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Sia Invited to Join the Motion Picture Academy; Says She Wants to Give Kids a "Different Idea of Expression"

ABC/Fred LeeSia is one of several musicians who’ve just been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the body that hands out the Oscars. The main benefit of Academy membership is that you get to vote on who wins the Academy Awards each year. On Wednesday, the organization extended 683 membership

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Holy Hiddleswift: Taylor and Tom Visit the Vatican

ABC/Lou Rocco; ABC/Randy HolmesTheir relationship is already sacred. Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston continued their Roman holiday Wednesday with a trip to the Vatican, UsWeekly reports. The two, coordinating in light-colored outfits, toured the Pope’s home and held hands as they walked around. Earlier in the week, they took a private tour of the Colosseum

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Demi Lovato Debuting New Song, “Body Say,” During Future Now Tour Tonight

Photo by David Becker/Getty ImagesDemi Lovato and Nick Jonas kick off their Future Now tour tonight, and Demi’s making it extra special. The singer announced on the Future Now tour’s Twitter page that she’ll be debuting a new single during the show in Atlanta. She revealed that the song is called “Body Say” and also

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The Real Reason Iggy Azalea Called It Quits With Nick Young?

ABC/Fred LeeThe will they/won’t they saga of Nick Young and Iggy Azalea‘s romance appears to have turned completely sour. Life & Style reports that the real reason behind the termination of Young and Azalea’s engagement is because Young’s baby mama, Keonna Green, is pregnant with their second child!  “Nick waited until Keonna was four months pregnant to tell Iggy the

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Rihanna’s Music Video for New Single, "Sledgehammer," Will Debut Exclusively in IMAX

Lester Cohen/Getty Images via ABCIf you love Rihanna and her new single, “Sledgehammer,” then get ready — the music video is coming to IMAX theaters Thursday!   “#SLEDGEHAMMERVIDEO tomorrow! 1st ever #IMAX music video debut at 9AM EST,” Rihannatweeted, along with a nearly thirty-second clip from the video. The music video for “Sledgehammer” marks the first of

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Take That, Taylor! Calvin Harris Parties with Ladies on a Private Yacht in Mexico

Jason Merritt/Getty Images via ABCIt seems Calvin Harris is doing just fine since his breakup with Taylor Swift. While Taylor gallivants around Europe with her new beau Tom Hiddleston, Calvin is enjoying a Mexican getaway with a bunch of beautiful babes. The DJ-producer posted some Snapchat photos of himself with the group of women on

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John Mayer Says He’s “Single and Excited About the Future”

ABC/Randy HolmesJohn Mayer is single and ready to mingle. The singer dished on his romantic life — or lack thereof — on Watch What Happens Live Tuesday. “I’m ready to roll,” he said of his relationship status. “I’m older and more mature than I’ve ever been. The stage is set, I’m excited for a meet

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What’s the Number-One Most Popular Song Played at Weddings?

RCA RecordsNo wedding reception is complete without a spin of Kool & the Gang‘s classic “Celebration,” but in a new survey of wedding DJs conducted by Billboard magazine, that song ranks right at the bottom of the most popular tunes played at weddings across the country. Billboard asked wedding DJs in 13 different cities, including

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‘N SYNC, John Legend & More to Get Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Kevin Mazur/WireImage for MTV‘N SYNC, get ready for people to walk all over you.  The top-selling boy band — Justin Timberlake, Joey Fatone, Lance Bass, Chris Kirkpatrick and JC Chasez – is just one of the musical acts who’ll be receiving their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year. Along with ‘NSYNC,

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Wanna "Work From Home?" Keep It Simple, Say Fifth Harmony

David Becker/Getty Images via ABC“Work from Home” has become Fifth Harmony’s biggest hit to date, reaching the top 10.  The popularity of the single helped their sophomore album, 7/27, debut in the top five on the chart.  Why is the song such a big hit?  Simple, say the girls. “I think just the change of

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Demi Lovato Says Her New Music Is "Sexier"

Yu TsaiDemi Lovato’s album Confident came out less than a year ago, but she’s already working on new music — specifically, the first single from her next album. Demi tells USA Today that she may debut the new single during her #FutureNow tour with Nick Jonas.   So what does her new music sound like?  “This

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Katy Perry Stars in New PSA Supporting Teachers and Students Across the US

Photo: Business WireKaty Perry is teaming up with Staples again to help schools across the country afford the supplies they need. Staples donated one-million-dollars to DonorsChoose.org in order to help public school teachers get the resources they need. In a new PSA, Katy encourages viewers to make donations of their own by visiting a local

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Adele Picks Her Favorite Breakup Songs — Not Counting Her Own

Simon EmmettAdele hasn’t been heartbroken in a while. She’s been happily partnered with Simon Konecki since 2011. But that doesn’t mean she’s stopped singing or listening to sad breakup songs. The singer reveals her favorite breakup songs — not counting her own — to People magazine. They include Bonnie Raitt’s “I Can’t Make You Love

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Roman Holiday: Taylor and Tom Tour Italy

ABC/Lou Rocco; ABC/Randy HolmesAfter a whirlwind week of meeting each other’s parents, Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston are enjoying some alone time in Rome, Italy. According to People, the two visited the historic Colosseum on Monday and were spotted holding hands while getting a private tour of the grounds. After that, they were seen together

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From Singer to Hot Dog Slinger: Joey Fatone to Open New Food Business

ABC/Craig SjodinFormer ‘NSYNC member Joey Fatone is embarking on a new career venture. The singer is launching his own hot dog cart business in The Florida Mall in Orlando. The cart will be called Fat One’s Hot Dogs and Italian Ice, and is set to open in August. According to the Orlando Business Journal, the

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Kevin Jonas and Wife Announce They’re Having a Girl

D Dipasupil/Getty Images for The Shorty AwardsKevin Jonas and his wife Danielle are having a girl. Kevin took to Instagram Monday to announce the gender of baby number two by posting a photo montage of baby number one — two-year old Alena Rose – holding a giant, heart-shaped “Baby Girl” balloon. “We’re having a GIRL,”

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Is a Backstreet Boys/Florida Georgia Line Record in the Works?

Backstreet Boys; Ethan Miller/Getty ImagesIt seems the Backstreet Boys may be getting ready to partner with country duo Florida Georgia Line. That’s apparently the message that Backstreet’s Brian Littrell was trying to get across on Instagram Monday afternoon. Brian posted a photo of a mixing board and computer audio workstation with the caption, “In the

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Even MAGIC! Got Sick of Their Song, “Rude”

Jeff ForneyAt the peak of its popularity, you pretty much couldn’t go anywhere without hearing MAGIC!’s debut single, “Rude.” Well imagine being the band and having to perform the song every single day. Frontman Nasri Atweh admits to Rolling Stone that pretty much “instantly” after the catchy tune became a hit, he grew tired of

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Lukas Graham Spent More than "7 Years" Showering in a "Nudist, Unisex Bathhouse"

Chapman BaehlerDanish band Lukas Graham are one of the hottest new acts of the year thanks to their hit “7 Years.”  Many of the song’s lyrics were inspired by the childhood of singer Lukas Graham Forchhammer, who grew up in Christiania, a part of Copenhagen that’s essentially a hippie commune.  In fact, for years, he

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Demi Lovato Says She Didn’t Think She’d Be Alive at 21

Photo by David Becker/Getty ImagesDemi Lovato has been brutally honest about her addictions and eating disorder before, but in a new interview with American Way magazine she admits she didn’t think she’d live to see her 21st birthday. “I lived fast and I was going to die young,” the 23-year-old says, adding, “I didn’t think

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