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Adele Is The Richest Musician In Britain

April 12th, 2012 9:42am EDT
Adele
Adele's stellar year has boosted her bank balance - the soul sensation has jumped to the top of the countdown of the wealthiest young musicians in Britain.

The "Rolling in the Deep" hitmaker has taken over the charts around the globe with her emotional second album "21," which has sold a staggering 20 million copies since its release last year.

And her success has seen her fortune swell dramatically - she is now estimated to be worth $32 million, according to the Sunday Times' annual rich list.

The new figure is a huge leap from the $7.2 million she was allegedly worth this time last yea...
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Celebrities Celebrate Easter At The Beach, In Brooklyn, With Family & More (Photos)

April 9th, 2012 8:30am EDT
Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg certainly knows how to have fun on the holidays. We spotted the actor swimming with his son Brendan in Miami, Fla., after the family spent their morning attending an Easter service at church.

Wahlberg showed off his incredible body as he swung around his son in the breaking waves. The actor also relaxed on a lounge chair with his wife Rhea Durham and their daughter Grace Margaret.

He wasn't the only star who took advantage of the beautiful Sunday weather. Check out what other celebs did on Easter...

Reese Witherspoon and her daughter Ava Phillippe spent Easter sunday at c...
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Accident During 'The X Factor' Finale Injures Three

December 23rd, 2011 8:53am EST
The X Factor
The finale of The X Factor on Thursday was marred by backstage drama after three crew workers were injured in a freak accident.

The Simon Cowell reality TV show wrapped up its first U.S. series with a live final featuring performances from star names including 50 Cent, Justin Bieber and Leona Lewis.

However, just before the In Da Club hit-maker took to the stage, a stair riser came unhinged and two workers were hit in the head, with a third taking a knock to the elbow, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Paramedics were called to the Los Angeles studio and the three stagehands were t...
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Paul McCartney, Natalie Portman And Morrissey To Grace PETA Stamps

November 28th, 2011 1:12pm EST
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Paul McCartney, Natalie Portman and Morrissey are among the famous faces who will adorn a set of U.S. postage stamps in the name of vegetarianism.

Executives at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have picked their top 20 most famous vegetarians of all time to appear on a new series of stamps set for release in the U.S. this week.

Other stars to be included are Chrissie Hynde, Joan Jett, Pamela Anderson, Bryan Adams, Woody Harrelson, Russell Simmons and Leona Lewis, along with historical figures such as Gandhi, Leonardo da Vinci and Leo Tolstoy.

Lisa Lange, vice pres...
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Fashion Fails: Blake Lively, Justin Bieber, And More

November 25th, 2011 9:00am EST
Blake Lively
It's Fashion Fail Friday! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion - the fails!

You'd think that the Gossip Girl stars would know a thing or two about fashion. However, for every one of Blake Lively's fashion masterpieces we get something like the above. She looks like she's getting ready for Gossip Girl on Ice with that figure skating getup!

Her co-star Leighton Meester must have gotten the memo, because her gown with a tattered hem was ready for triple axles as well!

Doesn't Justin Bieber look... u...
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Chris Brown Banned From Entering Britain, Pulls Out Of Michael Jackson Tribute Concert

October 7th, 2011 2:12pm EDT
Chris Brown
Chris Brown has been forced to pull out of Saturday's Michael Jackson tribute show in the U.K. after he was denied a work visa because of his criminal record.

The Kiss Kiss hit-maker was set to honor the late King of Pop with a performance at the star-studded Michael Forever concert in Wales, but he's now axed his plans after being barred from entering the U.K. due to his 2009 assault conviction for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna.

The show has been plagued with problems in recent weeks - the Black Eyed Peas dropped out of the tribute on Thursday due to "unavoidable circumstances"...
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Black Eyed Peas Pull Out Of Michael Jackson Tribute Concert

October 5th, 2011 8:13am EDT
Black Eyed Peas
The Black Eyed Peas have pulled out of the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concert in Wales due to "unavoidable circumstances".

The group was due to take to the stage to pay tribute to the late King of Pop at the Michael Forever show, which will take place in Cardiff, Wales at the weekend.

The Black Eyed Peas have put the cancellation down to "unavoidable circumstances", according to the BBC.

Chris Hunt, chief executive officer of the promotion company behind the gig, Global Live Events, says, "It is with regret that we announce the removal of Black Eyed Peas from the Michael Forever...
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Leona Lewis Warns Fans About Fake Charity

October 4th, 2011 9:49pm EDT
Leona Lewis
Disgusted British pop star Leona Lewis has discovered her name and image have been illegally used for a "fake charity" website.

The "Bleeding Love" hitmaker is a staunch supporter of animal rights campaigns and has championed causes by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA), but she was shocked to learn her fame was being misused to con fans into buying products online.

In a series of posts on her Twitter.com page, she writes, "Guys so u no there is a fake charity site using my pictures this site isnt official and isnt...
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Leona Lewis Backs Anti-Rabies Crusade

September 29th, 2011 10:20am EDT
Leona Lewis
Animal-loving singer Leona Lewis is urging her fans to back a new campaign aimed at saving dogs from the scourge of rabies.

The Bleeding Love hit-maker has teamed up with officials at the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) to highlight its Red Collar crusade, which encourages owners to have their pet pooch vaccinated.

The animals are then given a red collar to assure other pet owners they are safe from the disease. WSPA staff hope the campaign will help to save an estimated 20 million rabid dogs who are killed annually.

Lewis says, "I think it's absolutely horrific tha...
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Leona Lewis Postpones Album Release

September 28th, 2011 8:35am EDT
Leona Lewis
British singer Leona Lewis has delayed the release of her upcoming third album to continue recording sessions.

The Bleeding Love hit-maker was due to release Glassheart in November, but Lewis is feeling "so inspired" she's decided to carry on creating new material for the record, which will now hit stores in early 2012.

In a series of posts on her Twitter.com page, she writes, "Just wanted to update everyone on the album! I'm feeling so inspired right now and have decided to continue recording!"

"I have a collection of songs that I'm so in love with and I know there's more to be born ...
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The Black Eyed Peas Join Michael Jackson Tribute Show

September 23rd, 2011 12:40pm EDT
Will.i.am
The Black Eyed Peas will return from their hiatus to perform at the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concert in Wales.

The group is currently taking a break from performing, but frontman will.i.am has revealed they will be back on stage next month at the Michael Forever show to honor the late pop legend.

He says, "This show is going to be an incredibly personal and moving evening for me. Remember that Michael's music, his great, great songs, have been an inspiration to my whole life and certainly formed the soundtrack to my childhood... One day about four years ago, with The Black Eyed ...
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Leona Lewis Launches Animal Shelter Charity

September 12th, 2011 8:41am EDT
Leona Lewis
Singer Leona Lewis has begged her fans for help to save an animal sanctuary.

The Bleeding Love hit-maker is a vocal supporter of animal rights, and she's joined forced with bosses at a cash-strapped rescue center in her native U.K.

Lewis has taken to her Twitter.com blog to ask her followers to back her campaign - and she's even encouraging British business owners to donate building materials, lighting, and hay.

In a series of posts, she writes, "I need your help on my mission to save Hopefield Animal Sanctuary in Essex! We need donations! Of course we need cash donations but also any...
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Celebrity Designer Marco Marco Brings Mena Suvari, Katy Perry's Cupcake Bra, & More To Fashion's Night Out!

September 9th, 2011 6:38pm EDT
Mena Suvari & Marco Marco
Mena Suavari stopped by to check out celebrity fashion designer and couturier Marco Marco's Fashion's Night Out event at the Andaz Hotel in West Hollywood.

For the second year in a row, the Andaz, a favorite hotel of rock’n’roll royalty, displayed iconic fashion pieces in conjunction with a pop-up shop that showcased a variety of designer items available for purchase.

What were some of the amazing star style pieces by Marco Marco (he has created one-of-a-kind pieces for a slew of celebrities like Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Shakira, Leona Lewis and Fergie) on display?

The cupcake bra wor...
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Leona Lewis Blasts London Rioters

September 5th, 2011 4:30pm EDT
Leona Lewis
British singer Leona Lewis has condemned the thugs who rioted across the U.K. last month, insisting there's "no excuse" for their sickening actions.

The London-born pop star was enraged after watching news footage of the unrest as looters ransacked shops and arsonists set fire to homes and businesses.

And Lewis, who still owns a house in the Hackney area of the British capital, is adamant the youngsters' behavior was unjustifiable.

She tells The Guardian's Guide magazine, "It was just hoodrats getting totally out of control. I don't think there was any motivation behind it other than to ...
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KISS Dropped From Michael Jackson Tribute Concert Line-Up

August 16th, 2011 2:20pm EDT
KISS
Heavy rockers KISS have been axed from the Michael Jackson tribute concert line-up over controversial comments made by bassist Gene Simmons last year.

The band was invited to join acts such as Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Smokey Robinson and Leona Lewis as part of the Michael Forever: The Tribute Concert in Cardiff, Wales on October 8th.

However, KISS' addition to the concert bill sparked outrage among fans of the pop superstar after Simmons revealed he still had issues with Jackson's past pedophile accusations in a 2010 interview with Classic Rock Magazine.

He told the publicatio...
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KISS Come Under Fire For Joining Michael Jackson Tribute

August 15th, 2011 10:07pm EDT
KISS
Rockers KISS have signed up to perform at a tribute concert for Michael Jackson - a year after bassist Gene Simmons publicly suggested the King of Pop was a paedophile in a magazine interview.

Michael Forever: The Tribute Concert is due to take place on October 8 in Cardiff, Wales, with KISS joining Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Leona Lewis and Smokey Robinson among the acts on the bill.

But Monday's announcement has stirred controversy because Simmons was openly critical of Jackson when he spoke to Classic Rock Magazine last year.

During the interview, the bassist said, "No matter w...
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Christina Aguilera To Join Cee Lo Green At Michael Jackson Memorial Concert

August 11th, 2011 3:26pm EDT
Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera is adding her star power to an upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concert after agreeing to join her fellow The Voice mentor Cee Lo Green on the bill.

The King of Pop's mother, Katherine, is organizing Michael Forever, The Tribute Concert, which will be held in the superstar's memory on October 8th in Cardiff, Wales.

Green was the first big headliner to sign up for the gig and now Aguilera has been announced as the latest act to join in the celebrations.

Music icon Smokey Robinson and British pop stars Leona Lewis and Craig David are also slated to perform at the even...
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Celebrities React To London Riots

August 9th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
London Riots Fire
"Sick to my stomach. Love my home. Thank you for the updates. I won't be sleeping. News on. Keep safe, people." That's what Sophie Ellis-Bextor wrote on Twitter about the savage riots going on in London. Protests in Tottenham over a police shooting erupted into a full-blown riot over several nights.

DJ Trevor Nelson spoke out on Twitter to attack the looters: "Life is tough all over the world.not having designer trainers ain't hardship no drinkable water is.just feel so shamed."

Musician Calvin Harris wonders what will happen to the London Olympics: "Imagine how the olympics are gonna l...
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Avril Lavigne & Sean Kingston To Be Mentors In Another New Singing Competition

August 1st, 2011 8:36am EDT
Avril Lavigne
Avril Lavigne and hip hop singer Sean Kingston have signed up to become musical mentors on a new reality TV series.

Kingston and Lavigne will join forces for Hub TV's talent search show "Majors & Minors" and guide contestants on their journeys towards stardom.

The series, developed by songwriter Evan Bogart, the mastermind behind Rihanna's popular song "SOS" and Beyonce's "Halo," will feature aspiring young singers competing for a record deal and a U.S. tour.

Other stars set to mentor with Kingston and Lavigne include Leona Lewis, Brandy, Colbie Caillat, "Cooler Than Me" singer Mike Posn...
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Leona Lewis Accused Of Plagiarizing Song

July 17th, 2011 2:30pm EDT
Leona Lewis
British singer Leona Lewis has been accused of plagiarizing her new song "Collide" from an up-and-coming dance DJ.

The "Bleeding Love" hitmaker debuted the dance track on U.K. radio on Friday, her first single since last year's "I Got You."

But now Lewis is facing a legal battle - representatives from Ministry of Sound Records insist the record is a rip-off of young producer DJ Avicii's instrumental club track, "Penguin."

Ministry of Sound executives have reportedly demanded Lewis' label bosses at Simon Cowell's Syco imprint pull the track from radio and prevent it from being released, a...
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Leona Lewis: 'I'm Not Boring'

May 31st, 2011 11:36am EDT
Leona Lewis
British singer Leona Lewis has taken aim at critics of her personality, insisting she "couldn't care less" if they think she's dull.

The Bleeding Love star shot to fame as a shy and retiring wannabe on Simon Cowell's British show The X Factor in 2006, and went on to superstardom in the U.K. and the U.S. after winning the competition.

However, Lewis is angry music fans presume she's boring just because she's not as outlandish as the likes of Lady Gaga, and she's adamant her strengths lie in good quality songs.

She says, "I don't care what anyone says. I'm not boring. Unless you know me...
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Daniel Radcliffe & Robert Pattinson Are Young, British & Rich

May 9th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
Rich Young Brits
Daniel Radcliffe, Robert Pattinson and Keira Knightley have been named among the wealthiest young people in Britain.

The "Harry Potter" star's fortune of $76.8 million puts him at number five in The Sunday Times' list of the 50 Richest Young People 2011, ahead of "Twilight's" Pattinson, who takes the joint number eight spot with earnings of $51.2 million.

Pattinson, 24, is placed two spots ahead of Knightley, whose $48 million bank balance puts her at number 10.

Radcliffe's "Harry Potter" co-stars Emma Watson and Rupert Grint are tied at 13 with $38.4 million.

Other famous faces to make...
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Actress Raquel Castro Wins A Place On Christina Aguilera's 'The Voice' Team

May 4th, 2011 10:46pm EDT
Raquel Castro
Ben Affleck's movie daughter from 2004 film Jersey Girl is hitting the high notes as a pop star after landing a place on Christina Aguilera's TV talent show team.

Raquel Castro was nine when she played Gertie Trinke in the Kevin Smith movie and now, at 16, she wowed Aguilera during a blind audition on The Voice.

Castro's performance of Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" aired on Tuesday night's show in America and Aguilera beat fellow judges/coaches Adam Levine, Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton to sign her to her talent team.

Each star must pick eight performers, based on their vocals alone, for...
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Global Music Effort Launches "Songs For Japan" Album On iTunes to Benefit Japan Disaster Relief

March 25th, 2011 4:08pm EDT
Songs For Japan
Proceeds from Star-Studded Album to Support Disaster Relief Efforts of Japanese Red Cross

In what stands as a major global music relief effort to benefit those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, over 30 of the biggest names in contemporary music have joined together for the worldwide release of "Songs for Japan," an unprecedented compilation of 38 chart-topping hits and classic tracks, available worldwide on the iTunes Store for $9.99 starting today (www.itunes.com/songsforjapan). Proceeds from the album's sale will benefit the disaster relief efforts of the Japanese Red Cros...
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Leona Lewis Wants To Play A 'Biker Chick' On 'Glee'

February 25th, 2011 8:49am EST
Leona Lewis
British singer Leona Lewis is trying to shake off her wholesome image - she's calling for the creators of Glee to cast her in a "rebel biker chick" cameo.

The Bleeding Love hit-maker shocked fans when she stepped out in a series of uncharacteristically quirky outfits earlier this month, including a pair of huge red lips as a bra.

Now, it appears Lewis wants to drop her good girl image altogether by donning tattoos and causing a stir on the hit program.

She tells E! News, "I'd love to play a rebel. Be a real biker chick in leather and covered in tattoos. A real bada**... I could also p...
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Kelly Osbourne Defends Leona Lewis' 'Fashion Risk' and Plastic Surgery Rumors

February 16th, 2011 11:30am EST
Osbourne,_Kelly
Kelly Osbourne has jumped to the defense of Leona Lewis for undergoing a drastic image overhaul, insisting "people are so mean" to suggest she's had cosmetic surgery.

The Bleeding Love hitmaker stepped out in a series of uncharacteristically quirky outfits last week, including a pair of huge red lips as a bra and a massive bright yellow bow top.

Lewis, who is planning her own fashion line, also sparked rumors she has gone under the knife to reduce the size of her nose.

But Osbourne is adamant it shouldn't matter how Lewis achieved her new image - because "she looks beautiful whatever".

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

February 13th, 2011 3:37pm EST
Katy Miley Ciara
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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Leona Lewis Wears Another Quirky Outfit She Designed Herself; Plans Fashion Line

February 11th, 2011 4:00pm EST
Leona Lewis
British pop star Leona Lewis is hoping to launch her own ethical clothing range after revealing the wacky creations she's been sporting at recent events are her own designs.

The "Bleeding Love" hitmaker was snapped in a series of uncharacteristically quirky outfits earlier this week, including a pair of huge red lips as a bra and a massive bright yellow bow top, both matched with fitted pencil skirts. At last night's 4th Annual Unforgettable Evening Benefitting EIF's Women's Cancer Research Fund (above) she wore a bra-like turquoise top with a mermaid-like skirt.

A publicist for the star ...
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Leona Lewis' Rep Slams Cosmetic Surgery Rumors

February 10th, 2011 9:24am EST
Leona Lewis
A spokesperson for Leona Lewis has dismissed reports the star has undergone a nose job, after the Brit unveiled a dramatic makeover on the red carpet this week.

The Bleeding Love hit-maker was virtually unrecognizable when she stepped out in a long, dark wig at the Los Angeles premiere of Justin Bieber's new concert movie Never Say Never on Tuesday.

Her glamorous new look prompted rumors she had opted for cosmetic surgery to slim down her nose, but her publicist has shot down the speculation.

The rep tells Britain's The Sun, "Suggestions she has had cosmetic surgery are total rubbish....
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Leona Lewis Debuts New Look, Wears Peculiar Lip-Shaped Top

February 9th, 2011 4:00pm EST
Leona Lewis
British singing sensation Leona Lewis wore an interesting outfit to the "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never" Los Angeles premiere yesterday. What do you think of her lip-shaped half shirt and long, straight hair?

Leona came on the scene after winning the U.K. talent competition "The X Factor" in 2006. Showrunner Simon Cowell is debuting an American version later this year.

The winner will recieve a record-breaking $5 million record deal - the largest guaranteed prize in television history.

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