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Lady Gaga rocked out at Coachella in a set that featured her latest song 'The Cure.' (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Lady Gaga Takes Coachella by Storm, Subs for Pregnant Beyonce (vid, pics!)

Lady Gaga had it all at the Coachella Music Festival in her headlining set, filling in for Beyoncé. But sold herself short at the end by marring her performance with a bit of crass commercialism to sell her new song “The Cure.” Sure, Coachella lost its innocence years ago. It’s blown up into a celebrity-infested cluster fuck, but you could always count on the music to maintain its integrity....
Beyonce, Madonna Lead Celebs in Appeal to Protect Womens' Rights 10

Beyonce, Madonna Lead Celebs in Appeal to Protect Womens’ Rights

Beyonce, Madonna and other music and movie celebs are raising red flags about a dangerous trend in U.S. policies under President Trump. They say “decades of progress for girls and women” are at risk.” The concerns were voiced in a letter released for International Women’s Day (IWD). Other boldface names signing the letter include singer John Legend. Salma Hayek, Julia Roberts, Jada Pinkett Smith and Dakota Johnson....
Grammy Awards Had More Than a Few Highs and Lows; Here They Are 12

Grammy Awards Had More Than a Few Highs and Lows; Here They Are

So, was Sunday’s 59th Grammy she-bang good, great or just an also-ran? David Bowie went five-for-five, so in my book, that’s a solid win. Here are some other highs and lows of the music industry’s annual self-congratulatory gathering. Adele won best album, record and song and showed herself to be a classy performer in every way. Her re-start on the George Michael tribute was astonishingly good … class all the way...
Adele is Grammy Belle With Five Wins; Sweeps Top Three Awards 14

Adele is Grammy Belle With Five Wins; Sweeps Top Three Awards

Adele, the UK singer with the haunting voice, captured the hearts and minds of Grammy voters with five wins at last night’s 57th Grammy Awards, including a sweep of the top three awards. Beyoncé and Chance the Rapper were the other top winners. Adele, 28, was an odds on favorite to win some awards but her dominance of music’s top prizes was a surprise....
Did George, Amal Clooney Join Hollywood Designer Baby Trend? 16

Did George, Amal Clooney Join Hollywood Designer Baby Trend?

George Clooney and Amal Clooney are the latest celebrities to announce they are expecting twins, strongly suggesting they are joining the Hollywood designer baby trend–a questionable practice that has drawn criticism from medical professionals. The news comes on the heels of a similar announcement by Beyonce and husband Jay Z. They’re also expecting twins....
Grammys Nod to Streaming Music in Last-Ditch Stand for Relevance 18

Grammys Nod to Streaming Music in Last-Ditch Stand for Relevance

The Grammys, music’s biggest night, lumbers into its 59th year besieged by failing ratings and dwindling demographics. Does anyone even care anymore–outside of industry insiders and 12-year-old girls? The entire telecast could be re-titled “An Annual Tribute to Beyonce.” Every year, it seems, the same four or five homogenized pop stars vie for the evening’s biggest accolades....
Beyonce Targeted by White Nationalist David Duke in Senate Race (audio) 20

Beyonce Targeted by White Nationalist David Duke in Senate Race (audio)

White supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has targeted singer Beyonce in a robo call appeal to Louisiana voters in his U.S. Senate. He’s trying to ride like-minded Donald Trump’s coattails in the call, which is going viral today (Aug. 29) As an example of the “racial takeover” of America, he cites Beyonce’s Super Bowl 50 halftime performance in February. ...
Beyoncé Adopts New Role as Civil Rights Leader Over Police Shootings 26

Beyoncé Adopts New Role as Civil Rights Leader Over Police Shootings

Beyoncé, best known until now for her bootie, is taking on a new role as civil rights leader. She’s jumped into controversies over the police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Both were gunned down by police, unarmed and non-threatening. The 34-year-old singer called for an end to “these robberies of lives,” in an impassioned plea posted on her Web site....
Brokers Who Scalped Beyonce, One Direction Concerts Busted in NY Probe 28

Brokers Who Scalped Beyonce, One Direction Concerts Busted in NY Probe

Ticket brokers who snagged hundreds of concert and event tickets using bots and jacked up prices to scalp fans have been busted in a sweep by the New York Attorney General’s investigators. Six companies have been fined $2.76 million and ordered to stop using bots to raid online ticket sites. A number of artists have complained about scalpers pricing tickets beyond the reach of fans, while other artists like Justin Bieber and Katy Perry have allowed their reps to scalp their own fans. ...
Beyonce Sizzles in New Ivy Park Line; See Her Sweat It Out! (12 Photos!) 30

Beyonce Sizzles in New Ivy Park Line; See Her Sweat It Out! (12 Photos!)

Beyonce found the perfect model to show off her new women’s fitness clothing line–herself. She appears in stunning new photos showing off her Ivy Park bodysuits, leggings and headbands. If name sounds familiar, it’s because it’s a takeoff on daughter, Blue Ivy. Rihanna has her own shoe line, Fenty Puma by Rihanna, in conjunction with Puma athletic wear. She expanded into leisurewear this year. Selena Gomez has her own Adidas NEO line of clothes, shoes and accessories. Actress Kate Hudson launched her “Fabletics” workout clothes online three years ago. Country singer Carrie Underwood partnered last year with Dick’s Sporting Goods stores for her line Calia by Carrie Underwood. And Jessica Simpson has turned her own fashion lines into a billion dollar business. ...
Beyonce Turns to Radical Activism in Her Music; Will It Wreck Her Career? 32

Beyonce Turns to Radical Activism in Her Music; Will It Wreck Her Career?

Beyonce is plunging into radical activism in her music on behalf of recent African-American victims of police shootings, finally answering critics who long complained that she wasn’t “black enough.” But will her newfound political crusade wreck her career? The parents of slain black teens Trayvon Martin, Mike Brown and Tamir Rice have also reportedly been lined up to make cameo appearances in the clip. ...
Taylor Swift, Kanye West Clash, Again, Amid Rapper's Misogyny Backlash 34

Taylor Swift, Kanye West Clash, Again, Amid Rapper’s Misogyny Backlash

Taylor Swift and Kanye West are at each other’s throats again over lyrics from West’s new song “Famous.” He raps about having sex with Swift because she owes him for making “that bitch famous.” Swift said the song had a “strong misogynistic message.” The issue blew up yesterday amid Kanye’s blowout Madison Square Garden fashion show. It coincided with the release of his new album The Life of Pablo....
Beyoncé vs. Rihanna Battle of Brands: One's a Porsche, Other a Jeep--Study 38

Beyoncé vs. Rihanna Battle of Brands: One’s a Porsche, Other a Jeep–Study

Beyoncé is more than the Queen of R&B she’s the Doyenne of Brands. Rihanna is a mere pretender, according to a new marketing study. It says Queen Bay’s brand is more like a Porsche while Rihanna would do better selling Jeeps. But Rihanna holds one title. The Barbadian singer is more marketable, according to NPD Group, a Virginia-based research, marketing and trends analysis firm....
Isabela Moner Hits Crossroads: Is She Next Miley Cyrus or Selena Gomez? 40

Isabela Moner Hits Crossroads: Is She Next Miley Cyrus or Selena Gomez?

Isabela Moner plays perky teen CJ on the hit Nickelodeon series “100 Things To Do Before High School.” But at 14, she’s about to take the first step toward a career transition, with the release of her first album. What path will she take? Her new 12-track album Stopping Time debuts Sept. 18. The first single, “Dream About Me,” is already climbing the charts. This is no teenie bopper record. She covers such adult hits as Beyonce’s “Halo” and Oasis hit “Wonderwall....
Taylor Swift Has New Music Critic: Oasis Singer Noel Gallagher Slams Her 42

Taylor Swift Has New Music Critic: Oasis Singer Noel Gallagher Slams Her

Taylor Swift, the hottest pop act in the business at the moment, has a new sling to bear. Oasis Frontman Noel Gallagher slammed her music writing abilities calling her untalented and pop music in general “fu*king awful.” Gallagher, 47, was lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist and principal songwriter for Oasis, a ’90s British rock band. Gallagher also took exception (to put it politely) to Kanye West's rant at the Grammys. ...
Move Over Angie, Jen, Fake Tabloid Pregnancies Hit a New Generation 44

Move Over Angie, Jen, Fake Tabloid Pregnancies Hit a New Generation

Katy Perry and Kendall Jenner have just joined an exclusive club. They’re the new targets of fake tabloid pregnancies, marking a passing of the stork, so to speak, from celebs like Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Aniston to a younger generation. Jennifer Lawrence, 24,recently scored her first pregnancy cover. Beyonce is also part of the new fake pregnancy generation. Other celebs in the club include Michelle Williams, singer Pink, Amber Heard, Hillary Duff and even Miley Cyrus....
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