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Gabrielle Union, Ciara & Other Black Girls Rock! In NYC

10/15/2012 11:14am EDT
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A bevy of beautiful black stars attended BET's 2012 Black Girls Rock! celebration in New York City over the weekend. Gabrielle Union, who starred in the spring comedy "Think Like A Man," looked lovely in a curve-hugging black dress.

Singer Ciara covered up in a black pants and jacket ensemble, while actress Taraji P. Henson ("Person of Interest") stood out on the red carpet in a short gold dress.

Singer Keyshia Cole showed off her curves in a grey dress with a plunging neckline, while "Scandal" star Kerry Washington looked sweet in a cream-colored patterned ensemble.

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MTV Movie Awards: Emma Watson, Jessica Biel, Kristen Stewart & More Stars Rock The Red Carpet

6/4/2012 9:38am EDT
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"The Hunger Games" and the "Twilight" franchise took center stage at Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards, taking home four and two awards, respectively. But let's be honest - many also tuned in to see the fashion!

"Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson looked adorable in a short multi-colored dress, while Kristen Stewart was her usual quirky self in a silver, yellow and purple dress.

Jessica Biel channeled the 70s with stick straight hair and a white long-sleeved dress. Charlize Theron, whose film "Snow White And The Huntsman" dominated theaters over the weekend, looked amazing in a red strapless...
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Ciara Shows Off Two-Toned Hair & Cleavage In Beverly Hills

3/28/2012 1:00pm EDT
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Ciara attended the Valentino flagship opening on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills last night sporting an interesting hairstyle. She kept her natural brown color on the crown of her head and dyed the rest of her hair bright blonde.

The singer showed off her curves in a cleavage baring black dress. What do you think of her look?

Ciara hasn't produced a hit single since 2009's "Love Sex Magic," but we hope her fifth studio album brings her back on top. She's currently working on the project.

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Ciara Sprains Both Ankles After Dancing In 4-Inch High Heels

11/26/2011 1:00pm EST
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R&B star Ciara has sprained both of her ankles while practising a new dance move in high heels, according to reports.

The hitmaker raised concerns for her wellbeing after she turned up to the Roll Over Hunger charity event in Atlanta, Georgia, on Wednesday in a wheelchair wearing orthopaedic boots on both feet.

Ciara, who is known for her energetic dance routines, failed to provide a reason for the medical shoes, but according to MediaTakeOut.com, the singer fell awkwardly after jumping in the air in four-inch heels.

But Ciara refused to let the injuries dampen her holiday spirit - she t...
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Celebrities React To Casey Anthony Murder Verdict On Twitter

7/5/2011 10:10pm EDT
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Rocker Nikki Sixx, singer/actress Mandy Moore and socialite Kim Kardashian have all expressed their shock and outrage after Florida mother Casey Anthony was cleared of murdering her young daughter Caylee in an Orlando courtroom on Tuesday.

The jury delivered its verdict after 10 hours of deliberations in one of the most explosive court trials in two decades.

Anthony, 25, was found not guilty of first degree murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated manslaughter of a child, but the jury members did find her guilty on four counts of providing false information to a law enforcement offic...
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Hot Music Celebrity Hair Trends

5/18/2011 3:00pm EDT
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Now that Spring is here, and Summer is just around the corner, it's that traditional time of the year where many look to update Winter hairstyles in search of something new. And, where better to look for new inspiration from other than music celebrities for hair trends? Many never shy away from throwing out dated looks in search of something new. Here out our picks for some of the biggest and popular hair trends made popular by music celebrities. Let know your favorite music hair trend!

Nothing makes a statement more than bold hair. Extreme side cut hair styles are not for the faint of ...
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Ciara Honored For Teen Pregnancy Awareness Drive

5/4/2011 8:41am EDT
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Singer Ciara was honored at a New York gala on Tuesday for raising awareness of teenage pregnancy.

The Goodies hit-maker has long supported The Candie's Foundation and took to the stage in Times Square to launch its National Teen Pregnancy Month, which aims to encourage American youngsters to use contraception.

And she was the guest of honor at Candie's evening event for her help in promoting the organization's pregnancy prevention message.

Elizabeth Berkley and Sarah Brown were also thanked for their dedication to the cause, while Aretha Franklin and Bruno Mars performed at the star-...
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Ciara To Guest Star On 'Hellcats'

3/4/2011 8:36am EST
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R&B star Ciara has landed a cameo role in new drama Hellcats.

The Goodies hit-maker headed to Vancouver, Canada earlier this week to shoot her part in Ashley Tisdale's cheerleading show - and she's having a great time on set.

In a series of posts on her Twitter.com page, she writes, "1st time in Vancouver Canada! Excited to be shooting on the tv show Hellcats! Yay. (Director) Debby Allen and the crew were sweet! I'm having such a blast."

Ciara has previously starred in 2006 MTV movie All You've Got.

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Rihanna & Ciara Feud On Twitter, Make Up

2/28/2011 8:08am EST
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R&B singer Ciara sparked an online war of words with Rihanna on Friday after she accused the "Umbrella" superstar of ignoring her at a recent party.

Ciara made the allegation during an appearance on Joan Rivers' "Fashion Police" show on the E! network after she was quizzed by the outlandish host about what she thought of Rihanna's style.

She told Rivers, "I ran into (Rihanna) recently at a party. She wasn't the nicest. It's crazy, because I've always loved and respected what she's done in fashion. It wasn't the most pleasant run-in."

Rihanna quickly retorted with a message on her Twitte,...
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Ciara's Leopard-Print Stiletto Boots - Hot Or Not?

2/21/2011 10:00am EST
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Ciara was sizziling on the T-Mobile magenta carpet at the 2011 NBA All-Star game over the weekend. What do you think of her thigh-high leopard-print boots?

The singer recently opened up about her desperation to leave her record label, criticizing bosses for not financially backing her career.

Last week she wrote on Facebook, "This week the net has been a buzz of the rumor that I have been dropped from my label. At this point that rumor is false... It is true that I have asked and I pray that my label will release me... The past two albums have been very frustrating for me."

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Ciara Slams Record Label For Not Supporting Her

2/15/2011 8:41am EST
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R&B singer Ciara has opened up about her desperation to leave her record label, blasting bosses for not financially backing her music career.

The Goodies star has been at the center of rumors she is on the brink of being dropped by Jive Records, but she has taken to her Facebook.com page to explain her side of the story.

The beauty claims she has struggled to receive any financial support from label chiefs before the release of her single Gimmie Dat, revealing she has had to pay for the song and its promo with her own cash. She goes on to insist she has now personally asked to be freed ...
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Fashion At The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards - Who Looked The Best?

2/14/2011 8:43am EST
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As we previously reported, the ladies ruled the Grammy Awards last night. And several stars stood out on the red carpet with their fashionable attire.

Katy Perry showed up with her grandmother wearing angel wings, while Lady Gaga made an appearance in an egg.

Cee Lo Green performed with muppets and Gwyneth Paltrow in a bird-like costume, while Rihanna teased with a ruffled number that strategically hid her softer parts.

Check out the fashion below, and tell us who your favorites are. (See the list of winners here!)

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga arriving in an egg

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Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Ciara & More Were all out for Clive Davis' Annual Pre-Grammy Awards Bash (Pics!)

2/13/2011 3:37pm EST
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The stars were out in full-force Saturday night at music mogul Clive Davis' annual pre-Grammy Gala & Salute to Industry Icons. This year's event honored Davis' fellow music mogul David Geffen and was held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA.

Several guests even performed during the party - Jennifer Hudson and Barry Manilow performed a duet together; and R. Kelly played a short set. And Mary J. Blige, Leona Lewis, Cee Lo Green and Rod Stewart also joined the festivities and sang some of their hits.

But Whitney Houston's performance was the big highlight of the evening as she took th...
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Ciara Shows Some Skin In A Brown Cut-Out Dress

2/11/2011 8:00pm EST
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Ciara showed up to the 7th Annual Peapod Foundation Benefit Concert Featuring The Black Eyed Peas wearing a very provocative brown dress. What do you think - is it over the top or smoking hot?

The R&B star in on a crusade to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS. Earlier this month on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day she encouraged her fans to regularly get checked for the virus.

In January Ciara and her ex-boyfriend 50 Cent got into a feud on twitter. The rapper tweeted about a party at Hugh Hefner's Playboy mansion, and his remarks appeared to set off a firestorm from his former girlfr...
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Ciara Backs HIV/AIDS Awareness Crusade

2/8/2011 12:15pm EST
Ciara
R&B star Ciara is urging her fans to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS by regularly getting checked for the virus.

Monday marked America's National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), which was dedicated to instilling the importance of testing and treatment within African-American communities.

Ciara is backing the drive by the Lifebeat organization, and she's reached out to her fans to urge them to get tested for the disease.

In a post on her Twitter.com page, she writes, "Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day! Get educated, get tested and get involved!!"

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Exes 50 Cent & Ciara Have Feud On Twitter

1/31/2011 9:32am EST
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Former hip-hop couple 50 Cent and Ciara sparked controversy over the weekend when the pair became embroiled in a vulgar online feud on Twitter.

The rapper logged on to the microblogging website after a party at Hugh Hefner's Playboy mansion on Friday night, and his remarks appeared to set off a firestorm from his former partner.

He wrote: "I just left the play boy mansion. I think I want to be a pimp now. Sh*t I have strong pimp qualities. Lol... I'm looking for girls to start my new line of work. Are there any strong potential hoe's on tweeter right now. Lol."

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Justin Bieber Trying To Emulate Justin Timberlake

1/21/2011 5:26pm EST
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Justin Bieber is aiming to become the next Justin Timberlake and he's hired superstar songwriter Sean Garrett to help reshape his sound.

The teenage pop star is currently working on the follow-up to his hit album My World 2.0. and he's collaborating with Garrett, who has written songs for Usher, Ciara and Britney Spears.

Garrett admits 16-year-old Bieber is aiming for a more grown-up sound on the new record, and they are looking to Timberlake for inspiration.

He tells Billboard, "What we're trying to do with Justin is to segue him into young adulthood. The one great thing about Justin...
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Kanye West Encouraged Kim Kardashian To Launch Music Career

1/20/2011 8:50am EST
Kanye West
Kim Kardashian has credited Kanye West with kick starting her new-found music career - because the rapper encouraged the socialite to step into the recording studio.

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star teamed up with R&B producer The-Dream last year to work on her debut album, but admits she wouldn't have considered the studio sessions without West's words of wisdom.

She tells MTV.com, "OK, I'm not a singer, this isn't what I do. I have too much other stuff going on. (I thought) 'Is this really something safe for me to do?'"

"Kanye was actually one of the people who really talke...
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Young Jeezy Drawn Into Phony Concert Lawsuit

12/14/2010 4:47pm EST
Young Jeezy
Rapper Young Jeezy has found himself at the center of a concert fraud lawsuit after a man allegedly posing as his agent accepted $50,000 to stage a bogus show in Texas.

Carlos Godspeed from Top Agent Booking is facing legal action from live promoters Chris Moreno, Sonny Manila and Roger Manila after allegedly misrepresenting himself as a booking agent for the hip-hop star. He reportedly agreed to set up a Jeezy gig in Houston in 2008 in exchange for an advanced payment of $50,000.

However, the concert never materialized and Godspeed only returned $23,000 of the cash, prompting the three...
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Alicia Keys Dominates Soul Train Awards

11/29/2010 11:26am EST
Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys was the big winner at the Soul Train Awards, picking up prizes for Record Of The Year for Unthinkable (I'm Ready) and Best Female R&B/Soul Artist.

The singer was the toast of the Atlanta, Georgia ceremony, which was broadcast on Sunday, while Usher also landed two awards. He shared the Best Male R&B/Soul Artist trophy with Trey Songz, and his Raymond vs. Raymond record was named Album Of The Year.

Other big winners included B.o.B., whose hit track Nothing on You with Bruno Mars took the Song Of The Year honor, while Eminem and Rihanna's Love the Way You Lie was named Best Hi...
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Who Is The Best Dancer In Music?

11/17/2010 9:00am EST
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Who is the best dancer in the music game today? Well, the answer to that question is open for discussion, and up to you to decide. The art form of dance however, aside from the creation of music, has remained the secondary form of artistic expression of main importance in music entertainment. Used primarily to liven up stage performances, music videos, and as an added extension to the visual platform. Here are a few of today's top performers in music for whom the medium of dance has become second nature.

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Singer NE-YO, in his latest video for single "One In A Million,"embodi...
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Spotted: Ciara, Kate Beckinsale, Snooki & Other Celebs In Halloween Garb (Photos)

11/1/2010 9:02am EDT
Celebs on Halloween
Of course celebrities like Halloween. Actors and actresses dress up for a living, and reality stars love the attention! We spotted a slew of stars over the holiday weekend channeling their inner child in a variety of costumes.

"Girl Next Door" Kendra Wilkinson opted for a sexy mobster outfit, while Ciara looked freakish in a one-piece leather suit and spooky contact lenses.

Snooki wore a strange green ensemble and carried what looked like a pickle on a stick.

Christina Aguilera was a sexy cop, and Amanda Seyfriend wore a large, fluffy dog costume.

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Ciara's Private Audition For Fan

10/30/2010 8:10am EDT
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Ciara helped out an aspiring singer at a charity event in New York on Tuesday night by taking her to one side and giving her some advice on breaking into the music industry.

The pop star made an appearance at the Lord & Taylor store in Manhattan for a party benefiting VH1's Save the Music Foundation and the night saw performances from a number of music students.

And when Ciara spotted one hopeful "looking upset," she took the girl to one side and allowed her to sing a song in private, before handing out some words of wisdom.

A source tells New York Post gossip column Page Six, "She no...
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Fergie Named Billboard's Woman Of The Year

10/28/2010 6:11pm EDT
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The Black Eyed Peas singer and solo music artist Fergie has been crowned Woman of the Year by Billboard magazine.

The My Humps hit-maker will be handed the honor - which pays tribute to a trailblazing female music artist - at a ceremony in New York on December 2nd.

Fergie tells the Associated Press she is "humbled" to accept the award, which she called a "great career achievement."

Previous honorees include Beyonce, Ciara and country music veteran Reba McEntire.

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Akon Cancels Australian Concert

10/27/2010 12:37pm EDT
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R&B star Akon has been banned from performing at a gig in Melbourne, Australia after his 2009 concert in the city was marred by violence.

The singer was due to play at the Summerbeatz festival at Rod Laver Arena on November 25th, but bosses at the venue have forbidden the star from going ahead with the show following last year's gig brawl. Akon was performing at Melbourne's HiSense Arena as part of his co-headlining show with T-Pain last October when rival gangs began fighting, prompting Akon to halt the event.

At least 18 people received medical treatment, including two security guard...
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Sexy Black Stars Rock The 'Colored Girls' Red Carpet (Photos)

10/26/2010 4:00pm EDT
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Ntozake Shange's Obie Award-winning play exploring the plight of black women makes the leap from stage to screen in "For Colored Girls," an ensemble drama directed by Tyler Perry.

The film stars Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine, Hill Harper, Thandie Newton, Whoopi Goldberg, Kerry Washington, and Macy Gray.

Many of the actresses showed up to the New York City premiere last night (including Kerry Washington, above), looking lovely on the red carpet.

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Spotted: Kim Kardashian & Ciara Hanging Out In Tribeca

10/26/2010 10:00am EDT
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Kim Kardashian and Ciara attracted a lot of attention when they left Cosmopolitan Cafe in Tribeca yesterday. The two friends squeezed together out of the revolving door and were greeted by a swarm of photographers and fans outside.

They were all smiles, so it looks like they were enjoying the spectacle!

Kim recently opened up to W magazine about tabloid rumors: "I've learned to ignore everything. In the beginning I thought I was too sensitive for this. I'd Google myself and it would freak me out. Now I could care less if they say I'm pregnant with twins by my brother."

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Missy Elliott Honored At Black Girls Rock! Ceremony

10/18/2010 9:21am EDT
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Missy Elliott was honored as a positive role model for the African-American community at the 2010 Black Girls Rock! Awards on Saturday.

The Get Ur Freak On hit-maker accepted the Visionary prize from singer Ciara while actresses Ruby Dee, Keke Palmer and Raven-Symone were also celebrated for their achievements at the ceremony.

Elliott later took to her Twitter.com page to thank DJ Beverly Bond for organizing the event, held in the Paradise Theater in New York City's Bronx borough.

She wrote:, "Beverly Bond u are so Amazing! I honer (sic) u! A inspiring (sic) event! Thanks to BlackGirl...
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Neil Patrick Harris & Lance Bass Reach Out To Bullied Gay & Lesbians

10/3/2010 5:39pm EDT
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Gay stars Neil Patrick Harris and Lance Bass are the latest celebrities to reach out to their homosexual fans and urge them to stand up to bullies following a string of alleged suicides in the U.S.

Lesbian comedienne Ellen DeGeneres, R&B singer Ciara and rapper Nicki Minaj have all spoken out following the death of 18-year-old Tyler Clementi, who last week jumped from the George Washington Bridge between New York and New Jersey after his college roommate allegedly posted footage of him having sex with another man online.

Now actor Harris and singer Bass have called for a stop to the trage...
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Nicki Minaj Urges Gay Fans To Stay Strong And Fight Against Bullies

10/2/2010 1:15pm EDT
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Rap newcomer Nicki Minaj has reached out to her gay fans and urged them to stand up to bullies, insisting suicide is "never the answer."

The "Your Love" hitmaker was left devastated after learning of four separate incidents in which gay American teenagers had taken their own lives after being bullied for their sexual preferences.The tragic death of one boy, 18-year-old Tyler Clementi, hit the headlines this week when he jumped off the George Washington Bridge between New York and New Jersey after his roommate allegedly videotaped him having sex with another male and posted the footage on t...
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