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Hilliary Duff New Music Reflects Texas Roots

September 22nd, 2014 12:30pm EDT
Hilliary Duff New Music Reflects Texas Roots
After five years out of the spotlight, Hillary Duff is returning to her Texas roots with a new single , "Chasing the Sun" and a new CD, due out this October.

Duff has been conspicuously absent from the music charts after a string of hit tunes leading up to 2010. At that point, Duff concentrated on her persona life, marrying Mike Comrie and giving birth to a son, Luca. The two seperated earlier this year.

In an interview with FOX411, Duff revealed details about her new music backstage at the iHeart Radio music festival in Las Vegas this past weekend.

“The new record is definitely pop, I w...
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Jennifer Lawrence And Chris Martin Go Public With Rumored Romance

September 22nd, 2014 10:58am EDT
Jennifer Lawrence And Chris Martin Go Public With Rumored Romanc
This weekend's iHeartRadio music festival brought out the big guns for several days of fab performances, but the one duet everyone is talking about is the official "coming out" of Jennifer Lawrence and Coldplay's Chris Martin as a couple.

Martin has been flying solo since March of 2014, when his estranged wife Gwyneth Paltrow announced on her website "Goop" that she and Martin were in the middle of an "conscious uncoupling," a nice way to say they were seperating.

A source told PEOPLE Magazine, that Lawrence, "was off to the side of the stage when he performed."

Lawrence stayed backstage...
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10 Of The Most Controversial Songs Of The 10s

September 20th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
10 Of The Most Controversial Songs Of The 10s
Controversy has become commonplace in music, particularly in the 10s. Musicians are certainly taking more liberties, pushing the envelope more than ever before. Often, the weapon of choice is sex, but ultimately, there are few limitations to controversy anymore. Below are 10 of the more controversial songs of the 10s. Perhaps these don’t necessarily rank as the biggest offenders, but they have all raised eyebrows and/or drawn skeptics for some reason or another.

1) Robin Thicke featuring Pharrell Williams & T.I., “Blurred Lines” (Blurred Lines, 2013)

“Blurred Lines” has controversy ...
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Jennifer Lopez And Iggy Azalea Shake Things Up In New Music Video 'Booty'

September 19th, 2014 9:30am EDT
Jennifer Lopez And Iggy Azalea Shake Things Up In New Music Vide
After being mesmerized by Jennifer Lopez' backside for three full minutes on Fashion Rocks last week as she werked and twerked her way through her new tune "Booty," you may have had enough of the one thing that made her J Lo in the first place.

Or, maybe not! That famous posterior is on full display in her new video featuring Iggy Azalea, "Booty." In a montage that does nothing but glorify the booty, Lopez and Azalea get steamy in swimwear and twerk, dance and grind against each other in some seriously sexy sequences. La Lopez teased fans with a sneak peek of the video on Instagram in ear...
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Review: After Many Delays Chris Brown's 'X' Is Stronger Than Expected

September 18th, 2014 3:30pm EDT
Chris Brown - X
What’s a deadly disease that damages a musician’s career? The correct answer is the delayed album. Sure, controversy does the same (Chris Brown might know something about that), but the delayed album can be truly devastating. Brown’s sixth studio album X has been delayed several times. That said, even at its most imperfect, X is better than previous LP Fortune. Not only was Fortune filled with curse words, it also incited curse words…

"X" opens the effort mysteriously, gradually evolving into electro-R&B. It sports repetition and gimmickry commonplace to contemporary R&B and pop. Eve...
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Pop Star Iggy Azalea Files Lawsuit Against Ex-Boyfriend

September 18th, 2014 9:42am EDT
Pop Star Iggy Azalea Files Lawsuit Against Ex-Boyfriend
Pop superstar Iggy Azalea filed a lawsuit against former boyfriend Maurice Williams, claiming copyright infringement and theft.

Back in 2008, 17-yaer-old Azalea was known by her real name, Amethyst Kelly, and lived in Houston, Texas where she was trying to eke out a recording career. She met Williams, much older than her, who took care of her and got her an apartment. The two began a relationship but Williams had a secret he didn't tell his younger girlfriend, that he was married with a family.

The two were still a couple into 2009 and relocated to Atlanta, Georgia.The lawsuit claims that...
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Christian Rapper Lecrae Takes ‘Anomaly’ To The Top Of Billboard 200

September 18th, 2014 8:31am EDT
Lecrae Anomaly
It’s rare that the Christian rapper debuts atop the Billboard 200. How rare – well it never happens – like “never ever.” Anyways, Lecrae made it happen this week as Anomaly outperformed early prognostications and sold 88,000 copies. Lecrae was able to hold off a strong second week from Maroon 5’s V (80,000 copies, #2) as well as what was thought to be a tight race with Jhené Aiko (Souled Out sold 70,000 copies, good for #3).

While Lecrae’s debut is celebratory, it is also another week where no albums moved 100,000 copies. Throw in the fact that besides Lecrae and Jhené Aiko, the top ...
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Miley Cyrus To Be Penalized For Twerking With Mexico's Flag?

September 18th, 2014 8:21am EDT
Miley Cyrus To Be Penalized For Twerking With Mexico's Flag?
Miley Cyrus is in trouble with Mexican officials for dancing provocatively with the country's flag. The pop star performed in Monterrey on Tuesday night, and video shows her wearing a large prosthetic butt, flouncing around the stage, and dancers whipping her with a Mexican flag.

The performance took place during Mexico's Independence Day, and authorities from the state of Nuevo Leon are trying to determine whether the singer broke the country's law regarding the protection of the national flag.

According to Reuters, local official Francisco Trevino said Nuevo Leon approved a warrant for...
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5 Musicians Experiencing A Horrible 2014 (With Bonus Tracks!)

September 17th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
5 Musicians Experiencing A Horrible 2014 (With Bonus Tracks!)
Not everybody is having a swell 2014. Some people are searching for employment, grieving over a loved one, or dealing with the heartbreak of a relationship. Others – those creatures called musicians – are dealing with some of the same things, not to mention flopped albums and a boatload of controversy. Here are five musicians experiencing a horrible 2014, with three honorable ‘bonus tracks’ thrown in.

1) Robin Thicke

It should take an army to beat Justin Bieber at the coveted top spot, but Robin Thicke has it “signed, sealed, and delivered” following nothing short of a dreadful yea...
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Beyonce & Jay Z Plan Joint Album

September 17th, 2014 3:47pm EDT
Beyonce & Jay Z Plan Joint Album
While rumors persist that Beyonce and Jay Z's relationship is on the rocks (or conversely they are expecting another baby), it has emerged that the power couple is working on a joint album.

The pair just completed their "On The Run" tour in Paris, France, and are now setting their sights on their next project - a full-length album.

Dash Radio DJ Skee revealed the news on Tuesday. Insiders say the couple hopes to release the album later this year or in early 2015.

This isn't the first time the pair has collaborated in music. Over the years they have produced several songs together.
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