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Here Are the Big Shots Billy Joel Wants in His Superband

'Piano Man' singer says he'd love to collaborate with Sting, John Mayer, and Don Henley

(Newser) - Billy Joel has been back in the headlines lately, with his first new song released in 17 years and a performance at the Grammys . Now, the Piano Man is stirring the pot for fans even more with talk of a superband, and he's got quite the wish list for...

John Mayer on How Clooney Inspired His Comeback
John Mayer
Talks 'Downfall,'

John Mayer Talks 'Downfall,' Comeback

He says he's ready to make blockbusters again

(Newser) - John Mayer is back. He's never really been gone, exactly, but after a series of interviews in 2010 in which he used the n-word , referred to Jessica Simpson as " sexual napalm ," and told us more about his masturbatory habits than we ever wanted to know, he lost...

The Grateful Dead Is Ruining John Mayer's Face

'I'm worried about falling off the bike'

(Newser) - Put off by John Mayer's "gnarly guitar face?" Blame the complex songs of the Grateful Dead. Bob Weir, of the Grateful Dead, and Mayer, of that one Taylor Swift song, appeared on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live on Tuesday. During the show, an audience member asked Mayer...

9 Big Music Feuds
 9 Big Music Feuds 

9 Big Music Feuds

Even Taylor Swift gets into them

(Newser) - One of the songs on Taylor Swift's hugely popular 1989 is reportedly about Katy Perry—"Bad Blood," which includes the lyrics "Did you think we'd be fine? / Still got scars on my back from your knife," is rumored to be about Perry "...

Katy Perry: I Needed Shrink After John Mayer Split

Plus more drama on that feud with Taylor Swift

(Newser) - Most people would prefer the matter of their therapy sessions stay private, but most people aren't Katy Perry. In an interview with Harper's Bazaar, picked up by Hollywood Life , the 29-year-old singer says she only survived her breakup with John Mayer thanks to her "oracle" of a...

Did Taylor Swift Write a Song Ripping on Katy Perry?

Anger-filled lyrics in 'Bad Blood' are about a back-stabbing female singer

(Newser) - Both Taylor Swift and Katy Perry have had difficult breakups with John Mayer, but Swift insists the story behind a vitriolic song on her upcoming 1989 album "wasn't even about a guy! It had to do with business," she says in an interview with Rolling Stone . Technically,...

Muslims Blast 'Blasphemous' Katy Perry Video

As more news comes out about split with John Mayer

(Newser) - More than 65,000 people have signed a petition calling for YouTube to take down Katy Perry's "Dark Horse" music video because it portrays "blasphemy." A Muslim man started the petition because the video featured one man, a suitor to Perry's Egyptian queen character, wearing...

Katy Perry, John Mayer Kaput Again

Please let the third time be the charm

(Newser) - Stop us if you've heard this one before , but you can officially stop wondering what the heck Katy Perry sees in John Mayer: They're over, a source tells E! . The "news" (which is painfully lacking in detail other than the break-up happened within the past few days)...

7 Stars Who Ditched Twitter
 7 Stars Who Ditched Twitter 

7 Stars Who Ditched Twitter

Some of them only briefly, of course...

(Newser) - Celebrities have a very love-hate relationship with Twitter, evidenced by these stars rounded up by Perez Hilton . All of them have quit the social networking site—at least for a while. A sampling:
  • Miley Cyrus quit Twitter in 2009, at the urging of her then-boyfriend Liam Hemsworth. She's back

10 Stars Who've Slammed Their Exes—in Public

Because that's the mature way to handle things

(Newser) - Celebrities: always keeping it classy. The Huffington Post rounds up 20 stars—including some big names—who just haven't been able to keep their private lives private. They've dissed exes on Twitter, in magazines, and in other public spaces. Click through the gallery for a sampling of 10,...

5 Older Celebs Who Dated Teenagers

Who says a 38-year-old can't date a high school student?

(Newser) - Lest you've forgotten this scandal, Jerry Seinfeld fell in love with Shoshanna Lonstein when he was 38 and she was 17—and still in high school; they dated for five years. Fox News rounds up 10 older celebrities who've dated teens, and while they're not all quite...

8 Awful Celebrity Neighbors
 8 Awful Celebrity Neighbors 

8 Awful Celebrity Neighbors

Trust us, it would not be fun to live next to Katy Perry

(Newser) - Sure, Justin Bieber is a terrible neighbor —to the point where his gated community is withholding the $1,000-per-month homeowner's association fee until something is done about him. But he's far from the only celebrity you wouldn't want next-door. The Stir rounds up seven more:
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Katy Perry, John Mayer Call It Quits Again

As Russell Brand recalls their marriage as 'a drag'

(Newser) - Katy Perry is not having a great week. First of all, she and John Mayer have ended their inexplicable romance a second time, multiple sources tell Us . They first got together last year and quickly split , but reunited in time for Perry to bring Mayer home for Christmas. Sources say...

Taylor Swift Opens the Grammys
 Top Grammy Wins 
 for Mumford, fun., Gotye 
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Top Grammy Wins for Mumford, fun., Gotye

Plus, awards for Adele, Carrie Underwood, Jay-Z

(Newser) - It's the Grammy Awards, which, as we all know, are more about performances than actual awards—so the show opened, not at all surprisingly, with a performance by Taylor Swift. The music world's darling gave what appeared to be a circus/carnival/Alice in Wonderland-themed performance of "We Are...

10 Celebs Who Rebounded With Younger Men

May-December relationships: Not just for guys

(Newser) - How to get over a broken heart? Hook up with someone much younger, obviously. The Frisky Rounds up 10 celebrities who have done just that:
  • We were all very sad when Susan Sarandon's 23-year relationship with Tim Robbins (who was already 12 years younger than she) broke up ... but

Guess Who Katy Perry Brought Home for Christmas?

John Mayer. Happy holidays, Perrys!

(Newser) - It's just what every daddy never wants to hear, ever, under any circumstances: "I'm bringing John Mayer home for Christmas!" Such is the fate of Katy Perry's family this holiday season, though on the bright side, presumably Russell Brand won't be popping in. "...

Post-Surgery John Mayer: I Won't Talk for Months

And no singing for half a year: blog

(Newser) - We won't be hearing from John Mayer for awhile. In a post on his tumblr blog , the singer announced: "Silent for the next few months, no singing for probably six, but all signs point to this being the last step in getting to perform again." Mayer canceled...

Rihanna, Russell Brand Both Move on

Rihanna pursuing ... Robert Pattinson?!

(Newser) - If you were less than thrilled to learn that Rihanna chose to move on with Rob Kardashian of all people, perhaps you'll be happier to hear that she's also apparently trying to move on with a slightly classier Rob: Robert Pattinson. The Twilight star has been getting "...

Did John Mayer Manage to Bag Another Big Celeb?

He's been spotted with Katy Perry

(Newser) - We really don't get it, seeing as how he says stuff like this and this , and just seems like a jerk in general, but the ladies keep flocking to John Mayer. The rumored latest: Katy Perry. Whispers of Perry dating Mayer first cropped up way back in 2009, the...

John Mayer: Taylor Swift 'Humiliated Me'

Her song 'Dear John' was undeserved ... oh, and it's bad, too

(Newser) - We can think of so, so many reasons why John Mayer could feel humiliated. (Like his unfortunate love affair with cowboy hats; check photo gallery for evidence.) But what's truly humiliating, apparently, is a 2010 song onetime love interest Taylor Swift supposedly wrote abut him. In the latest...

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