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2 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

Cee Lo Green enters no contest plea in drug case

In this Oct. 19, 2012 file photo, American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer and actor, Cee Lo Green, poses for a portrait, in New York.

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Related Topix: The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Cee Lo Green

2 hrs ago | Q104.5

The Beatles Top List Of America's Favorite Musical Artist

Fifty years after their U.S. debut, The Beatles still have plenty of fans on this side of the Atlantic.

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

2 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

Hip-hop moves as strong force for Michael Brown

Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown's shooting death, channeling hip-hop's earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, Black Entertainment, Rap, Public Enemy, Talib Kweli

10 hrs ago | WJIZ-FM Albany

Wiz Khalifa Concert Canceled

Wiz Khalifa is feeling the fallout from the recent headlines surrounding his "Under the Influence of Music" tour.

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Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Michigan State University, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WWWM-FM Toledo

Who's the Ultimate Pop Star? The Answer May Surprise You

Who would you say is the ultimate pop star? Well, Time magazine has crunched the numbers based on the Billboard top 10 and determined that it's .... Mariah Carey.

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

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Kem Says with His New Album, "Promise to Love," He's "Keeping the Light On for R&B"

This week saw the release of Kem 's new album, Promise to Love , his first effort in four years following 2010's Intimacy: Album III .

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Related Topix: Kem, Jazz, Soul, The Temptations

WWWM-FM Toledo

Florida Georgia Line Calls Jason Derulo Remix "A Huge Honor"

After scoring a massive hit by teaming up with Nelly on "Cruise," country duo Florida Georgia Line have returned to the pop charts again, thanks to a collaboration with Jason Derulo on a remix of their song " This Is How We Roll.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Florida Georgia Line, Country, Dance, Jason Derulo

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Jennifer Hudson's "JHUD" Track List Revealed

The singer's 10-song set boasts contributions from Pharrell Williams , T.I. , Iggy Azalea and R. Kelly as well as the Timbaland -produced "Walk It Out."

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Related Topix: Jennifer Hudson, Dance, Pop/Rock

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

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

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