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Duran Duran Have a Song with Janelle Monae & Nile Rodgers: Hear ‘Pressure Off’

Certainly no stretch to have Rodgers on the song, given his checkered past with the band.

06/22/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 01:  (L-R) Musicians John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Simon Le Bon and Nick Rhodes of Duran Duran attend the David Lynch Foundation's DLF Live presents "The Music Of David Lynch" at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on April 1, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

New Duran Duran Music!

Duran Duran debuted their new single over the weekend! It’s called “Pressure Off” and it features Janelle Monáe and Nile Rodgers. Their new album Paper Gods will be out September 18th. Can’t wait!

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Watch Janelle Monáe Perform David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ on ‘Letterman’

David Letterman once called Janelle Monáe the “hardest working woman in show business” and last night on his ‘Late Show’ she proved why she deserves that title.

06/12/2014

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Skrillex, Derek Trucks, Ed Helms Heading 2014 Bonnaroo SuperJam Sets

As it’s wont to do, Bonnaroo will feature multiple extended jam sessions — deemed SuperJams — between many of its artists that combine the familiar with the unfamiliar when it rolls around this summer.

05/07/2014

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Prince Drops Groove-Heavy New Track, “Ain’t Gonna Miss U When U’re Gone”

Hot on the heels of “Screw Driver,” “Breakfast Can Wait” and “FIXURLIFEUP,” Prince has released yet another new tune, “Ain’t Gonna Miss U When U’re Gone,” featuring singer-songwriter Ledisi.

06/13/2013

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Katy Perry & John Mayer Wear Matching White To Clive Davis’ Pre-GRAMMY Party

Last night at his annual pre-GRAMMY party, Clive Davis honored his friend, Whitney Houston. The music exec, whose new book about his career, The Soundtrack of My Life, comes out February 19, played a rarely […]

02/10/2013

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fun. Dominates Grammy Nominations

Cliches be damned, it was a fun. night at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert on CBS, with the band performing and getting nominations in all four major categories: Album, Song and Record of the Year, and Best New Artist. Kelly Clarkson, The Black Keys and Frank Ocean all grabbed multiple nominations as well.

12/05/2012

Will The Lumineers get a GRAMMY nod? You'll have to watch and see! (Photo courtesy of Dualtone Records)

The Lumineers, Janelle Monae, Sheryl Crow and More To Join Tonight’s GRAMMY Nominations Concert

They join previously announced performers fun., Maroon 5, Ne-Yo and Luke Bryan, along with Taylor Swift, who is sharing the night’s hosting duties with LL Cool J.

12/05/2012

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Stevie Wonder Rocks The UN With Sting, Wyclef, Janelle Monae And More

“I am so thankful that The Almighty gave me the honor of being blind. Now many would say, ‘How can he say that?’ I can say it because through being blind, I’ve been blessed with being able to really see people, not for the color of their skin, not for what they wear, not how they looked at me or what impression they had of me, but by the spirit in their hearts.” — Stevie Wonder

10/24/2012