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Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran among “Billboard’s” Top 50 Money Makers of 2017

Kai Z. FengBruno Mars and Ed Sheeran were among the artists who raked in the dough last year, according to Billboard's newly released list of the Top 50 Money Makers of 2017. The two made the top five on the list, which ranks the earnings of music act...
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Jason Mraz says wife helped him understand his “Two Spirit” sexuality

Justin BettmanJason Mraz reveals in a new interview with Billboard that his wife, Christina Carano, helped him come to terms with his sexuality. “[I’ve] had experiences with men, even while I was dating the woman who became my wife,” ...
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Listen now: Meghan Trainor releases self-care anthem, “Treat Myself”

Epic RecordsMeghan Trainor is treating fans to “Treat Myself,” the title track off her upcoming album. The celebratory track has Meghan singing about taking some me-time and rewarding herself for working hard. “I’ve been workin...
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Former “Game of Thrones” actor Richard Madden in talks to join Elton John biopic

ABC/Randy HolmesFormer Game of Thrones star Richard Madden is in talks to join the Elton John biopic Rocketman, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The actor will reportedly play Elton’s former manager, John Reid, who worked with him for ove...
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From “cat lady” to “Cats”: Taylor Swift to star in movie adaptation of the classic Broadway musical

Mert & MarcusTaylor Swift is fulfilling her cat lady dreams. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the singer will be starring in a new movie adaption of the musical Cats, along with Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, and Ian McKellen. The film, based ...
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Pink chats with Reese Witherspoon about bringing kids on tour: “It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done”

ABC/Lou RoccoPink is joining Reese Witherspoon for the third episode of the actress’ new talk show, Shine On with Reese. She opens up to Reese about the challenges and the rewards of bringing her kids, 7-year-old Willow and 1-year-old Jameson on...
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Justin Timberlake makes family time while on tour: “He’s 100 percent dad”

Ryan McGinleyWhile on his Man of the Woods tour, Justin Timberlake has been a Man of the Family. His wife Jessica Biel and their three-year-old son Silas have been joining him on the road, and sources tell Us Weekly the tour vibe is very different ...
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New “Blood”: Rod Stewart reveals full details about his upcoming studio album, “Blood Red Roses”

Republic RecordsAt a concert at Los Angeles' famed Hollywood Bowl last month, Rod Stewart announced that he would be releasing a new studio album called Blood Red Roses in September, and now full details about the project have been unveiled. Blood Red ...
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Bruce Springsteen joins Billy Joel on stage for his milestone 100th performance at MSG

Kevin MazurBilly Joel performed his 100th show at Madison Square Garden in New York City last night and he was joined by a very special guest to help commemorate the milestone. Bruce Springsteen surprised the crowd by coming out on stage to perform ...
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Bebe Rexha remembers moment she found out Mariah Carey was a fan

ABC/Paula LoboSince hitting it big, Bebe Rexha has had a lot of “pinch me” moments. But one she’ll always remember is the night she found out Mariah Carey was a fan. “With ‘Me, Myself & I,’ the one thing that I c...
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Billy Joel Day proclaimed in New York in honor of the Piano Man’s 100th Madison Square Garden show

TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty ImagesNew York is in a Billy Joel state of mind today, as the Piano Man prepares to play his 100th concert at the famed New York City venue Madison Square Garden. In recognition of the career milestone, New York Gov. Andre...
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Billy Joel Day proclaimed in New York in honor of the Piano Man’s 100th Madison Square Garden show

TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty ImagesNew York is in a Billy Joel state of mind today, as the Piano Man prepares to play his 100th concert at the famed New York City venue Madison Square Garden. In recognition of the career milestone, New York Gov. Andre...
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New Phil Collins box set, “Plays Well with Others,” offers a star-packed collection of collaborations

RhinoBesides his work with Genesis and as a hugely successful solo artist, Phil Collins collaborated with an impressive list of other musicians during his long career...as a drummer, singer, producer and more. Now, a compilation titled Plays Well wit...
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New Phil Collins box set, “Plays Well with Others,” offers a star-packed collection of collaborations

RhinoBesides his work with Genesis and as a hugely successful solo artist, Phil Collins collaborated with an impressive list of other musicians during his long career...as a drummer, singer, producer and more. Now, a compilation titled Plays Well wit...
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Ed Sheeran documentary, “Songwriter,” coming August 28

Apple Music/AbramoramaEd Sheeran’s Songwriter documentary has an official release date. The film, directed by Ed’s cousin Murray Cummings, will be available worldwide exclusively on Apple Music on August 28. It will also be released...
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Ed Sheeran documentary, “Songwriter,” coming August 28

Apple Music/AbramoramaEd Sheeran’s Songwriter documentary has an official release date. The film, directed by Ed’s cousin Murray Cummings, will be available worldwide exclusively on Apple Music on August 28. It will also be released...
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Shawn Mendes headlining “Rolling Stone” Relaunch event next week

ABC/Image Group LAShawn Mendes will be headlining Rolling Stone’s Relaunch event later this month, according to the magazine. The event, presented by YouTube Music, will feature a live performance by Shawn followed by a Q&A moderated by Roll...
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Shawn Mendes headlining “Rolling Stone” Relaunch event next week

ABC/Image Group LAShawn Mendes will be headlining Rolling Stone’s Relaunch event later this month, according to the magazine. The event, presented by YouTube Music, will feature a live performance by Shawn followed by a Q&A moderated by Roll...
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David Cook steps into “Kinky Boots” on Broadway again — and he’s not overthinking it

Matthew MurphyDavid Cook returned to the Broadway stage Tuesday night to reprise his role as Charlie Price in Kinky Boots. The season seven American Idol winner takes over the role through September 9, before hitting the road for a fall acoustic tour....
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David Cook steps into “Kinky Boots” on Broadway again — and he’s not overthinking it

Matthew MurphyDavid Cook returned to the Broadway stage Tuesday night to reprise his role as Charlie Price in Kinky Boots. The season seven American Idol winner takes over the role through September 9, before hitting the road for a fall acoustic tour....
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(Baby) Girls, Who Run the World: Female pop icons’ hits turned into lullabies

Rockabye Baby MusicTeach ‘em about female empowerment while they’re young. Rockabye Baby! is releasing a new 13-song compilation of lullabies honoring female pop stars.The Who Runs the World album will feature baby-friendly instrumental...
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(Baby) Girls, Who Run the World: Female pop icons’ hits turned into lullabies

Rockabye Baby MusicTeach ‘em about female empowerment while they’re young. Rockabye Baby! is releasing a new 13-song compilation of lullabies honoring female pop stars.The Who Runs the World album will feature baby-friendly instrumental...
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Katy Perry says she was “heartbroken” over public’s response to “Witness”

ABC/Craig SjodinIn a new interview with Vogue Australia, Katy Perry opens up about heartbreak -- but not of the romantic kind.She tells the mag she was left heartbroken last year when people didn’t respond to her album Witness the way she expect...
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Katy Perry says she was “heartbroken” over public’s response to “Witness”

ABC/Craig SjodinIn a new interview with Vogue Australia, Katy Perry opens up about heartbreak -- but not of the romantic kind.She tells the mag she was left heartbroken last year when people didn’t respond to her album Witness the way she expect...
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Cher confirms that she’s made a whole album of ABBA covers

John Shearer/Getty Images via ABC Earlier in July, Cher posted a series of tweets that suggested she was recording a whole album of ABBA songs, and now the legendary entertainer has confirmed her plans for the covers project. The singer, who co-stars...
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Cher says she made a whole album of ABBA covers

Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCAfter co-starring in the new sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Cher says she recorded a whole album of ABBA cover songs.The singer told the Today show’s Kathie Lee Gifford about the project."After I d...
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Daryl Hall’s “Live from Daryl’s House” will return for more episodes

Lora KaramAttention Daryl Hall fans: The Hall & Oates singer's Live from Daryl's House performance series will be back for more episodes.   Following a new partnership with music publishing company BMG, production will resume on the show this...
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Daryl Hall’s “Live from Daryl’s House” will return for more episodes

Lora KaramAttention Daryl Hall fans: The Hall & Oates singer's Live from Daryl's House performance series will be back for more episodes.   Following a new partnership with music publishing company BMG, production will resume on the show this...
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Madonna and her kids celebrate one-year anniversary of Malawi medical center

Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images via ABCMadonna has returned to Malawi with her whole family to celebrate the first anniversary of the medical facility she helped open there. On Monday, she visited the Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery an...
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Madonna and her kids celebrate one-year anniversary of Malawi medical center

Kevin Winter/Getty Images via ABCMadonna has returned to Malawi with her whole family to celebrate the first anniversary of the medical facility she helped open there. On Monday, she visited the Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensiv...
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