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Which Oscar nominee was starstruck by Justin Timberlake?

Dan MacMedan/WireImageNaomie Harris is nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role as an emotionally abusive mother in the acclaimed film Moonlight.  But the British actress said one person who really left her starstruck at this year's annual Oscars luncheon wasn't a fellow actor […]

Zigazig-ha! "Wannabe" topped the US chart 20 years ago today

THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty ImagesPut on your Union Jack dress and get ready to zigazig-ha: twenty years ago today -- February 22, 1997 -- the Spice Girls' debut single "Wannabe" topped the Billboard Hot 100.  The British group -- who'll be forever known by their nicknames Scary Spice, Sporty Spice, Baby […]

Katy Perry blasts back into the top 10; Bruno Mars also scores Grammy gains

Rony AlwinWhen a super-popular artist who's been quiet for a while debuts a new single at the Grammys, what do you get?  A super-impressive chart debut. Katy Perry's new single "Chained to the Rhythm" has entered the Billboard Hot 100 at #4, the highest debut by a lead female artist since Adele bowe […]

Chicago members to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June

David M. EarnisseThree members of Chicago -- Robert Lamm, James Pankow and former member Peter Cetera --  are among this year's inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The artists will receive the honor at the organization's 48th Annual Induction and Awards diner on June 15 in New York City.  A […]

For Andy Grammer, "freaking out" at sports events is his best job perk

Ronald Martinez/Getty ImagesLast week, Andy Grammer fulfilled a lifelong dream by getting to play in the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game.  Though he and his West Team were soundly beaten, Andy still considers the things he gets to do at sporting events to be the best perk of being a pop star...for him, […]

Mariah Carey gives 5-year-old twins jobs to “instill a work ethic”

ABC/Randy HolmesIf you think Mariah Carey spoils her kids, think again. The singer tells Entertainment Tonight she’s already put twins Monroe and Moroccan to work. "They work for me now," she says. "I had to give them jobs." She explains, "I'm trying to instill a work ethic. I don't want them to thi […]

Pink schedules second live performance of 2017

ABC/Randy HolmesLooks like we may have some new music from Pink in the coming months, if her concert schedule is any indication.  The new mom has just scheduled her second live performance of 2017, and like her first, it's part of a music festival. Following her July 2 performance at Milwaukee's Sum […]

Mariah on New Year's Eve fiasco: "I blame everybody"

ABC/Lou RoccoMariah Carey is still talking about her performance on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve Live with Ryan Seacrest -- she's still upset about it, but she says she couldn't possibly begin to explain what happened. Speaking to Rolling Stone, Mariah says, "It's just something where if I ca […]