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Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You” spends record-breaking 23 weeks at #1 on AC chart

Travis SchneiderMaroon 5 just shattered a Billboard chart record with their hit “Girls Like You.” The song is number one on the Billboard Adult Contemporary radio airplay chart for the 23rd week, breaking the record for the longest reign...
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Mock Crash to be Conducted at GRHS Tuesday

Emergency vehicles will be called to the Grand Rapids High School Tuesday morning- as part of a mock crash. Personnel from the Grand Rapids Police Department, Itasca County Sheriff’s Office, Life Link 111, Search and Rescue, Toward Zero Deaths, and many other agencies will be at the high school Tuesday to demonstrate how important driving safely really is. Craig Hillier will speak to students about making good choices behind the wheel then students will experience the aftermath of a vehicle accident.
The mock crash incident is closed to the public. Northwest 14th Street will be closed beginning at 8:45am and for the duration of the event.

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Madonna — surprise! — stirs controversy with Eurovision Song Contest performance

Michael Campanella/Getty ImagesAs recently as last Thursday, it reportedly wasn't even a certainty that Madonna would perform at the Eurovision Song Contest.  But Sunday's annual competition, held this year in Tel Aviv, Israel, did indeed feature ...
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Party with Hardy! Laine beats Alejandro Aranda to win ‘American Idol’

ABC/Eric McCandlessThe votes are in, and our new American Idol is -- Laine Hardy. This season came to a close with an epic three-hour finale Sunday night, complete with a real-time vote that whittled the finalists from three down to two, until finally ...
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Madonna’s playing theaters because new album is a “different kind of vibe,” says promoter

PRNewsfoto/Live Nation EntertainmentMadonna surprised a lot of fans when she announced that instead of doing her usual stadium tour, she'd instead be doing multiple nights in theaters, in major cities around the world.  Now, the man who's promo...
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Elton John working on Tammy Faye Bakker musical, eyeing London 2020 premiere

Eric Neitzel/WireImageElton John may be retiring from the road, but he seems to be as busy as ever.  Not only is he developing a musical version of the hit movie The Devil Wears Prada, he's also working on bringing to the stage the story of late...
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Hootie & the Blowfish to sing “Let Her Cry” on “The Voice” finale

Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU PhotobankHootie & the Blowfish will give fans a preview of their upcoming summer tour with a performance on The Voice finale on Tuesday night. As previously reported, the band has a big tour lined up to mark the 25th ann...
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Kelly Clarkson slams “fake news” reports about her diet: “I ain’t got time 4 all that”

Carter SmithKelly Clarkson doesn't have time for people pretending to be her on social media, and she really doesn't have time for people who are spreading rumors about her weight loss. When a fan tweeted about a fake Twitter account set up under Ke...
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The Backstreet Boys release “reimagined” version of “I Want It That Way”

ABC/Paula LoboSaturday, May 18 marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the Backstreet Boys' most popular album, Millennium, and to mark the occasion, the band has released a "reimagined" version of their signature tune, "I Want It That Way" --...
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Madonna heads for the “Future” in new “Madame X”

Live Nation/Interscope Records/Maverick This Saturday, Madonna will perform in Tel Aviv, Israel, at the finale of the Eurovision Song Contest, and ahead of that performance, she's released one of the songs she'll be singing. "Future" is a track from ...
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