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.


"Hercules" Falters, While "Lucy" Shines At The Box Office With $44 Million

28th July 2014

This week at the box office, the sci-fi thriller Lucy won out over slim competition...


Concert-goers Hospitalised During Keith Urban Gig

28th July 2014

Dozens of concert-goers were hospitalised during Keith Urban's concert in Mansfield, Massachusetts on Saturday night...


Pink Floyd's New Album Is 'Spacey'

28th July 2014

Pink Floyd's new album will be ''very spacey.''The iconic rock group - consisting of Nick...


Aretha Franklin Lashes Out At Canadian Fast Food Join For Showing Her No Respect

28th July 2014

Legendary singer Aretha Franklin has publically scolded an employee at Johnny Rockets, a Canadian fast...


Beyonce Treats Texas Teens To Free Concert Tickets

28th July 2014

Beyonce helped to lift the spirits of 100 teenagers in her native Texas by inviting...


Veronica Mars Wins Top Prize At Mtvu Fandom Awards

28th July 2014

Cult Tv series Veronica Mars was given the top prize at the inaugural mtvU Fandom...


Oitnb Wins Big At Young Hollywood Awards

28th July 2014

'Orange Is The New Black' was a big winner at the 2014 Young Hollywood Awards...


Shakira Is Pregnant Again

28th July 2014

Shakira is reportedly pregnant with her second child.The 37-year-old singer and her soccer player partner...


Actor Peter Marquardt Dies At 50

28th July 2014

El Mariachi actor Peter Marquardt has died, aged 50.Marquardt passed away on 19 July...


Croatian Film Festival Bosses Pull Movie From Competition Over Music Copyright

28th July 2014

Organisers behind Croatia's Pula Film Festival were forced to pull a picture out of competition...


Jack White Makes Surprise Appearance At Beck Concert

28th July 2014

Rocker Jack White made a surprise appearance to join his pal Beck onstage at the...


Alison Sweeney: 'Mummy Guilt Prompted Me To Quit Days Of Our Lives'

28th July 2014

Actress Alison Sweeney knew it was time to quit her longtime role on U.S. soap...


Jennette Mccurdy Opens Up About Nickelodeon Departure By Saying She's "Not A Role Model"

28th July 2014

In recent times, the once thought squeaky clean Jennette McCurdy has managed to tarnish her...


Chris Pratt Sick Of Seventies Soundtrack He Used For Guardians Of The Galaxy

28th July 2014

Actor Chris Pratt spent five months listening to the same soundtrack of soft rock songs...


Chatty Ed Sheeran Annoys Pals

28th July 2014

Ed Sheeran has reportedly annoyed his friends by ''spilling secrets''.The 23-year-old singer is incredibly open...


Simon Cowell Celebrates Girlfriend's Birthday

28th July 2014

Simon Cowell splashed out on jewellery for his girlfriend's birthday.The 'X Factor' star - who...


Daniel Radcliffe Recalls Losing Virginity And Squashes Engagement Speculation

28th July 2014

Unfortunately for wizarding fans, Daniel Radcliffe and Harry Potter are constantly moving further and further...


Mick Jagger Finds Comfort With New Grandchildren

28th July 2014

Sir Mick Jagger is finding comfort following the death of his fashion designer girlfriend L'wren...


Laura Carmichael's Joy At Haiti Charity Grant

28th July 2014

Downton Abbey star Laura Carmichael is celebrating after the Haiti charity she supports was awarded...


Liam Payne Poses Naked

28th July 2014

Liam Payne has posed naked. The One Direction hunk took to his Instagram account this...


Piper Perabo Weds

28th July 2014

Piper Perabo has gotten married.The 37-year-old actress tied the knot with director-and-producer Stephen Kay in...


The New Mockingjay Trailer Will Make Your Heart Weep

28th July 2014

Another Comic-Con, another Hunger Games trailer. Not that we mind, of course, the Capitol propaganda...


Over 20 Fans Hospitalized Following Keith Urban's Weekend Concert

28th July 2014

For many concertgoers, Keith Urban's Saturday night (July 26th) show in Mansfield, Massachusetts, didn't go...


Sir Mick Jagger's Grandchildren Help Him Through L'wren's Death

28th July 2014

Sir Mick Jagger's grandchildren have helped him through the death of his partner L'Wren Scott....


"Sons Of Anarchy" Creator Stays Vague About Final Season At Hall H Panel

28th July 2014

Unlike a lot of the other panels at SDCC this year, Sons of Anarchy was...


Chill, "Justice League" Fans! Wonder Woman Looks Just Fine.

27th July 2014

Oh, hey Marvel, good luck trying to top DC’s Comic-Con panel this year. On Saturday,...


Taylor Swift Offers Advice To A Young Fan With A Broken Heart

28th July 2014

If her songs are anything to go by, then Taylor Swift is definitely the person...


Director George Miller Speaks On Purposely Avoiding Use Of Cgi In 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

28th July 2014

It has been over three decades since Australian filmmaker George Miller made his directorial debut...


Thandie Newton To Relocate To Los Angeles

28th July 2014

Actress Thandie Newton is relocating her family from her native U.K. to Los Angeles.The star...


Daniel Radcliffe Touts 'Horns' At Comic-con 2014

26th July 2014

Daniel Radcliffe was the star attraction at Comic-Con International 2014 on Friday (July 25, 2014),...


Cheryl Cole Achieves Fourth UK No.1 Single With 'Crazy Stupid Love'

28th July 2014

Cheryl Cole's personal and professional life could be going better as of late.The newly married...


Does Benedict Cumberbatch Have What It Takes To Play Batman?

26th July 2014

He's played the villain in Star Trek, Necromancer in The Hobbit and, of course, Sherlock...


After The Success Of 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes', What's Next?

24th July 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has been a huge success both critically and...


Nicki Minaj Announces Postponement Of New Single 'Anaconda' With Sexy Swimsuit Pic

28th July 2014

Nicki Minaj managed to garner the attention of an undoubtedly enormous number of fans, mainly...


Quentin Tarantino Confirms Hateful Eight Go-ahead

28th July 2014

Quentin Tarantino has confirmed he will continue to work on 'The Hateful Eight'. The Academy-Award...


Cheryl Cole Goes Down In U.k. Chart History With Fourth Solo Number One

28th July 2014

Newlywed British pop star Cheryl Cole has been given another reason to celebrate after scoring...


George Michael's Friends Fear For His Wellbeing

28th July 2014

Friends of George Michael fear he is living as a hermit following his collapse earlier...


Flirt Alert: Did Orlando Bloom And Nina Dobrev Really Get Close At Comic-con?

28th July 2014

Ok, so the romance at Comic-Con is definitely secondary to the first order of business,...


Nicki Minaj Is Furious With Rihanna

28th June 2014

Nicki Minaj is reportedly furious with Rihanna.The 'Pills N Potions' hitmaker, 31, is said to...


Peter Andre: Love And Pain Strongly Linked

28th July 2014

Peter Andre says that love and pain are strongly linked.Peter Andre says that love does...


Eliza Doolittle: I'm A Naked Wild-child

28th July 2014

Eliza Doolittle is a ''free, naked wild-child''.The 26-year-old pop star is so comfortable in her...


Robin Thicke Praises Paula Patton

27th June 2014

Robin Thicke thinks Paula Patton is ''a remarkable woman.''The 'Blurred Lines' hitmaker, who split from...


Kimberley Walsh To Take Champagne To Hospital For Birth

28th July 2014

Kimberley Walsh is going to take a bottle of champagne to the hospital when she...


Here Comes Guardians Of The Galaxy, A Huge Weekend In Store?

25th July 2014

‘Guardians of The Galaxy’ hits cinemas next weekend with Marvel bracing itself for what could...


Katie Price Thinks Cheryl's Husband Should Work

27th July 2014

Katie Price says Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini should continue to work.Katie Price has warned Cheryl Cole of...


'The Purge: Anarchy' Launches Another Grisly Franchise

25th July 2014

Last year's sleeper hit The Purge was an unusually intelligent thriller starring Ethan Hawke as...


Susan Sarandon Details Relationship With 'Idol' David Bowie

26th July 2014

Susan Sarandon, the Hollywood actress best known for Thelma and Louise, has detailed her relationship...


Comic-con Update: Evangeline Lilly Joins The Cast Of Ant-man Amid Production Mishaps

27th July 2014

More Marvel. More cast announcements. This is Comic-Con weekend. The latest round of announcements comes...


Blunt, Mirren Or Winslet? Who Will Win Best Actress Oscar 2015?

25th July 2014

The biggest night in the film award circuit is still seven months away. But everyone...


Dolly Parton Would Sing Own Songs In Biopic

28th July 2014

Dolly Parton would perform her own songs in a movie of her life.The 'Jolene' hitmaker...