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1 hr ago | The Reporter

Woody Allen criticized for not hiring black people

The New York Daily News recently reported that Allen's play about Harlem's Cotton Club, "Bullets Over Broadway" -- which debuts in April -- has no black gangsters, something it said Allen specifically requested, citing an anonymous source.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Bullets Over Broadway, Crime Movies, Celebrities, Woody Allen, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | KMIZ

Duff on separation from husband: 'Difficult'

Hilary Duff says her new album is "very positive" but admits that it started out "a lot heavier and a lot darker" because of the separation from her husband, Mike Comrie.

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Related Topix: Hilary Duff, Hot Chicks, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

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, Zedd, Hip-Hop

13 hrs ago | UTV

One Direction lead UK global sales

One Direction led the UK's global sales charge last year which means British acts accounted for one in every eight artist albums sold around the world, according to new figures.

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Related Topix: Dance, One Direction

17 hrs ago | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Sam Smith Thinks Vin Diesel's Cover of "Stay with Me" Was "Hilarious"

Sam Smith is flattered that his hit "Stay with Me" was covered by Vin Diesel . Yes, the same Vin Diesel who stars in The Fast and the Furious franchise and in the new Marvel movie, Guardians of the Galaxy .

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, The Fast and the Furious, Action Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Celebrities, Vin Diesel, Sam Smith

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KBCO.com

Limp Bizkit Announce U.S. Tour, New Song

Limp Bizkit doesn't have a new album to support just yet, but that isn't stopping the band from hitting the road.

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Related Topix: Limp Bizkit, Sacramento, CA, Los Angeles, CA

Manchester Journal

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch up for sale

Sources told the website that Colony Capital, the company that owns a primary stake in the Santa Ynez property, has put it on the market.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson, Santa Ynez, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA, Santa Maria, CA, Entertainment

Daily Journal

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, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Usher, R-N-B, Sugar Ray Leonard

The Daily Democrat

Rising band getting more than 5 seconds of summer

In this April 24, 2014 file photo, Luke Hemmings, from left, Michael Clifford, Ashton Irwin and Calum Hood of the band 5 Seconds of Summer visit the Q102 Performance Theater in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: April, Theater, Arts, Inglewood, CA

Breckenridge American

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, Ariana Grande, Hip-Hop

WXLO-FM Worcester

Is Madonna Collaborating with Miley Cyrus on a New Song?

In January, Madonna made an appearance on Miley Cyrus ' MTV Unplugged special. It's possible that their collaboration didn't end there.

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Related Topix: Dance, Madonna

WXLO-FM Worcester

Adam Levine Sings About Taking Friendship to the Next Level in New Maroon 5 Single

Maroon 5 's latest song sounds like it could be an ode to Adam Levine 's new wife, Behati Prinsloo .

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Related Topix: Dance, Maroon 5

Wed Jul 30, 2014

KURB-FM Little Rock

Katy Perry Has the Most-Watched Music Video on YouTube This Year

YouTube recently compiled a playlist of the most-viewed music videos on the site so far in 2014.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Katy Perry, Enrique Iglesias

The Tribune

Hijuelos novel posthumous release set for 2015

A novel completed by Pulitzer Prize winner Oscar Hijuelos shortly before his death last year will be published in the fall of 2015.

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Related Topix: John Lennon

WNSL-FM Hattiesburg

Get to Know Sam Smith Better in Speed Round: Video

We've all heard about Sam Smith - the singer behind mega hits 'Stay With Me,' and 'Latch' - but do you know what makes him tick? What movies make him cry? What his guilty pleasures are? Get to know the rising UK-born singer in this speed round ... some of his answers may or may not include Hannah Montana and Frozen ... Watch the video to hear all ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sam Smith

Q106

James Brown's Story Told In "Get On Up"

The life of the late R&B star James Brown is coming to the big screen in the new biopic Get On Up .

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, The Help

NewsOK.com

Groundbreaking set for Graceland hotel

You now have an easier online way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman .

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Related Topix: Elvis Presley

KWNN-FM Stockton

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Featured on New Single from Seattle Band

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have collaborated with an indie-rock band from their native Seattle on a new song that just made its debut.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Q102.com

iHeartRadio puts Charli in the hot seat

This year has certainly been a whirlwind for Charli XCX . Between the chart-topping "Fancy" with Iggy Azalea and her hit single "Boom Clap" appearing in one of the movies of the year The Fault in Our Stars , Charli is on fire! I just feel like not many songs really just like go ahead and fully celebrate love in a completely unashamedly, celebratory ... (more)

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Related Topix: Charli XCX, Dance, Hip-Hop, Punk

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KWNN-FM Stockton

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Avoids Questions about Dating Jennifer Lopez

He may have shown up to her 45th birthday party, but don't expect Dancing with the Stars pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy to talk about those rumors that he's dating Jennifer Lopez.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Jennifer Lopez, J Lo

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