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How Panda Ross Overcame Tragedy to Make Triumphant ‘X Factor’ Return By

Six years ago on The X Factor USA Season 2, a lovable lady named Panda Ross captured America’s hearts — and seemingly the heart of her longtime crush, judge Simon...

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#NoMakeupSunday: When KISS Bared Their faces on MTV, 35 Years Ago By

Nowadays, celebrities going makeup-free for the camera lens is an everyday Instagram occurrence. But 35 years ago, when greasepainted rock gods KISS bared their faces on live television, it was...

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Ex-Silverchair Singer Daniel Johns, Empire of the Sun’s Luke Steele Talk New Band DREAMS By

Casual fans who haven’t followed Daniel Johns since the mid-’90s — when his Australian rock trio, Silverchair, rode the grunge wave to the top of the alt-rock charts with “Tomorrow”...

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Kelly Rowland on Why Independent Women Need to ‘Have Each Other’s Backs’ By

R&B superstar Kelly Rowland is sitting with Yahoo Entertainment at a Boys & Girls Club in Long Beach, Calif., where she is partnering with the organization and Lowe’s for “Renovation...

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Patti Smith Talks Pathway to Paris and Why People Truly Have the Power By

When punk-rock legend Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Patti Smith plays the Theatre at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles on Sept. 16 at a benefit concert for Pathway...

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Ann Wilson Gets to the Heart of ‘I’m Afraid of Americans,’ ‘You Don’t Own Me’ for Tribute Album By

Heart frontwoman Ann Wilson is a rock ’n’ roll survivor. And sadly, that means she has outlived many of her rock ’n’ roll peers. “I was just on the planet...

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Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda on How Making Art Helped His Grieving Process By

When Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington died by suicide last year at age 41 — on the birthday of his good friend Chris Cornell, who’d taken his own life in a...

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Slash Talks 1980s vs. #MeToo Era By

When bad boys Guns N’ Roses first exploded onto the scene in the late ’80s, the lyrics of their politically incorrect songs, like “It’s So Easy” and “Used to Love...

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How ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ Went From Bad-Boy Party Song to Feminist Anthem By

On Sept. 6, 1983, a quirky little redhead with a big, big voice named Cyndi Lauper became an instant MTV icon when she released “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,”...

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Pop Prodigy MNEK on Being a Black Gay Role Model By

“The fact that someone like myself is working with someone like Hailee [Steinfeld] is progressive, because you don’t always see it — a black gay artist being able to blend...

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