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Ariana Grande: 'Katy Took Me Under Her Wing'

11/4/2015 11:18am EST
Ariana Grande Talks Katy Perry Friendship, Inspiration
Did you know that Ariana Grande and Katy Perry are besties?

Grande revealed that she is a huge fan of Perry and is always glad to see her because she has been there as a support system for the actress turned singer since the beginning of her career.

During an interview with Zach Sang & the Gang, Grande revealed, "Katy was very nice to me when I first put out music and she took me under her wing and was like, 'if you ever need anything, I can totally be here for you'."

"She was very welcoming and wonderful. It was so crazy because I went to her show at the Staples Center a few years ago...

Disney Classics Are Alive And Well On The 'We Love Disney' Album

11/2/2015 10:10am EST
'We Love Disney': A Family-Friendly Album That Adults Will Eat U
Globally, people maintain a variety of diverse beliefs and approaches to the thing known as life. Once reaching a certain point – namely adulthood – the innocence possessed as a child is stripped and reality sets in. Sometimes, yearning back to those simpler, innocent times of life is therapeutic – a reminder of some of the best days. Listening to the various artists comprised compilation We Love Disney, the power of memorable songs from various Disney films makes you feel childlike again, reviving and reliving the good times prior to hardships and pitfalls.

Ne-Yo kicks off We Love Disn...

Ariana Grande: 'Did Someone Just Throw A Phone On Stage'

11/1/2015 11:02am EST
Ariana Grande Gets A Phone Thrown At Her On Stage
Ariana Grande took the stage at the iHeart Radio Theater in California and found herself on the receiving end of a thrown cell phone.

The 22-year-old pop singer was in the middle of a concert on the Honda Stage at the iHeartRadio Theater in Burbank, California when the unfortunate incident occurred.

Grande was performing her new single "Focus" for the first time and while sitting down for a Q&A, a person from the audience threw a smartphone at her.

Thankfully the singer was not injured after the incident, as reported by E!

Of course, several fans posted photos of the event online.


Ariana Grande: 'I Am Beyond Honored And Excited'

10/28/2015 9:37am EDT
Ariana Grande Is The New Face Of MAC Cosmetics
Pop diva Ariana Grande is the new face of MAC Cosmetics.

Grande is the latest celebrity spokeswoman for the brand's Viva Glam label.

The 22-year-old songstress personal color line will debut in January of 2016.

Viva Glam is the beauty company's charitable leg that benefits its Mac Cosmetics Aids Funds.

One hundred percent of all proceeds from Ariana's line specifically will benefit those suffering from HIV/AIDS, as reported by E!.

Prior to Grande's involvement with the company, Miley Cyrus held the key position as the face of the label.

The beauty giant first teased Ariana's #VivaGlam...

Ariana Grande May Have A New Man In Her Life

10/22/2015 9:46am EDT
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Is Ariana Grande keeping a secret boyfriend under wraps? The pop star posted a photo on Instagram Monday night that got fans' tongues wagging about a possible romance.

The black and white shot shows two people hidden behind what appears to be a photo booth curtain with just their feet visible. One person is wearing white high heels, and the other is wearing boots. They are so close together, it appears that they may be kissing.

Grande captioned the shot, "the sun is setting and you're right here by my side."

Fans immediately began speculating that she was dating someone, and the 22-year...

Tamar Braxton Vs. Toni Braxton

10/7/2015 7:00pm EDT
R&B Divas Go Head To Head: Tamar Braxton Vs. Toni Braxton
38-year old Tamar Braxton-Herbert, best known as Tamar Braxton recently dropped her new studio album Calling All Angels. While the rollout for Calling All Angels hasn’t been the smoothest thanks to a delayed release, the final product was nothing short of well-rounded, enjoyable R&B album. Arguably, Tamar’s third album trumps her Grammy-nominated sophomore effort Love and War. Love and War was more high profile particularly given its phenomenal title track, but Calling All Angels shows tremendous artistic growth for Tamar.

What’s most impressive about Calling All Angels is Tamar’s voic...

Ariana Grande Goes From Donutgate To Instagram Kissgate

10/7/2015 9:52am EDT
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Ariana Grande has -- wait for it -- kissed a girl. The former Nickelodeon star posted a video showing her kissing Victorious co-star, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Gillies. Ariana later claims the Instagram footage was posted accidentally. However, some viewers are not buying the “oops” excuse.

According to a Celeb Dirty Laundry report, on Tuesday, Ariana Grande appears in a video kissing her BFF in a bedroom. Before the pucker, Liz says, "It's got to be pretty though." They count down and then lock lips before exploding in laughter.

Readers on Gawker weighed in on Ariana's kiss. Some even suggest...

Ariana Grande: 'All Of My Best Friends Are Gay'

9/22/2015 2:07pm EDT
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In a new interview for, Ariana Grande opened up to "Scream Queens" openly gay director Ryan Murphy about her feelings about the LGBQT community.

The singer/actress has a gay brother and revealed that she gets incensed with people who are intolerant of those who are attracted to the opposite sex.

Grande explained, "I mean, here's the thing: I wasn't raised in a household where it was considered abnormal to be gay. So for me to meet people who use the word "faggot" as an insult, with a derogatory meaning, I can't take it. I don't understand it. It's so foreign to me.

"I was r...

Ariana Gives Fans A Rare Look At Her Natural Hairstyle

9/21/2015 1:41pm EDT
Ariana Grande Shows Off Natural Curls On Instagram
Ariana Grande shared a rare photo of her naturally curly hair on Instagram on Sunday, captioning it "peekaboo healthy curls... long time no see."

The 22-year-old, who is seldom seen with her hair out of the usual top-of-her head ponytail let alone in its natural state, made an appearance on "The Tonight Show" last week, sharing her new fragrance, playing Wheel of Musical Impressions with host Jimmy Fallon, and making a big announcement.

Ariana's big news, of course, is that she's got some new music on the way. New single "Focus," her first since releasing her smash hit album "My Everythin...

Ariana Grande And Jimmy Fallon Kill It On 'Wheel Of Musical Impressions'

9/16/2015 4:32pm EDT
Watch Ariana Grande Nail Impressions Of Christina Aguilera, Brit
Ariana Grande's been making the rounds to promote her new fragrance (and do a little apologizing), and on Tuesday night she joined Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" where she showed off her serious singing voice.

The 22-year-old star joined Fallon for the recurring "Wheel of Musical Impressions" skit and showed her pipes while slaying impressions of Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and, of course, Celine Dion.

Fallon nailed his impressions of Aaron Neville and Sting also, and the two stars had an "I Can't Feel My Face"-Off as they both had to perform The Weeknd's hit single, the host a...

Ariana Grande Has Some Exciting News For Her Fans

9/9/2015 9:10am EDT
Ariana Grande Calls Herself A 'Bulletproof B**ch' After Illness
Songstress Ariana Grande was recently forced to cancel a concert that was scheduled to take place in Sacramento on Sunday, September 6 because she became ill.

Grande took to her official Twitter page to confirm that she has been given the all clear to continue performing.

"Despite being horribly sick my chords are pretty & perfectly healthy! No idea how, but damn I'm thanking the heavens!!" she remarked.

my doctor looked at my vocal chords today after a week of coughing and months straight of singing and called me a "bullet proof bitch".

— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) September 8, 2...

Are These Celebrity Rumors True?

9/5/2015 8:30am EDT
Rumor Patrol: Demi Lovato's New Album Is About Sex Life, Ariana
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.

Demi Lovato's New Album "Confident" Is About Sex Life With Boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama: Reportedly, Demi Lovato is so into her boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama, that she devoted an entire album to songs to their amazing sex life!

Verdict: False. While Lovato and Valderrama are quite happy as a couple, the singer did not devote her newest release of songs about their sex life. Rather, the singer explained ...

Ariana Grande's Real Hair Is 'Destroyed'

8/28/2015 12:48pm EDT
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A new report claims that the reason Ariana Grande wears her hair in a ponytail so often is to cover up the bald patches underneath.

This week's edition of OK! magazine reports that her ponytail is fake and she uses hair extensions because she's covering up some pretty serious problems.

An insider from the set of the star's new show "Scream Queens" revealed: "Her hair is a mess, what is left of it anyway. It is destroyed at the ends, and patchy on top. She is scared that if she tries another hair style, her bald patches will show."

Ariana on Aug. 13 in Japan with obvious extensions (but n...

Ariana's Fans Blast Talk Show Host

8/16/2015 11:51pm EDT
Ariana Grande Fans Want 'The Wendy Williams Show' Canceled After
Ariana Grande has a serious fan base. The "Problem" singer's fans are calling for a cancellation of "The Wendy Williams Show" after host Wendy Williams threw shade at their favorite singer.

The 51-year-old talk show host found herself on the receiving end of a vicious attack by Grande's fans after she made several controversial comments about the singer and body shamed Grande on her talk show.

"She's 21. She'll forever look 12," Williams said as the audience laughed. "And I don't mean that in a good way. It's nice to look younger than you are, but when you look too young and then you're s...

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 ...

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 — ...

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...

Donutgate Continues Despite Ariana's Latest Apology...

7/10/2015 3:20pm EDT
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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...

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...

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

— 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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...