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Kanye West Stages Rare Live Performance at Venice Wedding

Kanye West staged an increasingly rare performance Saturday, delivering a handful of hits during a wedding in Venice, Italy. A masked West — who, not counting his Donda stadium playbacks, last performed in March 2020 alongside his Sunday Service — reportedly delivered “Runaway,” “Flashing Lights,” and Donda’s “Come to Life” …

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Ronnie Tutt, Drummer for Elvis Presley and the Jerry Garcia Band, Dead at 83

Ronnie Tutt, drummer and original member of Elvis Presley’s TCB Band and the Jerry Garcia Band and a famed session musician who performed alongside Billy Joel, Buckingham Nicks and more, has died at the age of 83. Elvis Presley Enterprises announced Tutt’s death Saturday, writing on the Graceland website, “All …

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Young Thug, Gunna and Nate Ruess Perform ‘Love You More’ on ‘SNL’

For Young Thug’s SNL musical debut, the rapper brought out Gunna and Nate Ruess for a melodic performance of “Love You More,” their collaboration from Thug’s new album Punk. Thug also performed a raucous, punk rap performance of latest single “Tick Tock.” For both songs, Blink-182 joined Thug on stage behind …

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Adele Shatters Single-Day Streaming Records With ‘Easy on Me’

Less than 24 hours after its release, Adele’s long-awaited new single “Easy on Me” already shattered the single-day streaming records on numerous services, including Spotify and Amazon Music. On Friday, just 18 hours after the single’s arrival, Spotify tweeted that “And just like that, @Adele set a new record,” noting …

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Watch System of a Down Play ‘Genocidal Humanoidz,’ ‘Protect the Land’ Live for First Time

System of a Down played their first concert in over two years Friday at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena, finally giving the metal band an opportunity to play “Genocidal Humanoidz” and “Protect the Land” live for the first time. Both tracks arrived in November 2020, and marked System of a Down’s …

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Mötley Crüe Singer Vince Neil Breaks Ribs After Falling Off Stage

Vince Neil suffered broken ribs after falling from the stage during the Mötley Crüe singer’s concert Friday at the Monsters On The Mountain festival in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. In video from the incident (via Blabbermouth), Neil and his band were in the middle of performing Mötley Crüe’s “Don’t Go Away Mad (Just Go …

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See Coldplay and BTS – Via Video – Perform ‘My Universe’ on ‘Graham Norton Show’

Coldplay celebrated the release of their new album Music of the Spheres Friday by performing their Number One hit “My Universe” with — via video — BTS on The Graham Norton Show. In an interview that followed the performance — which marked the second time Coldplay and the virtual BTS …

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The Last Word: Brandi Carlile on Worshipping Dolly Parton, Her “Cult-y” Living Situation, and Telling Her Inner Child to Shut Up

Brandi Carlile was looking forward to some time off when she finished work on her bestselling memoir, Broken Horses. But instead, when her friend Bernie Taupin sent her some poems he’d written, she found herself inspired to write an album’s worth of songs — just as reading his words in …

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Judge Orders Brody Dalle Deliver Sons To Josh Homme Friday With 24/7 Monitoring

A judge has ordered round-the-clock monitors to step in and supervise the contentious child custody war between Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme and his ex-wife Brode Dalle, founder of The Distillers. A rotating cast of four court-appointed monitors will now join the couple’s three children during every …

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Aespa Have Flourished Online, But They Miss the Real World

In the 11 months since Aespa debuted in November 2020, the quartet of Karina, Winter, Giselle, and Ningning have made quick work of establishing themselves as one of South Korea’s most exciting new pop acts. Their label, SM Entertainment, has built out an ambitious virtual universe of avatars and villains …

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