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Star Survey: Snooki Reveals Her Most Embarrassing Moment — And More

Today, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi tackles Celebuzz’s long list of questions in our official Star Survey.

How did she do?

Diving in like a true pro, the pint-sized celeb dished on everything from her most romantic moment, to the last time she got in trouble and her most awkward celebrity encounter. (Hint:…

By: Kira Coplin / March 6, 2013

Taylor Swift Is Hollywood’s Most-Powerful Star Under 30 — And Here’s Why

Taylor Swift lands at the coveted number one spot on Celebuzz’s Hollywood Power Index.

Why, exactly? Let us count the ways.

The star, who scored her first No. 1 single on Billboard‘s Hot 100 with “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” is the top-earning star under 30. According to Forbes magazine, Swift raked…

By: Kira Coplin / February 22, 2013

Watch: How Justin Bieber Went From YouTube Phenom To Major Hollywood Player

From sold out concerts, soaring album sales, tons of endorsement opportunities and an astronomical fan following, Justin Bieber continues to dominate Hollywood — not to mention our Power Index, where he ranks No. 2.

The music powerhouse — who kicked off the UK leg of his Believe tour in Manchester, England this week — made $55…

By: Kira Coplin / February 22, 2013

Watch: How Rihanna Became A Global Powerhouse

Despite all the headlines Rihanna has made over the past year due to her alleged rekindled romance with Chris Brown, business is booming. The singer is so in-demand, in fact, she can rake in a cool $8 million for flipping a switch, which is why she ranks No. 3 on Celebuzz’s Hollywood Power Index.

By: Kira Coplin / February 21, 2013

How Kristin Stewart Became One Of Hollywood’s Most Powerful Stars

Nothing keeps a celebrity front-and-center in the press like a good, old-fashioned scandal.

No one knows that better than Kristen Stewart, who is ranked No. 4 on Celebuzz’s Hollywood Power Index The star had her fair share of press coverage in 2012: Her now famous affair with Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders while…

By: Kira Coplin / February 21, 2013

Lady Gaga Is The New Queen Of Pop — Find Out Why

Ranking No. 6 on Celebuzz’s Hollywood Power Index is the one and only Lady Gaga.

Just days ago, we crowned the outrageous songstress the Queen of Pop — and for good reason. Take a look at the facts:

She is the only female artist to have two singles  (“Just Dance”…

By: Kira Coplin / February 20, 2013

Find Out How Katy Perry Became One Of Music’s Biggest Success Stories

As the only musician besides Michael Jackson to ever have five No. 1 singles from the same album, Katy Perry was a no-brainer pick for our Hollywood Power Index’s top 5.

Named the sixth best-selling digital artist in the United States, Perry pulls in approximately $45 million, thanks to her chart-topping tunes, mountai…

By: Kira Coplin / February 20, 2013

Robert Pattinson: How He Turned ‘Twilight’ Into A Full-Fledged Movie Career

Nearly five years after Twilight hit the big screen, Robert Pattinson remains one of the most sought-after men in Hollywood.

Even when times got tough, the 26-year-old hunk — who ranks No. 8 on Celebuzz’s Hollywood Power Index — persevered.

When news hit last summer that girlfriend Kristen Stewart cheated o…

By: Kira Coplin / February 19, 2013

How Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Turned ‘Full House’ Into A Global Empire

Successfully breaking out of the typecasting trap that so often plagues child stars, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have morphed into style icons over the last decade.

Amassing a fashion powerhouse, the Olsens — – who rank No. 7 on Celebuzz’s Hollywood Power Index — have launched multiple lines like Olsenboye for JCPenney, Elizabeth and James, StyleMint…

By: Kira Coplin / February 19, 2013

Adele Is On Top Of The Entertainment Industry — And Here’s Why

Capturing the world’s heart with her sophomore album “21,”  Adele has quickly become one of music’s great female voices.

At 24, she has a collection of top-tier awards, rapidly climbs music charts and makes history with milestone sales – which is why Celebuzz ranks the British songstress in the Hollywood Power Index’s top 10 most powerful celebritie…

By: Kira Coplin / February 18, 2013

Watch: How Miley Cyrus Went From Disney Princess To Grown-Up Superstar

Few celebrity transformations have been as drastic as Miley Cyrus’.

In a mere 12 months, the star has morphed from squeaky clean to downright bad ass. In 2012, the singer traded in her prissy heels for combat boots and drastically chopped her golden brunette locks. With a revamped image and a huge rock…

By: Kira Coplin / February 18, 2013

Hollywood Power Index: Celebuzz Reveals The 10 Most Powerful Celebrities Under 30

It’s finally here!

After two epic weeks, Celebuzz can now officially reveal who is the most powerful celebrity in Hollywood under the age of 30.

It’s all part of our ongoing Hollywood Power Index countdown, in which we take a look at how stars like Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Stone have made…

By: Kira Coplin / February 18, 2013

Watch: How Jennifer Lawrence Became Hollywood’s Ultimate ‘It’ Girl

She’s one of the most talked-about young actresses in Hollywood today. Which is why Jennifer Lawrence was guaranteed a spot on Celebuzz’s Hollywood Power Index, in which we count down the biggest power-players under 30.

The 22-year-old beauty — who ranked No. 13 on the countdown — first made waves as a poor, white-trash…

By: Kira Coplin / February 14, 2013

How Shia LaBeouf Shed His Disney Image And Became A Leading Man

With a series of mega blockbuster hits under his belt, Shia LaBeouf – who ranks No. 15 on the Celebuzz Hollywood Power Index – is ready to take his career to the next level. Following in the footsteps of Hollywood heavyweights like Sean Penn and Daniel Day-Lewis, the 26-year-old star has embraced method acting – a technique…

By: Kira Coplin / February 13, 2013

Scarlett Johansson Is One Of Hollywood’s Most Powerful Women — And Here’s Why

In our continuing countdown of the entertainment industry’s biggest power players under 30, Celebuzz is now taking a closer look at one of the hottest leading ladies, Scarlett Johansson.

Between film roles, star campaigns and even a theater gig, ScarJo’s schedule has been jam-packed over the last year — and it doesn’t look like thing…

By: Kira Coplin / February 13, 2013

Watch: Why Emma Stone Is Here To Stay In Hollywood

Celebuzz continues to count down the most powerful stars under 30 today with our Hollywood Power Index.

Coming in at No. 17 is the adorable Emma Stone who, at 24, is one of Hollywood’s most in-demand leading ladies.

The star first skated into the spotlight in 2005 as Laurie Partridge in the short-lived…

By: Kira Coplin / February 12, 2013

Watch: How Blake Lively Went From TV Actress To Hollywood Royalty

The end of a hit show, a major ad campaign and a wedding. For Blake Lively, 2012 was all about major beginnings and endings.

In June, the Gossip Girl actress — who ranks 18th on Celebuzz’s Hollywood Power Index — was named as the face of Gucci’s new fragrance, Gucci Premiere. The…

By: Kira Coplin / February 12, 2013

Khloe Kardashian: See How She Became One Of Reality TV’s Biggest Power-Players

As the highest-paid TV star under 30, celeb mogul Khloe Kardashian ranks No. 19 on Celebuzz’s Hollywood Power Index. Talented at carefully crafting her celebrity brand, Khloe has successfully parlayed her fame into lucrative spinoffs, successful product lines and a large loyal following both with and without her siblings.

In April, the family…

By: Kira Coplin / February 11, 2013

Watch: How Anne Hathaway Became 2013’s Golden Girl

It’s been a big year for Anne Hathaway.

In June, the actress — who ranks No. 20 on Celebuzz’s Hollywood Power Indexcelebrated the premiere of Christopher Nolan‘s hotly anticipated The Dark Knight Rises‘. Hathaway’s turn as the comic book series’ famous Catwoman character met rave reviews.

“Anne Hathaway plays one of the more…

By: Kira Coplin / February 11, 2013

Who Is Next On Our Hollywood Power List?

These days, it takes way more than talent and good looks to become an entertainment superstar.

To be considered a power player in Hollywood, a celebrity has to have millions of Twitter followers, paparazzi appeal, a best-selling fragrance or fashion line or major accolades from their respected peers; and if a star i…

By: Kira Coplin / February 11, 2013

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