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  1. Whata s really going on with Prince and his 25-year-old museRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New York Post

    Inside Studio B at Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minn., Prince's new co-producer Joshua Welton has just finished giving The Post an advance listen of the artist's brand-new album, "HITNRUN," when the phone rings. Welton passes the receiver to this reporter, and a voice says, "Hi, it's Prince."

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  2. this Could B Us - Single - PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Watersblogged

    We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from THIS COULD B US - Single by Prince, download iTunes now.

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  3. Photos: Celine Dion's night of victory and triumph - unparalleled and unforgettableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Las Vegas Sun

    Would the superstar singer be able to finish every one of her 23 songs without tearing up, sobbing and halting the show? Would her voice still be as magical and mesmerizing as it was 12 months earlier when she stepped aside to take on caretaker duties for her husband and former manager Rene Angelil in his awful and painful battle against throat cancer? Would 73-year-old Rene be strong enough to make the journey from their Lake Las Vegas estate to the Colosseum to watch his superstar 47-year-old wife fulfill his dream for her to sing again onstage? At first, there was anticipatory silence in the theater out of respect and admiration for the Canadian songbird.

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  4. Shut Up, Dude: This Week's Best And Worst CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stereogum

    I considered boycotting the MTV VMAs because Carly Rae Jepsen isn't performing, but who am I kidding a I love the VMAs. The first one I saw was in '92, the year I began spending hours a day watching music videos.

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  5. Celine Dion makes emotional return to the stage in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    Celine Dion speaks at a news conference to kick off her renewed series of performances at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Celine Dion speaks at a news conference to kick off her renewed series of performances at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015.

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  6. Minneapolis club set to reopen after ceiling collapseRead the original story

    Friday | Washington Times

    The landmark Minneapolis concert venue First Avenue is set to reopen 16 days after part of the ceiling collapsed during a show. Hip-hop trio Grrrl Prty is scheduled to perform Friday night in the club's main room.

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  7. Celine Dion Returns to the Las Vegas Stage Friday, August 28 After...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WJXB-FM Knoxville

    After putting her career on hold last year to care for her husband, Rene Angelil , who's battling cancer, Celine Dion returned to her residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas Thursday night. At a pre-show press conference, Dion explained despite her husband's continuing battle, she went back to work because her family urged her to.

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  8. Make My DayARE You Insulting Your Pet?Read the original story

    Apr 30, 2011 | American Reporter

    In case you're in a funk because you think the reason you didn't receive an invitation to the royal wedding is because the Brits are still ticked off about that silly little skirmish back in 1776, the American media have a solution for you. The media had been pumping out news, features, and gossip about the wedding for more than three months.

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  9. First Avenue ready to rock again, plans to open FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Star Tribune

    Video : Crews inside First Avenue continue construction and cleanup before the club's first show after a partial ceiling collapse As he looked up at the ceiling inside First Avenue nightclub for about the 5,000th time in three weeks on Thursday afternoon, Nate Kranz sounded extra confident about the remaining work needed to get Minneapolis' landmark rock venue up and rocking again by Friday night. "Sound and lights are mainly it - and that's more our area of expertise," Kranz said.

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  10. New example of stunning street art created in Malvern YOU may have...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Malvern Gazette

    The colourful and striking image has been painted onto the back of Malvern Cube, and can be seen from the greens of Hayslan Fields. Its creators said they were interested in the ideology behind Prince's album "The Rainbow Children", which includes themes of spirituality, racism, love and sexuality.

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  11. Plaquemines Parish community bands together despite erosion, storm after stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Away from the hustle and bustle of New Orleans, nestled along the bayou down the main highway in Plaquemines Parish, is a community that's been there for centuries. THE SWAT TEAM IS THERE.

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  12. 10 years later: Local church remembers helping people, families affected by KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Hurricane Katrina was the ultimate test of faith for many in southeast Louisiana. The faith-based community turned to a higher power and leaned on each other for strength and support all while helping thousands in desperate need.

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  13. New TV Music Talent Show Set To Yield Major Outlet for Unsigned Independent Recording ArtistsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | PR Log

    Jermaine Jackson and veteran music producer/composer Chuck Cymone have announced the forthcoming TV talent show, Chuck Cymone's Do What U Do, as the world's largest performance platform for unsigned, independent recording artists. LOS ANGELES - Aug. 25, 2015 - PRLog -- Chuck Cymone's "Do What U Do" is a television talent showcase series where unsigned, independent artists are given a major opportunity to break and promote their original music in front of a live, television audience, earning both national and international exposure .

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  14. Live Review: Janelle Monae and Wondaland at Roseland Theater, 8/25Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Willamette Week

    In the '70s, given the vibrancy of their street-level politics and the febrile intensity of their music, some savvy PR flack dubbed the Clash "The Only Band That Matters." Monday night at the Roseland Theater, Janelle Monae closed the Portland stop on her Eephus Tour with what feels, at this moment, like The Only Song That Matters: "Hell You Talmbout."

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  15. Random List-Mania: 40 Best Original Movie Songs of the 1980sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    Really good actor. I became a fan of him last year after seeing his performances in Ken Park and on The Wire.

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  16. WWE Raw results: Sting returns to confront Seth Rollins and Triple H, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies With Brock Lesnar seething next to him, Paul Heyman recounted the controversial finish of SummerSlam's main event.

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  17. 'Purple Rain' is the best song of the '80s, says PitchforkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | City Pages

    Prince's 1984 hit "Purple Rain" is the ultimate track of the 1980s, if we're to believe the indie-rock kingmakers over at Pitchfork. The music website published its 200 Best Songs of the 1980s list earlier today, and Minneapolis icon Prince edged out Michael Jackson, N.W.A., New Order, and Public Enemy to claim the top spot.

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  18. Dublin radio great Johnny Lyons laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | RTE.ie

    The funeral has taken place in Dublin of the broadcaster Johnny Lyons, the presenter of 98FM's Now That's What I Call Sport who died suddenly at his home in Dublin last week. Family and friends were joined by figures from the world of sport including former Republic of Ireland manager Brian Kerr and former Leinster and Ireland player Shane Byrne at the funeral mass in the Church of St Thrse in Mount Merrion on Monday.

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  19. Market MoverTORNADOS and the Twisted 'Ho-Hum' MediaRead the original story

    May 1, 2011 | American Reporter

    In case you're in a funk because you think the reason you didn't receive an invitation to the royal wedding is because the Brits are still ticked off about that silly little skirmish back in 1776, the American media have a solution for you. The media had been pumping out news, features, and gossip about the wedding for more than three months.

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  20. Tracklist: Prince wins the 80sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    There is the way I use it in the song, but my mom is a trap queen. She held us down and she was a queen at doing it.

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