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3 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

Yellen, Cyrus strange bedfellows in a Time 100a 2

Janet Yellen, the first woman to lead the U.S. Federal Reserve, pop star Miley Cyrus and Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly were among the 41 women in the Time 100, the most women ever included in the magazine's list of the world's most influential people.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, R-N-B, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Weird

7 hrs ago | Humboldt Beacon

Review: Walker memorable in gritty 'Mansions'

Adrenalin runs high in the entertaining, action-heavy remake of the 2004 French film "District B13."


Related Topix: Drugs, RZA, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | KLAL-FM Little Rock

Beyonc Tops "Time" Magazine's 2014 '100 Most Influential People' List

Since hitting the world stage as a member of Destiny's Child, music superstar Beyonc Knowles has shattered album records, won Grammys, secretly recorded and released a surprise album on iTunes, married a fellow music superstar -- Jay Z -- and become a mother, to Blue Ivy.


Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Rap

12 hrs ago | Key 103

Justin Timberlake Leaves Waitr...

The 'Suit & Tie' singer was apparently so impressed by the table service at the swanky Crystal Cologne bar that he left them a jaw-droppingly massive tip.


Related Topix: Justin Timberlake, Pop/Rock

17 hrs ago | WABC-AM New York

Ryan Lewis's Mom Opens Up on Living Decades with HIV

Musician Ryan Lewis is spearheading a fundraising effort to build medical centers around the world to provide comprehensive health care and specialized HIV/AIDS treatment for the needy, and it's all because of one case that hits very close to home.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Pop/Rock, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

21 hrs ago | KNEK-FM Lafayette

Miguel Hits the Studio with DJ Premier

After recently logging studio time with Jessie Ware and J. Cole , Miguel has tapped the legendary DJ Premier for the follow-up to his breakout 2012 album Kaleidoscope Dream .


Related Topix: Miguel, Rap, The Notorious B.I.G.

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Thursday's concerts feature performances by Machine Gun Kelly and The Faint

Thursday, April 24 will be another good night for concerts in Central Iowa. Machine Gun Kelly , The Faint , and Logan Mize are just a few of the acts that have shows scheduled.


Related Topix: MGK, Des Moines, IA

Detroit Free Press

Brian McCollum's big gigs: April 24-30

Thursday A decade ago, Atlanta's favorite scuzz band became a legend -- and black sheep -- on the rock-club circuit for its bottle-smashing, urine-soaked live shows.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Ledisi, Jazz, New Orleans, Royal Oak, MI

Singer Chris Brown's DC trial delayed for months

This Jan. 8, 2014 file photo shows singer Chris Brown, right, arriving at the District of Columbia Superior Court in Washington.


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


Obama honors Frankie Knuckles in letter to family

President Obama has paid a special tribute to club music icon Frankie Knuckles by penning a letter to his grieving family and friends.


Related Topix: Frankie Knuckles, House, Roger Sanchez, Rap, Black Entertainment, Wu-Tang, RZA, The Wu-Tang Clan, Entertainment

Salisbury Journal

Cameron Diaz: I'm no 'spinster'

The actress, 41, who was previously in relationships with Justin Timberlake and Alex Rodriguez, told the Daily Telegraph that she was not "childless".


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Family, Kids, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

This is Local London

Rough Copy land Epic record deal

The X Factor band - Kazeem Ajobo, Sterling Ramsey and Joey James - have been working on their debut album, and their debut single Street Love, a re-working on Anita Baker's 80s hit Sweet Love, will be released on June 29. "Being signed to Epic makes everything worthwhile; all the hard work, all the grafting and difficult times makes this a magical ... (more)


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, R-N-B, Anita Baker

Listen: Ariana Grande Previews New Single 'Problem'

After starting the countdown for her newest single "Problem" by announcing her surprise collaboration with the sassy Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande has decided to tease the halfway mark with a lyric video.


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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Age

Splendour names headline acts

Reformed US hip hop act OutKast top a strong bill for midwinter festival Splendour in the Grass, with Lily Allen and Kelis also among the big names.


Related Topix: Big Boi, Outkast, Black Entertainment, Kelis, R-N-B, New York, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Pitbull added to state fair lineup; theme unveiled

There are a few changes, fair officials noted, such as an expansion of some recently added events and a new food contest, but popular standbys like the giant slide and butter cow aren't going anywhere.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Pitbull, Agriculture, Science


Meet the new king of hip-hop

Atlanta rapper Future's second album, "Honest," puts him at the center of the hip-hop universe.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Dance, Ciara, R-N-B, Watches

PHOTOS: Amber Rose covers 'Unleash'd Magazine'

Amber Rose is looking fierce on four covers of Unleash'd Magazine and we're pretty sure she's making her man, Wiz Khalifa, very proud.


Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa

KIPR-FM Little Rock

R. Kelly Readies His First Greatest Hits Album, "The Essential R. Kelly"

R. Kelly fans are finally getting a compendium of his greatest hits. RCA announced plans to release the crooner's first hits collection, titled The Essential R. Kelly .


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, R-N-B, R. Kelly

Demi Lovato is a nominee and presenter at 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Demi Lovato is set to make an appearance as a presenter at the first annual iHeartRadio Music Awards , which will take place on May 1, 2014, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The X Factor, Dance, R-N-B, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Blake Shelton, Country, Justin Timberlake, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment

NBC Chicago

Williams Raps "Gin and Juice," Confronts Fallon

Jimmy Fallon unveiled a video edit of Brian Williams' "NBC Nightly News" broadcasts to make the anchor appear as if he is rapping, this time featuring a Snoop Dogg classic.


Related Topix: NBC Nightly News, Entertainment, Television, Black Entertainment, Snoop Dogg, Rap, The Sugarhill Gang