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Neil Nathan Turner is a contributing writer at Starpulse.com In addition to writing for Starpulse.com, he offers a freelance writing service. Most of his work is web-based. He specializes in writing search engine-friendly web content, copywriting, magazine articles, professional writing and much more. Neil has been writing and editing for 4 years and is continually growing as an up-and-coming young journalist. Writing i

Miley Cyrus Tops Billboard Hot 100 With Her First No. 1 Hit 'Wrecking Ball'

September 19th, 2013 12:01pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus crushed the competition with her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1. “Wrecking Ball,” which took the top stop in Streaming and Sales Gainer honors. The song pushed Katy Perry’s “Roar” out of the top spot after two weeks.

Cyrus made it to No. 2 on the Hot 100 with two songs, “We Can’t Stop” and “Party in the U.S.A.”

The provocative video was viewed a record-breaking 19.3 million times globally in its first 24 hours. Billboard's Hot 100′s streaming component encompassing U.S.-only views for VEVO videos on YouTube, among streams on other services.

According to Nielsen BDS, the song d...
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Lose Yourself to Dance – Daft Punk's New Music Video

September 18th, 2013 11:30am EDT
Daft Punk
In a recent interview with MTV News, Nile Rodgers told MTV how their new music video, “Lose Yourself to Dance” came together.

The Daft Punk video came about like this:

‘Hey Nile, what are you doing?’

‘I’m in Europe.’

‘Can you get over here and do a music video?’

‘Sure, OK, cool.’

It was that simple,

Daft Punk gave us a little piece of their video for “Lose Yourself To Dance” before introducing Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers as collaborators at the 2013 Video Music Awards. They released full music video on Monday (September 16).

The first video from the band’s latest album, R...
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Remembering Tupac Shakur On 17th Anniversary Of His Death

September 13th, 2013 11:24am EDT
Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur’s lyrics are still very present today just as they were when he was here with us. The lyrics, “How Long Will They Mourn Me,” are forever a historical piece of poetry that will never be forgotten. So it’s only right that he is still such an icon in todays’ pop culture scene.

Friday, September 13 – today – marks the 17th anniversary of the day the rapper was fatally shot at the age of 25 after attending a Mike Tyson heavyweight championship fight in Las Vegas. Although that horrible shooting stole one of the most influential stars of hip hop to date, the THUG LIFE emcee incredib...
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Britney Spears New Video – 'Work B*tch' Ready To Drop

September 11th, 2013 1:30pm EDT
Britney Spears
Britney Spears is locked, stocked and loaded with her new music video ready to drop next Monday. Just days after posting shots of herself on set of her music video for her brand-new single “Work Bitch,” Britney Spears took to Twitter on Tuesday (September 10) night to let us know her brand-new single will premiere next Monday at 6 p.m. ET.

Along with filling us in, she also told us a bit about who she’s working with in the video for the track.

EPIC EPIC 3 days shooting #WorkBitch in the desert with Ben Mor. Thanks for braving the heat with me. #NextLevelVideo :)

— Britney Spears (@brit...
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Eddie Murphy Returns To Music - Red Light ft. Snoop Lion

September 10th, 2013 12:02pm EDT
Eddie Murphy Returns to Music
Eddie Murphy is all set to release some of his most recent music.

“All I’ve been doing is making music,” says Eddie Murphy. “I haven’t been working on films, haven’t been developing movies, or any of that sh!t.”

Murphy hasn’t released an album for 20 years, he never quit writing and recording songs – he claims to have “just stopped releasing them”. Now “semi-retired” as an actor, Murphy renovated his Beverly Hills mansion and added a full-blown recording studio to work. The results: “Red Light,” his new single which has a throwback-reggae sound guest-starring Snoop Lion, and a new album, ...
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Taylor Swift Is A Guinness World Record Breaker

September 9th, 2013 1:35pm EDT
Taylor Swift
According to the 2014 Guinness World Records, Taylor Swift is officially a world record breaker! People Magazine reports, Ms. Swift will enter the new edition of the book with the awkward, yet true title, “First Solo Female with Two Million-Selling Weeks on the U.S. Albums Chart.”

Taylor Swift isn’t the only pop star to hold a spot in the legendary book: Rihanna has earned the title “Most ‘Liked’ Person on Facebook,” while Justin Bieber is officially the “Youngest Solo Artist to Have Five U.S. #1 Albums” and “Youngest Musician with a Music Channel Viewed Three Billion Times!” Another reco...
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Jay Z Confirms North American Tour For Magna Carta

September 4th, 2013 9:46am EDT
Jay-Z
If you are planning on checking out a Jay Z show this fall, you just might be in luck! Live Nation announced that Hova will hit cities in North America this year as part of his Magna Carta tour. Although Jay has not yet released specific dates, the tour will likely begin after the hip hop superstar returns from his overseas run.

The JiggaMan will begin the European tour in the UK’s Manchester Arena, Oct. 3. Jay has been on the road for most of the summer promoting the multi-platinum Magna Carta Holy Grail. He and Justin Timberlake wrapped up their collaborative Legends of the Summer tour l...
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Kanye West's $3 Million Pay Day: Performs For Controversial Kazakhstan President

September 3rd, 2013 11:15am EDT
Kanye West
A source confirmed that Kanye West banked a couple MILLION this weekend performing in Kazakhstan!!

Apparently, Kanye was invited by President Nursultan Nazarbayev to perform at his grandson’s wedding Saturday night in Almaty at the Hotel Royal Tulip.

It was said that Kanye was paid a very “generous amount,” somewhere around $3 million to perform his most popular hits like, “Can’t Tell Me Nothing” and a few other popular tracks of his.

Just so we all understand the caliber of Kazakhstan’s president; apparently, he’s worth billions, and is considered by some to be an extreme dictator who ...
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Lady Gaga’s ‘Swine’ Rehearsal

September 1st, 2013 9:45am EDT
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga has put out a video of her rehearsing for her upcoming performance at the iTunes Festival — what started out as a somber rehearsal, ended up being a quite the jam-session. The song starts with Gaga crooning,

“I know, I know, I know, I know you want me / You’re just a pig inside a human body / Squeal, squeal, squeal you’re so disgusting / You’re just a pig inside, swine.”

And with that, the song begins to build up to a raucous of a riff while Gaga explodes on a drum kit.

The track has no official title, but based on the hashtag accompanying the clip, “swinefest,” we speculat...
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Timbaland to Produce Michael Jackson Project?

August 29th, 2013 10:45am EDT
Michael Jackson
Heavy Weight Producer Timbaland has revealed that he is in fact working on a new project involving Michael Jackson vocals!

A source has reported that Timbaland, who has already worked on current albums for Justin Timberlake and Jay Z in 2013, has hinted that he is working on a project which combines his production with Jackson’s vocals and that a single titled ‘Chicago‘ is imminent. The producer claims that record label boss LA Reid is also working on the project and described the pairing of himself with Jackson as

“two kings working together.”

The producer’s work with the late Jacks...
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