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1 hr ago | Portland Tribune

X marks the spot at venerable Pickathon

And in a sense, Doe is right, when you realize all the members of X are still alive and playing together.

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Related Topix: The Ramones, Punk, Rock-N-Roll, Pop/Rock, The Blasters, Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, The Bodyguard, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Whitney Houston

5 hrs ago | IGN

Jamie Foxx to Play Mike Tyson for Scorsese?

Mike Tyson made an appearance on IGN's Comic Con live stream this weekend to talk about his new series Cartoon Network series Mike Tyson Mysteries, while there, he spoke with us about a biopic he's got in development with Jamie Foxx .

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Related Topix: Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Ananova

R Kelly Pulls Out Of Festival After Protests

R Kelly has cancelled a performance at a US music festival after sponsors and bands pulled out amid concern over allegations about his past.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, R-N-B, R. Kelly, Music, Entertainment

NBC New York

Getting James Brown

The tricky business of making movies about real-life musicians tends to best succeed in flicks about great performers or composers who died far too young.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Sport Movies, Rocky IV, Drama Movies, James Brown, Soul, Glenn Miller, Jazz, Rock-N-Roll, Jerry Lee Lewis, Entertainment

TheIndyChannel

Ludacris to be honored at BMI Awards

Rapper LUDACRIS will be honored with the President's Award at the Broadcast Music, Inc. R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Los Angeles next month .

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Related Topix: Ludacris, Rap, Entertainment

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Is Beyonce Apartment Hunting Without Jay Z?

Following continuing speculation that Beyonc and Jay Z 's marriage is on the rocks, the singer is now reportedly seeking an apartment without her husband.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Wedding

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Beyonce snaps at break-up rumours

Beyonce has shot down rumours her marriage to Jay Z is in trouble by posting an idyllic family holiday snap of him.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, R-N-B

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KWNN-FM Stockton

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Avoids Questions about Dating Jennifer Lopez

He may have shown up to her 45th birthday party, but don't expect Dancing with the Stars pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy to talk about those rumors that he's dating Jennifer Lopez.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, J Lo

WSNX-FM Grand Rapids

LISTEN: Audien Remixes Michael Jackson's 'Slave To The Rhythm'

After his remix of Bastille 's "Pompeii," Audien has taken on another pop artist to remix ... but not just any pop artist - the KING of Pop.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Funk, Bastille, Pompeii, MI

Reuters

James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' revels in drama and dance moves

At first Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer thought she was seeing early concert footage of James Brown but then was told it was a screen test by Chadwick Boseman to play the "Godfather of Soul" in the new biopic "Get On Up."

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Arts, Dance, Soul, James Brown, 42, Octavia Spencer

Myrtle Beach Online

Audra McDonald helps 'Lady Day' turn a profit

This photo provided by Jeffrey Richards Associates shows Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill".

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Related Topix: Billie Holiday, Jazz, Entertainment

The Republic

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

There's something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that's got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food.

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Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Soul, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

B.B. King to revisit Embassy

The thrill is not gone for legendary artist B.B. King, who is set to return to Embassy Theatre in October, the theater announced Monday.

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Related Topix: B.B. King, Blues, Theater, Arts, Robert Cray

This is Oxfordshire

A pub shut its doors early last night after one of its ceilings collapsed.

The Fishes, off North Hinksey Lane, said it would close from 7.30pm to carry out repair work on its interior.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lionel Richie

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Destiny's Child's "The Writing's on the Wall" Turns 15

D estiny's Child has crossed a milestone with their sophomore album, The Writing's on the Wall.

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Related Topix: Kelly Rowland, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Destiny's Child

Contra Costa Times

Outside Lands: 12 acts to catch

Kanye West, Tom Petty and The Killers are the headliners for the seventh annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Atmosphere, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Sale of Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon's Bel Air Home Falls Through

Mariah Carey and her hubby, Nick Cannon , have unloaded their property in the ritzy Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel Air -- or so they thought.

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Related Topix: Dance, Mariah Carey, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock

WXLO-FM Worcester

J-Lo's 45th Birthday Bash Brought Out the Stars

Jennifer Lopez marked her 45th birthday Thursday night with a star-studded bash in New York's ritzy Hamptons, E! Online reports.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, J Lo, Television

Press-Telegram

A$AP Mob including A$AP Ferg to headline HARD Summer music festival

A$AP Ferg has had a year filled with standout guest appearances on songs with artists ranging from Haim to Young Thug, memorable performances at this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio and more with his nonstop drive.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Indio, CA, El Monte, CA, Coachella, CA, Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z

The Brattleboro Reformer

A double-header of biopics for Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman, who stars as James Brown in "Get On Up," a movie based on the life story of "the Godfather of Soul" is interviewed in Madison, Miss., prior to a screening of the film, Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: 42, The Express, Persons Unknown, Get On Up, Entertainment, Television, Chadwick Boseman, Soul, James Brown

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