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Oh, Look! It’s Another Music Competition! The Four: Battle for Stardom!

FOX is teaming up with iHeartMedia for a new music competition – The Four: Battle for Stardom. The show will begin with the four finalists battling to hold their positions on the show against all comers.

FOX will work with iHeartMedia, with its more than a quarter billion monthly listeners in the U.S., to support auditions, assist in the search for talent and boost the careers of artists throughout the run of the competition.

As part of the grand prize, the winner will also be part of iHeartMedia’s coveted “On the Verge” artist development program.

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The American Music Awards® Announce 2017 Nominees!

The nominees for the 2017 American Music Awards were announced today – Bruno Mars, nabbed 8, while five others got 5.

The American Music Awards – the world’s largest fan-voted awards show will reveal the winners live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 19th (ABC, 8/7C).

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Sub Pop To Release Music from ABC’s The Mayor!

It looks like his campaign for mayor (and winning!) will help Courtney Rose’s (Brandon Michael Hall) CD sales – Sub Pop will be releasing the music from ABC’s first season comedy series, The Mayor.

Songs will be available every Friday, preceding each Tuesday night episode throughout the season.

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iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Lineup Announced!

Everyone who has read this site for awhile knows I’m a Jingle Baller. It’s one of my favorite shows of the year. You get to see all the hot touring artist in one night. Just the hits with no filler. This year’s line up has been announced and I gotta say, I’m not that enthused by the DC lineup. Check it out after the jump. The star-studded lineup features: Fall Out Boy, Kesha, Logic, Zedd, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, Julia Michaels and Why Don’t We Ticket information available via hot995.iheart.com.  The Capital One Cardholder Pre-Sale begins Wednesday, October 11 at 10am.

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iHeart Radio JingleBall 2017 Tour Announced

Yes, I’m a JingleBaller! It’s my favorite tour of the year. What’s not to like? You get a chance to see all the hot touring acts in one night for less than $250.  Usually I have no idea who most of these folks are, but I get crash course in pop music.  The show flows well and usually there are only a couple of acts that I end up not liking. The lineup hasn’t been announced, but I’m always up for more Demi, Miley and DNCE. The Capitol One Presale is Oct 11 and artist line up announced Oct 10.

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Residente Leads Latin Grammy Nominations with Nine!

The Latin Grammy Awards Nominations were announced today and rapper Residente lead the way with nine (including Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year); Maluma picked up seven and Shakira got six.

The Latin Grammy Awards will be presented live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and broadcast on the Univision Network on November 16th (8/7C).

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Country Legend Don Williams Has Died at 78!

Nicknamed The Gentle Giant for his trademark soft spoken, laid back performances, country music legend Don Williams has died.

Williams was a renowned singer/songwriter and performed, first as part of the folk group the Pozo Seco Singers (which he co-founded) and then as a solo act.

His career spanned the better part of six decades. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010.

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Barron Ryan Cracks Tiger Rag for Its 100th Anniversary!

Barron Ryan – Photo by Daniel Folkers

On the 100th anniversary of its debut, played by the Original Dixieland Jass Band, Barron Ryan has released Tiger Rag as a single on his eponymous label.

Tiger Rag is one of the most complex pieces of popular music ever composed and it took Ryan 18 months to crack it. Watch him play it and talk about the journey to mastering it.

Tiger Rag is featured on Ryan’s new album, The Master’s Apprentice.

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Teen Choice 2017: Teens Exhibit Wide Range of Favorites!

TEEN CHOICE 2017: French Montana performs onstage at TEEN CHOICE 2017 – Photo by Frank Micelotta/Courtesy of FOX.

North America’s adolescents have made their voice heard – Teen Choice 2017 surfboards were handed out to a host of movies, TV shows, actors, actresses, digital stars, singers and musicians during the two-hour special on FOX.

Some of the winners came as a surprise: Riverdale (Choice TV Drama, Choice Breakthrough Series), Dwayne Johnson (Choice Fantasy Movie Actor); while some did not: Wonder Woman (Choice Action Movie), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Choice Sci-Fi Movie).

More than 63,000,000 votes were cast via Twitter and FOX.com.

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