Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Welcome Second Baby Boy to the Family

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It’s another boy for Momma Keys and Poppa Beatz.

The “Girl on Fire” singer (33) and Beatz (35), a rapper and music producer, welcomed their son, Genesis Ali Dean, in the early morning hours on Saturday. The public announcement was made in a very 21st century way, through Instagram. Alicia took to her account to post an adorable pic of her newborn’s footprint.

The joy of joy is joy!! It’s a boy!!???????????????? we are so grateful!! #blessings!!????????????

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Born at 1:52 a.m. and weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces, Genesis Ali Dean is the second child for the couple, as they already have a 4 year-old son, Egypt. As this is only Alicia’s second child, this will be the fifth for Swizz. He has three daughters from previous relationships, so Egypt must be happy to have a little brother to play with now.

Alicia announced that her and hubby Swizz were expecting again via Instagram back in July on their fourth wedding anniversary. “Happy Anniversary to the love of my life @therealswizzz!!” she captioned a photo of her baby bump. She adds, “And to make it even sweeter we’ve been blessed with another angel on the way!! You make me happier than I have ever known! Here’s to many many more years of the best parts of life!

Congratulations Alicia & Swizz!

[Photo Credit: Getty Images, @aliciakeys]

Nicki Minaj’s 15 Most Elegant Outfits


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By Seher Sikandar

Nicki Minaj’s April 2013 Elle cover was an incredible breath of fresh air. It was so refreshing to see her natural beauty as just that – without tons of makeup, costumes, wigs, and general outlandishness.  Since then, the rap queen has started toning down her outfits and moving more towards the elegant side of things.  With 2014 came classy black hair and a considerable step up in her fashion game.

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7 Things We Hope Ariana Grande Does In 2015

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Ariana Grande Performs On NBC's "Today"

There’s no question Ariana Grande dominated 2014. From her No.1  sophomore album My Everything — which spawned two Billboard top-five hits: “Problem” (feat. Iggy Azalea) and “Break Free” (feat. Zedd) — to live performances rampant with kitty ears and go-go boots, the 21-year-old certainly laid down groundwork to be the next pop queen.  But her reign’s not over yet. 

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The 2015 Albums We Can’t Wait To Hear


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Fans got a ton of great albums in 2014, and next year will be just as good. Madonna, Fall Out Boy, and more are dropping LPs in 2015, giving us new classics from our favorite artists.

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The 15 Sexiest Videos Of 2014


By Chris Carpenter

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John Densmore + Carlos Santana Sit Down With VH1 Classic On Tap



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4 Musiq Soulchild Songs Every Guy Should Know

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Ever been to a concert where the artist seems to talk as much as they sing? Well Musiq Soulchild isn’t one of those artists! Dressed to the nines in virtually all-black jacket, vest, slacks and shirt, Musiq appeared the epitome of cool onstage at NYC’s B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on December 22. Yet his few choice words expressed a different, more pressing sentiment.

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All The Ways That Beyoncé Was The Queen Of 2014

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Over a year has passed since Beyoncé dropped her surprise album, but the world still isn’t over it. From her show-stopping performance at this year’s Grammys to keeping her relationship with Jay Z together despite all the rumors, Beyoncé owned the entire year. Raise a glass to the Queen and read on to find out all the ways she reigned supreme in 2014!

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A Very Alt-Rock Christmas: 15 Holiday Covers + Original Songs



Christmas Eve is upon us and your seasonal playlists have been on shuffle. There’s plenty of holiday albums out there by classic artists but the alternative rock scene has also contributed some festive favorites. While you’re sipping cocoa, wrapping presents or baking cookies today, we’ve got the perfect additions to your holiday soundtrack. Rock (or mosh) around the Christmas tree with these 15 carols!

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Jessie James Decker Loves Christmas Music As Much As You Do

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We know Jessie James Decker loves pumpkin pie and when it’s glistening outside. But did you know what the singer’s favorite Christmas tunes were before her latest hit “Baby! It’s Christmas” slayed the holiday charts? We got Jessie to dish on her Top 5 holiday songs of all time. Don’t worry, Mariah Carey‘s classic hit “All I Want For Christmas Is You” is included. Obviously.

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