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Katharine McPhee engaged to super-producer David Foster

David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for BVLGARI and EJAF Congratulations are in order for Katharine McPhee. The American Idol alum and actress is engaged to Canadian super-producer David Foster. The engagement was confirmed to ABC Radio by Ka...
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Katharine McPhee engaged to super-producer David Foster

David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for BVLGARI and EJAF Congratulations are in order for Katharine McPhee. The American Idol alum and actress is engaged to Canadian super-producer David Foster. The engagement was confirmed to ABC Radio by Ka...
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Ed Sheeran becomes first artist to have two songs top “Billboard” AC chart for 20 weeks each

ABC/Paula LoboEd Sheeran now holds a “Perfect” chart record. The singer has become the first artist to have two number one songs on the Billboard Adult Contemporary radio airplay chart that each remained at the top for at least 20 weeks.&...
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Ed Sheeran becomes first artist to have two songs top “Billboard” AC chart for 20 weeks each

ABC/Paula LoboEd Sheeran now holds a “Perfect” chart record. The singer has become the first artist to have two number one songs on the Billboard Adult Contemporary radio airplay chart that each remained at the top for at least 20 weeks.&...
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Why Ryan Tedder’s doing a reality TV show: “Ten years from now, do I want to be doing that tour cycle?”

ABC/ Paula LoboBetween writing and recording music for OneRepublic, writing and producing music for other artists and touring, Ryan Tedder is extremely busy and spends a lot of time away from home. He tells Billboard that one reason he agreed to be on...
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Why Ryan Tedder’s doing a reality TV show: “Ten years from now, do I want to be doing that tour cycle?”

ABC/ Paula LoboBetween writing and recording music for OneRepublic, writing and producing music for other artists and touring, Ryan Tedder is extremely busy and spends a lot of time away from home. He tells Billboard that one reason he agreed to be on...
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She kissed a girl and we liked it: This week marks ten years of chart-topping Katy Perry hits

Capitol RecordsIt's hard to believe it, but this week marks the 10th anniversary of Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" topping the Billboard Hot 100.  The catchy, controversial 2008 tune laid the groundwork for Katy's future chart success, which n...
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She kissed a girl and we liked it: This week marks ten years of chart-topping Katy Perry hits

Capitol RecordsIt's hard to believe it, but this week marks the 10th anniversary of Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" topping the Billboard Hot 100.  The catchy, controversial 2008 tune laid the groundwork for Katy's future chart success, which n...
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Kelly Clarkson says her Fourth of July celebrations are like the “Vacation” movies: “We’re that family”

Virginia Sherwood/NBCKelly Clarkson is one of the performers on this year's Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular TV special, airing Wednesday night on NBC.  But she says her Independence Day celebrations at home are almost as big as ...
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Kelly Clarkson says her Fourth of July celebrations are like the “Vacation” movies: “We’re that family”

Virginia Sherwood/NBCKelly Clarkson is one of the performers on this year's Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular TV special, airing Wednesday night on NBC.  But she says her Independence Day celebrations at home are almost as big as ...
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Annie Lennox named Chancellor of Scotland’s Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University/Peter DevlinAnnie Lennox was installed as the Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University at a ceremony held Monday, July 2, at the school's campus in Glasgow, Scotland. The Scottish singer/songwriter and social activist ...
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Annie Lennox named Chancellor of Scotland’s Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University/Peter DevlinAnnie Lennox was installed as the Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University at a ceremony held Monday, July 2, at the school's campus in Glasgow, Scotland. The Scottish singer/songwriter and social activist ...
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Elton John finds lyricist for his “Devil Wears Prada” musical

David LachappelleElton John is planning a musical based on The Devil Wears Prada, the best-selling book that became a hit 2006 movie starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway -- and now he's found someone to write the words to the production's tunes. As...
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Elton John finds lyricist for his “Devil Wears Prada” musical

David LachappelleElton John is planning a musical based on The Devil Wears Prada, the best-selling book that became a hit 2006 movie starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway -- and now he's found someone to write the words to the production's tunes. As...
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Watch now: Go behind-the-scenes during nearly a month of rehearsals for Shania Twain’s NOW Tour

Sunny Martini Shania Twain's NOW Tour kicked off in early May and will be going strong until it wraps just before Christmas in New Zealand. Now, you can get a glimpse at how the Canadian country/pop superstar put her new show together, in a new video...
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Watch now: Go behind-the-scenes during nearly a month of rehearsals for Shania Twain’s NOW Tour

Sunny Martini Shania Twain's NOW Tour kicked off in early May and will be going strong until it wraps just before Christmas in New Zealand. Now, you can get a glimpse at how the Canadian country/pop superstar put her new show together, in a new video...
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Michael Buble finally confirms he and his wife are expecting a baby girl

Evaan KherajWhile it's been reported for months that Michael Buble and his pregnant wife Luisana Lopilato are expecting a girl, neither of them has confirmed it...until now. Speaking to Ireland's Today FM ahead of his stadium show in Ireland on Saturd...
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Michael Buble finally confirms he and his wife are expecting a baby girl

Evaan KherajWhile it's been reported for months that Michael Buble and his pregnant wife Luisana Lopilato are expecting a girl, neither of them has confirmed it...until now. Speaking to Ireland's Today FM ahead of his stadium show in Ireland on Saturd...
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American Authors added to lineup of Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

NBC UniversalThis Fourth of July will be the best day of American Authors' lives. The "Best Day of Our Lives" hitmakers have joined the lineup of this year's Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular.  It's not clear what the band will perform, ...
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American Authors added to lineup of Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

NBC UniversalThis Fourth of July will be the best day of American Authors' lives. The "Best Day of Our Lives" hitmakers have joined the lineup of this year's Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular.  It's not clear what the band will perform, ...
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Pink shares photos from relaxing family vacation in Bali ahead of Australian tour

ABC/Lou RoccoThe family that globe-trots together, stays together. Ahead of the Australian leg of her tour, Pink and her family made a pit stop in Bali, Indonesia for a little rest and relaxation. The singer posted a series of photos from the mini-get...
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Pink shares photos from relaxing family vacation in Bali ahead of Australian tour

ABC/Lou RoccoThe family that globe-trots together, stays together. Ahead of the Australian leg of her tour, Pink and her family made a pit stop in Bali, Indonesia for a little rest and relaxation. The singer posted a series of photos from the mini-get...
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Not to soon to do this yet: Taylor Swift tops “Billboard’s” Adult Pop Songs chart with “Delicate”

Mert & MarcusTaylor Swift just hit a “Delicate” milestone. According to Billboard, her song “Delicate” has reached the number one spot on the Billboard Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart.  That makes it the first song...
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Not to soon to do this yet: Taylor Swift tops “Billboard’s” Adult Pop Songs chart with “Delicate”

Mert & MarcusTaylor Swift just hit a “Delicate” milestone. According to Billboard, her song “Delicate” has reached the number one spot on the Billboard Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart.  That makes it the first song...
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Is Cher releasing an album of ABBA cover songs in September?

Ethan Miller/Getty Images via ABCIn between tweeting her dismay at the current political climate, Cher has announced that she's got some music coming our way. Cher tweeted over the weekend, "Think album will be out in sept." Based on fan comments, ...
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Is Cher releasing an album of ABBA cover songs in September?

Ethan Miller/Getty Images via ABCIn between tweeting her dismay at the current political climate, Cher has announced that she's got some music coming our way. Cher tweeted over the weekend, "Think album will be out in sept." Based on fan comments, ...
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“American Idol” champ Maddie Poppe on meeting Kelly Clarkson: “I want to be just like her”

Image Group LA/Disney ChannelIdols collided last month when reigning American Idol champ Maddie Poppe met O.G. American Idol champ Kelly Clarkson at the Radio Disney Music Awards.  Maddie says she was shocked, not only at how down-to-earth Kell...
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“American Idol” champ Maddie Poppe on meeting Kelly Clarkson: “I want to be just like her”

Image Group LA/Disney ChannelIdols collided last month when reigning American Idol champ Maddie Poppe met O.G. American Idol champ Kelly Clarkson at the Radio Disney Music Awards.  Maddie says she was shocked, not only at how down-to-earth Kell...
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British officials say “I don’t” to Ed Sheeran’s wedding chapel plans

Greg WilliamsHe's going to the chapel and he’s gonna get married…just not on his own property. Ed Sheeran’s proposal to build a wedding chapel on the grounds of his U.K. home have been rejected by officials, according to the BBC....
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British officials say “I don’t” to Ed Sheeran’s wedding chapel plans

Greg WilliamsHe's going to the chapel and he’s gonna get married…just not on his own property. Ed Sheeran’s proposal to build a wedding chapel on the grounds of his U.K. home have been rejected by officials, according to the BBC....
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