Justin Bieber was no doubt unhappy after he was booed at the Billboard Music Awards. But now, a picture of him looking unhappy has appeared ON a billboard.
A research agency called the Employment Policies Institute purchased a photo of the Bieb scowling, and used it to illustrate a billboard in Central Los Angeles. "Why is Justin Bieber so sad?" asks the billboard. "Could it be because 24% of teens who want a job can’t find one?”
A rep for Kelly Clarkson told the Hollywood Reporter that the singer will not be a judge on season 13 of American Idol, but it appears that Jennifer Hudson may take the job.
Katy Perry has found herself in the unusual position of apologizing for something she said on Twitter about another artist's song...after he threatened her.
Nick Carter is especially busy with side projects outside of his work with the Backstreet Boys. Earlier this week, it was reported that he and his fiancee, Lauren Kitt, are shopping a reality show about his personal life and their upcoming wedding.
It seems Carter intends to reveal even more about himself in a memoir. Facing the Music and Living to Talk About It will focus on his music career and his struggles with drugs and alcohol.
Beyonce's made several movies in her career, but starting Friday, you'll be able to see her on the big screen as you've never seen her before: as a cartoon character.
Beyonce provides the voice of the character Queen Tara in the new 3D animated film Epic. The fantasy adventure is about a girl who shrinks to a tiny size and discovers a magical forest world of strange creatures, all engaged in a battle of good versus evil. As Queen, Beyonce's Tara is the protector of the forest, and she must choose an heir to carry on her mission.
While Queen Tara...Read more
As if there weren't already enough awards shows in the world, a brand new one took place for the first time in Singapore on Thursday, and Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and One Direction were among the big winners.
According to USA Today, the Social Star Awards kicked off with a performance by Steven Tyler and Aerosmith, and also featured Carly Rae Jepsen, SkyBlu...Read more
American Idol ratings this past season weren't great, to say the least, and now the winner's record sales seem to be suffering as well.
Yahoo Chart Watch reports that winner Candice Glover's single "I Am Beautiful" has entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #94. That's the lowest chart debut ever for an Idol winner's coronation song. The title was previously held by Kelly Clarkson's "A Moment Like This," but that...Read more
Fresh from being named to Forbes' annual list of the World's Most Powerful Women, Beyonce and Shakira are now being recognized for their love matches. Both women and their significant others have been named to the publication's list of the "World's Most Powerful Couples."
The magazine looked at twosomes across politics, media, technology and music to find high-profile pairs who are doing big things individually and even bigger things together....Read more
Taylor Swift's already proven that she can poke fun at herself: she told Billboard that she thought the "goat" version of her hit "I Knew You Were Trouble" was "brilliant." Now, she's giving Katy Perry props for making fun of the song as well.
Katy randomly tweeted on Wednesday, "I knew you were truffle when you walked in," and added the hashtag "#dinnertime." Taylor wasted no time in retweeting her comment, and then...Read more
Backstreet Boy Nick Carter is the latest pop star to document his personal life in a reality show. Deadline.com reports that the singer is executive-producing and starring in the series with his fiancee, Lauren Kitt.
According to Deadline, the half-hour series will "chronicle [Nick's] life as he tries to make amends with his past and prepare for his upcoming nuptials." It's currently being shopped around; Deadline reports that...Read more
Katy Perry has forked over a good amount of cash to acquire two homes.
The Huffington Post reports Katy has purchased two properties encompassing three adjoining lots and approximately four acres of land in Hollywood Hills. The total cost: 11.2 million dollars.
Katy's newly-acquired properties include two homes, one of which was previously owned by Bruce Springsteen's drummer Max Weinberg -- who was Conan O'Brien's...Read more
For two days, "Psy" took Cannes by storm, posing for pics with celebs, hitting hot parties, booking DJ gigs, and enjoying the life of an international music star -- except it wasn't really him....Read more
Highlights from next month's Sound of Change Live concert in London, promoting improved education, health and justice for women and girls around the world, will be televised by NBC as a two-hour special.
The special, titled The Women’s Concert for Change: Live from London, will air from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday, June 2, one day after the concert will be held at Twickenham Stadium.
The lineup includes Beyonce, Jay-Z, Jennifer Lopez, Ellie Goulding...Read more
Mr. Worldwide and K-Dolla are bringing the party to you this summer. Pitbull and Ke$ha's joint tour kicks off Thursday night in Mansfield, Massachusetts, and it seems like quite a production: Ke$ha promises "glitter, beards, balls and laser beams," while Pitbull says he'll contribute some "crazy freaky fun."
So how did this odd couple end up as a double bill? Pitbull tells ABC News Radio that fans have wanted them to collaborate for a long time. "People have been asking us, when are we going to do something together? So, crazy thing is that we are actually doing a tour together before...Read more
A few days ago, Train posted a photo on Twitter of lead singer Pat Monahan photoshopped to look like Captain Stubing from the classic '70s TV show The Love Boat. The caption was a line from that show's theme song: "Come aboard, we're expecting you." It was the band's way of teasing what they finally announced on Wednesday: their own ...Read more
When Mariah Carey released her new hit "#Beautiful," many people wondered why she included the hashtag in the song title. After all, she and duet partner Miguel don't sing "hashtag beautiful" in the song, so what purpose does it serve? Well, turns out it's standing in for a naughty word.
The explicit version of "#Beautiful" is now on iTunes, and while linking to it on Twitter, Mariah wrote, "Find out what the hashtag means :)."...Read more
Beyonce once sang that girls "run the world," and she's definitely one who does: the singer is one of the few music stars who appear on Forbes magazine's annual list of the World's Most Powerful Women.
Back in 2012, Beyonce came in at #3 on the list, but this go-round, Queen Bey jumps to #17, putting her above prime ministers, business leaders and even a real-life monarch: Queen Elizabeth II, who comes in at #40.
Beyonce, who is just a handful of spots below Oprah Winfrey, also out-ranks the only other singers...Read more
American Idol loves to bring back its former contestants to perform on the show, but now, there's a possibility that the Fox show will bring back its alumni and sit them behind the judges' table.
New York magazine's Vulture column quotes people with "knowledge of the situation" as saying that serious consideration is being given to including former Idol contestants among the judges, or perhaps having an entire panel of former contestants. The sources claim...Read more
The first wave of the Teen Choice Awards nominations have been announced, with Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Maroon 5, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Justin Timberlake among this year's nominees. Some of the category pairings are a little awkward, though.
The two Justins are competing for Choice Male Artist, along with Bruno, Pitbull and Phillip Phillips. BFFs Selena Gomez and Taylor are competing for Choice Female Artist, and Selena's other...Read more
Each year on American Idol, at least one contestant ends up with a nickname, usually bestowed upon them by Ryan Seacrest or, occasionally, one of the judges. This year, it was runner-up Kree Harrison who hit the nickname jackpot: She'll now and forever be known as "Kreedom," thanks to judge Nicki Minaj. Kree says she doesn't mind -- and she also likes all the other variations she's heard on her unusual name this season.
"I think all of the Kree nicknames are funny," she told ABC News Radio backstage at Live with Kelly & Michael. "There's, like, 'Kree-per,'...Read more
Let's hope Justin Bieber wasn't too attached to his pet monkey, Mally.
A spokesman for the Munich Customs office says Germany has "officially confiscated" the capuchin monkey, which was seized by Customs officials in the European country from Justin in March because he failed to provide the proper paperwork required to bring the animal there. Mally has been residing in a shelter based in Munich.
Customs office spokesman Thomas Meister tells...Read more
One Direction has got a new book on the way this summer.
Titled Where We Are: Our Band, Our Story, the publisher's description calls it “the only official book from 1D, charting their journey over the past year-and-a-half -- from the places they’ve visited and fans they’ve met, to their thoughts and feelings, hopes and dreams, highs and lows. It has been a phenomenal year – and this is a phenomenal story.”
1D has released three previous official books through HarperCollins, the...Read more
LMFAO may not be currently working together, but that doesn't mean there's any drama between Redfoo and SkyBlu, who in real life are uncle and nephew, respectively. In fact, even though SkyBlu is readying a solo album, he says an LMFAO reunion may take place sooner than you think.
"We're family. I love Foo; he loves me," Sky told ABC News Radio at the Billboard Music Awards. "We see each other at Christmas and everything, and we're good...you guys might see something from LMFAO in the near future, so it's all good."
In the meantime, Sky's...Read more