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ABC/Ida Mae AstuteTaylor Swift has already donated a million dollars to Louisiana flood relief.  Now she’s opened her checkbook once more to help out the residents of Baton Rouge.

The Baton Rouge Food Bank posted a photo on their Instagram Thursday showing the staff holding a sign that reads “Thanks, Taylor!”

“@taylorswift donated $50,000 to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank!” the photo’s caption reads. “The #laflood destroyed our warehouse but we are going to shake it off!”

The Salvation Army thanked Taylor as well, tweeting, “Thank you @taylorswift13 for helping us serve the #LouisianaFlood survivors by donating to our relief efforts! #DoingTheMostGood.”

 

Thank you @taylorswift13 for helping us serve the #LouisianaFlood survivors by donating to our relief efforts! #DoingTheMostGood

— Salvation Army USA (@SalvationArmyUS) August 26, 2016

 

In a statement to ABC Radio last week via her rep, Swift noted that Louisiana residents "made us feel completely at home" when she and her touring crew launched the U.S. leg of her 1989 World Tour in the state last year.

Swift added that it’s "heartbreaking" to watch people be forced out of their homes, and encourages people to "help out and send your love and prayers" to flood victims.

The widespread flooding killed at least 11 people and damaged over 40,000 homes.

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Sonja Flemming/CBSCoinciding with the Friday release of her new album, Glory, Britney Spears appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden Thursday night for a brand-new edition of “Carpool Karaoke.”

Dressed in a black lace top and sporting a black choker and black sunglasses, Britney played coy with Corden when he asked her what one of her most famous songs, "Oops!... I Did It Again," is about. “I think it’s just a song,” she replied, before the duo launched right into it.

When the conversation turned to kids, Britney announced that she wants three more -- she already has two boys -- saying she just has to “find the right guy first.”  When Corden pressed her about what she’s looking for in a man, Britney said, “I think I might not ever go to men again…” before clarifying that she’s not going to marry anyone because she doesn’t believe in marriage anymore.

Corden and Spears belted out “Womanizer” before working out her new song, “Make Me…” from Glory.

Corden then asked Britney about aliases she uses to check into hotels.  Britney said she has tons of aliases, including “Anita Dick,” which made Corden laugh hard.  

A brief version of “Toxic” was followed by a conversation about spanking and bondage, with Britney saying  one of her friends told her about a new form of bondage that involved tickling -- for men.

Spears and Corden wrapped the segment with a duet on “Baby One More Time,” with Corden attempting to replicate Spears' vocal trills. 

Glory was released at midnight. Spears will be performing "Make Me..." at the MTV Video Music Awards Sunday.

Coinciding with the Friday release of her new album, Glory, Britney Spears appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden Thursday night for a brand-new edition of “Carpool Karaoke.”

Dressed in a black lace top and sporting a black choker and black sunglasses, Britney played coy with Corden when he asked her what one of her most famous songs, "Oops!... I Did It Again," is about. “I think it’s just a song,” she replied, before the duo launched right into it.

When the conversation turned to kids, Britney announced that she wants three more -- she already has two boys -- saying she just has to “find the right guy first.”  When Corden pressed her about what she’s looking for in a man, Britney said, “I think I might not ever go to men again…” before clarifying that she’s not going to marry anyone because she doesn’t believe in marriage anymore.

Corden and Spears belted out “Womanizer” before working out her new song, “Make Me…” from Glory.

Corden then asked Britney about aliases she uses to check into hotels.  Britney said she has tons of aliases, including “Anita Dick,” which made Corden laugh hard.  

A brief version of “Toxic” was followed by a conversation about spanking and bondage, with Britney saying  one of her friends told her about a new form of bondage that involved tickling -- for men.

Spears and Corden wrapped the segment with a duet on “Baby One More Time,” with Corden attempting to replicate Spears' vocal trills. 

Glory was released at midnight. Spears will be performing "Make Me..." at the MTV Video Music Awards Sunday.

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MTVThe Best New Artist nominees for Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards include four actual newcomers, and a guy whose first VMA nomination came seven years ago: Joe Jonas.

As a member of the Jonas Brothers, Joe got his first VMA nods in 2008, but since he's in a new band, DNCE, he's eligible again. "It’s kind of bizarre to be nominated for Best New Artist, ‘cause I feel like I’ve been around for a minute. But that’s I guess a good thing," he tells ABC Radio. "It’s showcasing that this is a new experience for me."

The "Cake By the Ocean" hitmakers are up against Lukas Graham, Zara Larsson, Desiigner and Bryson Tiller, which is why Joe says, "I honestly would be shocked if we won, because all the artists nominated are incredible." 

Lukas Graham Forchhammer, frontman for Lukas Graham, says if his band ends up winning, they plan to "strip on stage...while I freestyle rap and then we’re going on a five-week bender."  Lukas Graham is also playing the MTV pre-show: not bad for a guy who grew up in Denmark and never watched the VMAs.

"We’re sitting right next to the big stars of our [time] and that’s...pretty amazing," he tells ABC Radio.  But the Danish singer has other things on his mind besides awards: his first child is due in less than a month.  "I’m gonna go back home and practice changing diapers," he laughs.  

Performers on Sunday's telecast include Rihanna, who's getting the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, as well as Britney Spears, G-Eazy, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Nick Jonas, Ty Dolla $ign, The Chainsmokers and Halsey.  

The 2016 MTV VMAs will originate from New York's Madison Square Garden for the first time, and the fun starts at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday night.

Here are the nominees for Sunday night's show:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Adele -- “Hello”
Beyoncé -- “Formation”
Drake -- “Hotline Bling”
Justin Bieber -- “Sorry”
Kanye West -- “Famous”

BEST FEMALE VIDEO
Adele -- “Hello”
Beyoncé -- “Hold Up”
Sia -- “Cheap Thrills”
Ariana Grande -- “Into You”
Rihanna ft. Drake -- “Work” (short version)

BEST MALE VIDEO
Drake -- “Hotline Bling”
Bryson Tiller -- “Don’t”
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna -- “This Is What You Came For”
Kanye West -- “Famous”
The Weeknd -- “Can’t Feel My Face”

BEST COLLABORATION
Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar -- “Freedom”
Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign -- “Work From Home”
Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne -- “Let Me Love You”
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna -- “This Is What You Came For”
Rihanna ft. Drake -- “Work” (short version)

BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO
Drake -- “Hotline Bling”
Desiigner -- “Panda”
Bryson Tiller -- “Don’t”
Chance the Rapper featuring Saba -- “Angels”
2 Chainz -- “Watch Out”

BEST POP VIDEO
Adele -- “Hello”
Beyoncé -- “Formation”
Justin Bieber -- “Sorry”
Alessia Cara -- “Wild Things”
Ariana Grande -- “Into You”

BEST ROCK VIDEO
All Time Low -- “Missing You”
Coldplay -- “Adventure Of A Lifetime”
Fall Out Boy ft. Demi Lovato -- “Irresistible”
twenty one pilots -- “Heathens”
Panic! At the Disco -- “Victorious”

BEST ELECTRONIC VIDEO
Calvin Harris & Disciples -- “How Deep Is Your Love”
99 Souls ft. Destiny’s Child & Brandy -- “The Girl Is Mine”
Mike Posner -- “I Took a Pill in Ibiza”
Afrojack -- “SummerThing!”
The Chainsmokers ft. Daya -- “Don’t Let Me Down”

BREAKTHROUGH LONG FORM VIDEO
Florence The Machine -- The Odyssey
Beyoncé -- Lemonade
Justin Bieber -- PURPOSE: The Movement
Chris Brown -- Royalty
Troye Sivan -- Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy

BEST NEW ARTIST
Presented by Taco Bell
Bryson Tiller
Desiigner
Zara Larsson
Lukas Graham
DNCE

PROFESSIONAL CATEGORIES
Presented by Orbit Gum

BEST ART DIRECTION
Beyoncé -- “Hold Up”
Fergie -- “M.I.L.F. $”
Drake -- “Hotline Bling”
David Bowie -- “Blackstar”
Adele -- “Hello”

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Beyoncé – “Formation”
Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell – “WTF (Where They From)”
Beyoncé – “Sorry”
FKA Twigs – “M3LL155X”
Florence The Machine – “Delilah”

BEST DIRECTION
Beyoncé – “Formation”
Coldplay – “Up&Up”
Adele – “Hello”
David Bowie – “Lazarus”
Tame Impala – “The Less I Know The Better”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Beyoncé – “Formation”
Adele – “Hello”
David Bowie – “Lazarus”
Alesso – “I Wanna Know”
Ariana Grande – “Into You”

BEST EDITING
Beyoncé – “Format
Adele – “Hello”
Fergie – “M.I.L.F. $”
David Bowie – “Lazarus”
Ariana Grande – “Into You”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Coldplay – “Up&Up”
FKA Twigs – “M3LL155X”
Adele – “Send My Love (to Your New Lover)”
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”
Zayn – “PILLOWTALK”

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Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for WalmartRobin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have made a filing in an appeal of the copyright infringement verdict in the "Blurred Lines" case.

An opening brief filed with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal on Wednesday calls for either the verdict to be overturned or a new trial.

Lawyers contend that jurors were only supposed to consider whether or not Thicke and Williams improperly copied notes from the sheet music to Marvin Gaye hit "Got to Give It Up" for their song, "Blurred Lines."

"What happened instead," according to court documents, "was a cascade of legal errors warranting this court's reversal or vacatur for new trial."

The filing alleges a judge gave jurors several improper instructions during the trial, which ended with Gaye's family being awarded more than $7 million -- later lowered to $5.3 million.

The Gaye family also received a 50-percent interest in ongoing royalties from "Blurred Lines."

The family's attorney, Richard Busch, insists the district judge's confirmation of the jury's findings was correct, noting to the Associated Press in an email, "Many of these same arguments now contained in their opening brief were raised and rejected by the district judge, and our own opening responsive brief will contain what we believe will be very strong replies to each and every point they raise."

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Jun Sato/GC ImagesJustin Bieber helped his rumored girlfriend Sofia Richie celebrate her 18th birthday in a West Hollywood club on Wednesday night.

"Justin arrived with his guy friends around 10 p.m. Sofia joined him later and they stayed until after 1 a.m.," an clubgoer tells People magazine. "They sat separately and had big groups with them."

The entertainment magazine reports that a day earlier, the model posted a Snapchat from a doctor's office and complained, "Of course I'm sick [the] day before my birthday.. Anything else want to go wrong?"

That reportedly didn't stop her from dining with friends that night. 

The 22-year-old "Sorry" singer and Sofia, the daughter of Lionel Richie and Diana Alexander Richie, were first spotted holding hands earlier this month.

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Aaron Richter shot exclusively for BillboardShawn Mendes might not be as innocent as he looks. In a new cover story with Billboard, the singer admits he once hooked up with an older woman.

The 18-year-old says one of his new songs, “Patience,” "is about a girl older than me who I hooked up with, but the next day was so scared because of how young I was. I have a sore spot for older people who are weird around younger people."

He also says he feels weird about being called a sex symbol -- unless, of course, he’s in a relationship. "Being a sex symbol isn't cool unless you're in love with a girl and she calls you a sex symbol," he says.

But as of right now, Shawn says that sex has been “impossible” with his current schedule. He may not be bringing girls back to his bus just yet, but he also wants to be able to grow up without scrutiny. He uses his fellow Canadian, Justin Bieber, as an example of how tough it can be to go from a teen pop star to an adult pop star.

"Stop looking at him in a negative view and accept him as who he is,” Shawn says. “We don't get mad at punk rock bands for doing s*** like [he does], because that's their personality. I just find it very confusing."

Shawn's new album, Illuminate, comes out September 23.

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Image Group LA/ABCEarlier this year, Taylor Swift was announced as the headliner for the 2016 U.S. Grand Prix. Now, she’ll have some company. The Weeknd has signed on to perform during the final day of the three-day Formula 1 racing event.

He’ll be taking the stage at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas to play a full concert on Sunday, October 23. All Sunday ticket holders will have access to The Weeknd’s show.

As previously confirmed, Taylor is set to perform a full concert after the end of track activity on Saturday, October 22. The event kicks off October 21.

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images via ABCLast year, Meghan Trainor revealed she'd written and recorded a song with Harry Styles of OneDirection, but she didn't say when, or if, we'd ever hear it.  Well, we'll finally get our chance in October -- except Harry isn't the one singing on it.

Michael Buble told ET Canada he's recorded the song, called "Someday," as a duet with Meghan on his upcoming album, Nobody But Me.  "For the first time ever, I’ve recorded an original [song] that I didn’t write,” he added.

Michael praised Meghan as the "most talented 21-year-old in the world," and raved, "Listen, she’s a great singer and a great entertainer. What [people] may not know is what an incredible writer she is, what an incredible musician she is, [and] the fact that she’s a bada** producer.”

Nobody But Me comes out October 21.

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Lester Cohen/Getty Images via ABCRihanna plans to give viewers a whole lot to talk about Sunday night after her scheduled appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Rih Rih will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award during the televised event, but instead of giving a speech, she'll instead perform to honor herself, the show's executive producer, Jesse Ignjatovic, tells Entertainment Weekly

"If we're talking on Monday the 29th or after the show Sunday, everyone will be surprised with what she's done to make this honor her own and something that's extremely impactful," says Ignjatovic. "I can tell you it's going to be one of those 'holy crap' VMA moments. She's not playing. She's bringing it," he adds. 

Rihanna's got good company. Previous Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award winners include MadonnaKanye WestBeyoncé and the late Michael Jackson himself.

The MTV Video Music Awards airs live Sunday at 9 p.m. ET. 

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Michael Tran/FilmMagicIf you were hoping for a steel cage death match between Taylor Swift and Kanye West at this Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards, you're out of luck: Taylor's not coming.

People magazine reports that even though the singer's been hanging out in New York City lately, she was "never scheduled to attend," says an insider.  One reason may be that she's not actually nominated for anything this year.

Kanye and his wife Kim Kardashian will be there, though.  Among his many nominations, he's up for Video of the Year for "Famous," his controversial video that features wax replicas of a number of celebrities, including Taylor, naked in bed.

Kanye, Kim and Taylor are currently embroiled in a feud over the fact that Kanye and Kim released audio of a phone call they'd had with Taylor which proved that the pop superstar had foreknowledge of Kanye's plans to mention her in the song "Famous."

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images via ABCMadonna knows how to make an entrance. The singer surprised an audience of about 400 people Wednesday night at a 25th anniversary screening of her tour documentary, Madonna: Truth or Dare.

The Queen of Pop, wearing a red off-the-shoulder dress, showed up unannounced at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art, where the screening was taking place.

"She came out to support Alek Keshishian, her longtime friend and director of the celebrated documentary," a source tells People.

Madonna also took the time to interact with fans and pose for photos. Her daughter, Lola, was there too.

"Surreal Moment! At the MOMA!!" Madonna wrote on Instagram. "So nice to watch a film in a museum. So many freedoms we take for granted that we did not have then. Thank you Alek Keshishian. We changed history with this film."

Madonna: Truth or Dare was first released in May of 1991. The then-controversial documentary followed the singer as she embarked on her Blond Ambition World Tour.

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Surreal Moment! At the MOMA!! So nice to watch a film in a museum. So many freedoms we...https://t.co/fsLeHhBlFB pic.twitter.com/vcuk7Ea9AF

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Francesco CarrozziniOneRepublic take a trip South of the Border in the video for their new single, "Kids."

The clip, set in Mexico City, follows a teenage girl who goes out on the town and catches the eye of a teenage boy, who follows her around looking for an opportunity to talk to her.  They both end up on balconies on opposite sides of the street, and he throws a paper airplane at her.  Finally, they both come down to the street and stare into each others' eyes, at which point he grabs her hand and leads her through a crowd to a stage where OneRepublic are performing.

The story of young love goes with the lyrics, which find Ryan Tedder reflecting on his reckless youth, singing, "Back when we were kids/Swore we would never die."

The band is also planning a "3D, 360-degree virtual reality experience" version of the "Kids" video in the near future.

"Kids" is the second song released from OneRepublic's upcoming album, which the band has just announced will be titled Oh My My and will be out October 7.

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Frank ApollonioThe MTV Video Music Awards line-up is really coming together. The Chainsmokers will be performing “Closer” with Halsey at this Sunday’s ceremony.

They join previously announced performers Britney Spears featuring G-Eazy, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, Nick Jonas featuring Ty Dolla $ign, and Video Vanguard honoree Rihanna.

“Closer” is nominated in the Song of Summer category, while The Chainsmokers' previous single, “Don’t Let Me Down,” is up for Best Electronic Video.

The VMAs air live from New York’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

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Randee St. NicholasThe U.K.'s annual Apple Music Festival lineup has been announced, and it's pretty star-studded, to say the least.

The 10-night festival takes place from September 18-30 at The Roundhouse in London, and features everyone from Elton John to Britney Spears to Chance the Rapper. 

Here's the full lineup:

Elton John, September 18
The 1975,  September 19
Alicia Keys, September 20
Onerepublic, September 21
Calvin Harris, September 23
Robbie Williams, September 25
Bastille, September 26
Britney Spears, September 27
Michael Buble, September 28
Chance the Rapper, September 30

Short of booking a plane ticket to London, you can watch the festival on Apple Music.  Visit AppleMusicFestival.com for details.

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ABC/Greg GayneRachel Platten's started work on her sophomore album, but she's also playing a series of fairs and festivals this summer.  Each night, when she sings her hit "Fight Song," she says she's reminded of the years of struggle it took for her to get to where she is today.

At this point, Rachel's got several hit singles, a headlining tour and a hit debut album under her belt, not to mention an Emmy, but it wasn't easy.  "Looking back, it looks beautiful," she says of the way she seemingly appeared out of nowhere and became a star. "Everything looks completely on purpose and connected, but oh my God! If you placed me back in there I would have told you, 'Get me the heck out of here! Fast forward! I hate this!'"

"It was really, really hard," she tells ABC Radio. "I can’t sugarcoat it even now. There were some times that I just felt like giving up on the career...it was really painful to keep trying and failing and trying and failing."

But that trying -- and failing -- to have a breakthrough in the music industry is what eventually led Rachel to write "Fight Song," as sort of a pep talk to herself.  And every time she sings that song live, she remembers what it meant to her.

"It’s amazing to get to remember those words," she tells ABC Radio. "They’re like an affirmation and when I sing them I remember how powerful I am and how much I mean it and how much I’m gonna not ever give up on myself."

Rachel, who plays the New York State Fair this weekend, tells Billboard that she's had two weeks of recording sessions for her sophomore album.  Speaking about her new music, she says, "Right now I’m kind of more reflective and some of the stuff is a little bit darker [than 'Fight Song']." 

She adds, "I hope to give them [fans] more sides of me. Although I love being empowering, I’m human.”

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Photo by Kevin Mazur/MTV1415/WireImageThis Sunday night is the MTV Video Music Awards, and when it comes to celebs in the audience, the most coveted spot is next to -- guess who? That's right, Taylor Swift. Vice President for MTV music and talent Gina Esposito tells Cosmopolitan.com that a lot of celebs have requested to sit next to her at past ceremonies.

"She has so many good friends, and it was hard to figure out the 'Taylor' of it all [in past years], because so many people were requesting to sit by her and sit with her,” she says. “She's often really requested.”

Turns out that most celebrities actually put in special requests for their seating at the VMAs, so if you’ve seen Katy Perry sitting next to her pal Rihanna, for example, it’s no coincidence. They send their dream seat buddies along with their RSVPs.

According to Esposito, MTV does their best to accommodate everyone but they still have to make sure the right people are front and center.

"You'll have artists who rearrange seats in real time so they sit together," she says, which can sometimes cause logistical problems. But, she adds, "As long as you've got eyes on that, to say, 'Selena Gomez moved so she's by Taylor, we're good,' then it's all right. If we don't seat them together, they find their way to each other anyway."

Will Taylor show up at the VMAs again this year? And if so, who’ll get the coveted spots next to her? Tune in to the VMAs this Sunday at 9 p.m. ET/PT to find out.

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Kevin Mazur/WireImageAriana Grande and Nicki Minaj have been added to the performance lineup for this Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards.

The two will perform "Side to Side," a track on Ariana's latest album, Dangerous Woman.

Previously announced performers include Britney Spears with G-Eazy, Nick Jonas with Ty Dolla $ign, Future, and Video Vanguard honoree Rihanna.

MTV on Wednesday also announced several musical acts that will serve as presenters during the broadcast: Alicia Keys, Fifth Harmony, Tove Lo, Sean “Diddy” Combs and Rita Ora. Kim Kardashian West and Jaden Smith are among the other celebrities set to present.

The VMAs will not have a host this year. Instead, various entertainers have been enlisted to cover the show. Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele will offer play-by-play commentary as the characters @TheShamester and @LizardSheeple. DJ Khaled, recent Saturday Night Live star Jay Pharoah and comedienne Nicole Byer will also take part in the coverage.

The VMAs will air from Madison Square Garden in New York this Sunday at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

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Getty Images via ABCAriana Grande is the latest pop music star to be sued for alleged copyright infringement.  The 23-year-old singer is facing a lawsuit from songwriter Alex Greggs, who claims that Grande's 2015 single "One Last Time" rips off the 2012 Skye Stevens single "Takes All Night," which he wrote.

In legal documents obtained by E! News, Greggs states that he holds the copyright for "Takes All Night," and that the similarities between the chorus and the lyrics of the two tracks are "so striking that it is highly likely the works were not created independently of one another."

According to the lawsuit, "Although the rhythm of the two compositions may differ to accommodate the prosody of the lyrics, there is substantial similarity on the most important rhythmic placement of the pitches on strong melodic and harmonic beats..." in addition to "the use of the lyric statement 'take(s) [or taking] you home' as the final lyric statement..."

Greggs is seeking damages of $150,000 per infringement. Other defendants named in the lawsuit include David Guetta,who co-wrote "One Last Time," producers Rami Yacoub and Carl Falk, Universal Music Group and Republic Records.

Earlier this month, Ed Sheeran was accused in a lawsuit filed by the heirs of Marvin Gaye's co-writer of ripping off Gaye's "Let's Get It On" for his 2014 hit, "Thinking Out Loud."

And just this week, Demi Lovato was slapped with a lawsuit from indie band Sleigh Bells for alleged copyright infringement for her song "Stars," which is a bonus track on her 2015 album, Confident.

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Getty Images via ABCOops…Lifetime did it again.

The cable network has ordered a new TV movie based on a celebrity. This time, it's Britney Spears.

Lifetime announced Wednesday that production will begin next month in Vancouver on a two-hour biopic with the working title Britney.

Scheduled to premiere sometime in 2017, Britney will focus on the ups and downs of the singer's life and career. Lifetime hints that the movie will touch upon her relationship with Justin Timberlake, her marriage to Kevin Federline, and the personal struggles that led to her being placed under a conservatorship eight years ago.

Lifetime has confirmed to ABC Radio that the pop star will be played by Australian actress Natasha Bassett, whose credits include the TV series Camp and Rake, as well as the 2016 Coen brothers film Hail, Caesar!

Britney currently headlines her own show in Las Vegas and will release a new album, Glory, on Friday.  

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Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Fight NightJennifer Lopez and her boyfriend Casper Smart reportedly have broken up. A source tells People that the two are no longer dating, and "they have not been together for a few weeks."

The source explains, "It wasn't anything dramatic and they were on good terms -- it just came to a natural end."  The insider added, "They will remain friends and they see each other, but they are not together. It was very amiable."

The couple was photographed recently at Lopez's birthday party on July 24 in Las Vegas. Smart was also at J-Lo's Caesars Palace show on August 13 along with Lopez's ex-husband, Marc Anthony, and his girlfriend, Shannon de Lima

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