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  1. Jay-Z to Headline Concert Series at Brooklyn Nets Arena

    9:42 am 9/26/2011

    UPDATED: Fresh off his performance at the iHeartRadio music festival in Las Vegas, the rap mogul makes plans to return to his hometown in 2012.Read more

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  2. iHeartRadio Festival: Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Coldplay Kick Off First Night (Video)

    1:13 pm 9/24/2011

    Ryan Seacrest hosts the inaugural event, taking place at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.Read more

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  3. The Week in Music Sales: Lady Antebellum 'Own' the Billboard 200

    11:42 am 9/21/2011

    As expected, country trio Lady Antebellum nets its second No. 1 album.Read more

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  4. 9/11 Remembrance: How the Music Industry Was Impacted

    4:00 am 9/11/2011

    Songs were banned, albums rejiggered and tours postponed, but musicians also banded together, writing inspirational songs and raising over $170 million in the weeks after the terrorist attacks. Read more

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  5. Grammy Attacker and Hip-Hop Ad Man Steve Stoute on the 'Tanning of America' (Q&A)

    10:58 am 9/8/2011

    In his new book, the music exec-turned-marketing game changer explains "how hip-hop created a culture that rewrote the rules of the new economy."Read more

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  6. The Week in Music Sales: Lil Wayne's 'Carter IV' Debuts at No. 1

    1:18 pm 9/7/2011

    It's official: Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter IV" has sold 964,000 in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.Read more

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  7. Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga Make Vanity Fair's 'New Establishment' List: Who's Missing?

    1:27 pm 9/1/2011

    A case could be made for some leaders in music world left off the list, which is comprised of "people who have shaped the world we live in today - and continue to wield enormous influence."Read more

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  8. The Week in Music Sales: Game's 'R.E.D.' Bows at No. 1

    12:22 pm 8/31/2011

    Last week's No. 1, Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Watch the Throne", slides to second place on the Billboard 200 while Barbra Streisand's "What Matters Most" -- her 31st Top 10 album -- lands at No. 4.Read more

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  9. Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter IV' to Outperform 'Watch the Throne' in First-Week Sales

    4:14 pm 8/30/2011

    The hip-hop artist's newest album is expected to move 850,000-900,000 copies by Sunday.Read more

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  10. Newark Mayor Quotes Jay-Z While Addressing Hurricane Hype (Video)

    7:26 pm 8/29/2011

    Cory Booker also says during a "Piers Morgan Tonight" interview Monday that social media is a "powerful tool" but "shouldn't replace boots on the ground" during emergencies.Read more

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