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Malcolm Young has left AC/DC; nephew will replace him in lineup + MORE

The rhythm guitar player and founding member of heavy metal legends AC/DC, Malcolm Young, will no longer be playing with the band due to an extended, serious illness..... More »
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Justin Bieber Shares Festive Photo From When He Was Young & It's Adorable + MORE

A blast from Justin's past has made its way onto social media....... More »
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Watch Mick Jenkins Try To Win His Dream Girl In ‘Your Love’ Video + MORE

MTV No Chill debuts Mick Jenkin's 'Your Love' video.... More »
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Britney Spears totally embracing 'getting older' + MORE

Britney Spears might be the most down-to-earth pop diva this world has ever seen!At the tender age of 34, the "Womanizer" singer is already getting a small glimpse of what her more seasoned years will be like.PICS: Britney Spears Through the Years On Tuesday, she shared a picture of her bespectacled.... More »
It’s been said that there’s laughter — and then there’s Apollo laughter, a testament to the Harlem venue’s famously tough crowd. That sentiment doesn’t just apply to comedians, but to the vocalists who dare to take its stage as well; especially in its “Showtime” days, if  the Apollo crowd didn’t like you, it would boo, hiss and wave you off of the stage if the Sandman didn’t get you first…

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Watch This New Aussie Supergroup Play Secret World Cup Gig For Aussie FansWhile devoted Socceroos supporters who’ve made the trip to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup might be doing it tough given the Aussies’ performance in the tournament (spoiler alert, not great), a collective of musicians from some of Australia’s most recognisable bands did their part to trump up the national spirits last week…

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Firefly Music Festival had one of its most successful weekends in the young history of the Dover, DE event as the likes of Foo Fighters, OutKast, Beck, Jack Johnson, Arctic Monkeys and more descended on the race track-turned-festival grounds for three days of fun. Below, feel free to dig into a variety of video selections from each day including Pretty Lights and Big Gigantic collaborating…

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Adam Levine is a former People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive, but when it came to proposing to the woman he loves last July, all that fame and bravado just disappeared.

The Maroon 5 frontman spoke about his proposal to fiancee Behati Prinsloo today on “Live with Kelly and Michael” and said he got a little “woozy” when he popped the question…

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Here’s a rundown of recent Canadian releases, many of which I picked up at the Folk Alliance conference back in February.
Read more: Folklore, Quebec, Musique, Maja & David, Folk Music, De Temps Antan, Music, Laura Smith, Canada, Stan Rogers, Bombadils, Arts News

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Why counting music streams in the UK charts is a welcome changeThe UK’s Official Charts Company is to include streams from next month and it’s overdue recognition of the way people consume music nowThe inclusion from July of streaming data into the UK charts is the biggest change to how the record business understands and measures its own success since Percy Dickins at the NME started calling up a handful of record shops in 1952 to compile the countrys very first chart…

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It may be hard to believe that North West is already one year old, but it’s not surprising at all that Kim and Kanye threw a huge bash for their daughter. The party was held at Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick’s Calabasas mansion yesterday afternoon.
Dubbing the event “Kidchella,” the party was modeled after the music festival Coachella, and included a Ferris Wheel, and mini teepees that offered activities like hair-braiding and face-painting…

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Justice Crew’s “Que Sera” Has Been Number One In Australia For 7 Weeks: Does It Have Global Appeal?With songs like MKTO‘s “Classic”, Lorde‘s “Royals”, Passenger‘s “Let Her Go” and MAGIC!‘s “Rude” exploding in the southern hemisphere months before reaching the airwaves over here, Australia and New Zealand are increasingly viewed by labels as a test market (of sorts) for the US…

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After allegedly breaking Instagram with nothing more than a couple of bathing suit photos, it’s probably not a bad idea for Jessica Simpson to keep a low profile every now and then.
Perhaps that’s why the singer/actress/media empress/world-traveling investigative journalist (see“Jessica Simpson’s The Price Of Beauty”) shied away from the paparazzi while inside of a vehicle, a moment she captured and Instagrammed on Saturday (June 21)…

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The winners of the 2014 APRA Music Awards have been unveiled with Sia named songwriter of the year for a second year in a row.

The prestigious peer voted APRA Song of the Year has been awarded to Vance Joy for the folk-pop instant classic Riptide. The song also won Pop Work of the Year.

The Most Played Australian Work of 2013 was Lanterns by Birds of Tokyo, which was also named the Rock Work of the Year…

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Pop icon Sting says his children won’t be getting trust funds from his vast fortune, assuming there’s any money left in it.

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Dance This Mess Around: The B-52's & Their Incredible First Album (Sound Affects)They cornered the genre known as “party-pop”, dressed in ’60s thrift store kitsch, and poured jokes and humor into all their lyrics. Oh, and their debut album is actually one of the greatest rock albums ever made. No, really.

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The DJs, bands, dance nights and parties you need to plan for in the next seven days. We’ll feature more events on the blog throughout the week. Monday, June 23 Here’s your semi-regular reminder that D.C.’s coolest spaces are often most interesting on weeknights, not weekends. Last week, Den of Thieves got a little more exciting with the debut of the weekly Motown on Mondays…

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