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Most Notable Music Moments (So Far)

7/26/2015 11:00am EDT
32 Most Notable Music Moments Of 2015 (So Far)
Every year is filled with news, whether good or bad. 2015 is no different from any other year, with an assortment of politically and socially charged events occurring. That’s the nature of the beast called life. The same goes with music, too. There have been numerous notable moments and occurrences, so many that it would be impossible to recap them all. So we won’t try – we’ll choose 32 of the most notable music moments of 2015 so far, and hope we didn’t miss too many important ones along the way!

1) The legendary B.B. King died

When ‘Hospice’ is uttered by or associated with an ...
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Is 'Knock Knock Live' Coming To Your Neighborhood?

7/16/2015 10:19pm EDT
Ryan Seacrest's 'Knock Knock Live': Celebs Go Knocking, Will You
There's a new game show in town and it could be coming to your front door. Ryan Seacrest's Knock Knock Live premieres July 21 on Fox and viewers may end up meeting their celebrity crush, playing a random game in their front yard with a sports star, or find a new car parked in their driveway.

Here's a bit of advice if you think you the Knock Knock Live crew might be coming to your home: keep your shirt on. Seacrest tells ABC that more often than not, most men answer their door "without a shirt on." Perhaps the casting department will start giving folks a little heads up that their coming — ...
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Is Ariana Grande's Doughnut Drama Over?

7/14/2015 9:47am EDT
Ariana Grande Won't Face Criminal Charges Over Doughnut-Licking
Ariana Grande won't face criminal charges over an incident where she licked doughnuts that were out on an open counter and then muttered, "I hate America."

Grande was caught on surveillance footage from the bakery licking the unattended confections. She then muttered "I hate Americans. I hate America."

Both the bakery, Wolfee Donuts in Lake Elsinore, Calif. and Grande faced different types of charges.

The singer could have faced criminal charges against her from the bakery's owners. They declined to press charges regarding the incident.

Wolfee Donuts was investigated by public health of...
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Donutgate Continues Despite Ariana's Latest Apology...

7/10/2015 3:20pm EDT
Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande has followed up her written statement in regard to her controversial trip to a California doughnut shop over Fourth of July weekend with an apology video.

The actress was caught on film at the Wolfee Donut Shop in Lake Elsinore, Calif., on Saturday with one of her backup dancers, and she appeared to lick a couple of the doughnuts put on display while staff members weren't watching, and then she could be heard saying "I hate America."

The Nickelodeon star-turned singer said in a statement, "I am EXTREMELY proud to be an American and I've always made it clear that I love my co...
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Ariana Grande Is Off The Hook After Licking Doughnuts, But...

7/9/2015 12:51pm EDT
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A Lake Elsinore, Calif. doughnut shop is being investigated by police and public health officials following an incident over the weekend when singer Ariana Grande and a male friend were caught on video appearing to lick some of the doughnuts on display.

Police told the Los Angeles Times that they won't investigate Grande, despite the shop owner filing a report against her and claiming that she and her pal were actually spitting on the doughnuts; and instead Joe Marin, the owner of Wolfee doughnuts, may be the one at fault for not properly storing his confections.

Riverside County public h...
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Rob Lowe Blasts Ariana Grande

7/9/2015 12:32pm EDT
Rob Lowe Mocks Ariana Grande, Calls Her Apology 'Lame'
Rob Lowe called out Ariana Grande for her "I hate Americans" comment, saying the singer and pop superstar's apology was "lame."

The former "Parks and Recreation" star took to his Twitter account to express his feelings about Grande's comments, which made it seem as if she hated her country and the people that live in it.

As my grandpa would say: "Yeah, sure. Pull the other leg, it plays jingle bells!" #Lame https://t.co/4rnj6e4ZYa

— Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) July 8, 2015

In a bizarre donut shop video last weekend, Grade said "I hate Americans" and licked several donuts on display. She the...
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Turns Out Ariana Loves Donuts And America

7/8/2015 4:31pm EDT
Update: Ariana Grande Apologizes For 'I Hate America' Donut-Lick
If Americans forgive her, she might have one less "problem."

In an unsurprising update about the fallout from Ariana Grande's Fourth of July fireworks, the petite singer says she's sorry -- and patriotic. The original details of the donut shop debacle, kiss and slur seen and heard, respectively, across these United States of America follow Ariana's apology statement. Watch the video at the end of this update.

"I am EXTREMELY proud to be an American and I’ve always made it clear that I love my country. What I said in a private moment with my friend, who was buying the donuts, was taken ou...
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Did Ariana Just Say She Hates America?

7/8/2015 12:03am EDT
Ariana Grande Engages in PDA with Backup Dancer In A Donut Shop,
Ariana Grande celebrated the Fourth of July on Saturday a little differently than most Americans -- the singer got cozy with one of her backup dancers inside a donut shop, where she allegedly licked one of the donuts when the staff wasn't looking.

It also sounded like she mumbled something about hating America.

Ariana is taking heat from fans today after TMZ published a security cam video showing the "Problem" pop star and one of her backup dancers inside a California donut store on Saturday, where both of them got their tongues awfully close to the confections on display.

The 22-year-ol...
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Rumor Patrol: Check Out What Rumors Were True Or False This Week

6/27/2015 2:01pm EDT
Rumor Patrol: Nick Jonas Bitter Over Olivia Culpo Split, 'Scream
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.

"Scream Queens" Set "Filled With Divas": The hotly anticipated Ryan Murphy series "Scream Queens" has been plagued with so many rumors regarding the diva behavior of stars Ariana Grande and Lea Michele that production has come to a screeching halt as Murphy and the producers figure out how to handle this precarious situation.

Verdict: False! Reportedly, things are going swimmingly on the set. The ser...
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Ariana Grande's Sexism Rant Is On Point!

6/8/2015 1:49pm EDT
Ariana Grande Posted A Powerful Essay About Sexism On Twitter
Ariana Grande took to her Instagram and Twitter accounts to deliver an on-point essay on feminism that has garnered a lot of press for her pointed comments towards her exes.

Grande took to social media after rumors surfaced she was dating One Direction singer Niall Horan after a major breakup with Big Sean, her boyfriend of almost a year.

"What I meant when I said what I said about not being Sean's ex is that I am tired of living in a world where women are mostly referred to as a man's past, present, or future PROPERTY/POSSESSION," Grande wrote in the essay, which she posted Sunday (June ...
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These All-Female Pop Duets Made Our Top 10 List

5/9/2015 6:00pm EDT
The 10 Best All-Female Pop Duet Collaborations
Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea just linked up for what might be an early contender for song of the summer. Their new collab, 'Pretty Girls,' is a beautiful disaster, but you have to at least respect two of the most influential women in pop music getting together and putting out a track.

Fortunately, pop has been blessed with countless collaborations of a similar nature that include some star-studded women behind the mic. Let’s take a look at ten of the best female pop duet songs in recent memory.

Demi Lovato feat. Cher Lloyd - 'Really Don’t Care'

'Really Don’t Care' blew away every...
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FHM's Sexiest Woman In the World Is Stunningly Beautiful (Photos)

4/29/2015 8:27am EDT
Michelle Keegan Named FHM's Sexiest Woman In the World -- Get Th
Michelle Keegan just made it official- she's the Sexiest Woman in the World!

(Not to be confused with the Most Beautiful Woman in the World- this year, that's Sandra Bullock).

FHM Magazine just named Keegan, an English model/actress best known for the English TV shows "Coronation Street" and "Ordinary Lies" as the official sexiest woman on planet Earth. Which isn't that surprising, considering how stunning she is. Just look at the pic above for proof.

Keegan landed her role on "Coronation Street," after only her second audition, ever. Since that point, she's received universal acclaim f...
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These Celebs Have Great Parents

4/23/2015 3:06pm EDT
10 Celebrities With Really Awesome Parents
We know celebrities pretty well. Maybe even a little bit too well. But sometimes, the credit and spotlight deserves to be given to the ones that are responsible for them being here in the first place: the parents.

Believe it or not, the moms and dads of some of pop culture’s biggest stars are actually pretty cool. A couple probably would have made for awesome school field trip chaperones back in the day. Let’s take a look at ten of Hollywood’s coolest parental units.

Taylor Swift’s Mom, Andrea Swift

Massive Taylor Swift fans are no stranger to her mom, Andrea. You can find her outside ...
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Ariana Grande Breaks Silence

4/21/2015 6:03pm EDT
Ariana Grande Breaks Silence, 'Is Good' On Split With Big Sean
It was reported yesterday that singer Ariana Grande and rapper Big Sean have broken up after eight months together. The news was met with an outpouring of grief and support on part of their fans, who had been rooting for the music power couple.

Today, Ariana took to Twitter, at least for a moment, to address the news with her supporters.

"I love u babes so much. You're a bunch of angels honestly. your love/care is appreciated so much. I'm good i promise.", Grande wrote on her account.

That message has since been taken down, but not before every entertainment site on the planet, including...
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Watch: Justin Bieber, Kendall Jenner, Ariana Grande & More Rock Out To Carly Rae Jepsen

4/16/2015 12:18am EDT
Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber and Pals
Justin Bieber has helped give label mate Carly Rae Jepsen's career another boost by gathering pals including Ariana Grande, Kendall Jenner, Lance Bass and Empire star Bryshere Gray together to sing and dance in a new video set to her new single, "I Really Like You."

The young stars are seen goofing off together in various locales, lip-synching and dancing to the catchy pop tune.

Justin's manager Scooter Braun signed the former Canadian Idol contestant to his label, Schoolboy Records, after Justin heard her 2012 single "Call Me Maybe."

Bieber then gathered friends -- including then girlfr...
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Ariana Grande's Boyfriend Is Mad at Justin Bieber

4/9/2015 1:01pm EDT
Big Sean Threatens Justin Bieber For Putting His Arms Around Ari
Ariana Grande's boyfriend Big Sean has a beef with Justin Bieber, who was a surprise guest at the pop star's L.A. Forum concert in Los Angeles this week.

After they sang "As Long As You Love Me" together, Bieber motioned for Grande to come to his side, and he put his arms around her. Grande quickly moved away, proving to onlookers that she wasn't interested in his attention.

Big Sean noticed the incident and posted on Twitter: "This kid is about to learn not to touch my girl like that. Beliebe that." The rapper later deleted the tweet.

Over the weekend, Bieber showed up to Grande's co...
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Why Did Justin Bieber 'Feel So Bad' About His Duet With Ariana Grande?

3/30/2015 9:30am EDT
Justin Bieber Crashes Ariana Grande Concert For Surprise Duet...
Here's a musical tip from Justin Bieber: if you're going to crash someone else's show for a surprise duet, make sure you actually know the lyrics.

It's something the Biebs couldn't quite handle when he showed up during an Ariana Grande concert in Miami this Saturday. Bieber took over for The Weeknd on the song "Love Me Harder," but couldn't remember what to sing and left a couple of very awkward blanks in the song.

"So I feel bad, I forgot the words, Ariana," Bieber apologized after the song was over. "I've been trying to memorize them backstage for like an hour."

At least no one seemed ...
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Ariana Grande Does A Better Celine Dion Than Celine Dion (Watch!)

3/23/2015 9:55pm EDT
Jimmy Fallon and Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande joined Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" Friday night, making her first ever talk show appearance to actually talk instead of perform.

The former Nickelodeon star, who made a name for herself with a breakout music career in 2014, said that she was "so nervous" for her first talk show interview.

"I don't speak... It's my first time speaking in front of people," she said, "I've never spoken on -- I've never 'talked' on a talk show... I feel vulnerable."

The sure highlight of Ariana's appearance was her impression of Canadian singer Celine Dion, and the 21-year-old nailed her...
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Ariana Grande Trips And Falls (Watch)

3/10/2015 9:03am EDT
Ariana Grande Trips And Falls During Toronto Concert (Watch)
It's official: we need to ban all stairs from live shows, forever. First, Madonna crashed down a flight of 'em in an elaborate cape twirl gone wrong. Now, Ariana Grande's done the same thing. Well, kinda.

On Sunday, the pop singer was performing in Toronto, and during the middle of a rendition of "Bang Bang," Grande tried to spring onto a small platform onstage. Only, she tripped, landed on her knees, and skidded for a foot or two.

A fall like that looks pretty painful, but Grande just shrugged it off.

First a moment of what the hell just happened?

Then, a laugh.

Then she's on her fee...
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Grammy Awards Red Carpet Fashion - The Best & Worst

2/9/2015 8:51am EST
The Best & Worst Dressed At The 2015 Grammy Awards
Fashion at the Grammy Awards is always entertaining. It's a chance for celebs to have a little fun with their style without being constrained by the "rules" often dictated by more formal award shows.

The stars came out in full force at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, Calif., on Sunday night. Miley Cyrus toned down her usual "look at me" style by donning a Alexandre Vauthier LBD. Yes, she bared some skin, but she looked sexy, not over the top.

Rihanna also impressed in a strapless, cotton candy pink Giambattista Valli gown. The dress was ginormous, but she made it work.

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Latest 'Celebrities Read Mean Tweets' Features Katy Perry, Ariana Grande & Lots More (Watch)

2/3/2015 9:01pm EST
Katy Perry mean celebrity tweets
The latest 'episode' of Jimmy Kimmel's "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets" aired on Monday night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," and in the special music edition stars including Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea and Drake were all blasted by some haters on Twitter.

Related: NFL Stars Read Mean Tweets On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Other stars who wemren't able to escape the wrath of online bullies included Josh Groban, Jessie J and alt-pop sisters Haim, who got a big giggle out of the mean tweet aimed at them.

But the highlight came from Grande, who couldn't stop giggling at @Mysteriousbat's, "I'd rathe...
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What Halftime Sports Show Will Ariana Grande Be Hosting?

1/22/2015 1:30pm EST
Ariana Grande To Rock This Year's NBA All-Star Game Halftime Sho
Do you love basketball? Do you also love Ariana Grande? Do you wish these two seemingly unrelated sports/singers might meld together into a single event?

Well, you're in luck (also, if you were wishing for that extremely specific event, you may have yet-untapped powers of precognition). The NBA has chosen Grande to headline the halftime show at this year's NBA All-Star Game.

There's likely to be more than one world-famous musician at this year's All-Star Game- kind of like last year, when Pharell, Diddy, Snoop Dogg, Nelly and Busta Rhymes all performed at the pre-game show (the half-time ...
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What New Show Is Lea Michele Starring In?

1/19/2015 11:37am EST
Lea Michele To Star In Ryan Murphy's 'Scream Queens'
Lea Michele has attached herself to another Ryan Murphy project, Fox's "Scream Queens.'

The new comedy-horror anthology series will also star Joe Manganiello (“True Blood,” “Magic Mike XXL”), Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin (“Little Miss Sunshine”) and Keke Palmer (“Akeela and the Bee,” “Masters of Sex”).

The series comes from the creative minds of Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan and Dante Di Loreto, the executive producers of “Glee” and “American Horror Story.”

Singer Ariana Grande will also guest-star in a recurring role.

The cast announcement was made at the Television Critics A...
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The 10 Most Overplayed Songs Of 2014

12/25/2014 4:37pm EST
Too Much: 10 Songs That Were Insanely Overplayed In 2014
Taylor Swift's smash hit "Shake It Off" has only been playing on the radio for about a third of 2014 because of its August release, and it still saw enough airtime for us to say, "enough already!"

Sure, the song has a catchy beat and proves that Swift's crossover from country to pop music is nothing short of a success, but three-to-four times a day for months straight is enough to drive us mad!

Actuality, "Shake It Off" is one of two songs on this list that we really love, but it's time to slow down with the number of plays, radio stations across America!

The single, which topped the Bil...
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Rumor Patrol: Original 'Glee' Cast Reunites, Miley Not Invited To Schwarzenegger Bash And More!

12/20/2014 12:30pm EST
Rumor Patrol: Original 'Glee' Cast Reunites, Miley Not Invited T
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.

Original "Glee" Cast Reunites For Final Season: Rumor had it that most of the newbies from the past two seasons of "Glee" were getting the boot and its core cast, the actors who made the show the breakout series it became, would be coming back to say goodbye to McKinley High one last time.

Verdict: Yes, Yes, Yes TRUE! All of everyone's favorite original Gleeks are returning to twrap up the series' fi...
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Why Did A Ton Of Celebrities Lose Millions Of Followers?

12/19/2014 11:20am EST
Celebs Lose A Ton of Instagram Followers In Spam Purge
Kim Kardashian just beat out Justin Bieber as the hottest celeb on Instagram.

No, it's not due to another "break the internet" stunt, just some housecleaning by Instagram to get rid of inactive, fake and spam accounts.

The social media giant states that this will maintain "the best possible experience on Instagram" by ensuring that everyone following you is a real, live person.

After the sweep, Bieber lost nearly 15 percent of his followers, more than 3.5 million. On the upside, Kim Kardashian only lost 1.3 million followers with a grand total of 22 million to the Biebs 20 million.

Othe...
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Ariana Grande Takes A Tumble During Jingle Ball (Watch)

12/14/2014 10:03am EST
Ariana Grande Took A Tumble During Jingle Ball Performance (Watc
Ariana Grande took a death-defying tumble during Jingle Ball, and it was all caught on video!

The singer, known for wearing sky-high heels during her performances, tripped and fell during her performance a the sold-out event.

The 21-year-old was singing and walking towards the center of the stage at New York's Madison Square Garden and slipped on some confetti.

She then told the crowd, "Woooo Girl, I almost died up here."

Watch the video below, from the singer's Instagram account.

Still wobbly, Grande continued a set that featured "Problem," "Break Free" and "Santa Baby."

Just last we...
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You Won't Believe What Ariana Grande Makes Her Handlers Do

12/11/2014 8:51am EST
Ariana Grande Demands To Be 'Carried Like A Baby' When She's Tir
Celebrities are known for their outrageous demands, but this one is particularly bizarre. Ariana Grande allegedly insists on being carried around like a little baby so her "precious feet" won't touch the floor. Say what?

An insider told In Touch: “Her new rule is that she has to be carried – literally carried like a baby – when she doesn’t feel like walking.”

The insider reportedly witnessed Grande, 21, being carried around by a crew member while filming her music video "Love Me Harder."

The singer/actress apparently caused some eyes to roll during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, whi...
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Ariana Grande Told Ed Sheeran A Dirty Joke At The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

12/10/2014 2:29pm EST
Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande
Ed Sheeran had a good laugh at the expense of fellow music star Ariana Grande during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2014, which aired on CBS Tuesday night (it was taped in London a week ago).

The British singer explained why he was seen cracking up laughing at the end of the fashion show, when all the models and the night's performers -- Sheeran, Grande, Taylor Swift and Hozier -- took the stage for their final bow.

Related: Flesh & Fantasy Hit The Runway At The 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

During a radio interview with Elvis Duran on Monday Sheeran said, "Can I tell you why ...
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2014's Biggest Breakthrough Musicians

12/7/2014 11:00am EST
Biggest Breakthrough Musicians Of 2014
Some succeed and some don’t. It’s a very simplistic statement, but a true one that’s applicable to any number of things. In the case of musicians in 2014, whether it’s fair or not, some crashed and burned, while others excelled. Excelling doesn’t mean that the respective musician sold a lot of albums (few did), but it does mean these artists established their brand, making a name for themselves. Here are the biggest breakthrough musicians of 2014.

1) Iggy Azalea

Don’t we all wish we could’ve had as “Fancy” a year as Iggy? Nicki Minaj can throw all the shade she wants, but one fem...
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