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Prince’s Life and Career Celebrated with “Billboard” Tribute Issue

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BillboardAs Prince continues to dominate the Billboard charts a week after his death, Billboard pays tribute to the late musical genius with a special issue dedicated to his memory. The issue features an extensive look back at his career — including his defining Dirty Mind album, his iconic Purple Rain style and his many female muses. Billboard also includes some …

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Stephen Stills Fans May Get a “Kick Out of” His Band The Rides’ New Tune

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Credit: Eleanor StillsThe Rides, Stephen Stills‘ blues-rock project with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and ex-Electric Flag keyboardist Barry Goldberg, return with their second album, Pierced Arrow, next week. In advance of the record’s May 6 release, the band has shared the lead track, “Kick Out of It,” online at The Huffington Post. The mid-tempo rock tune is highlighted by some blazing …

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“…But Seriously,” Phil Collins Is Wrapping Up His Remaster Campaign by “Going Back”

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Atlantic RecordsPhil Collins‘ ongoing “Take a Look at Me Now” campaign, which finds the former Genesis star reissuing all of his solo albums with unreleased bonus tracks, is wrapping up June 10 with the release of deluxe editions of ….But Seriously and Going Back, the latter now retitled The Essential Going Back. 1989’s …But Seriously included the smash hit “Another …

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Aerosmith Getting Back in the Saddle This Fall; Lines Up San Diego Festival Gig, Brazil Shows

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Credit: Ross HalfinAerosmith has confirmed its first U.S. concert performance of 2016, a September 16 headlining appearance at the second annual KAABOO Del Mar Festival, which will be held at the Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds in San Diego. The three-day event, which runs September 16-18, also will feature Jimmy Buffett, Hall & Oates, Gregg Allman, Lenny Kravitz, Third Eye …

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John Mellencamp’s Granddaughter Steals the Show on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Mike Coppola/Getty ImageOn his show Wednesday night, Jimmy Kimmel welcomed John Mellencamp ahead of his being presented with ASCAP’s prestigious Founders Award at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles Wednesday evening. The singer-songwriter brought a special guest to Kimmel’s stage — his cute granddaughter. Sitting and swaying in the chair next to Mellencamp — so much …

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Sources: Prescription Drugs Found in Prince’s Possession, Home

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Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesABC News has learned prescription drugs were found in Prince‘s possession and at his home the day he died. It’s still too early to know if the drugs had anything to do with his death. However, the Carver County Sheriff’s Office in Minnesota has contacted the Drug Enforcement Administration about helping with the investigation, if needed. If the …

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Who Cares? The Who, Joan Jett and Eddie Vedder Do!

Courtesy of MSO PRThe Who will continue its tradition of raising money for charity with special concert events by headlining an intimate private show on May 31 in Los Angeles to raise funds for UCLA Health Autism Treatment Program and Teen Cancer America. The concert, dubbed “Who Cares About the Next Generation,” also will feature performances by Joan Jett & …

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Elton John & Lady Gaga Team with Macy’s for Charity Clothing Line

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Courtesy of Business WireElton John and Lady Gaga have collaborated several times musically. Now they’re teaming up on the fashion front to raise money for a good cause. Elton and Gaga are launching Love Bravery, a limited-edition line of clothing and accessories that will be available exclusively at Macy’s this spring, and globally later this year. Twenty-five percent of the …

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Prince Set to Dominate “Billboard” Album Chart Again with Five Albums in Top 10

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Rhino; Warner Bros.Prince will continue his reign over the Billboard charts for the second straight week. According to Billboard, industry insiders predict the late music icon could have five albums in the top 10 on next week’s Billboard 200 chart. This week, Prince’s 2001 compilation album The Very Best of Prince took the number-one spot on the chart, with the …

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