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The Best Choices for MLB Opening Day Anthems: Tinashe, Taylor Hicks, The Four Tops and More

The Major League Baseball Season is upon us and fans are flocking to their hometown stadiums to check out their respective squads begin the 162-game (more, if you're good) slog that is professional baseball. Part of the appeal of Opening Day is its ...

Toto and Yes Touring Together; Original Bassist David Hungate Back Following Death of Mike Porcaro

Eighties icons Toto are taking to the road with another group of classic rockers, Yes, as part of a duel tour across the United States.

Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festivals Get New, Glorious Bathroom Facilities

Coachella may have just made a major step in becoming the de facto king of American music festivals: Goldenvoice, the promoter for the event, has built a new restroom facility on the Empire Polo Club fields.

Jay Z Pulls 'Reasonable Doubt' from Spotify, Leaves It on Tidal; Will More Owners Pull Out of Spotify Soon?

The first shots may have been fired in Tidal's quest to dominate the streaming world Jay Z's Reasonable Doubt has disappeared from competitor Spotify. However, those with a Tidal subscription see that they can still stream the debut album from the ...

VIDEO: Plies Gets Slammed Offstage, Attacker Acknowledges 'I F*ck With You Bruh'

Rushing the stage has become an increasingly dangerous problem for the hip-hop genre as two prominent cases have made headlines in the last few weeks: First Run The Jewels member Killer Mike tore his rotator cuff after being attacked by a crazy at ...

Expert Analysts Chart How Likely Beats Music, Spotify, Tidal and Others Are to Provide Minimum Wage to Performers

The debate over streaming and which services best reward artiest for their work rages on, and one of the major analysts in the argument has updated his numbers. David McCandless first brought attention to streaming and other format earning for ...

Zayn Malik Recording with The Vamps? New Photo Evidence Says 'Yes'...Ex-One Directioner Seen in Studio

New rumors have emerged in the future of Zayn Malik and they involve him recording with a certain boy band...and it's not One Direction. New photos suggest that the recently-solo vocalist was at a rehearsal with fellow Brit pop group The Vamps.

California Artists Sing About Drought: E-40, Vienna Tang and Honorary Citizen Jake Owen with Jimmy Kimmel

Things are pretty dry in the Golden State as the sun's rays are little brighter and golden than farmers and the governor might hope. Due to a lack of rain, Governor Jerry Brown has ordered mandatory water usage regulations for the first time, ...

Skeletonwitch Fires Chance Garnett for Alcohol Issues; Touring Again with What Established Vocalist?

Skeletonwitch fans might have been surprised to see earlier this week that the thrash band would be returning to the road with a new vocalist, and not Chance Garnette, the frontman of the last decade-plus. Garnette himself was himself surprised to ...

Newport Folk Festival 2015 Reveals Part 1 of Lineup, Featuring Courtney Barnett, Sturgill Simpson, Laura Marling and More

The Newport Folk Festival has released the first half of its lineup—borrowing from the trend in EDM of releasing lists of performers in "phases"—announcing that Courtney Barnett, Sturgill Simpson and Dinosaur Jr's J Mascis will be among the ...

'The Osbournes' MTV Reboot Under Legal Fire Tied to Surprising/Least Dramatic Member of Ozzy's Family

MTV's reboot of The Osbournes is facing some legal drama and it's coming from the least dramatic member of Ozzy Osbourne's curious brood: Several companies affiliated with son Jack Osbourne have brought lawsuits in the last week.

SoundExchange Brings Second Lawsuit Ever, Alleging Streaming Services Abusing Grandfathered Royalty Rates

SoundExchange has brought the second lawsuit of its 12-year existence, alleging that the Mood Media Corporation—owner of streaming service Muzak and others—filed its royalties improperly.

Rihanna Debuts BBHMM Follow-Up 'American Oxygen' at March Madness Festival in Indianapolis [WATCH]

Basketball wasn't the only madness happening in Indianapolis on Saturday night, as Rihanna debuted the new song "American Oxygen" as part of her set at the March Madness Music Festival. Her one-time beau Drake may have left Lucas Oil Stadium ...

Robert Burns Jr. Dead in Car Crash as Lynyrd Skynrd's Original Lineup Remains Jinxed

The original drummer for rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, Robert Burns. Jr., has died in a car accident, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Georgia State Patrol said that the musician's vehicle left the road and struck a mailbox and tree. It's ...

5 Ways Muddy Waters Changed Music: Amplified Blues, Chuck Berry and More (A 100th Birthday Tribute)

Today marks what would've been the 100th birthday of blues legend McKinley "Muddy Waters" Morganfeld. Kind of. Still waters run deep, but Muddy Waters runs deeper. Here are 5 ways modern music would be different without the legend, from the ...

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