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Chris Brown Talks About Hating Himself Sometimes

May 30th, 2015 8:29am EDT
Chris Brown Admits He's Been A Jealous, Angry & Controlling Guy
Chris Brown got personal in an open letter on Instagram this week, calling himself "konfuzed" and a jealous, angry and controlling boyfriend.

The singer dated Rihanna, whom he assaulted in 2009. He had a long-term relationship with model Karrueche Tran, but she dumped him after she found out he had a baby with another woman.

On day after he celebrated his daughter Royalty's birthday, he posted a photo of himself on a bench in from of the beach and a note describing his feelings.

He wrote, "I'm Konfuzed, I always thought I knew the concept of love. Fame and Money can get in the way of tha...
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Martina McBride Slams Country Radio

May 29th, 2015 8:04am EDT
Martina McBride Slammed With Sexist Remarks: Her Response? 'Wow.
Never refer to Martina McBride (or any female country music star, for that matter) as a "tomato." Or assert that "if you want to make ratings in country radio, take females out."

That's what a recent issue of Country Aircheck did, and now they're paying the price: scathing criticisms from nearly every female country singer out there (and men, too).

In a rebuttal on Facebook, McBride fought back against Country Aircheck's suggestions. "Wow.....just wow. Just read this from a major country radio publication. How do you feel about this statement?"

And as for the claim that women don't liste...
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A Conversation With 'The Voice' Winner Sawyer Fredericks

May 28th, 2015 12:04pm EDT
Sawyer Fredericks After 'The Voice':  What's Next For The Winner
Congratulations, you've just won The Voice...now what? That's the question in front of teenage folk singing phenom Sawyer Fredericks, who took home the title for Team Pharrell last week and now has a whole (hopefully long) career in front of him.

Sawyer took time out of his increasingly busy schedule to chat with us last week about his reaction to winning and what we should expect to hear from him in the future. But firstly, has what just happened even sunk in yet?

"I don't think it fully has," he laughed. "I think once I have a little bit of downtime, it will."

Although his fellow final...
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Billboard Gets Some New Fresh Faces

May 28th, 2015 9:29am EDT
Twenty One Pilots
It’s a good year to be Twenty One Pilots – more specifically a good charting week! The alternative duo’s second album for a major label, Blurryface takes the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 this week, to the tune of 147,000 units. Nearly 92% of those 146,000 units are pure sales, formerly the means that the Billboard 200 was constructed. Blurryface easily surpasses Twenty One Pilots’ previous effort, Vessel, which has expanded it sales recently, but still hasn’t sold enough to achieve a certification by the RIAA.

Twenty One Pilots weren’t the only newbies to the chart this week. Zedd ar...
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Former 'American Idol' Runner-Up Making Her Musical Comeback

May 27th, 2015 5:24pm EDT
Katharine McPhee
Katharine McPhee has been in the studio working on a new album and has begun her return to her roots with a new single and video, "Lick My Lips."

The former American Idol runner-up, 31, released her first single in five years on Tuesday morning, and in the accompanying 50s-themed video she looks sexy as ever!

"My video for #LickMyLips is now on @Vevo," she wrote on Instagram. "I'm so excited how it turned out and hopefully you are too."

McPhee, who lost out to future Where Are They Now subject Taylor "Soul Patrol" Hicks on the fifth season of the show, has since become a familiar face on...
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Justin Bieber Wants To Make Love To You

May 27th, 2015 1:45pm EDT
Justin Bieber Sings Boys II Men Hit 'I'll Make Love To You' (Wat
Yes you heard right, Justin Bieber wants to make love to you!

The former troubled singer took to the stage on May 24 to perform a surprise rendition of the Boys II Men hit "I'll Make Love to You" at W Hollywood's Weekly Jazz Night event on the rooftop.

After Bieber posted a video of his rendition on his Instagram page, it reportedly caught the eye of the Motown/Philly super group and the guys in Boys II Men were thrilled!

The group took to Twitter to give Justin props by stating, "@justinbieber thanks for singing our songs #IllMakeLoveToYou! Next time you're in #Vegas join us @TheMirage...
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Was B.B. King Murdered?

May 26th, 2015 3:03pm EDT
B.B. King’s Daughters Insist Blues Legend Was Poisoned, Investig
Two of B.B, King's children allege that their father was murdered by two of his closest aides.

In two separate affidavits, daughters Karen Williams and Patty King remarked that family members were prevented from visiting while the blues legend's business manager, LaVerne Toney and his personal assistant, Myron Johnson, slowly killed him.

According to a report by Fox News, Las Vegas police homicide detectives are investigating this allegation.

"I believe my father was poisoned and that he was administered foreign substances," Patty King and Williams stated to The Associated Press by their...
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A$AP Rocky And Other Albums To Check Out

May 26th, 2015 9:45am EDT
A$AP Rocky
In what was poised to be a ‘slower’ release week, a surprise happened – A$AP Rocky’s sophomore album, AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP. Besides A$AP, another rapper sports week’s next biggest release, Boosie Badazz. The rest of the releases are somewhat underrated and unsung, but there’s still a worthwhile crop of new albums to check out.

1) A$AP Rocky, AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP (RCA)

Ah, these days there’s nothing like the surprise album, particularly the one that rewrites the featured album of the week at the last minute (literally). A$AP Rocky adds some ‘punch’ to this week’s new releases, particular...
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Artist Who Are Bringing The Funk Back

May 25th, 2015 3:00pm EDT
12 Recent Songs And Artists That Have Revived Funk
Some of the best music in history hails from the past, a period in which musicians were innovators paving the way for the future. It’s no surprise that contemporary music is heavily inspired by the past, hence marking a resurgence of “old school.” One style that has enjoyed such resurgence to the forefront of the music industry is funk, which seems to be ‘hot’.

Sure, maybe not every musician is jumping up and down or joining the bandwagon declaring the return of the 70s style, but plenty have paid ode to the masters with successful, award-winning records that maintain and reestablish f...
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Review: Twenty One Pilots ‘Blurryface’

May 25th, 2015 1:00pm EDT
8 Takeaways From Twenty One Pilots’ ‘Blurryface’
Alternative duo Twenty One Pilots (Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun) have been having an awesome 2015 – there’s no other way to describe it. The main reason for this awesomeness is because the profile of the Ohioan duo has been elevated greatly, hence building anticipation for their second major label album, Blurryface. Now the question is, does Blurryface live up to the gargantuan hype that preceded it? The answer is a resounding Yes! Better yet, how about a YAASSS! Here are eight takeaways from Blurryface.

1) “Schizoid pop” is the best way to describe the album

Blurryface is one of the m...
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