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Hot! Hot! Hot! Photos From The Latin Music Awards

May 1st, 2015 9:32am EDT
Top 10 Sizzling Looks From The Billboard Latin Music Awards
Miami, Fla., was hopping last night during the 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Jennifer Lopez rocked the red carpet in a sheer, white Zuhair Murad pantsuit and cape.

The Puerto Rican singer/actress, who portrayed slain Mexican music icon Selena in a 1997 biopic, honored the star with a medley of hits, including "Como La Flor," "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" and "I Could Fall In Love."

She was joined onstage by Selena's band, The Dinos, which featured the late singer's siblings A.B. and Suzette, and her guitarist husband Chris Perez.

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Katy Perry Wore A Sunflower Dress In Taipei, Causing Controversy

April 30th, 2015 9:50am EDT
Katy Perry Sparks Controversy By Wearing Sunflower Dress In Taiw
Katy Perry sang in Taiwan earlier this week and sparked controversy by wearing a dress with sunflowers, the symbol of Taiwan's anti-China protest in 2014.

The singer performed as part of her "Prismatic" world tour in the capital city of Taipei on Tuesday, and many wondered if she was showing her support for Taiwan's independence through her choice of costume.

During the performance, Perry draped the national flag of Taiwan over her shoulders on top of her glittering green costume that includes large sunflowers on it. Her back-up dancers also donned sunflower-themed oufits.

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This Rock Band Has Its First No. 1 Album

April 30th, 2015 9:11am EDT
Alabama Shakes’ Sophomore Album Rocks To The Top Of The Billboar
Alabama Shakes have great reason to celebrate as their sophomore album Sound & Color tops the Billboard 200 this week. Sound & Color didn’t exactly break sales records with the 91,000 copies it sold (96,000 overall units per Billboard), but it was enough to give the rock band its first number one album and best sales week. Alabama must be proud!

Alabama Shakes’ album was definitely the most popular of the week, but Yelawolf got some love this week too. And guess where he’s from – Alabama! After his debut album Radioactive flopped, Yelawolf’s sophomore set Love Story debuts at #3. Of ...
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'Idol' Top 4 Emerge And Impress With Performances

April 30th, 2015 8:44am EDT
'American Idol' Recap: Top 4 Revealed, Does A New Front Runner E
American Idol season 14 has been a bit of a weird one. The new format rushes the show, and also leads to some awkward moments due to emotions running high. It also interferes with the Idol's performances. It seemed like the new format might hurt American Idol.

Last night, Idol quickly got the bad news out of the way by telling Tyanna Jones that she placed fifth. Tyanna's elimination saddened the night a bit. However, it seems like the remaining four Idol contestants finally figured out how to work with what they've been given. Almost all of the top 4 American Idols gave their best performa...
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Rihanna Rocks A White Bikini During Hawaiian Vacation (See Pics!)

April 29th, 2015 10:16pm EDT
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Rihanna spent the better part of the last week enjoying some down time in Hawaii, where she shared several photos from her trip on Instagram.

The sexy singer was in the Aloha State last week for assistand Jennifer Rosales' wedding, which was held on April 20.

The singer took in a little deep sea fishing during her trip, catching a good-sized Mahi-mahi and enjoying some super-fresh sashimi while out on the waves.

RiRi also did a little rock climing at the seaside, modeling a white bikini with a pink bandanna and looking spectacular.

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Logan Brill Talks From Stagecoach

April 29th, 2015 7:25pm EDT
Logan Brill Talks Her Album And More After Stagecoach Debut
Tennesse native Logan Brill made her Stagecoach debut last weekend and we had a chance to sit down with her after her peformance to discuss her influences, her new album and who she would love to collaborate with.

Starpulse: Tell us what it’s like to be a first time performer at Stagecoach.

Logan: It’s been awesome, there’s so much energy and everyone is having a good time. The people watching has been great and the shows have been awesome! I caught Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley last night, who I have seen in other settings but the whole festival vibe and the energy is so great! I f...
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Sam Smith Had To Cancel His Tour

April 29th, 2015 12:34pm EDT
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British singer Sam Smith has been forced to stop his Australian tour short after suffering from a vocal cord hemorrhage.

The singer confirmed the news on Tuesday via his Instagram, informing fans that his doctors have ordered him to stop singing and rest his voice.

Smith writes, "I am deeply, deeply saddened to tell my Australian fans, I have to cancel my Australian tour. I have been vocally exhausted for a while now however last night in Sydney I had a small haemorrhage on my vocal cords. The doctors have told me I need to fully rest until my vocal cords have healed, otherwise this could...
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The Swon Brothers Chat After Stagecoach Performance

April 29th, 2015 5:44am EDT
The Swon Brothers Make Their Stagecoach Debut
Starpulse had a chance to catch up with The Swon Brothers right after their debut performance at Stagecoach. Find out what the brothers thought about their first time at the festival and performing alongside their mentor, Blake Shelton.

Starpulse: I just saw you guys perform, it was awesome! Tell me what its like to be first time performers at Stagecoach.

Colton: It was awesome!

Starpulse: Have you ever been here before?

Zach: We have been to California before but it's our first time at Stagecoach.

Starpulse: Have you had a chance to see anyone perform?

Colton: Not yet but we are goi...
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The Band Perry Talks From Stagecoach

April 28th, 2015 6:30pm EDT
Stagecoach 2015: The Band Perry Says Next Album Will Be 'The Bes
Stagecoach 2015 may be over but we will always have the memories! One of our favorite performances of the weekend was The Band Perry on Sunday and Starpulse was lucky to get an exclusive interview with the Kimberly, Reid and Neil before they performed that night! Check it out:

Starpulse: You guys were here back in 2012 as well, what’s it like to be at Stagecoach again?

Kimberly: Well I think we are going to have the crowd singing a lot more of our songs because we have had so many on the radio since we were here last. Stagecoach is kind of like the mecca for country artists, it’s one of ...
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The Oak Ridge Boys Talk From Stagecoach

April 28th, 2015 1:28pm EDT
The Legendary Oak Ridge Boys Talk Stagecoach, New Album And More
Last weekend, music fans flocked to the desert to see the hottest country artists perform at Stagecoach 2015. Among the bands this year were the legendary and newly inducted Country Music Hall of Fame members, The Oak Ridge Boys. Band members Richard Sterban and Joe Bonsall graciously chatted with Starpulse about the festival, their new album and what's in store for their fans this coming year.

Starpulse: Congratulations on being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame! How did you feel when you heard the news?

Richard: It was very special. We have been able to accomplish a lot of t...
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