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  • Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert Lead ACM Charity Lineup
    Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert Lead ACM … Rolling Stone - 1 hour 0 minutes ago

    The dates for the Academy of Country Music's third annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival have been announced, and in keeping with this year's relocation to Texas … More »Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert Lead ACM …

    Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert Lead ACM Charity Lineup

    The dates for the Academy of Country Music's third annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival have been announced, and in keeping with this year's relocation to Texas for the ACM's 50th anniversary celebration, the lineup of performers is a big one.   Set for April 17th and 18th at Globe Life...

  • Pharrell Helps the Band Perry Harmonize on New Album
    Pharrell Helps the Band Perry Harmonize … Rolling Stone - 2 hours 1 minute ago

    Pharrell Williams is doing a little country music moonlighting in the time he has off from coaching budding artists on NBC's The Voice. The hat-"Happy" … More »Pharrell Helps the Band Perry Harmonize …

    Pharrell Helps the Band Perry Harmonize on New Album

    Pharrell Williams is doing a little country music moonlighting in the time he has off from coaching budding artists on NBC's The Voice. The hat-"Happy" music mogul has hooked up with the sibling trio of Kimberly, Neil and Reid Perry, better known as the Band Perry, to work on material...

  • Zac Brown Band Announce New Album 'Jekyll + Hyde' and 2015 Tour Dates
    Zac Brown Band Announce New Album 'Jekyll … Rolling Stone - 3 hours ago

    Zac Brown Band have always prided themselves on diversity, so it's quite fitting that their new album is titled Jekyll + Hyde. Due April 28th, the new LP marks the … More »Zac Brown Band Announce New Album 'Jekyll …

    Zac Brown Band Announce New Album 'Jekyll + Hyde' and 2015 Tour Dates

    Zac Brown Band have always prided themselves on diversity, so it's quite fitting that their new album is titled Jekyll + Hyde. Due April 28th, the new LP marks the group's first via a new partnership with Southern Ground, John Varvatos Records and Big Machine Label Group. Clothing designer-turned-music exec...

  • Lamb of God's Randy Blythe Is Now a Ballet Composer
    Lamb of God's Randy Blythe Is Now … Rolling Stone - 4 hours ago

    It's not often that the lead singer of a heavy metal band that Rolling Stone described as "too brutal for thrash" would provide the score for a ballet, … More »Lamb of God's Randy Blythe Is Now …

    Lamb of God's Randy Blythe Is Now a Ballet Composer

    It's not often that the lead singer of a heavy metal band that Rolling Stone described as "too brutal for thrash" would provide the score for a ballet, but Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe is defying expectations by contributing music to a friend's dance project. Blythe and Matthew Frain, a member...

  • Grateful Dead Members, More Booked for Jerry Garcia Tribute Show
    Grateful Dead Members, More Booked for … Rolling Stone - 5 hours ago

    Before the Grateful Dead reunite for their three-night farewell stand in Chicago this July, its four surviving members — Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Bob Weir and Phil … More »Grateful Dead Members, More Booked for …

    Grateful Dead Members, More Booked for Jerry Garcia Tribute Show

    Before the Grateful Dead reunite for their three-night farewell stand in Chicago this July, its four surviving members — Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Bob Weir and Phil Lesh — and a number of special guests will pay tribute to Jerry Garcia at a special gig at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland...

  • Music Review: Kelly Clarkson's new … The Canadian Press - 9 hours ago

    As one of the most successful "American Idol" winners, Kelly Clarkson can hold her head up high — she's still in the game after 13 years. The Sia-penned "Invincible," … More »Music Review: Kelly Clarkson's new …

    As one of the most successful "American Idol" winners, Kelly Clarkson can hold her head up high — she's still in the game after 13 years. The Sia-penned "Invincible," on the other hand, sounds both catchier and more textured, while "Piece By Piece" is a colour-by-numbers pop march.

  • Pharrell describes admiration for Marvin … The Canadian Press - 11 hours ago

    Testimony in the case will conclude on Thursday after jurors hear from rapper T.I., who was added to the song after Williams and singer Robin Thicke recorded it in one … More »Pharrell describes admiration for Marvin …

    Testimony in the case will conclude on Thursday after jurors hear from rapper T.I., who was added to the song after Williams and singer Robin Thicke recorded it in one night in mid-2012. Williams wrote the music and almost all the lyrics, even though Thicke and T.I. share songwriting credits, testified that he can see …

  • Kris Kristofferson, Lady Antebellum, Jason Isbell Team for 'Skyville Live'
    Kris Kristofferson, Lady Antebellum, … Rolling Stone - 21 hours ago

    Kris Kristofferson, Lady Antebellum and Jason Isbell are set to perform April 7th on the next edition of Skyville Live, which will stream exclusively online at SkyvilleLive.com. … More »Kris Kristofferson, Lady Antebellum, …

    Kris Kristofferson, Lady Antebellum, Jason Isbell Team for 'Skyville Live'

    Kris Kristofferson, Lady Antebellum and Jason Isbell are set to perform April 7th on the next edition of Skyville Live, which will stream exclusively online at SkyvilleLive.com. The innovative concert series debuted in January with a special show featuring Martina McBride, Gladys Knight and British R&B songstress Estelle. Lady …

  • Method Man on Secret Wu-Tang Release: 'F--k That Album'
    Method Man on Secret Wu-Tang Release: … Rolling Stone - 21 hours ago

    Method Man is not amused with producer Cilvaringz's claim that the copyright for Wu-Tang Clan's single-copy album, The Wu: Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, would … More »Method Man on Secret Wu-Tang Release: …

    Method Man on Secret Wu-Tang Release: 'F--k That Album'

    Method Man is not amused with producer Cilvaringz's claim that the copyright for Wu-Tang Clan's single-copy album, The Wu: Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, would prevent its buyer from sharing and profiting on its content for 88 years. "I'm tired of this shit and I know everybody else is tired...

  • Nirvana rocker Kurt Cobain's childhood … Reuters - 22 hours ago

    Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain's childhood home in Washington state is on sale for $400,000, complete with drawings he made on the bedroom wall, a realtor said on Wednesday. … More »Nirvana rocker Kurt Cobain's childhood …

    Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain's childhood home in Washington state is on sale for $400,000, complete with drawings he made on the bedroom wall, a realtor said on Wednesday. Cobain rose to fame as the lead singer and songwriter of Nirvana, arguably the defining band of the grunge era that dominated rock music, and elements …

  • On the Charts: Big Sean 'Blessed' to Be Number One
    On the Charts: Big Sean 'Blessed' … Rolling Stone - 23 hours ago

    On the strength of smash singles "I Don't Fuck With You" and "Blessings," Big Sean's Dark Sky Paradise soared to the top of the Billboard … More »On the Charts: Big Sean 'Blessed' …

    On the Charts: Big Sean 'Blessed' to Be Number One

    On the strength of smash singles "I Don't Fuck With You" and "Blessings," Big Sean's Dark Sky Paradise soared to the top of the Billboard 200, giving the Detroit rapper his first Number One album. "Thank u guys for an amazing week and giving me my 1st #1 album," the rapper...

  • Travis Barker to Tom DeLonge: 'Just Man Up and Quit' Blink-182
    Travis Barker to Tom DeLonge: 'Just … Rolling Stone - Wed, 4 Mar, 2015 3:09 PM EST

    In just over two weeks, Blink-182 will perform their first show without longtime guitarist Tom DeLonge at drummer Travis Barker's Musink festival in Orange County, … More »Travis Barker to Tom DeLonge: 'Just …

    Travis Barker to Tom DeLonge: 'Just Man Up and Quit' Blink-182

    In just over two weeks, Blink-182 will perform their first show without longtime guitarist Tom DeLonge at drummer Travis Barker's Musink festival in Orange County, California. The gig, which will instead feature Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba on guitar, will be the culmination of an acrimonious and public rift between …

  • FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2014 file photo, Shania Twain performs at the PEI 2014 Founders Week Concert at the Charlottetown Event Grounds in Charlottetown, Canada. Twain announced Wednesday, March 4, 2015, that she would kick off her Rock This Country Tour on June 5 in Seattle. She will perform 48 shows and wrap the tour on Aug. 23 in Fresno, Calif. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Andrew Vaughan, File)
    After Las Vegas residencies, Shania … The Canadian Press - Wed, 4 Mar, 2015 2:12 PM EST

    Twain announced Wednesday that she would kick off her Rock This Country Tour on June 5 in Seattle. It is her first North American tour in over a decade. Twain will … More »After Las Vegas residencies, Shania …

    FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2014 file photo, Shania Twain performs at the PEI 2014 Founders Week Concert at the Charlottetown Event Grounds in Charlottetown, Canada. Twain announced Wednesday, March 4, 2015, that she would kick off her Rock This Country Tour on June 5 in Seattle. She will perform 48 shows and wrap the tour on Aug. 23 in Fresno, Calif. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Andrew Vaughan, File)

    Twain announced Wednesday that she would kick off her Rock This Country Tour on June 5 in Seattle. It is her first North American tour in over a decade. Twain will perform in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. Twain completed a two-year residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

  • Jay Z Blocked in Bid for Swedish Hi-Fi Streaming Company
    Jay Z Blocked in Bid for Swedish Hi-Fi … Rolling Stone - Wed, 4 Mar, 2015 1:15 PM EST

    Jay Z's plan to revolutionize the streaming industry has hit a snag. In January, the rapper put in a $56 million offer to buy Aspiro, the Swedish company which controls … More »Jay Z Blocked in Bid for Swedish Hi-Fi …

    Jay Z Blocked in Bid for Swedish Hi-Fi Streaming Company

    Jay Z's plan to revolutionize the streaming industry has hit a snag. In January, the rapper put in a $56 million offer to buy Aspiro, the Swedish company which controls high-quality streaming services WiMP and TIDAL. But that bid has been blocked by Aspiro's minority shareholders, according to Swedish newspaper …

  • 2 of singer Glen Campbell's children … The Canadian Press - Wed, 4 Mar, 2015 12:37 PM EST

    Singer Glen Campbell's two oldest children are attempting to wrest control of his medical and financial decisions away from his wife of 32 years, Kim Campbell. Debby … More »2 of singer Glen Campbell's children …

    Singer Glen Campbell's two oldest children are attempting to wrest control of his medical and financial decisions away from his wife of 32 years, Kim Campbell. Debby Campbell-Cloyd and Travis Campbell claim that Kim Campbell is keeping their father "secluded from the rest of the family" which has been "prohibited from …

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