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Taylor Swift Derides "Sexist" Criticism of Her Relationship Songs

ABC/Jon LeMayIt's true Taylor Swift writes songs about her ex-boyfriends.  But plenty of male artists also write songs about their love lives, yet they don't seen to come in for the kind of criticism that Taylor does.  And that, says Taylor, is sexist. Speaking to the Australian radio station 2DayFM […]

Meghan Trainor to Perform with Blake Shelton's Wife on CMA Awards

Epic RecordsMeghan Trainor may have topped the pop charts for the past six weeks, but she's a resident of Nashville, Tennessee and has written songs for country artists in the past. It's no wonder, then, that she's booked an appearance on next month's Country Music Association Awards. Meghan will si […]

Justin Timberlake to Close 20/20 Experience Tour with Filmed Shows in Las Vegas

Dana Edelson/NBCJustin Timberlake plans to wrap up his epic 20/20 Experience World Tour in spectacular fashion, with two big shows in Las Vegas on January 1 and January 2, both of which will be captured on film. The shows at the MGM Grand Garden arena will be filmed and directed by Jonathan Demme, t […]

Gavin DeGraw Initially Thought Releasing His New Best-Of Album Meant His Career Was Over

James Minchin III/RCA RecordsGavin DeGraw's been making records for more than ten years now, so it's not surprising that his record company approached him to put together a greatest hits compilation: Finest Hour: the Best of Gavin DeGraw arrives in stores Tuesday.  But Gavin says initially, he didn' […]

Sheryl Crow Finds Buyer for $12 Million L.A. Compound

Interscope RecordsFor the past two years, Sheryl Crow has been singing "All I Wanna Do...is sell my multi-milliondollar compound in L.A."  Now, she finally has. AOL's Real Estate blog reports that the Grammy-winner initially listed the property in the Hollywood Hills for just under 16 million bucks […]

Taylor Swift Reveals First Song on "1989": "Welcome to New York"

Big Machine RecordsTaylor Swift has revealed the first track on her new album.  "The first song on 1989 is a song called 'Welcome to New York,'" she explained on Monday's Good Morning America.  "And I wanted to start the album with 'Welcome To New York' because New York has been an important landsca […]

"American Idol" Season Seven Contestant Joanne Borgella Dead at 32

FOXJoanne Borgella, who competed on the seventh season of American Idol, died Saturday of cancer. She was 32. An announcement was made by her family on her Facebook page. It reads in part, "With heavy hearts, we are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our beloved Joanne." Borgella, a resident […]

Gwen Stefani Releases New Single, “Baby Don’t Lie”

Interscope RecordsGwen Stefan released her new single, "Baby Don't Lie," late Sunday night. In the song, from her upcoming solo album, Gwen sings, “You love me good sometimes/But there’s something behind those eyes, those eyes/That you can’t disguise, disguise/Baby don’t, baby don’t, baby don’t lie/ […]

Birthday Girl Katy Perry May Shame Betty Crocker Into Reinstating Her Favorite Frosting

Capitol RecordsKaty Perry's turning 30 on October 25, but instead of pondering what reaching this milestone truly means to her life and career, she's preoccupied with making sure her birthday cake is perfect.  Luckily, the folks at Betty Crocker seem willing to reverse their product plan to make it […]

The Fray's Joe King Marries "Vampire Diaries" Star Candice Accola

Andrew Toth/Getty ImagesHe and his girlfriend got engaged back in May of 2013, but now Joe King, guitarist for The Fray, has finally said "I do."  E! Online reports that he tied the knot with Vampire Diaries star Candice Accola in New Orleans on Saturday. Joe posted a photo of himself and Candice da […]