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1 hr ago | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Kesha Admits She Once Broke Into Prince's House

Kesha 's had no problem getting people to listen to her music since going all the way to #1 with her song "TiK ToK" in 2010, but there was a time in her career when she had to resort to desperate measures.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Music!, Prince, Pop-Funk, Ke$ha, Hot Chicks

6 hrs ago | KVIA-TV El Paso

Double threats: Musicians who act

It was three decades ago that pop star Prince became movie star Prince. With "Purple Rain" celebrating its 30th anniversary July 27, join us for a look at "The Purple One" other singing stars who are double threats.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Music!, Prince, Pop-Funk, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014


'Weird Al' Yankovic still trying to wrap head around No. 1 album

The past week for "Weird Al" Yankovic has been a little weird by the standards of the curly-haired, accordion-playing, oddball master of pop music parody.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance, Michael Jackson, Rap, Coolio

Business Journal

'Ride Along 2' filmmakers may reconsider returning to South Florida

Filming for "Ride Along 2," a movie starring Olivia Munn , Kevin Hart and Ice Cube , wrapped up filming in Fort Lauderdale on Monday, but a fee could make it difficult for at least one major production company to consider filming here again.


Related Topix: Olivia Munn, Hot Chicks, Kevin Hart, Ice Cube, Rap, Fort Lauderdale, FL


Minute: Zoe Saldana On Being Mistaken for Other Black Actresses

In the latest cover story for Hollywood Reporte r, Zoe Saldana - who's appear in Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Trek and Avatar - said she's not offended when people can't tell her and other black actresses apart.


Related Topix: Avatar, Star Trek, Zoe Saldana, Hot Chicks, Indiana

HOT 107.9

Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson Steam up 'Fifty Shades of Grey '

The moment millions of people have been waiting for is here...the first Fifty Shades of Grey trailer is here! And in it, we finally see the chemistry between the onscreen Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, played by Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, R-N-B

News Shopper

Catford rapper ShaoDow follows in footsteps of Dr Dre

Fiercly independent Catford rapper ShaoDow has taken a leaf out of Dr Dre's book by selling a line of headphones.


Related Topix: Dr. Dre, Rap

Amazon Prime Music adds hundreds of thousands more tracks

In June, the e-commerce giant said the service launched with over a million tracks and hundreds of curated playlists, which have now been expanded, as well.


Related Topix: Nick Cave, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Pop/Rock, John Coltrane, Jazz

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KSMG-FM San Antonio

#Trends On Tens: John Travolta's Male Ex ...

John Travolta lost a court case recently, which means the judge is allowing for John's former employee Douglas Gotterba to write a tell-all book claiming that he and John were secret lovers.


Related Topix: Whitney Houston, Pop/Rock, Alcoholism, Medicine, Health

WWWM-FM Toledo

"Weird Al" Yankovic Scores First-Ever #1 Album; Jason Mraz in at #2

It just goes to show: comedy is not dead. The King of Pop Music Parody, "Weird Al" Yankovic , has just scored the first #1 album of his career.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance, Michael Jackson

ABC News

Shemar Moore to Return to 'Young and Restless'

Shemar Moore is returning to his daytime roots with a two-day guest appearance on "The Young and the Restless."


Related Topix: Soap Opera, Comedy, The Young and the Restless, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Shemar Moore, Kristoff St. John

WJKX-FM Hattiesburg

Master P's Life To Be Made Into Three-Part Film Series

Master P 's life will be immortalized on the big screen. The rapper is planning to chronicle his rise to fame in a three-part film series.


Related Topix: Master P, Rap

WXLO-FM Worcester

Whitney Houston's Mother Reacts to Houston Biopic: "Let Her Rest"

It's no secret that Whitney Houston 's family does not support Lifetime's upcoming biopic, but the late singer's mother Cissy Houston is now officially expressed her feelings on the matter.


Related Topix: Whitney Houston, Pop/Rock, Bobby Brown, R-N-B

Hampshire Chronicle

Johnson: Fast And Furious 7 special

The Hercules star reprises his role as government bounty hunter and DSS agent Luke Hobbs in the seventh instalment, which has completed filming following a hiatus after Paul died in a car crash last November.


Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Dance, Ludacris, Rap

Michael Jackson's hometown to name school for him

The Gary Community School Board on Tuesday approved a memorandum of understanding with Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson.


Related Topix: Michael Jackson, Dance, Pop/Rock

Jada Pinkett Smith's niece drugged at party

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith's daughter Willow has had a tough lesson on drugs after learning her cousin was slipped a date rape pill at a party.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith, Hip-Hop, Entertainment

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Ray J charged with sexual battery, vandalism, resisting arrest

Ray J Norwood is shown at a premiere event for season three of WE tv's "L.A. Hair" on May 21 in Santa Monica, California.


Related Topix: Ray J, R-N-B, Santa Monica, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Selena Gomez Saluted by BFF Taylor Swift on 22nd Bday, Will She Collaborate with Chart-Topping Songwriter? [From ABC News]

No matter what you might hear about Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez not being friends anymore, it simply isn't true.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Country, Hot Chicks, Dance, Michael Jackson


Ray J Norwood charged with sexual battery

Ray J Norwood has been charged with four misdemeanors in a case in which he's accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks, smashing a police car window and spitting on a cop.


Related Topix: Ray J, R-N-B, Los Angeles County, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Entertainment


Kim and I are like "two LeBrons": The most ridiculous quotes from Kanye West's GQ interview

Kanye West , the most vociferous armchair philosopher of modern time, has given yet another head-scratching interview to a print publication - this time, GQ .


Related Topix: Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Wedding