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Getty Images/Dave Hogan for One Love ManchesterAriana Grande has been nominated for Hero of the Year at the 2018 NME Awards, given out each year by the British music publication NME.  The nomination comes in recognition of her role in organizing the One Love Manchester benefit show, following the bombing at her concert in Manchester last May that killed 23 people.

Ariana's competition in the category includes actress Rose McGowan, for speaking out against sexual harassment, as well as some British politicians and celebrities. The One Love benefit, meanwhile, is nominated for Music Moment of the Year; it's up against, among other things, Lady Gaga's Super Bowl halftime show.

Ed Sheeran received several NME Awards nominations as well: he's up for Best British Solo Artist and Best Festival Headliner.  His pal Taylor Swift is up for Best International Solo Artist and Best Video, for "Look What You Made Me Do."

Lorde and Charli XCX are the leading nominees, with four nods each; Dua Lipa has received three.

The winners will be announced at a live ceremony on February 14 at London's O2 Academy Brixton; the event will be streamed on Facebook Live.  You can vote now at Awards.NME.com.

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Sergi Alexander/WireImageChristina Perri just received a gift she'll love for "A Thousand Years."

The singer and her husband, entertainment reporter Paul Costabile, welcomed their first child together, a baby girl.  In an Instagram posting Wednesday, Costabile wrote, "The greatest gift we’ve ever known !!! Welcome to the world Carmella Stanley Costabile born today. Mom and our little principessa are doing great. Dad can’t stop crying!"

The two wed in December at New York’s City Hall, four years to the day they met.  Paul popped the question in June and wrote on Instagram that it was love at first sight.

"I knew I wanted to ask this girl to marry me the day she walked into the green screen for an interview almost 4 years ago," he wrote. "I finally asked her right here tonight and she said yes!”

In August, Christina announced the couple was expecting.

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ABC/Heidi GutmanCamila Cabello's debut solo album Camila may score the singer her first ever #1 album.

Industry forecasters tell Billboard that the album, featuring the smash hit "Havana," could sell around 90,000 units, which may result in a #1 debut. But that's assuming the album out-sells the one that's currently number one: The Greatest Showman. 

Last week, the soundtrack album for the Hugh Jackman film sold 104,000 units. If sales drop, Camila could replace it at #1; if not, she'll have to settle for #2.   That would match the performance of her song "Havana," which has been stuck at #2 on the Hot 100 for weeks.

With Fifth Harmony, the highest Camila ever got on the album chart was #4, with the group's second album, 7/27.

In other Camila news, she appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Wednesday, and discussed her performance on ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest. On the show, she performed in New York's Times Square in record cold temperatures -- which forced her to find a new use for those hand warmers.

"I put it like right above my underwear...but underneath my pants. It was great!" Camila told Ellen as the audience laughed. 

"So you felt the heat there, and it made you think of Havana," Ellen cracked. "Yeah!" laughed Camila. "Exactly."  "Yes, I understand that," Ellen shot back, to more laughter.

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Mert & MarcusTaylor Swift has a Reputation for trademarking her lyrics and song titles, and it looks as if she's at it again.

According to TMZ, the singer’s company, TAS Rights Management, LLC, has filed documents to secure the rights to the phrase “Big Reputation.” The phrase is a lyric from her song “End Game," where she sings, "Big reputation/big reputation/Ooh, you and me would be a big conversation."

Apparently, Taylor is looking to use “Big Reputation” on merchandise items including sunglasses, cell phone cases, pajamas and gloves.

She’s also reportedly trademarking her own signature, for usage on bathrobes, hair pins, dolls and toy glow sticks.

So what’s her “End Game”? The trademark filings will give her legal protection against knockoffs.

Taylor previously trademarked a bunch of phrases from her 1989 album, including "This Sick Beat," "We Never Go Out of Style" and "I Could Show You Incredible Things."

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Greg WilliamsNot content with making a guest appearance in Taylor Swift's video for "End Game," Ed Sheeran will also be popping up in a new video by Eminem.

Ed posted a photo of himself on Instagram with the caption "River" -- the name of his collaboration with Eminem.  He's seen sitting in what looks like an abandoned house, holding his guitar in front of him. 

Eminem posted the same photo, with the caption "So let the river run... @teddysphotos on set #REVIVAL."  "@Teddysphotos" is Ed's Instagram handle.

On the U.K. singles chart, Ed's song "Perfect" is #1, while "River," which appears on Em's album Revival, is #2. In the U.S., "Perfect" is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; "River" is #32 with a bullet.

No word on when the video will debut.

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James ZwaldoThe Chainsmokers are back with a brand-new song, but it's angrier and darker than past hits like "Closer" and "Something Just Like This."

The track called "Sick Boy," sung by the duo's Drew Taggart, is a social commentary with lyrics that seem to describe the personas that we construct for ourselves via social media and movies. "Welcome to the narcissism/We're united under our indifference," goes one lyric. There's also a repeated refrain of, "This is us/This is us."

Drew also sings, "Make no mistake, I live in a prison/That I build myself, it is my religion" and "Feed yourself with my life's work/How many likes is my life worth?"

The song's video features Drew and his musical partner Alex Pall, plus a drummer, performing on a bare stage.  At times, Drew appears to morph into some kind of monster, while Alex's piano bursts into flames.

According to their label, the track is "a song about self-identity in today’s world and standing tall in the face of what you can and can’t control."  No word on whether or not this is a one-off single, or the first release from a new EP or album. 

The Chainsmokers are nominated at the upcoming Grammy Awards for "Something Just Like This," in the category of Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.   They already have a Grammy for Best Dance Recording -- they won it last year for "Don't Let Me Down."

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Legacy Recordings/PRNewswireGet ready to add another volume of NOW That’s What I Call Music! to your collection.

The compilation series will be releasing its 65th volume next month, featuring 16 major hits from artists including Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, Camila Cabello, Niall Horan and Pink.

Hit collaborations like “Mi Gente” by J Balvin and Willy William featuring Beyonce, “No Limit” by G-Eazy featuring A$AP Rocky and Cardi B, and “Wolves” by Selena Gomez and Marshmello will also be featured.

The collection, which will also feature six bonus tracks from up-and-coming artists, will be released February 2.

Here is the track list:

Taylor Swift -- "Ready For It?"
Demi Lovato -- "Sorry Not Sorry"
Camila Cabello -- "Havana"
J Balvin & Willy William featuring Beyoncé -- "Mi Gente"
Sofi Tukker featuring Nervo, The Knocks & Alisa Ueno -- "Best Friend"
G-Eazy featuring A$AP Rocky & Cardi B -- "No Limit"
NF -- "Let You Down"
Post Malone -- "I Fall Apart"
Khalid -- "Young, Dumb & Broke"
Calvin Harris featuring Kehlani & Lil Yachty -- "Faking It"
Selena Gomez X Marshmello -- "Wolves"
Niall Horan -- "Too Much To Ask"
P!nk -- "Beautiful Trauma"
Hailee Steinfeld & Alesso featuring Florida Georgia Line, and watt -- "Let Me Go"
MAX featuring gnash -- "Lights Down Low"
Marshmello featuring Khalid -- "Silence"

NOW Presents What's Next
Sidibe -- "Unreachable"
Jacob Sartorius -- "Skateboard"
Olivia Noelle -- "Made Of Gold"
Eves Karydas -- "There For You"
Phantoms featuring Verite -- "Just A Feeling"
Indian Trap featuring Kresenzia -- "Look Like Monayyy"

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ABC/Image Group LATimothee Chalamet [sha-lah-MAY] and Rebecca Hall, Selena Gomez’s co-stars in the upcoming Woody Allen film A Rainy Day in New York, announced this week that they would be donating their salaries from the film to Time’s Up and other charities.  Now, it seems that Selena has done the same.

A source close to the actress tells People that Selena has, in fact, already “made a significant donation anonymously” to Time’s Up that “far exceeded her salary for the film.”

Selena has yet to make a public statement against Allen, who has been accused of molesting his daughter Dylan Farrow, a claim which he denies.

Selena was asked by Billboard last November if she considered the director’s past before signing on to the movie.

“To be honest, I’m not sure how to answer -- not because I’m trying to back away from it,” she said. “[The Harvey Weinstein allegations] actually happened right after I had started [on the movie]. They popped up in the midst of it. And that’s something, yes, I had to face and discuss. I stepped back and thought, ‘Wow, the universe works in interesting ways.’”

As previously reported, Selena's mom Mandy Teefey told a fan on Instagram that she'd tried to warn the singer about appearing in Allen's film.

Teefey wrote, "No one can make Selena do anything she doesn’t want to. I had a long talk with her about not working with him and it didn’t click...No one controls her. She makes all her own decisions. No matter how hard you try to advise. It falls on deaf ears.”

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The Recording AcademySam Smith and U2 have joined the lineup for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards, airing January 28 live from New York City.

U2's slot is being billed as a "special performance."  It's not unthinkable that the Irish legends might perform a tribute to the late Cranberries singer and fellow Ireland native Dolores O'Riordan, who died unexpectedly this week at age 46.  U2 isn't a nominee this year, nor is Sam.

Also added to the bill are rapper Kendrick Lamar, one of this year's leading nominees, as well as the odd couple of Elton John and Miley Cyrus.  Elton and Miley will team for one of Elton's classic hits, in honor of the fact that two days after the Grammys, Elton will be saluted at an all-star Grammy tribute concert.  During that concert, which will air later this year as a CBS special, Elton and his songwriting partner Bernie Taupin will receive the Recording Academy President's Merit Award.

As previously reported, other Grammy performers include Alessia Cara, Bruno Mars, Pink, Lady Gaga, Kesha and many more.  The Grammys, hosted by James Corden, air on CBS January 28 at 7:30 p.m. ET, live from New York's Madison Square Garden.

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Atlantic RecordsBruno Mars has managed to finesse another historical Hot 100 feat.

His "Finesse" remix, featuring rapper Cardi B, has jumped from #35 to #3 on the Billboard Hot 100.  Not only is this Bruno's 15th overall top 10, but it's allowed him to do something that only one other male artist has ever done: score three top 10s from each of his first three albums. 

Previously, the only male artist ever to do this was music legend Lionel Richie, who accomplished the feat from 1982 to 1986. 

From Bruno's first album, Doo-Wops and Hooligans, he scored with "Just the Way You Are," "Grenade" and "The Lazy Song."  His second album, Unorthodox Jukebox, produced "Locked Out of Heaven," "When I Was Your Man" and "Treasure." 

Now, thanks to the success of "Finesse" -- say that five times fast -- Bruno has grabbed three hits from his latest disc, 24K Magic: "Finesse," the title track and "That's What I Like."

Interestingly, there are four female artists who've achieved the same feat: Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Lady Gaga and Beyonce.

Meanwhile, Ed Sheeran's "Perfect" is #1 for a sixth week, and Justin Timberlake's new single "Filthy" has debuted at #9.  It's his 18th top 10 as a solo artist.

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Ryan McGinleyMan of the Woods is what happened when Justin Timberlake’s Tennessee roots collided with his love of modern grooves. In a new mini-documentary on YouTube, the singer takes fans inside the making of his new album and explains its eclectic influences.

The black-and-white clip opens with Justin laying down a distinctly country melody over a hip-hop-inspired beat.

"I think the album has a wide range of sonics to it, but I guess I would describe it as modern Americana with 808s," Justin says. In case you're not up on the music lingo, the 808 is a drum machine often used in hip-hop.

The documentary shows Justin creating tunes on both guitar and piano, while working with producers Timbaland and Pharrell Williams.

“You talk about those, like, Southern guitars and that sound that feels like heritage, that is me exercising my love for where I came from,” the Memphis native says. “But then you mix it with something modern, that's just like, where we are today.”

He says the songs, which we hear snippets of in the doc, are “meant to be heard outside even more than inside.”

Justin previously said his Man of the Woods tour would “bring the outdoors in.” Now, he’s giving fans more chances to find out what exactly that means.

He added 10 new shows to the tour, which kicks off March 13 in Toronto. The new dates include second shows in Toronto, New York, Chicago, Boston, Montreal, Las Vegas, San Jose and Los Angeles. He’s also added shows in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.

Tickets for the second shows in previously announced cities go on sale January 22, while the Pennsylvania dates go on sale January 29.

Man of the Woods comes out February 2.

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Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesA special concert to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Michael Jackson's seminal hit song "Man in the Mirror" is set to take place this Thursday, January 19 at 10 p.m. ET. 

Fans will be able to watch the event, also featuring appearances by the track's Grammy Award-winning composer Siedah Garrett and its original producer Quincy Jones -- among other artists -- on Korean music label SM's YouTube channel. 

Head of YouTube's Music Content Partnerships for Korea and Greater China Sun Lee says, "Thirty years on, the song remains as moving and relevant as ever, and we're delighted to livestream this reinterpretation of a class hit to a new generation of fans around the world on YouTube." 

Released in 1988, "Man in the Mirror" spent two weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and was nominated for a Record of the Year Grammy award for the 31st annual Grammy Awards. 

Jackson co-produced the single, which is featured on his album Bad, with Quincy Jones.   

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John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCThe 2018 Billboard Music Awards are scheduled for May 20.

For the first time, the show, which will air live coast-to-coast, will be on NBC.  In past years, the show has aired on ABC and originated from Las Vegas.  It's not clear where this year's show will be based, or who will host.  Nominees and performers will be announced at a later date.

The Billboard Music Awards finalists are based on which artists, songs and albums did the best on Billboard's numerous charts, which include album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social engagement.

Last year's Billboard Music Awards, which aired on ABC, featured a Titanic 20th anniversary performance of "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion, and performances by Cher, The Chainsmokers, Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons, Bruno Mars, John Legend, Florida Georgia Line and more.

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ABC/Image Group LAKaty Perry frequently alters her appearance, whether it’s with new hair color, fashion or makeup looks. But she hasn’t taken it quite as far as plastic surgery, despite what rumors might suggest.

"I haven't had any," she tells Refinery 29. "I've done lasers and got [filler] injections under my eyes for the hollowing — which I'd recommend for everyone who wants a solution for their dark circles — but all of my assets are real.”

She adds, “People tend to think they are fake, but it doesn't really matter."

That’s not to say she’d judge anyone for going under the knife.

“We're getting away from that negative stigma about physical alterations,” she says.  “Of course, always be your authentic self — but if someone wants a nose job that makes them feel better, and they love their profile more because of it, it's like 'Go ahead!' Do whatever makes you feel better about yourself. Stay in therapy, but get it, girl."

But if you’re looking for a change that’s less permanent, Katy has just released her new line of CoverGirl lip glosses that come in a range of colors including Cobalt Blue and Indigo Cat.

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ABC/Lorenzo BevilaquaThey didn't formally confirm it when it happened, but it looks like Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova did, in fact, become parents last month.

Enrique shared a photo of himself on Instagram snuggling with a baby in an adorable gray and white onesie, along with the caption "My sunshine."  Anna, meanwhile, posted a photo of herself kissing a different baby in a gray onesie and polka-dot socks.  Her caption was also "My sunshine."

It was reported last month that Enrique and Anna welcomed the twins December 16, and TMZ reported that their names are Nicholas and Lucy.  The couple has been together since 2001, but are so low-key that nobody even knew she was pregnant.  It's not even known whether or not the two are married.

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Kevin Mazur/WireImageAs part of an upcoming four-day celebration of Prince taking place at the late music icon's Paisley Park estate, a special April 21 concert at the Target Center in Minneapolis will pair performance footage of Prince with live musicians on stage.

Billed as "Prince: Live on the Big Screen," the show will feature newly remastered and never-before-released audio and video of Prince accompanied by a live group of musicians who performed with the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer over the years.

According to a press release, "The live experience will showcase Prince in his own inimitable sound and style, highlighting the incendiary energy he brought to each performance. With the event, Paisley Park looks to welcome even more of the passionate Prince fan community into a live music event celebrating his iconic artistry and the hit songs that captivated generations of fans."

As mentioned, the concert event will be part of a four-day extravaganza dubbed Celebration 2018, which will feature exhibits, performances and more at Paisley Park from April 19-22.

Tickets for the "Prince: Live on the Big Screen" concert go on sale this Saturday, January 20, at 10AM local time at TargetCenter.com. More information on the four-day Celebration 2018 event can be found at OfficialPaisleyPark.com.

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222 Records/InterscopeYou don’t have to “Wait” anymore. Maroon 5 has officially dropped their new single, “Wait,” and debuted its music video.

The video, filmed only using an iPhone and the Snapchat app, premiered exclusively on Spotify and will be released worldwide on Vevo tomorrow.

In the clip, Adam Levine sings the song using various Snapchat filters to change his appearance. It ties in with the band’s most recent album cover for Red Pill Blues, which features each of them sporting popular Snapchat filters like the puppy face and the flower crown.

“Wait” is the second single off Red Pill Blues. It follows “What Lovers Do,” featuring SZA.

The band will be performing the song on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday, January 18.

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David Livingston/Getty ImagesSelena Gomez’s mom reportedly advised her against working with Woody Allen on the upcoming film A Rainy Day in New York, but her concerns fell on “deaf ears.”

As seen in a screen grab of an exchange on Instagram, a fan messaged Selena's mom Mandy Teefey on her production company’s account, and suggested that Selena should “write an apology” for working with Allen.

Teefey responded, "Sorry, no one can make Selena do anything she doesn’t want to. I had a long talk with her about not working with him and it didn’t click.”

She added, “Her team are amazing people. There is no fall person here. No one controls her. She makes all her own decisions. No matter how hard you try to advise. It falls on deaf ears.”

Two of Selena’s co-stars on the film, Timothee Chalamet [Sha-lah-MAY] and Rebecca Hall, have already donated their salaries to Time’s Up and other organizations.

Allen has been accused of molesting his daughter, Dylan Farrow, though he denies the claims.

This is the second time Teefey has spoken out about her daughter in the past few days. Her Woody Allen comments come after she spoke to Gossip Cop, telling the website that while she is “not happy” Selena is dating Justin Bieber again, she realizes her daughter “can live her life however she wants as long as she is happy, safe and healthy.”

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Brendan WalterTrain singer Pat Monahan will make his Broadway debut in a musical production called ROCKTOPIA, which combines classic rock with classical music.

The production features vocalists performing with a symphony orchestra, a rock band and a choir, and the repertoire includes songs by Journey, Queen, U2, Heart, Led Zeppelin and The Who, as well as classical composers such as Mozart, Handel, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven and Copland.

The show will premiere at New York's Broadway Theater starting March 20 for a six-week run, through April 29, with an official opening night of March 27. Monahan will perform in the show for the first three weeks.  He should find the Led Zeppelin material easy to handle, since Train has long included Zeppelin songs in its setlist.  The band even recorded its own version of the album Led Zeppelin II a few years ago. 

In addition to the songs featured in the show, Pat plans to do an encore consisting of a mash-up of a Train song and a classical composition.

Tickets for ROCKTOPIA are on-sale now via Telecharge.com.

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Ruven AfanadorYou'd think selling millions of albums and winning an Oscar and four Grammys would be enough to convince any singer that they'd finally "made it."  But Sam Smith says until just recently, he was scared that his success was just "a gigantic fluke."

Speaking to Australia's Daily Telegraph, Sam says, "I became famous and it scared me and I ran into a hole and hid from it..my personality changed in good and bad ways constantly."

He adds, "There was so much that happened, and finishing on the Oscars, there was a part of me that thought, ‘Is this one gigantic fluke?’” 

After Sam scored an Academy Award for his James Bond theme "Writing's On the Wall," he dropped out of sight to work on new music, and finally emerged late last year with his latest hit "Too Good at Goodbyes." He says that was when he finally realized that he wasn't just a flash in the pan.

"After 'Too Good At Goodbyes' came out, I really felt deep down I am going to be OK,” Sam explains. "My dream is just to do this for the rest of my life. I'm not trying to beat every album; I'm playing the long game. I want to be here like the Elton [Johns] of this world. I want to be here when I'm 60, still singing and still performing.”

While he feels more secure these days, Sam says he doesn't want to get too comfortable.

“I have to be scared,” he tells the paper.  “I don’t like the idea of this ever becoming easy. I always want to be a student of music and of performing...I still have singing lessons as much as I can. It's important to me to always learn -- you are never bigger than the craft.”

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