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1 min ago | Wall Street Journal

The Summer Without a Song

After 2013's 'Blurred Lines,' There Have Been Contenders But No Clear Winner in the Contest to be This Year's Song of the Summer This summer, at weddings, birthday bashes and corporate mixers around the country, there's a song that always sets things off, at least for some people.

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Related Topix: Disco, Fancy, Dance, Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Billboard

Iggy Azalea

Two of summer's biggest hits could lead to a $5 million year as branding deals and a revived House of Style rev up the female rapper.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Dance, Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande, Fast & Furious, T.I., Rap, Celebrities, Vin Diesel

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Chris Brown's "Loyal" Goes Platinum

Chris Brown 's music career managed to stay afloat during his extended jail stint thanks to his hit single "Loyal," which just hit a new milestone.

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Related Topix: Dance, Acoustic, Pop/Rock, Chris Brown

KWNN-FM Stockton

Jada Pinkett Smith Explains Why She and Will Smith Don't Have Marriage Rules

Jada Pinkett Smith said her marriage with Will Smith is stronger than ever. One reason, she said, was because they changed the way they view each other.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Jada Pinkett Smith, Black Entertainment, Will Smith, Wedding

WXLO-FM Worcester

Aloe Blacc Goes from "Wake Me Up" to "Get On Up"

After conquering the charts with his hit "Wake Me Up," and trying his hand at reality TV by appearing as a mentor on The Voice , Aloe Blacc is now making his movie debut.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Pop/Rock, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul

Spin

Kendrick Lamar's 'm.A.A.d' Short Film Headed to Sundance NEXT Fest

Kendrick Lamar will bring his prophetic vision to the big screen with the 14-minute short film m.A.A.d. , set to premiere at Sundance's inaugural NEXT Fest in Los Angeles on August 9. The Compton Kid's unexpected follow-up to his Essential album, good kid, m.A.A.d. city , will tap director Kahlil Joseph , as Fader points out.

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Related Topix: Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Report: Nicki Minaj Pushed Back "Anaconda" Release for Beyonc Collaboration

Nicki Minaj may have a great reason for delaying the release of her upcoming single, "Anaconda."

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, R-N-B

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

Singer Alicia Keys pregnant with 2nd child

Alicia Keys is getting ready for another big release: her second child. A representative for the Grammy-winning performer confirmed Thursday that the singer is pregnant.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Alicia Keys, R-N-B, Entertainment

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Miguel Producing Girlfriend Nazanin Mandi's Debut Album

In addition to working on his third studio effort, Miguel is contributing to the debut album of his longtime girlfriend, model Nazanin Mandi .

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Lamar Daily News

Usher 'overwhelmed' by supporters of foundation

Rhythm and Blues singer Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation's 15th anniversary luncheon.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Usher, Sugar Ray Leonard

KWNN-FM Stockton

Zedd Hopes to "Open Minds" at Lollapalooza Friday Night

Lollapalooza gets under way Friday in Chicago's Grant Park, and the eclectic three-day lineup includes everyone from Lorde and Iggy Azalea , to Eminem, Foster the People and Calvin Harris , to Outkast, Kings of Leon and Zedd .

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Zedd

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Ariana Grande on 'Problem,' Bieber, horror films

In this May 1, 2014 file photo, Ariana Grande speaks at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium, in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande

WXLO-FM Worcester

MAGIC!'s "Rude" Remains #1 on "Billboard" Hot 100

The MAGIC! hit "Rude" is holding steady at #1 on Billboard 's Hot 100 chart this week.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Sia, Alternative

Essexcounty Standard

VIDEO: Teachers dance through corridors to celebrate end of term

Teachers from Harwich and Dovercourt High School are the latest to become an internet hit with an end-of-term goodbye video.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

Neighbor Warns Chris Brown to Stay Off His Property

Chris Brown's new neighbor is prepared to use legal force if the troubled singer ever steps onto his property.

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Related Topix: Dance, Acoustic, Pop/Rock, Chris Brown

New York Daily News

Beyonce, we did your apartment shopping for you

Breaking up is hard enough without having to deal with the stresses that come with looking for a new Manhattan pad.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, R-N-B, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Eminem & Rihanna Prepare for Their Monster Tour

Eminem and Rihanna are gearing up for their joint, three-city Monster Tour, which will visit Slim Shady's hometown of Detroit, among other places.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Rap, Pasadena, CA

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Miguel Intends to Follow His Instincts for Third Album

Miguel has maintained a low profile as he continues to record the follow-up to his break-out album, Kaleidoscope Dream.

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Ananova

R Kelly Pulls Out Of Festival After Protests

R Kelly has cancelled a performance at a US music festival after sponsors and bands pulled out amid concern over allegations about his past.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, R-N-B, R. Kelly, Music, Entertainment

WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Iggy Azalea Has Cameo in "Fast & Furious 7," Vin Diesel Says

Iggy Azalea is now a "Fancy" movie star. The rapper has landed a cameo in the upcoming Fast & Furious 7 movie.

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Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Dance, Diesel, Guardians of the Galaxy, Fashion, Pop/Rock, Designers, Celebrities, Vin Diesel, Jason Derulo

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