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59 min ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

Train's New "Bulletproof Picasso" Wine Now Available for Pre-Order

The band Train doesn't just release new albums -- they also offer you something to drink while you're listening to them. The group's latest wine, Bulletproof Picasso , named after their new album, is now available for pre-order.


Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Train

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev walks the runway after being crowned as Miss America 2015 during the Miss America 2015 pageant, Sunday, in Atlantic City, N.J. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant. Kazantsev received the crown at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall from outgoing Miss America and Miss New York Nina Davuluri.


Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Dance, Hip-Hop, Brigantine, NJ

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Florida Georgia Line to Be Featured in Major SEC Football Coverage This Season

Florida Georgia Line has recorded a special version of their song "That's What's Up" for CBS's SEC football coverage this season. The original version of the song appears on FGL's upcoming album, Anything Goes , due out October 14. Florida Georgia Line's Anything Goes Tailgate 2014 is set for October 31 at the Jacksonville Shipyards in Florida.


Related Topix: Florida Georgia Line, Country

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Music stars sing for independence

Edinburgh's Usher Hall was a sea of Saltires for a sold out gig with artists including Mogwai, Franz Ferdinand, Amy Macdonald and Frightened Rabbit. "I love all the Yes voters, I love all the No voters too.


Related Topix: Mogwai

Calvin Harris has notched his fifth number one as a lead artist

The Scottish DJ notched his fifth number one as a lead artist and seventh in total with Blame featuring John Newman at the summit this weekend. Harris previously topped the charts with I'm Not Alone , Sweet Nothing , Under Control and Summer , while he also featured on Dizzee Rascal's Dance Wiv Me and Rihanna's We Found Love .


Related Topix: Dance, Calvin Harris, 9, Sam Smith

Salisbury Journal

Lohan sets her sights on an Oscar

Hollywood actor and former child star Lindsay Lohan says she has put her troubled period behind her and is determined to win an Oscar. The 28-year-old American, who made her name in 2004's Mean Girls, is concentrating on her acting career again after stints in jail and rehab.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Lindsay Lohan

WXLO-FM Worcester

Enrique Iglesias' New Tour with Pitbull Will Make Him the "Happiest Guy in the World" [From ABC News]

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull kick off their joint tour tonight in Newark, New Jersey, and Enrique says nothing will make him happier than performing his hits for his fans every night. "Just, like, being up onstage," Enrique tells ABC News Radio when asked what he's most looking forward to about this tour.


Related Topix: Dance, Enrique Iglesias, Enrique, Newark, NJ

WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Becky G Joins Demi Lovato's Tour This Weekend, Says She "Connects to People Like Nobody Else"

This fall, Becky G is the go-to-girl for big pop stars who are looking for opening acts. She'll be warming up crowds for Demi Lovato , Jason Derulo and Katy Perry in the next month or so; her stint on Demi's tour starts this Sunday in Miami and runs through September 28, wrapping in San Diego, California.


Related Topix: Demi Lovato, Dance, Becky G

Sat Sep 13, 2014

KWNN-FM Stockton

Bon Jovi Photo Book Documenting Tours from 2010-2013 Now Available

You may not be able to see Bon Jovi 's Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora together on the same stage any time soon, but at least you can see them on your coffee table. Bon Jovi: Work , a book that documents the band's two world tours from 2010 to 2013, is now available online.


Related Topix: Richie Sambora, Bon Jovi

This is Local London

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini comforts Amy Connelly on the X Factor

A tearful Cheryl Fernandez-Versini embraced Amy Connelly after the mother-of-two lost out on her chance of X Factor fame for the second time. The former Girls Aloud star took to the stage at Wembley Arena to comfort t he 24-year-old betting shop assistant from Essex telling her: "I'm proud of you, please don't cry".


Related Topix: Whitney Houston, Black Entertainment

Prince Albert Daily Herald

John Travolta channelled his inner Monet for new TIFF film 'The Forger'

The moves he showed off in "Saturday Night Fever" and "Grease" are the stuff of cinematic legend, but who knew John Travolta was also pretty handy with a paintbrush? The star seems to have even surprised himself with the canvas he produced while prepping for his new art-heist film "The Forger." "I actually created my own Monet ... and I was pretty proud of it," Travolta said during an interview at the Toronto International Film Festival, adding that the piece now hangs in his Maine home.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Pulp Fiction, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Grease, Musical Movies, Celebrities, John Travolta, Mud, Beginners


5 ways to think yourself well

There wasn't anything that could bring singer Pharrell Williams down in his hit song "Happy." Turns out he was on to something.


Related Topix: Dance, Hip-Hop, Argosy University, Drink, Coffee

WAFF-TV Huntsville

'The Simpsons' toast 25 years with songs and stars

Bart and Lisa Simpson, Chief Wiggam and son Ralph, bartender Moe and Apu from Kwik-E-Mart came to the Hollywood Bowl to celebrate 25 years of "The Simpsons." Those characters are performed by three actors - Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank Azaria - who hosted the world premiere of "The Simpsons Take the Bowl" at the legendary concert venue Friday.


Related Topix: Comedy, Animated TV, The Simpsons, Entertainment, Television, Nancy Cartwright, Hank Azaria, Yeardley Smith, 'Weird Al' Yankovic

KURB-FM Little Rock

Adam Levine on Going Solo: "Why Would I Want to Do That?"

With all of Adam Levine 's extracurricular activities -- his work on The Voice, his fragrance and clothing lines, his TV production deal and his budding acting career -- it's hard to remember that the man's day job is being the lead singer in Maroon 5 . But he considers it his #1 priority and has no desire to stop any time soon.


Related Topix: Dance, Maroon 5

Fri Sep 12, 2014

KLOU-FM Saint Louis

ZZ Top Postponing Tour Dates, Reschedules Jeff Beck Shows

ZZ Top is done with their touring for the year. The band has announced on Facebook that they intend to resume their road work early next year, explaining that "Dusty's well being is paramount."


Related Topix: ZZ Top, Jeff Beck, Tampa, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL

97.1 ZHT

Tiesto To Create Score For Vegas Bellagio Fountain Show

Las Vegas has been a home for Tiesto over the last few years, especially with his residency at one of the city's biggest nightclubs Hakkasan. But now it looks like Sin City is officially embracing him right back.


Related Topix: Dance, Trance, Tiesto, Las Vegas, NV

Berkshire Eagle

'American Psycho' musical hits a rough patch

The off-Broadway company Second Stage Theatre said Friday it will no longer stage the musical based on Bret Easton Ellis's novel. Second Stage was to have started performances of it in February 2015.


Related Topix: Duncan Sheik, New York

Monterey County Herald

Robert Plant sets aside rambling ways on new LP

Robert Plant has been a lifelong rambler with almost no interest in returning home to Great Britain. These days, though, he's as snug as a hobbit in his hole in his native country after returning to record his latest album, and he doesn't plan on changing his home base soon.


Related Topix: Led Zeppelin

One Direction let fans download their song Fireproof for free

The boy band allowed fans to download the song for 24 hours for free in anticipation of their fourth album, Four. Fans rushed to get Fireproof and it was downloaded 1,089,278 times in the 24-hour period, making it the most downloaded free song ever.


Related Topix: Dance, One Direction

Oxford Times

Gabriel awarded prog rock honour

Music veteran Peter Gabriel has been honoured for his pioneering contribution to the world of prog rock at an annual awards ceremony. The former Genesis frontman, whose outlandish stage outfits included dressing as a flower and a fox during his days with the band, has been recognised for his contribution at the Progressive Music Awards.


Related Topix: Genesis, Progressive-Rock, Camel