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Clive Davis: Stop blaming Bobby Brown for Whitney’s death

Whitney Houston's longtime producer and mentor insists her ex-husband is not the one responsible for her death.

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U2’s ‘free’ iTunes album stumbles in stores

U2's controversial free album on Apple's iTunes had a less than stellar performance once released for commercial sale.

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How Joe Perry finally got his prized guitar back

Strapped for cash the Aerosmith star sold his prized 1959 Les Paul guitar and it somehow ended up in Slash's hands.

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Is your favorite artist ‘smart’ or ‘stupid?’

Can your listening habits actually boost your brain power?

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‘Friends and heroes’ join Foo Fighters for Letterman gigs

The rockers wrap up their week-long residency tonight and oh what a week it has been!

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Why does Bono always wear glasses?

The U2 frontman has finally come clean on why he never removes his sunglasses in public.

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Eddie Vedder dedicates song to Jack White’s late keyboardist

During Pearl Jam's show on Thursday, Vedder dedicated their track "Light Years," a song about grief, to Isaiah Owens.

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Stevie Nicks, Hozier, Keyshia Cole score top album debuts

Other new debuts in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart, include alt-rockers Weezer and "X Factor" pop couple Alex & Sierra.

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Did Metallica almost fire Lars Ulrich?

According to Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian, the legendary drummer almost got axed 30 years ago.

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Bono apologizes for U2’s free album stunt

The musician says "sorry" for releasing an album through iTunes that automatically installed itself in millions of users' libraries.

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WATCH: Demi Lovato’s adorable proposal

A fan pops the question to Demi Lovato and you'll never guess how she replies!

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Neil Young dashes hopes of CSNY reunion

The rocker said "CSNY will never tour again, ever."

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Green Day, Sting, NIN among Rock Hall nominees

Other nominees include Lou Reed, N.W.A., Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

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Debbie Harry to headline John Lennon tribute

The concert will take place on Dec. 5, three days before the 34th anniversary of the Beatles legend's assassination.

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Blake Shelton tops Billboard, Prince lands 2 albums in top 10

Two country artists are atop the weekly Billboard 200 but it's Prince who became the first artist in a decade to have to top 10 debuts.

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Star-studded Beach Boys remake

Sam Smith, Dave Grohl, Elton John, Lorde, Pharrell, Stevie Wonder, and more have teamed up to remake the Beach Boys' hit "God Only Knows."

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WATCH: Glen Campbell’s last studio recording session

NBC News sat down with the legendary entertainer and his wife for a look back at his career and his battle against Alzheimer's.

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Steve Hackett slams Genesis documentary

The Genesis guitarist slammed a new documentary about the band, accusing producers of giving a "biased account" of the group's history.

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John Lennon’s guitar expected to fetch $1M at auction

The guitar used to record "Paperback Writer" is going to be auctioned later this year.

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HBO plans star-studded Veteran’s Day tribute concert

Metallica, Rihanna, Zac Brown Band, John Oliver, and Meryl Streep will be among those performing at the November event.

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Durbin: Sun-Times Reporter’s Departure “Worrisome”

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Republican state Sen., Jim Oberweis, right, offers to give Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, more paper after Durbin joked about only getting one page of paper for notes before their first of two televised debates prior to the Nov. 4 election Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Chicago. Oberweis, a dairy entrepreneur from Sugar Grove, has acknowledged it will take a big GOP year to unseat Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate who's represented Illinois on Capitol Hill for more than three decades.

Bruce Rauner’s campaign is being accused of bullying the Chicago Sun-Times, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says that should be a troubling sign to voters.

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Sears Announcement Doesn’t Include Springfield Stores

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Sears says it is closing more than 100 stores and laying-off more than 5,400 employees across the nation.

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Analyst: Debate for US Senate Doesn’t Reveal Much

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One more debate scheduled for next week

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Oberweis Comes Out for Same-Sex Marriage

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GOP challenger to Durbin insists this is not a change

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Springfield Based Reporter Resigns Following Rauner Complaint

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Dave McKinney was the Chicago Sun-Times' Springfield bureau chief.