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  • 2013 MTV Video Music Award nominees list

    Video of the year Justin Timberlake — “Mirrors” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz — “Thrift Shop” Bruno Mars — “Locked Out of Heaven” Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell — “...
  • Beyonce's hair attacked by fan in Montreal, the electric kind

    Beyonce knows how to keep fans in line, especially when they go for her hair. We're not talking about fans of her music -- we're talking about fans that are electric and propel cool air wind toward you. At a concert Monday at the Bell Centre in...
  • Jay Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' stays on top of Billboard 200

    Jay Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' stays on top of Billboard 200
    Jay-Z’s "Magna Carta Holy Grail" is still No. 1. The hip-hop mogul’s latest disc easily held onto the top spot on the Billboard 200 for a second week,  selling 129,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The disc debuted at No. 1 last...
  • La Cañada High School graduates enter the next phase

    La Cañada High School graduates enter the next phase
    If anything can be said about La Cañada High School's graduating class of 2013, it's that they are utterly unafraid to let their light shine and, in doing so, make the world a brighter place. Graduates were a sight to behold Thursday evening as they...
  • Samsung to give away 1 million copies of new Jay-Z album

    Hip-hop star Jay-Z has figured out one surefire way to sell a million albums -- by finding a customer in Samsung.  Samsung Electronics Co. has bought 1 million copies of the rapper's upcoming album to give away to owners of the company's Galaxy...
  • Jay-Z announces new album 'Magna Carta Holy Grail'

    Leave it to Jay-Z to sell a million copies of a new album even before he announces its existence to the world. The rapper and mogul debuted the news of a new LP, "Magna Carta Holy Grail," in a Samsung-partnered commercial  during Game 5 of the NBA...
  • 10 things we learned from Jay-Z's Samsung commercial

    10 things we learned from Jay-Z's Samsung commercial
    Last night during the NBA Finals, Jay-Z debuted a three-minute commercial for the Samsung Galaxy phone and in the process revealed the following: - Jay-Z is making a new album! - The name of the album is "Magna Carta Holy Grail." - The album will be...
  • Billboard won't count Jay-Z sales to Samsung on its chart

    Jay-Z may have sold a million copies of his upcoming album to Samsung, but those sales won’t count on the influential Billboard 200 chart, which ranks album sales, the magazine said. Bill Werde, Billboard’s editorial director, said in a...
  • 2012-13 Tribune Scholar-Athlete team

    2012-13 Tribune Scholar-Athlete team
    Alex Alcantara St. Francis Baseball, football, wrestling ACT: 34. GPA: 4.88/4.0. Athletics: All-Suburban Christian Blue football 2012, baseball 2012-13. 138-pound regional runner-up, wrestling 2013. Academics: IHSA All-State Academic 2012-13,...
  • Powerhouse's thrills come and go

    Powerhouse's thrills come and go
    Two years ago at Powerhouse — the annual summer hip-hop concert presented by L.A.'s KPWR-FM (105.9), a.k.a. "Power 106" — the Compton rapper Problem performed on a small outdoor stage designed to showcase up-and-coming acts. In 2012 he made it...
  • Kanye West's 'Yeezus' lands at No. 1 on Billboard chart

    Kanye West's 'Yeezus' lands at No. 1 on Billboard chart
    Kanye West this week landed in a very familiar place: on top of the Billboard charts. West’s polarizing but critically acclaimed sixth album, “Yeezus,” took the No. 1 spot after it moved 327,000 copies in its first week, according to...