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Sam Smith was afraid his success was “one gigantic fluke”

Ruven AfanadorYou'd think selling millions of albums and winning an Oscar and four Grammys would be enough to convince any singer that they'd finally "made it."  But Sam Smith says until just recently, he was scared that his success was just "a...
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The Cranberries & The Script salute “extraordinary” and “gifted” Dolores O’Riordan

Anthony Pidgeon/RedfernsNumerous musicians took to Twitter on Monday following the news that Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of the hitmaking '90s band The Cranberries, had died at the age of 46.  Eventually, though, her own band weighed in on...
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Katy Perry is crowned “Queen of Love & Beauty” at Medieval Times, overcomes childhood trauma

ABC/Image Group LAOver the weekend, Katy Perry got the rare opportunity for a "do-over," and was able to overcome some childhood trauma in the process. As documented on her Instagram story, Katy visited the Medieval Times restaurant in Dallas, Texas o...
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Celine Dion apologizes for canceling Vegas shows: “It hurts me beyond words”

Denise TruscelloCeline Dion is apologizing to fans for having to cancel a string of shows in Las Vegas due to illness. Last week, the Canadian diva had to scrap two shows at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace as per her doctor's orders. Then, she ca...
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Sam Smith extends tour to Australia and New Zealand

Ruven AfanadorIn April of 2015, Sam Smith was forced to cut his tour of Australia and New Zealand short when he developed a vocal cord hemorrhage that required surgery.  Now, he's heading back Down Under for a new set of dates on his Thrill...
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Hozier, James Corden pay tribute to Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan

David Wolff - Patrick/RedfernsIn the '90s, the Irish band The Cranberries was one of the biggest musical acts in the world.  It's no wonder that fellow Irish star Hozier has taken to social media to pay tribute to Cranberries frontwoman Dolore...
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Bruno Mars wins three NAACP Image Awards as “24K Magic” returns to top five

Kai Z. FengThe NAACP Image Awards take place tonight, but Bruno Mars is already a winner.  Man of the awards were presented in advance at a gala dinner Sunday night in Pasadena, CA, and Bruno picked up three: Outstanding Male Artist, and Out...
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Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dead at 46

Anthony Pidgeon/RedfernsDolores O'Riordan, lead singer of the best-selling '90s Irish group The Cranberries, has died. The Limerick Leader reported on Monday that Dolores, 46, had passed away.  A spokesperson confirmed to the paper, "Irish and i...
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Justin Timberlake to host listening party at Prince’s home, Paisley Park, during Super Bowl week

Ryan McGinleyJustin Timberlake's new album Man of the Woods comes out two days before the Super Bowl, so JT will be taking advantage of the fact that he'll already be in Minneapolis to host a unique listening party. The Minneapolis Star-Tribute repor...
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Ed Sheeran scores four nods for Brit Awards; Sam Smith snubbed

Mark SurridgeEd Sheeran may have been overlooked in the major categories at the Grammy Awards, but he's made up for it at the Brit Awards -- the British equivalent of the Grammys.  He's got four nominations, including British Album of the Year. I...
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Seal apologizes for Instagram post that appeared to call Oprah Winfrey out for hypocrisy

Jan WeltersSeal has taken to Facebook to apologize for appearing to diss Oprah Winfrey on Instagram earlier this week. According to the singer, he was actually criticizing Hollywood in general -- and he didn't mean to criticize Oprah at all. Seal...
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Lips & snakes: Taylor Swift’s video director weighs in

BMLGFans have been busily dissecting Taylor Swift's new video for "End Game" ever since it arrived at midnight.   The video's director, Joseph Kahn, has been busy too...retweeting fan theories and offering one of his own. First, Kahn seems t...
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Listen now: Phillip Phillips journeys “Into the Wild” on new song

Interscope RecordsPhillip Phillips has released the latest track from his upcoming third album. The rousing song, “Into the Wild,” is about an untamed romance. “Chase me in the darkness/Kiss me like you’re heartless/Then run...
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Billy Joel hosts reunion of Foreigner’s Mick Jones and Lou Gramm at Madison Square Garden concert

Credit: Myrna SuarezBilly Joel is known for inviting famous musicians onstage hits during his monthly residency at New York's Madison Square Garden, and on Thursday, the Piano Man treated fans to an extra special performance: a reunion of Foreigner ...
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Celine Dion to launch Asia/Pacific tour this summer

Denise Truscello2018 will find Celine Dion venturing away from her Las Vegas home to visit a part of the world she hasn't been to in a long time. "I'm very excited to let you know that we're touring the Asia/Pacific region this coming June, July a...
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Celine Dion to launch Asia/Pacific tour this summer

Denise Truscello2018 will find Celine Dion venturing away from her Las Vegas home to visit a part of the world she hasn't been to in a long time. "I'm very excited to let you know that we're touring the Asia/Pacific region this coming June, July a...
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Katy Perry presenting Minnie Mouse with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Chloe Rice/Disney Parks via Getty ImagesKaty Perry is presenting Minnie Mouse with a major honor. The singer will be on hand to present the famous Disney character with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in celebration of Minnie’s 90th anniver...
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Katy Perry presenting Minnie Mouse with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Chloe Rice/Disney Parks via Getty ImagesKaty Perry is presenting Minnie Mouse with a major honor. The singer will be on hand to present the famous Disney character with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in celebration of Minnie’s 90th anniver...
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Carrie Underwood spikes the ball with “The Champion” for Super Bowl LII open

NBC Universal(NASHVILLE) -- Move over "Fight Song" -- Carrie Underwood has just unleashed "The Champion," her anthemic new track that will heard at the opening of NBC’s Super Bowl LII on February 4.  Carrie is no stranger to t...
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Carrie Underwood spikes the ball with “The Champion” for Super Bowl LII open

Paul Drinkwater, NBC(NASHVILLE) -- Move over "Fight Song" -- Carrie Underwood has just unleashed "The Champion," her anthemic new track that will heard at the opening of NBC’s Super Bowl LII on February 4.  Carrie is no strang...
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John Mayer wants to hear from you…by snail mail

ABC/Randy HolmesRemember back in the day when there was no social media or Internet, and if you wanted to tell your favorite star how much you loved them, you had to write them a fan letter? Well, John Mayer wants to return to those days, and he wan...
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Get ready to “Shut Up and Dance:” WALK THE MOON kick off new tour tonight

Brian ZiffIn November, WALK THE MOON released their new album What If Nothing, and tonight in Washington, D.C., they'll kick off their Press Restart tour in support of the new disc.  What can fans expect?  Oh, just some "crazy production"....
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John Mayer wants to hear from you…by snail mail

ABC/Randy HolmesRemember back in the day when there was no social media or Internet, and if you wanted to tell your favorite star how much you loved them, you had to write them a fan letter? Well, John Mayer wants to return to those days, and he wan...
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Get ready to “Shut Up and Dance:” WALK THE MOON kick off new tour tonight

Brian ZiffIn November, WALK THE MOON released their new album What If Nothing, and tonight in Washington, D.C., they'll kick off their Press Restart tour in support of the new disc.  What can fans expect?  Oh, just some "crazy production"....
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Taylor Swift’s “End Game” video is a jet-set party

Courtesy BMLGAs promised, Taylor Swift dropped the video for "End Game" on Thursday night, and it's a globe-trotting party affair. There's Taylor and her dancers hanging with Future on a yacht in Miami.  Then she's off, partying with Ed Sheeran at...
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Taylor Swift’s “End Game” video is a jet-set party

Courtesy BMLGAs promised, Taylor Swift dropped the video for "End Game" on Thursday night, and it's a globe-trotting party affair. There's Taylor and her dancers hanging with Future on a yacht in Miami.  Then she's off, partying with Ed Sheeran at...
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Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge heading Down Under to Make Rock Great Again

L. Cohen/WireImageForget about "Make America Great Again" -- Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge are teaming up to Make Rock Great Again. That's the name of a co-headlining tour the two Grammy-winners are doing this spring in Australia and New Zeal...
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Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge heading Down Under to Make Rock Great Again

L. Cohen/WireImageForget about "Make America Great Again" -- Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge are teaming up to Make Rock Great Again. That's the name of a co-headlining tour the two Grammy-winners are doing this spring in Australia and New Zeal...
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Taylor Swift fans decode Japanese words in trailer for “End Game”

Courtesy BMLGTaylor Swift fans never cease to amaze with their ability to analyze every last scrap of info their queen provides them. A Swiftie Tumblr account called "chansukcatsmile" has revealed that in the 20-second trailer for Taylor's new video "...
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Taylor Swift fans decode Japanese words in trailer for “End Game”

Courtesy BMLGTaylor Swift fans never cease to amaze with their ability to analyze every last scrap of info their queen provides them. A Swiftie Tumblr account called "chansukcatsmile" has revealed that in the 20-second trailer for Taylor's new video "...
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