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  1. Aretha Franklin Celebrates Birthday With Denzel Washington; Working With Andre 3000, Babyface on New Music

    5:28 pm 3/23/2014

    The singer held an exclusive and small party Saturday in New York for her 72nd birthday, which is Tuesday.Read more

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  2. Aretha Franklin Announces Concept Album Covering Iconic Female Singers

    9:59 am 12/20/2013

    The soul legend will reinterpret hits with the help of producers Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Don Was and Clive Davis.Read more

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  3. A Night With Janis Joplin: Theater Review

    6:00 pm 10/10/2013

    Mary Bridget Davies portrays the psychedelic blues-rock superstar in this concert-style bio-musical, which comes to Broadway after hit regional engagements.Read more

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  4. 'American Idol' Vs. 'The Voice': Battle of the Finales

    5:00 am 6/19/2013

    Frankie Valli, J.Lo and Aretha Franklin vs. Bruno Mars, Christina Aguilera and Cher: THR breaks down the big gets -- and who won.Read more

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  5. 'American Idol' Candice Glover: 'I’m Still Trying to Process the Whole Thing'

    6:00 am 5/17/2013

    The third audition proved to be the charm for the South Carolina native, who said she came close to giving up. “I remember at one point thinking, 'American Idol' obviously doesn't want me, so why would I go back?'”Read more

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  6. 'American Idol' Runner-Up Kree Harrison: 'The Next Step Is the Best Part'

    6:00 am 5/17/2013

    “I don't want to put myself in a box now -- whatever it is, it will be Kree," says the season 12 finalist of her forthcoming, as-yet-unscheduled album.Read more

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  7. Phil Ramone Remembered by Billy Joel, Elton John and Other Stars

    7:18 pm 3/30/2013

    Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, and Josh Groban are among the stars paying tribute to the late producer. Read more

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  8. SXSW: Muscle Shoals Musicians Featured on Film, Panel and Stage

    12:36 pm 3/15/2013

    At South By Southwest, the focus on small town scenes includes a corner of northwest Alabama that produced an amazing amount of memorable recordings.Read more

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  9. GOP Primary, Pussy Riot Films Highlight Hot Docs Lineup

    7:59 am 3/6/2013

    The Canadian documentary festival booked world premieres for A.J. Schnack's political film "Caucus," Barry Avrich's "Prepare For The Worst" and Gus Holwerda's "The Unbelievers." Read more

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  10. Questlove To Teach 'Classic Albums' Course At NYU; Syllabus Will Include Michael Jackson's 'Off the Wall,' Beasties' 'Paul's Boutique'

    6:33 pm 10/16/2012

    An NPR intern's dismissive review of Public Enemy's "It Takes A Nation..." inadvertently brings the "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" drummer to the Ivory Tower. Read more

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