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Ne-Yo Talks Crowd-Sourced Concept Album: 'This Is Me and My Fans' First Collaborative Effort -- and Not the Last' + MORE

For his sixth studio album, Non-Fiction (Motown, Jan. 27), Ne-Yo took a different approach. Instead of looking inward for the 19-track set, the 32-....... More »
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Todd Rundgren, The Lilac Time and Brian Wilson: Album reviews + MORE

EVEN a partial return to form by Rundgren, one of the finest singer/songwriters of the past 40 years, would have been a revelation. But Global, his 25th solo album, turns out to be a gem, largely due to a clutch of beautiful songs on the latter part of the record and the general impression that for .... More »
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Best of 2015: Bay Area jazz artists had a banner year + MORE

From Mary Stallings and Kim Nalley to Tiffany Austin and Laurie Antonioli, Bay Area musicians released a rich collection of music..... More »
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Lew Soloff, Trumpeter for Blood, Sweat and Tears, Dies at 71 + MORE

Mr. Soloff played across many genres, but he reached his broadest audience as a member of one of the first jazz-rock bands..... More »
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Kelly Frazier: Metalcore Band The Devil Wears Prada Set to Play the Fillmore in Detroit With Motionless in White + MORE

Currently on the road with Motionless in White for their co-headlining Apollo X Tour, I was able to chat with guitarist Jeremy DePoyster over the phone while on their stop in Montreal, and we talked about the new EP, the band's history, and the love for his hometown Ohio sports teams. R.... More »
Kenny Loggins gives birthday gal Hoda Kotb a tip before 'Footloose' performanceMonday was a big day for Hoda Kotb: She kicked off her 50th birthday celebration on TODAY — even though her actual big day is Saturday. But Tuesday promises to pack one heck of a belated treat for her. That’s when Hoda, with more than a little help from Kenny Loggins and Kathie Lee Gifford, gets to cross “be a backup singer” off her bucket list.

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Twitter Reacts to the Finger-Biting Arrest at Beyonce and Jay Z's 'On the Run' TourDuring Beyonce and Jay Z’s “On the Run” tour stop in Pasadena last night, a fan allegedly sexually assaulted another fan and then bit off the fingertip of his supposed victim’s boyfriend…

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This week, The Madden Brothers take #1 with We Are Done, finally pushing Nico & Vinz out of the top spot. At #2 is Ed Sheeran’s Don’t which moved up from #3. At #3 is Paloma Faith’s Only Love Can Hurt Like This, which moved up from #14. There is a new entry into the top ten as well this week with G…

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New Model Army reveal album taster trackLegendary British band New Model Army are back with details of a new album, headline UK dates, and a stream taster of the record.

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It was only a few weeks ago that New York’s Ryn Weaver made her debut with “OctaHate”, an explosive single written and produced with the help of Charli XCX, Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos, Cashmere Cat, and Benny Blanco. Weaver continues to make her mark in the pop world, returning this week with another euphoric number called “Promises”…

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Beyoncé has referenced the fight between her husband and her sister in New York in a new version of her song Flawless, featuring Nicki Minaj

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Taylor Swift visited six-year-old Leukemia patient Jordan Nickerson in Boston for a private performance of “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”

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Remix coyly addresses the elevator situation with a changed lyric.

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Neither rain nor heat nor the fact that some guy evidently bit off another guy’s fingertip the night before could stay Jay Z and Beyonce from the swift completion of their appointed rounds Sunday at the Rose Bowl, where the married superstars braved the elements to deliver the second of two…

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Photos: Pickathon 2014

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Photos: Pickathon 2014This past weekend, the 2014 Pickathon Music Festival was held, as always, at the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon, just outside Portland. Major draws this year included the War On Drugs, Mac DeMarco, X, and People Under The Stairs. We sent photographer Colin McLaughlin to document the festival in pictures…

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Beats Music’s CEO Ian Rogers will now oversee Apple’s iTunes Radio.
The news was announced on Saturday when Apple revealed it had finalised its $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics. Beats co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre have also joined Apple however to bridge an overlap in the companies’ human resources and finance sectors, an expected 200 jobs have been cut from Beats Electronics’ 700-strong team…

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