SICK BAY: Steven Tyler undergoing throat surgery this week for an undisclosed condition, forcing Aerosmith to cancel the remainder of its North American tour.
CHART ATTACK: The Disney Channel's High School Musical soundtrack topping the charts for the second time since its release, with 142,000 copies sold, per the latest Nielsen SoundScan numbers. To date, the album has moved nearly 812,000 copies.
ON HOLD: Phil Spector appearing in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday and agreeing to have his murder trial postponed until Sept. 11.
OFF THE MARKET: Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston's former home reportedly in escrow for $22.5 million, per TMZ.com.
SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED: The Smithfield, North Carolina post office being renamed the Ava Gardner Post Office in honor of the Oscar-nominated actress who grew up in the area.
BACK TO THE BIG APPLE: The MTV Video Music Awards returning to New York in August, after having taken place in Miami for the past two years.
ON A ROLL: Rolling Stone teaming with MTV for a reality series following aspiring journalists as they compete for a one-year staff position at the magazine. The series is scheduled to begin production this summer.
DETHRONED: NBC canceling Four Kings after seven episodes.
WONDER DAD: Fred Savage and wife Jennifer Stone Savage expecting their first child together in July, per The Insider.
SO SORRY: Ariana Huffington apologizing to her readers for a Mar. 13 posting on her blog that was attributed to George Clooney but was actually a compilation of his views.
DESPERATE CLARIFICATION: After telling Allure that she was "the experienced one" in her relationship with Tony Parker, Eva Longoria making the rounds on Extra and Access Hollywood Tuesday to clarify that Parker is also very skilled in the bedroom.
UNEARTHED: Blue, a never-issued Diana Ross album recorded in 1972, being released June 20, after its recent discovery in the Motown vault.
POINTING FINGERS: Hank Williams Jr. accused of harassing a waitress in a hotel bar in Memphis, Tennessee, by swearing at her, trying to kiss her and putting her in a choke hold.
SOLO MISSION: Former American Idol contestant Constantine Maroulis splitting from his band, Pray for the Soul of Betty, People reports.
SURPRISE 4 U: Prince surprising fans waiting to buy his new album 3121 at Hollywood's Tower Records Tuesday with an impromptu performance.
PURPLE PAIN: Meanwhile, Utah Jazz forward Carlos Boozer dropping his suit against Prince for allegedly modifying a home he is renting from the basketball star with purple details, including carpeting and exterior paint, the Smoking Gun reports.
STRONG ENOUGH: In her first interview since undergoing breast cancer surgery, Sheryl Crow telling E! News that she's doing well. "I feel blessed and really lucky that it was caught so quickly," the rocker said. "I'm really, really enjoying life and seeing it kind of in a new light now."
BABY TALK: Debi Mazar and her husband, Gabriele Corcos, welcoming a baby girl on Friday.
CANNES DO? Sofia Coppola's new film, Marie-Antoinette, starring Kirsten Dunst in the title role, rumored to be holding its world premiere in competition at the Cannes Film Festival in May. The full festival slate will be unveiled Apr. 20.
LOVE MACHINE: Joan Rivers putting up her profile on Match.com in the hopes of meeting an eligible bachelor between the ages of 65 and 75.
HITTING THE ROAD: The New York Post reporting Barbra Streisand plans to mount yet another farewell tour, the diva's first since 2000, playing 20 arena shows around the country this fall.