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LA Jury Awards $5 Million To Sly Stone

The funk legend was awarded damages in a breach-of-contract suit that claimed his business partners and his own company cheated him out of royalties.


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Best Musicians That Have Performed At Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show features young models sashaying in skimpy lingerie and theatrical wings, so the show’s musical performances need to generate an equal amount of heat with beats, flounce or attitude. These performers registered a solid 10 on the “steam-o-meter.”


(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.


Elk Grove prodigy Anthony Trujillo has been playing violin since he was just a toddler. (Credit: CBS13)

Elk Grove Violin Prodigy Getting International Exposure

Anthony Trujillo knows about commitment


DUBLIN, IRELAND - SEPTEMBER 25:  Bobby Womack performs on the From The Storehouse With Dermot Whelan show, which aired on RTE 2, ahead of this year’s Arthur's Day celebrations on September 25, in Dublin, Ireland. On the day the Guinness Storehouse at St. James’s Gate Brewery, will be transformed into a creative hub showcasing Ireland’s talent and creativity across Music, Arts, Food and Sport. In its fifth year, Arthur's Day will see fans come together to experience live music and cultural events in over 500 pubs around Ireland. It promises to be an extraordinary night, featuring performances from hundreds of home grown Irish acts, rising stars and internationally renowned artists such as The Script, James Vincent McMorrow, The Original Rudeboys, Girl Band, Bouts, Le Galaxie, Ham Sandwich, Daley, Manic Street Preachers, Emeli Sande, Janelle Monae, Biffy Clyro, Kodaline, Iggy Azalea and the legendary Bobby Womack.  (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Guinness)

Bobby Womack, R&B Singer-Songwriter, Dies At 70

Bobby Womack, a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died. He was 70.


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Straight Up! Paula Abdul’s Top 5 Videos

Happy Birthday Paula Abdul! In celebration of everything pop and cartoon cat-oriented, here’s a list of the pop singer’s top videos.


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Will Brett Eldredge Swim With Sharks Now That ‘Beat of the Music’ Is No. 1?

Brett Eldredge is celebrating his second No. 1 song this week with “Beat of the Music.” Which is exciting for him…but also potentially scary.


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Musician Pete Seeger Dead At 94

Buoyed by his characteristically soaring spirit, the surging crowd around him and a pair of canes, Pete Seeger walked through the streets of Manhattan leading an Occupy Wall Street protest in 2011.


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Sacramento Philharmonic And Opera Receives $500,000 Lifesaving Donation

It’s music to their ears. The Sacramento Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra will play on.


Beyonce Hosts A Screening Of "Live At Roseland: The Elements Of 4"

NASA Responds To Beyonce’s Use Of Challenger Accident Sample

NASA officials say the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger accident “should never be trivialized” in response to a new song from Beyonce that features an audio sample recorded just after tragedy struck.


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Lou Reed, Iconic Punk Poet , Dies At 71

Lou Reed was a pioneer for countless bands who didn’t worry about their next hit single.



Sept. 22: Jazz in the Courtyard

It’s Jazz in the courtyard. Enjoy the smooth and classy sounds of Jazz outdoors on the Stockton Waterfront featuring saxophonist Patrick Lamb in concert this Sunday.