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Bauhaus Frontman Avoids Jail After Accepting Plea Deal In Drugs Case

16th October 2013 1:25

Bauhaus star Peter Murphy has been placed on three years probation after pleading guilty to methamphetamine possession.The She's in Parties singer...

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Justin Bieber's Antics In China Filmed For Viral Video

16th October 2013 1:25

Justin Bieber's questionable antics during a trip to the Great Wall of China last month (Sep13) were filmed for a guerrilla viral video for his new...

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John Lydon Honoured With Icon Award In London

16th October 2013 1:25

Sex Pistols and Public Image Ltd. frontman John Lydon was honoured with the Bmi Icon Award in Britain on Tuesday night (15Oct13).The punk icon, aka...

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Britney Spears Hits The Streets Of London For Bus Tour

16th October 2013 1:25

Britney Spears took to the streets of London on Tuesday (15Oct13) to chat with British journalists on a double-decker bus.The Toxic singer turned her...

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Lady Gaga Shoots Holiday Special With The Muppets

16th October 2013 1:25

Lady Gaga is reuniting with the stars of The Muppets to serve up a holiday treat for fans.The Applause hitmaker recently filmed a secret Christmas Tv...

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The Things They Say: 3907704

16th October 2013 1:25

"I was told I had dead people in me, so my hypnotherapist... said she had to exorcise my body and then I got a ghost meter to read and it just beeped...

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The Things They Say: 3907705

16th October 2013 1:25

"It's a personal album, and all my family, they always call me Britney Jean. It's like a term of endearment, and I just wanted to share that with my...

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Eminem Drops The Ferocious 'Rap God' Showing Why He Is The Best!

16th October 2013 2:04

Eminem delivers his new track 'Rap God' (Oct 15th) at rapid speed and explains why he is the best rapper of all time.The new single is off his...

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Harry Styles Fancies Rosie Huntington-whiteley

16th October 2013 3:00

Harry Styles fancies Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.The 19-year-old One Direction star - who has been romantically linked to a number of women including...

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'Chinese Food' By Alison Gold Is More Annoying Than Rebecca Black's 'Friday'

16th October 2013 4:08

A strong contender for the most annoying song ever has just been released, called 'Chinese Food'.Alison Gold sings about her passion and love for the...

news article: 'Chinese Food' By Alison Gold Is More Annoying Than Rebecca Black's 'Friday'

Kendrick Lamar Spits Fire At Drake (And Every Other Rapper) In Bet Hip-hop Awards Cypher [Listen]

16th October 2013 5:55

Kendrick Lamar was always going to walk away from the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards as one of the main talking points. Up for 11 awards and eventually...

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Nivanna, Kiss And Ll Cool J Show Diverse Class Of 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

16th October 2013 6:11

The Rock & Roll hall of fame class of 2014 nominees have been announced. The list is very diverse, full of different acts from multiple music genres....

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Sarah Harding To 'Set The Record Straight'

16th October 2013 6:21

Sarah Harding will ''set the record straight'' with her solo album. The former Girls Aloud singer is working on her first album under her own name...

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Soulja Boy Slapped With Hit-and-run Lawsuit

16th October 2013 7:57

Rapper Soulja Boy is facing legal action over an alleged hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles, California.The Crank That (Soulja Boy) hitmaker is...

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Kendrick Lamar Scores Five Bet Hip Hop Awards

16th October 2013 7:57

Kendrick Lamar reigned supreme at the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards, winning five categories and narrowly beating out Drake and Jay Z for the top...

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Chad Kroeger Heaps Praise On New Wife In First Major Joint Interview

16th October 2013 7:57

Nickelback star Chad Kroeger has opened up about marriage to his new bride Avril Lavigne, insisting he loves watching Harry Potter films with her and...

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Coldplay To Be Honoured For The Hunger Games Song

16th October 2013 7:57

Coldplay have been named the recipient of this year's (13) Hollywood Song Award for their tune from the upcoming The Hunger Games: Catching Fire...

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Atoms For Peace Staged Surprise Gig After Scrapped Festival Appearance

16th October 2013 7:57

Radiohead star Thom Yorke's supergroup Atoms For Peace staged a surprise concert for fans in Texas after storms prompted promoters to scrap their...

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Snoop Dogg Adopts Another New Name For Funk Project

16th October 2013 7:57

Snoop Dogg has given himself yet another new moniker - Snoopzilla - in honour of collaborative project the rapper has created with singer...

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Tom Waits & Sinead O'connor Sign Up For Kickstarter Blues Album

16th October 2013 7:57

Tom Waits, Sinead O'connor and Lucinda Williams have signed on to record tracks for a new Blind Willie Johnson tribute album - if fans fund the...

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Fascinating Fact: 3908101

16th October 2013 7:57

Miranda Lambert has expanded her clothing, gift and lifestyle enterprise after opening a second Pink Pistol store in her hometown at the weekend. The...

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Fascinating Fact: 3908102

16th October 2013 7:57

R&B star Jason Derulo got a soaking during an appearance on America's The Ellen Degeneres Show after agreeing to have water dunked on his head to...

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Nirvana Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2014

16th October 2013 8:21

Nirvana lead the nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014. The 'Come As You Are' hitmakers are among several acts up for the honour and...

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Sir Paul Mccartney Explains Beatles Influence

16th October 2013 10:00

Sir Paul McCartney's latest album was influenced by his own work with The Beatles.The 'Hey Jude' hitmaker was concerned 'New' was too much of a...

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Miley Cyrus And Robin Thicke Plan More Duets?

16th October 2013 10:00

Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke are planning another two duets.The stars teamed up for history making performance at the MTV Video Music Awards...

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Warning: Alison Gold's 'Chinese Food' Cannot Be Erased From Your Memory [Video]

16th October 2013 10:39

Yeah so we all remember Rebecca Black's Friday. It was a dreadful delight of a song and its cringe-worthy video got nearly 60 million views on...

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Nirvana Finally Eligible For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Honour

16th October 2013 11:33

90s rock band Nirvana are one of 16 acts nominated for entry into the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Owing to the rule that only acts who released...

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Harry Belafonte Sues Martin Luther King, Jr.'S Estate

16th October 2013 12:09

Harry Belafonte is suing Martin Luther King, Jr.'s estate after officials blocked the sale of three historic documents.The singer filed a lawsuit on...

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Nirvana And Linda Ronstadt Nominated For Hall Of Fame Honour

16th October 2013 12:09

Rock legends Nirvana, singer Linda Ronstadt, and former Genesis star Peter Gabriel are among the acts nominated for inclusion at next year's (14)...

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Conrad Murray Planning To Regain Medical Rights After Release

16th October 2013 12:09

Michael Jackson's jailed physician Dr. Conrad Murray is aiming to restart his career in medicine when he is released from prison later this month...

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Tobymac Takes Home Artist Of The Year At Gospel Awards

16th October 2013 12:09

Gospel singer Tobymac scooped the big prize at the 2013 Dove Awards on Tuesday (16Oct13) when he was named artist of the year for a second time.The...

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Hologram Museum To Open In London

16th October 2013 12:09

Rock fans will get the chance to perform 'live' with dead heroes including John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Freddie Mercury and Kurt Cobain when a hologram...

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Concert Performance Lands Taylor Swift A Role In Meryl Streep Film

16th October 2013 12:09

Taylor Swift had no idea she was 'auditioning' for a movie role when she performed in Los Angeles recently.The country star has just won a part...

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Mary J. Blige Finds Her Own Music Therapeutic

16th October 2013 12:09

Mary J. Blige has a new kind of therapy to help keep her sober - she listens to her own songs.The No More Drama hitmaker endured a tough battle with...

news article: Mary J. Blige Finds Her Own Music Therapeutic

Jessie J Eyes Hollywood Move

16th October 2013 12:09

British singer Jessie J is hoping to add actress to her resume - she is eyeing up a move into Hollywood films.The Price Tag hitmaker insists she...

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Fascinating Fact: 3908530

16th October 2013 12:09

Bruno Mars recruited actress Freida Pinto for the music video of his latest single, Gorilla. The Slumdog Millionaire star plays a stripper who later...

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The Things They Say: 3908531

16th October 2013 12:09

"Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is the most beautiful woman in the world, probably. It's her face." One Direction star Harry Styles confesses his...

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Welcome To True Music Festival's Inaugural Event This December

16th October 2013 13:08

Arizona's True Music Festival marks its debut this December 2013, seeing a range of different artists of all genres coming together to support music...

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Adam Levine And Behati Prinsloo Plan Two Weddings In Los Angeles And Namibia

16th October 2013 13:41

Not content with marrying a supermodel once, Adam Levine is planning two weddings with fiance Behati Prinsloo, in Los Angeles and her native...

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Eminem Raps Really, Really Fast In 'Rap God' - Faster Than Watskyhd?

16th October 2013 14:07

Eminem probably isn’t a rap god, but he’s certainly part of the elite. Like his virulent, insightful lyrics – delivered with conviction,...

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Is Future Suing Drake For $1.5m After Being Kicked From His Tour?

16th October 2013 15:13

It appears as though there’s some tender beef cooking between Future and Drake. The former is apparently suing the Canadian rapper for kicking him...

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Britney Spears Plans Hiatus

16th October 2013 16:04

Pop superstar Britney Spears plans to take a break when her Las Vegas residency ends.The Toxic hitmaker has kept busy with her eighth record, titled...

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Damon Albarn Blasts Russian Protest Arrests

16th October 2013 16:04

Blur frontman Damon Albarn has called on Russian officials to free the Greenpeace protesters held on piracy charges.The crew and captain of a...

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Dave Lovering Saddened By Kim Deal's Departure

16th October 2013 16:04

Pixies drummer Dave Lovering has opened up about his heartache after bassist Kim Deal quit the band.Deal announced in June (13) she had left the...

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Paul Sir Paul Mccartney: 'Releasing Music Is Like Taking A School Exam'

16th October 2013 16:04

Sir Paul Mccartney still finds releasing new music as stressful as taking a school exam.The former Beatle unveiled his latest album New on Monday...

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One Direction Want Simon Cowell To Pay Phone Bills

16th October 2013 16:04

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson wants the band's boss Simon Cowell to pay their expensive phone bills.The singer and his bandmates frequently...

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Freddie Cowan Designs Signature Instrument

16th October 2013 16:04

British rocker Freddie Cowan has built a signature model guitar.The Vaccines musician, who spent a year helping to design the instrument, will join...

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Snoop Dogg Changes Name To Snoopzilla

16th October 2013 16:06

Snoop Dogg has changed his name to Snoopzilla.Less than a year after renaming himself Snoop Lion, the rapper has once again changed his moniker to...

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John Lydon Glad Of Bmi Recognition

16th October 2013 16:06

John Lydon is glad his fellow songwriters have ''taken notice'' of him.The legendary former Sex Pistols punk singer was given the Icon award at last...

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The Killers To Perform At Emas

16th October 2013 16:06

The Killers are to perform at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs).The 'Runaways' group will take to the stage at the ceremony at Ziggo Dome in...

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Jenni Rivera Was Estranged From Daughter Over Affair Allegations

16th October 2013 19:05

Tragic Latin superstar Jenni Rivera was estranged from her eldest daughter at the time of her death last year (12), after accusing her child of...

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Elton John Humbled By Aids Charity Recognition

16th October 2013 19:05

Sir Elton John has been left "humbled" after receiving a prestigious charity honour for his continued work in the fight against Aids.The Rocket Man...

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Nicki Minaj Bares Her Breast At Fashion Launch

16th October 2013 19:05

Rapper Nicki Minaj suffered another wardrobe malfunction on Tuesday (15Oct13) after accidentally exposing her nipple at the Los Angeles launch of her...

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The Killers Halt Split Rumours With Mtv Awards Set

16th October 2013 19:05

Rockers The Killers have dismissed split rumours by announcing they will be performing at the MTV European Music Awards in Amsterdam next month...

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Nicki Minaj Used As Bait In New York Sex Assault

16th October 2013 19:05

New York police are searching for a man accused of luring a 12-year-old girl into his car after promising her a meeting with rapper Nicki Minaj.The...

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Itunes And Billboard Chart Top Spots Mark Continued Success For Miley Cyrus' "Bangerz"

16th October 2013 21:05

Miley Cyrus’ much hyped Bangerz debuted at the top of the Billboard Chart this week, because of course it did. Miley’s “strategic hot mess”...

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Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Agrees To Play Pub Gig For £1 Million

16th October 2013 22:07

Sir Paul Mccartney has agreed to perform in Bbc radio personality CHRIS EVANS' English pub if fans raise $1.5 million (£1 million) for charity.The...

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A Tribe Called Quest To Play Final Shows With Kanye

16th October 2013 22:07

Hip-hop icons A Tribe Called Quest are planning to go out in style after a final tour with Kanye West.The beloved group, fronted by rapper Q-Tip, has...

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Justin Bieber To Release New Concert Movie On Christmas Day

16th October 2013 22:07

Justin Bieber has the holidays all wrapped up for his fans - the pop superstar will release his new concert movie Believe on Christmas Day...

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Liv Tyler To Team Up With Rocker Ex For Rooftop Charity Gig

16th October 2013 22:07

Spacehog frontman Royston Langdon is teaming up with his ex-wife Liv Tyler and pal Sean Lennon to stage a rooftop concert in New York on Wednesday...

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Keith Richards' Unofficial Bomb Maker Arraigned

16th October 2013 22:07

A man who was hoping to supply Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards with explosives for his entertainment has been arraigned on 112 counts of illegal...

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Fascinating Fact: 3909126

16th October 2013 22:07

Miley Cyrus has stripped off again to play a nude alien in rapper Future's new video for Real & True. The provocative pop star was covered in nothing...

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