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DJ Jeffrey Tonnesen Dies At 35

The club-and-catwalk DJ passed away last weekend, according to multiple reports, though the cause of death has yet to be revealed.
Exclusive: The Band Perry to Play High School Concerts to Promote Safe Teen Driving

Exclusive: The Band Perry to Play High School Concerts to Promote Safe Teen Driving

The Band Perry will be touring all fall in support of 2013's Pioneer, both on their own headlining dates and as part of Blake Shelton's Ten Times Crazier Tour. But the country trio will soon be making a special stop at two high schools: the to-be-determined winners of a safe teen driving program with State Farm called Celebrate My Drive.
Nick Jonas attends the 2014 Young Hollywood Awards

See a Bloodied & Buff Nick Jonas in 'Kingdom' Trailer

Kingdom, a mixed martial arts drama coming to DirecTV's Audience Network on Oct. 8, stars middle JoBro Nick Jonas as a jacked-up fighter, along with Frank Grillo (Warrior), Matt Lauria (Friday Night Lights) and Jonathan Tucker (Parenthood). The first trailer shows gritty action in and out of the octagon, especially between Grillo's lead character and his two sons (Jonas and Tucker).
Carlos Vives performs onstage during the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

Carlos Vives and Marc Anthony Team For Tropical No. 1

Colombian star Carlos Vives earns his fifth No. 1 single on Tropical Airplay, as "Cuando Nos Volvamos" jumps 2-1. The track features Marc Anthony, who concurrently scores his record-extending 25th chart topper. (Victor Manuelle follows with 23.)
LL Cool J & Russell Simmons Visit NYC Jail

LL Cool J & Russell Simmons Visit NYC Jail

A group of young people at a New York City jail complex got some words of encouragement on Thursday from hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and rapper/actor LL Cool J.
Elvis Presley: The King's Life In Photos

Elvis' Guitar Donor Says He Is Rightful Owner

A man who donated to a South Dakota museum a slightly damaged acoustic guitar played by Elvis Presley that is at the center of a custody battle insisted Thursday he had the right to give it away because he owned it.
Common, 2014

Common Returns to No. 1, 'No Flex Zone' Flies Into Top 20

Common commandeers the No. 1 spot on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as Nobody's Smiling enters with 24,000 units sold in the week ending July 27, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The opening grants the rapper his third chart-topping debut on the list, following his 2007 set Finding Forever, which opened with 37,000 units, and 2005 album Be (50,000).

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