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Bono to Become The World’s Richest Musician Thanks to Facebook

If all goes well, humanitarian and U2 frontman Bono will become the richest musician in the world and steal the title from Sir Paul McCartney who is valued at about $1 billion.

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The Future is Unclear for U2

U2 have been reminiscing over their groundbreaking 90s album Achtung Baby with a remastered version, a music documentary called From the Sky Down, and a bunch of other paraphernalia.  After coming off the highest grossing tour in all of music … Continue reading

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It’s About Time: Spider-Man Opens on Broadway

After nine years of accidents and delays, “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” opened on Tuesday night at Foxwoods Theater. The $70 million show opening welcomed many celebrities including Spike Lee, Steve Martin, Liam Neeson, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Bill and … Continue reading

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Neil Patrick Harris Dances Through the Tony Awards

Neil Patrick Harris hosted the 65th annual Tony Awards on Sunday while dancing, singing and fighting with Hugh Jackman throughout the evening. According to the Associated Press, the CBS Tony Awards drew 6.9 million viewers this year, which is about … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly Face Off Over Common Coverage

And the Common controversy continues…kinda.  After Jon Stewart defended rapper and poet Common on The Daily Show last week, mostly by pointing out the needless hate-mongering of the Fox News “reporters” at the forefront of the scandal, Bill O’Reilly (aka … Continue reading

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Swizz Beatz Premieres “Everyday (Coolin’)” Video

NYC producer Swizz “Kasseem Daoud Dean” Beatz is well-known for being man behind some of the most famous artists’ hits.  From Beyonce to The Ruff Ryders to Whitney Houston, Swizz Beatz has produced hits for all music genres. Selling his … Continue reading

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Celebrities Race to Help Japan with New Charity Album

It has been two weeks since catastrophic tsunami, earthquake and preceding nuclear fall outs in Japan and reportedly musicians are “rushing” to finish a charity album. In an inspiring move, big musicians like Rihanna, Justin Bieber and U2 are reportedly … Continue reading

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Spider-Man: Critics Want to “Turn Off” the Show

What do Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, and Jersey Boys have in common, apart from multiple Tony wins and financial success?  They were well-received by audiences AND critics alike. With Julie Taymor’s mess of a musical, Spider-Man: Turn Off the … Continue reading

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The Changing Landscape of Concert Sales: Aging Acts, Hardworking Ladies, and Hope For Cheaper Tickets in 2011

2010 was a somewhat tough year for concert sales: revenue dropped 12% for the 50 biggest grossing tours of the year. That’s bad news for a music industry that has increasingly depended on concert ticket sales to create revenue for … Continue reading

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Spider-Man Swings into Broadway

One of the most beloved comic book characters will be swinging into Broadway this fall. Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark begins previews November 14 and opens at the Foxwoods Theatre (previously known as the Hilton Theatre) December 21. The Spider-Man … Continue reading

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