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Carlos Santana Defends Adele Grammys Sweep: Beyoncé ‘Not a Singer’

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana weighed in on Adele’s sweep of the Grammy Awards earlier this week, telling the Associated Press in Australia on Tuesday that Beyoncé should not have won the night’s most prestigious prizes because “she’s not a singer.”

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Grammys Producer Encourages Artists to Get Political During Ceremony

Those who dislike partisan politics at star-studded awards show have been warned in advance of Sunday night’s Grammy Awards, as producer Ken Ehrlich has made it clear that music’s biggest night will encourage politically-active artists to express themselves in any way they choose.

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Grammy Awards: Beyoncé Leads Nominations with BLM-Inspired ‘Lemonade’

Beyoncé leads all artists with nine nominations at the 2017 Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for her Black Lives Matter-inspired album “Lemonade,” while Rihanna, Drake, and Kanye West each earned eight nods and British pop queen Adele was tipped in top categories including Album of the Year for her commercial juggernaut 25.

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Adele: ‘I’m Not Doing the Super Bowl’

Pop superstar Adele addressed the audience at her concert in Los Angeles over the weekend and shot down rumors that she had accepted an offer to perform during the Super Bowl halftime show in 2017.

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Stream Ripping: How Google/YouTube Is Slowly Killing the Music Industry

Imagine a world where an Internet “machine” allows you to own any song, free of charge. After a certain amount of time, year after year, free song after free song, the populace will grow to think music is free. It will learn to expect music to be free. They’ll even begin to believe that music should be free. As by far the largest music streamer, that is what YouTube has been doing to music for the better part of a decade – designing an environment, intentionally or not, that is slowly killing the incentive for one of man’s most influential creative outputs.

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Album Sales Hit All-Time Low as Listeners Keep Streaming

Album sales have hit their lowest point in the first half of this year since tracking began in 1991, as listeners increasingly use streaming services like Spotify and Pandora and video-sharing website like YouTube to get their music fix.

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WATCH: Adele Joins Justin Bieber In Passover Mashup

British singer Adele joined Canada’s Justin Bieber for their own unique take on Passover. Their video clip features Charlton Heston as Moses and Yul Brynner as Pharaoh and much more. Have a look at the excerpt above,  enjoy and see why

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George Clooney Tops Hillary Clinton’s ‘Celebrity Crush List’

Amal Clooney may have a few things to say about this. During her Tuesday morning appearance on The View, Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton revealed that George Clooney tops the list of celebrities she has a crush on. “Do I

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Adele with her Global Success Award on stage at the BRIT Awards 2016 at The O2 Arena on February 24, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Adele Has Words for Breastfeeding Advocates: ‘Go F**k Yourselves’

British pop singer Adele has a message for people who pressure new mothers to breastfeed their children: “Go f—k yourselves.” While interacting with her fans last week at London’s 02 Arena during a show, a fan asked the 27-year-old mother of

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PEGIDA Hymn Knocks Adele From Top of German Singles Chart

A wordless hymn released to raise funds for the German anti-Islamisation group PEGIDA has knocked British pop sensation Adele off of the top of the Amazon singles chart. The instrumental tune, named “Gemeinsam sind wir stark!” Or “Together we’re strong” has

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No Distractions: Adele Quit Social Media to Write Record-Breaking Album

British singer Adele may be ruling the U.S. music charts, but the 25-year-old “Hello” singer has no aspirations to become the queen of social media. The Grammy award winner revealed during a recent interview with TIME magazine how she was able to cut down on distractions while she worked her record-breaking album “25.”

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Adele Sold 2.3 Million Copies of New Album in Just 3 Days

Adele’s new album “25” has sold more than 2.3 million copies in the United States during its first three days on the market, a stunning number for a music industry that has seen sales steadily fall in the digital era.