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Miley Cyrus Strips in the Desert, Topless, Very Much Alive (pics!) 2

Miley Cyrus Strips in the Desert, Topless, Very Much Alive (pics!)

Miley Cyrus, who had to endure yet another death hoax on the Internet this week, showed she is very much alive and still topless in new photos posted on her Instagram account. In fact, she never looked so alive. Miley didn’t help matters much. The normally snap-happy singer hadn’t posted on her Instagram page since July 18. But she came back like a wrecking ball today (July 22) by posting the topless photo. ...
Peter Frampton Shows the Way at Champions Square in New Orleans  4

Peter Frampton Shows the Way at Champions Square in New Orleans

Peter Frampton, who exploded on the music scene in the mid-70s, showed the same musical magic last night (July 20) at New Orleans’ Champions Square that has made him one of the best selling artists in pop music history, Frampton, who is now 64, played on a double bill with the Doobie Brothers, Oddly, Beyonce and Ja-Zay played a concert next door in the Super Dome. He's collaborated with such artists as Beatles George Harrison and Ringo Starr, composer Harry Nilsson, David Bowie, Jerry Lee Lewis and The Who’s John Entwistle....
Lorde, Back to Form at Brisbane Riverstage on Aussie Tour (video!) 6

Lorde, Back to Form at Brisbane Riverstage on Aussie Tour (video!)

Lorde earned solid reviews for her performance at Riverstage last night (July 20) in Brisbane, Australia, working her way through all 13 songs from her new album Pure Heroine without a hitch, unlike her stop in Perth, July 5. The New Zealand teen singing sensation was called “a commanding presence, a force to be reckoned with,” by The Sydney Morning Herald after her July 15 stop in Melbourne, Australia. ...
Johnny Winter, Blues-Rock Icon, Famed Guitarist, Dead at 70 10

Johnny Winter, Blues-Rock Icon, Famed Guitarist, Dead at 70

Johnny Winter, known as much for has albino looks as his furious guitar playing, a pioneer of blues-infused rock in the 1960s and a Woodstock veteran, has died, according to his representative. He was 70. Johnny’s biggest hit, “Frankenstein,” which he recorded with The Edgar Winter Group in 1973, is considered one of the best blues-rock instrumentals of all time. ...
Taylor Swift Is All Legs in Latest Campaign for Keds Shoes (pics!) 12

Taylor Swift Is All Legs in Latest Campaign for Keds Shoes (pics!)

Taylor Swift is back in another campaign for Keds shoes, featuring her long, long legs, and the brand’s signature sneakers, of course. The new campaign is called “The Making of an Icon.” That’s no idle boast. Over the years, the brand says Ked’s shoes have been wore by Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and even former First Lady Jackie Kennedy. Swift makes her feature film debut in "The Giver" which includes an all-star cast led by Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgård, Odeya Rush and Katie Holmes....
Ellie Goulding Unloads on Boob Job Critics in Glamour Mag (pics!) 14

Ellie Goulding Unloads on Boob Job Critics in Glamour Mag (pics!)

Ellie Goulding has had to develop a thicker skin ever since she vaulted into the public eye three years ago. But rumors that the voluptuous blonde has had a boob job are a little too much for her to bear. being rumors that she’s had a boob job. “I’m petrified of anything like that,” she discloses. Goulding shot to fame in the UK after she won Critics’ Choice honors at the 2010 Brit Awards, the equivalent of the Grammys in the United States. ...
Rita Ora Goes Down on Iggy Azalea in Wild Duet (video, pics) 16

Rita Ora Goes Down on Iggy Azalea in Wild Duet (video, pics)

Rita Ora and Iggy Azalea may not be the biggest names in pop music, but they are giving Rihanna and Miley Cyrus a run for their money. Iggy wore next to nothing on stage at the Wireless Festival in London, while Rita got raunchy. Rita, 23, was all over Iggy during the performance. At one point she bit the Australian rapper on her bare thigh....
Lorde Latest Singer to Fall Ill on Tour; Vomits on Stage (video) 18

Lorde Latest Singer to Fall Ill on Tour; Vomits on Stage (video)

Lorde, the teenage New Zealand singing sensation, has become the latest singer to fall ill in the face of heavy tour schedule. She bailed on her concert in Perth, Australia today (July 5) just 25 minutes into her set. Lorde, like most pop stars, has been working almost non-stop while on tour, which includes traveling through several time zones. Miley Cyrus, Rihanna and Lady Gaga have all suffered from illness or bouts of exhaustion on the road. ...
Rita Ora Bares Rock-Hard Abs During Madrid Show (video!) 20

Rita Ora Bares Rock-Hard Abs During Madrid Show (video!)

Singer Rita Ora swept into Spain to perform a showcase at the Joy Eslava Club in Madrid last night (July 3). She wasted no time stripping down to her funky denim pants to show off her super-toned abs in a black sports bra. Ora, 23, was promoting her new single, “I Will Never Let You Down” from her upcoming album, according to local reports. The UK singer has been making tabloid headlines lately for her split from boyfriend Calvin Harris....
Jack White, in London, Head Bangs to Crashing Guitar  (video!) 22

Jack White, in London, Head Bangs to Crashing Guitar (video!)

Jack White played a rare indoor date on his current tour, banging out hits, while head-banging on stage with his backing band last night (July 3) at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith in London. White, 38, expressed frustration prior to the show over having to play mostly music festivals and outdoor arenas on his current road trip. “I guess I’m trying to put on a club show for 100 people in front of 100,000 people,” he told BBC Radio One in an interview. ...
Adam Levine Stars in Mini-Movie in New 'Maps' Video (watch!) 24

Adam Levine Stars in Mini-Movie in New ‘Maps’ Video (watch!)

Adam Levine sees the future and it’s an acting career. His new video for Maroon 5′s single “Maps,” is a mini-drama starring Levine, with the music reduced to soundtrack. Levine, 35, debuted last year in his first film “Begin Again,” a musical comedy-drama directed by John Carney with Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo. He seems to have been bitten by the bug. ...
Ariana Grande All Hips, Butt in Crop Top at iHeart Party (video!) 26

Ariana Grande All Hips, Butt in Crop Top at iHeart Party (video!)

Ariana Grande was all hip wiggles, butt thrusts and leg splits in a sexy crop-top dress at the iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party in Miami Beach. She’s no Miley, but she gives Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato a run for their money on stage. Ariana performed some of her hits and paired up with Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea for their duet on “Problems.” The 21-year-old ingenue is best known as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom “Victorious.” ...
Lana Del Rey Rules in France at La Fete De La Musique in Paris (video) 28

Lana Del Rey Rules in France at La Fete De La Musique in Paris (video)

Lana Del Rey’s French love affair continued at La Fete De La Musique in Paris where she performed for free in keeping with the spirit of the event. Lana was the headliner and guest of honor for the event which went on for more than ten hours. She sang “Blue Jeans,” “Born to Die” and her breakout hit “Video Games.”...
Johnny Depp Ex Vanessa Paradis Sings at Forum in London (video) 32

Johnny Depp Ex Vanessa Paradis Sings at Forum in London (video)

Johnny Depp’s ex-partner Vanessa Paradis made a rare appearance at the Forum in London yesterday (June 21) for a concert part of her effort to jump-start her career since splitting from her long-time partner. They broke up officially in June 2012. Depp is now engaged to actress Amber Heard and Vanessa is seeing French singer Benjamin Biolay....
Abby Weitz Powers Up Punk Pop Anthems With Wise Girl (video) 36

Abby Weitz Powers Up Punk Pop Anthems With Wise Girl (video)

Abby Weitz, frontwoman and songwriter for Wise Girl delivers the kind of power-pop that made Cheap Trick, The Knack, The Cars and Fountains Of Wayne famous. The one-two-three punch of the title track, “I’m A Freak,” and “Second” had me immediately hooked. Weitz (vocals, guitar) is the brain behind Wise Girl, formed in New York in 2010. Drummer Harry Keithline, guitarist Tim Basom and bassist Paul Taite round out the group’s current roster....
Nicki Minaj Takes Off Her Top in New Pills & Potions Video (watch!) 38

Nicki Minaj Takes Off Her Top in New Pills & Potions Video (watch!)

Nicki Minaj takes a minimalist approach to her new “Pills and Potions” video. It’s mainly just her against a blank screen, but who needs more with the way she moves, writhes and pulls on her clothes? Nicki dropped the video Monday (June 9). Rapper The Game plays her love interest. Nicki sings about love and double dealing with her nig*a. ...
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