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Maurice White, pictured center, has passed away. (Kris Connor/Getty Images)
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Maurice White, Co-Founder of Earth, Wind, & Fire, Dies at 74

Maurice had fought a long, hard battle with Parkinson's Disease. He was diagnosed over two decades ago and was forced to stop touring back in 1994.

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‘Bob’ Of Bob And Ray Dies [Video]

Lost in the onslaught of all the celebrity deaths this year, was a comedy genius who helped fuel my desire to get into radio. Bob Elliot of the '50s and '60s comedy team Bob and Ray was 92 years old.

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See Official Photos From Upcoming ‘Ghostbusters’ Remake

Sony has blessed fans with more photos from the upcoming all-female Ghostbusters remake, including one of Chris Hemsworth in character as the receptionist.

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Melissa McCarthy Says She Wasn’t Asked to Join ‘Gilmore Girls’ Revival

The actress tweeted, "Thanks for the invite, but sadly no one asked me or Sookie to come back to Stars Hollow.”

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Who Knew Billy Idol Covered ‘The Breakfast Club’ Theme? [Video]

This morning on the Jojo Show, we got into a discussion with a caller about who was originally asked to perform 'Don't You Forget About Me' for the Breakfast Club soundtrack. I thought it was Psychedelic Furs, he said it was Billy Idol.

We never resolved the dispute, but Jason sent us this Billy Idol version of the song from his Greatest Hits album. I never knew it existed. Now, I'm glad it does.

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Aretha Franklin And Clive Davis Discuss "Aretha Franklin Sings the Diva Classics" On SiriusXM's Heart & Soul Channel At SiriusXM's Studios at Jazz at Lincoln Center
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Aretha Franklin Helping Folks in Flint

Aretha Franklin is the latest artist doing what they can to help the folks in Flint, Michigan dealing with their toxic water situation.

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‘Pretty In Pink’ Is Coming Back To Theaters [Video]

Here’s your chance to go retro in a big way.

The John Hughes classic “Pretty in Pink” is celebrating its 30thanniversary with a gift for you. The flick will be in theaters on Valentine's Day to celebrate its 30th anniversary. 

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Michael Jackson: Proof That He Secretly Made Music for Sonic the Hedgehog

Can you guess which pop icon secretly composed music for the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series? Michael Jackson has long since been rumored to have had uncredited involvement, and now we have confirmation of the decades-old legend.

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"friends" cast with jay leno on "the tonight show"
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Here’s Your First Look at the ‘Friends’ Reunion

The cast of "Friends" and other hit sitcoms reunite to honor director James Burrows.

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Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert
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You Can Join Steven Tyler And ‘Taste the Rainbow’ [Video]

For people who don't love watching the Super Bowl there's always the commercials and this year we’ll see an appearance by Steven Tyler. In case you missed it, the legendary performer will be featured in a new commercial for Skittles, the first celebrity ever in their “Taste the Rainbow” campaign. 

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Madonna Performs At The O2 Arena
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What Did Madonna Just Call Her Ex?

As we already told you, Madonna is locked in a bitter custody battle with ex-husband Guy Ritchie over their son, Rocco. And apparently, she's had a few choice words to say about her ex.

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Sting and Peter Gabriel are Hitting the Road This Summer [Video]

'80s music icons Sting and Peter Gabriel are hitting the road! The rockers announced their joint "Rock, Paper, Scissors" tour, set to kick off this summer, with a stop at DTE Energy Theater in Detroit on June 30.

And Sting has prepared for it by growing an epic beard.

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