Coldplay crowned 2008's top selling act at World Music Awards - Reuters
Circuit City files for bankruptcy - CNN Money
Chinese Democracy - The myth! The legend!! The album!!! - The Times Online U.K.
Purloined nude pics of Cheetah Girl Adrienne Bailon hit Web - Boston Herald / Inside Track
Controversial statue depicts William S. Burroughs shooting Amy Winehouse - The Times Online U.K.
Oops! Brit examination board comes under fire after recommending song by convicted pedophile Gary Glitter in schools - Daily Mail U.K.
Van Morrison in Los Angeles - "For anyone who wasn't at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday night, there'd be little chance of explaining how Van Morrison's repetition of one seemingly innocuous sentence - 'This is a train' - could turn into a deeply spiritual incantation." - Los Angeles Times / Pop & Hiss (registration may be required)
Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton in Dallas - "Lindale's Miranda Lambert is the firecracker to Oklahoman Blake Shelton's slow burn, and they make one heckuva couple in concert - and apparently in real life, as well." - The Dallas Morning News
Joe Bonamassa in Birmingham, England - "If there's a more thrilling guitarist on the planet than Joe Bonamassa, then it's almost beyond belief: - Express & Star U.K.
Jason Mraz in Vancouver, British Columbia - " … relies not on shock but bridging the gap between himself and his audience." - The Vancouver Sun / Canada.com
Katie Melua in London - "As she plucked at an electric guitar for a spooky 'Piece by Piece' or played piano on the old folk ballad 'Lilac Wine,' it was hard to tear your eyes off her." - The Times Online U.K.
Roy Clark in Arizona - "Even though he moves a little slower than in his HeeHaw days and his hair is a little grayer, the master musician kept the audience entranced with frequent instrument changes and well known songs." - Mesquite Local News
They Say It's Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)
Bobby Rush is 74
Donna Fargo is 67
Tim Rice is 64
Greg Lake is 61
Sinbad is 52
Chris Cagle is 40
Warren G is 38
Jim Adkins (Jimmy Eat World) is 33
Eve is 30
Chris Jannou (Silverchair) is 29
Miranda Lambert is 25