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Chris Brown Claims Karrueche Tran Cheated On Him With Drake: Morning Mix

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:: Chris Brown announced this past weekend that he is single. He claims that his now-ex, Karrueche Tran, cheated on him with an on-again, off-again rival of his: “I was locked up for damn near 4 months and only got 1 visit from you while u was hosting parties and taking secret trips to Toronto, going on dates with Drake!” Ouch. [The Daily Beast]

:: Ginuwine hints that he will release a Timbaland-produced album, Same Ol G, in 2015. Please, let this be true. [MTV]

:: While Lil Wayne and Ghostface Killah headlined Vice’s 20th anniversary party, actor Jonah Hill stole the show when he rapped Drake‘s “Marvin’s Room.” [Complex]

:: Brendan Jordan became a viral video star after he was caught dancing to Lady Gaga‘s “Applause” during a local news broadcast. Now, he is an American Apparel model posing in its Clear PVC Circle Skirt. Perfect. [BuzzFeed]

:: “The Britney Spears Piece of Me Couture Pop,” $26 at Sugar Factory, is now available for preorder. It comes with a bedazzled pink handle and in eight different flavors like “Creamy Orange.” [Vulture]

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Andre 3000 “Felt Like A Sellout” At Outkast Reunion Shows: Morning Mix

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:: Remember that slew of Outkast reunion shows over the summer? Well it turns out that Andre 3000 agrees with many of us, noting that it seemed disingenuous. In an interview during Miami’s Art Basel, the entertainer said: “I felt like people would be like, ‘Y’all are doing all these festivals, y’all are just doing it for money.’ And I felt like a sell-out, honestly. So I was like, if I’m in on the joke, I’ll feel cool about it.” [Rolling Stone]

:: Congratulations to Pharrell, was was inducted into Hollywood’s Walk of Fame yesterday (December 3)! The entertainer is the 47th rapper to receive the honor, and also the 537th celebrity to get a star overall. [Rap Radar]

:: Natalia Kills was always a pop rebel, but her potty mouth was recently unleashed in public! The singer is a judge for The X Factor New Zealand, and was caught cursing out the audience during an audition taping. She sure is “Trouble“! [Digital Spy]

:: Pentatonix sure knows how to perform a Christmas classic, and their hard work is paying off! The a capella pop group tops Billboard’s Holiday Songs and Albums charts, with their “Mary, Did You Know?” single and That’s Christmas to Me LP. [Billboard]

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Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” Is The Most Watched Music Video In 2014: Morning Mix

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:: Iggy Azalea has just made video history in 2014! The I-G-G-Y rap diva’s “Fancy” video with Charli XCX tops Vevo’s most-viewed clips from this year. It has more than 380 million views worldwide. [Ryan Seacrest]

:: Courtney Love will not take any parts in the upcoming documentary Montage Of Heck, a film about her late husband and legendary rocker Kurt Cobain. Instead, the director is collaborating with the couple’s daughter (Francis Bean) for the project. This may a be a good or bad decision, depending on your feelings towards Love. [Stereogum]

:: Good news for Beyonce and her Beyhive! TIME magazine has named the singer’s “***Flawless” remix with Nicki Minaj the best song of 2014. Do you agree with their choice? [TIME]

:: Poor Ariana Grande! During a taped performance for this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, an Angel smacked the singer in the face while strutting down the runway. Grande’s reaction is priceless and totally hilarious! [Refinery29]

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Ed Sheeran Hits A Million Albums Sold In The UK: Morning Mix

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:: Congrats are in order for Ed Sheeran who just hit a milestone in his native UK! The singer has officially sold over a million copies of his album across the pond. He is the first to reach this goal within a calendar year since Emeli Sande‘s Our Version Of Events back in 2012. [Billboard]

:: AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has pleaded not guilty of threatening to kill and drug charges. The musician will fight his case in court on February 10 in New Zealand. [Rolling Stone]

:: Bobby KeysRolling Stones‘ saxophonist for over five decades, has passed away at the age of 70. He performed alongside the band on numerous tours and recorded with them in the studio, and is most notably known for his solo on 1972′s “Brown Sugar.” [Consequence of Sound]

:: In lighter news, Beyonce has collaborated with NCLA and created her own nail wraps. The designs are inspired by the “Blow” video, her outfit at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards and the “***Flawless” visuals. They are all available for purchase online. [Refinery29]

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GQ Magazine Crowns The Beyhive As “Fans Of The Year”: Morning Mix

Fresher Than You

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:: All of the maddening hard work the Beyhive does is paying off! Beyonce‘s huge fan base has been crowned as “Fans of the Year” by GQ magazine. From their inescapable social media presence, numerous features on thinkpieces and the infamous SNL skit “The Beygency,” the singer’s fans have definitely made an impression this year! [Billboard]

:: BBC’s Sound of 2015 list has arrived! It features up-and-coming acts like James Bay, Kwabs, Raury and our current favorite — Years & Years. Last year’s winner was a little act known as Sam Smith. [PopJustice]

:: Susan Boyle has a brand new boyfriend! The singer’s significant other is apparently an American doctor whom she met during her tour. This marks the first boyfriend for Boyle, who is 53 years old. Good for her! [Just Jared]

:: Jennifer Lopez plans to bring her acting chops to NBC’s Parks and Recreation next year. She’ll be playing Adam Scott and Amy Poehler’s nanny on the show. Lopez will also be returning to the 14th season of American Idol in January. [PopDust]

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Will.i.am Is Unimpressed With Today’s Music: Morning Mix

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:: Will.i.am attended this year’s American Music Awards, only to criticize the industry it was celebrating. “Everything around music right now is so 2000s, like 2003,” he said. Such wise words. [Page Six]

:: West coast Charli XCX fans, listen up! The London Queen will celebrate the release of her sophomore album, Sucker, by hosting and performing at a free launch party in San Francisco. [Popjustice]

:: “Katy Perry, quite contrary, how do your lashes grow?” Her latest, super-girly Cover Girl ad has the answer! [Twitter]

:: Busta Rhymes was apparently too turnt, as he fell off stage during an O.T. Genasis concert in New York. He was headbanging when he lost his balance and took a nasty spill, cutting his head open. (Don’t worry, he’s fine.) [Stereogum]

:: Tyler, the Creator called Shady Records’ 15th anniversary compilation Shady XV “f—ing ASS.” For the record, the Odd Future ringleader is a die-hard Eminem fan. [MTV UK]

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Justin Bieber Tops Forbes’ List Of Highest-Earning Celebrities Under 30: Morning Mix

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:: Congratulations are in order for Justin Bieber! The 20-year-old singer tops Forbes’ list of the highest-paid celebrities under 30 list, earning $80 million over the past year. One Direction took second place with $75 million, while Taylor Swift landed in the third position with $64 million. [Just Jared]

:: Festival lovers, get your DVRs ready! Bonnaroo, the annual popular music event in Tennessee, will air a Thanksgiving special today (November 27). A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving premiere on VH1 at 9 p.m. EST with footage from the festival’s past 13 years. Guests include Sir Elton John, Paul McCartney, Jack White and more! [Consequence of Sound]

:: Sia was the lady of the night at the ARIA Awards, which went down on November 25. The singer took home four awards, including Best Female Artist and Best Video for “Chandelier.” [PopJustice]

:: One Direction have reportedly split from their tour manager, Paul Higgins. A source stated, “There have been issues behind the scenes for a while, and they’ve finally come to a head leading to Paul’s relationship with the band coming to an end.” [Just Jared]

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Joni Mitchell Reveals She Axed Biopic Starring Taylor Swift: Morning Mix

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:: Two years ago, former country starlet Taylor Swift was picked to play folk legend Joni Mitchell in the film adaptation of Girls Like Us (a book about the singer, Carole King, and Carly Simon). Well, Mitchell is now coming forth to reveal that she was the reason the movie never came to life! “I squelched that! I said to the producer, ‘All you’ve got is a girl with high cheekbones.’ It’s just a lot of gossip, you don’t have the great scenes,” she said. “There’s a lot of nonsense about me in books. Assumptions, assumptions, assumptions.” [Rolling Stone]

:: Nicki Minaj has always seemed to be a little diva-ish, but now it is being revealed that she allegedly has an attitude problem! During Sunday’s American Music Awards, Access Hollywood‘s Liz Hernandez ranted on Twitter about the rapper’s actions: “Never in the workplace has someone been so disrespectful to me as Nicki Minaj yesterday. I feel embarrassed to have supported her as a fan.” [PopDust]

:: In today’s sad news, Fifth Harmony‘s Camila Cabello and Austin Mahone have called it quits! The girl group singer explained in an interview, “We’re actually not together anymore. Hey, things happen…I need some mistletoe action.” The former couple were dating for a year before the announcement. [Ryan Seacrest]

:: Kurt Cobain fans rejoice! An HBO documentary is in the works about the late singer of famed grunge band, Nirvana. Titled Montage Of Heck, the project will be executively produced by his daughter Frances Bean. Look out for it sometime next year. [Stereogum]

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Demi Lovato & Miley Cyrus Are No Longer Friends: Morning Mix

Our Disney Hearts Are Broken

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:: Sad news die-hard Disney fans! Demi Lovato and Miley Cyrus have ended their BFF friendship. The singer revealed in a recent radio interview that she and the BANGERZ wild child can no longer relate to each other. “It’s life, and people change, and, you know, I don’t have anything in common with her anymore, and I wish her all the best,” Lovato said. [Just Jared]

:: In more sad news, Queen Latifah‘s talk show (launched in Fall 2013) has been cancelled due to low ratings. It will continue to air throughout this season, but then will be pulled off the air. [Huffington Post]

:: Well, this is an interesting bit. Eminem now has his own ice cream flavor! Mikey Likes It Ice Cream, a parlor in NYC’s East Village, has concocted a special flavor just for the rapper. It is made with “Motor City ingredients,” like Michigan cherries, Sanders hot fudge and Vernors ginger ale — sounds yummy! [SPIN]

:: Remember that oh-so-sexy and unforgettable Nick Jonas crotch grab in Flaunt magazine (click here if you need a refresher)? Well Poppa Jonas doesn’t seem to mind it! At the 2014 American Music Awards, the “Teacher” singer stated: “My dad responded and was like, ‘You know you get that from me, right?’ So he was actually really proud.” [Crushable]

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Jordin Sparks To Release ‘#ByeFelicia’ Mixtape: Morning Mix

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:: Jordin Sparks spent her weekend on a mixtape called #ByeFelicia, as in Ice Cube’s best Friday line-turned-enduring meme. Her new music is out Tuesday. [Instagram]

:: B.o.B. revealed that he will be featured on Jodeci‘s comeback album, for the lead single “Nobody Wins.” Meanwhile, he says there’s a “strong possibility” that he will also be on Lil Wayne‘s Tha Carter V. [Rap-Up]

:: 5 Seconds of Summer will release its first live album, LIVESOS, on December 15. The 15-song set follows this year’s No. 1 self-titled debut and is available for pre-order now. [Billboard]

:: Rick Ross earned a new fanbase of USA Pears, after he revealed that he ate pears to get #RossFit (“Shoutout to all the pear”). “On behalf of our 1,600 pear growers from the Northwest region, we are pleased that Rick has mentioned the health benefits of pears,” a spokesperson said. [Modern Farmer]

:: Actress Katherine Heigl revealed that she used her friend John Mayer to nab her now-husband Josh Kelley. “[O]ver the phone, because he was on tour, I was like, ‘Josh, I’ve got to be honest. I just want to know where we stand because if not, I might try to pursue something with John,’” she said. Not only was she lying, but Mayer had no idea. [E!]

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