Music

Kristen Bell will host 2014 CMT Awards

NASHVILLE, May 20 (UPI) –Kristen Bell will return to host the 2014 CMT Music Awards in Nashville on June 4. The 33-year-old Frozen star has previously co-hosted the award show with Jason Aldean in 2013 and Toby Keith in 2012,…

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Michael Jackson’s ‘new’ album makes Top 10 U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, May 23 (UPI) –John Legend’s ballad “All of Me” is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a third week, Billboard announced. Coming in at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 is Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” featuring…

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50 Cent says he was not invited to son’s high school graduation

NEW YORK, May 21 (UPI) –50 Cent says he was not invited to his son Marquise Jackson’s graduation ceremony. Jackson, who graduated from a private high school in Atlanta over the weekend, wrote a post on his Facebook Saturday that…

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Paul McCartney cancels another show due to illness

SEOUL, May 21 (UPI) –Paul McCartney has canceled another show due to illness. The 71-year-old musician was scheduled to perform May 28 in Seoul, South Korea, but lingering health issues have caused him to cancel. Word broke on Tuesday that…

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Pharrell Williams has a special formula for his song intros

NEW YORK, May 22 (UPI) –Pharrell Williams has become one of the music industry’s most influential producers in recent memory. He’s had a hand in dozens of pop music’s biggest hits from the last decade, including “Cry Me a River,”…

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Danity Kane releases comeback single ‘Lemonade’

LOS ANGELES, May 16 (UPI) –The Sean Combs-created band Danity Kane has released a new single following their eight-year hiatus. Aubrey O’Day, Shannon Bex and Dawn Richard — three of the five original band members — released the pop/R&B track…

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Britney Spears extending her Las Vegas residency for two more years

LAS VEGAS, May 12 (UPI) –Britney Spears has been offered $12 million to extend her Las Vegas residency for two more years. Caesars Palace President Gary Selesner told the New York Daily News that the 32-year-old singer has been given…

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Eminem releases touching ‘Headlights’ video about his mom on Mother’s Day

LOS ANGELES, May 11 (UPI) –Rapper Eminem released a video for his latest single, Headlights, in which he says he forgives his mother for their difficult past. Eminem’s mother, Debbie Mathers, has long been fodder for some of the rapper’s…

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Country singer Scotty McCreery robbed at gunpoint

Country music singer Scotty McCreery was the victim of an early morning home invasion near the campus of North Carolina State University, where he is a student. Raleigh Police spokesman Jim Sughrue says officers were called shortly before 2 a.m.…

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Mariah Carey plans to release a surprise album

LOS ANGELES, April 25 (UPI) — Mariah Carey plans to release a new, surprise album. The 45-year-old pop diva plans to unveil the album’s title, track listing, artwork and music all at once at some time in the near future.…

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