Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ breaks Billboard chart record

By : Mariah Cooper OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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ABOVE: Lil Nas X in “Old Town Road” video. (Screenshot from YouTube)

Lil Nas X’s hit single “Old Town Road” is now the longest-running number-one single in the 61-year history of Billboard’s Hot 100.

“Old Town Road” has spent 17 weeks at number one outlasting “One Sweet Day” by Mariah Carey and Boys II Men (1995-1996) and “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber (2017), which tied for the record at 16 weeks.

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Mariah Carey helps her backup dancer propose to his partner on stage

By : Mariah Cooper of the Washington Blade, Courtesy of the Natioan LGBT Media Association
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Mariah Carey helped her backup dancer’s partner give a special proposal on stage during her concert.

Carey paused her Las Vegas residency show “The Butterfly Returns” to allow her backup dancer to take the stage with his partner.

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Watch: Cher eats cow tongue instead of saying something nice about Trump

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Cher, who is known for her frequent criticisms of President Donald Trump on Twitter, took her opinion one step further on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” on Tuesday night.

The pop diva took part in Corden’s game Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts where Corden and his celebrity guest must either answer difficult questions or eat something disgusting.

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Sweet Divinity: A new year, a new me!

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Hello, Dearest Darlings!

Good news! As 2017 came screeching to an end like a locomotive driven by an orangutan with glaucoma and a history of substance abuse issues, I took stock of my life.

Some around the global world were popping champagne and exchanging kisses. Mariah Carey made her annual attempt at hitting whistle notes during another frigid wintertime performance. This year, rather than braving the blustery December Times Square air dressed in a nude leotard, she was swaddled in an open Muppet skin coat. Her own exposed meat puppets were warmed by a cozy diamond necklace and an evening gown that made the top half of her body look like a can of biscuit dough that had been forgotten in the trunk of her car. The blame for her need to sing at a register lower than a baritone in a barbershop quartet this year was awarded to the denial of her request for a piping hot cup of Orange Pekoe, instead of blaming her incessant desire to dress as if her breasts are attempting to escape through a rhinestone chain link fence. But me? What was I doing, you ask?

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Pink will sing National Anthem at Super Bowl

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Pink is confirmed to sing the National Anthem for Super Bowl 52.

The NFL confirmed the news on Twitter on Monday.

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Mariah Carey honors gay fan who died in Manchester bombing

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL GAY MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Mariah Carey paid tribute to Martyn Hett, a Carey super fan, in an emotional Instagram post. Hett, 29, was one of the bombing victims at Ariana Grande’s Manchester concert on Monday, which killed 22 people and injured 59.

Hett was a PR manager and journalist who was preparing to embark on a two-month holiday to the U.S. He was attending the concert with his boyfriend, Russell Hayward.

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GLAAD honors the best in LGBT media

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – Mariah Carey is no stranger to honors and awards, but the pop star said that her GLAAD Ally Award, which she received at the annual event May 14 in New York, was something more.

“Some awards are about statistics and things like that, and some are about like something a little more real. Do you know what I mean?” Carey said on the red carpet. “This feels like one of those moments, so I think it’s great.”

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