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Jedward Talks St. Patrick’s Day and ‘Sharknado 3’ By

Happy St. Jedward’s Day! Yes, infamous X Factor U.K. alums Jedward (aka John and Edward Grimes, aka the “double divas of Dublin”) are back, and they’re here at Yahoo this...

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Watch Jacob Whitesides Make an Emotional Visit to ‘Ohio’ By

Seventeen-year old Jacob Whitesides broke out as a YouTube star (his channel has 10 million views and counting), but before that, he was gigging in his father’s band in East...

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Scott Borchetta’s Advice to ‘Idol’ Top 11: Be Ready for Kanye to Run Onstage! By

Big Machine label head Scott Borchetta officially debuted as the new American Idol in-house mentor this Thursday, and he definitely made his presence felt, doling out sage advice in between anecdotes about...

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She’s Baaack! The Controversial Stacy Francis Returns on ‘R&B Divas’ By

Stacy Francis was the token villainess of The X Factor USA Season 1, even if that was a role she never wanted to play. She started off on the show, which was...

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7 Actually Great Singles By ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Contestants By

The competing queens on RuPaul’s Drag Race are known for lip-synching for their lives, but sometimes, when they try to sing live, they #$%& it up, to semi-quote Ru. Many...

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#TBT: Howard Jones Remembers the Great Synthesizer Showdown of 1985 By

That fateful evening, onstage at Los Angeles’s Shrine Auditorium, elder-statesmen keyboard icons Stevie Wonder and Herbie Hancock joined new-school new-wavers Thomas Dolby and Howard Jones (the former in a powdered...

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All Hail the Queen! Big Freedia Talks Working Hard, Twerking Harder By

New Orleans bounce music icon Big Freedia, who’s toured and collaborated with everyone from the Postal Service to RuPaul and has been kicking open doors for bounce artists and LGBT...

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Shows Off His Grammy Collection By

“Weird Al” Yankovic has been nominated for 14 Grammy Awards, and he’s won three times — which, ironically, is more than can be said for many of the artists that...

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A Chat With Mark Ronson: The DJ That Will Save Your Life By

  Mark Ronson’s just-released fourth album, Uptown Special, is a rarity in this singles-driven age: It’s impeccably sequenced. From the Ronson-described “amazing signature harmonica tone,” played by none other than...

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Pharrell Williams & Gwen Stefani Explain Why Their Partnership Continues to ‘Shine’ By

Paddington Bear is out this week, but its eponymous CGI bear may not be the cuddliest aspect of the feelgood family film. Why? Because the movie’s peppy theme song, “Shine,”...

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