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Madonna Named Billboard 2016 Woman Of The Year

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Madonna Billboard Woman Of Year

Madonna has been named Billboard’s 2016 Woman of the Year, the magazine announced Friday. The iconic singer will receive the honor at the 11th annual Women in Music event, taking place in New York City on December 9.

Jason Aldean Blackface Defense: “People Are So Sensitive”

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Jason Aldean Blackface

Jason Aldean is defending wearing blackface after his infamous Halloween controversy. In a new interview, the country superstar complains that people are “so sensitive.” See here.

Sofia Richie: Justin Bieber Is “Special Relationship”

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Sofia Richie Justin Bieber Billboard Interview

Sofia Richie talks about her relationship with Justin Bieber for the first time in a new interview with Billboard. The rising model is one of the cover stars for the magazine’s first-ever style issue.

Shawn Mendes Slams Billboard For “Fans Don’t Know Him” Misquote

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Shawn Mendes Billboard Fans Quote

Shawn Mendes slammed his own Billboard cover story on Thursday after the magazine sold it as an article about “how his fans don’t truly know him.” The singer insisted on Twitter he was misquoted and never expressed that point of view.

Blake Shelton On Donald Trump: “A Lot Of People Are Pulling For Him”

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Blake Shelton seems to express support for Donald Trump as president in his new Billboard cover story. While he doesn’t outright endorse the Republican nominee, he does highlight what he sees as some of Trump’s attributes. See the quotes here.

Celebrities Sign Gun Control Letter To Congress

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Celebrities Sign Billboard Open Letter

Hundreds of celebrities have signed Billboard magazine’s open letter calling on Congress to pass gun control legislation. See the full list here of stars advocating for the prevention of gun violence.

Simon Cowell On One Direction: “I Don’t Know If It’s A Hiatus Or A Breakup”

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Simon Cowell Breakup One Direction Hiatus Billboard

Simon Cowell says a lot of nice things about One Direction in his new Billboard cover story, but one comment is sure to have fans worried. See the interview here.

Zayn Malik: One Direction Ignoring Me (VIDEO)

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Zayn Malik Billboard

Zayn Malik says he has been ignored by his former One Direction crew since leaving the group. The singer reveals in a new cover feature with Billboard that he has reached out to several members of the band, but has not received a response from any of them. See the video here!

Nicki Minaj: I’m Not “Convinced” Hillary Clinton Should Be President

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Nicki Minaj is not “convinced” Hillary Clinton should be president. Nor did the singer hold back with her thoughts about Donald Trump and President Obama in the cover story of Billboard’s No. 1’s issue.

Taylor Swift Is Billboard’s Top Artist Of 2015

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Taylor Swift Billboard 2015 awards

Taylor Swift is Billboard magazine’s Top Artist of 2015. The honor was announced on Wednesday in a post about the publication’s Year in Music issue. The magazine also awarded Swift with Album of the Year for her smash hit 1989.

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