Songwriter Who Discovered Lady Gaga Wins $7.3 Million In Lawsuit

The songwriter who initially claims she discovered Lady Gaga has won a $7.3 million lawsuit, according to New York Post's Page Six. Wendy Starland, a California songwriter, first found Gaga singing at The Cutting Room in Manhattan in 2006. She also claims she introduced Gaga to pop producer Robert Fusari at a meeting in New Jersey.

Coldplay's Chris Martin Says Katy Perry And EDM Inspired 'Sky Full Of Stars'

Coldplay's Chris Martin has revealed that Katy Perry, Nirvana and EDM inspired the track "A Sky Full Of Stars," which is featured on their latest release Ghost Stories. "I'll tell you the truth - I was listening to a lot of Katy Perry. A lot of her songs have the same chord sequence the whole time," Martin, 37, said in a new video for Beats by Dre.

Carrie Underwood Says She Knew All Along She Was Having A Boy

Carrie Underwood, who announced her pregnancy at the recent CMA Awards, says that she and hockey player husband Mike Fisher found out the fetus' gender at a restaurant. Speaking with ABC, Carrie said that they didn't want to find out at the doctor's office. "It's kind of a sterile place. We got to see all the pictures and everything. It was really cool to see that . . ."

Beyoncé's '7/11' And 'Ring Off' Leaked In Full

"7/11" and "Ring Off," the two new bonus cuts to be featured on the platinum box version of Beyonce's self-titled album, have leaked to the internet. "7/11," writes the Huffington Post "is meant for your next party," while "Ring Off," was "seemingly" written about the divorce of Bey's mom. "Then you'd smile through your tears / In the mirror you would stare and say a prayer," Bey sings.

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