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Casey Kasem's Widow Will Not Face Criminal Charges

Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won't file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality's children to have her prosecuted.
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Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Video Should Be a Movie, Karlie Kloss Says

When Taylor Swift hit the Billboard Music Awards red carpet with her famous friends and "Bad Blood" co-stars on Sunday, Karlie Kloss was noticeably absent. That's because Swift's BFF was halfway across the world at the Cannes film festival in France, but just because she wasn't there for the big premiere doesn't mean it wasn't on her mind. The Hollywood Reporter caught up with Kloss at the fest and they asked about the star-packed video and what it was like to be part of it.
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Prolific Bassist Louis Johnson, of the Brothers Johnson, Dies at 60

Prolific funk and R&B bassist Louis Johnson died at 60 yesterday (May 21). Johnson was a founding member of the Brothers Johnson, and a longtime collaborator of Quincy Jones'. He worked with the legendary producer on albums like Michael Jackson's Thriller and Off The Wall, as well as Jones' own Mellow Madness.
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Chris Weaver Hopes Brazil Adventure Leads to More Nashville Exposure

As a relatively new artist, Chris Weaver has spent a lot of time on the road in the United States getting acquainted with fans and radio programmers. However, this spring, the West Virginia native took his music on the road like never before -- all the way to Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Global EDM Market Hits $6.9 Billion

There are two easy ways to gauge the popularity of EDM: look at what events people attend and what musical gear they buy. EDM isn't known for its sales numbers, and branding information can be hard to obtain.
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Joey Badass on Balancing His Mind and 'Riding Life's Waves' From Crystals: Exclusive Video

​Joey Badass, standing opposite a tree branch draped with feathered dream catchers, closes his eyes and inhales deeply. It’s a Monday afternoon and inside Stick Stone & Bone, a new-age specialty store on New York’s Christopher Street, the rapper, born Jo-Vaughn Scott, is surrounded by baskets of jagged geodes. He clenches one called a “spirit amethyst” in his left hand. “The energy from it... I actually feel it,” he says, opening his eyes.
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Steve Aoki Shares His Secrets for Staying Buff, Stem-Cell Harvesting and How He Plans to 'Look as Young as Martin Garrix One Day'

As someone who spent 300-plus days traveling to more than 50 countries in 2014, DJ-producer Steve Aoki​, 37, has become an expert at navigating the late, alcohol-fueled nights often associated with the EDM scene. While gearing up to promote his third studio album, 'Neon Future II' (Dim Mak/Ultra), which arrived May 12, the Las Vegas-based artist let Billboard in on his strict fitness and diet routine.