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Every Celebrity in Hollywood Has Advice for Justin Bieber | Justin Bieber

Hollywood Stars Have Advice for Justin Bieber

Originally posted 01/23/2014 01:45PM

Just as every comedian knows exactly how to fix Saturday Night Live, every celebrity knows exactly how Justin Bieber should stay on the straight and narrow.

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Review: Britney's Britney Jean Missing Momentum of Her Dance-Pop Past

Britney Spears's Britney Jean Missing Momentum of Femme Fatale: Review

Originally posted 12/03/2013 12:45PM

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Against all odds, Britney Spears's last outing, 2011's Femme Fatale, turned out to be the best album of her career, proving that she could still compete in the dance-pop diva derby against Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Rihanna. Unfortunately Britney Jean (out Tuesday) doesn't build on that creative momentum.

Surprisingly it's the uptempo tracks – and not the slower stuff – that let Spears down. None comes close to the euphoric high of Femme Fatale's "Till the World Ends." The clubby first single, "Work B––––," was campy fun initially, but it doesn't hold up well after repeat spins.

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Inside Britney Spears's Intimate Album Listening Party

Britney Spears: Inside Her Intimate Album Listening Party

Originally posted 11/22/2013 02:45PM

Dressed down in black skinny jeans and a peplum top, a radiant Britney Spears gave a small crowd a sneak peek at her "personal" upcoming album, Britney Jean.

With her long hair down in waves, the singer, 31, even sang along to a few tracks while joking and giggling with the album's executive producer will.i.am and moderator Andy Cohen, who kicked off the evening by asking her what the inspiration was for this particular album.

"It's my most personal," she said. "With the breakup [from ex-fiancé Jason Trawick] this year … what you do to get through it … being with your family and getting through it." As for what gives the pop star fuel in the studio? "I like sushi and skittles," Spears said, laughing.

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Shakira, Usher Down to One Artist Each in The Voice Top 8 Battle

The Voice

The Voice: Shakira, Usher Down to One Artist Each as Top 8 Do Battle

Originally posted 05/28/2013 07:50AM

Monday's two-hour The Voice, featuring the Top 8 live performances, was bookended by a pair of diva-strong performances that showcased both glamour and range.

Judith Hill, a former duet partner of the late Michael Jackson, opened the show with her own disco-inspired version of the electronic pop hit of Will.i.am and Justin Bieber, "#thatPOWER." Wearing a sci-fi Mohawk ponytail and a silver-feathered jacket that looked both rocker and angelic, the always-strong Hill owned the stage with her original vision of the tune.

"I think it was great to see you flip that song," said Shakira.

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Will.i.am to Kick Off  Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon

Will.i.am to Kick Off Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon

Originally posted 09/02/2012 04:30PM

The Muscular Dystrophy Association's Show of Strength telethon will get an energetic kick-off.

Sunday's three-hour program – featuring performances by Carrie Underwood, Pitbull, Gavin DeGraw, Carole King and a slew of other talent – will begin with will.i.am performing his dance tune, "This Is Love," alongside vocalist Eva Simons and MDA Los Angeles Goodwill Ambassador, Lucas Cook.

"MDA has been helping children and adults for more than 50 years, and I am pleased to collaborate with them to help save lives," the hip-hop artist, 37, tells PEOPLE.

"I am on a mission to transform the lives of young people who need extra support and really am honored to perform on the show – and it was important for me to include Lucas and other MDA kids in our performance."

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Poll: Who Should Be the Next American Idol Judge?

American Idol

Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj & Miley Cyrus Considered for American Idol Judge Gig

Originally posted 07/11/2012 11:00AM

Looks like things could be getting pretty weird on American Idol.

Shortly after reporting that Adam Lambert might be replacing Jennifer Lopez as a judge on the show, E! News announced Monday that Idol producers might also be considering Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Fergie, Katy Perry, and will.i.am for the high-profile gig.

"There are going to be lots of names coming up now," Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe told CNN. "Everything's still up in the air, I have to say. Nothing is confirmed. Hopefully, I'm going to push for Charlie Sheen and Jerry Lewis as judges on American Idol. I'm not sure how far I'll get with that, but I think that would be fun."

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William & Kate Hang with Harry at the Diamond Jubilee Concert | Kate Middleton, Prince Harry, Prince William

William & Kate Hang with Harry at the Diamond Jubilee Pop Concert

Originally posted 06/04/2012 06:45PM

Even the royals like to rock out.

At Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee pop concert Monday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge sat with Prince Harry and Princess Beatrice to take in the show.

The royals were seated in a box high above the crowd of 20,000 invited guests to enjoy music from the 60 years of the Queen's reign. Many of the attendees waved Union Jack flags – Kate included!

The Duchess – in an Alexander McQueen jacket and a dress from Whistles – sat between Prince William and Beatrice. The young royals were just behind Prince Charles and his wife Camilla as they all listened to tunes from the likes of Paul McCartney, Tom Jones and Stevie Wonder.

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Fergie Rocks the Mic at an L.A. Nightclub | Fergie

Fergie Rocks the Mic at an L.A. Nightclub

Originally posted 11/23/2011 06:00AM

Fergie was certainly animated at the launch party for Ubisoft's Black Eyed Peas Experience dance-themed video game at L.A.'s Supperclub. The singer was chatting with her bandmates and fellow revelers, like Wilmer Valderrama, at her VIP table at the back of the dance floor. But Fergie and the Peas also treated the crowd to an impromptu (and intimate) performance. According to an onlooker, she stood behind the deejay booth and rocked out to "Boom Boom Pow" while the guys worked the room. – Jessica Wedemeyer

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PHOTO: Will.i.am Evacuates Burning Hotel in London

Will.i.am Evacuates Burning Hotel in London

Originally posted 07/01/2011 05:45PM

Will.i.am appeared to maintain his composure on Friday, despite being evacuated from his London hotel that caught on fire.

The Black Eyed Peas frontman, 36, was photographed calmly covering his face with a T-shirt as he was escorted out of the burning 28-story Park Lane Hilton.

In town for business, the pop star had a performance scheduled for the evening with his band mates at Hyde Park, close to where the fire took place. He later Tweeted from the performance.

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VIDEO: Black Eyed Peas Hosting 'Phunky' Super Bowl Bash | Black Eyed Peas

Black Eyed Peas Hosting 'Phunky' Super Bowl Bash

Originally posted 01/27/2011 01:40PM

It's the perfect storm of entertainment: The biggest football game of the year and one of the world's biggest bands will come together as Sports Illustrated hosts the Black Eyed Peas for a Super Bowl Bash.

"As an NFL owner and a football fan, I cannot be more excited to join forces with Sports Illustrated for the hottest party of the season," the Peas' Fergie says. "It will be the kick-off to an amazing weekend in Dallas and we can’t wait to get it started."

Joining the Peas will be deejays will.i.am and David Guetta along with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models Christine Teigen, Anne V., Julie Henderson and Genevieve Morton.

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