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The “Blurred Lines” trial is drawing to a close: Here’s where it’s at

BY ANTHONY MCCARTNEY AP ENTERTAINMENT WRITER LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Marvin Gaye was part of the soundtrack of Pharrell Williams' life growing up, and the Grammy-winning singer-producer told a jury that he did not borrow from his idol's work to craft the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines." Williams' testimony about how he wrote the song could be crucial to a federal jury that will soon decide whether "Blurred Lines" improperly copied from Gaye's 1977 hit, "Got to Give It Up." Read More»

ILoveMakonnen is playing in Boulder … on a Tuesday

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avFq9errZCk What are you doing on Tuesday May 12? Well, you're probably going to be bumping ILoveMakonnen's "Tuesday" as you do on every Tuesday. But on this particular Tuesday in May, you can actually hear ILoveMakonnen play his unexpected hit live in Boulder.

Friday will be the new day for global album releases

Friday will soon be the day you'll be looking forward to for new album releases, Billboard reports. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry has announced that all countries will issue new releases on Friday, as opposed to the current system, which has albums released days apart depending on the region.

Listen: Kanye West debuts “All Day” at the 2015 BRIT Awards

It’s Yeezy season. Kanye West debuted his new track "All Day" at the 2015 Brit Music Awards on Wednesday. The track takes a more fireball approach than his softer new songs, "Only One," "FourFiveSeconds" and "Wolves." "All Day" is a hometown boasting track that includes West’s recent penchant for reggae samples and fashion references.

Are Kanye West, Drake releasing an album together?

Kanye West stopped by Power 105’s morning show TheBreakfast Club and unsurprisingly had a mouthful to say about pretty much everything. He doubled down on his stance about Beck not being a better artist than Beyonce, distanced himself from his ex, Amber Ross, and ranted about fashion.

“It’s my Party” singer Lesley Gore dies at 68

BY MARK KENNEDY AP ENTERTAINMENT WRITER NEW YORK (AP) -- Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 at age 16 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry," and the feminist anthem "You Don't Own Me," died Monday.