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Katy Perry Could Be America's Next Top Supermodel

7/30/2015 10:44pm EDT
Katy Perry Vogue Japan
Katy Perry rocks her short pixie-do in the September issue of Vogue Japan, showing that if she ever gives up on music she's definitely got what it takes to be a supermodel.

The singer, who posed in a number of shots ranging from lingerie to sweatsuits to furs, shared a series of three images across the top of her Instagram page on Tuesday. Unfortunately, from now on she'll have to keep posting three shots at a time to if she wants to keep the triptych intact:

Katy's playful pink cover is a far cry from what's on the pages inside the issue, where she holds her own in a spread styled by C...

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 ...

Katy Perry & John Mayer Are Probably Dating Again

7/7/2015 9:45am EDT
Back Together? Katy Perry & John Mayer Get Cozy At Grateful Dead
Katy Perry and John Mayer were spotted hanging out at the Grateful Dead farewell concert in Chicago over the Independence Day weekend. The duo appeared to have a great time at the show and even posed for photos with fans.

An onlooker told People, "They were backstage being super sweet together – but not standing too close – in a big group of friends. Someone handed her a tie-dyed rose. Katy was extremely polite, gracious and friendly."

Perry, 30, wore a tie-dye tank top and jeans, while Mayer, 37, wore a blue bandanna in his hair and a denim shirt.

A bystander with the handle @loveJohn...

Who Are The Biggest Celebrity Deadheads?

7/5/2015 5:23pm EDT
Bill Walton, George R.R. Martin And A Dozen Of The Most Famous G
This weekend marks the final performances of rock legends the Grateful Dead as the band is set to play three last shows at Chicago's Soldier Field under the "Fare Thee Well" moniker.

2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the band, along with the 20-year anniversary of lead singer/guitarist Jerry Garcia, and the group is set to go out with a bang with its four surviving members -- Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann -- and a little help from Bruce Hornsby, who played keyboards for the band for a couple of years after the death of Brent Mydland, and Phish's Trey Anastasio.


50 Songs To Celebrate The 4th Of July

7/4/2015 9:00am EDT
Katy Perry
Ah, the wonderful country that is the United States of America – sigh? What better way to celebrate the great USA than through song? Music moves, and these 50 songs – one for each state – should ‘move’ you. Well, maybe not all of them ‘move’ and maybe not even all are celebratory, but these 50 songs should tickle your fancy and potentially beef up your playlist. There’s also plenty of diversity here – veteran artists, obscurer lesser known artists and a variety of genres. So, here goes nothing!!!

But first, how about a little “Fifty Nifty United States”… “From 13 original colonies!”


Nuns Don't Want Katy Perry In Their Convent -- Read Why

6/30/2015 9:22am EDT
Katy Perry Battles Nuns To Purchase Convent In Los Angeles
A couple of nuns are trying to prevent Katy Perry from purchasing the Sister of Immaculate Heart of Mary convent in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles. The villa-style hilltop property has views of downtown L.A. and is located in the San Gabriel Mountains.

According to legal documents, Sisters Rita Callanan and Catherine Rose believe the convent is legally theirs to sell and subsequently sold it to to restaurateur Dana Hollister for $15.5 million.

However, Archbishop Jose Gomez claims that the property is his to sell and is negotiating a contract with the pop star, according to Us ...

You Won't Believe How Much Money Katy Perry Made Over The Last Year

6/29/2015 1:13pm EDT
Katy Perry Is Highest-Paid Female Celeb With $135 Million Annual
Forbes just released its annual Celebrity 100 ranking of the world's highest-paid celebrities, and Katy Perry earned "more than any other entertainer on earth" with a $135 million paycheck from June 2014 to June 2015.

The singer's international tour was a big contributor to her salary. Of the 124 concerts she played over the last year, 75 occurred outside of the United States, spanning 27 countries and four continents.

Despite her massive success, Perry was trumped by two boxers: Floyd Mayweather ($300 million) and Manny Pacquiao ($160 million), whose famous bout aired on pay-per-view in ...

Madonna Pulls A Taylor Swift For New Video

6/16/2015 2:58pm EDT
Madonna is looking to some of today's hottest young stars to help her out with her latest video, "B*tch I'm Madonna," which features Nicki Minaj.

The 56-year-old singer has recruited Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Rita Ora and Beyonce to help her out in the new promo

If all of this sounds familiar, it's because Taylor Swift did the same thing a month ago for her "Bad Blood" music video, which featured pals Cara Delevingne, Lena Dunham, Ellie Goulding, Jessica Alba, Ellen Pompeo, Mariska Hargitay, Lily Aldradge, Gigi Hadid, Karlie Kloss, Zendaya, Hayley Williams and more.

"Video coming soon! Ju...

Katy Perry Sizzles For Moschino; Won't Be In Next Smurfs Movie

6/15/2015 10:25pm EDT
Sideboob, Sidebod -- Katy Perry Shows Side Everything In First S
Last week we told you about Katy Perry landing a modeling gig as the face of fashion house Moschino, and following the news Katy has been at it on her Instagram page showing off fashions from the company's top designer, Jeremy Scott.

Jeremy and Katy have been pals for a while, the latter having worn dozens of fashions designed for the company by Scott on numerous occasions.

Katy's latest promotional images feature a lot of skin, including one sizzling shot that would normally termed a "sideboob" shot, however "side-bod" would be more appropriate as one shot exposes the full side of her bo...

Katy Lands Top Modeling Deal

6/11/2015 6:39pm EDT
Katy Perry Is The New Face Of Moschino
Katy Perry is the new face of Moschino.

The singer, who is rarely seen wearing anything but these days, made the announcement on her Instagram page on Wednesday, showing off a photo of herself from the brand's Autumn/Winter 2015 campaign.

"THE FACE OF MOSCHINO," she wrote in all caps.

Katy and Moschino's top fashion designer, Jeremy Scott, have been friends for some time now, and when Scott unveiled his first collection for the fashion house in February 2014, the singer was hooked.

The "Roar" singer has worn many of his creations on stage for her own tours, during her Super Bowl XLIX ha...

Is '1984' A Diss On Taylor Swift?

6/9/2015 12:07pm EDT
Katy, Taylor Diss: '1984' Is Katy Perry's New Track, Could Be Di
Is Katy planning to release a Taylor diss track? This is something that has pretty much been expected for months (read: years), but now it appears as though it's going to happen. Like, for real.

According to Yahoo! News, Katy Perry has registered a song called 1984, and many believe that this track will be in response to Taylor Swift's tune Bad Blood, which is rumored to be about Katy, and the feud that the two singers have.

"While Swift has never directly confirmed that 'Bad Blood' is about Perry, she did tell Rolling Stone in an interview before 1989 was released that the song was about...

These Artists Aren't Afraid To Show Their Faith

5/30/2015 5:00pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood notched her seventeenth Billboard Music Award this month with her song, “Something In The Water,” taking home the honors of ‘Best Christian Song.’ Despite criticisms of her Christian lyrical-nature, Underwood won’t give in to those spreading hate.

“I’m not the first person to sing about God, Jesus, faith [or] any of that, and I won’t be the last. And it won’t be the last for me, either,” she told Glamour Magazine back in 2012.

Underwood is just one of many artists that aren’t afraid to speak out in support of their faith or put it into a song, and some of the musicians on...

Katy Perry Blasted An Australian Newspaper -- Read Why!

5/25/2015 9:54pm EDT
Katy Perry
Katy Perry is angry at an Australian newspaper over a "new" interview with her that was published on Saturday, and she took to her Twitter page on Monday to blast the publication and the author.

The Sydney Daily Telegraph published an article in which the singer opened up about ex-husband Russell Brand, saying that the last time he spoke to her was via text message to inform her he was filing for divorce.

It turns out that Katy's interview was actually "repurposed" from one she did three years ago, in which she said Brand "hasn't spoken to me since he texted me saying he was filing for di...

Katy Perry Opens Up About Divorce From Russell Brand

5/25/2015 7:03pm EDT
Katy Perry Hasn't Spoken To Russell Brand Since He Filed For Div
Katy Perry has finally spoken about the whirlwind divorce she went through following her split from British comedian Russell Brand in 2011 after just over a year of marriage.

The singer reveals that the last contact she had with her ex was via text message prior to his divorce filing.

"He hasn't spoken to me since he texted me saying he was filing for divorce. I don't want to talk about him - my songs will say what I need to say," she told Australia's Sydney Daily Telegraph on Saturday.

"I'm excited by my own evolution," she added.

The singer also says that while she may stay hushed on ...

Katy Perry Sizzles On The Met Gala Red Carpet (See Pics!)

5/5/2015 4:10pm EDT
Katy Perry
Katy Perry showed off her new short hairdo and lots of cleavage on the red carpet at Monday night's Costume Institute Benefit Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, wearing a strapless gown by designer Moschino what featured a spraypainted graffiti design.

Instead of a clutch or a purse, the singer carried a can of Krylon spray paint, rebranded Moschino, on a gold chain and even had the designer's name set into her fingernails.

Katy wasn't the only one wearing Moschino -- pop queen Madonna also wore a dress by the designer that featured the title of her latest album...

The Craziest Gowns From The MET Gala -- See Which One Tops The List

5/5/2015 9:42am EDT
The 10 Most Outrageous Looks At The MET Gala - A Nearly Naked Be
One of the most anticipated fashion events of the year is the MET Ball, held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The theme of this year's Costume Institute Benefit Gala was "China: Through The Looking Glass," which prompted some celebs to wear Asian-inspired gowns with a twist.

Others just opted for over-the-top costumes.

Beyonce was probably the stand-out star of the night. One of the last to walk the red carpet, she dazzled in a sheer, see-through Givenchy gown bedazzled with gemstones.

The designer strategically placed baubles and beads around the star's private parts....

Katy Perry Wore A Sunflower Dress In Taipei, Causing Controversy

4/30/2015 9:50am EDT
Katy Perry Sparks Controversy By Wearing Sunflower Dress In Taiw
Katy Perry sang in Taiwan earlier this week and sparked controversy by wearing a dress with sunflowers, the symbol of Taiwan's anti-China protest in 2014.

The singer performed as part of her "Prismatic" world tour in the capital city of Taipei on Tuesday, and many wondered if she was showing her support for Taiwan's independence through her choice of costume.

During the performance, Perry draped the national flag of Taiwan over her shoulders on top of her glittering green costume that includes large sunflowers on it. Her back-up dancers also donned sunflower-themed oufits.

Perry has bee...

Katy Perry Most Likely Needs A New Number

4/2/2015 4:41pm EDT
Katy Perry Accidentally Posts Her Phone Number on Social Media
Singer Katy Perry is one of the most popular celebrities on Twitter with 70 million followers. Katy is known to be active on social media and sometimes tweets out photos of herself with friends or just random thoughts. But today, she gave all of her fans a little too much information about herself.

Katy posted a video to her Twitter and Instagram accounts today of her dog, Butters. She captioned it with a play on words from a new Rihanna song called "B---h Better Have My Money."

" WANTS SAUSAGES!", it read. Nothing out of the ordinary for a Katy Perry post on social media, really. But the...

What Do You Think Of Katy Perry's New Hairdo?

4/2/2015 8:30am EDT
Katy Perry's New Pixie Cut Is Gorgeous, Said She 'Asked For The
Katy Perry just debuted a brand-new look: a tousled, unbelievably sexy pixie cut. And it's got us a little confused.

Not on the sexiness, of course. Yesterday, Perry posted an Instagram pic of her new locks, along with a mysterious kind of "come hither" look. It's a great picture. But it's a picture that was uploaded on April 1st... aka "April Fool's Day; aka Every Single Person With a Modicum of Online Fame Posts Some Kind of Prank" day.

So this could very well just be a wig, with Perry's previous haircut tucked underneath. E! attests that Perry was last spotted on March 30 with her old ...

Why Does Katy's Hair Look Like A Rat's Nest?

3/27/2015 4:32pm EDT
Katy Perry
Katy Perry took lots of selfies with her fans (many of them dressed like her) at the premiere screening of her new concert film for TV network EPiX, "Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour," on Thursday night, but her hair looked a little... off.

The singer, who usually looks flawless on the red -- in this case, pink -- carpet, looks like she hasn't washed her hair in days, wearing it pulled back and looking like a rat's nest.

The singer, who is known for her frequent changes in hair color, revealed at the premiere that she won't be changing from her natural black for a while, becasue she's...

Katy Perry, Kim Kardashian, Emma Watson And More Get Bigger Curves

3/14/2015 7:01pm EDT
Katy Perry
Spanish artist David Lopera has some mad Photoshop skills.

Using the photo-altering software the artist has taken photos of numerous celebs, including Katy Perry, Kim Kardashian and Emma Watson, and added some serious pounds to each of the stars.

Lopera defended the photos, which are borderline controversial, telling Britain's Mail Online, "These women look much better when they're overweight."

Considering Hollywood's idea of the perfect body, the artist adds that his work helps to promote a healthier body image instead of the usual models and actresses who are photoshopped to appear sli...

Katy Perry Capitalizing On Super Bowl 'Left Shark'

3/4/2015 10:32am EST
Katy Perry Gives Fans A Chance To Be A 'Proper' Left Shark With
Katy Perry's Super Bowl XLIX halftime show was one of the better performances during the big game in recent years, but one of the most talked about moments was the two background dancers dressed as sharks who joined her as she sang hit single "California Gurls."

The dancer on her left (from the audience's perspective) created a huge buzz online because of its out-of-sync dance moves, and was quickly dubbed "Left Shark."

Following the performance, a Florida artist began producing Left Shark figures he created using a 3D printer and offering them online for $24.99, but Katy's lawyers quickl...

Katy Perry: Sexy In ELLE's March Issue (See Pics!)

3/3/2015 10:11pm EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry has landed the cover of the March issue of ELLE magazine, which is currently on newsstands, and in her interview with the magazine she reveals that her music may be taking a turn in a different direction once her Prismatic World Tour comes to an end in Bangkok, Thailand, in May.

While we'd imagine the pop superstar will likely take some time off, she already does have a plan in place for her next record.

"Musically, maybe I've reached the ceiling and [next] I'll go a complete opposite way," she explains. "There have always been two records I want to make: the acoustic record an...

Taylor Swift Will Never, Ever, Ever Do This Again

3/2/2015 9:02am EST
Taylor Swift Opens Up About Katy Perry Feud... To Say She'll Nev
Taylor Swift is never, ever, ever... going to openly discuss her rumored feud with Katy Perry.

She's not even going to acknowledge it. Is the feud even real? Does she even know Katy Perry? Swift's lips are sealed.

Here's what she said when asked about the feud:

"I'm not giving them anything to write about," Swift told The Telegraph. "I'm never going to talk about her in my interview. It's not going to happen."

However, that statement comes with a lengthy disclaimer.

"It's not real if someone appears to never have any issues with anyone," Swift added. "I have my friends. I have enemies....

Is Katy Perry Pregnant With John Mayer's Baby?

2/19/2015 12:03pm EST
Is Katy Perry Pregnant With John Mayer's Baby?
Katy Perry is reportedly pregnant with John Mayer's baby, according to a story in OK Magazine.

The tabloid reported that Perry and the guitarist, who recently reunited, are overjoyed about the news. The cover screams, “John And Katy Shocker: Katy’s Pregnant! Planning a spring wedding. John: I’m a changed man.”

Mayer was spotted last month at Katy’s Super Bowl performance, but as for the wedding and baby rumor, there is less evidence and confirmation of that report.

"It’s different this time around,” said an insider to the mag. “Both of them have changed, and after nearly a year apart the...

Katy Perry's Super Bowl Sharks Identified

2/10/2015 5:25pm EST
Katy Perry
ESPN is known for making quirky commercials to promote its daily sports news show "SportsCenter," and on Tuesday the network released a new ad for the show featuring the two dancing sharks from Katy Perry's Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show.

The clip begins with a car pulling into the parking lot at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn., on the morning of February 10 -- during one of this winter's northeast snowstorms, no less -- and both Right Shark and Left Shark exit the car and head inside as they peel off their costumes to reveal "SportsCenter" anchors Bram Weinstein and John Anderson.

"I ...

Katy Used Her Grammy Performance To Send A Powerful Message About Domestic Abuse

2/9/2015 12:49pm EST
Katy Perry Rocks Lavender Locks And Shows Her Sexy Curves In A S
Fresh off her fantastic halftime performance at Super Bowl XLIX, Katy Perry hit the 2015 Grammy Awards and was one of the few highlights on the red carpet.

The sexy singer showed her curves in a see-through Zuhair Murad dress that somehow managed to keep her girlie parts hidden.She also sported a sexy lavender hairdo and toenail polish to match.

Related: The Best & Worst Dressed At The 2015 Grammy Awards

Katy's performance was preceded by a video message from President Obama about domestic violence, noting the problems being faced on numerous college campuses with rape and asking people ...

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: Duchess Kate Having A Baby Girl? Jim Carrey Once Rejected By 'SNL' And More!

2/7/2015 2:00pm EST
Rumor Patrol: Duchess Kate Having A Baby Girl? Jim Carrey Once R
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.

Duchess Katherine's Having A Baby Girl: It's been revealed that Duchess Kate Middleton is pregnant with a baby girl, giving the Royal Family their first princess since the birth of Fergie and Andrew's two girls, Beatrice and Eugenie. The royals are reportedly over the moon over the latest addition to their brood, which includes Prince George, the third in line to the British monarchy after his grandfath...

'Left Shark' Model Maker Angers Katy Perry's Lawyers

2/6/2015 12:22pm EST
Katy Perry's Lawyers Send Cease & Desist Letter To 'Left Shark'
Don't try to make a buck off of Katy Perry's stage props. Her lawyers have threatened to sue a Florida man who tried to sell "left shark" figures modeled after her back-up dancers from her Super Bowl half-time show on Sunday.

Two dancers dressed as sharks boogied next to the singer while she was performing, and "left shark" became an internet sensation for his awkward moves. Orlando-based sculptor Fernando Sosa tried to capitalize on the popularity by creating a 3D figure of the "left shark" and selling it online for $24.99.

However, Perry's lawyers quickly intervened and sent Sosa a ceas...