The nominees for the "55th Grammy Awards" were announced last night . . . and Kanye West, Jay-Z, Fun, Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, and Frank Ocean led the way, with six nominations apiece. The Grammys air live on February 10th on CBS. You can see the full list here! http://www.grammy.com/nominees
The Huffington Post has put together a list of the Most Controversial Couples of the Year. They include Rihanna and Chris Brown, Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber, and Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris.
FRANKIE MUNIZ says he's happy to be alive, following his mini-stroke last week. Frankie says he eats like a "7- to 10-year-old boy", but still considers himself healthy. He works out, and has never touched drugs or alcohol, or even smoked a cigarette. He still plans to go out on tour with his band this weekend. More here...
RIHANNA is the executive producer on an upcoming "fashion competition reality series." It's called "Styled to Rock", and it will air on the Style Network sometime next year. Rihanna will "handpick" 12 amateur designers to be on the show, along with three mentors, who will guide them each week. She's also expected to make appearances, but she won't be on it regularly as a judge or host.
ALICIA KEYS just topped the "Billboard" 200 chart for the fifth time in her career, as her new album "Girl On Fire" debuted with 159,000 copies.
Stupid People Doing Stupid Things
On Sunday night, in New York, a 26-year-old man got into an argument with his 27-year-old girlfriend about whether a ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE could happen. He said yes, but she wasn't taking it seriously. And he ended up SHOOTING HER IN THE BACK with a rifle. She was hospitalized in serious condition, and he was arrested for attempted second-degree murder.
On Friday night, in Florida, a 41-year-old man went out drinking and left his 10-month-old baby home with a babysitter. The babysitter was . . . HIS PIT BULL. The man was arrested for child neglect.
On Monday morning, a couple in California called a handyman to their house . . . KIDNAPPED HIM . . . beat him up . . . and forced him to do six hours of home repairs. Then they drove him to a relative's house to do repairs there. When they stopped at a gas station, he escaped and called the cops. The couple was arrested for several felony charges.