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  • Kanye West Announces Album's Final Title, 'The Life of Pablo,' Track List

    Kanye West has revealed the final track list and title for his seventh album, The Life of Pablo , on Twitter . The LP is set to be released Thursday, February 11th. For the album debut, West will host a listening party at Madison Square Garden on its release...

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  • Watch Thomas Rhett's Laid-Back 'Happy Man' on 'Fallon'

    Thomas Rhett began 2016 with what is likely to be one of the year's biggest country songs: the multi-week Number One "Die a Happy Man." Even after it fades from heavy rotation on radio, the second single from Rhett's ACM-nominated album   Tangled Up is destined to be a wedding staple...

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  • Sorry, Not Sorry: Watch 29 Celebs Perform Justin Bieber Hit

    Vanity Fair pulled together 29 celebrities while at Sundance Film Festival to perform a dramatic rendition of Justin Bieber 's hit "Sorry." The clip was inspired by W Magazine 's video of celebrities dramatically reciting Drake's " Hotline Bling ." "Is it too late to say I'm sorry that I don't…

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  • Relive the Gritty Glory of CBGB in New RS Mini-Doc About Seventies NYC

    Nile Rodgers, rock journalist Legs McNeil and more recall the birth of punk and the gritty, gross glory of CBGB in the first installment of 1973: Shaping the Culture , a new video series from Rolling Stone, presented by HBO's new show Vinyl . Hilly Kristal opened CBGB & OMFUG — "Country,…

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  • Watch Tinashe, SZA Belt 'Killing Me Softly'

    R&B and hip-hop's rising stars not only modeled earrings for a T Magazine spread, but they also performed their own takes on Roberta Flack's "Killing Me Softly." The Seventies classic was remade with a hip-hop flair in 1996 by the Fugees. Tinashe, SZA, Dej Loaf, Empress Of, ABRA, Lord...

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  • Slipknot's Corey Taylor Talks Combating Racism in Metal

    Slipknot 's Corey Taylor opened up about racism in the metal community following Phil Anselmo's outburst at this year's Dimebash  and the steps in which Slipknot is taking to eradicate intolerance in their own audience. "I don't ever want our fans to feel like we're judging them because of color,...

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  • Gwen Stefani Details Track List, Release Date for New LP

    Gwen Stefani has revealed the track list for her third studio LP, This Is What the Truth Feels Like . The 12-track album, her first since 2006's The Sweet Escape , is out March 18th via Interscope Records; a deluxe Target exclusive edition will feature four bonus tracks.  The No Doubt singer...

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  • Country Radio Shines Light on 'New Faces': Ram Report

    So far during this year's Country Radio Seminar, the annual gathering of radio executives in Nashville, the gatekeepers of the airwaves have been treated to dynamic late-night gigs from Steven Tyler, the Cadillac Three and Sam Hunt, and standing-O luncheon performances from Chris Stapleton  and…

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  • Merle Haggard Makes Surprise Return to the Stage

    After canceling his February tour dates  due to health concerns from double pneumonia, Merle Haggard returned to the spotlight this past weekend at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas for a show that also included Toby Keith. It was the singer's first appearance since calling off his February 2nd…

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  • Warner Music Settles 'Happy Birthday' Lawsuit for $14 Million

    Warner Music's publishing wing Warner/Chappell has settled a lawsuit challenging its hold on "Happy Birthday to You" for $14 million, paving the way for the song to finally enter the public domain, according to The Hollywood Reporter . The settlement comes after United States District Judge…

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  • DMX Hospitalized in Stable Condition After Collapse

    UPDATE: DMX has been released from the hospital, his attorney told the Associated Press . "He's good and in great spirits," added Swizz Beatz on Twitter . DMX  has been hospitalized after he collapsed in a hotel parking lot Monday, police in Westchester, New York confirmed to The Daily News . …

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  • Henry Rollins, Hannibal Buress Tapped for 9:30 Club Variety Show

    Henry Rollins and Hannibal Buress will contribute to a new variety show set at Washington D.C.'s famed 9:30 Club , scheduled to air on public television this spring. Live at 9:30  will kick off its 12-episode run this April, while the first three shows will boast musical performances…

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  • Slay Anything: Is Beyonce Beyond Criticism?

    Beyoncé's recent music video, "Formation," offered a stunning kaleidoscope of New Orleans post-Hurricane Katrina imagery: Beyoncé lying atop a New Orleans police car as it sinks into an abandoned street flooded with water, she and her dance troupe shimmying in an empty pool, a child clad in a Mardi…

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  • Max Weinberg on 'River' Tour, What He Learned From Bruce Springsteen

    " The River is my summer record," Max Weinberg  said between sips of a cocktail in a hotel bar in Pittsburgh — the drummer's reward after three hours onstage earlier in the evening at the Consol Energy Center, the night before Bruce Springsteen   opened his 2016 tour with the...

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  • Brett Eldredge, Jake Owen Join Country Night Lights Lineup

    Country Night Lights, the Athens, Ohio-based country music festival, has announced plans to return for a second year of existence. The festival will close out a packed summer of country festivals on September 23rd and 24th at the Venue of Athens, a 178-acre site that lives within two miles of Ohio...

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  • 25 Artists Who Have Never Won a Grammy

    On February 15th, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj will both be returning to the Grammys — and both will be vying to take home their first trophy. Like Patti Smith (one nomination), Nas (11) and Snoop Dogg (17), neither has won a gramophone of his or her own. Here's a rundown...

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  • How 'Vinyl' Taps Into the Secret History of Seventies Rock

    Welcome to New York, 1973: The spirit of rock & roll is a cesspool of money, drugs and bodily fluids. It's the same unholy trinity that fuels Vinyl, the excellent and hotly awaited new HBO tale of the Seventies music business, executive-produced by the glimmer twins of Martin Scorsese and...

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  • FarmBorough Country Music Festival Canceled

    FarmBorough, New York City's country music festival set for June 17th through 19th, has been canceled. This was to be the second year for the event, which launched in June 2015 at New York's Randall's Island Park. Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw and Toby Keith were tapped as headliners. A message on 

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  • Taylor Swift, the Weeknd Lead iHeartRadio Music Awards Noms

    Taylor Swift  leads the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards nominations with a whopping eight, while 2015's breakout pop star the Weeknd  followed closely behind with seven. The two pop stars will compete for both Song of the Year as well as the inaugural Album of the Year award. In the former…

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  • Billy Currington on His Lost Songs and Staying Mellow

    Billy Currington may want to start making a note every time he feels some magic in the writing room. The singer, whose Summer Forever Tour with Kelsea Ballerini launches on February 19th in San Antonio, had actually forgotten about the existence of his latest single "It Don't Hurt Like It Used...

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