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Former “American Idol” contestants come together for “Where Are We Now” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

ABC/Randy HolmesIf you ever wondered what happened to William Hung, Sanjaya Malakar and a number of other onetime American Idol contestants, Jimmy Kimmel wondered the same thing. On Jimmy Kimmel Live! Monday...
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And the new “American Idol” is… Maddie Poppe

ABC/Mitch HaasethAmerican Idol’s two-part finale concluded on Monday with the top three finalists learning that Maddie Poppe is the newest “American Idol.” Caleb Lee Hutchinson came in second, with Gabby Barrett&nb...
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Taylor Swift racks up another Top 40 “Billboard” hit with “Delicate”

Mert & MarcusFresh off her Billboard Music Award wins last night, Taylor Swift has extended her record for the most Top 40 Billboard Hot 100 hits among female artists. Her song “Delicate” rose from number 46 to number 36 on the Hot 100...
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John Legend and Chrissy Teigen name baby after Miles Davis

ABC/Tyler GoldenJohn Legend and Chrissy Teigen have named their new baby after another music legend. The singer and supermodel revealed that the name of their second child is Miles Theodore Stephens and posted photos on social ...
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Katy Perry says Meghan Markle’s wedding dress needed “one more fitting”

ABC/Image Group LAPrincess or not, Katy Perry is still going to give you her honest fashion critique. When asked what she thought of Meghan Markle’s wedding dress Sunday night, Katy didn’t hold back. “I would have done one more fitti...
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Taylor Swift may release another album as soon as next year

Mert & MarcusCould Taylor Swift be releasing a new album sooner than we think? The singer reportedly hinted to blogger Perez Hilton that her follow-up to Reputation would be out before she turns 30. Taylor will be 29 this December, which means th...
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“American Idol” two-part finale kicks off with a trio of performances from the top three, and one gets a surprise visit from Steve Perry

ABC/Eric McCandlessThe first installment of the two-night American Idol finale on Sunday featured a trio of performances from the top three: an encore of each one’s favorite performance; a song dedicated to his or her hometown, and thei...
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“I could learn to like this”: Stars go gaga over “Billboard” ICON Award winner Janet Jackson

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicAt the 2018 Billboard Music Awards Sunday night, Janet Jackson became the first black female artist to receive the Billboard ICON Award.  She took the stage to perform, and then gave a powerful s...
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2018 “Billboard” Music Awards: Janet Jackson takes home Icon Award, Ed Sheeran wins top prize and host Kelly Clarkson addresses gun violence

Dick Clark ProductionsThe 2018 Billboard Music Awards  were packed with big performances and peppered with some heavier moments Sunday night, kicking off with an emotional cold open from host Kelly Clarkson.The show, which aired on ...
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Tearful Kelly Clarkson calls for “moment of action” at “Billboard” Music Awards after Texas school shooting

Dick Clark ProductionsHost Kelly Clarkson opened the 2018 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night with an emotional speech about the recent mass shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, that killed 10 people and injured sev...
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2018 “Billboard” Music Awards — Complete Winners List

Dick Clark Productions The Billboard Music Awards took place Sunday night at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. Kelly Clarkson hosted the ceremony, which featured performances by Janet Jackson, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Dua Lipa, ...
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2018 “Billboard” Music Awards — Complete Winners List

Dick Clark Productions The Billboard Music Awards took place Sunday night at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. Kelly Clarkson hosted the ceremony, which featured performances by Janet Jackson, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Dua Lipa, ...
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Ahead of Sunday night’s show, hear the “American Idol” Top 3 finalists’ new singles now

ABC/Eric McCandlessThe first installment of the two-night American Idol finale airs this Sunday on ABC, but the three remaining contestants have already released the songs that will be their "coronation singles," should they be crowned the winner...
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Ahead of Sunday night’s show, hear the “American Idol” Top 3 finalists’ new singles now

ABC/Eric McCandlessThe first installment of the two-night American Idol finale airs this Sunday on ABC, but the three remaining contestants have already released the songs that will be their "coronation singles," should they be crowned the winner...
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Ben Rector returns with “Brand New” music

OK Kid Recordings via AWAL RecordingsBen Rector, who scored a big hit a few years back with the song "Brand New," has returned with some brand new songs. Ben's new album, Magic, is due June 22, and two tracks -- "Old Friends" and "I Will Always Be You...
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Ben Rector returns with “Brand New” music

OK Kid Recordings via AWAL RecordingsBen Rector, who scored a big hit a few years back with the song "Brand New," has returned with some brand new songs. Ben's new album, Magic, is due June 22, and two tracks -- "Old Friends" and "I Will Always Be You...
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Let it snow? 98 Degrees have already announced a Christmas tour

Elias TahanIt's not even officially summer yet, but 98 Degrees has already announced a holiday tour. The trek will kick off November 1 in Winnipeg, Canada, and wrap up December 21 in Appleton, WI. Visit the band's website for full details.  Th...
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Let it snow? 98 Degrees have already announced a Christmas tour

Elias TahanIt's not even officially summer yet, but 98 Degrees has already announced a holiday tour. The trek will kick off November 1 in Winnipeg, Canada, and wrap up December 21 in Appleton, WI. Visit the band's website for full details.  Th...
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Ed Sheeran denounces use of his song in Irish Pro-Life campaign

Greg WilliamsEd Sheeran, currently on tour in Ireland, is upset that one of his songs has been co-opted against his wishes by supporters on one side of a hot-button political issue. On his Instagram Story, Ed posted a statement reading, "I've been i...
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Ed Sheeran denounces use of his song in Irish Pro-Life campaign

Greg WilliamsEd Sheeran, currently on tour in Ireland, is upset that one of his songs has been co-opted against his wishes by supporters on one side of a hot-button political issue. On his Instagram Story, Ed posted a statement reading, "I've been i...
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He *can* stop the feeling: Justin Timberlake cancels UK dates, delays European tour

PRNewsfoto/Live Nation EntertainmentBritish and European fans of Justin Timberlake will be disappointed to learn that the singer has made some major changes to his overseas tour schedule. As Metro reports, JT's Man of the Woods tour was supposed t...
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He *can* stop the feeling: Justin Timberlake cancels UK dates, delays European tour

PRNewsfoto/Live Nation EntertainmentBritish and European fans of Justin Timberlake will be disappointed to learn that the singer has made some major changes to his overseas tour schedule. As Metro reports, JT's Man of the Woods tour was supposed t...
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Michael Jackson to have Detroit street named after him, two-hour ABC special coming May 24

ABC News Believe it or not, next year marks the 10th anniversary of Michael Jackson's death, and the tragic event is being examined in a two-hour ABC special airing Thursday, May 24. The Last Days of Michael Jackson explores the late King of Pop's life...
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Michael Jackson to have Detroit street named after him, two-hour ABC special coming May 24

ABC NewsBelieve it or not, next year marks the 10th anniversary of Michael Jackson's death, and the tragic event is being examined in a two-hour ABC special airing May 24. The Last Days of Michael Jackson explores the late King of Pop's life and leg...
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Janet Jackson on 25th anniversary of “janet.”: “I loved writing about sexuality”

Miller Mobley This year's Billboard Music Award Icon, Janet Jackson, today celebrates the 25th anniversary of her seminal 1993 album, janet. The entertainer talks to Billboard about the personal transformation expressed in the album's songs, noting th...
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Janet Jackson on 25th anniversary of “janet.”: “I loved writing about sexuality”

Miller Mobley This year's Billboard Music Award Icon, Janet Jackson, today celebrates the 25th anniversary of her seminal 1993 album, janet. The entertainer talks to Billboard about the personal transformation expressed in the album's songs, noting th...
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Ahead of “American Idol” finale, Ryan Seacrest says votes are “tight” as judges offer advice

ABC/Eric McCandlessThe American Idol two-night finale begins Sunday night, as Gabby Barrett, Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Maddie Poppe face off against each other for the crown.   Host Ryan Seacrest says right now, it's hard to predict who'll win...
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Ahead of “American Idol” finale, Ryan Seacrest says votes are “tight” as judges offer advice

ABC/Eric McCandlessThe American Idol two-night finale begins Sunday night, as Gabby Barrett, Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Maddie Poppe face off against each other for the crown.   Host Ryan Seacrest says right now, it's hard to predict who'll win...
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Janet Jackson’s “at peace” and feels “bliss” with son Eissa, says they’re both Bruno Mars fans

Miller MobleyJanet Jackson, who will celebrate the 25th anniversary of her seminal album janet. on Friday, is enjoying a new chapter in her life: motherhood.     Speaking about her relationship with her first child Ei...
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Janet Jackson’s “at peace” and feels “bliss” with son Eissa, says they’re both Bruno Mars fans

Miller MobleyJanet Jackson, who will celebrate the 25th anniversary of her seminal album janet. on Friday, is enjoying a new chapter in her life: motherhood.     Speaking about her relationship with her first child Ei...
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