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Sony Intros 'Album of the Day' App

Look out Spotify, Sony is aiming to compete with an Album of the Day iPhone app designed to spur digital music sales.

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Related Topix: iPhone and iPad App, Album of the day, Rdio, iPod touch App, Songza, iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Art Garfunkel

Thu Aug 21, 2014

This is Local London

Cyrus to make VMAs return visit

Miley Cyrus is going to be making another visit to the MTV Video Music Awards, one year on from her shock performance with Robin Thicke.

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Related Topix: Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Dance, Robin Thicke, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Beyonce, R-N-B

KFVS12

US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal

HAVANA - The U.S. Treasury Department's inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce's fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal under rules allowing educational travel to the island.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, us Travel, Travel, Cuba, World News,

This is Local London

Ross 'in talks to play Glastonbury'

The Supremes legend could be set to "do a Dolly" and take centre stage in the Sunday afternoon legends slot on the Pyramid Stage according to The Sun, where Dolly Parton wowed crowds this summer.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Diana Ross, Dolly Parton, Country

V101.1 FM

REPORT: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Divorce 'A Done Deal'

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon separated back in May -- and are living apart ... and TMZ reports divorce lawyers have been negotiating a property settlement and custody agreement for months and the divorce is "a done deal."

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

This is Local London

J-Lo releases tell-all love book

Jennifer Lopez has announced she is publishing her first book - revealing all about her life as a star and a mother.

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

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Steve Smith: Smokey Robinson at the Greek Theatre; Gene Simmons apologizes

Even at age 74, the Motown icon with the legendary falsetto sounds exactly as he did a half-century ago.

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Related Topix: Folk, Smokey Robinson, Steve Smith, Soul, The Temptations, Christian Music, The Miracles, Ace Frehley, Pop/Rock, Kiss

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WWWQ-FM Atlanta

MAGIC!'s Still #1, But Ariana & Azalea Dominate Top 10

MAGIC! 's "Rude" is number one for a sixth week on the Billboard Hot 100 , but they're likely to be replaced next week by one of two female artists.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Adele, R-N-B, Ashanti

Knutsford Guardian

Henry reveals Pryor appointment

The actor, who appeared at the theatre on London's Southbank three years ago in William Shakespeare's The Comedy Of Errors, said the role meant he could keep his "hand in" with stand-up.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Stir Crazy, Brewster's Millions, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Richard Pryor

KLAL-FM Little Rock

J-Lo Spotted with Ex-Boyfriend Casper Smart

Are Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart giving romance another try? The two former lovers were spotted cruising around in a BMW convertible together on Monday.

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

Berkshire Eagle

Emma Stone to enter 'Cabaret' on Broadway

Roundabout Theatre Company said Wednesday that Stone will make her Broadway debut Nov. 11 as Sally Bowles, taking over from Michelle Williams at the Studio 54 theater.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Cabaret, Musical Movies, Hot Chicks, Emma Stone, Brokeback Mountain, Celebrities, Michelle Williams, Theater, Arts

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Maxwell Enlists Erykah Badu, Anthony Hamilton & More for Caribbean Cruise

Organizers have announced that during the cruise -- which takes place May 3, 2015 -- fans will enjoy headlining showcases from Erykah Badu , Anthony Hamilton , Ledisi , Joe , Chrisette Michele , Robert Glasper , Eric Roberson , Norman Brown and Boney James.

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Related Topix: Anthony Hamilton, Soul, Hip-Hop, Erykah Badu, Eric Roberson, The Wailers, Reggae

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Smokey Robinson Enlists Mary J. Blige, John Legend for New Duets Album, "Smokey & Friends"

Smokey Robinson teamed up with a variety of well-known singers on his new duets album, Smokey & Friends , which hits stores today, August 19. The 11-track collection features new interpretations of songs the Motown legend wrote or co-wrote, either for his old group, The Miracles , or for The Temptations or his own solo career.

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Related Topix: Duets, Entertainment, Television, Smokey Robinson, Soul, Christian Music, The Miracles, The Temptations

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Singer Ray J denies crimes at Beverly Hills hotel

Singer Ray J has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman at a Beverly Hills hotel bar and resisting arrest afterward.

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Related Topix: Ray J, R-N-B

680News

Singer Ray J pleads not guilty to sexual battery, resisting arrest in Beverly Hills incident

In this Aug. 16, 2014 file photo, Ray J attends the Los Angeles premiere of "Sparkle" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Ray J, R-N-B, Beverly Hills, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

New York Daily News

Ray J pleads not guilty to groping, resisting arrest charges

Singer Ray J pleaded not guilty to groping a woman and resisting arrest at a Beverly Hills hotel on May 30. Ray J pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he groped a woman and resisted arrest during a wild night out at a posh Beverly Hills hotel.

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Related Topix: Ray J, R-N-B, Kim Kardashian, Hot Chicks, Entertainment

TheIndyChannel

R. Kelly sued by former manager R&B star R. KELLY's former manager is ...

Derrel McDavid claims he has been the man behind the I Believe I Can Fly hitmaker for decades, and had hoped to keep cashing on in his client's success after they parted ways last year .

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

KIDK CBS 3

Rare pale-headed crocodile kills man in Australia

A man has died after being attacked by a pale-headed saltwater crocodile nicknamed "Michael Jackson" in Australia's Northern Territory.

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Related Topix: Michael Jackson, Pop/Rock

WNSL-FM Hattiesburg

Would Jennifer Lopez Ever Launch Her Own Cosmetics Line?

Jennifer Lopez is arguably one of the most beautiful women in the world and she even was a spokeswoman for L'Oreal.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez

The West Milford Messenger

A night of blues with Kenny Wayne Shepherd

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band's "Going Home Tour," will bring a night of blues music Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Blues, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Shreveport, LA, B.B. King, Entertainment

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