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Mae Boren Axton Documentary To Air in January

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:20pm
Music documentary "Mama Mae: The Life and Music of Mae Boren Axton" will premiere on [...]
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Flickr Wall Art removes Creative Commons prints

DPReview.com - Latest News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 3:54pm

Flickr has apologized to users upset over its Creative Commons-licensed print options. Effective immediately, all CC images have been removed from its Wall Art printing service. Users are still able to order prints of their own images, photos provided by Flickr’s own licensed artists and photographers who have requested their images be included. Read more

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BMG Chrysalis Extends Term with Jeff Stevens

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 3:50pm
BMG Chrysalis recently announced it has extended its publishing agreement with multi-hit [...]
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Top 10 Lyrics From D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah'

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 3:40pm
It's been close to a week since the surprise release of D'Angelo & The Vanguard's Black Messiah, enough time for the formerly distorted lyrics of...
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Shaquille O'Neal Proposes to Nicki Minaj During Freestyle

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 3:30pm
Nicki Minaj appeared on Inside The NBA yesterday for what Kenny Smith called, "the TNT Cypher." Smith, Shaquille O'Neal, and Grant Hill all took...
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Taylor Swift's Birthday Boosts Her to No. 1 on Social 50 Chart

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 3:24pm
It pays to have famous friends -- or, in Taylor Swift’s case, friends with large online followings who will tweet about attending your 25th birthday...
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Industry Pics: Kelly Clarkson, BMI, Swon Brothers, Love And Theft

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 3:15pm
Kelly Clarkson posed with representatives from the four nonprofits that will benefit [...]
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Is Solange Siding With Azealia Banks In Iggy Azalea Feud?

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 3:15pm
Solange has seemingly weighed in on Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks' feud.  On Twitter Friday afternoon, Solange wrote: Thank...
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Lady A to Perform Anthem at National College Football Championship

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 3:04pm
The College Football Playoff (CFP) today (December 19) announced Lady Antebellum will perform [...]
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Eric Burgett Brings His Classical Training to Country Music: 615 Spotlight

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:59pm
In this week's 615 Spotlight, we take a look at a singer who we found simply perfecting his art in one of the most prestigious clubs in Nashville:...
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The Alt In Our Stars Podcast: Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes Details New Album 'Aureate Gloom'

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:54pm
Of Montreal recently announced their lucky 13th studio album -- Aureate Gloom, out March 3 on longtime label Polyvinyl. Bandleader Kevin Barnes is a...
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Beyonce Loses Feminist of the Year Title to Emma Watson

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:36pm
One way to measure how far feminism has come is we now have a list of celebrated entertainers who've made great strides for feminism (the point is,...
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Carrie Underwood on Cross-Genre Collaborations

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:30pm
In conjunction with her recently-released Greatest Hits: Decade #1 , Carrie Underwood took a moment to reflect on her career and her opportunities to...
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Pioneering Rap Producer Larry Smith Has Died

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Sad news in the world of hip-hip -- one of rap music's pioneering producers, Larry Smith, has passed away at the age of 63. Smith co-produced...
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'Salad Days,' Comprehensive Doc on Washington, D.C.'s Hardcore Scene, Gets a Hometown Premiere

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:08pm
A long-awaited documentary on the influential 80s D.C. hardcore scene Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, D.C., makes its hometown premiere...
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Shawn Mendes, Gwen Stefani and Meghan Trainor at the Z100 Jingle Ball: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 29

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:00pm
Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the new Billboard Real-Time Twitter...
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Exclusive: Night Riots Premiere Urgent New Wave Track 'Break'

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:50pm
SoCal quintet Night Riots mined some pretty serious subject matter for their standout new song.“‘Break’ was inspired by a friend's drink getting...
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Listen to the 'Serial' Theme Song Mixed With Notorious B.I.G.

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:50pm
Serial, the wildly popular true crime podcast about the 1999 Baltimore murder of Hae Min Lee, ended on Thursday. So what's life after ...
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Sony Hack: FBI Confirms North Korea Is 'Responsible For These Actions'

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:49pm
On Friday morning, the FBI officially accused North Korea of the devastating hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, which began shortly before...
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The Year in Rock 2014: Rebound From a Rough Year?

Billboard.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:45pm
I promise this will not be a “rock is dead” story. We’ve already had that conversation far too many times, and besides, it’s far more complicated...
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