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From Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Precious”) and Emmy Award winner Danny Strong (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Game Change”), comes EMPIRE, a powerful new drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne. Check out this special preview, an in-depth look into…

The 90s weren’t just all about grunge and girl power.  Pop punk and ska started to really take off and find their place in the world of music during the mid-to-late part of the decade as well.  Perhaps people were looking for an outlet in music that captured not only their feelings, but also had…

Maybe you saw the headline and the song is already stuck in your head. Perhaps to the relief of many Americans in 2014, an encounter with the “Macarena” is generally limited to bar mitzvahs and baseball games. But as those who left their houses in 1996 remember, “Macarena” was at one time all but unavoidable.…

Ready to feed your brain some ear candy? Pleasurable music releases dopamine into the brain, so we hope this playlist activates the reward centers of your brain. Happy listening! Tune in to Brain Games Mondays at 9P!

“I like the spirit movin’, but I don’t like them snakes movin’.” – Ricky Skaggs Snake Salvation Pastor Andrew Hamblin was fast-tracked to become a bluegrass superstar when he was younger, but gave up his musical dreams to become a preacher and handle snakes. Playing bluegrass music is a forbidden practice in Hamblin’s Holiness faith.…

Except for fashion that is. At least, that’s what we found when NGC and Kelton Research surveyed Americans’ affection for the 80s, as featured on the front page of USA TODAY this morning. Despite its reputation for bad hair and loud clothing, just about everything about the era — from the politics, leaders and safety…