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Former Mouseketeer Britney Spears Takes Her Sons to Disneyland

Image Courtesy Michelangelo Di Battista/RCA RecordsFormer Mickey Mouse Club cast member Britney Spears took her two sons to Disneyland in Anaheim, California, on Saturday.  The 32-year-old singer posted a photo on Instagram of her with 8-year-old Sean and 7-year-old Jayden with the caption, “Took these two little Mouseketeers to @Disneyland today, Like mama like sons

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"Rising Star" Recap: On the Final Night of Head-to-Head Duels, Five More Contestants Advance

ABCABC’s interactive singing competition, Rising Star, concluded its live head-to-head singing duels Sunday night with four contestants advancing after the East Coast vote and one additional singer being saved after the West Coast broadcast. Three other acts were sent home. Maneepat Molloy, Shameia Crawford, Audrey Kate Geiger and Joshua Peavy advanced to next week’s quarterfinals.

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Lily Allen’s Fake Arrest Photo Gets Australian Police Busted

Ollie Millington/Getty ImagesSeveral Australian Federal Police officers are being investigated after taking part in a prank Sunday afternoon that made it appear as if singer Lily Allen was being arrested at Gold Coast Airport in Queensland, Australia. In a photo that has since been taken down from the 29-year-old British singer’s Instagram account, Allen is

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Maroon 5′s "Maps" Is About "Bad Patterns of Behavior," Says Guitarist

222 Records/Interscope RecordsMaroon 5 has been friendly with OneRepublic for a while, but it wasn’t until their last album, Overexposed, that they finally got into the studio with OneRepublic frontman and certified hitmaker Ryan Tedder.  Ryan co-wrote and co-produced the band’s hit “Love Somebody,” and he’s done the same with their latest hit, “Maps.”  Maroon

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Charli XCX’s Bizarre Tour Rider Request

Kaitlin Christy/Atlantic RecordsWe’ve all heard the stories about stars and their backstage diva demands when they’re on tour: they’ve got to have bouquets of white lilies, or water at exactly 68 degrees, or black plastic cups, or specific brands of cereal and snack foods.  But Charli XCX has a request for her rider — that’s

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Sale of Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon’s Bel Air Home Falls Through

ABC NewsMariah Carey and her hubby, Nick Cannon, have unloaded their property in the ritzy Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel Air — or so they thought. TMZ initially reported the couple had sold their home -– which features seven bedrooms, a movie theater, a gym, a basketball court and other amenities — for more than

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Lady Gaga Makes Appearance in Red-Band Trailer for "Sin City" Sequel

Trae Patton/NBCLady Gaga makes a very brief cameo in the red-band trailer for the sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, which debuted at San Diego’s Comic-Con over the weekend and was released online Monday. About two minutes and 50 seconds into the clip, we see Gaga as a waitress in a diner. She

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The Script’s New Album Now Available for Pre-Order

Columbia RecordsThe Script has made their latest album, No Sound Without Silence, available for pre-order on iTunes. If you pre-order the album, you’ll receive an instant download of its first single, “Superheroes.” You’ll also be able to purchase “Superheroes” as a digital single, beginning Tuesday. No Sound Without Silence, The Script’s fourth studio album, will

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One Direction’s Liam Teases Fans with "Naked" Photo

ABC/Matt BrownLiam Payne showed off his sense of humor on Instagram on Sunday. The One Direction singer posted a photo of himself standing on a boat, appearing to be naked. His midsection is pixelated. The picture is captioned, “Damn that was my last pair!” The snapshot threw 1D’s young female fans into a tizzy, but

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"Weird Al" Yankovic Says His First #1 Album Will Be His Last

Robert Trachtenberg/RCA Records“Weird Al” Yankovic’s thrilled that his new album Mandatory Fun has become the first #1 album of his career.  But ironically, it’s also going to be the last album of his career. “It feels strange to say that but it’s also very poetic to be able to go out on top,” he tells

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Kelly Clarkson’s Hubby Trumps Every Guy Who Ever Sent You Flowers

Monty Brinton/CBSWhat’s that? You say your husband sent you a bouquet of flowers “just because”?  Well, too bad he — and every other guy — has just been totally owned by Kelly Clarkson‘s husband, Brandon Blackstock. Kelly posted a photo of a beautiful field of flowers, and then tweeted, “Brandon surprised me with a 10

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Sia Explains Why She’s Avoiding Fame & the Spotlight: "That’s Just Not Something I Want"

Courtesy PRETTYPUKE/ RCA RecordsSia saw her album 1000 Forms of Fear debut at #1 recently, and she’s got a big hit on the charts with “Chandelier.”  But even though her music’s everywhere, the Aussie singer/songwriter’s image is not.  She won’t show her face in interviews, she doesn’t appear on the cover of her album, she

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Ricky Martin: Coaching "The Voice" Around the World

ABC/Fred LeeAfter serving as a coach on the Australian version of The Voice, Ricky Martin is now going to be fulfilling that role in a completely different country: Mexico. According to The Hollywood Reporter, this version of the show will debut its fourth season on Mexico’s Televisa network on September 7.  The other coaches include

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Fun. Guitarist Jack Antonoff Likens His Bleachers Project to a "Parallel World"

Image Courtesy Autumn de WildeThere are differences between fun. and Bleachers, says guitarist Jack Antonoff, not only in how the music sounds but how it is created. In this week’s episode of Billboard.com’s Pop Shop Podcast, Antonoff told co-hosts Jason Lipshutz and Keith Caulfield that the members of fun. contribute to a collaborative process.  His

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Tough-Guy Actor Danny Trejo on Starring in Train’s "Angel in Blue Jeans" Video: "It’s Awesome!"

Columbia Records70-year-old tough-guy actor Danny Trejo, best known for playing a badass in movies like Machete Kills and on TV shows like Breaking Bad, is an unlikely music video star, but he’s front and center in Train’s new clip for “Angel in Blue Jeans.”  He tells Entertainment Weekly that when the band reached out to

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Pitbull Releases New Single "Fireball" from Upcoming Disc "Globalization"

Gregg Waterman/RCA RecordsPitbull never seems to be off the charts for more than a couple of minutes.  He’s just released a new single called “Fireball,” which will be the lead single from a brand-new album. “Fireball” is somewhat reminiscent of “Tequila,” the old Latin flavored rock hit from the fifties. Like that song, it features

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J-Lo’s 45th Birthday Bash Brought Out the Stars

Joe PuglieseJennifer Lopez marked her 45th birthday Thursday night with a star-studded bash in New York’s ritzy Hamptons, E! Online reports.  Among the attendees: the American Idol judge’s rumored boyfriend, Dancing with the Stars pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy. According to E!, the party started at 9 p.m. at the Green restaurant Nammos in Southhampton, New York,

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Taylor Swift Pleases Photo-Snapping Fans in NY’s Central Park

Big Machine RecordsTaylor Swift wrote recently that autographs are obsolete, and all people want from her these days are photographs.  It’s no surprise, considering how accommodating the superstar is when fans request them. The New York Daily News reports that when Taylor was strolling in New York’s Central Park recently, she was spotted by excited

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Demi Lovato, Cher Lloyd & Rita Ora Added to Teen Choice Awards Lineup

ABC/Ida Mae AstuteThe lineup of performers for the 2014 Teen Choice Awards continues to grow.  The latest acts added to the bill: Demi Lovato, Cher Lloyd and Rita Ora. Demi and Cher will team up for a live performance of their collabo “Really Don’t Care” on the telecast, which airs next month on Fox.  British

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Rihanna Tweets About Monster Tour Rehearsal

Image Courtesy Eric McCandless/CBSEminem and Rihanna are currently preparing for their joint, three-city Monster Tour, which will visit Slim Shady’s hometown of Detroit, among other places. The singer has announced on Twitter that she’s gearing up for rehearsals. “I wanna take this band everywhere!!! #MONSTERtourRihearsals,” she tweeted to her 36 million followers. The duo are

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