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Music legend marries male manager + MORE

WE didn’t see that one coming. Singer Barry Manilow has reportedly married his partner and longtime manager Garry Kief in a small private ceremony..... More »
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Watch Video From Arab Strap’s Reunion Tour Opener + MORE

The Week Never Starts Round Here, the debut album from Glaswegian indie heroes Arab Strap, turns 20 years old next month. This week, to celebrate that anniversary, the duo of Aidan Moffat and Malcolm Middleton kicked off a brief run of reunion shows in the UK. On Wednesday night's tour opener in New.... More »
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Requiem for Hugh’s Room: Much-loved folkie venue a victim of cash-flow problems + MORE

Hugh’s Room, an outpost for folk music for 15 years, has closed – for now – a victim of cash flow problems and a changing scene.... More »
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TSA denies Morrissey claim thaty was sexually assaulted at SFO + MORE

The singer says a security guard at the airport grabbed his penis and testicles after he had gone through the security line..... More »
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Watch Nicki Minaj Perform, Impersonate Beyoncé And Kim Kardashain On SNL + MORE

Nicki Minaj was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live last night and performed three songs from her upcoming new album The Pinkprint: “Bed Of Lies” with Skylar Grey, “Only,” and “All Things Go.” She also appeared in a few sketches: she played Beyoncé in a MTV .... More »
A quick rundown of Outkast’s signature looks throughout their festival run this year.

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Opening night at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music in Santa Cruz was all that it should be: Three new works by three composers of vastly different temperaments and interests were performed at the city’s Civic Auditorium. Dylan Mattingly looked to the Middle Ages for inspiration, Andrew Norman to video games: Zoom! SMACK…

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Essential Tracks reviews FKA twigs’ ‘LP1,’ DJ George Costanza’s ‘Country Rap Mix’ and Nils Lofgren’s ‘Face the Music’ set.Essential Tracks reviews FKA twigs’ ‘LP1,’ DJ George Costanza’s ‘Country Rap Mix’ and Nils Lofgren’s ‘Face the Music’ set.

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Beyonce raps about elevator fight

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BEYONCE has finally addressed Solange and Jay Z’s infamous elevator brawl in a new remix to her hit song, Flawless.

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Idol finalist ‘dies from blood clot’

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AUSTRALIAN singer Michael Johns, who charmed tens of millions of viewers on American Idol, has died aged 35, with Simon Cowell leading tributes to a “truly great guy”.

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Beyonce addresses Jay Z and Solange’s elevator fight on ‘flawless (remix)’ with Nicki Minaj

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Drake & Chris Brown’s Surprise OVO Fest Performance Cancelled
Drake’s 5th annual OVO Festival will be missing a big name on Monday. Chris Brown, who was set to make a surprise appearance alongside the Canadian superstar, will not make the trip up north due to issues with the Canadian government and getting across the border.
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TMZ reports the R&B singer and Drizzy were to make a reunion appearance on stage Monday night, where they were to debut their new collaboration…

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Rare Nick Drake demo pulled from sale after legal rowSinger and close friend Beverley Martyn had hoped to raise thousands from auction of tape made in 1967The auction of a rare recording made by one of British music’s most enigmatic characters has been halted following a bitter row over its ownership.The music world had been eagerly awaiting the sale of demo tapes made by Nick Drake, the singer-songwriter and guitarist whose reputation soared after his premature death in 1974, with artists as diverse as Robert Smith of the Cure, Martha Wainwright and Blur’s Graham Coxon talking up his influence…

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Prince plays her album before his shows and the critics love her. So why is the singer-songwriter so tortured by her newfound fame?

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Rihanna and Eminem are set to go out on a co-headlining tour in less than a week, and the duo offered a little taste of what’s to come during the latter’s Friday night set at <a href="http://www.spin…

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New Music: Beyoncé f/ Nicki Minaj – ‘Flawless (Remix)’
Goddamn, goddamn, goddamn. The reigning queen of rap, Nicki Minaj, joins Queen Bey herself on the official remix to “Flawless.”
On the Hit-Boy-produced ladies’ anthem, Beyoncé declares herself “the shit” and speaks out about the infamous elevator fight between Jay Z and Solange…

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Tongues wagging after celeb pair reportedly hit it off at star-studded party…

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Rapper Remy Ma to restart music career after prison releaseThe Grammy-nominated Bronx rapper said Saturday she’s set to restart her career after serving six years in the slammer for shooting and wounding a childhood pal in 2007 — and she’s already put out a hip-hop remix.

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