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Frank Zappa's Widow Dies At 70

10/9/2015 2:54pm EDT
Gail Zappa, Widow Of Music Legend Frank Zappa, Dies At 70
Gail Zappa, the widow of late music legend Frank Zappa, died on Wednesday after a battle with cancer. She was 70.

The Zappa family released a statement on The Zappa website:

"Gail Zappa, nee Adelaide Gail Sloatman, age 70, departed this earth peacefully at her home on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, surrounded by her children.

"Married to Frank Zappa at age 22, Gail was a doe-eyed, barefooted trailblazer, giving equal value to her domestic and professional responsibilities as matriarch of the family and overseer of all Zappa enterprises. She devoted herself to partnering with her husband in ...

What Did Eminem Do To Make A Young Fan Happy?

10/9/2015 11:54am EDT
Eminem Reaches Out To 10-Year-Old Superfan With Prosthetic Leg
Rapper Eminem isn't exactly known for his soft side, but he may have gained some new fans this week as a result of his sweet interaction with a 10-year-old boy in the U.K.

Teejay Stainer's parents posted a photo of their boy to Facebook back on July 22. In the photo, Teejay, who has a prosthetic leg, is holding a sign saying that he wants the rapper to see the "Eminem Legs" that he made.

Teejay's prosthetic leg has a picture of Eminem's face on it.

It took a while, but Eminem eventually caught wind of the photo and sent the British lad a package in the mail.

Teejay received a signed c...

Bieber Lets It All Hang Out In Leaked Nude Pic

10/8/2015 8:37am EDT
Justin Bieber Photographed Nude In Bora Bora, Hashtag #whatdoyou
Naked photos of Justin Bieber are making the rounds on the internet this morning after the music star was photographed naked in Bora Bora where he's vacationing with model Jayde Pierce.

Several websites have posted pics of the naked singer, with some censoring his private parts and others letting it all hang out.

The hashtag #whatdoyoupeen is also trending on Twitter (where you can spot the uncensored pic if you really want to see it). The hashtag is a play off his latest single, "What Do You Mean?"

Fans made comments including, "So @justinbieber is decently hung. Internet trolls now hav...

Tamar Braxton Vs. Toni Braxton

10/7/2015 7:00pm EDT
R&B Divas Go Head To Head: Tamar Braxton Vs. Toni Braxton
38-year old Tamar Braxton-Herbert, best known as Tamar Braxton recently dropped her new studio album Calling All Angels. While the rollout for Calling All Angels hasn’t been the smoothest thanks to a delayed release, the final product was nothing short of well-rounded, enjoyable R&B album. Arguably, Tamar’s third album trumps her Grammy-nominated sophomore effort Love and War. Love and War was more high profile particularly given its phenomenal title track, but Calling All Angels shows tremendous artistic growth for Tamar.

What’s most impressive about Calling All Angels is Tamar’s voic...

Christina Aguilera Returning To 'The Voice'?

10/7/2015 2:26pm EDT
Christina Aguilera Is Returning To 'The Voice' For Season 10
The original diva of 'The Voice' is about to retake her throne.

That's the announcement NBC made Wednesday as it revealed that Christina Aguilera, 34, will return to the hit talent show for Season 10. Aguilera will reclaim her chair alongside Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Pharrell Wiliams. The new season is set to premiere in February.

Aguilera has taken multiple breaks from the show in the past, and her latest hiatus came after giving birth to her daughter, Summer Rain, with fiance Matt Rutler, in August 2014. Aguilera has also said she is working on a new album.

Aguilera's chair was k...

Listen To Drake’s Finalized Track 'Can I' Featuring Beyonce

10/6/2015 12:20pm EDT
Have You Heard Drake's New Single Featuring Beyonce?
Music fans are buzzing this week about a new track that features two of the biggest music stars in the world.

Canadian rapper Drake recently released a new song called "Can I" that features Beyonce as his backup singer. Drake dropped the track as part of his OVO Sound Radio show on Apple's Beats 1 radio station.

The track is the second collaboration between the two artists. In 2013, Drake made an appearance on Beyonce's "Mine." a song on her self-titled album that she surprise-released on Apple's iTunes.

Speaking of Apple, some industry observers are raising their eyebrows at the fact...

The Game, Selena Gomez And Other Albums To Check Out This Week

10/6/2015 10:57am EDT
The Game Leads Albums To Check Out
The first Friday in October brought the comeback of one of music’s iconic artists, Janet Jackson. That is a big deal without question. This week, things are much quieter. This week is the “calm before the storm,” as the next couple of release weeks are jam-packed with newbies to add to the collection. Still, there’s a West Coast rapper and a pop star/actress leading the way this week.

1) The Game, Documentary 2 (Blood Money / Entertainment One U.S.)

The Game isn’t the heavy-hitter he once was – that’s just the way it is in the music industry. Still, The Game knows how to impact the...

Rap Newcomer Fetty Wap Takes Top Honors

10/6/2015 8:23am EDT
Fetty Wap Takes Top Honors On The Billboard 200
It’s a good week to be a “Trap Queen” – or something like that! Rap newcomer Fetty Wap sees his self-titled debut album take top honors on the Billboard 200. That’s right, Fetty Wap debuted at #1 on the big chart, to the tune of 129,000 units – not too shabby. Wait at minute – how much did Fetty Wap actually sell? 75,000 copies – 54,000 copies less than it impacted when streams and tracks are considered. But first place is first place, right?

Fetty Wap wasn’t the only story of the Billboard 200 this week. Don Henley lands in third place with Cass County, selling more copies than Fetty...

How Did 'The Voice' Help Gwen Stefani’s Own Music Career?

10/5/2015 12:03pm EDT
'The Voice': Gwen Stefani Says Show 'Inspired' Her Music Career
Coaching on NBC's The Voice has reinvigorated Gwen Stefani's career. The "Hollaback Girl" singer told Starpulse during a recent press junket how her first year coaching on the show made her feel different about her own music, and why she decided to come back for this season.

"The experience is what inspired me," she said. "I think I was just so shocked, because I'd just had a baby and they just asked me to do the show and it was just a shock. Never in my life would I ever do something like this. It just didn't seem like my thing...It was a crazy move and I just think that sometimes, things...

Miley Cyrus To Go On Club Tour

10/5/2015 11:10am EDT
Miley Cyrus Announces Club Tour With The Flaming Lips
After a dynamic performance on "Saturday Night Live," Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz are embarking on a club tour this fall.

Cyrus, who hosted the season premiere of the 41st season of "Saturday Night Live," will reportedly launch a short Unites States club tour in support of her new album.

BTW, the Dead Petz are really The Flaming Lips,

I'm going to go on tour later this year, me and the Lips," Cyrus told host Jimmy Fallon, who then called the group "bada**." The tour is launched to support Cyrus and the band's recently-released joint effort "Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz".

"Miley Cyrus...

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