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'The Voice' Recap: Usher Trims His Team as Playoffs Wrap

The playoffs wrapped on The Voice on Tuesday, marking the first time each singer hits the stage alone since they auditioned for the show.

PHOTOS: 'The Voice': Meet the Season 6 Singers

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Motorhead's Lemmy Takes It to 11: Concert Review

Motorhead's Lemmy Takes It to 11: Concert Review

Thank whomever it is you thank in these situations – either God, Satan or a little of both -- that Lemmy Kilmister finally made it off the stool perched in his accustomed place at the Rainbow and back fronting his now four-decade-old, iconic heavy metal outfit, which may well have been the inspiration for Spinal Tap.

The show, the band’s first in L.A. at the same venue since last May, was a preview for the group’s appearance at Coachella, and brought out a sold-out legion of one of the more gnarly fan bases in rock.

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Neneh Cherry To Narrate Africa Music Doc

Neneh Cherry To Narrate Africa Music Doc

LONDON -- Swedish singer-songwriter and rapper Neneh Cherry has signed to narrate the music documentary Fonko about music revolutions that have come from Africa.

Switzerland based worldwide distributor and executive producer First Hand Films is selling the documentary which comes as one 90 minute film or a six or three part series.

The documentary explores the possibility that a fresh Africa-led musical revolution is about to arrive from the continent.

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It's a Mad, Mad World: New Book Celebrates Stars and Sounds of the New Wave 80s

It's a Mad, Mad World: New Book Celebrates Stars and Sounds of the New Wave 80s

Good luck escaping the 80s these days -- whether on a Super Bowl commercial or soundtracking a primetime soap like Grey's Anatomy, the music created more than 30 years ago, and accessorized with big shoulder pads, bigger hair, and a ton of eyeliner, has proven to have influence and staying power beyond simply nostalgia.

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Pharrell Williams Cries While Watching 'Happy' Fan Videos on 'Oprah Prime' (Video)

Pharrell Williams Cries While Watching 'Happy' Fan Videos on 'Oprah Prime' (Video)

From "Blurred Lines" to "Get Lucky to "Happy," it's been a whirlwind of success for Pharrell Williams over the past year. The emotional weight of that success caught up to the superstar vocalist-producer during an interview with Oprah Winfrey, which aired last night (April 14).

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Ray LaMontagne's 'Supernova' Pays Tribute to 'Drive-In Movies' (Exclusive Audio)

Ray LaMontagne's 'Supernova' Pays Tribute to 'Drive-In Movies' (Exclusive Audio)

"I spent all my childhood years wishin’ that I looked like a movie star/A cigarette behind my ear, leanin’ up against a muscle car,” sings Ray LaMontagne on “Drive-In Movies,” the track you can hear exclusively below from his new RCA Records album, Supernova.

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Ed Sheeran to Headline Solo Arena Tour

Ed Sheeran to Headline Solo Arena Tour

It's been a month of firsts for Ed Sheeran. The singer-songwriter landed on the cover of Billboard, released the opening single off his highly anticipated sophomore album, rocked Saturday Night Live, and now he's announced his first-ever headlining arena tour of North America.

STORY: Getting to Know Ed Sheeran

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Coachella 2014: Justin Bieber Makes Surprise Appearance

Justin Bieber made a surprise guest appearance during Chance the Rapper's set at Coachella Sunday. The two performed the Bieber track "Confident" on which the Chicago MC is featured.

Bieber wore sunglasses, a white bucket hat, black T-shirt, baggy gray shorts, black slipper shoes, with a gold chain and black bandana around his neck and an orange bandana tied around his wrist.

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Coachella: Pixies Return 10 Years Later With Something to Prove

Coachella: Pixies Return 10 Years Later With Something to Prove

When Pixies played Coachella 10 years ago, the band's set was a defining moment in both the festival and the group's history. Pixies' main stage set in 2004 was the first major reunion gig for the act, which, in its heyday, had never broken through more than the college-radio club scene.

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Coachella: Pharrell Williams Rules With Hits, the Hat and Huge Guest Stars (Video)

Coachella: Pharrell Williams Rules With Hits, the Hat and Huge Guest Stars (Video)

Pharrell Williams continued his impossibly long hot streak during his performance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, recruiting some of his most famous friends and grabbing his most infamous headwear to help deliver the key collaborations, recent summer smashes and, of course, his reigning Hot 100 chart-topper, "Happy."

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Coachella: Muse Stays Epic, Covers Nirvana During Headlining Set (Video)

Coachella: Muse Stays Epic, Covers Nirvana During Headlining Set (Video)

Playing at the same time as Skrillex, Nas, Pet Shop Boys and the Dismemberment Plan, Muse was the Coachella headliner that had the misfortune of playing against numerous other palatable options on Saturday night (Apr. 12). Those who committed to the main stage were treated to a typically soaring performance from the symphonic rock troupe, who ticked off the hits upon opening with "Stockholm Syndrome" and ending with a rapturous version of "Knights of Cydonia."

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The Knife at Coachella: First U.S. Appearance In 8 Years Dazzles Crowd

The Knife at Coachella: First U.S. Appearance In 8 Years Dazzles Crowd

There's a difference between playing an album live and bringing an album to life. One approach aims to faithfully reproduce an existing work and the other diligently reinvents it in a changed context, making a new creation in the process.

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Outkast at Coachella: Rap Duo Returns With Important, Imperfect Performance

Outkast at Coachella: Rap Duo Returns With Important, Imperfect Performance

On the one hand, the audience members at Coachella's 2014 fest were incredibly lucky, being the first ones to watch the reunited Outkast perform in person when the Atlanta duo headlined the first night of the festival on Friday (Apr. 11). "What we are witnessing tonight is history," gushed special guest Janelle Monae to the crowd midway through the performance: This was Outkast, one of the most celebrated musical duos of all time, rejoining forces after a seven-year stop.

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Kylie Minogue Quits 'The Voice UK'

Kylie Minogue Quits 'The Voice UK'

Just after Pharrell Williams has been announced to replace Cee Lo Green on The Voice, the spinning chairs are rotating out their coaches once again -- only this time, across the pond.

PHOTOS: 'The Voice' Finalists and Favorites: Where Are They Now?

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