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Billboard Music Awards Finalists Announced Live on 'GMA'

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 23:53
Ludacris and Ciara reveal the popular artists with nods in the top categories.
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Billboard Music Awards 2016: The Weeknd, Justin Bieber and Drake Among Top Finalists

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 21:15
The finalists for the Billboard Music Awards 2016 were announced on “Good Morning America” on Monday, and the Weeknd leads the pack with 16 nods.
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Singer Z Berg Talks About Packing for Coachella, Designing a Festival-Ready Frock

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 12:00
The performer — who will be playing Saturday with her band Phases — partnered with L.A. designer-model Christy Dawn on a capsule collection that's fit for the 3-day music festival.
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Billboard Music Awards: The Weeknd, Justin Bieber Top Finalists

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 12:00
Ludacris and Ciara will host the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 22.
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GLAAD Asks Music Industry to Speak Out Against Tennessee's Anti-Gay Bills

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 12:00
"This kind of unnecessary discrimination has no place in this city or the state of Tennessee," says 'Nashville's' Chris Carmack.
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#MusicMonday: Poppy Delevingne's Coachella Road-Trip Playlist

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 12:00
Here's what the desert-bound model will be blasting on her way to the fest.
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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 12:18
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending April 7, 2016:
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Mexico music video showing woman murder sparks outrage

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 11:29

"Fuiste Mia", a slick music video by the Mexican-American singer Gerardo Ortiz, (pictured) has garnered more than 25 million views on YouTube and provoked a furious backlashA man finds his lover in bed with another man. "Fuiste Mia" ("You were mine"), a slick music video by the Mexican-American singer Gerardo Ortiz, has garnered more than 25 million views on YouTube -- and provoked a furious backlash in a country that suffers from an ingrained culture of sexual violence and where killings of women have surged. The 25-year-old Ortiz has a long list of "narcocorridos" -- or "narco ballads" -- to his credit, a controversial yet hugely popular genre that celebrates the feats of Mexico's drug lords and is banned from the airwaves in many places.


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Timbaland In Talks to Exec Produce Music for Animated Feature Starring Jamie Foxx (Exclusive)

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:00
'Groove Tails' centers on a mouse forced to enter the world of competitive street dancing to pay an outstanding cheese debt.
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Timbaland Exec Producing Music for Animated Feature Starring Jamie Foxx (Exclusive)

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 02:07
AMBI Group's 'Groove Tails' centers on a mouse forced to enter the world of competitive street dancing to pay an outstanding cheese debt.
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Duncan Sheik reconsiders a psycho and makes beautiful music

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 00:16

Duncan Sheik poses for a portrait on Thursday, March 24, 2016, in New York. Sheik is ready to let Broadway audiences hear how he turned the provocative 1991 novel, "American Psycho," about a psychopath into one of the season's bravest pieces of musical theater. It opens April 20. (Photo by Brian Ach/Invision/AP)NEW YORK (AP) — The first time Duncan Sheik read the disturbingly gory novel "American Psycho," it didn't go well. He got halfway through the book before throwing it across his dorm room in disgust.


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Nick Jonas to Perform at iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 23:22
The Canadian event, which has been rebranded to introduce iHeartRadio to Canada, also added Alessia Cara and hip hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to its performance lineup.
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Ludacris, Ciara to Host 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 22:00
The 2016 Billboard Music Awards will be held May 22 at the brand-new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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Is André 3000 returning to music?

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 21:15

Andre Benjamin (also know as Andre 3000 from the music group OutKast)A new André 3000 album could be in the works, according to comedian Chris Rock.


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More Please! Jussie Smollett Belts Out a Classic From 'The Sound of Music'

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 21:07
The 'Empire' star appears on Popcorn with Peter Travers and talks about the all new season of his hit show and the long road that led him to his place in the spotlight.
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Calvin Klein Is Kicking Off Coachella With Alesso, Virgil Abloh

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 12:00
The American fashion label is getting the party started with a series of events during the festival's first weekend.
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The Latest: Judge salutes music of New Orleans' Ninth Ward

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 09:30

In this April 6, 2016 photo released by Fox, finalist La'Porsha Renae performs on the singing competition series, "American Idol," in Los Angeles. The winner of the final seaon will be chosen on Thursday. (Michael Becker/FOX via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the final broadcast of "American Idol" (all times local):


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Country Music Legend Merle Haggard Dies at 79

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 05:50
Country Music Hall of Famer Merle Haggard passed away today on his 79th birthday, his son Ben confirmed on Facebook.
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Taylor Swift Releases "New Romantics" Video on Apple Music

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 04:13
The video for the '1989' bonus track consists of concert footage and behind-the-scenes shots from her recently wrapped world tour.
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Merle Haggard: Country Music Stars Remember the Late Singer

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 03:31
Haggard died today, on his 79th birthday.
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