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Bob Dylan has yet to respond to Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize committee officials remain confident Bob Dylan will attend their annual ceremony to accept his Literature honor, even though he has yet to respond to their invitation. The celebrated folk rocker was named the recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday (13Oct16), when he was praised for "having created new poetic […]

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Taylor Swift donates remainder of $1 million pledge

Taylor Swift has used the remainder of her $1 million (£820,000) pledge to help four charities in flood-hit Louisiana. The floods in the southern state killed at least 13 people and damaged tens of thousands of homes and businesses in August (16), and was one of the worst natural disasters to hit the U.S. in […]

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Green Day kept their sense of community

Green Day focus on a sense of community a lot more than other bands. The trio, formed of Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt, are back in the spotlight with their new album Revolution Radio and have already planned tours to promote the record. After a seven-year break from the charts, little has […]

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Madonna is Billboard’s 2016 Woman of the Year

Madonna has been named Billboard's 2016 Woman of the Year. The Material Girl singer will be the guest of honor at the 11th annual Billboard Women In Music event in New York City in December (16). "Madonna is one of a minuscule number of super-artists whose influence and career transcend music," Janice Min, president and […]

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Prince’s vault being shopped to U.S. labels for $35m – report

Prince's vault of unreleased music is reportedly up for sale for $35 million (£29 million). The singer left a host of songs behind when he died from an opioid overdose on 21 April (16). There has been much speculation about what will happen to the music, which includes tracks such as Extraloveable, Electric Intercourse and […]

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Justin Timberlake treats Twitter fans to free pizza

Justin Timberlake treated fans to free pizza deliveries on Wednesday night (12Oct16) to celebrate the Netflix premiere of his new concert movie. The pop superstar recruited Oscar-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme to capture the final date of his mammoth The 20/20 Experience World Tour, which wrapped at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas in […]

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Selena Gomez back in rehab – report

Selena Gomez has reportedly checked in to a rehabilitation center in Tennessee to deal with issues related to her battle with lupus. The Come and Get It singer, who was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease in 2014, announced in late August (16) she was taking an indefinite break from her world tour in order to […]

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Justin Timberlake: ‘Fatherhood is humiliating and humbling’

Justin Timberlake has discovered fatherhood is both “humiliating and humbling”. The star and his wife Jessica Biel became first-time parents to son Silas last year (15), and Justin admits he is still adapting to life as a dad, because every day is a new challenge. “It changes everything,” Justin told breakfast show Today. “You literally […]

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Nicki Minaj: ‘Beyonce and I inspire women’

Nicki Minaj loves that she and Beyonce inspire women every time they team up. The pair are close friends, and also collaborated on Nicki's Feeling Myself and Beyonce's Flawless remix. But in a new interview with America's Marie Claire magazine, Nicki said her work with Beyonce goes beyond music. "Every time Bey and I do […]

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Bruno Mars to become resident MGM performer

Pop star Bruno Mars will ring in 2017 in Las Vegas as part of a new residency deal. The Uptown Funk hitmaker has signed a partnership with bosses at MGM Resorts International for a series of concerts at their venues over the next two years, and he'll kick off his exclusive deal by performing at […]