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LL Cool J’s Hosting Grammy Awards for Fourth Straight Time [Video]

Grammy Award-winning singer, actor, entertainer and author LL Cool J has been named to host the 57th annual Grammy Awards next month, his fourth straight year as emcee for the music industry honors.

The Grammy Awards are being announced Feb. 8 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, with CBS broadcasting the festivities live from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. EST.

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Johnny Depp Not a Fan of Actors Who Try to Be Rock Stars: ‘It’s Always Just Made Me Sick’

 

Johnny Depp is throwing shade at actors and actresses who use their fame to become recording artists.

In interviews before the world premier of his new movie, "Mordecai", Depp told reporters in Berlin, "That whole idea for me is a sickening thing, it's always just made me sick."

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Silverchair Frontman Daniel Johns Covers Nirvana, Hints at New Music [Video]

Oh right-- Silverchair. Whatever happened to them?

Well, lead singer Daniel Johns appeared in Sydney, Australia, last weekend at Triple J's Beat The Drum music festival.

For an audience of about 25,000, he covered Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit," turning it into a slow piano ballad accompanied by a harp.

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Smashing Pumpkins Unveils ‘Being Beige’ Visuals [Video]

Smashing Pumpkins now have a visual representation of their current single 'Being Beige.'

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Producer Kevin Nixon Says Jack White and Eminem Abandoned Detroit

An English producer has accused Detroit's own Jack White and Eminem of abandoning their hometown.

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Motley Crue Unleashes Single ‘All Bad Things;’ Reveals Final Tour’s Last Leg [Video]

WGRD debuted Motley Crue's final single "All Bad Things" during Liquid Lunch today!

We first heard the song when they kicked off their final tour here in Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena this past summer.

Check out "All Bad Things" and the new music video below!

Motley Crue also revealed details on the last leg of their final tour, called the Final Tour.

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Pop Evil Sends Update from Studio in Seattle as Grand Rapids Band Works on New Music [Video]

Pop Evil have had an amazing few years, with their growing success, and the huge success of the Onyx album over the past couple of years. They wrapped up their touring behind the album a few weeks ago at The Intersection on December 20th, with a sold out show!

Now, the guys are already back at it, working on demos for their next album!

They've headed to Seattle for the work on this one, and they've sent us this special Grand Rapids update this week, covering what they've been doing.

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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., On the Power of Music

"Everybody has the Blues. Everybody longs for meaning. Everybody needs to love and be loved."

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Model Amber Rose Almost Nude in Barely There Bikini

If you think Amber Rose is crying in her pillow after separating from Wiz Khalifa -- think again.

The 31-year-old model went on Instagram over the weekend to show how happy she is living the single life -- and earns her honors as Babe of the Day.

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Sunday Morning: 15 Facts About ‘8 Mile’

Did you know that Eminem has more Oscars than Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise and Johnny Depp? Combined? Eminem won the Oscar for Best Song (“Lose Yourself”) in 2003, but didn’t even bother showing up to the awards presentation because he thought there was no chance we’d ever win. This and more on Eminem and ‘8 Mile’ in the latest installment of You Think You Know Movies!

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Kurt Cobain Suicide Note Shirts Pulled from Etsy and eBay

When I was a senior in high school, I read Jim Carroll's "8 Fragments for Kurt Cobain" out loud to my English class. Sure, part of me thought it would make me look cool, but the part of me that isn't an a-hole just wanted to share this beautiful, haunting piece of writing with my peers.

Since I was a kid, I've been drawn to Cobain, moved by his music, and really saddened by his death.

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Heart, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Book March 28 Show at Van Andel Arena

Heart, with special guests Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will be hitting the stage at Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Tickets go on sale Saturday, January 24 at 10am at the Van Andel Arena box office, all Ticketmaster locations, and online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets will be priced as low as $20, with others available for $35, $45 and a limited amount of $75.

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