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Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicShe's so into him: Ariana Grande has taken to Instagram to pay tribute to her boyfriend Mac Miller.

Ariana posted an Instagram video of the two of them jamming out to what sounds like a traditional Mexican song.  She captioned it, "happy birthday to my best friend for life / soulmate @larryfisherman i love you with all my heart."

Thursday, Mac, who was born Malcolm James McCormick, turned 25.  The name "Larry Fisherman" is Mac's Instagram handle, but it's also a pseudonym Mac uses when he works as a producer.

Ariana and Mac first teamed up on her single "The Way," which appeared on her debut album.  He also appears on a remix of "Into You."  She's a guest on his song "My Favorite Part," from his album The Divine Feminine.

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C Flanigan/FilmMagicAdd The Backstreet Boys to the list of artists who were invited to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration but aren't going to do it. However, according to Backstreet's Brian Littrell, they didn't turn it down for ideological reasons: they just couldn't make it work with their schedule.

Speaking to TMZ, Brian says, "They asked me to ask the guys to sing but it just didn't work out....I woulda been there if I could have...we're starting rehearsals for our Vegas show. So it's like, it just couldn't happen." 

But Brian, a Trump supporter, adds that he thinks everyone should stop fighting over the inauguration and unite to support our new Commander-In-Chief.

"Just love each other, man.  [Don't] use it as divide," he told TMZ. "'Cause this guy, as of Friday, he's gonna be our president, and he's gonna do so many great things, in my opinion...for this nation, and even for those people who disapprove of him."

The Backstreet Boys start their Las Vegas residency in March.

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ABC/Image Group LAYou’ll be seeing Justin Timberlake on your TV screen during the Super Bowl this year, but he won’t be taking the halftime stage again. Instead, he’s starring in a new commercial set to air during the big game on February 5.

According to AdWeek, the 30-second spot is for for the beverage company Bai [BYE] Brands. Justin’s an investor in the company and last year was named its “Chief Flavor Officer.”

The founder and CEO of Bai, Ben Weiss, says in a statement that Justin “played an integral role” in the development of the commercial.

"Justin has been working closely with our team on several new projects and we are excited to see them all come to life in 2017. This is just the beginning," Weiss adds.

Justin previously performed at the 2004 Super Bowl, where he was the catalyst for Janet Jackson’s infamous wardrobe malfunction. He also appeared in a Super Bowl ad for Pepsi back in 2008.

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Jason Merritt/Getty Images via ABC; Dan MartensenWhile we don't know what's going on between Jennifer Lopez and Drake in the romance department, the entertainer has confirmed that she and Drizzy are at least recording together.

Speaking to Extra, JLo said, "We did one song together! I don’t know if we will do more – we will see!” 

She also told Entertainment Tonight, ""He just asked me to do a song with him and that's what we've been doing. We'll see if it's on his next album." 

They may be simply collaborating musically, but the two have been spending an awful lot of time together for people who just "did one song."  And usually people who just do "one song" don't cuddle with each other on Instagram, either. Stay tuned.

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Sonja Flemming/CBSFifth Harmony didn't let a little thing like a missing member stop them from delivering for their fans last night at the People's Choice Awards.

The singing group made their first appearance as a quartet during the CBS telecast, following Camila Cabello's sudden departure for a solo career last month.  The four ladies performed "Work from Home," the lead single from their latest album, 7/27.

Fifth Harmony also took home the People's Choice Award for Favorite Group.  Speaking for all of them, Dinah Jane Hansen thanked the group's fans, aka "Harmonizers," during their acceptance speech, declaring, "We would be nothing without you, please believe that.  We love you so so so much."

If you want to hear for yourself what Fifth Harmony sounds like without Cabello, they're performing February 20 in San Antonio, TX.  You can find ticket info and more on Fifth Harmony's official website.

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Brian HigbeeWhile its first single, "Fresh Eyes," has gone gold, we still don't know when Andy Grammer's new album will be out.  But the singer says finishing a record is always a long process for him, because he feels it's important to write a ton of songs in order to come up with truly meaningful ones.

"I just hate hearing songs where you know the words didn't have to come out of the person's mouth," Andy tells ABC Radio. "You hear a song and you're like, 'Oh, those are lyrics, those are words'" ...meaning that the song doesn't seem to convey any particular emotion or feeling.”

Andy continues, "And then you sometimes hear someone sing a song, and you go 'Whoa, they needed to say that!  That needed to come out of them!' And I think to get the lyrics to feel that way, you have to just write and write and write and write."

As far as "Fresh Eyes" goes, it definitely came from a real place. It was inspired by a time that Andy saw his wife looking completely different and doing something he'd never seen her do, and felt like he was looking at a complete stranger.

"It's kind of about rediscovering love with someone you've been in love with for a little while, and I think we all go through that, right?" he says. "It started as a love song to my wife but it can be taken in a bunch of different ways."  

Andy proved that with the powerful and touching "Fresh Eyes" video, which features him and a team of people giving free makeovers to the residents of a homeless shelter in L.A., transforming them from people who are usually overlooked, into people who are truly being "seen" for the first time in a long time.

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Weiss EubanksKelly Clarkson's famous for her singing voice, but now she's lending her speaking voice to a new animated Christmas movie called The Star.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie re-tells the story of the first Christmas from the animals' point of view.  It follows a brave donkey who heads off on an adventure, and teams up with a sheep named Ruth and a dove named Dave.  They run across three camels, and they end up following the Star of Bethlehem and stumbling into "the greatest story ever told."

In addition to Kelly, the movie's cast includes The Walking Dead's Steven Yeun, Saturday Night Live's Aidy Bryant, Keegan Michael Key, Oprah Winfrey, Anthony Anderson, Tracy Morgan, Tyler Perry and Ving Rhames, among others.  It's not clear which role Kelly will play.

The Star arrives in theaters November 10 of this year.

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ABC/Ida Mae AstuteFlo Rida’s no stranger to performing around beautiful women, and later this month, he’ll be doing just that at the Miss Universe pageant.

The rapper is set to take the stage at the annual ceremony, airing live on Fox January 29 at 7 p.m. ET.

Steve Harvey is returning to host again this year, despite flubbing the winner announcement last year. He mistakenly named Miss Colombia the winner, instead of Miss Philippines.

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Courtesy Lady Gaga/NFL/PepsiWe may not know exactly what Lady Gaga has in store for her halftime performance at the Super Bowl, but we do know one thing: she's going to perform "Bad Romance."

A new video tweeted out by Pepsi, the halftime show's sponsor, shows Gaga's choreographer Richy Jackson leading a hand-selected troupe of dancers through choreography for "Bad Romance," complete with the signature "monster claw" hand moves from the song's iconic video.

Also in the video, Gaga declares that her performance will be "special" because, she claims, "I've been planning this since I was four."

"For me, it's all about giving to the fans and bringing people together that wouldn't normally come together," Gaga continues. "The thing is, it's such a big world stage in terms of how many people see it and it's been done so many times, I think the challenge is to look at it and say, 'What can I do differently? How can I elevate certain little things here and there and also make it about the music?'"

We'll see what she comes up with on February 5 in Houston. 

Meanwhile, despite a source claiming to Entertainment Tonight that Gaga has been barred from mentioning politics or Donald Trump during her performance, the NFL has issued no such directive.  The Washington Post reports that the NFL released a statement saying ET's report was "unsourced nonsense from people trying to stir up controversy where there is none.”

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ABC/Paula LoboThe first round of performers for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards have been announced, and among them is 10-time Grammy winner John Legend.  

Country music superstars Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban, along with heavy metal legends Metallica, are also scheduled to perform at the prestigious ceremony.  

While Legend is not up for any Grammys this year, the "Love Me Now" singer currently stars in the critically-acclaimed romantic musical La La Land, whose score has been nominated for -- or won -- many accolades since its release.

You can catch the 2017 Grammy Awards, hosted by late-night talk show host James Corden, February 12 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. 

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Image Group LA/ABCThe couple that Snapchats together, stays together. Ariana Grande and her boyfriend Mac Miller are among the nominees for the ninth annual Shorty Awards, which honor the best social media content on the web.

They’re both nominated in the Music category, along with Britney Spears, Drake, Ingrid Michaelson and Twenty One Pilots. Lady Gaga, meanwhile, was nominated in the Celebrity category.

On Thursday the awards, which highlight the best content across social media spheres including Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Instagram, Vine and Periscope, opened up voting to fans to help determine the finalists and winners.

Finalists in each category are determined by rankings from The Real Time Academy as well as votes from fans via social media. The 2017 Shorty Awards will be held in April in New York and will be available via live stream at ShortyAwards.com.

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Jordan MillingtonHey! Wanna see Hey Violet on tour?  The up-and-coming group is hitting the road in March for their very first headlining tour of North America, and plan to bring plenty of "good vibes" to their fans.

While guitarist Casey Moreta jokes that the band's shows feature "explosions, fireworks and confetti," the band's frontwoman Rena Lovelis says no, their concerts simply have "good vibes," adding, "The music's a lot more groovy now, so it's kinda like we want everyone to just get down and have a good time."

Tickets go on sale this Friday via HeyViolet.com.  The L.A.-based band's tour comes in support of their EP Brand New Moves and their hit "Guys My Age." While the song seems to diss younger men, Rena, who just turned 20, says the song is more about one's emotional age.

"It’s actually about, not necessarily younger guys, but less mature guys, who don’t know how to treat a woman like she should be treated," Rena tells ABC Radio. "Or vice versa, if a girl doesn’t know how to treat a guy like how he deserves to be treated.  It’s more about maturity level."

Hey Violet, who won the 2016 Teen Choice Next Big Thing award, have gained fans the old-fashioned way -- by touring -- and they hope for continued success so they keep inspiring their fans.

"I think we just wanna empower people and make [them] feel like they have a home with us," says Nia.  Keyboard player and guitarist Miranda Miller adds, "And inspire people to do something with their lives...live your dream." 

Casey notes, "If you hate your job then quit....for real, quit and do what you wanna do....Don’t be stuck doing something that you don’t wanna do for the rest of your life."  

Here are Hey Violet's tour dates:

3/7 -- San Francisco, CA, The Chapel
3/8 -- Anaheim, CA, The Parish at House of Blues
3/10 -- Los Angeles, CA, Troubadour
3/12 -- Dallas, TX, Cambridge Room at House of Blues
3/14 -- St. Louis, MO, Delmar Hall
3/15 -- Chicago, IL, Subterranean
3/17 -- Washington, DC, Songbyrd Music House and Record Café
3/19 -- Toronto, ON, Mod Club
3/20 -- Detroit, MI, The Shelter
3/22 -- New York, NY, Gramercy Theatre
3/23 -- Philadelphia, PA, The Foundry at the Fillmore

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Neil Lupin/RedfernsFans touring Prince's Paisley Park will get a special treat in April when the Prince4Ever tour, a expanded version of the current home and studio tour, takes place, commemorating the one-year anniversary of the iconic artist's death on April 21.

Named after Prince's greatest-hits album 4Ever, which was released last year, the tour will include a new installation of rarely seen videos, audio clips and artifacts at the estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota.  

Visitors also will be given the chance to have their picture taken for a special project that will honor the "Purple Rain" artist. The photos will be compiled into a video that's set to premiere online April 21. 

Along with the Prince4Ever experience, a four-day event called Celebration 2017 is planned to take place April 20-23.  

Groups who have performed with Prince during his career, including The TimeThe RevolutionNew Power Generation and 3RDEYEGIRL, are expected to appear. 

General admission passes for Celebration 2017 are on sale now. General admission and VIP Prince4Ever tour tickets also are available to purchase, along with tickets for a special Paisley Park After Dark weekend event during the Prince4Ever occasion.  

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Nicole NodlandDua Lipa is hitting the road for her first-ever North American headlining tour.

The British singer will kick off the trek on February 24 in Chicago, and hit major U.S. and Canadian cities before wrapping things up on March 17 in San Francisco. Tickets go on sale Saturday, January 21 at 10 a.m.

“I'm so excited I cannottttt wait to be back on the road!!” Dua tweeted.

After the tour, she has a couple of music festivals lined up for the summer: Governors Ball and Bonnaroo. Her self-titled album comes out June 2.

Here is the list of dates:

2/24 -- Chicago, IL, Lincoln Hall
2/25 -- Detroit, MI, Shelter
2/27 -- Toronto, ON, Mod Club
3/1 -- New York, NY, Irving Plaza
3/2 -- Philadelphia, PA, The Foundry at The Fillmore Philadelphia
3/4 -- Boston, MA, Paradise Rock Club
3/5 -- Washington, D.C., Rock N Roll Hotel
3/7 -- Atlanta, GA, The Loft
3/8 -- Orlando, FL, The Social
3/9 -- St. Petersburg, FL, State Theatre
3/11 -- Houston, TX, House of Blues Bronze Peacock
3/12 -- Dallas, TX, Prophet Bar
3/14 -- Phoenix, AZ, Crescent Ballroom
3/15 -- Los Angeles, CA, The Belasco Theatre
3/17 -- San Francisco, CA, Great American Music Hall

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Collier SchorrYou know that Lady Gaga is going to pull out all the stops for her upcoming Super Bowl halftime show, but one thing she wants to do may prove to be impossible...and dangerous.

The New York Post reports that Gaga wants to sing from the top of the dome of the NRG Stadium in Houston as part of her performance, even though her team is "worried" about all the safety issues such a stunt would cause.  A source says, "They’re writing up multiple plans about how to safely get her on the roof, including potentially [cutting] a hole in the ceiling of the dome."

A source tells Entertainment Tonight, though, that cutting a hole wouldn't make any sense, since the dome is covered by a see-through, retractable roof that can be pulled back in just a few minutes.

Another source tells the Post says that while Gaga wants to perform the stunt live, she may end up pre-taping it and playing it as part of a commercial heading into the game.  The NFL and the stadium declined to comment to The Post about the February 5 performance. 

ET's source also confirms that Gaga will have a guest join her during the performance, even though it's been "tough" to get someone to agree to perform.  ET speculates that Beyonce might be that guest, because the game is taking place in Houston -- Bey's hometown -- and the two recorded the 2010 hit "Telephone" together.

Meanwhile, a source told ET that Gaga, who was a huge Hillary Clinton supporter, has been instructed by the NFL that she's not allowed to mention the election or Donald Trump during the performance.

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ABC/Randy HolmesIt's a good thing that Pink threw a big-sister party for her daughter Willow, recently: it turns out the five-and-a-half-year-old is having a bit of trouble adjusting to the fact that she's not the only child in the house anymore.

As previously reported, Pink posted a photo on Instagram of a party she held for Willow, complete with a "Congrats Big Sis" cake, to make her feel better after her brother Jameson was born in late December.  Pink called into The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday to talk about how Willow's doing. 

"I do all kinds of stuff. I literally put Jameson down when she walks in the room," Pink laughed. "I’m trying to [put her first]. She’s a little weepy these days, so we’re working it out."

When Ellen noted that Jameson, who was born December 26, is "precious," Pink corrected her, saying, "He's delicious!"

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Image Group LA/ABCPitch Perfect fans can brief a sigh of relief. Hailee Steinfeld will definitely be back for Pitch Perfect 3.

Fans were worried the Oscar-nominated actress and singer may not return to the franchise after Anna Kendrick posted a photo of the Barden Bellas last week that did not include her. But Hailee cleared that all up with her own Instagram post.

“RELAX, pitches. I'm here. #PitchPerfect,” she wrote, along with a photo of her posing in front of a huge number three while flashing the number three with both hands.

Hailee joined the franchise in the second movie as Emily Junk, a newcomer to the college a cappella group the Barden Bellas.  Following that, she launched her recording career, and has scored a huge hit with the song "Starving."

Pitch Perfect 3 is scheduled for a December release.

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Atlantic RecordsIn a recent interview, Ed Sheeran declared, "This year is mine," and it looks as though he's right about that: it's only January and he's already made Billboard chart history.

Ed's new single "Shape of You" has debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, while his other new single, "Castle on the Hill," just entered at #6. That makes Ed the only artist ever to debut in the top 10 with two songs simultaneously.

It's also Ed's first #1 hit as an artist in his own right: he previously co-wrote the Justin Bieber #1 hit "Love Yourself."

"Shape" is only the 27th song in the 58-year history of the Hot 100 to debut at #1. The last artist to do so was Justin Timberlake, whose "Can't Stop the Feeling!" came in at the top this past May.

On the Digital Song Sales chart, which only measures downloads, "Shape" and "Castle" debut at #1 and #2 simultaneously. He's the first act ever to do so on that particular chart.

These two new entries are Ed's fourth and five top 10 hits. They're both from his new album ÷ (Divide), which is due March 3.

Ed posted a photo of himself on Instagram holding a giant bottle of Tattinger champagne, scowling and giving the finger to the camera. It's captioned, "Billboard #1."

In a statement, he added, "It feels amazing to debut at #1 in the U.S. especially after being away for so long...I’m speechless.  I really wanted to come back with those two songs to show the different sides of my music and what people can expect on ÷ (Divide).  The response to both songs has been absolutely incredible.  I can’t wait to share the rest of the album.”

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Selena Gomez and The Weeknd at the 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show; Jamie McCarthy/Getty ImagesSelena Gomez raised eyebrows last week when she was spotted getting cozy with The Weeknd, but Selena's ex, Justin Bieber thinks it's all just a ploy to sell her music.

Sources tell TMZ that Justin is convinced Selena is using The Weeknd, who was born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, to promote new music they're working on together.

Bieber, the sources tell the gossip website, thinks it's déjà vu all over again because he allegedly claims Gomez used the same tactic on him, as well as her other exes, including Nick Jonas and Zed.  However, when TMZ tried to corner the "Sorry" singer on his way out of a West Hollywood hot spot on Saturday, he had no comment.

Bieber, 22, and Gomez, 24, dated on and off for three years before calling it quits for good in 2014.

Bieber isn't the only one said to be ticked of by the rumors. Model Bella Hadid, who split with the Weeknd in November, reportedly un-followed Selena on Instagram after hearing about the date night.

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images via ABCMore than a year after the release of their debut single, DNCE kicks off a headlining tour tonight.  While most bands start off performing in smaller venues, and then work up to arenas and stadiums, DNCE is actually doing the opposite with this tour.

"We have big plans to do something unique...since it's going to be in a smaller setting," frontman Joe Jonas tells ABC Radio. "We've been playing some really amazing arenas and stadiums with some of these other acts, but we're wanting to do something intimate."   

Another unique aspect of DNCE's tour?  Even when they're not on stage, the four of them are always together.  "We don't like to be away from each other.  Even if we have...a late dinner, we're still texting, like, 'You guys up?' We do really enjoy our time together," Jonas explains.

"I think it's because we were friends before we did this," he adds. "And we know what it's like to be in bands... and we've [made] that decision to say, 'Do we want to continue this or not?' And we, luckily, found other people that are just into it...so it feels good to be able to spend time together on tour."

Even the prospect of having to play their debut single "Cake By the Ocean" every night, for what must seem to be the millionth time, isn't daunting for DNCE.

"We love the song so much, we love music so much and it's a challenge for us," says bass player Cole Whittle. "We dance weird, and we connect with the audience, and we find different places to go [with the song] every night, so it's kind of like the first time every time we play it." 

DNCE's tour starts in San Diego and is scheduled to wrap up February 9 in Wallingford, CT.

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