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Rita Ora Says She’s “Very Grateful” to Have Chris Brown on “Body on Me”

Roc Nation / ColumbiaSo what if Chris Brown was featured on a bunch of other songs this summer? Rita Ora tells Billboard she’s just “very grateful” he wanted to appear on her new single, “Body on Me.” “I respect Chris’ work and I thought the tone of voice fit perfectly with the record,” she says.

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Taylor Swift Makes "Us Weekly"’s 2015 Best Dressed List

Image Group LA/ABCSeems those crop tops and mini-skirts are really working for her. Taylor Swift has been named one of Us Weekly’s 2015 Best Dressed celebrities. The singer, who tends to find a look she likes and then stick with it, was among 35 stylish stars chosen for the list. Others picked for their impeccable

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Harry Styles Gets Hit in the Face with a Can During Concert

Jeff Daly/NBCHarry Styles just can’t seem to avoid on-stage calamities. He’s taken some tumbles while on tour with One Direction this summer, and now he can add “getting pelted in the face with a Red Bull can” to the list of mishaps. The incident was captured on video and occurred while the band was thanking

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Director of Taylor Swift’s "Wildest Dreams" Video Responds to Whitewashing Accusations

Jason Merritt/Getty Images via ABCThe director of Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams” video is responding to criticism that the video glorifies white colonialism in Africa. In a statement obtained by ABC Radio, Joseph Kahn says that the video includes black people and was produced by a black woman and edited by a black man.   “This

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Avril Lavigne Announces Split From Chad Kroeger in Bittersweet Instagram Post

Sara De Boer/STARTRAKS PHOTO via ABCAvril Lavigne and Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger have called it quits after two years of marriage. Avril officially announced their separation on Instagram today. “It is with a heavy heart that Chad and I announce our separation today,” she writes alongside a photo of them on their wedding day. “Through

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Miley Turns Up the Raunch in New "Interview" Photo Shoot

Mert Alas via Interview MagazineWhat’s it like to sext with Miley Cyrus? In the latest issue of Interview magazine, the singer gives us some idea with a series of racy photos from a recent FaceTime session. Miley appears on one of the mag’s eight covers showcasing celebrity selfies, and hers is, of course, the most

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Did Justin Bieber Shout-Out to Ex Selena Gomez in New Video?

ABC/Rick RowellDid Justin Bieber give a subtle shout-out to his ex in his latest music video? Eagle-eyed fans spotted the name “Selena” — as in, Selena Gomez — spray-painted on a wall in the “What Do You Mean?” video’s skate park scenes. The walls are also scrawled with graffiti of the words “love” and “hope.”

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Andy Grammer Says His Late Mom Inspired Him to Do "Dancing with the Stars"

Andy Grammer on “DWTS” Season 20; ABC/Adam TaylorAndy Grammer will be one of several singers competing this season on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, along with Backstreet Boy Nick Carter, R&B legend Chaka Khan, and reality star, talk show host and singer Tamar Braxton.  Andy says he feels his late mom would’ve wanted him to

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Nico & Vinz Have an Insane House Party in "That’s How You Know" Video

Sara McColgan/Warner Bros. RecordsNico & Vinz debuted the new video for their song “That’s How You Know.” The humorous visual premiered on the comedy website Funny or Die, and opens with Nico and Vinz on a therapist’s couch. The therapist has no idea who they are, but asks them why they’re seeking his help. “Well,

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One Direction Says "Drag Me Down" Previews "Grittier, Dirtier" Sound of New Album

SYCO/Columbia RecordsOne Direction‘s “Drag Me Down,” the first single they’ve released since Zayn Malik departed the group, was an instant success, scoring the highest debut of any single this year on the Billboard Hot 100, and selling more in its debut week than any of the group’s prior singles.  The song sounds a bit edgier

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Special Edition of "Pitch Perfect 2" Soundtrack Out Now

PRNewsFoto/Universal Music EnterprisesIf the Pitch Perfect 2 soundtrack left you wanting more, allow this to satisfy your craving.  A special edition of the soundtrack, featuring extra tracks and remixes, is now available. The new release features an original recording of Hailee Steinfeld’s “Flashlight,” a cappella group Pentatonix’s cover of “Any Way You Want It,” an

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Rachel Platten Sings Moving Duet of "Fight Song" with Young Cancer Patient

ABC/Ida Mae AstuteFor one little boy, Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song” is more than just a song: it’s his anthem. Seven-year-old cancer patient Jeremiah Succar has used the empowering tune to give him courage since he was diagnosed with a stage-four tumor in May. He recently had his dreams come true when Rachel herself surprised him

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Theory Suggests Calvin Harris Is the Lion in Taylor’s “Wildest Dreams” Video

Columbia RecordsIs Calvin Harris actually the lion Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams” video? A new fan theory seems to think so. Allow us to explain. In the video Taylor plays a brunette actress who harbors feelings for her onscreen love interest, played by Scott Eastwood. She wishes their love affair was real, but in the end,

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Demi Lovato on Iggy Azalea Collab: “Our Sounds Really Meshed Well”

ABC/Ida Mae AstuteWith their MTV Video Music Awards performance on Sunday, Demi Lovato and Iggy Azalea gave us a taste of what they sound like together with a “Cool for the Summer” remix. Now in a new interview with Billboard, Demi gives us hints about their other collaborative track, “Kingdom Come,” from her upcoming album

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Justin Timberlake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Appearing on "Jimmy Fallon" Next Week

Lloyd Bishop/NBCThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is kicking off its fall season next week with a lineup of big musical guests, including Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Justin, Jimmy’s pal and frequent collaborator, returns to the show on Wednesday, September 9. It’ll be his first visit to Fallon’s Tonight Show since its

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Zayn Malik Covers "Interview" Magazine with Shirtless Selfie

Zayn Malik via Interview MagazineZayn Malik knows the power of social media. The former One Direction member has been involved in his fair share of Twitter feuds and has shared many an Instagram selfie of his ever-changing hair color. So it seems only fitting that his first major solo magazine cover would be for Interview

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Rihanna Launching Beauty Line?

ABC/Lou RoccoRihanna is planning her own beauty line. While promoting her new RiRi perfume at a meet-and-greet Monday at Macy’s in Brooklyn, New York, The Barbadian singer said a line called Fenty Beauty is next in her business plan. “That is definitely something I am going to have my hands on and would love to

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Meghan Trainor Makes It Through Throat Surgery: "I Survived!"

Brooke NiparAfter canceling her M Train tour earlier this summer due to a hemorrhage on her vocal cord, Meghan Trainor has now made it through surgery just fine. The singer posted “before” and “after” pictures on Instagram on Tuesday.  One shows her in a surgical gown and cap, while the other shows her looking exhausted

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Hozier Covers Sam Smith, Announces More Tour Dates

ABC/Fred LeeIn addition to Taylor Swift, Hozier‘s got another celebrity fan: Sam Smith. Appearing on BBC Radio One’s “Live Lounge” on Tuesday — which features artists doing their own versions of current hits by other singers — Hozier took on Sam’s hit “Lay Me Down,” and Sam just loved it.  He tweeted, “Brother @Hozier —

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Taylor Swift and Her Brother Austin Recall Their Farm Kid Past

ABC/Fred LeeNo matter how many glitzy awards show parties Taylor Swift and her younger brother Austin attend, they never forget where they came from. Taylor’s pal Lorde witnessed a humbling moment between the two siblings at the after party for the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. “At the after party austin leaned down from

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