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Kendrick Lamar's new LP Damn! set the bar for all 2017 releases as the rapper's latest LP easily achieved the best-selling week of the year so far.

Damn! sold 603,000 total

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John Mayer brought out Ryan Adams during his concert Friday night in Englewood, California, with the singer-songwriters performing Adams' "Come Pick Me Up" together at the Forum.

Adams, wearing a Black Flag Slip It In

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Frank Ocean aired an unannounced episode of Blonded Radio late Saturday night on Beats 1, where the singer debuted two versions of another new song titled "Lens."

Ocean's voice is the main instrument on the largely unadorned track, with only occasional keyboard flourishes and a light touch of drums

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After the heaviness of 'Sign 'O' the Times' and the darkness of the 'Black Album,' Prince gave the antidote in "Alphabet St.," the first single from 'Lovesexy.'

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Less than a year after releasing their 2006 debut album, Arctic Monkeys were back in the studio, pounding out a follow-up.

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A ballad Prince wrote after his breakup with Susannah Melvoin is the Holy Grail for Prince collectors.

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Bruce Springsteen was a surprise guest at a jam session at the Asbury Park Music and Film Festival Friday night, with the singer joining fellow E Street Band members, Southside Johnny and other New Jersey rockers for a covers-filled set at Asbury Park's Paramount

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Tinashe has released her sizzling new video for "Flame," the Eighties-inspired first single off the singer's upcoming Joyride LP.

The video traces a relationship as it literally goes up in flames: In the beginning, things between Tinashe and her man are copacetic, but as "Flame" progresses, the couple splinters, with the singer eventually seeking revenge against her ex.


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Neil Young is preparing to launch a new high-definition streaming service called Xstream, a continuation of the rocker's search for top-quality digital sound that Young started with his Pono player.

In a post in the members section of the Pono site, Young

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The legacy of Dr. Octagon, the deliriously bent time-traveling gynecologist who blew open the space hatch for the next 20 years of underground hip-hop, is being celebrated with a deluxe reissue of 1996 landmark Dr. Octagonecologyst. Re-released by whimsical hip-hop deluxe edition specialists Get On Down, the new version features a massive octagon-shaped box, three pieces of vinyl and a

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Prince's "Anna Stesia" was the pivotal moment in 'Lovesexy,' his most spiritual album.

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In her Fansplaining column, Brittany Spanos dives into what's happening in fan culture on the Internet.

For most of the week — and even months — leading up to Saturday Night Live, Harry Styles went unseen. Outside of 30 Rock last week, where fans began lining up on Tuesday to nab standby tickets for the show on Saturday morning, they

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We've combed through everything that will be available for Record Store Day and made our shopping list.

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Afrobeat legend Tony Allen honors another extraordinary drummer, the late jazz giant Art Blakey, on "Moanin'," a cut off Allen's upcoming EP A Tribute to Art Blakey.

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