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3 hrs ago | Ananova

Youth Club Owner's Death Threats Over Banksy

The owner of a Bristol youth club has told Sky News he received death threats over his decision to sell a Banksy painted on public wall.

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7 hrs ago | Orlando Weekly

Music updates from around town: The Welzeins, Wally's, Dope Operatic, Timucua White House

Any time a new band arrives on the scene, I get a little excited and start forming wishlist lineups in my head, imagining how their distinct vibe would fit into the existing local scene.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

RollingStone

Neil Young Files for Divorce From Pegi Young, Wife of 36 Years

A petition for dissolution of marriage was filed by Young in their hometown of San Mateo, California, on July 29th.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA, Entertainment

RollingStone

Watch Justin Bieber Torch Instagram With 'Ring of Fire'

OK, so the embattled pop prince isn't exactly recording a new album in Nashville, but he set Instagram on fire today with his cover of a sacred Johnny Cash song.

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Related Topix: Johnny Cash, Country, Lonestar, Entertainment

Marin Independent Journal

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass announces surprise-filled lineup

Social Distortion lead singer and guitarist Mike Ness performs in concert at the newly reopened Fox Theater in Oakland on Feb. 6, 2009.

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Related Topix: Punk, Social Distortion, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Entertainment

Broward-Palm Beach

Drake and Lil Wayne Bromance, Wednesday at Cruzan

After Jay Z and Beyonc did not attend Kanye West's wedding to Kim Kardashian, rap fans put forward a theory that Yeezus is articulating his indignation by censoring Jay Z's name from his recent live performances.

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Related Topix: Drake, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap, Lil Wayne, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Entertainment

RollingStone

Young Jeezy Arrested on Gun Charge After Wiz Khalifa Concert Shooting

Young Jeezy , real name Jay Jenkins, was one of six people arrested on Sunday for possession of an assault riffle after a deadly shooting at a Wiz Khalifa concert in Irvine, California, CNN reports.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Irvine, CA, Entertainment

The Village Voice

Popular Music Needs to Become Political Again

Like it or not, Pharell Williams' "Happy" is likely to be the top-selling single of 2014.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Bruce Hornsby's new musical adventure

Bruce Hornsby's new two-CD set "Solo Concerts" reflects music he has played in the solo format over the past three years.

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Related Topix: Classical, Schoenberg, Entertainment

RollingStone

Trey Anastasio Preps 'Challenging and Fun' New Orchestral Music

Phish frontman Trey Anastasio is ready to premiere his new Petrichor , a new suite for orchestra and guitar, nearly two years after he began work on it.

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Related Topix: Phish, Pop/Rock, Trey Anastasio, Classical, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Symphony, Arts, Entertainment

Teen Vogue

Charli XCX Is Breaking ALL the Rules in Her New Music Video - Watch It Here

We have a new bad girl in the house! Charli XCX just announced her brand-new album Sucker last week, and now we're in for a real treat because she just released a music video for "Break the Rules," her very first song from it.

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Related Topix: Charli XCX, Entertainment

Christian Science Monitor

Prince will debut two new albums in September

The pop icon announced Monday that he would release "Art Official Age" on Warner Bros.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Music!, Black Entertainment, Prince, Pop-Funk, Entertainment

RollingStone

Vampiric David Byrne Joins Arcade Fire for Suicide Cover

Arcade Fire added a new dimension to their geographic covers series during their three-night residency at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, recruiting musicians from classic New York City punk bands to join them onstage.

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Related Topix: David Byrne, Pop/Rock, Talking Heads, Entertainment

Brandon Sun

LL Cool J lends a hand for New York City kids who need school supplies

In this Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, file photo, host LL Cool J speaks on stage at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center, in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, LL Cool J, Rap, Family, Kids, Grammy Awards, Music!

DurhamRegion.com

LL Cool J lends a hand for NYC schoolkids

In this Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, file photo, host LL Cool J speaks on stage at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center, in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, LL Cool J, Rap, Grammy Awards, Music!

TwinCities

Bow down: Beyonce owns the MTV Video Music Awards

The diva closed the awards show with an epic nearly 20-minute performance. Tears streamed down her face as she was joined onstage by her beaming husband and daughter, amid the numerous rumors surrounding her marriage.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Music!, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, MTV Video Music Awards, Hip-Hop, Wedding, Inglewood, CA, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Palladium-Item

Music festival expands

Music festival expands Two world-famous musicians with local ties are coming home for concerts.

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Related Topix: Short, Music!, Earlham College, Jazz, Richmond, IN, Entertainment

Sun Aug 24, 2014

RollingStone

Nicki Minaj Brings Wardrobe Malfunction, Ditches Snake for 2014 VMAs

What's an MTV Video Music Awards without a little wardrobe malfunction? One of the more intriguing subplots going into the VMAs was whether or not a six-foot-long boa constrictor would be appearing onstage with Nicki Minaj after the snake bit one of the rapper's backup dancers Friday night during rehearsals for Minaj's performance.

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Related Topix: MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, Entertainment

The Globe and Mail

Music artist Bahamas grows into his adopted name

One of the biggest international pop hits of 2013 was written and recorded by a guy named Michael Rosenberg, a name with which you're probably not familiar.

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Related Topix: Ethnic, Bahamas, Pop/Rock, Passenger, Entertainment

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Reports: 'Suge' Knight shot at pre-VMAs party

Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was shot early Sunday morning at a pre-MTV Video Music Awards party on Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, TMZ and other news outlets are reporting.

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Related Topix: Marion 'Suge' Knight, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Los Angeles, CA, The Game, Rap, Entertainment

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