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Lady Gaga sheds quirky image for jazz album with Tony Bennett

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett bridge a 60-year age gap to form one of music's unlikeliest pairs.

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You can shop at Alice Cooper’s thrift store

Alice's Attic will be stocked with pieces from the "Welcome to My Nightmare" hitmaker's personal collection.

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New Queen album features Michael Jackson collaboration

The track features vocals from late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury and the King of Pop.

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Cher hit with $10M discrimination suit

Three backup dancers are suing the legendary performer, saying they were fired for the color of their skin.

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U2 teams up with Apple again – this time to stop piracy

Bono says the group is working with the tech giant to develop a new file format that cannot be copied.

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Chrissie Hynde calls today’s singers ‘porn stars’

The rocker says there's a difference between talent and "porn stars trying to make records."

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Lost documentary on The Doors set for DVD release

The 1968 documentary, shot by the group's official photographer, will be released this fall.

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Mick Jagger is a fossil – literally

Scientists have named a fossil found in the Egyptian desert after the Rolling Stones rocker.

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Producer profiled in ‘Jersey Boys’ dead at 82

Crewe helped write and produce hits for acts including The Four Seasons, Patti LaBelle, and Michael Jackson.

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For Beach Boy biopic, actors tap Wilson’s ‘good vibrations’

The two actors who portray Beach Boy Brian Wilson in a film about his troubled life say the songwriter's music helped their performances.

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U2’s free iTunes album hailed as largest launch in history

U2 released the record during a live performance at Apple's new iPhone unveiling, with the album immediately appearing in iTunes users' music libraries.

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Idina Menzel to release holiday album

The "Frozen" star plans to release Christmas album next month.

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George Harrison to be honored at star-studded tribute

George Fest will take place three days after a new six-disc Harrison box set, "The Apple Years 1968-75," is released.

Sir Paul McCartney performs with his band during the "Out There" Tour at the Times Union Center on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Albany, N.Y.

Paul McCartney urges Scots to shun independence

Paul McCartney has signed an open letter to Scottish voters urging them to choose 'No' in a crucial poll over plans for the nation to break away from the rest of the U.K.

Marty Raybon rides in the CMA Festival Kick-Off Parade in Nashville, Wednesday, June 9, 2010.

Marty Raybon rejoins Shenandoah

Marty Raybon has reunited with Shenandoah, the band he co-founded in 1984 and fronted for 13 years.

Nathan Followill, of Kings of Leon, is seen backstage at the Grammy Nominations Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, in Los Angeles.

Kings of Leon drummer returns to the road

Nathan Followill has confirmed he'll be back behind the kit after breaking his ribs in a tour bus crash.

Snoop Dogg performs as part of the "How The West Was Won" concert at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 in Irvine, Calif.

Snoop Dogg surprises bride and groom at wedding

Forget a photo booth! Guests at this wedding got to take pictures with Snoop Dogg!

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber drives a quad bike at the beach as he takes a break in a resort in Punta Chame on the outskirts of Panama City in a January 27, 2014 file photo.

Justin Bieber charged with dangerous driving

Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault following an altercation and collision on Friday.

Kanye West American rapper, songwriter, record producer, film director, entrepreneur, and fashion designer, Kanye West attends the Cannes Lions 2014, 61st International Advertising Festival in Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. The Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival is a world's meeting place for professionals in the communications industry.

Kanye West confronted SNL comedian over MTV VMAs spoof

Kanye West has urged SNL's Jay Pharoah not to make light of his hard work after the rapper was spoofed during the MTV Video Music Awards.

Singer Chris Brown leaves District of Columbia Superior Court in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, after pleading guilty on a misdemeanor assault. Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to hitting a man outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna. Brown pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and was sentenced to time served. He spent two days in a District of Columbia jail in this case.

Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault

Chris Brown appeared at a court in Washington, D.C. and admitted beating up a man outside a hotel in the city last year.

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The head of St. John's Hospital's Women's and Children's center has been arrested, accused of stealing more than $500,000.

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