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Florence Welch arrived at Harrods to perform for a crowd of fans gathered at the opening of Harrods Winter Sale in London on December 27th, 2011.

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Ushering in the Holidays

Justin Bieber performs on NBC's Today Show with special guest Usher in New York on November 23rd, 2011.

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Two Taylors

Taylor Swift performs with James Taylor at Madison Square Garden during her Speak Now World Tour on November 22nd, 2011.  Swift invited Taylor onstage to play "Fire and Rain" and "Fifteen".


The History of Country Music: From Barn Dances to Pop Charts

Musicians Kris Kristofferson, Darius Rucker and Lyle Lovett pose with First Lady Michelle Obama during "The History of Country Music: From Barn Dances to Pop Charts" event at the White House. Local school students had the opportunity to ask the legends questions about their music on November 21st, 2011.

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Don’t Hassle the Hoff

David Hasselhoff performs with SkyBlu and Redfoo of LMFAO at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles live on November 20th, 2011

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Justin Bieber Plays Songs he is Thankful for on SiriusXM

Justin Bieber guest hosts on SiriusXM Hits 1 in New York City. During the session he played songs he is thankful for this year including tracks by artists Beyonce, Chris Brown, Usher, Lil' Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Drake and Selena Gomez  on November 18th, 2011.

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Oprah and Steven Tyler Together At Last

Oprah Winfrey Network announces the premiere of Oprah’s new original primetime series Oprah’s Next Chapter which will feature Steven Tyler.

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Michael Stipe and Kermit

Michael Stipe stops by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and plays a game with Martin Short, Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog

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Chris Martin on SNL

Chris Martin joins Fred Armisen, Kristen Wiig and Seth Meyers on "Weekend Update" on SNL on Saturday, November 12th, 2011

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Hoppus For Joy

The Joy Formidable appear with Blink 182's Mark Hoppus on the set of his television show, Hoppus on Music for an interview and performance at the Fuse Studios in New York on November 14th, 2011.

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Rare handwritten letter by Paul McCartney found

A Christie's employee poses with a handwritten letter by Paul McCartney, dated August 12th 1960, inviting an unknown drummer to audition for The Beatles that is estimated to fetch around 7,000 British pounds (11,200 US dollars) during a press preview of rock and pop memorabilia at the auction house in London on November 11th, 2011. The letter was discovered folded-up inside a book in 2011 by an anonymous collector at a car boot sale in Bootle, Liverpool.

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Bed Peace

A Christies employ poses with "Bed Peace," a placard by the late John Lennon, used during the historic Montreal Bed-In for Peace in 1969 and estimated to fetch between 80,000 and 100,000 British pounds (128,000 – 160,000 US dollars) during a press preview of rock and pop memorabilia at the auction house in London on November 11th, 2011. 

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Pete Townshend’s 1985 Live Aid guitar

A Christies employ poses with a guitar played at Wembley in 1985 during a Live Aid performance by British rock guitarist Pete Townshend that is estimated to fetch between 10,000 and 15,000 British pounds (16000 – 24000 US dollars) during a press preview of rock and pop memorabilia at the auction house in London on November 11th, 2011.

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My Morning Jacket on ‘Vampire Diaries’

My Morning Jacket joins Paul Wesley, Nina Dobrev, and Joseph Morgan from the cast of Vampire Diaries on the set of the show.  My Morning Jacket will perform on the show in an upcoming episode.

Artwork portraying Justin Bieber

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‘The Blue Boy’

Artwork portraying Justin Bieber as 'The Blue Boy' shown at the MTV Voices Dinner during the MTV Europe Music Awards in Belfast, Northern Ireland at the Merchant Hotel on November 5th, 2011

Artwork portraying Beyonce

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Queen Beyonce

Artwork portraying Beyonce shown at the MTV Voices Dinner during the MTV Europe Music Awards in Belfast, Northern Ireland at the Merchant Hotel on November 5th, 2011

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Bizarro Bieber Fever

A Justin Bieber look-a-like applies the finishing touches to MTV competition finalist, Sarah Burgoyne. She shows what she is willing to do for music by tattooing Justin Bieber lyrics on her thigh at the Good Time tattoo studio in East London on October 31st, 2011.

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Yoko Imagines There is No Hunger

Yoko Ono Lennon joins Hamish Dodds, right, President and CEO of Hard Rock International, and Bill Ayres, left, Executive Director and co-founder of WhyHunger, as they launch "Imagine There's No Hunger," a global campaign to raise awareness and funding for the fight against hunger and poverty, during an event at Hard Rock Cafe in New York's Times Square, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011.

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Questlove and Heidi Klum Go Inside Out

?uestlove dons his LEGO heart pin as he poses with a completely exposed Heidi Klum during Klum's 12th Annual Halloween Party at the TAO Nightclub in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 29th, 2011.

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Scary Debbie Harry

Debbie Harry performs at the first Beaux Arts Ball in forty years at Provincetown Town Hall on October 29th, 2011 in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

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Lou Reed and Metallica Talk ‘Lulu’

Lulu is based on a series of plays by German dramatist Frank Wedekind, as interpreted by Robert Wilson. "Laurie Anderson and I sat going through it scene by scene to get the basic plot, the way Bob was approaching it," says Reed, describing his process before taking his lyrics to Metallica.

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Lady Gaga attends Little Kids Rock Charity Event

Clarence "The Big Man" Clemons Honored by Big Stars at Little Kids Rock Charity Event. Little Kids Rock is a nonprofit provider of musical instruments and teacher trainings. A bevy of big stars came out to support Little Kids Rock including Lady Gaga, Maureen and Steven Van Zandt, the family of the late Clarence Clemons, Billy Squier and Matt White. The event raised enough money to provide music education to an additional 15,000 children.

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Gillian Welch and David Rawlings

Gillian Welch and David Rawlings put on a stunning show together at the Beacon Theater in NYC, October 22nd, 2011


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Happy Birthday Drake!

Drake celebrates his birthday at the Tao Nightclub at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 22nd, 2011

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Little Steven’s Green Day Garage

Little Steven Van Zandt interviews Green Day for the 500th episode of his radio show Little Steven's Underground Garage taped at the Hard Rock Cafe New York on October 21st, 2011.

Jimmy Buffett and Wounded Warriors Celebrate the Largest Margarita Ever Made

Jimmy Buffett was in Las Vegas for the Grand Opening of the Margaritaville Casino at the Flamingo, where the Guinness World Records certified "Lucky Rita," as the largest margarita ever made.  In a container 31 feet tall, the colossal 8,500 gallon "Lucky Rita" will serve 181,333 margaritas through October 23rd. The first margaritas were personally served by Jimmy Buffett to members of the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team, who will receive $5 from Margaritaville for every "Lucky Rita" gallon consumed through Sunday.

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