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Bob Seger Announces New Tour And Album

October 20th, 2014 9:51am EDT
Bob Seger Announces New Tour And Album
Bob Seger will be hitting the road with a new album for the first time since 2006 to promote "Ride Out."

The singer was never the type of artist to tour for long stretches and often takes years between albums.

The 69-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legend announced 23 dates for the tour to begin on Nov. 19 in Saginaw, Michigan at the Dow Event Center.

The 2014-'15 Ride Out tour will also hit Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Dallas, Toronto, Houston, Phoenix, Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa, Buffalo, Atlanta, Pittsburgh and Cleveland. The first leg of the tour will end at Madison Square Garden in ...
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11 Songs That Break Barriers

October 19th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
11 Songs That Break Barriers
Sometimes, you have to take a stand. Taking a stand isn’t always a popular move, nor is it always personally lucrative. Musically, ‘taking a stand’ often means that musicians promote an unpopular or not oft tread platform, theme, or cause. That means ultimately, these bold musicians look to break barriers and pave the way for acceptance, tolerance, and otherwise. Here are 13 songs that break barriers of some sort.

1) Hozier, “Take Me To Church” (Hozier, 2014)

“Take Me To Church” is nothing short of brilliant and progressive. Hozier makes sex sound sanctified, brings light to ...
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'Glee' Star Charice Identifies As A Man, Says She Has A 'Male Soul'

October 18th, 2014 6:13pm EDT
Charice
Former "Glee" star Charice is transitioning to become a man but won't have sexual reassignment surgery. In a new interview with Oprah Winfrey, the Filipino star reveals that she wants to embrace her "male soul."

The singer/actress, who was discovered by Winfrey nearly a decade ago, announced she was gay last year. She wants to look like a man but will not follow the path of Chaz Bono, who had gender reassignment surgery.

She explains, "I'm not exactly transitioning to a male, but basically my soul is, like, male. But I'm not going to go through that stage where I'm going to change everyth...
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U2's Bono Reveals Why He Always Wears Sunglasses

October 18th, 2014 10:37am EDT
Bono
U2 frontman Bono has a signature look - he always wears sunglasses. But it's not because he's too cool for school. The star has been suffering from glaucoma for over 20 years.

The rock star revealed the news during an interview on "The Graham Norton Show." "I have good treatments, and I am going to be fine," he assured viewers.

Glaucoma can damage the eye's optic nerve and in some cases result in vision loss and blindness. Early detection and treatment can protect a sufferer from serious vision loss.

The band made headlines earlier this month after releasing its latest album for free o...
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Kesha Reportedly Told Rehab Doctors About Alleged Sexual Abuse From Dr. Luke

October 17th, 2014 12:00am EDT
Kesha
Just days after singer Kesha filed a lawsuit against producer Dr. Luke, the singer has claimed that she told stories about the abuse she endured while working with him to doctors at a rehab center she stayed at earlier this year.

Sources close to the singer revealed to TMZ that during her treatment for an eating disorder brought on by some comments the producer made to her, she told her doctors about all of the sexual assaults and verbal and physical abuse she alleges in her lawsuit, which she filed earlier this week.

Kesha's doctors reportedly have notes about the abuse and the assaults,...
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For Country Duo Florida Georgia Line, 'Anything Goes'

October 16th, 2014 4:30pm EDT
Florida Georgia Line
"Alabama on the boom box baby / 'bout to get a little boondock crazy!" Say what? Florida Georgia Line broke through in a big way with a single entitled “Cruise” - understatement! “Cruise” would propel FGL’s 2012 debut album, Here’s To The Good Times to double-platinum status. The dudes from Florida and Georgia respectively – Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard – seek to have a similar impact on their sophomore album, Anything Goes.

The album kicks off with the enthusiastic "Anything Goes." The title track sets the tone, with FGL encouraging the party. Even though the opener is a carefree...
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Jason Aldean Tops The Billboard 200: This Week in Music

October 16th, 2014 12:33pm EDT
Jason Aldean
For country musician Jason Aldean, it is certainly a “beautiful day.” Why – well Aldean topped the Billboard 200 selling a robust 278,000 copies of his latest album, Old Boots, New Dirt. With so many new releases bowing yet so few managing to sell remarkably, Aldean can definitely consider himself one of the biggest successes of the year after week one. Aldean isn’t “Burning It Down,” he’s lighting it up…something like that!

But of course, there’s a down side to everything. After building up Aldean as Billboard Chart royalty, it must be noted that even his large sales are downscaled f...
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Country Singer Lizzie Sider Talks Music, Bullying Prevention Tour

October 16th, 2014 8:30am EDT
Country Singer Lizzie Sider Talks Music, Bullying Prevention Tou
Lizzie Sider, 16-year-old rising country artist, is celebrating National Bullying Prevention Month by bringing her "Nobody Has The Power To Ruin Your Day" Bully Prevention Assembly Tour to several locations across the country. During the assemblies, Lizzie draws from her own personal experiences to motivate kids to help prevent bullying. She also performs her original song, "Butterfly."

The New York City leg of the tour included visits with schools located in each of the five boroughs. Lizzie wrapped up her visit on Oct. 15 with a performance at The Bitter End.

I recently had the opportun...
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Snoop Dogg Apologizes For Bullying Iggy Azalea On Instagram

October 15th, 2014 11:14pm EDT
Snoop Dogg And Iggy Azalea
Snoop Dogg has finally apologized after bullying Iggy Azalea over the past few days.

Snoop began picking on the Australian rapper on Sunday, when he shared a photo of a pale woman with cornrows with the text "Iggy Azalea No Make Up" on his Instagram page.

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Azalea blasted Snoop on Twitter, writing, "@snoopdogg why would you post such a mean pic on insta when you send your body guards to ask me for pictures every time we are at shows together...? And everytime I've spoken to you, you've always been nice as hell. I'm disappointed you'd be such an a** for ...
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Prince & New Band 3RDEYEGIRL To Be Musical Guests On 'Saturday Night Live'

October 15th, 2014 9:57pm EDT
Prince & New Band 3RDEYEGIRL To Be Musical Guests On 'Saturday N
The one-and-only Prince is set to take the stage as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live on November 1.

The Purple One will make his third appearance as the show's music act, and he'll be joined on the show by former cast member Chris Rock, who returns to host.

Prince will perform with new all-girl group 3RDEYEGIRL (Guitarist Donna Grantis, drummer Hannah Ford Welton and bassist Ida Nielsen).

The artist formerly known as The Artist Formerly Known As released two new albums on September 30: "Art Official Age," a solo disc full of classic style Prince tunes, and rocker "PLECTRUMELECTRU...
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