Justin Bieber opens up about his steep fall from grace
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber is opening up about a string of "bad decisions" that led him to go from being a beloved teen performer to "the most ridiculed, judged and hated person in the...
Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her songs’ masters
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift plans to re-record her songs after her catalog was purchased by popular music manager Scooter Braun.
"CBS Sunday Morning" previewed some of its pre-taped...
Ed Sheeran sets all-time highest-grossing tour record
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ed Sheeran's Divide Tour is one for the record books.
Pollstar confirms the 28-year-old British singer's tour will set the all-time highest-grossing tour record with...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at Sweden after a prosecutor there charged rapper A$AP Rocky with assault over a fight in Stockholm last month.
Lil Nas X ties Billboard record set by Mariah, ‘Despacito’
NEW YORK (AP) — Lil Nas X has taken his horse to the old town road and ridden it to the top of the Billboard charts for 16 weeks, tying a record set by Mariah Carey and Luis Fonsi.
Review: Ed Sheeran wins again with new terrain, new friends
Ed Sheeran, "No. 6 Collaborations Project" (Atlantic)
If anything, Ed Sheeran's new album does two things. It lets him show off his tremendous range. And it lets him show off his impressive...
Ed Sheeran confirms he’s married to Cherry Seaborn
LONDON (AP) — Ed Sheeran has confirmed for the first time that he and long-time girlfriend Cherry Seaborn are married.
British media reported the pair wed before Christmas in front of about...
She said, he said: What’s next with Taylor Swift’s catalog?
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift's feuds can captivate the public almost as much as her music, and her latest emotional salvo against one of music's top managers not only made headlines but got key...
Blame it on Bieber: Iceland canyon too popular with visitors
FJADRÁRGLJÚFUR, Iceland (AP) — A large sign warns motorists that Iceland's Fjadrárgljúfur canyon is closed to visitors but drivers keep on coming down the narrow gravel road. A ranger at a...
Justin Bieber working with YouTube on ‘top secret project’
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber got his start posting cover songs on YouTube and now he's working with the platform on a "top secret project."
YouTube announced Thursday that it is planning a...
Bieber, Ariana Grande join Lil Dicky for Earth Day video
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Leonardo DiCaprio have joined rapper-comedian Lil Dicky on a new song and video aimed at bringing awareness to climate change and Earth Day, which...
More than a name: Indians’ Bieber a rising pitching star
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Shane Bieber's last name draws an immediate connection to a more famous global pop superstar, and playful teasing from his teammates.
NYFW: Hailey Bieber sits front row
Grammys launch initiative aiding women producers, engineers
NEW YORK (AP) — The Recording Academy's Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion is launching a new initiative to create and expand more opportunities to female music producers and engineers.
The academy on Friday announced the Producer & Engineer Inclusion Initiative, which asks that musicians, record labels and others consider at least two female producers or engineers when working on a project, whether it's a song or an album.
ShowBiz Minute: Bieber, Governors Awards, US Box Office
Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin confirm marriage on Instagram
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are confirming their long rumored marriage. On Instagram, at least.
The 24-year-old Canadian singer posted a picture on Instagram earlier this week of him holding hands with the 21-year-old model with the caption: "My wife is awesome."
Baldwin followed up by changing her Instagram username to "Hailey Bieber."
Justin Bieber, ex-neighbor settle long-running egging suit
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Bieber has agreed to settle a long-running lawsuit filed by a former neighbor whose house the pop singer egged.
A document filed Friday shows the case has been resolved in its entirety. No details were given about the terms.
Jeffrey and Suzanne Schwartz filed a lawsuit in early 2015 that alleged they suffered emotional harm because of the egging and other actions by Bieber when he lived next door.
Christian TV network enters world of 24-hour news
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Christian TV network is entering the crowded world of 24-hour news broadcasting at a time when the mainstream news media is under increasing attack by President Donald Trump and some of his supporters, many of them evangelicals.
The Christian Broadcasting Network's news channel will provide a religious perspective that other channels lack, CEO Gordon Robertson told The Associated Press in an interview in advance of the network's formal launch Monday.
Drake visits patient, 11, who invited him to her birthday
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago girl awaiting a heart transplant has danced her way into a meeting with Drake.
The Canadian rapper visited 11-year-old Sofia Sanchez on Monday at the Lurie Children's Hospital during his tour's stop in Chicago. He shared photos on Instagram, saying they had talked about Justin Bieber and basketball.
Drake visited Sanchez after seeing the Downers Grove girl's video version of his song, "In My Feelings," which inspired a viral dance craze.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas woman faces years of prison time after being sentenced for embezzling over $230,000 from people by posing as a talent booking representative.
A District Court judge Wednesday sentenced 44-year-old Marlene Fitzgerald to up to eight years in prison after previously pleading guilty to theft. She also was ordered to pay restitution.
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — Newly engaged singer Justin Bieber and model Hailey Baldwin have paid a visit to a grocery store in upstate New York, where they posed for photos with employees and customers.
ShowBiz Minute: Clooney, Depp, Bieber
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber and 21-year-old model Hailey Baldwin are engaged after a month of dating.
The 24-year-old singer confirmed the engagement in an Instagram post Monday that included a photo of Baldwin kissing him. Bieber promises in the post to put Baldwin first and calls her the love of his life.
Rookie Bieber tames Tigers in 10-0 win by Indians
CLEVELAND (AP) — Shane Bieber has made believers out of the Cleveland Indians. In return, they plan on making him a fan of the Grammy-winning singer with his surname.
The rookie right-hander walked onto the field with "Baby" by Justin Bieber blaring on the sound system, and then struck out nine in a career-high seven innings as Cleveland rolled to a 10-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Winners in the top categories at Billboard Music Awards
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A list of winners in the top categories at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, held Sunday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
— Top Hot 100 song: "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
— Top Billboard 200 album: "DAMN." by Kendrick Lamar
Niall Horan and Julia Michaels to make music together
Niall Horan is set to write songs with Julia Michaels.
The Irish heartthrob is on the road with the songwriter behind Justin Bieber's hit song 'Sorry' on his 'Flicker Tour' , and now they are planning to head into the studio together after forming a "brother-sister" like relationship.
Julia told the Daily Star newspaper: "He's fantastic, we have this very brother-sister thing and tease each other the entire time, and act like we don't like each other although we love each other so much."
Justin Bieber ‘punched man who grabbed woman by throat’
Justin Bieber allegedly punched a man and threw him against a wall after the guy grabbed a woman by the throat.
The 'Never Say Never' hitmaker is said to have struck the man in the face at a Coachella party after the guy had reportedly grabbed a woman and wouldn't let go of her, despite the 24-year-old singer and his pal screaming at him to release his grip, according to TMZ.
Justin Bieber reunites with Baskin Champion at SoulCycle class
'Sorry' hitmaker Justin Bieber has been reunited with Baskin Champion at a SoulCycle class in Los Angeles.
Justin Bieber has admitted he is proud of each of his tattoos.
The 24-year-old singer has the majority of his torso covered in inkings of various images, and although some of his fans aren't too happy with his picture-covered body, he has revealed he doesn't regret a single one.
Kanye West has reportedly split from his long-time manager.
Izvor 'Izzy' Zivkovic - who started working with the rapper on his 2010 album 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' - is said to no longer be co-managing the 'All Day' hitmaker, with Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun now stepping up his responsibilities, according to Billboard.com
Neither, Kanye - who is represented CCA - or a representative for Zivkovic have commented on why they've gone separate ways.
Justin Bieber was the ‘worst guest’ on Saturday Night Live
Justin Bieber was the worst guest in the history of 'Saturday Night Live', according to Bill Hader.
The American comedian has claimed that of all the big-name stars who have appeared on the iconic TV show over the years, Justin stands out as the worst.
During an appearance on 'Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen', Bill was asked who he considers to be the worst-behaved celebrity during his time on the show, and he replied: "It was Bieber."
Diplo thinks the future of global pop has a "bleak future".
The DJ and producer - who has worked with stars including Beyonce, Madonna, Britney Spears, Justin Bieber and Snoop Dogg - believes there are no big breakthroughs in the international music scene anymore.
Diplo told The Guardian newspaper: "Every once in a while you have breakthroughs - Latin music's having a moment. But I can't see it going further than that."
Selena Gomez is focusing on spending "quality time" with her friends.
The 'Heart Wants It Wants' hitmaker - who reportedly split from Justin Bieber recently - is "just trying to enjoy herself" in Sydney, Australia with her pals.
A source told People magazine: "She isn't focusing on the negativity. She's just trying to enjoy herself and is spending quality time with her friends. She's happy and healthy."
Young comic Brandon Wardell to work Space Ballroom in Hamden
Virginia-born comic Brandon Wardell jokes about Justin Bieber and the difference between Canadian rapper Drake and American rapper Future. Also: the idea of sexting an Uber driver. His Twitter account has more than 30,000 followers, and he has over 8 million loops on his Vine account.
ShowBiz Minute: Cosby, Rihanna, Bieber
Bieber makes rare public appearance
US women’s goalie wants Bieber to take shot
NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic goalie Maddie Rooney is challenging Justin Bieber to take his best shot.
Rooney and the U.S. women's gold-medal hockey team appeared on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Monday night. She says she's still waiting for a tweet from Bieber.
Rooney says she'd like a chance to stop a shot from the hockey-playing Canadian pop star. She revealed a "Team Bieber" shirt under her USA jersey.
Rooney's stop of a shootout goal against Canada clinched gold for the Americans.
LONDON (AP) — A 17-year-old Welsh teen has been sentenced to at least 11 years in prison after being convicted of plotting an Islamic State-inspired attack on various targets including a Justin Bieber concert.
Judge Mark Wall on Friday sentenced Lloyd Gunton to an indeterminate sentence after concluding he had a total "disregard for human life."
‘Atlanta’ returns to a different world after hiatus
LOS ANGELES — The debut season of “Atlanta,” the FX series created by polymath Donald Glover, will probably be remembered for its most ambitious, inexplicable gags: an athlete’s invisible car; a mischievous child in whiteface; a Black man playing Justin Bieber.
The surreal larceny and lunacy of life dot ‘Atlanta’
One mark of great television, which “Atlanta” manifested out of the box its first season in 2016, is that you have no idea where any episode will go until you get there.
Team USA women’s goalie Maddie Rooney lobbies to play hockey with Justin Bieber
Maddie Rooney, the Minnesotan who played boys hockey in high school and just last week was the netminder when Team USA won Olympic gold vs. Canada, was waiting Wednesday to find out whether her wish to play on Justin Biebers hockey team will be granted.
On Tuesday, Rooney tweeted, Hey @justinbieber let me know if you ever need a goalie for your beer league games??
She told the Star Tribune there has been no reply from the Canadian pop star, who was born 24 years ago Thursday in London, Ontario.
Justin Bieber looks set to launch his own clothing line after placing trademark requests on three possible brand names.
The 23-year-old singer is believed to be planning a move into the world of fashion, after documents were obtained which involve the star seeking to secure trademarks on three brand names based around his middle name, Drew.
According to The Blast, the 'Sorry' hitmaker has filed requests for trademarks against the names 'The House of Drew, 'La Maison Drew', and just 'Drew'.
Bella Hadid and The Weeknd to rekindle romance when ‘time is right’
Bella Hadid and The Weeknd will rekindle their romance when the time is right for them both.
The 21-year-old model and the 'Starboy' hitmaker called time on their romance in November 2016, but after The Weeknd - whose real name is Abel Tesfaye - ended his relationship with Selena Gomez last year, the pair are believed to have gotten back in touch.
And sources have now claimed that whilst the former couple are not yet dating again, it is "only a matter of time" before they decide to try again.
Justin Bieber was a proud groomsman at father’s wedding
Justin Bieber proudly took on the role of groomsman at his father Jeremy Bieber's wedding in Montego Bay, Jamaica on Monday (19.02.18).
The 'Sorry' hitmaker looked over the moon in several official wedding photographs shared on social media yesterday (20.02.18).
In one he can be seen throwing his hands in the air as he rushed down the makeshift beach aisle, whilst in another he had a huge grin on his face as Jeremy and his new wife Chelsey Rebelo took their vows.
The year is going to the dogs. And that's a good thing, for the most part.
The Year of the Dog started Feb. 16 on the Lunar calendar, which is dictated by the moon's cycle and falls between mid-January and mid-February.
If you are as loyal as man's best friend, this is your year.
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez in Jamaica for dad’s wedding
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have flown to Jamaica for his father's wedding.
One of the expected guests at the upcoming nuptials of Jeremy Bieber and his girlfriend Chelsey Rebelo shared a picture of the 'Wolves' hitmaker with the bride-to-be's twin nieces and two other attendees.
According to PEOPLE, the 23-year-old singer flew to Texas on Sunday (02.18.18) to pick up Selena, 25, before they headed to the Caribbean together for the wedding.
Comedian Chris D’Elia coming to Boise in April
Comedian Chris D’Elia, known for his role on the NBC comedy series "Undateable," will perform at The Egyptian Theatre in Boise on April 28.
Tickets, ranging from $37.50 to $40 for floor and balcony general admission seating, go on sale Feb. 16.
BMI to honor Luis Fonsi for ‘Despacito,’ other career hits
NEW YORK (AP) — The annual BMI Latin Awards will honor Luis Fonsi not only for his mega smash "Despacito" but for the string of hits he's racked up over two decades.
Fonsi is set to receive the BMI President's Award on March 20 in Beverly Hills, California.
BMI says it is honoring Fonsi for being one of the "most influential" Latin music songwriters and also for his humanitarian work. The Puerto Rican singer was involved with helping the island after last year's devastating hurricane.
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
iTunes Official Music Charts for the week ending February 1, 2018:
1. Say Something (feat. Chris Stapleton), Justin Timberlake
2. You Make It Easy, Jason Aldean
3. God's Plan, Drake
4. The Middle, Zedd,Maren Morris & Grey
5. Perfect, Ed Sheeran
6. Finesse (Remix) (feat. Cardi B), Bruno Mars
7. Meant to Be (feat. Florida Georgia Line), Bebe Rexha
8. Havana (feat. Young Thug), Camila Cabello
9. Praying, Kesha
10. Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber), Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee