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PopWatch Planner: 'The Normal Heart' premiere, 'A Million Ways to Die in the West' in theaters, and more

If you aren’t traveling or lying on a beach somewhere for your Memorial Day weekend, you should know that your TV is calling your name, because HBO’s The Normal Heart is finally premiering, not to mention Mad Men’s half-season finale. And as for the rest of your week? Well, you’ve got new music, Angelina Jolie in theaters, the return of reality TV favorite So You Think You Can Dance, and more.

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Will Ferrell rocks out with Red Hot Chili Peppers on 'Tonight Show' -- VIDEO

Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Pepper Chad Smith could have been separated at birth: They’re both A+ drummers, and they look identical. Brother, Brother?

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Rupert Grint: Singer? Listen to his new song

Urgent Daily Prophet bulletin: After graduating from Hogwarts, Ron Weasley (err, Rupert Grint, if you care about “accuracy”) apparently attended some sort of magical singing camp. He’s featured on the soundtrack for the British animated film Postman Pat: The Movie, performing a song called “Lightning.”

The best news? Grint sounds pretty great on the catchy, teen-pop-esque track. (In addition to singing, Grint voices the character of Josh, Pat’s rival, in the film, which opens today in the U.K.)

Listen below, and decide if Weasley is your king once again. READ FULL STORY

PopWatch Planner: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' hits theaters, 'Mad Men' sort-of finale, and more -- VIDEO

TV finales take over once again this week, with competition shows like The Amazing Race: All-Stars and The Voice saying goodbye to another season and drama Mad Men ending until the current season picks back up in 2015. If you’re tired of TV though, not to fear: X-Men: Days of Future Past comes out in theaters this week, and we’ve also got some recommendations for albums and books to digest when you have some downtime.

So without further ado, here are some suggestions for your pop culture schedule this week:

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Which Beyonce rumors did we make up? -- QUIZ

By now, we all know that Beyoncé is part of the Illuminati… or is she?

When video footage of Bey’s sister Solange kicking Jay Z was released, conspiracy theorists everywhere had the new fodder they’ve been looking for: An opportunity to make up more rumors about what’s really going on in Beyoncé‘s life.

Beyoncé is no stranger to these nutty theories. In fact, there are so many out-there ones that we’ve gathered together the most popular and sprinkled in our own completely made-up, baseless rumors about Queen B. Warning to all the gossipmongers out there: Nothing below is true. (Probably.)

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'The Fault in Our Stars' concert event: Watch it here!

The Fault in Our Stars actors Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, and Nat Wolff, along with author John Green and soundtrack artists Ed Sheeran, Grouplove, and Charli XCX, will all come together today for a TFIOS live-stream event on YouTube.

Hosted by YouTube personality Tyler Oakley, the live stream will take place at YouTube Space L.A. and feature performances from the soundtrack artists and a special Q&A that fans at home will be able to participate in — just use the hashtag #TFIOSmusic and submit your questions to @AtlanticRecords and @TheFaultMovie for a chance to have your question answered live.

Watch the concert event below starting at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT: READ FULL STORY

This Week's Cover: Danny McBride grills the Black Keys in our Summer Music Preview issue

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We here at Entertainment Weekly like to think of our jobs as highly specialized. (Not just anyone can push that little voice-recorder button while simultaneously asking questions and nodding, wisely, you know.) But when the Black Keys said they wanted to be interviewed by Danny McBride, how could we refuse? After all, the platinum-selling, Grammy awards-collecting rock duo just released their eighth studio album, Turn Blue, and will be dominating festivals and headlining arena shows from Croatia to Cleveland this summer. We asked McBride, 37 — so memorable as egomaniacal pitcher Kenny Powers on HBO’s late, lamented Eastbound & Down and as himself in last year’s star-packed apocalyptic meta-comedy This Is the End — to kick off our Summer Music Preview issue by manning the tiny microphone. READ FULL STORY

BET Awards: And the nominees are...

No surprise here: Queen B leads the nominations in this year’s BET Awards.

BET announced the nominees Wednesday, with Beyoncé and Jay Z leading the pack with four nods each. Voters include big names in various media fields, including TV, film, music, sports journalism, and social media.

The BET Awards air live from L.A. on June 29 at 8 p.m. ET. Check out the list of nominees below:

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Beyonce Instagrams pictures of happier times with Solange

In the aftermath of that now-infamous Met Ball video — which appears to show Solange Knowles physically abusing her brother-in-law Jay-Z in an elevator — some news sources have speculated that the fight stemmed from Jay’s desire to attend Rihanna’s after-party alone. None of the figures involved in the altercation have released a statement one way or the other — but why talk when a picture is worth 1,000 words, right?

At least, that seems to be Beyoncé’s approach to the situation. One day after attending the Met Gala, Beyonce posted this prayer to Instagram:


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Soulja Boy talks being an emoji, working with Nicki Minaj for 'Yasss Bish'

Soulja Boy might not be the first artist to come out with his own app, but he is one of the only ones who can boast about having an official set of emojis created in his likeness — something the rapper is definitely very proud of.

“When they came to me and told me they wanted to do the emojis, I said it was a good idea, because ain’t nobody did that before me,” Soulja Boy told EW after performing for What’s Trending at L.A.’s YouTube Space (check out his appearance in the video below). “The only thing they did was add recognizable features so people would know it’s me — so you can see the Gucci tattoo on my forehead, the smoke coming out of my mouth, stuff like that.”

Soulja tweeted his customized emoji: READ FULL STORY

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