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Ariana Grande Breaks Up With Pete Davidson After This

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La noticia del rompimiento del compromiso entre Ariana Grande y Pete Davidson ha tenido reacciones muy divididas. Ayer 14 de octubre de 2018 se dio a conocer a través de TMZ que Ariana Grande y Pete Davidson habían terminado, pero ¿por qué cortaron? Los rumores indican que tuvo que ver indirectamente con la muerte del ex novio de Ariana Grande, Mac Miller. Rumores decían que los celos provocaron este escándalo entre Ariana Grandey Pete Davidson, la pareja más querida de Instagram (y Hollywood). Sin embargo, parece ser que se trataba de asuntos del corazoncito de Ariana Grande.

Según reporta el sitio de gossip TMZ, Ariana Grande y Pete Davidson han decidido romper su compromiso porque Ariana Grande se dio cuenta de que todavía estaba emocionalmente vulnerable por la muerte de su ex novio Mac Miller, quien perdió la vida debido a una sobredosis en septiembre de 2018.TMZ reporta que fuentes cercanas a Ariana Grande y Pete Davidson han dicho que Ariana se encontraba en un lugar oscuro (emocionalmente) después de la sobredosis de su ex novio. A pesar de que Ariana no se culpó a sí misma, siente que falló en hacer lo posible por que Mac Miller se mantuviera sobrio cuando aún estaban juntos, pero falló en hacerlo y eso la dejó echa un desastre emocional.

This article was originally made by: E Online.com

Madonna & Cardi B Hop On Quavo’s “Champagne Rosé

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Madonna is hard at work crafting a new studio album. However, the Queen of Pop isn’t leaving us high and dry while we patiently await her glorious return. Instead, she has decided to grace us with a surprising collaboration. Late last night (October 11), the “Hold Tight”siren hopped on a track for Quavo’s debut solo album, QUAVO HUNCHO. The LP gives the Migos rapper an opportunity to flex his creativity in new ways. And it also boasts a star-studded group of collaborators including the likes of Drake, Normani and Cardi B. Unsurprisingly, Madge’s contribution is an absolute highlight.

The living legend and Cardi lend their voices to “Champagne Rosé,” and they undeniably steal the show. “Drink me up, Champagne Rosé. It’s my game,” Madonna chants over frosty beats on the catchy-as-all-hell chorus. Please note her iconic pronunciation. She takes center stage on a verse as well “It’s my game. Please let me entertain you. Get inside your vein, too. Intoxicate your brain,” she coos. It is definitely an unexpected moment from the icon. However, it worms its way in your head. Meanwhile Cardi’s verse is all sorts of shady.

“They say my time is ticking. These hoes is optimistic. Somebody told you not to fuck with me. I would listen,” the “I Like It” rapper cryptically warns. “I don’t do number two. That’s the type of shit I’m on,” she adds. Many are taking this as a dig at Nicki Minaj who debuted at the number 2 spot on the Billboard 200 earlier this year. The pair have some serious beef that recently culminated in a near-fight during New York Fashion Week, and this is going to escalate things.

It may not be “Beautiful Game,” but I can’t help being obsessed with Madonna’s latest experiment. Give the LP a spin here and press play on Madonna’s catchy contribution below.

This article was originally writing by Idolator.com 

The #1 Thing I’d Tell Meghan Markle About Pregnancy

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Guys!!! Did you read this morning that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting a baby? I’m usually not a big celebrity/royal/etc follower, but somehow I just love them. As her pretend friend from afar, here’s the one thing I’d tell her about pregnancy…

“Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that the Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019,” Kensington Palace said on Twitter. “Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public.” Whoot whoot!

Plus, let’s chat about a few other fun things…

Prince Harry as a baby

Who do you think the baby will look like? Here’s scampy Harry…

Meghan Markle as a baby

…and Meghan. Those curls!

What do you think she’ll crave? Apparently, when Kate Middleton was pregnant with her third, she sent Prince William to grab a jar of pickles for her and asked that they be cut into thin slices and served on very toasty toast. Personally, I was obsessed with Cheerios. I’d wake up at 3 a.m., devour a giant bowl, and then climb back into bed.

Harry and Meghan’s baby will be seventh in line to the throne when he or she is born next spring. After Queen Elizabeth, the heirs are:
1. Price Charles
2. Price William
3. George
4. Charlotte
5. Louis
6. Prince Harry
7. Harry and Meghan’s baby

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

This article was originally written by: A Cup of Jo

A Star Is Born” Has Solved Lady Gaga’s Musical Identity Crisis

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The process of translating pop stardom into cinematic success is a delicate, even dangerous, undertaking. Madonna never got it quite right; Mariah Carey became a laughingstock when she tried it; Beyoncé, Britney, and Christina didn’t get very far with it. But Lady Gaga, an established pop diva playing a fledgling one in the latest remake of the show-business love story A Star Is Born, seems to have successfully made the leap.

Lady Gaga’s performance as Ally is already getting rave reviews and even Oscar buzz. The movie’s theme song, “Shallow,” her duet with onscreen love interest (and the film’s director) Bradley Cooper, has been rising on the charts since it was released last Friday, now joined by the full soundtrack album. Gaga, consequently, is now a bigger star than ever; she’s dominating the zeitgeist again to an extent that feels reminiscent of her early, iconic meat dress era.

Cooper’s A Star Is Born is based on the well-worn story about a woman performer’s rise alongside her lover’s decline, already told in the original 1937 film starring Janet Gaynor and revised twice — first in the 1954 Judy-Garland-as-film-star remake, and, most recently, in Barbra Streisand’s 1976 rock star update. It has always been, as Rachel Syme writes in her recent interview with Gaga for the New York Times Magazine, not only a romance or a tale of stardom, but also “a film about an already superfamous woman shooting a movie.” The movies are designed to work with the existing images of their stars.

Gaga is the kind of complex, multifaceted star the movie doesn’t quite know how to portray — but through the force of her talent, we believe in Ally’s stardom anyway.
Cooper was moved to cast Gaga after he first heard her sing live when she performed “La Vie En Rose”during a private benefit concert; there is also footage of him giving her a standing ovationduring her famous Sound of Music performance at the Oscars in 2015. Both he and Gaga have said that the movie was then built around their behind-the-scenes relationship. Cooper’s script incorporated Gaga’s Italian American heritage (a background they share), and the music her character sings seems to channel Gaga personas from two of her most recent eras: Gaga circa Cheek to Cheek, her 2014 jazz duets project with Tony Bennett, and Gaga circa Joanne, her 2016 retro rock album, which never quite clicked in a contemporary pop landscape dominated by hip-hop. In the imagined world of the movie, however, her Joanne-like persona launches her to stardom almost literally overnight.

Like Kris Kristofferson in Streisand’s version, Cooper’s Jackson Maine is supposed to be an old-school arena rock star of a kind that no longer exists. (The character was inspired, in part, by Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder, though the songs were produced or written by Gaga’s usual collaborators, Mark Ronson and Lukas Nelson.) Meanwhile, Gaga as Ally first finds fame through performing a rock ballad with Jackson before going down a pop path — almost a reversal of her real-life career. That contrast provides a powerful subtext for Gaga’s performance, and helps explain why it is helping her connect with mainstream audiences again.

It is no accident that this latest A Star Is Born is especially influenced by the Streisand version, and the script traffics in some ’70s-style gendered binaries: of rock versus pop; authenticity versus artifice. The world Cooper and Gaga create in the movie is an old-fashioned one, where rock can still make you famous, and where belting ballads alone at a piano is somehow more legitimate than taking the stage as a spectacular, fully choreographed pop diva. Gaga’s Joanne-era experiments with retro Americana failed to break through in the real-life pop mainstream, but the imagined world of A Star Is Bornoffers a kind of second chance for her to connect with audiences in that mode; we can now see her abilities in a different light. And while the film is not all that interested in Ally’s artistic vision or desires outside of Jackson’s ideas about her, it still loves (and revolves around) Gaga’s talent as a songwriter and performer.

The two stars, real and fictional, are linked in an interesting symbiotic relationship; Gaga is the kind of complex, multifaceted pop artist the movie doesn’t quite know how to portray — but through the force of her talent, we believe in Ally’s stardom anyway. And in playing this role, Gaga has been able to remind everyone what’s she capable of, and proven that her own star is still rising.

Lady Gaga in 2009.

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Lady Gaga in 2009.

After blowing up in 2009 with the release of The Fame Monster, Gaga quickly became one of the biggest pop stars in the world. Her hits, including “Paparazzi,” “Poker Face,” and “Telephone,” were accessible dance-pop songs that also offered commentaries on fame and gender, ideas more explicitly brought out in her bold, inventive visuals. She was a self-described “freak,” as she sings in “Bad Romance,” an outsider, a “mother monster” for her fanbase, often coded as queer, which gave her a subcultural cachet that carried through her Born This Way era.

Gaga’s third album, Artpop, was widely considered a flop compared to her previous success. As she started to lose her commercial grip, Gaga got off the pop escalator in 2014 with Cheek to Cheek, an ultimately successful venture that showcased her musical versatility and introduced her to new, older audiences. In the interim, pop was becoming more specifically personal, and the personal was political. Beyoncé, for instance, turned to intimate lyrics about love and infidelity that became statements about black womanhood and captivated the zeitgeist. Gaga returned with a proper studio album, Joanne, in 2016, announcing she was stripping down and presenting the “real” her behind the meat dresses and wigs.

The album’s turn to the personal was inspired by her family history and a late aunt, but the connection didn’t quite work. Gaga’s celebrity narrative was always about a kind of universality in difference — everyone can be a star; identity is always mutable. Suddenly confronted with the need to go specific and intimate, she turned to nostalgic Americana; the album’s sound aimed to evoke authenticity through a rather conventional turn to the musical past, specifically ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s rock idioms.

The Joanne narrative didn’t have the cultural resonance of Gaga’s earlier, more deliberately strange and provocative commentaries on fame — which started to look quaint in the reality television era — or her use of queerness as a metaphor for outsiderness. Gaga also struggled to find a place for the album’s songs in contemporary radio and culture, in part because the idea of rock as the popular genre for political commentary or singer-songwriter depth has long lost cultural capital — exactly the shift that makes Cooper’s Jackson Maine, in A Star Is Born, feel transported in from another era.

Still, the record’s mythology was embraced by Gaga’s fanbase, and it eventually went platinum. The ballad “Million Reasons” revived the album and ended up a top 5 hit, after she presented it as a minimalist piano moment in her hit-centric retrospective Super Bowl show last year. The public responded to that kind of unvarnished performance — and that’s the kind of performance A Star Is Born believes in. The film rewards Ally, Gaga’s character in the movie, for the supposed sincerity and depth of performing with no frills. The celebration of “authenticity” as nonspectacular is the kind of gendered conventional wisdom about pop music that Gaga’s early career was a statement against.

But the film makes Ally’s raw vocal performances central to her charisma. Through Ally and the world of the film, Gaga has reclaimed her recent retro phases for a pop audience, and created yet another iteration of her real-life career — this time, as a movie star.

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in A Star Is Born.

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Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in A Star Is Born.

During the first half of the film, as Jackson falls for Ally, the audience falls for her too. Maine first lays eyes on Ally as she’s performing a version of “La Vie En Rose” in a drag bar. The setting was Gaga’s idea, and it becomes an effective way of infusing the movie with the queer subcultural cachet she became famous for earlier in her career.

Ally finds herself as an artist as she falls in love with Maine, and she just happens to write songs in a style that fits his aesthetic. One of the film’s early emotional climaxes comes when Maine invites Ally onto the stage to sing a song she wrote inspired by their romance, a duet called “Shallow.” The powerful rock ballad, which Gaga wrote, sounds like a mash-up of “Million Reasons” and the nostalgic title song from Joanne, and has become the movie’s memeable anthem, with over 14 million views on YouTube already.

The song in many ways encapsulates the film’s themes, and the characters’ visions of each other. In her own lyrics, Ally wants to assuage the male character in his vulnerability. “Ain’t it hard keeping it so hardcore?” she asks. Jackson’s opening lyrics, “Tell me something, girl / Are you happy in this modern world?” are a kind of projection of nostalgia and feminine innocence onto her, a vision that pervades the movie.

A scene from A Star Is Born.

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A scene from A Star Is Born.

Once Ally is launched by the song going viral on YouTube, we never get a real sense of her perspective on her own music. Before performing “Shallow” together, which launches her to stardom, Ally talks to Maine about how record executives have told her that she’s not pretty, and his love of her “ethnic” nose becomes part of their personal connection. These are all things we recognize from real-life Gaga’s struggles, ones she has spoken about throughout her career. But after her star begins to rise, and she begins writing and performing pop songs, how Ally works this out through her music and image isn’t actually part of the film’s story.

This is decidedly not a pop-star narrative from a woman’s perspective like, for instance, Gina Prince-Bythewood’s Beyond the Lights or Brady Corbet’s Vox Lux, starring Natalie Portman (in which the main character was actually inspired by Lady Gaga). Paradoxically, there is no space in the film’s world for provocative, meta–pop star Gaga. Even the name Ally, which is also the name of the character’s self-titled album, evokes the more straightforward stardom of someone like early Britney.

We know Gaga wrote this song, and that in her own career she’s never played the supporting role to anyone.

As Ally prepares to release her debut album, Maine is constantly warning her that she has to dig deep within her soul if she wants to succeed, as if she’s not already doing that. There are some allusions to Ally not wanting to “sell out” — she refuses to dye her hair platinum blonde (instead she goes for a violent orange, as if in a sort of compromise) or to perform with coordinated backup dancers — but the movie never really embraces her pop music. The two pop songs we hear, one with ass-centric lyrics that Jackson mocks, are the least memorable songs in the movie. But more importantly, they don’t get a big “Shallow”-style moment where both the audience of the film and the audience in the film’s world are meant to fall in love with them.

In the final scene, after Maine’s death, Gaga reemerges, in a demure strapless gown, with her original light brown hair, to sing an old-school ’90s, Whitney-style ballad, “I’ll Never Love Again.” She belts out the last song he wrote for her, in an homage to Maine, her vision now fully enmeshed with his. After having transformed into a bedazzled jumpsuit–wearing pop star, she seems to have gone back to a more “real” version of herself — the natural hair color, the ballad, the tasteful dress. And this is the other moment in the movie, where, as during “Shallow,” we are entranced with the full power of Gaga as a performance artist.

Even as she’s playing the role of the supportive, mourning wife, we know Gaga wrote this song, and that in her own career she’s never played the supporting role to anyone. In the final moments of the concert scene, Ally stares directly at the audience, and we see the complex interplay of all the layers of this performance: Stefani Germanotta, who has transformed herself into Lady Gaga, playing Ally, who is singing to the crowd, as we — sitting in the theater — witness all of it. Knowing that this is yet another incarnation of the performance art project known as Lady Gaga, we are able to suspend any disbelief or doubt we might feel toward Ally, and see her as a more complex star than the one who’s written on the page.

This article was originally writing by Buzzfeed

Benefit concert celebrating Mac Miller featuring Travis Scott, Chance The Rapper, and more announced

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A benefit concert celebrating the life of Mac Miller has been announced for later this month. The rapper was found dead in his San Fernando Valley home last month (September 7). No cause of death has been confirmed at present but it is believed he died from a suspected overdose. He was 26 years old.

On October 31, artists will come together and perform at Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre in remembrance of Miller. Travis Scott, Chance The Rapper, SZA, Vince Staples, Action Bronson, Earl Sweatshirt, John Mayer, and more have been confirmed to appear at present. You can see the full line-up so far below.

The concert will also mark the launch of the Mac Miller Circles Fund (MMCF). In a statement, Miller’s mother Karen Meyers said: “The support we’ve experienced is evident in this amazing lineup and is a testament to Malcolm’s incredible life.

“He was a caring, loving human with a smile that could light up the sky and a soul that was out to make the world a kinder place and the MMCF will continue to do just that.”

Cardi B Is Living Her Best Life At Paris Fashion Week

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Forget the runways, the real attraction for Fashion Month these past couple of days has been Cardi B. She made her return this weekend in an all-leopard outfit (complete with furry glasses) during Milan Fashion Week—and has been serving consistent looks since. For her first Paris Fashion Week appearance, she wore a stunning peacock print Michael Costello gown complete with a matching hat. “I’m Mrs OMG that bitch is shameless,” she captioned the picture on Instagram.

Then, last night, she wore a purple ostrich-esque pantsuit by Christian Cowan for her performance during ETAM’s show. To make it a true lewk, Cardi also matched her hair to the color palette. “Thank you @etam for having me perform at your amazing show tonight!” she wrote on Instagram. “Your lingerie collection was sooo sexy I wanna fuck my man in all the pieces!”

Today, she found her way back to the front row wearing a black blazer and black tie-up bike shorts to the Mugler show.

This article was originally writing by Nylon

Ariana Grande’s ‘Sweetener’ Is Getting A Pop-up Museum

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Ariana Grande’s ‘Sweetener’ Is Getting A Pop-up Museum

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Looks like Ariana Grande’s Sweetener is officially considered a work of art. Spotify is creating an immersive pop-up exhibit inspired by the singer’s latest studio album.

Spotify teased the event, called “Sweetener: The Experience,” via social media: “Come explore the world of the album, track by track.” Upon seeing the announcement, fans immediately went to the pop star for confirmation, which she gave without hesitation.

The same teaser later appeared on a website, along with news that the event will be free to all but that admission is not guaranteed. It’ll take place this weekend, September 29 and 30, in New York City. It looks like the initial times may be sold out, but Spotify notes that additional tickets may become available so check back in.

The singer did not reveal any more details about the exhibit, but confirmed to one fan that it would have “a room for each song.”

Think about all the possibilities! Dance around in some indoor rain for “Raindrops?” A shrine to fiancé Pete Davidson’s BDE for his namesake song? I’m so ready to find out.

Katy Perry y Orlando Bloom finalmente llevaron su relación a un nuevo nivel y caminaron juntos por la alfombra roja.

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La estrella pop de 33 años y el actor de 41 han salido desde 2016, y han sido inseparables desde que retomaron su romance el año pasado. Ellos han sido fotografiados en público con bastante frecuencia, incluso en eventos de celebridades, pero nunca se habían tomado una foto llegando a la alfombra roja como pareja… ¡hasta este miércoles! Este día, Perry y Bloom fueron puras sonrisas en la alfombra de la Gala Global Ocean, presentada por el príncipe Alberto II de Mónaco, en la Ópera de Monte-Carlo.

Perry usó un vestido asimétrico color rosa pálido con mangas en un plateado brillante. Mientras que Bloom usó un traje negro, con camisa blanca sin corbata.

Orlando Bloom, Katy Perry

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Antes de llegar a la gala, Perry publicó en su Instagram Stories un video de Bloom modelando sus pantalones y bailando al ritmo de Baby Got Back (I Like Big Butts) de Sir Mix-A-Lot, desde su cuarto de hotel. “Déjame tocar tu trasero”, comentó Katy junto al clip.
Esta no es la primera vez que Perry demuestra su afecto hacia el trasero de su novio.

En mayo, Bloom compartió en Instagram un teaser de su nuevo proyecto actoral, la obra Killer Joe que presentó en el London West End.

“Necesito un pase de temporada para ese trasero”, comentó Perry, y luego agregó, “Oops quería enviar eso por privado”.

En marzo, Bloom publicó una foto de sus increíbles abdominales en Instagram, haciendo que su novia comentara, “¡Oh, hola! De hecho estaba buscando una tabla para lavar mi ropa

This article was originally writing by EOnline.com

Most People Don’t Know These Famous Actors Are Also Musicians

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While most of us are guilty of assuming that a lot of actors just act for a living, that’s not necessarily the case. Some actors are major hobbyists whether it’s sports, making art, writing, and in some cases, making music. Believe it or not, there are a lot of world famous actors that are committed to their music careers when they’re not in front of the camera. While you may never imagine a particular actor singing on stage because of the characters they’ve played, there’s a lot more than you think. So, crank up the volume and discover which famous actors are successful musicians as well.

Can you guess which Mission Impossible actor doubles as a singer-songwriter?

Scarlett Johannson Performed At Coachella

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Scarlett Johansson has already established herself as an incredibly successful actress starring in films such as Lucy, Her, Lost in Translation, as well as the Avengers. Yet, she shocked her fans and the audience at Coachella Music and Arts Festival in 2007 when she performed with The Jesus & Mary Chain. Not long after, in 2008, she released her first album Where I Laid My Head.

Since then, she has been working with singer-songwriter Peter Yorn, as a five-song record titled Apart, which was released in 2018. Just when Johannson’s fans thought she couldn’t get any better, turns out she’s a musician as well.

Bruce Willis

Dusko Despotovic/Sygma via Getty ImagesWhile most people know Bruce Willis as the tough guy in most of his movies, when he’s not beating people to a pulp, he likes to play a little music. Just a year before Die Hard came out, Willis released a soul record titled The Return of Bruno. The album was actually a piece of performance art with “Bruno” being a character of a fake HBO documentary that was supporting Willis’ album.

Surprisingly, the track “Respect Yourself” became a hit and reached No. 5 on the charts. After a follow-up album in 1989, he never recorded again. However, he played a two-hour set with a blues band at B.B. King’s in New York in 2002.

Kevin Costner Is A Country Artist At Heart

Daniel Knighton/Getty ImagesWhen Kevin Costner isn’t in front of the camera, the Oscar-winning Hollywood star performs with his own country rock band, Kevin Costner & Modern West. Since the band’s beginnings in 2007, they have released four albums, with one of them beingFamous for Killing Each Other in2012.

The album peaked at No. 14 on the Billboard Country Albums chart, pretty impressive for a man who once played Robin Hood on the big screen. However, that isn’t his band’s only success. In 2010, they performed at Nashville’s renowned Grand Ole Opry, something that not everybody gets to do.

Jeremy Renner has A Documentary Coming Out About Being A Musician

Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Remy MartinMuch like Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner is another Avenger that has been known to showcase his musical talents. As well as starring in films such as The Hurt Locker, The Town, and the Mission Impossible series, Renner is also a singer-songwriter. He even has a documentary coming out soon about his career as a musician.

He’s known to take music very seriously, and even incorporates it into his acting methods. He says that he creates a very specific song for each character that he plays to help him fit the mood and get into character.

You’ll never guess the album Ryan Gosling released in 2009.

Zooey Deschanel Is A Musician Almost As Much As She Is An Actor

John Shearer/WireImageKnown for starring in New Girl and numerous films, Zooey Deschanel is a lover of vintage pop music and has been playing with her indie group She & Him since 2008. The band was formed in 2006 when Deschanel met musician M. Ward while making the film The Go-Getter. Since they formed their band, they have released six albums under She & Him, including two Christmas records.

Their cover of “The Last Christmas Waltz” has been described by Rolling Stone as one of the greatest rock and roll Christmas songs ever. The group has also proven successful enough to perform at events such as Coachella, Bonnaroo, and even overseas.

Keanu Reeves Slaps The Bass

Martyn Goodacre/Getty ImagesKeanu Reeves is more than just the action star in films like The Matrix, Point Break, and John Wick. While starting out as a young actor, he was also the bass player for the band Dogstar. The group released two albums between 1996 and 2000 and even took some time in order to tour.

However, there was a rumor going around that he dropped out of the sequel to Speed in order to perform with Dogstar. In 1996, Keanu Reeves put this rumor to rest while giving an interview on CNN. Although Dogstar may no longer be playing as a band, Keanu Reeves is still known to pick up his bass every now and then.

Ryan Gosling Had A Rather Unusual Music Project

Noel Vasquez/Getty ImagesRyan Gosling has been one of Hollywood’s biggest and most adored sweethearts since his breakout role in the 2004 film,The Notebook. On top of being incredibly handsome and a respected actor, in 2009, he was the frontman for a Halloween-themed band called Dead Man’s Bones. The group was formed by Reynolds and his friend and film producer, Zach Shields.

Their first album titled Dead Man’s Bones was released on October 6, 2009 under Anti-Records, featuring a somber children’s choir. Pitchfork described the records as being “a truly unusual and surprising record.” Gosling continued to demonstrate his musical prowess in the film La La Land where he sang, danced, and learned to play the jazz piano in just three months.

Can you guess which Les Misérables actor has had a music career since before they were an actor?

Johnny Depp Already Looks Like A Rock And Roller

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Although it may not come as too much of a shock, Johnny Depp now plays the guitar in a heavy metal rock band super-group called Hollywood Vampires. he plays alongside rock and roll legends Alice Cooper and Aerosmith’s guitarist Joe Perry. The band formed in 2015, and have managed to release one album since then. In 2018, the band went on to play at the Grammys and even went on tour in early 2018. Apparently, Johnny Depp is a good enough guitarist that even Joe Perry has asked him from some pointers from time to time.

Steve Martin Is A Banjo Extraordinaire

Scott Legato/Getty ImagesFunnyman Steve Martin is best known for his comedic acting in films such as Father of the Bride, The Pink Panther, The Jerk, and many others. Yet, something he’s equally as passionate about and almost as successful in is playing the banjo and making music. Over the years, Martin has won three Grammys for his various bluegrass project, more Grammys than he’s won for his comedy albums.In 2015, the musical he co-wrote with Edie Brickell debuted on Broadway. To encourage bluegrass artists to keep making music, each year, he gives a generous donation to an up-and-coming bluegrass artist or band.

Russel Crowe Was A Musician Before An Actor

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While some people might have assumed that Russel Crowe’s role in the musical drama filmLes Misérables was Crowe’s first crack at singing, they would be mistaken. The Gladiator actor began his career in entertainment as a musician before becoming one of Hollywood’s biggest stars. In the 1980s, while still living in New Zealand, he played under the name Russ le Roq, where he released his single “I Just Wanna Be Like Marlon Brando.”

In the 90s and into the early 2000s, he performed in the band 30 Odd Foot of Grunts who released three albums before splitting up in 2005. Since then, Crowe has released two single albums and gave his fans a taste of his skills in Les Misérables.

See which Forrest Gump actor uses their character in their band’s name

Michael Cera Plays Music You’d Think He Listens To

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Throughout his career, Michael Cera has played roles in films where music was one of the biggest themes. Some of these movies include Juno, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist, among others. So, it’s not unbelievable to learn that Cera is actually a bit of a musician himself.

While people have only heard snip-its of his musical abilities in his films, in 2014 he released his own record titled True That. Cera has also played alongside other artists such as Weezer, with Vice claiming that he’s “really good at music,” especially after releasing the track “Best I Can” with Sharon Van Etten.

Jared Leto Is A Master Musician And Actor

Timothy Norris/Getty ImagesJared Leto is not only an Oscar-winning actor but also an incredibly successful musician. Since the late 1990s, he has been the lead singer for the rock ensemble Thirty Seconds to Mars. The band has released five albums since 2002, managing to land five Top 10 hits on Billboard’s Rock chart.

In 2011, the band went on to set a Guinness World Record by playing the most rock concerts to promote a single album, playing 300. However, the band hasn’t slowed down, and in 2018, their album America peaked at No. 2 on the charts.

Billy Bob Thornton Has Been Making Music For Decades

Rick Diamond/Getty ImagesActor Billy Bob Thornton has said before that even before acting, music was one of the first things he ever loved. Although maybe not well-known by many, he has been working on music projects since the 1980s and has continued to do so since. After winning an Oscar for his writing on Sling Blade, he released his first album Private Radio in 2001.

The album featured a song titled “Angelina” about his then-wife Angelina Jolie. He went on to release three more solo albums before starting his own country band the Boxmasters in 2007. Together the band has released three albums so far.

Kevin Bacon And The Bacon Brothers

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We already know that Kevin Bacon can act and dance, as seen in his performance in the classic film Footloose. Today, he has over 100 screen credits as well as seven released albums under his country rock duo The Bacon Brothers. Playing with his older brother, Michael bacon, Kevin writes songs, plays the guitar, and sings.

Their duo has been together since the 1990s and are still going strong today. According to Kevin Bacon, his wife, Kyra Sedgwick, is the first person to hear every new Bacon Brother’s track and gives her honest opinion before they move on.

Lieutenant Dan Lives On Through Gary Sinise

Daniel Knighton/Getty ImagesActor Gary Sinise didn’t just leave his character of Lieutenant Dan from Forrest Gump behind him. Since 2004, he has been playing bass guitar for the group Lt. Dan Band. The band is a cover group that often plays for American military members, and raises money for disabled veterans, something Sinise is passionate about.According to Sinise’s charity, Lt. Dan Band has played more than 150 concerts in the United States and more than 225 fundraising and benefit shows. Thankfully, Lt. Dan lives on in Sinise and is helping to make life better for veterans.

Jason Schwartzman was in a band that wrote a song you probably know every word to.

Tim Robbins Has Music In His Blood

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Shawshank Redemption star and Oscar-winning actor, Tim Robbins claims that he has always wanted to be a musician. So, he turned his dream into a reality and decided to give it a shot. As it turns out, growing up, his father had been a folk musician, and his brother had grown up to become a film music composer, so music was already in his blood.

In 2010, he hit the road with his band, Tim Robbins and the Rogues Gallery, turning his dreams into a reality. According to Robbins, playing music is way more fun than acting.

Dennis Quaid Likes To Mess Around On Stage

M. Caulfield/WireImageBeloved actor Dennis Quaid has been playing guitar since his grandpa bought him his first one from a Texas K Mart when he was just a boy. Since 2000, he has been playing with his band Dennis Quaid and the Sharks. The band mostly plays covers with a few original tracks here and there.

On stage, Quad describes himself as being a “complete-and-utter fool,” as he would rather have fun while performing than trying to make himself look cool. In 2017, Quaid announced to the Chicago Tribune that he was working with producer T Bone Burnett on a new album.

Jason Schwartzman Has Been Involved In A Few Successful Music Projects

Barry Brecheisen/WireImageMost people know Jason Schwartzman for his work on indie films such as Moonrise Kingdom, I Heart Huckabees, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, and more. Nevertheless, he was originally the drummer for the alternative rock band Phantom Planet for over a decade. The band had an incredibly successful song “California,” which put them on the map. The song was even used as the theme song for the Fox teen drama The O.C. After leaving the band, he started a solo project called Coconut Records, which was relatively successful within the indie music community.

Jeff Bridges Was A Musician Before Crazy Heart

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In 2009, actor Jeff Bridges proved his chops in music after his Oscar-winning performance in the film Crazy Heart. In the film, he played a washed-out country singer, however, his die hard fans knew about his musical abilities years before the film.Bridges has been making and releasing albums since 2000 after he scored a record deal with the help of Michael McDonald. However, after his role in Crazy Heart, he took music really seriously and released his album Jeff Bridges in 2011. Since then, he has released two more albums.

John Corbett Has Been Playing Since He Was A Kid

Paul Morigi/WireImage for NARASActor John Corbett was playing long before he became known as a celebrity hunk with roles on Sex and the City, Northern Exposure, and My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Since 2006, he has released two country albums although he considers the success of his first one to be a total fluke. Corbett recorded it while visiting Nashville to present at an award show and the album ended up making it onto Billboard’s Country Music chart. He’s been playing music since he was a kid and considers it to be a major part in his life.

This article was originally writing by Idolator.com

FKA twigs and Shia LaBeouf are dating

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For those of you who keep track of these sort of things, FKA twigs and Shia LaBeouf are reportedly dating.

According to The Daily Mail, the 30-year-old singer began dating the 32-year-old actor after meeting him on the set of LaBeouf’s new film, Honey Boy. The couple were spotted together in London this week, and a member of the paparazzi apparently got FKA twigs on the record by buzzing her up on her home’s intercom speaker. “We’re very happy, we’re having a nice time,” she reportedly said.

FKA twigs was previously engaged to Twilight actor Robert Pattison, but their relationship ended last year. LaBeouf recently broke up with his longtime partner, actress Mia Goth

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