Madonna and Rihanna are similar in many ways: both are strong, stylish and fiercely independent women who have reinvented themselves over the years in their successful music careers. So it’s no surprise that the two stars looked incredibly friendly and very much like old pals as they attended the launch of Jay Z’s new music streaming service Tidal on Monday night. Rihanna, 27, and Madonna, 56, certainly appeared like the best of friends as they joked around for the cameras together at the Skylight … read more

Jay Z relaunched the Tidal music streaming service last night at a New York City event with more than a dozen other co-owners, including Beyonce, Daft Punk, Madonna, Rihanna, Jack White, and Alicia Keys, who said the assembled artists hoped the launch would be a “moment that will forever change the course of music history,” the BBC reports. More on the service, which inspired artists to turn their social media profiles blue: The big difference with Tidal, Jay Z says, is that it’s owned by artists … read more

Several of music’s biggest stars aligned to launch new music streaming service Tidal, the brainchild of Jay Z. And though there is serious money at stake, that didn’t stop the rapper’s wife Beyonce from having a bit of fun with a few of her famous friends. The 33-year-old singer was spotted backstage at the #TIDALforALL event on Monday seriously goofing around with Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna and Madonna among many others. The usually cool and composed star didn’t mind showing off her best … read more

NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak flew into New York for a surprise appearance at Bravo’s press lunch on Monday, to announce they will do a show that puts them together on a road trip across the U.S. The pair delighted the crowd, some of who whipped out cell phones to capture the campy duo in the flesh. “I hope I can do some shopping on the road,” Leakes told [email protected] about being on the road for “NeNe & Kim: The Road to Riches.” “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star added that she’s … read more

The Shrine Auditorium was the place to be on Sunday night (March 29) as the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards brought out the top pop stars. In addition to performances by Taylor Swift, Madonna, Rihanna, Iggy Azalea, Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson and Meghan Trainor, Jamie Foxx kept the crowd in stitches with his hilarious, albeit sometimes controversial, commentary. Foxx joked, “Marvin Gaye had an incredible year. Marvin Gaye had the No. 1 song featuring Pharrell and Robin Thicke. He’s making beats … read more

Check out Twitter and Facebook today and you may notice the cover and/or profile photos of musical artists from Kanye West to Madonna to Coldplay are blue. Why? Jay Z. The rapper is launching his own music streaming service tonight, and artists started turning their social media profiles teal last night to promote the service, known as Tidal, Mashable reports. Sample tweet accompanying the blue overhaul, from Usher: “It’s time to turn the tide and make music history. Show you are part of the movement … read more

The iHeartRadio Music Awards hit screens hard Sunday evening (Mar. 29) and the blank space that was our screens was emblazoned all over with Taylor Swift. Yup. She basically ran the night. Not only did she win all of the awards, including Artist of the Year, Taylor also took the stage with Madonna to bust out some sweet guitar licks on “Ghost Town,” and basically danced to every performance up in the place — show-stoppers that included Iggy Azalea imprisoning our hearts with Jennifer Hudson … read more

Kim Kardashian says it straight to Kris Jenner about why older sis’ Kourtney should not be the “executor of the estate and the decision maker for [Kris’s] life.” And Bruce agrees. In this new clip from an upcoming episode of season 10 of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kim throws Kourtney under the bus and explains to her 59-year-old mother, “That’s heavy stuff. Kourtney is the most indecisive person on the planet.” Bruce, 65, agrees. “She can’t even decide decide on what wallpaper … read more

Angelina Jolie made a huge impression this week when she went public with her difficult decision to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes in a bid to ward off cancer. It was Jolie’s second preventive surgery — she had her breasts removed three years ago — after learned that she was genetically predisposed to come down with the disease. KLG: I think she’s very smart, and I love that she said, “I know my children will never have to say, ‘Mom died of ovarian cancer.’ ” When you can … read more

During a March 11 interview on “The Howard Stern Show,” Madonna summed up exactly why so many people don’t report their sexual assaults. The 56-year-old pop star spoke with Stern about her new album, “Rebel Heart,” and about her experience of moving to New York City in the late ’70s. During that period of time, she says she was sexually assaulted by a male stranger at knifepoint. “I was raped. The first year I lived in New York was crazy,” Madonna told Stern. The singer first spoke out about the … read more

Behind bars! Madonna revealed in a new interview with The Sun UK that she felt “incarcerated” during her seven-year marriage to second husband Guy Ritchie. The Rebel Heart singer told the paper that like any relationship, their dynamic involved sacrifices — only it affected her career. “I think when you get married you have to be willing to make a lot of compromises and that’s fair enough,” she reflected. “I think that’s the way it goes in relationships. However, you know, I did find myself … read more

Madonna claims she felt like a prisoner while married to her second husband, British director Guy Ritchie. The Living For Love hitmaker married Ritchie in 2000, but has confessed to feeling trapped by the Sherlock Holmes filmmaker during their seven-and-a-half-year marriage and believes the 46-year-old held her back artistically. Speaking about their time together, she told The Sun: ‘I did find myself sometimes in a state of conflict. There were many times when I wanted to express myself as an artist … read more

And the Oscar goes to — Kanye West? Record producer Damon Dash has been tweeting out a storm about wanting to produce movies with Kanye West, and Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein tells [email protected] the “Yeezus” rapper could be a fantastic filmmaker. “Love it,” he told us about the idea at the First Time Fest honoring Weinstein at the Gansevoort Park Rooftop. Weinstein, however, stopped short of saying he’s ready to make movies with Kanye. “No, I want to rap instead,” he joked, … read more

If the National Enquirer rumour-mill is anything to go by, this weekend it was revealed that Taylor Swift’s perfect pins have been insured for a whopping $40 million. Ka-CHING, anyone? The 25-year-old singer is reportedly embarassed by the sum but was keen to insure her legs in case of any routine injury on stage. Little did she know her famous stems would be worth quite that much. It’s certainly a far cry from the A-list price-tag of the 1940s when 20th Century Fox insured actress Betty Grable’s … read more

She recently suffered a dramatic – and rather embarrassing – fall.  But Madonna was defiantly back on her feet as she attended the recording of a TV series in Milan on Sunday evening. In fact, the chart star was distinctly gothic as she arrived in the Italian city. Wearing a red corset dress with a crucifix necklace, fur-effect coat and velvet boots with red laces, the 56 year-old was certainly attention-grabbing. She matched the look with some fishnet stockings and lace gloves for added effect. … read more