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MAR
31
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'Major Lazer' Enlists J.K. Simmons, Andy Samberg, Aziz Ansari for FXX Animated Series

'Major Lazer' Enlists J.K. Simmons, Andy Samberg, Aziz Ansari for FXX Animated Series

Major Lazer is ready to take its signature bashment-meets-EDM aesthetic from the dance hall to the small screen. Thanks to FXX's new Animation Domination lineup, Diplo, Jillionaire and Walshy Fire are getting their own animated series, appropriately called Major Lazer.

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MAR
30
1 day

Snapshot: Weezer, Ty Segall and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at the Burgerama Fest (Photos)

Snapshot: Weezer, Ty Segall and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at the Burgerama Fest (Photos)

This past weekend marked Burger Records' fourth annual Burgerama Festival, at the Observatory in Santa Ana, California. With more than 80 bands performing through the weekend across three stages, the festival marked that blend of chaos, energy and excitement Burger fans love.

Roky Erickson and Weezer played late in the lineup on Day 1. (Photo: Chris Godley)

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MAR
30
1 day

Jay Z Likely Headed to Trial in 'Big Pimpin' Sampling Lawsuit

Jay Z Likely Headed to Trial in 'Big Pimpin' Sampling Lawsuit

Now in its eighth year, the long-running litigation over whether Jay Z rightfully sampled an Egyptian tune in his hit single "Big Pimpin'" is getting closer to resolution. With the trial scheduled for Oct. 13, the judge on Monday indicated she’d likely deny Osama Ahmed Fahmy's motion for summary judgment against the rapper.

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MAR
26
5 DAYS

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Ask Appeals Court for Its Hand in Video Leak Lawsuit

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Ask Appeals Court for Its Hand in Video Leak Lawsuit

Kim Kardashian is keeping up with the efforts to punish YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley for posting Kanye West's marriage proposal to her. This week, a California appeals court signaled that it would advance the celebrity couple's lawsuit.

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MAR
26
6 DAYS

Never-Before-Seen Photos of Axl Rose, Kurt Cobain, Sting and More on Display in Glendale

Never-Before-Seen Photos of Axl Rose, Kurt Cobain, Sting and More on Display in Glendale

Images by veteran rock photographer Kevin Mazur will be on display in Glendale, Calif., through April 19. 

The "A Tribute to Rock and Roll" exhibit at retailer Schott NYC in The Americana at Brand opens March 27 and features exclusive photos taken by the longtime lensman and WireImage co-founder, whose work has appeared in such publications as Rolling Stone and People magazine.

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MAR
25
6 DAYS

Debbie Harry Swaps Punk for Upscale Swank at New York's Cafe Carlyle: Concert Review

Debbie Harry Swaps Punk for Upscale Swank at New York's Cafe Carlyle: Concert Review

"Why am I doing this?" Debbie Harry rhetorically asked shortly into the opening night of her debut engagement at the Cafe Carlyle. It was a good question, as the swanky, upscale nightspot is not a place you'd imagine the co-founder of the seminal new wave band Blondie to be performing. But, as reflected by the venue's recent booking of Buster Poindexter (aka David Johansen) recently proved, their current clientele is increasingly comprised of the same people who were hanging out in East Village clubs a few decades ago.

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MAR
23
1 week

Jeff Tweedy Melds Jams With Jokes at Los Angeles Solo Show: Concert Review

Jeff Tweedy Melds Jams With Jokes at Los Angeles Solo Show: Concert Review

Jeff Tweedy is nothing if not a problem solver. A dilemma facing any singer embarking on a solo side project — especially after as lengthy a band-leading tenure as Tweedy’s in Wilco — is how to work the beloved back catalog into a live show without imitating or betraying the combo of origin.

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MAR
23
1 week

'Nashville' Stars Going on Tour Again

'Nashville' Stars Going on Tour Again

The stars of ABC's country music drama Nashville are hitting the road — again.

Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Aubrey Peeples and duo Lennon and Maisy Stella will embark on an eight-city concert tour, starting April 29 in New York and ending May 10 in Phoenix.

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MAR
20
2 WKS

Adam Levine 'The Voice' Exec VP to Produce NBC Songwriting Competition Show (Exclusive)

Adam Levine 'The Voice' Exec VP to Produce NBC Songwriting Competition Show (Exclusive)

NBC's next big music show could come from those who've helped make The Voice a hit.

The latter's executive producer Audrey Morrissey and coach Adam Levine are teaming with Grammy Award-winning songwriter Dave Stewart on a pilot called Songland. The project is predicated on the simple premise that the songwriter is king in the music business. 

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MAR
19
2 WKS

Universal Music Countersued In Battle Over In-Flight Music

Universal Music Countersued In Battle Over In-Flight Music

In 2014 Universal became the second major label, after Sony, to battle airlines' rights to in-flight music. The recording giant filed suit that September over the use of music and videos by Taylor Swift, Weezer, Kanye West and other artists.

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MAR
19
2 WKS

'Empire' Cast Reveals Dream Guest Stars for Season 2

'Empire' Cast Reveals Dream Guest Stars for Season 2

The first season of Lee Daniels and Danny Strong's Fox hip-hop drama Empire featured seemingly every soap opera trope under the sun. There were breakups and affairs, cat fights and cutting words, mistaken paternity and murder. But it wasn't just the core cast of the hip-hop musical who were able to play out some of the juiciest storylines: Guest stars and musical collaborators fleshed out the world and added even more decadence — and drama.

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MAR
18
2 WKS

'Empire' Cast, Creators Pick the Quintessential Songs of Season 1

'Empire' Cast, Creators Pick the Quintessential Songs of Season 1

The first season of Fox's Empire was only 12 episodes, but in that short amount of time, the show delivered a number of long-lasting elements, from Cookie's (Taraji P. Henson) quotables to her signature looks, and of course, its Timbaland-produced music.

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MAR
17
2 WKS

'The Voice' Alum Tess Boyer Has "Vanished," According to Friends

'The Voice' Alum Tess Boyer Has "Vanished," According to Friends

Former Voice contestant Tess Boyer has gone missing, according to her friend and fellow season 6 competitor Bria Kelly.

"Tess has been missing for weeks and has vanished from social media," Kelly tweeted Tuesday afternoon, launching the hashtag #FindTessBoyer.

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MAR
17
2 WKS

'Empire's' Jennifer Hudson on Her "Modern" Religious Role

'Empire's' Jennifer Hudson on Her "Modern" Religious Role

Grammy and Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson has come to Lee Daniels and Danny Strong's Empire in a role that marks a departure for the singer-actress.

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