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Madonna’s ‘Make My Video’ MTV Contest Winner, 30 Years Later: Angel Gracia Still Feels ‘True Blue’ By

Thirty years ago, MTV actually played music videos. And the network played a lot of Madonna videos. So many, in fact, that it devoted an entire day — Oct. 30, 1986, also...

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‘The Voice’ Advisor Sammy Hagar Talks Rock, Respect, and David Lee Roth By

Some people might be surprised that Sammy Hagar, a dyed-in-the-wool (or, more precisely, dyed-in-the-Hawaiian-shirt) rocker dude, would have any interest in being a mentor on a pop-leaning TV talent show...

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Corey Feldman Is Candid 2 the Core By

Last Friday, actor/musician and former child star Corey Feldman and his backing band, Corey’s Angels, delivered an outlandish, Internet-breaking performance on The Today Show, playing “Go 4 It,” a track off Feldman’s fifth...

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RuPaul Talks Punk, Politics, and Pulse: ‘Most People Are Still Living in the Dark Ages’ By

RuPaul Charles’s days in Wee Wee Pole, the band he fronted when he was a fixture on Atlanta’s early-’80s queer new wave/punk scene, are long gone. And lamentably, he tells Yahoo...

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‘American Idol’ Star Jax Opens Up About Cancer Battle By

On Season 14 of American Idol, irreverent rocker chick, Jersey girl, and third-place finalist Jax stood out for her wild-child antics — performing “My Generation” draped in a Union Jack flag;...

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Backstage With Dr. Teeth at Outside Lands By

Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, and the Last Shadow Puppets may have been the large-font bands on Outside Lands‘ 2016 lineup poster, but the Bay Area music festival’s promoters really buried the lead...

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35 Years Later, Martha Quinn Remembers MTV’s Golden Age By

“Whenever I hear the Buggles’ ‘Video Killed the Radio Star,’ I get goosebumps. I practically want to cry, every time. Every. Single. Time.” So says Martha Quinn, one of the...

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‘American Idol’ Deserved an Emmy Nomination This Year By

“I just want [American Idol] to be remembered for being innovative, pioneering – and maybe the most successful TV show of all time. It would just be nice for people...

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Watch ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Stars Christen New L.A. Boutique With Live Music Showcase By

The grand opening of PEG: The Store took place June 9 in Downtown Los Angeles’s Arts District, with a live PEG Records musical showcase featuring some of your favorite RuPaul’s Drag Race stars. Season 6 top...

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The Winning, Wild, and WTF Moments of Eurovision 2016 By

(Ukraine’s Jamala wins the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. Photo: Reuters) Long before American Idol — before Star Search, even — there was the Eurovision Song Contest. The United Nations of...

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