This week’s battle will involve music and/or screaming!

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http://www.tv.com/news/whats-the-better-channel-vh1-or-cmt-27984/

It may be music’s big night, but that isn’t to say that other non-musical recording artists also get their time to shine.

In his 2001 interview comedian Bob Newhart discusses his Grammy-award winning album, The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart

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http://www.emmytvlegends.org/blog/?p=4992

From Lady Gaga to Fleet Foxes, it’s been another jam-packed year of music coming through Dallas.

So, we present: the best concert photos of 2011 in Dallas, TX.

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http://www.dallasobserver.com/slideshow/the-50-best-concert-photos-of-2011-35707767/

Microsoft Corp. is rolling out a new interface for its Xbox game console users ” one that allows you to navigate through music, movies, TV shows and games with the wave of your hand or the sound of your voice.

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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45552829/ns/technology_and_science-tech_and_gadgets/t/microsoft-rolls-out-xbox-tv-platform/

As long as it’s for fair use, people living in Switzerland have what amounts to a green light to download copyrighted music and movies without any repercussions.

And as far as the Swiss government is concerned, copyright holders might as well go pound sand if they’re not willing to adapt to the changing landscape. Piracy is, and will remain…

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http://hothardware.com/News/Swiss-Government-Opts-to-Keep-Piracy-Legal-for-Personal-Use/

One in three people in Switzerland download unauthorized music, movies and games from the Internet and since last year the government has been wondering what to do about it.

This week their response was published and it was crystal clear. Not only will downloading for personal use stay completely legal, but the copyright holders won’t suffer because of it, since people eventually spend the money saved on entertainment products.

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http://torrentfreak.com/swiss-govt-downloading-movies-and-music-will-stay-legal-111202/

It is a poignant time for me to be writing a year-in-review column.

As I sit here on my tour bus in the back parking lot of Berlin’s Columbiahalle, I can’t help but think that after all of these years in music….

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http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/reverb/2011/11/old_guys_rule_a_year_in_review.php

Sirius XM Radio announced that it will launch “Muppet Radio,” a five-day limited run Thanksgiving week channel hosted by Kermit the Frog
Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal and the rest of America’s most beloved Muppets take over SiriusXM to star on their very own Thanksgiving week channel
Limited-run “Muppet Radio” channel hosted by Kermit features new and classic Muppet music, including holiday favorites, and Muppet appearan

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http://finance.yahoo.com/news/-Muppet-Radio-Launch-SiriusXM-prnews-3826564099.html

The late great Apple co-founder revolutionized the way we create and consume music.

Since he stepped on the scene, the game has not been the same.

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http://www.complex.com/music/2011/10/how-steve-jobs-changed-music

CARDIFF, Wales ” Chart-toppers, soul singers and three generations of Michael Jackson’s family “ including his children “ celebrated the King of Pop at an energetic tribute concert Saturday, urging fans to focus on the late star’s music rather than his death.

The run-up to the “Michael Forever” concert was overshadowed by the Los Angeles manslaughter trial of Jackson’s doctor, and marred by fan criticism, sluggish ticket sales and dissensio

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/08/michel-forever-michael-jackson-concert_n_1001414.html