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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…

Ed Sheeran Announces 48-Date North American Arena Tour

Ed Sheeran Announces 48-Date North American Arena Tour

Ed Sheeran is planning to spend most of his summer performing in arenas across North America. Yesterday, the “Shape of You” singer announced he’ll kick off a 48-date tour in Kansas City on June 29th and will end the run on October 6th in Nashville. Pre-sales for the trek in support of Sheeran’s third album…

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide’ Surpasses 1B YouTube Views Mark

Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' Surpasses 1B YouTube Views Mark

Ed Sheeran’s album “Divide” is adding to its massive popularity after being out for just five days.  Adding to the British singer-songwriter’s barrage of breaking records, his third album surpassed the one-billion YouTube views mark just two days after it was released.  Along with the massive number of views, Sheeran’s YouTube channel has added over…

Zayn Tweets Snippet Of New Song

Zayn Tweets Snippet Of New Song

Zayn is currently enjoying massive chart success with his Taylor Swift collaboration “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker).” Yesterday, the former One Direction singer tweeted a “Lil Taster” of new music, followed by another tweet that teased, “More to come.”  The just under 30-second snippet is mainly instrumental, overlaid with what appears to…

Ed Sheeran Admits Hooking Up With Taylor Swift’s Friends

Ed Sheeran Admits Hooking Up With Taylor Swift's Friends

Ed Sheeran is always denying he ever dated Taylor Swift but in a new interview admits he hooked up with some of her friends.  The pop star told “Rolling Stone” it was “very easy” to hang out with “all these famous” friends of Swift while opening for her “Red Tour” because “Taylor’s world is celebrity.” …

Adele Named Music Business Association Artist Of The Year

Adele Named Music Business Association Artist Of The Year

Adele is continuing to pile up awards on a seemingly weekly basis. The Music Business Association yesterday announced the British singer will be named Artist of the Year at the upcoming Music Biz 2017 conference. The association’s president called the “Hello” singer “a once-in-a-lifetime talent” and said her “accomplishments are unprecedented.” Past recipients of the…

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