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  • Hear Bruno Mars' 'Uptown Funk' Get Country Makeover
    Hear Bruno Mars' 'Uptown Funk' … Rolling Stone - 2 hours 46 minutes ago

    Mark Ronson's groove-heavy single "Uptown Funk" is an undeniable smash, and now it's influencing even country artists. Soulful country hippie Drake … More »Hear Bruno Mars' 'Uptown Funk' …

    Hear Bruno Mars' 'Uptown Funk' Get Country Makeover

    Mark Ronson's groove-heavy single "Uptown Funk" is an undeniable smash, and now it's influencing even country artists. Soulful country hippie Drake White and pop-leaning newbie Cam both turned in stripped-down versions of the Bruno Mars-sung jam on two different radio programs with vastly different results. For …

  • Jack White Secretly Bought Elvis Presley's First Recording, Plans Reissue
    Jack White Secretly Bought Elvis Presley's … Rolling Stone - 5 hours ago

    In January, the first recording by Elvis Presley – a 1953 acetate disc featuring "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" – sold … More »Jack White Secretly Bought Elvis Presley's …

    Jack White Secretly Bought Elvis Presley's First Recording, Plans Reissue

    In January, the first recording by Elvis Presley – a 1953 acetate disc featuring "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" – sold at auction for $300,000 to "an undisclosed buyer." It turns out the secret purchaser wasn't just any deep-pocketed Elvis fan: Jack White has …

  • Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer on … The Canadian Press - 6 hours ago

    Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer is known for powerful scores for such films as "Inception," ''Gladiator" and "The Dark Night." Now he's hoping to knock people out … More »Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer on …

    Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer is known for powerful scores for such films as "Inception," ''Gladiator" and "The Dark Night." Now he's hoping to knock people out with music for the small screen. The show's executive producer Michael Marto plans to broadcast 30-40 fights per year on a variety of networks, including …

  • Shania Twain arrives to sign copies of her new book "From This Moment On" in Toronto Monday, May 9, 2011. During her two-year residency and revitalization in the desert, Shania Twain arrived at a crossroads that's familiar to many who venture to the Las Vegas Strip: she couldn't decide whether it was time to quit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
    Interview: Shania Twain explains why … The Canadian Press - 11 hours ago

    "I thought the Las Vegas show would be my farewell moment onstage," Twain said during an interview in Toronto on Wednesday. "I wasn't officially saying that, but that's … More »Interview: Shania Twain explains why …

    Shania Twain arrives to sign copies of her new book "From This Moment On" in Toronto Monday, May 9, 2011. During her two-year residency and revitalization in the desert, Shania Twain arrived at a crossroads that's familiar to many who venture to the Las Vegas Strip: she couldn't decide whether it was time to quit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

    "I thought the Las Vegas show would be my farewell moment onstage," Twain said during an interview in Toronto on Wednesday. "I wasn't officially saying that, but that's what I was thinking in my head.

  • FILE - This Feb. 8, 2015 file photo shows Madonna performing at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The pop icon said in an interview Thursday, March 5, that being active saved her from serious injuries at the Brit Awards. The 56-year-old tumbled Feb. 25, during a live performance after her dancers tugged at her flowing cape, dragging her down three steps. Madonna said the cape had been tied too tightly at the neck, and after the performance, said she suffered whiplash. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
    Madonna says because she works out regularly … The Canadian Press - 11 hours ago

    Exercising regularly has been like a prayer answered for Madonna: The singer says thanks to staying active, she didn't suffer much after falling during her performance … More »Madonna says because she works out regularly …

    FILE - This Feb. 8, 2015 file photo shows Madonna performing at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The pop icon said in an interview Thursday, March 5, that being active saved her from serious injuries at the Brit Awards. The 56-year-old tumbled Feb. 25, during a live performance after her dancers tugged at her flowing cape, dragging her down three steps. Madonna said the cape had been tied too tightly at the neck, and after the performance, said she suffered whiplash. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

    Exercising regularly has been like a prayer answered for Madonna: The singer says thanks to staying active, she didn't suffer much after falling during her performance at the Brit Awards. Madonna said the cape had been tied too tightly at the neck and after the performance, she said she suffered whiplash. Madonna added …

  • Tribeca Festival blends films, live … Reuters - 18 hours ago

    From a crime drama starring actress Glenn Close to an Arnold Schwarzenegger film about a deadly zombie epidemic to an expose of the financial crisis, the Tribeca Film … More »Tribeca Festival blends films, live …

    From a crime drama starring actress Glenn Close to an Arnold Schwarzenegger film about a deadly zombie epidemic to an expose of the financial crisis, the Tribeca Film Festival unveiled a varied slate of movies on Thursday. After announcing the documentary and narrative films in competition on Tuesday, the festival revealed …

  • Amy Osbourne
    'The Osbournes' Mysterious Daughter … Yahoo Music - 23 hours ago

    Remember The Osbournes' secret daughter? The one we knew existed, but never showed up on the family's reality show? Well,Aimee Osbourne is back in the spotlight and she … More »'The Osbournes' Mysterious Daughter …

    Amy Osbourne

    Remember The Osbournes' secret daughter? The one we knew existed, but never showed up on the family's reality show? Well,Aimee Osbourne is back in the spotlight and she actually has an incredible singing voice.

  • Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert Lead ACM Charity Lineup
    Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert Lead ACM … Rolling Stone - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015 2:14 PM EST

    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...

  • FILE - In this May 20, 2008 file photo, Daryl Hall, left, and John Oates, recipients of BMI Icons awards, pose together before the 56th annual BMI Pop Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The pop music duo has sued Brooklyn, N.Y. based Early Bird Foods in federal court. The suit asks the court to order Early Bird Foods to stop using the Haulin' Oats name on packages of granola. They’re accusing the company of violating trademark protections with its "phonetic play on Daryl Hall and John Oates' well-known brand name." (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
    Pop music duo Hall and Oates can't … The Canadian Press - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015 1:48 PM EST

    Hall and Oates are saying "no can do" to a New York company selling granola called Haulin' Oats. The pop music duo has sued Brooklyn-based Early Bird Foods in federal … More »Pop music duo Hall and Oates can't …

    FILE - In this May 20, 2008 file photo, Daryl Hall, left, and John Oates, recipients of BMI Icons awards, pose together before the 56th annual BMI Pop Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The pop music duo has sued Brooklyn, N.Y. based Early Bird Foods in federal court. The suit asks the court to order Early Bird Foods to stop using the Haulin' Oats name on packages of granola. They’re accusing the company of violating trademark protections with its "phonetic play on Daryl Hall and John Oates' well-known brand name." (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

    Hall and Oates are saying "no can do" to a New York company selling granola called Haulin' Oats. The pop music duo has sued Brooklyn-based Early Bird Foods in federal court. The suit asks the court to order Early Bird Foods to stop using the Haulin' Oats name on packages of granola.

  • Pharrell Helps the Band Perry Harmonize on New Album
    Pharrell Helps the Band Perry Harmonize … Rolling Stone - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015 1:13 PM EST

    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 - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015 11:28 AM EST

    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 - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015 10:20 AM EST

    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 - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015 9:52 AM EST

    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 - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015 5:28 AM EST

    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 - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015 3:19 AM EST

    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 …

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