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  • Billy Joel Returns Home After Hip Replacement

    Billy Joel Returns Home After Hip Replacement | ARTICLE

    Billy Joel has been released from the hospital and is recovering at home following double hip-replacement surgery. "Billy is home at his Oyster Bay, NY home and is feeling great," the singer's publicist told Rolling Stone...

    December 2, 2010 12:25 PM ET
  • Detroit Residents Hold Vigil For Aretha Franklin

    Detroit Residents Hold Vigil For Aretha Franklin | ARTICLE

    On Wednesday, residents and community leaders in Detroit held a prayer vigil for ailing singer Aretha Franklin. City councilwoman JoAnn Watson led the gathering in Detroit's downtown honoring the 68-year-old Franklin, who is reportedly having a...

    December 2, 2010 10:55 AM ET
  • Eminem, Cee Lo, Bruno Mars Lead Grammy Noms

    Eminem, Cee Lo, Bruno Mars Lead Grammy Noms | ARTICLE

    Eminem's album Recovery and his chart-topping duet with Rihanna "Love The Way You Lie" have garnered 10 Grammy nominations, with the MC up for Album, Song and Record of the Year. Eminem was the most-honored artist on...

    December 2, 2010 10:14 AM ET
  • Video: Bieber, Kid Rock, Pink Perform at AMAs

    Video: Bieber, Kid Rock, Pink Perform at AMAs | ARTICLE

    November 22, 2010 10:14 AM ET
  • AMAs: Big Wins for Justin Bieber, Usher

    AMAs: Big Wins for Justin Bieber, Usher | ARTICLE

    At Sunday night's American Music Awards, the mop-topped Usher protégé Justin Bieber took home four trophies, besting his competitors in the Favorite Artist of the Year, Favorite Breakthrough Artist, Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist and Favorite Pop/Rock...

    November 21, 2010 11:43 PM ET
  • Listen Up: Ryan Adams' 70s-Rock Feel

    Listen Up: Ryan Adams' 70s-Rock Feel | ARTICLE

    Ryan Adams, "Destroyers" The first track from Adams' forthcoming album Cardinals III/IV, which collects material recorded during the Easy...

    November 19, 2010 6:20 PM ET
  • Joan Baez Injured In Fall From Treehouse

    Joan Baez Injured In Fall From Treehouse | ARTICLE

    When the Bay Area's weather permits, folk legend Joan Baez sleeps 20 feet above ground in a wall-less treehouse nestled inside a 200-year-old oak on her property. On Wednesday, while disembarking from the house, she fell to...

    November 19, 2010 3:34 PM ET
  • Watch: My Chemical Romance Perform Two Songs From New Album

    Watch: My Chemical Romance Perform Two Songs From New Album | ARTICLE

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    November 19, 2010 1:43 PM ET
  • Johnny Rotten Sends Prince William and Kate Middleton a Love Letter

    Johnny Rotten Sends Prince William and Kate Middleton a Love Letter | ARTICLE

    In the '70s, John Lydon called himself Johnny Rotten and raged against Britain's monarchy with the Sex Pistols' scorching "God Save The Queen." But in the British tabloid The Sun he wishes Prince William and...

    November 19, 2010 12:40 PM ET
  • YouTube Sensation Greyson Chance Performs in NYC

    YouTube Sensation Greyson Chance Performs in NYC | ARTICLE

    Back in April, Greyson Chance was just another Oklahoma sixth grader — but then he posted a clip of himself performing Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" on YouTube. The video, in which the tween transformed the song into...

    November 19, 2010 11:21 AM ET
  • Listen Up: Twin Sister Gets Hyper, Robyn Covers Prince

    Listen Up: Twin Sister Gets Hyper, Robyn Covers Prince | ARTICLE

    Twin Sister, "All Around and Away We Go" The neon-bright video for this burbling bit of Krautrock-inspired pop brings to mind the...

    November 18, 2010 5:53 PM ET
  • Foo Fighters to Headline Sasquatch! Festival

    Foo Fighters to Headline Sasquatch! Festival | ARTICLE

    The Sasquatch! Festival announced today that the Foo Fighters will serve as the headlining act for its "new Friday event" on May 27. The festival, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2011, will expand to four days...

    November 18, 2010 3:21 PM ET
  • Black Eyed Peas To Headline Super Bowl XLV Halftime Show

    Black Eyed Peas To Headline Super Bowl XLV Halftime Show | ARTICLE

    The Black Eyed Peas have been confirmed as headliners for the halftime show at Super Bowl XLV, according to the Dallas Morning News. This report comes two months after unconfirmed reports that the hip-pop act...

    November 18, 2010 2:44 PM ET
  • Jay-Z: Rap Shouldn't Be a 'Young Man's Sport'

    Jay-Z: Rap Shouldn't Be a 'Young Man's Sport' | ARTICLE

    During the web-exclusive portion of Jon Stewart's Wednesday night interview...

    November 18, 2010 2:27 PM ET
  • Paramore's Hayley Williams Abuses Band Mates in New Music Video

    Paramore's Hayley Williams Abuses Band Mates in New Music Video | ARTICLE

    In the new...

    November 17, 2010 5:21 PM ET
  • Dr. Dre Reunites With Eminem on Latest 'Detox' Leak

    Dr. Dre Reunites With Eminem on Latest 'Detox' Leak | ARTICLE

    "I Need A Doctor," which features Dr. Dre's former protege Eminem seemingly begging him to return to the limelight, is the second Dre song to appear online today. Earlier DrDre.com launched with a final mix...

    November 17, 2010 4:21 PM ET
  • Concert Details: Bonnaroo, Paul McCartney, Kid Rock

    Concert Details: Bonnaroo, Paul McCartney, Kid Rock | ARTICLE

    Bonnaroo 2011: Manchester, Tennessee The 10th edition of the Bonnaroo Festival hasn't announced which artists are going to appear on its stages in Manchester, Tennessee, between June 9 and...

    November 17, 2010 2:40 PM ET
  • Nicki Minaj's Much-Anticipated 'Pink Friday' Leaks

    Nicki Minaj's Much-Anticipated 'Pink Friday' Leaks | ARTICLE

    Nicki Minaj's debut album Pink Friday, which hits stores Monday, leaked late Tuesday night. Retailers expect the album, which features cameos from Kanye West, Drake, Rihanna and Eminem, to be one of the fall's biggest. In addition to...

    November 17, 2010 11:45 AM ET
  • Beatles: Runaway iTunes Smash

    Beatles: Runaway iTunes Smash | ARTICLE

    A day after The Beatles' catalog arrived on iTunes, the band's albums are storming the iTunes chart. As of 9 a.m. ET on Wednesday, all 17 albums made available on Tuesday were in the top...

    November 17, 2010 10:12 AM ET
  • Guns N' Roses Planning 'Chinese Democracy' Follow-Up

    Guns N' Roses Planning 'Chinese Democracy' Follow-Up | ARTICLE

    Guns N' Roses' follow-up to their 2008 release Chinese Democracy might already be in the planning stages. At least that's what guitarist DJ Ashba, a member of the band since 2009, told the wire service...

    November 12, 2010 5:28 PM ET
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