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Lady Gaga Kicks Off ArtRave Tour

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Concerts / Tours, Pop, New Releases,

Lady Gaga kicked off her ArtRave: ARTPOP Ball Tour in Florida on Sunday night. The "Applause" hitmaker ditched her usual grunge style and took to the stage in a cute polkadot latex leotard and fishnet tights at the BB&T Center in Fort Lauderdale before going through a number of costume changes. She later opted for a shoulder-length platinum blonde wig and futuristic white gown, a jeweled leotard with a blue orb in the center of …

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Rihanna Leaves Def Jam for Roc Nation

Rihanna is preparing to release her next album with Roc Nation after leaving Def Jam. The "Diamonds" singer, who was already being managed by Jay Z's record label, has now inked a deal and her profile on Roc Nation's website has been updated, which lists her as one of their big name acts. Rihanna first signed her record deal with Def Jam in 2005, when she was just 17, and claims then-label-president Jay Z wouldn't …

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Ed Sheeran Slams Backstreet Boys for Not Playing Hits

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Concerts / Tours, Gossip, Reunions, Pop,

Ed Sheeran has hit out at the Backstreet Boys for playing new music at their reunion shows instead of classic hits. The "Sing" hitmaker slammed the 90's boyband - made up of Brian Littrell, A.J McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter and Kevin Richardson - for letting their fans down by performing new material during their 20th Anniversary Tour. "I study how other people perform and that is unacceptable, as the Backstreet Boys have so many …

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Jay Z, Beyonce to Tour Together this Summer

Hip-hop's royal couple, Jay Z and Beyonce, are taking their duet act to cities everywhere this summer. After months of rumors circulated in anticipation of the event, Beyonce confirmed the news by posting a photo of the pair (seen above) wearing ski masks with the words "On the Run Tour" written across it. The tour - which will stop by at least 13 cities this summer - will kick off on June 25th in Miami …

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Lily Allen: I Need to Apologize to Rita Ora and Cara Delevingne

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Artist News, Gossip, Pop, New Releases,

Lily Allen is planning to apologize to Rita Ora and models Cara Delevingne and Jourdan Dunn over songs on her new album. The "Hard Out Here" hitmaker, who is about to release her new record Sheezus, appears to hit out at the stars by joking about celebrities who attend corporate events. "I still need to write letters to Rita Ora and Cara Delevingne. The song where I appear to slag off Rita and Jourdan is …

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Lily Allen Describes Lady Gaga as a “Martyr”

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Lily Allen has called Lady Gaga a "martyr" for choosing "art" over commercial success. The "Air Balloon" hitmaker has defended her fellow singer after she was criticized for her latest album ARTPOP being a relative flop, insisting she deserves credit for the risks she has taken. "If she's not succeeding commercially because she's standing by what she does as art, then that's a f**king great thing. That's to be commended. That's what makes a martyr. …

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Kelly Rowland Recruits Pharrell for New Album

Kelly Rowland has recruited Pharrell Williams for her fifth solo album. The 33-year-old star is planning the follow-up to Talk A Good Game and has managed to get the "Get Lucky" hitmaker to work on new material with her in the studio. "I'm at the very very beginning stages of the record. We're at the point now where we are all talking - writers [and] producers - we're all excited. There are fresh ideas coming …

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Pink Wins Debut Album Royalties Court Case

Pink's court case against Specialists Entertainment production company has been dismissed. The singer's record label Sony Music will get to keep the $36,213.31 they were accused of withholding in royalties to two producers, who claimed they were owed the cash for working on two tracks, "Hiccup" and "Can't Take Me Home," from the star's 2000 debut album of the same name. According to RadarOnline.com, a New York appeal court sided with Pink - real name …

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Lily Allen: I Want to Be Like Kayne West

Lily Allen would like to be "anything like" Kanye West. The "Hard Out Here" singer, who named her latest album Sheezus, a play on the rapper's Yeezus record, wants to be just like the star and is trying to break the American music market. "I'm totally for Kanye, he's a G, he's cool, he's Yeezus, I'd like to be anything like him [sic]," she said. When asked what she would say to new American fans …

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Akon: Gaga’s Career Is on the Decline

Akon claims his record label cut ties with Lady Gaga because her career is on the decline. The "Senegalese" hitmaker, who initially signed Gaga to his Kon Live Distribution record label under Interscope in 2007, claims he "cashed out" on the Born This Way singer because he felt her career had hit a "peak." In an interview with US DJ Sway on Sirius XM, he was asked if he was "still involved with the star," …

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