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Daryl Hall : ‘The Media Were a Bunch of F***ing A**holes’ to Hall & Oates’ By

It’s hard to believe, but there was a time when Daryl Hall & John Oates were considered uncool. Sure, they were one of the biggest acts of the ‘70s and...

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Why the Time Might Be Right for ‘American Idol’s Return By

It feels like just yesterday that a white-clad choir comprising 60 American Idol alumni stood onstage at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre and bid an emotional farewell to arguably the most game-changing,...

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40 Years Ago, ‘What’s Happening!!’ Preached Evils of Bootlegging, Joys of Racial Harmony By

Forty years ago, on Jan. 28, 1978, an entire generation was educated about the evils of concert bootlegging in a two-part Very Special Episode of What’s Happening!! guest-starring the Doobie...

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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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