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decemberists-120314.jpg The Decemberists have released a new song entitled "The Wrong Year." The track is set to appear on the band's new album What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World, following the previously released "Lake Song" and "Make You Better."

thewho-103009.jpg KISS have long identified themselves as fans of the Who, but Pete Townshend says the face-painted rockers never would have taken off in England. During a recent interview with Ultimate Classic Rock, Townshend says that KISS are American to their very core.

Taylorswift-042412.jpg Taylor Swift is featured on the cover of the December edition of The Hollywood Reporter. She poses screaming, hands on her head, wearing a bluish grey lace dress. The cover copy reads "Rule Breakers 2014." "Everybody wanted me to be a cliché. And I wasn't going to let that happen," reads the pull quote on the front.

mariahcarey-072312.jpg Mariah Carey brought her "All I Want for Christmas Is You: A Night of Joy and Festivity" show to NYC's Beacon Theater on Monday night. For the festive concert, Mimi was joined by a dancing Santa, kids and a choir. "You need to know that I have a 10-foot tree," she said, standing in front of a 10-foot tree. "And real reindeer. Yes, real reindeer."

LynyrdSkynyrd-061810.jpg Lynyrd Skynyrd's first five studio albums, and one live album, are set to be reissued in a new self-titled vinyl box set. The box set contains Lynyrd Skynyrd (1973), Second Helping (1974), Nuthin' Fancy (1975), Gimme Back My Bullets (1976), One More From The Road (1976) and Street Survivors (1977).

Chris-Brown-091712.jpg Chris Brown and Tyga have released "Ayo," the lead single from the upcoming joint album of the same name. On the track, Breezy recalls his stint in rehab, while Tizzy calls himself the "black Richie Rich." "Rehabilitation just had me worried about f*****g / Money, decision-making only worried about stunting," croons Chris on the cut.

ericchurch-010810.jpg Eric Church's The Outsiders has been certified platinum for selling over one millions copies. The Outsiders becomes Church's second platinum album, following his 2011 release, Chief. Church becomes only the second country act to hit the platinum mark this year, after Jason Aldean achieved the sales goal with his album Old Boots, New Dirt.

Florence-022311.jpg Florence & The Machine, Alt-J, Major Lazer, Flying Lotus and Future Islands are among the first artists to be confirmed for Flow Festival 2015. They will join previously announced acts Todd Terje, Run The Jewels and Foxygen at the festival. Florence & The Machine, who are working on a new album, the follow-up to their 2011 release.

justintimberlake-101909.jpg Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake teamed up for the comedy sketch "Camp Winnipesaukee" sketch on The Tonight Show earlier this week. In the sketch, Fallon and Timberlake portray roomies who play an awkward game of Truth or Dare, sing a glorious duet of Third Eye Blind's "Jumper" and annoy their counselor, Mr. Fletcher (played by head writer A.D. Miles).

Styx-040811.jpg Styx rocker Dennis DeYoung has opened up about the band's recent omission from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In a recent post to Facebook, DeYoung notes that Styx is unfortunately one of a class of bands that have never been popular with certain types of music industry tastemakers.

KendrickLamar-022513.jpg Kendrick Lamar premiered a new untitled track on The Colbert Report, becoming the final musical guest on the show. Lamar also sat down with show host Stephen Colbert. "No pressure, but you are the last Colbert Report musical guest," Colbert said. "We're honored to have you on but keep in mind that that means that R.E.M, Paul McCartney . . ."

brianmay-071012.jpg Brian May has opened up about his experience of performing live with Adam Lambert, saying that the young singer reaches vocal high notes never even attempted by Freddie Mercury. During a recent interview with Ultimate Classic Rock, May said that Lambert fell into the role with ease.

jordinsparks-093014.jpg Jordin Sparks has announced her new partnership with Louder Than Life, a subsidiary label of Sony Music. The label was founded by veteran music executive and producer Salaam Remi. Jordin said in a statement that she's thrilled to start the next part of her career alongside Remi. "I am very excited to be working alongside Salaam Remi on my next album," said Sparks.

dangelomichael-050713.jpg D'Angelo's tour manager Alan Leeds has spoken up about the release of the singer's newest album Black Messiah. He says it was released in correspondence with the recent protests in Ferguson following the death of Michael Brown. Speaking with the New York Times, Leeds admitted that the album was originally planned for a 2015 release.

bobbi-brown-121914.jpg Swimsuit model and actress Kate Upton has been named the Sexiest Woman Alive by People magazine. Upton, 22, is best known for her revealing Sports Illustrated covers and her role in the romantic comedy "The Other Woman." "This is such an honor to me because sexy to me means someone who's confident and happy, and that's the person I always strive to be," Upton exclaimed.