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Artists Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea, Luke Bryan, Sam Smith and Taylor Swift are set to compete as artist-of-the-year finalists for the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards, which were announced Wednesday.
Originally posted 12/01/2014 02:05PM
He didn't drop "A Milli," but Lil Wayne still spent a pretty penny on his daughter's sweet 16.
Originally posted 02/03/2014 12:45PM
To cap off 2013, PEOPLE brought you 20 awesome songs you may have missed – and now with the Grammy Awards out of the way, it's time for an eclectic selection of hot new music to get you through the remaining weeks of winter (thanks, groundhog).
Originally posted 05/01/2013 01:40PM
Lil Wayne's health issues are continuing to plague him.
The Grammy-winning rapper was taken to Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles late Tuesday-night, TMZ reports, after suffering a single seizure. Wayne, 30, was treated and released early Thursday morning, according to the site.
Reps for the rapper did not immediately return PEOPLE's requests for comment, but a source told PEOPLE Wednesday afternoon, "Wayne's great."
Originally posted 04/05/2013 06:00AM
It's back to business for Lil Wayne.
On Monday, the Grammy-Award winner made his first public appearance since being hospitalized after suffering a seizure last month.
Lil Wayne visited Miami's Mansion nightclub to celebrate rapper Rocko.
Joined by Cash Money founder Birdman, Lil Wayne, an onlooker tells PEOPLE, "looked healthy and fresh-faced."
The source added, "He sipped on water while holding court at a VIP table on Mansion's stage that overlooked the crowd."
The rapper appeared to be enjoying the music and was later joined by Busta Rhymes, who was recently signed to Young Money.
– Linda Marx
Originally posted 03/29/2013 11:40AM
Despite vehement denials from his friends as to the severity of Lil Wayne's condition after the Grammy winner suffered a seizure two weeks ago, the rapper confirms his condition was very serious.
"I'm an epileptic, so I'm prone to seizures," Wayne, 30, told Los Angeles radio station Power 106 on Thursday. "This isn't my first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh seizure. I've had a bunch of seizures. Y'all just never hear about it."
Wayne neither confirmed nor denied reports that he was in a medically induced coma, but did describe the experience as near-fatal.
Originally posted 03/16/2013 01:00AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne was recovering in the hospital Friday after suffering a seizure, a source says. But a report he was in critical condition in a medically induced coma was vigorously denied.
"Wayne is alive and well," his close friend and business partner Mack Maine Tweeted. "we will be releasing an official statement shortly, but dont believe the nonsense about comas and tubes to breathe...that's false."
A rep for the rapper adds, "Lil' Wayne is doing well. Thanks for your concern."
Originally posted 02/04/2013 10:45AM
For Hollywood, Super Bowl weekend is one big party, and they don't disappoint.
On Saturday night, Lil Wayne performed at a GQ, Lacoste and Mercedes-Benz hosted party at the Elms Mansion in New Orleans. Among the fans on hand was model Kate Upton, who posed for photos in front of her GQ cover and stood on a couch to get a better view of Lil Wayne's show, an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
Even Paul McCartney and wife Nancy Shevell were spotted "rushing through the backstage area to catch the end of his performance," the source adds.
Originally posted 11/28/2012 06:00AM
Sunday night saw one of the most monumental hip-hop concerts in recent history, and no one knew it was coming.
As guests arrived to celebrate DJ Khaled's birthday at LIV Miami at the Fontainebleau, they found themselves in the company of hip-hop icons Diddy, Kanye West, Fat Joe, Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes. Also joining the fun: Kourtney Kardashian's longtime love Scott Disick – who was in town filming Kourtney & Kim Take Miami.
While some had heard rumblings of Diddy and company's attendance, no one expected what the night turned into – an impromptu concert!
"It was the craziest thing ever," says a source. "Maybe you've seen one or two of these guys perform, but never singing each other's songs together – it was amazing!"
Kanye, enjoying a boys' night out in a black leather T-shirt, received the most enthusiastic response of all when he hopped on stage with Fat Joe and performed his hit "Jesus Walks." The group wasn't taking the party lightly and ordered around 30 bottles of Ciroc Vodka.
Disick, who may seem the unlikeliest piece of the puzzle, apparently held his own with the rowdy group. "Scott surprisingly fit in really well; he seemed totally natural with the guys … you wouldn't have expected it," says one partygoer.
– Becky Randel
Originally posted 09/07/2012 07:30AM
This year's MTV VMAs were all about the music.
From Rihanna to Taylor Swift, nine very different acts took the audience and viewers at home from pop to rap to rock and back.
During the pre-show, Demi Lovato got things started as she sang "Give Your Heart a Break" on the red carpet, setting the tone for a fun, music-filled night.
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