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Glen Campbell Sued Over Upcoming 'I'll Be Me' Tour Documentary

Glen Campbell Sued Over Upcoming 'I'll Be Me' Tour Documentary

Glen Campbell battled Alzheimer's Disease throughout the tour filmed in the upcoming documentary Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me. Now he's facing a legal battle over its production and his relationship with director-producer James Keach.

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Big Star Tribute Brings Together Monsters of Power Pop: Concert Review

Big Star Tribute Brings Together Monsters of Power Pop: Concert Review

It’s not often you can go to an event where Big Star tour T-shirts are on sale in the lobby. About once every 20 years, actually. The cult band to end all cult bands broke up in 1974, then came back around a couple of decades later with a reunion tour featuring two out of four original players, including a Los Angeles House of Blues appearance in November 1994. Now there is but one surviving member, and it isn’t frontman Alex Chilton, who passed away in 2010.

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Watch Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas Sing Their Disney Channel Duet at Staples Center

Watch Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas Sing Their Disney Channel Duet at Staples Center

Demi Lovato reunited with Joe Jonas onstage Saturday night to the pure delight of her screaming fans inside L.A.'s Staples Center.

The singer and her Camp Rock co-star turned the 2008 film's song "This Is Me" into a nostalgic moment for the Disney Channel breakouts. Jonas later posted on Instagram that the surprise with his longtime friend (and short-term flame) was fun to keep a secret.

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Snoop Dogg Promises "Wellness Retreat Concert" If Alaska Legalizes Marijuana

Snoop Dogg Promises "Wellness Retreat Concert" If Alaska Legalizes Marijuana

Rapper Snoop Dogg says he'll do a concert in Alaska if voters in November approve an initiative legalizing recreational use of marijuana.

Snoop Dogg is well-known for his love of pot and said he would put on a "wellness retreat concert" in Alaska if Ballot Measure 2 passes.

KTUU reports the rapper made his comments during a webcast in which he interviewed former TV reporter Charlo Greene.

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DJ Khaled Sues Former Record Label Over Unpaid Royalties

DJ Khaled Sues Former Record Label Over Unpaid Royalties

DJ Khaled, via his DJ Khaled Productions, Inc., has filed a lawsuit against his former record label Entertainment One, also known as eOne, alleging breach of contract, accounting and unjust enrichment. Khaled is accusing eOne of failure to properly account and pay record and mechanical royalties, alleging lost royalties amounting to at least $1 million across four records released between 2006 and 2010. 

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Global Citizens Festival 2014: Beyonce Duets With Jay Z, Sting Joins No Doubt

Global Citizens Festival 2014: Beyonce Duets With Jay Z, Sting Joins No Doubt

Now in its third year, the Global Citizen Festival took its ambitious name to heart during its Sept. 27 gathering on the Great Lawn of New York’s Central Park. In addition to show-stopping performances from Jay Z (with a two-song finale cameo from Beyonce), No Doubt (who were at one point joined by Sting), Carrie Underwood, fun., Alicia Keys, The Roots and Tiesto, efforts to fix seemingly all the world’s problems were rampant throughout.

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Lifetime Reveals Haunting 'Aaliyah' Teaser Trailer

Lifetime Reveals Haunting 'Aaliyah' Teaser Trailer

After a bumpy road, Lifetime is finally revealing the first glimpse at its upcoming Aaliyah biopic. 

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Elvis Costello Sideman Steve Nieve: Rock's Greatest Keyboardist?

Elvis Costello Sideman Steve Nieve: Rock's Greatest Keyboardist?

There’s a case to be made for Steve Nieve as rock 'n' roll’s greatest keyboardist, at least as an accompanist. Ebony and ivory have lived together not just in perfect harmony but frenzied excitement as Nieve has been the dominant instrumental force in Elvis Costello’s Attractions and, subsequently, Imposters.

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Jason Aldean Engaged to Former 'American Idol' Contestant

Jason Aldean Engaged to Former 'American Idol' Contestant

Jason Aldean, country star and subject of Billboard's most recent cover story, proposed to his girlfriend Brittany Kerr on Tuesday at the San Diego Zoo.

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Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks Break Up

Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks Break Up

File under: News that's the worst.

Singer Jason Derulo and American Idol season-six winner Jordin Sparks have ended their relationship, according to E! News. The site says the split is mutual and that they'll remain friends.

Derulo first confirmed the two were a couple in January 2012. Their last red-carpet appearance together was the 2014 VMAs earlier this month.

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Houses of the Holy: Where the Music Biz Celebrates the Jewish High Holidays

Houses of the Holy: Where the Music Biz Celebrates the Jewish High Holidays

With the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year, Sept. 24-26) and Yom Kippur (day of atonement, Oct. 3-4) upon us, a look at where some of the music machers and mensches celebrate.

Nashuva
(Founder’s Church of Religious Science, 3281 W. Sixth St., Los Angeles)

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Lil Wayne Vs. Drake at Hollywood Bowl's First Rap Battle: Concert Review

Lil Wayne Vs. Drake at Hollywood Bowl's First Rap Battle: Concert Review

“Tonight before I came out here you asked me how I was feeling and, well, I feel like cooking somebody tonight,” Drake told the sold-out crowd at the Hollywood Bowl Sept. 22. “No, f—k that. I feel like roasting somebody tonight.”

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Last Waltz: Elegy for the iPod Classic

Last Waltz: Elegy for the iPod Classic

Recent news about Apple discontinuing the iPod Classic was cause for some mild nostalgia among longtime users. Inevitably, massive music storage devices like the Classic (which held about 160GB) were outmoded by the likes of the Nano and the Shuffle, but rendered even more obsolete thanks to streaming services like Pandora and Spotify. I mean, who wants to bother downloading music and then switching it to a portable device and all of that?

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5 Seconds of Summer Previews New Album at iHeartRadio Fest

5 Seconds of Summer Previews New Album at iHeartRadio Fest

Get excited, 5 Seconds of Summer fans. The band is already at work on new music.

"We've started writing for the next album," the boys told Billboard at the iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas.

As for being onstage, they love playing live. "We've always wanted to be the best live band we can be."

Watch the full interview below.

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