• New Orleans rings with music 10 years after Katrina

    The vibrant sounds of brass bands and buskers echo through the streets of New Orleans ten years after the birthplace of jazz was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. "There had been a long line of older musicians passing a culture on to younger musicians," guitarist Jonathan Frelich told AFP. The loss…

    AFP
  • 5 Dos And Don'ts Of Quoting Insurance

    The Internet has made shopping for auto insurance very convenient. Take the time and think through your actual auto insurance needs.

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  • Music publishing group says it's suing SoundCloud over royalties

    A British music industry group that represents more than 111,000 songwriters and publishers is taking legal action against the popular streaming website SoundCloud for copyright infringement.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Before Kanye West Accepts His Video Vanguard Award, Let's Look Back at His (Multiple) VMAs Meltdowns

    Kanye West is set to receive the MTV Video Music Awards' most coveted prize on Sunday, the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, but his history of Moonman-related meltdowns is hard to ignore. In 2004, Kanye's first trip to the VMAs, the College Dropout rapper went home empty-handed. "I'll answer…

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  • Ellie Goulding Is Ready to Move Beyond 'Being This Artist That People Sort Of, Kind Of Know'

    For Ellie Goulding's third album, planned for release later this year on Cherrytree/Interscope, she found a second home in super-producer Max Martin's Los Angeles compound-slash-studio where Hollywood icons like Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra once lived. "Even when I wasn't ­scheduled to be…

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  • #1 Reason Not To Buy A New Computer

    Find out the real reason behind slow computers!

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    Thoia Thoing

    Music video by R. Kelly performing Thoia Thoing. (C) 2003 Zomba Recording LLC

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  • Macklemore Stars in Very Own ‘West Side Story’ on New Song ‘Downtown’

    Who knew Macklemore was a fan of classic Broadway musicals? His latest video for the new song “Downtown” is basically an extended riff on “West Side Story." And if you were wondering if Mack is a Shark or a Jet, just take into account that he does call his fanbase the Shark Face Gang.

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  • Everything We Know About Justin Bieber's Comeback Album

    In Billboard’s new fall preview issue, we take a look at Justin Bieber’s highly anticipated new album. Here’s what we know about the Biebs’ first proper full-length since 2012’s Believe.

    Billboard
  • How Creamfields Started the Global Dance Festival Movement

    This weekend, starting at 10 a.m PT/ 2 p.m. ET Friday, Yahoo Live will live stream selected acts from all three days of the Creamfields festival in the U.K., featuring sets from many of the top EDM acts in the world, including Fatboy Slim, Steve Aoki, Martin Garrix, and many more.

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  • Watch Taylor Swift Sing 'Smelly Cat' With Lisa Kudrow at L.A. Show

    Taylor Swift's 1989 world tour has featured an epic roster of special guests, with names getting bigger and weirder as it's progressed. For her final show at Los Angeles' Staples Center, Swift brought out actress Lisa Kudrow, who reprised her famous Friends character Phoebe Buffay. With acoustic…

    Rolling Stone
  • Fifth Harmony Hits Top 10 on Social 50 Chart

    The group powers to a new peak thanks to fervent fan support, the power of Taylor Swift and a new song.

    Billboard
  • Disturbed On Course for Fifth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    Rock band Disturbed is on course for its fifth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with "Immortalized."

    Billboard
  • How to Regain a Sense of Community for Music Fans

    There’s a fiction that we all want to be doing our own thing, burrowing down into holes of our own device, satiated with a world only we control. But the truth is we want to feel part of humanity — we want to belong — and the further we get away from the rest of... Read more »

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  • Walk The Moon To Perform 'Shut Up And Dance' On The VMAs Red Carpet

    One of the biggest songs of the year is set to kick off the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards pre-show on Sunday. Walk the Moon will perform their hit single, "Shut Up and Dance," as well as their new song "Different Colors," on the red carpet this weekend, lead singer Nicholas Petricca confirmed to The…

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  • The Business of Music: 4 Ideas Worth Noting

    Most people have probably spent at least a few days of their teen life wanting to break into the music business. I don't know about you, but I've probably dreamed about becoming the next Britney Spears during my teenage years. Image Credit: Flickr, Creative Commons, Redfishingboat (Mick O)It's a…

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    Great Album Covers Featuring Man's Best Friend (11 photos)

    Rick Springfield is enjoying a bit of a comeback, and there are those who think it's all part of the good "karma" he's banked along the years by being kind to canines. Also... it's National Dog Day! So let us celebrate 13 great album covers, including two Springfield LPs, on which man's best friend…

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  • Is Subscription Streaming Making Fourth-Quarter Blockbuster Albums Obsolete?

    As consumers gradually move away from buying a particular album and toward paying $10 a month into the record business as a whole, industry observers and executives see less imperative behind an October street date.

    Billboard
  • Billboard Cover: The Weeknd on Why 'Nobody Can Stop Me But Myself'

    At 11 o’clock on a humid night under an elevated subway track in Brooklyn’s Brighton Beach neighborhood, one stop short of Coney Island, Abel Tesfaye is dancing out of a cloud of artificial fog over and over again. He takes small but forceful steps, his distinctive dreadlocked rooster’s comb…

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  • Hot 100 Chart Moves: Fetty Wap Matches a Mark Last Achieved By the Beatles

    The rapper's first three hits rank at Nos. 8, 9 & 11, equaling an honor previously earned only by the Fab Four. Plus, moves for R. City, X Ambassadors, @iHeartMemphis & Little Mix.

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