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The 5 Best Things That Happened at Ed on Ellis

Multiply Day, on June 13, where Ed Sheeran took over several iconic New York City locations to play shows from smallest to biggest, was a massive success for his fans, the Sheerios. But the climax of the day almost didn’t happen.

06/17/2014

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Drake And Lil Wayne Team Up For Massive 2014 U.S. Tour

Drake season is about to go into overdrive.

06/12/2014

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GRAMMYS Will Now Allow Samples, Interpolations in All Song Categories

The GRAMMYS have just changed the game, at least in relation to what songs can be nominated for awards.

06/12/2014

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Interview: KISS’ Paul Stanley Slams Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Patti Smith

While taking shots at Jann Wenner, Patti Smith and others, Stanley reaffirmed his speech at the Rock Hall induction ceremony and clarifies that it was Gene Simmons, not him, who said those ‘borderline racist’ comments.

06/03/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Cole Swindell on Representing All Things (and Teams) Atlanta, Georgia

The diehard Atlanta Braves fan gets a special thrill from the team’s third baseman, Chris Johnson, using his song, “Chillin’ It,” as walk-up music.

06/02/2014

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Live: Bruce Springsteen Ends Tour With Rarities-Filled Blowout in Connecticut

At the E Street Band’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last month, guitarist Steven Van Zandt noted in his acceptance speech that the group owe much to Bruce Springsteen’s “relentless striving for greatness, his insistence on our constantly evolving music excellence, and his continuing writing of songs of a unnecessarily high level of quality, that is both historically unprecedented and profoundly inspiring.”

05/20/2014

Vocalist Isaac Slade (R) and guitarist Joe King of the rock band The Fray perform during the half time show during the AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Musicians + Sports: How The Fray (Barely) Survived Super Bowl XLVIII

This year’s Super Bowl was a particularly bitter pill for Broncos fans to swallow. Denver band The Fray was no exception.

05/16/2014

File photo of Paul Simon outside Norwalk Superior Court (Photo by David Surowiecki/Getty Images)

First Appearance For Simon Since Arrest

NEW YORK (AP) – Paul Simon performed a rousing set and accepted an award from New York University in his first public appearance since he and his wife were arrested on disorderly conduct charges. The […]

05/08/2014

AS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 06: Singer Frankie Ballard attends the 49th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Musicians + Sports: Frankie Ballard On Baseball And The Detroit Tigers’ World Series Aspirations

“I probably would have never made it through college without baseball, so I’m thankful for that. I really am proud that I got to play on that level.”

05/02/2014

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