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Tyrese Lands His First No. 1 Album

7/20/2015 8:34am EDT
Tyrese Takes 'Black Rose' To The Top Of The Billboard 200
Sigh, yet another musician has seen his dreams realized on the Billboard 200. Although pure sales and lucrative chart longevity have only been kind to some, a number of artists have landed their first number one album this year. Add Tyrese to the list, as Black Rose earns the Billboard 200 crown this week. The 81,000 units isn’t the sexiest total ever, but, for an R&B album, that’s great. Why? – Because R&B has struggled with commercial lucrativeness all year and Black Rose gives the genre its highest impact and first number one album in 2015. Sweetening things more is that most of the...
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Taylor Adds Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart to Her 'Squad'

7/17/2015 11:14pm EDT
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Taylor Swift is on top of the music business right now, and it seems like she walks out on stage with a new best friend at almost every one of her shows. Everyone from supermodels like Gigi Hadid to 'Girls' star Lena Dunham has demonstrated their affection for Team Swift recently.

Now, Tay Tay's squad has picked up another couple recruits, but this time, it's a couple of stars you probably wouldn't expect.

Legendary actors Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen recently performed dramatic readings of Swift songs on an NPR show. McKellen recited 'Bad Blood' and Stewart did 'Blank Space' off ...
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Kelly Ripa Thanks Justin Bieber For Giving Her 'Street Cred'

7/16/2015 10:37am EDT
Kelly Ripa Calls Justin Bieber's Instagram Crush On Her 'A Cry F
"Live with Kelly and Michael" star Kelly Ripa was as shocked as many other Instagram users when she found out that Justin Bieber felt "a special way" towards her. Her televised response to his ardor almost brought co-host Michael Strahan to tears.

After learning that Justin Bieber had posted a bikini photo of her on his Instagram page and wrote, "Wow Kelly makes me feel some type of way. No disrespect I know she's married! #bigcrush," Ripa responded with a comment that floored Strahan.

"I do believe this is a cry for help. I'm worried about him," deadpanned Ripa. Strahan, who was drinking...
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One Direction Star To Be A Dad

7/15/2015 10:31am EDT
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson Is Going To Be A Dad!
One Direction superstar Louis Tomlinson is going to be a father.

The singer is expecting his first child with Los Angeles-based stylist Briana Jungwirth, according to People Magazine.

“Louis is happy and very excited about becoming a dad and he thinks Briana will be an amazing mother. It was a surprise at first, but he and Briana are very, very close friends and this has brought them even closer,” a mutual friend of the couple revealed to People Magazine.

Tomlinson was involved in a long-term relationship with Eleanor Calder for several years, but the couple split in March of 2015.

He m...
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Who Is Justin Bieber’s Hot Crush?

7/15/2015 9:57am EDT
Justin Bieber Posts Lingerie Pic Of 'Hot' Crush Kelly Ripa Of 'L
Justin Bieber, who has been a frequent guest on "Live with Kelly and Michael," apparently has some lingering feelings for show host, Kelly Ripa.

Bieber took to his Instagram account and posted a photo of Ripa taken in 2009 for "Hamptons Magazine" with the caption, "Wow Kelly makes me feel some type of way."

The photos were taken for a spread where the actress appeared on the cover of the magazine, which features celebrities, lifestyle and homes that have a connection to the exclusive area located at the tip of Long Island, NY.

After the magazine was published, Ripa commented at the tim...
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One Direction's Niall Horan To Be In A Zombie Movie?

7/14/2015 11:01am EDT
Comic-Con 2015: Nick Carter, Joey Fatone Want One Direction's Ni
Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter is making a movie with former 'N Sync member Joey Fatone and revealed he wants current boy bander Niall Horan of One Direction involved as well!

At San Diego's 2015 Comic-Con, Carter revealed that fellow Backstreet Boy singer A.J. Mclean and 'N Sync's Joey Fatone would star in his new film "Dead 7."

Let the screaming begin!

Carter revealed in detail to E! News, "I wanted my friends in the film with me. What is more fun than riding horses and being zombies shooting things? Even as a kid I loved horror films, this was always something I wanted to do."

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Meek Mill Makes It Two Weeks In A Row

7/13/2015 10:21am EDT
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Ricky Ricardo said it best on I Love Lucy – “Ay-yi-yi-yi-yi!” The mouthful of a title should explain it all – all the confoundedness that is. Apparently an updated Billboard chart is upon us already… HUH? How? WHY! Well, good old Billboard essentially released their first chart of their new tabulation cycle.

Basically, to recap, all new music releases across the world are embracing a global release day – Fridays. Because the former new release day was Tuesday, the Billboard charts were centered around that particular day to accurately tabulate sales and streams so on and so forth. So to...
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Big Albums That Went Nowhere This Year

7/12/2015 1:00pm EDT
Biggest Album Flops Of 2015 (So Far)
Well folks, not every album is a hit! True, finding any albums that are outright hits in the current music climate is a difficult task, but there are some albums that just flat out tank with very little hope. This list features some of the most pronounced flops of 2015. These are the big ones that went nowhere! Here are 14 of the biggest album flops of 2015 so far!

1) Madonna, Rebel Heart (Interscope)

Madonna’s Rebel Heart is arguably among the best albums of 2015, but it’s also less arguably one of the year’s most notable flops. Madonna debuted respectably at number one the Billboar...
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The Best Music Albums So Far This Year

7/11/2015 10:00am EDT
25 Best Albums Of 2015 (So Far)
As hard as it is to believe, albums still exist in 2015. No, CDs aren’t flying off of the shelves any more, and Billboard has a new formula that more accurately measures album consumption (or something like that), but the album is still “alive,” even if it’s not necessarily “well.” Sale woes aside, 2015 has delivered many terrific albums. Here are the 25 best albums of 2015 so far!

1) Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp A Butterfly (Interscope)

Who else could be number one? There have been a lot of terrific albums in 2015, but Kendrick Lamar has honors of the best locked down. No, To Pimp A Bu...
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Taylor Swift Gives Cancer Patient Something To Smile About

7/9/2015 12:28pm EDT
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Taylor Swift's fans love her music, but it's her random acts of kindness that continue to impress the "Swifties." Known for giving back to her fans in a big way, Swift showed her compassionate side once again this week, donating $50,000 to a young cancer patient who is currently undergoing treatment at Cardon Childrens Hospital in Mesa, Arizona.

According to The Daily Mail, 11-year-old Naomi Oakes was upset that she will have to miss an upcoming Taylor Swift concert in Phoenix — she is expected to be hospitalized for a minimum of six months.

Hoping to get attention from the Grammy Award w...
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