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Royalties won’t ‘Stay’ with Sam Smith

Tom Petty "Won't Back Down" over the similarities between his 1989 hit and the Grammy-nominated "Stay With Me."

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Bob Dylan gives away 50,000 copies of new album to his ‘oldest’ fans

The veteran rocker has struck a deal with bosses of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) to send out copies of his latest record.

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Phillip Phillips wants to be ‘free’

The "American Idol" winner wants to be released from recording and merchandising deals linked to the TV talent show.

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Courtney Love reunites with daughter at Kurt Cobain documentary premiere

"Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," was produced by his 22-year-old daughter, Frances.

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Gibson gives away guitars with ‘golden tickets’

The Great Gibson Grab will raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Meghan Trainor steals Swift’s spot atop Billboard

The debut album "Title" knocked Taylor Swift from her three-week perch atop the weekly album chart.

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NKOTB teams up with TLC, Nelly for tour

The surviving members of TLC are hitting the road with New Kids on the Block and Nelly for an all-star summer tour.

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Led Zeppelin celebrates 40 years since ‘Physical Graffiti’

The band will reissue its sixth studio album next month, complete with unreleased versions of hit songs.

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The Biebs is going to be ‘roasted’

The "Baby" hitmaker will celebrate his 21st birthday by becoming the butt of all jokes.

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Grateful Dead plans farewell shows

The surviving members will play three concerts that they say will their last.

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Dolly Parton’s songs inspire new TV movie series

The country legend has landed a major new deal with executives at NBC.

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Stevie Wonder signs on for Underground Railroad project

The soul legend will write the score for a musical, and TV mini-series, titled "Freedom Run."

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Angela Bassett thrilled with Dionne Warwick’s response to ‘Whitney’

Members of Whitney Houston's family, including her mother and daughter, have blasted the project.

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John Legend, Idina Menzel to kick off Super Bowl

The stars will kick off the Super Bowl on Feb. 1.

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Michael Jackson salsa album set for release

The album will be Latin-inspired covers of some of the King of Pop's biggest hits.

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The Black Crowes have broken up

The southern rock band has split up after more two decades, lead guitarist and co-founder Rich Robinson said.

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Fleetwood Mac tickets are a reseller’s dream

With average secondary ticket prices of over $305 the band top's the list of in-demand stars.

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Taylor Swift sitting pretty atop Billboard for 9th week

There is no knocking Swift from her perch at the top of the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 chart.

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Willie Nelson, Usher among stars performing at Stevie Wonder tribute

The Grammys are planning a two-hour TV special honoring the career of Stevie Wonder.

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Billy Joel, Robert Plant, Kendrick Lamar among Bonnaroo lineup

The four-day Tennessee festival includes acts from all genres of music, from Slayer to Earth, Wind & Fire.

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Emma Watson is Belle in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

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The former "Harry Potter" star will play the princess in a live-action version of the Disney film.

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Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood

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Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage to a symbol of celebrity.

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Many prospective jurors said they could not be impartial because they already believe Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty.

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U.S. pediatricians oppose legal pot

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Despite some states allowing recreational and medical use of marijuana, pediatricians say the substance should remain – for the most part – illegal.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

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A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Jan. 26.