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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Julianna Margulies: 'CBS wouldn't pay me' my ask to appear on 'The Good Fight' by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Julianna Margulies wanted to appear on the show, but "CBS wouldn’t pay me,” Margulies told Deadline.        

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Ariana Grande reveals how her mental health changed how she releases music by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Grande shared how her new, more spontaneous approach to releasing music actually helped her mental health.        

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Ariana Grande transforms her Pete Davidson 'always' tattoo into a leaf by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

The original tattoo was the word "always," written in script, which Grande got inked on her ribcage in June.        

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Ariana Grande responds to backlash over her Manchester Pride headlining slot by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Ariana Grande is defending her show at Manchester Pride, which was met with criticism from some who say a straight artist shouldn't be headlining.        

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Ariana Grande is the first artist since The Beatles to claim top three songs on Hot 100 by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Grande claimed the top three spots simultaneously on this week's Billboard Hot 100 songs chart.        

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Ariana Grande denies appropriating Japanese culture, says tattoo 'was done out of love' by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Ariana Grande has weathered criticism over her new tattoo of Japanese characters, which she publicly fixed after an initial misspelling.        

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Ariana Grande debuts huge Pokemon tattoo by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Tattoo artist Kane Navasard shared a photo of Grande's new ink on Monday.        

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Monday, December 24, 2018

The biggest and best surprises of 2018 music: Cardi B, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and more by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

From their music to their activism, these acts pleasantly surprised us in 2018.        

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Friday, December 14, 2018

'Imagine' is Ariana Grande's steamy follow-up to 'Thank U, Next' by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Grande dropped the new song "Imagine" Friday at midnight, which is not a cover of 1971 John Lennon classic, though it shares its name.        

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Friday, December 7, 2018

2019 Grammys snubs: Beyonce and Jay-Z, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and more shockers by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

The 2019 Grammy nominations have landed, and with their arrival comes bad news for a few artists thought to be front-runners this year.        

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Madonna reignites feud with Lady Gaga by calling her out on Instagram by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Without saying her name, Madonna is letting Lady Gaga know that she thinks she's a copycat, reigniting the years-long feud between the two pop icons.      &nbs…

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda is Hamilton once more for new song 'Cheering For Me Now' by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

In November's installment of his Hamildrop series, Miranda dons his Alexander Hamilton garb once more for a new video.        

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Ariana Grande's ponytail is gone as she debuts shorter hairstyle by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Did Ariana Grande get a haircut? The 'Thank U, Next' said bye to her iconic ponytail and debuted noticeably shorter hair.        

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Ariana Grande calls her life 'painful and yet beautiful' post-Pete Davidson split by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Ariana Grande thanked her family, friends and fans for their support after her rocky year, which included a breakup with Pete Davidson.        

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Ariana Grande jokes about her recent struggles: 'The universe' was laughing by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Ariana Grande originally released "No Tears Left To Cry" in April as a triumphant comeback single. Now, she's joking the title was premature.        

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Sunday, November 4, 2018

Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' single name-drops Pete Davidson, Mac Miller by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Ariana Grande's new single "Thank U, Next" arrived by surprise on Saturday night.        

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Pete Davidson calls Ariana Grande a 'wonderful, strong person' on 'Saturday Night Live' by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Davidson ended his "SNL" bit on "Weekend Update" with a message to viewers about his and Grande's breakup.        

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Ariana Grande performs for first time since Pete Davidson breakup by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Ariana Grande previously posted updates from the special's rehearsals, sharing that "Wicked" was her favorite Broadway show.        

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Lady Gaga needed redemption after last album and found it with 'A Star Is Born' by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Beyond the positive buzz Gaga is receiving for her performance, the soundtrack is really the exciting prospect for fans.        

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

How Cher became an icon for a new generation, from 'Mamma Mia' to her beloved Twitter by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

This Friday, Cher releases a new album of ABBA covers, “Dancing Queen,” inspired by her appearance in the “Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again” sequel this summer.  …

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Ariana Grande sang 'Natural Woman' and sparked controversy at Aretha Franklin's funeral by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Accompanied by her fiance Pete Davidson, Grande traveled to Detroit to attend the ceremony and perform one of Franklin's signature hits, "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman." …

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Review: Ariana Grande's 'Sweetener' tells her comeback story by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

"Sweetener," the fourth studio album from Grande, is out now. The personal growth the pop star sings about is more existential than the confident sexuality of her previous “adult&rdquo…

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Friday, August 3, 2018
Monday, July 16, 2018

David Foster on touring, Whitney Houston and sobriety: 'I work as hard as I can to be great' by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

The legendary producer talks to USA TODAY about his near five-decade career, including new music, Broadway dreams and his recent engagement.        

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Robert De Niro drops the f-bomb bashing Trump at the Tony Awards by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Taking the stage to introduce Bruce Springsteen's performance at the awards, De Niro didn't waste any time letting the f-bombs fly in his comments about the president. "I&apos…

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

Rachel Bloom explains her Tonys T-shirt showing Stephen Sondheim smoking weed by Usa Today, Maeve McDermott, Usa Today

Not only did the 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' creator/star return for a second year in a row as the Tony Awards' backstage host, but Bloom also successfully commissioned a T-shirt of…

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