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He won season nine of American Idol, but Lee DeWyze has lost out on a record deal.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, RCA Records CEO Peter Edge has confirmed that DeWyze is no longer a member of that label, making him the latest Idol champion to have trouble finding post-show success. Lee's debut album, 2010’s "Live It Up," sold just over 168,000 copies.

“The best Idol results come from doing great A&R," Edge said. "The TV platform provides amazing coverage, but if you don't have the right songs, it doesn't really mean a whole hell of a lot, because we've seen American Idol winners come and go in a heartbeat."

Those still on the label include Kris Allen, David Cook, Jordin Sparks, Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson.

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The Countdown is over!

After giving fans a fun sneak peek at her latest music video, Beyonce released the full version last night. Replete with a retro feel and quick cuts that fit the song's beat perfectly, "Countdown" looks to be another winner from an artist that can simply do no wrong. Watch below to see this expecting mother make her unborn child proud:

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A month after debuting her latest single on America's Got Talent, Susan Boyle has released the official music video for "You Have To Be There."

It's classic Boyle in every way, too, as this 50-year old shows off her ridiculous vocal range in a classically-filmed black and white shoot. Look for Boyle's new album to hit stories and iTunes next month.

For now, though, just sit back and enjoy a lovely video from a talented artist. View it below.

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Pregnancy is not about to slow down Sasha Fierce.

In anticipation of her official music video for "Countdown," Beyonce has released a 30-second preview of what's to come, concluding the teaser with a pose that shows off her quickly-growing baby bump.

For those residing under a rock of some kind, Beyonce and Jay Z announced in late August that they are expecting their first child. We're incredibly happy for the couple and excited to post the full "Countdown" video when it's released later tonight.

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Willow Smith has moved past whipping her hair. She's no longer a 21st Century Girl.

Now, instead, Will and Jada's daughter is the "Fireball of the party," as she belts out repeatedly during the chorus of her aptly-titled new single, "Fireball." Joined by Nicki Minaj, the young artist premiered this single today on Hot 97’s The Angie Martinez Show.

What do you think?

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Kelly Clarkson is not gay. She would like people to know that.

But the first-ever American Idol is coming out with a new album on October 24. It's titled "Stronger," a name taken from one of the singles featured on the CD and just released online this week by Clarkson.

Kelly Clarkson Down Under

“Hey ya’ll - I heard that some versions of ‘What Doesn’t Kill You (Stronger)’ started showing up online," Clarkson blogged yesterday. "I want you to hear the real thing! Check it out!"

You heard the artist. Visit her YouTube page and do so now!

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Guess Kat Von D's relationship with Jesse James (they broke up a second time last month) provided too much potential not to be used somewhere.

She's coming out with a debut album! Seriously, she is.

"I've been passionate about music all my life," Von D told E! at the Rage video game launch in L.A. "I've been playing classical piano since I was six. So I understand the form, but it will be fun to be able to translate a message."

Katherine Von D

What is Kat Von D's approach to making music, exactly?

"I think it's much like tattooing or the TV show or makeup, my clothing line, fashion," she said. "All those things, they're just different outlets to be able to be creative. So music, I think, it's just going to be one of those things."

Sure it is.

As for the sound, Von D says it will be "more on the dark, more tragically romantic" side, so kind of a la Depeche Mode and the Cure, only edgier.

Only one question: Where do we pre-order??!

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Selena Gomez is a lot more than Justin Bieber's girlfriend.

Yes, the young artist gets to go on fantasy dates with the world's most famous 17-year old, but she also has an incredibly successful career of her own.

And she'll take another step forward with it via "Hit the Lights," Selena's upcoming new single off "When the Sun Goes Down." Look for it on the radio any day now and for it to include a chord whose lyrics read:

Hit the lights
Let the music move you
Lose yourself tonight
Come alive
Let the moment take you
Lose control tonight

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Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez gets their sexy groove on in a new duet.

The singers team up below on "Mouth 2 Mouth," a single that included the lyrics We live. We love. We die. and which will be included on Iglesias' deluxe reissue of his 2010 album Euphoria. Will you be running off to download this track? Give it a listen and find out.

J. Lo, of course, has been on her own professional roll lately. Check out the official music video for "Papi" NOW.

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We didn't see this cover coming.

On her upcoming new album, Susan Boyle slows down the Depeche Mode classic "Enjoy the Silence." The former Britain's Got Talent finalist shows off her vocal range once again on the track, taking it to a place the original version simply didn't go.

Which do you prefer? Listen to SuBo now and decide for yourself: