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Shawn Mendes Crashes Taylor Swift’s Rose Bowl Concert With Surprise Performance

On her last tour three years ago, Taylor Swift brought out a different celebrity guest duet partner every night, usually one with local ties. That idea doesn’t seem to be getting a revival with her current “Reputation” stadium tour, partly because Swift is reluctant to repeat herself, probably, and partly because she already has two […]

Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Tour Has Bad Blood, Good Will, Sex Appeal and Serpents

“So you’re wondering why there are so many snakes onstage, right?” Taylor Swift asked the crowd on the opening night of her “Reptiles” — sorry, “Reputation” tour. It’d crossed the collective mind of the capacity crowd of 59,000 inside University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. on May 8. The golden snake microphone might have required […]

Charli XCX Joins Harry Styles, Haim on Full Stop Management Roster

British musician Charli XCX has signed with Full Stop Management, Variety has confirmed.  The British singer and songwriter will now be represented by Brandon Creed, who previously worked with Bruno Mars and currently manages Haim, Troye Sivan, Mark Ronson, and Sara Bareilles. Billboard first reported the signing. As recently as yesterday, a source tells Variety, Charli […]

Charli XCX Says She Also Recorded Zedd’s ‘The Middle’

Add “Boom Clap” singer Charli XCX to the long list of female vocalists who previously recorded demo tracks for Zedd’s hit single “The Middle” featuring Maren Morris. In a tweet posted Wednesday night, Charli XCX revealed that “i cut this song 2” but conceded that “the whole thing was waaayy too high in pitch for […]

Taylor Swift Taps Camila Cabello, Charli XCX as ‘Reputation’ Tour Opening Acts

Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” stadium tour will feature Charli XCX and Camila Cabello as openers. Swift, who has been relatively absent from social media this year, tweeted a video message announcing the line-up. “Hey guys, this is a ‘Reputation’ stadium tour update,” she said. “And I’ve been wanting to tell you this for a really long […]

Pink Slams Grammy Chief Neil Portnow for ‘Step Up’ Comment

The backlash from Grammy chief Neil Portnow’s comment after the show that female artists and executives need to “step up” has met with a furious reaction online that was picked up by Pink, a frequent Grammy performer who sang on the show Sunday night. In a handwritten post on her social media accounts, she wrote: […]

A New Charli XCX Mixtape is Coming Next Month

A New Charli XCX Mixtape is Coming Next Month

By Hayden Wright

Charli XCX announced the pending arrival of her new mixtape with a little help from a cardboard Justin Bieber. The singer appeared with a friend on Instagram Live: Her scene partner used the stiff cutout as a ventriloquist dummy and prompted the announcement:

“Yo XCX—I hear you got a bomb ass mixtape!”

“Yeah, Biebs, it’s dropping at the end of Feb.”

Related: Charli XCX on After…

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Rihanna, Sia, John Legend, Others Take Aim at Trump’s Refugee Ban

Rihanna, Sia, John Legend, Others Take Aim at Trump’s Refugee Ban

By Annie Reuter

President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban citizens and refugees from Muslim countries entering the United States has had a ripple effect. Many people are speaking of their outrage to the order on social media, musicians included.

Related: Rihanna Calls Obama Leaving Office ‘Worst Breakup Ever’

Over the weekend when thousands protested at airports throughout the nation,…

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