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  • Grooveshark, the Free Music Service That Used to Scare the Big Labels, Gives Up - Re/code

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    Grooveshark, the Free Music Service That Used to Scare the Big Labels, Gives Up
    Re/code
    In a settlement with Universal Music Group, Sony Music and Warner Music Group, the company's founders are shutting down their website, apps and everything else they own, wiping their servers clean of music and offering a formal apology to the industry.
    Grooveshark once had 35 million users. Now, the music-streaming service is dead.Washington Post
    Streaming Music Service Grooveshark Lost Its Court Battle and Has Closed For ...Forbes
    Music streaming service Grooveshark shuts downLos Angeles Times
    Consequence of Sound -BBC News
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  • Jennifer Lopez's Selena Tribute at Latin Music Awards - POPSUGAR

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    Jennifer Lopez's Selena Tribute at Latin Music Awards
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    Jennifer Lopez reprised the role of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, the iconic Mexican-American singer who was murdered in 1995, at the Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday. In a bittersweet moment, Jennifer, who rocketed to fame after portraying the ...

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  • 'Marley' aims to capture the man, music and mission - Baltimore Sun

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    'Marley' aims to capture the man, music and mission
    Baltimore Sun
    It's too early to know if the musical has the legs to go from Baltimore to Broadway or beyond, but attention is likely to be paid. The show, which starts preview performances Thursday and officially opens May 13, is backed by outside investors. And the ...




  • PC Music: the future of pop or 'contemptuous parody'? - The Guardian

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    PC Music: the future of pop or 'contemptuous parody'?
    The Guardian
    In fairness, PC Music is not meant to be simple: a group of twentysomething Londoners who make music which sounds like Japanese tween pop of the distant future played through the JD Sports in-store radio of 2002; an internet-only cooperative whose ...




  • [APK Teardown] Play Music v5.9 Hints At Smarter Way To Handle Multiple ... - Android Police

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    [APK Teardown] Play Music v5.9 Hints At Smarter Way To Handle Multiple ...
    Android Police
    Imagine going to a party where a few people take turns controlling the music through a Chromecast. (I'm not sure how common this is, but let's pretend it happens all the time.) As new guests arrive, some of them will probably take turns as DJ. If you ...




  • Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of April - NPR

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    Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of April
    NPR
    Each month, we listen to hundreds of new electronic music tracks, test the standouts on loud speakers and highlight the best of the best in a mix called Recommended Dose. April featured moving music from artists both young and old. A new electro track ...

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  • 5 May Music Festivals To Check Out - Forbes

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    5 May Music Festivals To Check Out
    Forbes
    May is upon us, and people across the country are looking for excuses to spend more time outside. If you don't already have some camping or hiking trips planned, why not consider a music festival? May is when America kicks into musical overdrive, ...




  • Tidal, Music Streaming Service, Seeks Footing After a Stumble - New York Times

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    Tidal, Music Streaming Service, Seeks Footing After a Stumble
    New York Times
    Standing on a Manhattan stage with Madonna, Kanye West, Jack White, Nicki Minaj and nearly a dozen other stars, Jay Z introduced Tidal on March 30 as a streaming music service to challenge Spotify, Apple and Google. In a twist to the usual ownership of ...
    Industry goes with the flow on music streamingThe Independent
    Music streaming service Spotify has reportedly raised $350M at $8B valuationVentureBeat
    Breaking: Spotify Just Raised Another $350 Million…Digital Music News

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  • New project in US South promotes music "triangle" - Charlotte Observer

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    New project in US South promotes music "triangle"
    Charlotte Observer
    Roger Stolle, owner of Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art store, talks about how a new project called the “Americana Music Triangle” will help attract tourists and spur music-related preservation efforts on Thursday, April 30, 2015 in Clarksdale, Miss.
    Share “New project in US South promotes music...”NewsOK.com

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  • Michigan summer music festivals - Detroit Free Press

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    Michigan summer music festivals
    Detroit Free Press
    Ann Arbor Summer Festival: Offering a mix of music, dance, comedy, film, spoken word, family entertainment and more, including headliners like Indigo Girls, and Robert Randolph and the Family Band, June 12-July 5. Various Ann Arbor venues. Some events ...

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  • John Lydon: The Foul-Mouthed Yob Sets The Record Straight
  • "After reading so much rubbish written about me over the years, it became obvious that I had to just tell it like it is," Lydon tells NPR's Arun Rath. Lydon just wrote his memoir, Anger Is An Energy.



  • 3-D Printers Bring Historic Instruments Back To The Future
  • You just can't stick a modern mouthpiece on an antique saxophone and get the right sound. The answer could be in the lab.



  • Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of April
  • The cruelest month was pretty easy on our ears, with new music from Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen and Ricardo Villalobos, Detroit underground stars past and present, and funky house from the U.K.



  • Ben E. King, Soul Singer Best Known For 'Stand By Me,' Dies
  • Ben E. King, best known for the classic soul song "Stand By Me," has died at 76.



  • Emily King On Song Travels
  • The Grammy-nominated daughter of two jazz singers, King has taken a remarkable musical journey.



  • Shirley Horn On Piano Jazz
  • The vocalist brings her unmistakable contralto to a 1995 set that includes "Wouldn't It Be Lovely."



  • All Songs +1: 'Baltimore'
  • For this week's Plus One Podcast we take a closer look at a song that seems to be on a lot of people's minds this week: Nina Simone's cover of Randy Newman's "Baltimore."



  • Drum Fill Friday, For May 1
  • Our recurring puzzler for careful listeners this week features a selection of fills handpicked by All Songs Considered co-host Robin Hilton. Hear the drum fill (or intro) and match it to the song.



  • Nellie McKay Celebrates The '60s With 'My Weekly Reader'
  • McKay's new album My Weekly Reader is a collection of covers of songs made famous in the 1960s. The range of material is wide — from the Beatles' "If I Fell" to Frank Zappa's "Hungry Freaks, Daddy."



  • Songs We Love: Ratatat, 'Cream On Chrome'
  • The irresistible groove of "Cream On Chrome" proves that with a propulsive beat, hooky guitars and a touch of synthesizer, instrumentals can be earworms, too.



  • Kurt Cobain Speaks — Through Art And Audio Diaries — In 'Montage Of Heck'
  • "The idea was not to tear him down, nor was it to put him on a pedestal," says director Brett Morgen. Instead, executive producer Frances Bean Cobain told Morgen to "make it honest."



  • Singer Ben E. King, Best Known For 'Stand By Me,' Dies At 76
  • Phil Brown, King's publicist, says the soul singer died of natural causes. King began his career with The Drifters, but it was "Stand by Me," released in 1961, that sealed his worldwide fame.



  • Diego El Cigala: Tiny Desk Concert
  • See a singer called "the Sinatra of flamenco," a musical game changer whose expressive style draws on jazz and a range of other genres.



  • Venezuela's National Jazz Orchestra Returns
  • The Simón Bolívar Big Band, the flagship jazz group of the youth music education program El Sistema, came to New York to play canonical American repertoire and works by Venezuelan composers.



  • The McCrary Sisters On World Cafe
  • Hear the Nashville-based gospel group perform songs from their newest album, Let's Go. The four singers are the daughters of the late Rev. Samuel McCrary, a founding member of The Fairfield Four.





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  • Stars Return to Texas for iHeartRadio Country Festival
  • If anyone can lead a massive music festival featuring Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Little Big Town, Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore, The Band Perry, Sam Hunt and Tyler Farr, it’s Jennifer Nettles and Darius Rucker. Nettles and Rucker have been tapped to host the 2015 iHeartRadio Country Festival, taking place Saturday (May... Read more »



  • Go Backstage With Florida Georgia Line
  • This weekend on an all-new CMT Hot 20 Countdown, we’re at the Grand Ole Opry to celebrate its 90th anniversary and will also be backstage with Scotty McCreery, Frankie Ballard, Kellie Pickler and Florida Georgia Line. Does FGL’s Brian Kelley have babies on the brain? Plus, his marriage advice to musical partner Tyler Hubbard, and... Read more »



  • Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean Talk Stadium Tour Launch
  • It’s May. And that means summer is almost here. And more importantly, it means the Kenny Chesney/Jason Aldean co-headlining tour is already here. In addition to their other individual tour dates, the two superstars will kick of a string of a dozen stadium dates together — combining Chesney’s Big Revival tour and Aldean’s Burn It... Read more »



  • Recap: Party Down South: Down This Road Before
  • This episode starts off on a positive note: Howie, Tiffany’s dad, is doing better, and Tiffany is coming back to the house! Once the house finds out, they decide to go out to the bars to celebrate. However, Mattie can’t because her teeth still hurt. No worries though, a good night’s rest is probably good... Read more »



  • Tim McGraw and the Sandy Hook Promise Concert
  • (Straight From Nashville is a weekly column written by CMT.com managing editor Calvin Gilbert.) Tim McGraw probably has a better understanding these days of the old adage that “no good deed goes unpunished.” Now that the 24/7 news cycle has finally drifted away from the headlines about his upcoming concert supporting the Sandy Hook Promise... Read more »



  • Toby Keith Becoming a Grandfather Once More
  • On Thursday morning (April 30), Toby Keith’s daughter, Krystal Keith, did what any young woman with big news to share did. She shared it via social media. “So about that project I’ve been working on!! We are over the moon about expecting our first little bundle of joy!!” she wrote with a photo of herself... Read more »



  • Jon Pardi Offers Fans His Other Sides
  • In the world of show business, newcomer Jon Pardi knows you’ve got to give the people what they want. So when you fans demand more music, that’s exactly what you deliver. And that’s exactly what the California native plans to do on May 19. He’s pulling a pretty creative and sophisticated artistic move, digitally unleashing... Read more »



  • #TBT: Party Down South Childhood Photos
  • The cast of Party Down South can get pretty wild. And, believe it or not, they were once well-behaved kids. This rowdy bunch of Southerners actually received gold stars and participated in after-school activities. How sweet. Can you guess who’s who? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Play Party Down South Bingo while watching... Read more »



  • Nashville Recap: Can Money Buy Forgiveness and a Liver?
  • There were a few really important life lessons on Wednesday’s (April 29) episode of Nashville. But the most important one had to be this: Fight like hell to get what you want, and if that doesn’t work, throw a million dollars and Tiffany necklaces at the problem. Rayna spent the entire episode trying to strong... Read more »



  • Easton Corbin: Behind the Scenes of New Video
  • Every great country song has a story to tell. And lucky for Easton Corbin fans, this one’s being told at Pinewood Social in Nashville. Corbin and his band — who have never joined him in a video until now — recently shot the “Baby Be My Love Song” video at the popular Nashville gathering place... Read more »



  • Happy Birthday, Willie Nelson
  • The unmistakable twang, those braids, that cheeky yet endearing grin, the bandana and, of course, the songs. Is there anything more timeless or iconic than music legend Willie Nelson? I don’t think so. Nelson is once again taking two days this week to celebrate his 82nd birthday, and he’s still cooler than you and I... Read more »



  • Tim McGraw’s Seven Simple Rules
  • Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have three beautiful daughters, Gracie, 17, Maggie, 16 and Audrey, 13. But you know what comes with beautiful daughters? A long line of guys who want to date them. So when McGraw was on Extra, he told Mario Lopez exactly what needs to happen if you want to take one... Read more »



  • Miranda Lambert Gets Text From Reese Witherspoon
  • When Reese Witherspoon texted Miranda Lambert, she wanted a song that was simultaneously Southern and Latin. Now, Lambert already had plenty of the Southern. But this combination in “Two of a Crime” is a new one for her. “Reese texted me and told me about the movie and wanted me to write something or sing... Read more »



  • Kick off the Summer Early With a New Season of Party Down South 2 and a Brand New Series Pontoon Payday
  • CMT is kicking off summer a little early with a wet and wild season premiere of the smash hit series Party Down South 2, along with the premiere of Pontoon Payday, the first-ever game show on a boat where contestants can either get drenched in cash or just plain drenched. Both series, from the masterminds... Read more »



  • Kenny Chesney Co-Produces David Lee Murphy’s Next Album
  • Kenny Chesney is co-producing a new album for singer-songwriter David Lee Murphy, who scored a series of Top 10 hits as a country artist during the ‘90s. The two co-produced the album, No Zip Code, with Chesney’s longtime producer Buddy Cannon. A record label and release date have not been announced. Signed to MCA Records,... Read more »



  • Hank Williams Jr. Signs With Nash Icon Records
  • Hank Williams Jr. has signed with Nash Icon Records and is expected to release new music for the label later this year. Nash Icon, a joint venture between the Big Machine Label Group and Cumulus Media, launched last year. Williams joins Reba, Martina McBride and Ronnie Dunn on the roster. “Country music singers have always... Read more »



  • Blake Shelton on Trying to Be Dierks Bentley
  • Is Dierks Bentley Blake Shelton‘s latest role model? It sure sounds like it in this radio interview from Sunday (April 26) when Shelton played the Stagecoach festival in California. “Right now, I’m at an absolute zero,” Shelton told KUZZ/Bakersfield, California, of his level of drunkenness. “I hope to get somewhere within the realm of a... Read more »



  • Randy Houser Brings Sizzlin’ Shenanigans in New Single
  • Tearing up fences, jumping ditches, running from the cops. What kind of shenanigans is Randy Houser up to in his new single? The sizzling, fun, might-get-you-into-trouble summertime kind of shenanigans, that’s what kind. The singer’s new release, “We Went,” has officially debuted at country radio and is a pretty fine indication that Houser is ready... Read more »



  • Trisha Yearwood’s Hope for Mother’s Day
  • Trisha Yearwood has a gig on Mother’s Day. She’ll be playing a show in Omaha with her husband Garth Brooks at 7 p.m. But maybe, earlier in the day, she’ll have a chance to get together with her stepdaughters Taylor, August and Allie. Yearwood told People that’s what she’s hoping will happen. “We really just... Read more »



  • Summer Books on Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan
  • It’s never too early to start compiling your beach-reading list for the summer. So let us begin. From the eternal Willie Nelson comes It’s a Long Story: My Life, set for release May 5. Written with David Ritz, this remembrance chronicles Nelson’s rich and rocky road toward cultural immortality, from the personal to the professional... Read more »



  • Stagecoach Festival 2015 in 10 Photos
  • The 2015 Stagecoach music festival wrapped up Sunday (April 26) in Indio, California, following a three-day run. Since its inception in 2007, the event at the Empire Polo Club has evolved into one of the biggest and most important music festivals in the U.S. With a wide focus on country, bluegrass, Americana and roots rock,... Read more »



  • Darius Rucker Is Raising Southern Kids
  • Darius Rucker is making music Southern Style, which happens to be the title of his latest album, but he’s also raising children Southern style, too. The Charleston, South Carolina, native delights in being a dad and raising his children with good Southern values and charm — just the way he was raised. “When you live... Read more »



  • Eric Paslay’s Wedding: All the Details
  • Singer-songwriter Eric Paslay wrapped up his tour on Saturday night (April 25) in Medina, Ohio. Then on Sunday night, he kicked off his next chapter — as a married man. The Texas native married music publisher Natalie Harker in Charlotte, Tennessee. The two have been friends for 10 years and got engaged in December. According... Read more »



  • Ray Wylie Hubbard Emerges From Honky-Tonk Fog on The Ruffian’s Misfortune
  • Ray Wylie Hubbard‘s The Ruffian’s Misfortune backs deep blues (“Down by the River”) with rich narratives (“Stone Blind Horses”). CMT Edge spoke with the Austin-area songwriter about escaping a “honky-tonk fog,” his writing process and the excellent new collection. “He has a style that just seems to roll out of him,” folk-rocker William Elliott Whitmore... Read more »




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    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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  • Zac Brown and his band of nimble-fingered shredders never shy away from taking risks and don't back down from broadening an already exceedingly eclectic sonic palette. And Friday night in Nashville, where — following a warm-up show Wednesday night in Tupelo, Mississippi — the band officially opened its bold and...



  • Paul McCartney: 'Let It Be' Inspired Kanye West's 'Only One'
  • Paul McCartney has revealed in a new interview that he and Kanye West's collaborative single "Only One," written from the perspective of the rapper's late mother Donda West, was inspired by the Beatles' classic "Let It Be." Speaking to The Sun, McCartney also said that he and Kanye...



  • U2 Reschedule 'Tonight Show' Appearance
  • U2 will guest on The Tonight Show on May 8th, nearly six months after a major bicycle accident forced Bono to cancel the band's weeklong residency on Jimmy Fallon's late night program. "You heard that right! U2 will be back on the show next Friday," The Tonight Show tweeted...



  • Grooveshark Shuts Down After Eight Years
  • Music streaming service Grooveshark has ceased operation. The now-inactive site merely displays a message from the company, noting that a settlement agreement with major labels progressed the immediate shutdown.

    According to Exclaim, Grooveshark — which launched in 2007 — had been served with a $17 billion lawsuit...



  • Miranda Lambert Reveals Ladies-Only Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour
  • All year long, Miranda Lambert has been working a cover of the Dixie Chicks' "Cowboy Take Me Away" into her set, whipping up a makeshift girl group with help from whomever happens to be part of the Certified Platinum Tour that night. 

    Some evenings, she's joined by backup singer Carolyn Dawn...



  • 'Stand By Me' Singer Ben E. King Dead at 76
  • Ben E. King, the legendary soul singer best known for his classic "Stand By Me," died Thursday of natural causes. He was 76. King's publicist confirmed the singer's death to the Telegraph, though no other details were provided.

    In 1958, the North Carolina-born, Harlem-raised King was part of a doo-wop group...



  • Zac Brown Band Score First Number One on Rock Chart
  • Zac Brown Band have never colored inside country's lines, with their musical crayons flailing wildest on the brand-new Jekyll + Hyde, released this week. The album sees the eclectic eight-piece venturing into rock, soul, jazz, gospel, folk, dance and even a little gospel, reggae and metal.

    The track that arguably...



  • Tidal Unveils 'Discovery' Platform to Showcase Emerging Artists
  • Tidal, the high-quality streaming service recently relaunched by Jay Z and other big-name musicians, announced a new Discovery section designed to showcase and promote music uploaded by young, budding artists.

    According to a press release, the primary aim of Tidal Discovery will be to help new artists reach larger audiences by...



  • Katy Perry Sunflower Dress Sparks Controversy in China
  • Katy Perry sparked controversy in China after a recent concert in Taipei, Taiwan, where she donned both a Taiwanese flag and a sunflower dress, which many viewed as a pro-Taiwanese statement and expression of solidarity with the 2014 Sunflower Student Movement, E! reports.

    Just over a year ago, a group of students occupied Taiwan's parliament...



  • Dave Grohl Recalls Kiss Army 'Induction' at ASCAP Pop Awards
  • Dave Grohl spoke to the power of Kiss Wednesday night when he honored Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley with an award recognizing their influence as a songwriting team. His speech was part of the ASCAP Pop Music Awards – put on by the American Society of Composers, Authors...



  • Suge Knight Pleads Not Guilty to Murder
  • Former Death Row Records chief Marion "Suge" Knight has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges in connection to an incident where he ran over two men in January, killing one. He also faces charges of attempted murder and hit-and-run. CNN reports that Los Angeles County Judge Ronald...



  • Hear Miranda Lambert's Hollywood-Worthy 'Two of a Crime'
  • When Reese Witherspoon texted Miranda Lambert several months ago, asking the Platinum singer to write a Latin-influenced country song for the movie Hot Pursuit, Lambert knew just who to call. 

    Nicolle Galyon and Natalie Hemby had been two of the heaviest hitters on last year's Platinum, co-writing five of the album's...



  • Hear Jamey Johnson and Amanda Watkins' 'If I Was Over You'
  • When Amanda Watkins, former member of the country duo Miss Willie Brown, set out on her solo career, she struck up a friendship with Jamey Johnson, who took her on tour as his opening act. During her nightly performance of her song "If I Was Over You," Johnson would often...



  • U2 Prep Unique Sound System While Bono Struggles to Recover for Tour
  • As Bono continues to recover from his injuries following a bike accident last year, U2 are gearing up for an unique arena tour set to kick off May 14th at Vancouver's Rogers Arena. The group will be splitting each concert into two sets with an intermission for the first time...



  • Paramore to Set Sail Again on Parahoy! Festival at Sea in 2016
  • Paramore will once again lift anchors when they embark on their second Parahoy! Festival at Sea next year. The floating concert will take place March 5th - 9th and travel round-trip from Miami to Cozumel, Mexico. Paramore will perform twice during the fest, which has yet to announce the...



  • My Morning Jacket Establish Philanthropy Foundation
  • My Morning Jacket will release their new album The Waterfall on May 4th, and with Jim James and company's latest LP comes a new philanthropic effort called The Waterfall Project. "We're honored to announce The Waterfall Project - a fund that supports & promotes engagement around causes we hold dear,"...



  • Courtney Love Biographer Sues Singer for Breach of Contract
  • Courtney Love's co-writer, Anthony Bozza, has sued the singer for breach of contract with regard to her highly anticipated memoir, tentatively titled The Girl With the Most Cake. The author – who was previously a Rolling Stone editor and has co-written books with Slash, Tommy Lee and Tracy Morgan,...



  • Watch Paul McCartney Perform Beatles' 'Another Girl' for First Time
  • Paul McCartney played Japan's famed Nippon Budokan Tuesday night for the first time since the Beatles performed there in 1966. To celebrate the occasion, McCartney dusted off a Fab Four classic that had never been played live before: Help!'s "Another Girl."

    McCartney's Japanese tour also featured the singer performing the Beatles'...



  • Watch Ryan Adams' Redemptive Cover of 'Summer of '69'
  • The Ryman never forgets. 

    It's been more than 12 years since Ryan Adams infamously ejected a fan from the Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville, tossing him a $40 refund on his way out the door. The accused's crime? Shouting out repeated requests for Bryan Adams' "Summer of '69" — a harmless...



  • Watch Brett Eldredge Do His Best Frank Sinatra Impression
  • Brett Eldredge straps into a straitjacket in the video for his latest single, "Lose My Mind," but in the above karaoke challenge from America's Morning Show host Blair Garner, he sounds more suited to a fancy dinner jacket. Crooning along to a pre-recorded track, the blue-eyed Eldredge channels Ol'...



  • See Zac Brown Band Play Joyous 'Tomorrow Never Comes' on 'Fallon'
  • The eclectic Zac Brown Band highlighted the variety of their just released Jekyll + Hyde album, performing one of the new LP's deep cuts on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon earlier this week.

    "Tomorrow Never Comes," co-written by Brown with Niko Moon and frequent collaborator Wyatt Durrette, came off like...



  • Jay Z to Perform Special 'B-Sides' Tidal Concert in New York
  • Jay Z announced an exclusive New York concert for Tidal subscribers that will find the rapper performing tracks he's never played onstage or songs that haven't been part of his live arsenal for over a decade. Dubbed "Tidal X: Jay Z B-Sides," the one-off concert will come to an as-yet-unnamed "intimate New...



  • Read Axl Rose's Letter to Indonesian President Regarding Bali Nine
  • Axl Rose sent a letter to Indonesian President Joko Widodo yesterday, pleading for clemency for two members of the so-called "Bali Nine" – nine people arrested in 2005 for allegedly planning to smuggle heroin out of Denpasar – and a woman accused of smuggling the drug into the country....



  • Merle Haggard Graduates High School With Special Ceremony
  • Merle Haggard is a three-time Grammy winner, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and the recipient of the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor. The legendary "poet of the common man" also holds an honorary doctorate from California State University in Bakersfield. Now,...



  • Andrew W.K. Scores Show on Glenn Beck's Radio Network
  • Andrew W.K.'s already extensive resume has gotten longer and even more surreal: The rocker/motivational speaker/game show host/venue owner/ prospective Middle East ambassador/party expert will begin hosting his own radio program, America W.K., on Glenn Beck's network, TheBlaze.

    The two-hour show is scheduled to air on Saturdays, with the premiere set...








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  • Author Ruth Rendell dies aged 85
  • Best-selling crime writer Ruth Rendell has died aged 85, her publisher says.



  • Russia ballet great Plisetskaya dies
  • Russian ballet legend Maya Plisetskaya - who captivated audiences around the world - has died in Germany, aged 89, the director of the Bolshoi Theatre says.



  • Star Wars spinoff director quits
  • Josh Trank, director of The Fantastic Four, has quit production on a new Star Wars spinoff series.



  • R&B legend Ben E King dies at 76
  • R&B and soul singer Ben E King, best known for the classic song Stand By Me, dies at the age of 76.



  • Coldplay donate £10,000 to amputee
  • The band Coldplay donate £10,000 to a quadruple amputee from Hampshire who lost his limbs from a deadly infection.



  • Bruce Jenner sued over crash death
  • The stepchildren of a woman killed in a crash involving the reality TV star want him to pay damages.



  • Witch bottle unearthed in museum dig
  • Archaeologists find a suspected witch bottle during work on a new National Civil War Centre in Nottinghamshire.



  • Globe confirms new artistic director
  • Shakespeare's Globe reveals Emma Rice from Kneehigh will be its third artistic director, taking over from Dominic Dromgoole in April 2016.



  • Judge sets DJ Neil Fox sex trial date
  • DJ Neil Fox will stand trial on sex charges on 5 November, a court in London decides.



  • Savile and Hall abuse report delayed
  • A review into how Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall abused people while at the BBC is delayed amid fears it could prejudice police investigations into sexual abuse.



  • Uptown Funk adds new writers credits
  • Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars give writers of The Gap Band's 1979 track Oops Up Side Your Head a writing credit on their hit Uptown Funk.



  • Grooveshark music service shuts down
  • Music-streaming service Grooveshark has announced that it is shutting down.



  • Gruff Rhys on book award shortlist
  • Super Furry Animals front man Gruff Rhys is nominated for the Wales Book of the Year award.



  • African singers against xenophobia
  • African music giants Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Salif Keita release a song in response to xenophobic violence in South Africa.



  • VIDEO: Royal Opera House's Polish production
  • For the first time in its history the Royal Opera House in London is staging a production sung in Polish.



  • VIDEO: Tributes to R&B legend Ben E King
  • The BBC's Richard Forest looks back at the life of legend R&B singer Ben E King who died on Friday at the age of 76



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  • Social media in Iraq has been captivated by video of a musician's performance at the site of a bomb attack.



  • VIDEO: Modern art gets modern makeover
  • New look for New York museum



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  • VIDEO: Country star Charley Pride in UK
  • Charley Pride rose to fame in the 1960s and is back touring the UK



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  • An investigation is underway into the massive fire at Clandon Park House in Surrey - which the National Trust says has left only one room untouched.



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  • The new tech that helps techno artists make money



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  • Mumford and Sons set the record straight on their 'new' sound



  • Carey Mulligan turns tables on male-dominated movies
  • Carey Mulligan on her role in Thomas Hardy's Far From the Madding Crowd



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