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FilmMagic/FilmMagicSome of Calvin Harris' biggest hits have been collaborations with Rihanna, so it's no surprise he'll be a special guest at her annual Diamond Ball, which raises money for her charity foundation.

The black tie event, scheduled for Septmber 14 in New York City, will be hosted by Dave Chappelle, with Kendrick Lamar performing.

"I’m ecstatic to add my longtime collaborator and friend Calvin Harris to the stellar line-up at this year’s Diamond Ball," Rihanna says in a statement.  "Calvin’s music will bring the perfect mix of energy and excitement to the evening as we celebrate the Clara Lionel Foundation.”

Calvin's hits with Rihanna include "We Found Love" and "This Is What You Came For."

The Clara Lionel Foundation, named after Ri-Ri's late grandparents, raises money for global education, health, and emergency response programs.

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RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty ImagesWhile Taylor Swift was in Denver for her recent trial, a company near the courthouse showed its support for her by sticking messages -- made out of out of colorful Post-It notes -- to its windows.  Now, Taylor has thanked them for the love.

According to Page Six, the singer sent the company, Craftsy, multiple bouquets of flowers, along with notes thanking the staff for "brightening my day for every day I was in Denver.”  

The company posted a photo of the staff posing with Taylor's gifts, along with the message, "Thank you @taylorswift13! We're so happy our messages brightened your day as much as your flowers brightened ours!"

The messages were lyrics of Taylor's songs, such as "Haterz gonna hate," "I Knew You Were Trouble," "People throw rocks at things that shine" and "Begin Again."

As previously reported, jurors found that former deejay David Mueller assaulted and battered Taylor during a pre-concert meet-and-greet photo op in 2013, during which he grabbed her butt.  The jury also found that neither Taylor, her mother nor her manager were responsible for his radio station firing him.

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Ryan Aylsworth/RCA RecordsPink gets political in the video for her new single, “What About Us.”

The clip begins with overlapping sounds including political speeches, protestors chanting and a man saying, “We are going to reject hate! We are going to reject racism!”

The video then shows imagery of distraught citizens, police lights flashing, helicopter spotlights and an apocalyptic-looking city landscape.

As Pink sings, dancers perform an interpretive, emotional routine, which seems to represent oppression in our society. It ends with Pink uniting with the dancers for a number in the middle of the desert.

Even before the video was released, it seemed clear that "What About Us" was making a political statement, thanks to lyrics like, "We were willing, we came when you called/But man you fooled us, enough is enough" and "It's the start of us, waking up, come on/Are you ready? I'll be ready."

The song is the first single from Pink’s upcoming new album, Beautiful Trauma, which arrives October 13.

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Franck OckenfelsJustin Bieber and Shawn Mendes are both young, chart-topping Canadian singer/songwriters who admire each other. Shawn Mendes idolizes John Mayer, while John's a fan of both Shawn and Bieber.  So who's to say that Justin and Shawn won't listen if John tell them to work with each other?

On Tuesday, Justin posted a photo of Shawn on Instagram, and captioned it, "What a LEGEND."  The photo has attracted nearly two million likes and tens of thousands of comments.   As Refinery 29 points out, one of the commenters was John, who simply wrote, "COLLAB."

Justin's actually releasing a new song on Thursday called "Friends," but we doubt his posting a photo of Shawn is an indication that they're working together on the track.  Still, you never know.

By the way, after Justin canceled his stadium tour, John defended his decision, tweeting, "When someone pulls remaining dates of a tour, it means they would have done real damage to themselves if they kept going. We've lost so many great artists lately. I give Justin [two thumbs up] for realizing it was time to call it. You should too."

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Getty Images/Dave Hogan for One Love ManchesterThe families of the 22 people killed in the bombing outside an Ariana Grande concert in the English city of Manchester each will receive around $320,000 from the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund.

Manchester City Council Deputy Leader Sue Murphy, chair of the We Love Manchester fund, told ABC News, that the fund has received donations or pledges so far totally more than $23 million and has paid out about half of the money it's received.

The fund also has made payments to the injured, including people who were in the hospital for more than seven days.

Murphy told ABC News that the fund is hoping to disburse all the money as quickly as possible to the injured, but the organization wants to be thoughtful about how that is done. "It's really important that we get it right," she said.

Murphy also revealed that there will be at least one permanent memorial erected in the city at some point, but that a separate fund will be established to pay for that since the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund is specifically for the victims of the bombing.

On May 22, an ISIS sympathizer, Salman Abedi, exploded a bomb outside the venue in Manchester were Ariana's concert was just ending.

Ariana organized a benefit concert that took place in June featuring Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, The Black Eyed Peas, Coldplay and more.  That concert raised almost $3.5 million for the Emergency Fund.

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300 EntertainmentDJ collective Cheat Codes teamed with Demi Lovato to score their first big mainstream hit, "No Promises." The trio says they thought that Demi would be the perfect person to sing on the track, but they never imagined she'd actually do it.

"We had the song for a little while and and we were going back and forth like, 'Who should sing this? Who would really kill it?'" says Cheat Codes member Trevor Dahl. "And in our minds, we were like, 'Demi would...kill this more than anybody else."

"The fact that our label sent it over to her team, and she heard it and liked it, was super-exciting for us," he adds. "'We've never had a female vocalist on a song. So to go from nobody to Demi Lovato's like a really big leap!" 

Of course, Trevor says, Demi ended up "nailing" the song. "She's able to really embody a lot of emotion in the way she sings," he explains.

As for the song itself, group member Matt Russell says it's about "when you're in a relationship...and you form those expectations [of] your partner and sometimes that can ruin the magic."

"So the song is about just being with each other, and being in the moment, and not thinking too far ahead and not over-thinking things," he tells ABC Radio. "'Cause I think us as humans...we tend to over-think things, and that can ruin things."

Next month, Cheat Codes will be part of the College Weekly Gameday Tour, and Friday, they'll perform on ABC's Good Morning America with Demi.

"We're playing pop, we're playing hip-hop, we're playing EDM, we're playing trap, but we're mixing it in a way that's, like, cohesive and is fun for everybody," Matt says, describing their live show. "It's really high energy...it's just a great time."

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Jive RecordsIs your vinyl collection missing some Britney Spears? Urban Outfitters is here to help.

The store will be exclusively releasing Britney’s 1999 debut album, …Baby One More Time, on pink vinyl. It’s available for pre-order now, with deliveries planned for November.

Only 2,500 copies have been made, so snatch yours up while you can.

…Baby One More Time features the hit title track, “(You Drive Me) Crazy,” plus “Sometimes” and “From the Bottom of My Broken Heart.”

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Image Group LA/ABCThe Weeknd has released a dreamy video trailer on Twitter to remind us that tickets for the second leg of his Legend of the Fall tour are on sale now. 

In true Weeknd fashion, the clip is mysteriously seductive, showing the "Secrets" star posing on the beach as his "Six Feet Under" song plays in the background.

Following the release of the visual on both Instagram and Twitter, the Grammy winner shared his enthusiasm to hit the road again soon, tweeting, "feeling very fortunate. excited to see the fans again! XO." 

The first leg of Weeknd's Legend of the Fall tour ran from this February to June with guest acts Lil Uzi Vert and Bryson Tiller. Legend of the Fall: Phase II kicks off September 6 at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, PA.  

Supporting acts Gucci ManeNAV and French Montana are scheduled to appear on select dates. 

For ticket information, visit Ticketmaster.  

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ABC/Heidi GutmanLiam Payne and Zedd surprised their fans yesterday with some special performances on the streets of London.

The two were filming a video for their single “Get Low,” and first, they treated fans to an appearance outside the Oxford Circus tube station. Liam was on vocals, while Zedd played the keyboard.

The two also stopped at Trafalgar Square to perform another rendition of “Get Low.”

As of Tuesday, Liam and Zedd were still out and about in the U.K. city.

“Running around London again today with @zedd Video coming soon...,” Liam tweeted.

He later posted a video of one of their performances, writing, "So much fun these last 2 days with @zedd! Thanks to all the fans that came down and got involved!!"

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So much fun these last 2 days with @zedd! Thanks to all the fans that came down and got involved!! Can't wait to see the video! Much love pic.twitter.com/70ansrRkh9

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Olivia BeeIf living well is the best revenge, then Kesha's on her way to some pretty awesome retribution.

Her long-awaited new album, Rainbow, is headed for a #1 debut on the Billboard chart.  Insiders tell the publication that the disc could sell as many as 120,000 units in its first week.  We'll find out on Sunday if it's accomplished that feat.

If it happens, it'll be Kesha's second #1, following her 2010 debut, Animal.  She's also had three additional top-30 releases: her 2010 EP, Cannibal; her 2011 remix album, I Am the Dance Commander I Command You To Dance; and her 2012 album, Warrior.

Four of the songs on Rainbow have already appeared on the Billboard Hot 100, including the hit single, "Praying."

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iStock/ThinkStockThe former Denver DJ found to have groped Taylor Swift by a jury said there is still “no question” in his mind that he did not grab Swift’s backside during a 2013 meet-and-greet photo op.

“What I’m saying is I didn’t do what they said,” David Mueller told ABC News’ Clayton Sandell after Monday’s court ruling. “I never grabbed her. I never had my hand under her skirt and I can pass a polygraph.”

Mueller says the placement of his hand in the photo -- in which he and his then-girlfriend posed with Taylor -- looked awkward because, he says, "I wasn’t invited to be in [it]. I just moved into the shot the best I could.”

The former DJ first sued Swift in 2015, claiming she'd falsely accused him of groping her, which caused him to be fired from a Denver radio station. She then counter-sued for assault and battery.

Last Friday, U.S. District Judge William Martinez threw out Mueller's suit against Taylor, saying there wasn't enough evidence to prove she got him fired.

Mueller, who waited two years to file his lawsuit, says he didn't want a payout from Swift -- all he wanted was something he could show prospective employers.

“I asked for something in writing which stated that there was a misunderstanding," Mueller said. "And I can take that to possibly convince someone at a radio station to hire me."

On Monday, the jury awarded Swift the $1 she requested in the civil court case. The jurors also found that the singer's mother and her manager were not responsible for Mueller's firing.

Mueller, who claims he passed two polygraph examinations, said he plans to continue to try to clear his name, which may include appealing the court’s ruling.

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Ryan AylsworthPink's back with a new single, and now she's getting a new honor.

The singer and mother of two will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, and will also perform on the telecast. Past recipients of the award include Madonna, Peter Gabriel, Guns N' Roses, Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and Beyonce.

MTV says that Pink is being honored for "her trailblazing impact on music, pop culture, fashion and philanthropy."  MTV will premiere the video for her new single "What About Us" on Wednesday at 6 p.m. 

Pink's new album, Beautiful Trauma, is due October 13.

The 2017 VMAs, hosted by Katy Perry, will air live from the Forum in Inglewood, CA on August 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

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Getty Images via ABCNo holding back here: Shawn Mendes has risen to the top of Billboard’s Pop Songs radio airplay chart with his latest single, “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back.”

This marks his second number one on that chart list, following his debut single “Stitches” back in 2015. That makes Shawn, who just turned 19 on August 8, one of only five acts to have scored multiple number ones on the Pop Songs chart before they turned 20.

Chris Brown and Avril Lavigne took the top spot three times before they were 20, while Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears did it twice.

The Pop Songs chart measures total weekly plays on mainstream top 40 stations, as calculated by Nielsen Music.

“There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” is the current single off Shawn’s album Illuminate, which has been certified platinum.

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Getty Images via ABCRachel Platten promised new music this summer, and the "Fight Song" singer is about to make good on that promise.

Rachel took to social media on Monday to announce that her new single, "Broken Glass," is coming this Friday, August 18.

"I'm gonna make that ceiling crash... #BrokenGlass 8.18," she tweeted, along with an image of herself in a rainbow-hued shag jacket standing in the desert.

Rachel's major label debut, Wildfire, came out in early 2016, and included "Fight Song" and "Stand by You."  Back in May she told ABC Radio her new album would be out in the late summer.

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I'm gonna make that ceiling crash... #BrokenGlass 8.18 💥 pic.twitter.com/v2lR5CNUHy

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Kevin Winter/WireImageAs a member of the band fun., Jack Antonoff topped the charts and won Grammys.  But these days, he's better known as the go-to songwriting partner for female pop stars like Taylor Swift, Sara Bareilles, Rachel Platten, Lorde and more. So what makes him so good at writing hits for women?  He claims he has no idea.

"That's for everyone else to decide. I don't know," Jack tells ABC Radio. "If I knew or had an opinion, I probably wouldn't be any good at my job."

He is definitely good as his job.   Jack, who dates Lena Dunham, co-wrote Sara's "Brave," Rachel's "Stand By You," Taylor's "Out of the Woods" and "I Don't Want to Live Forever," and Lorde's entire new album, Melodrama.

Jack will kick off a headlining tour next month with his project Bleachers: he performed with them last week on ABC's Good Morning America.  He also collaborated with Pink on her long-awaited new album, Beautiful Trauma, due in October, and he says it was a great experience.

"She's just wonderful," he says. "I did two songs on it, one's called 'Beautiful Trauma,' the other one's called 'Better Life' and she's a true pleasure, a real human being."

As for Taylor, he claims he has no information about her new album, which is reportedly coming out at the end of this year.

"Nothing that I know of," he said, when asked by ABC Radio whether Taylor's album is really due this year. "We've just been hanging as friends lately."  

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iStock/ThinkStockIt's over, and Taylor Swift has come out the winner.

A jury in Colorado has unanimously rejected former deejay David Mueller's claim that Taylor's mother Andrea Swift and her manager Frank Bell were responsible for him losing his job, after Taylor said he groped her backstage during a 2013 meet-and-greet.

In addition, the jury has found for Taylor in her counter claim of sexual assault and battery against Mueller. They have agreed to award her $1 in nominal damages.

After the verdict was announced, Taylor released a statement saying, "I want to thank Judge William J. Martinez and the jury for their careful consideration, my attorneys Doug Baldridge, Danielle Foley, Jay Schaudies and Katie Wright for fighting for me and anyone who feels silenced by a sexual assault, and especially anyone who offered their support throughout this four-year ordeal and two-year long trial process." 

She added, "I acknowledge the privilege that I benefit from in life, in society and in my ability to shoulder the enormous cost of defending myself in a trial like this. My hope is to help those whose voices should also be heard. Therefore, I will be making donations in the near future to multiple organizations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves."

The trial, which began last week, pitted Taylor's claims that Mueller lifted her skirt and grabbed her bare butt, against his claims that he'd been falsely accused, and was owed the remainder of the money left on his contract when he was terminated from his job at a Denver radio station.

Initially, Mueller sued Taylor, her mom and her manager, but the judge threw out the suit against Taylor last week, saying there was no evidence to show she was involved in his termination.  Taylor counter-sued, claiming assault and battery for "offensive and harmful physical contact."

During her testimony, a defiant Taylor told Mueller's attorney, "I’m not going to allow you or your client to make me feel like this was my fault, because it isn’t. I’m being blamed for the unfortunate events of his life that are a product of his decisions. Not mine.”

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Universal Music Latino / Raymond Braun / SchoolBoy / Def Jam / UMLE / Republic Records“Despacito” is holding tight to its number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100.

The Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee hit, featuring Justin Bieber, is now tied for the second-longest reign in history: it's spent 14 weeks on top.

In the Hot 100's more than 50-year history, the song is now one of only eight to have topped the chart for that length of time.  Those eight also include Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” and The Black Eyed Peas’ “I Got a Feeling.”

"Despacito" has now matched “Macarena” as the longest-reigning mostly non-English number one hit on the chart. Los Del Rio's "Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)" ruled for 14 weeks back in 1996.

“Despacito” still has yet to top Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men’s “One Sweet Day,” which is the longest-running Billboard Hot 100 hit of all time.  That track spent 16 weeks at number one.


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Frank Micelotta/FOXLouis Tomlinson is enjoying the success of his single “Back to You” with Bebe Rexha. The two performed the tune at the Teen Choice Awards last night.

But Louis tells Billboard he’s already plotting his next single. He says his next release will “sound the most like me lyrically.”

“I suppose I'm constantly looking at the results of the [current] single, but for me I am really excited to release that one because it feels the more like me lyrically,” he says. “I think we do have the next single, it's just working out when the best time to release that is and that's depending on how this single goes.”

Louis says we can expect one or two more singles before he puts out an album. That album, he says, will be “very honest and conversational.”

“In the early sessions I've had, a lot of songwriters love to write about fairy tales and situations that just don't really feel like the bands that I grew up listening to,” says Louis. “They speak very matter-of-fact and honest, and I think that's cool and that's interesting. Although the fans know loads about me, they'll definitely learn a bit more after the album.”

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iStock/ThinkstockA jury will now decide if former deejay David Mueller deserves damages after he was terminated following accusations that he groped Taylor Swift, which he denies he ever did.  The same jury will decide whether or not Mueller did, in fact, grab Taylor's butt during a backstage meet-and-greet in 2013.

In his closing statements, Taylor's attorney, Doug Baldridge, asked the jury, "Will aggressors like David Mueller be allowed to victimize their victims? Taylor Swift says no."  He also asked, "Is the victimization going to result in the plaintiff having a payday?"

Baldridge also said the evidence that Mueller assaulted Taylor is 'beyond overwhelming," and that Taylor is "absolutely certain about what happened and was certain about who did it."   The attorney also claimed Mueller accused his former boss of doing the assaulting, and deliberately destroyed recordings of the meeting with his former bosses, after which he was terminated.

"Use your common sense," Baldridge told the jury. "If that information helped them, it wouldn't be gone."  

The attorney also said that Taylor's mom, Andrea Swift, and manager Frank Bell reported the incident to Mueller's bosses at the radio station because they "felt a responsibility that this not happen to another young woman," and stressed that they did not tell the station to fire Mueller.

"They decided what they saw. They decided what to do," he added.  "He lost his job because he grabbed her butt and got caught. The guy did it."

If they don't reach a verdict by 7 p.m. ET, the jury will return at 8:30 a.m. Denver time tomorrow.

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Dave M. Benett/VF17/WireImageAre Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom back together? The old flames were spotted getting cozy at an Ed Sheeran concert at Staples Center in Los Angeles Saturday.

Fans snapped photos of them in crowd.  Two of them that have since been removed showed Katy learning back against Orlando.

"They definitely seemed like they're back together," an eyewitness tells E! News. "They cuddled most of the night. She sat on his lap most of the night and shared kisses."

The source adds, "They looked like they were having the time of their lives. People didn't really bug her. I don't really think people knew it was them because they had hats on and stuff."

And it seems Katy hitched a ride with Orlando to the concert. TMZ has photos of the singer on the back of Orlando’s motorcycle.

Katy and Orlando dated for about 10 months before calling it quits in February.

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