■ Madonna has had to submit a court decleration that ex-husband Sean Penn did not physically assault her during their marriage. It comes after Empire creator Lee Daniels made inflammatory claims regarding Penn allegedly beating the "Bitch I'm Madonna" star, claims that Madonna's brother Christopher Ciccone echoed in his 2008 tell-all book. Madonna labeled the claims "outrageous, malicious, reckless, and false."
■ Rumor has it that The Beatles, who's back catalog has previously been kept off of streaming services, will be released to Apple Music on Christmas Eve. If true, it'll be a huge coup for the platform, who are already making moves for Spotify's hold over all things streamed.
■ Demi Lovato's "Cool for the Summer" is now certified platinum with a million downloads!
— RIAA (@RIAA) December 17, 2015
■ Little Mix have released a festive version of their hit single, "Love Me Like You." There are plenty of sleigh-bells.
■ Finally, Selena Gomez has been teasing a forthcoming collaboration with photographer Steven Klein using revealing bikini shots on Instagram.