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Musical talking points: Jessie J, Juggalos, JB, Miley, K. Hanna, more
Musical talking points: Jessie J, Juggalos, JB, Miley, K. Hanna, more

While you were busy this week dealing with life, a thousand more hours of music were released and a million words were written about them. More importantly, one very saucy cover image of Nicki Minaj spawned a legion of admirers. Lorde officially was named a "curator." The Neverland Ranch you've been saving for finally came up for sale. The bad news: Magic's insufferable, whiny "Rude" is the No. 1 song in America. These are dark times, indeed. Below, the week in music. -- Budding British pop singer Jessie J is a big star in her own country, and has made a grand maneuver toward stateside ubiquity with the new release of her track "Bang Bang."...

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