Cory Monteith has gotten his big break on Glee. He plays the character of Finn on this fantastic Fox show. The Canadian actor has been...

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The late Cory Monteith and other stars were notably absent from the 2014 Academy Awards' In Memoriam segment last night, sparking debate among fans.

A moving tribute paid homage to stars such as Paul Walker, Shirley Temple, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and James Gandolfini, but omitted other big names.

Bette Midler made her Oscars singing debut during the segment, performing "Wind Beneath My Wings" as a montage of stars we lost flashed on screen.

Notably left off the list were Cory Monteith, Dennis Farina, Jonathan Winters, Dennis Farina, Tom Clancy and Sarah Jones, a camerawoman who recently died.

This isn't the first such snub; Farrah Fawcett and Corey Haim were not mentioned during the In Memoriam segment of the Oscars in previous years.

Do you think Cory Monteith and the other omitted names deserved to be included? Why do you suppose that some made the cut and others did not?

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I hope you're in the mood to cry today.

Ever since Cory Monteith's tragic death people have been watching Lea Michele to see how she's handling it.

If you were looking for a response, you can't get much more direct that her new song "If You Say So."

Play it below, then scroll down for lyrics:

Chorus:

"It’s been seven whole days without your embrace
I wanna see your face
I got some things to say
Was just a week ago

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by Hilton Hater at

Lea Michele has released another track off her debut album.

But this one is extra special and emotional for the artist/actress.

The song is titled "You're Mine" and Michele told Ellen DeGeneres a few weeks ago that she often breaks down upon listening to it because: 

"It makes me think so much of Cory. It was ours. When I think of him, I play this.”

Michelle, of course, is referring to Cory Monteith, her late boyfriend who died of a drug overdose in July. Listen to the track now and then to a few others off "Louder."

Lea Michele Solo Songs
This one is for Cory Monteith. Lea Michele has said she wrote "You're Mine" with her late boyfriend in mind.
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Lea Michele - "You're Mine"

1. Lea Michele - "You're Mine"

This one is for Cory Monteith. Lea Michele has said she wrote "You're Mine" with her late boyfriend in mind.


Lea Michele - "Louder"

2. Lea Michele - "Louder"

Lea Michele has come out with her new single. It's titled "Louder" and you should listen to it here.


Lea Michele - "Cannonball" (Music Video)

3. Lea Michele - "Cannonball" (Music Video)

Lea Michele has released the official music video for the track "Cannonball." Watch it here!


Lea Michele Album Preview

4. Lea Michele Album Preview

A preview for Lea Michele's album Louder. The Glee star sounds great, right?


To relive some of Cory and Lea's best on-screen moments, watch Glee online at TV Fanatic.

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Billy Joel once memorably sang that "Only the Good Die Young."

While his point was that you should live your life, not be consumed by preconceived inhibitions, the phrase certainly still rings true in modern day Hollywood.

Be it from substance abuse or other tragic circumstances, some of the world's most beloved stars have met an untimely end long before they should have.

From Philip Seymour Hoffman's heroin overdose and Paul Walker's fatal car crash to some whose deaths remained shrouded in mystery, it's a long list.

Scroll through The Hollywood Gossip's gallery of 21 shocking celebrity deaths below as we look back on some of the brightest stars who we lost too soon.

They may be gone from this world, but they are not forgotten:

21 Shocking Celebrity Deaths
Philip Seymour Hoffman passed away at the age of 46. He was found with a needle in his arm and had a history of drug abuse.
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Philip Seymour Hoffman

1. Philip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman passed away at the age of 46. He was found with a needle in his arm and had a history of drug abuse.


Cory Monteith

2. Cory Monteith

Cory Monteith was 27 years old when he passed away. He overdosed on drugs during a night of partying in Vancouver.


Heath Ledger

3. Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger left us with one final, amazing performance. He earned an Oscar for his work as The Joker.


Paul Walker

4. Paul Walker

Paul Walker died in a car accident on November 30, 2013. He left behind a daughter and a burgeoning film career.


Gia Allemand

5. Gia Allemand

Gia Allemand was only 29 when she died. The former Bachelor contestant took her own life.


James Gandolfini

6. James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini will always be remembered as Tony Soprano. He died of a heart attack at the age of 51.


Amy Winehouse

7. Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse lived a hard life. She died of a drug overdose on July 23, 2011.


Gary Coleman

8. Gary Coleman

Rest in peace, Gary Coleman. The sitcom star left this world at the age from an intercranial hemorrhage.


Corey Haim

9. Corey Haim

We lost Corey Haim to a reported drug overdose in March 2010. He is remembered for a number of roles, such as Lost Boys.


Brittany Murphy

10. Brittany Murphy

Brittany Murphy poses here at the 2009 Video Music Awards. She passed away at the age of 32.


Michael Jackson

11. Michael Jackson

Celebrity death don't hit the world harder than that of Michael Jackson. He was 50 years old when he passed away.


Tupac Shakur

12. Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur poses here with his mother. The rapper was gunned down at the age of 25.


Aaliyah

13. Aaliyah

The music world lost Aaliyah in 2001. She died in a plane crash.


Tim Russert

14. Tim Russert

Tim Russert was as respected as it gets in the world of journalism. He died in 2008.


Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes

15. Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes

Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes was a key part of TLC. She was killed in a car accident.


Whitney Houston

16. Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston passed away the night before the Grammys. She overdosed in a hotel bathtub.


Princess Diana

17. Princess Diana

Princess Diana was taken from us in 1997. The iconic figure died in a car crash.


Kurt Cobain

18. Kurt Cobain

Rest in peace, Kurt Cobain. The rocker committed suicide in 1997.


Anna Nicole Smith

19. Anna Nicole Smith

Anna Nicole Smith died at the young age of 39. She lived a very troubled life.


Biggie Smalls

20. Biggie Smalls

Biggie Smalls got caught up in the East Coast/West Coast rap war. He was killed in 1997.


Natasha Richardson

21. Natasha Richardson

Natasha Richardson was married to Liam Neeson at the time of her death. She passed away from a skiing accident.


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Thanks to the band Bonnie Dune, the spirit of Cory Monteith is not all that lives on months after the death of this actor.

The group released "Maybe Tonight" online this week, which marks the final track Monteith recorded prior to his tragic drug overdose in July.

It's one of six singles on the band's EP "Miramar," which includes the late actor/musician.

As relayed by Jossip, frontman Justin Wilczynski says it was the former Glee star who pushed to get the band back together shortly before his passing.

"We finished these particular six songs quite a while ago,” the artist said. “Some things happened where Cory needed to take a break, and we realized that he was struggling and that he was having a hard time, so we took a bit of a hiatus from the writing and recording process."

Listen to the song now:

And remember: you can watch Glee online at TV Fanatic to relive Monteith's most memorable Fox performances.

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Cory Monteith might be gone, but he'll never be forgotten by Lea Michele.

The singer and actress is featured in the latest issue of Teen Vogue, opening up to good friend Jonathan Groff for an interview that touches on her personal life, her professional life and how the two often intersect.

Especially when it comes to Michele's debut album, "Louder," which will be released on February 28.

Michele explains to Groff:

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The late Glee actor Cory Monteith's name was embarrassingly misspelled during an "In Memoriam" tribute segment at the 2014 Grammy Awards Sunday night.

When Monteith's name flashed on screen in at the live event, fans and audience members were shocked to see that his surname had the "i" and "e" flipped:

Cory Monteith Grammy Tribute

It's a tough name to spell, and was just an honest mistake the editors regret, but it's still upsetting for many Glee fans still mourning the deceased star.

Cory Monteith was found dead Saturday, July 13, in a room at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in downtown Vancouver after missing his noon checkout time.

An autopsy and toxicity screening showed that the 31-year-old died of an overdose, officially termed mixed drug toxicity, with heroin and alcohol in his system.

However you want to spell his name, he'll never be forgotten. It just hasn't been the same to watch Glee ever since he was taken from us far too soon.

In other embarrassing (but more pleasant) Grammy news ... you have to see the reaction of Taylor Swift thinking she won Album of the Year when she didn't ...

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Glee paid very emotional tribute to Cory Monteith last night, airing an episode that laid the character of Finn Hudson to rest.

It featured heartbreaking songs by the Glee cast as a whole and real-life girlfriend Lea Michele in particular, who somehow managed to belt out a version of "Make You Feel My Love."

Throughout the installment and soon afterward, various show stars and other celebrities reacted to the episode on Twitter, telling readers how to contribute to charity and also expressing their love for the late actor.

Here is a rundown of those famous Tweets:

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Over the first two episodes of Glee Season 5, the Fox hit has paid tribute to The Beatles.

But emotion will be turned up to an all-time television high next Thursday night when the series pays tribute to one of its own: Cory Monteith, who passed away from a heroin overdose in July.

The series gave viewers their first look at this farewell to Finn last night, airing a promo for the installment that features Lea Michele singing "Make You Feel My Love," along with numerous scenes of characters breaking down.

We doubt much acting was needed for this one, sadly. Watch now:

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According to the final coroner's report, released today, Cory Monteith was shooting heroin and drinking champagne on the night he died.

The official findings say responders arrived to Cory's Vancouver hotel room shortly after noon on July 13 and found there a "spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle."

They also discovered two empty champagne glasses and bottles.

The coroner lists Monteith's cause of death as "mixed drug toxicity, involving intravenous heroin use combined with the ingestion of alcohol."

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