2021.09 Boomerocity Buzz

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World Premiere: Rolling Stones Unveil Previously Unreleased ‘Troubles A’ Comin” Cover


Mick Jagger Remembers the Rolling Stones’ ‘Heartbeat’ Charlie Watts on ‘Howard Stern’
“When [Watts] was sick, he said, ‘You’ve gotta just carry on and do this tour. Don’t stop because of me.’ So we did,” Jagger reveals in new interview


David Bowie’s Lost Album ‘Toy’ Emerges From the Vaults
2001 album will finally see the light of day on the massive box set ‘David Bowie 5. Brilliant Adventure (1992 – 2001).’ Musicians Earl Slick and Mark Plati tell us about recording the obscure LP

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Round Hill Music Acquires The O’Jays’ 532-Track Recorded Catalog — Including ‘Love Train’ and ‘For the Love of Money’

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Bob Dylan Announces First Leg Of ‘Rough And Rowdy Ways’ 2021–2024 World Tour

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RITCHIE BLACKMORE Photo Book From ROSS HALFIN Coming In December


Israeli Rockers Walkways Debut Heartfelt New Song ‘You Found Me’


Guns N' Roses Postpone Australia and New Zealand Tour Dates For 12 Months


Twins The New Trend Discover Tina Turner's 'What's Love Got To Do With It'


See Inside Keith Urban + Nicole Kidman’s Spectacular Real Estate Holdings

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Robert Plant Has ‘Jetpack’ For Return to Rock

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Legendary Nashville A-Team Bassist Bob Moore Dead at 88

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Blues Icon, John Mayall, Retires From The Road

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ALICE COOPER Display Added To Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame's 'Legends of Rock' Exhibit

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Ringo Starr Can’t Slow Down
The Beatle on how recording “saves [his] ass,” what the Let it Be movie didn’t show, and why he’s a fan of Billie Eilish and Miley Cyrus

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World Premier: Rolling Stones Premiere ‘Living in the Heart of Love’ Music Video


Steely Dan: Preview New Live Album ‘Northeast Corridor,’ Donald Fagen’s ‘The Nightfly Live,’ Out 9/24

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World Premiere: Chris Jagger - Anyone Seen My Heart? (ft. Mick Jagger) (Official Video)


Jane Powell Dies: Hollywood Golden Age Actress & ‘Royal Wedding’ Star Was 92



Phil Collins Thinks Genesis Reunion Tour Won’t Go Past 2021 Shows

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ACE FREHLEY Says He's On Good Terms With PAUL STANLEY And GENE SIMMONS, Doesn't Rule Out KISS Reunion

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Loretta Lynn’s Hometown Rising Concert Raises More Than $900K for Flood Relief

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World Premiere: A Window Into an Underappreciated Era: The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Bruce Johnston/Mike Love/Al Jardine Reflect)


Reba McEntire Rescued From Oklahoma Building After Stairwell Collapse

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TikTok Under Investigation in Ireland Over Data Transfer to China, Child Safety


George Wein, Newport Jazz Festival Co-Founder, Dies at 95



Steve Vai Reveals Massive 54-Date 2022 U.S. Tour

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Kenny Chesney To Executive Produce SEC Football Special, “More Than a Voice”


David Lee Roth Honors Eddie Van Halen on the VMA Red Carpet

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Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan Tour Manager Mick Brigden Dead at 73



Tanya Tucker Cancels 2021 Tour Dates, Citing Surgery + COVID-19 Concerns

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Phil Collins 'Can Barely Hold a Stick' Ahead of Genesis Tour
“I’m kind of physically challenged a bit, which is very frustrating because I’d love to be playing up there with my son."

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Stevie Nicks Discusses Lindsey Buckingham’s Fleetwood Mac Firing

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Steve Martin’s Introduction to Elvis Presley Involved Three Guns
The comic-actor had an unforgettable conversation with the legendary musician in 1971




Michael Constantine Dies: Emmy Winner And ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ Patriarch Was 94

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‘Imagine’ that! John Lennon’s classic 1971 album and peace anthem were released 50 years ago today

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NFL Cancels Victory Boyd National Anthem Performance After Singer Refuses to Vaccinate for Religious Reasons

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BMI Reports Record Revenue, Distributions in FY 2021 As Domestic Digital Licensing Income Jumps 47%


Jimmy Page talks about the upcoming Led Zeppelin documentary

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How The Beatles members divided the money they made

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Did ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Rip Off ‘More Than a Feeling’?

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Is Deep Purple’s New Album Called ‘Turning to Crime’?

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Rob Halford Is Ready for COVID Touring: ‘We Have to Battle On’

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Twins The New Trend Discover Aerosmith's "Cryin'"


Keith Urban Remembers Production Manager Who Died After Stage Fall: ‘We All Loved Him’

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New Bobblehead Release Commemorates Day Jimi Hendrix Set His Guitar on Fire
The limited-edition keepsake captures the moment the singer’s Fender Stratocaster went up in flames at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival



China Cracks Down on Artists In the Country — ‘Effeminate’ Behavior Barred


Elton John Announces Star-Studded Album ‘The Lockdown Sessions’

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VEVA Sound Partners With PPL ‘To Improve Accuracy of Recording Credits’ and Reduce Unpaid Royalties


Alan Parsons releasing new concert album & video, ‘The NeverEnding Show,’ in November


‘Recuperating and Isolating’ Michael McDonald Misses Doobie Brothers Show


Liz Taylor’s Longtime Bel Air Home Sells to Prominent Developer, Will Be Torn Down

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NFT Ticketing Goes Mainstream – GET Protocol Launches ‘Digital Twin’ Product With First User Yourticketprovider

 Tommy Kirk Dies: Child Star Of ‘Old Yeller’, ‘The Shaggy Dog’ Was 79



World Premiere: Elton John and Stevie Wonder Team for New Song ‘Finish Line’


Elton John Drops Millions on the Beverly Hills House Next Door

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How Dirty Honey Are Thriving Without a Record Label

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New York’s Stand Up For Heroes Sets Live Return With Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, More

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Richie Faulkner Heart Problem Leads Judas Priest to Postpone Tour

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Why Todd Rundgren Is No Longer Playing Certain Cities


Warner Music Group Strikes Partnership with Twitch for Artist Channels & More


George Frayne a.k.a. Country Rock Maverick Commander Cody Dead At 77


New Tom Petty documentary to get theatrical release in October, and to premiere on YouTube later in 2021


Roblox Officially Launches Listening Parties — ‘A New Way to Release Music’


Gene Simmons’ ‘Palatial’ Beverly Hills Home Sells for $16 Million

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The Rolling Stones Reflect on Loss of Charlie Watts, Detail Plans for Upcoming Tour
“Charlie held the band together for so long, musically,” says Mick Jagger, “because he was the rock the rest of it was built around”

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Hear Elton John’s New Single With Charlie Puth, ‘After All’


World Premiere: Santana releases “Whiter Shade of Pale” cover with Steve Winwood


Warner Music-Backed Dapper Labs Completes $250 Million Funding Round, Drawing Support From Andreessen Horowitz and Google


AI-Powered Snafu Records Raises $6 Million From Investors Including ABBA’s Agnetha Fältskog


Stageverse Launches ‘Muse: Enter the Simulation’ VR Concert Experience


Watch the Rolling Stones’ Onstage Tribute to Charlie Watts

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Joe Cocker’s ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’: Inside the Triumph and Trauma of a Legendary Tour
The singer’s grueling 1970 tour left many participants with lasting scars. Now, a new film commemorates the run in all its complexity

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Former JOURNEY Singer STEVE PERRY Is Auctioning Off His 'Favorite Car' For Charity

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David Bowie Estate and Warner Music Unveil Career-Spanning Catalog Deal

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Roger Taylor Has a Theory on Why There’s Been No New Queen Music

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Trace Adkins Reacts To Not Being Invited To Blake Shelton’s Wedding
“I probably wouldn’t want to come, anyway, because I didn’t want to witness that woman throw her life away like that.”

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Sylvester Stallone’s ‘Rocky’ Boxing Gloves and More Movie Memorabilia Are Heading to Auction
The actor's personal notebooks from the first four "Rocky" films will also go up for grabs



Forthcoming Farewell Yellow Brick Road European and UK Tour Dates Rescheduled

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This Iranian Musician Risks Prison for Releasing a New Album

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The Zombies return to Abbey Road Studios for their ‘World Tour in One Night’ Livestream event



Aerosmith’s ‘1971: The Road Starts Hear’ Leads Black Friday RSD

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A BIT OF HISTORY: The Rolling Stones’ Tongue logo



Joe Perry Lists ‘Magnificent’ Country Estate for $4.5 Million

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See Billy Joel Pay Tribute to Charlie Watts With Rolling Stones’ ‘Brown Sugar’ Cover
Singer also dedicated his Big Apple anthem “New York State of Mind” to victims of the 9/11 terror attack the night before 20th anniversary


Sweetwater Guitar Gallery Offers a Better Way to Buy Guitars Online – Here’s How It Works

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World Premiere: Ex-JOURNEY Singer STEVE PERRY To Release First Holiday Record, 'The Season'


World Premiere: Jefferson Airplane’s ‘White Rabbit’ Stars in New ‘Matrix’ Trailer



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Canada Reviews New Study on Streaming Economy, But Labels Warn It's 'Flawed'


Spotify Playlist Curators Says ‘Copyright Abuse’ Is On the Rise — And Spotify Isn’t Doing Much About It


World Premiere: Eric Clapton “The Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions” Coming November 12th, 2021


UPDATE: ‘You Got Gold’ John Prine Tribute Concerts In Nashville Pushed To 2022


55 Years Ago: ‘Star Trek’ Boldly Changes the Face of Television

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Ronnie Milsap’s Wife of More Than 50 Years, Joyce Milsap, Has Died

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New ABBA Album Tops 80K Pre-Orders, Breaks Universal UK Record

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Sex Pistols Members Respond to John Lydon Over Legal Battle



Elvis Presley’s iconic white jumpsuit breaks record, sells for over 1 million dollars

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Someone Paid $72,500 For The Weirdest Piece Of Elvis Memorabilia Ever
The King can still cause a sensation on the auction block


Kenney Jones Says Faces Have Recorded ‘About 14 Songs’

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Bonnaroo Announces Indoor Show in Nashville – Here’s the Line Up


Perhaps the Mag Should Stick To Reporting Music: The Media Fell for a Viral Hoax About Ivermectin Overdoses Straining Rural Hospitals


World Premiere: DIRTY HONEY Drops Music Video For 'The Wire'


Flashback: The Boomerocity Interview With Dirty Honey


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Another Take: KISS Catches COVID Despite Strict Safety Protocols, Postpones Tour Dates


Bonnaroo Cancellation Tests New Festival Pandemic-Era Payment Terms


World Premiere: David Crosby Announces 50th-Anniversary Reissue of Debut Solo LP




Is Country Radio Rigged? Bobby Bones Claims “Half of Number One Songs Aren’t Legitimate”


Twitter Ticketed Spaces Rollout Begins for iOS Users – Here’s How It Works

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In 2021, Weather — Not COVID — Cancels Bonnaroo

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Academy Museum Dedicates Grand Lobby to Sidney Poitier
The long-gestating museum will open to the public on Sept. 30

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Irving Azoff’s Oak View Group Merges With Spectra ‘To Create a Leader in the Live Events Industry’

Michael Tylo Dies: ‘Guiding Light’, ‘The Young And The Restless’ Actor Was 73



World Premiere: New: Watch a Video for “Wasted Days,” the First-Ever Duet Between John Mellencamp and Bruce Springsteen


Who Was Les Paul? – Official Website for Legendary Musician & Inventor Launches

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Ringo Starr Teams With Aspiring Filmmakers in Foster Care for ‘Let’s Change the World’ Video
Clip for Change the World track was made in collaboration with the non-proft, Kids In the Spotlight


FOREIGNER Commemorates 40th Anniversary Of 'Waiting For A Girl Like You' With Feature On ABC-TV's 'The Goldbergs'



Twins The New Trend Discover Whitney Houston’s ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’


Status Quo's Alan Lancaster Dead At 72



Mick Jagger on Rolling Stones’ Future: ‘Anything Could Happen’



MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX Sells California Home For $5.18 Million


Spotify’s New “Marquee” Promotion Feature Is Forcing Artists to Pay to Reach Fans They Already Have — As Much as $0.50 Per Click


Rolling Stones Shows Will Still Have Charlie Watts’ Stamp on Them

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Jennifer Nettles To Star in Broadway's 'Waitress' After Sara Bareilles Limited Run



World Premiere: Santana releases “Whiter Shade of Pale” cover with Steve Winwood


JOURNEY's DEEN CASTRONOVO To Undergo Herniated Disc Surgery This Week

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Watch the Rolling Stones Play Their First Show Without Charlie Watts
The show marked the unofficial debut of new touring drummer Steve Jordan, and the live premieres of “Troubles a-Comin'” and “Living in a Ghost Town”



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Lindsey Buckingham suggests Stevie Nicks is still in love with him: 'It is possible that she has never been completely over me'

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The Last Word: Ron Wood on Beating Addiction and How to Keep Mick Jagger Happy
The Stones guitarist also discusses the joy of performing, trading licks with Keith Richards, and his new tribute to bluesman Jimmy Reed

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New Film About Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne Will Pull No Punches

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Alan Jackson’s Daughter Mattie Reflects on Husband’s Death in New Book, ‘Lemons on Friday’

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Watch As Nicole Kidman Is Awestruck Watching Keith Urban Perform With Breland + It’s Adorable

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‘The Lyrics: Paul McCartney in Conversation’ Event/Live Stream with Author Paul Muldoon Set for 11/5

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Ozzy Osbourne Will Undergo Surgery to Fix Neck and Spine Issues

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YouTube Exec Says 25% of All Viewer Hours Are Spent on Music — For Over 250 Million Hours of Music Consumption Daily


R.I.P. 70s funk giant, Melvin Dunlap

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‘The Doors: Live at the Bowl ’68 Special Edition’ Screening in Theaters One Night Only, Nov. 4 (Tix Onsale 9/21)

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IAN GILLAN Says DEEP PURPLE Reunion With RITCHIE BLACKMORE 'Would Be No Fun At All', Blasts DAVID COVERDALE's 'Opportunistic Remarks'

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47 Years of Music Industry Change — In 47 Seconds or Less


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Lindsey Buckingham ‘Fine’ with Fleetwood Mac ‘Covers Band’ Lineup

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Rob Halford: ‘I’ve Morphed Into the Gandalf of Heavy Metal’

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CBS To Present “Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler” Concert Special On September 23

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Clive's Moving Castle
The supermogul and record chief Clive Davis has forged an empire of music's top-billing artists. At nearly 90, why can’t he retire — or let the past go?

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Lindsey Buckingham Won’t Stop
The former Fleetwood Mac star goes deep on his new solo album, a major health scare, and the four-decade-plus conflict that won’t die



World Premiere: New Triumph documentary, ‘Rock & Roll Machine,’ premiering Friday at Toronto Film Festival


Trace Adkins Cast in ‘Monarch,’ New Country Music TV Drama

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Jason Aldean Salutes 13 Military Members Killed in Afghanistan

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THE BLACK CROWES Announce Two Special Shows At House Of Blues In Las Vegas

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Just In Time For Christmas: Lego Announces 1,074-Piece Fender Stratocaster Set — Including a Guitar Stand, Amplifier, and Accessories

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Why Led Zeppelin Finally Approved an Official Documentary


Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Connect Over What They Don’t Know

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Loretta Lynn To Host All-Star Livestreaming Fundraiser For Flood-Ravaged Middle Tennessee
Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Luke Bryan, and Luke Combs are scheduled to appear

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Abba reunite for Voyage, first new album in 40 years
Swedish hitmakers to release album of brand new material in November, and digital avatars will appear in London concert residency in 2022



Is Mel Brooks Heading For A Best Song Oscar Nomination? Watch Him Sing ‘At The Automat’ – Telluride Film Festival

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Loretta Lynn’s Granddaughter, Tayla Lynn, on Tennessee Flood Cleanup: ‘It’s Going to Take More Than Us’


Pink Floyd Announce Stand-Alone, 360 Versions of ‘Reason’ Remix

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Gene Simmons Tests Positive for Covid-19, Kiss Postpone More Tour Dates
Band hopes to resume their End of the Road World Tour on September 9th

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Top Hong Kong Singer Loses Concert Venue Amid Crackdown
Denise Ho's gig at the Hong Kong Arts Centre was canceled days after a pro-Beijing newspaper accused her of being 'anti-China."



BMG Reports Record Half-Year Earnings As Vinyl Overtakes CDs for the First Time