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FrankOceans-082912.jpg Frank Ocean has legally changed him name from Christopher Edwin Breaux to Frank Ocean. According to TMZ, Ocean got a judge in L.A. to approve the name switch from his birth name, Christopher Edwin Breaux, to his stage name, Frank Ocean. Ocean filed legal documents a year ago to make the switch, but a judge halted the process until Frank resolved his driver's license suspension.

Littlebigtown-060412.jpg Little Big Town have come to the defense of Tim McGraw and an upcoming benefit concert for Sandy Hook Promise, a non-profit organization that seeks to prevent gun violence and is led by family members affected by the tragic Sandy Hook school shooting.

mariahcarey-072312.jpg Mariah Carey and Floyd Mayweather recently crossed paths and the two immortalized the chance encounter with a selfie. Carey paid a visit to Mayweather's gym while she was recently in Las Vegas. She also took some time to snap a photo with one of Mayweather's boxing assistants.

img1-061014.jpg Jefferson Airplane's Paul Kanter says that he is back to feeling normal after his recent heart attack. In a note posted on the band's official Facebook page, Kantner writes, "I am feeling quite good and semi-normal, all things considered." He adds that while recuperating at home, he's been "working primarily and quite fervently" on two books.

Brandy.jpg Brandy has landed a new TV series, as she's set to star in BET's new scripted comedy Zoe Moon, a show about "a newly-divorced single mom embarking on her new life and career as a fledgling cosmetics mogul." Zoe's challenging life is complicated by her pesky ex-husband, who won't stay out of her affairs.

BlackKeys-102510.jpg Black Keys' frontman Dan Auerbach says that he wanted to "get extra weird" on his upcoming new solo album. "I just wanted to do my thing and get extra weird," he tells Rolling Stone. "I wanted everything to flow [and] be cohesive."

rihanna-021113.jpg Rihanna will perform on the finale of the 40th season of NBC's Saturday Night Live on May 16. Louis C.K. will return for the third time to host. Rihanna returns to perform for the first time since November 10, 2012, just nine days before the release of her last album Unapologetic. She can also be seen on the cover and inside pages of the upcoming 95th issue of V.

Taylorswift-042412.jpg Taylor Swift has spoken out against the media attention she has received because of her love life and says it has been nothing less than "public humiliation." Speaking with Glamour Magazine, the "Shake it Up" star says she's currently happy as a hard-working single lady, but it's been a rough road.

KurtCobain.jpg Kurt Cobain's old Los Angeles apartment is available for rent. Consequence of Sound notes that the L.A. apartment that the Nirvana frontman shared with Courtney Love from 1991 to 1992 has been listed as an Airbnb property, and is available to rent for $290 a night (there are also weekly and monthly options).

MaryBlige-060711.jpg Mary J. Blige admits that she is a big fan of Rihanna. Blige gave Rihanna major props in a recent interview with Elle magazine. "I think, and it's not the artist, but they have to fight for what they want and their identities and stuff like that," she replied when asked 'what do you think is the biggest challenge for female artists starting out today?'

jasonaldean-100909.jpg The 2015 CMA Music Festival has announced its Riverfront Stage lineup, which features more than 100 artists who will perform free shows, including Jason Aldean, Little Big Town, Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley and Alan Jackson.

pattilabelle-042415.jpg Patti LaBelle and Lil' Kim will team up for a performance of "Lady Marmalade" to commemorate 10 years and 20 seasons of Dancing With The Stars. ABC15 reported the news saying the ladies will perform the song to honor the song's creators Bob Crewe, Kenny Nolan, Allen Toussaint and Vicki Wickham.

ericchurch-010810.jpg Eric Church has announced a partnership with North Carolina based furniture company Pulaski Furniture to launch his own line of furniture, Highway to Home. "Highway to Home is a natural extension of my family heritage," Church posted on Facebook. "My dad was in the industry. My first job was in a furniture plant, so yes, it is in my blood. Staying connected with my roots."

beyonce-102212.jpg Beyoncé and husband Jay Z will reportedly release a new collaborative album sometime this year on Jay's new streaming service Tidal, according to DJ Skee. "I first reported last year that Jay Z and Beyonce were working on a joint album," DJ Skee says on Skee TV.

image2-111110.jpg Three Cream-related films from the late 1960s and early 1970s, which include one with the entire band, one featuring bassist and singer Jack Bruce and one with drummer Ginger Baker, will be collected on a new box set next month.

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