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The Top 14 Music Stories of 2014

While songs like “Shake It Off,” “All About That Bass” and more rose to the top of the charts, these are the stories we were reading to accompany them.

12/15/2014

Kanye West

Kanye West, U2 Perform at World AIDS Day Concert

Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood and Coldplay’s Chris Martin also performed at the Dec. 1 show in New York’s Times Square. Watch it now.

12/02/2014

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Adele, One Direction, Bono Lead Band Aid 30 to Raise Money for Ebola Crisis in Africa with New Version of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’

The legendary 1984 single is being updated with another cavalcade of music stars, including Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Chris Martin and more.

11/11/2014

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Pharrell, U2 and ‘Frozen’ Earn Oscar Nominations This Year

Last year, Adele took home the award for her song “Skyfall” from the Bond movie of the same name.

01/16/2014

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Jennifer Hudson, Bono & Stevie Wonder Join Star-Studded 80th Birthday Tribute To Quincy Jones

For over five decades, legendary music producer Quincy Jones has lent his talents to some of the most notable songs and albums in history. To recognize his 80th birthday, Jones was honored by many of […]

04/15/2013

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Beyonce & Andre 3000 Cover Amy Winehouse For ‘Great Gatsby’ Soundtrack

Their first collaboration was a funky “Party” off 4, but Beyoncé and André 3000 are teaming up now for a cover. Bey and the OutKast rapper will cover Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” for Baz Luhrmann’s forthcoming film adaptation of The Great Gatsby, out May 10, […]

04/02/2013

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What’s That Song: Shiny Toy Guns

In this edition of What’s That Song, Los Angeles based rock band Shiny Toy Guns took on the task of identifying several GRAMMY Record of the Year winners from the past. It is one of the oldest […]

01/14/2013

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Bono Becomes Rock’s Richest Star Thanks To Facebook

As Facebook went public today, reports are calculating that Bono’s investment company, Elevation Partners, stands to make up to $1.5 billion off of the IPO.

05/18/2012

Bradley Cooper

Celebs Rock Out The "2011 GQ Men Of The Year Awards"

[photogallerylink id=81798 align=right] The 2011 “GQ Men of the Year” Awards were handed out Tuesday night at the Royal Opera House in London and the stars were out in force for the festivities!  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John […]

09/07/2011

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