Harry Styles, Miley Cyrus & Others Pay Respects On 9.11 Anniversary

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Several pop artists are remembering the 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States on Twitter, including Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus and many more. Among the tweets:

LOLO (@lolomusic): We will never forget those we lost. Can’t believe it’ll be 12 years tomorrow. #911 #NYstrong… instagram.com/p/eGX9u9E4zC/

Sheryl Crow (@SherylCrow): Never forget those whose lives perished on 9/11. God bless our country.

Jonas Brothers (@JonasBrothers): Never forget. 9/11.

Jennifer Lopez live (2012)Jennifer Lopez (@JLo): 9/11 reminds us to always LOVE and be thankful!! Never forget!! pic.twitter.com/i0fmkbKjVp

Lady Gaga (@ladygaga): 12 years ago today Sept 11th. We Will Never Forget. Still remember the smoke in the sky. Saying lots of prayers for families who lost lives.

Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin): #NineEleven We will never forget.

Jessica Sutta (@IamJessicaSutta): Today we honor all of those that lost their lives on September 11, 2001. We will NEVER forget. #September11 ow.ly/i/37K7r

Jessica Sutta (@IamJessicaSutta): Let us never forget ..?My prayers and thoughts go out to all the families, angels and heroes. instagram.com/p/eIOXpGngSV/

Pia Toscano (@PiaToscano): I remember 9/11 like it was yesterday.. Always a very sad day. Never Forget. #911 #neverforget instagram.com/p/eIFUaCL8es/

Savannah Outen (@therealsavannah): 9/11 – We will never forget. My thoughts are with the friends & families who lost their loved ones. Honoring and remembering today.

Aly & AJ Michalka (@78Violet): We will never forget today…praying for NY…

Elliott Yamin (@elliottyamin): Thinkin bout all of the 9/11 victims and there families at this moment

Victoria Justice fingers crossedVictoria Justice (@VictoriaJustice): My thoughts and prayers are with everyone who suffered a loss 12 years ago today & all our heroes. We must never forget! #Remembering911

Sandi Thom (@Sandi_Thom): Always remembered, never forgotten! 9/11 #september11 youtube.com/watch?v=5JLh2Tdcrio

Toby Lightman (@TobyLightman): We then went to a local bar who was cleaning and finally saw what happened. Our hearts dropped. #wherewereyou #alwaysremember #9/11

Debbie Gibson (@DebbieGibson): Love and peace be with us all on 9/11!

Janelle Monae (@JanelleMonae): Sending love. Remembering 9/11.

Marie Digby (@mariedigby): 12 years ago today on 9/11, I was a freshman in college. It’s been a long time but it feels like yesterday.I’ll #neverforget that tragic day

Demi Lovato (@ddlovato): My prayers are with the friends and families who lost loved ones on this day 12 years ago… #9/11 #NeverForget

Katharine McPhee (@katharinemcphee): #NeverForget #9/11

One Direction member Harry Styles liveHarry Styles (@Harry_Styles): Love and prayers to anyone affected by 9/11. We will never forget.

Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey): Listening to #OneSweetDay in honor of those lost on 9/11/01 w/ deepest sympathy for their loved ones as we ALL continue to heal #Remember911

Nicole Scherzinger (@NicoleScherzy): My thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the victims of 9/11. #alwaysremember

Blake Lewis (@BlakeLewis): Everyone knows where they were when 9/11 happened. Today is another reminder that we need to live each day to the fullest with love in our hearts and let the people in our lives know we appreciate them. My thoughts and prayers go to the many people who lost their loved ones on this tragic day. Always remember. #love #unity #peace

Avery (@AVERYofficial): take a moment to remember all the lives that were lost on this day, and all the heroes that gave their lives….9/11 #neverforget

Nick Jonas (@nickjonas): We all remember where we were on 9/11, and the impact it had on so many lives. #NeverForget #GodBlessAmerica

Ashley Tisdale (@ashleytisdale): This day will always be heavy on my heart #9/11 #neverforget pic.twitter.com/Ge08Anoxm2

Miley Cyrus (@MileyCyrus): Do a good deed today in observance of @911day. Make your pledge at 911day.org . #911day

Pop Artists React To The Death Of Kidd Kraddick

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Several pop artists reacted with shock and sadness over the death of Texas based syndicated radio host David “Kidd” Kraddick, who died at a charity golf tournament in New Orleans. The DJ, whose Kidd Kraddick in the Morning show aired in nearly 100 cities, was 53. Cause of death was a cardiac related, according to a preliminary autopsy report. Among the messages posted at Twitter:

Austin Mahone (@AustinMahone): Just heard the worst news that @KiddKraddick past away… I used to listen to his morning show every morning on the way to school… May he rest in peace and never be forgotten. You’re the man @KiddKraddick always and forever.

Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson): Oh man, I just heard Kidd Kraddick died! He’s my childhood DJ. What a sad day. His poor family. He was always nice to me from the beginning.

Ryan Cabrera (@RyanCabrera): Kidd, I will always remember you and just smile…untill we meet again my friend…

One Direction member Harry Styles liveHarry Styles (@Harry_Styles): Absolutely devastated to hear about the sad passing of Kidd Kraddick. He was always so nice and will be incredibly missed. Lovely man. RIP.

BC Jean (@BCJean): I’m so sad & devastated to hear about the death of @KiddKraddick I had the pleasure of knowing & loving him. My heart is hurting! RIP Kidd

Papa Jonas (@PapaJonas): I am truly sad right now. RIP Kidd Kraddick

Nick Jonas (@nickjonas): Really hope this is not true about Kidd Kraddick. You will be missed.

Joe Jonas (@joejonas): The sad sad news about Kidd Kraddick is shocking. He will be missed greatly.

Backstreet Boys (@backstreetboys): Our thoughts & prayers go out to Kidd Kraddick, his friends, & family. He Made huge contributions to the industry & his legend will live on!

Gavin DeGraw in stripesGavin DeGraw (@GavinDeGraw): Just heard the news about Kidd Kraddick. I’m crushed. My prayers go out to his family & all who knew and loved him. Great human being.

Jason Castro (@jasoncastro): So sad to hear that Kidd Kraddick has passed away! He was a kind and generous man to all.

Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest): So sad hearing about my radio brother Kid Kraddick. One of a kind and one of the best at what he did every morning. U will be missed Kidd

Elliott Yamin (@elliottyamin): I just heard the passing news of Kid Kraddick,and my heart sunk!…he was instrumental in breakin “Wait 4u”, and was always so supportive & should b considered a huge loss the the radio world…I am forever grateful, and so honored to have gotten to him Kidd over the years!

Secondhand Serenade (@secondhandjohn): My thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and family of David Cradick (Kidd Kraddick). The impact he has made will never be forgotten.

Ed Sheeran wearing sunglassesEd Sheeran (@edsheeran): Completely speechless. Rest in peace Kidd.

Jordin Sparks (@JordinSparks): I’m gonna miss you Kidd. :(

Rebecca Black (@MsRebeccaBlack): no way… RIP Kidd Kraddick. a good soul gone way too soon…..

Demi Lovato (@ddlovato): #RIPKiddKraddick.. Grew up with you always on my radio.. Had the pleasure of meeting you back when I was 9 at a showcase where even way back then, you believed in my talent. Dallas, TX lost a hero tonight and my heart is broken for the KISS FM family. You’re already missed Kidd.. Also, praying for Kidd’s family and friends.. Was a pleasure knowing you for so many years.. #WeLoveYouKidd Life is so short.. Spend it doing the things that you love, with the people you love..

Cody Simpson (@CodySimpson): devastated hearing the news about @KiddKraddick today. such a cool bloke. saw him not too long ago in Dallas. you’ll be dearly missed pal

Nick Lachey (@NickLachey): Just heard the news about the passing of Kid Kraddick…..so sad. He was truly one of the good guys in radio, a class act! #RIP

Hanson (@hansonmusic): We’re in total shock at the terrible news of the sudden passing of our friend. @KiddKraddick. A sad sad day. #ripkiddkraddick

Victoria Justice headphonesVictoria Justice (@VictoriaJustice): So sad 2 hear about 1 of my fave radio hosts, Kidd Kraddick passing. I did 1 of my fave interviews ever w/ him: http://youtu.be/7_Ei8pyY4VQ #RIP

Michelle Branch (@michellebranch): Just heard that @KiddKraddick passed away. He played me on his morning show when I was unknown. Big bummer. It always happen in 3’s :( #RIP

Orianthi (@orianthi): RIP @KiddKraddick

Matt Nathanson (@mattnathanson): woke up to news about the passing of @KiddKraddick that man had a HUGE heart and was a very sweet & kind human. he will be missed.

Karmin (@karminmusic): Lost one of our favorite people on the planet, @KiddKraddick – can’t believe you’re gone buddy. RIP

Demi Lovato Performs Live Set, Talks ‘Demi’ & Songwriting

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Demi Lovato performed songs from her latest album ‘Demi’, in a live concert from Greystone Manor in Hollywood. The singer and actress also discussed songwriting, collaborations, and her album in an interview on Walmart Soundcheck.

On her album ‘Demi’, she said, “It’s just a representation of who I am and where I am today and the music I wanted to create for a long time, and I finally got the courage to do so. It kind of goes back to the roots of my first two albums and it’s different because I’m also speaking about some pretty heavy issues and opening up a lot.”

Explaining how she creates her music, Demi said, “My writing process is going into the studio and either having something to say and telling who I’m writing with, ‘Hey, this is what I want to write about. I have to get this off my chest.’ That’s kind of how we start the song, and also trying to personalize it as much as possible.”

Watch the interview, performances of ‘Skyscraper’, ‘Heart Attack’, ‘Give Your Heart a Break’ and ‘Love Like a Star’ at soundcheck.walmart.com/demi-lovato. Check out additional pictures from the appearance after the cut. (more…)

Demi Lovato: I Wasn’t Dissing Justin Bieber

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Demi Lovato checked in with her Twitter followers (@ddlovato) on Saturday (July 13), reacting to a report on TMZ that during ‘X Factor’ auditions earlier this week, she had taken some subtle jabs at Justin Bieber.

The attitude of one hopeful prompted Demi to tell him, “We don’t need another little punk running the streets,” which was interpreted as a diss of Bieber who has angered neighbors with his reckless driving. Demi told another contestant after he performed Justin’s song ‘As Long As You Love Me’, “Well finally someone can sing the song the way it was meant to be sung.”

Demi clarified her remarks stating:

BTW – no shade thrown at Justin. So many people audition with his songs.. Finally someone sang it the way it was meant to be sung..

Meaning, finally someone sang it the way JUSTIN sang it.

Ain’t got nothin’ but love for @justinbieber and his Beliebers.

I love my #lovatics the mostest though… hehe

Pop Artists React To News Cory Monteith Is Dead

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Several pop artists are reacting to the news that ‘Glee’ actor Cory Monteith was found dead in his hotel room in Vancouver on Saturday. Monteith, who was 31, spent time in rehab earlier this year. Among the messages on Twitter about the sad news:

Havana Brown (@djhavanabrown): #RIPCoreyMonteith

Lance Bass (@LanceBass): Devastated about the news of Cory Monteith – such an incredible guy – my thoughts are with his family and friends.

Debby Ryan (@TheDebbyRyan): RIP Cory Monteith. ): So young. Praying for those closest to him.

Rochelle Humes (@RochelleTheSats): Oh my goodness. RIP Cory Monteith. Awful awful news. Xx

Zooey Deschanel (@ZooeyDeschanel): This is such sad news about @CoryMonteith – what an absolutely tragic loss of a very talented young man.

Katharine McPhee dogKatharine McPhee (@katharinemcphee): “@JustJared: Cory Monteith Dead: Vancouver Police Releases Statement” omg. Met this sweet man. RIP.

Shane Harper (@TheShaneHarper): So heavy…. Please please keep Cory’s family and friends in your prayers

Jessica Origliasso (@Jessicaveronica): Heartbreaking to hear about Cory Monteith. Love and light X Its so sad when people are taken before their time

Demi Lovato (@ddlovato): #RIPCoryMonteith… So unbelievably tragic. Please #prayforLea..

Bonnie McKee (@BonnieMcKee): So heartbreaking! What a great talent, lost. Devastating. #RIPCoreyMonteith .. People forget that DRUGS CAN KILL YOU. Please be careful out there kids, you’re not invincible. Life is precious &fragile. #RIPCoreyMonteith

Alyssa Bernal (@alyssabernal): NO WAY :( ‘Glee’ star Monteith found dead in Canada

Savannah Outen (@therealsavannah): Devastating. Cory, you left your mark w/ our generation. You & your talent will be missed. Sending love & strength to his family & friends.

ZACPOOR (?@zacpoor): So sad to hear that @CoreyMonteith passed away. He was so young and such a lovely guy. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

Demi Lovato On Sex Tape Fame Vs. Respected Artist Fame

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Guardian caught up with Demi Lovato in a Q&A, where the former ‘Sonny with a Chance’ star talked about the quality of her latest album ‘Demi’ vs her prior efforts, viewing getting older as a privilege, being the subject of multiple interventions, a possible childhood crush on the man inside the Barney the Dinosaur costume, being glad her Disney Channel chapter has closed, and wanting to form a girl group that included herself, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift.

As for what advice she might give in the future if she had a 15-year-old daughter that said, “I want to be famous”, Demi responded, “When people say ‘I want to be famous – I want to be a star’, you have to ask: ‘What are your intentions? If you just want to be famous, make a sex tape.’ So what I’d say is, if you’re doing it because you want to be a respected actress or musician, follow your dream. If you just want paparazzi following you, rethink what’s going on in your little head. It’s crazy how people confuse the two nowadays.”

Demi Lovato Thanks Fans For Support After Her Dad Patrick’s Death

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Demi Lovato checked in with her Twitter follwors (@ddlovato) moments ago, thanking fans for their supportive tweets in wake of news that her biological father Patrick Lovato, with whom the singer and actress had been estranged, had died over the weekend.

I feel so humbled to have had so much support from my fans, friends, family and complete strangers.. God bless you all, thank you so much

Among the stars sending Lovato supportive Twitter messages:

Simon Cowell (@SimonCowell): My thoughts are with you Demi. X

Aaron Fresh (@AaronFresh1): Stay strong DEMI….he came here on earth for a reason. His job is done, you carry on now! #Teamfresh

Jennifer Love Hewitt (@TheReal_Jlh): Sending my thoughts to Demi Lovato and her family. My condolences during this tough time.

Paulina Rubio (@paurubio): I love you lil sis my prayers are with you guys! Te amo @ddlovato sorry for your loss, I know what it feels Nothing we can say it’s enough…

Nick Jonas (@nickjonas): @ddlovato WE CAN’T STOP THE WORLD, but we can find friends we DON’T FORGET. So blessed our TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS collided. Stay strong.

Demi Lovato’s Biological Father Patrick Lovato Has Died

Demi Lovato's father Patrick Lovato has died

According to Demi Lovato’s sister Dallas, their biological father Patrick Lovato has died. Dallas Lovato told her Twitter followers (@dallaslovato) earlier today:

Rest in peace daddy I love you..

The tweet has led to “#BeliebersAreHereForYouDemi” and “#RIPPatrickLovato” to trend worldwide on the micro blogging site.

“She’s always been a star,” Patrick told ‘Inside Edition’ about his estranged daughter Demi. “I love my little daughter so much, if that’s what she wanted to do, that’s what I wanted her to do. I worried about the industry. I didn’t worry about Disney at all. I felt that her being with Disney was probably the best thing she could ever do. If you had a child, who would you want them to sign with? I mean Disney’s #1.”

Patrick told RadarOnline in 2011 that he wanted Demi to contact him as he battled cancer. “My health isn’t what it used to be and I know my daughter loves her daddy, so please call me Demi,” he pleaded at the time.

Demi said about the strained relationship with Patrick, “Sometimes there are people in your life that you have to cut out. It sucks when it’s your own father. But I know what’s best for me…I have an old soul, because I had to grow up fast, because of the public eye and because of my life experiences.”

Update: Demi’s mother Dianna De La Garza, in response to the support received on Twitter (@@DiannaDeLaGarza), wrote:

Thank you all for the outpouring of love and prayers. Y’all are amazing! http://say.ly/PmL66Dp

Psy Denies Criticizing Demi Lovato

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Psy checked in with his Twitter followers on Sunday (May 19) after hearing a rumor he wanted to stress was not true. Psy is set to co-host and perform at the MuchMusic Video Awards on June 16th, while Demi will perform at the event. The Korean recording artist told fans:

Seems like there’s a terrible rumor that I said some negative things about Demi Lovato, which is #NotTrue!! I was really blessed listening to her singing at the Christmas in Washington last December. I am also so upset about this rumor too. I’ll find out where that rumor came from and gonna fix whatever it takes!! I look forward to seeing you in Canada Demi…

Demi Lovato Talks New Album, Broken Leg During Twitter Chat

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Demi Lovato took part in a Twitter chat with friends via Universal Orlando (@UniversalORL), where the singer and actress was asked about her upcoming album and its first single ‘Heart Attack’, horses, dream collaborations, the status of her broken leg, her goals, and more. Check out some of Demi’s responses below.

@oohdemetria My fav fruit is watermelon. Thanks!

@lovatic4lovato You can expect a little bit of everything from my next album. All my other albums times 10.

@kaislaaa I love horses and I can’t wait to ride a horse again. Thanks!

@MileyMyLaugh The artist I would like to collaborate with most is @Eminem. Thanks!

@janinevt My personal dream is to get married and have a family. My professional dream is to win a Grammy.

@0ps_Demi If I were an animal I would be an eagle soaring through the sky.

@AhlammeansDream My leg is a lot better. I’m easing off of wearing the boot soon. I’m trying to wear it at certain times.

@michellewtff If I weren’t a singer/actress, I would want to be a songwriter or a mom and a wife.

@Leozzinhuu I may or may not have a name for my new album, but I can’t reveal it yet.

@CourtneyRose18x “Heart Attack” was inspired by being in a place of vulnerability. Which I’m sure many people can relate to.

@nmgraber It feels so great for my new song to be out and that people are liking it.

@kpcalmlisn2demi My leg is better, I’m not on crutches anymore. And yeah this is the first time I’ve broken anything.