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December 04, 2019 - 7:45 am
As the decade draws to a close, streaming giant Spotify has announced the songs and artists that dominated the past 10 years. Named artist of the year a record three times since 2010, it may not come as a surprise that Drake brought home the crown for the most-streamed artist of the decade. The hip...
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November 20, 2019 - 6:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammys are screaming “Cuz I Love You” to Lizzo: The breakthrough singer-rapper scored a whopping eight nominations, including bids for the top four awards, making her the show’s top-nominated act. Lizzo picked up nominations for album of the year with her major-label debut, “...
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November 18, 2019 - 4:08 pm
Taylor Swift will be able to perform her old songs at the upcoming American Music Awards, Swift's former record label said in a statement to Entertainment Tonight. "The Big Machine Label Group and Dick Clark Productions announce that they have come to terms on a licensing agreement that approves...
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November 15, 2019 - 10:14 am
Taylor Swift says she is being blocked from singing the vast majority of her own songs at an upcoming awards show. The superstar wrote on social media that the men who own the rights to most of her music say she is "not allowed to perform my old songs on television." She says they're also...
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October 21, 2019 - 7:37 am
With his mega-hit "Wake Me Up," released in 2013, Avicii became a global superstar. The song went to #1 in 22 countries. But Avicii was ambivalent about his success. In a documentary filmed before his death, he talked openly about his anxiety, depression and addiction. "Everyone knows that I've...
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October 17, 2019 - 8:58 am
Elton John has seen Disney's remake of "The Lion King," and now he's calling the film a "huge disappointment." The legendary singer-songwriter, who composed the songs for the original 1994 score, said that he is not happy with the new soundtrack. Over the summer, the new film surpassed "Frozen" as...
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October 15, 2019 - 5:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Dylan's "Tarantula," a stream-of-consciousness work first released in 1971, is finally coming out in audio. Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that Will Patton is the narrator, reciting such lines as "raggedy ann daughter of brazos and teeth in the necklace." Dylan first...
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October 13, 2019 - 1:17 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University this year for their contributions to black history and culture. Harvard is set to award the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal to Queen Latifah and six other recipients on Oct. 22,...
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October 12, 2019 - 4:01 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Sara Danius, the first female head of the prestigious Swedish body that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died. She was 57. Her family told Swedish news agency TT that Danius passed away early Saturday following a long illness. Swedish media said she had breast cancer...
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October 12, 2019 - 3:59 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Sara Danius, the first female head of the prestigious Swedish body that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died. She was 57. Her family told Swedish news agency TT that Danius passed away early Saturday following a long illness. Swedish media said she had breast cancer...
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