Dan Hicks in 2004.

Dan Hicks, Founder of the Hot Licks, Dies at 74

Singer Dan Hicks, who began his musical career in San Francisco in the 1960s and founded Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, has died after a two-year battle with cancer.
Jennifer Lopez attends her Birthday Celebration at 1OAK Southampton on July 25, 2015 in Southampton City.

Jennifer Lopez's 'Shades of Blue' Renewed at NBC

Don't be fooled by the incredibly busy schedule that she's got. Jennifer Lopez is finding the time for more Shades of Blue. NBC announced Friday that it has renewed her rookie series for a second season.
Spotify App

WhoSampled Integrates with Spotify for iPhone App

The music sample sourcing service WhoSampled has announced a new integration with Spotify that will allow listeners to discover the inspirations and origins of songs through the digital streaming service.
Stephen Schwartz and Alan Menken

'Hunchback of Notre Dame' Rings In at No. 1 on Cast Albums Chart

The studio cast recording of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" rings the bell at No. 1 on the Cast Albums chart (and at No. 17 on Top Album Sales) with 10,000 copies sold in the week ending Jan. 28, according to Nielsen Music. The set, which was released Jan. 22 on Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records, also makes a striking debut at No. 47 on the overall Billboard 200 chart.

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