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Green Day, Joan Jett, Lou Reed named Rock Hall inductees

The musicians beat other nominees including The Smiths, N.W.A., and Sting.

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John Lennon’s killer wants forgiveness from Yoko Ono

Mark Chapman wants the Beatles legend's widow to forgive him for the 1980 slaying.

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Elton John to marry longtime partner

Sir Elton John is reportedly set to marry David Furnish after more than 18 years as a couple.

Sir Paul McCartney performs with his band during the "Out There" Tour at the Times Union Center on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Albany, N.Y.

Paul McCartney recorded video game music for grandkids

The Beatles star agreed to record music for "Destiny" to get his gamer grandchildren to listen to his songs.

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Bieber, Katy Perry top Twitter’s year-end list

Twitter users like to talk about Justin Bieber but read what Katy Perry is saying.

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Dr. Dre made bank in 2014

The rapper-turned-mogul is the highest-paid musician of the year, earning a whopping $620 million.

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Taylor Swift retains top spot on Billboard chart

The singer continued her reign at the top, with AC/DC and Mary J. Blige among the top 10 records this week.

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Women dominate YouTube music videos in 2014

Of the top 10 music videos on YouTube in the past year, eight were songs by women.

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U2 top the 2014 albums list

Miranda Lambert, Beyoncé, and Bruce Springsteen are also ranked among the year's best.

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Michael Bublé invites singing taxi driver on stage

The singer thrilled a cabbie who is known for serenading his passengers with the star's hits.

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Green Day guitarist battling cancer

Jason White has been diagnosed with a form of tonsil cancer that is treatable, the rock group says.

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Tom Hanks, Al Green bask at Kennedy Center Honors

Hollywood stars celebrated the Kennedy Center honorees during Washington's high-profile tribute to excellence in the arts.

Beyonce poses with her Video Vanguard Award in the press room at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif.

Sam Smith, Beyoncé to face off for album of the year

Beyoncé and Sam Smith lead the pack with six Grammy nods each.

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Sam Smith, Beyoncé lead Grammy nominees

It took 12 hours to announce all the Grammy nominees. Find out if your favorite artist made the cut.

Mariah Carey performs at the 82nd Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Raw performance footage of Mariah Carey leaks

Raw audio footage of Mariah Carey's live performance at a Christmas concert in New York has leaked, revealing her strained vocals as she struggled to hit the high notes.

Singer Madonna attends the world premiere of "Madonna: The MDNA Tour" hosted by The Cinema Society and Dolce & Gabbana at the Paris Theatre on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 in New York.

Madonna fronts new fashion campaign

Madonna replaces Lady Gaga as the frontwoman for fashion label Versace's latest campaign.

A security guard and an unidentified man look at an area where several people were killed as they were caught in a surging crowd entering Cincinnati's Riverfront Coliseum for a Who concert on Monday. Shoes and clothes were strewn around the area where the people were killed and injured, shown Dec. 4, 1979.

The Who concert disaster to be commemorated with tribute statue

The mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio has announced plans to remember those who died in a crush outside The Who's 1979 concert in the city.

Singer Barry Manilow attends the 2nd Annual "Rebels With a Cause" Gala benefiting the USC Center for Applied Molecular Medicine at Paramount Pictures Studios on Thursday, March 20, 2014 in Los Angeles.

Barry Manilow announces tour retirement

Barry Manilow is tired of packing and plans to retire from touring at the end of his next run of concerts.

Musician Courtney Love attends a screening of "Rush" hosted by Ferrari & The Cinema Society on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 in New York.

Courtney Love not given editorial control over Cobain biopic

Courtney Love has been frozen out of a planned new Kurt Cobain biopic after director Brett Morgen refused to give her editorial control of the project.

This photo provided by DICK’S Sporting Goods shows Carrie Underwood wearing her own line of athletic wear with DICK’S Sporting Goods, called Calia by Carrie Underwood, which matches up her love of fashion and fitness.

Carrie Underwood launches sportswear line

Carrie Underwood is adding fashion designer to her resume by launching a line of athletic wear.

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U.S., Cuba to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years

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The major policy shift will end decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island.

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Brangelina hired a cyber security firm for their kids

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The "Tomb Raider" star and her husband are taking precautions to protect their six children as they grow up in a digital world.

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REVIEW: Final ‘Hobbit’ movie falls short of original trilogy

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Martin Freeman appears in a scene from the film, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies."

This Christmas, Peter Jackson gives us the gift of his final trip to Middle Earth with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

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Jimmy Fallon & Justin Timberlake are just awkward teens at camp

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The boys are back at summer camp and they can't stop singing "Jumper" by Third Eye Blind.