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‘Forbes’ Names Beyonce Music Industry’s Highest Paid Woman

'Forbes' Names Beyonce Music Industry's Highest Paid Woman

Beyonce is not ready to give up her crown as the most powerful – and profitable – woman in the music industry. “Forbes” magazine yesterday named the “Run the World (Girls)” singer the highest paid woman in music after earning 105-million dollars over a yearlong period from June 2016 to June of this year. A…

Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Debuts At Number 1 On ‘Billboard’ Chart

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Debuts At Number 1 On 'Billboard' Chart

Taylor Swift is celebrating yet another number one album on the “Billboard” 200 album sales chart after her “Reputation” debuts atop the survey. The “Look What You Made Me Do” singer’s latest album easily ruled the chart with 2017’s biggest sales week for an album – and the biggest sales week for any album since…

Bruno Mars Named Artist Of The Year At 2017 AMAs

Bruno Mars Named Artist Of The Year At 2017 AMAs

Bruno Mars is a big winner at the 2017 American Music Awards after taking home a fistful of awards. At last night’s ceremony, Mars was named Artist of the Year, in addition to winning Favorite Male Artist Pop-Rock and Soul-R&B, plus taking home Favorite Album trophies in those genres for “24K Magic.” Mars also took…

Woman Must Pay Katy Perry For Interfering With Convent Sale

Woman Must Pay Katy Perry For Interfering With Convent Sale

A businesswoman is being ordered to pay Katy Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles for interfering with the sale of a convent. A jury found last week that the woman intentionally interfered with the sale to Perry of a property that was once a convent. The jury found entrepreneur Dana Hollister should pay the…

Ed Sheeran Denies Taylor Swift’s New Song Is About Him

Ed Sheeran Denies Taylor Swift's New Song Is About Him

Ed Sheeran is responding to speculation Taylor Swift’s new song is about him. In a recent Instagram live stream, the “Shape of You” singer said of Swift’s new song “Dress” off her album “Reputation,”I don’t think it is about me.” He went on to explain that in the lyrics Swift mentions someone with a “buzzcut…

Country Star Wants Niall Horan To Sing At Her Wedding

Country Star Wants Niall Horan To Sing At Her Wedding

Country singer-songwriter Maren Morris is engaged and set to be married to fellow country artist Ryan Hurd on March 24th. In a recent interview, Morris said the couple has the location, date, guest list and groom all picked out, but has yet to nail down a wedding singer. When asked about the band, Morris teased,…

Court Throws Out Sam Smith “Stay With Me” Lawsuit

Court Throws Out Sam Smith "Stay With Me" Lawsuit

The lawsuit against Sam Smith over his hit, “Stay With Me,” is being thrown out.  Songwriter Mark Halper filed suit against the singer in 2015 for allegedly stealing the lyric, “stay with me,” from his song, “Don’t Throw Our Love Away.”  The suit asks for acknowledgment for the lyric from the National Academy of Recording…

Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Now 2017’s Top Selling Album

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Now 2017's Top Selling Album

Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” is less than a week old but is already 2017’s top selling album.  The “Look What You Made Me Do” singer’s sixth studio album has sold over one-million units in the U.S. over its four days of release, already outselling this year’s previous top-seller, Ed Sheeran’s “Divide.”  Swift’s set is the first…

Taylor Swift Announces 1st Round of ‘Reputation’ Stadium Tour Dates

Taylor Swift Announces 1st Round of 'Reputation' Stadium Tour Dates

Taylor Swift is set to kickoff the first round of “Reputation” stadium tour dates May 8th in Glendale, Arizona. The “…Ready for It?” singer took to Twitter yesterday to announce the first 27 dates, captioning the tweet with, “WE’LL SEE YOU SOON!” The first round of stadium dates include stops in Seattle, Chicago, and Houston,…

Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Sales Soar To Over 925K In U.S.

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Sales Soar To Over 925K In U.S.

U.S. sales of Taylor Swift’s just-released album “Reputation” are already at over 925-thousand units.  According to initial sales reports to Nielsen Music, the pop star’s latest album sold 700-thousand copies in its first day out in the U.S., and could eclipse the one-million mark by the end of this week.  In addition, the collection is…

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