Melody Chiu

Melody Chiu is a Senior Editor for PEOPLE. She has been with the brand since 2009, editing, writing and reporting across all entertainment verticals. She oversees PEOPLE's music and events coverage and has written cover stories on Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Melissa McCarthy, Blake Shelton and Sandra Oh. The Los Angeles native graduated from the University of Southern California and has appeared on Extra!, The Talk, Access Hollywood and Good Morning America.


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Celine Dion
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American R&B and Pop singer Tina Turner performs onstage at the Poplar Creek Music Theater, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, September 12, 1987.
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Behind the scenes of Maroon 5's new music video
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Faith Hill and Tim McGraw attend the Paramount+ UK Launch; Gracie McGraw attends the "On Our Way" World Premiere
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Kroy Bieramann attends Gucci Mane Black Tie Gala at St. Regis Atlanta on February 13, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia., Kim Zolciak Biermann at Casino Royale at Havana Club on November 2, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Singer Kina Grannis makes plea for bone marrow testing amid mom's cancer diagnosis
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HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - JULY 22: Britney Spears (L) and Sam Asghari arrive at the premiere of Sony Pictures' "One Upon A Time...In Hollywood" at the Chinese Theatre on July 22, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Kim Zolciak-Biermann, Kroy Biermann
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Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton attend Blake Shelton's Star Ceremony on The Hollywood Walk Of Fame on May 12, 2023 in Hollywood, California.
Gwen Stefani Calls Blake Shelton Her 'Dream Come True' at His Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Ceremony
Blake Shelton poses at his Star Ceremony on The Hollywood Walk Of Fame on May 12, 2023 in Hollywood, California.
Blake Shelton Says Marrying Gwen Stefani Is' Greatest Thing' That's Happened to Him at Walk of Fame Ceremony
Beverly Hills, CA - *** web embargo expires May 10th 6.49 pm pst 2023 ****EXCLUSIVE* Chase Sui's ex, Charles Melton, is seen with his arm around his new girlfriend Chloe Bennett while shopping in Beverly Hills. The Riverdale star was seen in loose parachute style pants and a long sleeved crew as he walked with his arm around the Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. star. Melton was briefly linked to Chase Sui after his split from his Riverdale costar Camila Mendes. Pictured: Charles Melton BACKGRID USA 8 MAY 2023 BYLINE MUST READ: BACKGRID USA: +1 310 798 9111 / UK: +44 208 344 2007 / *UK Clients - Pictures Containing Children Please Pixelate Face Prior To Publication*
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Kelly Clarkson
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Kroy Biermann and Kim Zolciak-Biermann
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BTS Style gallery from opening night of her Sidney Brustein Broadway opening.
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Ashanti, Nelly
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Stephen "tWitch" Boss and Allison Holker Boss at the Critics Choice Association 5th Annual Celebration of Black Cinema & Television
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tWitch and his family
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Allison Holker and Stephen Boss
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Lukas Gage and Chris Appleton attends the Daily Front Row's 7th Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards on April 23, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California.
Lukas Gage and Chris Appleton Wear Matching Rings on Red Carpet After Obtaining Marriage License