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by G H posted Nov 24 2014 8:59AM
One Direction were the big winners of the American Music Awards, taking home 3 awards last night.

[photo via Eva Rinaldi, used under Creative Commons license]

Tons of other artists walked away with awards. Check out a list of the winners below. DId you watch the AMAs? Let us know in the comments.

Artist Of The Year
Iggy Azalea
Luke Bryan
Imagine Dragons
John Legend
One Direction -- WINNER
Katy Perry
Pharrell Williams

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop
Iggy Azalea -- WINNER

New Artist Of The Year Presented By Kohl's
5 Seconds of Summer -- WINNER
Iggy Azalea
Sam Smith
Meghan Trainor

Favorite Artist - Alternative Rock
Imagine Dragons -- WINNER

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
Iggy Azalea
Katy Perry -- WINNER

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock
Lorde, "Pure Heroine"
One Direction, "Midnight Memories" -- WINNER
Katy Perry, "Prism"

Favorite Male Artist – Country
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan -- WINNER
Blake Shelton

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
John Legend
Sam Smith -- WINNER
Pharrell Williams

Favorite Artist - Latin
Marc Anthony
Enrique Iglesias -- WINNER
Romeo Santos

Favorite Band, Duo Or Group – Pop/Rock
Imagine Dragons
One Direction -- WINNER

Single Of The Year
Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX, "Fancy"
John Legend, "All of Me"
MAGIC!, "Rude"
Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J, "Dark Horse" -- WINNER
Pharrell Williams, "Happy"

Favorite Female Artist – Country
Miranda Lambert
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood -- WINNER

Favorite Band, Duo Or Group - Country
Eli Young Band
Florida Georgia Line -- WINNER
Lady Antebellum

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B
Chris Brown
John Legend -- WINNER
Pharrell Williams

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B
Jhene Aiko
Beyoncé -- WINNER
Mary J. Blige

Favorite Album – Soul/R&B
Beyoncé, Beyoncé -- WINNER
John Legend, Love in the Future
Pharrell Williams, G I R L

Top Soundtrack
Frozen -- WINNER
The Fault In Our Stars
Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1

Check out a complete list of winners here.
by G H posted Nov 20 2014 1:52PM
Guns N' Roses are set to get their own biopic, adapted from Marc Canter's 2008 biography, Reckless Road: Guns N' Roses and the Making of Appetite for Destruction.
[photo via Ed Vill, used under Creative Commons license]

Canter says the movie has been in the works for months and will be a "very detailed" look at one of the biggest rock bands.

"It's just going to KICK ASS! In no way will it be a cheesy movie like Rock Star. There really is such a great story here that even the outtakes will be great."

For more info on the project, click here.
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by G H posted Nov 18 2014 2:43PM
Jimmy Fallon and the Roots performed U2's 1988 hit "Desire" on the Tonight Show last night after U2's week long stay on the show was cancelled.

Bono was injured over the weekend in a cycling accident causing the bands performances to be pushed back. That didn't stop Fallon and The Root's from doing an amazing performance of "Desire." Let us know what you think about it below!

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by G H posted Nov 13 2014 1:42PM
If you had any plans of traveling this month to see Culture Club at their select US dates, better rethink your plans.

[photo via Eva Rinaldi, used under Creative Commons license]

According to, a polyp was discovered on frontman Boy George's throat. Taking doctor's orders, the group has decided to cancel the shows and possibly reschedule for next year.

"We are hoping we can reschedule the concerts for next year, and hopefully George's problem will be resolved," Culture Club said via a statement.

Look out for a new Culture Club album next year.
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by G H posted Nov 11 2014 2:11PM
On Tuesday, President Obama announced this year's recipients of the Medal of Freedom.
[photo via The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, used under Creative Commons license]

The 19 recipients include Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, and Tom Brokaw among others. The Medal of Freedom is the highest civilian medal and is awarded to those who promote U.S. security, world peace and cultural achievement.

To read more, click here.
by G H posted Nov 6 2014 12:26PM
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was arrested this morning, charged with "possession of methamphetamine, possession of cannabis and threatening to kill," according to
[photo via Ed Vill, used under Creative Commons license]

Rudd will be back in court in Tauranga, New Zealand, on November 27th.

For more details on the story, click here.
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by G H posted Oct 30 2014 2:27PM
On Monday, Kid Rock surprised Dan McGurk, a 30 year old die hard fan with Down Syndrome. 

The singer showed up to his birthday party and sang "Happy Birthday" to McGurk before Rock gave him a few gifts, including a custom guitar. 

Watch the video of the moment below and read more about the story here.

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by G H posted Oct 28 2014 3:01PM
According to this BBC poll, “Bohemian Rhapsody” is the best “song if unwell or down.”

[photo via kentarotakizawa, used under Creative Commons license]
The second and third best songs were "Dancing Queen" by Abba and "Happy" by Pharrell Williams, respectively. 

What's your ultimate pick-me-up song? Let us know in the comments below!

by G H posted Oct 23 2014 1:46PM
The childhood home of the Beatles' guitarist George Harrison sold in auction for $250,000.

[photo by David Hume Kennerly via public domain

The home was purchased by Jackie Holmes, a Beatles' fan who missed the opportunity to buy John Lennon's home last October for $770,000.

Holmes spoke with the Echo and said “I’m absolutely thrilled. This was the house where the Beatles rehearsed and now I own it. I missed out on John Lennon’s house last year, so this is just a dream come true."

To read more, click here.
by G H posted Oct 21 2014 2:38PM
The estate of Spirit frontman Randy California has taken Led Zeppelin to court and things aren't looking to good for Zep this week.

[photo by Dina Regine, used under Creative Commons license]
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