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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.

Tommy Lee, Motley Crue

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Rollercoaster Drum Solo

Tommy Lee of Motley Crue, takes fan Lori Guzzard for a ride during his drum solo, the drummer along with his drums turn 360 degrees on rollercoaster rails during his drum solo at the Motley Crue concert at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 10th, 2012.

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Welcome Blue Ivy Carter!

Jay-Z and Beyonce released the first photos of their baby, Blue Ivy Carter on their tumblr on Friday, February 10th, 2012.

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The Beach Boys at Grammy Rehearsals

The Beach Boys with members of Foster the People and Maroon 5 at the 2012 Grammy Awards rehearsal at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 9th, 2012.

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Homemade ‘Wu-Tang’ tattoo

Jenne Lombardo, curator of Mac & Milk hangs with Raekwon and Ghostface Killah showing off her homemade 'Wu-Tang' tatt during a wedding themed party to celebrate the launch of Made Fashion Week in New York City on Thursday, February 9th, 2012.

Joss Stone

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Fashion Fitting

Joss Stone is fitted in original Gypsy 05 designs to find the perfect look for her upcoming tour in Los Angeles on February 7th, 2012.

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Dress Rehearsal with Van Halen

David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen perform at their dress rehearsal for family and friends at the Forum in Inglewood, California on February 8th, 2012.

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Lana Plays Amoeba

A cheerful Lana Del Rey performs at Amoeba Music in Hollywood, despite rumors of postponing public appearances, on February 7th, 2012.

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Saved By The Bell

Dennis Haskins, best known as the principal Mr. Belding from Saved by the Bell poses with Skrillex at the XS Las Vegas 3 Year Anniversary Party on February 6th, 2012.


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Take Over The Hall

Jay-Z performs from within the crowd on the balcony during the first of his two-night stand at Carnegie Hall in New York to benefit the United Way of New York City and the Shawn Carter Foundation on February 6th, 2012.

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Super Bowl Split

Katy Perry and friend Shannon Woodward attend Super Bowl XLVI in matching red, white and blue jackets representing both the Giants and the Patriots.

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Cee-Lo Green joins Madonna during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on February 5th, 2012.

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Danny Mahoney

A Little Help From My Friends

Tiësto launches his residency with Wynn Las Vegas at the nightclub XS with a little help from Paris Hilton this past weekend in Las Vegas.

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American Idol Crossroads

Current American Idol judge Steven Tyler and preview Idol winner Carrie Underwood perform together at a CMT Crossroads Live concert rehearsal at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis on February 2nd, 2012.

Madonna, Superbowl

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Salsa Time

Madonna performs a salsa dance after she was asked a question about Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants during a press conference for the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI halftime show at the Super Bowl XLVI Media Center in the J.W. Marriott Indianapolis on February 2nd, 2012. 

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Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt

Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt attend the North American Premiere Of "Lilyhammer", a Netflix Original Series debuting on Netflix in the US, Canada and Latin America on February 6th, 2012. The premiere was held at Crosby Street Hotel  in New York City on February 1st, 2012.  

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David Chase, Tony Bennett, Steven Van Zandt, Bruce Springsteen, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos and Harvey Weinstein attend the North American Premiere Of "Lilyhammer." The premiere was held at Crosby Street Hotel in New York City on February 1st, 2012.   

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Rolling Stones in the Bathroom

Dutch artist Meike van Schijndel designed these Rolling Stones inspired urinals that have been recently installed in the men's room of the Rolling Stones Fan Museum in Luechow, Germany. 

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Rob Shanahan

SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr traded wisecracks and surreal repartee with host and inquisitor Russell Brand, who sat onstage next to the legendary drummer with a crazed grin, welcoming him to Los Angeles during "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Ringo Starr" on January 30th, 2012. 

Jack White

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Jack White to Release Blunderbuss

Jack White will release Blunderbuss, his debut album as a solo artist, on Third Man Records/Columbia on April 24th. "Love Interruption," the first track to be released from the record, will be released today – first as a stream on White's official site, and later as a digital single on sale in the usual shops at 9 p.m. PT. A vinyl single will be released on February 7th backed with a non-album track, "Machine Gun Silhouette."

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Leot Hanson, Ewan Currie, Sam Corbett and Ryan Gullen of The Sheepdogs attend the 2012 NHL All-Star Skills Competition as part of the NHL All-Star weekend at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Canada on January 28th, 2012.

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Drake’s All Star Performance

Drake performs during the 2012 NHL All-Star Game at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Canada on January 29th, 2012.

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A Young Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart as a student at the College of William & Mary fights it out in the pit during a show by The Dead Kennedys and Front Line at Casablanca in Richmond, Virginia, circa 1982.

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Michael Jackson ‘Immortalized’

Michael Jackson's children Prince Michael, Blanket and Paris Jackson press their hands into cement at the Michael Jackson "Immortalized" hand and footprint ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on January 26th, 2012.

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Inspired by Amy Winehouse

Models walk the runway wearing pieces inspired by Amy Winehouse during the Jean Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer 2012 Haute-Couture Show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 25th, 2012.

Fat Joe

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Jeff Halevy’ Let’s Move!

Fat Joe and  Newark Mayor Cory Booker take a picture at  the "Jeff Halevy's Let's Move! Newark: Our Power" at Weequahic High School in Newark, New Jersey on January 23rd, 2012.   

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Hans Ulrich Obrist and Yoko Ono

Hans Ulrich Obrist and Yoko Ono attend the Digital Life Design conference at HVB Forum in Munich, Germany  on January 22nd, 2012. DLD is a global conference network on innovation, digital, science and culture which connects business, creative and social leaders, opinion-formers and investors for crossover conversation and inspiration.

Duane Eddy, Alice Cooper

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Duane Eddy and Alice Cooper

Phoenix boys and fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Duane Eddy and Alice Cooper meet for the first time at the NAMM show in Anaheim, California on January 21st, 2012.  


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Aziz Ansari and Drake

Aziz Ansari and Drake attend Comedy with Aziz Ansari and a Drake Performance presented by Bing at The Bing Bar in Park City, Utah.  Cuba Gooding Jr. joins Aziz on stage before Drake's performance on January 21st, 2012.  

the Doors

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The Doors Mr. Mojo Risin’: The Making of L.A. Woman

Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger of The Doors pose at the screening of "The Doors Mr. Mojo Risin': The Making of L.A. Woman" at the Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles on January 20th, 2012.

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Dave Navarro

Dave Navarro stopped by the Epiphone booth at NAMM in Anaheim, CA to meet with fans and demo his Epiphone Dave Navarro Signature Acoustic/Electric on Friday, January 20th, 2012.

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Betty and Slash

Betty White and Slash pose with Jacob, a Columbia Red Tail Boa Constrictor at the 2011 GLAZA Beastly Ball at the Los Angeles Zoo on June 18th, 2011.

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40/40 Club Reopens

40/40 Club owner Jay-Z compares ties with business magnate and multi-billionaire Warren Buffett at the grand re-opening party of the 40/40 Club in New York on January 18th, 2012.

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110th NAMM Show

Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys receives the Music For Life Award from the National Association of Music Merchants during the 110th NAMM Show's media preview day in Anaheim California on January 18th, 2012.

Jennifer Hudson

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Jennifer Hudson’s Book Signing

Jennifer Hudson signs copies of her new book "I Got This How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down" at Barnes & Noble, Old Orchard in Chicago on January 17th, 2012.

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Cinema For Peace

Win Butler of the Arcade Fire dances on a table while performating at the Cinema For Peace event benefitting Sean Penn's J/P Haitian Relief Organization in Los Angeles on January 14th, 2012.

Bruce Springsteen

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Hand Puppet Time

Bruce Springsteen brings out a hand puppet as he performs during the 2012 Light of Day Concert Series "New Jersey" at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, New Jersey on January 14th, 2012.

Bruce Springsteen

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Bruce Springsteen Gets a Kiss Onstage

Bruce Springsteen is kissed by drummer Joffo Simmons as he sits on his drum kit during the 2012 Light of Day Concert Series "New Jersey" at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, New Jersey on January 14th, 2012.

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Bono In The Desert

U2's Bono poses with attendees of the annual Desert Festival in Tumbuktu, Mali on January 13th, 2012.

Lil' Wayne

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Lil’ Wayne’s New Clothing Label

Lil' Wayne fêted the launch of his new skateboard-oriented clothing label, TRUKFIT, at Manhattan's Hotel Americano.  Here he is celebrating the launch with Young Money's T-Streets, Lil Twist, Mack Maine and Gudda Gudda on Thursday, January 12th, 2012.

Russell Simmons

Taylor Hill

Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons chats with a model at the launch of Lil' Wayne's new skateboard-oriented clothing label, TRUKFIT, at Manhattan's Hotel Americano on Thursday, January 12th, 2012.

jimmy fallon tebowie

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Jimmy Fallon adds a new character to his musical repertoire and appears as "Tebowie," on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Thursday, January 12th, 2012.

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Chief Aoki

Steve Aoki wears a Native American headress on the set of the video shoot for "Cudi The Kid" in Los Angeles on January 11th, 2012.

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In The Booth

Tiësto and Believe Entertainment Group co-founders William Masterson III and Dan Goodman arrive to celebrate the launch of the In The Booth app at XS nightclub in Las Vegas on January 11th, 2012.  In The Booth allows fans access to behind the scenes and exclusive videos, blog posts, music and the chance to meet Tiësto at any of his shows.

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