Jordin Sparks and John Legend paid tribute to Whitney Houston at the Billboard Music Awards Sunday by singing “The Greatest Love of All” and “I Will Always Love You,” respectively. Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina accepted her mother’s Millennium Award.
Natasha Bedingfield sang “Last Dance” to honor Donna Summer , while Cee Lo Green and the Goodie Mob rapped “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)” for the late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch . Hosts Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell asked for a moment of silence to honor Robin Gibb.(Yahoo)
There’s a good news to report about “Terminator 3” actor Nick Stahl, who was reported missing last week. He resurfaced Friday and checked into rehab Saturday, according to his wife Rose. She told E! News, “He wants to be well.” (E!)
Will Smith smacked a journalist from a Ukrainian television channel after the man attempted to kiss the actor while he walked the red carpet in Moscow. The kisser in question is Vitalii Sediuk, the same person who gave Madonna hydrangeas as a prank last year. (AP; WaPo)
The “Men in Black III” actor was in much better spirits when he rapped the “Fresh Prince” theme song on the “Graham Norton Show.” (Vulture)
“Celebrity Apprentice” names a winner, after the jump.
“The Celebrity Apprentice” named a winner. Find out if Clay Aiken or Arsenio Hall won, at the link. (EW)
More sad news from the music world. Crowded House drummer Peter Jones died last week from brain cancer. (BBC)
Andrew Garfield talked to Vulture about the time he and Emma Stone sang a silly song to promote “The Amazing Spider-Man”: “Is that online? That’s hilarious! There’s nowhere to hide!” (Vulture)