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Nine Inch Nails Set-Up ‘Hesitation Marks’ with New Single, North American Tour Dates

With a new recording contact in the bag, Trent Reznor’s Nine Inch Nails have confirmed a September release for their new album, they’ve dropped a new track and there’s plans for a full-scale North American touring assault this Fall.... Read more
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Queens of the Stone Age Heading for First No. 1 Album

Next week, rock band Queens of the Stone Age might get its first No. 1 album. Industry sources suggest the group's new release, "… Like Clockwork," may sell around 80,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, June 9. The album hit retailers on Tuesday, June 4.... Read more
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Daft Punk Set For Second Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

The newly crowned No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories," is aiming for a second week atop the list. Industry sources suggest that none of yesterday's (May 28) new album releases will pose a threat to topple Daft Punk from the No. 1 throne.... Read more
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Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' Set For No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200 Chart

As forecast last week, Daft Punk is heading for its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with its new "Random Access Memories."... Read more
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Taylor Swift, Gotye and Rihanna Win Big at Billboard Music Awards

Taylor Swift and her 3.7 million-selling "Red" dominated the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night (May 19), taking home eight trophies as Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" swept four major song categories and Rihanna ruled R&B.... Read more
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Justin Timberlake Reveals '20/20 Experience' Part 2 Due September 30

Fans of Justin Timberlake's 20/20 Experience may only have to wait until Sept. 30 for a second full-length 20/20 album to arrive.... Read more
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Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dead at 49

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Kris Kross Rapper Chris Kelly Dead of Possible Drug Overdose

Rapper Chris Kelly of the '90s group Kris Kross was found dead at his Atlanta home this evening, a rep for the Fulton Country Medical Examiner confirmed to Billboard. He was 34.... Read more
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Kenny Chesney on Course for Seventh No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

On next week's Billboard 200 chart, watch for country superstar Kenny Chesney to claim his seventh No. 1 as his new "Life On a Rock" should debut atop the list. Industry sources suggest the set could move around 140,000 or so by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, May 5.... Read more
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George Jones dies at 81

George Jones, the country music legend whose graceful, evocative voice gave depth to some of the greatest songs in country music -- including "She Thinks I Still Care," "The Grand Tour" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today" -- has died, according to his public relations firm.... Read more
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