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Gwen Stefani defends Blake Shelton’s title as “People”‘s Sexiest Man Alive

John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCFor all the haters who didn’t think Blake Shelton deserved People’s Sexiest Man Alive title, Gwen Stefani is here to defend why he did. During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Friday, Gwen confirme...
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John Mayer reschedules concerts canceled due to his appendectomy

Frank OckenfelsJohn Mayer and his side band, Dead & Company, have now rescheduled the concert dates they were forced to postpone due to John's emergency appendectomy earlier this week. The shows have now been set for February 24thin New Orleans, F...
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John Mayer reschedules concerts canceled due to his appendectomy

Frank OckenfelsJohn Mayer and his side band, Dead & Company, have now rescheduled the concert dates they were forced to postpone due to John's emergency appendectomy earlier this week. The shows have now been set for February 24thin New Orleans, F...
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“Soccer mom” Madonna visits “Live with Kelly & Ryan,” plays Pictionary

Jeff Neira, Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and TV DistributionThe last time Madonna appeared on Live with Kelly was 2007, but Friday morning, the Queen of Pop made up for lost time, dropping by to give Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest an update on her life....
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“Soccer mom” Madonna visits “Live with Kelly & Ryan,” plays Pictionary

Jeff Neira, Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and TV DistributionThe last time Madonna appeared on Live with Kelly was 2007, but Friday morning, the Queen of Pop made up for lost time, dropping by to give Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest an update on her life....
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Watch: James Corden takes a break with Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and more

Tim Mosenfelder/Getty ImagesOn The Late Late Show Thursday night, host James Corden shared a video shot backstage as The Forum in Los Angeles, when James Corden stopped by to give Nick Spampanato, the building's general manager, a break. James took o...
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Former radio DJ says he paid Taylor Swift $1 awarded by jury in groping trial

Mert & MarcusFormer radio DJ David Mueller says he instructed his attorney to send Taylor Swift the $1 settlement he owed her after being found guilty of groping the singer. Mueller provided ABC News a letter showing payment was sent to Taylor on...
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Former radio DJ says he paid Taylor Swift $1 awarded by jury in groping trial

Mert & MarcusFormer radio DJ David Mueller says he instructed his attorney to send Taylor Swift the $1 settlement he owed her after being found guilty of groping the singer. Mueller provided ABC News a letter showing payment was sent to Taylor on...
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Watch: James Corden takes a break with Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and more

Tim Mosenfelder/Getty ImagesOn The Late Late Show Thursday night, host James Corden shared a video shot backstage as The Forum in Los Angeles, when James Corden stopped by to give Nick Spampanato, the building's general manager, a break. James took o...
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That’s What I Like: Bruno Mars is StubHub’s top touring act of 2017

Kai Z. FengWhat a year it's been for Bruno Mars.  He was named Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards, he received six Grammy nominations, and now ticketing site StubHub has named him the year's top touring act. According to StubHub, ...
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James Arthur talks about getting “Naked” with Prince Harry’s ex-girlfriend

Columbia RecordsJames Arthur's co-star in his new video "Naked" is Cressida Bonas, an actress who Prince Harry dated before he hooked up with his fiancee, Meghan Markle.  James says he didn't know Cressida's romantic history until after they sh...
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That’s What I Like: Bruno Mars is StubHub’s top touring act of 2017

Kai Z. FengWhat a year it's been for Bruno Mars.  He was named Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards, he received six Grammy nominations, and now ticketing site StubHub has named him the year's top touring act. According to StubHub, ...
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James Arthur talks about getting “Naked” with Prince Harry’s ex-girlfriend

Columbia RecordsJames Arthur's co-star in his new video "Naked" is Cressida Bonas, an actress who Prince Harry dated before he hooked up with his fiancee, Meghan Markle.  James says he didn't know Cressida's romantic history until after they sh...
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Watch now: Sara Bareilles and Jason Mraz give us a “taste” of their “Waitress” performance

Josh LehrerAs previously reported, next month, Sara Bareilles will be returning to the starring role in Waitress, the Broadway musical she composed -- she'll be joining her longtime pal Jason Mraz in the cast.  If you can't wait to see them toget...
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Watch now: Sara Bareilles and Jason Mraz give us a “taste” of their “Waitress” performance

Josh LehrerAs previously reported, next month, Sara Bareilles will be returning to the starring role in Waitress, the Broadway musical she composed -- she'll be joining her longtime pal Jason Mraz in the cast.  If you can't wait to see them toget...
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Sia teams up with the ASPCA to remind people that “Puppies Are Forever”

ASPCASia has a song on her new Christmas album called “Puppies Are Forever,” so it’s only fitting that she would use the song to help puppies find their forever homes. The singer has teamed up with the American Society for the Prev...
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Sia teams up with the ASPCA to remind people that “Puppies Are Forever”

ASPCASia has a song on her new Christmas album called “Puppies Are Forever,” so it’s only fitting that she would use the song to help puppies find their forever homes. The singer has teamed up with the American Society for the Prev...
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Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift images among top 25 GIFs of the Year

Ronald Martinez/Getty ImagesIn 2017, we enjoyed watching Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift make various TV appearances, and then we enjoyed them even more as GIFs. GIPHY, the GIF-sharing website, has released its list of the top 25 GIFs of 2017, and both ...
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Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift images among top 25 GIFs of the Year

Ronald Martinez/Getty ImagesIn 2017, we enjoyed watching Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift make various TV appearances, and then we enjoyed them even more as GIFs. GIPHY, the GIF-sharing website, has released its list of the top 25 GIFs of 2017, and both ...
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Elton John pays tribute to his late mother with “Your Song” performance

ABC/Randy HolmesWhile performing in Hamburg, Germany Monday, the day after his mother passed away, Elton John took time to pay tribute to her. "Yesterday was a sad and hard day for me because my mother passed away," he told the audience.  "I'...
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Elton John pays tribute to his late mother with “Your Song” performance

ABC/Randy HolmesWhile performing in Hamburg, Germany Monday, the day after his mother passed away, Elton John took time to pay tribute to her. "Yesterday was a sad and hard day for me because my mother passed away," he told the audience.  "I'...
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Sia defends putting dancer Maddie Ziegler in the spotlight: “I feel very protective of her”

ABC/ Paula LoboNot even Sia’s enormous wigs could hide her from criticism this week. First, she faced backlash for collaborating with MAC on a charity lipstick, because the cosmetics brand sells its products in China, where animal testing i...
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Sia defends putting dancer Maddie Ziegler in the spotlight: “I feel very protective of her”

ABC/ Paula LoboNot even Sia’s enormous wigs could hide her from criticism this week. First, she faced backlash for collaborating with MAC on a charity lipstick, because the cosmetics brand sells its products in China, where animal testing i...
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Ed Sheeran receives honor from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace

John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty ImagesEd Sheeran is now Ed Sheeran, MBE. Ed was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire on Thursday, and received the award -- a special medal -- from Prince Charles at London's Buckingham Palace. According t...
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Ed Sheeran receives honor from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace

John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty ImagesEd Sheeran is now Ed Sheeran, MBE. Ed was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire on Thursday, and received the award -- a special medal -- from Prince Charles at London's Buckingham Palace. According t...
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The Eagles add 22 North American tour dates

Myriam SantosNo surprise -- a lot of us want to see The Eagles.  The band's just added new dates to 2018 North American tour. In addition to the 12 dates announced November 21, there are now additional shows in Grand Rapids, Kansas City, Columbu...
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The Eagles add 14 North American dates to 2018 tour

Credit: Myriam Santos No surprise -- a lot of us want to see The Eagles.  The band's just added new dates to 2018 North American tour. In addition to the 12 dates announced November 21 and the nine shows added on November 30, The Eagles have tac...
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All about Jim Brickman’s “Americana patriotic Christmas” song

Duston Todd"Christmas Where You Are," the new holiday single from Jim Brickman and Five for Fighting, is a salute to our troops who are away from their families during the holiday season.  But Jim says the song didn't start out as a Christmas t...
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All about Jim Brickman’s “Americana patriotic Christmas” song

Duston Todd"Christmas Where You Are," the new holiday single from Jim Brickman and Five for Fighting, is a salute to our troops who are away from their families during the holiday season.  But Jim says the song didn't start out as a Christmas t...
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U2’s “Songs of Experience” headed for #1 debut on “Billboard” 200

Interscope RecordsIt looks like U2 will return to the top of the Billboard 200 thanks to their new album, Songs of Experience. The 14th full-length studio effort from the Irish rockers is on track to debut at #1 on the chart with sales of an estimate...
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