(Newser) - Mary J. Blige, Cher, Foreigner, A Tribe Called Quest, Kool & the Gang, and Ozzy Osbourne have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, a class that also includes folk-rockers Dave Matthews Band and singer-guitarist Peter Frampton. Artists must have released their first commercial recording at least...

Ye Was Told Not to Sample Songs, Did It Anyway
Ye Was Told Not
to Sample Songs,
Did It Anyway

Ye Was Told Not to Sample Songs, Did It Anyway

Ozzy Osbourne, Donna Summer's estate allege copyright infringement

(Newser) - Donna Summer's estate is now suing Ye and Ty Dolla $ign over their collaboration "Good (Don't Die)," which the estate has accused of sampling Summer's "I Feel Love" without permission. The copyright infringement lawsuit filed by the husband of Summer, who died in 2012,...

From Ozzy, 'One of the Hardest Things I've Ever Had to Share'

Osbourne says he's canceling upcoming shows, touring career is over due to longtime spinal injury

(Newser) - Ozzy Osbourne fans woke up Wednesday to a surprise post , one that he said was "probably one of the hardest things I've ever had to share." In his early morning statement, the 74-year-old British heavy-metal singer and ex-frontman for Black Sabbath announced he's canceling his upcoming...

NBC Airs 10 Seconds of Ozzy's Halftime Show

His fans are not pleased

(Newser) - After Thursday night's NFL opener, two groups of fans aren't happy: those of the Rams and those of Ozzy Osborne. The first group is understandable enough, given that Los Angeles lost to the Buffalo Bills 31-10, per the AP . The second group is ticked because NBC chose to...

Ozzy Osbourne: Here's Why I'm Moving Back to the UK

'I'm fed up with people getting killed every day'

(Newser) - After more than 20 years in Los Angeles, Ozzy Osbourne says it's time to go home. The 73-year-old rocker and his wife, Sharon, are planning to move to the UK early next year and have put their $18 million LA mansion up for sale. Sharon tells the Observer that...

Ozzy Osbourne's Surgery Will 'Determine the Rest of His Life'

Though it's not clear exactly what procedure he's having done

(Newser) - Ozzy Osbourne is undergoing an apparently very serious surgery Monday, according to the rocker's wife, Sharon, though she didn't offer any details. "He has a very major operation on Monday, and I have to be there," Sharon Osbourne, 69, said on her UK talk show, per...

Recording Studio Fire Kills 1, Injures Stars' Daughter

Aimee Osbourne and her producer were working in the LA recording studio

(Newser) - A fire in a Los Angeles recording studio killed one person Thursday afternoon, while two people escaped the building, including a daughter of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne. Police did not identify the person killed, though people who worked there said he was a 26-year-old artist, producer, and engineer, the Los ...

50 Years Ago Today, 2 Big Moments in Music

Jimi Hendrix died, and Black Sabbath helped launch heavy metal

(Newser) - Two notable 50-year musical anniversaries were being marked on Friday, one good and one tragic:
  • Iconic album: On Sept. 18, 1970, Black Sabbath released Paranoid, which played a "genre-defining" role in launching heavy metal worldwide, reports NPR . The group's second album was informed by band members' hometown of

Ozzy to Fans in Wake of New Diagnosis: I Need You

71-year-old rocker says he's been diagnosed with a form of Parkinson's

(Newser) - In a Monday interview with Robin Roberts on Good Morning America, rocker Ozzy Osbourne revealed that 2019 hadn't been a great year for him. In fact, "[it] was the worst, longest, most painful, miserable year of my life," he said, noting that he'd had a bad...

Ozzy's Iconic Heavy Metal Band Is Done

Black Sabbath puts on final show

(Newser) - Black Sabbath called it a career Saturday night in the place where it all began 50 years earlier. Ozzy Osbourne and crew put on their final show for fans in Birmingham, England, concluding a legendary run with the band's first hit, "Paranoid," reports the BBC . "Thank...

Pro Skateboarder and Model Dylan Rieder Dead at 28

'One of the best'

(Newser) - The skateboarding world is mourning the loss of 28-year-old Dylan Rieder, who died of leukemia on Wednesday. Rieder grew up in Westminster, Calif., and began skating at age 9, reports People . He went pro for Alien Workshop at age 18 before nabbing sponsorships with Birdhouse, Osiris, and Quiksilver. "A...

Ozzy Rep: Here's the Explanation for His Affair

He's a sex addict, rep explains

(Newser) - There's a perfectly understandable reason for Ozzy Osbourne's affair with hairdresser Michelle Pugh, Osbourne's rep tells People : "Over the last six years, Ozzy Osbourne has been dealing with a sex addiction," the rep says in a statement. "He is sorry if Ms. Pugh took...

Kelly Osbourne Tweets Number of Ozzy's Other Woman


(Newser) - Kelly Osbourne is not exactly quietly taking the high road when it comes to her father's alleged affair . "Anyone looking for cheap chunky LOW-lights a blow out and a blowjob call +1(323)9282323," Osbourne tweeted Monday, an apparent reference to Ozzy's rumored affair with celebrity hairstylist Michelle...

Here's What Ozzy, Sharon Have to Say About Each Other

'She's everything for me'

(Newser) - Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne had to come together amidst their marriage trouble Thursday, a reunion ETOnline calls "icy" and "remarkably uncomfortable." They appeared at an LA press conference announcing the merger this year of two music festivals, Ozzfest and the Knotfest metal festival. And while Ozzy seemed...

Ozzy Osbourne, Sharon Split
 Ozzy Osbourne, Sharon Split 

Ozzy Osbourne, Sharon Split

But it's reportedly not about drug use

(Newser) - Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have split, but whether it's another temporary bump or an end to 33 years of marriage remains unclear. Either way, Ozzy has moved out of the family home, reports E! Online , with Yahoo reporting that he's staying at an LA hotel. A post at...

33 Years After Infamous Pee, Ozzy Returns to the Alamo

His lifetime ban was lifted more than 20 years ago

(Newser) - Older, more sober, and no longer wearing pink tights, Ozzy Osbourne returned to the Alamo on Thursday, 33 years after he peed on a monument at the site sacred to Texans in what became one of the most infamous moments of his career. The rocker was in San Antonio filming...

Nasty Black Sabbath Feud Plays Out on Facebook

Ex-drummer wants apology, Ozzy wants to know what he's 'on about'

(Newser) - Back in 2012, original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward refused to take part in the group's reunion because of a contract dispute. This week he explained—at great length—his problems with the band and, especially, Ozzy Osbourne. Needless to say, Ozzy does not appear happy about it. In...

Sharon Osbourne: I Slit Wrist ... for Ozzy

She reveals youthful incident on 'The Talk'

(Newser) - The early days of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne's relationship were about as dramatic as you might have thought: On The Talk yesterday, as part of "Secret Week," Sharon revealed that when she was 27 years old and dating Ozzy, she once slit her wrist to prove her...

How Black Sabbath Got Its Cocaine

Ozzy Osbourne and bandmates recall the old days

(Newser) - Black Sabbath is back, with 13—its first album featuring Ozzy Osbourne since 1978— out Tuesday . So, of course, there's a massive profile in the Guardian featuring tons of drug tidbits and references to the occult as Osbourne, Terry "Geezer" Butler, and Tony Iommi wax nostalgic. Choice quotes:...

High Ozzy Thought Sharon Was Trying to Kill Him
 Ozzy Thought Sharon 
 Was Trying to Kill Him 
inside his relapse

Ozzy Thought Sharon Was Trying to Kill Him

Osbourne would go missing for days during relapse

(Newser) - So just how bad did things get during Ozzy Osbourne's year-and-a-half relapse into booze and drugs ? Well, according to sources who talked to Britain's Daily Star tabloid, the rocker got so high he became convinced wife Sharon was planning to murder him. He ran around their mansion...

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