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94th Oscars® Musical Performers to Include All-Star Band Featuring Adam Blackstone, Travis Barker, Sheila E. and Robert Glasper; D-Nice; The Samples; and Orchestra

LOS ANGELES, CA (FNN) — Source: Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences // Show producers Will Packer and Shayla Cowan today announced special musical performers for the 94th Oscars®, airing live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT. Taking the Oscars stage will be…

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Bad Bunny Announces His First Stadium Tour Across the U.S. and Latin America, Including Orlando and Miami

MIAMI, Fla. (FNN) – Source: LiveNation // Proclaimed the most listened-to artist in the world for a second consecutive year by Spotify, Bad Bunny has distinguished himself for his revolutionary moves that constantly impact the music industry. Today, the multi-award-winning artist adds a new milestone to his career, announcing his first stadium tour “Bad Bunny: World’s Hottest…

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Universal Orlando Resort’s Rock the Universe 2022 Kicks Off This Weekend, Featuring Some of Christian Music’s Biggest Stars

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Source: Universal Orlando Resort // Get ready to rock, ride and rejoice – Universal Orlando’s Rock the Universe 2022 kicks off this Friday for an unforgettable weekend of faith and fun at Universal Studios Florida. Fans and youth groups can once again come together at Florida’s biggest Christian music festival to…

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Rapper Formerly Known as Kanye West is Now Just Ye

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye is now Ye. A Los Angeles judge on Monday approved the request of the rapper, producer and fashion designer to legally change his name from Kanye Omari West to just Ye, with no middle or last name. “There being no objections, the petition for change of name is granted,” Judge…

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Lloyd Price, Singer and Early Rock Influence, Dies at 88

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-songwriter Lloyd Price, an early rock ’n roll star and enduring maverick whose hits included such up-tempo favorites as “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” “Personality” and the semi-forbidden “Stagger Lee,” has died. He was 88. Price died Monday at a long-term care facility in New Rochelle, New York, of complications from diabetes, his…

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Square, Inc. to Buy Majority of Tidal and Put Jay-Z on Board

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Financial technology company Square, Inc. said Thursday that it has reached an agreement to acquire majority ownership of Tidal, the music streaming service partly owned by Jay-Z. Under the deal, Square will pay $297 million in cash and stock for Tidal, Jay-Z will be named to Square’s board of directors, and…

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Grammy-Winning Duo Daft Punk Break Up After 28 Years

NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-winning electronic music pioneers Daft Punk have announced that they are breaking up after 28 years. The helmet-wearing French duo shared the news Monday in an 8-minute video called “Epilogue.” Kathryn Frazier, the band’s longtime publicist, confirmed the break up for The Associated Press. Daft Punk, comprised of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de…

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