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  • Music That Burns, Literally - NPR (blog)

  • Music That Burns, Literally
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    Those speakers in your living room, sitting there, like dull hunks of furniture? What if instead of just playing music, they became a pair of fire-spewing dragons? You'd play a tune, and the pulsing sound waves, usually invisible, would become bursts ...

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  • Books|Music Mix: Spirituality and Protest - New York Times

  • Books|Music Mix: Spirituality and Protest
    New York Times
    The subject matter of “Rebel Music: Race, Empire and the New Muslim Youth Culture” could not be more far-reaching unless its author, Hisham D. Aidi, had unearthed data about youth culture and musical influences on other planets. As far as Earth goes ...

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  • Boy released by kidnapper after singing gospel music - USA TODAY

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    Boy released by kidnapper after singing gospel music
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    ATLANTA -- A young boy's love of gospel music may have saved his life. Earlier this month, police say a man kidnapped then nine-year-old Willie Myrick from his southwest Atlanta driveway. He allegedly drove the boy around for some time before dropping ...

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  • Katy Perry transforms into elderly Vegas dancer, other characters for ... - New York Daily News

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    Katy Perry transforms into elderly Vegas dancer, other characters for ...
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    While the full-length music video debuts Thursday, Perry introduces several characters — all her in heavy disguise — in a minute-long clip that debuted online Monday. The singer has frequently dressed up as crazy characters for her music videos. The ...
    You Will NOT Recognize Katy Perry In Her New Music Video! Watch The ...PerezHilton.com

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  • Florida music professor sucker-punched in garage over suspected bad grade - New York Daily News

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    Florida music professor sucker-punched in garage over suspected bad grade
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    On April 15, 2014, Professor Marc Magellan who teaches jazz and music theory at Courtesy of Marc Magellan via Mi Miami Dade College Professor Marc Magellan said he suffered a broken nose, hand and several other injuries after being sucker-punched in ...
    police investigate after college music teacher attackedLocal 10

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  • Avril Lavigne Facing "Racist" Backlash Over "Hello Kitty" Music Video - E! Online

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    Avril Lavigne Facing "Racist" Backlash Over "Hello Kitty" Music Video
    E! Online
    Avril Lavigne has found herself on the receiving end of criticism, following the release of her latest music video. The 29-year-old pop star released the music video for her single "Hello Kitty" on Tuesday but the clip was taken down almost as quickly ...
    Avril Lavigne video reaps controversy over pop Asian imagesNew York Daily News
    Avril Lavigne Slammed For New Song "Hello Kitty" And "Racist" Music VideoUs Magazine
    'Hello Kitty'… Goodbye Avril Lavigne's Cred?Yahoo TV (blog)
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  • Marisa Anderson's travels inform her music - Chron.com

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    Marisa Anderson's travels inform her music
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    Anderson lives in Portland, Ore., her home after 15 years of wandering, traveling with a circus and hitchhiking across the country. Her music sounds well-traveled, suggesting a familiarity with regional folk, blues and mountain music without ...

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  • Schools may be de-emphasizing music, but 'Jazz Intervention' is bringing it to ... - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

  • Schools may be de-emphasizing music, but 'Jazz Intervention' is bringing it to ...
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    Shawn Hopson has been involved in the promotion of live music for nearly a decade. Now he's trying to encourage local youth to participate. Mr. Hopson of Penn Hills is president and CEO of N-Motion Entertainment, a nine-member for-profit entity that ...




  • Watch: Startup Bets on Millennials and House Parties to Save Classical Music - TIME

  • Watch: Startup Bets on Millennials and House Parties to Save Classical Music
    TIME
    If you walk into a chamber concert organized by Groupmuse, you soon realize this is not your traditional classical performance. There's clapping in-between movements of Mozart's duo in G major, as well as whistling, drinking and sitting on the floor so ...

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  • Two New Music Festivals to Enliven New York Stages - New York Times (blog)

  • Two New Music Festivals to Enliven New York Stages
    New York Times (blog)
    Two contemporary music festivals – one built largely around stars of the burgeoning downtown and Brooklyn scenes, and one examining unusual corners of the composition world – will keep New York concert stages animated in May and June. The starrier of ...

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  • Timberlake celebrates return to music with second No. 1 album this year
  • U.S. singer-sonwriter Justin Timberlake performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de JaneiroBy Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer Justin Timberlake scored his second chart-topping album this year on Wednesday as his latest record debuted at No. 1 on the weekly Billboard 200 album chart, capping the singer's successful return to the musical spotlight. Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience - 2 of 2," which follows the first set of 10 songs released in March this year, sold 350,000 copies in its first week, according to figures compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. The first installment of "The 20/20 Experience" sold 968,000 copies, the biggest opening week sales of the year so ...





  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead American Music Awards nominations
  • Kelly Clarkson and Will.i.am speak during announcement of 2013 American Music Awards nominations press conference in New YorkBy Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hip-hop artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis scored the most American Music Awards nominations on Thursday with nods in six categories, followed by country-pop star Taylor Swift and singer Justin Timberlake with five each. The duo will compete in the top category, artist of the year, against singer Bruno Mars, Swift, Timberlake and pop singer Rihanna, who collected four nominations. Also getting four nominations were country music pair Florida Georgia Line and R&B singer Robin Thicke. Rapper will.i. ...





  • Taylor Swift to receive country music songwriting award
  • Swift poses at the premiere of "Romeo and Juliet" in Los AngelesLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Country-pop singer Taylor Swift will be honored as this year's songwriter and artist of the year by the Nashville Songwriters Association International, making her the only artist to win the award six times, her record company said on Wednesday. The 23-year-old singer and writer of pop crossover hits "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" and "I Knew You Were Trouble" will be officially named the award's recipient on Sunday, Big Machine Records said. The annual award recognizes country music's songwriters who scored top 30 hits during the past year. ...





  • Rumour has it: Rocker Graham Parker is back
  • File photo of Graham Parker arriving at the premiere of the movie "This is 40" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in HollywoodBy Angus MacSwan LONDON (Reuters) - Decades on from his days as an angry young rocker, a role in a Hollywood movie playing an ageing musician struggling to make a comeback has helped give a new lease of life to Graham Parker. In the movie, Judd Apatow's "This is 40", the bid fails. In the real world, however, things are going pretty well for the 62-year-old London native. He's brought out a well-received album, a documentary and a concert film with his reunited backing band, the Rumour. In late October they play their first British dates in 31 years. The London show sold out straight away. ...





  • Pogues' guitarist Phil Chevron dies at 56 from cancer
  • LONDON (Reuters) - Guitarist Phil Chevron of the Anglo-Irish folk-punk band the Pogues died on Tuesday at the age of 56 after a long battle with cancer, the band said. Chevron joined the Pogues in 1984 and became a core member as the group made its name internationally in the 1980s and early 1990s with albums including "Rum, Sodomy and The Lash" and "If I Should Fall From Grace With God". Chevron, whose real name was Philip Ryan, wrote the band's popular ballad "Thousands Are Sailing". "He was unique. We'll miss him terribly. ...



  • OneRepublic victorious in closest UK chart battle of 2013
  • Tedder, lead singer of OneRepublic, performs at KIIS FM's Jingle Ball concert in Los AngelesLONDON (Reuters) - U.S. rock band OneRepublic snatched the top spot in the British singles chart on Sunday, edging out The Vamps in the closest race for the number one position seen all year, the Official Charts Company said on Sunday. A late surge for OneRepublic's 'Counting Stars' helped them outsell new entry 'Can We Dance' from British band The Vamps by just 1,150 copies to reach the pinnacle of the charts for the first time. Former number one 'Talk Dirty' by Jason Derulo and featuring rapper 2 Chainz fell to number three, while Katy Perry's 'Roar' dropped into fourth place. ...





  • Miley Cyrus mocks "motherly" advice from Sinead O'Connor
  • Singer Cyrus arrives at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in New YorkLONDON (Reuters) - American pop star Miley Cyrus has snubbed some prim motherly advice about her new bad girl image from Irish singer and sometime rebel Sinead O'Connor. The "We Can't Stop" singer - who has ditched her squeaky clean Hannah Montana Disney image for a solo singing career as a tattooed sex siren - rebuffed an open letter from O'Connor calling on Cyrus to tone down her sexualized persona. "Sinead. I don't have time to write you an open letter cause I'm hosting & performing on SNL (U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live) this week," Cyrus tweeted. ...





  • Jury clears promoter of liability in Michael Jackson's death
  • Attorneys for Katherine Jackson, Deborah Chang and Kevin Boyle listen as jurors are polled following the verdict in Jackson's civil lawsuit against AEG Live at the Los Angeles Superior Court in Los AngelesBy Eric Kelsey and Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles jury cleared concert promoter AEG Live of liability on Wednesday in a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of Michael Jackson, in a trial that offered a glimpse into the private life and final days of the so-called King of Pop. The verdict, which concluded that the doctor the company hired to care for the singer was not unfit for his job, capped a sensational five-month trial that was expected to shake up the way entertainment companies treat their most risky talent. ...





  • Carnegie Hall concert goes on, after strike canceled performance
  • By Luke Swiderski NEW YORK (Reuters) - A performance by the American Symphony Orchestra proceeded as planned at New York's Carnegie Hall on Thursday, a day after the famed concert hall canceled a separate performance for the first time in its 122-year history because of a labor dispute. A strike by stagehands forced the cancellation, but the union temporarily suspended its strike on Thursday, allowing the concert hall to open its doors for now. A union leader told Reuters he was optimistic the two sides could reach a permanent deal by Friday. ...



  • Analysis: Jackson case will change the tune for concert, artist insurance
  • Portrait of Michael Jackson is displayed on a slot machine at Gaming Expo Asia in MacauBy Sue Zeidler LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When Britney Spears takes the stage this December for the first of a heavily hyped 100-show two-year residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, the loudest cheers may come from her insurance underwriters. Along with the sound engineers and roadies who help stage a concert, insurance underwriters play a large role in making sure a star can get onstage and grab the microphone. Insurers are also key during those times when stars do not show and concerts get canceled. ...





  • Canadian rapper Drake lands third No. 1 album on Billboard chart
  • Drake smiles during an announcement that the Toronto Raptors will host the NBA All-Star game in TorontoBy Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Drake vaulted straight to No. 1 on the weekly Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, as his latest album garnered the second-largest sales week of the year so far. "Nothing Was the Same," the third studio album from the Canadian rapper, sold 658,000 copies in its first week, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. Only Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience," which opened with 968,000 copies in March, outsold "Nothing Was the Same" in a one-week period. All three of Drake's studio albums have debuted at No. ...





  • Lady Gaga, Eminem to headline first YouTube Music Awards
  • LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer Lady Gaga and rapper Eminem will be headline performers at the first YouTube Music Awards, the Google Inc-owned online video steaming site said on Tuesday. The November 3 award show in New York, which will be live-streamed, honors the top songs and artists that were viewed on the website in the past year. Nominees will be announced later this month and voting by the public will determine winners, YouTube said. Canadian rock band Arcade Fire will also perform at the awards show. ...



  • Miley Cyrus aimed to 'make history' with video awards performance
  • Singer Miley Cyrus performs "Blurred Lines" during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in New YorkBy Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Disney star Miley Cyrus says she was out to shock and "make history" and is unapologetic for her raunchy performance at this year's MTV Video Music Awards. In a documentary, "Miley: The Movement," airing on MTV on October 2, the 20-year-old singer and actress comes across as a shrewd, ambitious performer determined to see her single, "We Can't Stop," hit No. 1 and put her roots as the wholesome Disney Channel star of "Hannah Montana" far behind her. ...





  • Jack Johnson tops Billboard 200, Lorde lands top digital song
  • Musician Jack Johnson performs during his concert as part of his To The Sea tour in BrasiliaBy Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hawaiian folk singer Jack Johnson landed his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, while New Zealand newcomer Lorde overtook Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus to top the digital songs chart. Johnson's "From Here to Now to You" sold 117,000 copies in its first week, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. It was the only album to cross the 100,000 sales mark this week. Country music singer Justin Moore debuted at No. ...





  • Russia's jailed punk band member hospitalized, husband says
  • Member of the female punk band "Pussy Riot" Tolokonnikova looks out from a holding cell as she attends a court hearing to appeal for parole at the Supreme Court of Mordovia in SaranskBy Gabriela Baczynska MOSCOW (Reuters) - A jailed member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot was hospitalized on Friday after going on a hunger strike to protest prison conditions, her husband said, but her condition was not clear. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova was admitted to the hospital at the prison where she is serving a two-year term for a protest against President Vladimir Putin in Russia's main Orthodox Christian cathedral, Pyotr Verzilov said. Verzilov said the acting head of the prison had described Tolokonnikova's condition as "horrible" but had given no further details. ...





  • Cher saves 'best effort' for first album in 12 years
  • Singer Cher performs on NBC's 'Today' show in New YorkLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Few musicians are able to keep their careers alive for more than five decades, but pop diva Cher says her latest album is her "best effort ever." Cher, 67, a staple of American dance music, released her 26th studio album, "Closer to the Truth" on Tuesday, her first record in 12 years. "It's my best effort ever, so I'm happy with that. I'm singing better than ever and the songs are really good. I'm unbelievably proud of it," the singer said in an interview with Reuters at her home in California's beachside community of Malibu. ...





  • Colombian singer Carlos Vives scores five Latin Grammy nominations
  • Colombian singer Vives laughs during the Music For Social Change forum at the World Economic Forum on Latin America in CartagenaLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Colombian singer Carlos Vives and Argentine fusion group Illya Kuryaki & the Valderramas led the Latin Grammy Award nominations with five nods a piece, the Latin Recording Academy said on Wednesday. Veteran singer Vives, 52, snared nominations in key categories of album of the year for "Corazón Profundo," while his song "Volví A Nacer" was nominated for record of the year and song of the year. ...





  • Kings of Leon draws on sounds of its past for 'Mechanical Bull'
  • Kings of Leon arrive at the Grammys in Los AngelesBy Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Grammy-winning Kings of Leon marked a decade in music with a new album on Tuesday which critics have praised for showcasing the best of the band's talents while still moving forward in its sound. "Mechanical Bull" is the sixth album by the Nashville-based group, formed by the Followills: brothers Caleb, Nathan and Jared and cousin Matthew. The band broke into the mainstream music scene with their 2008 album "Only By the Night," which included the hits "Use Somebody" and "Sex on Fire. ...





  • LA jury reaches verdict in Michael Jackson wrongful death lawsuit
  • Brian Panish, attorney for the Michael Jackson family delivers his closing argument to jurors in packed courtroom in Los AngelesLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles jury reached a verdict on Wednesday in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of pop singer Michael Jackson against concert promoter AEG Live, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Superior Court said. The verdict, which will be read at 3:30 p.m. PT (2230 GMT), caps a five-month trial that opened a window into the singer's private life and final days. Jackson's mother, Katherine, and his three children sued AEG Live over the singer's 2009 death at age 50 in Los Angeles from an overdose of the surgical anesthetic propofol. ...





  • Russian parents group asks Putin to cancel Elton John concert: media
  • British musician Elton John performs during the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NevadaMOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian parents' committee has asked President Vladimir Putin to cancel a planned concert by gay musician Elton John, saying he intended to violate a ban on "homosexual propaganda". In an open letter to Putin, the local parents' group in central Ural region was reported by media as saying: "The singer intends to come out in support of local sodomites and break the current Russian law, directed at protecting children. ...





  • Michael Jackson verdict could shake up entertainment business model
  • Brian Panish, attorney for the Michael Jackson family delivers his closing argument to jurors in packed courtroom in Los AngelesBy Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of late pop star Michael Jackson against his concert promoter is now in the hands of a jury, and the verdict could have far-reaching implications for how the entertainment industry does business with its biggest stars. The 21-week trial, which has opened a window into the private life and last days of the King of Pop, has put not only concert promoter AEG Live on trial but also the entertainment industry's live-performance business model, analysts say. ...





  • Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty" tops British singles chart
  • Singer Derulo performs at the 2013 Wango Tango concert at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CaliforniaLONDON (Reuters) - American R&B singer Jason Derulo notched up his third British number one single on Sunday with "Talk Dirty", ending U.S. singer Katy Perry's two-week run in the No. 1 slot, sales figures showed. The Official Charts Company said with sales of nearly 160,000 copies over the past week, "Talk Dirty" has become the fastest selling single of Derulo's career in Britain and the fourth fastest selling single of 2013. "Talk Dirty", which also features rapper 2 Chainz, is the second single from Derulo's third album, "Tattoos", which will be released in Britain on Monday. ...





  • U.S. singer Selena Gomez cancels Russian concerts
  • Gomez waves while greeting fans at the premiere of "Getaway" in Los AngelesBy Liza Dobkina ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - U.S. pop singer Selena Gomez has scrapped two concerts in Russia after falling foul of new visa rules which critics say can be used to keep out Western artists who promote gay rights. The concert organizers said the "Come and Get It" singer pulled out of the planned performances in St. Petersburg and Moscow next week when it became clear she would not be able to secure a visa in time. ...





  • A Minute With: Hungarian violinist Kelemen - proud of Roma roots
  • By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - Hungarian violinist Barnabas Kelemen has studied with the late virtuoso Isaac Stern and won Gramophone magazine's award for best chamber music CD of 2013, but what he is really proud of is his Roma heritage. Kelemen, who was in London this week to accept the prestigious Gramophone award for his disc of Bartok violin sonatas and to appear with his wife Katalin Kokas in the Kelemen Quartet at Wigmore Hall on Sunday, credits his late Roma violinist grandfather as an inspirational figure in his life. ...



  • Hunger striking Russia's punk band member moved to solitary cell
  • Member of the female punk band "Pussy Riot" Tolokonnikova looks out from a holding cell as she attends a court hearing to appeal for parole at the Supreme Court of Mordovia in SaranskMOSCOW (Reuters) - A jailed member of Russia's dissident Pussy Riot punk band was moved to a solitary confinement cell on Tuesday after she went on hunger strike to protest against what she called "slave labor" at the penal colony. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova was jailed for two years over a "Punk prayer" protest against Vladimir Putin in a Moscow cathedral in August 2012. Kremlin critics say her sentencing along with other band members is part of a crackdown on dissent since Putin returned to the presidency for a third term in May 2012. ...





  • The Clash is back, at least with a box set
  • By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Clash may have proven true the rock 'n' roll axiom that it is better to burn out than fade away. Now they are attempting to show that no matter how a band exits the stage, it can always come back with a box set. Punk originals who went on to explore forms of reggae, jazz and rap, the band basically broke up just when they hit their commercial peak with the 1982 album "Combat Rock," their fifth and final studio album after bursting onto the scene with their eponymous first record in 1977. ...



  • Carole King to be honored for music career, charitable works
  • Carol King performs at the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Los AngelesNEW YORK (Reuters) - Singer-songwriter Carole King will be honored as the 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year for a career spanning nearly six decades and her charitable and philanthropic work at a tribute early next year, The Recording Academy, which hands out the Grammy Awards, said on Thursday. Lady Gaga, Bette Midler and James Taylor will perform at the gala in Los Angeles on January 24, two nights before the Grammys. ...





  • German violinist Fischer on spurning a photo shoot
  • By Michael Roddy BONN, Germany (Reuters) - German violinist Julia Fischer knows that marketing is part of the price to stay at the top of the competitive world of violin soloists, but she was having no part of a photo shoot she said had made her look like a drug addict. "I once did a photo shoot ... where I didn't release a single picture afterwards because I didn't see myself anywhere," the 30-year-old mother of two told Reuters in an interview after a concert this week at the annual Beethoven Festival in Bonn. ...



  • Keith Urban tops The Weeknd in tight race on Billboard chart
  • American Idol judge and country music star Keith Urban arrives at the Season 12 finale of "American Idol" in Los AngelesBy Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Australian country singer Keith Urban beat out Canadian The Weeknd in a tight race to No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday. Urban's latest album, "Fuse," sold 98,000 copies in its first week according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan, while The Weeknd's debut studio album "Kiss Land" sold more than 95,000 units, leaving the R&B artist less than 3,000 shy of the top spot. Rapper 2 Chainz landed at No. 3 this week with his latest record "B.O.A.T.S II #METIME," while soul-pop singer Janelle Monae entered the chart at No. ...





  • Elton John lauds young artists, then mixes his new songs with old
  • Musician Elton John performs songs off his new album "The Diving Board" with USC Thornton School of Music students in Los AngelesBy Sue Zeidler LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - At 66 years old, Elton John says he can make whatever kind of music he wants, regardless of commercial pressure, but he professes to love what young musicians are doing today. At a rare free concert in Los Angeles on Monday night, John told the audience that it's time to turn over the spotlight to younger artists, even as he prepares to release his 30th solo studio album "The Diving Board." "I (my music) don't play on the radio. It's other people's turn. ...





  • MTV Video Music Awards to return to Los Angeles
  • Justin Timberlake poses with his multiple Moonman awards during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in New YorkThe annual MTV Video Music Awards, one of the music industry's top televised showcases, will return to Los Angeles this summer from New York City, the U.S. cable channel said on Wednesday. The show, popular among MTV's young viewers prized by advertisers, will take place on August 24, the day before TV's Emmy Awards, at the Forum in Inglewood, California, about eight miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles. The Video Music Awards, which hand out "Moonman" statuettes of an astronaut planting an MTV flag, can be crucial exposure for singers and bands and is best known for its unscripted and often provocative moments. And just as last year's show helped unveil the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, this year's show will also help relaunch Madison Square Garden Co's recently renovated Forum, an arena which had been bypassed by major events since the Staples Center opened in downtown Los Angeles in 1998.





  • Music Review: Spidey enhanced by Zimmer soundtrack
  • This CD cover image released by Columbia Records shows the original motion picture soundtrack for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." (AP Photo/Columbia Records)Various Artists, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Soundtrack" (Columbia Records/Madison Gate Records)





  • The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
  • FILE - This Sept. 15, 2012 file photo released by Point Foundation shows Robin Thicke performing at "Voices On Point" Concert & Gala in Los Angeles. Thisck's “Blurred Lines," featuring T.I. & Pharrell was the top selling song on iTunes for the week ending June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Point Foundation, Colin Young-Wolff)iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending April 21, 2014:





  • 'Wicked' composer, others fight sheet music piracy
  • FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2009, file photo, acclaimed Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz is seen in Santa Barbara, Calif. Schwartz is asking musical theater fans to stop illegally downloading sheet music from any of his shows The award-winning composer of the Broadway smash, “Wicked,” wants people to know that it’s stealing. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant, File)NEW YORK (AP) — By now, some young musical theater fans have received an email from Stephen Schwartz asking them to stop illegally downloading sheet music from any of his shows. Or anyone's show, for that matter.





  • Milsap, Wiseman, Cochran get call from Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Ronnie Milsap performs during the CMA Music Festival in Nashville(Reuters) - Ronnie Milsap, who scored a handful of crossover hits in the 1970s and 1980s, bluegrass singer Mac Wiseman and songwriter Hank Cochran are this year's inductees into the County Music Hall of Fame, the Country Music Association said on Tuesday. Milsap, the singer of hits such as 1977's "It Was Almost Like a Song," 1981's "(There's) No Gettin' Over Me" and 1982's "Any Day Now," broke ground as a blind country music star and helped the genre win over pop music fans. Milsap started his career as a rhythm and blues performer in the 1960s and served a session musician for Elvis Presley. In 1972, he was discovered by country star Charley Pride who convinced Milsap to move to Nashville and focus on country music.





  • Music Review: Kelis remains versatile on 'Food'
  • This CD cover image released by Ninja Tune shows "Food," the latest release by Kelis. (AP Photo/Ninja Tune)Kelis, "Food" (Ninja Tune)





  • Music Review: Iggy Azalea's debut shows promise
  • This CD cover image released by Island Def-Jam shows "The New Classic," by Iggy Azalea. (AP Photo/Island Def-Jam)Iggy Azalea, "The New Classic" (Def Jam/Grand Hustle)





  • Music Review: G. Love keeps grooving on 'Sugar'
  • This CD cover image released by Universal Republic shows "Sugar," the latest release by G. Love & Special Sauce. (AP Photo/Universal Republic)G. Love & Special Sauce, "Sugar" (Brushfire Records)





  • Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43
  • This image provided by Sue Veldkamp shows a book cover of Kevin Sharp. Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, died Saturday April 19, 2014 in Fair Oaks, Calif. He was 43. (AP Photo/Sue Veldkamp)FAIR OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43.





  • Canada's Kiesza grabs top spot in British music charts with debut
  • Female Canadian singer-songwriter Kiesza grabbed the top spot in Britain's music charts on Sunday with her debut single "Hideaway", which sold more than 136,000 copies, the Official Charts Company said. Calgary-born Kiesza is a classically-trained ballerina and a former codebreaker in the Royal Canadian Navy where she says she began writing songs. In the albums chart, Scottish singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini snatched the top spot with his new album "Caustic Love", the fastest-selling album of the year so far. The Official Charts Company said the release, Nutini's third studio album, had sold more than 109,000 copies over the last seven days and was the 27-year-old's second UK number one album.





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  • Damon Albarn On 'Everyday Robots' And The Birth Of Britpop
  • Albarn says the sound he helped create with Blur in the 1990s was not a celebration of England, but a reaction to America's encroaching influence.



  • Nellie McKay On Mountain Stage
  • The musician skates across styles with ease, channeling cabaret crooners and eccentric singer-songwriters alike. Here, she plays songs from an upcoming project that remains unreleased.



  • Unbeliebable: Justin Offends Asian Fans With Shrine Visit
  • While visiting Tokyo, the pop star posed for photos in front of the highly controversial Yasukini Shrine, which honors Japanese war criminals.



  • For Shakespeare's 450th Birthday, Here's An Unusual Tempest
  • The Las Vegas production of Shakespeare's The Tempest features music by Tom Waits and direction by the usually silent magician Teller, who you can hear speak (!) about the production here.



  • Angélique Kidjo On World Cafe
  • The inspirational singer's new album is dedicated to the women of Africa. In addition to her performance, she talks about her work with UNICEF and the problems facing African women today.



  • The Thistle & Shamrock: ...And Three
  • This hour features classic combinations of musical trios who weave melodies and rhythms together into an intoxicating and perfectly balanced blend.



  • For Jessica Lea Mayfield, Sometimes Sanity Is The Better Option
  • Make My Head Sing... is an album of contradictions. It's full of unreliable narrators who sometimes revel in jealousy, willful insanity and drugs, even as her voice and the music suggest otherwise.



  • tUnE-yArDs, 'Water Fountain'
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  • Rock provocateur Jack White celebrated this year's annual Record Store Day in Nashville in outlandish fashion -- achieving a vision he called the "world's fastest record."




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    2  Beatles Hey Jude
    3  Michael Jackson Billie Jean
    4  Moody Blues   Nights In White Satin
    5  John Lennon  Imagine
    6  Fats Domino Blueberry Hill
    7  Guns N' Roses Sweet Child O' Mine
    8  Michael Jackson Thriller
    9  Ted Nugent Stranglehold
    10  Righteous Brothers You've Lost That Loving Feeling
    11  Rod Stewart   Maggie May
    12  Beatles Let It Be
    13  Simon & Garfunkel  Bridge Over Troubled Water
    14  Beatles Yesterday
    15  Ray Charles What'd I Say
    16  Beatles A Hard Days Night
    17  Percy Sledge  When A Man Loves A Woman
    18  Rolling Stones Satisfaction
    19  Righteous Brothers Unchained Melody
    20  Led Zeppelin Stairway To Heaven
    21  Steppenwolf   Born To Be Wild
    22  Peter Frampton Do You Feel Like We Do
    23  Roy Orbison   Oh, Pretty Woman
    24  Stan Getz/Astrud Gilberto   Girl From Ipanema
    25  Derek & The Dominoes Layla
    26  Diana Ross & Supremes You Can't Hurry Love
    27  Eagles   Hotel California
    28  Hollies  The Air That I Breathe
    29  Lionel Richie All Night Long (All Night)
    30  Marvin Gaye   I Heard It Through The Grapevine
    31  Abba Dancing Queen
    32  Otis Redding  (Sittin' On The) Dock Of The Bay
    33  Queen We Are The Champions
    34  Louis Armstrong What A Wonderful World
    35  Phil Collins In The Air Tonight
    36  Loretta Lynn Coal Miners Daughter
    37  Ben E King Stand By Me
    38  Elvis Presley Suspicious Minds
    39  Howlin' Wolf Smokestack Lightnin
    40  Hollies He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
    41  Procol Harum  A Whiter Shade Of Pale
    42  Roger Miller King of the Road
    43  Doris Day Sentimental Journey
    44  Animals  The House Of The Rising Sun
    45  Lena Horne Stormy Weather
    46  Beatles Love Me Do
    47  Bee Gees Tragedy
    48  Pink Floyd Comfortably Numb
    49  Diana Ross & Supremes Stop In The Name Of Love
    50  Chicago  I'm a Man
    51  The Band The Night They Drove Ol Dixie Down
    52  Hot Chocolate You Sexy Thing
    53  Buffalo Springfield  For What Its Worth
    54  Police   Roxanne
    55  Queen We Will Rock You
    56  Spandau Ballet True
    57  Les Paul and Mary Ford How High The Moon
    58  Cab Calloway Minnie the Moocher
    59  Whitney Houston I Will Always Love You
    60  Beatles The Long And Winding Road
    61  Beach Boys Good Vibrations
    62  Hank Williams Cold, Cold Heart
    63  Donna Summer  I Feel Love
    64  Ella Fitzgerald Baby, Its Cold Outside
    65  Four Seasons  December 1963 (Oh What A Night)
    66  Free All Right Now
    67  Van Morrison  Brown Eyed Girl
    68  Bee Gees Night Fever
    69  The Doors Riders On The Storm
    70  Marvin Gaye (Sexual) Healing
    71  Simon & Garfunkel  Mrs Robinson
    72  Woody Guthrie This Land Is Your Land
    73  The Andrews Sisters   Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company C
    74  Sam Cooke Wonderful World
    75  Glen Campbell   Rhinestone Cowboy
    76  Robert Palmer Addicted To Love
    77  Village People YMCA
    78  Dusty Springfield  I Only Want To Be With You
    79  Elvis Presley Thats All Right
    80  Roberta Flack Killing Me Softly
    81  Monkees  Daydream Believer
    82  Norman Greenbaum   Spirit In The Sky
    83  O'Jays   Love Train
    84  Bill Withers Ain't No Sunshine
    85  Smokey Robinson & Miracles Tracks Of My Tears
    86  Stevie Wonder Uptight
    87  Temptations   My Girl
    88  Dolly Parton Jolene
    89  Wild Cherry  Play That Funky Music
    90  Commodores Brick House
    91  Aretha Franklin I Say A Little Prayer
    92  Wilson Pickett In The Midnight Hour
    93  Beatles She Loves You
    94  Lynyrd Skynyrd Simple Man
    95  Rolling Stones Gimme Shelter
    96  T-Bone Walker Stormy Monday
    97  Drifters Under The Boardwalk
    98  Beatles Twist And Shout
    99  Don Mclean American Pie
    100  Meatloaf Paradise By The Dashboard Lights

    101  Earth Wind & Fire Boogie Wonderland
    102  Michael Jackson Beat It
    103  Marvin Gaye What's Going On
    104  Bruce Springsteen  Born To Run
    105  Elvis Presley Jailhouse Rock
    106  Jimmy Ruffin  What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted
    107  Simon & Garfunkel  The Boxer
    108  James Taylor You've Got A Friend
    109  Chubby Checker The Twist
    110  Queen Killer Queen
    111  Chic Le Freak
    112  Dusty Springfield  You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
    113  Sly And The Family Stone Everyday People
    114  Stevie Wonder You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
    115  Jefferson Airplane White Rabbit
    116  Paul Simon Graceland
    117  Three Dog Night Joy To The World
    118  Jerry Lee Lewis  Great Balls Of Fire
    119  George Jones  He Stopped Loving Her Today
    120  Hank Williams Hey Good Lookin
    121  Beastie Boys Fight For Your Right To Party
    122  Ray Whitley/Gene Autry Back in the Saddle Again
    123  Bill Monroe Blue Moon Of Kentucky
    124  John Lee Hooker  Boogie Chillun(1949)
    125  Thelonius Monk  Brilliant Corners(1956) 
    126  Frank Zappa Joe's Garage
    127  Patsy Cline  Crazy
    128  Four Seasons   Working My Way Back To You
    129  Eric Clapton  Wonderful Tonight
    130  Queen A Kind Of Magic
    131  Dire Straits  Money For Nothing
    132  Gary Puckett & The Union Gap Young Girl
    133  Martha Reeves & Vandellas Dancing In The Street
    134  Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
    135  Johnny Cash Folsom Prison
    136  The 5th Dimension Aquarius
    137  Beatles Help!
    138  Bobby Fuller Four I Fought The Law
    139  Carpenters We've Only Just Begun
    140  Mary Wells My Guy
    141  Ronettes Be My Baby
    142  Del Shannon   Runaway
    143  Rod Stewart   You Wear It Well
    144  Beatles Can't Buy Me Love
    145  Simon & Garfunkel  Homeward Bound
    146  Fleetwood Mac Dreams
    147  Glenn Miller Orchestra   In The Mood
    148  George Harrison My Sweet Lord
    149  James Brown   I Got You (I Feel Good)
    150  Carly Simon   You're So Vain
    151  Barry White   You're The First, The Last, My Everything
    152  Michael Jackson Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
    153  Beatles All You Need Is Love
    154  Four Tops Reach Out I'll Be There
    155  Electric Light Orchestra Mr Blue Sky
    156  The Kingsmen Louie Louie
    157  Madonna Like a Virgin
    158  Elvis Presley Heartbreak Hotel
    159  Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs Wooly Bully
    160  Bee Gees Stayin' Alive
    161  Bobby Darin  Mack The Knife
    162  Beatles Penny Lane
    163  Johnny Nash   I Can See Clearly Now
    164  Abba Mamma Mia
    165  Love Affair  Everlasting Love
    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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  • Spider-Man snares UK box office
  • Spider-Man swings to the top of the UK and Ireland box office chart after his latest film registered the biggest cinema opening weekend of the year so far.



  • Singer accuser files more sex claims
  • A man who has accused X-Men director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager is suing three more Hollywood executives, claiming they also molested him.



  • Tom Hanks and Spielberg to reunite
  • Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg are set to work together for a fourth time on a new Cold War thriller.



  • Blurred Lines tops all-time chart
  • Robin Thicke's controversial hit single Blurred Lines is named the UK's most-downloaded song of all time.



  • Oxegen 2014 music festival cancelled
  • This year's Oxegen music festival, one of the largest in Ireland, will not take place this year,



  • Singer Jenkins to marry director
  • Singer Katherine Jenkins is to marry American film director and artist Andrew Levitas, it is announced.



  • Amazon and HBO sign streaming deal
  • US customers of streaming service Amazon Prime will be able to stream such TV shows as The Sopranos and The Wire thanks to a new deal with subscription channel HBO.



  • 'Irresponsible' holiday ad banned
  • A television advert for Center Parcs is banned for "irresponsibly" encouraging parents to take holidays during term time.



  • Breakfast TV pay 'deters' viewers
  • Former TV-am host Nick Owen says viewers are alienated by reports of presenters' high salaries, as Susanna Reid prepares to launch Good Morning Britain on ITV.



  • VIDEO: Mirren: I'd love to play Romeo's Juliet
  • Dame Helen Mirren has revealed she always wanted to play Shakespeare's Juliet, but was never given the chance.



  • VIDEO: More complaints over Jamaica Inn
  • More than 700 people have now complained about struggling to understand dialogue in the BBC's adaptation of Jamaica Inn



  • VIDEO: Gervais on David Brent and getting old
  • Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais chats to BBC Breakfast about David Brent and getting older.



  • VIDEO: Durer on display and other art stories
  • A model of a pink hare marks the entrance to a new exhibition of masterpieces from the Albertina Palace collection in Vienna, battlefield photographs commemorate World War One on the streets of Paris - and more from the world of arts.



  • VIDEO: Harris: Being on Broadway is a dream
  • Neil Patrick Harris talks about his role as Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway.



  • VIDEO: The return of 'bedroom' programming
  • Developer Lucas Pope explains how he created the award-winning game Papers, Please.



  • VIDEO: Spacey docu lifts lid on stage actors
  • A new documentary follows a ten month international tour of stage production Richard III - starring Kevin Spacey and directed by Sam Mendes.



  • VIDEO: Director admits Jamaica Inn 'issues'
  • Philippa Lowthorpe, the director of new BBC period drama Jamaica Inn, admits there was ''a sound issue'' with the programme, which sparked more than 100 complaints by viewers struggling to understand what the actors were saying.



  • The real story of Frank Sidebottom
  • How a cult comic character inspired a major new film



  • In Pictures: Designs of the Year 2014
  • Seven winners in the Designs of the Year awards 2014



  • What happened to Shakespeare's theatres?
  • What happened to William Shakespeare's theatres?



  • National revives Irish anti-war play
  • Anti-war play The Silver Tassie aims to shake up audiences



  • Netflix battles for big budget TV
  • The battle for exclusive online TV shows



  • Rare airing for Heller's Catch-22 staging
  • The 'forgotten' script for Catch-22 gets its UK premiere



  • In Pictures: 50 landmark BBC Two shows
  • Fifty landmark shows from 50 years of BBC Two








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