Phillip Phillips is clearly going to win American Idol. It's unclear why we're even letting season 11 play out.

The singer - who had never landed on a plane until he touched down in Hollywood and who impressed us so much with his initial audition of "Superstition" and "Thriller" - embodies pretty much every recent show champion, from David Cook to Kris Allen to Lee DeWyze to Scotty McCreery.

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Chris Brown is planning a crazy performance for the Grammy Awards on Sunday night, according to reports. The star is up for three Grammys - Best R & B Album, Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song - at the annual music extravaganza.

“Chris has been rehearsing non-stop,” a source close to the singer said. “He wants to give the audience and his fans an over top the performance. Chris has put a lot of pressure on himself to deliver, and he will deliver, he always does."

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Looks like Katy Perry and Russell Brand are a united front in their split.

The parties have "entered into a comprehensive written settlement of all issues, including, without limitation, with respect to property to be confirmed/assigned to each party," it proclaims in big block letters on Perry's response to Brand's divorce filing.

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Alyssa Bustamante, a Missouri teenager who confessed to strangling, cutting and stabbing a 9-year-old girl because she wanted to know how it felt to kill someone, was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole.

She murdered Elizabeth Olten in St. Martins, Mo., in 2009.

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He's not just a pretty face. Prince Harry was given an award for "best copilot gunner" Wednesday as he completed his intense training in Apache helicopters.

Harry, 27, was named "best front-seat pilot" - the officer who takes control of the mission and its weapons systems and sights - among his 20 fellow pilots.

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New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs has a brief message for supermodel Gisele Bundchen, following her blaming the New England Patriots' Super Bowl loss on dropped passes by husband Tom Brady's teammates:

Just shut yer yap and just look gorgeous!

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Ellen DeGeneres was recently named a spokesperson for JC Penney.

Once this news broke, a conservative organization known as One Million Moms quickly launched an offensive to get the comedian fired from the gig. Bill O'Reilly addressed this topic on Fox News last night, taking the side that anyone is free to simply not shop at JC Penney... but to lobby for Ellen's ousting is un-American and wrong.

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