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Apollo to mark Billie Holiday’s birthday

The legendary jazz and blues singer will be inducted into the Apollo Walk of Fame on April 6.

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For $129 you can dress like Katy Perry’s #LeftShark

The "Roar" singer is cashing in on the dancing shark phenomenon from her Super Bowl half-time show.

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New music now comes out on Fridays

For decades, new music releases came out on Tuesdays, but not anymore.

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Turn it down: Study says millions at risk for hearing loss

A new study shows almost half of all 12 to 35-year-olds listen to unsafe levels of music on their personal audio devices or cellphones.

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Grand Ole Opry gets historic designation

The building that houses the heart of country music has an official place in American history.

harrisontree

George Harrison tree tribute replaced to mark 72nd birthday

A new tree tribute to the late George Harrison has been planted in a Los Angeles park after a beetle infestation killed off the last pine.

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Rock ‘n’ roll dreams come true for adults at Minnesota camp

Just because you have a family and a mortgage doesn't mean you can't rock and roll.

ELVIS

Las Vegas plans Elvis exhibit

It opens 59 years to the day since the King first performed in Las Vegas.

kanyewest

Kanye West publicly apologizes to Beck

The rapper has publicly apologized to Beck almost three weeks after staging a silent protest at the Grammys.

imaginedragons

Imagine Dragons roar to top of Billboard chart

The band's new release, "Smoke + Mirrors," has sold 195,000 copies.

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iTunes users like U2 after all

All those people who complained about U2's free album account appear to be a vocal minority.

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Bon Jovi helps provide ‘spoon full of hope’ to hometown

Jon Bon Jovi is sponsoring a community restaurant on the Jersey shore near his childhood home.

Mary J Blige stands outside the itv studio in London.

Mary J. Blige heading to ‘Empire’

The R&B star is the latest to land a guest role on the hit Fox drama.

jimmypage

‘Physical Graffiti’ was a labor of love for Jimmy Page

Jimmy Page wanted to remaster Led Zeppelin's music because he hates how modern versions sound.

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