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13 celebrities who bought homes for their parents after making it big in Hollywood

Plenty of celebrities have made big purchases after getting their big break in Hollywood. Stars like John Boyega,Rihanna,Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson have surprised their parents by buying homes for them. Similarly, others like “Avengers” actor Chris Hemsworth, have paid off their parents’ mortgage. Visit Insider’s […]
13 celebrities who bought homes for their parents after making it big in Hollywood
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34 celebrity couples who wrote and recorded songs together

Famous singers and musicians who date each other often end up collaborating on music. These 36 celebrity couples worked on at least one song together, from Sonny and Cher’s iconic hits to Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s recent duet “Señorita.” Some couples worked together behind the scenes: Halsey’s debut album […]
34 celebrity couples who wrote and recorded songs together
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21 of the most popular TikTok songs and sounds, and where they came from

TikTok is the fastest-growing social-media platform, and it’s particularly popular among members of Generation Z. The app – known formally as Musical.ly – relies on sounds uploaded by users or artists for use by other TikTok creators. Popular TikTok sounds are diverse in origin – some have been created by […]
21 of the most popular TikTok songs and sounds, and where they came from
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The 20 top artists of the decade

Insider recently commemorated the past 10 years of musical greats with a series of opinion essays, each dedicated to a different artist who inspired fans and helped define the decade. The 10 artists are listed below, in no particular order, with highlights from the essays. They include Adele, Rihanna,Kendrick Lamar, […]
The 20 top artists of the decade
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THEN AND NOW: 14 hip-hop icons who shaped the music genre

The ’90s have often been referred to as hip-hop’s “golden era,” spawning icons like Snoop Dogg, Nas, and Jay-Z. Rap is now the most popular genre of music, with modern artists like Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Kendrick Lamar defining its rise in the past decade. Here are photos of 14 […]
THEN AND NOW: 14 hip-hop icons who shaped the music genre
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17 best reggaetón collaborations that need to be on your playlist

Reggaetón artists have long collaborated with some of the biggest names in the US music industry to make catchy and dance-inducing summer bops. Some of them include: Daddy Yankee,Luis Fonsi, and Justin Bieber‘s “Despacito,” J Balvin,Pharrell Williams, and Bia’s “Safari,” and Farruko, Bad Bunny,Nicki Minaj, and Travis Scott‘s “Krippy Kush.” […]
17 best reggaetón collaborations that need to be on your playlist
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24 celebrities who have opened up about having abortions

Celebrities have discussed their abortions for years, but more stars have shared their stories following bills recently signed into law in Georgia and Alabama. Jameela Jamil, Busy Philipps, and Amber Tamblyn are among the women who have recently talked about their experiences with abortion. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. […]
24 celebrities who have opened up about having abortions
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16 celebrity wax figures that went terribly wrong

Celebrity wax figures take time and energy, but sometimes, the final product doesn’t do the star justice. Statues inspired by iconic singers and actors like Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé, and Leonardo DiCaprio have gotten facial features wrong, resulting in inaccurate figures. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Celebrity wax figures take […]
16 celebrity wax figures that went terribly wrong
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The 50 most followed Instagram accounts in 2018

Business Insider has compiled the most followed Instagram accounts in 2018. It is dominated by reality-TV stars, musicians, and soccer players. Here are the top 50 most popular accounts. In the world of Instagram, musicians, reality stars, and soccer players rule. Business Insider has compiled the most followed people on […]
The 50 most followed Instagram accounts in 2018
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11 of the most controversial celebrities of 2018

INSIDER chose 11 controversial celebrities of 2018. The list includes YouTube star Logan Paul; rappers Tekashi 6ix9ine and Kodak Black; and Hollywood actors Johnny Depp and Chris Pratt. Many celebrities cause controversy, simply by nature of their fame – but some scandals are far more consequential than others. INSIDER rounded […]
11 of the most controversial celebrities of 2018
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The 10 most overhyped songs of 2018

For a music culture dominated by shareable playlists and free listening services, the streaming giant Spotify can offer an extremely accurate look at what songs are capturing our attention at any given moment. Some of those songs, however, are more deserving than others. We took a look at Spotify’s weekly […]
The 10 most overhyped songs of 2018
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Nicki Minaj Threatened To Leave ‘American Idol’—Here’s Today’s Buzz

[credit provider=”Fox”] Yesterday, Minaj was late to a live taping of “American Idol.” Now, the singer the singer walked away from the judges table mouthing, “I’m done,” after a contestant was eliminated from the show’s top 10. Minaj said before the contestant, Curtis Finch Jr., was sent packing that if he went home, she would as […]
Nicki Minaj Threatened To Leave ‘American Idol’—Here’s Today’s Buzz
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The Craziest Looks From The American Music Awards

[credit provider=”AP”] Justin Bieber was crowned the “Artist of the Year” and Maroon 5 the “Band of the Year,” but Sunday night’s 40th annual American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles were as much about fashion as music.This year’s show was all about the craziest outfits, wigs […]
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Nicki Minaj Curses Out Mariah Carey Behind-The-Scenes On ‘American Idol’

Nicki Minaj derailed “American Idol” auditions in Charlotte, North Carolina Tuesday when the “Starships” singer threatened to “knock out” fellow judge Mariah Carey.In the below video obtained exclusively by TMZ, a muffled Minaj can be heard saying, “I told them, I’m not f***ing with her f***in’ highness over there.”
Nicki Minaj Curses Out Mariah Carey Behind-The-Scenes On ‘American Idol’
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10 Dangerous Beauty Tricks From Ancient Times

[credit provider=”Sony pictures” url=”http://www.sonypictures.com/homevideo/marieantoinette/”] Make-up and beautifying treatments have been around since the time of the Ancient Greeks and Egyptians.Today, we pinch, peel and inject to make ourselves beautiful, but thousands of years ago people were doing dangerous and down right gross things to reach the pinnacle of perfection and beauty.
10 Dangerous Beauty Tricks From Ancient Times
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Katy Perry Turns Down Record-Breaking $20M Offer To Be ‘American Idol’ Judge

[credit provider=”Ian Gavan/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/katy-perry-attends-the-european-premiere-of-katy-perry-part-news-photo/147811237″] Sorry, “Idol,” looks like Katy Perry is “the one that got away.”According to TMZ, the “Wide Awake” singer turned down a $20 million offer from “American Idol” to fill in one of the judges’ chairs, claiming she just wasn’t interested.
Katy Perry Turns Down Record-Breaking $20M Offer To Be ‘American Idol’ Judge
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Nicki Minaj Is The Newest ‘American Idol’ Judge, Here’s What Her Salary May Look Like

[credit provider=”Michael Loccisano / Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/Search/Search.aspx?contractUrl=2&language=en-US&family=editorial&p=nicki+minaj&assetType=image&subuid=7319317&clarification=nicki+minaj%3A6362705″] It’s been a busy few months for “American Idol.”First judge Steven Tyler left the show after which Jennifer Lopez quickly followed suit. Then Mariah Carey stepped up as the show’s newest judge.
Nicki Minaj Is The Newest ‘American Idol’ Judge, Here’s What Her Salary May Look Like
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American Admits To Strangling Irish Exchange Student In Tokyo Hotel Room

[credit provider=”en.wikipedia.org” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Keio_Plaza_Hotel_-01.jpg”] The American arrested on suspicion of murder has admitted to strangling a 21-year-old Irish exchange student in a Tokyo hotel room, according to Japanese news agency Jiji Press (via the Daily Mail).Richard Hinds, 19, confessed to pressing Nicola Furlong’s neck with his hands, though he said he did not mean […]
American Admits To Strangling Irish Exchange Student In Tokyo Hotel Room
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Here’s Everything You Missed From The Grammy Awards

[credit provider=”AP”] Last night, the stars came out to celebrate and pay their respects at the 54th Grammy Awards. During the three-and-a-half hour spectacle, Jennifer Hudson paid tribute to Whitney Houston, Rihanna and Chris Brown performed (but not together) and The Boss took the stage with Sir Paul McCartney. 
Here’s Everything You Missed From The Grammy Awards
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You Need To Watch This Just Released, Football-Themed Madonna Video

Madonna is really embracing this whole Super Bowl thing. Before performing in the halftime show this Sunday, Madonna has released the music video for her latest single, “Give Me All Your Luvin.” The football-themed video features Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. as Madonna’s personal cheerleaders, until they all take a moment […]
You Need To Watch This Just Released, Football-Themed Madonna Video