Year in Music 2017

POTW: Lil Wayne, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Justin Bieber

Lil Wayne celebrates his first full day of freedom at New Orleans Arena, where he watched the Hornets take on the Miami Heat from the courtside seats he received as a gift from Hornets guard Chris Paul.

Lil Wayne celebrated his first full day of freedom courtside at New Orleans Arena, Lady Gaga tapped her inner David Bowie, Kanye West stole a page from Rihanna's book and went floral, Justin Bieber played hand games with Will Ferrell, Willow snapped a pic for the kids, Madonna stood soldier-like, Prince played paparazzi, Rihanna looked like Raggedy Ann, Ricky Martin showed off his merch and Nicki Minaj honored "Pink Friday" with a pink wig. It all happened this week and we've got the pics to prove it.


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