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  • Bieber teases first solo song in years

    Even though it's been almost two years since Justin Bieber's last official album, the radio waves have not lacked for new Bieber music. He's on two 'song of the summer' contenders this year alone. But it's been a while since Bieber released a song where he's the lead artiste.

  • Ajay Devgan signs “Raid”

    Known for his intense and character driven roles, Ajay Devgan is all set to return to a film rooted in reality. Trader analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the news of Devgn's casting on Twitter.

  • Shania Twain joins Travolta racing movie

    Country music star Shania Twain, Michael Madsen, and Kevin Dunn have joined the cast of John Travolta's racing movie “Trading Paint”.

  • “Annabelle: Creation” opens strong at BO

    Warner Bros./New Line's R-rated prequel “Annabelle: Creation” conjured up a pleasing $35 million from 3,502 theaters in its domestic

  • Chris Cornell statue planned for Seattle

    Chris Cornell's widow Vicky Cornell is planning a statue in his honour, according to a new interview with the Seattle Times. The statue of the grunge rock pioneer will be placed somewhere in Seattle, and it will be made by sculptor Wayne Toth — the artist behind Johnny Ramone's statue at his Hollywood Forever grave in Los Angeles.

  • Queens of the Stone Age debut new “Villains” single

    Queens of the Stone Age are set to release their seventh studio album “Villains” on Aug. 25, and they've just debuted their second single

  • Pink reveals new album title

    Pink is splashing back onto the music scene with a new album called “Beautiful Trauma”, set to drop October 13, the singer announced via Instagram on Wednesday.

  • Performers at 2017 MTV VMAs

    Lorde, Ed Sheeran, the Weeknd and Miley Cyrus are among the artists scheduled to perform at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

  • “Mr. Robot” taps Cohen poem for trailer

    “Mr. Robot” makes creepy use of a Leonard Cohen poem in the first trailer for the series' third season, which revealed its premiere date.

  • Sony sued over “Baby Driver” music

    A lawsuit has been brought against Sony Pictures that alleges the studio unlawfully used the T Rex song “Debora” in Edgar Wright's recent music-centric action movie “Baby Driver”, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

  • Captain Marvel may include another superhero

    Following in the footsteps of “Captain America: The First Avenger”, “Captain Marvel” - the penultimate movie of the Marvel Cinematic

  • Coldplay performs touching LP tribute

    On the first date of their 2017 North American tour, Coldplay paid tribute to Linkin Park, which lost its front-man Chester Bennington last month.

  • Legendary French actress Jeanne Moreau dies

    Jeanne Moreau, whose brooding beauty entranced international film audiences in such films as “The Lovers”, “Jules et Jim” and “The Bride Wore Black”, has died at the age of 89.

  • McCartney wrote a song about Trump?

    Paul McCartney may have something to say about Donald Trump on his forthcoming untitled album, according to the Liverpool Echo.

  • Linkin Park albums soar in UK album chart

    The passing of front-man Chester Bennington has sent three Linkin Park albums back into the top ten in the UK album charts in the last

  • Mick Jagger releases two new songs

    Mick Jagger has released two songs which he says are urgent responses to the “confusion and frustration with the times we live in.”

  • JON STEWART sets stand-up special at HBO

    Jon Stewart will return to stand up comedy in a special for HBO, the former “Daily Show” host's first such special in over 20 years, it was announced Wednesday.

  • Bieber cancels all “Purpose” tour dates

    Justin Bieber's “Purpose” tour prematurely came to an end when it was announced on Monday that the 23-year-old pop star was done performing for the time being.

  • Hathaway to replace Schumer as “Barbie”

    After losing Amy Schumer due to scheduling conflicts, Sony looks to have found its replacement for the upcoming live-action “Barbie” film, with Anne Hathaway in talks for the lead role.

  • JLaw's “Mother!” to release in September

    Paramount Pictures has moved its Jennifer Lawrence thriller “Mother!” forward by a month to September 15 from its previous October 13 release date.

  • “GoT” creators land new HBO series

    The end of “Game of Thrones” is on the horizon, but creators David Benioff and DB Weiss have already mapped out their next plan at HBO for when they officially depart Westeros.

  • DESPACITO creates streaming history

    The international viral sensation “Despacito”, by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee and featuring Justin Bieber, has become the most streamed

  • Queen biopic officially happening

    The long-in-the-works Queen biopic is “finally happening,” according to a new post on the iconic rock band's official website.

  • Disney finds its Aladdin, Jasmine and Genie

    Disney has officially found its Aladdin, Jasmine, and Genie for the live-action “Aladdin” remake. The three cast members were announced at the D23 Expo on Saturday.

  • “Apes” overthrowing “Spider-Man” at Box Office

    Director Matt Reeves' “War for the Planet of the Apes” stomped past holdover “Spider-Man: Homecoming” at the Friday box office for a

  • 11-disc Bowie box set to be released

    David Bowie's Berlin Trilogy and other albums from that era will be the focus of the late singer's upcoming collection “A New Career in a

  • Tarantino prepping new movie

    Quentin Tarantino is quietly starting to put together his latest project, and is talking to A-list actors for what is promising to be a unique take on the famous Manson Family murders.

  • Suicide Squad 2 finds a director

    “The Shallows” helmer Jaume Collet-Serra is the front-runner to direct Warner Bros.' “Suicide Squad” sequel starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie.

  • DJ Khaled retains Billboard top spot

    DJ Khaled's “Grateful” notched a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart -- the first album to spend more than one week at the top in two months.

  • The Grudge reboot finds director

    In recent years, there have been quite a few low budget horror films that have cleaned up big time at the box office.

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