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Material Girl: Madonna Tops List of World’s Richest Recording Artists

Pop music icon Madonna was atop a list released today by Wealth-X of the world's top 10 richest recording artists.

The 56-year-old Michigan native, who now lives in the United Kingdom, has a net worth of $800 million to rank ahead of British rock-and-roll legend Paul McCartney.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Mike Tyson Fails Miserably Trying to Promote His TV Show [Video]

Here's the latest in Mike Tyson being generally insane news.

He got on stage at the Soul Train Awards to say something? We can only guess.

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97.9 WGRD’s December 2014 Playlist [Video]

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Take an Interactive Journey With Coldplay’s New ‘Ink’ Visuals [Video]

Coldplay seem to be taking the Bono/Dave Grohl approach as of late, jumping on any new and interesting promotional tool that they can get their hands on.

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Creed Singer Scott Stapp is Broke and Living in a Hotel

You can't believe everything you see on Facebook. But this story comes to us straight from Scott Stapp.

Wednesday, Stapp posted a nearly 16 minute video to his Facebook page called "Public Statement # 1". In it he disspells the rumors that he is dead, on drugs, or in rehab. He says he is sober as can be. And he claims to be under attack.

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Eric Zane Welcomes The Intersection Crowd to Wayland! [Video]

What an amazing night this past Saturday at The Intersection! Wayland ROCKED the place and the crowd was well over 1,300 people! It was amazing!

How do you welcome these guys home? Having Eric Zane from the Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show welcome the crowd!

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How to ‘Beat the Bots’ And Get Foo Fighters Tickets This Saturday!

Foo Fighters just announced their 2015 tour. They are coming to DTE Energy Music Theatre in Detroit August 24th, 2014!

Tickets go on sale to the public December 5th at 10AM.

But-- the fan-friendly Foo's are doing a special “Beat the Bots: Box Office Only Pre-Sale”! The purpose is to beat the Scalper Bots that clog online sales and snatch up blocks of tickets that are typically resold at a higher price. Here's what you gotta do to "Beat the Bots!"

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Solve a Puzzle, Listen to Soundgarden’s New Song

Seattle rockers Soundgarden aren't just going to be giving you a song (or just uploading their whole album into your itunes U2 style; which honestly, most people seemed to hate). They are going to make you work to hear it... But not like, too hard. All ya gotta do is solve this puzzle.

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Foo Fighters Announce 2015 North American Tour– They are Coming to DTE August 24, 2014!

Last week the Foo Fighters gave us a heads' up via instagram that they would announce their North American tour Tuesday, November 18.

Considering how quickly their Wrigley Field show sold out (August 15 in Chicago: the only date previously announced, along with Washington D.C. on July 4) it was nice to have some warning! Well. Won't keep you in suspense any longer!

Here are the upcoming dates for the Foo's North American tour.

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Halestorm Rockin’ New Music Live: ‘I Like It Heavy’ [Video]

Halestorm recorded their new album in October, trying a mostly live approach to the album, and trying different things along the way.

When they were here in August with Theory of a Deadman, they played one of their new songs, even before it had been recorded, and everyone loved it.

Now that it's been recorded, and they've got the final version of the song, they're playing it more around the country, and we get to see it some more!

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Watch Monday Night’s Craig Ferguson Show with Metallica Kicking Off the Week

Metallica kicked off their week-long stint on the Craig Ferguson show with not only a funny interview where "Morgan Freeman" called and asked Lars to take off his shirt, but a blistering performance of "Hit the Lights".

Metallica is stepping in to replace U2, who had to drop out because they're freaking lame. Or something.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Joe Perry Talks Steven Tyler, His New Book and Batching On Stage [Video]

On Monday after "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we had the chance to talk to Joe Perry, the legendary guitarist from Aerosmith and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer!

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