DUA LIPA CELEBRATES ‘365 DAYS JOINT AT THE HIP’ WITH BOYFRIEND ANWAR HADID: Dua Lipa, 24, posted a sweet tribute to 20-year-old boyfriend Anwar Hadid on Sunday on her Instagram. “nothing sweeter than 365 days joint at the hip with you ❤️,” the singer captioned the cute series of photos of the two together. Back in May on “Watch What Happens Live!” Andy Cohen asked guests Lena Dunham and Dua if they had ever slid into a celebrity’s DMs before. “I have a confession to make…mine was my boyfriend, so my current boyfriend,” Dua revealed. “I definitely did that.”
JOHN LEGEND TO HOST SPECIAL FATHER’S DAY PROGRAM ON ABC: John Legend will host a one-hour variety special on ABC dedicated to dads on June 21st. Titled John Legend and Family: A Bigger Love Father’s Day, the celebration will feature live musical performances and surprises. Legend will perform new music from his upcoming album, Bigger Love, due out on June 19th, and the special will also host a “Fatherly Feud” game. Other famous dads stopping by the show include Anthony Anderson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Patton Oswalt, Marlon Wayans, Ne-Yo, Ike Barinholtz, Common, Michael Ealy, Jim Gaffigan, Stevie Wonder and many others. Legend shares two kids – Luna, 4, and Miles, 2 – with wife Chrissy Teigen.
SARA BAREILLES DROPS STUDIO VERSION OF ‘LITTLE VOICE’ THEME SONG: Sara Bareilles has written original music for the upcoming Apple TV+ series Little Voice and dropped her studio recording of the theme song. Bareilles wrote the song “Little Voice” 16 years ago and it’s finally being released as part of the new series. “I wrote LITTLE VOICE when I was 24 years old and it has been sitting as a ‘demo’ ever since. I’m so proud to see it as the theme to a new show about finding your voice! Made with love,” Sara tweeted. The show will premiere on July 10th on Apple TV+.
EMINEM REVEALS HIS FAVORITE RAPPERS: Eminem has revealed his greatest rappers of all time. The rapper shared his list with YouTube personality No Life Shaq, tweeting, “For me, in no particular order… Toss up between wayne, pac, royce, jay, redman, treach, g. rap, biggie & king crook.” He added, “Plus redman, LL, nas, joyner, kendrick, cole, andre, rakim, kane…”
KANYE WEST IS GETTING INTO THE BEAUTY BIZ: According to TMZ, Kanye West may be expanding his brand into the beauty world, specifically cosmetics and fragrances. New legal docs say that Kanye’s company recently filed for a “Yeezy” trademark to cover beauty and skincare products like makeup, lashes, facial masks, nail polish, moisturizers, bath gels, body oils, shaving cream, hair care products and perfumes and more.
BEYONCÉ DEMANDS JUSTICE IN BREONNA TAYLOR’S MURDER: Beyoncé has penned an open letter to the Attorney General of Kentucky, demanding that he take action and arrest the cops that killed Breonna Taylor back in March. She wrote to Daniel Cameron, “Three months have passed – and zero arrests have been made, and no officers have been fired.” She added, “With every death of a Black person at the hands of the police, there are two real tragedies: the death itself, and the inaction and delays that follow it. This is your chance to end that pattern. Take swift and decisive action in charging the officers. The next months cannot look like the last three.”
ALICIA KEYS AND JOHN LEGEND TO HEADLINE ‘VERZUZ’ BATTLE: Alicia Keys and John Legend are set to battle it out on Juneteenth, which is June 19th, on Instagram Live for a VERZUZ battle. Swizz Beatz announced, “Let’s celebrate Juneteenth with a special edition #Verzuz! @Aliciakeys vs @johnlegendon the ? Friday, June 19th. 8pm est @verzuztv !!”
‘DEAR CLASS OF 2020′ SETS RECORD AS MOST-VIEWED YOUTUBE ORIGINALS LIVE EVENT: Dear Class of 2020, the star-studded virtual graduation event that aired on June 7th, has become the most-viewed YouTube Originals live event to date. The special, which featured Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Camila Cabello, Lizzo, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Alicia Keys, Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey, Beyoncé and many more big names, attracted over 665,000 viewers at its peak, and three days afterward, it had grabbed 34 million total views. “Dear Class of 2020” was also the No. 1 trending topic on Twitter during the four hours it streamed, and it raised nearly $2 million from corporate donors.
AARON CARTER ENGAGED TO MELANIE MARTIN” Aaron Carter announced that he and girlfriend Melanie Martin are engaged. “Lövē wins ❤️😍💍 #iloveyou3000 #engaged #fiance #ourlovestory,” Aaron wrote on Instagram along with a photo of Melanie wearing her engagement ring. Aaron and Melanie have been dating on and off since January. In early March, Aaron revealed that he got Melanie’s name tattooed above his eyebrow. News of the couple’s engagement comes just a few days after Aaron revealed that Melanie had sadly suffered a miscarriage after first announcing their pregnancy in April.