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  • Billy Joel: Donald Trump's Campaign 'Very Entertaining'

    At Billy Joel 's concerts over the past year, the singer has often dedicated the performance of his 1974 single "The Entertainer" to Donald Trump , with one such shout-out occurring Friday night at Joel's monthly gig at New York's Madison Square Garden. While there is debate whether the dedication…

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  • Skrillex Refutes Justin Bieber Lawsuit: 'Sorry But We Didn't Steal This'

    Skrillex , who was named in the lawsuit filed against Justin Bieber over the hit "Sorry,"  has responded to the copyright infringement allegations. "SORRY but we didn't steal this," the producer tweeted alongside a video of how the songwriters crafted, and not sampled, the "Sorry" vocal hook at the…

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  • Hear Joey Bada$$' Resilient New Single 'Devastated'

    Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ has dropped his latest single "Devastated," which the Pro Era MC first debuted during his Coachella set in April. The uplifting, resilient cut finds Bada$$ singing on the radio-friendly chorus, "I used to feel so devastated / At times I thought we'd never make it /…

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  • Hear Red Hot Chili Peppers' Minimalist Funk on 'The Getaway'

    Red Hot Chili Peppers  unleash atmospheric funk on "The Getaway," the title-track of their 11th studio album, out June 17th. "Take me to the future," frontman Anthony Kiedis croons over Flea's minimalist bassline.  "The Getaway," available now on all major download and streaming services ,…

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  • Watch Arcade Fire's Surprise DJ-Percussion Set Outside Louvre

    Arcade Fire 's Win Butler and Régine Chassagne delivered a quirky DJ set this week during French street artist JR's exhibition "JR at the Louvre," held at Paris public garden Jardin des Tuileries. The husband and wife duo were joined by live percussionists as Butler spun tracks by David Bowie ("Oh!…

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  • See Lee Brice, Jerrod Niemann's Summer Fantasy Video 'Little More Love'

    Lee Brice was busy collecting songs for his I Don't Dance follow-up when he stumbled across "A Little More Love," a summertime anthem written by Shane McAnally, Ross Copperman, Natalie Hemby and Kristi Neumann. Something about the song's brotherly bounce made him reach out to Jerrod Niemann.…

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  • Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Tom Petty Deep Cut?

    Tom Petty  kicked off an American tour this month with his old band Mudcrutch, but don't buy a ticket to the show expecting to hear "American Girl," "Free Falling" or any of his other big hits. This is a Mudcrutch tour, and they're doing Mudcrutch songs with the possibility...

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  • Blake Shelton Headlines Second Harvest Show: The Ram Report

    Blake Shelton will headline a show at the Mother Church of Country Music next month. The Voice coach is Nashville-bound for both CMA Music Fest, where he'll perform at Nissan Stadium, and the Stars for Second Harvest show at the Ryman Auditorium, which will raise money for families in need...

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  • Dierks Bentley on New Album 'Black': 'I've Claimed the Right to Be Me'

    Dierks Bentley just wants to be himself. "I think I've claimed the right to be any version of me that I want to be," he says, sitting in a studio on Nashville's Music Row, nursing a second cup of coffee. The 40-year-old singer-songwriter is deep in the promotional cycle for his...

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  • Justin Bieber, Skrillex Sued Over 'Sorry' Hook

    Casey Dienel, an indie artist who records under the moniker White Hinterland, has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Justin Bieber , alleging that the singer's hit "Sorry" borrows heavily from her 2014 track "Ring the Bell." "As many of you that follow my career and work have…

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  • Rapper Troy Ave Arrested for Fatal Shooting at T.I. Show

    New York rapper Troy Ave, himself a victim in Wednesday's night shooting at New York's Irving Plaza that left one man dead, was arrested and charged with attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon, according to the New York Police Department. NYPD released surveillance video taken…

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  • Leona Lewis Cast in 'Cats' Broadway Revival

    British pop star Leona Lewis  will make her Broadway debut in the upcoming revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hugely successful musical, Cats . Lewis will star as Grizabella the "Glamour Cat" — who sings one of the show's most memorable songs, "Memory"  — replacing former Pussycat Doll singer…

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  • See Spoon Members Cover Prince, David Bowie

    Spoon 's Britt Daniel and Alex Fischel paid tribute to Prince and David Bowie during an acoustic set at Mexico City's Festival Marvin. The musicians also debuted a new Spoon song. For their Prince tribute, the Spoon bandmates chose a more obscure song "Under the Cherry Moon" from the 1986…

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  • Lil Wayne and Birdman Used to Bet $10,000 on Games of 'Madden'

    In case they hadn't already made it abundantly clear , here's a story that proves Lil Wayne and Birdman used to take the Cash Money thing literally. Back in the day, long before Weezy was throwing shade at Young Money and suing his former mentor for...

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  • Alabama Exhibit to Open at Country Music Hall of Fame

    Alabama, the most successful – and certainly one of the most influential – bands in country music, will showcase the stories and events that have made them one of the most iconic acts in American music with an exhibition at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Opening August...

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  • The Cadillac Three Announce New Album at Wild Surprise Show

    The Cadillac Three returned to the Nashville club where they cut their teeth last night, performing a ferocious surprise show at the Basement, the rock & roll outpost beneath Grimey's New & Preloved Music where Metallica famously played their own surprise pre-Bonnaroo gig in 2008. The Cadillac…

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  • Trey Anastasio on New Phish LP, Whether He'll Play With the Dead Again

    Trey Anastasio  checks in with Rolling Stone as he's walking down New York's Amsterdam Avenue toward Avatar Studios, where he's deep into work on Phish 's next album. It's been just two years since the band's prior full-length, Fuego , and the relatively brief interim reflects the healthy state of…

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  • Watch Cyndi Lauper Honor Prince With Powerful 'When You Were Mine'

    Cyndi Lauper  honored Prince  during her concert at New York's Beacon Theater Wednesday with a performance of "When You Were Mine," the Dirty Mind  cut she famously covered on her 1983 debut, She's So Unusual . A fan-shot video captured the performance, which found Lauper striking a balance…

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  • Keith Urban Digs Deep at Ripcord World Tour Preview in Nashville

    "Wait, which song did you just request?" Keith Urban asked an audience member yesterday afternoon, halfway through an open rehearsal for his Ripcord World Tour. "'Homespun Love?' There are, like, four people who know that song. And they're all in this band." Actually, even the guys in the band…

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  • Hear Nick Jonas' Acoustic Cover of Zara Larsson's 'Lush Life'

    Nick Jonas stripped down Zara Larsson's bouncy pop hit "Lush Life" during an appearance on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge. His upcoming album Last Year Was Complicated will be released on June 10th. Transforming the bubbly song, Jonas sang in falsetto, with an acoustic guitar and drums for his take…

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