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Sam Smith, 5SOS, Blige to perform 2014 AMAs

Breakthrough newcomers Sam Smith and 5 Seconds of Summer will take the stage at the 2014 American Music Awards.

Charli XCX surprises at school homecoming dance

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Obama, first lady to salute US troops on Nov. 6

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