2015 Pop Culture Moments in Photos

From breakups to shakeups and blockbusters that kept us captivated. Here's a look at some of the most memorable pop culture moments from 2015.

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In this Feb. 28, 2015 file photo, Jon Stewart appears onstage at Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs" in New York. Stewart ended 16 years as host of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" in August.
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In this May 4, 2015 file photo, Rihanna arrives at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating "China: Through the Looking Glass" in New York.
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Actor Jon Hamm accepts Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series award for 'Mad Men' during the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. May marked the end of "Mad Men," a drama that made its network, AMC, golden while helping certify television as fully the artistic equal of film.
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In this May 20, 2015 file photo, "The Late Show with David Letterman" marquee appears at The Ed Sullivan Theater during the last taping of the program in New York. Letterman retired after 33 years in late night television, 6,028 broadcasts, nearly 20,000 total guest appearances, 16 Emmy Awards and more than 4,600 career Top Ten Lists.
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Honoree Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe Award for courage Award at the 2015 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles.
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In this Sept. 29, 2015 file photo, Trevor Noah on set during a taping of "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" in New York. Noah replaced Jon Stewart as host of "The Daily Show in September.
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In this Nov. 2, 2015 file photo, ballet dancer Misty Copeland attends the 12th Annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards in New York. Copeland launched a banner year in the spotlight when she starred in "Swan Lake," then was named the first black female principal dancer in the 75-year history of American Ballet Theatre.
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In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, Amy Schumer arrives at the GQ Men of the Year Party in Los Angeles. Schumer starred in her own comedy, "Train Wreck," and signed a multi-million dollar memoir deal.
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Adele performs at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The concert, "Adele Live in New York City," was televised on NBC on Monday, Dec. 14. Adele debuted her long-awaited album, "25," and it sold a whopping five million copies in just three weeks of release.
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In this Dec. 14, 2015 file photo, fans cheer in the stands at the world premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Los Angeles. The film opens nationwide on Friday.
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