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 Queen Bey has unveiled the music video for Spirit, which features in Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King, and boy is it powerful.

The actress and singer lends her voice to the character of Nala in the movie, directed by Jon Favreau and featuring talents like Donald Glover, John Oliver, Seth Rogan, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, JD McCrary and James Earl Jones.

Beyoncé told ABC News's Robin Roberts that the video's concept is “to show how God is the painter and natural beauty in nature needs no art direction."

She added; “It’s the beauty of colour, the beauty of melanin, the beauty of tradition.”

Clips from The Lion King are interspersed within the video, which sees the icon sitting in the desert wearing an array of colourful gowns.

Her seven-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy, also makes a cameo in Spirit, looking every inch the image of her stunning mum.


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Spirit is just one song off Beyonce’s The Lion King: The Gift album, which accompanies the film. Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell Williams also add their talents to The Gift.

Mood 4 Eva contains the vocal talents of hip-hop legend Jay-Z while Brown Skin Girl sees Blue Ivy add her voice.

Beyoncé described the soundtrack as a “love letter to Africa, adding: “And I wanted to make sure we found the best talent from Africa, and not just use some of the sounds and did my interpretation of it."


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She continued; “I wanted it to be authentic to what is beautiful about the music in Africa.” 

Beyonce confirmed that drums will be used heavily on the work, as well as “incredible new sounds mixed with some of the producers from America”.

The Lion King: The Gift will be released on July 19, alongside the film landing in cinemas. Watch the awe-inspiring video for Spirit below, and try not to gasp at every outfit change like we did;

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2018 has been a whirlwind year for Ariana Grande, from her career skyrocketing with her massively successful album, Sweetener, breaking streaming and chart records to blowing our minds with her Thank U, Next music video.

However, just as her career has catapulted, her love life has given her increasing trouble. After her former love Mac Miller passed away earlier in the year, Ariana broke off her engagement with SNL comedian Pete Davidson.

She has now decided to channel those turbulent emotions into her Christmas decorations… 

Her brother Frankie Grande posted a picture to Twitter of Grande's upside-down Christmas tree, evoking her trademark upside-down captions.

The tree is legitimately defying gravity up on the ceiling, and when asked out in NYC today why her tree resembles this shape, she replied;

"Sometimes life just be upside down." The lady ain't wrong. Her life is hectic as hell.

 Between a much-publicised break-up, a called-off engagement, a planned world tour, a massively successful album, an ex-boyfriend dying of a drug overdose and a feud between Drake and Kanye which she accidentally joins, Ariana has had an absolutely wild year.

Feliz NaviDAMN she makes a good metaphor.

Merry Christmas Ari, we love the tree. You go Glen Coco.


Ariana Grande has had quite a rollercoaster year, from facing her grief following the Manchester bombing attack in May 2017. to becoming engaged to Pete Davidson, to losing her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller. to her scandalous break-up with Davidson.

The 25-year-old pop superstar has barely had time to breathe, the poor gal. 

Her new album, Sweetener, has broken global records, cleared our skin, made us dance and not to mention was the impetus for her becoming the most listened to female artist on Spotify.


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Last night, the Thank u, next singer was clearly moved as she accepted Billboard's Woman of the Year at the corporation's Women in Music event in New York.

"This is really special. I want to say that I find it interesting that this has been one of the best years in my career and one of like the worst years in my life," she artist said, as she was honoured onstage.

She added that she felt "completely undeserving" of the Woman of the Year title, and went on to thank her team but was too overwhelmed to remember everyone in her life who she wanted to mention.


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Ari spoke about the dynamic between her career and her personal life, saying; "A lot of people would look at someone in my position right now as an artist that could be at her peak and think, 'She’s really got her shit together, she's really on it. She’s got it all…"

"And I do, but as far as my personal life goes, I really have no idea what the f*ck I’m doing." Ari has become a lot more open recently about her turbulent emotions, as well as her mission to work on her relationship with herself.

"It's been a very conflicting one, and I just want to say if you're someone out there who has no idea what this next chapter is going to bring, you’re not alone in that."


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In true Ari style, after giving us a message of hope, she delivered a final silly remark; "I'm not going to cry, that's really annoying," she joked.

She continued;"I’m really looking forward to embracing whatever happens and whatever comes my way." As she wrapped up her speech, she made sure to give a shout-out to her BFF's Victoria Monet and Tayla Parx.

"I look forward to hopefully learning to give some of the love and forgiveness that I've given away so frivolously and easily to men in the past to myself, hopefully, this year," she declared, in a totally iconic manner.


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"I have everything I've ever dreamt of having, and as of late I've discovered that it's the things I've always had and the people I've always had that still make me the happiest."

If you can't love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?, as Ru Paul declares.

Ari, treat yourself next year. You deserve it, gal.



Congratulations are in order for Pharrell Williams and his wife Helen Lasichanh, who are now the proud parents of TRIPLETS. 

According to Vanity Fair, who the Happy singer and Helen exclusively confirmed the news to, they welcomed their three children earlier this month. 

Neither the gender nor the names of the infants have been released, but it is being reported that mother and babies are all "happy and healthy". 

The couple confirmed they were expecting when Helen flaunted her bump at the Chanel's No 5 L'Eau fragrance celebration in September.

However, they kept the fact that they were having multiples under wraps. 

Pharrell and Helen, who married in 2013, are already parents to eight-year-old Rocket.

Aw, congrats to the couple. 



Congratulations are in order for Pharrell Williams, he and his wife Helen Lasichanh are expecting their second child.

The couple's rep confirmed the news to E! after a source told the website they have "been wanting another child for a while."

Pharrell and Helen had their first child, Rocket Man, in 2008 and then tied the knot in October 2013.

The pair popped up at the Chanel's No 5 L'Eau fragrance celebration last night where Helen showed off her growing baby bump.

We're delighted for them!


Rihanna has just gone and secured herself a place on American version of the talent show, The Voice. 

And so we all assumed that mean she'd be a judge. 

NBC revealed the news this week that the singer will be appearing on the forthcoming new season of the show.

However – and here comes the twist, the role is not one of a judge, but she will serve as a "key advisor" to judges Gwen Stefani, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, and Pharrell Williams.

Rihanna will be in good company though: former advisors include Alicia Keys and Miranda Lambert.

"This is one of music's true supervisors coming on board to influence the lives and careers of the performers," NBC said in the press release. 

The show is to air its ninth season from next month and we're hoping with Rihanna on board it will produce some AMAZING super stars. 



It's been a year of highs and lows, losses and successes, happiness and sadness. To celebrate all of these moments – and some in between – we have selected some of 2014's most emotional moments below. Grab your tissues, there will be tears.


1. Omar and Sue's engagement video

Who didn't well up at Omar's amazing, romantic proposal to the lovely Sue? The couple had not seen each other in four months, due to the fact that Omar's job took him away from home regularly. When he decided to propose, he went all out, getting Sue's family and friends around to serenade her before surprising her. This is emotional stuff – you will most likely cry!



2. Lorraine Whyman's wedding

Lorraine Whyman's wedding to Jon Callahan looked just like any other wedding – beautiful bride, beautiful dress, smiling and happy newlyweds. However, the couple's wedding day was bittersweet, as Lorraine may only have two years to live. The stunning bride was diagnosed with breast cancer last May, and decided to exchange vows with the love of her life in a dream ceremony. Speaking to a local paper at the time, she said: "I know what’s going to happen, I’ve seen it happen. But we just have to enjoy whatever time we have left."


3. Emma Watson's speech at the UN

We have all come to love Emma Watson for the talented actress and stunning style icon that she is, however this year, she became one of our most important role models. As part of the United Nations' campaign to bring about gender equality, the Harry Potter actress gave an impassioned speech about feminism that roused a standing ovation and brought a lump to our throats.



4. Diane Guerrero breaks down on live TV

Fans of Orange Is the New Black will recognise Diane Guerrero as Maritza on the hit show, however we saw a completely different side to the actress as she opened up recently on her devastation over the deportation of her parents and brother to Columbia when she was just 14 years old. Diane is clearly trying to hold back the tears as she recalls being left completely alone to fend for herself, and eventually breaks down as she explains just how scared and lonely she was. Diane's is an unbelievable and sad story.



5. Lea Michele's Teen Choice Awards speech

Glee actress Lea Michele showed incredible bravery when she got up on stage to accept her Choice TV Actress award, just weeks after the tragic death of her fiancé and co-star Cory Monteith. With tears flowing down her face, the star wore a smile for her entire speech and thanked fans for their support. We imagine there wasn't a dry eye in the house.



6. Pharrell is overcome with happiness

His song Happy was undoubtedly one of the year's biggest hits, with its feel-good message resonating with so many people all over the world. While he likes to let on he's cool as an ice cube however, Pharrell was so overwhelmed with emotion by people's homemade Happy videos that he full-on bawled over it during an interview with Oprah. The chat show host made things ten times worse by mentioning his grandmother, but thankfully a crew member was on hand with a box of tissues!



7. Irish man's surprise homecoming

There are so many homecoming videos popping up on our timelines at the moment, but this one took so much planning that we had to give him a spot on our list. Part of why we are so heavily invested in this homecoming by the end of the video is because Bryan has brought us along every stage of his journey home. We just love his mum's and sister's reactions when he pops up.



8. Tom Fletcher introduces baby Buzz

Given how romantic his wedding speech video was, we should have known to expect a tearjerker when Tom and wife Giovanna introduced baby Buzz to the world. Not only did Tom serenade Giovanna with a song that he had written especially for this son, but he also included time lapse footage of his wife's growing baby bump to bring us along on their journey. Can you say perfect husband?





So the country has been holding its breath with excitement since the announcement that a big act would be playing in Croke Park.

From U2 to Robbie Williams, and even One Direction, the guessing game reached fever pitch as we all scrambled to figure out exactly who will be gracing the stage for the big show.

And finally, this morning, at a very special press conference, it was revealed.

Yes, the rumours were true – it’s The Script who will be headlining Croke Park next summer!

And music fans are in for a very special treat, as it has been revealed that none other than Pharrell Williams will be supporting the three-piece.

As mega Pharrell fans, we kind of need to sit down right now!

Amazing news!

Will you be getting a ticket?


Our new daily Fashion TV show 'The Style Show' delivers your daily dose of fabulous fashion! In today's segment "The Fashion Report", our reporter Emma Power gives you your weekly fix of fashion news and gossip! In this week's installment we find out why Pharrell and Cara Delevingne have become so close, we look at Oscar De La Renta's most memorable designs and much more! Watch the video above to get the lowdown.



First she made a move to the big screen with a lead role in John Green's Paper Towns, and now Cara Delevingne is set to take on the world of music.

The Burberry model has teamed up with producer and singer Pharrell Williams to record her first single, which has been eight months in the making.

While in Paris this week, Cara reportedly filmed the video for the new song, but the release date is being kept under wraps. "They’re going to release the song without warning, complete with video and global launch," said celeb reported Dan Wootton. "They seem to have formed a great little writing collective and apparently it’s a huge song."

This isn't the first time the pair have worked with one another, though. Cara recently partnered with Pharrell's i am OTHER design label, and the two have even appeared together in a cover shoot for British Vogue:

Rumours about a musical collaboration began when Pharrell dropped some hints at this year's BRIT awards. "The films only get better, the parts only get bigger, the music only gets better, the modelling only gets better," he said of Cara's career. "And we're happy over at i am Other to say that this is family now. There's going to be some really cool things."

We can't wait to hear the mysterious new song!


SHEmazing! TV is here to deliver your round-up of all the Showbiz News.

Today’s highlights include:

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Niamh Geaney reports. 


SHEmazing! TV is here to deliver your round-up of all the Showbiz News.

Today’s highlights include:

  • Shock stabbing at BET Awards pre-party
  • Nicki Minaj’s near death scare
  • TV presenter’s impressive pregnancy revelation
  • Khloe Kardashian’s ex-husband is extremely jealous of this
  • Hollywood’s BET Award highlights

Niamh Geaney reports.