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Why Dolly Parton Donated $1M To A Tennessee Children's Hospital

Why Dolly Parton Donated $1M To A Tennessee Children's Hospital

16 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

The 71-year-old country superstar recently donated $1 million to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville.

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Travis Scott Sued By Fan Who Was Left Paralyzed After One Of His Concerts

Travis Scott Sued By Fan Who Was Left Paralyzed After One Of His Concerts

05 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

Travis Scott gets hit with a lawsuit by a fan who was left paralyzed after a Scott concert in April.

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XXXTentacion Says He Has Terminated $6 Million Capitol Records Deal

XXXTentacion Says He Has Terminated $6 Million Capitol Records Deal

27 Oct 2017 @ 4AM PST

Florida native XXXtentacion says he has terminated his $6 million record deal with Capitol Records.

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Madonna's Former Stalker Awarded $455,000 By Judge

Madonna's Former Stalker Awarded $455,000 By Judge

09 Oct 2017 @ 4AM PST

A stalker of Madonna won a considerable amount of money after a judge ruled in his favor in a case involving excessive force by the NYPD.

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B.o.B. Wants To Raise $1M—To Prove The Earth Is Flat

B.o.B. Wants To Raise $1M—To Prove The Earth Is Flat

07 Oct 2017 @ 4AM PST

B.o.B is crowdsourcing donations to prove the Earth is flat, but GoFundMe is not having it.

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US Music Industry Owes Increase In Revenue To Paid Streaming Services

US Music Industry Owes Increase In Revenue To Paid Streaming Services

04 Oct 2017 @ 4AM PST

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has released its midyear 2017 music industry revenue report.

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You May Be Able To Invest In Eminem's Catalog Royalties Very Soon

You May Be Able To Invest In Eminem's Catalog Royalties Very Soon

27 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PST

You may be able to reap the benefits when Eminem makes another chart-topping hit.

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Swizz Beatz Hit With $16 Million Luxury Car Lawsuit

Swizz Beatz Hit With $16 Million Luxury Car Lawsuit

16 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PST

Swizz Beatz is facing yet another lawsuit from the same company that sued him for $42 million last year for allegedly stiffing the company out of millions.

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Kanye West And Jay-Z's Beef May Be Ending Very Soon

Kanye West And Jay-Z's Beef May Be Ending Very Soon

14 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PST

Kanye West and Jay-Z's nearly yearlong beef may be coming to an end very soon.

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The Model Who Played Michael Jackson's Girlfriend In The Music Video For 'Thriller' Is Suing Jackson's Estate

The Model Who Played Michael Jackson's Girlfriend In The Music Video For 'Thriller' Is Suing Jackson's Estate

14 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PST

A key character in Michael Jackson's iconic "Thriller" video is suing the late singer's estate for failing to pay her royalties for an upcoming 3D version of "Thriller."

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Kanye West's Insurance Company Files A Countersuit Over Cancelled Tour, Insinuates That Kanye Violated A Substance Abuse Clause

Kanye West's Insurance Company Files A Countersuit Over Cancelled Tour, Insinuates That Kanye Violated A Substance Abuse Clause

06 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PST

Lloyd's of London filed a countersuit against Kanye's touring company, claiming that Kanye violated a clause in his contract.

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Tyga Sued For $2 Million For Failing To Pay Previous Lawsuit Settlement

Tyga Sued For $2 Million For Failing To Pay Previous Lawsuit Settlement

31 Aug 2017 @ 4AM PST

Tyga may be facing action from law enforcement if he doesn't cough up over $2 million related to a lawsuit from 2 years ago!

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Eminem's Mom Sued Him And This Is Where The Money Went

Eminem's Mom Sued Him And This Is Where The Money Went

31 Aug 2017 @ 4AM PST

Back in 1999, Debbie Mathers brought a $11 million defamation of character lawsuit against her rapper son Eminem.

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Jay-Z And Beyonce Took Out A $52 MILLION Mortgage To Buy $88 Million Bel Air Mansion

Jay-Z And Beyonce Took Out A $52 MILLION Mortgage To Buy $88 Million Bel Air Mansion

23 Aug 2017 @ 4AM PST

Jay-Z and Beyonce decide to go the financially responsible route and take out a mortgage for their $88 million Bel Air mansion.

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Soundcloud Stays Alive With $170M Investment And Gets New CEO

Soundcloud Stays Alive With $170M Investment And Gets New CEO

19 Aug 2017 @ 4AM PST

SoundCloud has survived its anticipated demise after new investors agreed to inject $170 million into the company last week.

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Daddy Yankee Becomes First Latin Artist To Reach No. 1 Spot On Spotify Worldwide Charts

Daddy Yankee Becomes First Latin Artist To Reach No. 1 Spot On Spotify Worldwide Charts

14 Jul 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Daddy Yankee just reached a milestone that no other Latin artist in history has accomplished.
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50 Cent Reportedly Just Sold His Stake In Effen Vodka For $60 Million

50 Cent Reportedly Just Sold His Stake In Effen Vodka For $60 Million

18 Jul 2017 @ 7PM UTC
According to a handful of second hand sources, 50 Cent may have just sold his minority stake in Effen Vodka for $60 million. Reportedly. Allegedly. Maybe. Still not 100% convinced.
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The 10 Musicians With The Costliest Divorces

The 10 Musicians With The Costliest Divorces

29 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Ouch... If you're planning being a super successful musician, make sure you hit em with a pre-nup!
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Paul McCartney May Regain The Rights To Lennon-McCartney Catalog

Paul McCartney May Regain The Rights To Lennon-McCartney Catalog

10 Jun 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Sir Paul McCartney has begun the process of reclaiming the Lennon-McCartney catalog, nearly half a century after he first lost the rights.
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Guns N' Roses Has Made An Insane Amount Of Money On Its Reunion Tour

Guns N' Roses Has Made An Insane Amount Of Money On Its Reunion Tour

16 Sep 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Performing with nearly its entire classic lineup for the first time since 1993, Guns N' Roses has seen quite a bit of money on its "Not In This Lifetime...Tour." Just how much have they earned?
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Rihanna Just Broke One Of Michael Jackson's Records This Week With Her Latest Single

Rihanna Just Broke One Of Michael Jackson's Records This Week With Her Latest Single

28 Feb 2016 @ 12PM UTC
Find out what major feat Rihanna accomplished this week with her latest single, "Work."
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Suge Knight Allegedly Tried To Have Eminem Killed On Numerous Occasions!

Suge Knight Allegedly Tried To Have Eminem Killed On Numerous Occasions!

10 Aug 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Read the details behind Suge Knight and his thwarted plans to kill Eminem in the past.
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Bruce Springsteen Reveals He Didn't Pay Taxes At The Start Of His Career

Bruce Springsteen Reveals He Didn't Pay Taxes At The Start Of His Career

04 May 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Bruce Springsteen made a shocking revelation last week about his relationship with Uncle Sam early on in his career.
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Taylor Swift May Sue Kanye West And Kim Kardashian For Recording Their Phone Call

Taylor Swift May Sue Kanye West And Kim Kardashian For Recording Their Phone Call

20 Jul 2016 @ 11AM UTC
The saga between Kanye and Taylor Swift continues...
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Families of Jenni Rivera's Entourage Receive $70 Million for Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Families of Jenni Rivera's Entourage Receive $70 Million for Wrongful Death Lawsuit

01 Aug 2016 @ 11AM UTC
A wrongful death lawsuit is settled after four years as families and fans continue to honor the lasting legacy of Latin musician Jenni Rivera.
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