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  • Big turnout on Record Store Day shows rebirth of vinyl
    Music lovers lined up for blocks and sellers reported bumper trade on Record Store Day, a sign of the rebirth of vinyl in one bright point for the long-troubled recording industry. Some 3,000 independent stores Saturday in nearly two dozen countries put out new and reissued records specially for the day, which was conceived in […]
  • Usher, Gwen Stefani among headliners for Earth Day rally
    WASHINGTON (AP) — An all-day Earth Day rally and concert Saturday drew some big names to the National Mall and into the world of politics to confront the dual issues of climate change and poverty.
  • 'Star Wars' design team teases 'Force Awakens' themes
    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is about a generational transfer in more ways than one. Set 30 years after the events in "Return of the Jedi" and coming to theaters just over 30 years after the film first debuted, that idea remained top of mind for the film's brand new production […]

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  • Jay Z's Tidal CEO Leaves Company Amid Staff 'Streamlining'
    Less than a month into Jay Z's Tidal reign, the rapper is already effecting major changes. The streaming service has parted ways with Andy Chen, the CEO of Tidal's parent company Aspiro that Jay Z purchased for $56 million. Former Aspiro CEO Peter Tonstad will replace Chen on an interim basis. Business Insider...
  • Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood Front All-Star ACM Lifting Lives Gala
    The Academy of Country Music's first Lifting Lives Gala, hosted by Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, was a rousing success raising more than $1.5 million for the ACM's charity arm, as well as Brooks' Teammates for Kids. The co-hosts got help from some of their talented friends Friday night, turning the...
  • Major Lazer, Skrillex, T-Pain Set for Mad Decent Block Party 2015
    Mad Decent Block Party has released a 2015 lineup that includes some of the most popular artists in rap and EDM. When the "block party" began, the now-annual festival was exactly that: a small, neighborhood event held outside the label's old Philadelphia headquarters. Seven years later, it's become a two-month traveling circus that...

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