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JAN
21
1 month

'Empire's' Jussie Smollett on Jamal's 'Rash' But Necessary Decision

'Empire's' Jussie Smollett on Jamal's 'Rash' But Necessary Decision

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from the third episode of Fox’s Empire.]

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JAN
21
1 month

Grammys: LL Cool J to Host for Fourth Year in a Row

Grammys: LL Cool J to Host for Fourth Year in a Row

A familiar face is returning as Grammys host. LL Cool J once again will serve as emcee for music’s biggest night. The rapper-actor has presided over 10 Grammy shows and has served as host for the Grammy Awards every year since 2012.

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JAN
20
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Justin Bieber Set as Subject of Comedy Central Roast

Justin Bieber Set as Subject of Comedy Central Roast

Justin Bieber is opening himself up to ridicule.

Comedy Central announced Tuesday that the pop icon will be the subject of the cable network's 2015 roast. As with past roastees including Charlie Sheen and James Franco, there will be no shortage of topics to cover, as the 20-year-old singer-songwriter has generated headlines for everything from his legal troubles to his allegedly heavily PhotoShopped Calvin Klein ad.

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JAN
19
1 month

Oscar Nomination for "Lost Stars" Earns Adam Levine and his Label Bragging Rights

Oscar Nomination for "Lost Stars" Earns Adam Levine and his Label Bragging Rights

Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine is seeing his personal investment in the film Begin Again pay off.

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JAN
18
1 month

A$AP Yams, Founder of A$AP Mob, Mourned by Hip-Hop Community

A$AP Yams, Founder of A$AP Mob, Mourned by Hip-Hop Community

The rap community is mourning the loss of A$AP Yams, a founding member of New York rap collective A$AP Mob, who has died at the age of 26.

Further details of Yams' (real name: Steven Rodriguez) death were not available at time of publication.

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JAN
18
1 month

Kid Cudi Wraps Movie With Zoe Kravitz

Kid Cudi Wraps Movie With Zoe Kravitz

Kid Cudi just added another acting role to his IMDB page. The rapper confirmed on Jan. 17 that he finished shooting the film Vincent-N-Roxxy.

Cudi shared the news on Twitter. "Just wrapped a movie w this special one," he said on social media, sharing a photo of himself next to co-star Zoe Kravitz.

Just wrapped a movie w this special one :) pic.twitter.com/NsMqmrliW1

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JAN
17
1 month

Whitney Houston Estate on Biopic: Fans Should "Brace Themselves for the Worst"

Whitney Houston Estate on Biopic: Fans Should "Brace Themselves for the Worst"

Whitney Houston's family says the singer's fans should "brace themselves for the worst" if they watch Lifetime's television movie about the late singer that premieres Saturday.

Pat Houston, president of the singer's estate and her sister-in-law, issued a critical statement about the movie on Houston's website on the eve of the movie's airing. She said the movie was done without the family's blessing and against the wishes of her mother.

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JAN
17
1 month

Fox Taps Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens for 'Grease: Live'

Fox Taps Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens for 'Grease: Live'

Fox has found its Sandy and Rizzo.

The network has tapped Footloose star Julianne Hough and High School Musical's Vanessa Hudgens to co-star in its musical installment of Grease. In a bid to defeat the increasingly powerful DVR, the three-hour production from executive producer Marc Platt will air live at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. 

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JAN
16
1 month

Dolly Parton to Be Center of NBC Movie Series

Dolly Parton to Be Center of NBC Movie Series

NBC is getting into the Dolly Parton business.

NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt — whose roots are in Broadway — announced Friday that the network just closed a deal to develop a series of TV movies based on Parton's songs, stories and life. Parton will produce. Greenblatt also noted that Parton could have an on-screen role and the movies will likely stand on their own and not be a series of films.

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JAN
15
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Adam Lambert Signs With Warner Bros.; Max Martin, Shellback Producing New Album

Adam Lambert Signs With Warner Bros.; Max Martin, Shellback Producing New Album

It’s said that you can’t keep a good man down, but in the case of Adam Lambert, he was down barely 24 hours.

The American Idol season-eight runner-up and current frontman for Queen tells Billboard that he has found a new home at Warner Bros. Records, and that the label got in touch right after news broke that he had split from RCA Records.

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JAN
15
1 month

Watch Maroon 5 Crash Weddings For "Sugar" Music Video

Watch Maroon 5 Crash Weddings For "Sugar" Music Video

Adam Levine knows how to make a bride happy on her wedding day. The singer and his band Maroon 5 crashed real-life weddings in Los Angeles for their "Sugar" music video and the results are amazing.

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JAN
15
1 month

Watch Gwyneth Paltrow and Jimmy Fallon Sing Broadway Versions of Rap Songs

Watch Gwyneth Paltrow and Jimmy Fallon Sing Broadway Versions of Rap Songs

Gwyneth Paltrow can make almost any song sound like it's ready for the Great White Way.

The Mortdecai star was a guest on Wednesday's Tonight Show, where she and host Jimmy Fallon teamed up for Broadway-style duets on a medley of rap songs. 

Read more Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Rejected Gwyneth Paltrow for Lack of College Degree

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JAN
13
1 month

Bonnaroo 2015 Lineup: Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons and Kendrick Lamar Headline

Bonnaroo 2015 Lineup: Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons and Kendrick Lamar Headline

Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons, Deadmau5, Kendrick Lamar and Florence and The Machine are among the big names set to appear at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, the annual happening announced Tuesday.

The final lineup came after Bonnaroo's "Bonnaroo Lineup Announcement Megathon" event that trickled band's names to fans in a series of announcements through a hotline phone number.

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JAN
13
1 month

'Nashville' to Air Second 'On the Record' Music Special

'Nashville' to Air Second 'On the Record' Music Special

Nashville is taking fans behind the music — again.

Castmembers from the ABC series will perform songs from the show, talk about the stories behind those compositions and give viewers an intimate look at their individual songwriting process, talking about their own work as musical artists on Nashville: On the Record, a one-hour special that will air this spring on ABC.

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