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1 hr ago | KURB-FM Little Rock
Cyndi Lauper has been added to the lineup of stars who'll be performing on Wednesday night's finale of America's Got Talent. Cyndi joins Train , Jennifer Hudson , Ed Sheeran , Lenny Kravitz , drummer Travis Barker of the band Blink-182 and rapper Pitbull on the bill for the finale; Pitbull and Ed will perform solo, but the other artists will team up with the final six acts in the competition.
5 hrs ago | WVII
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.
9 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen
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.
13 hrs ago | Olney Enterprise
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.
17 hrs ago | Z100 Radio
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.
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.
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.
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.
Queen Latifah is making changes in her daytime talk show for its second season. The biggest, she said, involves her.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:28 pm
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