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OCT
20
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Taylor Swift Announces New Song 'Welcome to New York' Written With Ryan Tedder

Taylor Swift Announces New Song 'Welcome to New York' Written With Ryan Tedder

Swiftober is continuing along nicely.

Taylor Swift announced Monday morning that a new song called "Welcome to New York," off her upcoming album, 1989, will be available for download on iTunes Tuesday.

"Welcome to New York" follows last week's "Out of the Woods" as well as the hit single "Shake It Off" of tunes that fans will be able to hear in advance of 1989's official release on Oct. 27.

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OCT
17
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Linda Perry on the Dr. Luke-Kesha Kerfuffle: The Ant and the Elephant (Guest Column)

Linda Perry on the Dr. Luke-Kesha Kerfuffle: The Ant and the Elephant (Guest Column)

The shots Dr. Luke and Kesha are taking at each other come as no surprise. Whether the statements in her lawsuit are true or false doesn't even matter, because the truth is, this shit really does happen.

We've been playing He Said, She Said since the beginning of time. The serpent tricks Eve into eating fruit from the forbidden tree, Adam blames Eve, and then God punishes everyone. There you have it — it was all Eve's fault.

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OCT
17
3 DAYS

Watch Taylor Swift's '1989' Secret Sessions Behind-the-Scenes Video

Watch Taylor Swift's '1989' Secret Sessions Behind-the-Scenes Video

Taylor Swift's been making a buzz with her 1989 "secret sessions" fan-only listening parties, previewing her new album more than a month before it hits stores.

She and her Swifties have revealed little about these events, still, other than that the fans were hand-selected and invited to meet at a location, from which they were then bussed to one of her homes. This happened in Los Angeles, New York City, Nashville, Rhode Island and London.

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OCT
16
4 DAYS

Inside Kesha and Dr. Luke's Dueling Lawsuits

Inside Kesha and Dr. Luke's Dueling Lawsuits

Rape, verbal and physical abuse, indentured servitude and mental torment were but a few of the allegations put forth in a lawsuit filed by pop singer Kesha against hit songwriter-producer Dr. Luke (Lukasz Gottwald) on Oct. 13 in Los Angeles Superior Court.

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OCT
15
4 DAYS

'Nashville' Guest Star Laura Benanti Talks Sadie's "Shady" Past

'Nashville' Guest Star Laura Benanti Talks Sadie's "Shady" Past

Nashville viewers have only seen a little bit of third-season guest star Laura Benanti's Sadie Stone, a longtime singer-songwriter who becomes friends with Connie Britton's Rayna James.

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OCT
15
5 DAYS

Taylor Swift Debuts New Song in Latest Diet Coke Commercial

Taylor Swift Debuts New Song in Latest Diet Coke Commercial

Taylor Swift's latest commercial for Diet Coke features a clip of a new, unreleased song from her upcoming album 1989. The singer tweeted a link to the video, saying, "Behold, the Diet Coke ad that depicts my perfect world. Featuring a new song and Olivia, who is now a cat actress."

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OCT
15
5 DAYS

Afroman Remixes 'Because I Got High' in Support of Marijuana Legalization

Afroman Remixes 'Because I Got High' in Support of Marijuana Legalization

Remember "Because I Got High," Afroman's 2001 smash about failing to clean his room and graduate high school while managing to lose his wife and children and start sleeping on the sidewalk just because he, you know, got high? Some of you probably (cough) don't, but that's OK. About 13 years later, the Cali rapper has remixed his paean to the pitfalls of smoking weed for a new, worthy cause: marijuana legalization.

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OCT
15
5 DAYS

Michelle Obama's New Single? "Turnip for What"

Michelle Obama's New Single? "Turnip for What"

Surprise: Lil Jon and DJ Snake are a hit in the White House.

YouTube personality Iman Crosson posed a question to first lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday: "How many calories do you burn every time you 'turn up'?!"

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OCT
15
5 DAYS

Britney Spears' Vegas Show Brings $20 Million Boost to Planet Hollywood: Report

Britney Spears' Vegas Show Brings $20 Million Boost to Planet Hollywood: Report

Britney Spears' Britney: Piece of Me opened in December 2013 at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino's AXIS Theater in Las Vegas. The original deal was for a two-year run, which would've concluded in December 2015.

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OCT
14
6 DAYS

Taylor Swift to Shut Down Hollywood Boulevard for 'Jimmy Kimmel' Performance

Taylor Swift to Shut Down Hollywood Boulevard for 'Jimmy Kimmel' Performance

Taylor Swift is setting her sights on a West Coast and East Coast takeover in anticipation of the release for her fifth album, 1989.

The 24-year-old singer will close down Hollywood Boulevard on Thursday, Oct. 23, for a special outdoor concert performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, which tapes next to the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. Swift will also be panel guest on the ABC late-night show.

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OCT
14
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Chris Rock and Prince Set for 'Saturday Night Live'

Chris Rock and Prince Set for 'Saturday Night Live'

Chris Rock is returning to Saturday Night Live.

The comedian and former SNL castmember will be back at Studio 8H to host the Nov. 1 episode, the show announced Tuesday. Rock was part of the main ensemble for three seasons, from 1990 to 1993.

Joining him as musical guest will be Prince, who released two albums, Plectrumelectrum and Art Official Age, earlier this month.

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OCT
14
6 DAYS

Taylor Swift's 'Out of the Woods': Jack Antonoff on Inspiration, New '1989' Song Title

Taylor Swift's 'Out of the Woods': Jack Antonoff on Inspiration, New '1989' Song Title

"Out Of The Woods," the second song released from Taylor Swift's upcoming 1989 album, is an epic synth-pop anthem straight from the decade from which the country-pop superstar's new full-length takes its title. The new song gets its technicolor shine in part from co-writer/co-producer Jack Antonoff, the fun. guitarist and Bleachers mastermind who told Billboard hours before the track's release on Monday night (Oct. 13) that he and Swift bonded over '80s films before they started working together on 1989.

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OCT
13
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Watch Lorde Actually Sing the 'South Park' Tune That Mocks Her

Watch Lorde Actually Sing the 'South Park' Tune That Mocks Her

Lorde is a surprisingly good sport about her South Park doppelganger. 

The 17-year-old singer responded to the show's recent song parody of her by gamely performing the tune in an interview with New Zealand's TV3.

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OCT
13
7 DAYS

Preview Taylor Swift's 'Out of the Woods' (Which May or May Not Be About Harry Styles)

Preview Taylor Swift's 'Out of the Woods' (Which May or May Not Be About Harry Styles)

Another day, another Taylor Swift song to decipher. Swift aired an exclusive preview of her song "Out of the Woods" today while promoting her upcoming album 1989 on Good Morning America

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