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YouTube’s Rumored Subscription Music Service Could Launch This Year [REPORT] YouTube’s Rumored Subscription Music Service Could Launch This Year [REPORT]

Another report now claims that YouTube is pretty close to launching their oft-rumored subscription music streaming service, one that would incorporate videos and offer both free and paid tiers. From Billboard: The service, designed with mobile listening in mind, will …

Shania Twain Announces 2014 Las Vegas Show Dates

Shania Twain won over the hearts of many music fans throughout the 90′s and early 00′s, but then seemed to have kind of disappeared. She made a bit of a comeback less than a year ago with a new type …

Kurt Cobain Talks Gay Thoughts, Homophobic Mother And Oppression Of Women In Lost Interview
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PBS Digital Studios’ Blank on Blank is highlighting a “lost interview” with legendary Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. He was interviewed by Jon Savage for Identity in New York City on July 22, 1993. In the highlights below, Cobain talks about …

Mary Steenburgen Signs Record Deal with Universal

Its never too late to chase your dreams, and actress Mary Steenburgen is a prime example of that notion. She has an Academy Award, now she’s going for a Grammy. The 60-year-old actress is known for her long-standing career in …

Celia Cruz, ‘Queen of Salsa,’ Gets a Google Doodle Celia Cruz, ‘Queen of Salsa,’ Gets a Google Doodle
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Today, Google is honoring the Queen of Salsa with a homepage doodle that her estate is calling “important and far-reaching.” Celia Cruz, La Guarachera de Cuba, would have turned 88 today. The Havana-born singer died on July 16th, 2003 of …

Man Drops $100K to Look Like Justin Bieber [IMAGE]
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How much money would you spend to look like your favorite celebrity? It certainly isn’t unheard of for people to have plastic surgery to make a certain body feature look like a celebrity’s, but the amount one 33-year-old man spent …

Dolly Parton Raps, Pokes Fun At Miley Cyrus [VIDEO]
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This week in music we learned that Eminem is the self-proclaimed Rap God (and most people aren’t disputing that). The bleached blond Eminem may now have his female rapping counterpart in the equally blonde 67-year-old Dolly Parton. Yeah, you read …

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees Announced

The nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced for the year 2014. A variety of genres are represented with this year’s nominations, including grunge, old school rap, pop, and a few British rock groups. There …

Gavin DeGraw’s New Album Getting Positive Reviews
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Gavin DeGraw has penned some very catchy songs in recent years; from “I Don’t Wanna Be” to “Chariot”, his are the songs we find ourselves singing along to while enjoying some very deft piano-playing. His albums aren’t full of songs …

Rap God: People Are Loving Eminem’s New Song [AUDIO]
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What is it with rappers proclaiming themselves to be gods these days? Just a few months after Kanye West uploaded his “I Am A God” song to YouTube, Eminem released his new song, “Rap God.” The song gets the name …

Researchers Argue That Unavailability, Not Search Engines, Lead To Piracy Researchers Argue That Unavailability, Not Search Engines, Lead To Piracy
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Every few months, the MPAA comes out of the woodwork to claim Google’s search results encourage piracy. According to their logic, the prevalence of illegal sources on Google’s front page indicates that something is wrong. Now a group of researchers …

Liza Minelli Performs A Show, Despite A Broken Wrist
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Liza Minnelli found the strength to perform a concert last night, despite having a broken wrist. The aging star seems to still have a few tricks up her sleeve, and while she was advised not to do so, she went …

Sufjan Stevens’ Open Letter to Miley Cyrus Needs to Be the Last Open Letter to Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus is probably tired of getting open letters. Actually, I know she is. I’m tired of people writing open letters to Miley Cyrus too. I’m sure you’re tired of Miley Cyrus, open letters, open letters to Miley Cyrus, and …

Musicians Read Mean Tweets About Themselves [VIDEO]

Last night, Jimmy Kimmel had Kanye West on the show to clear the air following their recent Twitter battle. It proved to be one of the most compelling half-hours of late night television in recent memory. Seriously, check it out. …

The Pogues Guitarist Philip Chevron Dies At Age 56

The Pogues are a celtic punk band from London, England and were formed in 1982. The singer, songwriter and guitarist of the band, Philip Chevron, died on Tuesday at the age of 56. He died after being treated for throat …

Kanye West Will Be Twitter Foe Jimmy Kimmel’s Guest Tonight
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The must-watch episode of Wednesday’s late night TV slate has to be Jimmy Kimmel Live, as tonight his guest will be none other than Twitter foe Kanye West. As you may remember, late last month the two had a pretty …

Beats Music Is Coming ‘Within the Next Few Months’ Beats Music Is Coming ‘Within the Next Few Months’

Beats may be known for their headphones, but soon they want you to know them for their music streaming platform, Beats Music. President Luke Wood recently told The Next Web that he plans on launching the much-anticipated service “within the …

20% of the Songs on Spotify Have Never Been Streamed 20% of the Songs on Spotify Have Never Been Streamed

Today’s Spotify’s 5th birthday (Happy Birthday, guys!), having been launched back on October 7th, 2008, in Sweden (and a handful of other European countries). As many companies do on milestone days, Spotify has released a celebratory blog post with some …

Kris Jenner: Kanye West is an “Amazing” Person
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By now everyone with Internet access has probably heard of the Twitter feud Kanye West had with Jimmy Kimmel last week. Apparently a spoof Kimmel did on one of West’s interviews rubbed him the wrong way, and Kanye reacted in …

Black Sabbath Featured In A California Theme Park
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Black Sabbath was recently featured in an attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood. Ozzy Osbourne, as he is known for his horrific and disturbing antics, has finally got himself featured in a Halloween themed exhibit at Universal Studios. The attraction is …

American Idol 2013 Auditions: The New Judges Are Clicking
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After American Idol’s previous disaster season, many fans are ready to put the past behind and are looking forward to the changes the show is bringing in 2014. In addition to a new format and producers, Idol made some big …