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Grossest selfie ever — has Miley gone too far? + MORE

WE’RE used to seeing an awful lot of Miley Cyrus’s body, but this is a new one. The pop star posted a very revealing pic online over the weekend. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES.... More »

Mariah Carey Announces New Album ‘#1 to Infinity’ + MORE

Seventeen years since releasing her album #1’s, Mariah Carey will release a reissue of her greatest hits collection entitled #1 to Infinity. The pop diva has reimagined the cover of her 1998 album. Mimi rocks a black cutout dress and heels on the updated artwork, which she revealed throughout.... More »
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AC/DC: 12 facts about the top-selling band + MORE

12 facts about AC/DC, the band who have sold more than 200 million albums and who are rumoured to be retiring following claims guitarist Malcolm Young is ill.... More »

Incubus Releases First New Song In Nearly Four Years + MORE

Incubus has released their first new song, "Absolution Calling," since 2011's "If Not Now, When?" The single comes off their upcoming four-song EP, "T... Read more: Incubus, Incubus Absolution Calling, Incubus New Album, New Music, Incubus Trust Fall, Incubus Trust Fall: Side A, Music, .... More »

The Strokes perform first show in three years: see the setlist + video + MORE

The Strokes returned to the stage for the first time in nearly three years performing in Port Chester, NY on Saturday night. Serving as a warm-up show ahead of the band’s set at Governors Ball Music Festival, the career-spanning setlist included songs from all five of the band’s studio a.... More »
The guitarist, singer and songwriter has gigs at the Poor House Bistro in San Jose and Biscuits & Blues in San Francisco in the next week.

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Video: Kanye West brings out Drake for final Yeezus show
Kanye West capped off the North American leg of his Yeezus tour in Toronto on Monday night. During the encore, he brought out hometown hero Drake to perform their 2009 collaboration “Forever” live for the first time ever, along with the Nothing Was the Same track “All Me”.
It marked the first and only guest appearance on the Yeezus tour, and came just one day after the pair rapped each other’s songs at an afterparty in the same city…

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New Music: Foxy Brown – ‘D.R.U.G.Z.’ [Snippet]
‘Twas the night before Christmas, and Foxy Brown was stirring. The Brooklyn rap diva returns with her new song “D.R.U.G.Z.,” which premiered on DJ Superstar Jay’s new mixtape How Superstar Jay Stole Exclusives! On the 90-second snippet, the hip-hop veteran drops some gritty rhymes and claims her throne…

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Yusef Lateef, Innovative Jazz Saxophonist and Flutist, Dies at 93Mr. Lateef crossed musical boundaries, playing world music before world music had a name.    

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The Top 10 jazz albums of the year include offerings from Aaron Parks, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Miles Davis, Orrin Evans and Nicholas Payton.

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The singer’s manager says the new film will offer an intimate portrait.    

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Pussy Riot members reunited after early release from Russian prisonNadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina repeat claim that amnesty is a publicity stunt before the Winter Olympics in SochiPussy Riot members: prison full of ‘endless humiliations’Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot were reunited on Tuesday after spending nearly two years in prison for their protest at Moscow’s main cathedral, and said they want to set up a human rights organisation…

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Julian Cope pulls out of Belfast festival because of 'security situation'Organisers of Out to Lunch arts festival receive email from singer after dissident republican bomb in city’s Cathedral QuarterFormer Teardrop Explodes singer Julian Cope has cancelled a gig in Belfast scheduled for January because of his concerns about republican dissident violence in the city.Cope told the organisers of a Belfast arts festival he would not be able to attend because of the “current security situation in Belfast”…

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Justin Bieber announces retirement

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SOME would call it a tragedy. Others might call it a Christmas miracle. Justin Bieber has officially announced his retirement on Twitter.

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Watch Drake Join Kanye At Yeezus Tour Closer In TorontoLast night, at the final Yeezus tour stop in Toronto, Drake joined Kanye West onstage to perform their 2009 collaboration “Forever” (for the first time) and Nothing Was The Same single “All Me.” This came a night after the two partied at The Hoxton, performing “Headlines” and “Worst Behavior” and swinging from the rafters…

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A forgotten boy-band singer from the 1970s is suing Kanye West, claiming the prickly rapper pilfered one of his songs for a track on his hit album “Yeezus.”

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Justin Bieber 'Officially' Retires on Christmas EveCanadian teen pop star Justin Bieber announced he will “officially” retire in a tweet posted on Christmas Eve.My beloved beliebers I’m officially retiring— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) <a href="https://twitter…

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Kanye West sued for “Bound 2″ sample

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Kanye West sued for “Bound 2″ sample
Nothing says the holidays like a copyright infringement lawsuit. As New York Daily News reports, Kanye West is being sued over a sample used on the Yeezus track “Bound 2″.
“Bound 2″ samples “Bound”, a track recorded by the Ponderosa Twins Plus One in 1971. Lead singer Ricky Spicer told the Daily News that he never gave Kanye permission to use “Bound”, and that he only learned of “Bound 2″‘s existence while listening to the radio…

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