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  • Video: Sean Kingston On 'Back 2 Life' Title Track

    September 13, 2013 5:50 PM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop

    Sean Kingston sticks with his original, party sound with his third album, "Back 2 Life," released this week. His single, a hip-hop, R&B track "Beat It," features Chris Brown and Wiz Khalifia. He and Wale team up for the bouncy "Seasonal Love." 2 Chainz guests on the mid-tempo ballad "Shotta Luv." Busta Rhymes displays his West Indian roots on their Caribbean anthem "How We Survive." Kingston discusses the collaborations during an interview with Yahoo! Music's The Aftermath. He als...  | More »

  • Simon Cowell: “The Days of Squawking Judges Are Over!”

    September 12, 2013 5:55 PM ET | Yahoo Reality Rocks
     |  Lyndsey Parker

    While "The X Factor U.K." has launched stars like Leona Lewis, Cher Lloyd, Little Mix, Olly Murs, and of course the world-dominating One Direction, the American version of the singing show has so far struggled to establish itself in a market dominated by "American Idol" and "The Voice." But the show's creator and lead judge, Simon Cowell, believes the third U.S. season, which premieres Wednesday night, will be the charm. How? By focusing on the CONTESTANTS, not on superstar judges. This...  | More »

  • CMA Races to Watch

    September 11, 2013 5:55 PM ET | Yahoo Our Country
     |  Chris Willman

    History may be made in several categories when the 47th annual Country Music Assn. Awards are telecast on Nov. 6. Taylor Swift is vying to become the first female to win Entertainer of the Year three times. She is currently tied with Barbara Mandrell as one of only two women to have won the award twice. Mandrell won in 1980 and 1981. Swift won in 2009 and 2011. But CMA favorite George Strait, who lengthened his lead as the artist with the most Entertainer of the Year nominations (18), is gun...  | More »

  • Video: Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Boogie Wonderland'

    September 10, 2013 4:05 PM ET | Yahoo Maximum Performance

    Earth, Wind & Fire members Verdine White, Philip Bailey and Ralph Johnson covered a lot of ground during a recent three-part interview with Yahoo! Music to promote their new album, "Now, Then & Forever," that includes the hit lead single "My Promise." The band celebrating more than 40 years in the music business, shared some interesting stories about a few of their milestone achievements. Their 1979 song "Boogie Wonderland," for instance, has a compelling backstory. The soul band k...  | More »

  • Exclusive: Cher Will Mentor Team Blake on ‘The Voice’!

    September 9, 2013 4:00 PM ET | Yahoo Reality Rocks
     |  Lyndsey Parker

    On the upcoming fifth season of "The Voice," Christina Aguilera's team will be advised by Ed Sheeran, Adam Levine's contestants will work with OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder, and Team Cee Lo's guest mentor will be Miguel. But three-time winning "Voice" coach Blake Shelton will have the biggest superstar of all in his arsenal: the one, the only, the awesome…Cher. Yes, Cher. Cher!! CHER!!!! [insert Moonstruck-style slap here] Snap out of it! Seriously, this is very excit...  | More »

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