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BBC Music Launches With Star-Studded Performance Of Beach Boys Hit 'God Only Knows'

October 8th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
BBC Music Launches With Star-Studded Performance Of Beach Boys H
The BBC marked the launch of its new music initiative on Tuesday with a new video featuring some of music's biggest stars all collaborating on classic Beach Boys single "God Only Knows."

The video was played simultaneously over all of the BBC's properties at 8pm for the launch of BBC Music and featured over two dozen stars from both sides of the Atlantic, including Pharrell Williams, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Lorde, Baaba Maal, Chris Martin, Sam Smith, One Direction and former Beach Boy Brian Wilson.

Most stars each sung a line or two, while the musicians, including Scottish violinist Ni...
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Fashion Fails: Worst Dressed Stars At The 2013 Grammys

February 12th, 2013 6:18pm EST
Worst Grammy Fashion
While music's biggest stars were showing off glamorous fashions and getting all the time in the spotlight, the lesser-known and more obscure stars were clamoring for some of the attention by showing up to the Grammys in some of the most outrageous outfits.

Outfits ran from risque to outrageous, with some blatantly disregarding the memo that Grammy execs sent out last week asking stars to tone things down.

And while the top stars employ teams of their own makeup artists and hair stylists, and have designers eager to get them to show off their fashions; it's the indie artists and not-yet-es...
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Emma Stone, Suri Cruise & Kristen Stewart Named Hollywood's 'Best Dressed'

November 7th, 2012 3:00pm EST
Emma Stone
In a new poll by editors at British magazine InStyle, Emma Stone was crowned Hollywood's best dressed star.

Stone's unique fashion sense placed her in the number-one slot followed by Diane Kruger at second and "Twilight" star Kristen Stewart in third.

British TV host Alexa Chung came in at number four, followed by Kate Bosworth and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham.

Kate Middleton's elegant and royal style landed her the seventh spot in the list, while Kate Moss came in at number eight.

Suri Cruise, Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise's 6-year-old daughter, placed a surprising ninth, while Flo...
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Florence Welch To Auction Off Private Concert For Charity

June 8th, 2012 8:02pm EDT
Florence and the Machine
British singer Florence Welch is auctioning off a small intimate gig to raise funds for charity.

The Florence and the Machine front woman has vowed to perform for just 25 people in London later this year to generate money for type 1 diabetes medical organization Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).

Bidding had reached $10,400 on Friday and the auction ends on Sunday.

In a statement on JDRF's website, auction organizers say, "Florence will give an exquisite acoustic twenty minute performance accompanied by acoustic harp and guitar, your opportunity to hear one of the musicians...
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Beyonce, Scarlett Johansson, Rihanna & More Stars Sizzle At Costume Institute Gala

May 8th, 2012 9:00am EDT
Beyonce
The "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City was the place to be on Monday night.

New mom Beyonce stunned in a sheer black and purple dress that showed off her muscular legs. Rihanna was glamorous in a black form-fitted gown, while an adorable Emma Stone wore a short red cocktail dress.

Other stars shining in their designer duds included a golden Jessica Alba, a regal Scarlett Johansson, and a sparkling Cameron Diaz.

See tons of photos of the stars...

Rihanna

Jessica Biel & Justin Timberlake

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Kristen Stewart Tops Glamour Magazine's Best Dressed List

April 27th, 2012 11:04am EDT
Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart has been named the world's best dressed woman.

The Twilight star was hailed for her fashion sense in the annual poll by Glamour magazine after giving herself an image make-over from "awkward teen to style queen."

The actress also topped the best-dressed couple list with her Twilight co-star and rumored boyfriend Robert Pattinson.

Last year's best dressed woman winner, Emma Watson, dropped to second place, while former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham climbed 12 places to third.

British royal Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge was in fourth place, with singer Florence Welch r...
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Florence Welch & Her New Boyfriend Are 'Inseparable'

March 27th, 2012 9:03am EDT
Florence Welch
Singer Florence Welch has gone public with her new boyfriend - the two were spotted kissing in London last week.

The hitmaker was first linked to James Nesbitt earlier this year after she was seen vacationing with the event planner and a group of friends in Brazil back in January.

And on Thursday the couple was snapped getting hot and heavy in a local park.

A source tells British newspaper The Sun, "They have a lot of mutual friends and like going out to the same places. They have been inseparable since they got together."

The Florence + the Machine star ended her three-year relationshi...
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Justin Bieber Wins Worst Album Award At NME Awards; Florence Welch Triumphs

March 1st, 2012 8:30am EST
Florence + the Machine
Florence Welch and her Florence + The Machine bandmates have ended Adele's accolades haul with a double win at the NME Awards in London on Wednesday.

Welch and her band beat the multiple Grammy and Brit Awards winner to the Best Solo Artist and Best Track trophies at the O2 Brixton Academy ceremony, while nailing one of the night's highlight performances.

Other big winners at the 2012 prizegiving, which honors British indie rock, included Foo Fighters (Best International Band), The Horrors (Best Album for Skying) and Arctic Monkeys (Best Live Band).

Kasabian were named Best British Band ...
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'Downton Abbey's' Jessica Brown Findlay To Front Jewelry Campaign

February 29th, 2012 8:10am EST
Jessica Brown Findlay
Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay is to follow singer Florence Welch as the face of British jeweler Dominic Jones.

The 22-year-old actress, who plays Lady Sybill in the hit period drama, will front Jones' winter collection later this year.

The jeweler says, "The collection is quite aristocratic and she was a perfect fit."
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2012 Brit Awards Fashion: Rihanna Sparkles, Nicole Scherzinger Shines & More

February 22nd, 2012 8:45am EST
Rihanna
They aren't on the same scale as the Grammy Awards, but the Brit Awards are very important to those on the other side of the pond. Several U.S. stars attended the event in London yesterday to hobnob with their British counterparts.

Rihanna, who just released two controversial songs with her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown, wore a low-cut sparkling dress accessorized with long gloves.

Former "X Factor" judge Nicole Scherzinger opted for a pretty pale yellow strapless gown. And Florence Welch picked a dress that eerily matched her skin tone.

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Florence And The Machine Perform At Harrods To Kick Off Annual Sale

December 27th, 2011 9:45pm EST
Florence and the Machine
Hitmakers Florence and the Machine kicked off London's most famous annual sale on Tuesday when the band performed at Harrods department store.

Florence Welch and her bandmates played a short, early morning two-song set as bargain hunters hit the Knightsbridge shopping mecca.

Welch arrived in style onboard a London double decker bus.

The singer and her group made history by becoming the first rock group to open the Harrods sale.
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Florence Welch Felt Terrible About Rubbing Against Lady Gaga's Meat Dress

November 27th, 2011 9:31pm EST
Florence Welch
Florence and the Machine singer Florence Welch felt awful when she realized Lady Gaga was wearing a meat dress at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards - because she had hugged her while wearing a borrowed Givenchy gown.

The "Dog Days Are Over" singer thought Gaga's outfit was odd but was too excited to notice just how odd it was - until later.

She tells Spin magazine, "I didn't notice that it was made of meat - it must have been treated. I thought she just had some kind of body paint on or something. I did not notice until she got up onstage with Cher. She was even holding a meat purse.

"I fe...
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Karl Lagerfeld Designs Florence And The Machine Vinyl Cover

October 30th, 2011 12:30pm EDT
Florence and the Machine
British group Florence and the Machine is going high fashion and teaming up with design icon Karl Lagerfeld to release a special collector's vinyl version of its new single "Shake It Out."

Only 500 copies of the white vinyl will be made available from Monday and the silver foiled covers will each be numbered. Each press will also feature a series of photographic prints taken by Chanel's creative director.

Lagerfeld decided to collaborate with frontwoman Florence Welch after choosing the singer as his muse for his latest collection, which was showcased at Paris Fashion Week last month.

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Elle Honors Blake Lively & Mila Kunis For Their Fashion Sense

October 5th, 2011 8:49am EDT
Blake Lively & Mila Kunis
Mila Kunis and Blake Lively were among the stars honored at Elle magazine's 2011 Personal Style Awards.

The fashion publication recognized a total of 29 celebrities and designers for their impeccable taste and daring statements, and "Black Swan" star Kunis was declared The Hottie Next Door, with "Gossip Girl" beauty Lively awarded for her Self-Made reputation as she doesn't employ a stylist.

Actress Freida Pinto was named Miss Congeniality, "The Social Network's" Rooney Mara was labelled the New Romantic, and British singer Florence Welch was pinned as the Renaissance Woman.
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Florence Welch Is The New Face Of Gucci

June 7th, 2011 11:34am EDT
Florence Welch
British rocker Florence Welch has been unveiled as the new face of fashion house Gucci.

The Italian label's creative director Frida Giannini handpicked the flame-haired Florence and the Machine frontwoman to promote the brand, calling her the perfect embodiment of "the Gucci woman."

Giannini tells Dazed Digital, "As I was imagining this collection I was thinking of a strong and somewhat mysterious muse. Florence is that kind of woman. I met her in Los Angeles at this year's Grammys and was captivated by her presence. She has a powerful personality and an entrancing quality to her perform...
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2011 Oscar Fashion: Celebrities Step Out For The 83rd Academy Awards

February 28th, 2011 9:10am EST
Oscar Fashion
It's the most glamorous night in Hollywood, and the stars didn't disappoint at this year's Academy Awards ceremony.

It was a colorful red carpet. Actresses Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Hudson, Sandra Bullock and Jennifer Lawrence wore eye-popping crimson.

Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis were pretty in purple, and Amy Adams wore a bright blue sequined gown.

Check out the photos from the hottest night in Tinseltown, and tell us who you think looked best:

Amy Adams

Halle Berry

Natalie Portman

Sandra Bullock

Gwyneth Paltrow

Michelle Williams

Cate Blanchett

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