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Today's Top News Stories

Welcome to Top Stories, here you will find the 50 most visited news stories on Contactmusic from the past 24 hours. This page is updated four times a day.



1

'What If' Reviews: Smart, Silly And Sweet, If Not Predictable

22nd August 2014

In ‘What If’, Daniel Radcliffe plays a downtrodden medical school dropout, and one with a...

2

You Can't Copyright A Monkey Selfie, So Don't Try

22nd August 2014

In news altogether insignificant for the world’s population of monkeys, but bad for the British...

3

Scott Weiland Impersonator Sparks Jail Confusion

22nd August 2014

Police in California have confirmed Scott Weiland has been at the centre of a major...

4

Ariana Grande And Iggy Azalea Are Conquering The World, One Billboard Record At A Time

22nd August 2014

Everything is coming up Ariana Grande these days, including a record that hasn’t been topped...

5

Katie Holmes Moves Back To California

22nd August 2014

Katie Holmes and her daughter Suri have moved back to California after two years in...

6

50 Cent Heckles Floyd Mayweather With Unique Als Challenge: "F--K The Bucket Of Ice"

22nd August 2014

50 Cent is known for being involved in several feud's over the years, and it...

7

Robin Williams Cremated, Ashes Scattered In San Francisco Bay

21st August 2014

Robin Williams' final resting place will be very close to home. The legendary comedian was...

8

Statue Of Amy Winehouse To Be Unveiled In Camden Next Month

22nd August 2014

The late singer Amy Winehouse is to be honoured with a statue near her most...

9

Chris Pratt Pays Visit To Children's Hospital As Peter Quill

22nd August 2014

The world keeps on falling in love with Chris Pratt over and over again. After...

12

Celine Dion Is Remaining "Optimistic" As She Care For Cancer-stricken Husband

22nd August 2014

Many of Celine Dion's fans were shocked to hear that she is taking a hiatus...

13

Jackie Chan Is "Very Angry And Very Shocked" Over Son's Drug Arrest

20th August 2014

Jackie Chan has finally broken his silence over his son Jaycee's recent arrest in Beijing...

14

50 Cent Bets $750,000 Against Floyd Mayweather Reading A Page Of Harry Potter

22nd August 2014

So 50 Cent was the latest to be tagged in the viral Ice Bucket challenge...

15

Kevin Smith And Johnny Depp Working With Their Own Daughters In Upcoming Film

20th August 2014

Kevin Smith is in the process of directing the second film in his new trilogy...

16

Jeremy Paxman In Talks With Channel 4, Jon Snow Not Under Threat

22nd August 2014

Jeremy Paxman is in talks to join Channel 4 after leaving rival broadcaster BBC. However,...

18

Pierce Brosnan Recalls Turning Down Tim Burton's 'Batman' Before Michael Keaton Was Cast

22nd August 2014

Piece Brosnan will undoubtedly be remembered for playing the womanizing British secret agent James Bond...

20

Jennifer Lawrence In Talks With Quentin Tarantino For 'The Hateful Eight'

22nd August 2014

Jennifer Lawrenceis in negotiations withQuentin Tarantinoto star in his forthcoming movie,The Hateful Eight. From the...

21

'Lucy' Is Fantastic, But There Will Be No Sequel, Says Besson

22nd August 2014

Director Luc Besson has generated modest acclaim for his action-thriller Lucy, though the Frenchman says...

22

With T Minus One Day Till Premiere, "Doctor Who" Takes Over Central London

22nd August 2014

With T minus one day to the season premiere of Doctor Who, the show is...

23

Miley Cyrus Banned From Performing In Dominican Republic

22nd August 2014

Miley Cyrus has been banned from performing in the Dominican Republic. The commission overseeing public...

24

John Lennon's Killer Fighting For Freedom

22nd August 2014

John Lennon's killer Mark David Chapman is awaiting a decision over whether he will finally...

25

Lionsgate Bosses Sue Website Owners Over Expendables 3 Leak

01st August 2014

Movie executives at Lionsgate have filed a lawsuit against the anonymous individuals who leaked an...

26

Harry Hill To Front Re-vamped 'Stars In Their Eyes'

22nd August 2014

Nostalgia time: another ‘90s TV show is to be relaunched. Comedian Harry Hill will host...

27

Soundcloud Launches Ad Initiative With Subscription Service Looming

22nd August 2014

SoundCloud has, since its inception, been a mish-mash of unsigned, independent and major artists to...

28

Britney Spears Loves New Video Parody

22nd August 2014

A less-than-flattering new Britney Spears video has hit the Internet and the pop princess loves...

29

Former "Monk" Star Tony Shalhoub Joins Showtime's "Nurse Jackie" As Season Regular

21st August 2014

Tony Shaloub, the infinitely likeable lead of USA Network’s Monk has been tapped for another...

30

Pamela Anderson Urges Officials To Stay Strong Over Cosmetics Ban

22nd August 2014

Actress Pamela Anderson is urging officials in India to push ahead with plans to ban...

31

Lindsay Lohan Racing To Complete Community Service Before Stage Debut

22nd August 2014

Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan jetted back to New York last week (ends17Aug14) in a bid...

33

Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz And Girlfriend Meagan Camper Welcome Baby Boy, Saint Lazslo

22nd August 2014

Pete Wentz, who is the bass guitarist in US rock band Fall Out Boy, has...

34

Jimmy Fallon Gives Oscar-winning Actor Jared Leto A Beard Trim On 'Tonight Show'

22nd August 2014

Academy Award-winning actor and singer Jared Leto has been sporting a rather lengthy beard as...

36

Antony Costa Files For Bankruptcy

22nd August 2014

British pop star Antony Costa has become the third member of Blue to file for...

37

Steve-o Facing Police Probe Over Seaworld Sign Prank

22nd August 2014

Jackass star Steve-O is facing a police investigation after confessing he was responsible for a...

38

Model Bernadette Bishop Dies

22nd August 2014

Former French model Bernadette Bishop has died, aged 72.The beauty passed away this week (beg18Aug14)...

39

Jennifer Lopez Closes Out Chelsea Handler's Tv Interviews

22nd August 2014

Jennifer Lopez became U.S. talk show host Chelsea Handler's last interview guest as the comedienne...

40

Peter Capaldi: 'Doctor Who Ring Is Packed With Meaning'

22nd August 2014

Actor Peter Capaldi has revealed the gold ring his new Doctor Who wears is not...

41

Carson Daly Welcomes Third Child

22nd August 2014

Carson Daly has welcomed his third child.'The Voice' host's fiancée Siri Pinter gave birth to...

42

'Harry Potter' Director David Yates Will Helm 'Fantastic Beasts' Spin-off Film

22nd August 2014

It appears Warner Bros. has found the right man to direct the upcoming 'Fantastic Beasts...

43

Joe Budden Denies Assaulting Ex-girlfriend

22nd August 2014

Rapper Joe Budden has denied allegations he was involved in a bust-up with an ex-girlfriend...

44

Morgan Freeman Keeps Young With Sex

22nd August 2014

Morgan Freeman says sex keeps him young.The 77-year-old actor - who has been divorced twice...

45

Did Kevin Hart Purposely Propose To Girlfriend On Same Day As Ex-wife's Reality Show Debuted?

20th August 2014

Earlier this week, American comedian Kevin Hart showed off his romantic side by asking his...

46

Jackie Chan Nearly Quit Action Movies

22nd August 2014

Jackie Chan considered quitting action movies after one particularly unpleasant day on the set of...

47

Shane Black To Take On The Destroyer

22nd August 2014

Iron Man 3 director Shane Black is set to tackle a movie adaptation of action...

48

Cliff Richard Hires Ian Burton As Legal Representative, But Who Is This Lawyer?

21st August 2014

With accusations of child sex offences coming thick as fast as more and more accusers...

49

Kate Bush Hires Personal Trainer

22nd August 2014

Kate Bush has been working with a personal trainer to get ready for her London...

50

Robert Rodriguez 'Blown Away' By Lady Gaga's Acting

22nd August 2014

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez was so "blown away" by Lady Gaga's acting skills that he convinced...