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Lana Del Rey and Dave Navarro embrace on stage while performing at the Camp Freddy holiday residency at The Roxy Theater in West Hollywood, California on December 22nd, 2012.

Big Sean, Iggy Azalea, Wale

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Big Sean, Iggy Azalea and Wale

Big Sean, Iggy Azalea and Wale backstage at Highline Ballroom on December 17, 2012 in New York City.

Meat Puppets

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Meat Puppets Acoustic

Curt Kirkwood, Elmo Kirkwood, Shandon Sahm and Cris Kirkwood of Meat Puppets perform an acoustic showcase at Tienda B Core on December 17, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. 

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Social Z

Billy Gibbons joins Mike Ness and Social Distortion as the perform at the House of Blues in West Hollywood on December 15th, 2012.

Miley Cyrus, VH1 Divas

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Disney to Diva

Miley Cyrus performs at the 'VH1 Divas' show held at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on December 16th, 2012. 

Ronnie Wood, John Mayer, Keith Richards, Gary Clark Jr.

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Between Two Stones

Ronnie Wood, John Mayer, Keith Richards and Gary Clark Jr. backstage at the Prudential Center on December 15, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. 

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Snap Happy

Jon Bon Jovi takes a photo during the "12-12-12" concert benefiting victims of Hurricane Sandy at Madison Square Garden on December 12th, 2012.

Psy, Chris Mann, Diana Ross, Joe Biden, Demi Lovato, Megan Hilty, Conan O'Brien, Scotty McCreery, Christmas in Washington

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From Psy to Scotty

Singers Psy, Chris Mann, Diana Ross, United States Vice President Joe Biden, singers Demi Lovato, Megan Hilty, host Conan O'Brien, and singer Scotty McCreery attend TNT Christmas in Washington 2012 at National Building Museum on December 9, 2012 in Washington, DC.

One Direction, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson

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One Direction

One Direction poses for photo during their performance on SiriusXM’s “Artist Confidential” Series at the SiriusXM Studio in New York on December 7th, 2012.

Train, Pat Monahan

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Train to Sea Bright

Pat Monahan of Train is joined on stage by servicemen and a local child from the Sea Bright community during the Sea Bright Rising benefit in Sea Bright, New Jersey on December 5th, 2012.

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Bubble Boy

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips rolls down 14th street in a space bubble before performing at the Ray-Ban 75th anniversary party at the Darby in New York on December 5th, 2012.

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The Hulk

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips performs at the Ray-Ban 75th anniversary party at the Darby in New York on December 5th, 2012.

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Unlikely Friends

Charlie Sheen, Slash and Clifton Collins backstage at Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators at the Wiltern Theater on December 2nd, 2012 in Los Angeles, California

ke$ha; kesha

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Raining Glitter

Singer Kesha attends KIIS FM's 2012 Jingle Ball at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on December 3rd, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

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Roger Waters, Trudie  Styler and Allan Buchman attend "The Exonerated" closing night performance at Culture Project on December 2nd, 2012 in New York City. 

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Drummer Boy

Fred Armisen joins Dinosaur Jr. on stage during the 25 year anniversary of the release of 'You’re Living All Over Me' at Terminal 5 on December 1st, 2012 in New York

taylor swift

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Taylor and Her Fans

Taylor Swift poses for photos with fans as she arrives at the 26th Annual ARIA Awards 2012 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on November 29th, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

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Cee Lo has a very Muppet Christmas

Cee Lo Green performs with the Muppet characters at the 80th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting at Rockefeller Center on November 28th, 2012 in New York City.


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Good As Gold

Deadmau5 performs during the launch event of the New Nokia Lumia Range at Flat Iron Square on November 28th, 2012 in London, England.

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Piano Lessons

Deadmau5 and Kat Von D at the launch event of the New Nokia Lumia Range at Flat Iron Square on November 28th, 2012 in London, England.

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Bye Bye Buddy

Buddy Guy acknowledges fans at a 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Send Off Celebration on November 27th, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois

Alicia Keys

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Family Affair

Alicia Keys performs onstage at iHeartRadio Live while holding her son Egypt, on November 27th, 2012 in New York City.

swizz beatz; dj cassidy

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Moving to the Beat

DJ Cassidy and Swizz Beatz celebrate Alicia Keys' "Girl On Fire" Album Release at The Box on November 27th, 2012 in New York City.

jon bon jovi; richie sambora

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Bon Jovi and Sambora

Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora attend the BON JOVI Inside Out press conference at AMC Empire 25 theater on November 27th, 2012 in New York City.

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It’s Only Christmas

The Rolling Stones Christmas decorations outside the opening party for the Rolling Stones pop up shop on Caranaby Street on November 27th, 2012 in London, England.

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Duet with Dolly

Dolly Parton performs with Kermit The Frog on "Good Morning America" on November 27th, 2012 in New York City.  

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Justin’s Honor

Justin Bieber recieved the Diamond Jubilee Medal on November 23rd, 2012 in Ottawa, Canada.

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Studio Magic

Tiesto and Bono collaborate on U2's 'Pride' for DANCE (RED), SAVE LIVES at Converse Rubber Tracks Studio on November 5th, 2012 in Brooklyn, New York

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A Spirited Gathering

Jimmy Fallon and The Roots pose with Spirit of America cheerleaders at the 86th Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Rehearsals in Macy's Herald Square in New York City on November 19th, 2012.

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Willie and Johnny

Johnny Knoxville poses with Willie Nelson after moderating “SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Willie Nelson” in New York, New York on November 14th, 2012.

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Bieber and McCarthy

Justin Bieber accepts the award for Favorite Pop/Rock Album from Jenny McCarthy during the 40th American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California on November 18, 2012. 

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Fairy Tale Dream Team

Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory, Lisa Loeb and Tegan Quin of Tegan and Sara record in the studio for Lisa Loeb's upcoming album, No Fairy Tale.


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Rihanna takes flight

Rihanna sits in the cockpit of the plane before taking off to her first stop on the 777 tour on November 14th, 2012

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Talking To Taylor

Chris Cornell and Kim Thayil of Soundgarden speak during SiriusXM's Town Hall With Soundgarden moderated by Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters at Electric Lady Studios in New York on November 14th, 2012.

André 3000

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André 3000 has an eMO’gency

André 3000 Benjamin kicks off Gillette’s eMO’gency Styler Tour to support Movember, in New York City on November 13, 2012.

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Michael J. Fox and Elvis Costello play to cure Parkinson’s

Michael J. Fox and Elvis Costello perform onstage at the 2012 A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Cure Parkinson's event at The Waldorf Astoria on November 10th, 2012 in New York City.

Dionne Warwick

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Double Decker Dionne

Singer Dionne Warwick is honored by Gray Line New York at Pier 78 on November 12, 2012 in New York City. 

Gary Clark Hurricane Sandy Brooklyn Bowl

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Gary Clark Jr.’s Hurricane Concert

Gary Clark Jr. performs during the Hurricane Sandy Relief Benefit Concert at Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, New York on November 6, 2012.

Aerosmith Boston Steven Tyler

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Aerosmith on the Street

Aerosmith put their hands in cement during the celebration of the release of their new album 'Music from Another Dimension!' and encouragespeople to get out and vote with a surprise performance on the streets of Boston on November 5, 2012.

Eddie Murphy Stevie Wonder Spike TV

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A Wonderful Night

Stevie Wonder joins Eddie Murphy onstage to perform "Higher Ground" at Spike TV's 'Eddie Murphy: One Night Only' at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, California on November 3, 2012.

Val Kilmer Cole Alexander Joe Bradley Black Lips FunFunFun Fest Austin Texas Terrence Malick

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Black Lips and Kilmer

Val Kilmer performs with Cole Alexander of the Black Lips during FunFunFun Festival in Austin, Texas while filming a part from the new Terrence Malick film on November 2, 2012.

Nelly Birthday Bank Nightclub Bellagio Hollywood

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Nelly’s Birthday Jackpot

Nelly celebrates his birthday with a casino themed cake following a performance at The Bank Nightclub at the Bellagio on October 31, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

john c reilly skrillex disney wreck-it ralph

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John C. Skrillex

John C. Reilly and Skrillex attend Walt Disney Animation Studios' 'Wreck-It Ralph' premiere after party at Sweet! Hollywood on October 29, 2012 in Hollywood, California.

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A Wonderful UN Day

Wyclef Jean and Stevie Wonder perform together at the United Nations as part of UN Day celebrations in New York on October 24th, 2012.

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An Evening with Mr. West

Kanye West performs during the Samsung Galaxy Note II launch event at Skylight Moynihan Station in New York on October 24th, 2012.

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Grand Slam Jam

Albert Hammond Jr. of the Strokes and tennis player John McEnroe perform during Petty Fest at Webster Hall in New York on October 24th, 2012.

Sting Dalai Lama Bobby Sager

Rick Friedman

Beyond the Robe

Sting hangs out with the Dalai Lama and personal friend Bobby Sager at a Charity luncheon launching Sager’s new book, “Beyond the Robe” in Boston on October 16th, 2012.

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Musical Justice

Justice performs a live set after being interviewed on SiriusXM's Electric Area channel at the SiriusXM studio in New York on October 19th, 2012.

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