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ChrisBrown-101917.jpg Chris Brown has scored 40 certification plaques from the RIAA this year. The controversial singer is undisputed in radio chart success, and he hit Twitter this week celebrating his 40th plaque in the year in which he released Heartbreak on a Full Moon.

CamilaCabello-082117.jpg Camila Cabello has signed on for an appearance at this year's New Year's Rockin' Eve event. The annual event will take place in New York's Time's Square once again this year. Sugarland and Nick Jonas will also appear at the New York event.

EWF-120617.jpg Earth, Wind and Fire have confirmed plans for a Las Vegas residency next year. The group will appear at the Venetian Theatre in Sin City starting on May 2, 2018. They broke the news in an official press release which provided more details.

Drake-092017.jpg Drake has connected with Trouble on his new release "Bring it Back." The track is set to appear on Trouble and Mike WiLL Made-It's joint project EdgeWood and Mike opened up about the project saying it clicked in place fast.

2Chainz-061617.jpg 2 Chainz is apparently not too happy to have been left off of Eminem's new album Revival. Slim Shady revealed the track listing to the new LP earlier this week and now Chainz has put Em in the crosshairs after their previously-teased collaboration failed to make the cut. After Em revealed the list Chainz tweeted three emojis.

KendrickLamar-071817.jpg A collector's edition set of Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. has been released. A preview of the release was leaked via Microsoft Music earlier this week, featuring the album with a reversed tracking order. The move should come as little shock to fans, however, as K. Dot designed the album to work in various sequences.

GrandesManchester-charity-060117.jpg Ariana Grande is connecting with Urban Outfitters for a new line of merchandise. The items are styled after her Dangerous Woman Tour, which wrapped in September and is dubbed the DWT x UO line.

RKelly-082817.jpg R. Kelly's two Atlanta homes were brazenly cleaned out by thieves earlier this week. The embattled R&B star was in New Orleans for a performance over the weekend when men pretending to be a moving crew rolled up to both of his homes in broad daylight and started removing possessions. Johns Creek Police Department Captain Chris Byers spoke with people.com about the incident.

usher-raymond-070916.jpg Usher has hit the studio with Lil Jon. The rapper shared news of the recent studio collaboration via Instagram and says he's thrilled for fans to hear their work. In a photo caption, he stated that it was early in the morning, but they were ready to work.

CamilaCabello-082117.jpg Camila Cabello has dropped two new tracks this week. The tunes are titled "Never Be the Same" and "Real Friends" and both are pulled from her upcoming new release Camila.

Treysongz-120617.jpg Trey Songz has been slapped with a lawsuit after allegedly slapping a fan during a visit to a strip club. According to the suit, Songz had sold tickets to a meet-and-greet at the VIP section of a Philadelphia strip club called the Vanity Grand Cabaret and slapped a woman's phone out of her hand at the event, hitting her in the face and breaking the phone.

NileRodgers-071317.jpg Chic star Nile Rodgers has revealed the he recently underwent cancer surgery. He revealed that doctors found a growth on one of his kidneys that was the result of two separate cancers that had formed together into one mass.

Beyonce-110217.jpg Beyoncé presented Colin Kaepernick with ESPN's Muhammad Ali Legacy Award during the publication's Person of the Year Awards this week. Speaking at the event, the pop mega-star thanked Kaepernick for his efforts in speaking out against racism and police brutality. "Thank you, Colin Kaepernick, thank you for your selfless heart and your conviction . . ."

SZA-101617.jpg SZA's CTRL has been named the 2017 album of the year by Time. She has also been nominated as Best New Artist at the upcoming Grammy Awards and the magazine says her quick rise has been impressive. "From relative obscurity, New Jersey artist SZA rose to prominence with witty songs marked by gorgeously sparse R&B production and ironclad melodies . . ."

WyclefJean-032117.jpg Wyclef Jean will perform with the Omaha Symphony on January 19, the first date of his upcoming concert series A Night of Symphonic Hip-Hop. Tickets for the unique performance are on sale now.

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