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Willie Nelson Becomes Honorary Doctor

Willie Nelson Becomes Honorary DoctorJamie Squire/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- Country music legend Willie Nelson has been named an honorary doctor — of music. The 80-year-old Texan was honored Saturday by the Berklee College of Music in Boston, along with musicians Carole King and Annie...

Taylor Swift to Embark on Australian and New Zealand Tour

Taylor Swift to Embark on Australian and New Zealand TourABC/RICK ROWELL(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Seven-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift announced Wednesday that she would be taking her tour to Australia and New Zealand, becoming the first solo female artist to headline stadiums across Australia in 20 years. Swif...

Rolling Stones Play Small Surprise Show in LA

Rolling Stones Play Small Surprise Show in LA NICHOLAS ROBERTS/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Tickets to see the Rolling Stones in concert usually cost hundreds of dollars, but lucky fans were able to see them for just $20 when they played a small surprise concert in Los Angeles on Saturday. Th...

Psy Debuts New Single “Gentleman” Before 50,000 Fans

Psy Debuts New Single “Gentleman” Before 50,000 FansDana Edelson/NBC(SEOUL, South Korea) -- “Gangnam Style” celeb Psy has finally released his long anticipated new single, “Gentleman,” amid North Korea’s daily threats of nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula.Consisting of hea...

Paisley, LL Cool J Stand by ‘Accidental Racist’

Paisley, LL Cool J Stand by ‘Accidental Racist’ Jerod Harris/ACMA2013/Getty Images for ACM(NEW YORK) -- It only took a few hours for a six-minute song about race to spark a backlash after its release Monday.The song, recorded by the unlikely duo of Brad Paisley and LL Cool J and titled “Accid...

Justin Bieber’s Pet Monkey Quarantined by German Customs

Justin Bieber’s Pet Monkey Quarantined by German CustomsABC/RANDY HOLMES(MUNICH) -- Justin Bieber should have known better. He flew into Munich a couple of days ago with his pet capuchin monkey, but without the monkey's required documentation. The Sun reports that the animal was quarantined under the watchf...

Legendary Music Producer Phil Ramone Dead at 79

Legendary Music Producer Phil Ramone Dead at 79PhilRamone.com(NEW YORK) -- Acclaimed music producer Phil Ramone has died, about a month after being hospitalized with an aortic aneurysm.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ramone died Saturday morning at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He was...

Justin Timberlake’s Hidden Albums Treasure Hunt Sparks Fan Frenzy

Justin Timberlake’s Hidden Albums Treasure Hunt Sparks Fan FrenzyJason Kempin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- With five tweets, singer Justin Timberlake made several lucky fans’ dreams come true.Fans didn’t walk –  they ran when the Grammy-winning superstar tweeted on Friday that he was hiding signe...

Reports Rapper Lil Wayne Near Death Spark Twitter Frenzy

Reports Rapper Lil Wayne Near Death Spark Twitter FrenzyKevin Winter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Conflicting reports that rapper “Lil Wayne” was near death whipped the twittersphere into a frenzy Friday evening, and a tweet from the rapper’s official account saying he was alive and well was ...

Andy Gibb: Remembering the Disco Sensation 25 Years Later

Andy Gibb: Remembering the Disco Sensation 25 Years LaterFin Costello/Redferns/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- On March 10, 1988, disco sensation and teen idol Andy Gibb died of heart failure at the age of 30.While he was the youngest brother in the Gibb family, Andy was never an actual “Bee Gee.”He wa...

‘American Idol’ Reveals This Season’s Top 10

‘American Idol’ Reveals This Season’s Top 10Michael Becker / FOX(LAS VEGAS) -- This season's top 10 American Idol contestants were revealed Thursday night based on America's votes from Tuesday and Wednesday night's shows. They are Paul Jolley, Burnell Taylor, Curtis Finch, Jr., Devin Velez, Laza...

Justin Bieber Collapses at London Concert, Soldiers Through Before Heading to Hospital

Justin Bieber Collapses at London Concert, Soldiers Through Before Heading to HospitalChiaki Nozu/WireImage(LONDON) -- Justin Bieber's third show at London's O2 arena took a scary turn Thursday evening when the star collapsed backstage. A rep for the performer has confirmed to ABC News Radio that Biebs was "heading to the doctor....He f...

Top 10 Men Perform for America’s Votes on ‘American Idol’

Top 10 Men Perform for America’s Votes on ‘American Idol’Michael Becker / FOX(LAS VEGAS) -- American Idol's top 10 guys sang for America’s votes Wednesday night, with live performances at the Beatles Love Theater at The Mirage in Las Vegas.The top 10 girls performed Tuesday night. The results will be a...

Mindy McCready Remembered at Nashville Memorial Service

Mindy McCready Remembered at Nashville Memorial ServiceFrederick Breedon/WireImage(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Former country star Mindy McCready was remembered with a small memorial service in Nashville Wednesday evening.A little more than a hundred friends, family members and music industry colleagues gathered ...

Bobby Rogers, Founding Member of the Miracles, Dead at 73

Bobby Rogers, Founding Member of the Miracles, Dead at 73Bobby Rogers pictured far right. (Vince Bucci/Getty Images)(LOS ANGELES) -- One of the founding members of The Miracles, Bobby Rogers, has died at the age of 73.  According to the Los Angeles Times, the Detroit native passed away early Sunday morn...

Incident at London Club Shortens Justin Bieber’s ‘Worst Birthday’

Incident at London Club Shortens Justin Bieber’s ‘Worst Birthday’ABC/RANDY HOLMES(NEW YORK) -- Justin Bieber’s fame and fortune did not prevent him from having a bad 19th birthday.On March 1, Bieber tweeted that he had a “big night ahead,” but hours later, the pop star admitted to his followers tha...

Chris Brown Says Elton John Has Been ‘a Good Friend’ to Him

Chris Brown Says Elton John Has Been ‘a Good Friend’ to HimChris Polk/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) -- Chris Brown lost some longtime supporters in the music industry when he assaulted Rihanna in 2009, but he's also found some unlikely folks who are in his corner, like rock legend Elton John.  "I met Elton about a ...

Justin Timberlake Collaborates with Mumford & Sons Frontman on Movie Soundtrack

Justin Timberlake Collaborates with Mumford & Sons Frontman on Movie SoundtrackJason Kempin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Justin Timberlake doesn't limit his musical collaboration to rappers: he's revealed that he recently spent some time in the studio with Marcus Mumford, frontman for the Grammy-winning folk-rock band Mumford & ...

Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z Announce Legends of the Summer Tour

Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z Announce Legends of the Summer TourLester Cohen/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- It's official!  On Friday, Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z announced their Legends of the Summer stadium tour.  The North American tour will stop in 12 cities beginning July 17 in Toronto, Ontario before wrappi...

Oscar Winners Join Musical Tribute at Sunday’s Academy Awards

Oscar Winners Join Musical Tribute at Sunday’s Academy AwardsROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Each year at the Oscars you can expect to see glammed-up Hollywood starlets and dashing leading men, and listen to lots of long speeches. But this Sunday’s Academy Awards will have a special musical celebr...

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