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One Direction Takes "Cutest Selfie Ever" with Jimmy Kimmel

ABC/Lou RoccoOne Direction joined Jimmy Kimmel for what he billed the “cutest selfie ever” on his ABC late-night show Thursday night. It was certainly a colorful snapshot. Initially, it was going to be just 1D and Kimmel standing in front of a Candy Land-esque background. But then, Kimmel invited his nephew to join them —

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Beyoncé’s Leaked Song Sparks New Rumors of Marital Problems

Nick Farrell/Sony MusicThe Beyoncé platinum edition box set of her self-titled album doesn’t come out until next Monday, but two tracks have already leaked online, and one of them is reigniting rumors her marriage to Jay Z is in trouble. One of the new songs, “7/11,” was leaked on Wednesday, and on Thursday, a snippet

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American Music Awards Producer Promises Show Will Open With "Huge Wow"

Dick Clark ProductionsThe 2014 American Music Awards kick off Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET on ABC, and the show’s executive producer says that if you don’t tune in as soon as the show starts, you’ll be missing something “huge” and “outrageous.” “Don’t tune in late ,’cause if you tune in late you’re gonna miss

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Meghan Trainor, Nick Jonas, Jennifer Hudson to Perform on "Dancing with the Stars" Finale

Brooke Nipar/Epic RecordsThe Dancing with the Stars season 19 finale airs on Tuesday, and the show will feature performances by some top musical talent. Meghan Trainor will appear on the show performing a medley of “All About That Bass” and “Lips Are Movin’,” and Nick Jonas will take the stage to perform his new hit

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Phillip Phillips Unpacks a Magical World in New Video for "Unpack Your Heart"

Nick WalkerThe new Phillip Phillips video for his song “Unpack Your Heart” has been released, and it brings viewers into the singer’s whimsical fantasy world. The video opens in an empty room with Phillip playing guitar. Phillip is alone next to a simple, cardboard box with a heart on it, until suddenly, the box bursts

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Rixton to Release Ed Sheeran-Penned Song "Hotel Ceiling" as Next Single, Debut Album Now Due in March

Image credit: Lindsey ByrnesFollowing their hits “Me and My Broken Heart” and “Wait on Me,” Rixton‘s next single will be “Hotel Ceiling,” a track which was co-written Ed Sheeran. A video for the song is due in January, and they’ll perform the track live January 6 on ABC’s Good Morning America.  If you pre-order Rixton’s

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Lorde Wins Six Trophies at New Zealand Music Awards

ABC/Lou Rocco Considering that she’s probably the most famous New Zealander on the planet right now, it’s not surprising that Lorde cleaned up at the New Zealand Music Awards this week. The Dominion Post reports that the singer took home six trophies, including Album of the Year and Best Pop Album for Pure Heroine, Single

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Revealed: Why Taylor Swift Won’t Show Her Belly Button

Sarah Barlow/Big Machine RecordsRemember that Saturday Night Live parody “Swiftamine,” where the announcer cracked that Taylor Swift is “always wearing a 1950s bathing suit?”  Well, one design detail of those kind of suits is that they don’t reveal your belly button.  In fact, Taylor is almost always photographed in high-waisted ensembles that completely cover her

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Train, Rixton, Jennifer Hudson & More to Perform on "A Home for the Holidays"

Pamela Litky/Columbia RecordsThis year’s edition of the CBS special A Home for the Holidays will include the musical talents of Train, Rixton, Jennifer Hudson and more. As always, the show will feature uplifting stories about real-life families whose lives have been changed by adoption from foster care.  Celebrity presenters, some of whom have had their

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Harry Styles Denies Rumor He Gave Taylor Swift 1,989 Roses

Peter Kramer/NBCAlthough he reportedly inspired a few songs on Taylor Swift‘s latest album, 1989, her ex-boyfriend Harry Styles didn’t help her celebrate the album’s success by sending her roses.  Lots of them. Australia’s New Weekly magazine claimed the One Direction member sent Taylor 1,989 roses after her album did so well on the charts, but

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Katy Perry, One Direction Winners at "Billboard" Touring Awards

Christie Goodwin/Capitol RecordsKaty Perry and One Direction were winners at this year’s Billboard Touring Awards, which honors achievements in concert tours over the past year. One Direction’s Where We Are tour took home the prizes for both Top Tour and Top Draw — the trek has grossed more than $290 million.  In addition, the band’s

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Miley Cyrus Contributes Song to "Free the Nipple" Movie

RCA RecordsMiley Cyrus has recorded a new version of the Melanie Safka tune “Look What They’ve Done to My Song, Ma” for a new indie movie called Free the Nipple, according to Variety magazine. The film, directed by Lina Esco, centers on female activists who challenge censorship laws by going topless in public. Esco met

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Taylor Swift to Receive Inaugural Dick Clark Award for Excellence at AMAs Sunday

ABC/Fred LeeThe American Music Awards are this weekend, but Taylor Swift already knows she’s taking home a trophy. The singer will be presented with the first-ever Dick Clark Award for Excellence at the ceremony Sunday night.  Named after the late broadcasting legend who created the AMAs, the award was created to recognize an artist who

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Charli XCX Admires Beyonce’s Feminism, Wants Her Female Fans to Go Wild

NYLON/Zoey GrossmanCharli XCX is not only the cover girl of the new issue of Seventeen magazine, she’s also the cover girl for the new December/January issue of NYLON.  Inside, she speaks about the female celebrities she looks up to, starting with Beyonce. “I admire women like Beyonce for putting themselves on the line and having

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Jennifer Lopez to Team with Iggy Azalea for "Booty" Duet at AMAs

Capitol RecordsThis weekend at the AMAs will be all about that bass, and not just because Meghan Trainor‘s a nominee and a presenter.  Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea are teaming for a special performance of their duet “Booty” on the show, which airs Sunday night on ABC.  It’ll be the first time they’ve performed the

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Report: Rihanna Close to Signing Deal with Puma

Eric McCandless/CBSRihanna could be expanding her brand very soon. The singer is reportedly negotiating a deal with Puma to design a collection of sneakers and sportswear for the German company. According to the New York Daily News, the singer could potentially sign a seven-figure deal for a “lifestyle” line. “She is going to have her

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One Direction, Nicki Minaj & Charli XCX to Appear on "Saturday Night Live"

Cal AurandOne Direction will have the honor of closing out Saturday Night Live’s current season.  On December 20, the group will perform on the last episode of the year, with Amy Adams as guest host.  It’ll be the group’s third appearance on the show. On December 13, it’ll be an all-British edition of SNL, as

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Nicki Minaj Returns to ‘Saturday Night Live’ Next Month

ABC/Fred LeeNicki Minaj has become the latest hip-hop star to take over Saturday Night Live this season. The rapper is scheduled to appear on the sketch comedy show next month. The rapper is confirmed to perform on the December 6 episode alongside host James Franco.  It’ll be her second time on the show. She previously appeared on

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Katy Perry, Adam Lambert, Will.i.am, David Guetta & More Team for Charity Version of John Lennon’s "Imagine"

PRNewsFoto/Coty Inc.Are you tired of all-star charity videos yet?  Here comes another one.  In support of the 25th anniversary of UNICEF’s Convention on the Rights of the Child, a bunch of musicians and celebrities from all over the world have come together to help create the world’s largest charity sing-along with a version of John

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Taylor Swift Items Going on Display at Grammy Museum

ABC/Lou RoccoTaylor Swift has plenty of Grammys on display at her house, and now the Grammy Museum is putting some of her personal items on display in its house. The Taylor Swift Experience will open at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles on December 13, which just happens to be Taylor’s 25th birthday.  The exhibit,

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