You'd think Miley Cyrus's big sister would be on the fast track after being signed to a major label -- but Brandi Cyrus says it didn't work out that way. Her duo is off Interscope and getting set to independently release their debut album.
She tells us that after she and Codi Caraco, who go by the name Frank and Derol, spent a year finishing an album, "it was like pulling teeth to get them to put it out." She explains that they finally confronted the label.
A obsessed fan was arrested near Taylor Swift's Rhode Island beach home.
A 22-year-old man from Chicago was cuffed early this morning (Wednesday) after he admitted to swimming up to the beach in front of her house in hopes of meeting her.
He claims he began his swim from a mile away, but turned back when he saw T's security staff. Police arrested him when they spotted him in the water. He's still in custody.
Sheryl Crow supports Angelina Jolie's decision to go public about her double mastectomy.
After Jolie's op-ed in the New York Times was published this morning, breast cancer survivor Crow tweeted, "I commend Angelina Jolie for her courage and thoughtfulness in sharing her story today regarding her mastectomy. So brave! Ladies, please check out Angelina's story today, especially if you have breast cancer in your family history."
Crow was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer in 2006.
Maroon 5's Adam Levine was honored at Tuesday's 61st annual BMI Pop Awards in Beverly Hills. He received the President's Award and was recognized for co-writing the Song of the Year, for "Moves Like Jagger." Levine shared that award with co-writers Benny Blanco and Ammar Malik.
With four songs each in the performance rights organization's 50 most performed songs of 2012, Blanco and Malik -- who also co-wrote Maroon 5's "Payphone" and Gym Class Heroes' "Ass Back Home" and "Stereo Hearts" -- shared the BMI Pop Songwriter of the Year title with writer-producer Claude Kelly. Kelly penned Jessie J's "Domino" and "Price Tag," Karmin's "Brokenhearted" and Pitbull's "International Love."
Levine received musical tributes from soul singer Allen Stone and the first signing to his 222 Records label, Rozzi Crane. Stone sang "Won't Go Home Without You," Crane delivered "She Will Be Loved" and the two duetted on "Sunday Morning."