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‘The Voice’ recap: Battle winners are announced, and Blake Shelton reclaims a former team member

Brynn Cartelli performs on “The Voice”; Tyler Golden/NBCThe Voice on Tuesday announced results from America’s votes for the winners of Monday night’s Live Cross Battles, finalizing the teams for coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. In this format, the coaches give their singers some potential parting words and then the vote results…read more »

When Pitbull met Kelly: The “UglyDolls” star encounter that’s literally the pits

Eric Charbonneau/STXfilms The upcoming animated movie UglyDolls features a voice cast made up of big music stars, including Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull, Bebe Rexha, Nick Jonas and Blake Shelton.  They all recorded their parts separately, but they’ve gotten together for promotional appearances.  And according to Pitbull, his run-in with Kelly Clarkson was the pits — literally. “I…read more »

Whitney Houston’s longtime friend Robyn Crawford to release tell-all book, “A Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston”

Kevin Winter/Getty Images Robyn Crawford, the woman who probably knew Whitney Houston best, is breaking her silence about her relationship with the late music superstar. Nearly a decade after Whitney’s tragic death, Crawford is releasing a new book, titled A Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston.  For years, the duo were the subject…read more »

Jon Anderson says he’s “not sure” about the future of Yes spinoff group with Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman

Credit: Deborah AndersonAfter spending the last few years touring with his former Yes band mates Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman, the prog-rock group’s founding frontman Jon Anderson, is currently on a U.S solo trek promoting his star-studded new studio album, 1000 Hands.Anderson initially had planned to record new music with Rabin and Wakeman, but he…read more »

R.E.M. reissuing “In Time” best-of collection on vinyl

Craft Recordings R.E.M.’s 2003 best-of collection In Time will be reissued on vinyl on June 14. The 18-track compilation spans R.E.M.’s career from 1988’s Green to 2001’s Reveal, and includes hits like “Losing My Religion,” “Orange Crush,” “Stand,” “Everybody Hurts,” “What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?” and “Man on the Moon.” It also features two tracks that were…read more »

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