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Elton John, Madonna, & More React To News Of George Michael's Untimely Passing

| Filed under: R.I.P.George MichaelElton JohnDonatella Versace

George Michael tributes pour in.

We're still reeling over George Michael's shocking and untimely death, and so is the entire celebrity world.

Tributes have been pouring in since the Faith singer's death was reported on Sunday, and everybody from Elton John to Donatella Versace has been remembering the global icon.

Related: George Michael's Cause Of Death Revealed

Take a look at some of the remembrances (below)!

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The Beach Boys Have Been Asked To Perform At Donald Trump's Inauguration — But Will They Accept The Invitation?

| Filed under: Music MinutePolitikElton JohnDonald TrumpCeline DionControversy

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Yes. No. Maybe so?

It appears as though Donald Trump is finally closing in on securing an A-lister to perform at his big inauguration. While Drumpf's camp has already tapped America's Got Talent alum Jackie Evancho to sing the national anthem, as well as enlisted the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Radio City Rockettes to perform during the presidential festivities, they may FINALLY snag the big star they were so desperate for!

Video: Samantha Bee & Glenn Beck Truce Over Trump!

The businessman has asked The Beach Boys to perform at the inauguration and… they haven't said no! Although, the group (fronted by Mike Love, without his cousin/cofounder Brian Wilson) hasn't said yes either.

A rep for the beloved rock band told People:

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Celine Dion Refuses To Perform At Desperate Donald Trump's Inauguration — Now His Team Is Calling A 'Hail Mary' To Land An A-Lister!

| Filed under: Music MinutePolitikElton JohnDonald TrumpCeline DionKid Rock

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Damn right!

Even though Donald Trump has won the election, it doesn't mean celebs are lining up to meet or perform for the next President.

Trump is obviously having a hard time landing an A-list performer for his inauguration and reportedly even tried to bribe some singers!

Related: Trump's Doctor Says Presidents Don't Have To Divulge Health Problems To The Public!

Well, no amount of money could get a oui out of this Celine Dion either! The Wrap reports Queen Celine has declined to be join in the festivities!

An insider close to the situation told the news site

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Mariah Carey, Adele, & More Sing All I Want For Christmas Is You During James Corden's Holiday Carpool Karaoke — Watch!

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Talk about a surprise!

Only a couple days after James Corden dropped a new Carpool Karaoke sesh, the late night host gave the world a special Christmas edition of his singing sketch!

On Thursday night, Corden released a holiday themed version of his carpool sketch as he once again got Mariah Carey to join him — so they OF COURSE sang All I Want For Christmas Is You!

Video: Childish Gambino Is Shirtless On The Tonight Show!

What might make this the BEST one yet is, Corden has clearly been planning the segment for a while as he got other celebs from past karaoke sketches to join in including Lady GaGa, Elton John, Selena Gomez, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas, Gwen Stefani, Chris Martin, and even Adele!

Unfortunately, other notable stars like Justin Bieber, Madonna, and Jennifer Lopez were absent from the video — but there's always next year!

Ch-ch-check out Mariah, Adele, Selena and more rock out to All I Want For Christmas Is You with James (below)!

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Viva Las Vegas! Every Musician Who's Ever Had A Residency In Sin City!

| Filed under: Music MinuteBritney SpearsElton JohnCherSin City

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Since the days of Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley, Las Vegas has always been a place to gamble away your problems and go see some top notch talent.

But in recent years, Sin city has become home to dozens of A-list artists to perform extravagant residency shows!

Sir Elton John has put on multiple residencies at Caesar's Palace over the past decade. Britney Spears loves Vegas so much, she extended her show at Planet Hollywood through next year!

Even Cher can't stay away from the Strip for too long, because earlier this Fall, the legendary songstress announced a limited engagement at the Monte Carlo for 2017!

What other stars are among the ranks of Vegas veterans? Find out (below)!

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Taylor Swift Tops Forbes' Highest Paid Musicians Of 2016 List… But Justin Bieber's $56 MILLION Didn't Even Put Him In The Top 10!

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He gave her a run for her money… and didn't even come close!

It's no secret that Taylor Swift is easily the most famous musician on the planet, but we're happy to see that she also has the business acumen to back up that fame.

The 26-year-old has already topped two of Forbes' End of the Year lists so far in 2016 — highest paid female in music and highest paid celeb under 30 — but she can officially add another superlative to her résumé: Highest paid musician!!!

Video: Taylor Swift Reacts To Drake's Bad Blood Apple Ad!

We guess $170 MILLION in a single year was just too much for her peers to compete with!

However, TayTay's not the only one making the big bucks…

In fact, Forbes' countdown out Wednesday includes 30 of the biggest acts in the industry — it's just too bad Justin Bieber's $56 million only put him at No. 13!!

Ch-ch-check out all 30 of Forbes' Highest Paid Musicians of 2016 list (below)!!!

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Elton John Will NOT Perform At Donald Trump's Inauguration — Despite Transition Team's Claims!

| Filed under: Gay Gay GayMusic MinutePolitikElton JohnDonald TrumpKid RockHillary ClintonLGBT

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It looks like Donald Trump will have to find someone else to sing "Hold me closer, Tiny Hands, Sir"!

On Wednesday, it was widely reported that Elton John would be playing the President-elect's inauguration after one of Trump's team made the announcement — leaving many scratching their heads.

Anthony Scaramucci, a member of Trump's transition team executive committee, told the BBC the Rocket Man singer would be performing for the upcoming inauguration to show "our commitment to gay rights."

Video: Seth Meyers Breaks Down Trump's Sketchy Financial Interests!

This obviously came as a shock, since the glam rock icon has been a huge Hillary Clinton supporter throughout the presidential race.

But as it turns out, Trump's team was spewing out total bull! A rep for the singer denied the announcement, telling the New York Post:

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