Taylor Swift has been named Billboard's 2014 Woman of the Year, her second such honor. Swift first nabbed the prize in 2011 at the age of 21. "As one of the most influential artists of her generation, Taylor Swift has seen incredible success on the Billboard charts," Janice Min, the co-president of the magazine's owner, Guggenheim Media, said in a statement.
Ariana Grande has opened about her relationship with Big Sean confirming that the two are, in fact, dating. The confession came in an interview with the Telegraph during which she was asked specifically if they are together, to which she responded "Yes."
Nick Cannon recently spoke to Extra about his highly publicized split from wife Mariah Carey. "I'm just taking everything one day at a time and just being the best person that I can possibly be at the end of the day," he told Extra at the premiere of Addicted. "I just wish her nothing but the best. We're in contact constantly."
Sting sat down with James Lipton for an interview on Inside the Actors Studio to discuss, amongst other things, his upcoming Broadway musical The Last Ship, which opens October 26. Sting said that The Last Ship has allowed him the ability to say things to his parents he wished he would have before their deaths.
Coldplay singer Chris Martin has turned down an offer to be granted the Freedom of Exeter honor. Martin was born in Exeter, attending local prep school Hylton and Exeter Cathedral School. The honor would give Martin the right to drive his livestock through the city's center and draw his sword in public.
Pink and Dallas Green of City and Colour, otherwise known as the new duo You+Me, are streaming a collaborative acoustic album, Rose Ave, one week ahead of its release on October 14. The stream is available to Canadian fans online via CBC Music's First Stream. According to AXS, Rose Ave includes ten songs written by the duo over the course of a week.