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3 hrs ago | WVII

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The cast and director of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 swung through Comic-Con in San Diego over the weekend to preview their new film, in theaters next year, and the Jamie Foxx told ET Canada 's Erin Cebula that his daughter is rooting against his villainous character! "She's like, 'Dad, Spider-Man's gonna kick your butt, right?' And I was like, 'Yeah, he is.' -- 'Okay, alright, good, because don't hurt Spider-Man, because that's my man, you know?" says Jamie with a glint in his eye.

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Related Topix: The Amazing Spider-Man 2, iPhone and iPad App, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx

7 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Live Whitney Houston CD/DVD to be released Nov. 10

In this Feb. 7, 2009 file photo, singer Whitney Houston performs at the Clive Davis pre-Grammy party in Beverly Hills, Calif. A CD/DVD featuring Whitney Houston's first public performance and her last one in 2012 will be released on Nov. 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Whitney Houston, Pop/Rock, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Entertainment, Television

11 hrs ago | Olney Enterprise

Review: Mendes spreads joy of Brazil's music

Sergio Mendes continues his mission of spreading the joy of Brazilian music to a global audience on new album "Magic." That mission began nearly 50 years ago when he helped merge bossa nova with jazz and enjoyed commercial success with Brasil '66's bossa nova-flavored arrangements of pop tunes.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Jazz, The Black Eyed Peas, Hip-Hop

16 hrs ago | Z100 Radio

Not A Post From 2001: JLo Shows Up Late For Fat Joe Video Shoot

Jennifer Lopez apparently never heard of the saying "time is money." The singer was scheduled to shoot the video for "Stressin'," her latest track with Fat Joe , over the weekend but wound up holding up production after arriving to the set five hours late.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, J Lo, Celebrities, Dance, Jennifer Lopez

20 hrs ago | KAZR-FM Des Moines

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Today's Birthdays: Blues singer B.B. King is 89. Singer Betty Kelly of Martha and the Vandellas is 70. Drummer Kenney Jones is 66. Actress Susan Ruttan is 66. Actor Ed Begley Junior is 65. Singer David Bellamy of the Bellamy Brothers is 64. Jazz guitarist Earl Klugh is 61. Actor Christopher Rich is 61. TV weatherman Mark McEwen is 60. Singer Frank Reed of The Chi-Lites is 60. Illusionist David Copperfield is 58. Actor Mickey Rourke is 58. Country singer Terry McBride is 56. Actress Jennifer Tilly is 56. Actress Jayne Brook is 54. Singer Richard Marx is 51. Comedian Molly Shannon is 50. Singer Marc Anthony is 46. Comedian Amy Poehler is 43. Singer Musiq is 37. Rapper Flo Rida is 35. Actress Alexis Bledel is 33. Actress Sabrina Bryan is 30. Actress Madeline Zima is 29. Actor Ian Harding is 28. Actress Kyla Pratt is 28. Singer Teddy Geiger is 26. Musician Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers is ... (more)

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Related Topix: B.B. King, Blues, Soul, The Who, Pop/Rock, L.A. Law, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Paris Jackson pregnant & engaged at 16 after attempted suicide: Reps don't deny

Paris Jackson, the daughter of Michael Jackson, is pregnant and engaged at 16, a year after her drug overdose suicide attempt Paris Jackson, the daughter of the late Michael Jackson, is reportedly pregnant and engaged at 16, a year after her alleged suicide attempt, Christian Today reported Sept. 15. Sources said Paris was recently spotted sporting a baby bump at a Los Angeles restaurant.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson

JAM! Showbiz

Kanye West under fire for concert wheelchair gaffe

Rapper Kanye West performs during the Made in American music festival in Los Angeles, California August 31, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn Rights groups in Australia are demanding an apology from Kanye West after the rapper targeted disabled fans for failing to stand up during his shows.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Kanye West, Hip-Hop

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Mariah Carey's Friends Fear a Breakdown, Claims Re...

Ma riah Carey has had a rough summer. Following her commercially disappointing album and divorce rumors regarding her six-year marriage to Nick Cannon , friends of the diva reportedly are concerned Mariah may experience another meltdown.

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Related Topix: Dance, Mariah Carey, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock

Carlsbad Current-Argus

'Queen Latifah' promises a 'juicy' second season

Queen Latifah is making changes in her daytime talk show for its second season. The biggest, she said, involves her.

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Related Topix: Rap, Queen Latifah, Camden, NJ, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Entertainment

TMZ.com

Lindsay Lohan -- I Handled Whitney Houston's Dead Body

Lindsay Lohan had a run-in with Whitney Houston while performing her community service -- thing is, Whitney was dead. Lindsay was working at the L.A. County Morgue in her probation violation case a few years back when she came in contact with Whitney's body ... so she tells the Telegraph to promote her upcoming London play.

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Related Topix: Whitney Houston, Pop/Rock

96.5 KOIT FM

Say What, Kanye?

While perforing in Australia over the weekend, Kanye West stopped his concert and said he couldn't go on until everyone was standing. He then went to great lengths to point out the two people who hadn't stood up with the rest.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Kanye West

Sun Sep 14, 2014

New York Daily News

Jennifer Lopez shows up five hours late for video shoot

Confidenti@l has learned that Jennifer Lopez held up production on a video shoot because she arrived on the set five hours late. We're told that the shoot for "Stressin'," her latest collaboration with fellow Bronx native Fat Joe, was scheduled to take place in two locations, with Lopez filming her part at the Griffin nightclub in the Meatpacking District before the rest of the team moved on to the Don Coqui Puerto Rican restaurant in the Bronx.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, Entertainment

WXLO-FM Worcester

Train, Ed Sheeran, Pitbull & More to Appear on "America's Got Talent" Finale

Train, Ed Sheeran and Pitbull, as well as Jennifer Hudson and Lenny Kravitz , will all perform on the episode, which will air live from New York City's Radio City Music Hall at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. Ed will perform his latest single, "Don't," while J-Hud will sing "It's Your World."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ed Sheeran, Dance, Lenny Kravitz, Entertainment, Drama, Television

SiliconValley.com

App enables music artists, fans to collaborate via Web

Drummer Stewart Copeland is using an app called WholeWorldBrand to connect with his fans and to let amateur musicians collaborate with him on a new track. Drummer and founding Police member Stewart Copeland is ready for a jam session in his home studio, which he calls the Sacred Grove.

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Related Topix: Snoop Dogg, Rap, Ipad, iPod touchiPad App, Science / Technology, iPad App, iPhone App, GarageBand, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, 10cc, Pop/Rock

WGBH

Bob Marley's 'Legend' Album Finally Cracks Billboard Top 10

Billboard's album sales chart has a new entry in its No. 5 spot: Legend , the greatest hits record by Bob Marley and the Wailers.

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Related Topix: Reggae, Bob Marley, Bob Marley & the Wailers, The Wailers, Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Purple Rain, Music!, Drama Movies

Darlington and Stockton Times

Pop royalty The Jacksons give unforgettable performance in Sedgefield

POP legends The Jacksons had music fans singing, dancing, clapping and cheering from the moment they stepped on stage at a North-East festival last night Thousands of people of all ages descended on Hardwick Hall Hotel, near Sedgefield , County Durham, for the second night of the Hardwick Live Garden Party. North-East bands and musicians performed throughout the day, as anticipation built for the headline acts, Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, Adam Ant and The Jacksons.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson

The Sand Trap

What are you listening to?

No, he's making wine in Eastern Shore MD. Apparently he gave me enough wine to forget about this episode.

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Related Topix: 2pac, Rap, Tupac Shakur, Nas, N.W.a., Dr. Dre

Sat Sep 13, 2014

WTLC-AM Indianapolis

Smokey Robinson: 'God Saved Me From Cocaine'

Smokey Robinson has written some of the most beautiful and tender pop songs of the modern age, but he didn't get where he is today by being soft. When he first met Berry Gordy - the man who would found Motown, with Smokey standing right alongside him from day one - Gordy rejected all but two of the dozens of compositions in the young writer's notebook.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Soul, Smokey Robinson

Burnley Citizen

Beyonce and Jay Z end tour in Paris

Beyonce and Jay Z perform during their On the Run tour at Stade de France An emotional Beyonce was in tears as she and husband Jay Z wrapped up their On the Run stadium tour in Paris, where the duo said they got engaged years ago. The performers told the audience at Stade de France that Paris was also where their two-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy, was conceived.

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Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Hip-Hop, Rap, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B

Stroudnewsand Journal

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini comforts Amy Connelly on the X Factor

A tearful Cheryl Fernandez-Versini embraced Amy Connelly after the mother-of-two lost out on her chance of X Factor fame for the second time. The former Girls Aloud star took to the stage at Wembley Arena to comfort t he 24-year-old betting shop assistant from Essex telling her: "I'm proud of you, please don't cry".

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Related Topix: Whitney Houston, Pop/Rock

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