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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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A Danny Elfman Q&A: From Boingo to Burton By

The release of Big Eyes this Christmas Day marks the 16th collaboration in 29 years between legendary director Tim Burton and equally legendary composer Danny Elfman. Theirs has been one of the...

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Heart’s Ann & Nancy Wilson: ‘We’re Not Just Ladies in Rock… We’re Weird People!’ By

When Ann and Nancy Wilson broke through with Heart in the early ’70s, they didn’t necessarily set out to be pioneering “women in rock.” but with few other loud ladies...

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Annie Lennox at Age 60: A Q&A About Fame, Feminism, and ‘Nostalgia’ By

Although she may humbly deny it, Annie Lennox is an icon. From her gender-bending days in the Eurythmics, to her Grammy- and Oscar-winning solo work, to her tireless philanthropy, she’s...

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So I Thought I Could Dance: My Turnt-Up Day With Nappytabs By

  Earlier this year, I willingly made a fool of myself by participating in Randy Jackson’s American Idol boot camp — an experience which literally ended in tears, when I...

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Catching Up With Jesse Camp, the Original Rock ‘n’ Roll Reality Star By

  When Jesse Camp — the infamously haystack-haired, lanky-legged winner of MTV’s 1998 “Wanna Be a VJ” contest — resurfaced last week on a Hollywood red carpet, after years of...

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Party! ‘Drag Race’ Alum Adore Delano Performs for Yahoo By

It’s been two decades since a drag queen really broke through to the pop-music mainstream: That was RuPaul, with the 1993 smash single “Supermodel (You Better Work).” But now Ru’s...

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Inside the Splintered Mind of Gary Numan By

Gary Numan is a bona fide synth-rock pioneer and the artist behind “Cars,” one the biggest and most beloved new wave hits of all time. His critically acclaimed 12th studio...

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Surviving Randy Jackson’s ‘Idol’ Workshop: 4 Lessons I Learned From the Dawg By

Randy Jackson may no longer be a judge on “American Idol,” but the Dawg is still in the house this season, albeit in a mentoring role. With the show now...

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