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  • Orrin Keepnews, Jazz Producer and Historian, Dead at 91
    Orrin Keepnews, Jazz Producer and Historian, … Rolling Stone - 1 hour 23 minutes ago

    Orrin Keepnews, an NEA Jazz Master, Thelonious Monk producer, record exec and four-time Grammy winner, passed away today at his home in El Cerrito, California at the … More »Orrin Keepnews, Jazz Producer and Historian, …

    Orrin Keepnews, Jazz Producer and Historian, Dead at 91

    Orrin Keepnews, an NEA Jazz Master, Thelonious Monk producer, record exec and four-time Grammy winner, passed away today at his home in El Cerrito, California at the age of 91, one day shy of his 92nd birthday. Keepnews' son Peter, an editor for the New York Times, confirmed his father's...

  • Kanye West Reveals New Album Title 'So Help Me God'
    Kanye West Reveals New Album Title 'So … Rolling Stone - 9 hours ago

    Kanye West has spent the past week in Europe promoting an "80-percent done" new album that didn't have an album title or a release date. However, the rapper … More »Kanye West Reveals New Album Title 'So …

    Kanye West Reveals New Album Title 'So Help Me God'

    Kanye West has spent the past week in Europe promoting an "80-percent done" new album that didn't have an album title or a release date. However, the rapper cleared up one of those questions last night on Twitter when he revealed that his upcoming Yeezus follow-up would be titled So Help Me...

  • Nimoy, cast member of new film "Star Trek Into Darkness", poses as he arrives at film's premiere in Hollywood
    Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's 'Mr. … Reuters - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 4:58 PM EST

    Leonard Nimoy, who won fame and fans with his portrayal of logic-bound, half-alien Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" TV series and movies, died on Friday. Nimoy, who had … More »Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's 'Mr. …

    Nimoy, cast member of new film "Star Trek Into Darkness", poses as he arrives at film's premiere in Hollywood

    Leonard Nimoy, who won fame and fans with his portrayal of logic-bound, half-alien Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" TV series and movies, died on Friday. Nimoy, who had battled chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), died in the morning at his home in Los Angeles' Bel Air section, his agents, Bob and David Gersh, said …

  • Vince Gill, Eric Church, Keith Urban Lead Star-Studded Universal Music Group Bash
    Vince Gill, Eric Church, Keith Urban … Rolling Stone - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 4:57 PM EST

    Country Radio Seminar (CRS), the gathering of radio industry professionals from all over the world, is in full swing this week in downtown Nashville. One of the highlights … More »Vince Gill, Eric Church, Keith Urban …

    Vince Gill, Eric Church, Keith Urban Lead Star-Studded Universal Music Group Bash

    Country Radio Seminar (CRS), the gathering of radio industry professionals from all over the world, is in full swing this week in downtown Nashville. One of the highlights of the annual convention, which features country artists performing in a wide array of settings both intimate and expansive, is the Universal...

  • Eric Church to Host 'Outsiders' Radio Show on SiriusXM
    Eric Church to Host 'Outsiders' … Rolling Stone - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 4:03 PM EST

    Eric Church is the latest country artist to program his own radio show exclusively on SiriusXM satellite radio. The CMA- and ACM-winning singer-songwriter will host … More »Eric Church to Host 'Outsiders' …

    Eric Church to Host 'Outsiders' Radio Show on SiriusXM

    Eric Church is the latest country artist to program his own radio show exclusively on SiriusXM satellite radio. The CMA- and ACM-winning singer-songwriter will host the monthly "Outsiders Radio" show on the subscription-based service's country channel the Highway. In addition to delving into Church's …

  • Florida Georgia Line, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban to Headline Las Vegas Festival
    Florida Georgia Line, Tim McGraw, Keith … Rolling Stone - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 1:33 PM EST

    After rolling sevens with last year's Route 91 Harvest Festival, the event organizers are bringing the three-day country music blowout back to Las Vegas. Slated for … More »Florida Georgia Line, Tim McGraw, Keith …

    Florida Georgia Line, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban to Headline Las Vegas Festival

    After rolling sevens with last year's Route 91 Harvest Festival, the event organizers are bringing the three-day country music blowout back to Las Vegas. Slated for October 2nd through 4th, the festival features two stages and some of the genre's most bankable stars — Florida Georgia Line, Tim McGraw and Keith. …

  • Beyonce Fans Attack Kid Rock Online After Derogatory Comments
    Beyonce Fans Attack Kid Rock Online … Rolling Stone - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 12:00 PM EST

    Kid Rock has incurred the wrath of Beyoncé fans following comments he made about the pop star during his Rolling Stone interview. Related: The Killer Inside Kid Rock In … More »Beyonce Fans Attack Kid Rock Online …

    Beyonce Fans Attack Kid Rock Online After Derogatory Comments

    Kid Rock has incurred the wrath of Beyoncé fans following comments he made about the pop star during his Rolling Stone interview. Related: The Killer Inside Kid Rock In the latest issue of Rolling Stone, the singer detailed why he's "flabbergasted" by the intense Beyoncé fandom. "Beyoncé, to me, doesn't …

  • Hear Kacey Musgraves Serve 'Biscuits' as First Taste of New Album
    Hear Kacey Musgraves Serve 'Biscuits' … Rolling Stone - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 11:36 AM EST

    The songwriting trio of Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally have worked their magic again. The masterminds of Musgraves' CMA award-winning, boundary-breaking … More »Hear Kacey Musgraves Serve 'Biscuits' …

    Hear Kacey Musgraves Serve 'Biscuits' as First Taste of New Album

    The songwriting trio of Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally have worked their magic again. The masterminds of Musgraves' CMA award-winning, boundary-breaking "Follow Your Arrow" have penned another song about living your own life without worrying about how others live theirs, but this new one …

  • Madonna 'Rebel Heart' Hacker Indicted on Four Counts
    Madonna 'Rebel Heart' Hacker … Rolling Stone - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 10:41 AM EST

    The Israeli man accused of hacking into Madonna and her associates' computers and leaking songs destined for the singer's March 6th-bound Rebel Heart has been … More »Madonna 'Rebel Heart' Hacker …

    Madonna 'Rebel Heart' Hacker Indicted on Four Counts

    The Israeli man accused of hacking into Madonna and her associates' computers and leaking songs destined for the singer's March 6th-bound Rebel Heart has been indicted on four counts. Adi Lederman, who three years ago tried out for Israel's then-top-rated TV singing competition Kochav Nolad (A Star Is Born), …

  • Tool Album Progressing 'Nicely, Slowly,' Singer Maynard Keenan Says
    Tool Album Progressing 'Nicely, … Rolling Stone - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 10:16 AM EST

    Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan has issued an encouraging update on the status of the band's next record (via Facebook), saying the group will enter the studio … More »Tool Album Progressing 'Nicely, …

    Tool Album Progressing 'Nicely, Slowly,' Singer Maynard Keenan Says

    Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan has issued an encouraging update on the status of the band's next record (via Facebook), saying the group will enter the studio "soon." In addition to sharing the singer's news that the LP's songs are congealing into shape, the band also shared a photo of the...

  • FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2015 file photo, singer Big Sean poses for a portrait at The Redbury Hotel in Los Angeles to promote his latest album, "Dark Sky Paradise." (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP, File)
    Rapper Big Sean builds momentum of new … The Canadian Press - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 8:16 AM EST

    Big Sean didn't think his single "I Don't F--- With You" would become a hit. He was also encouraged to release the song after having dinner with Jay Z and Beyonce at … More »Rapper Big Sean builds momentum of new …

    FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2015 file photo, singer Big Sean poses for a portrait at The Redbury Hotel in Los Angeles to promote his latest album, "Dark Sky Paradise." (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP, File)

    Big Sean didn't think his single "I Don't F--- With You" would become a hit. He was also encouraged to release the song after having dinner with Jay Z and Beyonce at their home. "They knew it would be big," said Big Sean of the DJ Mustard-produced "IDFWU," which topped Billboard's Rap and R&B/Hip-Hop songs charts and …

  • French singer Jean-Jacques Goldman jokes about an electrical failure during his performance at the N..
    Aging French rockers criticized for … Reuters - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 7:54 AM EST

    A music video by a group of mostly middle-aged French stars telling the young they can succeed only if they "do something" triggered a bitter generational row on Friday, … More »Aging French rockers criticized for …

    French singer Jean-Jacques Goldman jokes about an electrical failure during his performance at the N..

    A music video by a group of mostly middle-aged French stars telling the young they can succeed only if they "do something" triggered a bitter generational row on Friday, with critics accusing the rich singers of hypocrisy. The row underlined the anger felt by France's young, facing unemployment rates upwards of 25 percent …

  • Calgary to host the 2016 Juno Awards … The Canadian Press - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 6:36 AM EST

    Calgary has lassoed the Juno Awards. Next year's instalment of the annual awards bash will be held at the Scotiabank Saddledome on April 3, 2016. The Junos were last … More »Calgary to host the 2016 Juno Awards …

    Calgary has lassoed the Juno Awards. Next year's instalment of the annual awards bash will be held at the Scotiabank Saddledome on April 3, 2016. The Junos were last held in Calgary in 2008, when Russell Peters was host and Feist swept all five of her nominated categories, including album and artist of the year. The …

  • Andy Kim poses in this undated handout photo. Andy Kim's last album was called "Happen Again" and for a while it seemed that it might not. That changed, thanks in large part to the diligent enthusiasm of Kevin Drew. The Broken Social Scene singer had become friendly with Kim after playing his annual for-charity Christmas show in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Arts & Crafts
    Andy Kim, Kevin Drew's unlikely … The Canadian Press - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 3:36 AM EST

    Andy Kim's last album was called "Happen Again" and for a while it seemed that it might not. The Broken Social Scene singer had become friendly with Kim after playing … More »Andy Kim, Kevin Drew's unlikely …

    Andy Kim poses in this undated handout photo. Andy Kim's last album was called "Happen Again" and for a while it seemed that it might not. That changed, thanks in large part to the diligent enthusiasm of Kevin Drew. The Broken Social Scene singer had become friendly with Kim after playing his annual for-charity Christmas show in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Arts & Crafts

    Andy Kim's last album was called "Happen Again" and for a while it seemed that it might not. The Broken Social Scene singer had become friendly with Kim after playing his annual for-charity Christmas show in Toronto.

  • FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2015 file photo, Rihanna, left, and Kanye West perform at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. West is saying he’s sorry to Beck on Twitter. The 37-year-old incendiary hip-hop artist took to Twitter on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, to publicly apologize to the 44-year-old musician who won four trophies at the 57th annual Grammy Awards earlier this month. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
    Kanye West tweets apology to Beck for … The Canadian Press - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 3:32 AM EST

    Kanye West is saying he's sorry to Beck on Twitter. It appeared West was attempting to steal the moment from Beck when he briefly jumped on stage after Beck won album … More »Kanye West tweets apology to Beck for …

    FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2015 file photo, Rihanna, left, and Kanye West perform at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. West is saying he’s sorry to Beck on Twitter. The 37-year-old incendiary hip-hop artist took to Twitter on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, to publicly apologize to the 44-year-old musician who won four trophies at the 57th annual Grammy Awards earlier this month. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

    Kanye West is saying he's sorry to Beck on Twitter. It appeared West was attempting to steal the moment from Beck when he briefly jumped on stage after Beck won album of the year at the 57th annual Grammy Awards.

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