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  1. '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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  2. '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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Marvin Hamlisch Tribute: Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin, Liza Minnelli Pay Tribute to Late Composer

    7:08 pm 9/18/2012

    Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Sarah Jessica Parker were among the A-listers in the audience at the star-studded memorial tribute. Read more

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  8. Michael Jackson's Mijac Music Catalog Moves to Sony/ATV

    10:52 am 8/20/2012

    In addition to the King of Pop's own songs, the library includes such classics as "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now," "After Midnight," "Ease on Down the Road," "Great Balls of Fire," "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher" and "When a Man Loves a Woman."Read more

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  9. Aretha Franklin to Kathie Lee and Hoda: I am Not Too Old for 'American Idol'

    3:57 pm 7/17/2012

    The queen of soul demands "Respect" from the NBC morning show hosts, and says she is ready to judge a "slammin'" and "jammin'" season of the Fox competition series.Read more

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  10. Aretha Franklin: I'll Judge 'American Idol'

    6:13 pm 7/15/2012

    With everyone from Mariah Carey to Adam Lambert being served up as potential season 12 judges, the Queen of Soul throws her hat in the ring.Read more

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