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Chris-Brown-091712.jpg Christopher Hollosy, the bodyguard of Chris Brown, has been found guilty of misdemeanor assault. Hollosy told police he punched a fan of Breezy who tried to get on the singer's bus last year in Washington, D.C., although the victim denies that he did so. Following Hollosy's conviction, Brown's trial was pushed back, while prosecutors consider whether to grant immunity to Hollosy

Kelis-091511.jpg Kelis appeared on the stage of Late Night with David Letterman to perform "Jerk Ribs," the lead single from her latest album, Food. Kel sported a big hair-doo, white blouse and funky silver pants for the performance, which came on Tuesday, the same day of Food's release.

KellyRowland-090611.jpg Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams showed their fans that they continue to be friends by posting pictures of themselves hanging out on Instagram. The former Destiny's Child bandmates appear in a car, both wearing sunglasses and sitting in the backseat.

ariana-grande-042114.jpg Ariana Grande and Big Sean took the stage at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll earlier this week. Grande hit the South Lawn for a medley of "Piano," "The Way" and "Right There," the last cut featuring Sean. After the performance, Grande tweeted that she met Jim Carrey at the event: "met my childhood crush Jim Carrey. could even speak. he was kind, warm and

beyonce-102212.jpg Beyoncé is featured on "Dreams" the latest cut from Boots. The singer-songwriter, whose real name is Jordy Asher, was responsible for writing several tracks on Bey's latest - including "Haunted," "Drunk in Love," "Partition," and "Jealous" - and now she is returning the favor. "It's just a really cool testament to our friendship and relationship to do something like this,"

jojo-101909.jpg JoJo joined her Atlantic Record label mate B.o.B. for an acoustic performance of "John Doe," a cut from the latter's latest album Underground Luxury. Bobby Ray played guitar on the cut while Jo filled in for Priscilla Renea on vocals before an intimate crowd. According to Stupid Dope, the muted rendition brings new life to the song.

Chris-Brown-091712.jpg Karrueche Chan, Bow Wow and Tank showed up to a Washington, D.C. court room late last week to show support for Chris Brown, whose trial began late last week. Breezy's mom, Joyce Hawkins, was also in attendance. Judge Patricia Wynn was expected to deliver a verdict on Friday, but delayed the decision until Monday, when the trial begins in earnest.

prince-012210.jpg Prince has rejoined his old label Warner Bros. to drop previously unheard music along with remasters. The Purple One split from the label 18 years ago but reunited in time to celebrate the 30th anny of the release of Purple Rain. "A brand new studio album is on the way," added Prince, "and both Warner Bros. Records and Eye are quite pleased with the results of the negotiations."

Common-070811.jpg Kanye West and Common have teamed up to create 20,000 jobs for the youth of Chicago. The partnership includes Com's Common Ground Foundation, West's Donda's House and the Chicago Urban League. "Obviously, one of the biggest reasons our kids are going through what they're going through is because of poverty," Common said in a presser.

mariahcarey-072312.jpg Mariah Carey gave fans a peek of her family's Easter celebrations this year. Carey and her husband, Nick Cannon, posted photos of themselves and their children on Carey's Instagram account over the weekend. The photos—some of which were deleted afterwards—showed Carey (wearing a revealing dress and bunny ears) and Cannon (dressed in a bunny suit) lounging in a tropical location.

ariana-grande-042114.jpg Ariana Grande has teamed up with Iggy Azalea for "Problem," the lead single to be taken off of Grande's untitled sophomore album. When asked on Twitter what "Problem" is about, Grande responded, "knowing U'd be better off w/o someone but u can't resist them & need them no matter what." Grande gave fans the chance to select the cover art for the "Problem" single.

Laurynhill-012610.jpg Lauryn Hill joined Nas on stage at Coachella to help him celebrate the 20th anny of his 1994 debut Illmatic. Hill performed "Ready or Not" and "If I Ruled the World" before hugging Nas and leaving the stage. To celebrate the release of the classic record, Nas performed it in its entirety.

beyonce-102212.jpg Beyoncé and Jay Z are reportedly set to hit the road this summer for a new stadium tour. According to the Los Angeles Times, the tour will be titled The Mr. and Mrs. Carter Tour and will launch June 13 in Atlanta and wrap August 6 in San Francisco, with a show scheduled for L.A.'s Rose Bowl on August 3.

Ashanti-062111.jpg Ashanti took the stage on Good Morning America late last week to promote her recent release Braveheart. The soul songstress played a medley of hits on the program that included "Foolish," "Always on Time," "What's Luv?" and "Happy." She also played "Runaway" and "Scars" from the new album, which was the top selling independent LP of the week.

Drake-052311.jpg Drake is the star of his hometown NBA team's new commercial for their #WeTheNorth series. "In many ways we are in a league of our own," Drake narrates in the new one-minute Toronto Raptors clip. "We are the North side. A territory all our own. If that makes us outsiders, we're in." The new clip also shows images of Toronto's skyline.