It was judge's choice dances and freestyles during Monday night's "Dancing With The Stars". Bindi Irwin made everybody sob in an emotional tribute to her late dad. Nick Carter infused some BSB and Alek Skarlatos and his partner incorporated a climbing wall… Carlos Pena Vega and Witney Carson also got a perfect score for their freestyle but were eliminated. See more videos HERE.
Justin Bieber is officially more successful than The Beatles, at least on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. For the new chart data to be dated December 5th, Bieber has a whopping 17 songs on the Billboard Hot 100. That breaks The Beatles' record of 14, which was set in 1964. Drake actually tied that amount twice this year, in March and October. But now the title belongs solely to Bieber. The songs are all from his new album, Purpose, which was released earlier this month. And adding to the milestone is a second record: Thirteen of the titles are making their debut on the chart, the highest amount ever. And that's still not all. Of the 17 songs on the Hot 100, three are in the top 5. That ties a record previously set by both The Beatles and 50 Cent. It’s Bieber’s sixth number one album.
Adele’s new album ‘25’ has only been on sale for three days, but it’s already the top-selling album of 2015 in the U.S. The album sold at least 2.3 million copies November 20 through November 22 and that instantly makes it the year’s best-seller, passing Taylor Swift’s album ‘1989’ which sold 1.76 million.
Speaking of Adele, she was on The Tonight Show last night talking about an album she’s really looking forward to…then she performed and played Box of Lies with Jimmy. Kelly Ripa was also on the show, but was honest about the people that came with her. They all wanted to see Adele.
If you want even more Adele, you have to see her song “Hello” sung in 25 different styles. YouTuber Anthony Vincent does the song seamlessly switching from Alice in Chains, to Rod Steward, to the Backstreet Boys to Thirty Seconds to Mars…
Nicki Minaj "was in total bitch mode" even though one of the night’s biggest winners at the American Music Awards on Sunday night. Minaj shrugged off host Jennifer Lopez as J.Lo opened with a huge dance medley that paid homage to Minaj’s hit “Anaconda.” And a witness said that while pop stars, such as Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor and Demi Lovato, mingled during commercial breaks, Minaj stayed in her seat “looking miserable and rolling her eyes.” According to a spy, when one male fan “approached her to sign a CD,” she snapped, “‘Why? So you can sell it on eBay?’ She refused. She was downright antisocial and rude.”
There’s the GIF of Mariah Carey responding to a question about Jennifer Lopez by saying, “I don’t know her,” going around. It happened a while ago, but Mariah Carey is finally talking about it. In an interview about her new MAC line she was asked what was one of the craziest presents she’s ever got. Mariah said a fan made her an interesting shirt with the quote, “just being honest” from when she said she didn’t know Jennifer Lopez.
President Obama is going to be singing on Coldplay’s new album. Obama sang “Amazing Grace” during the funeral for one of the Charleston shooting victims, and Coldplay asked to use a clip for their album because of the “historical significance.” The White House granted the band permission to use the vocals, saying the president is a big fan of the band. Coldplay's seventh studio album "A Head Full of Dreams" will be released on December 4th.
FYI…Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx are still a thing. They have been denying dating rumors since 2013, but an insider tells the NY Post, “She is head over heels for him. But they don’t want to fuel any of the rumors so Jamie has been avoiding attending parties she’s been going to.” The source says, “Katie and Jamie have a fun and playful relationship and have gotten even closer in the past few months. Suri gets along with him super well, too.”
AMAs: Jennifer Lopez hosted and opened the show with a performance. One Direction won the top award-- Artist of The Year— They won at last year's show with Zayn Malik. They also won favorite duo or group—pop/rock. Justin Bieber won best collaboration with Diplo and Skrillex, and he closed the night with a medley of his hits, including "Sorry," ''Where Are U Now," and "What Do You Mean." The Weeknd's performance of "The Hills" was also a favorite, and he walked away with two awards. Nicki Minaj was also a double winner, taking home favorite artist and album—rap/hip-hop. Sam Hunt won “New Artist of the Year. Taylor Swift, who is out of the country shooting a music video, was the top nominee with six. She won song of the year for "Blank Space," favorite album—pop/rock for "1989," and favorite artist—adult contemporary. Swift lost favorite female artist—pop/rock to Ariana Grande, who was shocked when accepting that award. See more highlights and performances HERE.
One performance that had people talking was Meghan Trainor and Charlie Puth...the end made us awkward and confused.
Adele sold more than 900,000 copies of 25 on iTunes in just the first day of sales. With Adele keeping the album off streaming sites, the only way to listen was by purchasing 25 at retail stores or online, and she is well on her way to breaking the record for most copies sold in a single week. Nielsen started keeping track of such figures in 1991, and *NSYNC has held the title since No Strings Attached sold 2.416 million copies the week it was released in 2000. Estimates, however, have Adele pegged at selling at least 2.5 million.
Speaking of Adele, she was the musical guest on SNL this weekend, and the subject of a hilarious sketch with host Matthew McConaughey...and you should probably see the Star Wars auditions HERE.
Drake wants to do a remix with Adele for his song ‘Hotline Bling’. He posted a cartoon picture of himself and Adele on Instagram this weekend after news of the remix interest went viral. Adele recently said, “I really want us to do an official remix. I love Drake. I love Drake so much. I even got the coat that’s in the video — I got it delivered the other day, I ordered it. The red one.”
Justin Bieber's new album outsold One Direction's new album in their first week of release. In other Bieber news, he was seen with Selena Gomez at a hotel bar over the weekend and serenaded her with “My Girl”…more HERE. Oh...and you should probably see the TOTALLY NSFW 23 most terrifying things Justin Bieber fans have done HERE.
Speaking of couples, Gwen Stefani told Ellen she had no idea who Blake Shelton was before the Voice…
This happened...and it was perfect! Buzzfeed loves JGL too.
Snoop Dogg helped distribute more than 1,500 free turkeys at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. "Snoop Dogg took pictures with over 800 people at the event," Mayor James Butts told a Southern California TV station. "We had a tented area for seniors to sit in, and the first thing he did was go over to take pictures with everyone there." Butts also recalled how when he first met the 44-year-old entertainer last year in his new headquarters in Inglewood, Snoop Dogg said he wanted to do something to give back to the community.
Sofía Vergara and Joe Manganiello are officially married! The "Modern Family" beauty and "True Blood" hunk tied the knot in a ceremony at The Breakers Resort in Palm Beach, Florida.
The last of the “Hunger Games” series was the top movie in the country over the weekend. "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" opened if first with $101 million… which is the lowest opening for a movie in the franchise. “Spectre" fell to second with $14.6 million after two weekends in the top spot and "The Peanuts Movie" fell a spot to third with $12.8 million.
Couple of things you need to see if you haven’t…first of all, One Direction playing Never Have I Ever with Ellen…
And Justin Bieber doing some more carpool karaoke with James Corden!!
Adele's new album, 25, is out today, but fans who had hoped to stream it on services like Spotify and Apple Music may be out of luck. According to multiple reports, 25 will not be available on streaming platforms. A Spotify spokesperson confirmed that it will not be on the service. "We love and respect Adele, as do her 24 million fans on Spotify," the spokesperson said. "We hope that she will give those fans the opportunity to enjoy 25 on Spotify alongside 19 and 21 very soon." The album will also not be available to stream via Apple Music, though Apple users can purchase 25 on iTunes. "Her soulful new single, 'Hello, 'is available to stream on Apple Music along with her entire catalog and her revealing interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1," Apple said.
Speaking of Adele… Jimmy Fallon saved the day for two friends who got scammed ahead of Adele's Radio City Music Hall concert on Tuesday. Kristin Smith said her friend were given Adele tickets last minute, and after rushing to make it to New York City from Connecticut, they were told at the door that their tickets weren't real. The women waited for an hour outside of the concert with hopes of obtaining real tickets, but eventually started to head back home. "There were a line of cars that all had black-tinted windows and I made a comment about how I'm sure those are for someone famous," Smith said. "All of a sudden, a door opened next to us and out stepped Jimmy Fallon!" While taking a selfie with him, the women told Fallon about their fake tickets. Smith told him the trip turned out all right since he made their evening better. "We then turned around and a guy standing in the doorway — we're not sure if he worked with Jimmy or if he worked for Radio City Music Hall — said, 'I can make your night even better,' and he pulled out an envelope and handed me two tickets to get into the show."
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is breaking records and there's still a month to go before the movie opens. Insiders confirm that the seventh film in the franchise has generated more than $50 million in advance ticket sales. Fandango says the picture is the biggest pre-seller in the history of the ticketing company, trumping the first Hunger Games, which saw $25 million in advanced sales. Most Imax screenings have sold out, but outside of those premium formats, there are tickets remaining to many shows on opening weekend. Theater chains are continually adding extra showtimes to keep up with demand. Pundits are already predicting that The Force Awakens will sprint past the $208.8 million earned by Jurassic World's debut to score the biggest opening in history. But no film has ever opened to more than $100 million in December, and the Christmas movie-going season is competitive one.
Charlie Sheen may have saved himself from paying out any more hush money after revealing his HIV status on the Today show Tuesday, but now he could face lawsuits from accusers arguing he knowingly exposed them to the virus. But even full disclosure is not complete protection against criminal charges. Sheen revealed yesterday that he's been blackmailed for upwards of $10 million since receiving his diagnosis four years ago. He had his partners sign legal non-disclosure agreements. One of his former “goddesses” Bree Olsen says he never disclosed his diagnosis with her and would never have lived with him had she known.
Adele wants to clear the air about her and Beyoncé. There has been a rumor going around that Adele turned down Beyoncé ... that’s not the case. Adele said, “Obviously, like, Queen B ‘til the day I die.” By the way, her whole album was leaked! Listen HERE. (scroll down to find Adele's tracks) BTW...you can see her Live from Radio Music Hall special December 14th on NBC. See some fan videos from that HERE.
Justin Timberlake had a few too many, and teased the paparazzi about not being able to get pictures of him earlier in the night: "I gave you guys shots before I walked in...if you're too lazy...then that's on you..." See the video HERE.
Daniel Craig was once again asked about whether he’ll do another Bond movie, but I feel like now we have an honest answer with backstory! Then she gave him to a note to give to the queen to ask her to make sure the Ellen show gets on TV in England.
Ready for the best news EVER??? The planet needs this right now. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler CO-HOSTING the final new Saturday Night Live of 2015 on December 19th!!!! And if that's not reason enough to tune-in, Bruce Springsteen will be the musical guest for the show, which he hasn't appeared on since December of 2002. Ryan Gosling will host SNL for the first time on December 5ht, and Chris Hemsworth will host for the second time on December 12th!
David Beckham is named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive for 2015. Jimmy Kimmel made the big reveal Tuesday night. When asked if he's seen the cover, David said, "I saw it about an hour ago for the first time. Yes, I have…it's the best moment of my career." Beckham continued, "I would obviously like to thank my parents for bringing me into this world, of course. I would like to thank my hairdresser, my stylist."
Kesha fans have started a petition on Care2Petition to release the singer from her record contract. Over 53,000 people have signed the petition for Sony Music to free her.Kesha has been involved in a legal battle since 2013 which has kept her from releasing any new music since 2013. She also filed a lawsuit against producer, Dr Luke last October for “mental manipulation, emotional abuse and sexual assault.” Dr Luke has countersued her for defamation.
Missy Elliott wouldn’t have had a comeback this year if it wasn’t for Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams. Missy can’t thank Katy enough for allowing her to perform her records during Katy’s Super Bowl set. Pharrell saw her performance and told Missy that people miss her. He wanted to get in the studio with her and she didn’t turn him down.
Former One Direction member Zayn Malik has said in an exclusive interview with The Sun that he wanted leave the band "from the beginning." He says, "I was always thinking it," he said. "I just didn't know when I was going to do it." To add insult to injury, he also said he didn't particularly like One Direction's style of music. "That's not music that I would listen to," he said. "Would you listen to One Direction, at a party with your girl? I wouldn't." Do you hear the One D fans’ tears all over the world?
Wanna hear a church do their own version of Hotline Bling? Sure you do…(CUE TO 1:30)
The governors of at least 24 states have announced they will not accept Syrian refugees. The states range from Alabama and Georgia, to Texas and Arizona, to Michigan and Illinois, to Maine and New Hampshire. The announcements came after authorities revealed that at least one of the suspects believed to be involved in the Paris terrorist attacks entered Europe among the current wave of Syrian refugees. Only 1,500 Syrian refugees have been accepted into the United States since 2011, but 10,000 will be allowed entry next year.
Lorde has been getting flack from viewers who thought her vocals were a little too perfect on SNL. The day after the show aired, Lorde took took to Twitter to post: “wow - the fact that some people thought i was lip syncing on snl is an awesome compliment! goes without saying i have never/will never haha.” Story HERE.
The 4th season of Prank it FWD is coming. In a tease for show, the hosts end up on the receiving end of a prank from Jennifer Lawrence and her Hunger Games co-stars Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth. The hosts thought they were going to prank Jennifer during an interview, but she turned the tables. (Backstory on Prank It FWD…it was started in April last year to pull pranks for a good cause. Their videos have racked up more than 100 million total views. The series partners with DoSomething.org to donate $1 for every 1,000 views, as well as $1 for every social mention and share tagged #PrankItFWD.)
Last week, there was a story that a Hollywood A-lister was HIV positive and had a large wake of partners behind him. Now, it looks like fingers are pointing at Charlie Sheen. The National Enquirer first broke the story, and TMZ says multiple sources connected to NBC's Today show have confirmed that is, in fact, what Charlie Sheen is set to announce on the show today. He was diagnosed 4 years ago and told people he thought he could trust. He wanted to come out and talk about it and clear up rumors that he knowingly put people in danger. Hollywood public relations specialist Howard Bragman was quoted in People saying that Sheen "is getting treatment, and a lot of people in his life know about it."
Justin Bieber is mourning the loss of those killed in the shocking Paris attacks, including friend and Universal Music Group executive Thomas Ayad. He tweeted a tribute to Ayad saying, "Still thinking about Paris and my friend Thomas that we lost in the tragedy. He was a part of the team for years and I wish I would've had more time to thank him," he wrote adding, "Make sure to appreciate people while you have them. Thanks Thomas for everything you did for me. You are appreciated and missed. Thoughts and prayers are with your family & friends #PrayForParis." More HERE.
Other celebs commenting on the tragedy included Ryan Gosling and Will Smith.
Want a little taste of Adele’s new song? A sneak preview of Adele’s upcoming interview with “60 Minutes Australia” was posted on Twitter…it’s called "When We Were Young." Her upcoming third studio album, is set for worldwide release on November 20th.
Remember the one time Kendrick Lamar crashed a wedding in Columbus, OH and almost got kicked out? It was last month, and in the video you Kendrick hit the dance floor as Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" is blaring. Very few people were dancing and Kendrick just took over the dance floor, until an older gentleman started asking questions. Someone eventually realized it was Kendrick and he ended up not getting kicked out.
T-Pain was in the hotseat on “Watch What Happens Live” on Bravo and was asked who the biggest “pain the ass” to work with was. Did he dodge the question or name someone? He said Diddy, calling him “motivating” but also was a little discouraging.
Katy Perry just announced a line of holiday-themed onesies. There will be Mr. and Mrs. Claus versions, as well as a snowman, Ginger Bae, and Katy Perry-approved Christmas tree, complete with pizza and Left Shark ornaments.
Speaking of clothes, just know that Beyonce’s daughter Blue Ivy has a better closet than you. She Instagrammed a shot of her wearing a $2,100 dress.
Alessia Cara is launching a tour in January and posted a video of her singing a Justin Bieber cover…
We stand with you, Paris. https://t.co/hqUX4oqWMj— Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) November 15, 2015
SNL decided to forgo their opening sketch in favor of a heartfelt message instead for the victims in Paris delivered by Cecily Strong…she also repeated that in French.
Since One direction has the edge in physical sales, Justin decided to catch up by encouraging buyouts and sending signed CDs to those Targets or Walmarts. To get one, you had to buy a CD and get a raffle ticket for the possibility of winning a signed booklet. Justin claimed to have personally signed 2000 CDs, but they were signed by a machine. The signatures all look exactly the same, just in different spots. The extra CDs from the buyouts will be donated to the Sick Kids Hospital. So does One Direction feel any competition? They said in an interview in Australia that the two albums coming out at the same time is “good for pop culture”.
Meanwhile, Justin had a show Friday at the Staples Center and opened his show with a prayer for the victims of the Paris terrorist attack. Later, he broke down crying as he sang “I’ll Show You.” More HERE.
Coldplay had a show Friday in L.A. as well and sang John Lennon's "Imagine" for the Paris victims...
Demi Lovato covered Adele at a recent performance...and nailed it!
Diane Keaton was fangirling big time when Ellen surprises her with Justin Bieber! Of course, Ellen was asking Diane if she would be a cougar for Justin....
Blake Shelton jumped into “real American Hero” mode late last week in Oklahoma. There were four guys at a river when they ended up sliding into a mud hole for two hours. Blake stopped and asked if they needed help….then immediately tried to get them out with his truck. When that didn’t work, he left to get his tractor. He got them out, then chatted with them about hunting. Story HERE.
Holly Holm shocked the world knocking out undefeated Ronda Rousey to win the UFC women's bantamweight title. The former world boxing champion knocked out Rousey with a left head kick in the second round at UFC 193 in Australia on Saturday. Rousey-- the most popular athlete in the sport-- falls to 12-1 after the loss, while Holm improves to 10-0.
After news of Lamar Odom's "shocking" improvement, his condition has taken a dark turn: The former NBA player is in "rough shape" and struggles to recognize family and friends. Worse, an inside source adds, doctors believe his brain has suffered major damage. Odom's estranged wife, Khloe Kardashian, recently said that her husband was struggling to walk on his own and was emotionally erratic—which experts say is typical for stroke victims. He's "doing better every day for sure—which is a blessing—but it's going to be a long road, and he has to walk that road," Khloe said earlier this week. "We tell him that he had a brain injury, but we can't tell him how that brain injury was caused, because that will set him back," she explained. Odom was hospitalized on Oct. 13 after he was found unconscious at legal brothel Love Ranch South after mixing herbal Viagra, cocaine, and alcohol.
James Bond is keeping the box office competition at bay for a second week in a row. Spectre, the 24th film in the beloved spy franchise, won the weekend box office again. The movie took the number one spot thanks to $35.4 million in ticket sales. That put the film well over the $100 million mark in just two weekends. The Peanuts Movie performed strongly as well, and took second place with $24.2 million. As the holiday season draws nearer, the early star-studded offering Love The Coopers also attracted moviegoers, securing a distant third place with $8.4 million. Coming in the fourth and fifth spots were The Martian and the Chilean mine drama The 33, with $6.7 million and $5.8 million.