• Adam Lambert Reveals How Queen Influenced 'The Original High'

    The countdown to The Original High is on! Adam Lambert's third studio effort will be released in full on June 16th, but the "Ghost Town" singer is giving us a preview of what to expect in today's ET Takeover. "We've been working on this album for over a year and it's very difficult to wait and to…

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  • Nelly Readies Country Music EP

    Fifteen years after the release of his debut album, Country Grammar, Nelly is gearing up to record a proper country record.  The news arrived earlier this week courtesy of the rapper's new manager, J. Erving, who announced Nelly's crossover plans during an interview with Billboard.  "He's a free…

    Rolling Stone
  • Live Nation buys stake in Bonnaroo music festival

    Concert promoter and ticket seller Live Nation said Tuesday that it bought a controlling stake in annual music festival Bonnaroo. The purchase will boost Live Nation's portfolio of music festivals, which ...

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  • Blur leave Britpop behind with 'The Magic Whip'

    Blur, "The Magic Whip" (Warner Bros)

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  • Hear Alternate Version of Rolling Stones' 'Can't You Hear Me Knocking'

    When the Rolling Stones gathered at London’s Olympic Studios in the summer of 1970 to work on Sticky Fingers, they'd already laid down several classics like "Brown Sugar" and "Dead Flowers"  in previous months. But they weren't out of steam yet. During a jam with Charlie Watts, Keith Richards...

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  • Dierks Bentley to Headline Unplugged Benefit

    Since moving from October to June in 2012, the Stars for Second Harvest concert has become a summertime tradition in Nashville. This year, Dierks Bentley will headline the intimate songwriters' night at the Ryman Auditorium. Related: ACM Party for a Cause 2015: Best Backstage & Onstage Photos Set…

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    Make up artist transforms face into iconic album covers (11 photos)

    An artist has gone to incredible lengths to paint several iconic album covers on her own face. London-based artist Natalie Sharp wanted to celebrate Record Store Day in a unique way and asked her Facebook friends for suggestions of which album covers to paint. She was overwhelmed with responses and…

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  • Nas Announces First Album Release in Three Years

    The veteran rapper shared the big news at a show in Orlando, Florida over the weekend, where he told fans, "2015, new album this summer."

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  • Zac Brown Band Earns Rare Crossover Chart Coronation

    The group joins Bon Jovi as the only act to have topped Country Airplay and Mainstream Rock Songs. Zac Brown Band's "Heavy Is the Head" becomes its first No. 1 on the latter list, following its 11 No. 1s on the former chart.

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  • Five Hits, One Album: The Strategy Behind Ariana Grande's Singles From 'My Everything'

    From "Problem" to "One Last Time," Republic Records has carefully sequenced the hits from Grande's smash second album.

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  • Middle East musical rise on display at French festival

    From Palestinian hip-hop to Egyptian electro to Lebanese blues-rock, artists from the Middle East are making inroads into Europe as witnessed at the latest Printemps de Bourges festival in France. The latest edition of the annual music event in central France features artists from the Middle East…

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  • The Future of Music Making?

    Since the dawn of mankind there has been music. Sounds were celebrated during gatherings for their ability to set a specific mood. Drums were most likely the first instruments. Somewhere down the line, strings were plucked and strummed. But since the discovery of sound recording, and especially…

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    13 Women in Pop to Watch (14 photos)

    Women dominate the pop charts right now, from Iggy Azalea to Taylor Swift, from Rihanna to Madonna. But who are the future superstars of female pop? Here are 13 ladies to watch. —Rob O'Connor with Lyndsey Parker On May 5 at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET, Yahoo Live will live stream Betty Who's concert from…

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  • CIMA Kicks Off 40th Year In Style With Awards Gala & Celebration!

    TORONTO -- The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) is thrilled to be celebrating 40 years of representing Canada's independent music industry. Founded in 1971 and incorporated on July 4, 1975, ...

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  • Full Broken Age soundtrack launching digitally April 28, on CD in June

    Broken Age's full original score will be released digitally tomorrow, April 28, coinciding with the launch of the game's second act, music label Sumthing Else Music Works announced today. Peter O'Connell's lush, beautiful score has been available since the first act of Broken Age launched in…

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  • Hear Nate Ruess' Epic 'Grand Romantic' Opener 'AhHa'

    Nate Ruess of fun. has shared the frenzied, multi-suite epic "AhHa," the opening track off his upcoming debut solo album Grand Romantic. The single's opening salvo is reminiscent of Ruess' foot-stomping, Queen-inspired fun. works, but the track soon blossoms into a touching tale about breaking…

    Rolling Stone
  • Watch Run the Jewels' Killer Mike give a race relations talk at MIT

    Rapper Killer Mike has long been vocal on topics concerning race and hip-hop. (That's all on top of releasing one of the best albums of 2014 last fall.) Last Friday, Mike made an appearance at MIT as part of the university's Hip Hop Speaker Series. During his two-hour talk, the rapper held forth…

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  • Lady Antebellum Preview Soaring 'Wheels Up' Tour

    The big inspiration for Lady Antebellum's upcoming Wheels Up Tour? A certain British rock band with a penchant for lasers. "We refer to Coldplay a lot," said Hillary Scott, talking to reporters after the trio gave a short preview of what their show will sound like (big hits) and look like...

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