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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.

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Songs of Hope at the House of Rock

Clive Davis poses with Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, recipient of the Clive Davis Legend in Songwriting Award at the Songs of Hope VIII – City of Hope Music Industry Gala and Fundraiser at Rolling Stone's House of Rock in Santa Monica, California on Thursday October 18th, 2012.

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Donny and Susan

Britain's Got Talent Season 3 runner-up Susan Boyle joins Donny Osmond to perform at The Flamingo in Las Vegas on October 17th, 2012.

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Jamming With the Giants

Phil Lesh and Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead sing the national anthem with San Francisco Giants third base coach Tim Flannery prior to the second game of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park in San Francisco on October 15th, 2012.

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Austin’s Finest

Willie Nelson speaks with Melissa Etheridge at the new SiriusXM studio in Austin, Texas on October 12th, 2012.

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Morello, Rock and Bell

Tom Morello poses with Executive Producer Chris Rock and host W. Kamau Bell after appearing on and episode of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell in New York on October 11th, 2012.

Pete Townshend

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Pete Townshend

The Who’s Pete Townshend does his best Keith Moon impersonation during his October 9th appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.

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Cee Lo and Friends

Cee Lo Green is joined by Miss Piggy at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas during his Cee Lo and Friends show on October 10th, 2012.

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KISS and Tell

Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer participate in a SiriusXM Town Hall discussion moderated by DJ José Mangin at the SiriusXM Studios in New York on October 11th, 2012.

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Bonjour Bono and Bill

French President Francois Hollande welcomes Bono and Bill Gates at the Elysee Palace in Paris on October 10th, 2012.

Brett Michaels

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Bret Michael’s Hospitality And Music Room

Dr. Joseph Zabramski, Bret Michaels and CEO of St. Joseph's Hospital Patty White pose during the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Bret Michael's Hospitality And Music Room at St. Joseph's Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona on October 9th, 2012.

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Timothy Norris

‘Say Anything’

John Cusack joins Peter Gabriel on stage to hand him a boombox so that Gabriel can act out Cusack's memorable scene from the movie Say Anything to kick off his song "In Your Eyes" at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on October 6th, 2012.

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Christopher Victorio

Royalty and the Kings

Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam joins Kings of Leon's Caleb Followill as Kings of Leon perform at Oracle Open WOrld on Treasure Island in San Francisco on October 3rd, 2012.

Lindsey Byrnes

Tegan & Sara

Tegan and Sara Quin use stools to get on the same level as television host Conan O’Brien after performing their new single “Closer” on Conan on October 3rd, 2012.

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Greg M. Cooper

Passion for Education

The members of Passion Pit join Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Education First North American CEO Alex Hult in support of Education First and played an intimate set for EF employees at the Education First headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts on September 25th, 2012.

Trey Anastasio, Phish, Little Steven's, Underground Garage, Steven Van Zandt, E Street Band, SiriusXM Studio, New York City

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Trey meets “Little Steven”

Trey Anastasio of Phish and "Little Steven's Underground Garage" creator Steven Van Zandt of the E Street Band meet each other at SiriusXM Studio on September 28, 2012 in New York City.

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This Land Is Your Land

Toshi Seeger, Bob Santelli, Pete Seeger and Nora Guthrie during the This Land is Your Land Woody Guthrie at 100 Concert at the Whitman Theater at Brooklyn College in New York on September 22nd, 2012.

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Maya Roots

Maya Rudolph performs with Captain Kirk Douglas of the Roots and Gretchen Lieberum in Princess, their Prince cover band at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York on September 21st, 2012.

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Kris Damico

Music City Ambassadors

The Kings of Leon are presented with the Music City Ambassador Award by Nashville Mayor Karl Dean during a ceremony at Nashville's Music City Walk of Fame on September 21st, 2012.

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Will & Grace

Willie Nelson joined Grace Potter & The Nocturnals on stage at Farm Aid today for a rendition of Grace's song "Ragged  Company," a song which he's featured on on the deluxe version of The Lion The Beast The Beat – this is the first time they ever played together.

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Gaga Takes a Bite Out of Yoko

Lady Gaga bites down on Yoko Ono's hat at her Fame Eau de Parfum launch event at the Guggenheim Museum in New York on September 13th, 2012.

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A Green Day Sandwich

Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt of Green Day squeeze comedian Judah Friedlander at SiriusXM Studios in New York on September 14th, 2012.

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New Paradise

Jay-Z and Rihanna perform Coldplay during the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium in London on September 9th, 2012.

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Headcount Guitar Army

Warren Haynes of the Allman Brothers, Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead, Trey Anastasio of Phish, Grace Potter and Bobby Keys of the Rolling Stones performs with the Roots during a Benefit for Headcount at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York on September 7th, 2012.

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D’Angelo and Gary Clark Jr.

D'Angelo and Gary Clark Jr. backstage during the Budweiser Made In America Festival at Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 1st, 2012.

Howard and The Hives

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Howard and The Hives

Ron Howard poses with The Hives during the Budweiser Made In America Festival at Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 2nd, 2012.

Freddie For A Day

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Freddie For A Day

Brian May and Tom Jones attend the second annual "Freddie For A Day" event in memory of Queen's late frontman Freddie Mercury, at The Savoy Hotel in London on September 3rd, 2012.

Drinkin' With Enrique

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Drinkin’ With Enrique

Enrique Iglesias shares his rum with a fan during his performance at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on August 31st, 2012.

Wiz Khalifa

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Ditch Fridays with Wiz and ‘Peachie’

Wiz Khalifa hangs with his Mom, Katie “Peachie” Wimbush at Palms Pool & Bungalows for Ditch Fridays.  The multi-platinum selling recording artist kicked off Palms Casino Resort’s weekend entertainment with a poolside performance including fan favorites for the sun-kissed day-clubbers on August 31st, 2012.

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Ari Michelson

‘Saving Silverman’ Redux

Jack Black joins Neil Diamond during the 3rd reprise of "Sweet Caroline" at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on August 23rd, 2012.