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Rihanna Leaks Peek at New Kanye West Video; Nearly Loses Shirt (see!)

Rihanna’s new “FourFiveSeconds” video with Kanye West and ex-Beatle Paul McCartney will be released today, but the singer couldn’t wait to share part of it with her fans, focusing on her, of course, dancing and singing and nearly losing her shirt. It was pure bad-girl Rihanna as she sings without a bra in a loose fitting denim shirt by Kanye. The 26-year-old singer is featured singing a verse from the song....

Katy Perry Gets By at Super Bowl With Help From Friends (video, pics!)

Katy Perry toned down her wardrobe and ramped up her stage production to star in a Super Bowl halftime show that had enough energy, dazzle and pizzazz to match its pre-game hype, thanks to some help from friends like Missy Elliott. Elliott was an odd choice given the number of contemporaries, like Nicki Minaj, that Perry could have tapped to supplement her show. ...

Rihanna, Kanye West All About Sex, Power at Pre-Super Bowl Show (see!)

Rihanna and Kanye West united for a power performance, make that two performances, at DirecTV’s annual pre-Super Bowl Party in Scottsdale, Ariz. Collaborator Paul McCartney, however, was a no show. Rihanna, who has been a hiatus after producing seven albums in seven years, showed she hasn’t lost any of her sexual energy. she was joined by rap duo Rae Sremmurd. ...

Marion Suge Knight Jailed in Hit & Run, Charged With Murder, $2M Bail

Marion “Suge” Knight, once the king of rap and hip-hop, is in jail this morning facing a murder charge for allegedly driving over two men at a film set in Compton and fleeing the scene. One of the men died; the other has survivable injuries. Knight turned himself into the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s West Hollywood substation at around 12:30 am and his bail was set at $2 million, according to press reports. For Knight, 49, the arrest marks another downturn in a long career that began at the dawn of rap music. ...

Suge Knight Had Long History of Crime, Shady Deals Before Hit & Run

Marion “Suge” Knight, a rap impresario, founder of Death Row Records and self-styled gangster, had a long string of crimes and shady deals before his latest troubles–a hit-and-run that led to the death of one man and serious injury of another. The fatal hit-and-run happened in Compton today (Jan. 29) following a promotional video shoot for upcoming biopic about the pioneering rap group NWA....

Robert Pattinson Gal Pal FKA Twigs Breaks a Few Taboos in New Video

FKA Twigs, who is famously dating Robert Pattinson, has released a video for her new song “Pendulum” that would shock even the unflappable “Twilight” hunk. Would you believe bondage? Twigs, real name Tahliah Barnett, is a singer, songwriter and performance artist. In this case, the emphasis is on performance. The video opens with a tight shot of her lips that slowly pulls back to show her tied up and suspended in thin air in a classic BDSM bondage pose....

Miley Cyrus Shares Naked Private Polaroids From Bangerz Tour (See!)

Miley Cyrus must have spent a good amount of time naked between shows on her Bangerz Tour. She shares more than a dozen Polaroid photos in various states of undress for a new photo spread in V magazine. Miley, 22, is definitely comfortable in her own skin and totally in touch with her sexuality. Cheyne Thomas, her best friend, toured with Miley and was behind the lens,...

Sia Responds to Debate Over ‘Elastic Heart’ Video: Art? Or, Kiddie Porn?

Sia, whose “Elastic Heart video featuring 28-year-old Shia LaBeouf and 12-year-old Maddie Ziegler in an erotic dance, has apologized to anyone who was offended by what clearly were overtones of pedophilia in the clip. But, hey, it’s not what she meant. The video sparked a heated social media debate over whether the interpretive dance routine simulating a cage fight was art, or merely kiddie porn. LaBeouf was clad in a flesh-colored briefs and Maddie wore a similar flesh-colored bodysuit and blonde wig. They acted out a fight that also included moments of passion, embracing and wild dance moves....

Nick Jonas Reprises Tom Hank’s Famous Piano Scene from ‘Big’ (see!)

Nick Jonas of Jonas Brothers fame dropped in on famed New York City toy store FAO Schwarz today (Dec. 18) and checked out the giant piano keyboard made famous by Tom Hanks in his 1988 movie “Big.” Incredibly, he tapped out a tune. Jonas, with the help of two friends, sang a refrain from his hit song, “Jealous,” and played the piano with his feet, just like Hanks....

Charli XCX Makes Saturday Night Live Debut Singing ‘Boom Clap’ (see!)

harli XCX is the latest British import to land in America and create a splash with her music. She debuted on Saturday Night Live last night (Dec. 13) and performed her hit song “Boom Clap.” The well of UK talent seems almost endless. Charli, real name Charlotte Emma Aitchison, has actually been singing professionally in Britain since 2008 when she was a mere 16. Now 22, the singer and songwriter announced in August that she will release her second major-label studio album, titled Sucker on Monday (Dec. 16). ...

Iggy Azalea Continues to Conquer on SNL: 10 Key Facts About Her (video)

Iggy Azalea, the Australian singer and rapper made her first appearance on “Saturday Night Live,” last night (Oct. 25) marking another milestone in her breakout as a major new artist. Azalea’s No. 1 song “Fancy,” swept the charts over the summer catapulting her into the limelight. She appeared for the first time on the “Today” show in August and acquitted herself well on SNL, which can make and break artists....

UPDATE: Dr. Luke Counters: Kesha Suit One Big Lie to Ditch Contract

Lukasz Sebastian Gottwald, better known as music producer Dr. Luke, has returned fire at Kesha’s nasty lawsuit charging him with alleged sexual harassment and date rape. He claims it’s all a big lie to get her out of her contract. The battle has been going on for more than a year and dates back to the production of Kesha’s album Warrior. The two had a dispute over the artistic direction of the album. Kesha wanted a rock album and Luke reportedly wanted a dance and electro-pop album like her debut set Animal....

Justin Bieber Strips to Skivvies at Fashion Rocks; Gets Booed (watch!)

Justin Bieber pulled a Miley Cyrus and stripped down to his underwear in front of Dutch supermodel Lara Stone. The crowd mostly cheered, but audible boos could be heard. Bieber attended the Fashion Rocks 2014 event, presented by Three Lions Entertainment, at the Barclays Center today (Sept. 9) in Brooklyn. He did not perform. But He and Stone introduced UK singer Rita Ora. Emcee Ryan Seacrest got things going....

Lana Del Rey Is Highly Combustible in New West Coast Video (Watch!)

Lana Del Rey sets the town on fire–literally–in her new video for “West Coast,” which may not go over well on the… West Coast. Seems like an area that is often plagued by wildfires will feel a little off kilter about fire. The 27-year-old singer’s clip features disturbing images of burning palm trees, amid her usual dreamy fare.The song is the first official single off her upcoming album Ultraviolence. Del Rey is collaborating with The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach....

Miley Cyrus Back to Form (Nearly Naked) on Bangerz Tour (photos!)

Miley Cyrus twerked, strutted, cursed, danced nearly naked and sang at her UK Banerz show, just like the old Miley before her serious illness. But this time she says she’s the new “healthy living” Miley. What that means and how long it will last is anyone’s guess. But Miley looked genuinely enthused about performing again. She resumed her tour yesterday (May 6) at London’s O2 Arena....

Elizabeth McGovern is No Lady; She’s Rocker Sexy Sadie (watch!)

Elizabeth McGovern, who plays the genteel Lady Cora Crawley on the high-brow PBS series “Downtown Abbey,” has an alter ego. Meet rocker Sexy Sadie. McGovern, 52, best known of late as genteel Lady Cora Crawley on the high-brow public television series “Downtown Abbey,” is using her downtime from the show to tour with her rock band Sadie and the Hotheads....

One Direction Create Teen Frenzy, Perform on Today Show (watch!)

Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson, better known as “One Direction,” turned Rockefeller Plaza into a teen screamfest today (Aug. 23) when they hit the “Today” show’s Summer Concert series stage and performed three of their biggest songs. They drew the largest crowd ever, according to NBC. Police had estimated more than 18,000 fans turned out to cheer on the UK lads. Hosts Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer were caught up in the moment. ...

One Direction Fans Mob Today Show Set for Band Show (photos!)

An estimated 18,000 One Direction fans are jamming the plaza at Rockefeller Center to watch the lads perform for the second time on NBC’s Today Show Summer Concert Series. It may be one of the largest crowds ever, according to Today weatherman Al Roker. The lads, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson, are making a much bigger splash compared with their last visit, when they were barely known in the United States. The band has returned to New York and a far different welcome to promote their biographical film “This is Us,”...

One Direction Hits ‘This is Us’ Red Carpet; Watch Via Live Stream!!

One Direction, the boy band crafted by music mogul Simon Cowell out of UK X-Factor rejects, will lift the curtain on their revealing new documentary “This is Us,” today (Aug. 20) in London, and you can watch the red carpet action live here!!! TheImproper will air red carpet arrivals live at 12 noon Eastern direct from London via live stream. Band members Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik and Harry Styles helped relaunch the boy band concept in 2010....
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What's Love Got to Do With It? Tina Turner to USA: E'ff Off

Tina Turner, who grew up in the tiny town of Nutbush, Tenn. and became an enduring American success story through her music, has turned her back on the United States. It’s her way of saying thanks… and dodging U.S. taxes. Turner, 73, has had a house in Zurich since the mid-1990s, but makes frequent visits to the United States....

Blake Shelton, Cee-Lo Lead ‘The Voice’ With Newtown Tribute (watch!)

Blake Shelton, Cee-Lo Green and other judges on NBC’s “The Voice,” led a moving tribute to the victims and families of the Newtown elementary school massacre. They sang a rendition of “Hallelujah” that was as uplifting as it was somber. Contestants and even the hosts joined in. The show aired its final live performance last night (Dec. 17) for the three remaining contestants, Nicholas David, Terry McDermott and Cassadee Pope. But instead of the usual rousing opener, the cast led off with a candle-lit tribute. Each member on stage held the name of one of the 26 victims on a card. Twenty of those killed were children between the ages of 6 and 8....

Miley Cyrus Reps Crotch-Grabbing Billy Idol at VH1 Divas Concert (watch!)

Miley Cyrus is rapidly going back to the future. She rocked like ’80s punker Billy Idol at the VH1 Divas Concert last night. Her short blonde hair was spiked high and she even did Idol’s signature low-down crotch grab. Cyrus, 20, was covering Idol’s 1983 hit “Rebel Yell.” The British singer was one of the first to capitalize on music videos after the launch of MTV. Miley went for her private parts during the chorus of “More, More, More.” She went wild on stage, jumping into the crowd to surf at one point....
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Gwen Stefani, Queen of Pop-Rock, Takes Throne in Vogue (photos)

Gwen Stefani has not only kept it together fronting a rock band, designing three clothing lines and being wife and mother to two boys, she’s improved with age. At 43, she commands center stage again after launching a comeback with her band No Doubt, looking as fabulous as ever on the new Vogue cover. Stefani returns to the magazine eight years since her last appearance, and a lot has happened since then to say the least. The singer gets the full-on treatment from photographer Annie Leibovitz, wearing Saint Laurent from Hedi Slimane’s spring 2013 collection. ...

Miley Cyrus Makes Risque Stage Return, First Time in Months (watch!)

Miley Cyrus took the stage for the first time in months at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood to sing with Israeli DJ Borgore. Miley, who’s dramatically changed in her look, was no country queen. She was a hard rock dominatrix. Miley, 19, surfaced last month as a featured artist in the dubstep artist’s raucous video for his song “Decisions.” Miley has been remaking her image, starting with a radical, short-cropped haircut that appeared even shorter last night. She embellished the look with a black halter top with splits that flashed her cleavage....

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart Star in Dreamy New Music Video (watch!)

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart provide some of the backdrop as Edward Cullen and Bella Swan in a new music video by POP ETC for “Speak Up,” their contribution to the “Breaking Dawn, Part 2″ soundtrack. In the movie, the song provides a backdrop to a meeting of the Cullens following their confrontation with the Volturi. They say goodbye to the witnesses and prepare to go about their lives. The song also plays during Alice’s vision of Edweard, Bella, Renesmee and Jacob, played by Mackenzie Foy and Taylor Lautner, respectively....