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  • Review: Britney Spears offers just a 'Piece of Me' in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS -- The show is called “Piece of Me,” and that’s exactly what it delivers -- no more, no less. Clad in a version of the bedazzled bodysuit she wore a decade ago in the video for her song “Toxic,” Britney Spears...
  • Britney Spears' Las Vegas residency is a gamble

     Britney Spears' Las Vegas residency is a gamble
    Britney Spears helped usher dance music into the American pop mainstream with propulsive hit singles like "Toxic" and "Till the World Ends." So it's only fair that Las Vegas EDM culture is now returning the favor. Sin City's recent musical revamp...
  • Straight outta Brooklyn: The Neil Sedaka vs. Jay Z Quiz

    Straight outta Brooklyn: The Neil Sedaka vs. Jay Z Quiz
    Born in Brooklyn 30 years apart, singer-songwriter Neil Sedaka, the onetime Brill Building composer who found unlikely midcareer success with Elton John, and multidimensional rap entrepreneur Jay Z, still defining much of contemporary music and style...
  • Rolling Stone names Wrigley Field second best rock stadium in U.S.

    Rolling Stone names Wrigley Field second best rock stadium in U.S.
    And to think, it took Wrigley Field 91 years to host its first concert. Rolling Stone ranked the top 10 rock stadiums and arenas in the U.S. – based on a poll it took among 26 music insiders, including country singer Miranda Lambert, rapper...
  • When Bob Dylan met Walt Whitman

    When Bob Dylan met Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman might have gotten a good laugh out of this. I know I did. I mention Whitman because of a recent incident at the rest stop on the New Jersey Turnpike named after him, a place offering food that didn't exist in Whitman's time and a stream of...
  • Elton John charity tennis event set for Wide World of Sports

    Elton John charity tennis event set for Wide World of Sports
    Tickets are on sale now for a charity tennis event featuring Andy Roddick, Venus Williams, Billie Jean King and Elton John at Walt Disney World. Mylan WTT Smash Hits, which has raised more than $11.5 million for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and...
  • Elton John hits right notes in HIV and AIDS fight

    Elton John hits right notes in HIV and AIDS fight
    This past summer, in a small village outside of Phnom Penh, not far from the Mekong River, I met an 8-year-old boy named Basil. He couldn't stop laughing, playing, racing around the village like any boy his age. Visiting him meant something special to...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Night 5 shocker!

    The show opens with Aloe Blacc performing "Wake Me Up." This is one of those songs that I've heard a million times but couldn't have told you the title or the singer. Now that we've gotten rid of a few couples, we should go back to the individual walk-...
  • Review: 'Diving Board' delves deep into the classic Elton John sound

    Were it released in the LP era, Elton John's "The Diving Board" would have arrived as a fancy double gatefold album, 15 songs separated by instrumental miniatures to open each side. Such a presentation would have added an extra layer of import,...
  • Labels sue SiriusXM for use of pre-1972 recordings

    Labels sue SiriusXM for use of pre-1972 recordings
    The major record companies have sued SiriusXM over the satellite radio service’s use of recordings made before 1972, claiming that Sirius is not paying rights holders for the use of that music. The suit stems from the fact that before 1972,...
  • Lady Gaga teams with the Muppets for unnecessary ABC holiday special

    In some nondescript boardroom at ABC, a room full of suits sat around mulling ideas for potential holiday specials. At some point came this pitch: “All the kids love Lady Gaga, and everyone loves the Muppets -- so how about the two cozy up together?...