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Outkast, Eminem, And Kings Of Leon Headline 2014 Lollapalooza Lineup

March 26th, 2014 1:03pm EDT
Outkast
More than 130 musical acts have been announced for the 2014 Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago, and the reunion of rap duo Outkast is only the tip of the iceberg. See the full list below.

On Friday, Eminem makes his first Lollapalooza appearance since 2011. He's joined by Arctic Monkeys and Lorde on the opening day of the festival. Other bands playing Friday include Zedd, Above & Beyond, Broken Bells, Interpol, Lykke Li, Phantogram, CHVRCHES, the Glitch Mob, Portugal. The Man, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, AFI, J. Roddy Walston & the Business, the Kooks, Rudimental, Iggy Azalea, Bombay ...
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Fan sues Skrillex over stage dive injury

February 10th, 2014 8:30pm EST
Skrillex
Electronic dance music artist Skrillex has been sued by a fan for injuries she suffered following a stage dive.

Jennifer Fraissl claims she suffered a stroke after Skrillex, real name Sonny John Moore, jumped off of his DJ table and landed on her head during a performance at The Belasco in Los Angeles in February, 2012.

Fraissl is seeking unspecified damages, medical expenses and loss of income from the DJ and bosses at the nightclub, according to TMZ.com.
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Ellie Goulding's panic attack struggles

December 4th, 2013 4:20am EST
Ellie Goulding
Ellie Goulding needed therapy after panic attacks convinced her she was going to die.
The 'Burn' hitmaker - whose father walked out on her family when she was five years old - felt she was having a "heart attack" on a train one day, and it turned out to be the first of many terrifying incidents which left her terrified to go anywhere.
She said: "From that day, I kept having them. It was the weirdest time of my life. Sick, horrible things would go through my mind but I didn't want to draw attention to myself... It got to the point when I couldn't even get into the car and go to the studio.
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Skrillex to curate concerts for global tour

December 3rd, 2013 3:20am EST
Skrillex
Electronic dance music artist Skrillex is curating a series of concerts around the world and inviting some of his favourite artists to perform.

The superstar DJ has spent most of 2013 in the studio recording his next album, but he has big plans for 2014 by taking his talents around the globe as part of the "Skrillex Takeovers" initiative.

The gigs will start in San Francisco, California in February (14) with A$AP Rocky, Seven Lions, Jack Beats and more.

The celebrity DJ will then visit Brooklyn, New York; Amsterdam, Holland, and Barcelona, Spain, throughout February (14).
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Ellie Goulding: People are obsessed with my love life

November 12th, 2013 4:20am EST
Ellie Goulding
Ellie Goulding can't understand why people are more interested in her love life than her music.
The 26-year-old singer - who has previously been romantically linked to Ed Sheeran, Niall Horan and Skrillex - finds it frustrating how people care about is who she is dating rather than admiring her voice.
Speaking to the Daily Star newspaper, she said: "I'm single and I don't have a boyfriend, so it's funny always being linked with everyone."
The 'Burn' hitmaker admits fans often come up to her and ask if she'll end up marrying Calvin Harris - who is currently dating Rita Ora - because they c...
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Fashion Fails: Worst Dressed Stars At The 2013 Grammys

February 12th, 2013 6:18pm EST
Worst Grammy Fashion
While music's biggest stars were showing off glamorous fashions and getting all the time in the spotlight, the lesser-known and more obscure stars were clamoring for some of the attention by showing up to the Grammys in some of the most outrageous outfits.

Outfits ran from risque to outrageous, with some blatantly disregarding the memo that Grammy execs sent out last week asking stars to tone things down.

And while the top stars employ teams of their own makeup artists and hair stylists, and have designers eager to get them to show off their fashions; it's the indie artists and not-yet-es...
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Skrillex To Launch Video Game

November 29th, 2012 8:15pm EST
Skrillex
Skrillex is set to launch his own video game.

The electronic dance music superstar teamed up with developer Jason Oda to create Skrillex Quest, which is set to the 24 year old's music and requires players to fight off a technology virus or glitch in order to save a character named Princess Keys. Skrillex, real name Sonny Moore, even makes a cameo in the game.

In a post on his Facebook.com page announcing the new technology, Oda writes, "Several months ago I was commissioned to make a game for Skrillex. It was a ton of work and a completely frustrating bulls**t-fest along the way but I a...
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Skrillex Gets Animated For Disney's 'Wreck-It Ralph'

September 20th, 2012 1:30pm EDT
Skrillex
Electronic dance music star Skrillex is getting animated for a cameo in Disney's forthcoming movie Wreck-It Ralph.

The dubstep DJ was asked to provide the soundtrack for the family project, which features the voices of John C. Reilly and Jane Lynch, and producer Clark Spencer decided it would be fun to turn Skrillex into a cartoon character too.

Spencer reveals the musician was "ecstatic" to be invited to make an appearance in a party scene, but he was very particular about his character's look.

He tells Britain's Total Film magazine, "We built his model, we put on his look, and we se...
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Skrillex Contributes Music To 'Spring Breakers' Soundtrack

June 29th, 2012 3:12pm EDT
Skrillex
Grammy-winning DJ Skrillex is making new music to feature in upcoming racy teen movie Spring Breakers.

The 24-year-old dubstep producer, real name Sonny John Moore, is contributing original tracks to the film, which stars Vanessa Hudgens and Selena Gomez as college students who run into trouble after going wild on vacation.

Skrillex was recruited by the movie's musical director Randall Poster, who admits he had barely heard of the electronic music star until a recommendation from Spring Breakers director Harmony Korine.

Poster tells music website Pitchfork.com, "I'm working on Harmony...
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Big Time Rush's James Maslow Talks Big Summer Plans

April 18th, 2012 5:56am EDT
James Maslow
I'll admit it: when I hear the phrase "boy band," I'm one of those people who cringes. But I recently chatted with Big Time Rush member James Maslow, and he changed my mind a little bit.

BTR (consisting of Maslow, Kendall Schmidt, Carlos Pena, Jr. and Logan Henderson) is a boy band that was born out of the Nickelodeon TV series of the same name. In concept, their origin is reminiscent of The Monkees. Since 2009, the foursome have been acting in the half-hour musical/comedy series as well as releasing two albums. They'll be touring across the country this summer.

The group's origins migh...
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Adele Sweeps; Foo Fighters & Kanye West Dominate The Grammys (Full List Of Winners)

February 12th, 2012 11:21pm EST
Adele, Dave Grohl and Kanye West
Just as predicted, British songstress Adele dominated the 2012 Grammys, from a rousing performance of her hit "Rolling In The Deep" to sweeping all six categories in which she was nominated.

She picked up the pre-ceremony awards for Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Short Form Music Video for "Rolling in the Deep", along with the awards for Record Of The Year ("Rolling in the Deep"), Album Of The Year ("21"), Song Of The Year ("Rolling in the Deep") and Best Pop Solo Performance for "Someone Like You"; but Adele wasn't the only big winner at this year's awards ceremony.

Foo Fighters, Skrillex...
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