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Supa Dupa Fly: Missy Elliott Joins The Voice as Pharrell's Adviser

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Supa Dupa Fly: Missy Elliott Joins The Voice as Pharrell Williams' Adviser

Originally posted 08/24/2015 04:25PM

As Pharrell Williams prepares to defend his winner title on the upcoming ninth season of The Voice, he's got a little star power on his side.

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Ansel Elgort on Insurgent Costar Shailene Woodley: 'I've Never Once Wanted Her Sexually' | Ansel Elgort

Ansel Elgort on Insurgent Costar Shailene Woodley: 'I've Never Once Wanted Her Sexually'

Originally posted 03/16/2015 08:10PM

He once played her on-screen love interest, but Ansel Elgort insists that his relationship with costar Shailene Woodley is strictly platonic.

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Look Who's Performing at the 2015 ESSENCE Musical Festival

Look Who's Performing at the 2015 ESSENCE Musical Festival

Originally posted 03/04/2015 04:10PM

Usher and Missy Elliot will take the stage during the annual concert series

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The Little Girl from Missy Elliott's 'Work It' Video Is All Grown Up

Originally posted 02/13/2015 01:20PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "20901238" "" "" "auto"] She's still working it.

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Even Celebrities Are Freaking Out About Katy Perry's Halftime Show

Originally posted 02/01/2015 10:05PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "4027110549001" "" "" "auto"] All eyes were on Katy Perry when she rode in on a massive metallic lion during the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show, and never lost fans' attention after her roaring arrival. The candy-coated show was pure Perry with a high-wire act, dancing trees and, of course, fireworks. Plus, Missy Elliott and Lenny Kravitz showed up to help her out. Here's how what social media thought of the show.

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Tigers, Lenny and Missy, Oh My: The Best Moments from Katy Perry's Halftime Show | Katy Perry

Tigers, Lenny and Missy, Oh My: The Best Moments from Katy Perry's Halftime Show

Originally posted 02/01/2015 09:10PM

Katy Perry performed at the Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX halftime show Sunday night, and the 30-year-old brought out her full bag of tricks for the gig. Here are our favorite moments.

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In the Kitchen with Nigella Lawson | Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson: Inside Her Kitchen

Originally posted 02/08/2013 01:15PM

One day British cook Nigella Lawson found herself inspired while watching an episode of MTV Cribs.

"I saw Missy Elliott had the world's biggest fridge, and I thought, 'One day I've got to have that fridge!' " says Lawson, as she gestures toward the 7-ft.-tall Sub-Zero appliance at one end of her expansive London kitchen.

"So it's called the Missy Elliott Memorial Fridge. It is so huge, but I love it."

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Missy Elliott: My Battle with Graves' Disease | Missy Elliott

Missy Elliott: My Battle with Graves' Disease

Originally posted 06/23/2011 09:35PM

For more than a decade, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott was one of the leading ladies of hip-hop.

But in the last three years, Elliott, 39, had been largely out of the spotlight. The reason, she explains, has been her private battle with Graves' Disease, an autoimmune illness that affects the thyroid.

"You live with it for the rest of your life," the Grammy winner told PEOPLE in its latest issue.

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Why Jazmine Sullivan Is Excited About Her 5 Grammy Nods

Why Jazmine Sullivan Is Excited About Her 5 Grammy Nods

Originally posted 12/04/2008 04:15PM

When five-time Grammy nominee Jazmine Sullivan hits the awards show for the first time this year, she plans to make a beeline for one band only: Coldplay.

"I am so excited to meet them!" Sullivan tells PEOPLE. "I actually want to do a song with Chris Martin, so maybe somebody will introduce me to him, or I can slip him an album and he can listen!"

The R&B songstress, who earned the highly-coveted best new artist nod, still can't believe her good fortune. "When they called the Jonas Brothers, I started getting nervous. I was like, 'Man ... they're huge!' I didn't even know they were new artists!"

But with mom right by her side – "I must have grabbed her arm so hard she probably still has red marks!" – she learned she had actually received not just one, but five nominations. "It was surreal," says the Philly-native, who texted mentor Missy Elliott as soon as she heard. "I've been working for this my whole life and to see it finally pay off is just wonderful."

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