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Court Rules Taylor Swift’s Rhode Island Beach Off-Limits

Court Rules Taylor Swift's Rhode Island Beach Off-Limits

A court is ruling against beachgoers seeking more access to a beach in a Rhode Island town where Taylor Swift owns a vacation home.  The State Supreme Court yesterday upheld a lower court’s ruling that landowners in a section of Westerly could put up fences to keep people off their two-mile stretch of beach. The…

Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars To Perform At ‘Billboard’ Music Awards

Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars To Perform At 'Billboard' Music Awards

Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars are just two of the initial list of artists set to perform at the 2017 ‘Billboard’ Music Awards.  Additional acts announced as performers for the star-studded event include Nicki Minaj, Lorde, Drake, Camila Cabello, John Legend, Imagine Dragons, Celine Dion and Florida Georgia Line.  Drake and The Chainsmokers lead all…

Katy Perry Promotes New Single By Handing Out Cherry Pies

Katy Perry Promotes New Single By Handing Out Cherry Pies

Katy Perry is in full promotion mode following the release of her latest single “Bon Appetit” featuring Migos.  Over the weekend, the pop star handed out cherry pies from a food truck to fans in New York’s Times Square. Perry also posed for pictures while the song played on a repeated loop.  “Bon Appetit” is…

John Mayer, Comedian Dave Chappelle Announce Strict Phone Ban Shows

John Mayer, Comedian Dave Chappelle Announce Strict Phone Ban Shows

John Mayer and comedian pal Dave Chappelle are set to perform two San Francisco shows with a strict phone ban policy. Via Twitter yesterday, the singer-songwriter and funnyman announced that at their music and comedy shows tonight and tomorrow night at the Fillmore “all phones and smart watches will be secured in pouches to be…

OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder Explains Recent Media Hiatus

OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder Explains Recent Media Hiatus

OneRepublic singer-songwriter-producer Ryan Tedder is explaining why he’s been out of the media spotlight lately.  Tedder posted a long message on the band’s Facebook page yesterday in which he explained he “hit a physical, emotional, psychological wall.”  He went on to say that he was “on the verge of a nervous breakdown” following the release…

Lady Gaga Invites Fans To Be Movie Extras

Lady Gaga Invites Fans To Be Movie Extras

Lady Gaga is inviting her fans to play bit parts in her upcoming movie with Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born.” The “Million Reasons” singer took to Twitter yesterday and invited all her Little Monsters to attend a filming event at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on May 2nd and 3rd. Tickets are 12…

Justin Timberlake Pays Tribute To Filmmaker Jonathan Demme

Justin Timberlake Pays Tribute To Filmmaker Jonathan Demme

Justin Timberlake is one of many artists paying tribute to Oscar-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme, who died yesterday at age 73. Timberlake posted an Instagram photo of the two hugging and laughing, with a caption calling Demme a “master of humanity” and a “genius of storytelling.” Demme and Timberlake collaborated on the 2016 Netflix documentary “Justin…

Katy Perry Reveals ‘Bon Appetit’ Single Art, Release Date

Katy Perry Reveals 'Bon Appetit' Single Art, Release Date

Katy Perry is finally ready to confirm the title and release date of her next single from her forthcoming fifth album. Perry took to Twitter yesterday to reveal that “Bon Appetit” featuring Migos will follow the lead single “Chained to the Rhythm,” and will arrive tomorrow. The single’s cover art features Perry’s head on a…

Bruno Mars Ties Justin Timberlake For Record On ‘Billboard’ Chart

Bruno Mars Ties Justin Timberlake For Record On 'Billboard' Chart

Bruno Mars is now tied with Justin Timberlake for most number one songs by a male soloist on the “Billboard Pop Songs chart. Mars’ latest chart-topping track “That’s What I Like” just moved from number two to one on the weekly survey, matching Timberlake’s eight overall number ones on the chart. Both men share fifth…

Harry Styles Score Weeklong Residency On Late-Night TV

Harry Styles Score Weeklong Residency On Late-Night TV

The promotional push touting Harry Styles’ forthcoming self-titled solo debut album is shifting into high gear. In celebration of the May 12th release of the former One Direction member’s album, the pop star announced yesterday that he’s scored a weeklong residency on “The Late Late Show With James Corden,” starting May 15th. So far, no…

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