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David Bowie's Wife Shares Personal Message On Instagram

2/7/2016 11:14am EST
Iman Shares Update With Fans One Month After Husband David Bowie
Iman, the widow of rocker David Bowie, shared an Instagram message to fans who have wondered how the former supermodel has been holding up since her husband's untimely death.

The 60-year-old former model took to her official Instagram to offer her appreciation and thanks for all the support she has received from the legendary singer and songwriters millions of fans.

The poignant message was short and direct but spoke volumes.

A photo posted by IMAN (@the_real_iman) on Feb 6, 2016 at 9:03am PST

"'Love & Gratitude,' Iman," the photo read.

David Bowie died on Jan. 10 at age 69.

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Hundred Handed Announces '...Like It's A Saturday' Debut EP Release Date

2/2/2016 11:23pm EST
Hundred Handed Announces '...Like It's A Saturday' Debut EP Rele
Pop/rock band Hundred Handed, featuring lead vocalist/guitarist Jordan McGraw, drummer Drew Langan and bass guitarist Matt Black, will release their debut EP titled “…Like It’s A Saturday,” worldwide independently on March 18, with the exception of Australia and New Zealand, in which it will be available on Universal Australia. Co-produced by Hundred Handed and Eddie Jackson, the EP will feature songs co-written by the band with songwriter The Golden Hippie. Along with their current single, “Love Me Like The Weekend,” the EP will include “She Was The One,” “Heroes (In The Dark),” and “I Fee...
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New Albums Releases To Check Out This Week

2/2/2016 2:00pm EST
Wiz Khalifa’s 'Khalifa' Leads Albums To Check Out
February 2016 opens with a bang folks! The new releases are certainly heating up, with Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa’s Khalifa leading the charge. It’s not all about Wiz though, as new albums arrive from veteran rock/pop musician Elton John (Wonderful Crazy Night), Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum fame (The Driver) and pop music compilation staple, Now! That’s What I Call Music (Now 57).

1) Wiz Khalifa, Khalifa (Atlantic)

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa drops his fourth studio album, Khalifa. Khalifa serves as the follow-up to 2014 effort Blacc Hollywood, which debuted at number one on t...
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Guess Who Is Back On Top Of Billboard 200 This Week?

2/2/2016 10:02am EST
Adele Reclaims No. 1 On Billboard 200 After a Two-Week Break
Two weeks ago, David Bowie’s final album Blackstar would dethrone Adele’s record-breaking 25 after it spent seven consecutive weeks at number one. While Bowie wouldn't retain the top spot the following week, Panic! At The Disco would score its first number one album with Death of a Bachelor. Both weeks, 25 had to settle for runner-up as opposed to “ruling the roost.” Not this week friends – no sir!

After a two-week break – call it a vacation – Adele returns to a familiar, fitting spot at number one. This week marks the eight nonconsecutive weeks in the penthouse for the British powerhouse....
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10 Musicians Who Have Switched Up Their Styles Over The Years

1/30/2016 1:00pm EST
10 Musicians Who Have Evolved Over the Years
No two musicians are exactly the same; they come in different shapes, sizes and most importantly, each has different approaches musically. Sure, the aforementioned should go without saying, but it’s a perfect preface for this particular article. Some musicians aren’t satisfied with merely maintaining their stylistic approach. That means that artistic evolution and remaining relevant commercially and within the pop cultural scope happens. Need a translation? Basically, the 10 musicians on this list have switched up their style from the beginning of their careers to the present.

1) Kid Cudi...
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Sia Leads Albums To Check Out

1/26/2016 1:39pm EST
Sia's 'This Is Acting' Leads Albums To Check Out This Week
Ah, things are starting to heat up at the end of January. Sure, the weather has been frightful, but brand new music can warm up even the most frigid day right? This week there’s more than one ‘signature’ new release to check out, something that couldn’t be said of previous weeks. Sia leads the charge, but newbie Charlie Puth should also have some momentum on his side. Here are seven albums to check out.

1) Sia, This Is Acting (RCA)

After scoring a career first number one album, pop singer/songwriter Sia returns with her follow-up, This Is Acting. This Is Acting runs 12 tracks deep. Amon...
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Panic! At The Disco Tops Charts

1/26/2016 9:48am EST
Panic! At The Disco Tops The Billboard 200 For The First Time
After being an active part of the music industry for a decade, Panic! At The Disco finally got over “That Hump” to quote Erykah Badu – scoring a number one album on the Billboard 200. That’s right; Death of A Bachelor earned Panic! At The Disco – specifically sole original member Brendon Urie – it's first career number one album. The numbers were impressive as Panic! At The Disco impacted to the tune of 190,000 units, with 89% of those units being pure sales.

Sure Urie is the only member left, but things seem to be looking up judging by the numbers and hits from the album. If you ask us, w...
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'Blackstar' Becomes David Bowie's First No. 1 Album

1/19/2016 8:39am EST
David Bowie Posthumously Scores Career First No. 1 With 'Blackst
Two unbelievable things have occurred. The first and most unbelievable thing is the fact that legendary rock veteran David Bowie is dead. The second is the fact that Bowie scored his career first no. 1 album with Blackstar. How is it that an accomplished musician like David Bowie had never previously scored a chart-topping album on the Billboard 200? Aforementioned point aside, Blackstar moved 181,000 units, with 96% of those units being pure sales. Robust numbers by all means.

Bowie’s chart topper means that the queen, Adele, has officially been toppled. 25 doesn’t move far from the pe...
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Founding Member Of The Eagles Dead At 67

1/19/2016 7:20am EST
Glenn Frey, Founding Member Of The Eagles, Dead At The Age Of 67
Glenn Frey, a founding member of the rock band the Eagles, has died at the age of 67.

"Glenn fought a courageous battle for the past several weeks but, sadly, succumbed to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia," stated a post on the band's official website.

"We are all in a state of shock, disbelief and profound sorrow," stated Frey's Eagles bandmate Don Henley, according to a story published by CNN.

Frey and Henley had a tumultuous personal and professional relationship over the past 45 years, but Henley remarked that meeting his longtime bandm...
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Tank's 'Sex, Love & Pain II' Leads This Week's Albums To Check Out

1/17/2016 12:45pm EST
Tank's 'Sex, Love & Pain II' Leads This Week's Albums To Check O
Slowly but surely, things seem to be heating up in the music industry, despite the frigid January weather. January 2016 has delivered some noteworthy albums early on, led by David Bowie’s final masterpiece Blackstar and Panic! At The Disco’s eclectic crowd pleasing Death of A Bachelor. Hard acts to follow, this week brings fresh blood to music stores everywhere, led by R&B singer/songwriter Tank. Also on the list – a sure-to-be award-winning compilation, metal vets, composer royalty, and a newbie alternative band. Jam-packed!

1) Tank, Sex Love & Pain II (Atlantic)

Following up his 2013...
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