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Earth, Wind & Fire Co-Founder Maurice White Dies

2/5/2016 9:31am EST
RIP Maurice White: Celebs Pay Tribute To Earth, Wind & Fire Star
Earth, Wind & Fire co-founder Maurice White, 74, died in his sleep Thursday morning just a week before his band was to be honored at the Grammy's with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

He and his brother Verdine created the band in 1969, producing hits such as "September," "Boogie Wonderland," and "After the Love Has Gone." White was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 1992 and was forced to quit the funk band two years later.

White also wrote music for movies including "Coming To America" and "Undercover Brother." He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010. He collaborated with sta...
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Celine Dion Says Goodbye To Late Husband At Memorial Service

2/4/2016 10:13am EST
Celine Dion Gives Heartfelt Tribute To Late Husband Rene Angelil
Celine Dion took the stage in Las Vegas on Wednesday to pay tribute to her late husband, Rene Angelil. The singer didn't perform at the memorial event, but she thanked everyone for their support during such a difficult time.

She told the crowd: "This is my home away from home. At the same time I'm supposed to feel extremely comfortable being home and right now I'm not sure how comfortable I feel.

"I feel his love in this room. I feel his strength and his warmth being reflected in all of you. Rene always surrounded me with the best people who believed in us and always worked so hard on ou...
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Charlie Puth Shows Potential On 'Nine Track Mind'

2/4/2016 9:09am EST
Charlie Puth Shows Potential, Lacks Oomph On 'Nine Track Mind'
It must be good to be Charlie Puth right now. WHO is Charlie Puth you ask? Oh, he’s just the piano-playing, pop dude who delivered one of 2015’s biggest hits, “See You Again” alongside Wiz Khalifa. After earning Grammy nominations for his breakthrough pop hit, the 23-year old newcomer drops his debut album Nine Track Mind. Listening to the album, Puth’s potential is apparent; so are the flaws.

“One Call Away” is a respectable start but don’t call it a spirited salvo; it lacks a bit of the killer instinct an opener should possess. For all of Puth’s efforts to rise to “soaring heights,” “...
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How Does Sia's Latest Album 'This Is Acting' Stack Up?

2/3/2016 2:45pm EST
Sia Showcases Moments Of Greatness And Flaws On 'This Is Acting'
2014 was a fantastic year for Australian singer/songwriter Sia. She released a number one album (1000 Forms of Fear) and scored two hit singles, most notably the Grammy-nominated “Chandelier.” Less than two years later, Sia returns with another new album, This Is Acting. There’s a catch though – most of the songs written by the songwriter were intended for other artists, not Sia herself. That said, sometimes Sia sounds superb and other times song and singer isn’t a perfect match.

“Bird Set Free” kicks the album off respectably. A soaring pop ballad, “Bird Set Free” shows off Sia’s powerh...
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Lee Daniels Mocks Sean Penn Over $10M Defamation Suit

2/3/2016 9:23am EST
Lee Daniels Fires Back At Sean Penn Defamation Lawsuit
"Empire" co-creator Lee Daniels fired back at Sean Penn in an attempt to dismiss the actor's defamation suit against him.

Daniels has cited First Amendment rights according to Entertainment Tonight.

In the document, Daniels quipped that there are characters that Penn has played that understand the lawsuit better than the actor.

Said Daniels in direct reference to Penn's "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" character Jeff Spicoli, "Spicoli understands the United States Constitution better than Penn."

"For his final, oral exam in high school history class, surfer-dude Spicoli expounds upon the ...
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Kanye West & Wiz Khalifa Make Amends

2/3/2016 8:56am EST
Kanye West & Wiz Khalifa No Longer Feuding: It's 'All Positive',
Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa have made amends following an epic Twitter feud. Last week the rapper ranted against Wiz when he misinterpreted a tweet by the singer about marijuana, thinking Wiz was slamming his wife Kim Kardashian.

Then West brought up Wiz's and his ex-wife Amber Rose's son, Sebastian. West deleted his rant, but Rose revealed some dirty sexual details about West, whom she dated in the past. She also warned West not to mention her son ever again.

West apologized to Wiz and Rose after realizing he was wrong. Kardashian then posted a photo of herself with Rose alongside the cap...
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Did Kim Kardashian And Amber Rose Kiss And Make Up?

2/3/2016 8:41am EST
Amber Rose And Kim Kardashian Fix Friendship After Kanye, Wiz Ka
It looks like Kim Kardashian and Amber Rose have put their beef behind them after Wiz Khalifa and Kanye West's Twitter battle went viral.

The two got into words over West's new album "Waves."

Kardashian and Rose posted a the same pic of the two of them. Kardashian posted her photo on her Instagram and Twitter accounts, showing solidarity as their partners worked out their differences.

"Tea anyone?" Kardashian penned in her caption.

Rose stated, "swingers."

The issues between the women were resolved after Rose called Kardashian and wanted to talk it out revealed a source close to Rose t...
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Will Selena & Taylor Make Music Together?

2/3/2016 8:37am EST
Selena Gomez & Taylor Swift
Selena Gomez has revealed that she and her BFF Taylor Swift may collaborate in the studio "eventually."

Last year Gomez made a musical comeback with her second studio album, "Revival," which hit number one on the charts.

She has worked with several stars, including DJ Zedd and Charlie Puth, but she has never produced a song with Swift, one of the world's most popular pop stars.

During the Sundance Film Festival, E! asked Gomez whether she'd ever record a song with her good friend, and she replied, "Oh, I don't know. I mean, eventually right? She's my best friend. We'll see."

In August, ...
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Hundred Handed Announces '...Like It's A Saturday' Debut EP Release Date

2/2/2016 11:23pm EST
Hundred Handed Announces '...Like It's A Saturday' Debut EP Rele
Pop/rock band Hundred Handed, featuring lead vocalist/guitarist Jordan McGraw, drummer Drew Langan and bass guitarist Matt Black, will release their debut EP titled “…Like It’s A Saturday,” worldwide independently on March 18, with the exception of Australia and New Zealand, in which it will be available on Universal Australia. Co-produced by Hundred Handed and Eddie Jackson, the EP will feature songs co-written by the band with songwriter The Golden Hippie. Along with their current single, “Love Me Like The Weekend,” the EP will include “She Was The One,” “Heroes (In The Dark),” and “I Fee...
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Meresha Unveils 'My Love Has Come' – Listen Now

2/2/2016 10:52pm EST
Meresha Unveils 'My Love Has Come' – Listen Now
New music from Meresha has come at last.

The singer/songwriter has just debuted her latest single, “My Love Has Come,” available for streaming below. The soulful song is a nice change of pace from the artist’s last single, “New Revolution,” which was the #1 Indie song on U.S. radio for a month and entered the Billboard Top 40 Indicator chart in between Adele and Justin Bieber.

Meresha, who considers Jimi Hendrix, Paramore and Years & Years artists she’s inspired by, believes it’s best as an artist to “focus on things that have meaning for you artistically, and finding the few ways to best...
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