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  • A hearse carrying the coffin of Peaches Geldof arrives for her funeral service at the Saint Mary Magdalene and Saint Lawrence church in Davington
    British stars say farewell to Peaches … Reuters - 48 minutes ago

    Celebrities from Britain's television and music worlds attended the funeral on Monday of Peaches Geldof, the 25-year-old daughter of Band Aid founder Bob Geldof whose … More »British stars say farewell to Peaches …

    A hearse carrying the coffin of Peaches Geldof arrives for her funeral service at the Saint Mary Magdalene and Saint Lawrence church in Davington

    Celebrities from Britain's television and music worlds attended the funeral on Monday of Peaches Geldof, the 25-year-old daughter of Band Aid founder Bob Geldof whose death two weeks ago remains unexplained. Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman, model Kate Moss and Sarah Ferguson, the ex-wife of Prince Andrew, were among the …

  • Inside Jack White's World's Fastest Record
    Inside Jack White's World's … Rolling Stone - 2 hours 9 minutes ago

    "This is the day," Jack White proclaimed to a Nashville crowd on Saturday, "that Jesus said: 'not yet.'"  Sunday may have been all about that … More »Inside Jack White's World's …

    Inside Jack White's World's Fastest Record

    "This is the day," Jack White proclaimed to a Nashville crowd on Saturday, "that Jesus said: 'not yet.'"  Sunday may have been all about that other fellow's resurrection, but Saturday was Record[...]

  • Dance Legend Giorgio Moroder Gives Coldplay's 'Midnight' a Disco Remix
    Dance Legend Giorgio Moroder Gives Coldplay's … Rolling Stone - 2 hours 19 minutes ago

    One of Coldplay's most unassuming tracks off their forthcoming record Ghost Stories is now its most danceable. Electronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder, who has collaborated … More »Dance Legend Giorgio Moroder Gives Coldplay's …

    Dance Legend Giorgio Moroder Gives Coldplay's 'Midnight' a Disco Remix

    One of Coldplay's most unassuming tracks off their forthcoming record Ghost Stories is now its most danceable. Electronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder, who has collaborated with Donna Summer, Blondie[...]

  • Country singer and cancer survivor Kevin … Reuters - 14 hours ago

    Kevin Sharp, who survived cancer as a teenager and went on to become a successful country music singer in the 1990s, died late Saturday, according to his website. Sharp, … More »Country singer and cancer survivor Kevin …

    Kevin Sharp, who survived cancer as a teenager and went on to become a successful country music singer in the 1990s, died late Saturday, according to his website. Sharp, a California native, recorded several hit singles in mid-1990s, including his version of the song "Nobody Knows," which held the top spot on Billboard's …

  • Canada's Kiesza grabs top spot in … Reuters - 20 hours ago

    Female Canadian singer-songwriter Kiesza grabbed the top spot in Britain's music charts on Sunday with her debut single "Hideaway", which sold more than 136,000 copies, … More »Canada's Kiesza grabs top spot in …

    Female Canadian singer-songwriter Kiesza grabbed the top spot in Britain's music charts on Sunday with her debut single "Hideaway", which sold more than 136,000 copies, the Official Charts Company said. Calgary-born Kiesza is a classically-trained ballerina and a former codebreaker in the Royal Canadian Navy where she …

  • Report: Gwen Stefani to Join 'The Voice'
    Report: Gwen Stefani to Join 'The … Rolling Stone - Sat, 19 Apr, 2014 8:38 PM EDT

    Gwen Stefani is set to join the coaches' panel on The Voice, Us Weekly reports. A source confirmed to the magazine that the No Doubt singer has signed on to take … More »Report: Gwen Stefani to Join 'The …

    Report: Gwen Stefani to Join 'The Voice'

    Gwen Stefani is set to join the coaches' panel on The Voice, Us Weekly reports. A source confirmed to the magazine that the No Doubt singer has signed on to take a seat on the NBC show for its up[...]

  • Musician Jack White makes vinyl record … The Canadian Press - Sat, 19 Apr, 2014 4:37 PM EDT

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Jack White played his new single "Lazaretto" for a couple of hundred fans on Record Store Day and four hours later a copy of the performance was available … More »Musician Jack White makes vinyl record …

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Jack White played his new single "Lazaretto" for a couple of hundred fans on Record Store Day and four hours later a copy of the performance was available on a limited run of vinyl. But don't look for it in the Guinness World Record Book, as White admitted he doesn't know if anyone else has attempted …

  • Mourning and memories in Garcia Marquez's … Reuters - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 5:25 PM EDT

    By Helen Murphy ARACATACA, Colombia (Reuters) - The sleepy Colombian town that was Gabriel Garcia Marquez's birthplace and inspired him to write "One Hundred Years of … More »Mourning and memories in Garcia Marquez's …

    By Helen Murphy ARACATACA, Colombia (Reuters) - The sleepy Colombian town that was Gabriel Garcia Marquez's birthplace and inspired him to write "One Hundred Years of Solitude" mourned its Nobel Prize-winning author on Friday with music, candles and flowers. A day after Garcia Marquez's death, his cousin Nicolas Ricardo …

  • Watch the Rolling Stones in British … Rolling Stone - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 3:35 PM EDT

    The newsreel archivist British Pathé uploaded tens of thousands of classic clips to YouTube recently, and among them are a smattering of spots on the Rolling Stones at … More »Watch the Rolling Stones in British …

    The newsreel archivist British Pathé uploaded tens of thousands of classic clips to YouTube recently, and among them are a smattering of spots on the Rolling Stones at pivotal points in their c[...]

  • FILE - In this Aug. 6 2011 file photo, American singer and songwriter Prince performs on the Isle of Amager in Copenhagen, Denmark. Prince now owns the rights of the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label. Warner Bros. announced Friday, April 18, 2014, that it reached an agreement with the pop icon. Prince was signed to label from 1978 to mid-1990s, during which he released key projects like “Purple Rain,” “1999” and “Around the World In a Day.” The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. (AP Photo/Polfoto/Jakob Joergensen, File) DENMARK OUT
    Prince owns his own songs, reaches agreement … The Canadian Press - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 11:54 AM EDT

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label. Warner Bros. … More »Prince owns his own songs, reaches agreement …

    FILE - In this Aug. 6 2011 file photo, American singer and songwriter Prince performs on the Isle of Amager in Copenhagen, Denmark. Prince now owns the rights of the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label. Warner Bros. announced Friday, April 18, 2014, that it reached an agreement with the pop icon. Prince was signed to label from 1978 to mid-1990s, during which he released key projects like “Purple Rain,” “1999” and “Around the World In a Day.” The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. (AP Photo/Polfoto/Jakob Joergensen, File) DENMARK OUT

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label. Warner Bros. announced Friday it had reached an agreement with the pop icon, who was signed to the label from 1978 to the mid-1990s, during which time he released key projects …

  • Girl Talk and Freeway Explain 'Broken Ankles' and Being Brutal
    Girl Talk and Freeway Explain 'Broken … Rolling Stone - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 11:35 AM EDT

    When Gregg Gillis, better known as the mash-up artist Girl Talk, stepped into Philadelphia's famous Sigma Sound Studios last year, he was already nervous to begin … More »Girl Talk and Freeway Explain 'Broken …

    Girl Talk and Freeway Explain 'Broken Ankles' and Being Brutal

    When Gregg Gillis, better known as the mash-up artist Girl Talk, stepped into Philadelphia's famous Sigma Sound Studios last year, he was already nervous to begin his first collaborative album –[...]

  • Prince Promises New Album and Remasters After Label Partnership
    Prince Promises New Album and Remasters … Rolling Stone - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 10:35 AM EDT

    More than two decades after Prince wrote "slave" on his face to protest his contract with Warner Bros. Records, the artist has come to an agreement with the … More »Prince Promises New Album and Remasters …

    Prince Promises New Album and Remasters After Label Partnership

    More than two decades after Prince wrote "slave" on his face to protest his contract with Warner Bros. Records, the artist has come to an agreement with the company. Under the new partnership, Warners[...]

  • Robert De Niro waves upon arriving for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival opening night screening of 'Time Is Illmatic' in New York
    Music films hit distinct note at annual … Reuters - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 10:15 AM EDT

    By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Music and movies played together even before sound revolutionized film during its infancy, and so it is at the Tribeca Film Festival … More »Music films hit distinct note at annual …

    Robert De Niro waves upon arriving for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival opening night screening of 'Time Is Illmatic' in New York

    By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Music and movies played together even before sound revolutionized film during its infancy, and so it is at the Tribeca Film Festival where the documentary lineup is heavy on musical subjects, from hip hop star Nas to shock rocker Alice Cooper. And while documentaries have traditionally …

  • Future and Kanye West Romance Beachside … Rolling Stone - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 9:40 AM EDT

    In the music video for their collaborative single "I Won," Future and Kanye West serenade a slew of curvaceous models striking sexy poses on a private beach. … More »Future and Kanye West Romance Beachside …

    In the music video for their collaborative single "I Won," Future and Kanye West serenade a slew of curvaceous models striking sexy poses on a private beach. The black-and-white clip, directed by long[...]

  • FILE - This April 7, 2014 file photo shows guitarist and frontman of the band "Kiss," Paul Stanley in New York. Stanley released a memoir, "Face The Music: a Life Exposed," this month. (Photo by Scott Gries/Invision/AP, File)
    Kiss' Paul Stanley on his autobiography, … The Canadian Press - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 9:34 AM EDT

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of "The Phantom of the Opera," and not just because he's spent nearly 40 … More »Kiss' Paul Stanley on his autobiography, …

    FILE - This April 7, 2014 file photo shows guitarist and frontman of the band "Kiss," Paul Stanley in New York. Stanley released a memoir, "Face The Music: a Life Exposed," this month. (Photo by Scott Gries/Invision/AP, File)

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of "The Phantom of the Opera," and not just because he's spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint. Only I wasn't living in a dungeon under an opera house," Stanley said.

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