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Madonna Setting Her Sights On TV?

8/24/2015 10:17am EDT
Madonna
Madonna could be the next celebrity to star in her own reality series. The singer is reportedly negotiating with Bunim Murray, the production company behind "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" and Caitlyn Jenner's show "I Am Cait," to create and appear in her own show.

A source told British newspaper The Sun, "Nobody would ever have expected a star as huge as Madonna to ever star in a reality show but it just shows how much times are changing that she's even humoring talks...

"While she's not made any decision, she loves giving fans an insight into her life, especially when touring."

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Happy Or Sad, These Songs Will Bring You To Tears

8/23/2015 2:00pm EDT
14 Songs That’ll Bring You To Tears
Sometimes you’ve just got to break down…crying that is. Tears can be therapeutic in both depressed and jubilant circumstances. The 14 songs that grace this list all encompass tears in different capacities, whether the context is happy or sad or the “tears” themselves are more metaphorical. Regardless, these songs need to be spinning on any and everybody’s tearful playlist!

1) Faith Evans, “Tears Of Joy” (R&B Divas, 2012)

Faith Evans indeed has “tears of joy” on her moving song of the same title. This is not a sad song in the least as Evans doesn’t reference pain, but jubilance, exu...
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Who Compared Nick Jonas To Justin Timberlake?

8/23/2015 11:25am EDT
Nick Jonas 'Honored' To Be Compared To Justin Timberlake
Nick Jonas never thought in his wildest dreams he would be compared to one of his favorite musicians, Justin Timberlake.

Jonas was asked about the parallels to Justin Timberlake's career by Ryan Seacrest on his daily radio show. In response, Jonas admitted that he has always admired him so the comparison is nothing short of an honor.

"It’s an honor. That’s somebody that I definitely looked at and said, ‘If I could have a trajectory like that, that’d be incredible.’ I kind of put my own twist on it, but yeah, it’s been a really special year," Jonas admitted.

Jonas also confessed that it w...
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Is The 20-Year Long Feud Between These Two Over?

8/23/2015 10:30am EDT
Guns N' Roses Axl Rose And Slash 20-Year Feud Finally Over?
After over 20 year-long feud, have Guns N' Roses Slash and Axl Rose finally made up?

The lead singer and guitarist of the legendary '90s rock band famously fought for much of the time Guns N' Roses were at the peak of their success.

In the mid '90s, Slash walked out on the band at the height of its popularity due to the friction between himself and Rose.

Slash was recently asked by a Swedish media outlet called Aftonbladet TV about the feud and the rumor that he and Rose and finally buried the hatched. The interview was posted online Aug. 22.

"I've heard that you made friends with Axl R...
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Pharrell Makes Odd Requests While Touring

8/22/2015 2:18pm EDT
Pharrell Williams' Tour Rider Leaked, Includes Weird Request For
Occasionally an artist's tour rider leaks, and it includes some unusual requests. Pharrell William's demands are only slightly bizarre.

Star magazine got its hands on the singer's tour rider, which includes requests for the following: Nilla Wafers, Pedialyte, gluten-free bread, matches, “SUPER COLD” sodas, a variety of five fish dishes (cooked in a pan) and two (framed) photos of astrophysicist Carl Sagan.

Apparently, the photos of Sagan are to remind Pharrell "how lucky we are to be on this planet."

According to Noisy, other leaked tour riders include: Madonna's request for 20 internati...
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First Iggy, Now Charli XCX Cancels Concert Tour

8/22/2015 10:59am EDT
Charli XCX, Bleachers Announce Nixing Of Remaining 'Do America'
Sorry folks, Charli XCX and Bleachers are no longer doing America.

According to a Rolling Stone report, the "Boom Clap" singer suddenly pulled out of the second leg of the North American "Charli and Jack Do America" tour. The news sent ripples throughout social media as fans demanded answers about the sudden turn of events. Bleachers frontman, Jack Antonoff, took to Facebook with an apologetic post to fans.

"so here is what happened and i’m just gonna give you the actual story with no filter. was all geared up for leg 2 of the tour when we got a call from charli’s camp that she couldn’t...
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Who Is Luke Hemmings 'Obsessed' With?

8/21/2015 2:30pm EDT
5 Seconds Of Summer Luke Hemmings 'Obsessed' With Selena Gomez
Five Seconds of Summer sexy lead singer Luke Hemmings has his eye on Selena Gomez as a potential girlfriend.

During an interview with Entertainment Tonight, the pop-punk band revealed Hemming's crush on the former Disney starlet and singer.

In fact, bandmates Michael Clifford, Calum Hood and Ashton Irwin call Hemmings love for Gomez "an obsession."

Bassist Calum Hood admitted that Hemmings writes letters dedicated to Selena. “He writes fan mail! He actually writes poems as well, 'My Dear Selena.':

Hemming’s other bandmates, Ashton Irwin and Michael Clifford, chimed in: “He has a love ...
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Check Out Our Take On Bullet For My Valentine’s New Album 'Venom'

8/21/2015 11:20am EDT
Review: Bullet For My Valentine Rock Hard On 'Venom'
Sometimes, you just need to ‘rock hard.’ If there’s one band that can satisfy those hard-rocking needs, it’s Welsh heavy metal band Bullet For My Valentine. Returning with their fifth studio Venom, Bullet For My Valentine definitely ‘amp up’ to say the least. Are you infatuated with guitar harmonies and screamed vocals? Then you definitely need a dosage of Venom STAT!

After setting the tone with instrumental intro “V,” “No Way Out” unleashes sans an ounce of subtlety. The verses are characterized by the screaming – passionate “that’s gotta hurt the voice” screaming. While much of it ...
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Can 5 Seconds Of Summer Have An Even Bigger Year?

8/19/2015 12:20pm EDT
Will 5 Seconds Of Summer’s Second Album Be Bigger Than Ever?
It would be safe to say that 5 Seconds of Summer have become “kind of a big deal.” The boy band form itself isn’t at its peak, but this Aussie band definitely has been able to impact the charts without question. Technically they’re not a boy band, particularly given an edgier sound that contrasts colleagues like One Direction, not to mention pre-millennial boy bands. Still, with members in their late teens, the association is that this band falls somewhere in the boy band realm. Also, they do hang out with 1D, so…

The numbers haven’t lied so far for 5SOS, and if early indications carry w...
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New Albums Releases To Check Out

8/18/2015 11:14am EDT
Disturbed Lead Albums To Check Out This Week
Last week was a quieter week on the new music release front – not diminishing the works from the musicians who dropped new music of course. After a bang occurred with new albums from Luke Bryan and Dr. Dre, things cooled down. This week, things heat back up with a dash of rock, country, and pop. Here are six albums to check out this week.

1) Disturbed, Immortalized (Reprise)

Metal band Disturbed return after a five-year hiatus with their sixth studio album, Immortalized. Immortalized serves as the follow-up to 2010’s Asylum, which debuted at a familiar spot for the band, number one....
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