Jason Derulo Says He’s Making Fortune Off TikTok, Has New Alter Ego

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Jason Derulo is losing teeth and adding stacks of cash thanks to TikTok … and he says you don’t have to be a famous singer or mess up your grill to start raking in the dough. The “Cats” star and “Swalla” singer tells TMZ … anybody can make a killing […]

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Queen Guitarist Brian May Suffered Near-Fatal Heart Attack

Play video content Queen’s guitarist, Brian May, got a double shot of “Another One Bites the Dust” … first with an agonizing crushed nerve, followed by a heart attack. Luckily, Brian lived to tell the tale himself, but he says for a good week he was in absolute “agony” — and that was before his […]

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The Fall of Autumn: Live Performance Producers Are Giving Up on 2020

In the world of performing arts, the coronavirus pandemic has already sunk summer. Now it is felling fall. Even as reopened barbershops, beaches and bookstores herald the resumption of economic life across America, concert promoters, theater presenters, orchestras and dance companies are ripping up their 2020 calendars and hoping 2021 will mark a new beginning. […]

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Carly Rae Jepsen’s Summery Throwback, and 11 More New Songs

Every Friday, pop critics for The New York Times weigh in on the week’s most notable new songs and videos. Just want the music? Listen to the Playlist on Spotify here (or find our profile: nytimes). Like what you hear? Let us know at theplaylist@nytimes.com and sign up for our Louder newsletter, a once-a-week blast […]

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Lana Del Rey Responds To Backlash Over Instagram Post

Lana Del Rey has hit back at critics over her Instagram post where she discussed double standards in the music industry. ICYMI: Lana Del Rey uploaded a note to Instagram which firstly mentioned a new album is in the works (yay), but also responded to long-standing criticisms that she “glamourises abuse”. Basically, the post saw […]

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Bard College Music Student Sues School, Citing Instructor’s Conduct

A music instructor at Bard College was fired this year after a Title IX investigation determined he had sexually harassed a young percussion student. Now, the student is asserting in a lawsuit against the college that the instructor should not have been on staff because of prior harassment complaints that the school knew about. In […]

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