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Americans Hate Justin Bieber And Chris Brown, According To New Music Poll

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Wrigley Termintates Commercial Deal With Chris Brown
Poor Justin Bieber has been having something of a rough patch these days.  Despite his rabid and fervent army of Beliebers, he’s been getting into more and more skirmishes with the paparazzi, and is-get this, you guys—coming off just a little bit like a spoiled, out of touch, and entitled rich kid.  And it seems that the rest of America is more or less getting sick of him, according to a...

News Roundup: Coachella Reveals 2013 Lineup, Adele To Perform 'Skyfall' At...

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It's almost that time of the year again, when hipsters and some ravers pack their bags and head to the desert for a three-day weekend filled with tons of music and celebrity sightings. Coachella is coming up, and the lineup has finally been revealed. Despite the rumors and misleading hints, The Rolling Stones will not be performing at the festival. The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blur, the...

Adele's '21' Is 2012's Bestselling Album... Just As It Was In 2011

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Well, here’s a first—as noted by Billboard, for the first time since Nielsen SoundScan began keeping track of music sales way back in 1991, the same album remained the bestselling album in the United States for two years in a row.  That’s right, Adele’s 21 was the number one bestselling album in the United States in 2012… just like it was in...

News Roundup: Dave Grohl Announces Foo Fighters Hiatus, Adele Releases...

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The Foo Fighters
This week, Dave Grohl confirmed the rumors about the Foo Fighters' split. The band is going on hiatus for an unspecified amount of time. The rumors first started when Grohl mentioned, while playing onstage at the Global Citizen Festival, that he didn't know when they would be playing live again. Also, R.E.M.'s former guitarist Peter Buck released his first solo album today....

Taylor Swift Somehow Earned More Than Lady Gaga, U2, And Adele In 2011

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Taylor Swift
Ever wonder would it would feel like to have your entire cranium implode, just like the guy in Scanners?  Well, if so, you’re in luck today.  Simply read the following sentence three times: in 2011, Taylor Swift earned more money on tour than U2, Lady Gaga or Adele.  If your head is still attached to your neck, I think I typed something wrong.

Adele Flips Off Producers At Brit Awards Show, Later Apologizes

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Once again, Adele emerged as a big awards winner, this time at Tuesday's Brit Awards for music. The songstress took home the prize for album of the year and best British female solo artist. That said, Adele got a little carried away during one of her speeches--after being cut off by the show's host, Adele made an obscene gesture to the show's producers. More...

2012 Grammys: LL Cool J Hosted, Adele And Foo Fighters Won Big, And Whitney...

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The 2012 Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles on Sunday night, held under the shadow of Whitney Houston's Saturday passing, a fact that cast a pall over the normally exuberant and self-congratulatory event.  But while the ceremony was a bit more muted than in previous years, there were no shortage of big wins or big performances, as soul singer Adele won all six awards she was nominated...

VOTD: Crowd/Theory Covers Adele's 'Someone Like You'

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Adele's "Someone Like You" has enjoyed much success, from being on Top Charts around the world to the critical praise. But when Adele sat down to write this song, she probably didn't have 'Grammy' on her mind – she was writing from her broken heart. Naturally, "Someone Like You" has become a popular cover song for other famous singers like Katy...

Adele Will Perform At The Grammy Awards

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The rumors are true: come February 12th, Adele will be making her return to the stage at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. After spending many months recuperating from vocal-cord surgery, the soulful English songstress will grace our TV sets with her grandiose voice.

The Top 20 Albums of 2011

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Without a doubt, 2011 was a year of great music. Wrapping up the year is no easy task, especially with so many new emerging artists hitting the indie scene and settled greats releasing records as good or better than their efforts decades prior. Our picks for the Top 20 Albums of the year cover a lot of ground, ranging from Indie Beard Rock to Spaghetti-Western, Rockabilly to Hip-Hop, and...

Grammy Nominees Announced; Kanye, Foo Fighters, and Adele Lead In Noms

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It’s that time of year again, when the meaningless award system known as “The Grammys” begins to dole out awards to people  like Katy Perry and the Foo Fighters.   The awards show won’t air until February 12, 2012, but the nominations were announced last night, during a concert which featured two performances by Lady Gaga (go ahead and sigh loudly right here).

Adele Reschedules North American Tour Dates

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Adele Reschedules North American Tour Dates
The Adele roadshow continues. Now that the British soul singer has whipped her bout with laryngitis, her North American tour that was put on the shelf due to illness is up and rolling once more. Adele has rescheduled 14 shows, and added six more to the itinerary. Her next appearance will be on Aug. 9 at the Orpheum Theater in Vancouver, British Columbia. Check below to...

Albums of the Week: The Bad, The Good – Seefeel Vs. Bright Eyes

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This week's list includes some artists that you might be hearing about for the first time, while other bands are seasoned regulars on your iTunes list. When it comes down to it, Bright Eyes' new release is just about the most important album out this week, and its unanimously agreed that The People's Key hits that sweet spot and meets the highest expectations. Check out the other...

New York Dolls on Zune Green Room Video Podcast

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[vimeo 4546679 570 420] The Green Room is a weekly video podcast, available on the Zune Marketplace, which provides behind-the-scenes footage of artists on tour. Featuring musicians such as Peter Bjorn and John, Adele, Common, Asher Roth and Duran Duran, the video podcast is based on exclusive interviews full of anecdotes and commentary. Access is free if you download Zune's 131MB of...