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Justin Bieber plays convict in Selena Gomez’s new film

Art is imitating life, as the "Baby" hitmaker is cast as a convicted criminal in his ex-girlfriend's movie.

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T.I. denies being behind Iggy Azalea’s success

The rapper has slammed rumors suggesting he's the "ghostwriter" behind Iggy Azalea's success.

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Weird Al parodies his way to top of Billboard chart

"Weird Al" Yankovic, the parody singer and cult figure, earned his first No. 1 album on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart.

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Adele’s toddler son wins big payday over baby pics

The pop star's 19-month-old son wins a five-figure settlement for damages.

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These middle school kids might be the next big metal band

These Brooklyn boys don't need junior high talent shows, they've just signed a million-dollar deal.

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PHOTOS: Get a first look at Beyoncé’s Rock Hall exhibit

Beyoncé's fashion has already taken up a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, nearly 20 years before she is eligible for admission.

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Michael Jackson’s hometown to name school for him

A school in Michael Jackson's Indiana hometown will be named for the late pop star.

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Robin Thicke and Paula Patton put house up for sale

The estranged couple, who in February announced plans to separate, have put their L.A. mansion on the market.

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Sam Smith’s inspiration? Unrequited love

The chart-topping debut album, "In The Lonely Hour," is a reflection of a love that wasn't reciprocated.

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Nicki Minaj gets animated for children’s cartoon

The rapper is guest starring in an upcoming episode of "Steven Universe."

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Ray J faces string of charges after hotel rampage

The singer faces sexual battery, resisting arrest, assault and vandalism charges.

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One Direction releasing second concert film

For one weekend only, fans around the world will be able to see the band's full concert on the big screen.

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Police called to Bieber’s home six times this weekend

Justin Bieber kept police in Beverly HIlls busy this weekend.

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Aaliyah film gets new lead

"Aaliyah: Princess of R&B" is to be released this fall.

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Man gets probation in Taylor Swift trespassing

A Massachusetts man has been ordered to stay away from the singer after being convicted of trespassing.

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Former Destiny’s Child star arrested

A former member of the girl group was reportedly arrested in South Carolina.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top pop songs

LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2013 file photo, Beyonce performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, in New Orleans. Beyonce stopped short of apologizing for using a sample of audio from the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion in a statement released on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, to ABC. The pop superstar explained the use of the short snippet at the beginning of her song "XO" from her new self-titled album after it brought criticism from the wife of the commander at the helm of the Challenger when it exploded in 1986 and others.

Beyoncé heading to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

A Beyoncé exhibition will be featured in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nearly 20 years before the singer is eligible for admission.

In this March 19, 2013, file photo, singer Justin Bieber performs during a concert at Bercy Arena in Paris. Bieber is apologizing after a years-old video surfaced showing the then-teenager telling a racist joke with the N-word. In a statement Sunday, June 1, 2014, to The Associated Press, Bieber said when he was a kid he didn't realize how certain words could hurt.

Justin Bieber snapped boozing in bar

Justin Bieber has been photographed apparently drinking beer in a nightclub in breach of strict age-limit laws.

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Beyoncé leads MTV Video Music Awards with 8 nods

MTV announced Thursday that Beyoncé is up for eight moonman trophies, including video of the year.

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