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The Radio Dept. captivates at Brooklyn's Warsaw

It had been six long years between the Radio Dept.’s return to New York City last year and their previous showing in the Big Apple. Record label struggles had kept the Swedish band from releasing music and touring. With all ...

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‘In the Body of the World’ review: Eve Ensler’s solo howl

Author and activist Eve Ensler doesn’t tiptoe around a topic. She doesn’t mince words. That unblinking, even brutal, bluntness is a strength in her solo play “In the Body of the World,” at Manhattan Theatre Club and based on her ...

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Pink plays it safe with Super Bowl national anthem

Despite the flu, the show went on. Pink, battling an illness that had left her voice — and her Super Bowl performance — in jeopardy, stuck to the script for her rendition of the national anthem. A life-long Eagles fan ...

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Police thwart Lana Del Rey kidnapping plan in Florida

A man who appeared to be obsessed with pop singer Lana Del Rey was arrested Friday after Florida police say he planned to kidnap the star following a concert in Orlando. The Orlando Police Department said Saturday they thwarted Michael ...

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Wiz Khalifa sued for allegedly ripping off song 'Most of Us'

This surely wasn’t music to Wiz Khalifa’s ears. The rapper is being sued for allegedly ripping off a song from another artist who says he shared a demo tape with Khalifa in 2012, according to court documents obtained Friday by ...

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Station gets bomb threats after hiring DJ in Swift grope case

A Mississippi radio station received death and bomb threats after hiring the DJ at the center of the Taylor Swift groping scandal. Larry Fuss, the CEO of Greenwood’s KIX 92.7, wrote in a lengthy Facebook post that he never expected ...

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Justin Timberlake says his son ‘will never play football’

The Super Bowl halftime performer does not want his son ever playing football. Justin Timberlake, 37, said on Thursday that his 2-year-old son Silas will never play football, during a press conference to promote Sunday’s Super Bowl LII halftime show. ...

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T-Pain sues booking agency for $30G over money owed for concert

Rapper and music producer T-Pain is hurting over $ 30,000 he says his booking agency owes him. The “Bartender” singer, whose real name is Faheem Rashad Najm, filed a lawsuit Thursday in Manhattan Supreme Court against United Talent Agency. T-Pain ...

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Female music executives call for Neil Portnow’s resignation

Neil Portnow told women to “step up” and they did — but they’re also stepping against him. A group of female music-industry senior executives called for Portnow’s resignation as Recording Academy chief in a letter Thursday. “The statement you made ...

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SEE IT: Roy Orbison hologram sings ‘Oh, Pretty Woman’

Roy Orbison is ready to rock from beyond the grave. A hologram of the late singer-songwriter is preparing to hit the road, and the production company behind the high-tech concert released a preview of the performance Wednesday. “In Dreams” no ...

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