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Bono: U2's Album Release on iTunes Was “Megalomania”

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 21:38

 SplashBono has issued a mea culpa to iTunes users who were unhappy to discover the new U2 record in their music library. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Bono U2


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Bono apologizes for free U2 album on iTunes accounts

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 17:24

Singer BonoCall it a mix of ego, generosity, self-promotion and insecurity. But Bono is sorry for giving away U2's latest album for free on iTunes accounts.


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Bono apologises for free U2 album on iTunes accounts

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 17:21

U2 frontman Bono says he has suffered from glaucoma for 20 yearsWashington (AFP) - Call it a mix of ego, generosity, self-promotion and insecurity. But Bono is sorry for giving away U2's latest album for free on iTunes accounts.


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Not Pink: Alecia Moore's new music is with You+Me

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 03:38

In this Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 photo, folk music duo You+Me, consisting of Alecia Moore, left, known as Pink, and Dallas Green pose for a portrait during an interview at The Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif. Their debut album, “rose ave.,” releases Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. It's a collection of nine original, guitar-based duets, along with an outstanding cover of Sade’s “No Ordinary Love.” The spare arrangements on these folksy songs spotlight Green and Moore’s harmonies. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Don't call Alecia Moore "Pink" — at least for now.


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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:38
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending October 13, 2014:
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The Living Room's New 'Burg Home Will Welcome Drinkers Just in Time for the CMJ Music Fest

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 21:31

The Living Room's New 'Burg Home Will Welcome Drinkers Just in Time for the CMJ Music FestThe legendary music bar has finally found a new home — across the river.


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Punk-turned-lecturer Iggy Pop: Take money out of music

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 13:05

US singer Iggy Pop looks on during a press conference on May 9, 2012 in ParisNew York (AFP) - Punk godfather Iggy Pop on Monday urged young performers to relax about industry changes and set their financial expectations low, saying that music was never meant to make money.


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Music Monday (10/13): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 03:34

Music Monday (10/20): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's album releases also features streams of upcoming tracks and albums from Thurston Moore, Neil Diamond, Deerhoof, Röyksopp, Run the Jewels, and more. Plus, catch up on the week's music news, and watch new music videos from artists like Neil Young, Pharrell, Caribou, and Childish Gambino. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


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Rapper Iggy Azalea leads American Music Award nominations

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 02:02

Iggy Azalea performs during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las VegasNEW YORK (Reuters) - Australian rapper Iggy Azalea scored the most American Music Award nominations with six nods, including the coveted artist of the year and favorite single and hip hop album, according to an announcement on Monday. Singers John Legend and Pharrell Williams and pop star Katy Perry were not far behind with five nominations, followed by New Zealand's Lorde with four. English pop star Charli XCX and singer Jason Derulo announced the nominations in five categories on the ABC early news show "Good Morning America. ...


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Review: Music player learns your tastes over time

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 00:14

This Friday, June 20, 2014 photo shows an Aether Cone music player. Dubbed as a “thinking” music player, the $399 player can stream music from $10-a-month Rdio Unlimited accounts and free podcasts and radio shows through Stitcher. More services will be added in the coming months. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)NEW YORK (AP) — Some things get better with time: wine, jeans and this "smart" music player I've been using on and off for a few months.


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Venezuela music project helps low-income kids even before birth

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 23:43

A member of "El Sistema" plays on a harp, as part of its "New Members" program, next to a newborn baby at a public maternity hospital in CaracasBy Diego Ore CARACAS (Reuters) - When Adan Bello was born in Caracas, he barely cried. Then the Venezuelan baby's blinking eyes turned towards the calm melody of a duo of harpists playing Brahms' "Cradle Song" in the corner of a public hospital's maternity wing. Minutes later, his mother received a certificate signing Adan up for Venezuela's hugely successful classical music program, known as "El Sistema" (The System). Adan was given a tiny replica violin. The state-run System has since its inception in 1975 trained 2. ...


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Iggy Azalea top nominee at American Music Awards

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 22:00

FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, Iggy Azalea performs at the Vevo Certified SuperFanFest Live Concert at the Barker Hangar, in Santa Monica, Calif. Dick Clark productions announced Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, that Australian rapper Azalea is the lead nominee at the American Music Awards, up for six awards at the Nov. 23, event at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. Azalea's nominations include artist, new artist and single of the year for her No. 1 smash "Fancy." (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Australian rapper Iggy Azalea is the lead nominee at the American Music Awards.


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Rapper Iggy Azalea leads American Music Award nominations

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 21:42

Iggy Azalea performs during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las VegasNEW YORK (Reuters) - Australian rapper Iggy Azalea scored the most American Music Award nominations with six nods, including the coveted artist of the year and favorite single and hip hop album, according to an announcement on Monday. Singers John Legend and Pharrell Williams and pop star Katy Perry were not far behind with five nominations, followed by New Zealand's Lorde with four. English pop star Charli XCX and singer Jason Derulo announced the nominations in five categories on the ABC early news show "Good Morning America. ...


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Music producer convicted of investment fraud in NY

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 07:19
NEW YORK (AP) — A music producer who once worked with stars including Kenny G and Whitney Houston was convicted Friday of ripping off investors in gold and diamonds with a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.
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Lucinda Williams puts her father's poem to music

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 23:58

FILE - In this April 23, 2014 file photo, Lucinda Williams performs on stage at the 31st Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. Williams released a new album, "Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone," with 20 songs on two CDs. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Lucinda Williams says that during a recent visit her father, acclaimed poet Miller Williams, calmly told her that Alzheimer's disease had robbed him of his ability to write poetry.


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Lucinda Williams doubles up on the music

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 23:54

This undated image released by Highway 20 Records shows Lucinda Williams. Williams released a new album, "Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone," with 20 songs on two CDs. (AP Photo/Michael Wilson)NEW YORK (AP) — Lucinda Williams had considered releasing a double CD at least once before, but her record company argued against it. Now the veteran singer-songwriter is putting music out on her own label.


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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:30
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending October 6, 2014:
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Don't Miss Chipotle's Free Cultivate Food, Ideas & Music Festival

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 01:00

Don't Miss Chipotle's Free Cultivate Food, Ideas & Music FestivalChipotle is bringing its FREE Cultivate Food, Ideas & Music Festival to Dallas on Saturday, October 18, at Lake Carolyn in Irving.


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Watch Jimmy Fallon and will.i.am's Music Video for "Ew!"

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 00:18

 NBCJimmy Fallon combined two of his favorite things — his "Ew!" sketch and music — for the first time on  The Tonight Show. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Jimmy Fallon Will.I.Am The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon


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