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VIDEO: Romeo Santos Performs 'Eres Mia' on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Romeo Santos Performs 'Eres Mia' on TONIGHT SHOW
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On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, music guest Romeo Santos performed 'Eres Mia' for the Tonight Show audience. Watch the appearance below! (more...)


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Billboard Magazine is set to honor BOB BENJAMIN and the LIGHT OF DAY FOUNDATION with the Humanitarian Award at the 2014 Billboard Touring Conference & Awards, honoring the concert industry's top artis... (more...)


NYC Reggae Band New Kingston to Release KINGSTON CITY Album, 1/27NYC Reggae Band New Kingston to Release KINGSTON CITY Album, 1/27
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DAVE STEWART Signs on as Executive Producer of Documentary 'The Blues House'DAVE STEWART Signs on as Executive Producer of Documentary 'The Blues House'
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Best known as long-time guitarist for the world?s most successful musical comedy artist, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Kimo?s career has seen three Grammy?s, many gold and platinum awards and most recently a B... (more...)


Ashleigh Smith Wins 3rd Annual Sarah Vaughan Vocal CompetitionAshleigh Smith Wins 3rd Annual Sarah Vaughan Vocal Competition
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Ashleigh Smith from Lewisville, Texas won the 3rd Annual Sarah Vaughan Competition held on Sunday, November 16 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark. NJPAC, Larry Rosen Production... (more...)


PHOTO: Nick Jonas Gives Surprise Performance on New York City Subway PlatformPHOTO: Nick Jonas Gives Surprise Performance on New York City Subway Platform
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VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Steps In for Injured Musical Guest Bono on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Steps In for Injured Musical Guest Bono on TONIGHT SHOW
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VIDEO: Nick Jonas Co-Hosts Billboard's 'Real-Time Rewind'VIDEO: Nick Jonas Co-Hosts Billboard's 'Real-Time Rewind'
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VIDEO: Echosmith Perform Hit Single 'Cool Kids' on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Echosmith Perform Hit Single 'Cool Kids' on TONIGHT SHOW
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VIDEO: Nick Jonas Performs New Single 'Jealous' on ELLENVIDEO: Nick Jonas Performs New Single 'Jealous' on ELLEN
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Ibeyi, Ryan Raftery, Kellylee Evans and More Among 'Rising Stars' at Joe's Pub This WinterIbeyi, Ryan Raftery, Kellylee Evans and More Among 'Rising Stars' at Joe's Pub This Winter
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? Since Joe's Pub at The Public opened its doors in 1998, it has been a stomping ground for both the masterful legends and powerful young voices of music and the performing arts. This winter (November... (more...)


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