â¢ Another night, another concert! Audrina Patridge and boyfriend Corey Bohan rocking out at the Sheryl Crow concert in L.A. - and they were affectionate at the show, sponsored by Yoplait's Save Lids to Save Lives campaign. "They were holding hands, laughing and so cute to each other all night," an onlooker tells us.
â¢ Back from their Mexican getaway with Jennifer Aniston, gal pals Courteney Cox Arquette and Sheryl Crow caught up over lunch at organic eatery Akasha in Culver City, Calif. Arriving in jeans and T-shirts, the breezy duo ordered salads and fresh-squeezed juices, and spent an hour chatting and giggling before leaving on foot.
• Call it a meeting of Nashville moms: Sheryl Crow and Kimberly Williams-Paisley enjoyed brunch together at Nashville's Loveless Café with their boys – Wyatt, 20 months, and Huck, almost 2, respectively. Kimberly, who is expecting her second baby with Brad Paisley, enjoyed a breakfast sandwich (ham, egg and cheese on toast), while Crow ordered a pancake with scrambled eggs.
It was a very earthy opening: On the eve of the Democratic National Convention's kick-off, Sheryl Crow, Sugarland and the Dave Matthews Band drew some 8,000 fans and environmental activists to their "Green Sunday."
Grammy-winner Mariah Carey – whose new No. 1 album, E = MC2, sold 463,000 copies in its first week – is hitting another high: This weekend the Empire State Building in New York City will be lit in lavendar, pink and white in her honor. One of the most successful female recording artists of all time, Carey, 39, recently surpassed Elvis PresleyÃ¢€™s record of 17 No. 1 hits with her 18th, "Touch My Body."
Jessica Simpson, Jamie Foxx, Kid Rock, and Sheryl Crow – not your typical country-music lineup, but they are among the stars expected to join country superstars like Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley at the 41st Annual CMA Awards on Wednesday night, to be broadcast live on ABC from the Sommet Center in Nashville.
The Dow pops into uncharted 14,000-point territory. An economy pummeled by the 9/11 terrorist attacks has grown for 22 quarters straight. Unemployment stands at 4.5 percent - lower than any average decade from the 1960s through the 1990s. And Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson declares: "This is far and away the strongest global economy I've seen in my business lifetime."
The dueling - and deafening - two-story tall speakers of Electronic Arts and Activision have fought their last battle. E3, the industry's annual trade show, which is known for its overwhelming sights, sounds and excess, is scaling down.
Several recording artists have been added to the list of performers for Friday's cross-network Hurricane Katrina benefit concert, and many more celebrities are adding their money and energy to the cause.