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Relive 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief's Top 5 Moments

Paul McCartney Goes Grunge & 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief's Top Five Moments

Originally posted 12/13/2012 11:00AM

Let's hear it for New York!

On Wednesday night, some of music's biggest stars came together for the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden.

The concert – which included performances from Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Alicia Keys, Kanye West and more – raised money to benefit those affected by the superstorm in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

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PEOPLE Video Exclusive: R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe Speaks Out

Originally posted 03/21/2008 09:30AM

In a recent interview with Spin magazine, R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe made comments about the positive effect of being an out, gay public figure – quotes that quickly caught traction online. The interview triggered a flurry of discussion about his own sexuality – and his decision to finally acknowledge publicly that he's gay. However, Stipe, 48, has been candid about being "queer" (as he describes himself) for years – even being named in 1995 to Out magazine's "Out 100" list of gay celebrities. Now, for the first time since his much-buzzed about interview, Stipe speaks out to PEOPLE in this taped video statement from Paris.
– Brian Orloff

Filed Under: Music News, R.E.M.
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R.E.M., Grandmaster Flash Inducted Into Rock Hall | Michael Stipe


R.E.M., Grandmaster Flash Inducted Into Rock Hall

Originally posted 03/13/2007 09:50AM

R.E.M. reunited when they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Monday night.

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Van Halen, R.E.M. Set for Rock Hall

Van Halen, R.E.M. Set for Rock Hall

Originally posted 01/09/2007 09:35AM

Van Halen, Patti Smith, the Ronettes, R.E.M. and Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five are the latest acts to be tapped for inclusion in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Oprah Gets Ears Pierced: She Says 'Ouch!' | Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Gets Ears Pierced: She Says 'Ouch!'

Originally posted 02/22/2005 08:00AM

PAINED: Dr. Emily Pollard, a plastic surgeon, pierced Oprah Winfrey's ears on the TV mogul's show Monday, inserting a small diamond stud. "Ohhhh!" Oprah reacted as the needle did its trick. "I need a shot of tequila!" The audience also screamed, the New York Post reports. Only one question remained: Why hadn't Oprah done this before? "I just turned 51, and I'm feeling stronger and better than ever," she said. "This year, I wanted to give myself a special birthday present." After the procedure, she admitted: "That did not not hurt."

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