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Beyonce, Jay-Z Stopped Short of No. 1 First Week Out by 5 Seconds of Summer

Beyonce and husband Jay-Z, the reigning king and queen of rap and soul, may gathering a little tarnish on their crown. Their new album Everything Is Love, fell short of No. 1 on the charts its first week out. The top spot went to 5 Seconds of Summer. The album, released last Saturday, sold about 70,000 copies, according to media reports. 5 Seconds of Summer’s new album YoungBlood grabbed the No. 1 spot with 90,000 sales after streeting two days earlier....

Rihanna Turns Dirty 30, Calls it a New Era for Her at Blowout Birthday Party (see!)

Rihanna is officially 30, but don’t dare call her old. Instead she said turning “dirty 30” is marking a new era for her in her life. Already accomplished in her career, what could she possibly mean? Baby, maybe? Or, at least, a new abum...? The party was held in New York City in true Rihanna fashion, with lots of glam and celebrity guests, including one-time rumored dreamboat Leonardo DiCaprio....

Rihanna Works It on First Single ‘Work’ From New Album, Anti (Listen!)

Rihanna’s three year hiatus is officially over. The 27-year-old singer, today (Jan. 27) released the first single, or second depending on who’s counting, from her upcoming–and long awaited–new album. Titled “Work,” it features Drake and a heavily reggae influenced sound. The upcoming album, titled Anti, is her first since Unapologetic was released in 2012....

Rita Ora Wants Out of Stalled Jay Z Record Deal; Is Rihanna to Blame?

Rita Ora, the UK singing sensation, is suing to break her contract with record mogul Jay Z, claiming she’s been “abandoned” by his Roc Nation record label. Is Rihanna the real reason her singing career has been sidetracked? Jay Z personally signed Rihanna to a record contract while he was president of Def Jam Recordings. Her debut album, Music of the Sun in 2005 and sophomore effort A Girl Like Me the following year both reached the top ten on the US album charts. ...

Kylie Minogue Sensational, Sexy at 45 in New German GQ (10 photos!)

Kylie Minogue, the Australian singing sensation shows she’s still got it at 45 in a stunning new photo spread in the German edition of GQ magazine. She channels a 1940s-era chanteuse in a stunning mix of glamorous gowns. Her musical career has remained surprisingly resilient, despite enduring criticism early on in Australia that she was a “manufactured” pop singer....

Beyonce Mum on Destiny's Child Reunion at Super Bowl Show

Beyonce revealed that she has been planning her surprise Super Bowl halftime show for five months, but stopped short of confirming, or denying, that it will include a Destiny’s Child reunion. The trio has released a new single, and the group’s compilation album hit the streets this week....

Rita Ora Locked, Loaded, Ready in GQ Mag (photos, video)

Rita Ora wants to be the real deal and she’s got the goods to make it happen: Exotic looks, a shockingly good voice and the right attitude. The UK songstress is on the verge of breaking big in the United States and makes a stunning debut in GQ magazine. So far, she’s best known in the UK. Her self-titled debut album, ORA, will be released by Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label in Great Britain Aug. 28. It will get a U.S. release date sometime after that, likely in the fall....

Frank Ocean European Tour Sidelined by Vocal Problems

Frank Ocean has been forced to curtail his European tour, including a much anticipated paring with British band Coldplay, because of unspecified vocal problems. Ocean worked as a songwriter for such artists as Brandy, Justin Bieber and John Legend before launching his own career in 2010....

Rita Ora, UK's Hot Sex Bomb, About to Hit U.S. (video!)

Rita Ora is fast becoming the next big import in the new British Invasion. She has an even more exotic background than Rihanna and her hip-hop style recalls old school rappers like Missy Elliott, with looks rivaling her Barbadian colleague. Ora, 21, debuted in Las Vegas last night hosting Stereo Saturdays at Lavo Nightclub in the ritzy Palazzo Hotel-Resort Casino. It’s part of a whirlwind tour leading up to the release of her first album....

Beyonce Marks Sexy, Erotic Return in DT Magazine (photos)

Beyoncé and Jay-Z have another mouth to feed with the arrival of baby Blue Ivy Carter, and both are back at work. Beyonce appears in a new spread in the February issue of Spain's DT magazine, and the duo are reportedly mapping out new albums. Lady Bey is already hard at working shedding her pregnancy pounds, and both she and Jay-Z are reportedly anxious to get back in the studio and crank out some new tunes....