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Volcano smoking bands out of Coachella

April 16, 2010 | By Tom Cheney

A volcano in Iceland is playing havoc with a music festival more than 4,000 miles away.

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Bonnaroo to feature DMB, Kings of Leon, Wonder

February 9, 2010 | By Michael Skehan

Bonnaroo organizers announced Tuesday night a lineup that features the Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Stevie Wonder and Jay-Z at the head of a list that includes a little bit of everything.

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Beyonce nabs six at Grammy Awards

February 1, 2010 | By Lance Fiasco

LOS ANGELES – Beyonce became the most decorated female on a Grammy night as she collected six trophies, including song of the year for her anthem “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on it).”

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iTunes sales drive $3 million to Haiti relief

January 28, 2010 | By max

Worldwide iTunes sales of the Hope for Haiti Now album, video,and individual performances have raised more than $3 million for the relief efforts, accounting for nearly all digital sales for the project, Apple Inc. confirmed today.

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‘Hope for Haiti Now’ rakes in record donations

January 24, 2010 | By max

As donations continue to pour in from around the world, “Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief” announced on Saturday that it has raised more than $58 million to date — a new record for donations made by the general public through a disaster-relief telethon. The preliminary figure includes donations made via phone, online, and mobile, and does does not include donations by corporations and large private donors, or iTunes sales figures, all of which are still being calculated.

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Jay-Z, Muse, MGMT to headline Coachella

January 19, 2010 | By Lance Fiasco

NEW YORK – Jay-Z will bring his “Empire State of Mind” to the West Coast for Coachella this year.

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Jay-Z scores first no. 1 hit with ‘Empire State of Mind’

November 22, 2009 | By idobi

When Jay-Z performed at the Yankees’ World Series victory parade, it definitely seemed like “Empire State of Mind” was the biggest song in the country. Last Thursday it became official: Jay-Z has his first no. 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Auto-Tune coming to your iPhone

September 5, 2009 | By Tom Cheney

Despite Jay-Z’s best efforts, it looks as if Auto-Tune, the software that adjusts the pitch of a singer’s voice, isn’t destined for the graveyard after all. Instead, it’s headed to the iPhone. An application called “I Am T-Pain,” after the rapper who most recently popularized the Auto-Tune software with a liberal use of it in […]