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Chris Brown Has Story to Tell in 'Welcome to My Life' Documentary

Promises 'Long-Awaited Answers' About Career

Chris Brown has a story to tell and he’s going to set the record straight in a new documentary movie this summer. (Photo: Fathom Events)

Chris Brown is set to tell all about his music passion, his tumultuous relationships and the pitfalls of coming of age in the public eye in a new documentary, “Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life.” Is this a place we really want to go?

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Rihanna Pushing Envelope Too Far in “B*tch Better Have My Money” Video?

Violence, Torture: Social Meaning or Shock Value?

Rihanna pushes the envelope in her new Bitch Better Have My Money video. Does it have a point, or is all just more meaningless  violence.

Rihanna pushes the envelope in her new Bitch Better Have My Money video. Does it have a point, or is all just more meaningless violence.

Rihanna’s grindhouse video for “B*tch Better Have My Money” pushes every politically incorrect button, from violence to nudity to human torture. Some are calling it art, but others say it’s anti-feminist, sadistic and nihilistic. In other words, a “Mad Max” film.

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Amy Winehouse's Long Dark Descent Captured in New 'Amy' Trailer (watch)

Documentary Charts Rise and Fall of UK Singer

Amy Winehouse is captured in a new documentary about her life titled 'Amy' which probes her untimely death at 27. (Photo: ScreenCap)

Amy Winehouse is captured in a new documentary about her life titled ‘Amy’ which probes her untimely death at 27. (Photo: ScreenCap)

Amy Winehouse, the UK singing sensation who oozed so much natural talent even she couldn’t come to grips with it, provides much of the commentary in a new trailer for a documentary about her life called, simply, “Amy.”

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Nick Jonas Recycles 'Chains' in New Video from Wynwood Walls (watch!)

Reissues Video For Song From Second Album

Nick Jonas kicks into party mode in his new Chains video, shot in Miami at the Wynwood Walls center. (Photo:ScreenCap)

Nick Jonas kicks into party mode in his new Chains video, shot in Miami at the Wynwood Walls center. (Photo:ScreenCap)

Nick Jonas picks Miami’s famed Wynwood Walls graffiti and street art center as the scene for a remake of a video for his song “Chains.” It has a Mardi Gras vibe, but oddly, Nick looks wildly out of place.

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Chris Brown Goes Back to Jail in New Video With Ariana Grande

Duo Play Star-Crossed Lovers in Medieval Fantasy

Chris Brown and Ariana Grande star in a video for Brown's song 'Don't be Gone Too Long.'

Chris Brown and Ariana Grande star in a video for Brown’s song ‘Don’t be Gone Too Long.’


Chris Brown’s fantasy love affair with Ariana Grande in his new “Don’t Be Gone Too Long” video has a touch of reality in it. He lands in jail in the video. Is this a metaphor for the time he spent in the pokey in real life?

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Chris Brown Launches Comeback After Jail on Jimmy Fallon (see!)

Sings Two Tunes From New Album Out Next Week

Chris Brown is working on his musical comeback since being released from Jail in June. His new album will be released Sept. 16. (Photo: Getty)

Chris Brown is working on his musical comeback since being released from Jail in June. His new album will be released Sept. 16. (Photo: Getty)

Chris Brown launched his musical comeback on the “Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon last night after his career was sidelined by a stint in jail. He performed two songs from his upcoming album X, which could make or break his career.

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Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, Gets R-e-s-p-e-c-t From Harvard Univ.

Receives Honorary Doctor of Arts Degree

Aretha Franklin performs for President Obama during the 91st national Christmas tree lighting ceremony  last December in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo-Pool/Getty Images)

Aretha Franklin performs for President Obama during the 91st national Christmas tree lighting ceremony last December in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo-Pool/Getty Images)

Aretha Franklin, who demanded r-e-s-p-e-c-t in her hit 1967 song, won the ultimate respect from Harvard University. The esteemed institution bestowed her with an honorary Doctor of Arts degree.

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Rihanna Sizzles, Topless to a Hot Brazilian Beat in Vogue (14 photos!)

Has Established Herself as Fashion Icon

Rihanna feels the heat in Brazil where the breezes are cool, the sun is hot and women wear little or no clothing.

Rihanna feels the heat in Brazil where the breezes are cool, the sun is hot and women wear little or no clothing.

Rihanna has been out of the spotlight since her last tour ended, but she’s still raising eyebrows with stunning photos like her spread in the new issue of Vogue Brazil.

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Ed Sheeran Sings Beyonce's 'Drunk in Love' Acoustic; Cool or Creepy?

Sings With Soul, So Maybe a Good Thing?

Ed Sheeran sand Beyoncé’s “Drunk in Love”  on “Elvis Duran and the Morning Show.” Cool or Creepy?

Ed Sheeran sand Beyoncé’s “Drunk in Love” on “Elvis Duran and the Morning Show.” Cool or Creepy? (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Ed Sheeran dropped by the “Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show” in New York City yesterday (Apr. 11) and somehow got roped into singing an acoustic version of Beyonce’s sexy, dirty song “Drunk in Love.” Cool or creepy?

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Mariah Carey Croons Topless in New 'You're Mine' Video (watch!)

Feuding With Nicki Minaj Over Same-Day Video Release

Mariah flirts with nudity to create a mood in her new video.

Mariah flirts with nudity to create a mood in her new video.

Mariah Carey released a new video for her newest single, “You’re Mine (Eternal)” and let’s cut right to the chase–she appears naked. The video is set in a rain forest and Mariah shows off her hot body.

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Beyoncé: New Album Sum of All My Fears, Insecurities, Doubts (photos)

More Than 600,000 Downloads Sold Since Dec. 13

Beyonce looked out of this world in a Tom Ford dress at her release party over the weekend.

Beyonce looked out of this world in a Tom Ford dress at her release party over the weekend.

Beyoncé kept it real, even though she looked out of this world in a black mosaic dress by Tom Ford at the release party and screening for her new self-titled album Beyonce at the School of Visual Arts Theater in New York City over the weekend.

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Rihanna Hottest, Sexiest Moves Yet in Sydney (photos, video!)

Overwhelms Aussie Crowd With Stunning, Powerful Show

Rihanna looked regal on stage at Sydney's Allphones Arena: Sexy, confident and on-key. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty)

Rihanna looked regal on stage at Sydney’s Allphones Arena: Sexy, confident and on-key. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty)

Rihanna showed off her hottest, sexiest moves on stage at Allphones Arena in Sydney last night. She stepped up her game and put Miley Cyrus to shame for even thinking she could twerk. RiRi’s stripper lessons definitely paid off.

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Rihanna Barbados Homecoming; As Naked as She Can Get (photos)

Singer Takes Break From Grueling Tour in Native Country

Rihanna dressed and ready to celebrate the Crop Over Festival in Barbados.

Rihanna dressed and ready to celebrate the Crop Over Festival in Barbados.

Rihanna shed most of her clothes and whatever inhibitions she may have had on her return to her home country of Barbados. She’s been posting a steady stream of the most tantalizing photos as she kicks back for some fun in the sun.

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Jordin Sparks Back to Music With New 'Skipping a Beat' (listen!)

First Song in Two Years Slated for Upcoming Album

Jordin Sparks returns to music with a new song and upcoming album.

Jordin Sparks returns to music with a new song and upcoming album.

Jordin Sparks, who has largely lived up to her “American Idol” billing, has released her first new song, “Skipping a Beat,’ in four years. She’s set to refocus on music after her solid outing in the 2012 film “Sparkle” with the late Whitney Houston.

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Mariah Carey Shimmers on Stage, Singing #Believe (watch!)

Shows Off Her Power Vocals; Was She Lip-Syncing?

Mariah Carey was joined on stage by Young Jeezy and Miguel for her song #Beautiful.

Mariah Carey was joined on stage by Young Jeezy and Miguel for her song #Beautiful.

Mariah Carey shimmered on stage in a short strapless silver dress with a sheer patterned train as she performed a remixed version of her song “#Beautiful” at the 2013 BET Awards in Los Angeles. She was joined by Young Jeezy.

 

Mark Bego: You May Not Be a Rock Star, But You Can Eat Like One

Mark Bego: You May Not Be a Rock Star, But You Can Eat Like One

Rock and roll biographer Mark Bego is shifting gears with a big, bold and colorful cookbook. But he's not straying too far from his genre. His latest ... Read More
Macklemore Shows Support for Kesha on New Tune 'Good Old Days' (listen!)

Macklemore Shows Support for Kesha on New Tune 'Good Old Days' (listen!)

Macklemore's new single, “Good Old Days,” featuring Kesha, is more than an opportunity for Kesha to show off her singing chops. It's a strong statemen... Read More
Carly Rae Jepsen Bounces Around Set in New Cut to the Feeling Video (See!)

Carly Rae Jepsen Bounces Around Set in New Cut to the Feeling Video (See!)

Carly Rae Jepsen cuts loose with a video about making a video for her new tune "Cut to the Feeling." Not exactly a new concept, but it provides a nice... Read More
Lana Del Rey Caught in Love Spell in Dystopian White Mustang Video (See!)

Lana Del Rey Caught in Love Spell in Dystopian White Mustang Video (See!)

Lana Del Rey is off on another romance in the not too distant future in her latest video for "White Mustang," the third song off her new album, Lust f... Read More
Raspin Stuwart 'Smoke the Hookah' May Well Be 'Song of The Summer'

Raspin Stuwart 'Smoke the Hookah' May Well Be 'Song of The Summer'

Who has the song of Summer 2017? Ed Sheeran? Kimberly Davis? Harry Styles? Miley Cyrus? Would you believe Raspin Stuwart? His ethereal, 2012 reggae-th... Read More
Just When Kesha Restores Credibility, She Goes Off Deep End, Again (video!)

Just When Kesha Restores Credibility, She Goes Off Deep End, Again (video!)

Kesha, the pop singer who was dragged through the mud by her former producer over sex assault allegations, successfully launched a comeback with a new... Read More
Wonder Why Pop Music Sounds the Same? Blame It On Producers

Wonder Why Pop Music Sounds the Same? Blame It On Producers

What do Ariana Grande and Justin Timberlake have in common? When it comes to music, both artists are guilty of using the same producer. Artists who sh... Read More
John Mayer No Longer Looking for Accolades, New Music 'More About Me'

John Mayer No Longer Looking for Accolades, New Music 'More About Me'

John Mayer has played the chart game for most of his career, but now he's playing music for himself, he tells Rolling Stone in a new interview. "For a... Read More
What Will Be the Song of Summer?  Check Out These 5 Hot Tunes (Video)

What Will Be the Song of Summer? Check Out These 5 Hot Tunes (Video)

Every summer a song captures the attention of everyone. It plays round the clock on radio and is on the lips of music fans everywhere. So which artist... Read More
What's Liam Gallagher Got Against Today's Rockers? Plenty, It Seems

What's Liam Gallagher Got Against Today's Rockers? Plenty, It Seems

Liam Gallagher, the outspoken and irascible former frontman for the British rock band Oasis, is picking another fight. He's vowing to "counteract ... Read More
Project Gram Slam's Robert Miller Details Passion for Jazz, Rock Fusion

Project Gram Slam's Robert Miller Details Passion for Jazz, Rock Fusion

Project Grand Slam founder and leader Robert Miller says the group's fifth recording, The PGS Experience, will mesh "a heavier sound of rock ‘n’ roll ... Read More
Lorde Pop Music Spiral Confirmed by New Song 'Perfect Places' (listen)

Lorde Pop Music Spiral Confirmed by New Song 'Perfect Places' (listen)

Lorde has released her promised song, "Perfect Places," a dreamy ballad that confirms her spiral into pop music. The song is from her widely anticipat... Read More
Katy Perry, Unfazed by Terror Attack, Charts UK, Europe Tour (See Dates!)

Katy Perry, Unfazed by Terror Attack, Charts UK, Europe Tour (See Dates!)

Katy Perry is refusing to let a recent terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Britain, derail her "Witness" tour. She announced the details, inc... Read More