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Next round's on Taylor Swift: She's the world's highest-paid musician

Taylor Swift is doing something right. A lot of things, actually: She’s No. 1 on Forbes’ 2016 list of the highest-paid musicians in the world. 

Her $170-million take, earned primarily through her recent world tour and various endorsements, also made her the top-earning celebrity back in June, the magazine said.

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If asked, Garth Brooks would play at Donald Trump's inauguration

Garth Brooks is a man with an open mind when it comes to possibly performing at the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

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What sent Kanye West to the hospital? Here are the theories

With Kanye West finally out of the hospital after more than a week of treatment, the speculative drumbeats around “why did he snap?” and “what’s going on?” were still going strong. 

First the news: Word that the rapper had checked out of UCLA Medical Center was confirmed by The Times on Wednesday.

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Justin Bieber briefly ponders a return to the 'hell' that is Instagram

Who thinks Justin Bieber should get back on Instagram? Could it be … Satan?

“I don't wanna get my Instagram back,” the singer said Tuesday night onstage in London, where he was wrapping up the European leg of his Purpose World Tour. “Instagram is for the devil.”

Don’t mince words there, Justin.

“I think hell is Instagram,” he continued. “I'm, like, 90% sure.

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'Stripping down to the very soul of the sitters': The 2017 Pirelli calendar is here — and it's beautiful

“The ideal of perfect beauty promoted by society is something that simply can’t be attained.” 

So says photographer Peter Lindbergh, who has captured striking images of Robin Wright, Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Uma Thurman and others that are pretty close to perfection — and compiled in the 2017 Pirelli calendar, titled “Emotional.”

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Former 'Brat Pack' star Anthony Michael Hall charged with attacking neighbor

“Breakfast Club” actor Anthony Michael Hall is facing a charge of felony battery with serious bodily injury after he allegedly shoved a neighbor to the ground and broke his wrist, according to authorities.

The incident occurred at Hall’s Playa del Rey condominium complex on Sept.

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