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New Music Releases To Check Out

3/10/2015 8:00am EDT
The 'Empire' Soundtrack Leads Albums To Check Out: This Week In
Another week, more new music – that’s one way too look at it! This week, all five of the releases gracing this list are interesting. There is indeed something for everybody, but many who have been watching a certain show named Empire will want to sink their teeth into the soundtrack that has been music to their ears since it bowed. Then others may want to hear what Madonna sounds like in 2015. And of course, there’s nothing wrong with a little spring break with Luke Bryan. Here are five albums to check out this week!

1) Empire Cast, Original Soundtrack From Season 1 of Empire (Columbi...

What Did Madonna Say About Kanye West?

3/9/2015 6:03pm EDT
Madonna Declares Kanye West To Be 'The Black Madonna'
Madonna revealed in a new interview that she and Kanye West share more than just a love of music in a new interview with the New York Daily News.

"Kanye is the new Madonna,” she told the Daily News. “Kanye is the black Madonna.”

West collaborated on three tracks on the icon’s new album, “Rebel Heart,” out Tuesday.

“We know, and recognize, that we have that in common,” she says. “We’re comrades in the envelope-pushing genre.”

“Bitch, this is what my ass looks like, show me what your ass looks like when you’re 56,” Madonna says when asked what she’d say to those who found her racy Grammy ...

Madonna Falls Down a Flight of Stairs Mid-Concert (Watch)

2/26/2015 9:31am EST
Madonna Falls Down a Flight of Stairs Mid-Concert (Watch)
Here's an important safety tip we've learned from Madonna:

Performing onstage in a giant cape is probably not a great idea.

Because Madonna was rocking a massive cape during her performance of "Living for a Love" at the Brit Awards on Wednesday night. And it was that cape that caused her downfall- literally.

At one point in the performance, it was planned that a backup dancer would yank the cape off her shoulders, and Madonna would twirl it like a matador in a crowd of shirtless dudes wearing bullhorns.

But the cape was fastened a bit too tightly around her neck. So when the dancer grab...

Madonna Slams 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

2/14/2015 3:30pm EST
Madonna On 'Fifty Shades Of Grey': 'It's Not Very Sexy'
Insert the "I am not impressed" meme here. Madonna has opened up about reading "Fifty Shades of Grey," and not only did she think it wasn't very sexy, she also found the love scenes unrealistic.

The trilogy of books by E.L. James were released a few years ago, and the highly anticipated first film opens in theaters this weekend. Madonna won't be waiting in line to go to the theater.

She told "It's pulp fiction. It's not very sexy. Maybe for someone who has never had sex before. I kept waiting for something exciting and crazy to happen in that red room thing, and I was lik...

Madonna's Red Carpet Fashion At The Grammys Fails To Impress Us

2/9/2015 11:24am EST
Fashion Fail: Madonna Looked More Like A French Pirate Hooker Th
Madonna has a new album on the way, and she's doing everything possible to promote it and stay relevant on the pop music scene and compete with the likes of the (much) younger crowd, like Katy, Beyonce, Taylor, Iggy and the recent British wave of young pop tartlets like Charli XCX, Rita Ora and Jessie J.

Unfortunately, Madonna's efforts are falling short, and her outfit at the 2015 Grammy awards seemed more out of desperation than fashion icon.

As she exited the red carpet, she even lifted the back of her tiny skirt to give photographers a quick glimps at the thong she wore underneath.


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.


Rumor Patrol: Gwyneth Paltrow Steams Her Private Parts, Liam Payne To Leave One Direction And More!

1/31/2015 11:00am EST
Rumor Patrol: Gwyneth Paltrow Steams Her Private Parts, Liam Pay
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.

Liam Payne Leaving One Direction To Record Solo Album With Juicy J: Liam Payne sparked a mass panic of sorts when a photo of the 1D singer and Juicy J was posted on Instagram. Rumors continue to swirl around the wildly successful British boy band as they head into their second world tour in two years. Complaining of burnout, the band is split at the seams, is Liam the first to jump ship?

Verdict: Fa...

Madonna Album Leak Suspect Arrested In Israel

1/21/2015 2:19pm EST
Israeli Man Arrested For Hacking Madonna's Computer, Leaking Son
The man who allegedly leaked songs from Madonna's upcoming album "Rebel Heart" has been arrested in Israel. The 39-year-old suspect, who has not been named, reportedly hacked into the pop star's computer to gain access to her music.

The middle eastern country's Lahav 433 crime-fighting unit detained the man on Wednesday. The group said in a statement that officers are investigating allegations that the suspect "broke into the personal computers of several international artists over the past few months and stole promotional final-cut singles which have yet to be released and traded them onl...

Madonna Trying To Cash In On Paris Terror Attacks?

1/9/2015 8:33pm EST
Madonna has been accused of using the tragic terrorist attack on the offices of magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France to promote her upcoming album, "Rebel Heart."

The 56-year-old used Instagram to post a pair of images relating to the attack, one of them the "Je Suis Charlie" slogan, which has been used by several nations around the world to show their solidarity with the people of France and stand up for free speech, and the other a photo of rallyers holding "Je Suis Charlie" signs in Paris.

Madonna posted both images and made sure to include the hashtags "#rebelhearts" and "#rebelhea...

Madonna Defends Photoshopping Images Of Mandela, MLK

1/3/2015 9:57am EST
Madonna Criticized For Altering Images Of Nelson Mandela, MLK
Madonna has been slammed for promoting her new album, "Rebel Heart," with images of Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela and Bob Marley bound with black wire.

The album art features the pop star with wire strapped across her face. She also released photoshopped images of the icons with the same black ties cutting into their faces.

Madonna captioned the Mandela image, "This #rebelheart fought for freedom!" She wrote, "This #rebelheart had a dream!" alongside the photo of Dr. King, and, "This #rebelheart sang about ONE LOVE!" in the caption for the Marley snap.

On critic wrote on her In...

Six Singles From Madonna's Upcoming 'Rebel Heart' Released After Leak

12/21/2014 11:08am EST
Following the leak of several unfinished songs from Madonna's forthcoming 13th studio album, "Rebel Heart," last week, the singer has officially released six new tracks from the disc.

The Material Girl called the leak, which happened on Wednesday, "artistic rape" and "a form of terrorism," in a since removed post on her Instagram page.

Related: Madonna: Leak Of Unfinished Album Is 'Artistic Rape,' 'A Form Of Terrorism'

"I was hoping to release my new single 'Living For Love' on Valentine's Day with the rest of the album coming in the spring," she said in a statement. "I would prefer my f...

Madonna: Leak Of Unfinished Album Is 'Artistic Rape'

12/18/2014 9:09am EST
Madonna: Leak Of Unfinished Album Is 'Artistic Rape,' 'A Form Of
Surprise! Madonna has a new album in the works, something she's been writing and recording in secret with a planned release in 2015.

We know this not because Madonna deigned to tell us herself, but because an unfinished version of the album leaked online on Wednesday.

Madonna, understandably, was upset- and she took to Instagram to vent her frustrations, calling the leak of her surprise album both "artistic rape" and "a form of terrorism."

If you'd like to read Madonna's angry screed in its entirety... well, she's already gone ahead and deleted it from Instagram. But this is the age of t...

Which Celebrities Are Rumored To Be In The Illuminati?

12/11/2014 11:27pm EST
Celebrities That Conspiracy Theorists Claim Are Members Of The I
The Illuminati, that fabled organization of rich folks who run everything and aspire to take over the planet with a new world order (and may or may not even exist) is supposedly filled with dozens of Hollywood's elite.

Historically, the Illuminati began as a secret society in Bavaria during the during the 18th century, when Adam Weishaupt founded the "Order of the Illuminati" on May 1, 1776 in Ingolstadt, Upper Bavaria.

The caste is mostly comprised of rich white males, although wealth -- whether inherited or self-made -- is something that will get anyone in, thus the alleged involvement ...

Rumor Patrol: Blake Shelton Leaving 'The Voice,' Madonna Obsessed With Death And More!

12/6/2014 12:00pm EST
Rumor Patrol: Blake Shelton Leaving 'The Voice,' Madonna Obsesse
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.

Lady Gaga Sexually Assaulted: Lady Gaga revealed that she was involved in a horrifying situation at the age of 19, when Howard Stern pressed the singer to speak about her provocative performance of the song "Swine" at SXSW earlier this year during an interview on his radio talk show. During the performance, she asked vomit artist Millie Brown to vomit green liquid on her as a way to degrade herself in...

Madonna Tries To One Up Kim Kardashian In Racy Photo Spread

12/2/2014 1:59pm EST
Madonna Poses Topless At 56
Madonna bares her breasts in the latest issue of Interview magazine. The singer, 56, lets it all hang out inside the Art Issue, which includes three separate covers of the material girl. One features her heaving bosom (above); another shows the pop star wearing a bizarre mask; and in the third she appears more modest in a latex suit.

Magician and illusionist David Blaine led the interview, and the pair talked about death, drugs and other random topics.

After her mother died when she was just six, Madonna became "very obsessed with death, and the idea that you never know when death will ar...

Madonna's Fashion Brings Big Bucks At Auction

11/10/2014 10:49am EST
Madonna's treasure trove of iconic fashion generated big bucks during an auction over the weekend. The items included dresses and costumes worn by the pop star on stage, in videos, on the red carpet and in private.

The singer's famous jacket from 1985's "Desperately Seeking Susan" sold for a whopping $252,000.

Madonna's wedding dress, which she wore when she tied the knot with actor Sean Penn in 1985, sold for $81,000.

The pink satin gown from her "Material Girl" music video brought in $73,000, while the dress she wore on the "Who's That Girl" tour sold for $50,000.

The Icons & Idols:...

10 Celebrities Who Had A Crazy Celebrity Stalker

10/25/2014 6:00am EDT
10 Celebrities Who Had A Crazy Celebrity Stalker
Plenty of people become passionate fans of their favorite celebrity, but things can get scary when some take their desire too far. Here are 10 hot Hollywood stars who have had to deal with a celebrity stalker.

Jennifer Lawrence

The Hunger Games actress never had direct contact with her stalker but that's probably a good thing considering how crazy Han Cong Zhao turned out to be.

The Canadian citizen reportedly sent hundreds of text messages and phone calls to Blaine Lawrence, Jennifer's brother. He said that he wanted to "protect her" and that he blamed Blaine for Jennifer being in Bos...

Our Favorite Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon Moments

9/13/2014 7:00pm EDT
Our Favorite Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon Moments
While most people who watched this week's announcement by Apple of the new iPhone 6 are talking about the new device's bigger screen size and other tech specs, we here at Starpulse were most entertained by a couple of ads the Cupertino-based company unveiled during the presentation. After the first ad, featuring two people humming the theme to 2001: A Space Odyssey while holding the new phones was played, Apple CEO Tim Cook asked the crowd if they who knew who the off-camera singers were. Cracking a big smile on his face, he said "Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon!"

The unexpected celeb...

The Top 10 VMA Performances of All Time

8/25/2014 2:10pm EDT
The Top 10 VMA Performances of All Time
The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) generate more controversy than most other award shows. Some are epic, and many are epic fails. But there are always several that stand the test of time.

Many of today's music legends made their mark during the awards and in turn, made history. From Madonna to Britney to Justin Timberlake, here are the Top 10 VMA Performances of All Time:

10. Justin Timberlake, Medley 2013

It was the performance of the evening and clearly more classy than the bump and grind of Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke. Timberlake's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard honor was a well-des...

Lourdes Leon Smokes A Funny-Looking Cigarette In France (Photos)

8/14/2014 12:49pm EDT
Madonna's Daughter Lourdes Leon Spotted Smoking A Joint On The B
Madonna's 17-year-old daughter Lourdes Leon was spotted on the beach in Cannes, France, sharing what appeared to be a joint with a couple of friends.

The daughter of the pop queen, who turns 18 in October, was seen passing the hand-rolled cigarette with her pals right out in the open, where pot is illegal, not to mention her being underage.

Two years ago Madonna publicly blasted her daughter after a photo of her, then 15, smoking a cigarette surfaced online.

During an interview ith Rock Center's Brian Williams, Madonna said, "I don't think I'm as tough (of a parent) as I should be. I thi...

14 Infamous Celebrity Sex Legends

7/12/2014 10:00am EDT
14 Infamous Celebrity Sex Legends
Some celebrities are famous for their movies, philanthropy and overall contribution to their craft. Then there are some whose external private activities supersede their dedication to their craft and become their main story. These celebrity sex legends have become known in the press for their prowess and problems in the bedroom. Many regret their actions while some glorify in them. One way to keep the press at bay about your private activities, don't make them public! Here are 14 of the most infamous celebrity sex legends of all time.

1. John Mayer

Music's most notorious womanizer may...

Female Celebrities Who Have Dated Much Younger Men

7/9/2014 8:00pm EDT
Female Celebrities Who Have Dated Much Younger Men
Michelle Rodriguez and Zac Efron's purported romance has been making headlines this week for several reasons. First, she's a self-described bisexual who recently dated a hot British model.

Rodriguez split with Cara Delevigne in May reportedly because of the model's constant partying with young female celebrities such as fellow model Suki Waterhouse and singer Rihanna.

But what's also getting tongues wagging is that Rodriguez is 10 years older than the actor. Rodriguez turns 36 this weekend, while Efron is a sprightly 26.

The Hollywood stars have been hanging out together in Italy, and ph...

Madonna Is Dismissed From Jury Duty

7/8/2014 11:00am EDT
Madonna Is Dismissed From Jury Duty
Madonna went to court in New York City to fulfill her jury duty obligations on Monday but was dismissed after just two hours.

She posted a photo on Instagram from the New York County Courthouse with the caption: "Serving my country! Reporting to jury selection! #itshotinhere." She wore a black suit, sunglasses, and platform shoes while entering the 60 Center St. courthouse. Understandably, she brought along an entourage - two court officers, three policemen, two bodyguards, and an assistant.

Madonna met privately with the head clerk and was released without being questioned by the panel. ...

Madonna Inspired To Donate To Detroit

7/2/2014 11:00am EDT
Madonna Inspired To Donate To Detroit
Madonna is giving back!

The "Material Girl" singer has revealed that she was inspired to help the city of Detroit by donating to three separate organizations. During a recent visit to Michigan, the singer said that she wanted to donate funds to organizations that will benefit women, youth and music aficionados.

She is providing a new facility for the Downtown Youth Boxing Gym, which will give out free boxing lessons and mentor children. In addition, Madge has listed her plans to help "The Empowerment Plan," which will employ women in shelters to make clothes for the homeless. Lastly, s...

Did Madonna Supply Her Underage Children With Booze?

6/24/2014 12:16pm EDT
Madonna, ever the provocateur, might be getting some unwanted attention after she uploaded a photo to Instagram showing her 17-year-old daughter Lourdes enjoying a drink.

On Saturday the pop idol happily shared photos from a pre-prom party she held for her daughter and her friends. In one photo, the teenage girls (that's Lourdes in the polka-dots) cradle delicate glassware with an unknown drink within – not exactly the proper vessel for soda, anyway.

After a few photos of some of the boys posing in their suits, Madonna uploaded a photo of her sneakers to either side of the same type of ...

10 Great 80's Guilty Pleasure Songs

6/21/2014 12:00pm EDT
The 80's are back in style, for better or for worst, and few things define the genre quite as well as its music. The 80's was probably as a decade responsible for more cheesy pop classics than any other combined, and while some were truly great and classic (see anything from Paul Simon's "Graceland") much of it falls firmly in the "so bad it's good" category.

Here are ten songs that are undeniably catchy but you wouldn't want to admit to enjoying:

10. "All Night Long" Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie had struck radio gold many times in the 1970's, but he saved his most memorable hit for ...

The 15 Sexiest Music Videos Of All Time

6/1/2014 11:00am EDT
The 15 Sexiest Music Videos Of All Time
Music videos have always been a vehicle for artists who have tried to enhance their music with a visual interpretation. Many work, some do not and most make no sense at all. Still, there are some that are NSFW, home or any place else for that matter. The 10 sexiest music videos lead you. the viewer, to the question, "Just what is considered sexy?" The following top ten suit all tastes, from suggestive sexy to full on raunchy and everything in between!

15. Beyonce "Partition"

This surprise video from Queen Bee takes sexy to an entirely new level for the singer/songwriter. When "Partit...

Katy Perry & Madonna Get Very Provocative In Sexy V Magazine Shoot

5/26/2014 12:00pm EDT
Katy Perry and Madonna V Magazine
Two ladies representing pop music old & new joined forces for the cover of the June issue of V Magazine, which hit newsstands on Memorial Day Weekend.

Katy Perry and Madonna pose provocatively in a series of images that are part Bettie Page, part dominatrix inspired. Ironically it's Madge, 55, who bears her cleavage on the cover, while Katy, 29, sits behind covered up.

Tied up, wearing lingerie and in matching dresses, the duo discussed their cover shoot, vitamin b12 shots and and how far they've been willing to go with their respective acts.

"I was sore in my upper body and in my butt a...

10 Insanely Expensive Celebrity Weddings

5/23/2014 8:00pm EDT
10 Insanely Expensive Celebrity Weddings
Celebrities love to splurge on weddings, even if it's their second (or third) time around. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are tying the knot this weekend and are sparing no expense for their French and Italian nuptials.

It's been rumored that the "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star will make up to $21 million from her wedding from photos and video taken for her popular E! series. It's entirely conceivable she and Kanye will actually profit from the affair.

They aren't the only ones who've spent a ton of money on their wedding.

In 2012, singer Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel reported...

Madonna Shares Naked Bubblebath On Instagram

5/14/2014 7:00pm EDT
Madonna is pushing her luck on Instagram after being warned about showing too much skin.

To be fair, she isn't showing anything that couldn't be shown on TV in her latest Instagram upload, showing the singer enjoying a bubble bath in the buff. The bubbles kept her decent.

"The perfect end to a perfect day #livingforlove," Madonna captioned the photo.

A few websites were quick to point out the red line between her hair and her ear, calling it a tell-tale sign of a facelift. Plastic surgeons make an incision in the skin flaps behind the ear or in the scalp to hide their work. While Madon...