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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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Happy Birthday, Uncle Clarence!

Jake Clemons, nephew to Clarence, performs during the 2012 Light of Day Evening of Celebration and Hope: Tribute to Clarence Clemons at the Canal Room in New York on January 11th, 2012. 

Light of Day is an annual concert series to raise funds to fight Parkinson's Disease and other related illnesses.  The concert series will continue this weekend with multiple events in Asbury Park, New Jersey.

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Yoko in India

Yoko Ono speaks during a press conference in New Delhi on January 11th, 2012.  Ono is in India to participate in an art show that is an homage to Indian women.  The show includes an archive of her music, movies and other work with her late husband, John Lennon.

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Nikki Sixx and James Durbin arrive at the Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood on January 11th, 2012.  Nikki Sixx announced he's hosting a new late-night radio show with Kerri Kasem on Los Angeles' 98.7 FM.

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?uestlove and Tina Fey

Tina Fey appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and settled her dispute with ?uestlove by sharing a giant hoagie on Tuesday, January 11th, 2012.


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Grey’s Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey talks racing strategy with AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson at Daytona International Speedway, where the pair were testing race cars for the upcoming 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season-opening race for the GRAND-AM Series on Sunday, January 9th, 2012.

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A-Trak Offers His Expertise

Onboard Holy Ship!, a dance party on the sea, fans were able to hang out with their favorite electronic dance musicians.  Here, A-Trak offers DJ lessons to a fan aboard the cruise ship on January 7th, 2012.

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Preservation Jazz Band’s Golden Celebration

Trombone Shorty (far left) and Mos Def (center, with hat) perform with The Preservation Jazz Band during their 50th Anniversary celebration at Carnegie Hall in New York on January 7th, 2012.  Other performers of the night included Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Merril Garbus of Tune-yards, Steve Earle and The Givers.

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Pitbull’s Birthday Celebration

Pitbull performs during his 30th birthday celebration at 1 OAK Las Vegas inside The Mirage on January 6th, 2012.  The rapper's real birthday is this coming Sunday, January 15th.

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Boy II Men Receive a Star

Shawn Stockman, Nathan Morris and Wanya Morris of Boyz II Men pose for a photograph after being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 5th, 2012.

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Graceland Celebrates 30 Years as a Tourist Attraction

Visitors arrive and take tours of Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion and its grounds in Memphis, Tennessee on January 4th, 2012.  This year marks the 30th anniversary of Graceland as a tourist attraction as well as 35 years since Elvis' passing.  Graceland is celebrating the anniversaries with special tours and events all year long.


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Black Star on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Mos Def and Talib Kweli of Black Star stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to perform with The Roots on Tuesday, January 3rd 2012.

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Snoop Dogg on ‘The Price Is Right’

Snoop Dogg joins contestant Dana Brown and host Drew Carey on The Price is Right during the January 2nd, 2012 episode of the show's first-ever Celebrity Week.  The longest-running game show on television is featuring celebrity guests during all episodes airing Monday, January 2nd through 6th.

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Winter Classic

The Roots perform during the second intermission of the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on January 2nd, 2012.  The New York Rangers defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2.

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