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Iggy Pop Has Made Five New Recordings Since Supposed Farewell Album + MORE

Although Iggy Pop never explicitly billed Post Pop Depression, his recent album with Josh Homme, as a farewell album, he pretty heavily implied that it would be his last. But that doesn't mean that there won't be any new Iggy Pop music in the world, apparently. When Pop and director Jim Jarmusch cau.... More »
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The New Britney Spears Album Could Be Here Just In Time For Summer + MORE

It sounds like Britney Spears's ninth album could be here a lot sooner than you think..... More »
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X Factor 2016: 5 After Midnight wow Sharon Osbourne – Sorry / One Dance VIDEO + MORE

5 After Midnight took on some pretty big tracks for their second X Factor performance tonight and we were very impressed. For their final tune of the X Factor quarter final, the lads sang a mash-up of Sorry and One Dance (Justin Bieber/ Drake) and it went down a treat with the judges and with viewer.... More »
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Eurovision: flexible geography, high camp and 'the world's biggest party' + MORE

As Australia joins the carnival of kitsch in Vienna, the ‘European’ song contest seems to have made its theme of building bridges stretch a long, long wayIt is, of course, as observed by Graham Norton, “a nonsense”. But then this is the Eurovision Song Contest, so who was expecting anything .... More »
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Katy Perry at Staples Center: 5 thoughts on her hometown show + MORE

Declaring that “nobody reps this place harder than I do,” Katy Perry took over Staples Center on Friday night for the first of two hometown concerts on her Prismatic World Tour..... More »
Coachella 2014: The 8 Best Things From FridayThe first day of Coachella brought us the first Outkast concert since 2006, the fourth Replacements concert since 1991, and the first time Haim was on the festival grounds legally. (According to Este, the sisters have been hopping the fence since 2004.) It spawned thoughts in my brain such as “Wow, Chromeo is now famous enough to play the main stage after dark!” and “Wow, rock ’n’ roll doesn’t go over at festivals like it used to!” and “Wow, you can see Dee Dee Penny’s boobs through her shirt!” It also marked my first visit to Empire Polo Club after many years wishing I could hop the fence like Haim…

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Jesse Winchester, singer and anti-war icon, dies at 69Jesse Winchester, the esteemed singer-songwriter who became a symbol of the anti-war movement when he moved to Canada to escape the draft in the Sixties, died Friday from bladder cancer. Winchester, who was living in Virginia when he died, was 69.

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Ed Sheeran Covers Beyoncé’s ‘Drunk in Love’After previewing a snippet last month, Ed Sheeran debuted his full cover of Beyoncé’s “Drunk in Love.” With guitar in hand, the red-haired crooner performed an acoustic version of Bey’s hit during his visit to Z100′s “Elvis Duran and the Morning Show” (via Billboard)…

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THE rockers have been involved in a public slanging match over Nirvana’s legacy for two decades. Who would’ve thought we’d ever see them like this?

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The Allman Brothers closed down day one of Wanee Music Festival in beautiful Live Oak, FL with a one-set show that included a guest spot from none other than Big Red himself. Anastasio, along with TAB bandmate and vocal extraordinaire Jennifer Hartswick, tore into Howlin’ Wolf’s “Who’s Been Talkin'” much to the delight of the crowd…

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Jesse Winchester, a U.S.-born singer who established himself in Montreal after dodging the Vietnam War and went on to write songs covered by the likes of Elvis Costello, Jimmy Buffett and Joan Baez has died of cancer. He was 69.

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5 Seconds Of Summer 2014 North American Spring Tour Set List5 Seconds Of Summer kicked off their first ever North American headlining tour last night (April 11th) in San Francisco.Curious to see what the Aussie pop/rock four-piece played? You can check out their set list from the show below.Remaining dates of the band’s headlining run and upcoming tour with One Direction can be found here…

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A shoulder injury turned Gregory Porter from sports star to Grammy-winning jazz singer. Ivan Hewett meets him

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The museum celebrates its expansion Tuesday amid a revitalized Nashville downtown.

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25 years ago today (April 12, 1989), neither Garth Brooks nor anyone else could have anticipated how much the music world was about to change.

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Ed Sheeran Performs “Sing” & “Don’t” on ‘SNL’
Ed Sheeran closed out a busy week with an appearance on Saturday Night Live this weekend. Introduced by this week’s host in comedian Seth Rogan, the British singer-songwriter performed his new single “Sing” for the first-time. The Pharrell Williams-produced song is the lead release off Sheeran’s sophomore album x (meaning multiply)…

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Jesse Winchester, musician and songwriter, dies US-born musician moved to Canada to avoid Vietnam war Songs covered by Elvis Costello and Emmylou HarrisJesse Winchester, a US-born singer who established himself in Montreal after dodging the Vietnam war and went on to write songs covered by the likes of Elvis Costello, Jimmy Buffett and Joan Baez has died of cancer…

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INDIO, California (Reuters) – Hip hop duo Outkast reunited for the first time in eight years a the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Friday, and brought a taste of old school hip hop with them to the stage.

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