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Gwen Stefani celebrates 15th anniversary of her “milestone” album ‘The Sweet Escape’

Gabe Ginsberg/FilmMagic Hard to believe it’s been 15 years since Gwen Stefani released her smash-hit album The Sweet Escape, but here we are.  If you forgot, Gwen made sure to remind her fans the significance of December 1. “Happy 15th birthday to my second solo album!!” she celebrated on Instagram, and shared several key photos from the album’s cover shoot.  She also reflected on the …

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Christina Aguilera to be honored with first-ever Music Icon award at 2021 People’s Choice Awards

David Black Christina Aguilera will become the first person in People’s Choice Awards’ history to take home the Music Icon award.  The announcement was made Wednesday. According to a press release from NBC and E!, Christina earned the honor “for her contributions to the music industry and her illustrious career.”  The statement also teases the “Beautiful” singer will also take to the stage and perform “a never-before-seen medley …

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Lizzo opens up about her friendship with Adele: “We’re both supreme divas…and we’re also both Tauruses!”

ABC Some people believe in horoscopes and that successful relationships are determined by astrological signs.  Lizzo might be one of those believers, because she says two Tauruses are better than one when explaining why she and Adele are such great friends. Speaking with People on Wednesday, the “Rumors” singer shared how the two first met. “I met her at a birthday party or a Grammy party — I can’t remember where …

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Katy Perry’s cover of The Beatles’ “All You Need Is Love” raises $100,000 for charity

Courtesy Gap Inc. Katy Perry announced that her cover of the classic Beatles song “All You Need Is Love” has raised $100,000 to help needy children. Katy told her fans on Twitter, “Pleased as punch that so many of you streamed my All You Need is Love track on @Spotify. Because of it, @Gap will be donating $100k to @baby2baby #GivingTuesday.” Katy launched her fundraiser in October as …

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Michael Bublé explains how his son’s cancer battle taught him to “live a much deeper life”

Iconic/GC Images Michael Bublé isn’t taking for granted any moment with his eight-year-old son, Noah. The singer lived through his worst nightmare when then-three-year-old Noah diagnosed with liver cancer. Although doctors gave Noah the all-clear four years ago, Michael says that journey permanently changed his outlook on life. “I live a much deeper life now,” the singer revealed to People.  He explained that painful part of his life taught him the value of seeing the silver lining …

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Sting says he still misses George Michael: “We should have helped him more”

Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images Later this month, we’ll mark the fifth anniversary of the tragic death of George Michael, who passed way on Christmas Day 2016 at the age of 53.  Now, one of his famous friends is expressing regret at not doing enough to prevent his death. Speaking with Apple Music, Sting tells Zane Lowe of his late pal, “You …

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Britney Spears and Olivia Rodrigo among prestigious Bloomberg 50 list of innovators

Ethan Miller/Getty Images Each year, Bloomberg Businessweek issues its list of the 50 people who made the biggest impact on the global business landscape. This year, Britney Spears and Olivia Rodrigo both made the prestigious list. Bloomberg said Britney deserves a spot on their roundup not only for the role she played in terminating her own 13-year conservatorship, but because she changed the public’s opinion of conservatorships …

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Good 4 them: Olivia Rodrigo, Taylor Swift, BTS and more lead 2021 Spotify “Wrapped” year-end charts

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for MRC With one month left before we ring in the new year, it’s time to look at who ruled the music streaming charts in 2021.  Spotify is out with its annual year-end “Wrapped” lists and says its users couldn’t get enough of Taylor Swift, BTS and Olivia Rodrigo. When it came to the most popular songs in the U.S., Olivia claims first and second place with her respective hits …

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Trevor Noah to return as host of the 2022 Grammy Awards

MichaelSchwartz/CBS A familiar face will host next year’s 64th Annual Grammy Awards. The Daily Show‘s Trevor Noah will return in the role and induct a new class of Grammy winners on January 31. Next year’s award show will be held at the newly renamed Crypto.com Arena — formerly the Staples Center — in Los Angeles, California. Trevor last held down the fort for the …

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Mariah Carey’s cookies return for Christmas 2021 with “Holiday Hits” flavors

Mariah’s Cookies/Virtual Dining Concepts Last year, Mariah Carey launched Mariah’s Cookies, a virtual bakery concept that allows fans to order the sweet treats from third-party delivery apps like Grubhub, Postmates and UberEats.  The cookies are now making their return for the 2021 holiday season. The Mariah’s Cookies Holiday Hits Trio, a special-edition box filled with holiday flavors, is now available …

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