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December 31, 2013

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The 10 Hottest New Music Acts of 2013

December 31, 2013 09:36:48 GMT

2013 was probably one of the best years in music industry. The competition among musicians got tougher by days as new artists joined the fold and made the game more interesting. Showing off their talents, they're challenging the success of their seniors. With the year over and a new one just about to begin, AceShowbiz picks 10 hottest new acts of 2013 that fans hope will shine even brighter in the coming years.
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Kaleidoscope 2013: Important Events in Entertainment (Part 4/4)

December 31, 2013 09:15:02 GMT

AceShowbiz rounds out its annual Kaleidoscope in this fourth and final part. In October good news came from Kelly Clarkson who married Brandon Blackstock in an intimate ceremony, as well as from Kim Kardashian and Kanye West who got engaged. A casting change in "Fifty Shades of Grey" also received a fair share of attention.
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Most Anticipated Movie Sequels of 2014

December 31, 2013 09:07:01 GMT

Sequels are made, most of the time, out of the success of the first one, although in some cases producers are confident enough to announce a franchise before the first one hit theaters. Come 2014, lots of them are a year apart from their previous installment, an idea that both moviegoers and producers favor because eagerness, interest, adrenalin and memory are still there. "The Hobbit" and "The Hunger Games" franchises, which became 2012 and 2013's most anticipated sequels, are back for their third consecutive year with "Games" splitting the ending for 2015 conclusion.
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Top 10 Most Shocking Celebrity Stories of 2013

December 31, 2013 08:57:02 GMT

Showbiz is never in a shortage of juicy stories and 2013 is no exception. As we closed out another year and begin a new one, AceShowbiz takes a look back at some of the most important events in the past twelve months in its annual "Top 10 Most Shocking Celebrity Stories" article.
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Ani DiFranco Cancels Retreat at Former Slave Plantation

December 31, 2013 08:45:11 GMT

Ani DiFranco planned to host "Righteous Retreat", a four-night event for exchanging ideas and making music, at the Nottoway Plantation and Resort in White Castle, Louisiana. However, the singer has canceled the retreat after several people voiced outrage over the location of the event.
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'General Hospital' Star Teresa Castillo Expecting a Baby Girl

December 31, 2013 08:31:29 GMT

Teresa Castillo and her husband Shane Aaron are going to be parents for the first time. The actress who plays Sabrina Santiago on "General Hospital" and her husband are expecting a baby girl, the happy couple tells PEOPLE. The baby's due date is May 24.
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One Direction Cancels Paraguay Show Due to Logistical Difficulties

December 31, 2013 08:28:00 GMT

One Direction is scheduled to perform at the Jockey Club venue in Asuncion, Paraguay, on April 29, 2014 as part of their massive world tour. The show has now been axed due to "logistical complications," according to concert promoters.
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Fox News Channel Lands TV Interview With 'Duck Dynasty' Family Members

December 31, 2013 08:17:18 GMT

Fox News Channel has landed a coveted interview with members of the Robertson family. In "All-American New Year" special, Bill Hemmer and Elisabeth Hasselbeck will sit down with Phil Robertson's son and daughter-in-law Willie Robertson and Korie Robertson for a Q&A.
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Courtney Love Hints That Hole May Reunite in 2014

December 31, 2013 08:00:21 GMT

Rock band Hole may reunite next year. Frontwoman Courtney Love recently took to Twitter to share a photo of her posing with the band's founding guitarist, Eric Erlandson. "And this just happened," she captioned the snap.
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Ariana Grande Opens Up About Her First Date With Nathan Sykes

December 31, 2013 07:49:36 GMT

Ariana Grande talks about her first date with Nathan Sykes, online haters and music in a February issue of Cosmopolitan. Gracing the cover in a black outfit, the "Baby I" songstress reveals in an interview for the spread that she watched DVD on her first date with the member of The Wanted.
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Chloe Moretz to Receive Big Bucks for 'If I Stay'

December 31, 2013 07:28:54 GMT

Chloe Moretz is paving her way to become the highest-paid actress. The 16-year-old is paid a seven figures salary to star in the upcoming drama "If I Stay", in which she plays her first on-screen, grown-up role.
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'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Midseason Premiere Clip: Skye Betrayed

December 31, 2013 07:21:19 GMT

On January 7, "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." will return for its mid-season premiere titled "The Magical Place", which refers to a place Agent Coulson calls Tahiti. A clip from the episode shows Skye's attempt to find Coulson using her hacking skill but she receives resistance from Victoria Hand and a betrayal from Melinda May.
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Rick Ross Releases 'My Hittas' Music Video Ft. Young Breed

December 31, 2013 07:16:22 GMT

Last week, Rick Ross teamed up with Young Breed to release their remix of YG's hit "My N***a". Now, the two rappers have released a music video for the remix that has been titled "My Hittas".
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Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom Selling Their Marital House

December 31, 2013 06:53:26 GMT

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are selling their marital home. According to E! News, the couple who separated two weeks ago has put their $4 million Tarzana house on the private market. There is no more info about the listing. A representative for the "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star declined to comment on the report.
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Lady GaGa and Christina Aguilera to Release Studio Version of 'Do What U Want'

December 31, 2013 06:37:17 GMT

After ending their feud, Lady GaGa and Christina Aguilera recently appeared together in the fifth season finale of "The Voice" to perform the Mother Monster's single "Do What U Want". The two singers looked perfect together. They're seen holding hands and sharing a toast.
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Chelsea Handler Shows Off Bare Butt in Leg Injury Photo

December 31, 2013 06:14:08 GMT

Chelsea Handler hurt her leg when skiing over the weekend. Because of the injury, the TV host is required to wear a cast on her right leg. Handler then took to Twitter to talk about her injured leg and share a revealing photo of herself.
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Video: Anna Kendrick and Garth Brooks Perform at Kennedy Center Honors 2013

December 31, 2013 04:48:27 GMT

Anna Kendrick was among performers at the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors which was held earlier this month. At the event which was attended by President Barrack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, the 28-year-old singer performed a tribute to legendary actress Shirley MacLaine.
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Waka Flocka Flame's Younger Brother Kayo Redd Dies

December 31, 2013 04:47:57 GMT

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame has just lost a member of his family. His younger brother, an aspiring rapper named Kayo Redd, passed away on Sunday, December 29 in Atlanta. Their mother Deb Antney took to Twitter to confirm the sad news, writing, "I just lost another son." Flame at first only tweeted, "God please bless me," but a few hours later he posted a slideshow of Redd's photo and said, "Ya Big Brother love you Kayo."
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Leonardo DiCaprio Defends 'Wolf of Wall Street' Hedonism

December 31, 2013 04:12:27 GMT

Leonardo DiCaprio addresses "The Wolf of Wall Street" controversy. While the Martin Scorsese movie sparks award buzzes, it raises concerns that the plot focuses too much on glorifying the hedonistic lifestyle of Jordan Belfort, a real-life convicted stock market manipulator.
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will.i.am Says He Never Agreed to Perform at New Year's Eve Gig in Brazil

December 31, 2013 03:59:27 GMT

Recent reports suggested that will.i.am had canceled his New Year's Eve appearance in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Black Eyed Peas member has now denied the reports, saying that he never officially signed on to perform at the event.
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Lily Allen Calls People of Showbiz 'Idiots'

December 31, 2013 03:35:16 GMT

Lily Allen couldn't help to express her dislike of the typical people in showbiz. The "Smile" singer said entertainers nowadays are bunch of "botoxed idiots that stank of desperation."
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Luke Grimes Booted From 'True Blood' Over Creative Differences

December 31, 2013 03:28:57 GMT

"True Blood" has let go one of its cast and will hire another actor for the role. Luke Grimes, who stars as Jessica's vampire lover James in the sixth season, has left the series due to creative differences.
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'Wicked' Sets Broadway Record by Crossing $3M Mark in Single Week

December 31, 2013 03:22:53 GMT

It was a record-breaking holiday week on Broadway. "Wicked", a 10-year-old musical which tells the backstory of the witches in "The Wizard of Oz", becomes the first show to break $3 million barrier in a single week. It grossed an estimated $3.2 million over nine performances for the week ending Sunday, December 29.
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Prince William to Study Agricultural Management at Cambridge University

December 31, 2013 03:22:13 GMT

Prince William is going back to school. Kensington Palace announced on Monday, December 30 that the father of one would enroll in an agricultural management program at Cambridge University. The 10-week course will start from January until mid-March.
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Beyonce Slammed for Sampling Challenger Disaster in New Track 'XO'

December 31, 2013 02:49:39 GMT

Former NASA astronauts and their family members are not fans of Beyonce Knowles' new single called "XO". They labeled the diva "insensitive" after she used audio from the space shuttle Challenger explosion in the track off her new self-titled album, "Beyonce".
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Dwyane Wade Reportedly Fathered a Child During a Break From Gabrielle Union

December 31, 2013 02:10:02 GMT

Dwyane Wade reportedly has welcomed a third child with a woman who is not his fiancee, Gabrielle Union. Entertainment Tonight reports that the basketball player fathered the baby boy when he was on a break from the "Bring It On" actress earlier this year.
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Tim Tebow Lands Job as 'SEC Nation' Analyst

December 31, 2013 01:28:58 GMT

Tim Tebow lands a job in television. ESPN announced on Monday, December 30, that the quarterback has signed a multiyear deal to join ESPN as an analyst for the SEC Network which launches in August.
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First Official Look at Christian Bale as Moses in 'Exodus'

December 31, 2013 01:25:51 GMT

The first official still from "Exodus" has just arrived via Empire magazine. It shows Christian Bale as Moses in his pampered days as an adoptive prince of Egypt. He is seen riding a horse while a number of slaves is pictured doing hard labor in the background.
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A and E Faces New 'Duck Dynasty' Controversy Over Phil Robertson's Past Comment

December 30, 2013 23:53:15 GMT

A&E's decision to reinstate Phil Robertson in the filming of "Duck Dynasty" may have come too soon. There is a new controversy surrounding the hit show that could put the network in the hot water once again.