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Ringo Starr, Paula McCartney, Beyonce, Taylor Swift and More To Perform at the 2014 Grammy Awards

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In case you missed it….Beyonce and Jay Z have been confirmed to perform at the Grammy Awards this weekend.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Taylor Swift, Daft Punk, and former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, are already set to perform during music’s biggest night and now two more superstars have been confirmed to hit the stage on Sunday.

Last week, reports surfaced suggesting the Crazy in Love hitmaker would open the show, while Madonna was rumored to be taking to the stage alongside one of the night’s nominees.

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Bruno Mars Named the 2013 Billboard Artist of the Year

This morning, Billboard released its annual Year in Music issue which named Bruno Mars the 2013 Billboard Artist of the Year. The issue also breaks down the top artists in each genre based on performance on the Billboard charts from Dec. 1, 2012 to Nov. 30, 2013. Justin Timberlake and Rihanna were named the Top R&B Male and Female Artists of 2013, while Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is the Top R&B/Hip Hop Group of the year.

Below are some of the results:

#1 Artist: Bruno Mars

#1 New Artist/Group: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

#1 Female: Taylor Swift (today is also her 24th birthday!)

#1 Male: Bruno Mars

#1 Duo/Group: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

#1 Hot 100 Artist: Bruno Mars

#1 Billboard 200 Artist: Justin Timberlake

#1 Billboard 200 Album: The 20/20 Experience

#1 Latin Artist: Jenni Rivera

#1 R&B/Hip Hop Artist (Overall): Justin Timberlake

#1 R&B/Hip Hop Female Artist: Rihanna

#1 R&B/Hip Hop Male Artist: Justin Timberlake

#1 R&B/Hip Hop Duo/Group: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

#1 New R&B/Hip Hop Artist: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

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Taylor Swift Thinks Prince William is "Awesome"



Taylor Swift was among the celebrities who jetted to Kensington Palace Tuesday night to partake in the evening’s Winter Whites Gala in Aid of Centrepoint.

The 23-year-old star was due to perform at the event, but she didn’t miss her chance to chat up Prince William before she was due on stage.

“Awesome!” she reportedly said after meeting the prince. “He was very funny. I was really happy he was funny.”

Jon Bon Jovi was also schedule to perform at the reception for over 200 major donors.

Centrepoint is a homeless youth charity that Prince William took on after his mother Princess Diana died in 1997.

Other celebrity guests at the gala included Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch, Michelle Dockery.

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2013 AMAs Winner’s List: Taylor Swift, One Direction, Justin Timberlake Among Big Night’s Winners

Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, One Direction and Maroon 5 were the biggest winners at the 2013 American Music Awards on Sunday. Check out a full list of winners below.

COMPLETE WINNER’S LIST:
Favorite Male Pop Rock Artist – Justin Timberlake

Favorite Female Artist, Soul/R&B – Rihanna

Favorite Album, Country – “Red,” by Taylor Swift

Favorite Album, Rap/Hip-Hop – “The Heist,” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Favorite Artist, Alternative Rock – Imagine Dragons

Favorite Artist, Latin – Marc Anthony

Favorite Album, Pop or Rock – “Take Me Home,” by One Direction

New Artist of the Year, presented by Kohl’s – Ariana Grande

Favorite Male Artist, Soul/R&B – Justin Timberlake

Favorite Female Artist, Country – Taylor Swift

Single of the Year – “Cruise,” by Florida Georgia Line, featuring Nelly

Favorite Album, Soul/R&B – “The 20/20 Experience,” by Justin Timberlake

Favorite Artist, Electronic Dance Music (EDM) – Avicii

Favorite Artist, Adult Contemporary – Maroon 5

Favorite Artist, Contemporary Inspirational – Matthew West

Top Soundtrack – Pitch Perfect

Favorite Male Artist, Country – Luke Bryan

Favorite Band, Duo or Group, Pop or Rock – One Direction

Favorite Band, Duo or Group, Country – Lady Antebellum

Artist of the Year – Taylor Swift

One Direction, Taylor Swift, and Many Others Honored at Billboard Touring Awards!

Billboard held its 10th annual Billboard Touring Awards in association withShell Rotella and hosted by executive producer of The Howard Stern Show, Gary Dell’Abate a.k.a. “Baba Booey”, at the Roosevelt Hotel tonight in New York City. The Awards honored the concert industry’s top artists, venues and professionals for the year, primarily based on the Billboard Boxscore chart and actual box office performance between Oct. 1, 2012 through Sept. 30, 2013.

Bon Jovi took home not only the Top Tour Award, which acknowledges the top grossing tour, but also the Top Draw Award, which recognizes the top ticket selling tour. British boy band One Direction received the Breakthrough Award, and the Concert Marketing & Promotion Award went to The Rolling Stones and Citi for the 50 & Counting Tour. Bon Jovi also received the Eventful Fans’ Choice Award, which is determined by fan “demands” at Eventful.com.

The Top Package Award honoring the top-grossing tour with three or more artists on the bill went to the Taylor SwiftRed Tour featuring Ed Sheeran, Joel Crouse, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, and Casey James. Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, California took home the Top Festival Award again, and Jeff Dunham received the Top Comedy Award for the third year in a row. Billboard’s 2013 Woman of the Year, P!nk took home the Top Boxscore award, while the O2 Arena in London won the Top Arena award.

Among the industry-related awards most of last year’s winners held their reigning titles including, Live Nation as the Top Promoter, C3 Presents as the Top U.S. Independent Promoter and T4F as the Top International Independent Promoter, but this year Creative Artists Agency snagged the award of Top Agency, and Bon Jovi Management won Top Manager.

Additionally, country music icon George Strait was named the 2013 Billboard Legend of Live and President of MAC Presents Marcie Allen received the Humanitarian Award. Vans Warped Tour took home the Hauler of the Decade Award presented by Shell Rotella.

The Billboard Touring Awards reception culminated the two-day sold out Billboard Touring Conference in association with Shell Rotella, held at the Roosevelt Hotel November 13 and 14. The conference united today’s top touring professionals with an incredible roster of speakers including a panel on the Grateful Dead with Electronic DJ/Recording Artist Skrillex and a keynote Q&A with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters.

Following is a complete list of this year’s Billboard Touring Award winners:

TOP TOUR
Bon Jovi, Because We Can

TOP DRAW
Bon Jovi

TOP PACKAGE
Taylor Swift Red Tour with Ed Sheeran, and Joel Crouse, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Casey James

BREAKTHROUGH
One Direction

TOP COMEDY TOUR
Jeff Dunham

TOP BOXSCORE
P!nk – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, July 7-Aug. 26

TOP FESTIVAL
Coachella

TOP ARENA
O2 Arena, London

TOP VENUE – UNDER 10,000 SEATS
Radio City Music Hall

TOP VENUE – UNDER 5,000 SEATS
The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Vegas

TOP CLUB
House of Blues, Orlando

TOP AMPHITHEATER
The Gorge, George, Washington

TOP PROMOTER
Live Nation

TOP INDEPENDENT PROMOTER (U.S.)
C3 Presents

TOP INDEPENDENT PROMOTER (INTERNATIONAL)
T4F

TOP AGENCY
Creative Artists Agency

TOP MANAGER
Bon Jovi Management

CONCERT MARKETING & PROMOTION AWARD
The Rolling Stones 50 & Counting Tour/Citi

LEGEND OF LIVE

George Strait

HUMANITARIAN AWARD

Marcie Allen

SHELL ROTELLA HAUL OF FAME
Bon Jovi
Brad Paisley
Dave Matthews Band
Kenny Chesney
Rascal Flatts
The Rolling Stones
Tim McGraw
Toby Keith
U2
Vans Warped Tour (HAULER OF THE DECADE)

EVENTFUL FANS’ CHOICE AWARD
Bon Jovi

Shirley MacLaine Says She and Maggie Smith ‘Talk About Our Lives, Our Past, Our Lovers’

  In a candid interview with Parade.com, legendary actress Shirley MacLaine opened up about her role on season 4 of Downton Abbey, bonding on set with Maggie Smith, and her latest book, What If…A Lifetime of Questions, Speculations, Reasonable Guesses, and a Few Things I Know for Sure.


We all loved the dynamic between you and Maggie Smith in Downton Abbey last season. Can we expect more of the same in season 4?
“Oh yes! We have another little gunfight at the O.K. Corral in this new one. In fact, I think it’s a little bit more intense…You know, Maggie and I have known each other for 40 years, so we sit around and talk about our lives, our past, our lovers, our attitude towards fame.”

Do you watch Downton Abbey?
“[Yes]. I was so shocked last year—when Matthew got killed in the car crash, I couldn’t believe it! I jumped out of bed and tried to call Julian Fellowes. You know, ‘What’s going on here?’ I was so stunned. I think it had to do with the schedule—nobody knew it until the very end!”

Do you have any advice for young stars like Miley Cyrus or Taylor Swift on how to handle fame?
“Yeah—cool it. [Their antics] influence the response to their actual work. They’re good musicians and they’re good with translating music into lyrics, into expression. But all we think of is what they do antic-wise…they’ve become a product.”

Do you ever grow weary when people call you a legend with a capital ‘L’? Do you see yourself that way?

“Absolutely not. Icon, legend—I don’t know what they’re talking about. I’m still living in reality, like, what time is my lunch coming? No, I don’t relate to that other at all—really, I don’t. I don’t understand when people kind of bow to my past or to my resume.”


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The Complete List of EMA Winners

Last night, Sunday, November 10th, the 2013 EMAs hit Amsterdam with a bang. The award show was hosted by Red Foo of LMFAO and performers included Robin Thicke, Katy Perry, Iggy Azalea and many more.

Some of our favorite artists took home awards last night including Harry Styles, Austin Mahone and Ariana Grande. Check out the complete list of winners below!

Best Song
Bruno Mars – Locked Out of Heaven-Winner
Daft Punk – Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams)
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop (feat. Wanz)
Rihanna -Diamonds
Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell)

Best Pop
One Direction-Winner
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Miley Cyrus
Taylor Swift

Best Female
Katy Perry-Winner
Lady Gaga
Miley Cyrus
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Best Male
Justin Bieber-Winner
Bruno Mars
Eminem
Jay Z
Justin Timberlake

Best Live
Beyonce-Winner
Green Day
Justin Timberlake
P!Nk
Taylor Swift

Best New
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis-Winner
Bastille
Icona Pop
Imagine Dragons
Rudimental

Best Rock
Green Day-Winner
Black Sabbath
Kings of Leon
Queens of the Stone Age
The Killers
Best Alternative
Thirty Seconds to Mars-Winner
Arctic Monkeys
Fall Out Boy
Franz Ferdinand
Paramore

Best Hip Hop
Eminem-Winner
Drake
Jay Z
Kanye West
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best Electronic
Avicii-Winner
Afrojack
Calvin Harris
Daft Punk
Skrillex

Best Look
Harry Styles-Winner
Justin Timberlake
Lady Gaga
Rihanna
Rita Ora

Best Push
Austin Mahone-Winner
A$AP Rocky
Bastille
Bridgit Mendler
Icona Pop
Iggy Azalea
Imagine Dragons
Karmin
Rudimental
Tom Odell
Twenty One Pilots

Best World Stage
Linkin Park-Winner
Alicia Keys
The Black Keys
Fun.
Garbage
Green Day
Jason Mraz
Jessie J
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
No Doubt
Paramore
Rita Ora
Robin Thicke
Snoop Lion
The Killers

Worldwide Act
Chris Lee-Winner
Ahmed Soultan
Bednarek
Cody Simpson
Exo
Fresno
Justin Bieber
Lena
Marco Mengoni
One Direction

Biggest Fans
Tokio Hotel- Winner
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
One Direction
Thirty Seconds to Mars
Best Video
Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball- Winner
Justin Timberlake – Mirrors
Lady Gaga – Applause
Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell)
Thirty Seconds to Mars – Up in the Air

Artist on the Rise
Austin Mahone – Winner
Ariana Grande
Cher Lloyd
Cody Simpson
Bridget Mendler
Lorde
Global Icon
Eminem -Winner

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Prince William To Host Charity Event With Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is headlining a charitable event at The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s home, which is set to be transformed into a winter wonderland. Jon Bon Jovi and James Blunt are also scheduled to perform during the Winter Whites Gala.

The event will benefit the charity Centrepoint, which aims to combat homelessness and is a cause that William and Prince Harry are both closely involved with. The evening is being produced by Hollywood screenwriter and producer Danielle Alexandra, a trustee of the charity. She says she has seen how young lives “have been transformed by the extraordinary work of Centrepoint and by Prince William’s genuine and heartfelt dedication to the young people affected by homelessness.”

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