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Grand Rapid’s Maurice Townsend Makes Top 30 on ‘American Idol’ [Video]

Maurice Townsend is already getting recognized by fans in Grand Rapids, and this is just the beginning.

Townsend has advanced into the top 30 on Fox's "American Idol" national singing competition.

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Lindsay Lohan Does Her Best Stevie Nicks Impression [VIDEO]

Lindsay Lohan was once the hottest starlet in Hollywood, with an enviable acting resume and hit records. Pop culture watchers know about her spectacular fall from grace, but she reminded us of her vocal charms when she belted out Stevie Nicks' 'Edge of Seventeen' at a friend's birthday bash in NYC.

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Timeflies’ Special Valentine’s Song Mashes Up The Beatles, Marvin Gaye and Candy Hearts [Video]

"Valentime's Day" has already arrived, courtesy of the guys of Timeflies!

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Exclusive: Todd Rundgren On His New Foundation and the Beatles’ Influence

Rock legend and renaissance man Todd Rundgren recently received the highly regarded Les Paul award at the NAMM convention in Southern California.  As a songwriter, producer and all-purpose innovator,  Rundgren's legacy splashes across many different platforms.

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Nikki Sixx Discusses Motley Crue’s ‘Final Tour,’ which Starts in Grand Rapids

When Motley Crue announced their 'Final Tour,' they signed a legally binding "Cessation of Touring Agreement" forbidding their members from using their name in future live endeavors.

In a new interview, Nikki Sixx explained that the band decided to take that approach as a matter of pride.

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‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ Adds ‘SNL’ Alum Fred Armisen as Band Leader

The sweeping changes to the late night landscape have only recently begun, with Jay Leno having said his goodbyes to 'The Tonight Show,' with Jimmy Fallon soon to take his place. Seth Meyers too, has left behind 'SNL' for his impending 'Late Night' gig, which we've now learned to feature fellow alumni Fred Armisen leading the band!

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Kiss Signs Reality TV Deal for Arena Football League Team

With the L.A. Kiss set to begin their inaugural Arena Football League season on March 15, the team's owners, Kiss members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, have signed a deal with AMC to film a reality show based on the team. The show will debut in the summer of 2014.

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Will Ferrell Accepts Chad Smith’s Challenge, Agrees to Drum vs. Cowbell Showdown for Charity

Last week actor Will Ferrell was an Internet sensation with his hilarious claim that he was actually Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, something many have debated over for many years due to their uncanny physical similarities. The actor-comedian made his confession during an infamous Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ (AMA) session resulting in Smith offering up his own video in response, challenging Ferrell to a drum battle.

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50 Years Ago: The Beatles Arrive In the U.S. [Video]

When the Beatles left London's Heathrow Airport on the morning on Feb. 7, 1964 -- sent off by a swarm of well-wishing fans -- they didn't know what to expect. Even though they had a No. 1 hit with 'I Want to Hold Your Hand,' they'd heard enough stories about other British musicians who failed to connect in America to question whether or not their success in England would translate on the other side of the Atlantic.

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The Who Announces ‘Sensation: The Story of Tommy’ DVD

One of the Who's rock masterpieces is getting the documentary treatment this spring.

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It’s Beatles Week on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ [Video]

I don't know if you've been catching "The Late Show with David Letterman" on CBS-TV this week, but it has been marking the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' arrival in the U.S. by having musicians perform Fab Four songs all week.

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25 Years Ago: Bob Dylan and Grateful Dead Release ‘Dylan & the Dead’

Bob Dylan wasn't exactly at the peak of his career when he released 'Dylan & the Dead,' a collaborative live album with the Grateful Dead, on Feb. 6, 1989. In fact, he was pretty close to the bottom of his popularity, influence and creativity. And another live album -- his third in 10 years -- certainly didn't help matters.

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