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Rumer Willis Nails Miley Cyrus ‘Wrecking Ball’ Who Knew? (see!)

Rumer Willis, celebrity spawn of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, may have found a career after all. She nails a cover of Miley Cyrus’ new song “Wrecking Ball” at The Sayers Club in Hollywood. Who knew? Rlumer, 25, apparently sings at the club every Tuesday, and a video of her performance made its way to YouTube. Until now, Willis was best known for her celebrity parents....

Justin Timberlake Goes for a Knockout With New Song (listen!)

Justin Timberlake comes out swinging with “TKO,” the second single off his much anticipated album “The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2.” But love gets the better of him and he’s the one who ends up going down for the count. The 32-year-old singer collaborates with Timbaland to craft the beat-heavy tune, a blend of pop and R&B. The song lyrics focus on a woman from a previous relationship....

One Direction Gets Wild Reception on America’s Got Talent (Watch!)

Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson better known as UK boy band One Direction, have become the new Beatles. They could barely be heard over the screaming audience on “America’s Got Talent” last night (Aug. 28) as they sang their hit “Best Song Ever.” The band has been promoting their new documentary, “One Direction: This is Us,” which hits theaters Aug 30. At every stop, they’ve drawn record crowds. More than an estimated 18,000 fans overwhelmed Rockefeller Center in New York City when they appeared on the “Today” show....

Avril Lavigne Goes Girl-on-Girl in New ‘Rock ‘N Roll’ Video (watch!!)

Avril Lavigne wants you to know rock and roll isn’t dead and she’s rock’s “mother fu*king queen” in the new video for her comeback rock song. She’s in full rebellion, including a little girl-on-girl action with Danica McKellar. ‘Memba her? McKellar starred as the too-cute Winnie Cooper in the ABC sitcom “Wonder Years,” from 1988 through 1993. So, yeah, you could say Avril is dating herself a little bit....

Demi Lovato ‘Heart to Heart’ Mortal Instruments Track Leaks (listen!)

Demi Lovato’s haunting ballad “Heart By Heart” Mortal Instruments: City of Bones soundtrack, has made its way to the Internet, just ahead of the Aug. 20 release of the full album by Republic records. The fantasy sci-fi film based on Cassandra Clare’s first book in her “The Mortal Instruments” series, stars Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Kevin Zegers, Jemima West, Godfrey Gao, Lena Headey and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. The film hits theaters Aug. 21, one day after the soundtrack album is released. ...

Justin Bieber Pitches In on Will.i.am's '#That Power' (listen!)

Justin Bieber boosts his street cred with another featured performance with Will.i.am. He contributes to the Black Eyed Peas band member’s new song “#That Power.” Will.i.am also recorded tracks with Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Cheryl Cole, Nicole Scherzinger, David Guetta, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, LMFAO, Eva Simons, Chris Brown, Mick Jagger, Busta Rhymes, Demi Lovato, Ne-Yo, Avril Lavigne and even Kanye West. ...

Ashlee Simpson Back to Edgy in New 'Bat for Heart' Video (watch!)

Ashlee Simpson, sister of pregnant Jessica Simpson, is trying to make another run at a music career with the release of a video for her song “Bat For a Heart.” It’s a risque tune, but she’s no Ke$ha. The new video is the full version It’s shot in black and white, and for much of it, Ashlee looks like she’s in a padded cell....

Ke$ha Unleashes New 'C'mon' Video For All Her Animals (watch)

Ke$ha‘s latest video for her new song “C’Mon,” features the pop star in wild party mode. That means she back to smashing things with a baseball bat, vandalism, breaking-and-entering and other usual Saturday night stuff. The song is the second single off her upcoming album Warrior, which has already created controversy because of the insipid reaction to her first single “Die Young.”...

Renee Olstead Channels Slinky '50s in Stunning Retro Style (photos)

Jazz singer and actress Renee Olstead recreates the look of an early ’50s chanteuse in a stunning new photo shoot for Regard magazine. She talks about the end of her long-running television series, her new tour and a new EP due this month. In October, ABC announced that the upcoming fifth season of “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” would be its last. Olstead has appeared on the show as Madison Cooperstein, a friend of the main character, since the show debuted. Filming the final episodes were emotional, she told the magazine....