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Fergie had an extra special Christmas

December 29th, 2013 12:20pm EST
Fergie and Josh Duhamel's son made their Christmas extra special.
The Black Eyed Peas singer and the 'Save Haven' actor welcomed their first child, Axl, into the world in August, and the 'Pump It' hitmaker revealed their baby boy is "very curious" about the festive season.
The 38-year-old star told People.com: "It's all about baby Axl this year.
"It's really cute because he's been looking at the tree and the lights in our house and he's very fascinated by this and the ornaments. He wants to touch it and feel the way that the bristles feel on his feet and hands and he's very curious about it...

Gone But Not Forgotten: Remembering The Celebrities Who Left Us In 2012

December 31st, 2012 3:00pm EST
Whitney Houston
As 2012 comes to a close please click through to take a look back and remember all the actors, actresses, musicians, singers, writers, directors, producers and others who have entertained us over the years but left us during the past year.

They may be gone but their legacies will live on... R.I.P.

Etta James the "At Last" singer died of complications from Leukemia on January 20 at age 73.

Welcome Back Kotter star Robert Hegyes, who played Juan Luis Pedro Phillipo de Huevos Epstein on the show, died of a heart attack at age 60 on January 26.

Singer & reality TV star Leslie Cart...

'Dancing With The Stars' Results: Roshon Fegan And Melissa Gilbert Say Farewell

May 9th, 2012 9:05am EDT
In the words of Len, “fun, fun, fun” was the tone for the night, which kicked off with a killer trio encore performance by Donald, Peta and Karina. Chris Brown also kept the crowd going and blood pumping with his high energy performance of “Turn Up The Music.”

The evening also brought a wonderful tribute to Dick Clark featuring the original dancers from American Bandstand, a beautiful routine from Dancing With The Stars’ Live In Las Vegas and a hilarious Dance Center skit with Jerry Rice, Kenny Mayne and Len undressing.

Although it was a fun night the show had to go on, and two of our s...

Dick Clark Honored At Memorial By Cast Of Stars

May 7th, 2012 10:48am EDT
Dick Clark
Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, Fergie and Paul Stanley were among the stars who turned out to honour TV legend Dick Clark at a memorial service at his home in California last week.

The beloved entertainer passed away last month at the age of 82 after suffering a heart attack, and a host of famous faces turned out to remember Clark at a private tribute in the grounds of his Malibu mansion last Thursday.

More than three hundred friends and colleagues attended the service, including KISS bandmates Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, Reba McEntire, Fergie and her husband Josh Duhamel, Marie Osmond,...

Betty White Saddened By Death Of Good Friend Dick Clark

April 22nd, 2012 11:05am EDT
Betty White
Actress Betty White fought back tears during a taped TV interview as she remembered her friend and regular dinner partner Dick Clark, who passed away after suffering a heart attack on Wednesday.

The former Golden Girls star is still shocked after hearing of the TV mogul's death, revealing she had actually booked a lunch date with him next week.

The funny lady got serious for Access Hollywood during a break from filming on her new TV hit Hot in Cleveland and paid tribute to her "dear personal friend".

She said, "We had a date for lunch, he and his wife..., we have lunch about every two we...

Dick Clark To Be Cremated

April 21st, 2012 6:30pm EDT
Dick Clark
The family of Dick Clark have chosen to cremate the beloved TV mogul's remains and scatter his ashes in the Pacific Ocean in lieu of a traditional funeral service.

The veteran broadcaster, 82, passed away on Wednesday after suffering a massive heart attack.

A slew of celebrities, including close friends Kenny Rogers and Betty White, have been paying tribute to the late star, but they will not get the opportunity to bid farewell to Clark at a memorial ceremony - his grieving relatives have chosen to pay their own respects to the late star in their own private, low-key way, according to ETo...

Rumor Patrol: Dick Clark Confetti, Justin Bieber's College, More

April 21st, 2012 1:33pm EDT
Dick Clark
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Dick Clark Confetti: Dick Clark, who hosted Rockin' Eve for almost 40 years, will get the ultimate honor when confetti made by fans' messages to the late star is rained down onto Times Square.

Verdict: True. The Times Square Visitor Center will have a booth where fans can write messages on the confetti that will fall on those celebrating 2012. The president of the Times Square Alliance told CBS News, "...

Dick Clark: His Best Moments Remembered

April 20th, 2012 1:33pm EDT
Dick Clark
Dick Clark's sad death on April 18 at 82 means we won't see him hosting another episode of American Bandstand or the $20,000 Pyramid. Luckily, we still have our memories of America's Oldest Teenager -- and there are plenty of great ones!

Dick Clark spent the better part of six decades bringing us laughter and entertainment as the host of American Bandstand, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve and the Pyramid game show series and as producer of shows like theAmerican Music Awards.

Clark's impact on the entertainment industry won't soon fade. And why should it? He had that sort of genuine...

Dick Clark Dies -- Staff Informed of Mogul's Death at 'Emotional' Office Meeting

April 20th, 2012 3:03am EDT
Dick Clark Productions
The staff at Dick Clark Productions learned about the death of their fearless leader directly from the honchos at the company ... during an "emotional" company meeting hours before the news got out to the public ... TMZ has learned.

Sources at DCP tell us ... the staff is a pretty tight knit group and the people who run the company wanted to make sure the employees were the first to know about Dick's passing.

One staffer tells us, "It was an emotional meeting."

We're told the staff has been discussing plans to honor their late boss with a permanent memorial in the office ... but so far...

Fergie, Janet Jackson, Snoop Dogg & More Pay Tribute To Dick Clark

April 19th, 2012 11:17am EDT
Dick Clark
Janet Jackson, Fergie, Goldie Hawn, and Snoop Dogg have paid their respects to Dick Clark, who suffered a fatal heart attack on Wednesday.

The veteran broadcaster passed away in a Santa Monica, Dalif., hospital aged 82, and stars around the world have been paying tribute to the man behind TV classics such as "American Bandstand" and "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" shows.

Joining the salutes to the TV and radio icon, Jackson took to Twitter and writes, "Dick Clark changed the face of musical television. He was wonderful to many artists including our family. We will miss him. God bles...

Kenny Rogers Pays Moving Tribute To TV Legend Dick Clark

April 19th, 2012 8:28am EDT
Kenny Rogers
Kenny Rogers battled through his grief following the death of his good friend Dick Clark on Wednesday to pay tribute to the beloved TV personality on a news show.

The veteran broadcaster, 82, passed away in a hospital in California after suffering a heart attack, and stars including Billy Ray Cyrus, Goldie Hawn and Snoop Dogg flocked to Twitter.com to pay their respects.

Rogers, who appeared on the star's show American Bandstand when he was first starting out in music, was left stunned by the news - and he went live on Your World to mourn Clark.

He revealed, "I knew that he looked fra...

Stars Pay Tribute To Dick Clark

April 19th, 2012 1:30am EDT
Jenny McCarthy, Billy Ray Cyrus, Denise Richards and Josh Groban
Jenny McCarthy, Billy Ray Cyrus, Josh Groban and Denise Richards are among the first wave of celebrities offering tributes to American TV legend Dick Clark, who died after suffering a heart attack on Wednesday.

The stars took to Twitter.com in their droves to post thoughts about and notes addressed to the television king behind American Bandstand, the American Music Awards and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve shows.

McCarthy, who has co-hosted his televised New York New Year's celebration in recent years wrote, "RIP dick Clark. You were amazing to work with. U will be missed," while co...

Ryan Seacrest Responds To Dick Clark's Death

April 18th, 2012 10:03pm EDT
Ryan Seacrest
Ryan Seacrest, host of American Idol and co-host to Dick Clark's Rockin' Eve since 2005, has offered his thoughts on the venerable TV host's passing.

He writes, "I am deeply saddened by the loss of my dear friend Dick Clark. He has truly been one of the greatest influences in my life."

It's assumed that Seacrest will take over for Clark's hosting duties, having joined the host after he suffered a stroke prior to 2004's special. That year, Regis Philbin filled in for the only countdown Clark missed since the show's inception in 1974.

Dick Clark died this morning due to a massive heart at...

Dick Clark Dies At 82

April 18th, 2012 4:06pm EDT
Dick Clark
Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand and annual special Rockin' Eve, has died today at the age of 82. Paul Shefrin, Clark's agent, said in a statement that he died of a massive heart attack this morning.

Dick Clark helped revolutionize music with American Bandstand; a song wasn't a hit in America until a teen danced along to it on the show. After hosting various game shows, including Pyramid, he started his longest-running production: Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve.

Rockin' Eve has been on television since 1972, with Clark at the helm for all but one show: 2004, when he suffered a ...

Ke$ha Made Offensive Remarks On New Year's Eve Special

January 3rd, 2011 8:30am EST
Ke$ha had TV censors reeling on Friday night when she declared a foul-mouthed resolution during a live New Year's Eve broadcast.

The hitmaker took the stage for "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" with Ryan Seacrest in New York City to ring in 2011.

She first stunned the crowd with a bizarre performance that included straddling a man dressed a Santa Claus, whacking what appeared to be an Easter Bunny pinata, and urging the crowd to "make 2011 our b**ch!"

And she shocked millions minutes before the clock struck midnight, as viewership peaked, when Seacrest asked her about her New Year's...

MTV To Drop Snooki From The Roof During New Year's Eve Special

December 9th, 2010 9:59am EST
Looking for something entertaining to watch this New Year's Eve? MTV is literally dropping "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi from a rooftop during its "New Year's Bash" special.

She will be enclosed in a ball that will be lowered from MTV's corporate headquarters at 1515 Broadway into the crowd below. Meanwhile, her castmates will lead revelers in potentially the largest "fist pump" ever.

Makes you want to skip Ryan Seacrest and Dick Clark's "New Year's Rockin' Eve" doesn't it?

Will you be watching?

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Touching Emmy Tribute For Dick Clark

June 29th, 2010 4:34pm EDT
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Broadcasting legend Dick Clark was honored at the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Sunday night.

Ryan Seacrest kicked off the tribute with a nod to "American Bandstand," the durable musical variety show that ran from 1952 to 1989. Clark, 80, hosted from 1957 onward, and featured a who's who of celebrated musicians on the show, from Madonna to the Beach Boys to Janet Jackson.

The accolades continued with kind words from Clark's celeb pals.

"Without 'Bandstand,' without Dick, there would be no 'American Idol,'" Simon Cowell said.

Barry Manilow joked, "The first time you and I met was when...

Spotlight: Celebrities On Home Shopping Network

August 26th, 2009 9:56am EDT
Suzanne Somers
Launched in 1982 in Florida by Lowell 'Bud' Paxson and Roy Speer, the Home Shopping Network (HSN) pioneered the concept of people being able to shop in their skivvies from the comfort of their couches. This shop-at-home brain child first came to Paxson in 1977 while he was managing a radio station and a liquidity problem arose with one of his advertisers, which resulted in the company being paid in electric can openers.

Since the kitchen appliance bartering system isn't always the most gainful way to run a business, the radio station was left with a significant amount of fund-raising to...

Ryan Seacrest Adds Name To New Year's Special

August 8th, 2008 12:12pm EDT
Ryan Seacrest
American Idol host Ryan Seacrest has been tapped to take over Dick Clark's annual New Year's Eve special after TV network bosses added his name to the time-honored show.

The TV and radio personality - who began hosting the show in 2005 after Clark suffered a stroke - will co-host the event for the fourth consecutive year when the clocks strike midnight at the end of this year. The show will now be called Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest. Clark, 78, is expected to continue with his hosting duties live from Times Square, and will share an executive producer credit...

Carrie Underwood, Miley Cyrus & The Jonas Brothers To Rock In The New Year

December 12th, 2007 1:21pm EST
Miley Cyrus
Country Music's hottest performer, Carrie Underwood, TV & recording star Miley Cyrus and teen sensations the Jonas Brothers will rock in the New Year with live performances from Times Square during "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2008," airing Monday, December 31 on ABC.

Also performing on the primetime special from Hollywood will be Fergie, who will also host the West Coast party, and OneRepublic. Other musical acts featured on the special from the Hollywood party will be Akon, Natasha Bedingfield, Sean Kingston, Plain White T's, Taylor Swift and will.i.am.

Making a special...

Celebrity Birthdays, November 30

November 30th, 2007 3:00am EST
Elisha Cuthbert
Happy Birthday to 8 Simple Rules actress Kaley Cuoco (1985), The Girl Next Door star Elisha Cuthbert (1982), American Idol winner Clay Aiken (1978), Detroit Tigers catcher Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez (1971), comedic actor Ben Stiller (1965), British rocker Billy Idol (1955), stage and screen actor Mandy Patinkin (1952), playwright David Mamet (1947), Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover (1945), film director Ridley Scott (1937), activist Abbie Hoffman (1936), TV producer and New Year's Eve host Dick Clark (1929), actor Robert Guillaume (1927), Rambo actor Richard Crenna (1927; d. 2003), Prime Minis...

Dick Clark & Ryan Seacrest To Host 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2008'

November 13th, 2007 9:13am EST
Ryan Seacrest
For the 36th consecutive year, "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" will lead America into the New Year when Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest host specials starting at 10:00 p.m., ET, Monday, December 31 on ABC.

The American tradition of Dick Clark counting down to midnight will once again take place during the three-and-a-half hours of specials from Times Square in New York City. This year will include special performances from both New York and Hollywood. Additionally Marysol Castro, "Good Morning America Weekend's" weather and features correspondent, will return to report on other happ...

Def Jam Platinum Recording Artist Rihanna Returns With New Single, 'Umbrella,' Featuring Jay-Z

April 11th, 2007 2:00pm EDT
-New Album, 'Good Girl Gone Bad,' Due In Stores June 5

Rihanna enjoyed a tidal wave of industry acclaim in 2006 with her second album A Girl Like Me, and its back-to-back #1 hits, "S.O.S." and "Unfaithful." At the 2006 Billboard Music Awards on December 4, she took away four top honors, including Female Artist of the Year, Female Hot 100 Artist of the Year, Female Pop 100 Artist of the Year, and Hot Dance Airplay Song of the Year for "S.O.S." She finished out the year as guest performer on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve spectacular.

In June 2007, 19-year old Rihanna will be s...

Rihanna Launches New Single, 'Umbrella,' Worldwide Today; New Album Due June 5

March 29th, 2007 3:15pm EDT
The countdown is on to the worldwide launch of the new single from multi-platinum international, award-winning Def Jam recording artist Rihanna, as "Umbrella" (featuring Jay-Z) makes its debut today, Thursday, March 29, at 5:00 p.m. (EST) and can be heard on www.rihanna.defjam.com. "Umbrella, " produced by C. Tricky Stewart, is the first single from Rihanna's eagerly awaited third album (in two years), untitled as yet, set for June 5 release.

Rihanna enjoyed a tidal wave of industry acclaim in 2006 with her second album A Girl Like Me, and its back-to-back #1 hits, "S.O.S." and "Unfait...

Aguilera & Bratman To Host New Year's Eve Party

December 31st, 2006 8:00pm EST
Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera and her husband Jordan Bratman are planning to ring in the New Year in style and disprove reports their one-year marriage is in trouble at the same time.

The couple are set to host a New Year's Eve party at New York's Hudson Hotel with a bunch of friends, according to sources, to end a trying year, which saw the pop superstar on the road and away from her man.

Rumours started swirling about a possible break-up, when both Aguilera and Bratman were spotted partying without each other and without their wedding rings recently.

But insiders insist the marriag...

Rihanna, Ludacris & KT Tunstall Added To ABC New Year's Special

December 14th, 2006 12:23pm EST
From the Nokia Theatre Times Square in New York, stunning pop star Rihanna will lead the festivities and perform, along with fellow music sensations Ludacris and K.T. Tunstall, as they join the all-star roster of talent already announced for Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2007, airing Sunday, Dec. 31, on ABC.

This will mark the first time the annual special has expanded its party coverage to New York, in addition to Hollywood. With these added artists, the special will feature a record-setting 19 performances scheduled from New York and Hollywood, including Christina Aguilera, Ra...

Celebrity Birthdays, November 30

November 30th, 2006 3:00am EST
Elisha Cuthbert
Happy Birthday to 8 Simple Rules actress Kaley Cuoco (1985), The Girl Next Door star Elisha Cuthbert (1982), American Idol winner Clay Aiken (1978), Detroit Tigers catcher Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez (1971), comedic actor Ben Stiller (1965), British rocker Billy Idol (1955), stage and screen actor Mandy Patinkin (1952), playwright David Mamet (1947), Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover (1945), film director Ridley Scott (1937), activist Abbie Hoffman (1936), TV producer and New Year's Eve host Dick Clark (1929), actor Robert Guillaume (1927), Rambo actor Richard Crenna (1927; d. 2003), Prime Minis...

Fergie To Perform & Host Part of 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve'

November 29th, 2006 10:22am EST
Fergie will rock the hottest New Years party celebration in Hollywood as part of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2007," airing Sunday, Dec. 31, on ABC. In addition to hosting the party, Fergie will perform and introduce performances by Natasha Bedingfield, Meat Loaf and Latin music phenomenon RBD.

For the 35th consecutive year the show will lead America into the New Year, as Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest host three specials from New York. In all there will be three and a half hours of special New Years programming:

Dick Clark's Primetime New Years Rockin' Eve 2007 (10:00-11:0...

Christina Aguilera To Headline New Year's Eve Show

October 27th, 2006 8:41am EDT
Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera will ring in 2007 in New York's Times Square after signing on to headline ABC's annual "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" show.

Ailing Clark, who appeared briefly during last year's New Year's Eve telecast, will again join new host Ryan Seacrest for the celebrations. Clark was forced to step down from his TV commitments after suffering a stroke.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Dick Clark Auctions Music Memorabilia for Charity

October 26th, 2006 10:01am EDT
Dick Clark
TV presenter Dick Clark is to auction off several pieces of musical memorabilia from his personal collection, including items once belonging to Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson and Bob Dylan. The former "American Bandstand" host is also selling the microphone he used to present the rock 'n' roll show, which dates back to 1956 and is expected to fetch anywhere between $10,000 and $100,000.

The mic will be auctioned off alongside a bass guitar from McCartney, a beaded glove worn by Jackson in his “Moonwalker” days, and a harmonica played by Dylan in Martin Scorsese movie The Last Waltz. ...

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