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Taylor Swift’s Blank Space Wins Best Pop Video Award at MTV VMAs (See It!)

Taylor Swift has won the Best Pop Video Award at the MTV Video Music Awards for her “Blank Space” video. It featured her with a split personality, one is a “daydream,” the other a “nightmare.” She goes from playful to fatal attraction. The song is a play on tabloid reports about her reputation as a man-eater. Many boyfriends have passed in and out of her life since she shot to fame....

Taylor Swift, Calvin Harris a Go! New Evidence They’re Dating (photos!)

Taylor Swift has a new boyfriend, DJ Calvin Harris. Although rumors they were dating have been rampant, new evidence finally surfaced last night that showed the couple on a date at The Troubador in West Hollywood, where they made no effort to hide their PDA. Fans photographed the couple together and posted the images on Twitter. They showed the couple hand-in-hand leaving the concert and embracing and kissing during the show. The couple was there to watch Haim, the all-girl sister trio of Este, Danielle and Alana Haim, with drummer Dash Hutton....

Taylor Swift Arresting, Sensual in Lingerie in New ‘Style’ Video (watch!)

Taylor Swift lets her emotions run freely in her new video for “Style,” the third single off her record-smashing album 1989. She flashes alluring looks, come-hither smiles and even shows off some sexy lingerie. She’s more womanly, sensual and simply arresting as she sings about an off-again, on-again relationship symbolized by broken shards of a mirror....

Kanye West Debuts ‘Only One’ Video with Nori, Paul McCartney (watch!)

Kanye West released the video for his sentimental ballad “Only One” today (Jan. 29), featured Beatle Paul McCartney on keyboards with appearances by his daughter North West. West dropped the song unexpectedly on New Year’s Day as a tribute to his late-mother Donda, who died in 2007, after a botched plastic surgery procedure. He has yet to name the album. He told Ellen DeGeneres, today, he’s still putting it together. He teased the video on the show....

Jennifer Lopez Nippletastic in New Complex Magazine (9 Photos!)

Jennifer Lopez has struck out five times in the love department, she reveals in a new interview, but not because of her hot looks. Even at 45, she shouldn't have a problem meeting her next amore… no matter what his age. “I remember a couple of years back every actress on the cover of the September [fashion magazine] issues was over 40, because each one of them had a big film coming out. It was me, Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Julia Roberts and Jennifer Aniston."...

Selena Gomez Lays Emotions Bare to Talk About Justin Bieber Song (watch)

Selena Gomez reveals how she battled her emotions in a startling new video that goes behind-the-scenes leading up to her controversial American Music Awards performance of her new song “The Heart Wants What it Wants,” inspired by her relationship with Justin Bieber. Entitled “My AMA Diary,” the five-minute video is something she wanted to do for her fans, so they would know what was in her heart when she sang the song. The performance was the first time she sang “The Heart Wants What it Wants,” live and it was so moving pals like Taylor Swift were left in tears....

Iggy Azalea Pulls a Justin Bieber; Flips Off Fans at Jingle Ball (watch!)

Iggy Azalea, who scored a major breakout over the summer with her hit song “Fancy,” apparently has let it go to her head. She exhibited diva behavior at the Jingle Ball in New York City after she flipped off booing fans. The incident, captured on video, show Azalea getting out of a car and brusquely walking past fans who had likely been waiting in the cold for hours to see her. Instead, of spending a few moments with them, she kept her head down and eyes forward and walked quickly, elicting boos from disappointing fans....

Artists Cash in (Sell Out?) at American Music Awards in Auto Ads (video)

Eminem, Fergie and Gwen Stefani may have been out of the running at the American Music Awards, but they cashed in where it counts, in the flood of commercials that appeared during the show for such brands as Chrysler, Jeep and Fiat. Of course, there was a time when music artists wouldn’t be caught dead selling out to “the man,” much less allowing their music to be used to sell Chevys. But times have changed. Artists for years now have been pushing themselves as brands. They are cashing in on commercial endorsements wherever they can find them to bolster revenues from declining record sales....

One Direction Plays New Songs at Universal Orlando Resort (watch!)

One Direction, made up of lads Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik, performed for throngs of fans at Universal Orlando Resort. and their concert was carried live on NBC’s “Today” minus one member. Malik was out of action with the flu, according to band members. Still, the show had to go one. The boy band took the stage without Zayn to perform songs off their new album Four. ...

One Direction Fans Flood Florida Resort for Live Show: Where’s Zayn?

Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan, better know as UK boy band “One Direction,” caused an outpouring of fans to flood the Universal Orlando Resort this morning to hear the band perform live. But where was Zayn Malik? Despite rampant rumors that tied his disappearance to drug issues, the band said he was simply down with the flu. In 2012, the band became the first big alternative to then teen sensation Justin Bieber. With this album, the band has now passed Bieber in albums released....

Taylor Swift Has Fatal Attraction in Crazy New ‘Blank Space’ Video (see!)

Taylor Swift shows split personality in a new video for her song “Blank Space.” One is a “daydream,” the other a “nightmare” and she turns on a dime from a playful lover into a fatal attraction. The song is a play on tabloid reports about her reputation as a man-eater and the many boyfriends that have passed in and out of her life since she shot to fame. The lyrics seem to conjure up her summer fling with Kennedy scion Conor Kennedy, the son of Robert F. Kennedy Jr....

Justin Bieber Finds Some Love at MTV EMAs, But One Direction Rules (video)

Justin Bieber, who hasn’t released a studio album in more than two years, nonetheless found some love at the MTV EMAs, winning the Best Male Artist award. But boy band One Direction blew by him with three wins of their own, including “Biggest Fans.” Nicki also performed along with Grande, Sheeran, UK singer Charli XCX, a very pregnant Alicia Keys and Irish rockers U2. Katy Perry was also a big winner....

Ariana Grande Stands Out, On and Off Stage at MTV EMAs (photos, video!)

Ariana Grande, who is looking for a spot to stand on a stage crowded with pop stars, may have found her place with a standout performance and a stunning red carpet appearance at at the MTV European Music Awards, where she also won two awards. Grande 21, won for Best Female Artist and Best Song, “Problem” featuring Iggy Azalea. She also won an MTV Video Music Award in America earlier this year for best pop video. In all, she was nominated for six awards at the EMAs and also kicked off the show at the Hydro Arena in Glasgow, ...

7 Things Selena Gomez Needs to Hear After Watching Her New Video (See)

Selena Gomez is caught in an epic battle between her head and her heart in her new “The Heart Wants What It Wants,” video. Seems like she can’t get her shit straight. So here are seven things she needs to hear. Calling Taylor Swift. Gomez, 22, released the video to the moody ballad today (Nov. 6), which begins with her sobbing about a relationship. She’s apparently talking to her BFF (Taylor Swift?) over the phone, or she’s crazy, because it’s a one-sided conversation. She seems to be pleading with someone who’s giving her advice, and defending someone else who has done her wrong....

Robert Pattinson Gal Pal FKA Twigs Mesmerizes on Fallon; US Tour Dates!

FKA Twigs, best known at the moment as Robert Pattinson’s girlfriend, put on a mesmerizing performance on the “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” last night, ahead of the kickoff of her U.S. Tour tomorrow night in Washington, D.C. While Twigs, Tahliah Barnett, begins the tour as Pattinson’s girlfriend, she’ll likely end it as a star in her own right. In a music industry currently crowded by female pop stars, Twigs separated herself last night with a captivating performance of her song “Two Weeks.”...

FKA Twigs Solos at London’s Mercury Prize, Debuts ‘Video Girl’ Video (see!)

FKA Twigs made a stunning showing on the red carpet at the Mercury Prize ceremony today, coinciding with the release of her latest video for her song “Video Girl.” Twigs was striking on both counts. But what she wasn’t was a winner. The highly coveted UK music award when to hip-hoppers Young Fathers from Scotland. Still Twigs, real name Tahliah Barnett, was a winner... on the red carpet. She wore a white, asymmetrical dress with a tuxedo top and a leg baring design. She accessorized with black, thigh-high laced boots....

Taylor Swift Reveals the Secrets Behind Her Secret Sessions (watch)

Taylor Swift revealed the secrets of her secret session album listening parties on David Letterman last night, and busted dear old Dave when he claimed he did the same. She also tipped her hand on her real estate portfolio. The 24-year-old singer is hitting the talk show circuit to promote her latest album 1989, which marks her full on entry into pop music. Swift said she started out holding listening parties with fans so they could hear her new music “waaaay” before the album came out....

Kesha’s Own Words Could Sink Her Dr. Luke Rape, Abuse Lawsuit

Kesha’s damning lawsuit accusing her manager Dr. Luke of physical and verbal abuse and date rape has hit a major roadblock– her own words from a previous lawsuit. Kesha and Luke were both defendants in a 2011 civil suit filed by another ex-manager of the pop star. Among the allegations, the former manager claimed that Kesha and Luke had sex. The issue was explored in-depth in a legally-binding deposition....

Robert Pattinson Gal FKA Twigs’ New Google Ad Stunning, Sensual (watch!)

Robert Pattinson’s new girlfriend FKA Twigs showcased her amazing talent in a stunning, sensual performance in a new ad for Google Glass, released today (Oct. 20). Twigs, real name Tahliah Barnett, proved it was only a matter of time before she rose to international acclaim, with or without the “Twilight” hunk. Barnett, 26, has been working as a singer, dancer and performance artist mostly in London. She released her debut album LP1 earlier this year and it landed on UK album charts....

Lorde’s Royals Banned by San Fran Radio Stations for World Series

Lorde said her hit song “Royals” was inspired by baseball Hall of Fame player George Brett. That was enough to get her song banned on two San Francisco radio stations for the duration of the World Series. Good fun, or bad sportsmanship? The San Francisco Giants will play the Kansas City Royals for the championship starting Tuesday. The song isn't about baseball, or Brett. ...

Rocker Sting Finds New Occupation, Creating ‘Stingtones’ (watch!)

Rocker Sting from the UK band The Police, stopped by the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night (Oct. 16) and left with a whole new occupation. Wacky Jimmy had the musician create “Stingtones,” a more melodic version of cellphone ring tones. Sting, real name Gordon Sumner, even recorded an outgoing voicemail for one lucky fan in the audience. Hey, if his music day job doesn’t work out, the iconic musician can always work up a ringtones gig....

Snoop vs. Iggy: A Has-Been Plays Race Card on Up-and-Comer (video!)

Snoop Dogg, went ballistic today (Oct. 15) on up-and-coming rapper Iggy Azalea after she dared to push back on his racist taunts. So the has-been is now a somebody again. Snoop, 42, had his 15-minutes in the 1990s as part of rap’s second wave. Iggy scored a major breakout this summer with her hit song "Fancy," and is one of the fastest rising rappers in the country....

Miley Cyrus Kicks Back in Australia; Sunbathes Topless, Posts Photo!

Miley Cyrus posted a topless sunbathing photo on Instagram this weekend, looking cool in a pair of shades. She took some time for a little rest and relaxation after banging out shows in Australia as part of her Bangerz Tour. All that swearing, twerking and pulling at her costumes must be exhausting. Actually, Miley is one of the hardest working pop stars in show business....

Robert Pattinson Gal Pal FKA Twigs Strips at UK Show (Photos!)

Robert Pattinson’s girlfriend Tahliah Barnett, also known as FKA Twigs, performed last night (Oct. 8) for the first time since her relationship went public, stripping down to fishnets and a sexy swimsuit at the Hackney Empire in London. Twigs, 26, is known as much as a performance artist as she is a singer. A part of her act is visual. She was little known outside of London music circles before her relationship with the 28-year-old actor went public earlier this year....