23 Aug 2016

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Hillary Clinton’s ‘Fight Song’ is driving some people nuts

Hillary Clinton’s ‘Fight Song’ is driving some people nutsCelebrities perform "Fight Song" for a video played at the Democratic National Convention. It's Hillary Clinton's fight song, but some listeners don't have a lot of fight left in them. Before and after the Democratic nominee takes the stage at rallies, her campaign inevitably plays the 2015 pop hit "Fight Song" by Rachel Platten.


23 Aug 2016 11:57am GMT

20 Jul 2016

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Rock band Third Eye Blind taunts Republicans at concert during RNC

Rock band Third Eye Blind taunts Republicans at concert during RNCThe rock band Third Eye Blind frustrated some guests at a charity concert held during the Republican National Convention on Tuesday. In tweets posted on the official Third Eye Blind account, the band indicated it was pleased the show upset some in the audience. "I have never been more disappointed," wrote a Twitter user named Liza White.


20 Jul 2016 8:07am GMT

01 Feb 2016

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Adele objects as Trump plays song

Adele objects as Trump plays songPop superstar Adele on Monday lodged objections as Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump played her music on the campaign trail. Trump, an apparent fan of Adele who was spotted at her concert in November in New York, has regularly played her hit "Rolling in the Deep" at his rallies. "Adele has not given permission for her music to be used for any political campaigning," a statement from the singer's spokesman said.


01 Feb 2016 8:31pm GMT

28 Jan 2016

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Teen Violinist Nails ‘Star Wars’ Theme Song With Lightsabers

Teen Violinist Nails ‘Star Wars’ Theme Song With LightsabersJeffrey Ding He has been posting violin videos on YouTube since 2011, but his latest cover - playing John Williams's "Force Theme" from Star Wars with a special-effects bow that looks like a light saber - has gotten the most attention by far. Since it appeared on Jan. 9, it has more than 40,000 views and counting.


28 Jan 2016 6:34pm GMT

05 Jan 2016

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Raffi’s Joyous New Album: Exclusive Premiere

Raffi’s Joyous New Album: Exclusive PremiereThis month, more than 20 albums after Raffi's seminal Baby Beluga first took toddlers by storm, the children's troubadour will release a brand-new one: Owl Singalong. The jubilant mix of covers ("Garden Song," "Abiyoyo," "Somos el Barco") and originals ("Green Dream," "See the Moon") hits stores on Jan. 15 (preorder here). But until then, Yahoo Parenting is exclusively premiering the album, streaming above.


05 Jan 2016 5:23pm GMT

02 Dec 2015

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Your ‘Thinking Style’ Predicts The Kind Of Music You Will Like

Your ‘Thinking Style’ Predicts The Kind Of Music You Will LikeThe way these guys think says a lot about the music they like. (Touchstone Pictures)


02 Dec 2015 3:00pm GMT

12 Nov 2015

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Why We’re All Obsessed With Adele’s ‘Hello’

Why We’re All Obsessed With Adele’s ‘Hello’When it comes to hit songs, there is a formula for success. The song was an instant success in every way: On Vevo, the music video generated the highest number of views in a 24-hour span (27.7 million) and was the fastest video to reach 100 million views.


12 Nov 2015 12:00pm GMT

03 Nov 2015

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16 Songs That Have Helped People Through Depression

16 Songs That Have Helped People Through DepressionFacing the world each morning can be difficult when you live with a mental illness. Depression, specifically, can make everyday tasks seem daunting. Getting out of bed and out the door can be a major accomplishment. And although music can't cure depression (we wish), it's scientifically proven to reduce stress and even depressive symptoms.


03 Nov 2015 8:53pm GMT

What’s Happening in Your Brain and Body as You Listen to Music

What’s Happening in Your Brain and Body as You Listen to Music"The effect of music on the brain or body depends in part on its genre," Frank A. Russo, PhD, associate professor of psychology at Ryerson University, tells Yahoo Health. Research published in the Journal of Positive Psychology shows that listening to upbeat music improves mood, with one catch - it only works if you have the desire to be happy. Test subjects who listened to the upbeat music without feeling an urge to be happy did not see their moods change.


03 Nov 2015 12:00pm GMT

27 Oct 2015

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You Could Have Serious Musical Potential and Not Even Realize It

You Could Have Serious Musical Potential and Not Even Realize ItIf you've got a particular personality type, you might be predisposed to be musically skilled. If you've ever taken music lessons, you've had it drilled into your head that "practice makes perfect." But is that really all there is to it? According to a new study in the Journal of Research in Personality, your musical ability could also be hinged on something a little more engrained: your personality. Researchers from the University of Cambridge and Goldsmiths, University of London, in the U.K., in conjunction with the BBC, put more than 7,000 people through a series of musical tests, including melodic memory and rhythmic perception tests. These were then linked to their scores on a Big Five personality trait test, which examined people's scores on the traits of openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism. Among the findings: The trait of openness is a key predictor of musical ability.


27 Oct 2015 11:01am GMT

20 Oct 2015

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What We Can All Learn From Drake’s Dance Moves in New ‘Hotline Bling’ Video

What We Can All Learn From Drake’s Dance Moves in New ‘Hotline Bling’ Video"Or if you criticize yourself for making a mistake -either way, you will never have enough confidence to try anything new or expand your repertoire." She adds that the key to opening yourself creatively - whether it's doing something different on-the-job or taking a chance on the dance floor - is learning to take in constructive criticism, not destructive criticism. "Constructive criticism is when we see we're awkward, so we can identify the problem and find a solution," says Plumez.


20 Oct 2015 8:43pm GMT

09 Nov 2011

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Adele, Jay-Z and Kanye West scoop gongs at Music Video Awards 2011

Arcade Fire and Chase & Status also triumph at London ceremony



09 Nov 2011 4:51pm GMT

Arctic Monkeys remix Wet Nuns single 'Heaven Below' – listen

Drummer Matt Helders proffers his own take on track



09 Nov 2011 4:11pm GMT

Fleet Foxes announce March 2012 UK tour – ticket details

Folk band will return to the UK next for four more shows



09 Nov 2011 3:40pm GMT

Slayer, Mogwai, Guided By Voices for ATP's 'I'll Be Your Mirror' festival – ticket details

Mudhoney, Yuck and Sleep are also confirmed for the event



09 Nov 2011 3:17pm GMT

'Glee' creator Ryan Murphy defends gay teen sex episode

This week's episode sees characters Kurt and Blaine lose their virginity



09 Nov 2011 2:16pm GMT

Katie Holmes calls for 'Dawson's Creek' reunion

The star would like to go back to the role that made her name

09 Nov 2011 1:52pm GMT

Pixies frontman Frank Black launches his own record label

The Bureau won't be putting out any new Pixies material though



09 Nov 2011 1:14pm GMT

Trent Reznor confirms 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' soundtrack will get UK release

Mute Records will release film score outside North America, says Nine Inch Nails man



09 Nov 2011 12:39pm GMT

Alkaline Trio reschedule UK tour for May 2012 – ticket details

Band were forced to move shows after singer Matt Skiba broke his foot



09 Nov 2011 12:35pm GMT

Producers of U2's 'Spider-Man' musical sued by former director for over $1 million

Julie Taymor says the show's producers owe her a lot of compensation



09 Nov 2011 12:21pm GMT

Westlife fan chooses boyband over her husband

Jane Holmes says she left her other half after he told her: 'Choose Westlife or me'



09 Nov 2011 12:05pm GMT

'Absolutely Fabulous' heading for the big screen

Jennifer Saunders plans to leave Edina and Patsy all at sea in the movie



09 Nov 2011 11:42am GMT

The Stone Roses confirmed to headline V Festival 2012?

Madchester legends will apparently pocket £1 million for gigs next summer



09 Nov 2011 11:39am GMT

'The Human Centipede 2' takes just £942 at the UK box office

The horror film's controversy has not translated into receipts



09 Nov 2011 11:20am GMT

Kasabian set to perform inside a giant orange on UK arena tour

Band's stage set will also be completely crowd-interactive



09 Nov 2011 11:19am GMT

Brett Ratner steps down from Oscars over gay slur controversy

'Tower Heist' director is 'determined to learn from the experience'



09 Nov 2011 10:58am GMT

21 Jul 2009

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The Raveonettes Unveil Album Release And Tour Dates

Danish rock duo The Raveonettes has announced the dates for a fall tour in support of its fourth studio album, Billboard.com can exclusively report.


21 Jul 2009 12:23pm GMT

Jackson Browne, Republicans Settle Copyright Case

Jackson Browne is hopeful that the protection of music copyrights will be bolstered by the settlement of his lawsuit against U.S. Sen. John McCain and the Republican Party over unauthorized use of one of his songs in the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign.


21 Jul 2009 10:00am GMT

Sony Bids $50 Million For Michael Jackson Film Footage

Sony Corp.'s movie studio has bid $50 million to acquire the worldwide distribution rights to a film based on rehearsal footage for Michael Jackson's "This Is It" comeback concert series, according to a person familiar with the bid.


21 Jul 2009 9:27am GMT

Kasabian, Florence Lead Mercury Prize Nominations

Alt-rock acts Florence & The Machine and Kasabian have emerged as the bookmakers' favorites for the 2009 Barclaycard Mercury Prize, the U.K.'s album of the year award.


21 Jul 2009 9:08am GMT

Kings Of Convenience Make New 'Declaration'

Norwegian rock duo Kings Of Convenience will break a five-year silence this fall with its third studio album, "Declaration of Dependence," due Oct. 20 from Virgin.


21 Jul 2009 5:07am GMT

Michael Jackson Theatrical Release Deal Close

Sources have confirmed to Billboard that a deal between the Michael Jackson Estate, AEG Live and Sony for a theatrical release of the Michael Jackson rehearsal footage from the ill-fated This Is It concerts could close today.


21 Jul 2009 1:43am GMT

20 Jul 2009

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Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch Has Cancer, Tour And Album Postponed

The Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch has been diagnosed with cancer and will undergo surgery, he announced in a video posting on the group's website this morning. The band has canceled its summer tour plans and delayed the release of its forthcoming album, "Hot Sauce Committee Part 1," in order to allow time for his recovery.


20 Jul 2009 12:44pm GMT

JLS, Michael Jackson Top U.K. Charts

JLS, the British boy band who were runners-up to Alexandra Burke in the fifth series of talent series "The X Factor" last December, scored a No. 1 U.K. single yesterday (19) with their first release, "Beat Again" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment). "The Essential Michael Jackson," also on Epic, got a third week atop the album chart.


20 Jul 2009 10:50am GMT

Prince Closes Out Montreux Jazz Fest

Prince fans from across Europe converged on Montreux for two shows by the American musician whose rare appearance on the continent stretched well into Sunday morning. The 51-year-old star closed the two-week Swiss Montreux Jazz Festival with a mix of old hits including "Little Red Corvette," "Peach" and "Purple Rain" and fresh titles such as "Elixir" from his new album with singer Bria Valente.


20 Jul 2009 9:46am GMT

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Approaches Eagles' All-Time Sales Record

For nearly a decade, the Eagles' "Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975" has been the recording industry's ultimate evergreen release, certified by the RIAA as the all-time best-selling album in the United States. But thanks to continued robust demand for Michael Jackson's catalog since his June 25 death, "Thriller" appears on the verge of matching "Their Greatest Hits," at least in the eyes of the industry trade group.


20 Jul 2009 9:14am GMT

Paula Abdul May Not Be Back On 'Idol'

Paula Abdul's new manager says she may not be returning to "American Idol."


20 Jul 2009 9:07am GMT

Justin Bieber's 'Time' Is Now

It's a familiar narrative: wunderkind with a gift for music takes it seriously, and lands a major-label deal before he gets his driver's license. Usher, Chris Brown and Britney Spears all fit the formula. Now, Justin Bieber can add his name to the list.


20 Jul 2009 9:03am GMT

John Fogerty Enlists Springsteen, Eagles For New Blue Ridge Rangers

John Fogerty's "The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again," a new collection of Fogerty recordings of some of his favorite classic songs, is set for release Sept. 1 on Fortune Son/Verve Forecast. The album, recorded under the guise of the mythical group of his 1972 solo debut, includes guest spots from Bruce Springsteen and members of the Eagles, and features covers of songs by John Prine, Buck Owens and John Denver, among others, as well as Fogerty's own "Change in the Weather."


20 Jul 2009 3:00am GMT

19 Jul 2009

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Kid Rock, Alice In Chains, Skynyrd Rock Detroit

A pair of home town stadium concerts over the weekend gave Kid Rock and a couple of his support acts an opportunity to showcase new material for the 40,000 fans who attended each show.


19 Jul 2009 1:49am GMT

17 Jul 2009

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Warren Haynes In Musical Overdrive With Gov't Mule, Allmans, Dead

Thanks to tours with The Dead and the Allman Brothers Band, a new Gov't Mule album and tour and a planned solo album, Warren Haynes is having his busiest year ever -- and is enjoying it immensely.


17 Jul 2009 11:49am GMT

They Might Be Giants To Release Third Kids Album In September, Rock Album In 2010

On the heels of its 'Best Children's Album' Grammy win for "Here Come the 123's," They Might Be Giants is readying the release of another kid-centric set, "Here Comes Science." The album and animated DVD is due Sept. 1 on Amazon and iTunes and everywhere Sept. 22 on Disney Sound.


17 Jul 2009 11:16am GMT