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2012 Billboard Music Awards to Honor Donna Summer, Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch + Whitney Houston

Music lost quite a few greats less than six months into 2012, and the Billboard Music Awards will recognize pop’s fallen stars tonight. The show is slated to feature tributes to Donna Summer, the Beastie Boys‘ Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch and Whitney Houston.

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Adele Turns Down Glastonbury Headlining Gig, Wins Ivor Novello Awards

Even Adele gets stage fright. Adele may have walked away with two Ivor Novello Awards yesterday for her songwriting achievements, but she won’t be headlining one of England’s biggest music festivals because, the organizer says, she finds the idea of performing in front of 80,000 people too “daunting.”

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Remembering Donna Summer’s Hits [VIDEO]

Disco Legend Donna Summer passed away today. She was 63 years old. The singer had been battling cancer. So tonight, in honor of the late Donna Summer, Lite Rock 96.9 is giving you our top 3 Donna Summer songs

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Hear Eddie’s 2010 Interview With Donna Summer [AUDIO]

I was saddened to hear about the passing of Donna Summer, who died this morning at the age of 63.  Summer, who had a lengthy string of hits in the 70's and 70's , had been suffering with cancer.

Sources told TMZ, "The singer was trying to keep the extent of her illness under wraps, and was focusing on trying to finish up an album she had been working on

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Elton John Throws Tantrum, Stool and Water on Stage in Vegas [VIDEO]

Elton John threw one of his infamous tantrums Friday night during his "Million Dollar Piano" show at the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas.  He tossed a stool  on stage while announcing that heads were going to roll.  Stagehands at the show had to mop up...

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Happy Birthday Bono! In Honor of Your Birthday, Here Are Our Top 5 U2 Songs

Bono turned 52 today. The Dublin-born rockstar and activist has been the frontman of U2 for more than 3 decades. So, in honor of Bono's 52nd birthday, Lite Rock 96.9 presents our top 5 U2 songs.

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Bruno Mars Wins Song of the Year ASCAP Pop Music Award [VIDEO]

Congrats are in order for pompadoured crooner Bruno Mars. He picked up the award for song of the year for his hit ‘Just the Way You Are’ at the 2012 ASCAP Pop Music Awards.

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Kelly Clarkson & The Fray in South Jersey. Tickets Available Friday!

Lite Rock 96.9 welcomes double headliners Kelly Clarkson & The Fray to the Susquehanna Bank Center on Thursday, August 16th!  

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Think You Have Tax Problems? Lionel Richie Owes Taxman $1.1 Million[VIDEO]

Does Lionel Richie's recent high profile have anything to do with paying the tax man?  E !News is reporting the 62-year-old entertainer  has a $1.1 million debt with the Feds.

The sum is reportedly unpaid income tax from 2010.  As you may know, the I.R.S. doesn't...

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This Day in History for April 15 – Titanic Sinks and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1912 – After hitting an iceberg, the RMS Titanic sinks at 2:20 a.m., killing 1,517 people (More info)

1923 – Insulin becomes generally available for use by people with diabetes (More info)

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Eddie Talks With Daryl Hall On The Lite Rock Morning Show [AUDIO/VIDEO]

 

Daryl Hall brings his Live At Daryl's House Tour to the Borgata this Saturday, April 14th.  This week on the Lite Rock Morning Show, I talked with Daryl about the tour, his solo career vs. Hall & Oats,  his recent marriage, the death of his best friend and band mate, and what really happens with guest musicians when they are live at Daryl's house. I have archived that conversation...

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Adele Will Release New Track in 2012

So much for Adele‘s plans to take some time off. The singer said that while her next album is still a couple years away, she wants to have a new song out before the end of 2012.

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