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  1. Michelle Obama and Janelle Monae Team Up for Arts Education at Grammy Museum Luncheon

    10:01 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    "We cannot be satisfied until every child has some exposure to the arts," said the First Lady. READ MORE

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  2. Blues Guitarist Johnny Winter Dies at 70

    8:24 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    He was one of the most popular live acts of the early 1970s, when his signature fast blues guitar solos attracted a wide following. READ MORE

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  3. Beyonce Leads MTV Video Music Awards Nominations

    7:00 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    The "Drunk in Love" singer snags eight, while Eminem and Iggy Azalea get fancy with seven at this year's Aug. 24 awards show. READ MORE

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  4. Spanish Industry Protests Heavy Tax on Entertainment Tickets

    12:58 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    In an open letter to the country's Prime Minister, industry chiefs said the 21 percent value-added tax on movie, music and theater tickets has caused sales to drop 30 percent over the past two years. READ MORE

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  5. ESPYs: Drake Tackles Kevin Durant, Donald Sterling, Macklemore in Song as Host (Video)

    10:59 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    After Brian McKnight's duet, Skylar Diggins' kiss and Chris Brown's cameo, the emcee gig solidified the musician as a convincing character actor, not a comedian. READ MORE

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  6. Conor Oberst Accepts Rape Accuser's Apology: Read His Statement

    3:57 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    After accuser recants accusation, singer-songwriter responds, hoping to "move forward with our lives." READ MORE

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  7. Sia Earns First No. 1 Album On Billboard 200 with '1000 Forms of Fear'

    3:37 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    Last week's No. 1, Trey Songz's "Trigga," falls to No. 4 and Sam Smith's "In the Lonely Hour" holds at No. 3. READ MORE

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  8. Lana Del Rey Lands on New 'Rolling Stone' Cover

    3:21 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    Dubbed "The Saddest, Baddest Diva in Rock," she holds forth on being crazy, how she doesn’t want people listening to her music and her notorious "SNL" performance. READ MORE

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  9. More Than 750 Indie Labels Sign Fair Digital Deals Declaration

    2:42 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    Signees pledge to treat their artists fairly in regard to digital agreements with third parties. READ MORE

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  10. 'Grey's Anatomy's' Shonda Rhimes: Season 11 to Focus on Meredith, Explore Callie and Arizona's 'Band-Aid'

    2:01 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    The showrunner tells THR that Maggie's storyline will be different than how Meredith first responded to Lexie: "It will inform it," she says. Plus, could Meredith and Derek both go to Washington? "We have the sets; we could do it. We've talked about it." READ MORE

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  11. Paris Hilton Releases Colorful Video for 'Come Alive' (Video)

    1:33 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    Video includes plenty of pink, a unicorn, a rainbow and a blooming flower right around the "climax." READ MORE

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  12. Kanye West to Headline Both Made in America Festivals; Iggy Azalea Added to L.A. Bill

    1:17 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    After his Aug. 30 performance in Philly, rapper will head cross-country to L.A. the next day. READ MORE

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  13. Seeds 'Pushin' Too Hard' Documentary Set to Premiere Aug. 16 (Video)

    12:25 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    Directed by Neil Norman, the film about the seminal '60s L.A. garage band will bow at Egyptian Theatre at the American Cinematheque. READ MORE

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  14. R. Kelly Announces Upcoming House Music Album (Video)

    12:15 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    The R&B star takes some time off from recording "White Panties," his follow-up to "Black Panties," to pay tribute to the Chicago sound. READ MORE

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  15. Billy Joel's Mother Dies at 92

    11:58 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    Rosalind Nyman Joel, who inspired him to write "Rosalinda's Eyes," raised the singer-songwriter alone after divorcing his father in 1957. READ MORE

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  16. Adele's Next Album and World Tour Confirmed? 'No Truth' in New Rumor

    11:39 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    Rumors of a follow-up to "21" and a world tour are apparently not true, according to Beggars Group's Martin Mills. READ MORE

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  17. Camera Obscura Tap Audience 'Desire' on U.S. Tour: Concert Review

    10:49 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    Country songwriter Laura Cantrell opened for the Glasgow band, who have apparently found their niche stateside. READ MORE

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  18. Alt-J Premieres Video for 'Hunger of the Pine' (Video)

    10:29 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    First clip from upcoming "This Is All Yours" album features a "Hunger Games" theme, Miley Cyrus sample. READ MORE

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  19. 'Weird Al' Yankovic Spoofs Lorde's 'Royals': Leftovers, Aliens and Patton Oswalt (Video)

    10:12 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    The "Mandatory Fun" parody master continues his daily video release with "Foil," featuring Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant as government security detail. READ MORE

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  20. Casey Kasem Body Unburied One Month After Death

    7:22 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    A spokesman for daughter Kerri Kasem says the celebrity's second wife, Jean Kasem, has the rights to his body but has not yet arranged for him to be buried. READ MORE

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  21. Justin Bieber's DUI Trial Delayed Again, Set for August

    7:09 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    Prosecutors and Bieber's attorney told a judge at a hearing on Wednesday they need three more weeks to determine whether the case goes to trial or can be resolved with a plea deal. READ MORE

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