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  • 'Idol' Contestant Matt Farmer Lied About Military Injury

    February 4, 2013 10:15 AM ET | Yahoo Reality Rocks
     |  Lyndsey Parker

    Last year, "America's Got Talent" contestant Tim Poe went from celebrated military hero to public enemy number-one, when it was revealed that he had lied about being injured in Afghanistan. And now it seems that a similar scandal has unfolded on "American Idol," centering on Matt Farmer, a standout contestant from last week's "Idol" auditions in Long Beach, California. Matt was the 26-year-old rock 'n' roll dad who was accompanied by his adorable 3-year-old daughter, Cade...  | More »

  • Randy Travis Pleads Guilty To DWI; Sentenced To Rehab, Probation

    February 1, 2013 11:57 AM ET | Yahoo Our Country
     |  Wendy Geller

    Randy Travis is on the way to recovery--both personally and with the law. On Thursday, the country singer pleaded guilty to a driving while intoxicated charge stemming from a dramatic incident last August where he crashed his car and was found naked on a Texas highway. Travis's lawyer told the press near the end of 2012 that his client was focusing on sobriety; however, that doesn't let him off the hook legally. As a result of his guilty plea, he was sentenced to a 180-day jail sen...  | More »

  • Exclusive! Matisyahu Premieres New Live Video From EP

    February 1, 2013 10:00 AM ET | Yahoo Maximum Performance
     |  Wendy Geller

    Fans of Matisyahu no doubt know that the pioneering Jewish reggae superstar--who famously shaved his Hassidic beard in 2011--released his first-ever live acoustic EP, Spark Seeker: Acoustic Sessions, on Tuesday. Matisyahu had the opportunity to capture some moments from his annual "Festival Of Light" in December--from which he culled the material for his live recordings--and we at Yahoo! Music are delighted to premiere one of these performances, "Searchin'," for music fans to get a firs...  | More »

  • Xzibit Talks ‘Napalm,’ Song Featuring Late Mother And Exiting MTV

    January 31, 2013 2:30 PM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop
     |  Billy Johnson, Jr.

    Veteran hip-hop artist Xzibit discussed his latest album, Napalm, during a recent appearance on Yahoo! Music’s The Aftermath series, the best music discussion on the ‘net. Keeping true to the Napalm title, X-to-the-Z actually shot ta music video for the album in Iraq. X offers details about filming the short in Saddam Hussein’s palace Victory Over America.  The Napalm album also has special meaning for X because it includes the song “1983” that features hi...  | More »

  • I Beliebe To My Soul!

    January 29, 2013 5:51 PM ET | Yahoo New This Week
     |  Dave DiMartino

    They say that age brings wisdom--and so it is that more than a few of the older among us chuckled when younger music fans were puzzled by the reaction met by this week’s announcement of the Coachella Festival lineup! While the appearances of both Blur and the Stone Roses might have approached the heralding of the Second Coming to those of a certain age, the simultaneous appearance of a ”Who Are The Stone Roses” Tumblr asked by those even younger shocked those stunned by who...  | More »

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