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This month Motown Records will release the official soundtrack to Detroit, director Kathryn Bigelow’s latest collaboration with writer Mark Boal (Zero Dark Thirty, The Hurt Locker).

Along with featuring songs that are infused with the “Motown Sound,” the picture will also feature “It Ain’t Fair,” a new song that features The Roots drummer Questlove and [...]


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Earlier this month, “Heart Break” became the fifth Lady Antebellum album to top Billboard’s U.S. Hot Country chart, helped along by the success of its first single, You Look Good. Though many of their singles — including their Top 10 pop hits Need You Now and Just A Kiss — were written by the band [...]


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With its new reality competition, ABC is aiming to find the next great Boy Band. The series will follow 30 young singers as they vie for a spot in the winning group. One of the judges in the competition — which is calling them “architects,” since they’re building the band — is Nick Carter. He’s [...]


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From Go-Go To Gaga: The Early Days Of Lady Gaga

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When Lady Gaga broke out with Just Dance and Poker Face in the fall of 2008, she appeared to be an overnight sensation. That wasn’t the case, though. Her rapid rise came only after a series of setbacks and a lot of hard work. When we talked to her, she remembered those early days, and [...]


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Along with being a movie star, Josh Duhamel is also famously married to Fergie, formerly of the Black Eyed Peas. But you’ll rarely hear them talking about each other when they’re interviewed (which, given the potential for misquotes, misunderstandings, and words taken out of context, is probably a good thing). So, while he doesn’t often [...]


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Every generation has had its fair share of “boy bands.” The ’50s had its doo-wop groups. The ’60s brought British Invasion imports like The Beatles, Herman’s Hermits and the Dave Clark Five, along with homegrown groups like Gary Lewis & the Playboys, the Temptations and the Four Tops. The ’70s were the heyday of the [...]


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Though she’s only 24 years old, Miley Cyrus is already a seasoned show biz veteran, having been working steadily since she was 10. After achieving teen superstardom on the show Hannah Montana, Cyrus parlayed that success into a singing career which has resulted in three platinum albums and eight Top 10 singles (including her latest, [...]


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Adam Levine has been a judge and mentor on NBC’s talent competition The Voice for all 12 of its seasons. Going through the process that many times, you’d think he might try to approach each new season a little differently, just to keep things interesting for him. But he told us he tries to stay [...]


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Bruno Mars & His Not-So-Golden Years

In: BREAKING NEWS, MUSIC NEWS, NEWS OF THE DAY

Before he was Bruno Mars: Superstar, he was Bruno Mars: Struggling artist, songwriter and producer. His career seemed to be an endless series of false starts, and it got so bad, there was a time when he didn’t know where he’d find the money to pay his rent. But once he turned the corner, he [...]


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Adam Levine continues to ride a hot streak. He’s back on the charts with a new Maroon 5 hit, Cold, and the 13th season of The Voice is off to a great start. Though he’s become a successful multimedia star, Levine has stayed refreshingly humble. He told us he’s thankful for all of the opportunities [...]


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