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Lady Gaga Beats Out Eminem, Bieber & More For 2010's Best-Selling Album

Lady Gaga may have ended her year on the suspiciously quite side, but her feats are showing face with a bang. According to her website, the aberrant pop star's second major release The Fame Monster is standing tall as 2010's best-selling album. 

Selling a total of 5.8 million copies worldwide, Gaga slyly beat out Eminem's all-hailed Recovery ($5.7 million) as well as Justin Bieber's seemingly unstoppable My Worlds ($5.6 million). 

Dropped November 18, 2009, Gaga's zippy 8-track album was originally intended for a re-release of her acclaimed debut, The Fame, but the 24-year-old visionary insisted on spotlighting those tracks in their own space. 

Gaga is currently prepping for the 2011 release of her third album, Born This Way with plans of debuting it's first single New Year's Eve.

See below for the complete list of this year's top 20 albums:

1. Lady Gaga – The Fame (Monster) – 5.8 million copies
2. Eminem – 
Recovery – 5.7 million copies
3. Justin Bieber – 
My Worlds – 5.6 million copies
4. Lady Antebellum – 
Need You Now – 3.6 million copies
5. Taylor Swift – 
Speak Now – 3.5 million copies
6. Susan Boyle – 
The Gift – 3.0 million copies
7. Black Eyed Peas – 
The E.N.D. – 3.0 million copies
8. Michael Bublé – 
Crazy Love – 3.0 million copies
9. Sadé – 
Soldier Of Love – 2.3 million copies
10. Alicia Keys – 
The Element Of Freedom – 2.3 million copies
11. Katy Perry – 
Teenage Dream – 2.2 million copies
12. Take That – 
Progress – 2.2 million copies
13. Susan Boyle – 
I Dreamed A Dream – 2.1 million copies
14. Ke$ha – 
Animal – 2.1 million copies
15. Rihanna – 
Loud – 2.0 million copies
16. Mumford & Sons – 
Sigh No More – 1.8 million copies
17. Kings Of Leon – 
Come Around Sundown – 1.7 million copies
18. Bon Jovi – 
Greatest Hits – 1.7 million copies
19. Usher – 
Raymond V Raymond – 1.7 million copies
20. Linkin Park – 
A Thousand Suns – 1.7 million copies 

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Nostalgia seems to be the name of the game these days. As networks flirt with the idea of rebooting beloved television shows birthed in the 90s, the return on investment appears to be two-fold: being able to tap into the fanbase that helped catapult the show to success, while exposing the series to a new audience.

According to Deadline, ABC is not only rebooting NYPD Blue but also considering bringing back New York Undercover. Created by Dick Wolf, the cop drama starring Malik Yoba and Michael DeLorenzo was the first series that featured two actors of colors as the lead.

Yoba and DeLorenzo played undercover detectives J.C Williams and Eddie Torres with New York's fourth precinct. Later on in the series, Lauren Valez joined the cast as a detective and Torres' love interest. Originally housed on Fox, the series lasted from 1994-1998, with the unsuspecting death of Torres who perished in a car bomb.

Wolf's agent spoke to Deadline and hinted about the reprisal. "Wolf  is reviving one of his shows from years ago – it’s a franchise you can redo” that “doesn’t necessarily have to have the same cast.” Reportedly there are multiple networks interested.

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R. Kelly's Ex-Girlfriend Kitti Jones Details Abuse By Singer

With the recent gun threats at a screening of Lifetime's Surviving R. Kelly docuseries, former girlfriend Kitti Jones sits down with Page Six TV to detail the ins and outs of her relationship with the singer on Monday (Dec. 6).

Joining the conversation via video live stream, Jones speaks on the emotion and physical abuse she endured during her two-year relationship with Kelly, telling a number of horror stories in the process.

Having lived with him in his Chicago home from 2011 to 2013, Jones shares the way the abuse evolved from verbal to physical beginning with an implementation of rules. According to Jones, Kelly would expect her to follow a number of obscure and possessive rules such as, "standing up when he walks into the room," "facing the wall," and "asking permission to use the bathroom."

In addition, Jones shares that she was often expected to have "sex on demand" and would suffer adverse consequences if she did not comply, including being denied food for days at a time.

During the interview, Jones also aligns with Kelly's ex-wife, Andrea Kelly, in her claim that the R&B musician was undoubtedly behind the threats that ultimately evacuated a private screening of the upcoming R.Kelly docuseries, Surviving R. Kelly on Dec. 4.

“I believe it was somebody connected to him," Andrea Kelly told Rolling  Stone. “This was an outside inside-job to me; someone on the outside does not want what’s going on on the inside to be completed. Whoever it came from, they know that this is not a good thing because there’s power in numbers.”

According to reports, those in attendance included the several of Kelly's accusers as well as the founder of the #MeToo movement, Tarana Burke.

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Nas, Sauce Walka And Kanye West Make Up Jay-Z's 'Best Of 2018' Playlist

Jay-Z's year has been an eventful one so it makes sense the mogul would have a fire playlist to match.

For Tidal's End of Year content, the head honcho himself curated a playlist dedicated to the rap tunes he enjoyed the most in 2018. The list is a mix of today's power players like Pusha-T, Nipsey Hussle, Lil Wayne, Meek Mill and standouts like Sauce Walka and Westside Gunn.

Drake also has a noted three nods with Scorpion cuts "Emotionless," "That's How You Feel" and his guest spot on "SICKO MODE" with Travis Scott making the list.

The artist also included the righteous "BLACK EFFECT," a track from Everything Is Love with Beyonce. Rounding out the list is Rapsody's soulfully stirring "Sojourner" with J.Cole.

Check out the full list below.

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