Beyonce Continues To Slay Social Media With Her Stunning Bikini Pics

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Beyonce is celebrating her birthday (and the end of the blockbuster On The Run tour) with a well-earned beach vacation in Europe. The prolific diva, who is rumored to be working on a joint LP with husband Jay Z, has kindly been uploading snaps from her glamorous getaway. Including plenty of eye-popping bikini pics that showcase her taunt, non-pregnant tummy.

The game-changing diva added more pics to her ever-growing holiday album today (September 17), treating fans to another sexy bikini pic taken on her luxury yacht. Bey also shared some cute beach snaps with Blue Ivy, which are pretty much adorable. What did we do before Beyonce’s Tumblr? See more pics of Queen Bey and and her beautiful baby after the jump. More »

Jessie J To Play Intimate Showcases In New York City And Los Angeles This October

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Jessie J is bringing a little sweetness stateside this fall.

Just ahead of the release of her forthcoming third studio LP Sweet Talker on October 14, the British powerhouse vocalist has just announced two intimate shows in America this October.

Jessie will be heading to Gramercy Theatre in NYC on October 9, followed by a performance on her album release day at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on October 14. And, judging by her performance at the MTV Video Music Awards this year, Jessie’s beloved Heartbeats are certainly in for a stunning live showcase.

The songstress will most likely be performing a mixture of older Who You Are smashes like “Price Tag” and “Domino,” as well as key cuts off of her upcoming album. And hey, maybe her “Bang Bang” BFFs Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj or “Burnin’ Up” collaborator 2 Chainz will stop by too?

In the meantime, get excited for Jessie’s next single by watching her acoustic take on the track after the jump. More »

Taylor Swift Explains The Animators Sequence In “Shake It Off” Outtake

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Taylor Swift has been slowly rolling out fun outtakes from behind-the-scenes of the silly video for her smash hit, “Shake It Off.”

Last week, Taylor gave us a look at the ballet, cheerleader and modern dance sequences from the clip. And today, we’re learning a bit more about the The Animators — the futuristic pop-and-lockers. “Dancers are such passionate people about what they do, and they’re so proud to be in a music video representing their style of dance…and I’m so proud to awkwardly ruin it with my dancing,” she deadpans.

Head down after the jump to watch the 1989 singer-songwriter dancing crazy spastic in front of the trained dancers in a vintage Lady Gaga (circa 2008) spaceball look. “I try so hard. I’m always trying so hard…I think that’s the point of this video,” Taylor reflects behind the scenes. Oh, Taylor. More »

Jennifer Hudson’s ‘JHUD’: Stream The Full Album

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You ready to work it out? Jennifer Hudson‘s sassy, sexy new record JHUD is finally ready for your ears.

Over the past few months, the powerhouse vocalist and Academy Award-winning American Idol alum has been dropping tasty teases of her forthcoming third studio album — from her ‘tude-heavy “Walk It Out” with Timbaland, to R. Kelly duet “It’s Your World,” to the disco-tastic “Dangerous,” to the flashing lights of throwback jams like “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel)” and “He Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” with Pharrell and Aussie femcee, Iggy Azalea. Phew! That’s a whole lot of goodness already, huh?

Today, the entire album is available to stream in full over at VH1. Head over and have a listen, then let us know your thoughts on Jennifer’s latest LP in the comments below. More »

Gwen Stefani Reportedly Releasing Single “Baby Don’t Lie” In October

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If summer was all about wave-making by pop rookies Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea and Meghan Trainor, then fall is shaping up to be the time when the established pros take the spotlight. Because not only is Fergie rumored to be releasing a brand new single in the coming weeks, it seems we’ll finally be hearing new (solo) music from Gwen Stefani, as well.

PopJustice notes today that Interscope’s radio-listing site playiga.com may have accidentally posted the title of Stefani’s upcoming single, “Baby Don’t Lie,” as well as its premiere date of October 6. So, bottom line: Gwen and Fergie could be aurally transporting us all back to 2006 – 2007 very, very soon. More »

Fergie’s Comeback Single Is Reportedly Called “L.A. Love (La La),” Out On September 30

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The Dutchess might be returning to her throne sooner than you think.

Eight years after the release of her debut solo record The Dutchess, Black Eyed Peas songstress Fergie is reportedly ready for round two, beginning with her new single “L.A. Love (La La).”

According to a tweet by Billboard’s Associate Director of Charts Gary Trust last night, the new Fergie bop will drop on September 30. More »

Kylie Jenner Has Her Heart Set On A Music Career: Morning Mix

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:: Kylie Jenner wants to be a pop star. (The same dream didn’t turn out too well for sister Kim Kardashian). It seems the teenager has been taking singing lessons with vocal coach/producer Tim Carter. Let’s give her the benefit of the doubt. [Radar Online]

:: Now here’s a cute celebrity couple. Trey Songz and R&B diva Mila J are dating. We know because they have been spreading their love for each other all over Instagram. Romantic. [Rap-Up]

:: Taylor Swift has made jokes about ending up a crazy cat lady but she might already be there. The former country diva has been snapped leaving her apartment with her feline friend several times in the past week. [MTV]

:: File this under best jobs ever. Rapper Waka Flocka Flame is willing to pay someone $50,000 a year to be his personal blunt roller. Actor Seth Rogen has already applied! [Instagram]

Find out below what music you can catch on TV today. More »

SBTRKT Teams Up With Caroline Polachek For “Look Away”: Watch The Scary Interactive Video

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Unless you’re an indie music nut, you might wondering why the name Caroline Polachek sounds familiar. She is the writer/producer behind Beyonce‘s “No Angel” (ie. the best song on Queen Bey’s stunning visual album) and therefore a tried and tested genius. For further proof, check out her spooky feature on SBTRKT‘s creepy new track “Look Away”.

Taken from the British producer’s forthcoming sophomore LP Wonder Where We Land (due October 7), “Look Away” serves up a nightmarish soundscape of sinister synths. It’s the perfect canvas for Caroline’s haunting vocals and is pretty much guaranteed to soundtrack a horror movie eventually. In the meantime, find the genuinely unnerving interactive video after the jump. More »

Nicole Scherzinger’s Sophomore LP Is Called ‘Big Fat Lie’: Check Out The Sexy Cover & Deluxe Tracklist

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After scrapping five albums worth of material, Nicole Scherzinger is finally ready to unleash her sophomore/debut LP (depending on where you live). It’s called Big Fat Lie and boasts an extraordinarily sexy cover, which finds the thinking man’s Beyonce — just go with it — tussling her hair and rocking chunky jewelry that screams early Janet Jackson. I love it.

There’s no US release date yet but the album drops October 20 in the UK. The former Pussycat Doll unveiled the standard tracklist earlier today (September 16) in a crossword puzzle but the pre-order link (only for UK residents unfortunately) includes three bonus tracks as well as the videos for singles “Your Love” and “On The Rocks”. See the full tracklist after the jump. More »

Nick Jonas Unveils His Cute, Colorful And Generally Adorable “Jealous” Video: Watch

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After giving fans a taste of his sexy new R&B sound with buzz single “Chains”, Nick Jonas pulled the trigger with “Jealous”. Co-written with hitmaker Nolan Lambroza and singer/songwriter Simon Wilcox, the ’80s-influenced anthem is a rush of fizzy pop with slick synths and a monster chorus. Radio is eating it up, which means the 22-year-old could have a big hit on his hands.

The much-anticipated video dropped today (September 16) and it features a variety of segments/skits that include a very uneven basketball game, a piano duet in heaven and a cameo appearance from real-life girlfriend Olivia Culpo, who plays the cello in her lingerie. The things we do for love! It’s all very good natured and cute and most importantly has a great soundtrack. Watch after the jump. More »