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‘Frozen’ Soundtrack No. 1 Top-Selling Album On Billboard’s 2014 Chart [Video]

No surprise here, but the "Frozen" soundtrack from Walt Disney Records was ranked the No. 1 best-selling album on the 2014 year-end Billboard 200 chart.

It is the first movie soundtrack to reach No. 1 on the year-end chart since "Titanic" in 1998 and is the first Disney soundtrack to top the chart since "Mary Poppins" in 1965, according to Billboard.

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Did Bob Seger Inspire Prince To Write ‘Purple Rain’? [Video]

As we get ready for Bob Seger's return to Grand Rapids this week, comes this interesting tidbit from an upcoming book about Prince:

Alan Light, a journalist, has written a book about the success of the movie "Purple Rain", which took Prince from a little known R&B star, and propelled him to superstardom. In his book, Light says Bob Seger was the main inspiration behind the song, "Purple Rain".

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Foreigner Set to Release ‘The Best Of Foreigner 4 & More’ [Video]

Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the world's most popular rock acts with a formidable arsenal of hit songs that continue to propel sold-out tours and album chart action.

Now their latest album, "The Best of Foreigner 4 & More," is due out Dec. 16.

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ABBA is Heading to Park Place

Calling all ABBA fans, you can now spin those vinyl’s and play a round of America’s favorite board at the same time. Just in time for the holiday season, fans can get their hands on an ABBA special edition Monopoly.

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Brings Holiday Spectacle to Grand Rapids on Sunday [Video]

If you've never seen the Trans-Siberian Orchestra perform, don't even bother imagining what might unfold.

It is something seemingly beyond the realm of reality that is being brought to Grand Rapids for Trans-Siberian Orchestra's performances at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Van Andel Arena.

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These Are Not Your Dad’s Versions of ‘Jingle Bells’ [Video]

We've been playing Christmas music on Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR's sister station, 100.5 The River, since Nov. 2.

In addition to my gig as mid-day host on 98.7 WFGR, I am also our operations manager. Part of my job is helping schedule the music for WFGR and 100.5 The River.

So, yes, I have gotten to know my Christmas songs well, very well. And I can tell you this: A couple of new videos of "Jingle Bells" renditions are definitely not your dad's version of the holiday classic.

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Ebola, Minecraft, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Flappy Bird top Yahoo Searches, Obsessions

Yahoo has released its top searches for 2014, and Ebola tops the list.

This year’s top searches on Yahoo included a national obsession, an international health crisis and some favorite women stars.

Yes, there are other search engines other than Google.

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‘Peter Pan Live!’ Airs Live on NBC on Thursday Night [Video]

Prepare for some fairy dust to be sprinkled your way on Thursday night.

NBC presents "Peter Pan Live!", which airs from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. EST.

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Mike Coppola, Getty Images
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U2 Announces 2015 Tour, with Two Chicago Dates

U2 will kick off a 19-city, 44-concert arena tour in May 2015 with a string of shows in several major North American cities.

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Rolling Stone’s 50 Best Albums of 2014

Rolling Stone has issued its choices for the top 50 albums of 2014.

The magazine's No. 1 pick? U2's "Songs of Innocence".

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Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR’s December 2014 Top Songs Playlist

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Prince Jumps Off The Social Media Train

Prince was a ground breaking musician in a lot of ways, most notably, taking control of his songs, and selling them on his web site, but Prince never got the point of social media, and his Royal Purpleness never really liked to mingle with masses.

So he's dropped his Twitter and Facebook accounts, which really isn't a big deal, but his You Tube account? That had some good jams on it!!

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