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The American Music Awards 2014: What You Didn’t See on TV

So much went down at the American Music Awards last night!

From the performances to the fashion choices, this was an event we won’t forget anytime soon. Celebuzz was at the AMAs and we ran into some of your favorite stars! Check out our gallery to see behind-the-scenes pics of your favorite celebs…

Jess Cohen | November 24, 2014 - 1:40 pm

Big Apple Bash: Best New Year’s Eve Moments in Times Square (PHOTOS)

Just picture it: Bright lights, the hottest celebrities, rousing musical numbers, a sea of partygoers, and, of course, that big, sparkly ball. There’s no doubt that New York City has become the mecca of merriment for New Year’s festivities.

Year after year, Hollywood’s biggest names gather in the heart of Times Square to…

Dylan Howard | December 31, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Wyclef Jean Poses Shirtless on His Motorcycle for His 43rd Birthday (PHOTO)

He’s sexy and he knows it.

Former Fugees star Wyclef Jean showed off his buff bod on his 43rd birthday, tweeting: “TODAY I AM 43 YEARS OLD! I look And feel 26! U cant keep à good Man down! Keep à smile when they want you to frown!”

The revealing Twitpic shows Jean posing…

Crystal Bell | October 18, 2012 - 12:35 pm

Trending: Celebs Take to Social Media to Raise Awareness of Slain Teenager

Now more than ever, social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter are becoming an outlet for many celebs to inform their followers about worthy causes that need mass attention.

Now trending is the case of slain Florida teenager, Trayvon Martin, who was gunned down in a gated community by a neighborhood watchman.

| March 20, 2012 - 4:14 pm

Labor Day Weekend in Review: Kanye, Bieber & Paris Scoop

Too busy enjoying fun in the sun this Labor Day Weekend to keep tabs on your favorite celebs? Not to worry —Celebuzz is more than happy to update you on Paris Hilton’s post-arrest vacation, Teresa Giudice’s latest legal drama and which American Idol judge is officially out in our handy Labor Day Weekend in Review:…

| September 6, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Wyclef Jean Won’t Go Down Without a Fight

Wyclef Jean isn’t taking his disqualification from the Haitian presidential election sitting down.
After initially bowing out of the race peacefully following the announcement that he did not meet residency requirements, the ex-Fugees singer chose to challenge the ruling, tweeting:

We have met all the requirements set by the laws. And the law must

| August 24, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Wyclef Jean’s Haiti Presidential Bid Is Over Already?

Wyclef Jean can start focusing on his music again, because it doesn’t appear that he’ll need to write any victory speeches anytime soon.
The former Fugees leader, who announced his intentions to run for President in his homeland of Haiti earlier this month, has reportedly not made the cut for the election.
According to a…

| August 20, 2010 - 11:35 am

Report: Wyclef Jean Owes $2.1 Million in Taxes

Before he makes his run for president of Haiti, Wyclef Jean might want to set things straight with Uncle Sam first.
The former Fugees frontman, who announced earlier this week that he’s throwing his hat into the ring in Haiti’s upcoming presidential election, owes $2.1 million to the Internal Revenue Service, according to documents unearthed…

| August 6, 2010 - 3:15 pm

Sean Penn ‘Suspicious’ of Wyclef Jean’s Haiti Presidential Bid (VIDEO)

Actor Sean Penn has some critical words for Wyclef Jean after the Haitian-born musician announced that he would be running for president of Haiti on Thursday night.
Sean, who has been living in Haiti for the past six months after a deadly earthquake rocked the politically-fragile nation, said that he was “suspicious” of the 37-year-old…

Celebuzz | August 6, 2010 - 5:56 am

Report: Wyclef Jean to Run for President of Haiti

The upcoming presidential election in Haiti is about to get a big dose of star power. Former Fugees honcho and Haiti native Wyclef Jean will reportedly formally announce his bid to become his homeland’s next president on Larry King Live on Thursday, CNN reports.
Jean has been a tireless proponent for Haiti for some time…

| August 3, 2010 - 5:49 pm

Of Course Toby Keith Is Rapping With Will Smith and Wyclef Jean At A Nobel Peace Prize Party (VIDEO)

Will Smith, Wyclef Jean and Toby Keith sharing the mic during “Rapper’s Delight” at a Nobel Peace Prize afterparty in Norway … you know, totally normal usual Monday stuff. Then add some Natasha Bedingfield into the mix to rap Lauryn Hill’s part in “Ready Or Not,” and things get even more not weird at all…

Alex Blagg | December 14, 2009 - 4:10 pm

First Look: Wyclef’s On-the-Spot Song for Venus

How sweet it is to be an Iconoclast with you.
As part of the recurring Sundance Channel series, where two esteemed personalities are paired to just let genius happen, Wyclef Jean and Venus Williams go head to head this Thursday.
The result is some balling (both tennis and basketball are ventured by super-athletic Williams…

Betsy Waldman | November 12, 2008 - 8:59 am