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Photographer Chronicles Prince's Early Days in Nostalgic Look Back at Music Icon's Life

Yahoo! Music News - 3 hours 44 min ago
Nancy Bundt's photos capture the nostalgia of the music icon's life.
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Music Review: Energetic interplay from Bianca De Leon

Yahoo! Music News - 5 hours 25 min ago

This CD cover image released by Lonesome Highway shows "Love, Guns & Money," a release by Bianca De Leon. (Lonesome Highway via AP)Bianca De Leon, "Love, Guns & Money" (Lonesome Highway)


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Rolling Stones tell Trump to stop using their music

Yahoo! Music News - 11 hours 29 min ago

Trump has used hits including "You Can't Always Get What You Want" and "Start Me Up" to fire up his supporters at campaign events.The Rolling Stones have become the latest musicians to ask US Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump to stop using their songs in his campaign events. "The Rolling Stones have never given permission to the Trump campaign to use their songs and have requested that they cease all use immediately," the rockers said in a statement. Trump has used hits including "You Can't Always Get What You Want" and "Start Me Up" to fire up his supporters at campaign events.


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Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wemba

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 03:58

People gather outside a church during the funeral of Congolese musician Papa Wemba, in Kinshasa, Congo, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Papa Wemba, known around the world as "the king of Congolese rumba," died following a collapse on stage during a concert on April 24, 2016. (AP Photo/John Bompengo)KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Thousands of Congolese attended the funeral Wednesday of Papa Wemba, a musician known around the world as the king of Congolese rumba.


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Stones, Dylan, McCartney, others to play Coachella in fall

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 02:15

FILE - In this Monday, March 22, 1999, file photo, Mick Jagger, left, and Keith Richards perform "Jumping Jack Flash" during the Rolling Stones' No Security Tour performance at the Fleet Center in Boston. Goldenvoice Entertainment, a subsidiary of AEG Live, announced Tuesday, May 3, 2016, that Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Roger Waters, Neil Young, The Who and Bob Dylan will perform for Desert Trip, during a three-day concert, Oct. 7-9, 2016, at the desert grounds where the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival is held in Indio, Calif. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — It could be Woodstock 47 years later, only the drug of choice might be antacid, not that other stuff, at an October concert featuring some of the greatest rock acts of the preceding generation.


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NextVR streams into live music

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 22:33

The first live concerts will be streamed in VR this summer.Virtual Reality broadcasting company NextVR is partnering with Live Nation to bring immersive live concerts to music fans around the world. To experience a concert as if you were there, all that will be needed is the NextVR app and a Samsung Gear VR headset. Despite being in its infancy as a consumer technology, virtual reality is being embraced wholeheartedly by everyone from filmmakers and musicians to games designers and even surgeons.


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Prince, De La Soul, Travis and More Music Reviews

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 19:28
Plus, get reviews of the latest offerings from De La Soul, Travis and more.
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Cannes: 'Trainspotting' Author Irving Welsh to Adapt Music Biopic 'Creation Records'

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 12:00
Kaleidoscope Film Distribution will handle worldwide sales on the film about the rise and fall of the Britpop label.
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NextVR, Live Nation in Virtual Reality Music Pact

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 12:00
Plans are to broadcast "hundreds" of musical performances in VR.
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Celine Dion to Receive ICON Award, Perform at 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 12:00
The 2016 Billboard Music Awards air live from Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
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Stones, Dylan, McCartney play Coachella site in October

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 23:54

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2015, file photo, Paul McCartney performs at First Niagara Center, in Buffalo, N.Y. Goldenvoice announced Tuesday, May 3, 2016, that the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and the Who will perform during a three-day concert at the desert grounds where the annual Coachella music festival is held. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Boomer-chella is on.


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Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, the Who tease fans about a music mega-festival this October

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 18:12

Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, the Who tease fans about a music mega-festival this OctoberMusic legends The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, the Who and Roger Waters have all released teasers on their social media accounts hinting towards a mega-festival this October reports Rolling Stone.


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'Dancing With the Stars' Pays Tribute to Music Icons Tonight

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 06:14
Find out what to expect from tonight's episode.
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'Mama, This One's for You': Singer Beth Hart Releases Mother's Day Tribute Music Video

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 06:07
“Mama, This One’s for You” is the touching Mother’s Day tribute from Hart’s new album, “Better Than Home.”
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Music Monday (5/2): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 03:29

Music Monday (5/2): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Tegan and Sara, Florence + The Machine, and Islands, plus brand new streaming music from Julianna Barwick, Calvin Harris/Rihanna, The Raveonettes, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


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T Bone Burnett Developing Animated Music Series With Production Company Gunpowder & Sky

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 01:00
'Drawn & Recorded' will tell stories from American music history.
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Gwen Stefani Gets Hero Award at 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:40
The biggest names in teen pop music came out for the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards this weekend.
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Radio Disney Music Awards 2016

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:05
Find out who took home the biggest honors - and see how Gwen Stefani steals the show.
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"Show Me the Money," Asian Producers, Sales Agents Tell Netflix, iTunes

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:00
The lack of transparency and advance makes producers and sales agents reluctant to provide content to VOD platorms.
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Music Monday: Mia Moretti's Met Ball-Inspired Playlist

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:00
Ahead of Monday evening's Met Gala, the fashion crowd's go-to DJ shares her essential afterparty tunes.
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