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Planned Parenthood Action Fund has launched the “We Need Every Voice” campaign with full-page ads featuring over 200 top musicians. Katy Perry, Halsey, Andra Day, André “3000” Benjamin, Beastie Boys, Billie Eilish, Kacey Musgraves, Foo Fighters, HAIM, Mandy Moore, Phoebe Bridgers, Questlove, Paulina Rubio, The Chicks, and more, have signed on to the “We Need
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Demi Lovato will host the 2020 People’s Choice Awards next month. “Demi Lovato is an international icon and we cannot wait for her to host the 2020 E! People’s Choice Awards,” Jen Neal, general manager of live events and lifestyle digital at E! News, said in statement. “Her authentic presence and dynamic talents will make
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Trent Reznor is the happiest surprise on a list of performers lined up for a David Bowie tribute webcast set for January, helmed by former Bowie pianist Mike Garson, who has toured “Bowie Celebration” shows since the star’s death almost five years ago. Reznor is among the next-generation rockers with the closest association with Bowie,
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BET has announced a new original documentary, “SMOKE: Marijuana + Black America,” executive-produced and narrated by Nas. The two-hour film will provide a closeup look at marijuana culture and its impact on both American society and especially the Black community. It’s set to air on Nov. 18. “The world has finally begun opening up to
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Pulitzer Prize-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar has signed an exclusive, worldwide administration agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group, the company announced Tuesday. Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith said: “Kendrick and I are excited for our new partnership with Jody Gerson and UMPG. Jody was passionate from the jump – she fought to make this deal happen.” Lamar has
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After missing a $45 million bond-interest payment earlier this month, the Guitar Center, the largest musical-instrument retailer in the U.S. and a mecca for musicians, is assessing its future, considering multiple restructuring options, including bankruptcy, according to reports in the New York Times and Bloomberg. Like many retail outlets, the Guitar Center, which has around
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Dr. Martens has announced the lineup for the next installment of its Dr. Martens Presents:  Music & Film Series, curated by L.A.-based filmmaker Ali Roberto and New York-based filmmaker Gabriel Gomez. Lauren Ruth Ward (pictured above), the Regrettes, Sunflower Bean, Cautious Clay, Tolliver, Blimes and Gab, duendita, Frankie & the Witch Fingers, NEZ, Orion Sun, Rosehardt
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There’s no shortage of music-focused nonprofits, but there’s plenty of room for more: The Montclair, NJ-based We Are All Music Foundation (WAAM) has launched with a mission to identify and support the most deserving social cause-focused music charities. Assembled by professionals from the fields of music, entertainment, finance and philanthropy, WAAM named the first three
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Rock ’n’ roll marriages rarely run smoothly. Constant touring, booze and fragile egos often turn marital fault lines into gaping crevasses. A scorched earth separation usually results in a jettisoning of assets. Case in point: Aussie punk singer Brody Dalle and rocker Josh Homme, who have just listed their modern Mediterranean-style Hollywood Hills abode after
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Harry Styles has released the music video for “Golden,” the fifth single from his “Fine Line” album following U.S. radio hits “Adore You,” “Watermelon Sugar” and “Falling.” The artist released a teaser for the clip on Sunday, amassing millions of views in the hours before the official video dropped. On Monday, within 30 minutes of
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Netflix has debuted the first trailer for its upcoming biographical drama “Selena: The Series,” about the beloved Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla, set to release Dec. 4. Christian Serratos (“The Walking Dead”) will play the late artist, while Madison Taylor Baez will play a young Selena. Produced by Campanario Entertainment and created by Moisés Zamora, the
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Despite multiple assurances that she would focus on acting during her appearance as host on “Saturday Night Live,” Adele burst into song several times during a spoof on “The Bachelor” about half an hour into the show. The skit found Adele, who was introduced as her superstar self, interrupting every bachelor-dating scenario by bursting into
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