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Brooke NiparAfter canceling her M Train tour earlier this summer due to a hemorrhage on her vocal cord, Meghan Trainor has now made it through surgery just fine.

The singer posted "before" and "after" pictures on Instagram on Tuesday.  One shows her in a surgical gown and cap, while the other shows her looking exhausted but happy, wearing a hoodie and making the "OK" sign. 

"I look so hurt haha I survived tho!," she wrote. "Thank you Dr. Nasseri for being my hero. Now just napping all day long on the couch with mama and getting free head rubs. any movie suggestions?"

Meghan will now have to recover for about six weeks before she returns to the stage.

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ABC/Fred LeeNo matter how many glitzy awards show parties Taylor Swift and her younger brother Austin attend, they never forget where they came from. Taylor’s pal Lorde witnessed a humbling moment between the two siblings at the after party for the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday.

“At the after party austin leaned down from the banquette heaving with models in vip to whisper in taylor's ear ‘we grew up on a FARM!!’” Lorde tweeted, adding, "way cuteeeeeee."

Taylor retweeted Lorde’s observation and then responded in the best way possible: with a photo of her and her brother as kids, sitting on a tractor with their dad.

Oh how far they’ve come.

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ABC/Fred LeeWhat do One Direction, Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift have in common? They’ve all earned a place in the 2016 Guinness World Records book, according to the Guinness website.

One Direction managed to score six entries. The boys are recognized for being the first group to debut at number one with their first four albums in the U.S.: Up All Night, Take Me Home, Midnight Memories and Four. They’re also the first U.K. group to debut at number one in the U.S. with a debut album and they scored the highest debut by a U.K. group on the U.S. singles chart with “Live While We’re Young,” which premiered at number three.

1D also set records for most followers on Twitter for a music group, most subscribers for a band on YouTube and most popular dance game track. Their song “What Makes You Beautiful” was featured on Just Dance 4.

Ed set the record for the longest climb to number one on the U.K. singles chart. His 2014 song “Thinking Out Loud” took 19 weeks to reach the top. It debuted at number 26 on the chart on July 5, 2014, before eventually peaking at number one November 8, 2014.

Taylor, meanwhile, broke the record for most million-selling weeks on U.S. album charts. She’s the only act to have achieved three million-selling weeks on the Billboard 200 albums chart since Nielsen SoundScan started tracking sales in 1991.

She accomplished this feat with first-week sales of her third, fourth and fifth studio albums. Speak Now sold 1.047 million copies in 2010, Red sold 1.208 million copies in 2012, and her latest album, 1989, scored 1.287 million in sales in 2014.

Taylor’s used to breaking records, though. In 2010, she set the record for the most simultaneous U.S. Hot 100 hits by a female, by having 11 separate tracks on the U.S. Hot 100 chart. Then in 2012, her hit “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” became the fastest-selling digital single when it hit number one on the iTunes singles chart, just 50 minutes after it was released.

The 2016 Guinness World Records book will be available September 10.

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ABC/Bob D'AmicoBritney Spears isn’t the only pop star who’ll be guest-starring on The CW’s Jane the Virgin. Kesha has announced on Twitter that she’ll also have a role on the show’s upcoming second season.

“Stoked!!!!! I’ll be making a guest starring appearance on @CWJanetheVirgin on @CW!” she tweeted.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Kesha will appear in the season’s second episode as a colorful musician named Annabelle, who becomes Jane’s new neighbor.

Last month it was revealed that Britney would be appearing on the show’s fifth episode as the “nemesis” of Rogelio, Jane’s biological father. Britney also announced the news on Twitter, calling Jane the Virgin “one of my favorite shows EVER.”

Jane the Virgin, starring Gina Rodriguez, returns October 12 at 9 p.m. on The CW.

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NBCUniversalThere are only four red chairs on The Voice, but if the show ever added another, who should sit in it? In a new video on TVLine.com, this season’s coaches reveal their dream picks for a fifth coach.

Both Adam Levine and Gwen Stefani think Bette Midler would make a great addition to the show. Gwen says the Divine Miss M is “somebody we’d love to get to know a little better,” and Adam agrees.

“She looks like the kind of lady that doesn’t take any s***, and I like that,” Adam says.

Gwen also suggests Barbra Streisand because, she says, “that is an artist that can do everything.”

The other two coaches, Blake Shelton and Pharrell Williams, are a little sillier with their fantasy choices. Blake wants model Kate Upton as the fifth judge -- because he’s “a fan” -- and Pharrell says he’d pick either Kermit the Frog or Krusty the Clown.

The ninth season of The Voice premieres Monday, September 21 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

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Dana Edelson/NBCWe already knew that Miley Cyrus will be hosting Saturday Night Live’s 41st season premiere, but now it’s been revealed she’ll be the musical guest as well.

Fresh off her wild MTV Video Music Awards hosting gig last Sunday, Miley will likely perform new songs off her surprise free album, Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz, when the NBC show returns October 3. The episode will mark her third time as host and second as musical guest.

The Weeknd will serve as the musical guest for the October 10 episode, hosted by Amy Schumer. And on October 17, Demi Lovato will be the musical guest, while former cast member Tracy Morgan hosts for the second time. Demi’s album, Confident, will be released the day before, on October 16.

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Brian Bowen Smith/NBCWant to learn how to belt out a song like Christina Aguilera? Well, you're in luck. The Grammy winner will be teaching an online singing class this fall. Christina has signed on to be the newest instructor for MasterClass, a San Francisco-based company that makes it possible for everyone to learn a craft directly from an expert in that field.

“I’m excited MasterClass has given me the opportunity to truly share all I have learned about my craft with the world,” Christina said in a statement. “Coaching in this capacity not only gives me a chance to connect with my fans but lets me explore one of my true passions.”

According to the co-founder of MasterClass, Aaron Rasmussen, Christina’s class will show students the “tips, tricks, exercises, and some of the surprising mental techniques behind having one of the most impressive vocal ranges in music today.”

Each MasterClass is priced at $90 and includes 10 to 25 video lessons from the instructor, interactive exercises, learning materials and lifetime access to the lessons. MasterClass currently offers an acting class from Dustin Hoffman, a tennis class from Serena Williams and a writing class from author James Patterson.

Production on Christina’s class will begin in September. The class will be made available later this fall.

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Credit: Eliot Lee HazelIf you're an Imagine Dragons fan and a Citi/AAdvantage cardmember, you're in luck. Dan Reynolds and company are playing a private concert at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on September 28, and the only way to get tickets is with a Citi/AAdvantage credit card.

Tickets to Imagine Dragons' private Hollywood Palladium show will go on sale September 1 at 10 a.m. PT via CitiPrivatePass.com.

Imagine Dragons completed their North American tour earlier this month in support of their sophomore album, Smoke Mirrors. Aside from the private L.A. show, the band's lone remaining U.S. date this year is their headlining set at the Life Is Beautiful festival September 26, held in their hometown of Las Vegas.

Last week, Imagine Dragons debuted a new track called "Roots." The non-album single is the band's first new song since releasing Smoke Mirrors back in February, where it debuted at number-one on the Billboard 200.

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Hollywood/Island/SafehouseMonday night, Jimmy Kimmel welcomed Demi Lovato as both his musical and interview guest, fresh from her performance at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards.

Demi, who also appeared opposite Roseanne Barr in a game show sketch, sat with Jimmy and joked about Kanye West's rambling MTV Video Music Awards speech, and the shade thrown by Nicki Minaj at show host Miley Cyrus. "I'm Switzerland," Lovato joked, meaning she's neutral in the conflict, although admitting that after attending a designer's after-party, she and Iggy Azalea, with whom Demi performed Sunday night, quickly decamped back to Demi's house and the cozy comfort of sweatpants.

"One pair between you?" Kimmel asked. "I don't think our butts would fit into one pair," Lovato laughed.  "All we did was we went back, we ate pizza, and watched the VMAs back, and basically was like, 'What the f*** happened?!"

As for her new album, Confident, Kimmel asked whose idea it was to have Demi pose in a latex top and sheer underwear on the cover. "All mine!" Demi exclaimed.  "I've been on a meal plan for like a year, and I've been training my butt off for this album," she said to applause. "And I'm really loving my body now for the [first] time in my life, and I just wanted to show it off!"

Demi also played her new hit, "Cool for the Summer," as part of Kimmel's Summer Concert Series.

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The Fray -- Joe King, far left; Epic RecordsThe Fray guitarist Joe King and his wife, The Vampire Diaries actress Candice Accola, are expecting their first child together, the couple announced Monday on Instagram.

“Sometimes a Saturday is best spent painting t-shirts and taking an awesome family photo. Happy Monday everybody! #ThatAintNoBurritoinMyBelly," Accola, 28, captioned an Instagram pic of herself with King, 35, and his two daughters from a previous marriage, pointing to her baby bump.

Joe shared the same picture on his Instagram page with the caption, "Baby King on the way!!!! So proud to welcome this new life into the world with my beautiful wife and daughters. I truly am a lucky man & dad."

King and Accola first met at a Super Bowl event in 2011 and were later set up by Accola’s co-star, Nina Dobrev, according to People magazine. They tied the knot in 2014.

The Vampire Diaries returns for its seventh season October 8 on the CW network.

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Atlantic RecordsEarlier this summer, Meghan Trainor was forced to cancel her M Train Tour because of a hemorrhage on her vocal cord, telling her fans she was "devastated, scared and so sorry."  Now her friend, duet partner and opening act Charlie Puth is updating us as to how the Grammy-nominated singer is feeling.

"Well, I haven’t been talking to her, I’ve been texting her. She isn’t allowed to talk," Charlie tells ABC Radio.  "She’s just chillin’; she’s gonna get surgery soon."  He added, " It’s good that she’s getting the surgery now to avoid further problems and then, I mean, [in] six weeks she’ll hop right back on the road."

Sam Smith was able to do the same after he had vocal cord surgery earlier this year, so hopefully Meghan will do the same.  Meanwhile, you can hear Charlie and Meghan singing together on the hit duet "Marvin Gaye."  The song references the late Motown star Marvin Gaye and his classic hit "Let's Get It On," but Charlie says he realizes that many of his fans are too young to have even heard of Gaye.

"I was reading YouTube comments and I saw a 12-year-old post -- what I assumed was a 12-year-old --- [writing]'What’s a Marvin Gaye? And can anyone explain to me what that is?'" he tells ABC Radio. "And I just posted the Wikipedia article to 'Let’s Get It On.' I was like, 'This is the little hint.'"  

In addition to Charlie's song, Marvin Gaye's name has been in the news in the past year because his family successfully sued Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams in court over their hit "Blurred Lines," which they claimed was too similar to Gaye's hit "Got to Give It Up."  Gaye himself was tragically shot to death by his own father in 1984.

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ANDREW MACPHERSON /RCA RecordsAs if near-universal acclaim for her performance at Sunday night's MTV VMAs wasn't enough, Tori Kelly has now made a new fan in someone she herself is a huge fan of: Pink.

After seeing Tori rock the stage with her performance of "Should've Been Us," Pink tweeted, "Ok @ToriKelly - fan for life. Great freaking performance tonight, you live singing, guitar playing accapella sanging woman."

A delighted Tori replied, "this tweet makes me emotional. you're such an inspiration to me & a role model for young women. thank you so much!!"

Tori's performance also won approval from actor John Stamos, who replied to another tweet praising her performance with the hashtag "#TALENT."

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The Weeknd killed it Sunday night at the MTV VMAs with the TV debut of his smash "Can't Feel My Face," and now the song has returned to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a second week.  It dethroned OMI's "Cheerleader," which was #1 for six weeks.

In addition, the Canadian singer has another song in the top five: "The Hills" is at #4.  Both songs are from the Weeknd's new album Beauty Behind the Madness, which has a good chance to debut at #1 on next week's album chart.

Meanwhile, "Locked Away," the single by R. City featuring Maroon 5's Adam Levine, has reached the top 10.  While R. City members Theron and Timothy Thomas previously hit the top 10 as songwriters, penning hits for Miley Cyrus, Sean Kingston and The Pussycat Dolls, this is their first top 10 as artists in their own right.

The success of the song also means that Adam has scored his second top 10 hit on his own, without Maroon 5.  He previously reached #4 in 2011, as the featured vocalist on Gym Class Heroes' "Stereo Hearts."

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Eagle Rock Entertainment/Capitol RecordsIf you didn’t catch one of Katy Perry’s many stops on her Prismatic World Tour, you’ll soon be able to watch the whole thing from the comfort of your own couch. Katy is releasing The Prismatic World Tour Live on DVD, Blu-ray and as a digital download on October 30.

The concert film was shot in Sydney, Australia during Katy’s December 2014 visit. It features her entire 20-song set list, from the opening number “Roar” to the grand finale performance of “Firework.” The DVD also will include 30 minutes of exclusive extras.

The DVD runs for $15, while the Blu-ray goes for $20. But if you're a big Katy fan, you might consider purchasing the $145 x-large pizza box kit, which includes the DVD or Blu-ray, Katy Perry pajamas, a set of four pizza slice necklaces for you and your friends, a pencil case with four pencils, nail decals and an 8 x 10 photo print. There's also an $85 special edition pizza slice kit, which includes the DVD or Blu-ray, Katy PJs, a pizza charm necklace and a tote bag.

Katy began her world tour in May 2014 and has played a total of 151 shows over six legs on five continents. The tour is set to wrap on October 18 in Costa Rica, just two weeks before the DVD release.

Here is the concert film’s set list:

“Roar”
“Part of Me”
“Wide Awake”
“This Moment” /” Love Me”
“Dark Horse”
“E.T.”
“Legendary Lovers”
“I Kissed a Girl”
“Hot N Cold”
“International Smile”
“By the Grace of God”
“The One that Got Away” / “Thinking of You”
“Unconditionally”
“Walking on Air”
“It Takes Two”
“This Is How We Do” / “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) ”
“Teenage Dream”
“California Gurls”
“Birthday”
“Firework”

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ABC/Randy HolmesDon’t be surprised if Selena Gomez sounds more relaxed on her new album, Revival. She tells Entertainment Weekly that this time around she wasn’t afraid to embrace her sexy side.

“I’ve lived such a public life that I understand that I’m under a microscope,” she says. “That has taken me into so many different phases. It’s made me depressed and it’s made me happy and it’s made me grateful and humble -- but [I’ve learned] it’s okay to let down my walls with my music, to feel sexy and good.”

Her mentality was more laid-back, and so was her recording process. She recorded most of the songs in between trips to the beach in Mexico with her trusted collaborators. “We stayed in a house together like one big family,” she says. “We’d wake up in our bathing suits, go to the beach and then the studio for hours. I wanted to feel the songs and be weird and have a change of environment.”

What resulted is an album that showcases her own unique traits. “I was always insecure with my speaking voice because it’s so low,” she says. “I never felt like it was feminine-sounding. I didn’t know it would be such an asset to who I am now, though. It adds a cool, personal quality. It’s exciting.”

It’s also an album heavily influenced by the pop stars Selena listened to when she was younger. “I grew up with Britney and ‘NSYNC and Janet [Jackson] and all those people,” she says. “I would buy the copy, read the thank yous, and I felt like I knew them. Christina [Aguilera]’s Stripped was one of my favorites. What I loved about Revival is that it felt like there was a fluid story.”

Revival comes out October 9.

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Jason Merritt/Getty Images via ABCOf all the celebrity guest stars that appeared with Taylor Swift on stage at her five Los Angeles shows, there were two who were noticeably absent: Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart. Turns out the X-Men co-stars -- and honorary members of Taylor’s squad -- were asked to be a part of her show, but it didn’t work out.

Ian confirms this in an interview with Gay Star News. “She did ask me to appear with Patrick Stewart at her show in L.A., but I had something else to do that night,” he says.

Earlier this month, Patrick hinted that an onstage guest appearance was in the works. “I think we're working on that,” he told ABC Radio at the time. “I mean, she's invited us into her squad! She's sensational!"

Taylor first reached out to the pair after Patrick tweeted a link of himself dramatically reciting the words to “Blank Space,” and Ian did a similar reading of “Bad Blood.”

"Thanks for reciting my lyrics, @IanMcKellen and @SirPatStew!” Taylor tweeted. “You've made my day. You two are ULTIMATE Squad Goals."

But even before that, Ian had a brief connection to Taylor. "When I was living in Peter Jackson’s apartment in New York, Taylor Swift bought it while I was there and I was thrown out before I wanted to leave!" The Lord of the Rings star tells Gay Stars News, adding, "She bought it, she had every right to -- I was just lodging there for free!"

Meanwhile, there’s at least one person who doesn’t want to be in Taylor’s squad: Miley Cyrus. In an interview with The New York Times published before her outrageous hosting gig at the MTV Video Music Awards, Miley speaks candidly about Taylor’s coveted group of celebrity pals.

“I’m not trying to be in the squad,” she says, adding, “None of my friends are famous and not because of any other reason than I just like real people who are living real lives, because I’m inspired by them.”

Miley does have at least one famous friend, though: Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips. He collaborated with her on her surprise new album, Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz. “He’s everything in the world -- you can’t even define us,” she says. “I am 100 percent in love with Wayne, and Wayne is in love with me, but it’s nothing sexual in any way. That would be the grossest.”

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Emblem/AtlanticIt's three for three for Rob Thomas.

The Matchbox Twenty frontman sees his third solo album, The Great Unknown, debut in the top 10 on the Billboard album chart -- number six, to be specific.  Rob's last two solo albums have also reached the top 10: ....Something to Be hit #1 in 2005 and Cradlesong entered the chart at #3 in 2009.

The Great Unknown has so far produced the single "Trust You," co-written with Ryan Tedder, and the brand new single, "Hold On Forever."

Rob will be on the road through November, finishing up his tour in support of The Great Unknown.  He was forced to reschedule a number of dates after his wife Marisol was diagnosed with a lesion on her brain; she's reportedly having surgery on September on 11.

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MTVBetween the boob-flashing, cursing and beef-quashing, Sunday night's MTV VMAs also featured some great musical performances.  Song-tagging app Shazam has a list of the most Shazamed moments of the telecast, and surprisingly -- or perhaps unsurprisingly -- the #1 performance on the list was the one that was all about the music, not the spectacle.

Tori Kelly's performance of "Should've Been Us" was #1 on Shazam's list, followed by Twenty One Pilots' collaboration with A$ASP RockyMacklemore & Ryan Lewis' epic performance of "Downtown" came in third.

Here's the full list:

1.      Tori Kelly – "Should’ve Been US"
2.      Twenty One Pilots with A$AP Rocky – "HeavyDirtySoul," "Lane Boy," "M’$" and "L$D"
3.      Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis – "Downtown"
4.      The Weeknd – "Can’t Feel My Face"
5.      Justin Bieber – "What Do You Mean?"

Meanwhile, Deadline reports that Sunday night's show was a huge hit...on social media, at least.   According to Deadline, Nielsen Media has determined that the show was the most tweeted non-sports program since October 2011, when the company started tracking Twitter TV stats.  According to Nielsen Media, 2.2 million people sent 21.4 million VMA-related tweets, and those tweets generated 676 million impressions -- which means that's how many people saw the tweets.  It marks a 69 percent increase from last year's show. 

The most tweeted moment?  Kanye West's announcement that he's running for president in 2020.

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Cliff Lipson/CBSAdele is rumored to finally be releasing her new album in November, but it doesn’t look like she’ll be touring any time soon. According to reports from U.K.’s The Mirror, Adele would rather be at home with her young son.

Apparently, some of the biggest concert organizers in the world are offering the singer tens of millions of dollars to tour in support of the new album, but she’s prepared to turn them down. She has yet to line up any gigs for 2016.

“The album may be coming out, but at this moment in time there are absolutely no concrete plans for a tour,” a source says. “In fact people at the label admit they are clueless whether Adele will tour at all.”

The source adds, "Firstly it’s understood she is not keen to travel around the world with her son as she adores her quiet family life away from fame and fortune. Also ever since her throat surgery there has been discussions about how much strain she would have to put her vocal chords under during a lengthy tour.”

Adele hasn’t performed live since 2013. If she does agree to tour, promoters think demand could be so high that they could charge upwards of $150 per ticket and still sell out arenas across the globe.

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ABC/Randy HolmesFollowing her flawless performance at the MTV Video Music Awards last night, Tori Kelly has announced a headlining U.S. tour for this fall.

The trek, in support of her debut album Unbreakable Smile, will begin September 23 in Wallingford, Connecticut and will conclude in Searcy, Arkansas  November 7.

If you’re a member of Tori's fan club, you can grab tickets starting Wednesday, September 2, at Fahlo.me/ToriKelly. You’ll also have the chance to snag a limited number of VIP bundles, which include a ticket, admission to a meet-and-greet with Tori, and one merchandise item. Tickets and VIP packages will go on sale to the general public in most markets Friday, September 4.

Here is the complete list of Tori's tour dates:

9/23 -- Wallingford, CT, The Dome at Toyota Presents Oakdale
9/24 -- Baltimore, MD, Rams Head Live
9/25 -- Montclair, NJ, Montclair State University
10/3 -- San Antonio, TX, The Aztec Theater
10/5 -- Houston, TX, Warehouse Live
10/6 -- Austin, TX, Emo's
10/8 -- Kansas City, MO, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
10/9 -- St. Louis, MO, The Pageant
10/28 -- Louisville, KY, Mercury Ballroom
10/29 -- Raleigh, NC, The Ritz at North Carolina State University
11/1 -- Indianapolis, IN, Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
11/2 -- Milwaukee, WI, The Pabst Theater
11/5 -- Memphis, TN, Minglewood Hall
11/6 -- New Orleans, LA, The Civic Theatre
11/7 -- Searcy, AR, Benson Auditorium -- Harding University

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