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Dan Reynolds, of Imagine Dragons, performs at the 25th annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Forum on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif.

Imagine Dragons launch sky-high concert contest

Imagine Dragons have teamed up with Southwest Airlines to give a group of fans a once-in-a-lifetime mile-high experience.

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Royalties won’t ‘Stay’ with Sam Smith

Tom Petty "Won't Back Down" over the similarities between his 1989 hit and the Grammy-nominated "Stay With Me."

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Bob Dylan gives away 50,000 copies of new album to his ‘oldest’ fans

The veteran rocker has struck a deal with bosses of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) to send out copies of his latest record.

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Courtney Love reunites with daughter at Kurt Cobain documentary premiere

"Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," was produced by his 22-year-old daughter, Frances.

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This week’s top alternative tracks

LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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Gibson gives away guitars with ‘golden tickets’

The Great Gibson Grab will raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Led Zeppelin celebrates 40 years since ‘Physical Graffiti’

The band will reissue its sixth studio album next month, complete with unreleased versions of hit songs.

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The Black Crowes have broken up

The southern rock band has split up after more two decades, lead guitarist and co-founder Rich Robinson said.

Taylor Swift performs in Times Square during New Year's Eve festivities in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Taylor Swift sitting pretty atop Billboard for 9th week

There is no knocking Swift from her perch at the top of the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 chart.

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Retailers pull Kurt Cobain suicide shirts

Etsy and eBay have pulled T-shirts printed with Kurt Cobain's suicide note after a campaign by outraged Nirvana fans.

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Billy Joel, Robert Plant, Kendrick Lamar among Bonnaroo lineup

The four-day Tennessee festival includes acts from all genres of music, from Slayer to Earth, Wind & Fire.

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Bonnaroo plans super-complicated lineup announcement tonight

This year it will take three hours, phone calls, and multiple social media platforms to figure out the lineup.

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Nashville’s Music Row a ‘national treasure’

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced it's placing Music Row on its list of historically significant sites threatened by development.

A Grammy Award statuette is photographed, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 in Chicago.

Madonna, AC/DC, Ariana Grande to perform at Grammys

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran and country star Eric Church are also slated to perform.

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LISTEN: New Nirvana bootleg emerges

A previously unknown bootleg recording of a Nirvana concert has emerged on YouTube.

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Kurt Cobain documentary will feature new songs

The much-anticipated documentary includes previously unheard recordings by the Nirvana frontman.

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Katy Perry to be joined by Lenny Kravitz at Super Bowl halftime

Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Lenny Kravitz will make a guest appearance during football's big night.

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Foo Fighters to play charity gig this weekend

The gig will be the band's last before embarking on its Sonic Highways World Tour on Jan. 15.

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Taylor Swift stays on top of Billboard in first week of 2015

Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, and Hozier are also among the top-10 albums this week.

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Jimmy Carter to present MusiCares Award to Bob Dylan

The former president and a star-studded lineup will honor Dylan next month.

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