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Lil Wayne In An Induced Coma Following Seizures

Lil Wayne is in “critical condition” at Los Angeles’ Cedar Sinai Hospital, according to TMZ.

The 30-year-old was admitted into the ICU on Tuesday evening after suffering from multiple seizures originally, but was re-admitted after bodyguards found him in his room shaking uncontrollably on his floor and unconscious.

According to reports, he…

Gabrielle Chung |

Watch: 5 Films We Can’t Wait To See

With the Oscars well over and the summer blockbusters still several long months away, there’s only one thing that can get movie lovers through this quiet season: trailers.

This week, Hangover fans got a first look at the franchise’s third and final film, which takes Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and company back to…

Peggy Truong |

J. Law: I Heart Photoshop

Whether it be for high-fashion ads or for magazine covers, airbrushing has become the way of the world.

Some stars can’t stand it — from those who have spoken out against the practice that pervades Hollywood, to others who have requested no retouching during photo shoots. But now one of the industry’s newest…

Cory Lopez |

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…

Kira Coplin |

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…

Kira Coplin |

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.

Kira Coplin |

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…

Kira Coplin |

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”

Kira Coplin |

Giveaway Alert! Win Perfumes And Other Products From Biebs, TSwift and Gaga

As Celebuzz continues our Hollywood Power Index countdown, we have more amazing celebrity products to give away!  This week, we have prizes from Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift up for grabs.

Launch the gallery above for a peek at all the prizes.

For a chance to win this awesome swag, simply

Matt Russoniello |

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, mountains…

Kira Coplin |

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 on…

Kira Coplin |

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…

Kira Coplin |

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 celebrities…

Kira Coplin |

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…

Kira Coplin |

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…

Kira Coplin |

Rooney Mara Reigns Supreme In Hollywood — And Here’s Why

Coming in at No. 11 on Celebuzz’s Hollywood Power Index is last year’s major breakout star, Rooney Mara.

The 27-year-old’s stellar portrayal of hacker Lisbeth Salander in David Fincher’s Girl with the Dragon Tattoo elevated the actress to A-list status and even earned her an Oscar nomination in the process.

Last January, Mara…

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Watch: Emma Watson’s Transition From Child Actor To Mega-Star

After getting her start playing Hermione in the Harry Potter film series, millions around the world watched as Emma Watson grew up before our very eyes.

Her involvement in the Harry Potter franchise has made Watson — who ranks No. 12 on Celebuzz’s Hollywood Power Index —  one rich young woman. The films have raked…

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Watch: How Liam Hemsworth Became A Hollywood Mega-Star At Age 23

Nothing creates a stir quite like two celebrities getting hitched.

So, when rumors start swirling about a possible engagement for Liam Hemsworth and sweetie Miley Cyrus, it was all eyes on the couple. But with a successful string of movie deals under his belt, Hemsworth — who ranks No. 14 on Celebuzz’s Hollywood Power

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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…

Kira Coplin |

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…

Kira Coplin |
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