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  • 'American Idol' Finds Peace In The South (Sort Of)

    January 28, 2013 11:51 AM ET | Yahoo Reality Rocks
     |  Lyndsey Parker

    This is where it all happened," host Ryan Seacrest ominously intoned at the start of last Wednesday's "American Idol" episode. Ryan, of course, was referring to Charlotte, North Carolina, the infamous audition city where catfighting alpha-female judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj went from frenemies to full-on enemies--and some intrepid TMZ spy was conveniently on the scene, flipcam in hand, to document what went down. Last Wednesday, viewers finally found out what really happened to se...  | More »

  • Exclusive! Legendary Grammy Winner Aaron Neville Performs For Yahoo! Music

    January 25, 2013 5:00 PM ET | Yahoo Maximum Performance
     |  Wendy Geller

    The 55th annual Grammy Awards are nearly upon us, and what could be a better way to celebrate Grammy season than an exclusive performance from one of the music world's most versatile Grammy winners? Aaron Neville, who's won scores of awards over his remarkable, multigenre, five-decade career--both as a solo artist and as part of family group the Neville brothers--visited Yahoo! Music to give us a taste of some of his favorite classic tunes. Some of these songs appear on his new col...  | More »

  • First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage…Now It’s Twin Baby Carriages For Chely Wright!

    January 24, 2013 5:02 PM ET | Yahoo Our Country
     |  Wendy Geller

    Chely Wright, who made headlines in 2010 as the first country star to publicly come out as a lesbian, has happy news for the new year: She’s expecting identical twins with her wife, Lauren Blitzer-Wright. The couple announced their pregnancy Wednesday on Howard Bragman's YouTube show Gwissues. Wright, 42, is carrying the babies. No word on whether the twins are boys or girls, but they will arrive this summer, according to Wright. The little arrivals are technically due in July; h...  | More »

  • Video: 50 Cent Premieres 'Major Distribution'

    January 23, 2013 5:44 PM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop

    50 Cent just released the video for his Snoop Dogg and Young Jeezy collab “Major Distribution.” Reminiscent of classic G-Unit tracks, “Major” boasts a buzzing baseline and narrative synths produced by Marvin “Soul Professa” Coady. [Related: See 50 Cent's Crash Concert at New York Boys & Girls Club] On the chorus of the song from his forthcoming album Street King Immortal, 50 uses “Major Distribution” as a metaphor for hustling drugs,...  | More »

  • How Do You Spell Relief?

    January 22, 2013 5:25 PM ET | Yahoo New This Week
     |  Dave DiMartino

    Though I rarely tend to get political in this blog—after all, the subject matter is supposed to be about new album releases—I’d just like to say that the recent Presidential Inauguration ceremony was, no matter your political affiliation, a wonderful affirmation of the power of music. Top-level artists were present. We have a president who is not averse to singing the opening line of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” hearing it performed at his own in...  | More »

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