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Salman Ahmad: Pakistan’s answer to Bono lives in U.S.
Ahman fronts the popular and controversial band Junoon, a target of terrorists.


What happens next to Chris Brown?
Facing serious felony charge, he deleted angry anti-police videos and posted new music.


Drake and Rihanna kiss onstage — but are they actually dating?
Probably not.


Playlist: What’s Glass Animals listening to?
The English psychedelic band shares its tour favorites from LCD Soundsystem and D’Angelo.


The Black Eyed Peas bring back ‘Where Is the Love?’ after 2016’s tragedies
With a host of celebrity friends helping out.


Why the Spice Girls won’t reunite
Sporty Spice says No to a Spice Girls Reunion. Alyse Barker (@IamAlyseBarker) has the story.


Chris Brown surprises with new song ‘What Would You Do?’
The infectious dance track makes no mention of his recent legal troubles.


Chris Brown ‘standoff’? Or constitutional right?
Maybe it’s not a ‘standoff’ if you’re exercising your 4th Amendment rights.


Why did the CMA Awards snub Blake Shelton?
He wasn’t alone: Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney and Sam Hunt also were left off the list.


CMA nominees announced
Country Music lovers know that there is just over a month before the biggest night in country music: The CMA Awards. On Wednesday, Good Morning America hosted country stars Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban and Cam as they announced who had a shot at walking away with awards on the big night.


Bruce Springsteen breaks U.S. show record again
Tuesday’s show clocked in at 3 hours, 59 minutes.


Generations of country stars unite at ACM Honors

ACM Honors celebrates Glen Campbell, Miranda Lambert
Little Big Town, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Tanya Tucker and Crystal Gayle also honored.


Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris lead 2016 CMA Awards nominations
Artists are locked in a three-way tie for most nominations for the 50th annual CMA Awards.


50th annual CMA Awards nominees

Chris Brown out on bail after arrest for assault with deadly weapon
Cops searched the R&B star’s house after he allegedly pointed a gun at a woman inside.


Chris Brown arrested on charge of assault with a deadly weapon
Cops searched the R&B star’s house after he allegedly pointed a gun at a woman inside.


Chris Brown arrested for assault with a deadly weapon
Cops searched Brown’s house after he allegedly pointed a gun at woman inside.


Selena Gomez taking time off to deal with depression, anxiety
The pop star says she’s suffering side effects of lupus.


LAPD enters Chris Brown’s house in search of gun
They’re looking for a weapon he allegedly pointed at a woman who was in his house.


Is Chris Brown in trouble with police again?
What are a bunch of LAPD cars doing at his house?


T-Pain’s niece stabbed to death at Florida drugstore
The rapper is asking for help to find her killer.


Oops! Burning Man stuck upside-down, headless
Giant gear that is supposed to turn the man upright is broken.


Oops! Burning Man stuck upside-down, without head
Giant gear that is supposed to turn the man upright is broken.


Beatles’ last show: It was 50 years ago today
Dad Rock hosts Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan discuss the Fab Four’s last concert, in 1966


Is Kanye going from flamethrower to peacemaker in the Taylor Swift feud?
All of this is bound to go over well with Swift.


MTV VMAs: Most memorable moments
Queen Bey stole the spotlight, but the MTV Video Music Awards also belonged to Rihanna. Their performances topped a night of unforgettable moments.


Desiigner watching Future at the VMAs is the new Chrissy Teigen cry face
And just like that, a new meme was born.


Mexican singing icon Juan Gabriel dies
Juan Gabriel, a superstar Mexican singer/songwriter, died Sunday at his home in California, according to his publicist.


Mexican music legend Juan Gabriel dies at 66
The singer-songwriter was Mexico’s top-selling artist.


5 things you missed at the VMAs
Hint: They’re not all Beyoncé.


Beyonce slayed ‘Lemonade’ in a 16-minute, instant-classic VMAs performance
Was that even real?


Britney Spears felt up G-Eazy during her shaky VMAs performance
Britney took the stage to lots of hype. Did she meet fans’ high standards?


Kim Kardashian’s VMAs look: fresh-out-of-the-shower chic
Wet-looking hair? Dress falling off? Someone get her a towel.


Rihanna’s VMAs opener was packed with hits
She performs four (yes, four) times tonight.


Kanye West premieres ‘Fade’ music video at the VMAs
Starring Teyana Taylor as a boxer with incredible moves.


VMAs: Ariana Grande’s spin class ends with special warm down
Ariana and Nicki Minaj got a WORKOUT.


Who won big at the MTV Video Music Awards?
See all the winners here.


Juan Gabriel, Mexican superstar singer, dead at 66
He was Mexico’s top-selling artist with sales of more than 100 million albums.


Surprise! Beyonce is performing at the VMAs
MTV made the announcement just hours before showtime.


Photos: Juan Gabriel, 1950-2016

Jennifer Lopez reunites with Marc Anthony on stage
But don’t set the rumor wheels in motion.


Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ debuts at No. 1 in ‘Billboard’
It’s the third-largest debut of 2016, behind Drake and Beyoncé.


Usher’s steamy ‘Hands of Stone’ sex scene: 5 hot points
The ‘Nice & Slow’ singer brought the moves to the movie bedroom.


Drake surprises Rihanna with VMA billboard
Diamonds aren’t always the way to a girl’s heart.


Dad Rock: Lost classic ‘Modern Lovers’ turns 40
Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan talk music on ‘Dad Rock,’ a podcast from USA TODAY


Dad Rock: Modern classic ‘Modern Lovers’ at 40
Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan talk music on ‘Dad Rock,’ a podcast from USA TODAY


See Prince’s home: Paisley Park tour tickets go on sale
Fans can now buy tickets for $38.50 or $100 for a VIP tour of his home in October.


Yaaasss: An official ‘Broad City’ soundtrack is coming
Yes, it features the “four and three and two and one” song.


Bruce Springsteen breaks his U.S. concert record with nearly 4-hour show
His East Rutherford, N.J., show ran 3 hours, 52 minutes.


Why Kanye West’s ‘Saint Pablo’ floating stage is groundbreaking
He’s on an ultralight beam.


Everything we know about Drake’s short film ‘Please Forgive Me’
We have a date, people!


Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Emotion Side B’ is too good for this world
Wait, these are *outtakes?*


6 music videos that prove Rihanna is a ‘Video Vanguard’
There’s a reason why Rih is winning the VMAs’ ‘Video Vanguard’ this year.


Kanye West’s flying stage is the talk of tour opener in Indianapolis
Opening night was as disjointed as ‘Pablo,’ but people will talk about that stage forever.


Usher announces new album ‘Hard II Love’ on ‘Kimmel’
Usher is back. And very busy.


5 best duets on Streisand’s star-studded album
A-listers from Jamie Foxx to Melissa McCarthy try their hands at Broadway standards.


The 5 essential tracks from Britney Spears’ ‘Glory’
She’s still Britney — but here, she’s having a little more fun.


What’s inside the MTV Video Music Awards celeb gift bag?
Headphones, sunglasses, correspondence cards are being handed out.


Minister sues radio station over Al Green grits comment
Libel suit says Detroit minister was wrongly accused of throwing hot grits on the singer.


Injured fans sue Live Nation, Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa
Fourteen concert goers and three employees injured during a Snoop Dogg concert in N.J.


Communities worldwide increasingly recognize value of Burning Man art
Communities worldwide increasingly recognize the value of Burning Man art as it evolves.


Prince Estate: Paisley Park to open for daily paid public tours in fall
Prince’s creative oasis will be turned into a museum open to fans.


Q&A: De La Soul on new album ‘Anonymous Nobody,’ Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’
The old-school hip-hop trio recruited Usher and Snoop Dogg for its crowdfunded effort.


Can Questlove save Pandora? His new show ‘Questlove Supreme’ will try
We’re supremely excited for this one.


Autopsy: Heart infection killed boy-band promoter Lou Pearlman
The Backstreet Boys and ‘NSync founder died from an infection of the heart lining.


Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, more to honor Glen Campbell
Tribute will be part of ACM Honors where singer will receive ACM Career Achievement Award.


Adele doesn’t know where Montana is but accepts wedding invitation anyway
Ryan Salonen and his fiance, Vince Rossi, 25, stump British singer by being from Montana.


Britney Spears will raffle her VMAs costume for flood victims
She’s raising money by offering a chance to win VMAs tickets or her outfit from the show.


Florida Georgia Line: ‘More alive, awake and spiritual’
Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley still love party songs, but went deeper on new release.


How young artists turn tweets into album, ticket sales
Lindsey Stirling and Halsey have notched music milestones that don’t include radio hits.


Tiffany: How Nashville helped a teen star grow up
Tiffany: How Nashville helped a teen star grow up


‘Billboard’: Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ heads for No. 1 debut
The four-year wait was worth it.


Beyoncé alert: See behind-the-scenes ‘Lemonade’ photos
Featuring lots of middle fingers up.


Drake stirred up drama on Meek Mill’s Philly home turf
According to reports, things almost got violent.


Reports: Pills found at Prince estate were mislabeled
Autopsy results said the singer died of an accidental fentanyl overdose.


Miranda Lambert’s ‘favorite proposal ever’: ‘I said YES!’
Country singer says he’ll have to wait.


Tragically Hip, whose singer is dying, holds final show
Gord Downie diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.


Billy Ray Cyrus’ full circle to ‘Thin Line’
More than 20 years after his breakout fame, the singer still follows his own star.


5 essential tracks off Frank Ocean’s second new album, ‘Blonde’
Talk about an ‘Endless’ repertoire.


Canadians bid adieu to beloved band whose singer is dying
Gord Downie diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.


Founding guitarist of 3 Doors Down Matt Roberts dies
Musician, 38, was to perform in benefit concert.


Frank Ocean drops second new album, ‘Blonde’
Talk about an ‘Endless’ repertoire.


‘Altamont’ remembers rock’s darkest day
Joel Selvin’s book recreates the nightmarish 1969 concert with the Stones.


Frank Ocean pays tribute to Trayvon Martin in insane new ‘Nikes’ video
This is the song we’ve been waiting for.


No ‘ridiculous’ self-driving car for guitarist and hot rodder Jeff Beck
The lifelong American car fanatic thinks computers driving is the height of human folly.


Meet John Doe: X singer on ‘Dad Rock’ podcast
Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan talk music on ‘Dad Rock,’ a podcast from USA TODAY


Listening guide: 5 albums we’re hoping for this fall
From the probable (Lady Gaga) to the long shots (Taylor Swift).


Frank Ocean releases new ‘visual album,’ Endless
It isn’t Boys Don’t Cry, but at least it’s something. Just before midnight Thursday, Apple Music dropped a “visual album” by Frank Ocean called Endless.


4 things we heard on Frank Ocean’s stunning visual album, ‘Endless’
It’s about time, Frank.


’90s kids rejoice! New Kids on the Block coming to ‘Fuller House’
This is the right stuff.


Watch Frank Ocean’s stunning visual album, ‘Endless’
It’s about time, Frank.


Dixie Chicks triumphantly return to Nashville
The trio hadn’t performed in the city that made them famous in 10 years.


Kanye West’s ‘Pablo’ pop-up shop is coming to a city near you
Well, if you live near one of these 21 major metropolitan areas.


Britney Spears’ new song asks ‘Do You Wanna Come Over’
‘Netflix and chill’ has a new theme song.


Adele apologizes for being sick, canceling concert
Adele apologizes to fans for canceling Phoenix concert, promises to “smash it” for them.


Prince’s death: What we know, don’t know four months later
Questions still outnumber answers months after beloved star’s drug overdose.


Blake Shelton apologizes for offensive tweets
The country star insists that his humor is not hateful.


The Dixie Chicks: The long road back from exile
Dixie Chicks were blacklisted in 2003 after a remark about then-president George W. Bush.


New Lady Gaga alert: Her return single ‘Perfect Illusion’ is coming soon
Gaga is having a huge week.


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