Mom-to-be Fergie changes her name
July 16th, 2013
09:53 AM ET

Mom-to-be Fergie changes her name

Before she'll be called "Mom," pregnant singer Fergie is undergoing another name change.

Although the Black Eyed Peas star has been known professionally as Fergie, fans know that she was born Stacy Ann Ferguson. It's a moniker that dates all the way back to her "Kids Incorporated" and Wild Orchid days, when she was a member of that '90s girl group.

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Fergie, Josh Duhamel expecting first child
February 18th, 2013
03:45 PM ET

Fergie, Josh Duhamel expecting first child

Fergie will soon have another "hump" to sing about.

The 37-year-old pop star announced on Twitter Monday that she and her husband, Josh Duhamel, are expecting their first child.

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'Ant' invades Michael Jackson tribute
October 7th, 2011
01:58 PM ET

'Ant' invades Michael Jackson tribute

Ants will rock this weekend's Michael Jackson tribute concert... in a manner of speaking.

Alien Ant Farm, the alt rock band that can claim a surprisingly long history with the late King of Pop, is on the bill. The group famously recorded a cover of Jackson's "Smooth Criminal", which hit No. 1 on the modern rock charts in 2001.

The band will be performing that song along with a version of MJ's "PYT" at the Michael Forever concert in Cardiff, Wales, on Saturday.

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Will.i.am: Britney Spears' new record is 'monster'
February 9th, 2011
05:18 PM ET

Will.i.am: Britney Spears' new record is 'monster'

Britney Spears is putting the finishing touches on her new album "Femme Fatale," due out March 29, and that includes a collaboration with Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am.

"In the studio with @iamwill…you guys are gonna love this one," Spears announced on Twitter yesterday.

Now will.i.am is telling CNN exactly what to expect.

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Super Bowl Sunday: Steelers, Packers, Fergie & Snoop
February 4th, 2011
02:03 PM ET

Super Bowl Sunday: Steelers, Packers, Fergie & Snoop

The Black Eyed Peas, Christina Aguilera and yes, a puppy bowl are all coming to you live on your TV this Sunday.

Oh yeah – there’ll be a football game on too.

But for those of you who perhaps aren’t as pumped to watch the Steelers face off against the Packers for Super Bowl XLV, there’s still plenty to keep you entertained.

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Black Eyed Peas' album debuts at No. 6
December 9th, 2010
04:26 PM ET

Black Eyed Peas' album debuts at No. 6

Hopefully the Black Eyed Peas aren’t too salty about their latest album’s record sales – the super-group arrived at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with their latest effort, “The Beginning.”

Although there was incentive to snag a copy of the ensemble’s album, since fans could win a chance to see the Peas perform live during their halftime performance at the Super Bowl XLV, the record sold 119,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Billboard speculates that the lower-than-last-time debut could have something to do with the middling reception to the album’s single, “The Time (Dirty Bit).” Comparatively, when the group’s last album, “The E.N.D.,” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts in June, 2009, their single “Boom Boom Pow” was enjoying its 11th week as the top single on the Billboard Hot 100.

Yet the group’s still faring better than others – Soulja Boy of “Crank Dat” and “Pretty Boy Swag” fame has sold only 13,000 copies of his latest album, “DeAndre Way.”

Besting them all, including last week's chart champions Kanye West and Nicki Minaj, is Susan Boyle, whose album "The Gift" is sitting pretty at No. 1 with 272,000 copies sold.


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