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Need To Know: Usher Shares Photos From His Awesome Birthday Bash

Plus, Common's surprise at the BET Hip Hop Awards.

With additional reporting by Janelle Myers

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Usher partied like a rockstar and shared some photos from his 36th birthday bash. He threw on a crown:

Popped some Moët:

And hung out with Trey Songz:

She Does Movies Too

Ariana Grande is flexing her acting muscle again on the big screen this time to join the cast of the animated film "Underdogs." Her character Laura is the love interest of the foosball player and protagonist played by "Glee" star Matthew Morrison.

This Is Terrible

Kesha is suing music producer Dr. Luke for alleged sexual assault and forcible drug use throughout the many years they worked together. Luke's lawyer spoke out against the singer's claims saying they are “a campaign of publishing outrageous and untrue statements.” What Kesha wants the most is to break her contract from Dr. Luke and any kind of relationship with him.

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BET Hip Hop Awards' Poignant Moment

Bringing Jay Electronica to perform wasn't the only surprise that Common and Vince Staples had on Tuesday night at the BET Hip Hop Awards - they invited Michael Brown's parents onstage. The five of them put their arms up and the crowd joined them in holding a moment of silence for their late son.

Must-See Video Of The Day

This catchy song created by musician Jonathan Mann was composed by iOS 8's new autocomplete, which maybe proves theres at least one useful function with the new iPhone update.