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Lewis Capaldi is now the proud owner of his own pizza brand, Big Sexy Pizza

Lewis Capaldi is now the proud owner of his own pizza brand, Big Sexy Pizza

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Hungry? Let Lewis Capaldi take care of your Italian cravings because he's just launched his very own pizza brand.

The "Someone You Loved" singer announced his new business venture on Instagram, writing, "Do you like warm mouthfuls of delight? well thankfully your old pal lewis here has you covered."

Lewis has launched "Big Sexy Pizza," which he says comes "straight from me to your lovely little tummies."

The Grammy nominee revealed in a promotional video that he, like many homebound individuals during lockdown, "turned to sourdough" and began baking bread. He had a knack for it, so "the cogs started turning," and he realized "pizza could be my true calling."

"It was a lot of trial and error and, eventually, I stumbled upon greatness," he raved as the video showed him being bathed in heavenly light while chomping down on a pizza slice. Lewis revealed that he wants his new venture "to succeed," so fans might catch him on cooking shows in the future.  

"You'll be seeing a lot about cheese," he joked while gesturing to himself.

Unfortunately, only fans in the U.K. can give Lewis' "Big Sexy Pizza" a try as it's only sold in the country's Iceland and Tesco grocery chains. Those outside the country can "follow along for the ride" on the company's Instagram.

"New music and pizza in the same month? Don’t say @lewiscapaldi isn’t good to you," Big Sexy Pizza declared in its latest post.

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Hailey Bieber says she never

Hailey Bieber says she never "stole" Justin Bieber from Selena Gomez: "I was raised better than that"

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Hailey Bieber says she never "stole" husband Justin Bieber from Selena Gomez -- and that it's "sad" that continues to be a narrative.

Appearing on the Call Her Daddy podcast, Hailey opened up about the controversy surrounding her "very rapid and fast" engagement to Justin.

Justin proposed to Hailey in July 2018, two months after he and Selena parted ways for good, prompting "Jelena" fans to call Hailey a "homewrecker." Hailey said, "The only people that really know the truth of the situation and what the timeline really was and how it happened and how it went down are me and him."

Stating Justin and Selena's relationship "was very much completely closed," she continued, "Perception is a really tricky thing." Noting of the fans "watching something from the outside," Hailey debunked the rumors that she stole Justin from Selena, saying that is "not the reality of what happened behind closed doors."

"I can say, period, point blank, I was never with him when he was in a relationship with anybody. That's the end of it," Hailey declared. "I was raised better than that." She added Justin choosing to "move on" with her "was the most healthy, mature decision he could have made." 

Hailey said of the online abuse she continues to suffer, "I think it's sad to be against someone's happiness... to not wish somebody well." She said people aren't "obligated to like me" but that she is deserving of respect.

Hailey doesn't regret marrying Justin. "He's my best friend," she said. "There is nothing better than being with the person that makes you smile the most, makes you laugh the most. He's just literally the best human to me ever."

She also detailed their sex life, including their favorite "positions" and how adventurous they are between the sheets.

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Pink, Miley Cyrus, Alanis Morissette rock out in tribute to Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins

Pink, Miley Cyrus, Alanis Morissette rock out in tribute to Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins

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Some top female pop stars joined a dozens of rockers Tuesday night in Los Angeles to pay tribute to late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, who passed away in March while the band was on tour in Colombia.

It was the second star-studded tribute concert held in Hawkins' memory; the previous one was held in London earlier this month. Unlike the London show, the LA tribute did not stream online, but, the Los Angeles Times' live recap, it still boasted an epic night of impromptu supergroups often backed by the Foos themselves.

Alanis Morissette, who employed Hawkins as a drummer for her Jagged Little Pill tour in the '90s, performed "You Oughta Know" with Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers on drums.

Miley Cyrus, who was friendly with Hawkins, sang Def Leppard's classic "Photograph" with the band's Joe Elliott, Rick Savage and Phil Collen backing her up. 

Hawkins played drums on the song "We Could Have It All" from Pink's 2019 album, Hurts 2 B Human. At the concert, Pink sang Heart's "Barracuda" alongside Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson and Foo Fighters. She also joined Foo Fighters for their song "Pretender" and sang Queen's "Somebody to Love" with Queen guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor. The Queen tune is one that Hawkins himself often performed during Foo Fighters' shows.

Hawkins' side project, Chevy Metal, performed David Bowie's "Heroes" with Kesha on vocals.

The concert also featured members of Nirvana, Soundgarden, Metallica, Black Sabbath, Rush, Mötley Crüe, Joan Jett, The Cars and The Police.  It ended around 1 a.m. local time with a full-band performance of "Everlong," which Foos frontman Dave Grohl played solo to finish the London show.

Proceeds from the concert are being donated to MusiCares and Music Support.

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Is Doja Cat's

Is Doja Cat's "Vegas" from the 'Elvis' movie eligible for an Oscar?

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We're months away from learning who is up for an Academy Award, but fans are hoping Doja Cat scores a nod for "Vegas," the original song she performed for the Baz Luhrmann biopic, Elvis. But, will the Academy recognize a song that samples a previously existing hit?

Variety took a deep dive into Doja's chances of scoring her first Oscar nod and ruled: "Maybe." The issue here is that "Vegas" samples a portion of Big Mama Thornton's 1952 hit "Hound Dog." Elvis later covered the song in 1956.

Doja credits "Hound Dog" songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller in her new track, which uses the line "you ain't nothin' but a…" repeatedly. The outlet notes herein lies the issue with her song's eligibility.

The Oscars mandate that nominated songs "must be the result of a creative interaction between the filmmaker(s) and the composer(s) and/or songwriter(s) who have been engaged to work directly on the motion picture." That condition might not have been satisfied since Lieber died in 2011; it's been reported Stoller was not involved in the movie.

Variety also notes Leiber and Stoller might be excluded from consideration themselves because they would be considered "partial contributors," which, according to the Oscar's rulebook, are those who were "not responsible for the overall design of the work."

Finally, a song "must be a clearly audible, intelligible, substantive rendition" in the movie -- of which Variety notes that less than 45 seconds of "Vegas" appears in the film. The portion used is the "Hound Dog" interpolation. 

Despite this, it appears Doja's song has found itself in a gray area because of its unique story and nature. It is unknown at this time if she's up for an Oscar, but we'll find out when nominations are announced on January 24.

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Taylor Swift reveals latest 'Midnights' song title

Taylor Swift reveals latest 'Midnights' song title

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Taylor Swift took to TikTok Tuesday night to reveal the latest track name from her upcoming album, Midnights, as part of her ongoing "Midnights Mayhem with Me" series.

Using her ping-pong-balls-in-a-bingo-cage method, Taylor plucked the ball marked with the number six, and revealed that track six on the album is called "Midnight Rain."

"Midnight Rain" joins track 13, "Mastermind," track eight, "Vigilante S**t," and track seven, "Question...?"

Midnights, which has 13 tracks in all, arrives October 21.

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Post Malone returns to tour after hospitalization

Post Malone returns to tour after hospitalization

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Post Malone is getting back in the swing of things after cancelling his Boston show over the weekend.

"Cleveland, I will be singing the F*** outta some songs tonight see y’all tonight," he tweeted Tuesday, hours before hitting the stage at the city's Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. 

The news comes after Malone cancelled his show at Boston's TD Garden Arena on Saturday after he "woke up to a cracking sounds on the right side of my body." He also said he was "having a very difficult time breathing, and there’s like a stabbing pain whenever I breathe or move."

The injuries apparently stem from a fall the 28-year-old suffered while performing in St. Louis the week prior, causing him to end the concert early. He later took to social media to explain what happened and apologize to fans for cutting his set short. 

"So whenever we do the acoustic part of the show the guitar is on the guitar stand and it goes down," he said. "And there's this big a** hole, so I go around there and I turn the corner and bust my a**."

"Winded me pretty good, got me pretty good," he added before sharing that "everything's good" after we visited the hospital and received pain meds.

Malone's next stop is Wednesday night in Pittsburgh. 

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Meghan Trainor explains why she won't be touring in support of new album

Meghan Trainor explains why she won't be touring in support of new album

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Meghan Trainor is gearing up to release her first album since the birth of her son, but don’t expect a tour to follow.

In a new interview with Entertainment Weekly, the singer and mom to 1-year-old Riley says that while she’ll be working tirelessly to promote Takin’ It Back ahead of its release next month, she has no plans to take it on the road.

Meghan says she admires working moms like Pink and Beyoncé who are able to tour and raise a family, but she’s not quite ready for it yet. Instead, she says she wants to get pregnant again “immediately.”

“Everyone keeps saying, 'Just get pregnant, start your family,’” she says. “They ask me what success means to me. And I'm like, 'Success to me is my family of four kids and we're all hanging out in the backyard.' That's what I want."

Takin’ It Back, which Meghan says contains “more intense” themes than her previous albums, including post-pregnancy body image, comes out October 21.

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Here's why Sam Smith won't get mad if you use the wrong pronouns

Here's why Sam Smith won't get mad if you use the wrong pronouns

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Sam Smith was among the first major music stars to adopt they/them pronouns. But if you still catch ourself mistakenly referring to the "Stay with Me" singer as "he," don't worry about it -- Sam says they mess up pronouns all the time as well.

Speaking to Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1, Sam explains, "I just want to create a safe space for everyone. But also, we're all learning together. The pronoun thing is interesting, because mistakes happen. Even me, I make mistakes quite a lot, and it's an uncomfortable feeling making a mistake."

"Editing yourself is great, but I think it's really good for people to see you mess up and then correct yourself," Sam continues. "Because that's what we've got to get used to, because changes in language, they take time to change. We need to lean into the uncomfortable feeling of being wrong sometimes, because it's okay."

The Oscar-winnner goes on to say, "Famously, the incredible Laverne Cox said that to so many people, this is a culture war. But it's not a culture war. This is life and death for people, and I think that we all just need to remember that."

Sam notes that they just want to "spread the love," noting, "If I lived a life where I was just getting upset every time someone used the wrong pronoun, I would be very sad, and I'm done with being sad."

Sam also told Zane about their new single "Unholy" with Kim Petras

"I just loved that song so much and I wanted to ease into this record because it's quite a lot for the brain," they explain, adding, "It's a commentary on a heterosexual relationship, a marriage...but it's just a bit more filthy."

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Music notes: Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor, The Kid LAROI, Post Malone, Måneskin and more

Music notes: Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor, The Kid LAROI, Post Malone, Måneskin and more

Rihanna is one of the chillest celebrities, claims Extra reporter Rachel Lindsay. The former Bachelorette star was on The Jennifer Hudson Show and recalled interviewing Rihanna on a red carpet. "The first thing she says to me is 'Hey, boo,'" she said, adding the singer is "so down to earth."

TMZ claims Taylor Swift was asked to headline next year's Super Bowl halftime show, but she turned it down until to focus on rerecording all her albums. The gig has since gone to Rihanna.

Meghan Trainor has her own zine coming out in celebration of her new album, Takin' It Back. Fans can preorder the zine, which chronicles the making of the new album, at Meghan's online store.

Post Malone and The Kid LAROI will headline the Cash App & Visa Presents Bootsy Bellows x Sports Illustrated Circuit Series Official After Party. LAROI will team up with Zedd on October 21, while Posty will headline on October 22. The festival is set in Austin, Texas, and tickets are on sale now.

"Beggin'" singers Måneskin have a new single coming out next Friday, October 7, called "The Loneliest."

Speaking of Måneskin, Eurovision will be hosted in either Glasgow or Liverpool, reports NME. The United Kingdom will be substitute hosting the singing competition for Ukraine, who won this year's contest and hosting rights. The war with Russia has forced the competition to move.

Jack Harlow will co-host The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon next Thursday, October 6. He'll help with the opening monologue and interview the night's guest, Dwyane Wade.

Harry Styles' "Watermelon Sugar" has been voted the best song of the summer, says Billboard. The website offered a bracket-like voting contest featuring every song of the summer since 2010. Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" ranked second.

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Spice Girls announce expanded edition of 'Spiceworld' to celebrate its 25th anniversary

Spice Girls announce expanded edition of 'Spiceworld' to celebrate its 25th anniversary

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It's hard to believe the Spice Girls' sophomore album, Spiceworld, is turning 25.  The British pop stars are excited to celebrate and announced Spiceworld 25, a deluxe anniversary edition of their standout 1997 album.

Spiceworld 25 is due out November 4. The ladies have ensured this will delight their fans by packing it full of goodies. The Spice Girls curated the release themselves and have added their favorite bonus tracks, remixes and B sides.

The album will also contain four unreleased live tracks from the Virgin Records archive, including the never-before-heard "Step To Me" original demo. Fans of the Spice Girls know the elusive track was featured on the Japanese edition of Spiceworld. It was also the prize of a 1997 soft drink campaign, where fans had to collect 20 pink ring pull tabs to earn the "not in the shops" CD single.

"The Spiceworld era was such a fun time for us; we’d just had a number 1 album with Spice, we were travelling [sic] all over the world and meeting our amazing fans, we released our second album AND we had our very own movie," the British sensations said in a statement. "Who would’ve thought it? It’s crazy to think that 25 years have passed."

Spiceworld 25 will be released digitally and physically as a two-CD and hardback book copy, double cassette or 2LP offering. Fans can also snatch up a picture disc and clear vinyl.  It is now available to pre-order.

Spiceworld was released November 3, 1997, and has gone on to sell over 14 million copies worldwide. 

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