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AliceCoopers.jpg Alice Cooper is featured in the music video for "Savages," the title track and lead single from the latest album from Theory of a Deadman. "I flew out to where he lives. He's got a studio at his house, he has a radio show there, and it was really straightforward," said TOD fronter Tyler Connolly of working with Coop.

Drake-052311.jpg "How About Now," a previously unheard cut from Drake, has been leaked to the web. According to Billboard, it is "not clear whether it's an old song that didn't make the cut onto Nothing Was the Same or something new from his upcoming Views From the 6." The cut samples Jodeci's "My Heart Belongs To You," and features Drizzy boasting of his current successes.

U2-100209.jpg U2 singer Bono has finally opened up on the reason for his habit of constantly wearing sunglasses. Speaking with the BBC, Bono said that he's battling light sensitivity caused by glaucoma. "This is a good place to explain to people that I've had glaucoma for the last 20 years. I have good treatments and I am going to be fine . . ."

mariahcarey-072312.jpg Mariah Carey released a video of her hitting high notes while cleaning up around her house. The vid came after Mimi was criticized for a poor vocal performance on her Elusive Chanteuse Show tour. In September, fans of the diva posted video from the Asian leg of her tour, showing Carey struggling to make it through songs like "Vision of Love," "My All" and Heartbreaker."

FleetwoodMac-070111.jpg Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsay Buckingham says that he and Christine McVie worked closely together on songs for the new album. Speaking with the Wall Street Journal, Linds talked about the process behind their upcoming effort. "Christine and I were able to concentrate on each other. We were exploring some new turf. That became enlightening to me."

Taylorswift-042412.jpg Taylor Swift has released a 30-second snippet of "Welcome to New York," the third listen from her upcoming record 1989. The cut, co-written by Ryan Tedder, is set to hit iTunes at 11:50 PM EST on Monday, October 20. "New York has been an important landscape and location for the story of my life in the last couple of years," she says in an accompanying clip about the song.

Ashanti-062111.jpg Ashanti, DMX, Foxy Brown and Ja Rule helped Def Jam celebrate 30 years in the music business at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Thursday, October 16. Ash joined Ja Rule on stage to perform "Mesmerize" and "Always on Time," before singing "Happy" and her debut single "Foolish."

Aerosmith-01192010.jpg Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer says he's back to "150%" following the cancellation of a summer concert and a subsequent heart surgery. "I kept getting this burning sensation in my chest, and that's what I thought it was," he said of his condition. "My [general practitioner] said to me, 'Just to make sure and rule out that it's anything cardiac related . . ."

theStrokes-020510.jpg Strokes and Voidz fronter Julian Casablancas recently opened up on his newfound sobriety. Speaking with Rolling Stone, he said that his battle with alcohol left him severely depleted. "I was hungover for, like, five years. Like, literally four years after I stopped drinking, I still didn't feel 100 percent. I still had that feeling of being a little hungover."

zacbrownband-073014.jpg Zac Brown Band have announced the impending release of Greatest Hits So Far . . ., a 14-track compilation that celebrates the group's string of instant classics, including all 11 of their number one country singles. Highlights are "Chicken Fried," "Sweet Annie," "As She's Walking Away" (feat. Alan Jackson), and "Knee Deep" (feat. Jimmy Buffett).

iggyazalea-072414.jpg Iggy Azalea has released the track list for the re-release of her debut The New Classic. The album gets a different name, Reclassified, for the re-release, and five songs not included on The New Classic. The collab heavy effort features Rita Ora on "Black Widow," Jennifer Hudson on "Trouble," and Ellie Goulding on "Heavy Crown."

BlakeShelton.jpg Blake Shelton recently connected with Barbra Streisand for her new duets album Partners, and, speaking with People.com, Blake said that he was thrilled when she asked him to sing: "It's still shocking to me. I don't know how it came down. I don't know how she knows about me, but I'm just glad. I'm just going with it!" he began.

muse-101609.jpg Muse have officially wrapped the first session for their new studio album and say it was an intense experience. They shared the news via Instagram with a bird's eye view picture of their studio and the note "End of first session. It's been emotional."

DariusRucker.jpg Darius Rucker has opened up about his views on the status of race in country music. Rucker is the first African American to hit number one on the country chart since Charley Pride, and he tells the Wall Street Journal that Pride paved the way. "You know, Charlie went through a lot of stuff to do what he loved to do, and he loved to sing country music."

JenniferLopez-010412.jpg Jennifer Lopez is featured in the music video to "Stressin," a new single from Fat Joe. In the vid, the two stars hit the club to perform and relax in VIP, where they're joined by French Montana. "The whole video's pretty much a party vibe," Joe tells Fuse of the cut. J-Lo and Joe previously hooked up on the 2005 cut "Hold You Down."