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Country music legend George Jones. (Credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Country Superstar George Jones Dead at 81

When it comes to country music, George Jones was The Voice. Other great singers have come and gone, but this fact remained inviolate until Jones passed away Friday at 81 in a Nashville hospital after a year of ill health.

04/26/2013

Adele performs at the 9:30 Club on May 12, 2011 in  Washington, D.C. (Credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images for Columbia Records)

D.C.’s 9:30 Club Tops Rolling Stone Venue List

Rolling Stone magazine recently polled 26 insiders and musicians to rank “The Best Big Rooms in America,” a list of the nation’s coolest large clubs and theaters.

04/25/2013

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Library of Congress Wins Special Grammy Award

The music industry is honoring the Library of Congress with a special Grammy Award on Wednesday night for its work over the past decade to preserve historic audio recordings.

04/17/2013

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Kennedy Center to Host Hip-Hop Festival in 2014

Hip-hop artists including rappers Nas and Somalia-born K’naan will take center stage in an unexpected place next year, highlighting their generation and art form alongside opera, ballet and theater at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

03/05/2013

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Pitbull, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to Play Preakness

Rappers Pitbull and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline the Preakness infield concert at Pimlico Race Course in May.

02/25/2013

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25 Billion Served Up: iTunes Reaches Milestone

The answer to the trivia question will be: “Monkey Drums (Goskel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch.” That’s the 25-billionth song purchased on iTunes.

02/06/2013

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Livening Up the Streets of Gallery Place

The Metropolitan area showcases extravagant operas, orchestras and concerts at some of the finest arenas in the nation. However, some of the most impressive performances occur outside.

12/28/2012

Musical group Dropkick Murphys perform onstage during the First-Ever Call of Duty XP at the Stages at Playa Vista in Los Angeles. (Credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Activision)

Dropkick Murphys Spice Up Holiday Season with New Single

The popular Massachusetts-based rock band known for hits like “Tessie” and “I’m Shipping Up To Boston” debuted their latest in “The Season’s Upon Us” on Dec. 3 and so far they’ve been floored by its early success.

12/21/2012

Kanwardeep Singh Kaleka (C), whose uncle was among six killed in an attack on a Wisconsin Sikh temple -- prays during a memorial service on August 6, 2012 in Brookfield, Wisconsin. (Photo by MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Music Label Removes Music By Temple Gunman

A Baltimore label that distributed music by the gunman in the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting says it has removed all of the band’s music from its website.

08/07/2012

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Download The Complete List Of 2012 Grammy Nominees Now!

Here are the nominations for the 2012 Grammy Awards, to air on CBS Sunday, February 12.

02/03/2012

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