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Jennifer Lopez names new shoe collection after her favorite movie and TV roles

Jason Merritt/Getty Images via ABCJennifer Lopez is ready for round two with shoe designer Giuseppe Zanotti. The two are getting ready to launch their second collection together, after successfully launching their first collaboration earlier this y...
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Rod Stewart helps pay for D.C. trip for disabled children and their families

Steven A Henry/Getty ImagesRod Stewart recently stepped in to help a group of children with disabilities and their families. CNN reports that Rod was inspired after seeing one of their news stories and wrote to his manager, “I’ve just seen...
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Ed Sheeran shortlisted for 2017 Mercury Prize

Atlantic RecordsEd Sheeran’s Divide has made the shortlist for the 2017 Mercury Prize. He’s competing with 11 other artists for the prestigious award, which is given annually to the best album from the U.K. and Ireland. Other artists on ...
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Watch “NOW”: Shania Twain invites you on an instant vacation in “Life’s About to Get Good” video

Mercury NashvilleShania Twain released her first full-fledged solo music video since 2005’s “I Ain’t No Quitter” on Thursday, and the music video icon didn’t disappoint. The new clip for “Life’s About to G...
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Madonna performs at Leonardo DiCaprio’s annual charity event

Victor Boyko/Getty Images for LDC FoundationMadonna delivered a surprise performance at Leonardo DiCaprio’s fourth annual charity gala in St. Tropez, France, on Thursday night. Entertainment Weekly reports the Queen of Pop performed a medley ...
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Katy Perry hosting and performing at the MTV Video Music Awards

David LaChapelle Katy Perry will be pulling double duty at the MTV Video Music Awards this year. The singer will be hosting the ceremony, as well as performing. A promo for her hosting gig features Katy in a purple holographic space suit as she ...
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Quincy Jones awarded nearly $9.5 million in suit against Michael Jackson’s estate

Michael Ochs Archive/Getty ImagesA jury in Los Angeles has awarded super producer Quincy Jones almost $9.5 million in damages in Jones' lawsuit against the estate of Michael Jackson, Variety reports, finding that the estate underpaid Jones royalties he...
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Are Charlie Puth and Lionel Richie joining “American Idol”?

ABC/Randy HolmesCharlie Puth and Lionel Richie may be joining Katy Perry at the American Idol judges table, sources tell Variety. The two reportedly are in advanced talks to come on board ABC’s reboot of the singing competition series. ...
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Mariah Carey gifts us the first trailer for Christmas flick, “The Star”

ABC/Randy HolmesIt’s only fitting that Mariah Carey, the unofficial “Queen of Christmas,” would be involved in a new Christmas-themed film.On her Twitter page Wednesday, Mariah debuted the new trailer for The Star, an animated flick...
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Coming soon: Shania Twain’s first music video in five years

Mercury NashvilleShania Twain’s first music video in more than five years is coming on Thursday. On Wednesday, the country/pop superstar shared a short, music-less clip of her walking along the beach in a brightly-colored dress, adding simply “Tomorrow #LifesAboutToGetGood,” along with a camera emoji. Shania’s most recent music video came early in 2012, when she re-recorded “Endless Love” with Lionel Richie for his Tuskegee album. “Life’s About to Get Good” is the lead single from Shania’s NOW album, which comes out September 29. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. 🎥 Tomorrow#LifesAboutToGetGood pic.twitter.com/Kjo7FaJqyM— Shania Twain (@ShaniaTwain) July 26, 2017
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John Mayer tests friends’ bar etiquette in new Dive Bar Tour promo

Getty Images/Kevin Mazur for Bud LightJohn Mayer is putting friends to the test in a new promo for his Bud Light Dive Bar Tour concert.In a hidden-camera setup, a guy and a girl are both asked to save their friend’s seat at the bar. They’...
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Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide’ is UK’s biggest-selling entertainment product of 2017

Atlantic RecordsIs Ed Sheeran more popular than Star Wars? Sort of. The singer’s Divide album has been named the U.K.’s biggest selling entertainment product in the first half of 2017, beating out even the DVD/Blu-ray release of Rogue One:...
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Katy Perry geeks out with Neil deGrasse Tyson on “Star Talk”

Olivia BeeKaty Perry is exploring her nerdy side. The singer will be joining astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson on the fourth season of his science talk show, Star Talk. We catch a glimpse of her appearance in the trailer for the new season, which deb...
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Backstreet’s back!… in a new “CMT Crossroads” special with Florida Georgia Line

CMTIt’s already been a big summer for Backstreet Boys and Florida Georgia Line. They’re playing stadiums together, and FGL helped BSB score their first #1 country hit with “God, Your Mama and Me.” Now they’re adding anothe...
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“Somebody That I Used to Know” singer Gotye turned down millions in royalties

Shirlaine Forrest/WireImageSome musicians like to say they’re not in it for the money. In Gotye’s case, that may really be true.  According to Australia’s News.com.au, the singer -- who had a Grammy-winning monster hit with...
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Watch: Showtime releases new teaser for “Whitney. ‘Can I Be Me'”

Courtesy of SHOWTIMEAhead of its Showtime premiere on Wednesday, the network has debuted a new teaser for its upcoming Whitney Houston documentary, Whitney. "Can I Be Me." The trailer features archival footage of Whitney, as a voice is h...
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Goo Goo Dolls frontman Johnny Rzeznik enjoying first-time fatherhood

Bob MusselGoo Goo Dolls frontman Johnny Rzeznik is currently touring the country, but his greatest pride and joy is back at home.  Back in December, the singer became a dad for the first time at age 51 when his wife gave birth to their daughter...
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Elton John commemorates Princess Diana’s AIDS work in new documentary

ABC/Randy HolmesSir Elton John is honoring Princess Diana's charitable spirit in the upcoming documentary, Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy. In a new sneak peek from the film on People.com, the pop-rock legend joins Prince Harry to discuss his l...
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Pink teases new music coming next month

ABC/Randy HolmesPink has been hinting that she has new music on the way. Now, we know it’s coming sooner, rather than later.The singer shared an Instagram post of what appears to be a song title, “What About Us,” and a release date: ...
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Ed Sheeran teaming with Amnesty International for concert supporting refugees

Greg WilliamsEd Sheeran is teaming up with Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds for their global concert series, Give a Home. The concert aims to unite people in solidarity with refugees. “We all deserve a home, not just the memory of one,&...
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Taylor Swift’s brother, Austin, acts opposite Billy Ray Cyrus in “Still the King”

Christopher Polk/ACMA2014/Getty Images for ACMWhile Taylor Swift is taking some time away from the spotlight, her brother seems to be stepping into it. Austin Swift has landed a role on the CMT show, Still the King, opposite Billy Ray Cyrus. He plays ...
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The Barefoot Contessa cooks to Taylor Swift

Daniel Zuchnik/WireImageIf you're a Taylor Swift fan, you probably know she's a huge admirer of Ina Garten, the TV chef know as the Barefoot Contessa.  Well, Ina's a fan of Taylor's too, and in fact, when she's cooking, it's Taylor's music that'...
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A bad week to be a Seal: Watch “Kiss from a Rose” singer get eaten by a shark

Getty Images via ABCSeal seems pretty serious most of the time, but he shows he's got a good sense of humor in an hilarious new promo for Discovery Channel's famous Shark Week, which start Sunday. In the video, Seal is singing his #1 hit, "Kiss f...
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Music from Princess Diana’s faves Elton, Diana, Lionel & Celine on display in Buckingham Palace this summer

TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty ImagesElton John, Rod Stewart, Celine Dion and Diana Ross will all be playing the Palace this summer: Buckingham Palace, that is.  Their music is part of a special commemorative exhibit paying tribute to the late Princess D...
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Judge keeps Madonna’s personal items off the auction block until September

Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images via ABCMadonna's panties are still safe -- for now. Thursday, two days after the New York Supreme Court stopped an auction house from selling off some of Madonna's personal possessions, a judge ruled that the Court...
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Quincy Jones testifies in lawsuit against Michael Jackson estate

Quincy Jones with Michael Jackson at the 1994 Grammy Awards (Chris Walter/WireImage)Quincy Jones took the stand Thursday in Los Angeles in his lawsuit against the Michael Jackson estate, and he made it clear straight away that he’s not taking leg...
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The Script announce new album, “Freedom Child,” due September 1

Columbia RecordsFollowing the release of their new single, "Rain," the Script have announced that their new album, Freedom Child, will be here September 1.  A U.S. tour will kick off September 28. If you pre-order the album now, you can get ac...
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Taylor Swift’s great-great-grandfather’s Philly home gets historic landmark status

ABC/Fred Lee;Taylor Swift’s Beverly Hills mansion recently got historical landmark certification, and now her great-great-grandfather’s house is getting historic designation as well. It appears ambition runs in the family: the relativ...
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Taylor Swift Super Saturday Night Concert airs Friday on DirecTV

ABC/ Lou RoccoAT&T Audience Network and Direc TV will present Taylor Swift's Super Saturday Night Concert, an intimate, performance event on Friday night. The concert, taped February 4 in Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI, is DirecTV's 12th annual S...
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Report: Don Henley’s 70th birthday bash to feature Stevie Nicks, Patty Smyth and Eagles members

Credit: Danny Clinch Don Henley turns 70 on Saturday, and the Eagles co-founder will celebrate his milestone birthday in a big way…with a star-studded concert at American Airlines Center in Dallas. While no official lineup announcement has bee...
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