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Two Texas acts heading to Hollywood on new season of ‘American Idol’

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Fox

A singer-songwriter from Fort Worth and a senior from Baylor are in the mix for American Idol’s 14th season. Read more

Championship game kicks off a weekend of live music in North Texas

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Mathieu Bitton

By now, hosting high profile sporting events in North Texas is old hat. Read more

‘El Chiquilin’ to host mornings on La Grande 107.5 FM

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CBS Radio Dallas

Armando “El Chiqulin” Ulloa, whose nickname means “small boy” or “tiny tot,” will be the new morning DJ at regional-Mexican KMVK/107.5 FM “La Grande,” the station announced Thursday. Read more

When ‘The King’ came to Cowtown

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Alfred Wertheimer

Elvis Presley, born 80 years ago Thursday, has been gone now nearly as long as he lived. Read more

CD review: Death Grips, ‘Fashion Week’

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Jonathan Magowan

The noise-rap group Death Grips, which broke up in July, taught you to listen with your defenses up. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Jonas Martin

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Will Von Bolton

Singer-songwriter Jonas Martin’s solo debut, Chokecherry Jam, takes its sweet time to come into focus. Read more

Preston’s picks: Scotty McCreery at Billy Bob’s Texas; Ex Hex at Club Dada

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MCA Nashville

The ‘American Idol’ winner’s most recent single is rising up the charts. Read more

WRR Classical 101.1 FM: More on the changes

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Getty Images

During the past year and a half or so, there’s been a lot of interim at WRR/101.1 FM, the classical-music station owned by the City of Dallas. Read more

Concert review: Patriot at Shipping and Receiving

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special to DFW.com

It’s a new year, and the only way to start off the new year right is with live music — so I headed to Shipping & Receiving. Read more

Christian station Power 89.7 FM shuffles DJs

Christian-rock station KRVK/89.7 FM, better-known as “Power 89.7 FM,” has been quietly plugging along since 1999, when it launched as KTPW/89.7 FM. Quietly, that is, unless you’re listening to the music, which has a C... Read more

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