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Is Ed Sheeran Engaged?

Is Ed Sheeran Engaged?

Russell Crowe is claiming Ed Sheeran is engaged.  In a Friday interview in Australia, the actor let the news slip saying Sheeran visited him on his farm in New South Wales with Cherry Seaborn, who he referred to as the singer’s fiancée.  Sheeran has not commented but previously said she inspired his new song “Perfect.”…

Elle King Gets Separated

Elle King Gets Separated

Elle King is getting separated.  The singer revealed on social media last week that she secretly married Andrew Ferguson last summer, but is now going through a break-up.  The post said in part, “My heart is broken. My soul aches. I am lost. He is the greatest love of my life. He is my best…

Kelly Clarkson Says Her New Album Has Sass

Kelly Clarkson Says Her New Album Has Sass

Kelly Clarkson is sharing some details about her upcoming album.  At a round table last week, the American Idol winner said the project is a blend of urban, pop and soulful R&B explaining, “It’s got a lot of sass.  Like I might beat you up with my sound.” Clarkson credited motherhood for the sound saying,…

Katy Perry Dissing Taylor Swift?

Katy Perry Dissing Taylor Swift?

Social media is buzzing about Katy Perry’s new song “Swish Swish.”  Rumor has it the song is a diss on Taylor Swift.  Fans of both pop stars are analyzing the lyrics, which include “Your game is tired.  You should retire. You’re ’bout cute as an old coupon expired.”  The song will be on Perry’s upcoming…

Urban Outfitters To Sell Lady Gaga ‘Joanne’ Tour Merchandise

Urban Outfitters To Sell Lady Gaga 'Joanne' Tour Merchandise

Retail outlet Urban Outfitters is going to be selling merchandise from Lady Gaga’s upcoming “Joanne” tour.  The collection goes on sale today and includes “Perfect Illusion” t-shirts, hooded sweatshirts, muscle tanks, and baseball caps.  Perhaps the crown jewel of the collection is a “Joanne” Alpha Industries bomber jacket.  Lady Gaga will kickoff the first leg…

Liam Payne No Fan Of Harry Styles’ Solo Music

Liam Payne No Fan Of Harry Styles' Solo Music

Liam Payne is no fan of his fellow One Direction member Harry Styles’ solo music.  During a recent interview about his own forthcoming music, Payne commented on Styles’ single “Sign of the Times,” saying, “I’ll be honest, it’s not my sort of music.”  To be fair, Payne said he thought Styles would say the same…

Shawn Mendes Reacts To His 3 ‘Billboard’ Music Awards Nominations

Shawn Mendes Reacts To His 3 'Billboard' Music Awards Nominations

Shawn Mendes is a staple on both the “Billboard” Hot 100 singles and 200 album charts.  The pop star has landed eight singles on the Hot 100 and earned two number one albums, and now he’s nominated for three “Billboard” Music Awards.  When asked to comment on the three nods, Mendes said it was “such…

Jay Z, Beyonce Worth Over $1B

Jay Z, Beyonce Worth Over $1B

Jay Z and Beyonce are a formidable financial couple.  According to “Forbes” magazine, the music business power couple’s combined wealth is estimated to be just over one-billion dollars.  The financial bible estimates Jay Z’s fortune at about 810-million dollars and Beyonce’s is around 350-million.  The two super rich superstars have a five-year-old daughter and are…

Katy Perry Officially Joins ‘American Idol’ As Judge

Katy Perry Officially Joins 'American Idol' As Judge

Katy Perry is officially named as the first judge for the ‘American Idol’ reboot.  An ABC executive said yesterday that Perry’s signing was consistent with the network’s philosophy that, “What you can’t do is come back as bargain-basement Idol.”  He went on to say that the network is going to make sure “the talent is…

The Weeknd’s ‘Starboy’ Video Hits 1B YouTube Views

The Weeknd's 'Starboy' Video Hits 1B YouTube Views

The Weeknd is celebrating a major milestone on YouTube.  The official music video for the Canadian singer’s “Starboy” single featuring Daft Punk just reached one-billion views.  The clip for the title track to The Weeknd’s third studio album was almost instantly iconic because of the fact that the singer kills himself, and he unveiled a…

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