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Magisto Offers a Video Contest for Dead Fans

Musicians often receive tributes for the talent they've shared with the world. Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead aqauired endless honors with a wax figure, a Ben and Jerry's ice cream flavor and a statue of his right hand, chubby middle finger and ...

Bob Dylan's 'Blood on The Tracks' Test Pressing For Sale...for $12,000

A Bob Dylan rarity has struck the market, as Amoeba Music in California will put a rare copy of the folk icon's 'Blood On The Tracks' for sale. The version features different renditions of many songs on the album than what appeared on the wide ...

Billboard's 50 Acts for 50 States: Taylor Swift, Eminem, More Rep Hometowns

Billboard came up with a fun project for the July 4th holiday, assigning a music performer that best represents each of the 50 states. According to the site, final decisions were largely based on sales results from its charts, but a performer's ...

Breaking Benjamin Breaks Sales Mark with New Album; Tori Kelly + Kacey Musgraves Follow

Apparently the waiting only makes desire stronger, or at least that's what Breaking Benjamin learned with its most recent release, 'Dark Before Dawn.' The band had gone more than six years without a new album but the new release debuted with 141,000 ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks For Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new songs from Janet Jackson, Lauryn Hill, St. ...

70 Years of Carly Simon: Her Biggest Charting Singles, 'You're So Vain' and More

This year has been full of iconic musicians celebrating seven decades on Earth: Eric Clapton, John Fogerty, Bob Seger and more. Today marks the 70th birthday of one more classic performer, as Carole King celebrates the big day on June 25. Music Times ...

James Taylor, Adam Lambert and Hillary Duff Lead New Album Charge on Charts

The Billboard 200 allows pop stars such as Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to camp out near the top for months thanks to singles and streams, but new albums took to the top of the Albums Chart this week, as James Taylor, Adam Lambert and Hillary Duff ...

James Taylor Finally Hits No. 1, Beating Namesake Taylor Swift

It's been a long-time-coming for James Taylor as his newest album, Before The World, took the no. 1 spot on the Billboard 200, making it the first record in the songwriter's 45-year career to do so (that span, measuring from the release of Taylor's ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks for Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new songs from Lady Gaga, Miguel, Robyn, Slayer and ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks for Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new songs from Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, Bully, ...

Jean Ritchie, 'Mother of Folk,' Dead at 92; Kentucky Roots Shined in Music

Jean Ritchie, a musician that many have dubbed the "mother of folk" thanks to her huge impact on popularizing the form, has died at the age of 92.

Subscribers Have a Chance to Win Tickets to the Three Shows

For deadheads around the world who are unable to attend the Grateful Dead's "Fare The Well" concerts, SiriusXM's exclusive Grateful Dead station, Channel 23, will broadcast the 50th anniversary and final concerts from Chicago's Soldier Field this ...

5 Incredible Transgender Musicians: Wendy Carlos, Antony, Laura Jane Grace and More

The world has been fixed on Caitlyn Jenner this week, after the former Olympic champion and current Keeping Up With The Kardashians star revealed her new feminine identity on the cover of Vanity Fair this week. News that might have provoked shock in ...

Joni Mitchell Suffered Brain Aneurysm, According to New Report

The reason for Joni Mitchell's hospitalization during the last two months has finally been revealed, as Billboard reports that the guitar icon suffered a brain aneurysm. The performer has remained hospitalized at the UCLA Medical Center in Los ...

Become an Airbnb Host to Win VIP Grateful Dead 'Fare Thee Well' Tickets

Fourth of July weekend will bring more bustle than usual to Chicago--specifically, Soldier Field--for the three Grateful Dead Fare Thee Well reunion shows. With deadheads flocking to embark on a long, strange trip to the windy city, room and board ...

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