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Lady GaGa Lambasts Dr. Luke

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Dr. Luke’s efforts to block Kesha’s performance at the Billboard Music Awards have rubbed Lady Gaga the wrong way.

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Beyonce Reunites With Mathew Knowles

Singer Fired Former Manager In 2011

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He was the brains behind her impact-making operation.

Now, five years and three albums removed from his dismissal, Mathew Knowles has reunited with his daughter Beyonce at the latest stop of her ‘Formation World Tour.’

Snapped backstage, the picture above was released as they celebrated the 13th birthday of her debut solo single ‘Crazy in Love.’

The number, which followed the ‘Goldmember‘-backed buzz cut ‘Work It Out‘, was released on May 18th 2003 and led the way for her debut solo album ‘Dangerously in Love‘, which honoured the standout ballad of the same name which appeared on the Destiny’s Child LP ‘Survivor.’

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Chart Check [Hot 100]: Rihanna Ties Michael Jackson’s Hot 100 Record

Songstress Holds Record For 'Most Career Top 10s of Any Female Artist of Color'

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Despite being galaxies away from their Billboard 200 stats, Rihanna continues to wreck the Hot 100 records of many-a-legend.  Already leaving records set by Madonna, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Aretha Franklin, and Janet Jackson in her rearview (as recently as last week), the diva – who has already “technically” surpassed Michael Jackson‘s #1s streak on the singles chart – now shares his top 10 record.

Thanks to ‘Needed Me,’ the latest gem lifted from her latest opus, ‘Anti,’ Ri – at just 28 years old – can now boast an amassment of top 10s that puts her in 3rd place on the “all time” list.

That’s right. There are only 2 other artists in history who have scored more top 10s on the Hot 100 than her.  Get the details below:

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Chart Check [Billboard 200]: Drake Still #1 Despite 79% Drop In Sales

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He may have lost his grip on the Hot 100’s top spot, but Grammy-winning rapper Drake is still enjoying the ‘Views’ from the top of the Billboard 200 despite a whopping 79% sales drop in the second full week of the album’s availability.

Indeed, fending off the likes of ‘Mine’ co-star Beyonce and more, the Toronto-born beau’s massive drop was still substantially more than his competition could move.

Billboard reports:

Views earned another 313,000 equivalent album units in the week ending May 12, according to Nielsen Music (with 175,000 of that in pure album sales.  Views tallied a 70 percent decline in units compared to its debut frame a week ago (1.04 million units), while its sales collapsed by 79 percent (falling from 852,000 to 175,000).

With the stats above, ‘Views’ holds the honor of being the first and only album released this year to cross the platinum threshold.  As we patiently await for more titles to join him, tuck in below to see this week’s TGJ Chart Check:

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Emotional: Celine Dion Opens Up About Life After Husband’s Death

Superstar Sits Down With ABC's Nightline

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With just days to go before Celine Dion is honored with the Icon Award at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, the superstar singer sat down with Nightline to discuss the piercing loss of her husband.

Rene Angelil, who also served as her career-long manager, died five months ago following a hard-fought battle with throat cancer.

Hailed as a titan of talent, Dion has had to serve as a tower of strength for the couple’s three children – all the while coming to terms with his death herself.

In a revealing interview, the ‘My Heart Will Go On’ belter tells all.

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Watch: Drake Takes ‘VIEWS’ & Games To ‘Ellen’

Rapper Rubbed Shoulders With 'Suicide Squad' Star Jared Leto During Interview

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Drake‘s efforts to promote his new LPVIEWS haven’t gone unnoticed by Ellen DeGeneres.

How she responded? By inviting him to discuss the set on her talk show, doing so with a little help from ‘Suicide Squad’ player Jared Leto.

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Beyonce’s ‘Formation World Tour’ Picks Up $20 Million…From Four Shows

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Demand for Beyonce‘s ‘Formation’ live show exceeded supply when its tickets were released following its announcement in February.

It’s safe to say criticism of the star’s politically-kissed direction has done little to change this.

Why?

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Kelly Rowland’s ‘Chasing Destiny’ Group Release ‘Hotline Bling’ Cover

Newly Formed Five-Piece Aim To Show And Prove

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Last night brought with it the grand unveiling of Kelly Rowland‘s all new girl-group on hit BET series ‘Chasing Destiny.’ 

Pieced together by the singer and creative director Frank Gatson, the five-piece (who receive a contract with Epic Records) are comprised of Brienna, Shyann, Ashly, Gabby, and Krystal. 

Their creation process will continue to air through to June, but keen to give the masses a taste of what to expect from their sound, the quintet have debuted a harmonious cover of Drake‘s hit ‘Hotline Bling.’ 

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Slay! Kerry Washington, Jennifer Lopez, & More Cover ‘The Hollywood Reporter’

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The Hollywood Reporter celebrates TV divadom on its latest cover.

‘Scandal’ star Kerry Washington sits frontline centre amidst a who’s who of the small screen.

Joining her as part of the slaying seven are Jennifer Lopez [‘Shades Of Blue’], Regina King [‘American Crime’], Sarah Paulson [‘American Horror Story’], Constance Zimmer [‘UnREAL’], Kirsten Dunst [‘Fargo’], and Julianna Margulies [‘The Good Wife’].

The feature celebrates actresses who are leading the charge in the realm of drama.

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Did You Miss It? K. Michelle Launches ‘Hello Kimberly’ Tour

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K. Michelle‘s brand has taken a very serious hit.

Once on the path to becoming R&B’s leading lady thanks to numbers which saw her outperform a numb of the rivals, the star’s scripted and chaotic run on Reality TV has stamped out the credibility she once owned in abundance.

How she hopes to restore it? By launching a tour in which she will perform her new album ‘More Issues Than Vogue‘ live for her fans.

Its name?

Hello Kimberly.’

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