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Pop & Hiss The L.A. Times music blog
At Fleetwood Mac Fest, a complicated band is celebrated simply

Shimmering pop tunes, bluesy rock stomps and folky intimations of the occult: Every aspect of Fleetwood Mac’s multifaceted sound was represented when more than two dozen artists -- including Courtney Love, Mark Ronson and Carly Rae Jepsen -- gathered Tuesday at the Fonda Theatre to pay tribute to one of music’s most famously complicated acts.

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Adele announces surprise Los Angeles show at the Wiltern on Friday

In advance of her Monday night performance as part of the Grammy Awards telecast, superstar pop singer Adele has announced a surprise show at the Wiltern for Friday.

The performance will be her first since she released her blockbuster new album, 25, and will precede Adele's sold-out headlining tours of Europe and North America. 

Those shows commence Feb.

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Premiere: Mexrrissey reworks Morrissey's 'Suedehead' as 'Estuvo Bien'
Eagles' Glenn Frey to be saluted by bandmates at Grammy Awards

Eagles founding singer, songwriter and guitarist Glenn Frey will be saluted during Monday’s 58th Grammy Awards ceremony by his bandmates as well as close friend and songwriting collaborator Jackson Browne.

Don Henley, Joe Walsh, Timothy B.

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'I met Beyonce': Tears, cheers and hummus as YOLA returns from playing the Super Bowl with Coldplay

Teresa Caceres got off the bus in pigtails and started to cry.

It had been an exhausting and exhilarating week for her and dozens of other musicians in Youth Orchestra Los Angeles who returned home Monday evening to banners, bouquets and cheering families after performing a day earlier with Beyonce, Bruno Mars and Coldplay at Super Bowl 50.

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Bowie said no to Coldplay, then Beyonce: Is rejecting the band becoming tradition?

Hating Coldplay — or at least being honest with them — is in vogue again. 

According to a soon to be published interview with Rolling Stone, the band's lead singer, Chris Martin, revealed that Beyonce once rejected a potential collaboration with the band because the song wasn't up to her standards.

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Beyonce deferred "in the sweetest possible way.

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