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Train Plays the Hits, Previews New Album at Atlantic City, NJ Concert

ABC News“Tonight is gonna be a lot of fun for us,” Train frontman Pat Monahan told the crowd at Atlantic City, New Jersey’s Borgata Hotel & Casino Saturday night. “Are you ready?”  The enthusiastic crowd’s answer was yes, and the band obliged by playing their hits, digging deep into their back catalog, and previewing one-third

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Get Texts, Tune In for Jason Derulo, American Authors & Aloe Blacc on Sunday’s MDA Telethon

ABC/Adam TaylorJason Derulo, American Authors and Aloe Blacc are among the stars appearing on the MDA Show of Strength Telethon, benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association, on Sunday, August 31. The two-hour broadcast starts at 9 p.m. ET on ABC, but if you don’t want to sit through the whole thing waiting for your favorite, don’t

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John Legend Teaming Up with Country Star Lee Ann Womack for "CMT Crossroads"

ABC/Randy HolmesKaty Perry did it not long ago….now it’s John Legend‘s turn to sing with a country star for the CMT series Crossroads. John is teaming up with Lee Ann Womack, best known to pop fans for her 2000 Top 20 hit “I Hope You Dance.”  The two will sing alternate versions of each other’s

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Nicki Minaj Reveals Release Date for "The Pinkprint"

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images via ABCNicki Minaj‘s latest single “Anaconda,” has successfully whetted the appetites of fans who are anxiously awaiting the release of her next album, The Pinkprint. According to Billboard, the rapper’s third studio album will be strategically released on one of the busiest shopping days of the year: Black Friday, November 28. Nicki

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Make Your Own Maroon 5 Artwork and Win Tickets to Their Tour

Peter Kramer/NBCIf you’re feeling creatively inspired by Maroon 5 and the impending release of their next album, you may want to check out a new contest. Maroon 5 and CreativeAllies.com have partnered on a contest that asks fans to submit illustrated artwork inspired by Adam Levine and company and their new album, V. One winner

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Miley Cyrus Says She’s Not a "Pop…Dumb-Dumb," Insists that Elvis Presley Twerked

Karl Lagerfield for V MagazineMiley Cyrus covers the new “Rebels” issue of V magazine, and inside, she talks to designer Karl Lagerfield about some popular misconceptions about her. “I know that I’m not a pop…dumb dumb,” she tells Lagerfield. “I know that I’m not. I’m a lot more than someone who just goes and shakes

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Is Madonna Slamming Lady Gaga & Ex-Husband on New Album?

Credit: Mert & MarcusMadonna‘s written plenty of material for her new album, but according to a British tabloid report, two songs in particular — which may or may not make the final cut — appear to be vicious take downs aimed at both Lady Gaga and her ex-husband, Guy Ritchie. According to the British tabloid

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Justin Timberlake Scores Most-Watched Concert Ever on Yahoo!’s Live Channel

PRNewsFoto/Live Nation EntertainmentOn July 15, Yahoo! launched its Live Channel, which featured a live concert streaming every day from the likes of the Goo Goo Dolls, OneRepublic, John Legend, Daughtry and more.  But Justin Timberlake‘s just set the all-time viewing record so far for the fledgling service. JT’s concert last Sunday, August 24, in Reykjavik,

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Katy’s VMA Date Riff Raff Slams Sam Smith for Alleged Photo Diss

Credit: Drew WheelerIt’s not enough that Riff Raff got to go to the MTV VMAs with Katy Perry in matching denim outfits: apparently he feels he needs to be in every photo with her too.  He’s attacked Katy’s pal Sam Smith on Twitter for allegedly cropping him out of a photo snapped at the ceremony.

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Why "Bang Bang" Nearly Gave Ariana Grande a "Heart Attack"

Republic RecordsAriana Grande, Jessie J and Nicki Minaj hit the top 10 with their three-way diva-off, “Bang Bang,” which they performed together live for the first time this past weekend at the MTV VMAs.  But according to Ariana, the idea of the collaboration was something that was sprung on her with no warning — so

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Thanks to Taylor Swift’s "Shake It Off," Super-Producer Max Martin Moves Up in Record Books

Big Machine RecordsTaylor Swift‘s “Shake It Off” is the singer’s second #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.  But it’s the 18th number one hit for her collaborator, super-producer Max Martin, and that means he’s moved up in the record books. According to Billboard, there are now only two songwriters in history who’ve written more #1

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Usher Announces All 26 Cities for The UR Experience

Getty Images for MTVAfter announcing several cities earlier this week, Usher has revealed all 26 destinations for his upcoming The UR Experience tour. Among the twenty-six cities are Los Angeles, Seattle, Atlanta, Detroit, Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto, Philadelphia, Boston, Las Vegas, Orlando, Memphis, Tampa and Miami. Performance dates and venues will be announced at a later time. The

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Jason Mraz Wants to Retire…in Three Years?

Jen Rosenstein/Atlantic RecordsJason Mraz‘s life is pretty great: his latest album debuted at #2 on the chart, he’s on tour, he does a lot of charity work and his music is loved by millions worldwide.  That’s why it may surprise you to know that the singer says in three years, he’s planning on hanging up

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Homeless Man Who Accepted Miley’s VMA Award Turns Himself In

ABC/Lou RoccoThe homeless man who accepted Miley Cyrus‘ Video of the Year award at the MTV VMAs, and who, it turned out, was a wanted man, turned himself in to an Oregon jail on Thursday night. Twenty-two-year-old Jesse Helt turned himself in at the Polk County Jail and posted $2,500 bail, according to Oregon’s Statesman

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Miley Naked in "V" Magazine Photo Spread

RCA Records(NOTE CONTENT) Anyone who thought Miley Cyrus was turning over a more modest new leaf just because she behaved at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards need only look at her racy spread in V magazine to see she hasn’t lost her edge. Miley Instagrammed an image showing her laying nude on a pile of

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Ed Sheeran on Origin of Performing Solo: "No One Wanted to Be in a Band with Me"

Credit: Ben WattsEd Sheeran says his decision to be a solo performer came when he was in school and he discovered that no one wanted to be in a band with him. During an appearance Thursday night on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Sheeran talked about his recent gig at the Staples Center in Los Angeles

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Festival in Honor of Michael Jackson’s Birthday Under Way in His Indiana Hometown

CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty ImagesMichael Jackson would have turned 56 on Friday. To celebrate the birthday of the late pop icon, a three-day festival is being held in his hometown of Gary, Indiana. One of the locations of the festival, which began Thursday, is his birth home. Michael’s mother, Katherine Jackson, says the Michael Jackson Tribute

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Cee Lo Green Pleads No Contest to Dosing Woman with Ecstasy

Image Courtesy Mattias Clamer/Atlantic RecordsCee Lo Green has pleaded no contest to secretly giving a woman the drug Ecstasy at a Los Angeles restaurant in the summer of 2012, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office announced on Friday.  The singer’s plea to one felony count of furnishing a controlled substance was made under a

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5SOS’s Calum ‘Fesses Up to Naked Photos

Ethan Miller/Getty Images via ABCUsually when you ready about naked photos of a celebrity online, they’re fakes — or at least, the celebrity claims that they are fakes.  But 5 Seconds of Summer‘s Calum Hood has now confirmed that the online shots that supposedly show his junk are, in fact, 100 percent him. TMZ reported

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Kesha Has a New Cali Home, Rihanna’s Eyeing NYC Pad

ABC/Adam TaylorNow that ABC’s Rising Star is over, Kesha can settle down to making music full-time, and settle into her new home. The Los Angeles Times reports that the singer just plunked down $1.65 million for a home in Venice, California. The 1,400 square-foot Spanish-style bungalow features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a backyard with a

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