Legendary musician Chuck Berry, who was central to the development of rock and roll beginning in the ‘50s with indelible hits like “Roll Over Beethoven,” “Rock and Roll Music” and “Johnny B. Goode,” died today in St. Charles County, Mo. He was 90 years old. His death was confirmed by the St. Charles County Police department.

Chuck Berry, Legend Of Rock And Roll, Dies At 90

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It was a big night for LGBTQ awareness at this year’s ARIA Awards

Troye Sivan dedicated his first ARIA win for Song Of The Year to “every LGBTQ kid in Australia”. 

Sivan, renowned for his efforts to represent LGBTQ relationships in his music videos, used the stage to instil hope in the country’s LGBTQ youth.


Sia, who took home Best Female Artist of the Year, nominated Australian Marriage Equality Campaign Ambassador Angie Greene to accept the award on her behalf. 

“This award is for every single non-hetero and gender diverse person who can currently not marry the person that they love in this country,” Greene said.

Greene also urged Australia to take a step in the right direction, “You have the opportunity now to not just do a great thing but to do the right thing”.


After Greene accepted the award, the campaign’s founder, Joshua Sasse and fiancé Kylie Minogue took to the stage, also wearing Say I Do Down Under shirts.

“This is more than just a movement, this is people’s lives and we want to say to every single member of the LGBT community: ‘You are not alone. You have a voice’,” the British actor told the crowd.

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Beverley Knight joins forces with two other West End divas to form a new vocal supergroup
Leading Ladies is the brainchild of three-time MOBO winner Beverley and will also feature Amber Riley and Cassidy Janson

I can reveal that West End divas BEVERLEY KNIGHT, AMBER RILEY and CASSIDY JANSON are teaming up as the LEADING LADIES and will put out an album in November.

The album Songs From The Stage is out on November 17 on East West Records, and features the trio performing belters from the shows Cats, Rent, The Bodyguard, Memphis and more.

The world has had the better part of a week now, and through a bloated holiday weekend, to digest Jay-Z’s latest album, 4:44. With 10 songs spread over 36 minutes, the album wields brevity without sacrificing breadth. Its sound, crafted wholly by producer No I.D., is surprisingly cloudy and narcotic, while Shawn Carter’s lyrics are reflective and bent steadfastly toward honesty.

And while Jay may have missed out on a $23 million profit on property in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood, he can still afford to lay bare his feelings — about Beyoncé, Prince, his mom and a lot more.

Let’s Unpack Jay-Z’s ‘4:44’

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Tonight Alive Release “World Away”

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Maddie Ziegler Talks Latest Sia Collaboration on 'Rainbow' Video & Why the Superstar is 'Amazing to Work With'
After Maddie Ziegler's latest collaboration with Sia, the former 'Dance Moms' star talks to Billboard about her work with the superstar and what's next for her.

She’s so amazing to work with just because she thinks of the coolest ideas. Her strategy is really incredible and new and cool, and I really enjoy getting to be with her because it’s so fun. And everyone on the set is in love with the way she acts because she’s just so sweet. She is fun, and she never makes the set [a] stressful environment. It’s always just a great time.

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The Killers' Brandon Flowers on Band Shake-Ups and a Crucial Assist From Bono
The Killers’ Brandon Flowers reflects on a tumultuous recording process for 'Wonderful Wonderful,' a crucial tip from Bono and the looming fear of what their legacy will be

“I wouldn’t feel this excited if the songs weren’t true,” asserts Flowers. “We’ve been hearing a lot of false music out there – music designed for the nondiscerning listener. It’s always good when you have that satiated feeling, the desire that’s quenched, when you have substance behind it. That’s when you know you have something.”

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Tigers Jaw Premiere “Guardian”

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