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Gord Downie Of Tragically Hip Dead At 53

Gord Downie, frontman of the rock band The Tragically Hip, died Tuesday night at age 53, CBC News reported Wednesday. Downie had terminal brain cancer, which he discovered after a seizure in December 2015. “Gord knew this day was coming—his response was to spend this precious time as he always had—making music, making memories and…

TMZ: Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Commits Suicide

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide, TMZ reported on Thursday. “Law enforcement sources tell us the singer hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. His body was discovered Thursday just before 9 AM,” the gossip site reported. Bennington was married with six children from two wives. His…

John Geils Of J. Geils Band Fame Is Dead At 71

John Warrant Geils Jr., guitarist and namesake of the J. Geils Band, was found dead at his home in Groton, Massachusetts, on Tuesday afternoon. Police say he likely died of natural causes. The J. Geils Band formed in 1967, after bringing lead singer Peter Wolf into an earlier incarnation of the band, and released its…

Trump Wants ‘Jail Time’ For Snoop Dogg After Video

Even after Trump himself suggested 2nd Amendment (the right to bear arms) to stop Hillary Clinton picking judges, Early Wednesday he speculated that Snoop Dogg would face jail time if the rapper shot a clown dressed as former President Obama in a video instead of one dressed as Trump. “Can you imagine what the outcry…

Watch Sunday Night The 59th Grammys Awards Live Stream

The ‘Music’s Biggest Night’ 2017 Grammy Awards will air live on Sunday night, Feb. 12, 2017, at 8 p.m. EST/PST with The Late Late Show’s James Corden as host. The list of performers includes Beyonce, The Weeknd, Daft Punk, Adele, John Legend, Metallica, Carrie Underwood, Bruno Mars, Keith Urban, John Legend, Anderson .Paak, Katy Perry,…

Paris Jackson Claimed Michael Jackson Was Murder

Paris Jackson has claimed her superstar father was murdered as she revealed she tried to commit suicide multiple times after being raped as a teenager. The 18-year-old daughter of Michael Jackson opened up on her belief that his death was a ‘setup’ in a candid interview with Rolling Stone Magazine. ‘He would drop hints about…

Donald Trump Sworn In As 45th U.S. President of the United States

Today Friday Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States when he takes the oath of office and subsequently delivers his inaugural address at the West Front of the Capitol Building, beginning at 12 p.m. ET. Trump’s day begins much earlier, though, with a private family breakfast and prayer service, a coffee…

Drake Leads iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominations With 12

Drake leads the nominations for the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards with 12, including male artist of the year, while electronic duo The Chainsmokers has 11 nominations, including song of the year for “Closer” with Halsey. iHeartMedia and Turner announced the nominees Wednesday. It was also announced that Bruno Mars will perform at the fourth annual…

Check The Complete List of Grammy Awards Nominations 2017

On Tuesday Meghan Trainor revealed the 2017 Grammys nominees in four general field categories: Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year. Fifteen minutes after Trainor’s appearance on CBS This Morning, the Recording Academy will announce nominees across all 84 categories in a press release and on…

Fentanyl Pills Found At Prince’s Estate [VIDEO]

Several pills recovered at Prince’s estate after his death were reportedly counterfeit drugs that contained fentanyl, a synthetic opioid more powerful than heroin. Many pills were falsely labeled “Watson 385,” which is supposed to identify pills containing acetaminophen and hydrocodone. Autopsy results indicated the musician died from an accidental fentanyl overdose. Authorities are still investigating…

Marni Nixon, the Voice Behind My Fair Lady, Dies at 86

Marni Nixon, the American cinema’s most unsung singer, died on Sunday in New York. She was 86. The cause was breast cancer, said Randy Banner, a student and friend. Classically trained, Ms. Nixon was throughout the 1950s and ’60s the unseen — and usually uncredited — singing voice of the stars in a spate of…

Scotty Moore, Elvis’s Iconic Guitarist, Dies at 84

Scotty Moore, the rock pioneer who was Elvis Presley’s first guitarist, died in his Nashville home Tuesday at the age of 84. Moore, who backed the King on “That’s Alright Mama,” “Hound Dog,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Blue Suede Shoes,” and “Jailhouse Rock,” among many others, was widely considered a rock groundbreaker, and many credit him with…

Kanye Pop-Up Show Chaos Hits Trump Hotel [VIDEO]

After Kanye West’s New York City surprise show was canceled because of huge crowds early Monday, a false rumor sent many of his fans to Trump SoHo. More than 4,000 of West’s fans had brought mayhem to the area around Webster Hall in New York, after it was announced that he would perform a pop-up…

Tragically Hip Singer Gord Downie Has Terminal Cancer [VIDEO]

Gord Downie, the lead singer and lyricist of the iconic Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, announced this morning he has terminal brain cancer, but still plans to join his bandmates of more than 30 years for a summer tour. The band posted the news of Downie’s illness on its website this morning and their…

Guy Clark, Country Music Legend, Dead at 74

Songwriter and country musician Guy Clark died Tuesday in Nashville after battling several illnesses, including cancer. He was 74 years old. The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer and Texan authored 13 studio albums. Clark wrote for Johnny Cash, Brad Paisley, George Strait, Willie Nelson, and Jimmy Buffett. Robert K. Oermann wrote in 1995: “The patron…

Bryan Adams Cancels Mississippi Show

Canadian singer Bryan Adams pulled his concert in Mississippi scheduled for later this week over the state’s new law that enables religious groups to deny services to gay couples based on marriage beliefs. The rocker released a statement on Sunday saying he can’t “in good conscience” perform in a state where “certain people are being…

Janet Jackson Cancel World Tour [VIDEO]

Janet Jackson announced early Wednesday that she is delaying her “Unbreakable” tour because she’s “planning” a family and has been ordered “to rest.” Jackson, who turns 50 in May, notably did not say she was pregnant. Her announcement was made in a video on Twitter.

Beatles Producer George Martin Dies [VIDEO]

Iconic Beatles producer Sir George Martin has died, a Universal Music Group spokesperson confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 90. Ringo Starr first shared the news on Twitter. Martin, who was dubbed “the Fifth Beatle,” gave the band their first recording contract and worked with them on almost of their music. He also worked…

Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar Win Big at 2016 Grammys [VIDEO]

Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar were big winners at the 58th annual Grammy Awards Monday night, with Swift picking up three trophies, including Album of the Year, for her smash ‘1989.’ Lamar, who took five awards, led this year’s Grammy field with 11 nominations. But the highlight of the night was Hollywood Vampires with Ace…

Eagles Guitarist Glenn Frey Dies at 67 [VIDEO]

Glenn Frey, founding member and guitarist for the rock band the Eagles, as well as a solo star in his own right, died Monday at 67. The cause was “a combination of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia.” Frey co-wrote the Eagles hits “Hotel California” and “Desperado” with Don Henley, as well…

Beyoncé Will Sing at Super Bowl Halftime [VIDEO]

Beyoncé will return to the stage at the Super Bowl halftime show. The 34-year-old singer will join Coldplay for the halftime performance on Feb. 7 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Beyoncé collaborated with Coldplay on the band’s new album, A Head Full of Dreams. Beyoncé headlined the 2013 Super Bowl halftime show in…

Kendrick Lamar Leads Grammy Nominations – Check Complete List HERE

Kendrick Lamar joins Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, and more in the Album Of The Year category. Compton, California rapper Kendrick Lamar leads the pack of Grammy Awards nominees with a total of 11 nominations. Kendrick is nominated in every rap category at the Grammys. Among those categories are Best Rap Performance, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, Best…

Music Legend Allen Toussaint Dead at 77 [VIDEO]

New Orleans songwriter, pianist, and performer Allen Toussaint has passed away at the age of 77, multiple reports confirmed Tuesday morning. He reportedly died of a heart attack following a performance in Madrid. Rescue workers were able to revive Toussaint at his hotel room, but he stopped breathing in the ambulance and was pronounced dead…

Trevor Noah Mocks Ben Carson-Kanye West [VIDEO]

Daily Show new host Trevor Noah took on what he called the latest political “panderdemic” on Tuesday, saying that neither Ben Carson nor rapper Kanye West know who they’re trying to win over by gushing over one another. “Kanye, man, do your research — you can’t just look for the black guy,” Noah said. “You’re…

James Carden & Stevie Wonder Carpool Karaoke [VIDEO]

Stevie Wonder went on a carpool with James Carden through Los Angeles singing some of his classic songs and Stevie suggests he and James start a group called the Wondercats. Stevie Wonder’s 20 city tour “Songs In The Key Of Life Performance” will start Sept 30th in Montreal and end Nov 24th at New York’s…

Warrant Served at KISS Gene Simmons’ House [VIDEO]

Los Angeles police served a search warrant at KISS bassist Gene Simmons’ home Thursday, but officials said no member of his family was a suspect in the investigation. LAPD’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force carried out the warrant. Authorities declined to give any further details in the case. A representative for the family said…

Jon Stewart on TRUMP – The Donald Provides MASSIVE Comedy [VIDEO]

Billionaire reality star, birther, and Mexican hater (he called them rapists), entrepreneur Donald Trump say’s he is VERY rich and he announces his candidacy for the 2016 presidential election, and Jon Steward couldn’t be more excited. Neither can we. Thank You Donald, we have already been laughing all day and night, and you’re just getting…