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Diana Ross vs. Queen Bey: Relive 12 Timeless Super Bowl Halftime Shows

Originally posted 02/02/2014 10:30AM

On Wednesday, the Internet was fooled by a hilarious fake single from 2014 Super Bowl halftime performers Red Hot Chili Peppers called "Abracadabralifornia". The Chili Peppers's real performance alongside Bruno Mars can't possibly be that bad – in fact, given the halftime show's recent track record of success, it will probably be pretty good!

Still doubtful? Look at our list of the 12 most memorable Super Bowl halftime shows ever (and then see how many of them happened within the last 10 years).

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Jimmy Fallon and Bruce Springsteen Sing About Gov. Chris Christie's 'Bridgegate' Scandal

Originally posted 01/15/2014 11:30AM

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's ongoing "Bridgegate" scandal has caught the attention of a pair of bosses.

Jimmy Fallon, dressed like Bruce Springsteen, stepped to a Late Night mic Tuesday night, wearing the rock icon's trademark red bandana on his head and mirrored glasses, to sing about the debacle, for which Christie has apologized.

To the tune of "Born to Run," Fallon sang, "Governor let me in, I want to be your friend / There'll be no partisan divisions."

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Nirvana, Kiss to Join Rock Hall of Fame

Nirvana, Kiss to Join Rock Hall of Fame

Originally posted 12/17/2013 08:25AM

Nirvana, Kiss and Peter Gabriel will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.

The Rock Hall announced Tuesday that Hall and Oates, Linda Ronstadt, and Cat Stevens also will be inducted April 10 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Artists are eligible for induction 25 years after their first release. Nirvana received a nomination in its first year of eligibility and next year the band will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its debut, Bleach.

The induction comes 20 years after frontman Kurt Cobain committed suicide at age 27.

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Critics' Corner: Catching Fire Bursts into Theaters, One Direction Drops New Album

Critics' Corner: Catching Fire Bursts into Theaters, One Direction Drops New Album

Originally posted 11/22/2013 12:00PM

Our critics' picks for this week's can't-miss entertainment – featuring some of our Sexiest Men Alive

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Ka-ching! Madonna Out-Earns Musicians Half Her Age in 2013


Material Girl: Madonna Out-Earns Musicians Half Her Age in 2013

Originally posted 11/21/2013 08:00AM

Well, the dust has cleared, the money's been counted, and the results are in: Madonna was the highest-paid musician of the past year, according to Forbes magazine.

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Celine Dion, Drew Barrymore, The Boss & More of the Newest (and Best) on Twitter

UpdatePosted 08/22/2013 03:15PM

People You Should Be Following on Twitter Right Now

Originally posted 08/21/2013 12:30PM

Is your Twitter timeline getting stale? After all, there's only so many times you can retweet George Takei.

In that case, check out some of the newest people to join the social network – and a few standouts that you should be following (if you're not already).

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Eric Church, Hunter Hayes Lead the ACM Nominations

Eric Church, Hunter Hayes Lead the ACM Nominations

Originally posted 02/13/2013 12:15PM

Eric Church had plenty to sing about Wednesday morning, when he became top nominee for this year's Academy of Country Music Awards.

In all, the singer-songwriter, whose 2011 album Chief contained the hit singles "Homeboy" and "Drink in My Hand," received seven nods, including song and single of the year for "Springsteen." He was followed by Hunter Hayes with six, and Taylor Swift and Miranda Lambert with five each, including entertainer of the year.

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Katy Perry (Sort Of) Steals Spotlight at Bruce Springsteen Tribute | Katy Perry

Katy Perry (Sort Of) Steals Spotlight at Bruce Springsteen Pre-Grammy Tribute

Originally posted 02/09/2013 11:45AM

It may have been a tribute to Bruce Springsteen but Katy Perry seemed to be the main attraction for some at Friday's MusiCares Person of the Year tribute at the Los Angeles Convention Center before Sunday's Grammy Awards.

The singer, who arrived at the charity event which raises money for musicians in need sans beau John Mayer, was interrupted by two young fans who asked to take a picture with her as she was talking to director J.J. Abrams. But that wasn't all: the pop star, who later hung out with Elton John, was approached by even more fans in the lobby at the show.

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Why Country Singer Eric Church Loves Bruce Springsteen

Grammy Insider: Eric Church Loves Bruce Springsteen

Originally posted 02/03/2013 09:00AM

As a child of the '80s, I was exposed to Bruce Springsteen with Born in the U.S.A. But as I went to college, I became more educated in his music, and it led me on a hell of a journey.

He's writing about experience and real life. "Darkness on the Edge of Town" spoke to me: It was gritty, real and raw. And the escapism in a song like "Thunder Road" – everybody should want that sense of freedom sometimes. Seeing Bruce in concert, I'm always amazed at what the crowd gives and what Bruce gives.

It's a gang and it's a mentality, like, "We get it. We belong." It's a religious experience. Bruce heard my song "Springsteen," and I got a great note from him, saying he was a big fan. It just blew me away. The note is locked up. So if my house burns down, I know it's safe somewhere.

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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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