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SHOW BITS: 'Ida' director faces the music and keeps talking

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:40

Pawel Pawlikowski accepts the award for best foreign language film for “Ida” at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Try to play Pawel Pawlikowski off stage, will you? Forget about it.


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Ellie Goulding spends third week at top of UK music singles chart

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 03:03

British singer Ellie Goulding arrives for the recording of the Band Aid 30 charity single in west LondonEllie Goulding topped the British music singles chart for the third week running on Sunday, the Official Charts Company said, with her track "Love Me Like You Do" breaking the all-time audio streaming record. The song, which appears in the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie, was streamed 2.6 million times over the last seven days, just pipping the previous record set by Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" featuring Bruno Mars. In the album chart, U.S. rock band Imagine Dragons went straight in at the top spot with their second studio album "Smoke + Mirrors", which was self-produced alongside British hip-hop producer Alex Da Kid.


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Oscars 2015: Lady Gaga Sings "The Hills Are Alive," "My Favorite Things" for 'Sound of Music' Tribute

Yahoo! Music News - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 13:00
The musician performed the medley of four songs from the Julie Andrews-Christopher Plummer movie-musical at the Dolby Theatre.
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Oscars: Lady Gaga Sings "The Hills Are Alive', 'My Favorite Things' for 'Sound of Music' Tribute

Yahoo! Music News - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 13:00
The musician performed the number from the Julie Andrews-Christopher Plummer movie-musical at the Dolby Theatre.
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Sony Music to Exit Old CAA Building (Exclusive)

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 08:54
The company is moving onto the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City during the next two years.
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Music connects ailing Glen Campbell and daughter Ashley

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 21:07

 documentary feature and original song. The 87th annual Academy Awards are presented on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/PCH Films)NEW YORK (AP) — Glen Campbell's daughter says that although she can't have a typical conversation with her father, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, she's able to speak to him through music.


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Baz Lurhman to enter music business with RCA Records

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 17:44

Australian film director Baz LuhrmannAustralian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann is set to create his own record label with RCA Records.


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Kanye West Actually Listens to Beck's Music: "Maybe It Was Potentially an Album of the Year"

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 13:00
"I was like, 'Man, this is kind of good. I ain't gonna lie.' ... I got his number, and I'm supposed to call him, but just keep forgetting."
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'Tonight Show' Music Booker Jonathan Cohen to Exit, No Replacement Announced

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 13:00
He started working with Fallon on 'Late Night' in 2009.
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Demi Lovato to Voice Female Lead and Exec Produce Music Score in Animated Film 'Charming'

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 13:00
Lovato lands not one but two roles in the upcoming animated comedy.
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Watch Pussy Riot's Music Video Dedicated to Eric Garner

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 13:00
The Russian punk band has posted the video for 'I Can't Breathe,' its first English-language song.
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Ricky Martin Joins Univision Music Competition Show as Judge

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 13:00
'La Banda' is from producers Simon Cowell and Haim Saban.
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Watch Will Smith Rap Along to His Own Entrance Music, "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It"

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 13:00
Can David Letterman do it too? "You can, Dave! It's in you! There's a negro inside of you, Dave!"
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Watch Will Smith Rap Along to His Own Entrance Music, 'Get Jiggy With It'

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 13:00
Can David Letterman do it too? "You can, Dave! It's in you! There's a negro inside of you, Dave!"
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Pussy Riot 'buried alive' in new music video

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 01:15

In this photo taken on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, two members of the punk band Pussy Riot, Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, left, perform during their music video clip in Moscow, Russia. Two members of the punk provocateur band Pussy Riot have released a new music video dedicated to Eric Garner, an unarmed man who was killed when a New York City police officer put him in a fatal chokehold. In their video, Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova are dressed in Russian riot police uniforms and shown buried alive. The song is titled "I Can't Breathe," the last words of Eric Garner captured on video by a bystander. (AP Photo/Denis Sinyakov)MOSCOW (AP) — Two members of the punk provocateur band Pussy Riot have released a new music video dedicated to Eric Garner, an unarmed man who was killed when a New York City police officer put him in a fatal chokehold.


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Bonus tracks of Taylor Swift's 1989 album hit iTunes

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 17:28

Taylor SwiftPop star Taylor Swift has released the bonus tracks of her album, "1989," on iTunes. After releasing the deluxe version of the album to Target last fall, Swift took to Twitter Tuesday to announce that the bonus tracks will be made available on iTunes, beginning with the song “Wonderland.” Her fifth album, "1989" was the best-selling album of 2014 in the US.


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Sony Puts Film Unit, Music, Games at Center of Growth Strategy

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 13:00
CEO Kaz Hirai targets an operating profit of $4.2 billion by 2017 amid further reorganization.
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Runway Rock: Oscar de la Renta's Dreamy Debut Music

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 13:00
Much like the mesmerizing collection presented by the label's new creative director Peter Copping, the show's accompanying playlist left us enchanted.
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UMG Head Lucian Grainge: Music Business Is on the Mend

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 13:00
The Universal Music Group chairman spoke at the Code Media conference in Dana Point, Calif.
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Music-Themed 'Rumperbutts' Sells to Mance Media (Exclusive)

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 13:00
The members of the band Mates of State star in the comedy about a music duo that finds unexpected success on a children's TV show.
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