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Lip Service: Beyonce Still Silent After Lip-Syncing Scandal

Bridget Jones ate ice cream during her moment of need. Beyonce Knowles does crawfish.

The embattled 31-year-old singer, who will be performing during halftime at the Super Bowl next month, bobbed up after the supposed-so-scandalous president’s inauguration for dinner with husband, Jay-Z.

The pair got the First Family treatment in New Orleans at Mother’s on Monday night; the…

Andrea Simpson | January 25, 2013 - 6:30 am

Mariah Carey’s Inaugural Snub

Fluttering songbird Mariah Carey is still sporting a gargantuan sense of entitlement.
The New York Post reports that the 38-year-old, high-pitched singer bailed on the inauguration ceremony for President Barack Obama on Tuesday—because she was “furious” that she wasn’t seated directly with the First Couple.
Carey—who sang “Hero” at the Neighborhood Inaugural Ball—was…

Celebuzz | January 23, 2009 - 11:00 am

VIDEO: Obama Reunites Miley Cyrus, Nick Jonas

Celebration is happening all over as the United States welcomes Barack Obama as the nation’s 44th President today.
But while expectations are high all around the world for Obama, 47, to heal the ailing nation, who knew he would work miracles so quickly?!
At last night’s Kids Inaugural: We Are the Future concert,…

Celebuzz | January 20, 2009 - 1:40 pm

Michelle Obama’s Inauguration Outfit: Holy Toledo!

What does a First Lady wear on what’s bound to be the most momentous day of her life?
If you’re Michelle Obama, you go with a suit by designer Isabel Toledo.
Michelle, 44, draped herself in a lemon grass-colored outfit put together by the Cuban-born designer and former creative director of Anne Klein,…

Celebuzz | January 20, 2009 - 12:20 pm


Celebuzz | January 20, 2009 - 9:21 am

Queen Latifah and Rosario Dawson Join Kids’ Inaugural Ball

Hey, kids wanna rock out for President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration, too?
The Jonas Brothers and Miley Cyrus will be jammin’, tween-style, at the Kids Inaugural: We Are the Future concert set to air Monday evening at 8 p.m. on the Disney Channel. The show will honor military famlies.
Joining the kids will be…

Celebuzz | January 19, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Nick Jonas Got Beat by Girls

The Jonas Brothers will be among the multitude of celebrities performing at President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration bash on Tuesday, but for littlest JoBro Kevin Jonas, the appearance may involve more than just welcoming America’s new Chief Executive. After all, as he admits to People magazine, he has something of a score to settle with Obama’s…

Celebuzz | January 18, 2009 - 12:15 pm

Beyoncé Will Sing for Obama’s First Inaugural Dance

Beyoncé is set to sing for President-elect Barack Obama’s first dance with his wife Michelle on at his inauguration on Tuesday, January 20, reports the AP.
Just don’t ask what tune exactly the Lady Fierce will be vocalizing.
“It is our hope that we can keep the song secret until the moment,” said…

Celebuzz | January 18, 2009 - 8:30 am

Celebs Line Up to be Part of Obama’s Inauguration

Though details on the event have yet to be finalized, one thing is for sure: President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration will be a star-studded affair.
One of the many events the Presidential Inaugural Committee will be sponsoring is “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial,” which will be a 90-minute concert…

Celebuzz | January 13, 2009 - 11:40 am

No Truth to Jennifer Hudson Inauguration Rumors

Though she sang the national anthem at the Democracratic National Convention in August, Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson won’t be offering a repeat performance at President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration on January 20.
MSNBC notes that Jennifer’s rep has refuted claims by the New York Post that Hudson, 27, is in talks to belt out “The Star-Spangled…

Betsy Waldman | January 5, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Sean Combs Tries To Mooch an Obama Freebie

Just when you thought 39-year-old musical mogul Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs is quite the generous guy, reports surface that he might be erring on the cheap-side, after all.
Page Six notes that both sexy cougar Sharon Stone and hot mom Halle Berry have shelled out $50K a piece to attend President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration…

Celebuzz | January 2, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Rihanna to Sing for Obama

Rihanna is quite the multitasker–and not just when she’s doing double duty as Chris Brown’s personal groomer and secret girlfriend.
People reports that the 20-year-old singer will help usher President-elect Barack Obama into office by performing at the Recording Industry Association of America’s Presidential Inauguration Charity Ball, to be held on January 20.
But the…

Celebuzz | December 22, 2008 - 7:00 am

Leona Lewis to Sing for Obama?

Looks like all that stumping that Leona Lewis did for President-elect Barack Obama has paid off—and not just in Obama’s November 4 election victory. The Sun reports that Lewis, 23, is in talks to perform at Obama’s January 20 inaugural bash in Washington, D.C., possibly joining Beyonce and Jay-Z for a celebration concert. British-born, sexy

Celebuzz | November 24, 2008 - 12:49 pm