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Katy Perry Accepts Human Rights Campaign National Equality Award

Katy Perry Accepts Human Rights Campaign National Equality Award

Katy Perry is thanking her LGBTQ friends for informing her evolution from her strict conservative Christian upbringing to acceptance of equality for all. The pop star, who accepted the Human Rights Campaign National Equality Award over the weekend in Los Angeles, said, “There’s no other community that has done more to shape who I am…

Selena Gomez Talks Fans, Tours, Pressure In ‘Vogue’ Interview

Selena Gomez Talks Fans, Tours, Pressure In 'Vogue' Interview

Selena Gomez is tackling a number of topics in a new interview with “Vogue” magazine.  The singer-actress confesses that she had a tough time relating to her newer demographics of fans, saying hr disconnect from fans added yet another reason for self-doubt.  On concert tours, she revealed that being on the road was “a really…

Taylor Swift Files 9 Trademarks For The Word ‘Swifties’

Taylor Swift Files 9 Trademarks For The Word 'Swifties'

Taylor Swift fans and music industry people are all wondering whether the pop star is getting into the streaming music business. “TMZ” reports that over a period of two days last month, a Nashville-based company filed nine separate trademarks for the word “Swifties.” One of those trademarks covers a website featuring non-downloadable audio recordings and…

Demi Lovato Marks 5-Year Anniversary Of Sobriety

Demi Lovato Marks 5-Year Anniversary Of Sobriety

Demi Lovato is marking the five-year anniversary of her sobriety by documenting her journey on Instagram. The pop star posted a photo with a powerful message yesterday expressing her gratitude and pride for making it to the milestone anniversary. She captioned the photo by saying it’s been “quite the journey” and admitted that there had…

Lorde Responds To Critics Of Her Dancing On ‘SNL’

Lorde Responds To Critics Of Her Dancing On 'SNL'

Lorde is responding to critics of her dancing during her appearance on “Saturday Night Live.” The 20-year-old New Zealand pop star performed her two new singles, “Green Light” and “Liability,” over the weekend, leading some to suggest online that one of her liabilities could be her dance moves. In response, Lorde tweeted, “One day I…

Ed Sheeran Talks Going Topless In ‘Shape Of You’ Video

Ed Sheeran Talks Going Topless In 'Shape Of You' Video

Ed Sheeran is letting everyone know that going topless for the “Shape of You” video was not his idea. In an interview with “Us Weekly,” the pop star – who plays an aspiring boxer in the clip – said it was the director’s idea” and he wasn’t “really comfortable” with it at first. He soon…

Shawn Mendes To Star In Movie Musical ‘Summer Of Love’

Shawn Mendes To Star In Movie Musical 'Summer Of Love'

Shawn Mendes is set to make his big-screen acting debut in the upcoming movie musical “Summer of Love.” The 18-year-old Canadian was recruited by director and fellow Canadian Ivan Reitman, who’s never directed a musical before. While the plot of the film is still under wraps, the title is believed to reference the summer of…

Rihanna Reportedly To Star Alongside Adam Driver In Upcoming Film

Rihanna Reportedly To Star Alongside Adam Driver In Upcoming Film

Rihanna is reportedly set to star alongside Adam Driver in an upcoming film titled “Annette.” According to “Variety,” Amazon Studios has acquired the U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to the music-filled drama by French director Leos Carax. The film will reportedly start shooting this spring across several international locations, and how large Rihanna’s role will…

Selena Gomez Donates To Lupus Research At USC Medical School

Selena Gomez Donates To Lupus Research At USC Medical School

Selena Gomez is using her fame and fortune to help fund a cause that is not only near and dear to her heart, but very personal as well. The pop star and actress donated an undetermined amount to the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine and set up the Selena Gomez Fund for…

Lorde Releases Second Song Off Second Album ‘Melodrama’

Lorde Releases Second Song Off Second Album 'Melodrama'

Lorde is once again sharing new music from her forthcoming second studio album “Melodrama.”  One week after giving fans “Green Light,” the singer-songwriter yesterday released the follow-up track “Liability.”  Lorde announced the release on Twitter,” saying she wanted fans to have a “new chapter of the story.”  “Melodrama” is due June 16th, and Lorde is…

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