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The Lumineers, M83, Deftones, All Saints and More Music Reviews

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 15:55
Plus, get reviews of the latest from M83, Deftones, All Saints and others.
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Kendall and Kylie Jenner's Hair Guru Recommends Keeping it Simple for Coachella

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:12
Says Scotty Cunha, "Go with your natural texture."
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Music producer David Gest dies in London at 62

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 05:16

FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007 file photo, U.S. music producer David Gest poses with some of his collection of entertainment memorabilia at an auction house in London. Music producer David Gest, ex-husband of Liza Minnelli, died Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 62. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, file)LONDON (AP) — David Gest, a music producer, reality TV star and former husband of Liza Minnelli, was found dead Tuesday at a London hotel. He was 62.


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Philadelphia Comic Con to mix music with pictures

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 02:40

Grimes performing at SXSWIn what its organisers, Wizard World, are calling a world-first, when this year's Comic Con lands in Philadelphia on June 3 it will do so with its own music concert series. "Wizard World Comic Con already presents the best in celebrity meet and greets, movies, television, science fiction and comics and we believe that including music is the next logical progression to provide a great experience for our fans," said Randy Malinoff, COO of Wizard World.


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Streaming brings music industry first growth in nearly 20 years

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 01:59

Recorded music revenue expanded by 3.2 percent in 2015 worldwide to $15 billion, fueled by an extraordinary growth in subscriptions to streaming services, according to the International Federation of the Phonographic IndustryThe recorded music industry has enjoyed its first significant growth since the dawn of the Internet age, as streaming led digital to overtake physical sales, a global trade body said Tuesday. Recorded music revenue expanded by 3.2 percent in 2015 worldwide to $15 billion, fueled by an extraordinary growth in subscriptions to streaming services, according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. The growth is the first uptick in the music industry at a more than marginal level since 1998, when sales grew 4.8 percent year-on-year.


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The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 01:10
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending April. 10, 2016:
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Adele has best-selling album as global music revenue rises

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 00:51

FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, Adele poses backstage with her six awards at the 54th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, USA. According to figures released Tuesday April 12, 2016, Adele had the world's best-selling album last year, as the British singer's "25" sold 17.4 million copies. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, FILE)LONDON (AP) — Adele had the world's best-selling album last year, a global smash that helped music revenues record their first significant growth since the dawn of the digital age two decades ago.


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Music producer David Gest dies in London at 62

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 00:27

Music producer David Gest dies in London at 62David Gest, a music producer, reality TV star and former husband of Liza Minnelli, was found dead Tuesday at a London hotel. He was 62. Gest's friend Imad Handi confirmed his death, remembering Gest as ...


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Inaugural Electronic Music Awards Show Postponed

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 00:14
The show was supposed to be filmed April 14 and air as an hour-long special on Fox later this month.
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Music Producer David Gest Dies at 62

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 00:01

Music Producer David Gest Dies at 62David Gest, a music producer and reality show contestant best known for his brief, tumultuous marriage to singer and actress Liza Minnelli, was found dead in a Four Seasons hotel in London on Tuesday, the BBC reports. Gest was 62. Police say there appear to be no suspicious circumstances. "I know he ... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com David Gest Liza Minnelli This article, Music Producer David Gest Dies at 62, originally appeared on TVGuide.com.


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Music producer David Gest, ex-husband of Liza Minnelli, dies at 62

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 23:13
LONDON (AP) — Music producer David Gest, ex-husband of Liza Minnelli, dies at 62.
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Music City Hot Chicken Opens in Fort Collins Today

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 23:00

Music City Hot Chicken Opens in Fort Collins TodayBeginning at 11 a.m. today, Fort Collins' newest hot spot, Music City Hot Chicken, will open its doors to the hungry masses at W. 111 Prospect Rd. The fast-casual, southern-inspired chicken eatery will bring a great new dining option to the Fort Collins scene. Brothers and co-owners of Music City Hot Chicken, Jordan and Sam Graf, combine their love of Nashville hot chicken with Colorado beer and music culture in their new Fort Collins endeavor. The result is a catchy concept with affordable prices, sure to complement Fort Collins' decidedly "chill" vibe.


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The Weeknd, Bieber earn Billboard Music Award nominations

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 22:37

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2016 file photo, The Weeknd appears at the 58th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The Weeknd was nominated for 16 Billboard Music Awards, on Monday, April 11, in such categories as top artist top Hot 100 song. The show will air live on ABC from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 22. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a sweet day to be The Weeknd.


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Fatboy Slim and Idris Elba working together on new music

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 20:54

Fatboy Slim and Idris Elba working together on new musicNME has reported that Fatboy Slim has been working with actor Idris Elba on a musical collaboration. The British magazine spoke to the DJ -- real name Norman Cook -- at the Snowbombing festival in Mayrhofen, Austria, where he revealed the news. Although he admitted he couldn't reveal too much, Cook did let slip the news that the pair had been working together on music for Elba's new film "Bastille Day".


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Major rise in global music sales for first time since 1998: trade group

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 20:44

 trade groupThe recorded music industry has enjoyed its first significant growth since the dawn of the Internet age, as streaming led digital to overtake physical sales, a global trade body said Tuesday. Recorded music revenue expanded by 3.2 percent in 2015 worldwide to $15 billion, fueled by an extraordinary growth in subscriptions to streaming services, according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. The growth is the first uptick in the music industry at a more than marginal level since 1998, when sales had grown 4.8 percent year-on-year.


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Finalists announced for the Billboard Music Awards 2016

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 16:11

Finalists announced for the Billboard Music Awards 2016Billboard has announced the finalists for this year's 2016 Billboard Music Awards. The Weeknd could be one of the event's big winners, with the Canadian singer a finalist 19 times in 16 categories. Joining him in those categories will also be Justin Bieber, who is a finalist 12 times in total across 11 categories.


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Music Producer David Gest, Ex-Husband of Liza Minnelli, Dies at 62

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 12:00
Officers were called to "reports of an unexplained death of a man in his 60s" at the Four Seasons Hotel in London's Canary Wharf.
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'Deutschland 83' Creator on the Show's Music, Why "Under Pressure" Is "The Most Cold War Song Ever"

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 12:00
The German spy series was awarded a Grimme Preis on April 8.
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'Sing Street' Featurette: Director John Carney on the Music in His '80s Coming-of-Age Tale

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 12:00
"No woman can truly love a man who listens to Phil Collins."
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The Weeknd , Bieber earn Billboard Music Award nominations

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 05:16

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2016 file photo, The Weeknd appears at the 58th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The Weeknd was nominated for 16 Billboard Music Awards, on Monday, April 11, in such categories as top artist top Hot 100 song. The show will air live on ABC from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 22. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a sweet day to be The Weeknd.


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