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Song and Story with Scott Joachim

Scott Joachim is a singer/songwriter based in New York City, and he’s the focus of our latest episode of “Song and Story.”  In this music performance series The Daily News goes behind the lyrics to explore the craft of songwriting. ...

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Sheryl Crow dedicates new song to Sandy Hook victims

Sheryl Crow released a new song Monday to honor the families of the 20 students and six adults who were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. Crow told Good Morning America that she was inspired to write “The ...

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Apple Said to Be Acquiring Shazam, the Song Identifying App

Photo Shazam said last year that it had surpassed a billion mobile downloads. Credit Simon Dawson/Bloomberg, via Getty Images A decade ago, Apple’s iPhone helped make a music-tech star out of Shazam, the app that, almost like magic, could identify ...

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Victoria’s Secret models slammed for singing N-word in song

A group of Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show models are receiving backlash after video emerged that appears to show several of the women singing along to a song verse featuring the N-word. The video shows multiple models — most of whom ...

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Kevin Spacey sang his own swan song at the Tony Awards

It’s curtains for Kevin. Daily News theater writer Joe Dziemanowicz notes that disgraced actor Kevin Spacey was singing his own swan song at the Tony’s when he performed “The Curtain Falls” in June. The song, which Spacey also sings in ...

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Taylor Swift seems to take shot at Kanye West in new song

The old Taylor may be dead, but the same old drama is still alive. Taylor Swift, who released her long-anticipated new album “Reputation” on Friday, appears to take a shot at her highly publicized nemesis Kanye West in a new ...

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Meek Mill lawyer says judge asked him to record a song for her

A lawyer for Meek Mill says he will appeal the rapper’s prison sentence, and has accused the judge who doled out the time of having a personal vendetta against his client. Meek’s attorney Joe Tacopina told Billboard that Judge Genece ...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda writes song to aid Puerto Rico

“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has written a musical “love letter” to raise money for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. The song is set to be released on Oct. 6 and features an array of celebrity artists. Details on who’s collaborating are under ...

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Beyoncé releases new song for hurricane, earthquake relief

Beyoncé announced the release of a new song to help raise money for Puerto Rico, Mexico and other Caribbean islands devastated by natural disasters in recent weeks. The pop diva lent her vocals to a new remix of J Balvin ...

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NYU therapist links music to psychopathy with Blackstreet song

The NYU researcher behind a controversial preliminary study that links a person’s music preferences to possible psychopathy thinks his study could prevent dangerous people from being in positions of power. Pascal Wallisch, a clinical assistant professor of psychology at NYU, ...

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