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Singer Leslie Gore, a Voice for Teens and Early Feminism, Dies at 68

Leslie Gore, an American singer-songwriter who withstood the British invasion in music in the 1960s and penned classic teen anthem “It’s My Party,” has died of cancer, her longtime partner said today. She was 68. Gore died Monday (Feb. 15) at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan. She was discovered by Quincy Jones and signed to Mercury where she had her first hit song "It's My Party," in 1963....

Rihanna Strips, Bares Emotions in Bath for New Video (watch!)

Rihanna takes minimalist music videos to a new level with her latest release for her song “Stay.” The video captures the spirit of what she says is a “very emotional” and “very personal” song. Rihanna spends the entire song nude in a bathtub, without makeup. She looks lost in thought as she sings to a piano accompaniment....

Esperanza Spalding Jazzes Up the Daily Show (watch!)

Esperanza Spalding turned Jon Stewart’s Daily Show into a jazz club for two songs last night and belted out two songs from her new album Radio Music Society. Stewart doesn’t often do music, but when he does, it’s usually awesome. Spalding, 27, is well-known in jazz circles, but only vaulted to national attention last year when she set teen sensation Justin Bieber back on his heels by beating him out for Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards....