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Anger Over Macklemore's 'Anti-Semitic' Costume

Critics think rapper dressed as 'Jewish caricature'

(Newser) - This weekend Macklemore and Ryan Lewis surprised fans in their hometown of Seattle by performing at the Experience Music Project Museum ... but Macklemore performed in an odd costume, leading many to wonder if the rapper crossed a line into anti-Semitism. He donned a wig, beard, and a big fake nose—... More »

33 Couples Marry to 'Same Love' and 'Open Your Heart'

Queen Latifah presides over Macklemore & Ryan Lewis anthem

(Newser) - In the Grammys' highly anticipated show-stopper, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis played their marriage-equality anthem "Same Love"—as 33 gay and straight couples married in the audience. Queen Latifah presided over the weddings and Madonna made a surprise visit, singing "Open Your Heart" with backup from a swaying... More »

10 Most Charitable Celebrities rounds up 2013's biggest do-gooders

(Newser) - For the second year running, Taylor Swift was the No. 1 most charitable celebrity last year, according to an annual list put together by . Among her good deeds: She donated $100,000 to the Nashville Symphony and headlined an event benefiting an organization that helps homeless youth. Click... More »

Jay Z Leads Grammy Noms, Timberlake 'Snubbed'

Justin left out in album, song, record categories

(Newser) - Justin Timberlake may have earned seven Grammy nominations, but he still has reason to cry himself a river: The pop star was shut out of the top Grammy categories—album, song, and record of the year—though his comeback effort, The 20/20 Experience, is 2013's best-selling release. It might... More »

Billboard's Song of the Summer Is ...

Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines,' while Miley Cyrus gets No. 4

(Newser) - This year's official song of the summer as ranked by the Billboard charts doesn't require much of a drum roll: It's Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," which thoroughly dominated those charts from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Here are the top five:
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