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3 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Lawyer: Thicke exploited in 'Blurred Lines' suit

Robin Thicke's attorney says the estate of Marvin Gaye exploited the singer's "moment of personal vulnerability" in an attempt to prove that the hit "Blurred Lines" was a ripoff of a Gaye hit. In a deposition, obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press, Thicke says Pharrell Williams did much of the writing on the Grammy-nominated song and says, "I was just lucky enough to be there when he wrote it."

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Robin Thicke, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

7 hrs ago | KWNN-FM Stockton

Katy Perry Leads MTV Ema Nominations with Seven; Ariana Grande Has Six

It hasn't even been a month since the MTV VMAs happened, but it's already time for the MTV EMAs -- the European Music Awards. The nominees have now been revealed, and Katy Perry leads all comers with seven nods.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Ariana Grande, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry, Hip-Hop, Rap, Eminem

8 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

Iggy Azalea's former manager claims legal right to sex tape

OK, Hefe Wine ... says the "Fancy" singer signed her legal rights over to him, allowing him to market the sex tape they made together, according to TMZ. Wine told the website the singer signed a lengthy agreement with him in 2009 -- which has reportedly been obtained by TMZ -- giving him exclusive rights to "manufacture, sell, distribute and advertise 'any' recording embodying visual images."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Santa Monica, CA, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | Advocate-News

Did Ariana Grande throw major shade at fans?

Ariana Grande is apparently still charming people with her down-to-earth, deferential attitude that has made her America's new sweetheart. Actually, the 21-year-old singer and former Nickelodeon star is working hard to tick off the last percentage of the Western Hemisphere that still thinks she's OK.

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Related Topix: Ariana Grande, Pop/Rock, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Inglewood, CA

15 hrs ago | WMGL-FM North Charleston

Watch Ellen DeGeneres and Kristen Wiig Perform Funny Version of "Let It Go"

During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that aired Monday, former Saturday Night Live star Kristen Wiig joined Ellen for a less-than-stellar take on "Let It Go," the song Idina Menzel originally sang in the Disney film Frozen. DeGeneres had confessed that she's "probably one of the only human beings on this planet that doesn't know that song 'Let It Go.'

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Kristen Wiig, Ellen DeGeneres, Idina Menzel

17 hrs ago | WAKZ-FM Boardman

LISTEN: Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, & Taylor Swift Come Together in New Mashup

If you thought a Jessie J , Ariana Grande , and Nicki Minaj collaboration was huge ... wait until you hear what it sounds like when Taylor Swift is thrown into the mix too! "I did this mashup because I was addicted to both of the song's beat & drum stems, you can't deny that you won't dance to any of these songs." Ariana, Nicki, and Taylor are all heading to Las Vegas this weekend for the iHeartRadio Music Festival .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande

21 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Delays dona t damage Chris Browna s a Xa

Chris Brown's sixth studio album, "X," is cohesive, entertaining and not at all what one might expect of a project plagued by delays following the release of lead single "Fine China" back in March 2013. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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Related Topix: Acoustic, Chris Brown, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

Mon Sep 15, 2014

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Kiesza to Release Debut Album Oct. 21

Kiesza , the Canadian singer/songwriter who's climbing the charts with her hit " Hideaway ," will release her debut album, Sound of a Woman , on October 21. The album's pre-order goes live on iTunes on September 22, and those who pre-order it will get a brand new song.

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WWWM-FM Toledo

Ariana Grande's Mom Wouldn't Let Her Record Song She Wrote at 14: Too Sexual, Said Mom

Ariana Grande seems a lot younger than she actually is -- she's 21, for the record -- but she's actually wise beyond her years. Maybe a little too wise.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande

Ruidoso News

Robin Thicke was wasted when 'Blurred Lines' was made

Robin Thicke says he was wasted on Vicodin and alcohol when "Blurred Lines" was created and Pharrell Williams did most of the work. Thicke's admission came while he was being deposed as part of a lawsuit being filed by Marvin Gaye's family, which claims "Blurred Lines" rips off Gaye's "Got to Give it Up."

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Related Topix: Robin Thicke, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock

ETonline

Mayim Bialik Slams Ariana Grande: Why Is She In Her Underwear?

The Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik took to her blog on Kveller.com to call out Grande for what she sees as a "troubling" billboard of the 21-year-old "Problem" singer in lingerie and heels. " ... A few billboards I have seen lately really bug me.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mayim Bialik, Ariana Grande

Rock FM

Madonna Aiming To Release 13th Album in 2015

Over the past few months, the pop icon has shared a series of photos from the recording studio on Instagram often featuring American super producer Diplo - aka Thomas Wesley Pentz. A rep has now told Billboard that Madonna is eyeing up a 2015 release date for the follow-up to 'MDNA', which was met with a mixed reaction back in 2012.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Madonna, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games

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, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, Entertainment

Sun Sep 14, 2014

CBS Local

Miss New York Chosen As Miss America 2015

It was a three-peat win for the Empire State as Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America. Kazantsev's win Sunday night marked the third year in a row that a contestant from New York has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock

Examiner.com

Mariah Carey not doing well since separating from Nick Cannon

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are apart, but they are technically still married as the divorce papers have yet to be settled, according to International Business Times on Friday. Mariah, according to sources for the report, is not dealing well with the situation at present.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Mariah Carey, Hip-Hop, Orlando, FL

Examiner.com

Jackson family auction has La Toya's sex toys, Janet's bras and Michael's socks

Singer La Toya Jackson attends day 1 of the Radio Broadcast Center during the BET Awards '14 on June 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Singer La Toya Jackson attends day 1 of the Radio Broadcast Center during the BET Awards '14 on June 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, La Toya Jackson, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson

Ilkley Gazette

Calvin Harris has notched his fifth number one as a lead artist

The Scottish DJ notched his fifth number one as a lead artist and seventh in total with Blame featuring John Newman at the summit this weekend. Harris previously topped the charts with I'm Not Alone , Sweet Nothing , Under Control and Summer , while he also featured on Dizzee Rascal's Dance Wiv Me and Rihanna's We Found Love .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Calvin Harris, 9, Sam Smith

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, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Purple Rain, Music!, Drama Movies

Freepressseries.co.uk

Record-breaking crowd for Usk show

USK SHOW Preparing a jersey called 'Ellie Goulding', for the ring, are from , Teresa Baker with son Kevin and daughter Christie from Usk USK SHOW Preparing a jersey called 'Ellie Goulding', for the ring, are from , Teresa Baker with son Kevin and daughter Christie from Usk A RECORD-BREAKING crowd of 25,000 people turned out for the 170th agricultural show in Usk at the weekend, organisers said. The Usk Show's general secretary Faye Mear said Saturday had been a "perfect show day" and, ideally for a livestock show, not too hot and not too cold.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Ellie Goulding, Pop/Rock, Agriculture, Science

International Business Times

Iggy Azalea Confirms Authenticity Of Her Sex Tape, Claims To Be Underage When It Was Shot

After a series of denials issued by Iggy Azalea regarding her involvement in any sex tape, her legal team has now confessed that it could be her featured in the footage. However, they claimed that she was still underage when it was shot.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock

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