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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Aug. 27, 2015: 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

Nervous Fetty Wap greeted with cheers at hometown concert

Back To School Concert Paterson


Popular rap artist Fetty Wap was greeted with wild cheers Thursday as he put on a concert for a crowd of high school students in his New Jersey hometown of Paterson. Read more

Celine Dion returns to Las Vegas stage after year hiatus

Celine Dion makes her Las Vegas return after having spent more than a year caring for her ailing husband Rene Angelil. Read more

Mamma Mia! Piano played on ABBA's hits up for auction

Britain Sothebys

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A grand piano that featured on many of ABBA's biggest hits is going up for auction in London. Read more

Country music provocateurs Maddie & Tae come out swinging

Maddie & Tae Portrait Session

Photo by Donn Jones

The country duo Maddie & Tae took on gender stereotypes in their first platinum single, "Girl in a Country Song," and now they are targeting another overused effect in today's country music: electronic drum machines. Read more

Air guitarists duke it out at Finland world championships

Finland Air Guitar


Who can play wildest on an instrument no one can see? A record 30 air guitarists from a dozen countries are jamming on a stage in northern Finland to answer just that question. Read more

Texans RB Grimes escapes by playing piano, writing songs

Texans Grimes Music Football

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Jonathan Grimes got an NFL pink slip four times before finally hanging on with the Houston Texans and spending all of last season with the team. Read more

Lawyer: 50 Cent will try again to sell Connecticut mansion

50 Cent Bankruptcy

Photo by Evan Agostini

Rapper 50 Cent's bankruptcy attorney says he'll try again to sell his 50,000-square-foot Connecticut mansion. Read more

Blues marker to honor musician 'Son' House

Blues musician Eddie "Son" House will be honored with a Mississippi Blues Trail maker in Rochester, New York. Read more

New Syracuse-area music venue completed, ready for debut

The new music venue overlooking the shores of Onondaga Lake outside Syracuse is ready for its debut performance. Read more

Justin Bieber to perform at MTV Video Music Awards

MTV Video Music Awards-Bieber

Photo by Scott Roth

Justin Bieber will be back on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards. Read more

Allá bookstore is Santa Fe man's portal to Latin America

One of the nation's few Spanish-language bookstores hides in plain sight among art galleries, clothing stores and restaurants off the Santa Fe Plaza. Tourists and locals walking along West San Francisco Street can easily miss the second-floor shop where Jim Dunlap holds forth among wooden shelves... Read more

Opera star Alfie Boe goes into 'special role' on Broadway

That familiar feeling of being hunted has returned for Alfie Boe: He's about to be Broadway's latest Jean Valjean. Read more

Free Fetty Wap concert tickets go unclaimed

Nearly 500 tickets remain unclaimed for a free Fetty Wap concert in Paterson. Read more

Method to madness of MTV Video Music Awards

MTV Video Music Awards-History

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There really is a method to the madness that is the MTV Video Music Awards. Read more

Minneapolis building to get giant mural featuring Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan-Giant Mural


A team of artists is working on a giant mural featuring a portrait of musician Bob Dylan on a building in downtown Minneapolis. Read more

Paul McCartney includes Buffalo in 'Out There' tour

Paul McCartney has included a stop in Buffalo to his "Out There" tour. Read more

Former Beatle McCartney announces fall concert in Columbus

Paul McCartney is planning a stop in Columbus in October, his first concert in Ohio's capital city in a decade. Read more

Dylan's 'Hard Rain' lyrics going up for auction at Sotheby's

The draft lyrics for one of Bob Dylan's most influential early songs is going up for auction next month. Read more

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