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Pete Doherty

Pete Doherty fined in Switzerland for using drugs

Pete Doherty recently was fined by Swiss authorities for using drugs while en route to the country, according to a BBC News report. Geneva police imposed the penalty after the British Airways flight he was traveling on landed in Switzerland.

Pete Doherty Jailed

Pete Doherty has been sent to a London prison for 14 weeks after violating his probation that resulted from October 2007 charges of possessing drugs and driving illegally, according to BBC News.

Briefly: Johnny Cash, Keith Richards, Napster, Pete Doherty

A new album that the late Johnny Cash recorded in the months leading up to his 2003 death is scheduled to hit stores on July 4.

Briefly: Tim McGraw, Master P, Silkk the Shocker, Pete Doherty

Country singer Tim McGraw, during a Tuesday morning (2/28) appearance on a Nashville radio station, debuted two new tracks that will appear on his forthcoming best-of set, "Tim McGraw Reflected: Hits Vol 2."

Briefly: Madonna, Barry Manilow, Pete Doherty, Les Paul

Madonna's publicist told RollingStone.com that Madonna probably will embark on a world tour this spring.

Briefly: Coldplay, Les Paul, Hank Williams Jr., Pete Doherty

Coldplay, Nickelback and Michael Buble will be among the performers at this year's Juno Awards ceremony, the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys.

Briefly: Eminem, Martina McBride, Disturbed, Pete Doherty

As expected, rapper Eminem and Kim Mathers remarried Saturday (1/14) during a small ceremony in the Detroit suburb of Rochester, MI.

Briefly: People's Choice Awards, Jamie Foxx, Pete Doherty

Kelly Clarkson was named Favorite Female Musical Performer, Tim McGraw took the award for Favorite Male Musical Performer and Green Day claimed Favorite Musical Group at the 32nd annual People's Choice Awards.