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Madonna To Duet With Miley Cyrus On 'MTV Unplugged'

January 28th, 2014 9:34pm EST
Miley Cyrus and Madonna
Madonna and Miley Cyrus were spotted rehearsing together in Los Angeles on Monday, preparing for their appearance together on Miley's upcoming "MTV Unplugged" special.

E! News reports that the two music superstars took to an area sound stage to prepare for an acoustic performance during the show, which will be taped Tuesday night.

"The performance will showcase a more intimate side of Cyrus and feature surprise guests for an unexpected re-invention of the songs that have defined her career," a rep for MTV said.

"Miley Cyrus: MTV Unplugged" is set to air Wednesday night (Jan. 29) on MTV.
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Miley Cyrus to duet with Madonna

January 28th, 2014 4:20am EST
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus is set to perform with Madonna.
The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker has roped in the pop veteran to duet with her on her upcoming MTV 'Unplugged' special.
The unlikely pair were rehearsing on the Hollywood soundstage yesterday (01.27.14), with the collaboration due to air on Wednesday night (01.29.14).
MTV commented: "The performance will showcase a more intimate side of Cyrus and feature surprise guests for an unexpected re-invention of the songs that have defined her career, including several from her #1 critically acclaimed album, 'Bangerz'.
"Miley and her fans have always had an in...
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Katy Perry catches wedding bouquet

January 27th, 2014 3:20pm EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry caught a wedding bouquet during last night's (26.01.14) Grammy Awards.
The music awards ceremony saw 34 gay and straight couples married during a performance of equality anthem 'Same Love' by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and the 'Dark Horse' singer caught a bunch of flowers thrown by one bride - which tradition dictates means she will be next to marry.
Katy - who has dated guitarist John Mayer for two years - later posted a picture on Instagram of her with the bunch of white roses, and wrote: "Congrats to all the #samelove couples tonight. You had me in tears of joy for y'all! Also....
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The Best & Worst Dressed At The 2014 Grammy Awards

January 27th, 2014 8:59am EST
The Best & Worst Dressed At The 2014 Grammy Awards
The Grammy Awards are music's biggest event of the year, and stars flooded the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, showing off their sexy (and not-so-sexy) looks on the red carpet.

Actress Paula Patton took a risk by wearing a zebra print dress featuring two lion heads growling at her neckline. Robin Thicke's wife got a lot of attention for the dress - but not in a good way. She tops our list of the worst dressed at the 56th annual event.

Pharrell Williams also made quite a statement by showing up in a giant hat, which many compared to the Arby's logo.

But it wasn't all bad. Stars i...
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Queen Latifah marries Grammy couples

January 27th, 2014 6:20am EST
Queen Latifah
Queen Latifah married 33 couples at the Grammy Award on Sunday night (01.26.14).
The rapper-and-actress - who was recently deputized by Los Angeles County to legally conduct wedding ceremonies - officiated over the nuptials of both gay and straight pairings while Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performed their equality anthem 'Same Love' with Mary Lambert and Trombone Shorty.
With the stage at Los Angeles' Staples Center set to resemble a chapel complete with stained glass windows, Latifah said: "We are gathered here to celebrate love and harmony in every key and every colour."
Many of the coupl...
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Madonna styled by son for the Grammys

January 27th, 2014 4:20am EST
Madonna
Madonna let her son style her for the 2014 Grammy Awards.
The 55-year-old singer walked the red carpet at the annual music awards on Sunday (01.26.14) with her eight-year-old son David - who she adopted in 2006 with former husband Guy Ritchie - in matching black Ralph Lauren suits, complete with wide-brimmed hats and bags of attitude.
Asked by E!'s Ryan Seacrest whether he chose the looks, David replied, 'Yes I did ... Yes she does [follow my lead]."
Mini-fashion expert David also admitted he was still waiting for Madonna to buy him a matching grill as the 'Hung Up' hitmaker flashed her own...
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Madonna & Son David Hit The Grammys Red Carpet Wearing Matching Outfits

January 26th, 2014 9:01pm EST
Madonna and son David Banda
Madonna and adopted son David Banda hit the red carpet of the 2014 Grammys wearing matching Ralph Lauren suits.

The two stopped for a few photos before making their way inside for the ceremony.

Madonna, who is just under a year older than the award ceremony, is set to perform with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

For those keeping score at home...

For anyone wondering, that's 2 awards in one hour. #Grammys2014

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis triple winners ahead of the Grammys

January 26th, 2014 8:40pm EST
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' big night at the Grammy Awards kicked off in style on Sunday (26Jan14) when the rap duo picked up three big trophies during the pre-telecast prizegiving at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

The Thrift Shop hitmakers topped off an amazing year with seven Grammy nods and a planned awards show performance with Madonna, featuring a multi-wedding ceremony, and they hit the stage with the knowledge they were already leading the pack of winners.

Macklemore, real name Ben Haggerty, and his hitmaking partner took home the Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for Thrift S...
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Queen Latifah to officiate 34 weddings at Grammys

January 26th, 2014 6:10pm EST
Queen Latifah
Queen Latifah will officiate 34 weddings at the Grammy Awards tonight (01.26.14).
The 'Valentine's Day' actress, who is reportedly in a long-term relationship with personal trainer to the stars Jeanette Jenkins, will oversee the nuptials of a diverse group of couples when Madonna joins Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Mary Lambert on stage to perform their hit, 'Same Love,' which became a marriage-equality anthem last year.
Ryan, 25, said the weddings "will be in our minds the ultimate statement of equality, that all the couples are entitled to the same exact thing."
He also told The New York Ti...
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Madonna to perform with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

January 25th, 2014 4:10pm EST
Madonna
Madonna will perform with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at the Grammy Awards.
The 'Hung Up' singer is set to join the rap duo on stage at the Staples Center in Los Angeles at the 56th annual ceremony on Sunday (01.26.14) for their hit 'Same Love.'
A source told UsMagazine.com that the 55-year-old star is looking forward to collaborating with 30-year-old Ben Haggerty, better known as Macklemore, and his producer Ryan, 25, on the track, which is an anthem for same sex marriage and gay rights.
The Seattle, Washington natives have had a very successful year and are nominated for seven awards, includi...
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Madonna, Billie Joe Armstrong Confirmed As Grammy Performers

January 25th, 2014 4:00pm EST
Madonna, Billie Joe Armstrong Confirmed As Grammy Performers
Grammy bosses have confirmed that Madonna will perform at the music award show this weekend. It was rumored last week that the singer would take the stage with one of today's hottest singers, perhaps joining Beyonce for a showstopping set.

Details haven't been released regarding who the material girl will be performing with on Sunday.

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong is another last-minute addition to the roster of performers. He will join country star Miranda Lambert for a tribute to Everly Brothers star Phil Everly, who died earlier this month.

Previously announced performers include:
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Madonna to perform at Grammy Awards

January 24th, 2014 5:20pm EST
Madonna
Madonna will perform at the Grammy Awards.
The 'Material Girl' singer had kept her inclusion on the star-studded bill for the huge music event on Sunday (26.01.14) a secret until this morning (24.01.14).
She accompanied the announcement with a picture on Instagram of her dressed all in black - including leather gloves - and strumming a black guitar.
Underneath she wrote: "It's official. I'm off my crutches and looking for the perfect pair of heels to wear to the Grammys."
The singer had to be assisted with walking when she bruised a bone in her foot, which she claimed was "from dancing in ...
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Madonna artwork going up for auction

January 23rd, 2014 3:10am EST
Madonna
A series of photos and drawings of Madonna by late artist Martin Burgoyne are set to go up for auction in Florida.

The items are part of a collection of Burgoyne's work, which his parents are now preparing to part with 28 years after Madonna's close friend and former roommate died from AIDS.

Burgoyne used to sketch pictures of the then-struggling singer as they both worked to pursue their dreams of fame and fortune in New York City.

The Material Girl later hired her pal as her first tour manager and even commissioned him to create the cover art for her 1983 release Burning Up.

A full-co...
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Beyonce and Madonna to perform at Grammy Awards - report

January 19th, 2014 8:30pm EST
Madonna
Beyonce and Madonna are set to perform surprise sets at the 2014 Grammy Awards, according to reports.

Music's big night, which is set to take place next Sunday (26Jan14), will already feature performances from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Taylor Swift, Daft Punk, and former Beatles Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, and now two more global pop icons are said to have joined the all-star line-up.

Beyonce will reportedly open the show at Los Angeles' Staples Centre in her first TV gig since the surprise release of her self-titled album in December (13), while Madonna is expected to team up with...
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Madonna In Hot Water For Using The N-Word

January 18th, 2014 5:07pm EST
Madonna
Madonna has incited controversy once again after using a racial slur on her Instagram page.

On Friday, the international pop superstar uploaded a photo of her teen son Rocco fighting in the boxing ring on the picture-sharing website  alongside the caption, "No one messes with Dirty Soap! Mama said knock you out! #disn**ga."

After she was bombarded with complaints about use of the N-word from fans, she deleted the image, only to re-upload it with another risqué comment.

She added, "Ok let me start this again. #get off of my d**k haters!"

It's not the first time this month the Materia...
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Madonna is sorry for racial slur

January 18th, 2014 3:20pm EST
Madonna
Madonna has apologised for using a racial slur.
The 'Girl Gone Wild' hitmaker insisted she isn't racist and didn't mean to offend anyone when she posted a photograph of her son Rocco Ritchie, 13, boxing with the caption, "No one messes with Dirty Soap! Mama said knock you out! #disni**a" on Friday (01.17.14).
In a statement to UsMagazine.com, the 55-year-old star said: "I am sorry if I offended anyone with my use of the N word on Instagram. It was not meant as a racial slur.. I am not a racist."
She added: "There's no way to defend the use of the word. It was all about intention.. It was us...
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Madonna injured in high heel fall

January 16th, 2014 4:20am EST
Madonna
Madonna is on crutches after falling over in high heels.
The 55-year-old singer was seen "hobbling in pain" into her New York home and though she has recently been skiing in Gstaad in Switzerland and partying in Rotterdam, Netherlands with boyfriend Timor Steffans, it seems her injury was caused by some energetic dancing.
Her spokesperson told the New York Post newspaper: "She bruised a bone in her foot from dancing in her high heels . . . she'll be fine and off crutches in a week."
Madonna isn't the only star to experience problems from wearing high heels.
Kelly Osbourne has previously sai...
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Sean Penn thanks Madonna for coming to Haiti

January 15th, 2014 6:20am EST
Sean Penn
Sean Penn has thanked Madonna for coming to Haiti to help him with his charity work.
The 'Gangster Squad' actor - who was married to the 'Material Girl' singer for four years from 1985 to 1989 - is founder of the J/P Haitian Relief Organization and Ambassador-at-Large for the Caribbean country and he was delighted when his ex-wife decided to come to the country to help him with his efforts, something that didn't take much convincing.
Speaking at his Help Haiti Home benefit gala, Penn told E! Online: "I don't know if I called her [Madonna] or if it was one time that we ran into each other b...
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Madonna enlists Katy Perry to curate art project

January 9th, 2014 4:20am EST
Madonna
Madonna has enlisted Katy Perry to help curate her art project.
The singer has chosen her fellow pop rival to act as guest curator for Art for Freedom, her online public art initiative that allows artists to submit videos, music, poetry and photographs on the subject of freedom.
Katy commented: "I am so fortunate to have the freedom to express myself through music. Now I'm calling all of my incredibly creative KatyCats to use their talent to show Madonna and me how they express their freedom.
"I believe that 2014 can be a year of great social change. Together we can all stand up for Human ...
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Sean Penn gets armed escort

January 7th, 2014 3:20pm EST
Sean Penn
Sean Penn was escorted out of a restaurant by armed guards.
The 'Milk' star, who is rumored to be dating fellow Oscar-winner Charlize Theron, was accompanied to his car by officers from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department after dining in Craig's eatery in West Hollywood last night (01.06.14) because it was surrounded by paparazzi.
A spokesperson for the LA Sheriff's Department told gossip website TMZ.com that deputies responded to a disturbance call from staff at the restaurant on Melrose Avenue at approximately 11.08pm, who were concerned that photographers were blocking the entrance and ...
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Madonna Tells Critics To 'Calm Down' After She Posts Pic Of Son, 13, With Booze

January 6th, 2014 12:58pm EST
Madonna Rocco Ritchie
Madonna is in hot water after she posted a photo of her 13-year-old son holding up a bottle of alcohol.

Over the weekend the singer uploaded an image of Rocco Richie posing with bottles of vodka and gin. She captioned the pic: "The party has just begun! Bring it! 2014."

Madonna and her family are currently vacationing in Gstaad, Switzerland, where the legal drinking age is 16 - that means Rocco is still three years shy of being able to legaly imbibe.

Over 1,200 people commented on the photo in a span of 24 hours.

Instagram user Abbiesturm was just one of many who were upset by the image...
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Madonna under fire over picture of son with alcohol

January 5th, 2014 5:20pm EST
Madonna
Madonna has come under fire for posting pictures of her teenage son with a bottle of alcohol.
The 'Die Another Day' singer put a picture on Instagram of 13-year-old Rocco with two friends, posing with bottles of vodka and gin, captioned: "The party has just begun! Bring it! 2014 (sic)."
Madonna is currently holidaying with her family, skiing in Gstaad, Switzerland, where the legal drinking age is 16.
While Rocco is seen posing with the bottle of spirits, he is not seen drinking it, and Madonna says he didn't consume any alcohol.
She wrote: "No one was drinking we were just having fun! Calm...
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Sean Penn and Charlize spark romance rumors

January 3rd, 2014 2:20am EST
Sean Penn
Sean Penn and Charlize Theron have sparked romance rumors after being spotted at her home following their vacation.
The 53-year-old actor and the 38-year-old beauty were seen leaving her Hollywood property yesterday morning (02.01.14) in separate cars shortly after returning from Hawaii, where they holidayed at Sean's abode.
The pair were spotted soaking up the sun in their bathing suits over the new year as they spent time relaxing on a beach in Hawaii near the 'Gangster Squad' star's home.
Speaking to the New York Daily News, an eye-witness described them as looking "very close and com...
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Glory Days - 10 Celebs Who Just Stopped Caring

January 1st, 2014 1:01pm EST
Jessica Simpson
Celebrities are always under the microscope. Looking beautiful is part of their job. The media seemingly takes great joy in exploiting every bad angle they can, sometimes down to the point of berating celebrities based off the worst possible paparazzi snapshots.

While we don't endorse that, there are exceptions. Sometimes, when stars stay out of the limelight for extended amounts of time, they don't do all the necessary upkeep that they do when they are constantly in the public eye.

Sometimes, it gets a little out of control. Occasionally, it looks almost as if they just decided to stop c...
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Beyoncé wants to be a powerhouse

December 22nd, 2013 3:20pm EST
Beyonce
Beyoncé wants to follow in Madonna's footsteps.
The 'XO' hitmaker, who planted a kiss on the 'Hung Up' singer's nine-year-old daughter Mercy James' head during her Mrs. Carter Show concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday night (12.19.13), has revealed her new self-titled album was inspired by the Queen of Pop.
The 32-year-old star told fans at special screening of her new music videos in New York City on Saturday (12.21.13): "I felt like I wanted follow in the footsteps of Madonna and be a powerhouse and have my own empire. And show other women when you get to this...
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Beyonce Kisses Madonna's Daughter During Brooklyn Concert

December 20th, 2013 7:00pm EST
Beyonce Kisses Mercy James
Beyonce kissed Madonna's adorable daughter Mercy James during a concert at the Barclays center in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday night.

During the last stop of her "Mrs. Carter Show" world tour, the pop star planted on the 9-year-old girl's forehead, and her proud mama was there to capture the moment.

"Mercy James gets a big fat one from the Queen. B!" Madonna wrote on instagram with an accompanying photo.

Madonna also posted a photo of Beyonce performing, writing: "Mrs. Carter crushes the BK with her bad ass show! Girls run the world! #srtforfreedom"

Madonna has four children - 17-yea...
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Madonna's daughter gets kiss from Beyonce

December 20th, 2013 12:20pm EST
Madonna
Madonna's daughter got a kiss from Beyonce at her concert last night (19.12.13).
The Queen of Pop was among the thousands of fans who enjoyed the latest stop on the 'XO' singer's 'Mrs. Carter Show' world tour at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday and Beyonce even took a moment to acknowledge nine-year-old Mercy James, Madonna's adopted tot, and planted a big kiss on the forehead.
The 'Hung Up' singer documented the sweet moment on her Instagram account, captioning the picture: "Mercy James gets a big fat one from the Queen. B! (sic)"
It appears pop royalty Madonna, 55, a...
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Madonna celebrates daughter's Grease appearance

December 19th, 2013 6:20am EST
Madonna
Madonna threw an after-party to celebrate her daughter's performance in her school production of 'Grease'.
The 'Girl Gone Wild' hitmaker took her daughter Lourdes Leon - her child with Carlos Leon - and 10 of her friends to an "apres-ski themed" lounge at the Hudson Hotel in New York City after she watched the 17-year-old budding fashion designer take to the stage for the show staged by LaGuardia High School.
The teenagers indulged in non-alcoholic beverages, since the legal drinking age in America is 21, while Madonna opted for champagne.
A source told the New York Post newspaper: "Madonn...
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Madonna to spend Christmas with Sean Penn?

December 13th, 2013 2:20am EST
Sean Penn
Madonna will reportedly spend Christmas with Sean Penn after dumping Brahim Zaibat.
The 'Material Girl' singer recently went on a charity trip to Haiti with the 53-year-old actor, to whom she was married between 1985 and 1989, and it's thought the pair may be rekindling their romance as she recently split from her boyfriend of three years.
A source told The Sun newspaper: "She needs someone who is more of an equal. She needs to be challenged, which Sean does.
"Sean and Madonna now want to see each other over Christmas and Madonna's even considering getting a place out in Haiti. They're in t...
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Madonna Is The Highest-Paid Woman In Music

December 12th, 2013 2:36am EST
Madonna
Over the past year, Madonna made a whopping $125 million, making her the highest-paid woman in music, according to Forbes.

Her "MDNA" tour grossed $305 million, and she also added to her coffer with her Material Girl clothing line, merchandise sales and her Truth or Dare perfume.

Lady Gaga came in at number two, earning $80 million over the last year. She cut her tour short due to a hip injury but still made out very well financially after also releasing her latest album, "ARTPOP."

Taylor Swift took the third spot with $55 million, bolstered by her album "Red," which sold 1.2 million cop...
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