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Latin Players: Victoria Morales of Victoria Records

The 28-year-old Monterrey, Mexico studio owner talks about her new label, live streaming recording sessions and being “the only girl in the room” Victoria Morales is 28, and her name graces both a recording studio and a record label. Three … Continue reading

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Margaret Juntwait, Voice Of The Met Opera Broadcasts, Dies at 58

Margaret Juntwait, an American radio broadcaster whose mellifluous voice reached more than 8 million fans worldwide in live Saturday broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera stage, died Wednesday. She was 58. Juntwait died in New York City after a decade-long battle … Continue reading

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Sam Smith Can Speak Again, Reschedules Concert Dates

Sam Smith can speak again. And he’s made such a solid recovery from throat surgery, the four-time Grammy-winning singer has confirmed a string of new concert dates for later in the year. The British soulman has rescheduled his April tour of Australia … Continue reading

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Iggy Azalea and Nick Young Are Engaged

Iggy Azalea and Nick Young are getting hitched. The L.A. Lakers guard/forward got on his knee and popped the question to the Australia-born rapper, to which she replied “yes.” Young proposed at his 30th birthday party on Monday and the moment was caught on … Continue reading

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Puppet Band Feltworth Ask If They’ve been ‘Scooped’ by Tame Impala: Watch

Ever seen an indie-rock puppet argue over the merits of another puppet’s performance? Well, that just happened. Feltworth, a furry four-piece from Canada (they’re connected with Sloan), has seen Tame Impala’s new clip for “‘Cause I’m a Man.” And they can … Continue reading

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Ms. Lauryn Hill, Jazmine Sullivan Perform Tribute to Nina Simone at NYC’s Apollo Theater

The vocalists hit the stage following a screening of the Netflix documentary ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ Netflix paid high honor to the legendary High Priestess of Soul, Nina Simone, at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre last night (June 1), screening the evocative documentaryWhat Happened, … Continue reading

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Amy Winehouse Doc ‘Amy’ Getting U.K. Premiere at Edinburgh Film Festival

Having received a rapturous response when it first screened in Cannes earlier this month, Amy – Asif Kapadia’s documentary on late singer Amy Winehouse – will get its U.K. premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Despite previous rumors that … Continue reading

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MTV Africa Music Awards to be Held On Nelson Mandela’s Birthday

The fifth edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) has been slated to run on Nelson Mandela’s birthday, July 18, in South Africa’s Durban International Convention Center, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa  announced Thursday. The MTV Africa Music … Continue reading

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