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Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift Top Stars on AMA Red Carpet (30 Photos!)

Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj vied for the best and worst dressed on the red carpet at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards last night (Nov. 18) in a stunning display of singers and celebrities. Swift’s stunning gold dress was crafted by Zuhair Murad, the Lebanese designer who is dressing much of young Hollywood, including Kristen Stewart. Swift also took home the award for Favorite Country Artist, although she was aced out of best country album by Carrie Underwood....

Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Celebs Go Crazy For Halloween (33 photos!)

Celebrities from Miley Cyrus to Selena Gomez make a living dressing up and playing make believe, so you’d think they’d low key it a Halloween. Not So. Celebrities of all stripes went wild with costumes that ranged from the outlandish to the ultra sexy. They added to the fun by posting scads of photos on Twitter to show off their creations. And, some may surprise you. R&B singer Chris Brown definitely took the prize for the most offensive costume of the night. He and his posse of friends dressed up as Taliban terrorists, complete with Arab garb, beards and weapons, fortunately fake....

Nicki Minaj Kicks Off UK Tour With Wardrobe Nip Slip (watch!)

Nicki Minaj busted out on stage at the opening of her UK tour last night (Oct. 22). The rapper was hip-hopping so hard her breasts spilled out over the top of her dress. Luckily she was wearing pasties. Minaj has hit the road on her Pink Friday: Reloaded Tour and opened at the MEN Arena in Manchester to a packed audience. She was wearing skimpy black bustier and dancing up a storm when her breasts spilled over the top and flashed her flower-shaped pasties. The rapper took it all in stride....

Nicki Minaj Blow Up: Has ‘American Idol’ Veered Off Course? (watch!)

Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey fight light Real Housewives of New Jersey on “American Idol” while Britney Spears and Demi Lovato are the meek sisters on “X-Factor.” Have the reality music shows veered too far off course? The most radical lineup of judges in the history of the “American Idol” franchise is proving to be incendiary to say the least. Minaj’s now infamous meltdown at co-judge Carey may be just what the producers hoped for to add spark to the show. But is her style and profanity-laced vocabulary ready for primetime?...
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Kanye West Cruel Summer Leaks; Raps Mitt Romney (listen)

Kanye West has thrown his hat in the political ring with new song “To The World” off the highly anticipated G.O.O.D. Music compilation. He damns Republican Mitt Romney. Or is he praising him? Check out the album. The song, which also features R. Kelly is about Kanye’s favorite subject. No not women… money. He wants to be like Mitt, "pay no taxes." Listen to the album here....

OMG! President Obama Was Briefed on Nicki Minaj! WTF! (listen!)

President Obama is leaving no detail unchecked in his campaign for re-election. He clearly had been briefed about rapper Nicki Minaj’s supposed endorsement of Republican Mitt Romney, and had the right answer when asked about it. Minaj apparently had become a lightning rod in the presidential campaign after a number of news outlets reported that the “Roman Reloaded” singer had endorsed Romney. They took their cue from a new Lil Wayne mixed tape called Dedication 4.On the tape, she raps: “I’m a Republican voting for Mitt Romney / You lazy bit*hes is fu*king up the economy.”...

Justin Bieber Drops ‘Webisode’ on New Album Believe (watch!)

Justin Bieber revealed a snippet of yet another new song “Beauty and the Beat” from his upcoming album Believe. He’s been dropping “webisodes” from behind the scenes everyday until his album launches. It’s a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the song, which features rapper Nicki Minaj. Producer Max Martin is also featured in the minute-long video....

Nicki Minaj String Bikini Barely There in Starships Video

Nicki Minaj heads for the beach for her new video for Roman Reloaded single “Starships” and gives new meaning to the term fun in the sun. As she points out in the song, “bad bitches are hard to come by,” and she proves it in more ways than one. In the Anthony Mandler-directed video, Nicki’s goal is to throw the best damn beach party possible. She’s the main attraction dancing and writhing in the sand in a slew of barely there bikinis....

Nicki Minaj Hot for Madonna, Not So Much Lady Gaga (watch!)

Nicki Minaj doesn’t know Lady Gaga from squat, but Madonna is another matter. The rap star credited the Material Girl with re-inventing pop culture during an interview this morning (Apr. 7) with Matt Lauer on the “Today Show.” You have credited people like Madonna and Lady Gaga with being inspirations for you. And obviously these are people, as we’ve gotten to know them over the years, who like to reinvent themselves. Is that the part of them that you admire most?” Matt asked....
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Nicki Minaj Starships Blasts Off on American Idol (watch!)

Nicki Minaj is a force of nature. She stole the show on Fox’s “American Idol” last night with a high energy performance of her new song “Starships.” At one point, she seemed to nearly suffer a wardobe malfunction. The 29-year-old singer was stuffed into a tight, barely there rainbow-colored bikini top and paused mid-song to reel in a nearly exposed breast. The singer also got sassy with judge Jennifer Lopez....

Madonna Rues Love Lost in New Song ‘I Fu*ked Up’ (listen!)

Madonna is building momentum for the release of her new album MDNA, with another song leak. This one is title “I Fu*ked Up,” and it’s unlike any other songs so far on the new set. The Material Girl’s hype machine is in full gear. She also dropped a teaser for her third song, “I Don’t Give A,” plus some hot Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott photos that are being used in the promotion....

Madonna Teases New Song, ‘I Don’t Give A,’ Plus Hot Photos

Madonna glams up and dresses down in a highly colorized erotic photos by top fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. She also dropped a teaser for her third song, “I Don’t Give A,” from her upcoming album. The fashion duo has also produced a series of photos that will be used for her tour poster. Madonna goes back to her Material Girl days in a sexy underwear session. The photos are in color and black and white....
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Nicki Minaj New Single Starships Rides Grammy Uproar (listen!)

Rapper Nicki Minaj has dropped a new single, “Starships,” while she is still fresh in the minds of viewers who watched her Grammy Awards Show performance over the weekend. In the last act of the night, before Paul McCartney’s finale, Minaj dredged up alter-ego Roman Zolanski to stage a heavily religious themed “exorcism.” She sang “Roman’s Revenge” and “Roman Holiday.”...

Taylor Swift Squeaks in Beat Box Spot for Grammys (watch!)

Country queen Taylor Swift has been known to cross over audiences with her music, but she should draw the line on rap. Despite LL Cool J’s best efforts, Swift squeaks her part in a new Grammy commercial. Still it looked like it was good fun, and Taylor, 22, seems to have no problem laughing at herself at the end of the 30-second spot. Cool J, 44, will be hosting the 2012 Awards show, and Swift will be one of the feature performers along with Katy Perry, Adele, Rihanna, Coldplay, Paul McCartney, Bruno Mars, Kelly Clarkson, Jason Aldean and Nicki Minaj ....
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