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Celebs Honor The Late, Great Ben E. King

May 2nd, 2015 2:16pm EDT
Ben E King
"Stand By Me" singer Ben E. King passed away on Thursday at 76, and several stars are paying tribute to the late singer, expressing their condolences on Twitter.

Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine wrote, "We lost a true great today. We love you Ben E. King. Thank you for the music."

Carole King added, "Today we lost Ben E. King, a wonderful interpreter of songs. Thank you Ben. Rest in peace."

"Whiplash" star Miles Teller, wrote, "RIP Ben E. King. One of the most tender hearted soulful singers we've ever had the pleasure of listening to."

Actress Emmy Rossum posted a video of her performing "...
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Jennifer Lopez Opens Up About Selena Tribute At Latin Music Awards

May 2nd, 2015 12:46pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez Gets Emotional Talking About Her Tribute To Selen
Jennifer Lopez got very emotional when she talked about her tribute to the late Selena Quintanilla during the Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday. Quintanilla was shot and killed by Yolanda Saldivar, the president of her fan club, in 1995.

Lopez, who portrayed the slain Mexican music icon in a 1997 biopic, performed a medley of hits including "Como La Flor," "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" and "I Could Fall In Love" along with Selena's band, The Dinos, featuring her siblings A.B. and Suzette and Selena's guitarist husband Chris Perez.

During an interview with "Today," Lopez talked about the trib...
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Britney Updates Fan On Ankle Injury With New Photo

May 2nd, 2015 9:59am EDT
Britney Spears
Britney Spears showed off a new accessory on Instagram after injuring her ankle during a concert on Wednesday night.

"This boot was made for walkin," the pop star captioned the pic, which features the singer giving the upside down peace sign and wearing a special black boot to protect her ankle.

Spears was forced to cancel two Las Vegas performances after falling on stage during a concert on Wednesday night.

Footage of the singer taking a tumble shows the star singing her hit "(You Drive Me) Crazy" during her Piece of Me residency at Planet Hollywood. She falls at the end of the song an...
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Spears Assures Fans She's 'OK' Following Stage Fall

May 1st, 2015 10:26am EDT
Britney Spears Forced To Cancel Shows After Injuring Ankle In St
Britney Spears has been forced to cancel two Las Vegas performances after falling on stage during a concert on Wednesday night.

Footage of the singer taking a tumble went viral this week. In it, the star sings her hit "(You Drive Me) Crazy" during her Piece of Me residency at Planet Hollywood. She falls at the end of the song and requires the assistance of some back-up dances to get on her feet again.

The singer tweeted afterwards, "Thank you for all of the sweet wishes! Had a little scare on stage tonight with my ankle but I’m ok!"

She later added: "Breaks my heart to share this news. ...
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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.

Click through to see the hottest red carpet looks...

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Demi Lovato Has Twitter Battle With Tattoo Artist

April 30th, 2015 3:30pm EDT
Demi Lovato Slams Tattoo Artist Who Called Her 'Drunk'
Demi Lovato recently shared a photo of a new tattoo that she got on her Instagram. That's not exactly major news, but what happened next was a fun bit of drama.

In her original post, Demi wrote "Bye bye and hello... Thank you SO MUCH to my brother @GEESPOTAT2… It looks beaaauutiful and I LOVE it!! #RIPvaginatattoo #kidsdontdodrugs.”

Apparently, the new tat was being used to cover up one that Demi had gotten when she was younger that some thought looked like, um, a vagina.

That's a funny admission on Lovato's part, but she probably wasn't prepared for the tattoo artist who gave her the or...
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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.

Perry has bee...
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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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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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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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