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Lollapalooza 2007 Lineup Announced

April 12th, 2007 12:13pm EDT
Pearl Jam
Tickets are now officially on sale for Lollapalooza 2007, August 3-5 in Chicago’s Grant Park. Among the 120-plus artists are behemoths Pearl Jam — in their sole U.S. show this year — as well as Daft Punk, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Muse, Iggy and the Stooges, Interpol, Kings of Leon, Modest Mouse, My Morning Jacket, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Perry Farrell’s Satellite Party, Snow Patrol, The Roots, Paolo Nutini, Femi Kuti and The Positive Force, and many more.

The 2006 edition of Lollapalooza filled Grant Park with more than 166,000 attendees of every stripe—figuratively and literally—...
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Third Soundtrack Album From 'One Tree Hill' To Be Released April 3

March 29th, 2007 9:00pm EDT
One Tree Hill
The CW Network drama One Tree Hill has often offered its fans unique opportunities to interact with its characters and their storylines outside of traditional television viewing. The show's latest effort to reach viewers takes the cast and crew from their North Carolina set to the small town of Honey Grove, Texas. Everyone knows that a good mix of music is the key to any road trip's success. "The Road Mix," the third soundtrack of One Tree Hill, will be released on Tuesday, April 3.

An upcoming episode of One Tree Hill follows Lucas (Chad Michael Murray), Peyton (Hilarie Burton), Br...
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"I'm From Rolling Stone" Documents Aspiring Young Journalists Vying for Contributing Editor Position

January 14th, 2007 10:00am EST
Enter the Contest
MTV and Rolling Stone magazine kicked off the new year with "I'm From Rolling Stone," a new reality drama that premiered on January 7. The ten-episode series follows six young writers over the course of the summer as they work toward earning a highly coveted full-time position at the magazine. For each of the aspiring writers, it's the opportunity of a lifetime, but only one of them will be offered the contributing editor contract. In addition, following "I'm From Rolling Stone" at 10:30PM (ET/PT), MTV premieres a new season of "True Life," the network's critically acclaimed MTV News & Do...
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2006: Year In Music (Pt. 3)

December 31st, 2006 2:00pm EST
Syd Barrett
...During July, co-founder and original Pink Floyd guitarist/singer Syd Barrett, who had spent the better part of the last 35 years as a hermit, died at age 60 from diabetic complications... Weezer singer Rivers Cuomo pretty much confirms rumors that the band is done, "unless," he says, "it becomes really obvious to me that we need to do one."

New albums from: Muse, Johnny Cash, Thom Yorke, Peachez, Sufjan Stevens, Cheyenne Kimball, Phish, Soul Asylum, Seether, Moloko, Alien Ant Farm, Black Stone Cherry, Eighteen Visions, Helmet, Third Eye Blind, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, New York Dolls...
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The Roots Get Ready For A Big 2007; World Tour, Grammys & Side Projects

December 19th, 2006 11:40am EST
The Roots
As 2006 comes to a close, The Roots are just getting started with a full schedule of activity that will make an impact around the globe all the way through Spring 2007.

They are in the midst of a monumental world tour which includes their first ever performance in South Africa and US tour dates with Lupe Fiasco, their hard hitting album 'Game Theory' just received two major Grammy nominations, they are making plans for a major Los Angles concert the night before the Grammy's and Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson wrapped up studio sessions for Pharrell and the Rev. Al Green.

WORLD TOUR

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All Killer, No Filler: "Only Hits" Collects A Dozen Of The Hottest Tracks Of 2006

November 8th, 2006 4:40pm EST
Only Hits
A dozen monster tracks from 2006 have been assembled on Only Hits, a specially priced collection featuring chart-topping songs, including 10 tracks that cracked the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. With no space for filler, the compilation packs in a diverse array of artists from the worlds of hip hop, pop and rock. The compilation is now available in stores and online.

Only Hits contains a pair of #1 songs: "Laffy Taffy," the smash crossover hit by Atlanta rappers D4L and "You're Beautiful," the breakout single by singer/songwriter James Blunt. Gnarls Barkley – the duo of DJ Dan...
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A-Listers To Perform at 'BET Hip-Hop Awards'

November 3rd, 2006 1:39pm EST
Ludacris
BET announced today that Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, Young Jeezy, T.I. & Young Dro, The Game, Lil Wayne & Baby are set to perform at the 2006 "BET Hip-Hop Awards." The all-star roster of participants also includes multi-faceted entertainment mogul Diddy, top nominees Lupe Fiasco and Rick Ross, hip-hop diva Remy Ma, Jim Jones, Rhymefest, Sway, Papoose, DJ Scratch, DJ Drama, Saigon and Styles P.

Premiering Wednesday, November 15, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, the stage is set for the "BET Hip-Hop Awards" to be an electrifying evening of non-stop entertainment, celebrating the history and culture of hip-ho...
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Now Out: MTV2's "My Block: Chicago - The Soundtrack"

October 16th, 2006 1:44pm EDT
My Block Chicago
For the first time ever, MTV2, together with Asylum records, will release a My Block: Chicago – The Soundtrack on October 10 and feature 15 tracks by some of the hottest and most respected artists from the Windy City including Common, Lupe Fiasco, Twista, Kanye West, and much, much more. MTV2's "My Block: Chicago – The Soundtrack" showcases essential tracks from Chicago's celebrated hip-hop history as well as exciting, fresh new sounds from the streets of Chi-town. The first single from "My Block: Chicago – The Soundtrack" is "Got What You Need" by one of Chicago's hottest MC's on the ris...
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Madden 07 Soundtrack Announced

June 23rd, 2006 2:52pm EDT
Madden NFL 07
Crank it up, gamers! The football pre-season kicks off with a bang as Electronic Arts reveals the 35 songs that will be featured in Madden NFL 07, becoming the de facto soundtrack of the 2007 football season. The bone-crunching action and heart-pounding adrenaline of the grid iron is intensified by the game's one-of-a-kind mix of rock and hip hop. Full List Below!

"Year after year, the music selected for inclusion in EA's smash hit football series invariably becomes the soundtrack of the football season, moving beyond the game to turn up in football stadiums and on live TV broadcasts, ...
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