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How Does Melanie Martinez’s ‘Cry Baby’ Stack Up?

8/17/2015 1:02pm EDT
Review: Melanie Martinez’s ‘Cry Baby’ Is An Exhilarating Ride
During her stint as a contestant on season three of The Voice, Melanie Martinez was arguably the most unique-voiced singer. Maybe she wasn’t the very best, but she possessed the most interesting set of pipes. Everything about her was quirky, alternative, and – well quirky. Naturally, that quirkiness comes along on her major label debut, Cry Baby. Cry Baby is definitely an exhilarating ride to say the least.

Does Martinez care if she’s called a “Cry Baby?” Nope and she’s incredibly assertive and touchy about the name-calling, singing, “They call you cry baby, cry baby / but you don’t f**...
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Pink Floyd Calls It A Day

8/17/2015 9:50am EDT
Pink Floyd Officially Breaks Up: David Gilmour Announces They're
David Gilmour, guitarist and singer with legendary rock band Pink Floyd, has announced that the group has officially broken up.

The musician stated that the group is "done."

"I’ve had 48 years in Pink Floyd, quite a few of those years at the beginning with Roger [Waters]. And those years in what is now considered to be our heyday were 95% musically fulfilling and joyous and full of fun and laughter," the guitarist revealed to Classic Rock Magazine.

"I certainly don’t want to let the other 5% color my view of what was a long and fantastic time together. But it has run its course, we are d...
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Miranda Lambert Tries To Overcome Divorce By Hanging Out With Pals

8/17/2015 9:07am EDT
Miranda Lambert & BFF Ashley Monroe 'Whoop It Up' On A 'Date Nig
Miranda Lambert is turning to her friends following her divorce from Blake Shelton, including former Pistol Annies bandmate Ashley Monroe.

Last week Monroe posted a photo of the two of them together on Instagram with the caption: "Date night. @mirandalambert #whoopitup."

Date night .✌️❤️ @mirandalambert #whoopitup

A photo posted by Ashley Monroe (@ashleymonroemusic) on Aug 13, 2015 at 7:36pm PDT

Last month, Lambert and Shelton appeared cordial to one another after tweeting their mutual support for Monroe's music on Twitter.

Earlier this month, Lambert addressed her divorce during...
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Britney Spears Kills It In A Sexy Dress At Teen Choice Awards

8/17/2015 8:53am EDT
Britney Spears
Britney Spears told fans to be "fearless" in their choices while accepting the Style Icon award at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday night.

The singer dazzled in a white frock with a plunging neckline as she accepted the surfboard trophy.

"Fashion has always been something I've loved to experiment with. It gives us a chance to express ourselves with our own personalities and to shine in our own way," she told the crowd.

The pop star also thanked her sons Jaden and Preston and niece Lexie, who were there to support her.

Spears posed with her family and the giant surfboard after being la...
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Jason Derulo's Crew Not Allowed To Board A Plane Due To Unruly Behavior

8/17/2015 8:32am EDT
Jason Derulo Responds After Being Kicked Off A Plane In Reno
Jason Derulo's entourage was kicked off a Southwest flight over the weekend after the singer and his bodyguard got into a verbal altercation with an airline employee.

People reports that Derulo was traveling from Reno, Nevada, to Los Angeles, Calif., when the incident occured.

A source explained: "His team requested an escort and were denied and they believed the were being treated unfairly. When they voiced their concerns to the airline they were told they could not fly and proceeded on the plane anyway. At that point the Southwest agent called the authorities and removed them."

Derulo...
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Ariana's Fans Blast Talk Show Host

8/16/2015 11:51pm EDT
Ariana Grande Fans Want 'The Wendy Williams Show' Canceled After
Ariana Grande has a serious fan base. The "Problem" singer's fans are calling for a cancellation of "The Wendy Williams Show" after host Wendy Williams threw shade at their favorite singer.

The 51-year-old talk show host found herself on the receiving end of a vicious attack by Grande's fans after she made several controversial comments about the singer and body shamed Grande on her talk show.

"She's 21. She'll forever look 12," Williams said as the audience laughed. "And I don't mean that in a good way. It's nice to look younger than you are, but when you look too young and then you're s...
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Beyonce Is Third Black Woman On Vogue's September Cover

8/16/2015 3:15pm EDT
Beyonce Lands The Cover Of Vogue Magazine's September Issue
Beyonce has made history as just the third black woman to cover Vogue magazine's September issue. She joins Halle Berry (2010) and Naomi Campbell (1989) as the only three in the magazine's 123 year history.

Queen B is praised by some of the world's top designers in the issue, including Mark Jacobs, who says, "The word diva is used for so many female performers, and it often means they have reputations for being difficult, but she exudes charm and a lovable quality."

Riccardo Tisci, creative director for Givenchy, says, "There is a magnetic presence to her"; while Stella McCartney adds, "S...
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What Makes These 21 Songs So Manly?

8/16/2015 3:00pm EDT
21 Of The Manliest Songs – Sort Of!
What makes a song manly? Is it courage, resolve, or being hard-nosed? Maybe it’s chugging beer, playing/watching football, and “wearing the pants” in the household. Well in the case of this manly list – 21 of the Manliest Songs – Sort Of! – the only requirement to be manly is to have some form of the word “man” in the song title. Ah, the "all-inclusiveness" is so impressive. No, not every “man” song graced this – that mean’s you Mulan soundtrack standout “I’ll Make A Man Out Of You” – but there’s plenty of manly selections to pique your machismo!

1) Michael Jackson, “Man In The Mirr...
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Here’s Our Take On Alicia Keys Best Songs

8/15/2015 2:00pm EDT
15 Best Alicia Keys Songs
Not every contemporary artist could be said to possess an illustrious career. Just because you release multiple albums and are prolific in the quantity of output doesn’t make you “illustrious.” In the case of Alicia Keys, she has indeed headed an illustrious career filled with commercial and critical success. Songs In A Minor and The Diary of Alicia Keys both rank as seminal albums of the 00s not solely in R&B circles but overall. With so many gems to her name, which Alicia Keys songs are the best? Here’s what we think are the 15 best.

1) “Fallin’” (Songs in A Minor, 2001)

There...
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Daryl Hall & Wife Split

8/14/2015 8:19am EDT
Daryl Hall
Singer Daryl Hall's wife Amanda Aspinall has filed for divorce after six years of marriage.

Aspinall is the daughter of late British zoo owner and gambling tycoon John Aspinall, according to Page Six. The couple lives in Connecticut with Aspinall's sons from a previous relationship, March and Orson.

March was featured on Hall's 2011 album "Laughing Down Crying" where he sang back up on three songs.

This is Hall's second marriage. He was married to Bryna Lublin from 1969 to 1972. He also had a 30-year relationship with Sara Allen, the inspiration behind the song "Sara Smile." Hall has...
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