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Cher says seeing her life on Broadway in “The Cher Show” is “very fun” and “very, very difficult”

Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic"Believe" it: Cher's life and music are now on Broadway. And Monday night at the official premiere of The Cher Show, Cher admitted that she has mixed feelings about seeing her story play out on stage. "It's very fun s...
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Cher says seeing her life on Broadway in “The Cher Show” is “very fun” and “very, very difficult”

Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic"Believe" it: Cher's life and music are now on Broadway. And Monday night at the official premiere of The Cher Show, Cher admitted that she has mixed feelings about seeing her story play out on stage. "It's very fun s...
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Train, Gwen Stefani and Lukas Graham to perform on “A Home for the Holidays” special

Brendan WalterTrain, Gwen Stefani and Lukas Graham are set to perform on the 20th anniversary of CBS’ A Home for the Holidays special, which spotlights families whose lives have been changed by adoption from foster care. The special will be host...
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Train, Gwen Stefani and Lukas Graham to perform on “A Home for the Holidays” special

Brendan WalterTrain, Gwen Stefani and Lukas Graham are set to perform on the 20th anniversary of CBS’ A Home for the Holidays special, which spotlights families whose lives have been changed by adoption from foster care. The special will be host...
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Shawn Mendes announces first hometown stadium show, limited-edition collection with Canadian retailer Roots

ABC/Matt BrownShawn Mendes has toured around the world, but nothing's as satisfying as being a big shot in your hometown. Shawn has announced his first-ever stadium show in his hometown of Toronto.  The September 6, 2019 show at Rogers Center in...
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Shawn Mendes announces first hometown stadium show, limited-edition collection with Canadian retailer Roots

ABC/Matt BrownShawn Mendes has toured around the world, but nothing's as satisfying as being a big shot in your hometown. Shawn has announced his first-ever stadium show in his hometown of Toronto.  The September 6, 2019 show at Rogers Center in...
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Cher saluted by Cyndi Lauper, Adam Lambert, Whoopi Goldberg at Kennedy Center Honors

Paul Morigi/Getty ImagesWe'll have to wait until the end of this month to watch it on TV, but Sunday night in Washington, D.C., Cher was presented with the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor, along with country legend Reba McEntire, composer Phillip Glas...
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Cher saluted by Cyndi Lauper, Adam Lambert, Whoopi Goldberg at Kennedy Center Honors

Paul Morigi/Getty ImagesWe'll have to wait until the end of this month to watch it on TV, but Sunday night in Washington, D.C., Cher was presented with the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor, along with country legend Reba McEntire, composer Phillip Glas...
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Michael Buble has two albums in the top five; Pentatonix scores ninth top-10 album

Warner Bros.Christmas has come early for Michael Buble: He has not one but two albums in the top five on the Billboard album chart. Michael's new album, Love, which debuted at #2, has fallen to #3 on the chart.  However, his 2011 holiday colle...
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Michael Buble has two albums in the top five; Pentatonix scores ninth top-10 album

Warner Bros.Christmas has come early for Michael Buble: He has not one but two albums in the top five on the Billboard album chart. Michael's new album, Love, which debuted at #2, has fallen to #3 on the chart.  However, his 2011 holiday colle...
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Hold My Hand for One Week: Hootie & the Blowfish set 2019 tour with Barenaked Ladies

Courtesy Live NationIn 2019, Cracked Rear View, the 21-times-platinum debut album by Hootie & the Blowfish, will turn 25.  And in honor of the occasion, Hootie is hitting the road. The band, led by Darius Rucker -- now a solo country music...
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Hold My Hand for One Week: Hootie & the Blowfish set 2019 tour with Barenaked Ladies

Courtesy Live NationIn 2019, Cracked Rear View, the 21-times-platinum debut album by Hootie & the Blowfish, will turn 25.  And in honor of the occasion, Hootie is hitting the road. The band, led by Darius Rucker -- now a solo country music...
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Katy Perry outbids fan and pays $50,000 for date with Orlando Bloom

Daniele Venturelli/Daniele Venturelli/ Getty ImagesKaty Perry is not about to have someone else date her man, even if it is for charity. The singer outbid a fan to win a date with Orlando Bloom during the One Love Malibu benefit show on Sunday night t...
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Katy Perry outbids fan and pays $50,000 for date with Orlando Bloom

Daniele Venturelli/Daniele Venturelli/ Getty ImagesKaty Perry is not about to have someone else date her man, even if it is for charity. The singer outbid a fan to win a date with Orlando Bloom during the One Love Malibu benefit show on Sunday night t...
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Gwen Stefani announces new 2019 dates for Las Vegas residency

Todd Stefani/Robb DippleGwen Stefani, back in Las Vegas? No doubt. The singer has announced 21 new dates for Just a Girl, her headlining residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.  The show first debuted in June of 20...
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Gwen Stefani announces new 2019 dates for Las Vegas residency

Todd Stefani/Robb DippleGwen Stefani, back in Las Vegas? No doubt. The singer has announced 21 new dates for Just a Girl, her headlining residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.  The show first debuted in June of 20...
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Adam Lambert and Queen hitting the road again in 2019

Bojan Hohnjec/© Miracle Productions LLP With the box office success of Bohemian Rhapsody proving there's still a thirst for all things Queen, Adam Lambert and the legendary British band are taking to the road once again for a limited North Ame...
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Adam Lambert and Queen hitting the road again in 2019

Bojan Hohnjec/© Miracle Productions LLP With the box office success of Bohemian Rhapsody proving there's still a thirst for all things Queen, Adam Lambert and the legendary British band are taking to the road once again for a limited North Ame...
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Bed of rosé: Bon Jovi’s new wine named Best of 2018 by “Wine Spectator”

Denise Truscello/WireImageBon Jovi had to release six singles before they scored their first #1 hit, but Jon Bon Jovi's hit a home run with his very first foray into the wine business. Earlier this year, Jon and his son Jesse Bongiovi launched Diving ...
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Bed of rosé: Bon Jovi’s new wine named Best of 2018 by “Wine Spectator”

Denise Truscello/WireImageBon Jovi had to release six singles before they scored their first #1 hit, but Jon Bon Jovi's hit a home run with his very first foray into the wine business. Earlier this year, Jon and his son Jesse Bongiovi launched Diving ...
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Watch video for Annie Lennox’s emotionally charged new song “Requiem for a Private War”

Varese SarabandeAn official video for Annie Lennox's first new song in eight years, "Requiem for a Private War," which the former Eurythmics singer wrote for the new film A Private War, debuted today on Lennox's official YouTube channel. The movie tell...
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Watch video for Annie Lennox’s emotionally charged new song “Requiem for a Private War”

Varese SarabandeAn official video for Annie Lennox's first new song in eight years, "Requiem for a Private War," which the former Eurythmics singer wrote for the new film A Private War, debuted today on Lennox's official YouTube channel. The movie tell...
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Taylor Swift’s Reputation tour sets record for highest-grossing U.S. tour

TAS Rights ManagementBig reputation, really big Reputation tour. Taylor Swift's recently wrapped Reputation stadium tour has now broken the record for the highest-grossing U.S. tour, according to Billboard. The publication says the tour has grossed mo...
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Taylor Swift’s Reputation tour sets record for highest-grossing U.S. tour

TAS Rights ManagementBig reputation, really big Reputation tour. Taylor Swift's recently wrapped Reputation stadium tour has now broken the record for the highest-grossing U.S. tour, according to Billboard. The publication says the tour has grossed mo...
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Mariah Carey gets mommy-shamed for not buckling her kids up

Rich Polk/FilmMagicMariah Carey was just trying to share a sweet family moment when she posted a video of her 7 1/2-year-old twins Roc and Roe in the car singing along with her to "All I Want for Christmas (Is You)."  But now she's being momm...
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Mariah Carey gets mommy-shamed for not buckling her kids up

Rich Polk/FilmMagicMariah Carey was just trying to share a sweet family moment when she posted a video of her 7 1/2-year-old twins Roc and Roe in the car singing along with her to "All I Want for Christmas (Is You)."  But now she's being momm...
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Bruno, Ed, Taylor, Pink, Justin Timberlake among nominees for 30th annual “Pollstar” Awards

Florent Dechard Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, Pink and Justin Timberlake are among the nominees for the 30th annual Pollstar Awards, given out by Pollstar, the trade publication for the concert industry. Ed, Taylor and Bruno are nominated ...
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Bruno, Ed, Taylor, Pink, Justin Timberlake among nominees for 30th annual “Pollstar” Awards

Florent Dechard Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, Pink and Justin Timberlake are among the nominees for the 30th annual Pollstar Awards, given out by Pollstar, the trade publication for the concert industry. Ed, Taylor and Bruno are nominated ...
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Bebe Rexha to receive Breakthrough Artist Award

ABC/Paula LoboFresh from being named Variety's Songwriter of the Year, Bebe Rexha will be honored with the Breakthrough Artist Award at the Music Biz 2019 Conference's Awards & Hall of Fame Dinner in May. The award is presented to an artist who...
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Bebe Rexha to receive Breakthrough Artist Award

ABC/Paula LoboFresh from being named Variety's Songwriter of the Year, Bebe Rexha will be honored with the Breakthrough Artist Award at the Music Biz 2019 Conference's Awards & Hall of Fame Dinner in May. The award is presented to an artist who...
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