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Beyonce releases new song day before Super Bowl appearance

New Beyonce Song

Photo by Evan Agostini

Another Beyonce surprise project has lit up social media and caused a frenzy of excitement a day before the superstar's planned Super Bowl performance. Read more

300 rare and famous guitars coming to NYC auction

About 300 guitars, including instruments associated with Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley and Eddie Van Halen, are heading to a New York City auction. Read more

Wife says singer and band leader Dan Hicks dies at age 74

Obit Dan Hicks

Alan Dep

Dan Hicks, a musician whose work in the 1960s helped define San Francisco's psychedelic sound, has died. He was 74. Read more

Tattoos, martial arts and poker? Casinos wooing millennials

Casinos Millennials

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Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat attractions to attract a younger clientele. Read more

Hope College inaugurating concert hall amid arts expansion

Hope College-Concert Hall


Hope College's new $35 million Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts includes an 800-seat concert hall, a recital hall with seating for up to 125, rehearsal rooms and a dedicated organ studio. Read more

Moscow exhibition free for women wearing high heels

Russia High Heels

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A music video with more than 33 million views online has inspired organizers of a Moscow art exhibit to offer free admission to women who turn up wearing high heels. Read more

Soul diva Rihanna to perform at Grammy Awards


Photo by Rich Fury

Rihanna is joining the list of performers at the Grammy Awards later this month. Read more

10 Super Bowl ads everyone will be talking about

Super Bowl Ads Buick

Douglas Birnbaum

The big day is almost here. Read more

5 candidates in running to lead South Bend symphony

Five candidates are in the running to replace the retiring longtime music director of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra. Read more

John Scofield goes back to the future on Grammy-nominated CD

Grammywatch John Scofield

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Jazz guitarist John Scofield went back to the future on his Grammy-nominated CD "Past Present," reuniting members of his acclaimed quartet from the early 1990s to play his new compositions. Read more

Adele might not like it, but Donald Trump can use her music

While waiting for Donald Trump to take the stage this week at a campaign rally in Exeter, New Hampshire, fans listened to a few hit songs by Adele, "Skyfall" and "Rolling in the Deep." Read more

Super Bowl ads go for the safety

Super Bowl Ads WeatherTech

WeatherTech via AP

Talking animals, celebrity cameos and crowd-pleasing rock songs: This year's Super Bowl advertisers are sticking to the classics in their efforts to win over Big Game viewers on Sunday. Read more

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Read more

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Feb. 4, 2016: Read more

Bruno Mars finally confirms Super Bowl performance

Bruno Mars has finally officially confirmed he would perform at Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show with Coldplay and Beyoncé. Read more

Meek Mill gets 3 months house arrest for parole violation

Meek Mill

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A Philadelphia judge is giving Robert Williams at least three months to earn back his status as rapper Meek Mill. Read more

Solange Knowles loses her wedding ring in New Orleans parade

Solange Knowles lost her wedding ring while riding in a New Orleans parade an as honorary member of the Krewe of Muses. Read more

Puddle of Mudd singer pleads not guilty in vandalism case

People-Wes Scantlin

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Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin has pleaded not guilty to a felony vandalism charge filed after his arrest at a home he recently lost in foreclosure. Read more

Michael B. Jordan wins big at NAACP Image Awards

47th Annual NAACP Image Awards - Press Room

Photo by Chris Pizzello

It was a total knockout for Michael B. Jordan at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took several jabs at Hollywood for the lack of racial diversity. Read more

Celine Dion says late husband protected, grounded her

Rene Angelil Memorial

Jacques Boissinot

Celine Dion's husband protected her from the gritty business details of her career as he struck the deals that defined her superstar status, including saying yes to her mega hit from "Titanic" when she wanted to say no. Read more

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