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John Oliver Gathers Stars for Important Election Message

'Don't use our songs'

(Newser) - Donald Trump's entrance at the GOP convention last week to Queen's "We Are the Champions" didn't make Queen very happy —and there are lots of stars who apparently feel the same way about political campaigns pilfering their music. Toward that end, John Oliver has... More »

Justin Bieber, Usher Face $10M Copyright Suit Over Song

Judge thinks 'Somebody to Love' is a little familiar

(Newser) - Justin Bieber and Usher might be on the hook for $10 million after being accused of ripping off a song. An appeals court in Virginia today ordered the pair to stand trial over "Somebody to Love." An R&B singer named De Rico claims that he and his... More »

Get the New Usher Song... in Cheerios Boxes

'Clueless' single available in select boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios at Walmart

(Newser) - Commonly found at the bottom of cereal boxes: cheap plastic toys and, now, Usher singles? Yes, a code to download Usher's new song, "Clueless," will be available inside select boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios at nationwide Walmart stores, Billboard reports. No one's sure if the exclusive... More »

5 Celebrity Wedding Singers

...who you probably can't afford

(Newser) - Need a wedding singer? Well, if you have the cash, maybe you can hire one of these celebrities rounded up by ETOnline , all of whom have performed at weddings:
  • John Legend: Sang "All of Me" at Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's wedding this year.
  • Andrea Bocelli: The Italian
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10 Celebs Gone Vegan

Bey, Jay are hardly trendsetters

(Newser) - Jay Z and Beyonce are currently eating vegan (although Beyonce's certainly not letting that affect the way she dresses ), but they're not exactly trendsetters. The Huffington Post rounds up 15 more celebs who eschew all animal products. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out... More »

Judge Sides With Usher in Child Custody Battle

Wife Tameka Foster Raymond wanted son after near drowning

(Newser) - A judge in Atlanta has dismissed an emergency request by R&B singer Usher's ex-wife seeking temporary custody of their two children. Tameka Foster Raymond had requested the hearing earlier this week after their 5-year-old son got caught in a pool drain while in the care of the Grammy... More »

Usher's Son Nearly Drowns

Scare comes about a year after his ex lost her 11-year-old son

(Newser) - It's been a rough year or so for Tameka Foster. Usher's ex-wife lost her 11-year-old son in a tragic boating accident last July; then on Monday, another son and another water-related calamity. Usher Raymond V, 5, nearly drowned after getting partly stuck in the drain of the swimming... More »

Celebs Boycotting Florida Over Zimmerman Verdict

A whole slew reportedly joining Stevie Wonder

(Newser) - Because really, who hasn't been tempted to boycott the Sunshine State in its entirety ? Stevie Wonder started it last week, when he announced he was done with Florida in protest of George Zimmerman's acquittal and the state's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law. Until the law... More »

AMA's Big Winner: a Canadian

Justin Bieber dominates the night with 3 awards

(Newser) - The big winner at last night's American Music Awards was ... a Canadian. Justin Bieber won artist of the year, which he also grabbed in 2010, as well as favorite pop/rock male artist and favorite pop/rock album. "I want to say this is for all the haters who thought... More »

11 Stars Who've Been Robbed

One even had to help his carjacker...

(Newser) - Poor Rod Stewart. As if it wasn't bad enough that his Porsche got stolen years ago, he actually had to help the carjacker when the guy couldn't start the car and asked him for help—at gunpoint, the rocker revealed recently. Celebuzz rounds up 10 more celebrities who... More »

This Week in Insanely Pricey Celeb Purchases...

Usher buys a $12K puppy, Kim gets a $2K wig...

(Newser) - In case you had forgotten that celebrities are not just like you, we have a bunch of recent evidence for you:
  • Madonna’s daughter Lourdes turned 16 recently, and as we all know, 16 is a big deal. So of course her mum bought her … an apartment, the Daily
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Mariah: No Idol Feud ... Yet

These things take time, Carey says of problems with Nicki Minaj

(Newser) - Anyone hoping for catfights on the upcoming season of American Idol will be sorely disappointed: Mariah Carey says the rumors of a feud between her and fellow diva-judge Nicki Minaj are false, at least for now. "How are we gonna feud in two days? I think a feud takes... More »

Usher's Stepson Dies After Accident

11-year-old taken off life support after jet ski tragedy

(Newser) - Usher's 11-year-old stepson died this morning after being taken off life support, reports TMZ . Kyle Glover had been deemed brain dead since being hit by a jet ski on July 8 in Georgia. A family friend apparently lost control of the device, which struck Kyle, who was in an... More »

Financial Woes Threaten Usher Stepson's Care

Tameka Raymond can't afford hospital after insurance stops paying

(Newser) - A heartbreaking update to the tragic accident that left Usher's former stepson, Kyle Glover, brain dead: His mom, Tameka Raymond, may have to take him off life support as soon as next month because his insurance is running out. Tameka can't afford the medical bills on her own,... More »

Family Friend Ran Over Usher Stepson

Police investigating jet ski accident involving Kyle Glover

(Newser) - It was a family friend who allegedly ran over Usher's stepson Kyle Glover with a jet ski, leaving him brain dead, authorities say. Jeffrey S. Hubbard is now under investigation for the Friday incident in Georgia, an official tells the New York Daily News , noting that alcohol was not... More »

Usher Stepson Brain Dead After Jet Ski Accident

Kyle Glover was hit by watercraft on Atlanta lake

(Newser) - The 11-year-old stepson of megastar singer Usher has been declared brain dead after a jet-ski accident on Atlanta's Lake Lanier, TMZ reports. Kyle Glover, the son of Usher's estranged wife Tameka Foster, was hit in the head by the watercraft while floating in an inner tube. A 15-year-old... More »

Usher Wants You to Be His Back-up Dancer ... Sort Of

Choreograph your own avatar for London concert

(Newser) - Usher is playing a big show in London next week, and he wants you to join him onstage. Kind of. Concert sponsor American Express has set up a website where anyone can choreograph a dance sequence using an avatar. Submit the sequence, and it could be chosen for display during... More »

Ferrell's Dubya Returns to SNL

And 'SNL' hails 100th Digital Short

(Newser) - Will Ferrell returned to his old stomping grounds on Saturday Night Live last night, reports the Hollywood Reporter, in a retro-laden performance that made it seem like he was never gone. Ferrell trotted out his George W Bush to commiserate with Jason Sudeikis' Joe Biden, dejected after having been upstaged... More »

18 Completely Insane Celeb Gifts

Jennifer Lopez buys Casper Smart a truck, and more

(Newser) - While your friends are all giving you $20 gift cards on your birthday, celebrities are giving each other $250,000 cars and entire vineyards. Celebuzz rounds up 18 of the most insane celebrity gifts ever given:
  • Jennifer Lopez: J.Lo is the latest, this weekend giving her 25-year-old new boyfriend,
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Lady Gaga Channels Marilyn at Clinton Fete

Usher rips his pants, Bono sings opera, the usual

(Newser) - In perhaps a case of history repeating itself, a blonde bombshell serenaded a notoriously libidinous Democratic president last night: But this time it was Lady Gaga sending up Bill Clinton, so things wouldn't have been complete without some extra raunch and an F-bomb. Appearing at last night's "... More »

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