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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Winner Sasha Velour Unveils Her ‘So Emotional’ Pride Playlist By

The bald and the beautiful Sasha Velour was always one to watch on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Season 9 — who else could make Village People cowboy couture look so chic? —...

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David Cook on Possibility of Being an ‘American Idol’ Judge: ‘If the Show Called, I’d Listen’ By

As rumors swirl that Lionel Richie is being tapped to judge next year’s American Idol reboot, the contestant who changed the Idol game by covering Richie’s song “Hello,” Season 7...

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The B-52’s’ Fred Schneider Remembers RuPaul’s Pre-Fame ‘Love Shack’ Cameo By

Long before he was the Supermodel of the World or the Emmy-winning host of RuPaul’s Drag Race, a young Atlanta drag queen named RuPaul Charles got his first big mainstream...

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Dave Gahan Remembers Performing With Chickens on German TV By

Ah, the ’80s. It was a wacky and wonderful time for pop music, especially when it came to visuals. MTV’s programming schedule was packed with gender-bending, genre-crossing new-wavers starring in...

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James Durbin on Joining Quiet Riot: ‘I’m Very Grateful for the Opportunity’ By

  James Durbin was the American Idol standout who begged America to “give metal a chance”; boldly belted Sammy Hagar’s Heavy Metal theme on Movie Night while Zakk Wylde played guitar; covered...

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Wayne Coyne on the Flaming Lips Playing ‘90210’s’ Peach Pit, Working With Miley Cyrus, and Writing One of the Greatest Funeral Songs of All Time By

Nowadays, indie and alternative rock bands think nothing of promoting their music via TV, commercial, and film placements. But back in the ’90s, when Oklahoma eccentrics the Flaming Lips (who...

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Blake Shelton & Adam Levine Nominate Their ‘Voice’ Successors By

The Voice is about to launch its 12th (yes, TWELFTH) season, and while many superstars have filled the show’s famous spinning chairs, two coaches have remained constant: self-declared “rusty old...

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Alicia Keys on Sharing Her Voice: ‘Artists Have an Obligation to Give People Other Perspectives’ By

Alicia Keys has always spoken her mind and fought for the causes she believes in. A recipient of BET’s Humanitarian Award, she’s a passionate philanthropist, women’s rights advocate, and co-founder of...

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Grammy Producer Ken Ehrlich on Political Statements: ‘We Respect and Encourage Artistic Freedom’ By

Musicians of all genres have been extremely vocal during these political tumultuous times, and with the 59th annual Grammy Awards right around the corner, it’s likely that some of the...

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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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