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Estelle-041714.jpg Estelle has released a new music video for "Make Her Say (Beat It Up)," taken off her EP Love & Happiness: How Stella Got Her Groove Back. The new clip challenges stereotypes of beauty by casting everyday couples, who undress each other and make love. "This song is a part of a whole statement on what it means to be in a real relationship, on your terms," Estelle tells RapUp.

beyonce-102212.jpg Beyoncé has agreed to serve as one of Kim Kardashian's bridesmaids. According to, Beyonce agreed to stand up in Kardashian and Kanye West's Parisian wedding on May 24. In addition to Bey serving as a bridesmaid, HollywoodLife is reporting that Mary J. Blige will perform her song "Everything" at the big event.

Mjackson-072712.jpg The family of the late Michael Jackson have issued a warning to his ex wife Debbie Rowe stemming from concerns that Rowe may attempt to get custody of her two kids, Prince and Paris. The children's uncles - Tito, Randy, Jermaine and Jackie - issued a statement to TMZ insisting that Debbie took a payout in 1999 forsaking her right a lawsuit.

Brandy.jpg Brandy has confirmed her slit from fiancée Ryan Press. Following rumors that swirled earlier this year, a rep for the 35-year-old confirmed the news to Us Weekly. "They are no longer together," the rep said in a statement. "The engagement is off, but the friendship is still on. "They decided to take a step back and reevaluate the relationship."

Neva-052411.jpg After teasing it last week, Alicia Keys has released the new music video for "It's On Again," which features Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams and composer Hans Zimmer. The vid sees Keys clad in a superhero-esque skin-tight black outfit as Pharrell leads surveillance efforts from inside a truck.

mariahcarey-072312.jpg Mariah Carey says that she was once convinced she didn't want children. Carey revealed that she never saw herself as a mother, telling E! Canada: "I remember being a little girl and going, 'I don't think I'm going to have babies when I grow up' . . . for a while I was probably convinced of that, and I just realized things change and that's what happens."

Chris-Brown-091712.jpg Chris Brown has released a teaser snippet of "Don't Be Gone Too Long," his long-awaited collaboration with Ariana Grande, originally set to be released last month. The preview clip of the collab, which had to be rescheduled because Brown went to jail, finds Brown doing what he does best - dancing. There is also an intimate scene between the two.

JenniferHudson-042611.jpg Jennifer Hudson has dropped her latest single, "Walk It Out." The track sees the songstress taking on a sexy theme as the cut is addressed to a prospective lover. She talks about setting the rules for him during a one-night stand and making her love available to him: "Now boy you talkin' good s***, and I swear that you can get it."

Kelis-091511.jpg Kelis is streaming her latest album, Food, ahead of its release date on April 21. The stream is available freely at NPR's website. Speaking with NME, Kel called the LP "really honest," adding: "It's extremely melodic and it's kind of funny at times. I think is my favourite album. But I always say that."

beyonce-102212.jpg Beyonce joined her sister on stage at Coachella over the weekend, dancing with her on the cut "Losing You." Fan shot footage of the moment is currently circulating the web. The brief appearance from Bey ended with the song after which the two sisters hugged and Beyonce left the stage. In a recent interview with Harper's Bazaar, Sol spoke on the influence of her big sis.

rapperT-I.jpg T.I. has been confirmed as the executive producer of the upcoming Oxygen series Sisterhood of Hip Hop. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the series follows female rappers Siya, Nyemiah Supreme, Diamond, Brianna Perry and Bia as they work toward becoming the next big thing.

monae-102513.jpg Janelle Monáe and Kimbra have announced a handful of new Australian dates for a new tour dubbed 'The Golden Electric Tour.' According to a press release, the genesis of the 'Golden Electric Tour' came during a chance meeting between the two at the Montreaux Jazz Festival, where the two bonded over a love of Prince.

KellyRowland-090611.jpg Kelly Rowland says she's ready to tackle a big time Hollywood role. Speaking with Billboard, K-Row said that she's looking to get outside of her comfort zone: "I've had meeting with directors . . . I'm actually ready to take on a role, and like really sink my teeth into it, and I would love a role that really pushes me to where it's something completely different off."

Drake-052311.jpg Drake went incognito on the street to find out what people really thought on him on Jimmy Kimmel Live's "I Witness News." Sporting a disguise consisting of a wig, beard, and glasses, the rapper went undercover as a reporter on Hollywood Blvd., asking pedestrians what they thought about him. The responses ranged from downright mean to hilarious.

miguel2-052011.jpg Miguel has released the remix to "How Many Drinks?" featuring a new verse from Rick Ross. Kendrick Lamar's verse from the original track was left untouched. The cut is currently available via Soundcloud. The original version of "How Many Drinks?" produced by Salaam Remi was included on Miggy's 2012 album Kaleidoscope Dream.