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Robin Thicke Hits New Low With Flower Promotion

It’s possible that Robin Thicke hasn’t hit rock bottom yet with his desperate public attempts to win back wife Paula Patton, but he’s close. Really close. Following poor sales for his new album Paula, Thicke has now partnered up with 1-800-FLOWERS and is offering up a free album download with a qualifying purchase. Anyone who has glanced at the occasional …

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Dave Grohl Sets Out to Reinvent the Wheel

Much like fans of the book series A Song of Ice and Fire (aka Game of Thrones), every musical fan out there knows how painstaking it is to wait for their favorite band’s next album. However, fans are also usually understanding toward the process – the band has to take time off from touring and making money; they have to …

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Google Released An Exclusive Documentary About Merge Records

Google – Google Play specifically – has released an exclusive documentary about Merge Records. It’s a free 24-minute look at 25 years of the label available on the Google Play channel. Here’s how Google describes it: Founded by Superchunk’s Mac McCaughan and Laura Ballance in 1989, North Carolina’s Merge Records quickly grew to become one of America’s essential indie labels. …

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Justin Bieber Charged in Egging Incident

Pop singer Justin Bieber is set to be formally charged with a misdemeanor count of vandalism stemming from an egg throwing incident in January in his Calabasas, California neighborhood. A former neighbor of Bieber called 911 to report that eggs were being lobbed over the pop star’s fence, which caused an estimated $20,000 worth of damage to the targeted property. …

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Courtney Love Cast in ‘Sons of Anarchy’

Actress Courtney Love is set to appear in the 7th and final season of the FX biker gang drama Sons of Anarchy. Love will first appear in the fourth episode as Ms. Harrison, the pre-school teacher of main character Jax’s (Charlie Hunnam) eldest son Abel. This will be the television drama debut for Love, who was nominated for a Golden …

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YouTube Gets a Ton of Classic Concerts

Live music fans now have a new place to kill 2,000-or-so hours, as YouTube has just been gifted a ton of classic concerts from some of the biggest names in music. Music Vault, which calls itself the world’s greatest collection of live music, has just released their entire catalog to their YouTube channel. Music Vault began putting videos up on …

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Flavor Flav Cited for Illegal Fireworks

Rapper and reality star Flavor Flav was cited by police Friday at his Las Vegas home, just as he began his annual fireworks show. Flav had been launching thousands of dollars worth of illegal fireworks for his fourth of July event since 2009, though this year his neighbors’ complaints were heard, and authorities confiscated over 100 pounds of illegal fireworks. …

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Kanye West Booed After Onstage Rant

Controversial rapper Kanye West was booed at the Wireless Festival in London on Friday, after going into a 20-minute rant in protest of the media during his set. West was filling in for Canadian singer Drake, who had fallen ill. West, wearing a studded face mask, went on to share his views on the culture of fame, consumerism and discrimination …

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Dolly Parton Performs At Glastonbury

Dolly Parton recently fulfilled one her lifetime dreams of performing at Glastonbury Festival, one of England’s most anticipated summer events. Parton performed several of her songs in front of 150,000 fans at the normally muddy event at Worthy Farm in southwest England. “This is a very exciting day for me and we’ve got all kinds of things going on,” Parton …

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Bobby Womack Dies; Rolling Stones Pay Tribute

Bobby Womack is a Soul music and R&B legend. But even if you think you have little interest in R&B, your music collection has definitely been touched in some way by Bobby Womack, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009. Womack, who died Friday at the age of 70, played guitar for Sam Cooke …

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Chris Brown Will Not Accept Plea Deal; Singer Doesn’t Agree With Details

On Wednesday, R&B singer Chris Brown rejected a plea deal on misdemeanor assault charges. The plea deal entailed no probation or jail time for Brown. With the rejection of the deal, however, Brown will go to trial where there is a possibility of him going back to jail. According to sources, Brown initially agreed to the plea deal. However, two …

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Amazon: Prime Music Has Already ‘Exceeded Expectations’

It’s been a little over a week since Amazon launched Prime Music, the company’s new music streaming service for Amazon Prime subscribers. At first glance, Prime Music didn’t dazzle us with a vast catalog or anything else particularly shiny. It launched without any content from Universal Music Group, the largest record label in the world. Prime Music is also six …

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