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Justin Bieber Tells Oprah Winfrey He Can Feel Alone and Doesn’t Have a Lot of Friends

Justin Bieber has millions of fans worldwide, but when it comes to his true friends, he can count them on one hand.

In a revealing interview with Oprah Winfrey, the teen superstar admits that between touring and making hit records, his hectic lifestyle can be lonely and has forced him to keep a tight-knit circle…

Rachel Levy |

Justin Bieber’s BFF Sean Kingston Talks Singer’s Big American Music Awards Win: ‘I’m Happy for Him’ (VIDEO)

Though his love life may be looking a little shaky these days, Justin Bieber had a lot of support at the American Music Awards 2012 on Sunday night.

Close friend and singer Sean Kingston gushed to Celebuzz about the Biebs’ AMA honors, telling us, “I’m happy for him.”

“That’s my friend.

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American Music Awards Ratings Down; One Direction Among Barbara Walters’ Most Fascinating People

The American Music Awards hit an all-time low in the ratings Sunday night with a 21 percent drop from last year and only 9.5 million viewers. As per usual, NBC’s Sunday Night Football helped the peacock network win the night with 15.8 million viewers. NFL overrun contributed to approximate numbers for CBS, but gave the…

Lauren DiMascio |

American Music Awards 2012: Red Carpet Beauty Trends (GALLERY)

The eye-catching fashions weren’t the only trends turning heads on the red carpet at this year’s American Music Awards.

From punchy pouts and notice-me-nails to bobs, waves and elegant updos, stars matched their glam gowns with equally glamorous hair and makeup.

Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood, Lucy Hale and Ke$ha all wore…

Kristin Koch |

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Romance Is ‘Puppy Love,’ Says Tyga (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

From a posh hotel rendezvous to a heated dispute over dinnerJustin Bieber and Selena Gomez continue to spur rumors of a reunion.

After celebrating his three American Music Award wins with his mother at ceremony, Bieber had on-and-off love Gomez on his arm for the after-party on Sunday night. Though she wasn’t spotted…

Cory Lopez |

American Music Awards 2012: Red Carpet Fashion Trends (GALLERY & VIDEO)

The biggest shock at this year’s American Music Awards wasn’t the on-stage performances or the winners, it was the fashion.

While music awards shows have garnered a reputation for their shocking (and typically, not in a good way) fashion, this year’s red carpet was full of style surprises (the good kind).  The fashion…

Kristin Koch |

Lance Bass Doubts ‘NSYNC Reunion: ‘I Don’t Know if We’re Going to Be Back Together Anytime Soon’ (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

From Backstreet Boys’ new Christmas single to 98 Degrees heading back to the studio, ’90s boy bands are making a comeback.

But ‘NSYNC — comprised of Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Lance Bass, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick — is not following in those groups’ footsteps.

“I don’t know if we’re going…

Cory Lopez |

American Music Awards 2012: 7 Memorable Moments

Sunday’s 40th anniversary American Music Awards ceremony might have been the finest AMA show of the 1980s. The 2012 edition seemed packed with nostalgic references to the Reagan Era, from Stevie Wonder showing up to perform “Master Blaster” (in tribute to AMA founder and old-school pop impresario Dick Clark, who died in April), to vintage…

Gary Susman |

American Music Awards 2012: Psy and MC Hammer Team Up for ‘Gangnam Style’ Mashup (VIDEO)

Psy surprised the crowd at the 2012 American Music Awards on Sunday, bringing 80s rapper MC Hammer on stage with him to perform a mashup of his “Gangnam Style” and Hammer’s “Too Legit to Quit.”

Celebs such as Jenny McCarthy and Kerry Washington were spotted cheering on the duo as the performers riled up…

Rachel Levy |

American Music Awards 2012: Justin Bieber Grinds With Nicki Minaj During ‘Beauty and a Beat’ Performance (VIDEO)

Justin Bieber took the American Music Awards stage by storm Sunday night.

The 18-year-old pop phenomenon performed an acoustic version of his single, “As Long as You Love Me” — which included an appearance from his rap alter ego Shawty Man — before launching into a high-energy, dance-heavy performance of “Beauty and a…

Crystal Bell |

American Music Awards 2012: Taylor Swift Performs ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ in Gothic Ensemble (VIDEO)

Taylor Swift was the belle of the ball at the 2012 American Music Awards Sunday night.

The country-pop star performed her latest single, “I Knew You Were Trouble,” but unlike her usual lovesick routine, Swift’s ditched the fairytale dress — literally! — for a sexy red and black gothic ensemble. Not only did…

Crystal Bell |

American Music Awards 2012: Paint-Splattered Pink Sets Stage on Fire With ‘Try’ (VIDEO)

After going glam on the red carpet, Pink turned grunge for a performance of her never-give-up anthem “Try” at Sunday night’s American Music Awards.

On a stage set as a dirtied, barren home, the punk-pop singer opened the act balancing upside down on a burly male dancer’s back. The paint-splattered pair then kicked…

Cory Lopez |

American Music Awards 2012: Ke$ha Tones it Down (PHOTOS)

What a difference a couple of years can make.

After arriving to the 2010 American Music Awards in a mohawk and glittered eyebrows, Ke$ha decided to take a much more subdued, one might say glamorous, route this time around in a classic light pink dress.

The 25-year-old singer, who performed her…


American Music Awards 2012: Christina Aguilera Kicks Up Her High Heels on the Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

Christina Aguilera sure knows how to make a red carpet entrance.

The queen of fashion transformation arrived at the American Music Awards in high style, giving a nod to Michelle Pfeiffer (a la Scarface), donning a blunt platinum bob, sun-kissed glow, and Pamella Roland’s lavender ombré silk chiffon halter gown.

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American Music Awards 2012: Nicki Minaj Rocks Neon Monique Lhuillier on the Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

If anyone isn’t afraid of bold colors, it’s Nicki Minaj.

The 29-year-old “Super Bass” rapper stepped out in a neon yellow Monique Lhuillier gown to the 2012 American Music Awards held in Los Angeles on Sunday.

With her hair in a blonde afro, Minaj capped off her look with a golden statement…

Gabrielle Chung |

American Music Awards 2012: Justin Bieber Makes Shady Arrival (PHOTOS)

Justin Bieber kept it very cool as he arrived on the American Music Awards red carpet Sunday night in Los Angeles.

The 18-year-old pop phenom went for a mostly all-black look, matching his cardigan, oversized leather tank-top and pants with a pair of shades.

Being the fashion trendsetter that he is,…


American Music Awards 2012: Heidi Klum Dazzles in Gold on the Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

Heidi Klum is a golden goddess.

Flaunting her gorgeous stems, the supermodel dazzled during her arrival at the 2012 American Music Awards on Sunday.

Before the presenter arrived for the awards show, she tweeted out her look to her fans, asking for their opinions on her short gold dress with a…

Lauren DiMascio |

American Music Awards 2012: Taylor Swift in Gorgeous Gold Dress (PHOTOS)

Taylor Swift was gorgeous in gold on the red carpet for the 2012 American Music Awards on Sunday. The singer stunned in a gold Zuhair Murad cocktail dress with a revealing open back.

Swift is set to perform at on the Nokia Theatre stage during the show, joining a star-studded line-up that includes…

Lily Harrison |

American Music Awards 2012: Carrie Underwood Stuns in Purple Sequin Gown (PHOTO)

It’s the purple reign of Carrie Underwood.

The country superstar stunned in a sequin-embellished, floor-grazing, eggplant-hued gown as she strutted down the red carpet at the 2012 American Music Awards on Sunday.

Letting the intricate creation take center stage, Underwood kept her accessories understated: a metallic clutch and dangling earrings.

Cory Lopez |

American Music Awards 2012: The Complete Red Carpet Arrivals (PHOTOS)

Prepare for one star-studded night.

The red carpet has been rolled out for music’s biggest names, including Justin Bieber, Ke$ha and Taylor Swift, who are set to arrive at the 2012 American Music Awards in Los Angeles.

Nicki Minaj, The Voice’s Christina Aguilera and Usher are also planning to hit the stage for…

Gabrielle Chung |
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