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Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, Skate Legend Tony Alva Honored by MusiCares

The two are recognized for their commitment to sobriety at a Los Angeles ceremony and benefit concert.

DJ Mag Names the Top 100 Clubs in the World

Las Vegas makes its presence known on the global dance scene alongside hotspots in London, Brazil, Thailand and, of course, Ibiza.

Skrillex, A-Trak, ZEDD Among Standouts at HARD Summer Music Festival

It was all for one and one for all at the fifth annual dance music festival which showcased an international lineup (Sweden's Miike Snow and Little Dragon, Germany's Boys Noize, the UK's Bloc Party) and a mix of genres.

HARD Summer Music Festival Makes Its Presence Known

The two-day festival headlined by Skrillex and Bloc Party could draw as many as 30,000 dance music revelers to downtown Los Angeles this weekend.

Electric Daisy Carnival Is ‘Our Generation’s Woodstock,’ Says DJ Kaskade

And the beat goes on... Despite a sandstorm and high winds that threatened to shut down EDC, a 90,000-strong crowd deemed the dance music festival a success.

Electric Daisy Carnival Temporarily Shut Down Due to High Winds

Some 90,000 fans and scores of DJs were interrupted mid-set when a sandstorm hit the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

‘Idol Hangover’: Taylor Hicks Talks Phillip Phillips, ‘American Idol’ Judges Then and Now (Video)

Plus: The season 5 winner weighs in on "Idol" tough love, Jimmy Iovine as the 'ringer' and how he would have bonded with Steven Tyler.

‘American Idol’s’ Didi Benami Releases Debut Single (Audio)

The season 9 alum and THR "Idol" correspondent is setting the world on fire with her new track, "Gasoline," out May 23. Also on deck: the lead role in the new Theory a Deadman video.

‘American Idol’s’ Taylor Hicks Guests on Finale Episode of THR’s ‘Idol Hangover’

The season 5 winner joins THR music editor Shirley Halperin and special correspondent Didi Benami on the couch this Wednesday.

John Mayer’s ‘Born and Raised’: What the Critics Are Saying

The singer-songwriter's first studio album since 2009's "Battle Studies" hit shelves on May 22.

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda Says Billboard Awards Performance Served as ‘Preview’ of New Video

The alternative rock band teased fans with the awards show display for their new single "Burn It Down," which featured set design from the unreleased music video.

Jack White Still Resents Guinness Book Of World Records Over ‘Shortest Concert’ Debate

The dexterous rocker calls out the "elitist organization" for not recognizing the White Stripes' string of brief performances on Canadian tour.