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  • Google, Michael Dell just bet $60M on this - CNBC

  • CNBC

    Google, Michael Dell just bet $60M on this
    CNBC
    Google Ventures' new London arm is making its first investment by leading a $60 million Series C funding round for Kobalt, a music rights management services firm that could help the next Taylor Swift build wealth. "The music industry is going through ...
    Google's latest, fascinating bet on the future of music is called KobaltQuartz
    Kobalt Tunes Into $60M Led By Google Ventures For Its Music Rights Collection ...TechCrunch
    Music royalty hunter Kobalt wins Google fundingLos Angeles Times
    ITworld -The Guardian -New York Times
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  • 'Sound of Music' still comes alive at 50 - USA TODAY

  • USA TODAY

    'Sound of Music' still comes alive at 50
    USA TODAY
    Fifty years ago Monday, one of our greatest and most enduring film love affairs began with the delivery of raindrops on roses. And seven adorable kids. And breathtaking views of the Austrian Alps . And a sumptuous score by the greatest songwriting team ...
    The Sound of Music: 50 Years LaterGuardian Liberty Voice
    Lady Gaga, Julie Andrews and The Sound of Music steal the Oscars showSydney Morning Herald

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  • The music industry is taking away New Music Tuesdays, and it's a shame - The Verge

  • Official Charts Company

    The music industry is taking away New Music Tuesdays, and it's a shame
    The Verge
    For years Tuesdays have been the official release date for new music in the US. New Music Tuesdays have been a staple in the culture. You get a night to listen to your new album for a night, and then talk about it the next day with your friends at work ...
    Friday confirmed as global release day for new musicOfficial Charts Company
    Music Industry Sets Friday as New Global Release DayRollingStone.com
    Friday is the New Music Tuesday, thanks to piracyEngadget
    Consequence of Sound -Noisey (blog) -Variety
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  • Scientists Create Music For Cats, And Fur A Good Reason - Huffington Post

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    Scientists Create Music For Cats, And Fur A Good Reason
    Huffington Post
    "First, many pet owners told us that they play radio music for their pets while they are at work and we wondered if this had any value. Second, we have developed a theory that suggests that species other than humans can enjoy music but that the music ...
    Music Made for Cats Wins Feline ApprovalDiscovery News
    Music For Cats: For The First Time, Songs Composed For The Family PetThe Inquisitr
    Listen to the Music That Gets Cats Turnt UpRYOT
    Mother Nature Network -Mirror.co.uk -ABC Science Online
    all 9 news articles »



  • Shake it to make it: Real Booty Music turns twerking into dance beats - Digital Trends

  • Digital Trends

    Shake it to make it: Real Booty Music turns twerking into dance beats
    Digital Trends
    Whatever your opinions of twerking are, it's ingrained itself pretty firmly into pop culture at the moment. Rather than fight back, Danish headphone manufacturer AiAiAi brought together a crew to make music made “by the booty, for the booty.” As such ...




  • Youngest von Trapp went AWOL to watch 'The Sound of Music' - Al Jazeera America

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    Youngest von Trapp went AWOL to watch 'The Sound of Music'
    Al Jazeera America
    STOWE, Vt. – It's impossible to hear the name von Trapp without conjuring up images of a certain beloved movie about a singing nun. “The Sound of Music” stands as one of the most popular and highest-grossing films of all time. The 1965 musical won five ...
    How to tour 'The Sound of Music,' 50 years laterCNN
    New book offers peek behind the scenes of 'The Sound of Music'New York Post
    Young von Trapps continue musical traditionUSA TODAY
    The Independent -Baxter Bulletin -Playbill.com
    all 26 news articles »



  • "Listen To Music No More Than One Hour A Day," Says World Health Organization - Your EDM

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    "Listen To Music No More Than One Hour A Day," Says World Health Organization
    Your EDM
    In a statement released by the World Health Organization today via BBC, 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of permanently damaging their hearing by listening to “too much, too loudly”. This is especially relevant to the dance music ...
    Cut music to 'an hour a day' - WHOBBC News
    Only listen to music for an HOUR to stop yourself going deaf, warn global ...Daily Mail
    Children warned to not listen to music for more than one hour a dayThe Independent
    9news.com.au -ITV News
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  • Documentary details life of Tejano music singer - KSAT San Antonio

  • Documentary details life of Tejano music singer
    KSAT San Antonio
    SAN ANTONIO - Long before the genre had a name, Little Joe Y La Familia were performing Tejano music and much more. A five-time Grammy award winner, Hernandez was among the first Hispanic crossover artists, and went on to perform around the world ...




  • The 'Music Scene' - Visalia Times-Delta

  • Visalia Times-Delta

    The 'Music Scene'
    Visalia Times-Delta
    A movie depicting the music scene in Visalia would be a very short film, some local musicians say. But a group of filmmakers behind the documentary project "Visalia Music Scene" beg to differ. In fact, they are discovering that the task of telling the ...




  • Huge one-off music fest could set stage for future Salida events - The Denver Post

  • Huge one-off music fest could set stage for future Salida events
    The Denver Post
    Salida on Monday will announce the musical acts anchoring a two-day festival that could lure 35,000 concertgoers to town — more than double the population of Chaffee County. Planning for the still-unnamed festival started with a phone call last fall ...

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  • Music industry moves to Friday global album release
  • The music industry has announced an agreement to release albums globally on Fridays, ending divergences among regions that have fueled piracy in an age of instant music. Thursday's decision, after nine months of consultation, is expected to go into effect by summer in the Northern Hemisphere, said Frances Moore, chief executive officer of the music industry's global body IFPI. "What is ...



  • Music royalty hunter Kobalt wins Google funding
  • Since the music industry began in the early 20th century, musicians and songwriters have complained about paltry royalty payments for their creations.



  • Cut music to 'an hour a day' - WHO
  • People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World Health Organization suggests.



  • Music teachers share their unique perspective on music education in America
  • ( University of Miami ) Across the country music teachers believe that factors at the school level have the greatest impact on their programs. Matters beyond the school are not seen as having a significant influence on their programs, even though district, state and national educational policies have an effect on music education, according to a new study published in the Journal of Research in ...



  • New Google Play update is every music lover’s dream come true
  • Google announced on the Android Official Blog this week that the music storage limit for free Google Play Music users has been bumped up from 20,000 songs to 50,000 songs. You can stream or download any of those 50k songs to your phone, tablet, computer or Chromecast. DON’T MISS: Here’s why you probably shouldn’t buy the Galaxy S6 when it launches If you aren’t taking advantage of this free ...



  • Music streaming: free is the key
  • Competing music streaming services are beginning to discover that the best way to get consumers to sign up and to start paying a monthly subscription is to offer a free tier, too. On Wednesday, Google announced that Google Play Music subscribers can now upload and store 50,000 tracks to the cloud free of charge that they can then stream via a smartphone, tablet or even desktop whenever they've ...



  • Even the ‘Frozen’ soundtrack can’t save the music business
  • It doesn’t get any better than this in the music business — and it’s still bad. Universal Music Group’s revenue slid 5.6 percent last year despite distributing the top-selling album...



  • Google, Michael Dell bet on music and money
  • Google Ventures' new London arm is making its first investment, and it's starting with Kobalt, a music rights management services firm.



  • Google and Michael Dell invest in music future
  • Google Ventures' new London arm is making its first investment, and its starting with Kobalt, a music rights management services firm.



  • Pacquiao recording own entrance music for Mayweather fight
  • Manny Pacquiao is getting back into the recording booth to lay down some vocals for his entrance music that will be used at the fight vs. Floyd...





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  • Sympathy For The Devils
  • From Lana Del Rey to Father John Misty, musicians in the current pop moment who expose themselves, warts and all, do so in isolation, without support or challenge from a like-minded community.



  • Feet On The Coast, Mind On The Prairie: Tom Brosseau's Rootless Sound
  • A Californian by way of North Dakota, with a voice that belies his gender, the singer-songwriter takes pride in being hard to pin down.



  • Microphone Check Live: 'The Spook Who Sat By The Door' Screening
  • In honor of Black History Month we went down to NPR's Washington, D.C., headquarters to show Sam Greenlee's 1973 film and host a conversation about its resonance.



  • Jenny Lewis On World Cafe
  • Hear the folk singer's acoustic version of the title track of her latest album, The Voyager.



  • Gary Calamar On World Cafe
  • The man who chooses music for shows like Weeds and True Blood discusses making his own album.



  • Pokey LaFarge, 'Something In The Water'
  • The retro singer-songwriter proclaims his love for a charming and alarming Hoosier girl who bats right, throws left.



  • Drum Fill Friday With Steve Jordan
  • Our recurring puzzler for careful listeners features this week a selection of drum fills handpicked by Steve Jordan. Hear the fill and match it to the song.



  • Marilyn And Alan Bergman On Piano Jazz
  • Host Marian McPartland accompanies the renowned lyricists and songwriters on "The Way We Were" and "Nice 'n' Easy."



  • Nellie McKay On Song Travels
  • McKay and host Michael Feinstein team up for "Pennies from Heaven" and "The Nearness of You," and she performs her original "Beneath the Underdog."



  • A Wrong Note Sets The Right Mood In 'House Of Cards'
  • The show's distinctive score is the work of Jeff Beal, who ushers viewers into its clandestine, manipulative and sometimes violent world by breaking a few musical rules.



  • People Get Ready, 'Rainbow'
  • See the trippy new video for "Rainbow" from People Get Ready's album Physiques.



  • First Listen: Purity Ring, 'Another Eternity'
  • The Edmonton band mines the built-in tension between its many sources of effervescence and the darker shading in its words and backgrounds.



  • Jungle Fire On World Cafe
  • Hear a performance by the Latin funk band at the studios of KCSN radio.



  • Las Cafeteras On World Cafe
  • A Chicano band from East LA talks about inspiring positive change through music.



  • Black To Comm, 'Hands'
  • Marc Richter's music curves in multiple planes. Fittingly, the surreal and oddly moving video for "Hands" does the same.





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  • Aaron Watson’s The Underdog Overachieves to Crown Albums Chart
  • Texas fave Aaron Watson rockets to the summit of Billboard’s country albums chart this week with The Underdog. How’s that for irony? Nielsen SoundScan reports the package gained first-week sales of 26,340 copies. "You lack what we all call commercial appeal, you don't have what it takes to make it here in Nashville";) Phil4:13 pic.twitter.com/xY2k6g6mE1... Read more »



  • Glen Campbell’s Final Music Triumph
  • Glen Campbell’s legions of loyal fans were disappointed when his original song, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” failed to win the best song category at the recent Academy Awards. Although the honor went to John Legend and Common for “Glory,” featured in the film Selma, the song written by Campbell and producer Julian Raymond is... Read more »



  • Alan Jackson Celebrates 25 Years in Country
  • It’s been 25 years since a young Alan Jackson landed on the country scene with the release of his debut album Here in the Real World, and he’s been a star ever since. The following year, the singer would achieve his first notable breakthrough when “I’d Love You All Over Again” reached No. 1. Additionally,... Read more »



  • Why Lady A Will Never Be Fleetwood Mac
  • At one of the many panels at this week’s Country Radio Seminar in Nashville, Lady Antebellum had chance to share their secret for getting along. The presentation was titled “How 3 Become 1: Lady Antebellum.” And one of the biggest lessons they’ve learned in their nine years as a successful country band is how not... Read more »



  • Jason Aldean Talks Touring, Wedding Details and Kenny Chesney
  • Jason Aldean heats up his Burn It Down tour this weekend (Feb. 28-March 1) on an all-new CMT Hot 20 Countdown. Get the scoop from Aldean on what it’s like performing in front of a hometown crowd, and find out what he and Kenny Chesney are planning for this summer’s stadium concerts. Plus, he reveals... Read more »



  • Carrie Underwood Shines a Light on Slavery
  • When a U.S. senator tags you in a tweet, it must be pretty important. Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee posted a Twitter photo Thursday (Feb. 26) to show his support of the End It Movement and the Shine a Light on Slavery Day, which is Friday (Feb. 27). Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher were... Read more »



  • Maddie & Tae Tearfully Celebrate First No. 1, “Girl in a Country Song”
  • There were nearly enough tears shed to float the trophies awarded at the No. 1 party held Thursday afternoon (Feb. 26) at the CMA offices in Nashville for Maddie & Tae’s “Girl in a Country Song.” Co-sponsored by ASCAP and BMI, the two major performance rights organizations, the event honored the song’s writers, Maddie Marlow,... Read more »



  • Check Out Keith Urban’s Midnight CRS Concert
  • When the choice is between sleep and a midnight Keith Urban concert at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, the decision pretty much makes itself. Thursday night (Feb. 26), attendees from the 2015 Country Radio Seminar and local fans made the obvious choice and sacrificed a few hours of shut-eye for an unforgettable special performance. Who's in Nashville???... Read more »



  • Eric Church Launches Satellite Radio Show
  • Eric Church will host and curate his own radio show called Outsiders Radio on SiriusXM’s The Highway starting Friday (Feb. 27) at 10 p.m. ET. SiriusXM announced today that Eric will host Outsiders Radio, a monthly radio show on @SXMTheHighway Read more: http://t.co/NcSHPoUJ8e — Eric Church (@ericchurch) February 27, 2015 Church’s show, which will air... Read more »



  • Party Down South: Back in the Saddle Trivia
  • Do you remember the name of Daddy’s new funnel? Who had a bad feeling about bringing in a new roommate? See if you can answer these questions and more. We know the premiere of Party Down South left you doing backflips. Or, maybe you were just in shock at how good it was. Now that... Read more »



  • Stars Shine at Universal Music Group’s CRS Show
  • Country’s biggest stars plus country’s biggest radio programmers and personalities at an all-star, midday concert? You could call it the ultimate power lunch. Eric Church, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Dierks Bentley and many more. Once again, Universal Music Group knows how to bring out the big guns to the delight of attendees at the... Read more »



  • Kelly Clarkson Is “More Than That”
  • If you think you know Kelly Clarkson, you might have to rethink that. She’s not just the original American Idol winner anymore. “I love what I do, but I feel like I relied on my career a lot for my self-worth,” Clarkson told People. “And now I’m more than that.” More, because this isn’t 2002... Read more »



  • Former Grand Ole Opry Guitarist Spider Wilson Dead at 79
  • Longtime Grand Ole Opry staff guitarist James Edward “Spider” Wilson died of complications from cancer Thursday (Feb. 26) in Nashville. He was 79. A native of Nashville, Wilson reportedly fueled his enthusiasm for music by standing outside an open window of the Ryman Auditorium listening to Hank Williams’ Opry performances. His big break came when... Read more »



  • Lady A, Jason, FGL Head to Europe
  • A new crop of superstars are proving country music has global appeal. Lady Antebellum, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Kip Moore are just some of the acts heading to Norway and Sweden this week for the Country to Country Festival. Check out photos below — including touching photos from Lady A’s Dave Haywood and... Read more »



  • Recap: Party Down South Season Premiere
  • On the season premiere of Party Down South, the family gets back together again. This time, they travel to Biloxi, Mississippi, to party harder than ever before. Once they all arrive at the house, it’s on. Daddy and Tiffany get down to business by first funneling beers together, which leads to some major flirting. Daddy... Read more »



  • Alan Jackson: 25 Years Later
  • Twenty five years ago, Alan Jackson’s Here in the Real World was released on Feb. 27. It was his first major label album. On Friday (also Feb. 27), he will celebrate that anniversary when he plays at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. Brandy Clark and Jon Pardi will open the show. Jackson... Read more »



  • Dierks Bentley Gives Nashville a Hot Country Knight
  • There’s a teeny pounding in my head this morning, but who do I blame for this Southern Comfort-induced pain — Dierks Bentley or Douglas Douglason, his ‘90s-inspired alter ego who’s the lead singer of the burgeoning country supergroup Hot Country Knights? Wednesday night (Feb. 25), Bentley, along with his real band and a few magical... Read more »



  • Florida Georgia Line Bring Their Groove to New York City
  • NEW YORK CITY — There’s no place like New York’s Madison Square Garden for watching a full-blown phenomenon come to life before your eyes. Florida Georgia Line‘s sold-out show Wednesday night (Feb. 25) on their Anything Goes tour was not only a dream come true for the duo, as they reminded the audience numerous times,... Read more »



  • Garth Brooks Plays a Club Gig in Nashville
  • The threat of another icy Nashville evening was looming, but it didn’t stop Garth Brooks from putting on an unforgettable tour preview during the 2015 Country Radio Seminar in Nashville. And it didn’t stop a crowd of fans, industry peers and radio professionals from packing the house at Marathon Music Works on Wednesday night (Feb.... Read more »



  • Radio Still Rules the Country Mainstream
  • (Straight From Nashville is a weekly column written by CMT.com managing editor Calvin Gilbert.) Sony Music Nashville chairman and CEO Gary Overton ruffled a few feathers among the Americana crowd this week by telling The Tennessean newspaper in Nashville, “If you’re not on country radio, you don’t exist.” The interview was an advance story on... Read more »



  • Be First to Hear Kelly Clarkson’s New Album
  • Kelly Clarkson is teasing fans (in a good way) with her new album, Piece by Piece. The talented vocalist is releasing one track each day leading up to the big reveal, and fans can check them all out on her MTV.com artist page. The first song, “Let Your Tears Fall,” is available now. Fans can... Read more »



  • Tim McGraw’s Best Gift Wasn’t in the Gift Bag
  • On Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 25), Tim McGraw posted what appears to be the best thing about performing at the Academy Awards: the pride of his entire family. This is what I walked in my home to this morn!! #Oscars pic.twitter.com/VUL69sBrOX — Tim McGraw (@TheTimMcGraw) February 25, 2015 And while I’m sure the performers and nominees... Read more »



  • New Single: Kacey Musgraves’ “Biscuits”
  • “Mind your own biscuits and life will be gravy.” Those are the words to live by according to Kacey Musgraves‘ newest single, “Biscuits.” Musgraves made the announcement Thursday (Feb. 26) that “Biscuits” would be the first single from her forthcoming second album. The news came while the country songstress performed for a crowd at a... Read more »



  • Bro Country Mashup Guy Confronts Radio Programmers
  • Country radio is currently enjoying some of the best ratings in its long history, and much of the spike in popularity has mirrored the rise of so-called bro country — songs usually sung by men about girls, trucks and partying hard. During a panel discussion Thursday morning (Feb. 26) at the 2015 Country Radio Seminar... Read more »




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    166  Monkees  I'm A Believer
    167  Foundations   Build Me Up Buttercup
    168  Lynyrd Skynyrd Freebird
    169  Bee Gees You Should Be Dancing
    170  David Bowie   The Jean Genie
    171  Elvis Presley Blue Suede Shoes
    172  Sonny & Cher  I Got You Babe
    173  Talking Heads  Once In A Lifetime
    174  Santana Oye Como Va
    175  John Lennon  Woman
    176  Elvis Presley Return To Sender
    177  Al Green Let's Stay Together
    178  Jimi Hendrix All Along The Watchtower
    179  W.C. Handy St. Louis Blues
    180  Lou Reed Walk On The Wild Side
    181  Bob Marley Jammin'
    182  Tammy Wynnette Stand By Your Man
    183  Duke Ellington Orchestra Take The 'A' Train
    184  Ventures Walk Don't Run
    185  Them Gloria
    186  Madonna  Into The Groove
    187  Shirelles Will You Love Me Tomorrow
    188  Kinks Waterloo Sunset
    189  Simon & Garfunkel  Cecilia
    190  America  A Horse With No Name
    191  Blondie  Heart Of Glass
    192  Eagles   Lyin' Eyes
    193  Sister Sledge We Are Family
    194  Temptations   Just My Imagination
    195  Beatles All My Loving
    196  Dire Straits   Sultans of Swing
    197  Eurythmics Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
    198  Everly Brothers Dream
    199  Jethro Tull Aqualung
    200  Electric Light Orchestra Livin' Thing

    201  Neil Young Southern Man
    202  Rolling Stones Brown Sugar
    203  Isacc Hayes Theme from Shaft
    204  Bo Diddley  Bo Diddley
    205  Stevie Wonder Living for the City
    206  Diana Ross Ain't No Mountain High Enough
    207  Frank Sinatra My Way
    208  The Guess Who These Eyes
    209  Cream White Room
    210  Troggs   Wild Thing
    211  Gladys Knight & The Pips Midnight Train To Georgia
    212  Mamas & Papas Monday, Monday
    213  Tommy James & the Shondells   Mony Mony
    214  Scott Mckenzie San Francisco
    215  Deep Purple Smoke on the Water
    216  Devo   Whip It
    217  Tears For Fears Everybody Wants To Rule The World
    218  Kinks Sunny Afternoon
    219  Beach Boys God Only Knows
    220  James Brown Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
    221  Rolling Stones   Sympathy For the Devil
    222  Dion   Abraham, Martin And John
    223  Rick James Super Freak
    224  Big Mama Thornton  Ball n Chain
    225  Roy Orbison   Crying
    226  Sam and Dave Soul Man
    227  Stevie Wonder For Once In My Life
    228  Shangri-Las Remember (Walkin' In The Sand)
    229  The Flamingos I Only Have Eyes For You
    230  Al Green Tired Of Being Alone
    231  Aretha Franklin Respect
    232  Arthur Conley Sweet Soul Music
    233  INXS Need You Tonight
    234  Byrds Mr Tambourine Man
    235  R E M Losing My Religion
    236  Ben E. King Stand By Me
    237  Dion & The Belmonts The Wanderer
    238  Gene Pitney   Town Without Pity
    239  Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Jimmy Mack
    240  Little Eva The Loco-Motion
    241  Elvis Presley Don't Be Cruel
    242  Who My Generation
    243  Manfred Mann  Blinded By The Light
    244  Wilson Pickett Mustang Sally
    245  Doors Light My Fire
    246  Rolling Stones Satisfaction
    247  Red Hot Chili Peppers Under The Bridge
    248  The Who   Summertime Blues
    249  Kinks You Really Got Me
    250  Leslie Gore It's My Party
    251  Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On
    252  Bee Gees How Deep Is Your Love
    253  Chuck Berry Johnny B. Goode
    254  Mott The Hoople All The Young Dudes
    255  Chiffons Sweet Talkin' Guy
    256  Elvis Presley Hound Dog
    257  The Crests Sixteen Candles
    258  Bob Dylan Like A Rolling Stone
    259  The Coasters Young Blood
    260  Dusty Springfield  Son Of A Preacher Man
    261  Paul Simon You Can Call Me Al
    262  Jackson Five  ABC
    263  The Coasters Poison Ivy
    264  Dion The Wanderer
    265  Rod Stewart   Reason To Believe
    266  The Coasters Yakety Yak
    267  Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Jimmy Mack
    268  Van Morrison Have I Told You Lately That I Love You
    269  Beatles I Want To Hold Your Hand
    270  Creedence Clearwater Heard It Through The Grapevine
    271  Eric Clapton  I Shot The Sheriff
    272  Marcels Blue Moon
    273  Aretha Franklin You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman
    274  Beach Boys California Girls
    275  Buddy Holly & The Crickets That'll Be The Day
    276  Jerry Lee Lewis  Great Balls Of Fire
    277  Isley Brothers  Shout
    278  Foghat I Just Want to Make Love to You
    279  Muddy Waters Got My Mojo Workin
    280  Four Tops Standing In The Shadows Of Love
    281  Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes Don't Leave Me This Way
    282  Queen Another One Bites The Dust
    283  Kinks Lola
    284  Beatles In My Life
    285  Elvis Presley Love Me Tender
    286  Billy Paul   Me And Mrs Jones
    287  Bill Haley & Comets Rock Around The Clock
    288  Gene Chandler Duke Of Earl
    289  Elvis Presley Always On My Mind
    290  George Michael Faith
    291  Rolling Stones It's Only Rock And Roll
    292  Drifters Up On The Roof
    293  Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall
    294  Police   Don't Stand So Close To Me
    295  Frankie Goes To Hollywood Relax
    296  Iron Butterfly In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
    297  Diana Ross & Supremes You Keep Me Hanging On
    298  Tom Jones It's Not Unusual
    299  Mamas & The Papas California Dreamin
    300  McCoys   Hang On Sloopy









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    Site: RollingStone.com: Music

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  • Former Korn drummer David Silveria is suing his old band mates for money owed after the band declined to allow the drummer back in the group following a lengthy break. According to TMZ, Silveria sued Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reggie "Fieldy" Arvizu in an effort to reclaim the...



  • Eric Church to Host 'Outsiders' Radio Show on SiriusXM
  • Eric Church is the latest country artist to program his own radio show exclusively on SiriusXM satellite radio. The CMA- and ACM-winning singer-songwriter will host the monthly "Outsiders Radio" show on the subscription-based service's country channel the Highway.

    In addition to delving into Church's musical influences and playing some of his...



  • See Keith Urban's Unexpected Take on 'Somebody Like You' at Intimate Nashville Show
  • For years, Keith Urban has been writing most of his songs on a six-string banjo, pushing the tunes forward with the electronic bleeps and bloops of an old, Eighties-era drum machine. 

    That may seem like an odd launching pad for some of the most guitar-driven country songs of the 21st century,...



  • Florida Georgia Line, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban to Headline Las Vegas Festival
  • After rolling sevens with last year's Route 91 Harvest Festival, the event organizers are bringing the three-day country music blowout back to Las Vegas. Slated for October 2nd through 4th, the festival features two stages and some of the genre's most bankable stars — Florida Georgia Line, Tim McGraw and Keith...



  • Beyonce Fans Attack Kid Rock Online After Derogatory Comments
  • Kid Rock has incurred the wrath of Beyoncé fans following comments he made about the pop star during his Rolling Stone interview.

    Related: The Killer Inside Kid Rock

    In the latest issue of Rolling Stone, the singer detailed why he's "flabbergasted" by the intense Beyoncé fandom. "Beyoncé, to me, doesn't have a fucking 'Purple...



  • Hear Kacey Musgraves Serve 'Biscuits' as First Taste of New Album
  • The songwriting trio of Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally have worked their magic again. The masterminds of Musgraves' CMA award-winning, boundary-breaking "Follow Your Arrow" have penned another song about living your own life without worrying about how others live theirs, but this new one is a bit more of...



  • Madonna 'Rebel Heart' Hacker Indicted on Four Counts
  • The Israeli man accused of hacking into Madonna and her associates' computers and leaking songs destined for the singer's March 6th-bound Rebel Heart has been indicted on four counts. Adi Lederman, who three years ago tried out for Israel's then-top-rated TV singing competition Kochav Nolad (A Star Is Born), was charged with computer trespassing,...



  • Tool Album Progressing 'Nicely, Slowly,' Singer Maynard Keenan Says
  • Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan has issued an encouraging update on the status of the band's next record (via Facebook), saying the group will enter the studio "soon." In addition to sharing the singer's news that the LP's songs are congealing into shape, the band also shared a photo of the...



  • Music Industry Sets Friday as New Global Release Day
  • Friday will be the new Tuesday beginning this summer, when the worldwide music industry begins putting out new releases on most music buyers' paydays. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), the British-based organization that acts as a music-biz United Nations, announced on Thursday that the new plan would go...



  • Former Pearl Jam Drummer Dave Abbruzzese Wanted on Drug Charges
  • Former Pearl Jam drummer Dave Abbruzzese, who was behind the kit for band's 1993 album Vs. and 1994 LP Vitalogy, has two warrants out for his arrest in Denton, Texas: Possession of a controlled substance and failure to appear on a manufacture or delivery of substance charge. The news was first reported by...



  • 'Glory' Leads Oscar Music Sales Surge
  • John Legend and Common's Oscar-winning song "Glory" from the film Selma garnered 28,000 downloads to notch its best sales week to date. The spike anchored a massive 184 percent sales gain for all music featured on the 87th Academy Awards for the week ending the day of the awards (February 22nd), according to...



  • BRIT Awards 2015: 5 Essential Moments From a Night of Flamethrowers and Falls
  • It was a night of a few thrills and one show-stealing spill at the BRIT Awards in London. Ed Sheeran (British Male Solo Artist, Mastercard British Album of the Year) and Sam Smith (BRITs Global Success Award, British Breakthrough Act) confirmed their rising-star status, picking up two trophies each at...



  • Scarlett Johansson's New Band Faces Cease-and-Desist
  • News of Scarlett Johansson's new group, the Singles, is less than a week old, but the band is already facing legal issues. When the actress revealed her new band – which also features Este Haim, Holly Miranda, Kendra Morris and Julia Haltigan – the group's radio-friendly moniker described their candy-coated pop...



  • Watch Kanye West Debut Fiery 'All Day' at BRIT Awards
  • Kanye West debuted the official version of "All Day" Wednesday at the 2015 Brit Awards following the leak of numerous rough versions of the song since last August.

    After Kim Kardashian-West presented the Global Success Award to Sam Smith, posing for a selfie with the show's hosts Ant and Dec and demanding that...



  • On the Charts: Imagine Dragons Conjure Up Number One
  • With the post-Grammys sales surge ebbing away — and no other major debuts to battle with — Imagine Dragons cruised to the top of the Billboard 200, as the Las Vegas arena rockers' second LP, Smoke and Mirrors, grabbed the Number One spot thanks to 195,000 units sold. It's the best sales week yet for the...



  • Cliff Richard Sex Assault Investigation Expands
  • An investigation into sexual assault allegations against 74-year-old musician Sir Cliff Richard has "increased significantly in size," U.K. police recently disclosed. The singer, who is best known for a string of U.K. hits with the group the Shadows, previously faced only one claim against him, but now authorities say he...



  • Apple Must Pay $533 Million for Patent Infringement, Judge Says
  • A federal jury has ruled that Apple willfully infringed on patents when developing iTunes' data storage systems, following eight hours of deliberation. The Tyler, Texas–based judge presiding over the case has ordered the company to pay $532.9 million in damages, according to Reuters.

    The plaintiff, Smartflash LLC — which is based on...



  • Zac Brown Band to Play 'Saturday Night Live'
  • Country music will be featured on Saturday Night Live for the second time this season when Zac Brown Band serve as musical guest on March 7th. Actor Chris Hemsworth (Thor) will host the episode, which comes hot on the heels of the NBC comedy sketch show's recent 40th anniversary special....



  • Listen to Thom Yorke's Minimalist 'UK Gold' Score Contributions
  • Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood wasn't the only band member working on film scores during the band's hiatus. Between Thom Yorke's surprise solo album Tomorrow's Modern Boxes and working on the new Radiohead album, the singer managed to sneak in some minimalist soundscapes to help score the documentary UK Gold, which details Big Business' history...



  • 'American Sniper' Trial: Chris Kyle's Killer Found Guilty of Murder
  • A Texas jury found Eddie Ray Routh guilty of capital murder in the shooting deaths of Chris Kyle, the soldier whose biography was the basis of Clint Eastwood's Oscar-nominated film American Sniper, and Chad Littlefield at a gun range in February 2013. Routh was sentenced to life in prison without parole, the...



  • Hear a Sample of Godspeed You! Black Emperor's Upcoming Epic
  • Crescendo architects Godspeed You! Black Emperor will return with a new album, Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress, next month. The record, which "clocks in at a succinct 40:23," according to the band's label, contains four new, sure-to-be overwhelming compositions that the band recorded in 2013 and 2014 in North Carolina...



  • Frank Sinatra Centennial Celebration to Feature New Collections, Documentary
  • Bob Dylan's Shadows in the Night isn't the only celebration of Frank Sinatra's music that will arrive in 2015: To commemorate what would have been Sinatra's 100th birthday on December 12th, the Sinatra family and Frank Sinatra Enterprises have planned a multimedia event called "Sinatra 100" that will focus on the...



  • Rihanna Looks 'Towards the Sun' in New Song for Animated Film
  • Prior to the release of DreamWorks' Home, the animated film's star Rihanna has released the first song off the soundtrack. Titled "Towards the Sun," the track showcases the singer's falsetto on the epic, empowering pop tune. Listen below. 

    Home, due in theaters March 27th, is a 3D animated comedy featuring vocal talents from Rihanna...



  • Alison Krauss, Willie Nelson Go on the Road Again for Summer Tour
  • Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss will join forces once again for a few more dates on their shared tour this summer. The run of shows follows the pair's summer trek of 2014, which was complicated by "an unforeseen and urgent health concern," according to a statement on Krauss's website last...



  • The Darkness Detail New Album, Release Brutal First Single 'Barbarian'
  • Glam rock revivalists the Darkness will return with their fourth LP Last of Our Kind on June 1st, the band's first album since their 2012 reunion set Hot Cakes. In addition to the new album announcement, the Darkness also unveiled the bloody animated video for first single "Barbarian," a tale...








    Heard from BBC

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  • Star Trek legend Nimoy dies at 83
  • Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr Spock in the cult sci-fi TV series Star Trek, has died at the age of 83 in Los Angeles, his family says.



  • Robin Williams' daughter speaks out
  • Zelda Williams says there is "no point" in seeking any explanation for why the comedian took his own life last August.



  • Harrison Ford back for Blade Runner
  • Harrison Ford will reprise his role as police officer Rick Deckard in the forthcoming Blade Runner sequel, it is confirmed.



  • Fearne Cotton is leaving BBC Radio 1
  • The DJ is leaving the music station for a "new chapter" and has also revealed she is expecting another baby.



  • Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years
  • Former pop star Gary Glitter is jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing three young girls between 1975 and 1980.



  • Steve Strange funeral to be held
  • The funeral of New Romantic star Steve Strange will be held in Porthcawl next month, his friend says.



  • Madonna 'suffered whiplash' at Brits
  • Pop star Madonna says she suffered whiplash as a result of her "nightmare" accident at Wednesday's Brit Awards.



  • Actress's $150,000 Oscar dress stolen
  • A $150,000 designer dress worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Oscars is stolen from a Hollywood hotel.



  • Stolen Picasso returned to France
  • A Picasso painting smuggled into the US last December, disguised as a Christmas parcel, is being returned to its home in France.



  • Cut music to 'an hour a day' - WHO
  • People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World Health Organization suggests.



  • Spectre plot about 007's childhood
  • James Bond director Sam Mendes reveals Spectre's storyline will focus on 007's back story growing up as an orphan.



  • Genital book makes odd title list
  • A book about the evolution of genitals is shortlisted for this year's Diagram Prize for the oddest book title of the year.



  • Catwoman 'comes out as bisexual'
  • Selina Kyle, alter-ego of superhero character Catwoman, has been revealed as bisexual in the latest issue.



  • Hockney art inspired by fly-tipping
  • David Hockney releases artwork showing the landscape that inspired him after it was blighted by fly-tipping.



  • Kevin Spacey to get special Olivier
  • Actor and theatre director Kevin Spacey will be honoured with a special prize at this year's Olivier Awards.



  • Stolen artworks returned to Italy
  • An ancient statuette and an 18th Century painting are returned to Italy, having turned up in New York decades after being stolen.



  • Doomed Point cinema shows last film
  • One of the UK's first multiplex cinemas, built nearly 30 years ago in Milton Keynes, shows its last film before its is demolished.



  • Redmayne steams in to Thomas film
  • Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne lends his voice to a new train in the next Thomas the Tank Engine adventure.



  • Crowe told Leeds 'not for sale'
  • Leeds chairman Andrew Umbers says the club is "not for sale" despite Russell Crowe suggesting he would consider buying the club.



  • Fungus plays 'biomusic' duet
  • Scientists at Plymouth University play improvised pieces of music with the help of slime mould.



  • De la Soul headline act for Womad
  • Rap legends De La Soul are announced as this year's headline act for the Womad world music festival in Wiltshire.



  • Wickerman headliners announced
  • The Waterboys are announced as one of the headline acts at this year's Wickerman Festival in Dumfries and Galloway.



  • No future for TV licence, MPs say
  • The TV licence does not have a long-term future and is likely to be replaced by a new levy within the next 15 years, a group of MPs says.



  • Profit hike for broadcaster STV
  • STV reports a 14% rise in pre-tax profits, lifts its dividend by 300% and says it is increasing its reach.



  • BBC Trust chair's HSBC role queried
  • A senior MP raises questions over new BBC Trust chair Rona Fairhead's role at HSBC while the bank's Swiss arm helped wealthy clients evade tax.



  • VIDEO: Missing Oscars dress 'found'
  • Police in California say they have found a dress which could be the one worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at the Oscars.



  • VIDEO: Kanye West in tears over mentor teacher
  • Singer Kanye West got emotional talking about his former fashion design teacher, Louise Wilson, who died last year.



  • VIDEO: Fans pay tribute at Nimoy's star
  • Alistair Leithead in Los Angeles reports on reaction to the death of "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy.



  • VIDEO: Kermode: Nimoy 'my first autograph'
  • Film reviewer Mark Kermode says there was a lot more to Leonard Nimoy than playing Mr Spock in the TV series Star Trek.



  • VIDEO: Israeli and Iranian musicians in harmony
  • Iranian harpsichord player Mahan Esfahani and Israeli mandolin player Avi Avital talk about how a mutual love of Bach brought them together.



  • VIDEO: Made in Wales: The Millennium Falcon
  • With a new Star Wars film looming, Carwyn Jones looks back at when Pembroke Dock built the "fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy" - the Millennium Falcon.



  • VIDEO: The lost art of subway reading
  • Dutch photographer Reinier Gerritsen is chronicling the declining number of books on the New York City subway.



  • VIDEO: Banksy artwork on streets of Gaza
  • Street artist Banksy has secretly travelled to Gaza where he produced a range of murals as part of a new documentary.



  • King Lear gets a Yorkshire accent
  • Actor Barrie Rutter on giving King Lear a Hull accent



  • VIDEO: Ester Rada: Israel's Ethiopian diva
  • Israel's Ester Rada thrills with rich music inspired by Africa beats



  • Stars check back into Marigold Hotel
  • Marigold Hotel stars happy to be back for sequel



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  • The stroke survivors who are unable to talk but can sing



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  • The real winners and losers at the Brit Awards



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