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Aretha Franklin Blocks Screening of Documentary At Telluride Festival

9/5/2015 12:11pm EDT
Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin filed an emergency junction to stop the screening of a 40-year-old concert documentary at the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado.

The concert was filmed at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles in 1972 by director Syndey Pollack. Franklin recorded her live alumb "Amazing Grace" during the concert, but Pollack dumped the film after failing to sync the sound and video footage.

Following Pollack's death in 2008, producer Alan Elliott restored the documentary and planned on releasing it at the festival on Friday.

That day, the songstress filed a complaint i...
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Britney Spears Won't Be Dating For Some Time Because Of Her Dad

9/4/2015 1:48pm EDT
Britney Spears' Father Has Reportedly Banned Her From Dating For
Britney Spears has been unlucky in love, and her father reportedly wants to save his fragile daughter from another broken heart.

The pop star, 33, split with Charlie Ebersol earlier this summer, and Jamie Spears has reportedly told her to stay away from men for six months.

A source told OK! magazine: "Jamie wants her to rebuild her confidence after breaking up with Charlie. She throws everything into relationships before they have a chance to grow – and the guys run."

Jamie Spears

We're not sure whether she's required to follow his advice -- Jamie has had conservatorship over his daug...
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Model Receives Horrible (& Scary!) Response After Starring In Justin Bieber Video

9/3/2015 10:09am EDT
Xenia Deli Receives Death Threats After Appearing In Justin Bieb
Xenia Deli has been threatened by Justin Bieber fans ever since appearing in his new music video "What Do You Mean?"

The model, 25, has opened up about the experience, telling Harper's Bazaar, "There have been so many negative comments. I wasn't expecting this reaction – I thought everyone would be excited! I can't do anything about it though."

She plays Bieber's love interest in the video, and at one point kisses him and licks his abs -- images diehard fans can't get out of their heads.

She added, "I just want to say, I didn't do anything wrong, I was just doing my job. I'm not taking J...
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'Live In Cuba' Is A Tour De Force That Should Have All Jazz Fans Excited

9/2/2015 10:13am EDT
Review: Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra And Wynton Marsalis Shi
What better way to celebrate a new record label (Blue Engine Records) than to drop a hot new album? Why, there’s no better way of course! The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra has been a hot commodity for years and years for good reason – it’s an exceptional collective of truly prodigious musicians without question. The already ferocious jazz orchestra gets even fiercer with Wynton Marsalis joining for the musical party. Can you say epic?

“Epic” is certainly the best way to describe the orchestra’s live two-disc album, Live In Cuba, which was recorded in 2010. If there was some jazz defi...
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Disturbed Tops Billboard 200

9/1/2015 11:10am EDT
Disturbed Return To a Familiar Place – No. 1 On The Billboard 20
Disturbed shocked the world this week – NOT! The popular rock band debuted at #1 for a fifth straight time with Immortalized, their first new album in five years. The numbers weren’t sexy per se, but the 98,000 units were enough to seal the deal atop the Billboard 200. Still, isn’t it a shame that no album was able to move 100,000 units for a second straight week? It’s not 42,000 units level of tepidness that Descendants endured, but still.

Disturbed weren’t the only debuts to land within the top 10 of the Billboard 200. Country singer Kip Moore quietly bows fourth with Wild Ones to th...
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Six Albums To Check Out This Week

9/1/2015 11:08am EDT
Five Finger Death Punch Leads Albums To Check Out
Ah, The first week of September and you know what that means? Besides Fall looming, it’s the highly anticipated fourth quarter of the year where albums actually sell! That said this first week of the beloved fourth quarter isn’t the most triumphant – no gauntlets to overcome here. None of the releases are blockbusters, but hey, as they say “the best is yet to come.” Still, here are six albums to check out this week, led by Five Finger Death Punch.

1) Five Finger Death Punch, Got Your Six (Prospect Park)

Five Finger Death Punch return with their latest album, Got Your Six. Six is the...
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The Complete VMAs Winners List: Taylor Swift Wins Video Of The Year & More!

8/31/2015 10:50am EDT
2015 MTV VMAs: Who Won? Who Lost? The Complete Winners List
The 2015 MTV VMAs have officially come to a close, and with Miley Cyrus at the helm, the annual awards show was as entertaining as ever.

In case you missed it, here is the complete winners list for each and every category. Did your favorites make the cut?

BEST ROCK VIDEO
Winner: Fall Out Boy “Uma Thurman”
Hozier “Take Me To Church”
Florence + the Machine “Ship To Wreck”
Walk the Moon “Shut Up and Dance”
Arctic Monkeys “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?”

BEST POP VIDEO
Winner: Taylor Swift “Blank Space”
Beyoncé “7/11″
Ed Sheeran “Thinking Out Loud”
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars “Upto...
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Kanye West Accepts Video Vanguard Award, Calls Out Justin Timberlake

8/31/2015 10:12am EDT
Justin Timberlake Responds To Kanye West's Diss At VMAs
As usual, Kanye West stole the spotlight at the annual MTV VMA's.

West was honored with the Video Vanguard Award, an award given to those who have made a profound effect on the MTV culture, honoring an artist's body of work.

The award was renamed in 1991 as the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. The first Vanguard awards were presented in 1984 at the inaugural Video Music Awards

West found a way to insult one of the biggest and most influential pop stars on the planet, Justin Timberlake, during his acceptance speech.

Instead of thanking fans for honoring his body of work, Yeezus clai...
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Does The Weeknd's 'Beauty Behind The Madness' Live Up To The Hype?

8/31/2015 9:12am EDT
The Weeknd Steps Up His Game On 'Beauty Behind the Madness'
Talk about a dude with hella hype behind him in 2015! Many musicians would kill to be in the position that Canadian R&B singer Abel Tesfaye – better known as The Weeknd – finds himself in. With three top-five hits, including one chart topper on the Billboard Hit 100, it seemed pretty clear that there was no way that his highly anticipated album Beauty Behind The Madness could miss. Now the question is does the album live up to the gargantuan hype and meet expectations? Sometimes it does, while at others times it’s a smidgen less enthralling than the hype.

With a few notable exceptions, i...
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Celebs Channel Their Inner Miley Cyrus (Video)

8/31/2015 9:00am EDT
2015 VMAs: Stars Give Their Best Miley Impersonations On The Red
What happens when you ask a celebrity to channel another famous star? Check out some of the BEST Miley Cyrus impersonations from Nash Grier to Prince Royce on the 2015 Video Music Awards red carpet!
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