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Lollapalooza 2015 Day 2 Review & Recap: Metallica Shreds, Sam Smith Serenades, More

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The second day of Lollapalooza, one of the biggest music festivals in the United States and the gem of the Midwest scene, continued on Saturday night in Chicago with huge performances from Metallica, Sam Smith, Charli XCX and more. This is the second in a series of recaps from correspondent Ryan Book.READ MORE

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One Direction 'Drag Me Down' Review: First Post-Zayn Single Is a Future Arena Anthem

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We now have a sense of what a One Direction without Zayn Malik sounds like. In the wee hours of Friday morning (July 31), 1D dropped its first new single from its FOUR follow-up, the bass-heavy anthem "Drag Me Down."READ MORE

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Zayn Malik Signs to RCA for Solo Album Four Months After Quitting One Direction

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It's been four months since Zayn Malik quit One Direction and now the former boy band member has totally revealed why he left the group - to go solo. Today (July 29), Malik announced on his Twitter that he has signed to RCA Records to release his first solo album.READ MORE

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Queen Elizabeth and Concerts: The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, One Direction and More

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Fifty years ago on this date, The Beatles debuted its new film, Help!, in London and there was a very big name in the crowd at the debut: Queen Elizabeth II. This constituted arguably the greatest gathering of famous British-folk in the last century, while also demonstrating that the monarch was more than happy to take in popular entertainment along with her constituents (a fan site for the Royal Family notes that she has considerably more "lowbrow" taste than her husband, Prince Philip). If you need more proof of the Queen's enjoyment of popular music, here are some more instances from recent (and not so recent) years.READ MORE

One Direction perform on the On The Road Again Tour, 2015

One Direction Stomp on Naughty Boy Pinata in Concert

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Everything seems to be good between One Direction and its former bandmate Zayn Malik now, but things are not OK between the boy band and Malik's (former?) producer Naughty Boy. During an On The Road Again Tour stop in Kansas City last night (July 28), 1D members Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson stomped on a piñata with the likeness of Naughty Boy.READ MORE

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One Direction, Fleetwood Mac, and Rolling Stones Lead Midyear Tour Numbers

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Pollstar has released its 2015 midyear report, which indicates that One Direction is the highest-earning touring act of the year thus far, while the Rolling Stones have been rocking North American, both musically and financially.READ MORE

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NBC Airing Ed Sheeran's Wembley Stadium Concerts...with One Huge Special Guest

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Ed Sheeran is kind of a big deal in the UK—just look at his streaming numbers from 2015 thus far—so it's no surprise that he can headline a gig at Wembley Stadium. NBC has announced that they'll be airing a special comprised of Sheeran's recent three-date stint at the venue for audiences across the pond.READ MORE

Harry Styles performs with One Direction at CenturyLink Field, 2015

Harry Styles Pens One Direction Letter to Fans, Crew on FIfth Anniversary

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Yesterday (July 22) marked the five year anniversary of One Direction, believe it or not, and Harry Styles marked the occasion by penning an open letter on his Twitter to the fans, crew and supporters who have helped them along the way.READ MORE

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5 Best Twitter Beefs of 2015: One Direction, Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift and More

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Twitter hasn't been short on beefs for 2015, but this week has blown up the social media service as Meek Mill has called out Drake for allegedly using a ghostwriter, and Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift have gone back and forth about VMA nominations and body shape. They weren't the first musicians to stir things up with 140 characters (or several salvos of 140 characters) this year. Here are five other digital battles that have gone down during 2015 thus far, including One Direction, Iggy Azalea and...believe it or not... not Azealia Banks (we take her tweets for granted anymore).READ MORE

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5 Seconds of Summer Weigh In On Louis Tomlinson Baby, Zayn Malik Quitting One Direction

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The boy band world is still rocking after news broke last week that One Direction member Louis Tomlinson would be having a baby with his "good friend" Briana Jungwirth. And now, 1D's former tourmates 5 Seconds of Summer are weighing in on the big changes that have hit the "Night Changes" group.READ MORE

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Simon Cowell to One Direction's Louis Tomlinson: Man Up About Pregnancy

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Last week, One Direction fans were shocked when it was revealed that Louis Tomlinson had gotten his friend Briana Jungwirth pregnant. Now, the news is all but 100 percent confirmed, and 1D's manager Simon Cowell has opened up about the surprising news, saying that it's "a plus, not a negative."READ MORE

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Louis Tomlinson, Lorde, Keith Richards and More Music Superstitions

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Mike Tyson and Joan Jett began an interesting interchange on this day 30 years ago: The rock star called the up-and-coming boxer before his bout with Larry Sims, whom Iron Mike would crush. Tyson saw the call as an omen of good luck, and insisted that Jett call him before every match for nearly five years. He finally broke the streak during 1990 before facing Buster Douglas...and ultimately lost the fight, a first for his career. The guitarist may not have been the superstitious one in this case, but plenty of musicians have their own good luck ceremonies before concerts. Here are five, including Lorde, Louis Tomlonson and more.READ MORE

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A New Direction: Louis Tomlinson is a Daddy-To-Be

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Boy band member Louis Tomlinson's life is about to head in an unanticipated direction: he's going to be a dad. The British pop star is expecting a child with Los Angeles stylist Briana Jungwirth--the two are known to be very close friends out of the spotlight.READ MORE

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Harry Styles Urges Fans to Boycott SeaWorld, Finds Friends in PETA

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Harry Styles of One Direction has millions of fans across the world, but Styles recently added those in PETA to the lengthy list of admirers during a recent gig in which he urged concertgoers to boycott SeaWorld.READ MORE

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Hillary Clinton Supports One Directions' Charity Action/1D on Twitter

Buzz 12:37PM EDT

Typically, when the election cycle kicks into gear, musicians are the ones endorsing politicians. And while everyone from Katy Perry to Ariana Grande have thrown their support behind Hillary Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner is throwing her support behind one pop act: One Direction and its charity initiative Action/1D.READ MORE

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