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‘Idol’ Star Phillip Phillips on Lawsuit, Recording Hiatus: ‘I Was in a Weird Place’ By

Five years ago, Phillip Phillips became the last major success story spawned by the American Idol franchise, when his Season 11 coronation song “Home” became the biggest single by any...

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‘The Room’ Soundtrack Writers Talk Working With Tommy Wiseau By

More than 15 years ago, a gospel singer named Kitra Williams, her son Jarah Gibson, and teen singer Clint Jun Gamboa met up with a “peculiar” black-clad man in a...

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Franz Ferdinand: ‘You Basically Elected Your Worst Person’ By

Scottish dance-rock darlings Franz Ferdinand are about to release Always Ascending, their first album in almost five years, but they haven’t exactly been off the scene. Along with collaborating with...

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‘Voice’ Winner Chloe Kohanski Explains Why She Lowered Her Voice to Be Heard By

Chloe Kohanski, who was crowned the newest Voice winner Tuesday night, stood out through Season 13 thanks to her gritty rock ’n’ roll style and, especially, her gritty rock ’n’...

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Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova: ‘Things Are Not That Different for Our 2 Countries’ By

“Things are not that different, surprisingly, for our countries,” muses Nadya Tolokonnikova, leader of notorious Russian feminist punk/art collective Pussy Riot. “It’s not the easiest time right now, and sometimes...

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G-Eazy Talks Chemistry With Halsey: ‘We Have That Bonnie-and-Clyde Thing’ By

G-Eazy has collaborated with a host of compelling and talented young women, from Britney Spears on “Make Me…” and Bebe Rexha on “Me, Myself & I” to Cardi B, Kehlani,...

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Todrick Hall Songs About Harassment, Guns Take on New Relevance in 2017 By

In June 2016, when YouTube/Broadway star Todrick Hall released his ambitious, semiautobiographical, Wizard of Oz-inspired visual album, Straight Outta Oz, one of the standout songs and scenes was “Papi,” which...

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Rita Ora on Life in the Public Eye: ‘It Was Petrifying to Know What I Was Getting Into’ By

Pop star Rita Ora has been in the spotlight since she was a teenager, and in her native Britain — the land of gossip rags like Hello, OK, and the...

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Barenaked Ladies’ Serious Side: ‘There’s a Lot of Political Material on All Our Records’ By

Barenaked Ladies have sold millions of albums and have been nominated for a whopping 18 Juno Awards in their native Canada, yet they’ve struggled to be taken seriously. “The words...

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Fantasia on Christmas: ‘Let Families Come Back Together, Because They’re Breaking Up’ By

American Idol Season 3 champion Fantasia’s life struggles have been well documented — in her memoir and accompanying TV biopic Life Is Not a Fairytale, for starters, as well as...

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