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Kanye West Accepts Video Vanguard Award, Calls Out Justin Timberlake

8/31/2015 10:12am EDT
Justin Timberlake Responds To Kanye West's Diss At VMAs
As usual, Kanye West stole the spotlight at the annual MTV VMA's.

West was honored with the Video Vanguard Award, an award given to those who have made a profound effect on the MTV culture, honoring an artist's body of work.

The award was renamed in 1991 as the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. The first Vanguard awards were presented in 1984 at the inaugural Video Music Awards

West found a way to insult one of the biggest and most influential pop stars on the planet, Justin Timberlake, during his acceptance speech.

Instead of thanking fans for honoring his body of work, Yeezus clai...
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Does The Weeknd's 'Beauty Behind The Madness' Live Up To The Hype?

8/31/2015 9:12am EDT
The Weeknd Steps Up His Game On 'Beauty Behind the Madness'
Talk about a dude with hella hype behind him in 2015! Many musicians would kill to be in the position that Canadian R&B singer Abel Tesfaye – better known as The Weeknd – finds himself in. With three top-five hits, including one chart topper on the Billboard Hit 100, it seemed pretty clear that there was no way that his highly anticipated album Beauty Behind The Madness could miss. Now the question is does the album live up to the gargantuan hype and meet expectations? Sometimes it does, while at others times it’s a smidgen less enthralling than the hype.

With a few notable exceptions, i...
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Florida News Anchor Loses It Over Kardashians

8/11/2015 11:11pm EDT
Kylie Jenner
A news anchor in Orlando, Florida has had it with stories about the Kardashians.

John Brown, who co-hosts morning show "Good Day Orlando" on local Fox affiliate Fox35, walked off the set on Friday when it came time for yet another news story about America's royal family.

Brown and co-host Amy Kaufeldt were discussing the latest entertainment news with a guest radio host via satellite when the subject of Kylie Jenner's new pet bunny rabbit came up following news of Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux' wedding.

"I'm having a good Friday so I refuse to talk about the Kardashians today. You ...
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Celebrity Rumors: Henry Cavill Gets Aroused During Sex Scenes & More

8/8/2015 5:16pm EDT
Rumor Patrol: Jennifer Aniston And Justin Theroux Honeymoon With
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.

Jennifer Aniston And Justin Theroux Honeymoon With Friends?: After their surprise nuptials on Aug. 5, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux left for a romantic getaway to Bora Bora on Thursday via a private plane. But why didn't the famous couple want to spend their first few days as a married couple alone? Rumor has it they asked several famous friends to accompany them on their honeymoon.

Verdict: Tr...
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Taylor Explains How She Became Friends With Kanye West

8/4/2015 5:11pm EDT
Taylor Swift Vanity Fair
Taylor Swift and Kanye West have become much closer following that fateful night in 2009 when West jumped on stage and stole her spotlight at the MTV Video Music Awards.

The two stars have come a long way in the years since, and Swift has opened up about their unlikely friendship in the September issue of Vanity Fair magazine.

Shot by famed photographer Mario Testino, Taylor sizzles in her photos, something one wouldn't expect from the issue's reserved cover, in which she sits at a piano wearing a tux.

"I became friends with Jay-Z, and I think it was important, for Jay Z, for Kanye and...
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Memorable And Outrageous VMA Moments

8/1/2015 2:30pm EDT
The Most Outrageous Moments From The MTV VMAs
Love'em or hate'em, the MTV Video Music Awards are one of the most iconic award shows in all of pop-culture. Ever since its inception in 1984, the show has been a juggernaut in showing just who told the best visual story with their music. Aside from the music videos, though, there's been a great number of crazy antics and wacky moments that have taken place, too. That's what we're here to celebrate.

Kanye West vs. Taylor Swift (2009)

Nothing represents the craziness of the VMAs more than when Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech for her “Best Female Video" win. It was u...
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Kanye West Has Meltdown On Stage (Watch)

7/28/2015 4:08pm EDT
Kanye West Throws Dead Mic, Temper Tantrum At Pan Am Games
Kanye West is not exactly known for having a calm and collected demeanor. But the crowd at the closing ceremonies for the Pan Am Games got an unwelcome reminder of that fact during the rapper's performance Sunday night.

West took the stage as the featured entertainer for the ceremony, and everything seemed to be going just fine as the crowd of 30,000 watched him perform an extended set of songs.

But then, during the song 'Good Life,' West's mic cut out, and it was all downhill from there.

West stood on stage for about a minute, apparently waiting for the mic problem to get fixed. When i...
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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 ...
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Do These Rappers Think They Are God?

7/25/2015 1:00pm EDT
13 Songs Representing 'God Status’ In Rap
“I am a god!” Okay then Kanye – If you say so! It is no secret that one of the qualifications to be a rapper is to be cocky and confident. Face it, who wants to listen to a rapper who isn’t at least a little bit conceited? Nobody. So, this list has got the conceited part nailed down firmly, as each of these 13 songs exemplify “god status.”

What is “god status” exactly? It’s this idea that, particularly in rap, of likening oneself to God as far as status or being a figurehead, without asserting to be God himself. Because rappers are often braggadocios creatures, many have released songs...
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These Celebrities Came Close To Death

7/22/2015 2:00pm EDT
24 Celebs That Came Close To Death
You might not think you’ve got much in common with the biggest celebrities in the world, but do you remember the time you almost stepped in front of that bus zooming down the street? Yeah, they know how you feel. Celebrities might seem immortal to the public eye — and that’s part of the reason why it’s such a shock when one passes away — but the reality is, celebs come close to death way often than one would believe. From gun shots to car accidents, here are some celebrities that came close to death.

Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan was involved in a devastating car wreck in 2014, where he was ...
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Kim's Latest Fashion Shoot Might Be Her Worst Ever

7/10/2015 7:18pm EDT
Kim Kardashian Gets Dirty In Latest Photo Shoot
Kim Kardashian has posed in a bizarre shoot for System Magazine, lying on a pile of dirt in her underwear in one photo.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and husband Kanye West posed for a series of shots for photographer Juergen Teller this past spring. The two were photographed at Château d'Ambleville in France and Kanye did the styling, which is just... odd.

Kim wears a nude bodysuit with black thigh-highs and a bronze bra in several shots, which will be published in a "booklet" called "Kanye, Juergen and Kim," exclusively sold at a London bookstore.

The outfit actually reminds...
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Are These Songs On Your List For Best (So Far) This Year?

7/5/2015 11:00am EDT
25 Best Songs Of 2015 (So Far)
Ah, the time has come to examine the best songs of 2015. In an age where records dominate as opposed to the albums themselves, there is always an abundance of terrific songs to choose from. But when it’s all said and done, one or more of those terrific songs is always going to get left off, no matter how long the list is, so if your favorite isn’t here, that might be the reason why. So here goes nothing – 25 of the best songs of 2015… so far! And by the way, if a song appears from 2014, it is because it blew up in 2015 or its parent album is from 2015.

1) The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Fac...
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Kim & Kanye Reportedly Picked The Sex Of Their Second Child

6/24/2015 3:12pm EDT
Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West reportedly handpicked the sex of their second child by having male embryos implanted in the reality star's uterus during in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures. A source told Us Weekly, "She only had boy embryos implanted."

A doctor allegedly isolated fertilized embryos in a lab and transferred only the male ones into her uterus. IVF procedures can start at about $17,000.

The insider added, "Kim would have happily taken a healthy baby, but being able to choose the sex is the cherry on top!"

But don't believe everything you read about the "Keeping Up With Th...
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Kim Kardashian Drops Baby Bombshell

6/22/2015 1:35pm EDT
Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Confirm That They Are Having A Boy
Kim Kardashian revealed on Instagram in a touching Father's Day post for husband Kanye West that she is having a baby boy!

It has been long speculated that Kardashian is carrying Yeezes' son, but she only confirmed the news via a sentimental Instagram post where West was seen reading to the couple's two-year-old daughter North West.

Precious moments like this when we were traveling on tour with you are what I live for. You're such a good daddy to North & you will be the best daddy to our new son too! ‍‍‍

A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on Jun 21, 2015 at 8:58pm P...
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We Find These Music Videos To Be The Best So Far This Year

6/20/2015 9:00am EDT
The Best Music Videos Of 2015 (So Far)
What does every good music single need? A stunning visual – a gripping music video – to accentuate and accompany the music of course! While music videos on television seem to be a thing of the past, they are still incredibly popular online. All of the videos that grace this list have racked up millions of views on YouTube alone. Choosing just 20 out of a beaucoup of videos is arduous, but here are some of the standouts as of yet in 2015.

Some of the songs actually bowed in 2014, but they weren’t released as a single until 2015 or the video arrived in 2015.

1) Taylor Swift featuring K...
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Tired Kanye Sleeps During 'Frozen' Sing-Along

6/16/2015 2:04pm EDT
Kanye West
Kanye West is making headlines after falling asleep during a sing-along performance of "Frozen" at Disneyland during his daughter North's second birthday party.

On Monday, the rapper, his wife Kim Kardashian and other family members took little Nori to the theme park to celebrate her birthday. When it came time to sit down and watch the 25-minute performance, West promptly passed out -- and didn't wake up until after it ended, reports TMZ, which posted a photograph of the tired singer.

It gets worse.

An employee noticed the high-profile star snoozing and posted on social media: "when you...
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Bet You Didn't Get What North West Did When You Turned 2

6/16/2015 1:15pm EDT
North West’s 2nd Birthday Bash: Kardashian Klan Celebrates North
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's daughter turned two years old and for the celebration, the Kardashian-Jenner clan celebrated at Disneyland.

According to E! Entertainment, a source was cited as calling the special event "North's Disney Adventure."

Attending the celebration was Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Tyga, Kourtney Kardashian and Mason Disick to name a few.

The website revealed that guests arrived at 10 a.m. on Monday, meeting at the Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree just outside Fantasyland. Everyone reportedly had fun on the rides and broke for lunch and birthday cake.

Guests were told ...
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Is Kim Kardashian Having A Boy Or Girl?

6/10/2015 9:47am EDT
Kim Karashian & Kanye West
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are reportedly expecting a baby boy. Several sources have confirmed that the couple will be giving daughter North, 2, a baby brother in the coming months.

"Kanye loves Nori more than anything, but to make his world complete he wanted a little boy, an heir. He's overjoyed!" a source close to West told Us Weekly.

Another insider said that Kardashian "always wanted two kids. A girl and a boy."

The "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star has been very open about her difficulty in conceiving a second child. She underwent in vitro fertilization, consulted several d...
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Kim Kardashian Wants A Son

6/8/2015 2:22pm EDT
Kim Kardashian Would Really Like To Give Kanye West A Boy
Kim Kardashian West reportedly is hoping her second pregnancy produces a son with husband Kanye West.

The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star is reportedly planning to find out the unborn baby's sex later this month. In order to make her family complete, the reality star is planning on decorating the nursery in shades of blue.

Reportedly, Kardashian is desperate to give husband Kanye West a son.

The reality star is thrilled to be pregnant again. Soon after the birth of daughter North West, Kardashian revealed in an interview with Elle Magazine that she felt "God had punished her for b...
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Rumor Patrol: Jessa Duggar Blames Media & More

6/6/2015 10:00am EDT
Rumor Patrol: Jessa Duggar Blames Media For Family Collapse, Kim
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.

Jessa Duggar Feels 'Victimized' By Older Brother Josh's Molestation: Jessa Duggar Seewald and Jill Duggar Dillard both revealed to Fox's Megyn Kelly that they felt victimized by the assault of their brother Josh Duggar when they were children. The "19 Kids and Counting" sisters revealed all during a heartfelt interview with the host of "The Kelly File."

Verdict: False! Both Seewald and Dillard defend...
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Kimye Having Another Baby!

6/1/2015 9:00am EDT
Kim Kardashian Having Baby No. 2 With Kanye West
Kim Kardashian is pregnant for the second time and she and husband Kanye West couldn't be happier.

After viewers watched Kardashian painful struggle to conceive a sibling for daughter North West for the better part of the latest season of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians," the reality star dropped the baby bombshell during a teaser clip at the end of the series May 31 show.

In the brief reveal, Kardashian visited the fertility doctor yet again, but this time received some good news.

"I just got the blood test back and I am pregnant!" she declared, grinning to her younger sister Khloe Ka...
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Bleeps And Boos At Billboard Awards

5/18/2015 11:30am EDT
Kanye West Silenced At 2015 Billboard Music Awards, Kendall And
It wasn't a good day to be a part of the Kardashian/Jenner family during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards.

The crowd at the annual fete felt shortchanged by not only the performance of Kanye West, husband of Kim Kardashian, but by the appearance of his sisters-in-law Kendall and Kylie Jenner.

The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" stars were booed when they appeared on stage to introduce West's performance of "All Day" and "Black Skinhead." Reportedly the boos did not come from the celeb portion of the audience, but rather, the upper decks which was seating made available to fans.

West's m...
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Awesome Pop Collaborations You Might Have Missed

5/17/2015 11:00am EDT
10 Pop Collaborations You Don’t Wanna Miss
Is there anything better than a terrific pop collaboration in your life? Yeah, don’t answer that…Maybe a duet or collaborative performance isn’t your idea of something life changing, but everyone knows that good music can make a bad day better. Some terrific pop collaborations came out of late 2014 and 2015 and if you somehow missed the hotness of these tracks, well they’re right her for the taking folks! Here are 10 pop collaborations you DON’T wanna miss!

1) Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk!” (Uptown Special, 2015)

Did you really think this wouldn’t top the list? Duh! ...
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Just Call Him Dr. West

5/12/2015 11:01am EDT
Kanye West Receives Honorary Doctorate From The School of Art In
Kanye West earned an honorary doctorate from the School of Art Institute of Chicago, so now he can refer to himself as Doctor West instead of just God.

West, a college dropout, received the honor for his "transformative, genre-defying work."

During his acceptance speech West remarked, "This honor is gonna make your lives easier," he said. "Two reasons: You don't have to defend me as much and I'm going to make all of our lives easier. And it's these Floyd Mayweather belts that are needed to prove what I've been saying my entire life. Whether it's the cosign of Paul McCartney grabbing me an...
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Amber Rose Regrets Saying That Kanye Doesn't Write His Own Music

5/11/2015 8:46am EDT
Amber Rose Is Embarrassed After Drunken Rant About Ex Kanye West
Amber Rose is feeling red faced after saying that Kanye West doesn't write his own music.

During a recent appearance at the Supper Club in Los Angeles, the model, who used to date West, took the mic from the DJ and said: "Stop playing n****s I used to f**k...Why don't we play the n**** who writes the songs for the other n****? Travis Scott."

And yes, the whole thing was caught on video.

Watch Rose's rant below. Warning: NSFW

Rose seems to have had a change of heart since she slammed her ex-fiance. She posted a photo on Instagram of Steve Carell as gaffe-spewing Michael Scott from "The...
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Did A Nude Photo Of Kim Kardashian Prompt Kanye To Change The Title Of His Next Album?

5/4/2015 3:43pm EDT
Kanye West
Kanye West announced via Twitter on Sunday that he's renaming his upcoming album, which is nearing completion.

The rapper tweeted back in March that he was calling the disc "So Help Me God" and shared an image of what was presumed to be the cover artwork -- a black diamond with what appears to be the letter "m" on each corner -- but now he's taken to renaming it "SWISH."

That title isn't set in stone though, as Kanye also wrote, "I might change it again but that's the name now."

The album's original title received a bit of backlash on social media, as many criticized him for its religiou...
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This Star Purposely Fell In Front Of Kimye

4/22/2015 11:08am EDT
Amy Schumer Took A Digger In Front Of Kanye West & Kim Kardashia
Amy Schumer attempted to prank Kim Kardashian and Kanye West at the TIME 100 gala on Tuesday night by purposely doing a face plant in front of them on the red carpet.

The actress/comedienne pretended to take a digger in front of the famous couple, who observed the incident but didn't do anything to get Schumer back on her feet.

Schumer told TIME, "I saw them and said to my publicist, 'Can I pretend to fall?' and she said, ‘I can't stop you."

If anything, the fake fall was good publicity for Schumer's Comedy Central series "Inside Amy Schumer," which returned with new episodes on Tuesday ...
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Stars Honored In Annual TIME 100 Issue

4/16/2015 10:16am EDT
Kanye West, Bradley Cooper Included In Time's '100 Most Influent
TIME magazine just unveiled its twelfth annual TIME 100, a list of the 100 most influential people in the world. This year's issue features several covers, including rapper Kanye West. His wife Kim Kardashian is also featured on the list.

100 issue, we tell 100 stories of individual influence. But taken together, these stories are an anthem to interaction, the convergence that occurs when you harmonize a good idea."

Editors selected guest contributors to write about the honorees.

Entrepreneur and businessman Elon Musk said of Kanye West: "Kanye West would be the first person to tell you ...
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Kanye West Gets Wet During Impromptu Concert (Watch)

4/13/2015 12:02pm EDT
Kanye West Jumps Into A Lake In Armenia During Performance (Watc
Kanye West treated a crowd of fans in Armenia to a surprise concert that his wife Kim Kardashian tweeted about only twelve hours earlier.

The rapper treated the crowd to some of his hits including "Stronger" and "Jesus Walks" at Swan Lake in Yerevan before he jumped into the lake during the performance of "Good Life."

West has been in Armenia with wife Kim Kardashian and her family for a vacation to understand her family's heritage. The free show was announced by Kardashian on Twitter just hours before it took place on Sunday night at Karapi Lich in Yerevan.

Fans by the thousands Numerou...
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Kim K Visits Armenia For A 'Journey Of A Lifetime'

4/9/2015 10:09am EDT
Hundreds Of Fans Greet Kim Kardashian & Kanye West In Armenia
Kim Kardashian, her sister Khloe and Kanye West were greeted by hundreds of fans when they arrived in Armenia on Wednesday.

The reality star, who is of Armenian descent on her father's side of the family, posted a photo of the crowd on Instagram with the caption: "Armenia we are here!!!!! We are so grateful to be here & start this journey of a lifetime! Thank you to everyone who greeted us! I can't wait to explore our country and have some yummy food! #MyDadAndGrandParentsWouldBeSoProud."

Fans commented on the photo, "Long live Armenia," "Thank you Kim for visit in Yerevan," and "I'm so p...
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