By Katie Gray

Pop music is one of the most popular music genres for a reason! For decades, amazing pop music has been created and crafted. People love jammin’ out to pop, and watching pop stars perform in bold outfit choices. Since the 80’s, Madonna has been the Queen of Pop. From then on, there have been many pop stars and pop princesses introduced to the world. Whether it’s an award show performance or a music video, there have been some iconic pop moments among fellow pop stars in celebrity news, and pop stars in celebrity relationships.

Cupid has compiled the seven best pop moments in celebrity news:

1. Madonna & Britney Spears: The Queen of Pop is Madonna and the Princess of Pop is Britney Spears. The most iconic pop moment in history, is hands down the famous 2003 VMA performance where Madonna, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera performed and shared a kiss. Madonna was dressed as a groom and Britney was dressed as a bride. To this day, it continues to generate buzz! It will go down in history, as the most iconic moment in pop music. Just like Nicki Minaj sums up in her song with Madonna, she raps, “There’s only one queen, and that’s Madonna.”

2. Taylor Swift’s ‘Look What You Made Me Do’: The official music video to ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ by pop superstar, Taylor Swift, premiered on August 27th at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. It broke the record for being the most watched music video within 24 hours of its release, by getting 43.2 million views on YouTube. It garnered over 3 million views per hour. The song and video, is influenced by a lot of Swift’s past celebrity relationships. This includes her celebrity relationship with Calvin Harris, Tom Hiddleston, and the feuds with Kanye West and Katy Perry. The music video even features an elaborate scene where Swift is seen in a bathtub full of jewels – that were all real. That’s right, the authentic diamonds, were loaned by celebrity jeweler Neil Lane and was worth over $10 million. As of now, in September, the video has over 200 million views already!

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3. Ariana Grande & Big Sean: Ariana Grande is running pop music right now! The pop star, was in a much publicized relationship with music artist, Big Sean. The celebrity couple was adorable on the red carpet at the Grammys, and it was well noted. Grande performed that night, and had several nominations herself. This duo even wore matching outfits when they performed together at KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball in 2014. They also were cute together at ‘A Very Grammy Christmas’ backstage. Although the couple split, they shared great performances together and have had subsequent music inspired by their celebrity relationship.

4. Jennifer Lopez & Iggy Azalea: Don’t be fooled by the rocks that she got, she’s still Jenny from the Block! Pop icon, Jennifer Lopez AKA JLO, always brings the fire! Her duet with rapper Iggy Azalea, to their song ‘Booty’ was the highlight of the 2014 American Music Awards. Their music video to their hit song is also sizzling! It’s one of the best collaborations in pop music. The catchy song, features a nice beat, and is great to dance around to! “Work!”

5. Rihanna & Drake: The friendship and relationship, between artists Drake and Rihanna, has been a constant topic on/off throughout the years. Drake and Rihanna are both icons. Drake bough Rihanna a billboard in Los Angeles to congratulate her on receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards. He presented her with the moonman award. During his speech, he was loving, and proclaimed he’s, “been in love with her” since he was 22 years old. He proclaimed, “She’s one of my best friends in the world.” Whether they’re friends or more, they make us swoon!

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6. Beyoncé’s Lemonade: Queen Bee – Queen Bey! Beyoncé released her sixth studio album, titled Lemonade, and it took the world by storm. The witty lyrics quickly circulated, and the film that went along with it made a big impact. Beyoncé is married to rapper, Jay-Z, and the pretty pair are also proud parents! Much of the album is about the celebrity couple, and it was widely interpreted that Lemonade was about infidelity. There were some empowering parts of the album, such as the songs “Hold Up” and “Sorry” and “Sandcastles.” There were inspirational parts, such as the fact that winners “don’t quit on themselves.” When life gives you lemons, make lemonade!

7. Lady Gaga & Album Joanne: Lady Gaga is a top pop icon. She’s won a Golden Globe, performed at the Academy Awards and was nominated for an Oscar herself, and continuously sells out stadium tours. She even gave an amazing super bowl half time show performance! She released her album, Joanne, which is named after her aunt who died at a young age from lupus. The album also revolves around the triumphs and trials of love. Much of the inspiration for the album, is derived from her relationship, engagement and break-up with Taylor Kinney. After dating for five years, they broke off their celebrity engagement. Lady Gaga said, “When you listen to the album, it’s clear the influence that all the men in my life have made on this record. She added, “I always wanted to be a good girl. And Joanne was such a good girl.”

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