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Music legend Nelson to roll out own brand of marijuana

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 22:07
DALLAS (AP) — Music legend Willie Nelson is jumping into the movement to commercialize marijuana and plans to roll out his own brand of cannabis that he intends to make "the best on the market."
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Stromae taps Kanye West in Coachella surprise

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 16:01

Belgian singer StromaeBelgium's Stromae brought in a fellow superstar from across the Atlantic, Kanye West, in a surprise Sunday on the final day of the Coachella festival. Stromae was performing his dance-and-song show at the festival in the southern California desert when West suddenly appeared -- to applause -- to join "Alors On Danse," a major hit in the French-speaking world in 2009 and 2010, according to numerous social media posts. While unannounced, the appearance had history to it as West previously recorded a hip-hop remix of "Alors On Danse" aimed at the North American market. Coachella, one of the most influential global music festivals, is well-known for its surprise appearances, although they have generally been more common in the first of the two weekends.


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Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert big winners at Country Music awards

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 12:41

Luke Bryan poses with his awards during the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in ArlingtonBy Lisa Maria Garza ARLINGTON, Texas (Reuters) - Luke Bryan won the fan-voted top prize of entertainer of the year at the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, which drew more than 70,000 fans to the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The home of the Dallas Cowboys was at near-capacity and broke the Guinness Book of World Records for most attendance at a live awards show - logging 70,252 guests. Bryan and fellow country music star Blake Shelton hosted the awards, broadcast on CBS, for the third year running. "They say everything is bigger in Texas," Bryan told the crowd.


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'The Voice': Music's Biggest Producers Shape Top 10

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 12:00
The remaining contestants fought for the top eight spots.
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Luke Bryan wins Academy of Country Music entertainer of the year award

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 11:27
Luke Bryan wins Academy of Country Music entertainer of the year award.
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Coachella 2015: Kanye West Joins The Weeknd, Jack White Scorches and Other Top Saturday Week-Two Moments

Yahoo! Music News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 12:00
"This is my last electric show I'm going to play in a long while," White told the festival crowd.
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Coachella 2015: Kanye West Joins The Weeknd, Jack White Delivers Scorching Set and Other Top Saturday Week-Two Moments

Yahoo! Music News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 12:00
"This is my last electric show I'm going to play in a long while," White told the festival crowd.
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Kylie Jenner Sports Pink Hair At Coachella, Hangs Out With Tyga

Yahoo! Music News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 06:21

Kylie Jenner -- InstagramPink hair, don't care.


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Three-Course Beer Brunch; Live Music At Coohills

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 03:54

Three-Course Beer Brunch; Live Music At CoohillsAnd a wine maker dinner plus the annual Chefs Up Front.


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Guitar Hero's Facebook fanbase 5 times the size of Coachella's, and other reasons why the game was made

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 02:00

Guitar Hero's Facebook fanbase 5 times the size of Coachella's, and other reasons why the game was madeUnveiled earlier this week, Guitar Hero Live is an overhaul of Activision's classic plastic-guitar rhythm game. Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg took to the stage in New York City earlier this week to explain. Guitar Hero's Facebook page has 10 million active users. "Guitar Hero has five times that and we haven't had a game in five years," he said.


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This New Music Video Teaches the Art of the Perfect Cat Eye

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:00
Pop singer Effie Liu’s “Wings on Fleek” song is one part makeup tutorial, one part 'Grease' tribute. We dig.
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Dennis Quaid's Meltdown and Drake's Coachella Kiss: Top 12 Instagram Photos of the Week

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:00
Gisele Bundchen takes her last walk down the runway and the secret behind Dennis Quaid's viral meltdown is unveiled in some of this week's best celebrity Instagram posts.
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Correction: Coachella Fashion story

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:32

FILE - In this April 20, 2014 file photo, festival goers attend the 2014 Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. The festival, held in the Southern California desert on two consecutive weekends beginning Friday, April 10, 2015, is a style destination as much as a musical one - this year more than ever. Besides the ever-growing array of off-site parties and sponsored suites, there are now runway shows and a pop-up fashion store on festival grounds. (Photo by Zach Cordner/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story April 9 about fashion at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of jewelry designer Jacquie Aiche as Jackie.


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Music Festival-Set Feature 'XO' in the Works From Voltage, the Audience (Exclusive)

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 06:46
Samantha Taylor Pickett and Vineet Dewan wrote the script for the social-media influenced ensemble film.
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Haim Does Not Get Dressed Up for Coachella

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 06:22
With weekend two fast approaching, may we suggest taking an outfit cue from the stylish sisters, who keep things decidedly low-key (i.e., no feathers or fur) during the desert music fest.
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No Taylor Swift, Streaming Isn't Killing Music

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 03:56

No Taylor Swift, Streaming Isn't Killing MusicIt's become fashionable for a handful of musicians and singers to bemoan how services like Spotify, Pandora and others are "killing music." Pop superstar Taylor Swift went so far as to pull her music from streaming services, complaining that artists need to be paid.Well, music industry veteran Miles Doughty, of the popular band Slightly...


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For rockin' ride, Cleveland puts music icons in bus driver's seat

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 02:57

Crystal Hill, a Cleveland regional Transit Authority Trolley driver poses outside her trolley as Tina Turner as part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction week in ClevelandBy Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Tina Turner has gone from private dancer to public bus driver while a purple-jacketed Prince is driving something larger than a little red Corvette. The city of Cleveland has kindly asked its downtown trolley-bus drivers to get in the spirit of this week's 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dress up like a rock star, or simply a music great. The 7,000 riders who travel daily on the free downtown line could find Ray Charles, Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan or Lionel Richie behind the wheel.


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Country Music's Party of the Year Announces All-Star Lineup of Presenters: More than 20 presenters announced for the 50th ACM Awards .

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 20:40

 More than 20 presenters announced for the 50th ACM Awards .Country Music's Party of the Year has announced an all-star lineup of presenters for the 50th ACM Awards.


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Jason Statham's Past As an Oiled-Up Dancer in Music Videos Goes Viral

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 19:12
See The Stath as you've never wished to see him before.
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Music Festival-Set Feature 'XO' in the Works From Voltage, theAudience (Exclusive)

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:00
Samantha Taylor Pickett and Vineet Dewan wrote the script for the social-media-influenced ensemble film.
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