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Meghan Trainor Has No Interest In Voting

The 22-year-old admits she has never performed her civic duty and suggests she will not be casting her vote when her fellow Americans head to the polls in November (16). "I should...

Kyla: 'Drake Song Put My Music Career Back On Track'

The singer's music career faltered following her hit record Do You Mind in 2009, after she decided to put her career on hold in order to get married and start a family. But she's recently...

Evan Rachel Wood: 'David Bowie Saved My Life'

The bisexual star was lucky enough to meet the British legend when she was 15-years-old, and while she was so starstruck she can barely remember what happened, she insists the rocker was crucial in helping...

Ariana Grande: 'I'll Be Shopping Topless When I'm 95'

The singer insists women should be able to bear their boobs without reprisals, just like hunks who go topless, and she's determined to test fans and critics alike until her dying day....

Britney Spears To Receive Billboard Millennium Award

According to USA Today, the pop star will be presented with the respected award at the upcoming Billboard Music Awards show being held later this month (May16). The Billboard Millennium Award acknowledges outstanding career achievements...

Jimmy Jam: 'I Want To Produce The Recordings In Prince's Paisley Park Vault'

Jimmy, who grew up with the music icon in Minnesota, once played in singer's band, but he and sidekick Terry Lewis were fired when Prince discovered they were moonlighting with the SOS Band....

Daniel Day-lewis' Son Shows Off Soulful New Sound

The model and musician, 20, hit headlines in the past year with his hip-hop sound, but his new single True suggests Gabriel-Kane has a soul side. "True is about self discovery and...

Halsey Reveals Past Suicide Attempt

The Ghost singer, 21, has become one of music's breakout stars over the past year. But in a new interview with Billboard, she opened up about the day she almost ended her life...

Kesha's Mum: 'She Was Dr. Luke's Prisoner'

The Tik Tok star has accused the hitmaker of sexually, verbally and emotionally abusing her over a series of years - claims Luke denies - and now her mum Pebe Sebert has opened...

Alicia Keys Adds Girl Power To Management

The multi-Grammy Award winner has hired Erika Rose to take on her business affairs after ending her links to Maverick and music mogul Guy Oseary, who has managed her since 2014.Erika started out as Alicia's...

Gloria Trevi Receives Bmi Latin Awards Honour

The singer/songwriter was selected for the coveted prize for her contribution to the entertainment industry and Latin Pop, and she performed a medley of her hits to celebrate the honour. Before...

Kesha Row Causes Collapse Of Music Festival

Anthony Dell'Orso, a co-founder of the city's Hi-Fi Musical Adventure, attacked the Tik Tok singer amid her ongoing sexual abuse legal battle with mentor and producer Dr. Luke, calling her a "talentless hack...

Nathan Sykes Delayed Debut Solo Album Twice To Perfect Songs

The 22-year-old singer was expected to release the record last year (15) and even his label bosses were convinced the project was complete. "The album's been finished twice, and then unfinished," Nathan...

Adam Lambert: 'Queen Rockers Are Classy And Inspiring'

The 34-year-old has been working with the British rock gods since 2011, and embarked on a world tour together in 2014, with Adam singing the lead vocals made famous by the band's original frontman, the...

Luis Miguel And Alejandro Fernandez Call Off Joint Tour

Fernandez sparked rumours that he and one-time rival Miguel were heading out on the road together for a 2016 trek in November (15) by posting cryptic messages on social media. While the...

Rihanna Back On Top Of U.s. Albums Chart With Anti

The R&B star's eighth studio album was initially released on Jay Z's music and video streaming app Tidal last week (27Jan16), and it was made available to all digital retailers two days...

Phil Collins' Ex-wife Begins Divorce Proceedings

The former Genesis star recently revealed he had reconciled with his third wife Orianne Cevey, the mother of his two sons, who he divorced in 2008, telling Billboard.com, "I'm actually back with my...

Avenged Sevenfold Sued By Record Label Bosses

The band told their bosses at Warner Bros. Records in November (15) that they wanted to terminate their 11-year relationship with the label, citing a Californian law which allows parties to end contracts...

Selena Gomez Gearing Up For Emotional New Tour

The 23-year-old will kick off her Revival tour on 6 May (16), and admits she can't wait to get started."I'm so excited - it's going to be big," she told Entertainment Tonight. "I haven't toured...

Marc Anthony Started Media Company Out Of 'Frustration'

The star launched Magnus Media​ last year (15), with a goal to develop the careers of Latin music artists and athletes through branding, marketing, social media, and content development. Since then, Anthony...

Late A$ap Yams' Tweets Turned Into Book

Yams, founder of hip-hop collective A$AP Mob, died from acute mixed drug intoxication on 18 January, 2015 aged 26, and thanks to New York-based artist Ajani Brathwaite, the rapper will have his popular...

U.n. Officials Outraged Over Appointment Of Zambian Singer As Women's Rights Ambassador

Last year (14), Kanene, real name Clifford Dimba, was found guilty of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl and sentenced to 18 years behind bars. However, President Edgar Lungu pardoned the 30 year...

Adele's 25 Set For Third Million-selling Week In America

The project rocketed to the top of the Billboard 200 after its debut on 20 November (15), entering the chart with a massive 3.38 million sales in its first week. 25 remained...

Lady Gaga Collects Woman Of The Year Honour From Mum

The pop star performed Til It Happens to You, her new tribute song to victims of sexual assault, and then accepted her latest accolade from her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, who opened up about...

Romeo Santos Maintains Top Spot As Billboard's Top Latin Artist

The Bachata King retains his crown on the music publication's annual list, which ranks artists based on chart performance, touring revenue, and social media activity. Santos has his 2014 album Formula, Vol....

Chris Stapleton Missed Live Grammy Nominations Announcement

The singer gathered his family together to watch the nominations announcement early on Monday and couldn't understand why there was no mention of the big event on the show he was watching....

Lady Gaga 'Mourned' The End Of Her 20s

The Born This Way singer will celebrate the age milestone on 28 March (15), and although she admits to previously being upset about her advancing years, she has since realised growing older is...

Machine Gun Kelly: 'It Was My Duty To Honour Paris Concert'

A host of Paris gigs were scrapped in the days following the attacks on the city, which included a massacre at an Eagles of Death Metal concert at the Bataclan theatre. U2,...

Joss Stone Strips Off To Save Crocodiles

The You Had Me singer has teamed up with activists at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for a photo campaign, in which she poses topless while covered in bodypaint, making...

Busta Rhymes Opens Up About Protein Shake Assault Arrest: 'It Was All About Disrespect'

The Touch It star was arrested and charged with assault after reportedly throwing a bottle containing a protein drink at a Steel Gym employee in New York City during a dispute in August...

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