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This June 29, 2012 file photo shows Pharrell Williams, right, alongside his producing partner Chad Hugo at the 25th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

The Neptunes, Outkast, REM Nominated For Songwriters Hall of Fame

The innovative production-songwriting duo of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, are nominated for the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame 2020 class.
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LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 01: Recording artists Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins (L) and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas of TLC perform during the kickoff of The Main Event tour at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on May 1, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty I

TLC, Billy Porter, Ozuna Set For Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

Emmy-winning "Pose" actor Billy Porter, Latin singer Ozuna and Grammy-winning performers Black Eyed Peas, TLC, Chicago and Kelly Rowland will be among the stars celebrating at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: (Editors Note: Image has been processed using digital filters) Dr. Dre attends the premiere of "Straight Outta Compton" at Microsoft Theater on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Grammys To Honor Dr. Dre For Trailblazing Production Work

Dre, who has produced hits for Eminem, Tupac, Snoop Dogg and more, will be honored by the Recording Academy for his trailblazing production work.
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R. Kelly

Infected Toe Stops R. Kelly From Attending Court Hearing

Kelly’s lawyer told a federal judge that an infected toe prevented his client from attending a hearing in his child pornography case in Chicago.
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This Aug. 20, 2016 file photo shows Chuck D of the band Prophets of Rage performing during their "Make America Rage Again Tour" in Camden, N.J. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

Hip Hop Icon Chuck D To Be Honored With Woody Guthrie Prize

Chuck D is this year’s winner of the Woody Guthrie Prize, an award that recognizes artists who speak out for the less fortunate.
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Hear Prince's 'I Feel For You' Demo Just Released from the Vault

In honor of the 40th anniversary of Prince ’s self-titled album, The Prince Estate and Warner Records have opened the vault and let loose the original demo for his 1979 song, “I Feel For You.” Originally a funky slice of soul, here “I Feel For You” is stripped down to an acoustic bedroom jam, with...
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This April 17, 2019 file photo shows Gina Rodriguez at a special screening of "Someone Great" in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

Gina Rodriguez Apologizes For Singing N-Word Lyric

The “Jane the Virgin” actress deleted the short video she posted Tuesday and replaced it with her apology, but not before memes and other backlash ensued. Rodriguez said in her apology she’s a longtime Fugees and Hill fan and didn’t mean to offend anyone.
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Soundgarden, Whitney Houston, Doobie Brothers Among First-Time Rock Hall Nominees

The class of 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees are out, and it’s an eclectic list of artists. Nine of them are on the ballot for the first time: Dave Matthews Band , The Doobie Brothers , Whitney Houston , Motörhead , The Notorious B.I.G. , Pat Benatar , Soundgarden , T. Rex and Thin Lizzy...
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In this Sept. 30, 2015, photo, South Korean pop star and actress Sulli poses during the K-Beauty Close-Up event in Seoul, South Korea.  (Jang Se-young/Newsis via AP)

South Korean Pop Star 'Sulli' Found Dead at Her Home

News reports on Monday say South Korean pop star Sulli has been found dead at her home south of Seoul…
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 13: Queen Latifah speaks onstage during the Songwriters Hall Of Fame 50th Annual Induction And Awards Dinner at The New York Marriott Marquis on June 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Songwriters Ha

Queen Latifah To Receive Harvard Black Culture Award

Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University this year for their contributions to black history and culture...
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