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ABC/Randy HolmesIf you think Mariah Carey spoils her kids, think again. The singer tells Entertainment Tonight she’s already put twins Monroe and Moroccan to work.

"They work for me now," she says. "I had to give them jobs."

She explains, "I'm trying to instill a work ethic. I don't want them to think since they're my kids…that they can just get whatever they want; do whatever they want. And they kinda think that."

So she gives the five-year-olds chores to do around the house, and then they get an allowance for it.

"I started saying, 'OK look, guys, here's what we're going to do, you're going to help out, maybe clean a couple of things," Mariah says. "I don’t expect it to be done properly. Then they’ll get a couple of dollars or however much."

Next up for the twins: joining their mom on tour. Mariah kicks off her tour with Lionel Richie on March 15.

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ABC/Paula LoboX Ambassadors will headline a concert in Los Angeles to benefit Planned Parenthood on March 7, the eve of International Women's Day.

"In honor of International Women's Day, we are so excited to announce this special benefit show for Planned Parenthood," says frontman Sam Harris in a statement. "It'll be a kicka** night of music, love, community, inclusivity, and celebrating all the incredible women of the world."

Tickets for the show will go on sale this Friday, February 24 via Ticketfly.com.

Along with the Planned Parenthood concert, X Ambassadors have a number of festival dates lined up for the spring and summer, including at SunFest, Shaky Knees and Forecastle.

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ABC/Randy HolmesLooks like we may have some new music from Pink in the coming months, if her concert schedule is any indication.  The new mom has just scheduled her second live performance of 2017, and like her first, it's part of a music festival.

Following her July 2 performance at Milwaukee's Summerfest, Pink will perform July 9 at the Ottawa Bluesfest in Canada.  The festival, which runs from July 6 to July 16, features artists of every genre, from Melissa Etheridge to 50 Cent to Tom Petty to British alt-rockers Muse.

Pink's appearances on the festival circuit may indicate that she'll be coming out with some new music at some point.  She's had great success with her last two releases: "Just Like Fire," from the movie Alice Through the Looking Glass, was a smash, and her duet with country star Kenny Chesney, "Setting the World on Fire," hit #1 on the Billboard Country chart and was nominated for a Grammy.  She ended up losing to a collaboration between Pentatonix and country music icon Dolly Parton, but Pink didn't mind.

"My life is made. I can say I lost a Grammy to Dolly Parton," she tweeted. "Thanks Universe."

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ABC/Lou RoccoMariah Carey is still talking about her performance on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve Live with Ryan Seacrest -- she's still upset about it, but she says she couldn't possibly begin to explain what happened.

Speaking to Rolling Stone, Mariah says, "It's just something where if I can't explain it to the entire world, then they're not going to understand it, because it's not what they do. Just like I wouldn't understand somebody who had a desk job and how to do that. I couldn't. I literally am incapable of being in the real world and surviving."

The story that fans got was that Mariah claimed her in-ear monitors didn't work; she couldn't hear herself, or her backing tracks, so she couldn't sing. Dick Clark Productions claimed her monitors were working fine.

"This was out of my control, and had everything not been such a total chaotic mess, then I would have been able to make something happen," she tells Rolling Stone. "Even the dancers should have stopped dancing and helped me off the f****** stage. I'm sorry. It was a mess, and I blame everybody, and I blame myself for not leaving after rehearsal."

So what's next for Mariah? She says she has no plans to make a new album -- instead, she plans to record and release individual singles, in between going on the road with Lionel Richie.  "I Don't," her most recent release, is the first example of that.

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Justin MrusekThe Backstreet Boys are one of the unexpected guests on Dig Your Roots, the current album by superstar country duo Florida Georgia Line: they duet with the "Cruise" duo on a track called "God, Your Mama and Me."  Now, both acts have teamed up for the song's video, which was just released today.

The clip features the groups singing on Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, intercut with of each of the guys doing something romantic for their real-life loves. There's champagne, cocktails, an actual gift horse, a candlelit dinner, a rose petal-strewn bathtub and bed, a hot tub dip and more. As the song lyrics say, "No one's ever gonna love you more/than God, your mama and me." You can watch the clip now on BigMachineTV.com.

As for why Florida Georgia Line asked the Backstreet Boys to sing with them in the first place, it turns out that the duo's Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley were both huge fans of the group when they were younger.

"We've become friends with them at this point," Tyler told Entertainment Weekly. "And it's become more and more exciting with everything that we do together."

Backstreet's Kevin Richardson added, "We're buds now. It's just a real positive vibe. It's been a pleasure and an honor to do this song with them."

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Jason Merritt/Getty Images via ABCJennifer Lopez was on rumor patrol during her appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday.

The singer-actress addressed speculation on her relationship with Drake, whether or not she’d do the Super Bowl halftime show and if American Idol will be returning to TV.

Regarding her rumored romance with Drake, J.Lo would only confirm that they worked on a song together. But when Ellen pulled up their cuddly Instagram photo, Jennifer admitted that when that photo was taken, they weren’t working on music -- they were just “hanging out.”

The star also told Ellen she doesn’t purposely go for younger guys, but she still picked one later in the show when she played a game of “Who’d You Rather?”  She chose One Direction’s Harry Styles.

Ellen also asked if Jennifer would be performing at the Super Bowl halftime show next year, following Lady Gaga, who performed this year. She said there’s no current plan in place, but added, “If they asked me, I would love to. I think that would be awesome.”

When it comes to the return of American Idol, Jennifer didn’t know much about the potential comeback, classifying it as just a “rumor.” She also said at this point, returning as judge on the show probably wouldn’t fit into her schedule.

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Image Group LA/ABCLady Gaga is ready for her La La Land moment.

The singer, who’s starring in the movie musical A Star Is Born, reportedly wants all the singing and the music to be recorded live.

The film’s sound mixer, Steve Morrow, tells Next Best Picture podcast that Gaga has a very specific vision for the film’s musical numbers and he’s in charge of making it all work.

“I was hired on the film about two-and-a-half months ago and I’ve been grinding through it,” he says. “You sit there and you think, ‘Lady Gaga wants all the vocals live. She wants to perform live every single time you see her sing.’ She’s going to be live.”

Morrow, who’s nominated for an Oscar for his work on La La Land, adds, “She said, ‘OK, look, here’s what I want: I want all the music to be live as well. I don’t want it to feel like I’m singing to a playback track because it doesn’t feel right to me. I can always tell; it always affects the performance. I want to sing live, I want the band to be live.'”

He says that so far, they have a "good plan" to make that happen.

The film, directed by and co-starring Bradley Cooper, begins shooting in April and is currently set for a September 28, 2018 release.

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Republic RecordsFifty Shades Darker may not have been able to capture the top spot at the box office, but the movie’s soundtrack managed to debut at number one the Billboard 200 chart.

According to Nielsen Music, the album earned 123,000 equivalent album units and of that total, 72,000 were in traditional album sales. It beats its predecessor, the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack, which only peaked at number two on the chart.

The Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack features the Taylor Swift/Zayn duet “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” as well as new tunes from Nick Jonas, Halsey, Sia and Tove Lo.

Bruno Mars24K Magic rose to the number two spot on the Billboard 200 chart, showing a 108 percent gain following his two Grammy performances last week.

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Rony AlwinKaty Perry has released the video for her new hit "Chained to the Rhythm," and just like the song, it's a cautionary tale about living in a bubble while ignoring all the trouble in the world.   It's also bit reminiscent of the Black Mirror episode "Nosedive."

The clip, directed by Matthew Cullen, finds Katy, wearing a futuristic outfit, visiting a theme park called "Oblivia," which was actually filmed in January at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California.  At first, Katy is like every other patron, staring wide-eyed at all the attractions.  When she goes to smell a rose, though, she pricks her finger on a thorn, drawing blood: a metaphor for things not being as "rosy" as they seem.

The rides all have an element of danger -- roller coaster cars fly off tracks, people are literally flung off of rides, miniature houses are dropped too quickly, a giant hamster wheel that people run on goes too fast -- but nobody notices.  Katy takes a seat with the other patrons and dons 3-D glasses for an attraction that shows a typical 1950s era family gathered together: mom is ironing, dad's reading the paper and the kids are playing.  Suddenly, Skip Marley -- the featured artist on the song -- steps out of an old fashioned TV screen and helps Katy experience an awakening. 

Katy suddenly realizes that everyone's been walking around, as the song says, "like a wasted zombie."  As the rest of the patrons continue to dance around her, we see her looking distressed in the crowd, and then running on the giant hamster wheel. She suddenly stops and stares at the camera, a look of understanding dawning on her face.

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ABC/Image Group LAJustin Timberlake has appeared in an Oscar-winning movie, and he's nominated for an Oscar this year himself, in the category of Best Original Song, for "Can't Stop the Feeling!"  But would JT ever want to take the next step and host the Oscars one day?  Well, maybe...sorta...kinda.

Justin seems tailor-made to be an Oscar host: he can do sketch comedy, he can sing and dance, he's got lots of celebrity pals he can recruit to help him out, and he's extremely well-liked and non-controversial.  So how about it, Justin?  Asked that very question during a live panel discussion with Variety that was streamed on Facebook Live a few days ago, he was noncommittal.

"Yeah, I mean, I guess?" he replied.  "I guess.  I feel like I wouldn't know what to do after the first hour."

He then changed to subject to this year's Oscars, which air Sunday night on ABC, and will be hosted for the first time by Jimmy Kimmel.

"I'm excited to see Mr. Kimmel do his thing this year," said Justin. "I think he's gonna be great.  I think it's gonna be a good show this year."

"I actually know it's gonna be a really kickin' show this year, because allegedly I'm performing 'Can't Stop the Feeling!' there," he added, as the audience laughed.

If Justin wins the Oscar Sunday night, he'll be three-quarters of the way to an EGOT: winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.  So far, he's got a few Emmys for his work on Saturday Night Live, and 10 Grammys, including one he just scored earlier this month, in the category of Best Song Written for Visual Media, for "Can't Stop the Feeling!"

See if JT brings home the Oscar Sunday night starting at 7 p.m. ET on ABC.

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PRNewsFoto/Live Nation EntertainmentLast year, good news for Maroon 5's Adam Levine meant bad news for their fans: the band had to move many of their 2016 tour dates to 2017 because of the impending arrival of his daughter, Dusty Rose.  Last night was the first of those rescheduled shows, and Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine says they felt really badly about having to do that in the first place.

"We hate to do that, we hate to cancel or reschedule anything," James tells ABC Radio. "It's the worst thing you can do, because we really feel for the fans who've planned on it...who've made travel arrangements."

"I just wish we could've known that the baby was coming before we booked the tour," he adds. "Y'know, these tours are booked so far ahead that there's certain things that you can't really foresee."

While some fans were a bit upset that the dates were moved, James says in general, they were O.K. with it, because it was a family matter.

"Our hearts go out to the fans and we really appreciate their patience with sticking with us," he tells ABC Radio. "And they were mostly understanding. I think, this being Adam's first child, I think everybody kinda realizes how important that is, that he was around for that."

Adam and wife Behati Prinsloo welcomed Dusty Rose on September 21 of last year.

After Maroon 5 finish out the rescheduled dates, they have three festival appearances booked for 2017 so far: in April, it's the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival; in May, it's the BottleRock Napa Valley festival and in September, it's Rock in Rio in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Here are the makeup dates:

2/22 -- Cleveland, OH, Quicken Loans Arena     
2/24 -- Montreal, QC, Bell Centre     
2/25 -- Montreal, QC, Bell Centre     
2/27 -- Quebec City, QC, Centre Vidéotron     
3/03 -- Cincinnati, OH, U.S. Bank Arena     
3/05 -- Rochester, NY,    Blue Cross Arena     
3/07 -- Albany, NY, Times Union Center
3/08 -- Buffalo, NY, KeyBank Center

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Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images via ABCSeems like Madonna’s newly adopted twin girls share their mom’s love of singing.

The Queen of Pop posted an adorable Instagram video over the weekend of twins Esther and Stella belting out "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.”

The girls are dressed in matching striped pajamas, as Madonna’s son David accompanies them on piano. “A little night music,” Madonna captions the video.

Earlier this month, Madonna confirmed the adoption of the twins from Malawi. She wrote on Instagram that she is “overjoyed” to have them part of her family. She has two other children adopted from Malawi, David and Mercy, as well as biological children Lourdes and Rocco.

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Olivia BeeKaty Perry released a series of quirky teasers ahead of her new music video for “Chained to the Rhythm,” which is due out on Tuesday.

Over the weekend, she announced the video’s release date on Instagram along with a retro-style promotional video for an amusement park called “Oblivia.” The rides include a human-sized hamster wheel and something called “The Great American Dream Drop.”

The park’s mascot, a cartoon hamster, ends the video with the slogan, “Welcome to Oblivia, where everything is always rosy.” The hamster has been a recurring theme for Katy. The lyric video for the song featured human hands preparing a tiny meal for a hamster.

Katy also teased the official music video on Twitter, with an ad promoting something called “Inferno H2O” and a video animation featuring the words “Love me @ Validation Station” -- which both appear to be features of the amusement park.

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Ronald Martinez/Getty ImagesAfter Lady Gaga performed at the Super Bowl earlier this month, the ratings showed that it was the second most-watched halftime show ever, just behind Katy Perry's 2015 show.  But now, the NFL is claiming that in fact, Gaga's show was the most-watched musical event OF ALL TIME.

How can that be?  Well, if you count how many people watched it on all the platforms on which it was available, the numbers add up.  While close to 118 million viewers caught Gaga on TV, they also watched on NFL's digital platforms, including Twitter, You Tube, NFL.com and NFL Mobile.  According to the NFL, all told, the show reached more than 150 million unique people.

An NFL exec said in a statement, "The Halftime show provides the ultimate world stage for an artist. Through her incredible music, choreography and unifying message, Lady Gaga created a unique performance that will remembered for years to come."

Courtesy of the NFL, here are a few stats, broken out by platform:

YouTube

The Halftime Show is the most-watched video on the NFL’s YouTube channel, with more than 24 million views and more than 140 million minutes watched.

Twitter

During Lady Gaga’s live performance, there were 2.2 million real-time tweets about the #PepsiHalftime show, as well as a total of 5.1 million tweets about the performance leading up to, during, and in the 10 minutes following.   

Facebook

More than 49 million video views, and more than 5 million reactions, comments, and shares.

Giphy

GIFs from the Halftime show generated more than 75 million views across GIPHY’s network.

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ABC/Paula LoboX Ambassadors has teamed up with non-profit organization No Barriers to launch the Renegade Scholarship Fund for "programs that empower people to break through barriers and find their inner renegade." 

"A big theme of our music is the idea of never giving up," says drummer Adam Levin. "It was a natural fit to launch a scholarship fund to provide experiences that remind people that what's within them is stronger than what’s in their way."

In a video for the campaign, X Ambassadors talk with people like Kyle Maynard, a mountain climber who's a quadruple amputee, and Mandy Harvey, a deaf jazz vocalist. Maynard appears in the video for X Ambassadors' single "Renegades."

Keyboardist Casey Harris, who is blind, adds, "We are proud to support the No Barriers Renegade Fund to help awaken the renegade inside of people of all abilities."

For more info, visit NoBarrierUSA.org/Renegade.

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Katie YuBritney Spears didn’t authorize the new Lifetime movie based on her life, but the actress playing the pop star, Natasha Bassett, hopes she’ll still watch it.

"I've stalked her a lot," Natasha tells E! News. "We haven't had any contact, but I hear she's a fan of Lifetime movies, so I hope she'll watch the movie."

The actress also hopes Britney is pleased with the film’s portrayal of her.

"It really shines a beautiful light on her and shows how she came through something so horrible in a very beautiful way and came out a lot stronger,” she says.

Natasha says if she ever met Britney in person, she’d give her nothing but praise.

"I would just tell her how much I admire her and how much respect I have for her and that I wish her all the happiness in the world," she says.

Britney Ever After, which follows Britney from her rise to fame to her subsequent meltdown to her eventual comeback, airs tomorrow on Lifetime at 8 p.m. ET.

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Monty Brinton/CBSWere you admiring the sparkly white sneakers Katy Perry was sporting during her Grammy performance last weekend? Good news: You can win them!

The singer has launched a contest for fans to win those exact “Lena” sneakers from her new shoe collection. The Katy Perry Collections Instagram page described them as “straight from the stage, SIGNED, DATED and WORN by [Katy]!”

To win, fans must upload an Instagram video of themselves showing off their best “Chained to the Rhythm” dance moves and tag @katyperrycollections and #katysdancingshoes by February 19.

Katy will be picking the winner.

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Columbia RecordsJohn Mayer has confirmed that the next batch of songs from his in-progress album The Search for Everything will arrive next Friday, February 24, but he's already revealed the track listing.

John posted the details on Friday: the four songs are called "Still Feel Like Your Man," "Emoji of a Wave," "Helpless" and "Roll It on Home."  He posted the artwork on Wednesday: it's a line drawing of a young girl looking down, with feathers falling around her.

Last month, John released the first batch of songs from the album as The Search for Everything -- Wave One EP.  He's promised to release four new songs every month for an undetermined amount of months -- and then later this year, he'll release the album in its entirety.

John's Search for Everything world tour kicks off March 21.  It'll feature John performing solo acoustic, with a full band and with his John Mayer Trio.

Track listing for Wave Two. Available next Friday. ??

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ABC/Lou RoccoWalk the Moon cancelled their 2016 summer tour so frontman Nick Petricca could be with his dad, who was suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Now, Nick has revealed that his father has passed away, and is thanking fans for their support.

In a video posted on Instagram, Nick says of his dad, "As many of you know, he was struggling with Alzheimer's disease for a very long time and now he's finally at peace. And I wanted to thank you, everybody who sent comments and letters or stories of your own struggles." 

"It's meant so much to experience the darker parts of this journey surrounded by so much love," he adds. "It made all the difference and thank you."

The "Shut Up and Dance" singer also encourages fans to find out more about fighting the disease via Hilarity for Charity, an organization founded by Seth Rogen and his wife Lauren that raises money for families struggling with Alzheimer's care.

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Yoni GoldbergChristina Grimmie is gone, but she continues to live on through her music. A new single by the late singer -- an empowering dance track called “Invisible”  -- was released today.

The Grimmie Family has partnered with Republic Records and ZXL Music to release new music from Christina and “Invisible” is the first single off her upcoming Side B EP due out in March.

“This new project is some of the best music our daughter ever created,” Christina’s mother Tina says in a statement. “She was so excited about the new direction her music was taking.”

Her father, Albert, adds, “We’re so grateful to Universal Music Group and Republic Records for recognizing our daughter’s potential and amazing talent by expressing a desire to honor her by distributing this music.”

Proceeds from the purchase of “Invisible” will go towards establishing a memorial fund in Christina’s name. The former Voice contestant was shot and killed by a deranged fan following a concert in Orlando, Florida on June 10, 2016.

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