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  • Beyonce, Justin Bieber enjoy social media bumps thanks to Coachella

    Beyonce, Justin Bieber enjoy social media bumps thanks to Coachella

    In a relatively quiet week for celebrity social media, it seems Coachella has helped keep the numbers in Justin Bieber’s favor. On Thursday, Billboard reports that Justin Bieber—as well as Beyoncé—are sitting pretty near the top of the social 50 chart. The first weekend of Coachella, April 11-1...
  • Prince announces partnership with Warner Bros., plans 'Purple Rain' re-release

    Prince announces partnership with Warner Bros., plans 'Purple Rain' re-release

    Prince announced a partnership with his old record label, Warner Bros., on Friday that will give him the rights to his back catalog and includes a remastered re-release of his classic album Purple Rain in time for its 30th anniversary this summer. Today’s announcement comes as somewhat of a surprise...
  • Record Store Day 2014 to celebrate 'unique culture' of independent sellers

    Record Store Day 2014 to celebrate 'unique culture' of independent sellers

    In a modern society that has become almost completely reliant on obtaining music digitally, this weekend puts the spotlight on those who prefer a more old-school way of getting their tunage. April 19 marks the 2014 edition of Record Store Day, which is designed to celebrate independent record stores...
  • Aretha Franklin files lawsuit against satirical news site for fake fight story

    Aretha Franklin files lawsuit against satirical news site for fake fight story

    Every day, sites such as the Onion produce satirical news content, which often portrays current events with a silly twist. Not everyone always appreciates their stories, however, and superstar singer Aretha Franklin is suing one such website for a story it ran that she says was meant to portray her...
  • AXS TV announces broadcast lineup for the second weekend of Coachella

    AXS TV announces broadcast lineup for the second weekend of Coachella

    AXS TV has revealed their broadcast schedule for the second weekend of Coachella, April 18-20. The first-ever television broadcast of performances live from Coachella will include 20 hours of coverage at the three-day festival. Jason Bentley of KCRW will also be conducting exclusive artist...
  • 2014 NBA Playoffs set after exciting final day: Full schedule and TV times

    2014 NBA Playoffs set after exciting final day: Full schedule and TV times

    With the seeding coming down to the wire in the final day of the regular season on Wednesday, the first-round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs are all set. Several of last night’s games with playoff implications were close and hard-fought, with the battle for the No. 7 seed in the Western Conference decided...
  • Lorde meets MLB icon George Brett, inspiration for 'Royals'

    Lorde meets MLB icon George Brett, inspiration for 'Royals'

    Former Kansas City Royals player George Brett probably never thought he'd be the inspiration for a Grammy-winning hit song, but this week the unexpected muse finally got to meet the artist. On Tuesday night, Brett came face-to-face with 17-year-old singer Lorde, who drew inspiration for the song...
  • Coldplay announces intimate shows in support of new album 'Ghost Stories'

    Coldplay announces intimate shows in support of new album 'Ghost Stories'

    Coldplay announced a series of intimate shows on Thursday in support of their forthcoming album Ghost Stories. The sixth album from the international superstars is due out on May 19 everywhere. Befitting their global popularity, Coldplay will be playing six dates in five different countries, all at...
  • American Idol Live is heading your way

    American Idol Live is heading your way

    Have you ever watched “American Idol” and gotten bummed out when one of your favorite contestants didn’t make it through to the finals? Well now is your chance to see them again at the American Idol Summer Tour. Instead of being critiqued on their song choices or performances by the judges and...
  • Tickets on sale April 17 for 31-date tour with stars from 'The Voice'

    Tickets on sale April 17 for 31-date tour with stars from 'The Voice'

    NBC’s hit singing competition “The Voice” is staging a 31-date tour this summer featuring many of the show’s favorite contestants, and although tickets for the concert tour don’t go on sale until tomorrow, April 17, fans of the show can log on now for presale tickets by entering the promo code...
  • Report: Jay Z and Beyonce planning 20-date summer stadium tour

    Report: Jay Z and Beyonce planning 20-date summer stadium tour

    The biggest couple in music may soon be hitting the road like Bonnie & Clyde. According to a report first published Tuesday by Page Six, Jay Z and Beyonce are planning a “20-stadium U.S. tour that will start in late June.” The couple both toured extensively over the past year, with Jay Z...
  • The rumors of AC/DC's demise have been greatly exaggerated

    The rumors of AC/DC's demise have been greatly exaggerated

    If you're a fan of good rock music, the last day and a half has been a real rollercoaster of emotion. Yesterday, rumors began circulating that Malcolm Young, one of AC/DC's founders, was succumbing to health issues and would have to quit the band. It wasn't long after this depressing turn of events...
  • NBA playoff seeding at stake during final day of the regular season

    NBA playoff seeding at stake during final day of the regular season

    As the old saying goes, you win some, you lose some. But sometimes, you have to lose some to win some. That’s the scenario facing the Brooklyn Nets as they head into their final regular-season game against the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight. On the last day of the NBA regular season, the Nets have...
  • Jay Z's Made in America festival is moving to Los Angeles' Grand Park

    Jay Z's Made in America festival is moving to Los Angeles' Grand Park

    Ripples of excitement surged through the hip hop community after a report from the LA Times on Tuesday suggested that Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti and rap impresario Jay Z were planning to announce that his Made in America music festival would be making the move to the City of Angels. According...
  • Miley Cyrus cancels St. Louis show after hospitalization

    Miley Cyrus cancels St. Louis show after hospitalization

    Poor Miley Cyrus and her Bangerz tour are having a rough couple of weeks. Earlier this month, she was forced to cancel a show in Charlotte after a bout with influenza brought her low. While she was thought to be on the recovery trail in the intervening days, Miley's fans were dismayed Monday morning...
  • Zac Brown Band announces new member, plans for Great American Road Trip Tour

    Zac Brown Band announces new member, plans for Great American Road Trip Tour

    It's a pretty big week for Zac Brown Band, not to mention fans of their music. The band made some announcements on Tuesday, including the addition of a new member to the group and plans to take their act back on the road "from coast to coast" this summer. Fans who are familiar with the musicians who...
  • Grizzlies beat Suns to secure postseason berth, NBA playoff field set

    Grizzlies beat Suns to secure postseason berth, NBA playoff field set

    The field is set for the 2014 NBA playoffs. The question of playoff seeding remains. With just three days remaining in the regular season, the Memphis Grizzlies locked up the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference Monday night with a 97-91 win over the Phoenix Suns, who were...
  • Rocklahoma reveals daily schedules, headliners include Kid Rock, Staind and more

    Rocklahoma reveals daily schedules, headliners include Kid Rock, Staind and more

    The daily lineups for the 2014 edition of Rocklahoma were unveiled on Monday. The 3-day rock festival scheduled for May 23-25 at the “Catch the Fever” festival grounds in Pryor, OK will feature headliners Five Finger Death Punch, Staind, and Kid Rock. Billed as “America’s biggest Memorial Day...
  • Coolest weekend for the Coachella 2014 Music and Arts Festival in the desert

    Coolest weekend for the Coachella 2014 Music and Arts Festival in the desert

    This year's Coachella Music and Arts Festival ticket holders needed some refreshing performances happening in the desert sun, and the artists on tap were more than happy to oblige. During Pharrell’s Saturday evening performance he showcased his amazing abilities to coordinate a star-studded event...
  • Ed Sheeran announces North American solo tour

    Ed Sheeran announces North American solo tour

    British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran caught the attention of many Taylor Swift fans when he appeared as the opening act of her Red Tour last year (you might also know him as the voice behind "I See Fire," featured on the most recent "Hobbit" soundtrack), but he is now planning to hit the road on his...
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