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yesterday

AC/DC’s future in doubt as retirement rumors grow

Speculation is growing over the future of rock legends amid a swirl of rumors suggesting the band is on the verge of retirement.

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yesterday

How you can earn $6K an hour

Hint: You have to be Beyoncé.

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yesterday

George Jones’ wife plans celebration on anniversary of his death

Family, friends, and fans will gather at Jones' grave in Nashville's Woodlawn Cemetery to honor his legacy.

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Monday

Arcade Fire brings in Debbie Harry to close Coachella, slams VIP policy

Arcade Fire closed the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday and deplored the festival's growing amenities reserved for VIPs only.

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Friday

Rock Hall inducts 2014 class

The ceremony centered on live performances but KISS stayed true to their vow not to perform.

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Friday

Aerosmith remixes ‘Dream On’ to honor Boston Marathon victims

Steven Tyler and Joe Perry have laid down a new arrangement of the song — joined by a children's chorus.

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Friday

Smashing Pumpkins to re-release ‘Adore’ as box set

The six-disc set will include unreleased songs and a live DVD from their 1998 charity tour.

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Friday

PHOTOS: 2014 Rock Hall induction ceremony

KISS, Nirvana, and Linda Ronstadt are among those inducted as part of the 2014 class.

Musician Billy Joel participates in a press conference to announce "Billy Joel at the Garden," the first ever music franchise held at the venue, at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, in New York. The music icon will perform a residency at Madison Square Garden once a month for as many months as New Yorkers demand. He’s set to perform sold-out shows on Jan. 27, Feb. 3, March 21 and April 28, 2014.

Thursday

Billy Joel attends elementary school’s tribute concert

Billy Joel surprises young students by attending their tribute concert in New York.

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Thursday

Journey frontman recording solo album

The solo work comes as rumors swirl that former frontman Steve Perry is in talks to reunite with the band.

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Thursday

‘Frozen’ tops Billboard chart – again

"Frozen," the soundtrack to Disney's billion-dollar blockbuster, is on its fourth consecutive week atop the Billboard 200 album chart.

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Thursday

Stars line up to salute Rock Hall inductees

KISS, Hall & Oates, and Linda Ronstadt are among those being welcomed to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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April 9, 2014

Lorde, Imagine Dragons lead Billboard Music Awards nominees

Florida Georgia Line, John Legend, Carrie Underwood, Justin Timberlake, and Bruno Mars are among other nominees.

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April 8, 2014

Man charged with stalking Selena Gomez – again

A man caught trespassing at Selena Gomez's California home twice in the same week has been charged with felony stalking.

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April 8, 2014

Coldplay ties U2 for most No. 1 hits

Both bands have extended their lead on the Dave Matthews Band and Jack Johnson.

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April 8, 2014

Chris Brown’s bodyguard tries to take blame in assault case

A bodyguard for the R&B singer says it was he, not Brown, who punched a man outside a hotel in Washington last year.

Kurt Cobain

April 4, 2014

Remembering Kurt Cobain

It's been two decades since Cobain took his own life, yet he remains a cultural touchstone for those he influenced and entertained in a short-lived career.

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April 3, 2014

PHOTOS: Kurt Cobain

On the 20th anniversary of the death of Kurt Cobain, a look back on the talent we lost too soon.

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April 3, 2014

Darius Rucker to perform anthem at NCAA title game

Darius Rucker and Chris Daughtry will need to get their game voices on.

frozen

April 3, 2014

‘Frozen’ freezes top spot on Billboard chart

Hip-shaking Colombian singer Shakira was no match for Disney's animated princesses on the weekly Billboard chart.

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