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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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  • The Strokes Preview 'Future Present Past' EP With Two New Songs

    UPDATE: The Strokes' new EP  Future Present Past  is available to stream on Spotify . The Strokes  have released two new songs: a theatric new rocker, "Oblivius" and the lumbering, eerie "Drag Queen" that are both set to appear on their upcoming EP,  Future Present Past, out June 3rd. The release…

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  • NYPD Commissioner on T.I. Show Shooting: Rappers Are 'Basically Thugs'

    One day after a shooting at New York's Irving Plaza that left one dead and three others injured  at a concert by rapper T.I., NYPD Commissioner William Bratton went on the offensive, calling rappers "basically thugs" and opining, "You'd like to think that with all the wealth that comes from...

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  • Watch Lanco's Rooftop Performance of 'Long Live Tonight'

    The five gentlemen of new country band LANco have released a one-of-a-kind live video of their single "Long Live Tonight" that was filmed on a rooftop in Austin, Texas. The performance is part of an Audience Network special called "LANco: Live from Austin" that will air Friday, May 27th at 8 p.m....

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  • Dierks Bentley Releases New Elle King Duet 'Different for Girls'

    Dierks Bentley has announced his new single, the follow-up to the two-week Number One "Somewhere on a Beach." Titled "Different for Girls," the song is a duet with "Ex's & Oh's" singer Elle King and marks the second release from his new album Black , out tomorrow. In a release, King admits...

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  • Elton John, Vladimir Putin Meeting Over LGBT Rights Postponed

    Elton John and Vladimir Putin's planned meeting on LGBT rights in Russia has been postponed, The Guardian reports. The Kremlin has said that the pair could meet at a later date. The pair's meeting has been put on hold for now given their busy schedules, making it impossible for the...

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  • One Killed, Three Shot at T.I. Concert in New York

    One man was killed and three others were shot at a T.I. concert at New York's Irving Plaza Wednesday night, with one of the victims remaining in critical condition. "A preliminary investigation revealed that the shooting took place at the third floor green room area," Chief of Manhattan South…

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  • The Weeknd, Belly Nix 'Jimmy Kimmel' Set Due to Trump

    The Weeknd  and rapper Belly have pulled out of a scheduled performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live due to the fact that Donald Trump would be appearing in the same episode. As the Associated Press   reports, the two artists were to record their set on Wednesday in Los Angeles, but Belly...

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  • Meek Mill Disses Drake on Fiery 'All The Way Up' Remix

    Meek Mill and Fabolous join forces for a remix of "All The Way Up," the Fat Joe and Remy Ma single  that also recently received the remix treatment from Jay-Z . On the fiery freestyle, Mill throws some shade at Drake, returning to his original accusation that claims the...

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  • Hear Moby's New Serene Album 'Long Ambients1: Calm. Sleep.'

    Moby  has released a free album, which was intentionally penned to lull listeners to sleep and for other relaxing activities. Long Ambients1: Calm. Sleep. is available as a free download and it's also streaming on a variety of services, including Spotify, SoundCloud, Apple Music, Deezer and Tidal.…

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  • Jason Isbell, Old Crow Medicine Show Dazzle at Special High-Tech Gig

    Roots music collided with what seemed like futuristic science-fiction on May 24th, as Jason Isbell and Old Crow Medicine Show took part in a three-day live-streaming concert series called The Soundtrack of America: Live from Tennessee to Downtown Chicago . Conceived by the Tennessee Department…

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