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Lil Wayne Headlining at 2018 Avn Awards

  • TMZ
Lollipops all around for the biggest names in porn -- Lil Wayne's coming to the 2018 Avn Awards! Porn's version of the Oscars announced Monday they've nailed down Wayne as the musical guest for the January event. It's going down at The Joint (naturally) inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Vegas. Porn stars Angela White and Harli Lotts will host. Wayne's following Waka Flocka Flame and Flo Rida, who've performed at the 33rd and 34th AVNs.
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All of 2017’s Best Music, Ranked

All of 2017’s Best Music, Ranked
Damn. it was a good year for music.

It didn’t always feel that way, though. While Kendrick Lamar’s aforementioned fourth studio album -- which hit like a meteor on the Friday before the rapper’s monster set to close out Coachella -- much of 2017 was defined by growers rather than out of the gate jams and much of the summer passed without a bona fide “Song of” said season. (Barely. More on that in a second.)

Really, it's only on looking back at the cavalcade of "Best Of" lists that footnote every year that you realize how full of noteworthy sounds 2017 in particular was. And now, with the nearly ubiquitous acceptance of streaming as the primary method of song consumption, not only is the roster of artists who find both large audiences and critical acclaim more diverse and democratized than ever, but the entire idea of a publication-determined "Best Music of the Year" feels almost silly. After
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Khalid Reflects on His ‘Whirlwind’ 2017 & What It Will Mean to Take His Mom to the GRAMMYs (Exclusive)

Khalid Reflects on His ‘Whirlwind’ 2017 & What It Will Mean to Take His Mom to the GRAMMYs (Exclusive)
2017 has been quite a year for Khalid.

The 19-year-old performer kicked things off strong in January, when his breakthrough single, “Location,” hit the Billboard R&B Top 10. Two months later, the song’s remix -- featuring Lil Wayne and Kehlani -- was released, along with his debut album, American Teen. In August, he won Best New Artist at the VMAs. By November, he was a Grammy nominee.

“This year has most absolutely been one big whirlwind,” the artist, born Khalid Donnel Robinson, recently told Et. “I try to take all of my experiences in and not take anything for granted. It’s really hard for me to pick and choose highlights because everything has been so incredible!”

It may be tough for him to pick a standout moment from a year that looks more like a best-of reel, but one highlight has to be the singer calling his own shot when it comes to the GRAMMYs. On the morning
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Star Sightings: Will Smith, Cardi B and Drake Hit Up Art Basel, Mel B Lives It Up in Las Vegas and More!

The celebs partied hard in Miami for this year's Art Basel!

It's always during the Floridian city's annual Art Week, and this year was no exception.

Cardi B rocked a long-sleeved nude mini with a sheer overlay, towering Christian Louboutin heels and long bright red locks when she arrived at Liv at Fontainebleau at 2:45 a.m. on Dec. 9 with an entourage of over 50 people. She drank a glass of champagne before making her way over to the DJ Booth at 3:05 a.m., then kicked off her Art Basel performance with her hit, “Bodak Yellow.”

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Will Smith was joined by his son, Jaden Smith, and Owen Wilson at a Casamigos & Friends Art Basel event hosted by Barry Sternlicht and Richard LeFrak at The Beach Club at 1 Hotel South Beach on Dec. 7.

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One night later, Serena Williams and husband Alexis Ohanian enjoyed a post-wedding date night at a Beats by Dr. Dre
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We're Calling It: These Are the Best Songs of 2017

  • BuzzSugar
Now that we're nearing the end of the year, it's time to crown the best songs of 2017! From sexy hits like "Wild Thoughts" and "Slow Hands" to romantic love songs like "Malibu" and "Shape of You," we were blessed with so much amazing music this year, we don't even know where to start. So let's just jump right in - here are the best songs of 2017! RelatedA Musical Genius Mashed Together 118 Pop Songs For the Ultimate 2017 Jam "Lemon," by N.E.R.D and Rihanna "Perfect Duet" by Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé "Malibu" by Miley Cyrus "Green Light" by Lorde "Let Me Go" by Alesso and Hailee Steinfeld feat. Florida Georgia Line "Slide" by Calvin Harris feat. Migos and Frank Ocean "Cut to the Feeling" by Carly Rae Jepsen "Wolves" by Selena Gomez and Marshmello "Sorry Not Sorry" by Demi Lovato "Ready For It" by Taylor Swift "Woman" by Kesha
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Bow Wow and His Mentor Jermaine Dupri Are At Odds in 'Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta' Season 2 Teaser (Exclusive)

Bow Wow and His Mentor Jermaine Dupri Are At Odds in 'Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta' Season 2 Teaser (Exclusive)
The battle lines are drawn in Atlanta!

In Et's exclusive clip from season two of Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta, Bow Wow is at odds with his mentor, Jermaine Dupri.

On the heels of wrapping up the So So Def tour, Bow finds himself rethinking the direction of his comeback album after a botched business deal with Dupri.

Jd’s daughter, Shaniah Mauldin, also appears in the season, with a few surprises of her own. While the So So Def Records founder wants her to take over the family business, Shaniah is ready to drop a major bomb on her dad.

And fans can expect to see even more drama as the rivalry between Lil Wayne’s daughter, Reginae Carter, and her nemesis Brandon Barnes reaches another boiling point.

When he’s not clashing with cast members, Barnes, who is the son of hip-hop manager Debra Antney and brother to rapper Waka Flocka Flame, is trying to make
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Drake Jumps on Stage with Lil Wayne at Club, Obj in the House

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_di7qwjww"]] Drake couldn't resist joining his boy, Lil Wayne, on stage at da club ... and the crowd loved it -- including Odell Beckham Jr.!!! Lil Wayne was performing at the Bootsy Bellows pop-up at E11EVEN Miami Friday night for a Young Money/Ovo show during Art Basel ... when Drake hopped up impromptu to bring some extra "Energy." Obj was spotted in the audience bobbing his head and sipping on something ... looking like he's recovering nicely from his ankle injury.
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Latin Artists Claim Top Spots on Vevo and YouTube Charts for the Most-Watched Music Videos of the Year

Latin Artists Claim Top Spots on Vevo and YouTube Charts for the Most-Watched Music Videos of the Year
Latin artists continue to dominate the music scene this year. In the recent weeks, Latinos have ranked among the top 10 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart and inspired English-speaking artists to break out their Spanish-speaking skills for high-profile collaborations. Vevo and YouTube announced on Dec. 6 and Dec. 5, respectively that Latin performers are among the highest ranked on lists for the most music video views.

After calculating their most viewed music videos of the year globally, video streaming service Vevo found that Latin music reigned supreme, claiming 7 of the top 10 spots. YouTube reported similar results with Latinos snagging 6 of the 10 most-watched video spots in 2017. No surprise,
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Apple Releases 2017 Charts of Top Movies, TV Shows, Music, Apps

Apple Releases 2017 Charts of Top Movies, TV Shows, Music, Apps
Apple unveiled its charts ranking the most popular movies, TV shows, music, apps, books and podcasts in the U.S. for 2017 — with both new and familiar faces in the world of media and entertainment.

The No. 1 movie of the year on Apple’s iTunes was Disney’s “Moana,” followed by Disney/Lucafilm’s “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and Warner Bros. “Wonder Woman.”

In TV, perennial favorites HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” AMC’s “The Walking Dead” and CBS’s “The Big Bang Theory” were the top three programs. New series charting in 2017 included HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” NBC’s “This Is Us,” PBS’s “Victoria” and FX’s “The Americans.”

On Apple Music, Drake had the No. 1 album of the year with “More Life,” while Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” scored the most-downloaded song. Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” has already rocketed to No. 3 on the 2017 top album ranking since its Nov. 10 release
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Martin Shkreli's Wu-Tang, Lil Wayne Albums Could Be Seized by Feds

  • TMZ
Martin Shkreli might have to hand over his one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang album, and Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter V" if the feds get their way -- but that's the least of his problems. Federal prosecutors are going after the top secret "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin" and Wayne's legendarily unreleased album, along with a bunch of cash. Remember, the pharma bro purchased the Wu-Tang album for 2 million bucks, and apparently got his hands on 'Carter V.
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Here’s How Denzel Washington Reacted After Seeing Drake’s Tattoo of His Face

Here’s How Denzel Washington Reacted After Seeing Drake’s Tattoo of His Face
On Wednesday, Denzel Washington shared his thoughts on the tattoo Drake got of the actor’s face in September.

Drake recently got a tattoo of you, did you know this?” Jimmy Fallon asked the Academy Award-winning actor, referring to the still of Washington as Bleek Gilliam from the 1990 jazz film, Mo’ Better Blues, that Drake recently got from Toronto-based tattoo artist Inal Bersekov.

“I heard about this,” Washington, 62, casually said before Fallon showed him what the tattoo looked like.

“Yeah, that’s me,” the actor replied.

But then Fallon started questioning something that gave Washington pause: where on his body
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Here Are All the Winners of the 2017 American Music Awards!

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The American Music Awards took place on Sunday night, and the winners ran the gamut from Keith Urban to Linkin Park to Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars for artist of the year. It was also a huge night for Diana Ross, who took home the Lifetime Achievement Award! Take a look at all the winners below. RelatedEvery Impressive Performance From the 2017 American Music Awards Artist Of The Year Bruno Mars New Artist Of The Year Niall Horan Collaboration Of The Year "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber Tour Of The Year Coldplay Video Of The Year "That's What I Like" by Bruno Mars Favorite Male Artist - Pop/Rock Bruno Mars Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock Lady Gaga Favorite Duo Or Group - Pop/Rock Imagine Dragons Favorite Album - Pop/Rock 24K Magic, Bruno Mars Favorite Song - Pop/Rock "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi
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American Music Awards 2017: Complete Winners List

American Music Awards 2017: Complete Winners List
The 2017 American Music Awards have arrived.

Some of the biggest artists in music have gathered at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater for what promises to be a competitive night of big moments, bold fashions, and for some, serious hardware in the form of Ama statuettes. With eight nominations, Bruno Mars will have the most shots to be recognized, with Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and The Chainsmokers following close behind with five nods each.

If you need a refresher, head to Et's Ama Cheat Sheet for the rundown on the night ahead, then tune in for the show 8 p.m. Et/Pt on ABC. Check back here periodically for the winners as they are announced.

Here's the full list (**Winners** in bold):

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Lifetime Achievement Award

Diana Ross **Winner**

Artist Of The Year

· Bruno Mars *Winner*

· The Chainsmokers

· Drake

· Kendrick Lamar

· Ed Sheeran

New Artist Of The Year
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DJ Khaled Says He’s ‘Praying’ To Win an American Music Award (Exclusive)

DJ Khaled Says He’s ‘Praying’ To Win an American Music Award (Exclusive)
DJ Khaled is excited about this year's American Music Awards!

The 41-year-old music producer -- who snagged two nominations in the best Collaboration of the Year and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop song categories for “I’m the One,” featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne -- is hoping to take home at least one award at Sunday’s show.

“I’m praying that we take home that trophy,” Khaled told Et at Variety’s Hitmakers luncheon in Los Angeles on Saturday, where he was honored alongside Kendrick Lamar and Hailee Steinfeld. “But either way, I’m grateful for the nomination[s].”

And he’s not just hoping to add to his trophy case, Khaled will also be taking the stage as a presenter. “I’m looking forward to seeing the whole show,” he gushed. “They always throw an amazing show!”

Related: DJ Khaled Celebrates Son Asahd's 1st Birthday With Epic Dance Party -- See the Pics!

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Liam Hemsworth Joins Miley Cyrus on SNL for Surprise Appearance

Liam Hemsworth Joins Miley Cyrus on SNL for Surprise Appearance
Surprise! Liam Hemsworth made a cameo on NBC's SNL on Saturday, as his fiancé Miley Cyrus was the episode's musical guest. The two appeared together as audience members and contestants in a The Price Is Right parody sketch. It also featured Alex Moffat as Liam's brother and Thor star Chris HemsworthChris Redd as Lil WayneKate McKinnon as Tilda Swinton and episode host Larry David reprised his recurring role of Senator Bernie SandersBeck Bennett played host Drew Carey and Cecily Strong played guest announcer Sofia Vergara, who presented a prize, a washing machine. In the sketch, before Liam shows up, Miley...
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Liam Hemsworth Joins Fiancée Miley Cyrus for Adorable, Surprise 'Saturday Night Live' Cameo

Liam Hemsworth Joins Fiancée Miley Cyrus for Adorable, Surprise 'Saturday Night Live' Cameo
While Larry David hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend, musical guest Miley Cyrus managed to steal the spotlight more than once.

Especially when she got a little help from her fiancé, Liam Hemsworth, in a surprise cameo appearance.

During a sketch called "The Price is Right Celebrity Edition" – which served mostly as an impression showcase for the cast – Miley played a bright-eyed contestant named Amanda who gets paired up with Chris Hemsworth (played by a bearded Alex Moffat with an over-the-top Australian accent).

After the Thor star introduced himself by rambling on about his travels to Australian locations no one's ever heard of, Miley's character looks up at him with a huge smile.

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"You're really cute," she gushes.

"Yeah, sorry love, I'm married," Chris replies.

"Do you have a brother?" she shoots back, all but winking to the audience, before the sketch
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Liam Hemsworth Joins Fiancé Miley Cyrus for Adorable, Surprise 'Saturday Night Live' Cameo

Liam Hemsworth Joins Fiancé Miley Cyrus for Adorable, Surprise 'Saturday Night Live' Cameo
While Larry David hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend, musical guest Miley Cyrus managed to steal the spotlight more than once.

Especially when she got a little help from her fiancé, Liam Hemsworth, in a surprise cameo appearance.

During a sketch called "The Price is Right Celebrity Edition" – which served mostly as an impression showcase for the cast – Miley played a bright-eyed contestant named Amanda who gets paired up with Chris Hemsworth (played by a bearded Alex Moffat with an over-the-top Australian accent).

After the Thor star introduced himself by rambling on about his travels to Australian locations no one's ever heard of, Miley's character looks up at him with a huge smile.

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"You're really cute," she gushes.

"Yeah, sorry love, I'm married," Chris replies.

"Do you have a brother?" she shoots back, all but winking to the audience, before the sketch
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Larry David’s Bernie Sanders on ‘SNL’ ‘The Price Is Right’ Sketch: ‘If I Lose, I’ll Bring Everyone Else Down With Me’

  • The Wrap
Larry David’s Bernie Sanders on ‘SNL’ ‘The Price Is Right’ Sketch: ‘If I Lose, I’ll Bring Everyone Else Down With Me’
This week’s “SNL” gave us a “The Price Is Right Celebrity Edition” sketch featuring the following contestants: host Larry David as Bernie Sanders, Chris Redd as Lil Wayne, Kate McKinnon as Tilda Swinton and Alex Moffat as Chris Hemsworth, each alongside a studio audience contestant. Of course, they couldn’t have Larry David do Bernie without a dig at the former presidential candidate’s relationship with the Democratic party after running for said party’s nomination in the 2016 election. “It’s good to be here. I just want to say, this show is a travesty. Consumerism disguised as entertainment.
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Larry David-Hosted 'SNL' Resurrects Bernie Sanders Character

Larry David hosted NBC's Saturday Night Live this weekend for the second time, alongside musical guest Miley Cyrus, and as expected, the show took on many of the week's political headlines.  

Following David's controversial monologue, a Price is Right skit started off the night, with "celebrity contestants" Bernie Sanders, Lil Wayne, Tilda Swinton and Chris Hemsworth, along with hosts Tony Bennett (played by Alec Baldwin) and Ariana Grande. David reprised his impersonation of Sanders for the skit, which he famously did during Donald Trump's controversial hosting gig in November 2015 and again this past February, when Sanders himself appeared in...
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