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20Oct
2014
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Bay Area Radio Stations Ban Lorde’s “Royals” During World Series

Lorde Photo: Inez & Vinoodh for V

Lorde's mega-hit smash "Royals" is going to be banned from 2 San Francisco radio stations while the San Francisco Giants take on the Kansas City Royals starting Tuesday October 21st.

KFOG and KOIT in the bay area will not play the "Royals" song as long as the World Series is going on.

Kansas City radio stations have responded stating they will be playing Lorde's "Royals" every hour on the hour during the World Series.-DocFB

Diagnosis: Lorde wrote the song about the Kansas City Royals when she saw a picture of of George Brett from 1976 signing autographs.

20Oct
2014
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Funk It Or Dunk It? New Gwen Stefani “Baby Don’t Lie”

Gwen Stefani Photo: GettyImages.com

Gwen Stefani is back going solo with "Baby Don't Lie" from her as yet untitled 3rd solo record. No Doubt fans don't fret. She is writing new material with them as well.

Ryan Tedder (OneRepublic, Beyoncé), Benny Blanco (Kesha, Katy Perry) and Noel Zancanella (Maroon 5) all co-produced the track.

So we gotta ask: Funk it or Dunk it?-DocFB

Diagnosis: A Funk It From Us big time!

20Oct
2014
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Deja Vu! Pitbull To Host The American Music Awards For 2nd Year In A Row!

Pitbull Photo: Billboard.com

The American Music Awards will be the same as it was in 2013. Well, at least when it comes to the host, which will be Pitbull.

"World, who would have thought Pitbull hosting the AMAs two years in a row," said Armando Christian Perez aka Pitbull., "The harder I work, the luckier I get. Thank you ABC and dick clark productions for the amazing opportunity - more than anything let's get ready to have fun. Dale!"

Iggy Azelea is up for 6 AMA's, the most by any artist this year. John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams each have 4 and Lorde comes in with 3.-DocFB

Diagnosis: The AMA's air on ABC Sunday November 23rd.

20Oct
2014
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Photo Of The Moment: Emma Stone In “Cabaret” On Broadway

Emma Stone : Cabaret Photo: Entertainment Weekly

The hotness that is Emma Stone is going to be starring in "Cabaret" on Broadway. The promo photo is our photo of the moment.

Emma will be playing the role of Sally Bowles and is taking over for Michelle Williams. Stone will be playing Bowles from Nov. 11 through Feb. 1, 2015, and will join Alan Cumming.-DocFB

Diagnosis: Any chance this comes to L.A. at all....?

15Oct
2014
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THE BOTS’ DEBUT ALBUM “PINK PALMS” OUT NOW!

The Bots

Pink Palms, the highly anticipated debut album from Los Angeles duo The Bots is out now on the FADER Label.

To purchase the album now, click HERE.

Pink Palms was recorded in Los Angeles and produced by Justin Warfield, with additional production by Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Nick Zinner. The album was mixed by Michael Patterson (Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G) and mastered by Emily Lazar (HAIM, Arcade Fire, Foo Fighters).

The Bots are Los Angeles brothers and bandmates Mikaiah and Anaiah Lei (17 and 21 years old). Their distinctive sound brings together the veracity of garage/punk while paying homage to the American blues and ballad tradition. The Bots are deeply intertwined in the American music narrative while, at the same time, carving out a wholly new, powerful, uniquely personal storyline.

For more info on The Bots including tour dates, click here!

15Oct
2014
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LP Part of Forbes’ First-Ever Under 30 Summit With Under 30 Music Festival

LP Album cover

 

Forbes has announced  that LP, Afrojack, Wiz Khalifa, and OCD: Moosh And Twist will headline the Forbes Under 30 Music Festival, a presentation of Global Citizen Nights, on the evening of October 19, 2014 at the Piazza at Schmidt's in Philadelphia's Northern Liberties neighborhood. The festival will kick off the first-ever Under 30 Summit, a three-day gathering of 1,000 of America's most outstanding young entrepreneurs and leaders in Philadelphia.

Forbes is producing the concert in partnership with Global Citizen, the organization behind the annual Global Citizen Festival in New York's Central Park. A part of the Global Citizen campaign, Global Citizen Nights is a series of free-ticketed concerts that will bring major artists to intimate venues as part of the movement to end extreme poverty by 2030.

Warner Bros. Records recording artist and acclaimed songwriter / performer, LP is thrilled to be part of this event and enthused:  "I'm so stoked to play the Forbes Under 30 Music Fest!! Gonna be a great show for a great cause and somebody is definitely gonna get high!! Let's do this!!"

Starting today, music fans and activists can take "actions" to end extreme poverty atwww.globalcitizen.org/nights and use points to enter for the chance to win tickets.From sending a Tweet, to signing a petition or watching a related video, fans will learn about four of the key issues in the fight to end extreme poverty: water and sanitation, vaccines, Ebola and youth rights.

For more info and line-up information, click here!

15Oct
2014
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Royal Blood Debuts New Video for “Ten Tonne Skeleton”

Royal Blood Promo Photo

Royal Blood released a new video for "Ten Tonne Skeleton". Check out the dramatic clip below.

-DocFB

Diagnosis: The mercury prize nominees will be performing on Late Night with Seth Meyers on 10/15.

14Oct
2014
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Chris Rock Set To Host Saturday Night Live W/Musical Guest PRINCE & 3RDEYEGIRL!!!!

Chris Rock

PRINCE & 3RDEYEGIRL will be performing on Saturday Night Live as Chris Rock will be hosting!!!! It will take place on Saturday November 1st.

This is one of the things we discussed as far as promotion for PRINCE's new album "Art Official Age" and his record with 3RDEYEGIRL!!! We are looking forward to it. To have it hosted by Chris Rock is just icing on the cake!

Chris will be on the show to promote his upcoming movie "Top 5." Chris is also an alumni of SNL's years when Phil Hartman, Adam Sandler, Chris Farley, David Spade, and others were featured on Saturday Night Live.-DocFB

Diagnosis: U READY??? Nah, I don't think U R ready.....

For the official press release, click here!!!!

14Oct
2014
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New 4 Disc Joni Mitchell Set “Love Has Many Faces” To Include 53 Remastered Songs!

Joni Mitchell Love Has Many Faces

Joni Mitchell's new four-disc boxed set LOVE HAS MANY FACES: A QUARTET, A BALLET, WAITING TO BE DANCED was first conceived as the music to a ballet about love.

But after spending 18 months trying to distill everything she'd written about love-and the lack of it-down to a single disc, the influential singer-songwriter abandoned the ballet. "I wanted the music to feel like a total work-a new work. No matter what I did, though, at that length, it remained merely a collection of songs," she writes in the set's liner notes.

Undaunted, Mitchell did not give up. Instead, she continued to sequence her songs, determined to prove to herself that what she was after was possible. After two years, she had created a four-act ballet based on the 53 songs that make up this inspiring collection. "I am a painter who writes songs. My songs are very visual. The words create scenes...What I have done here is to gather some of these scenes (like a documentary filmmaker) and by juxtaposition, edit them into a whole new work," the artist writes.

For more info on the set including price click here!!!