collapsed on stage during a performance in Sweden, concert organizers revealed yesterday.
Liza, who has been rushed back to America for medical treatment, was thrilling audiences with her warbling at a Christmas show Wednesday in the city of Goteborg when she passed out as she was walking off stage after her fourth song, said
, a rep for the concert organizers. Nedanovski said Liza was flown back home first thing yesterday.
, said the chanteuse "had complained of dizziness" before the show and "became very ill after the show began."
She said Liza was being evaluated by doctors in New York City.
Philly Sound enshrined
The Sound of Philadelphia is headed to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
, the songwriters, producers, and pioneering black music executives who guided their Philadelphia International Record label through its early 1970s glory years, will be inducted into the Rock Hall in March as the first winners of the
The award is named after the late Atlantic Records exec whose music-business clout was so stupendous that, as you might have heard,
reunited in London in his honor.
Oh yeah, a few non-Philadelphians are also getting inducted into the Cleveland hall.
leads the list, which includes sexy septuagenarian poet
, instrumental rock band
John "This Is Our Country" Mellencamp
, British Invasion band
the Dave Clark Five
, and in the special sideman category, blues harmonica great
- Dan DeLuca
'Jackass' goes digital
In an extraordinary coup for culture, the third film in the revered,
-starring Jackass series,
, will have no theatrical release, but will instead be disseminated entirely on the Internet.
"It's the first broadband movie ever distributed by a major studio,"
, president of Paramount Pictures Digital Entertainment, announced yesterday.
The feature film will feature unreleased footage from
Jackass Number Two
, plus newly filmed content. Want a taste? The flick can be viewed for free Dec. 19-31 at
» READ MORE: www.blockbuster.jackassworld.com
. It'll be out on DVD shortly after its Internet run.
A handmade, leather-bound collection of original fairy tales by famed Harry Potter creator
was bought for $4 mil by London art agent Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox yesterday at an auction at Sotheby's in London. Its final price far exceeds the $100,000 the auction house believed the book would fetch.
Rowling, who watched the standing-room-only auction via Webcast at her home in Edinburgh, Scotland, said she was over the moon. All proceeds from the sale will go to the Children's Voice, a charity Rowling cofounded in '05.
The Tales of Beedle the Bard
shortly after she finished her last Potter book. She has crafted only seven copies of the book, which she wrote and illustrated by hand.
Madonna's baby news
In Touch Weekly says the government of Malawi has given its blessings to
's bid to adopt 2-year-old
Madonna has been David's foster mother since October '06, when she took him from an African orphanage. An anon "pal" told In Touch, "This is the best Christmas gift [Madonna has] ever received."
Discord in Eva's marriage?
Has the sacred love bond between
been rent asunder by that filthy whore, Infidelity?
The allegations come courtesy of
, a fashion model who tells celeb Web site x17online.com that on Sept. 29 she and Tony, a guard with the San Antonio Spurs, engaged in sexual congress at a hotel in Paris.
Tony and Eva, who wed in July in Paris, insist the story is untrue.
"I love my wife," Monsieur Parker said to People mag. "She's the best thing in my life, and I have never been happier." Eva chimed in, "Tony has been nothing short of the perfect husband."
Fox's New Year's lineup
Fox TV says its
New Year's Live
show telecast from Times Square on New Year's Eve will feature performances by
. But that's not all! Fox will also present the TV permiere of
's concert performance of "Shake It Off" from her new CD,
The Adventures of Mimi