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Recording Academy President Shockingly Out Before GRAMMY Awards

With just a week to go before the 2020 GRAMMY Awards, the Recording Academy has made a shocking change at the top. Deborah Dugan has been removed as President and CEO of the organization after new concerns were brough to the attention of the board. Dugan ascended to the role of President in August...
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Doobie Brothers, Notorious B.I.G., Whitney Houston Among 2020 Rock Hall Inductees

The Doobie Brothers , Depeche Mode , Nine Inch Nails , The Notorious B.I.G. , T. Rex and Whitney Houston are this year’s inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. It’s been a long time coming for the Doobies, who helped soundtrack the 70s with hits like “China Grove” and have been eligible...
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Billie Eilish to Sing James Bond Theme, 'No Time to Die'

Time to add yet another history-making accomplishment to the resume of Billie Eilish . The GRAMMY-nominated singer has been tapped to write and perform the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film, No Time to Die . This makes her the youngest artist ever to write and record a 007 theme. View...
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Dave Matthews Band Edges Pat Benatar, Doobie Brothers in Rock Hall Fan Vote

Dave Matthews Band has won the fan vote for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ’s class of 2020. That doesn’t mean they’re in just yet, but past fan votes have proven to be good predictors of success. The “Ants Marching” band scored a comfortable win with more than 1 million votes. But the other top...
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This Beatles Album Was the Top Selling Vinyl LP of 2019 and the Decade

Vinyl made a comeback years ago, and the format is proving to have staying power. According to Nielsen Music’s year-end report, vinyl now represents 26% of all physical album sales with 18.8 million units sold in 2019. That’s compared to 54.8 million CDs. Vinyl remains especially popular with the...
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Surprise! Cameron Diaz and Good Charlotte's Benji Madden Welcome a Baby Girl

Congratulations are in order for Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden of Good Charlotte , starting off the new year with a big announcement. The couple announced in a post on Friday that they have welcomed a new baby girl. "We are so happy, blessed and grateful to begin this new decade by announcing the...
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Woman Hires Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath to Help Breakup With Her Boyfriend

We’ve heard of sending a song to someone during a breakup, but this is the first we’ve heard of sending the singer. Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray got an uncommon request through Cameo, the service that allows you to hire celebrities to deliver messages on your behalf. The “Fly” singer and former Extra...
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U2 Drops New Song With 'Slumdog Millionaire' Composer Ahead of First India Concert

U2 has released its first new music in two years – a collaboration with Indian artist A.R. Rahman that promotes peace. “Ahimsa” is an atmospheric and airy song with soothing backing vocals provided by Rahman’s two daughters. The single takes its name from the Sanskrit word for non-violence. “This ...
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U2 Salutes Australian Firefighters as Thanks for Saving Lives in Local Wildfires

With dozens of wildfires burning across New South Wales, Australia, firefighters are flying in from across the continent to lend a hand. And a few of those brave souls got a sendoff to remember at the airport in Melbourne. U2 , always aware of what’s going on in the world, ran into dozens of...
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Study: 78 Minutes of Music a Day Improves Mental Health

There have been been plenty of studies that prove the health benefits of music, but just how much of a daily intake do you need to start reaping the benefites? 78 minutes. A study by the British Academy of Sound Therapy found that listening to music for that amount of time helps maintain good...
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