20 Things to Be Really Excited About in 2014


Now that 2013 is behind us, what do pop culture fanatics have to look forward to in the upcoming year?

From long-awaited movie releases to concert tours to awards shows, here are 20 things to be excited about in 2014:

1. Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour

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The “Wrecking Ball” singer will kick off her much-anticipated Bangerz tour on February 14 in Vancouver.

2. Demi Lovato‘s Neon Lights Tour With Fifth Harmony and Little Mix

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The starlet phoned in to On Air with Ryan Seacrest in September and revealed that she will be hitting the road with Fifth Harmony and Little Mix starting February 9.

3. Britney Spears: Piece of Me Las Vegas Show


The Princess of Pop was only warming up she kicked off her two-year residency at Planet Hollywood in Sin City in December, and 2014 will provide the Britney Army with more dates to see the “Work B**ch” singer in action. Click her for more info.

4. Justin Bieber Collaboration With Kid Cudi



Although JB sparked some media mayhem when he tweeted his retirement, the “All That Matters” crooner hinted a forthcoming collaboration with the “Man on the Moon” rapper by sharing a photo on Instagram on January 3.

5. Awards Season


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Get ready for another year of back-to-back red carpets, fashion, and acceptance speeches from your favorite actors and directors at Hollywood’s biggest awards shows. Click here for dates.

6. Bruno Mars‘ Superbowl Halftime Performance

The “Gorilla” singer will follow-up Beyonce‘s mega Superbowl XLVII halftime performance on February 2.

7. Lady Gaga‘s “Do What U Want” Video


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Mother Monster teased the Terry Richardson-directed clip in December with a black and white photo of her straddling R. Kelly. Although the “Born This Way” singer has yet to set a release date for the clip, Little Monsters can definitely expect one of her famous epic mini-movies.

8. Taylor Swift‘s Fifth Studio Album

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Swifty revealed to Billboard after her big wins at the AMAs in November that she has “7 or 8” songs already done for her forthcoming EP, and it might come sooner than expected.

9. Divergent

The film adaptation based on the Veronica Roth-penned saga about a society separated into five districts based on personality is slated for release on March 21.

10. The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, the Marvel classic will return to the silver screen in May for Spiderman’s biggest battle yet.

11. Mockingjay Part 1



The first half of the final installment of the Hunger Games saga starring Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson is slated for premiere on November 21.

12. Kimye Wedding

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Kris Jenner teased Kimye’s upcoming wedding to People, saying, “I don’t think it will be two people in a chapel, if you know what I mean!” The wedding date is yet to be announced, but fans are hoping to save the date some time in 2014.

13. Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics will be held at Sochi, Russia in February. Unfortunately, one athlete fans won’t be seeing is skier Lindsey Vonn, who announced on Tuesday morning that she will not compete at the upcoming Games, USA Today reports.

14. Maleficent

Angelina Jolie will play one of Disney’s most iconic villains from the 1959 classic, Sleeping Beauty, due out on May 30.

15. X-Men: Days of Future Past

Starring Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, and Michael Fassbender, everyone’s favorite crime-fighting mutants will return for a sequel on May 23.

16. Justin Bieber’s “Confidence” Music Video



The 19-year-old teased the clip for his mature single, “Confidence” in December. Although there is no official release date just yet, Beliebers can expect it to drop at any time now.

17. Adam Lambert‘s Duet With Lea Michele on Glee



The starlet revealed on Twitter that she is singing one of her “all time favorite rock songs” with none other than the American Idol alum. The episode air date is still unknown, so Gleeks and Glamberts will have to wait patiently for the mega-collaboration.

18. Ariana Grande‘s Sophomore Album


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Following the success of her super-successful debut album Yours Truly, the 20-year-old revealed to Rolling Stone that she is experimenting with a new sound for her sophomore scheduled for release in February.

19. Kelly Clarkson‘s Baby

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The pop-country superstar announced her pregnancy with Brandon Blackstock on Twitter in November, and it won’t be long until the couple — and the rest of the world — meet their baby.

20. Late Night With Seth Meyers

The SNL comedian is gearing up to host his own talk show, which airs its first episode on February 24.