It’s been a rough week for Britney Spears. First, news broke that Spears would be exiting the ‘X Factor‘ judging panel, and now she and fiance Jason Trawick have officially confirmed their breakup to People magazine.
In an official statement, Spears’ rep Jeff Raymond explained their amicable split. “Britney Spears and Jason Trawick have mutually agreed to end their one-year engagement,” Raymond said. “As two mature adults, they came to the difficult decision to go their separate ways while continuing to remain friends.”
The ‘Till the World Ends’ songstress, 31, also released a statement, saying, “Jason and I have decided to call off our engagement. I’ll always adore him and we will remain great friends.”
Trawick, 41, also expressed warm sentiments towards Spears and her sons, Sean Preston and Jayden, ages 7 and 6, respectively. Trawick told People, “As this chapter ends for us a new one begins. I love and cherish her and her boys and we will be close forever.”
Furthermore, TMZ has confirmed that Trawick has been removed as Brit’s co-conservator, and her father, Jamie Spears, is solely responsible for his daughter’s well-being.
Trawick and Spears began dating in 2009, and he popped the question on his 40th birthday in Dec. 2011.
It’s sad to see this happen to Spears, but we’re happy that she seems to be in a good spirits. Stay strong, Brit!
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This contemporary mansion shines bright in the hills of Pacific Palisades thanks to it’s illuminated entrance. Can you guess which songstress recently spent big bucks on this super private house?
This Carribbean-born, former beauty queen moved to the U.S. when she was a teenager in order to pursue a music career. Soon enough, she had inked a record deal, with mentor Jay-Z guiding her along every step of the way. Now, seven studio albums and 12 No. 1 singles later, she’s raking in millions and purchasing swanky mansions in California.
Have you figured out which singer resides in this mansion? Click through to find out!
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Yesterday felt like a blast from the past, as former ‘N Sync member Justin Timberlake and Destiny’s Child announced they were going to be releasing new music. This will mark Timberlake’s first new record since 2006, and the first Destiny’s Child single since the trio dropped ‘Destiny Fulfilled’ in 2004. So, which of these throwback pop acts has you the most excited for new music?
For a while now, fans have been worried that Mr. Timberlake was out of the music game for good. He’s been so focused on acting lately, with roles in films like ‘The Social Network’ and ‘Friends With Benefits,’ and other projects (his deal with MySpace), that many believed the ‘SexyBack’ singer would be retiring from singing altogether. But God must be watching out for all of the JT fans, since the crooner released an official statement (via YouTube) confirming there will be a whole new batch of Timberlake tunes in 2013. Hell yes!
Meanwhile, Beyonce, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams are reuniting to release a Destiny’s Child greatest hits album, and with that LP will come ‘Nuclear,’ a brand-new single! Beyonce, Kelly and Michelle have had pretty active solo careers since DC’s disbandment, but we are beyond excited to see the fierce-some trio harmonizing together again. Apparently, Beyonce is also bringing Kelly and Michelle along for her Superbowl halftime performance on Feb. 3, and you definitely do not want to miss that.
Which of these artists has your ears perked and ready for listening? Justin Timberlake or Destiny’s Child? Cast your vote below!
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Happy birthday, Cody Simpson! The ‘Wish U Were Here’ Aussie is celebrating his 16th birthday today, Jan. 11! In celebration of Simpson, his career, and his amazing amateur photographer skills, we’ve picked through his entire Instagram account to bring you the Best Cody Simpson Instagram pictures!
From silly times in toy stores to fun in the sun (Simpson is a total beach rat!), check out these awesome Cody Simpson Instagram pictures!
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Britney Spears was probably a little ticked off when she realized Kim Kardashian wore the exact same Herve Leger dress as she did one day before. But that doesn’t mean Kanye West‘s baby mama looked better than Brit… or did she? That’s up for you to decide!
In May 2011, Spears looked fantastic wearing the raspberry-colored, geometric mini-dress for KIIS FM’s annual Wango Tango concert. However, one day prior to her red carpet appearance, the famously curvy Kim Kardashian wore the form-fitted Leger tube dress while out and about in Miami with now ex-husband Kris Humphries.
The ‘Till the World Ends’ pop queen paired her look with mid-calf, black boots, while Kardashian opted for two-toned, mesh-detailed heels.
The bronze skin looks great against the bright pattern and colors of the dress, but who do you think wore it best? Vote for Brit or Kim below!
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Somebody get us a cold towel, because we are burning up from looking at these pictures of Beyonce and Rihanna! Both of the R&B beauties shed their clothes for the cover of GQ, with Rihanna taking off a little bit more than the barely covered Beyonce.
Beyonce’s GQ cover coincides with her Super Bowl XLVII performance, hence the cropped jersey. Beyonce is never shy about flaunting her figure, but she usually tends to keep covered for the most part, so we had to do a double take when we first saw this photo. Her arms are raised above her head, giving us a tiny glimpse of some under-boob, with her fit abs on full display. Bey’s thighs are also out of this world, and her hips are accentuated with a gold chain and her teeny-weeny, black and red panties.
Meanwhile, Rihanna took everything except her leather jacket off for her smokin’ hot GQ cover in late 2012. If you’ve taken a look at her Instagram feed lately, you probably know that the ‘Cockiness’ singer loves showing off her naked bod, so this mag cover shoot must’ve been a cinch for her. Her naked chest is covered just enough to prevent any nip slippage, and her hands are the only thing covering up her most private of lady parts. We really can see Rihanna’s amazing, hourglass shape here, and her tats make her look even more bada–.
It’s a tough choice, but who do you think had the sexiest GQ cover? Vote Beyonce or Rihanna below!
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First, she cleaned house at the 2012 Grammys, now will Adele be adding an Oscar to her laundry list of award wins? The 24-year-old British chanteuse has been nominated for a 2013 Academy Award in the Best Original Song category for her soulful James Bond theme song ‘Skyfall.’
Adele penned the Bond song with fellow Oscar nominee, Paul Epworth, who also produced her album ’21′ and helped co-write various songs (‘Rolling in the Deep,’ ‘I’ll Be Waiting’) on the Grammy-winning record. Congrats to the dynamic songwriting duo!
Although she kept quiet most of 2012 after giving birth to her son, Adele did tease a project on Twitter in Sept. 2012. A few weeks later, the haunting ballad ‘Skyfall’ hit the Internet, and the looming quality behind Adele’s flawless vocals and the building orchestration really gets you into that 007 / spy mindset. We haven’t heard a more commanding Bond song since Shirley Bassey recorded ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ 40 years ago!
In addition to Adele, J. Ralph is nominated for the song ‘Before My Time’ from ‘Chasing Ice,’ while Seth Macfarlane and Walter Murphy received a nod for their ‘Ted’ track, ‘Everybody Needs a Best Friend.’ Finally, ‘Pi’s Lullaby’ from ‘Life of Pi’ and ‘Suddenly’ from ‘Les Misérables’ were nominated, as well.
In addition to a 2013 Oscar nod, Adele’s ‘Skyfall’ was also nominated against Taylor Swift‘s ’Safe & Sound’ (among others) for a Golden Globe Award. Word on the street is that Ms. Adkins will make her first public appearance since last year at the show on Sunday, Jan. 13, so stay tuned for pictures!
The 2013 Academy Awards are set to air on Sunday, Feb. 24. To check out a full list of this year’s Oscar nominations, head on over to our sister site Screencrush.
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You may not recognize this pop icon without all of her crazy costumes and flair, which span from floral crowns to blood-soaked latex, but her face certainly hasn’t changed all that much since she was a kid. Can you guess who she is?
Growing up in New York City, this girl embraced her musical talents from a young age, diligently honing her now fine-tuned piano skills. Although she struggled to fit in during her schooldays, often getting bullied by her peers, her unique way of thinking and dressing helped make her one of the most famous women in the world — hi, haters!
Have you figured out who this Italian-American cutie pie is? Click through to find out!
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One Direction member Harry Styles must’ve been kicking himself after getting a glimpse of Taylor Swift on the red carpet at the 2013 People’s Choice Awards. As you can see in these red carpet pictures, Swift looks smokin’ hot in her low-cut white gown, showing off more cleavage than she ever dared to before.
Meanwhile, the fellas from the Wanted looked cool and casual in their color-coordinated pants and suit jackets. On a side note — what if one of the womanizing bachelors of the Wanted set their eyes on the newly single Taylor? Seriously, it’d be hard not to hit on her in a dress like that! Wouldn’t that just really take the whole 1D vs. Wanted rivalry to an all-time-high?
Earlier on the red carpet, Lea Michele, aka Rachel Berry on ‘Glee,’ walked the red carpet in an adorable, bright pink cocktail dress. The semi-sheer, sexy mini was covered in elaborate beading and showed off Michele’s killer legs, which she topped off perfectly with a pair of strappy pink stilettos.
Check out these red carpet pictures from the 2013 People’s Choice Awards, also including photos of Maroon 5 hottie Adam Levine, and let us know what you think of these looks in the comment below!
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