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*NSYNC reunion: Lance Bass is overwhelmed with gratitude, Justin Timberlake has a rude suggestion

John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV It’s finally happened: There’s a new *NSYNC song out in the world. And Lance Bass, for one, is grateful people are excited about it. Reflecting on the release of “Better Place,” recorded for the Trolls Band Together soundtrack, Lance wrote on his Instagram Story, “This song is truly a love letter to all of our …

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Pink cancels Friday show in Texas: “So deeply sorry”

RCA Pink is sick. The star took to Instagram on Friday, September 29, to tell fans she won’t be able to do her scheduled concert at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, because she has a bad sinus infection.  “The doctor advised me not to perform tonight. I am so disappointed,” she wrote. “You know I do everything in my power …

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Music notes: Jonas Brothers, Melissa Etheridge and more

The Jonas Brothers – Nick, Joe and Kevin – wished a happy birthday to the “bonus Jonas,” their younger brother, Frankie. They all shared photos to their social media in celebration of Frankie turning 23 on Thursday, September 28. “Happy birthday to one of the coolest people I know,” Joe captioned his post. Frankie responded, “I wouldn’t know how to be …

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Christina Aguilera plans musical based on ‘Burlesque’ film

Anita Bugge/WireImage Back in 2010, Christina Aguilera and Cher co-starred in the movie Burlesque — and Entertainment Weekly has learned that Xtina is working behind the scenes to reimagine the film as a stage musical. Christina is an executive producer on the show, called Burlesque: The Musical. It’s written by the movie’s director, Steven Antin, and includes songs that were written for the movie …

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Elton John celebrates 50 years of ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ with Dolby Atmos mix

Mercury Records It’s been 50 years since Elton John released his now-classic album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road and he’s giving fans a new way to enjoy it. In honor of the anniversary, Elton has released the album in Dolby Atmos for the first time. Fans are now able to listen to tracks like “Bennie and the Jets,” “Candle In the Wind,” “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting,” the title …

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New Music Friday: Ed Sheeran, Goo Goo Dolls and more

Ed Sheeran has said that his new album Autumn Variations doesn’t have any official singles, but when it arrived on Friday, it came with a live performance video of one of the album’s track, “American Town.”  In the clip, Ed’s sitting by some railroad tracks in the middle of the woods, playing the song — inspired by his wife, Cherry — on …

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Sam Smith performs ’80s classic at designer boyfriend’s fashion show

Kay-Paris Fernandes/Getty Images If you’re a fashion designer and your boyfriend conveniently happens to be a global pop star, then you’ve got the entertainment for your latest show all set. On September 28, designer Christian Cowan presented his first show for Paris Fashion Week, and his rumored boyfriend Sam Smith provided a musical moment in the middle of the event. …

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Cher releasing Christmas single October 6, is enjoying “spending time” with younger boyfriend

Cher and Alexander Edwards at Givenchy show; Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images Next week, it’ll be a Merry Cher Christmas when the legendary diva releases the first single from her upcoming holiday album. The single, “DJ Play a Christmas Song,” the first release from her album Christmas, will be out October 6. She posted a snippet on Instagram, …

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Ed Sheeran gets drunk during six-hour NYC bar crawl celebrating new album release

Ignat/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images Thursday night in New York City, drinks were on Ed Sheeran. On the morning of Friday, September 29, Ed posted a video on Instagram documenting a bar crawl he undertook on Thursday to celebrate his new album, Autumn Variations. “Right, to celebrate my album release I’m gonna pub crawl, go in random bars and drinks are on me …

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Taylor Swift’s record label denied request to play her music during Chiefs-Bears game, producer says

David Eulitt/Getty Images While Taylor Swift was frequently on camera last weekend during FOX’s coverage of the Chiefs-Bears game at Arrowhead Stadium, you didn’t hear any of her music played. As a FOX NFL producer reveals, it wasn’t for lack of trying. In a blog post, NFL lead producer Richie Zyontz reveals that late in the morning of September 24, …

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