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E Street Band’s Jake Clemons helps domestic-violence victims with new project

Credit: Lisa MacIntoshE Street Band saxophonist Jake Clemons has created a new online resource called the Janine Project in support of people affected by domestic violence. In conjunction with the launch of the initiative, Clemons has released an official video for his new solo song “Janine,” which tells the story of a woman struggling to leave an abusive relationship. As …

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Stevie Wonder to perform at Formula 1 auto race in Austin, Texas this fall

ABC/Fred WatkinsStevie Wonder has signed on to perform at the finale of the 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix auto race, scheduled for Sunday, October 22, in Austin, Texas. The concert will take place at the Circuit of the Americas track’s Super Stage following the big race. The United States Grand Prix events will run from October 20 to …

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Madonna under fire for post of daughter posing with profane pillow

BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty ImagesMadonna‘s parenting skills are under fire thanks to an Instagram photo of one of her twin four-year-old daughters leaning on an armchair. On the armchair is a throw pillow with the words “F**k cocaine” embroidered on it. Madonna captioned the post, “I couldn’t agree more…,” but that didn’t stop outraged followers from criticizing the Queen of Pop and …

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Paul McCartney pens tribute to victims of Manchester bombing; pays homage to James Bond actor Roger Moore

Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsPaul McCartney is among the many people sending out condolences to the victims of the terrorist attack that happened Monday night in Manchester, U.K., outside of a concert by pop star Ariana Grande. In a message posted on his social media sites, McCartney says, “Like everyone else my family and I were shocked to hear about the terrible …

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Beach Boys releasing new compilation featuring new stereo mix of “Wild Honey” album, unreleased 1967 recordings

Capitol//UMeA new Beach Boys compilation titled 1967 — Sunshine Tomorrow that focuses on recordings the band made during sessions for its 1967 albums Wild Honey and Smiley Smile will be released on June 30. The collection, which will be available as a two-CD set and digital download, will feature the first-ever stereo mix of Wild Honey, as well as previously …

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Bob Seger lines up second Detroit-area concert of 2017

ABC/Mark LevineBob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band recently announced plans for their first concert of 2017, a September 9 performance at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, Michigan, and now the Michigan rockers have lined up another Detroit-area show. The group will play The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan, on September 23. The concert will be …

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Part-Time Doctor? Stevie Wonder receives honorary degree from Yale

ABC/Fred WatkinsCall him Dr. Wonder! Stevie Wonder received an honorary Doctorate of Music on Monday at Yale University’s commencement ceremony in New Haven, Connecticut the Hartford Courant reports. In presenting the degree to the Motown legend, Yale President Peter Salovey gave an introductory speech that cleverly included a variety of references to Wonder songs. “A Rock and Roll Hall of …

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Watch first-ever official videos for three classic Elton John songs, which premiered today

ABC/Randy HolmesThe recently chosen winning videos of Elton John‘s global competition The Cut, which invited people to create official clips for three of the pop-rock legend’s classic hits — “Tiny Dancer,” “Rocket Man” and “Bennie and the Jets” — premiered Monday during a special screening at the Cannes Film Festival. The music videos also have been posted on Elton’s official …

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