Password scam on Facebook – “There’s another spoofed email going around that claims to be from Facebook and asks you to open an attachment to receive a new password,” read a post on the Facebook Security page. “This email is fake. Delete it from your inbox, and warn your friends.” Facebook will never send users a new password in an attachment, the post says. The messages claim to be from Facebook, with a return address that looks legitimate.
The Lady Is A Gaga - Music producer Rob Fusari filed the $30.5 million lawsuit in Manhattan against Lady Gaga (Stefani Germanota) – the Grammy Award-winning performer. He said his protege and former girlfriend ditched him as her career soared. The suit says they co-wrote songs such as “Paparazzi” and “Beautiful, Dirty, Rich.” Fusari also says he came up with her stage name and helped get her record deal. Gaga won two Grammys in January: best dance recording, for “Poker Face,” and best electronic/dance album, for “The Fame.”
Gaga For Beyonce’s new perfume – After just one month on the shelves, the 28-year-old singer’s first fragrance, Heat, has earned $3 million in sales! Last year – the average celebrity fragrance earned roughly $2.5 million over the entire year according to a NY paper.
Days Gets More Lives – “Days of Our Lives” – has been renewed for a 45th season, which will run on NBC through 2011. “The producers, cast and crew have worked tirelessly to make Days the ratings success it is today,” Bruce Evans, NBC’s senior vice president of drama programming, said in a statement. “Today’s renewal is a true testament to all of their hard work. We could not be more delighted for them and for the multiple generations of fiercely loyal Days of Our Lives fans.” This in light of the recent CBS cancellation of “As The World Turns” – TV’s longest running soap opera.
Mr. Pop Archives – This Week In 2004 –
Music news –
Janet Jackson will give her first post breast-bearing TV interview – as she is set to appear on the David Letterman show March 29.
The FCC rules that rock star Bono’s use of a sexual expletive during the 2003 Golden Globe Awards was “indecent and profane.”
Also on Letterman (this week) – Courtney Love jumps up on Letterman’s desk and pulled up her skirt and exposed herself to him (back toward camera of course).
New trend – as Starbucks begins its “Hear Music” coffeehouse. You can make custom CD’s while sipping coffee. In selected areas.
Passing – J.J. Jackson – One of the original MTV VJ’s and a legendary album rock DJ in Los Angeles. He was 62.
Wow – Berklee College now offers “Turntable Technique” classes – for the hip-hop DJ in you.
Courtney Love is arrested on third-degree assault charges after throwing a microphone stand into the audience during a NY performance – and injuring a guy.
Don’t miss Prince’s Musicology Tour… School’s In!
Britney Spears – The Onyx Hotel Tour!
Britney Spears signs with Elizabeth Arden to develop and market her own line of perfume.