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Nicki Minaj Makes 72nd Appearance On Billboard Charts and Is One Hit Away From Tying Aretha Franklin

Nicki Minaj Makes 72nd Appearance On Billboard Charts and Is One Hit Away From Tying Aretha Franklin

Nicki Minaj is now just one hit away from tying Aretha Franklin as the most prolific solo female in America’s pop charts. The star’s “Bom Bidi Bom” collaboration with Nick Jonas has debuted at 54, giving Nicki her 72nd appearance on the Billboard Hot 100 countdown. One more hit and she’ll match Aretha’s 73 Hot 100 visits. In the 58-year ...

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America bans Syrian behind Oscar-nominated film

Khaled Khatib

America has banned a 21-year-old Syrian behind an Oscar nominated documentary from entering the country. Khaled Khatib did most of the filming for a British movie called The White Helmets. It’s a 40 minute Netflix documentary about the Syrian Civil Defence, volunteers who risk their lives to rescue civilians. It’s widely thought to be one of Britain’s best chances for ...

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Naomie Harris: ‘Craig could be back as Bond’

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Oscar-nominated actress Naomie Harris has said there’s a “very good chance” Daniel Craig will return as 007, after speculation he may leave the role. The 40-year-old Moonlight star was speaking after she was awarded an OBE by the Queen at Buckingham Palace. “I really don’t think that they’ve moved on from Daniel,” she said. “I think there’s a very good ...

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Brit Awards: Bowie dominates, but grime loses out

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The nominations were a showcase for the diversity of British music, but in the end David Bowie dominated the 2017 Brit awards. The star, who died last January, was awarded best British male and best British album, for his mournful swansong, Blackstar. His victory meant that grime artists left without any trophies, despite a breakthrough year for the genre. However, ...

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Rihanna Breaks A Record Set By Michael Jackson

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Rihanna has joined an elite chart club after landing her 30th Billboard Hot 100 top 10 hit. “Love on the Brain” has jumped up five spots to number eight on the new countdown, breaking a tie with Michael Jackson for the third most top 10 songs. She now has appeared on 30 tracks that have hit the top 10. Only ...

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Sean Kingston Denies Migos Beat Him Down

Singer Sean Kingston

Singer Sean Kingston has responded to reports that claimed was assaulted by The Migos yesterday afternoon (February 21) in Las Vegas. Kingston denied reports that he was beaten and pummeled by the group at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in the middle of the day. Police claimed someone in Sean Kingston’s camp pulled out a gun and fired a ...

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The message behind Katy Perry’s new video

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Pop star turned human emoji Katy Perry has just released her new video, Chained To The Rhythm – and its message is hard to ignore. Set in a futuristic theme park, it finds the star seduced by the delights and distractions of modern life. Then slowly, like Katharine Ross in Stepford Wives, she begins to realise something is terribly wrong ...

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Angelina Jolie on Cambodia, politics and a ‘difficult year’

Angelina Jolie says her first trip to Cambodia was an "awakening", and later adopted her son Maddox (pictured together) from the country

Angelina Jolie has spoken about how Cambodia was her “awakening”, as she premiered her new film in the country. The actress was speaking exclusively to the BBC before the screening of First They Killed My Father, a true-life account of the Khmer Rouge genocide through the eyes of a child. She said she hoped the film, which she directed, would ...

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