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  • 10 Ways ‘American Idol’ is Trying to Win You Back

    January 13, 2014 11:55 AM ET | Yahoo Reality Rocks
     |  Lyndsey Parker

    Last year, "American Idol" Season 12 ended pretty much the way it began: in tears. It ickily kicked off with a tabloid-fueled Mariah Carey/Nicki Minaj feud that alienated much of the show's conservative fanbase, and it wrapped months later with an astounding 20 percent ratings drop. Then there was the failed-to-launch single and multiple album-release delays for winner Candice Glover; runner-up Kree Harrison's unprecedented inability to secure her own record deal; sluggish ticket s...  | More »

  • Video: Whiskey Myers' 'Shelter From The Rain'

    January 10, 2014 5:01 PM ET | Yahoo Our Country

    Country fans who appreciate a splash of good ol' southern rock in the mix have likely already been clued into Texas country/roots-rock quintet Whiskey Myers, whose soulful/rebellious sound has earned them tour slots with the likes of Eric Church and the Eli Young Band. The guys made a respectable impact on the country charts with their last album, 2011's Firewater (while darn near burning up their local scene at the time!) and are now poised to release a new set, Early Morning Shak...  | More »

  • 5 Ways Blue Ivy Has Already Impacted Beyoncé and Jay Z’s Music

    January 7, 2014 10:05 AM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop
     |  Billy Johnson, Jr.

    Jay Z and Beyoncé's baby girl Blue Ivy Carter is growing up fast. On Tuesday, the darling toddler turns 2 years old. But instead of spending her time engaging in typical Terrible Twos antics, Blue is busy collaborating on music with her parents and offering her father A&R advice. Her 5 most notable credits thus far in her brief career: 1. She Made Singing Debut on "Beyoncé" Album A mother-daughter collaboration was inevitable. So it should come as no surprise that Be...  | More »

  • Video: Premiere: Knight Blade's 'I Got That Weed'

    January 6, 2014 10:05 AM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop

    Having a little trouble easing back into the work/school routine after the holidays? Here's just the thing to take the edge off...or, at least put you in a more mellow state of mind!  Knight Blade, a new dancehall/hip-hop/rock outfit featuring Jamaica's The Mighty Casey, released their debut single "I Got That Weed" in mid-2013 to much fanfare -- and yes, lest you wonder, they are talking about everyone's favorite (illegal or legal, depending on where you are) substance. ...  | More »

  • Video: Why Garth Brooks Goes Grubby on Stage

    January 3, 2014 10:05 AM ET | Yahoo Our Country

    Most people who are headed to a Vegas show expect the event to be filled with glitz and glamour — and, are likely dressed to the nines themselves! However, that's not the case with Garth Brooks's much-lauded Sin City residency. Fans who were lucky enough to catch him at the Wynn Resort over the past few years were treated to a noticeably dressed-down Brooks — just the way you'd find him at home in Oklahoma! The singer's stage garb, which consists of hoodies, b...  | More »

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