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Drake Will Host ‘Saturday Night Live’ Later This Month + MORE

This season of Saturday Night Live will end with appearances from both a rapping drama geek and also a deadpanning Melbourne guitarist: Drake and Courtney Barnett, SPIN's 2015 Songwriter of the Year, are coming to Studio 8H. SNL's Twitter account confirmed the news this afternoon. Very exc.... More »
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Dave Matthews Band to Issue ‘Crash’ on Vinyl for First Time + MORE

Dave Matthews Band will issue their landmark 1996 record Crash on vinyl for the first time, due out July 15.The follow up to their 1994 debut Under the Table and Dreaming found the band once again teaming with Steve Lillywhite as they rose to stardom. Crash ranks as their second best-selling al.... More »
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Album Review: Ghostface Killah – 36 Seasons + MORE

Starting around 2001’s Bulletproof Wallets, the Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah has incorporated wide-ranging musical styles and structures into his solo albums, with varying degrees of success. With some exceptions (like his sexed-up Missy Elliott collaboration “Tush”, off 2.... More »

Billy Bragg: Taylor Swift ‘selling her soul’ to Google + MORE

Billy Bragg is calling out Taylor Swift for "selling her soul to Google." .... More »

Rihanna’s “Desperado” Covered By The Kills: Listen + MORE

The blues-rock duo strips down the ANTI track..... More »
Ed Sheeran iTunes Festival 2014 PerformanceMissed Ed Sheeran’s performance at this year’s iTunes Festival? Never fear!You can watch the singer/songwriter’s awesome set in its entirety below.Set List:I’m a Mess Lego House Don’t Drunk Take It Back One Bloodstream Tenerife Sea Runaway Afire Love Guiding Light w/ Foy Vance (Foy Vance cover)Thinking Out Loud Give Me Love I See Fire You Need Me, I Don’t Need You The A Team Sing

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Prince’s two new albums in a day reviewedPrince revisits his acclaimed past with Art Official Age and joins forces with 3rdEyeGirl on PlectrumElectrum. But is either album any good? Read on.

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Listen to Iceage album ‘Plowing Into The Field Of Love’ on YouTubeIceage’s new album ‘Plowing Into The Field Of Love’ has been made available to stream on YouTube ahead of release on Monday (October 6).
The young Danish punk rockers will be releasing their third record via Matador Records next week, which follows the band’s ‘You’re Nothing’ LP from last year…

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Ready for a new Pharrell Williams video? This is 'It Girl'If new music from Pharrell Williams makes you happy, then the worldwide debut of a new music video from the pop star should make you even happier.Williams offered a sneak peek of “It Girl” during an appearance on TODAY Tuesday morning, and the entire video is now available to watch here.

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Four-years after Universal Music’s initial lawsuit against Escape Media Group Inc.’s Grooveshark, a federal judge in New York has ruled the online music service did infringe on thousands of their copyrights.
Initially sued for copyright violations concerning Universal Music’s pre-1972 back catalogue in January 2010 (songs recorded prior to February 15, 1972 are covered under New York state law and not federal copyright legislation), Grooveshark fast became condemned by the label industry – EMI Music filed three lawsuits against it, the most recent in 2012 over an alleged breach of contract…

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The masked one discusses how all-star collabs, unique locales, and even a popular UK food spread all played their part on album #2.

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Justin and Kendall’s Parisian date

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Justin and Kendall’s Parisian dateJustin Bieber and Kendall Jenner enjoyed a dinner date in Paris this week.

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Jessie J slows it down on a new song off ‘Sweet Talker,’ aptly titled ‘Personal.’ Listen to the raw ballad, here!

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Aretha Franklin covers Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep,' but who did it best?When 26-year-old Adele found fame with her classic soul and R&B sound, she followed in the footsteps of the greats who came before her. And when it comes to the genre, they don’t get much greater than Aretha Franklin.Now it’s Franklin who’s following Adele — sort of.

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Hurray for the Riff Raff and Thao and the Get Down Stay Down are among the best bets for the 14th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival in San Francisco.

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Boutique festival, NYE On The Hill, has added more homegrown talent to its already impressive lineup.

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Frontline: October 1, 2014

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The Veronicas do their promo rounds, attendees at Nova’s Red Room with the Madden Brothers, Savage with Daz & Maz, Justice Crew and Sara Bareilles at Sunrise.
If you have a pic you’d like included in next week’s Frontline Gallery, send it to us.
Savage with Daz & MazMasterchef winner Brent Owen & MaddyBig Brother 2013 Alex ‘Boog’ Roe, Jazz Bell and Tully SmythRav & Sarah Maree CameronThe Madden Brothers hit up Nova’s RedroomThe Madden Brothers performing at Nova’s Red RoomThe Veronicas doing promo roundsThe Madden Brothers and teamThe Block’s Chantelle Ford & Steve O’DonnellSarah Bareilles performing on SunriseNeighbours Jenna Rosenow & Olympia ValanceJustice CrewNova’s Red Room with The Madden Brothers The VeronicasThe Veronicas with SmallzyjQuery(‘#ftg-50’)…

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Nick Jonas Shows Off His Gym Membership-Raising Six-Pack On The Cover Of ‘Flaunt’ Magazine

Remember when Nick Jonas almost broke the internet by posting a shirtless pic on Instagram? I know, it was a magical moment. Well, the 22-year-old is at it again — brazenly showing off his killer six-pack and snail trail on the cover Flaunt magazine. Expect gym memberships to skyrocket when this hits newsstands/the interwebs next month!
The youngest Jonas brother is making the transition from teen idol to adult pop star look easy…

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