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28 min ago | ABS-CBN News

Wiz Khalifa knocks 'Guardians' from atop Billboard's album chart

Rapper Wiz Khalifa knocked the "Guardians of the Galaxy" soundtrack from the top spot on the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, scoring his first No.

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Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Taylor Swift, Country, Hot Chicks

4 hrs ago | KGOT-FM Anchorage

Charli XCX Spills All in Rapid-Fire Question Round: Video

Charli XCX may just now be landing on everyone's radar between her own hit single "Boom Clap" and her collaboration with Iggy Azalea, "Fancy," but the 22-year-old has been working in the music biz for years as a songwriter.

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Related Topix: Charli XCX, Dance, Pop/Rock

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WWWM-FM Toledo

Bruno Mars & Beyonce In, Lady Gaga & U2 Out in Poll of America's Top-10 Favorite Musicians

When it comes to music, Americans apparently prefer an English accent. A new unscientific Harris poll reveals The Beatles are America's favorite musician or band.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Best of 2007, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Fab Four, George Strait, Country

KWNN-FM Stockton

Did Mariah's Poor Album Sales Contribute to Split with Nick?

Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon recently confirmed that the two are living apart, and now a source tells People magazine that their six-year marriage "has been bad for a while."

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Related Topix: Dance, Mariah Carey, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Red Bluff Daily News

Source: BET suspends producer after Blue Ivy joke

In this Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 file photo, Beyonce on stage hugs Jay Z and their daughter Blue Ivy as she accepts the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum, in Inglewood, Calif.

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Related Topix: Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Inglewood, CA, Dance, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Pop/Rock

Z 106.7 Jackson

Philadelphia VA Depicts Vets As 'Oscar The Grouch'

A slideshow presented to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs employees ahead of a Wednesday town hall meeting depicted veterans as the garbage can-dwelling Sesame Street character Oscar the Grouch a characterization that some say perpetuates the negative stereotype that veterans are hostile and angry.

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Related Topix: The Grouch, Caroll Spinney

Z107-7

LISTEN: Iggy Azalea Remixes Jennifer Lopez 's Song 'Booty '

For a change of pace, Jennifer Lopez swapped Pitbull's guest verse in her badonk-worshipping single "Booty," and partners with Australian rapper Iggy Azalea for an even more explosive club banger.

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

India.com

Kanye West accused of plagiarising Aphex Twina s song

Los Angeles, Aug 27: Rapper Kanye West has been accused of "ripping off" a song by Aphex Twin for a sample featured on his 2010 track "Blame Game".

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Kanye West, The Aphex Twin, Electronic, Avril

Philly.com

Assault rifle on tour bus after fatal Wiz Khalifa concert shooting

AS TATTLE reported yesterday, Wiz Khalifa canceled his concert Saturday night in California after a person was shot and killed backstage at his Friday-night show.

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Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Celebrities, LL Cool J, NCIS: Los Angeles, Rap, Black Entertainment, Entertainment, Television

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Tinashe Unveils Track List for Debut Album, "Aquarius"

Tinashe is making progress with her debut album Aquarius . The singer has released the official track listifor the set via iTunes.

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Related Topix: Tinashe, A$AP Rocky

KSBW-TV

'Young Jeezy' arrested after concert shooting

Famed hip-hop rapper Jay Jenkins, known as "Young Jeezy," was arrested on Sunday in relation to a deadly shooting at a Wiz Khalifa concert, police said.

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Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Irvine, CA, Orange County, CA, Entertainment

Q93

Wiz Khalifa Cancels Concert After Man Is Killed At His Show

A man was killed at the Wiz Khalifa concert in California on Friday night, prompting the rapper to cancel his show the following night.

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Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Eminem and Rihanna Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge On Stage

Eminem and Rihanna took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to a new level this weekend.

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Related Topix: Eminem, Rap

South Wales Argus

Iggy Azalea declined Rita Ora's offer of a kiss at the MTV Video Music Awards

Rita Ora has revealed she wanted perform a sexy kiss with Iggy Azalea at the VMAs - but Iggy turned her down.

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Related Topix: Rita Ora, Dance, Pop/Rock, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WWWM-FM Toledo

Charli XCX Debuts New Video Starring Rose McGowan

Following her MTV pre-show performance of "Boom Clap" on Sunday, Charli XCX has now debuted the new video for "Break the Rules," her current single.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rose McGowan, Charli XCX, Dance, Pop/Rock

B104

VMAs Stage Manager Explains Nicki Minaj's Wardrobe Malfunction

Nicki Minaj was the second show opener at the MTV Video Music Awards and performed her newest single "Anaconda" on Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Dance, Pop/Rock, Nicki Minaj, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Celebrities, Ryan Seacrest

98.9 Kiss FM

Chris Brown Shares Track List For 'X'

Chris Brown is unveiling the track list for his upcoming album, X . The 17-track album will feature guest appearances from R. Kelly, Akon, Kendrick Lamar and Brandy.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Acoustic, Chris Brown

Q94

Iggy Azalea To Launch Her Own Shoe Line With Steve Madden

It took Iggy Azalea a while to become famous, and now that she's arrived she's doing everything she can to make the most of her moment in the spotlight.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock

The Willits News

Was Chris Brown target in Suge Knight shooting?

Police are investigating whether Chris Brown was actually the target early Sunday when at least one gunman shot rap mogul Suge Knight six times at Brown's pre-VMAs party in Hollywood.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Acoustic, Chris Brown, August, CA, Inglewood, CA, Entertainment

WXLO-FM Worcester

Think You Know the Story Behind Iggy Azalea's Name? Think Again

If you're an Iggy Azalea fan, you probably know that her birth name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly , and she got her stage name from her dog, Iggy, and Azalea from the street her mom lived on.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock

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