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Miley Cyrus Debuts New Song ‘Tiger Dreams’ Live, But It’s What She Wore That’s Got Everyone Talking

We don’t know what’s more mesmerizing, her new song or the outfit she chose to wear while singing it.


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Check Out the New Lorde Wax Statue at Madame Tussauds

If “Royals” get wax figures, then…


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American Idol Winner Nick Fradiani Interview NEW!

He’s a big star now, but the CT native took time out to call Craig & Company.


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Nick Fradiani Wins ‘American Idol’

The Guilford native was crowned the latest ‘Idol’ in last night’s Season 14 finale. Get the full story at CBS Connecticut.


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Weird News of the Day: Wednesday May 13th

It’s not whether it’s news to you… it’s whether it’s news to them! Play along with Mark the Shark as he tries to figure out what’s missing from these weird but true news headlines!


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Workout Playlist For SLOW Running

27 tunes to help you go the distance.


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Sam Hatch’s DVD Picks For The Week: Mortdecai, Still Alice & More

There’s a real mixed bag of movies out this week, but thankfully Sam Hatch checks in to guide us through and separate the Mordecai’s from the Still Alice’s. Read on for more!



Four Spring Style Tricks From Fashion Blogger Kristina Bazan

Four easy formulas from one of the world’s most famous fashion bloggers to inspire a refresh of your spring wardrobe.


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Rihanna Is the New Face of Dior: See Her Look

She’s the first woman of color to hold the position.


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Gina J’s Dirty Laundry May 13, 2015

Hometown hero Nick Fradiani may be the next American Idol! Plus, see Jenny McCarthy’s new tattoos, J.Lo’s post-Idol gig and more stories in today’s Dirty Laundry.


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The ‘Jem & the Holograms’ Trailer Is Out & Fans Are MAD: Watch

Jem is truly outrageous in the first trailer for the much-anticapated Jem and the Holograms feature. So outrageously unlike the original cartoon that fans are hopping mad.


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Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea’s ‘Pretty Girls’ Video Remakes ‘Earth Girls Are Easy,’ & It’s Definitely Something

It wasn’t just her rap skills Britney Spears liked about Iggy Azalea, it seems.


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Weird News of the Day: Tuesday May 12th

It’s not whether it’s news to you… it’s whether it’s news to them! Play along with Mark the Shark as he tries to figure out what’s missing from these weird but true news headlines!


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Watch Justin Bieber Show Off His Awesome Drumming Skills

The Biebz sat in with the ‘Late Late Show’ band and didn’t even make a big deal out of it.


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Jennifer Lopez Announces 2016 Las Vegas Residency

The residency starts January 2016.


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Watch a ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Early Look Video

‘Walking Dead’ fans are rabid, acknowledges showrunner David Erickson. That said, “We want to pull the rug out from under them.”


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Gina J’s Dirty Laundry May 12, 2015

Did Tiger Woods cheat on Lindsay Vonn? Plus, a ‘Dancing With the Stars’ proposal, and Taylor Swift’s star-studded new music video! These stories and more in today’s Dirty Laundry!

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Walk the Moon Announce October U.S. Tour

The tour kicks off Oct. 3 and runs through Oct. 26.


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The 11 Biggest Pop Duets of the Last Decade

We compiled a list of the flashiest, most important, most entertaining duets of the last decade in pop music.


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Nate Ruess Channels fun. with New Song ‘Great Big Storm': Listen

In advance of the arrival of his first solo album, Grand Romantic, Nate Ruess is holding on in a great big storm.


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Alicia Keys, Lenny Kravitz Coming to ‘Empire’ Season 2

Ne-Yo will pen music for the show, too.



Life Of Dillon Is Coming To The Acoustic Cafe

On Tuesday May 19th, Life Of Dillon will take the stage for another fantastic the 96.5 TIC Acoustic Cafe.


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How Tori Kelly’s ‘Nobody Love’ Became A Hit

For her major label debut album, as well as it’s lead single “Nobody Love,” Kelly teamed up with executive producer Max Martin. And to hear her tell the tale, it was not a decision she took lightly.



‘Guitar Hero’ Returning with Songs By Pantera, the Rolling Stones &… Skrillex?

To be fair, ‘Bangarang’ does have some crazy guitar playing on it.


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Taylor Swift’s Note to a Fan Whose Mom Just Died Will Make You Cry

Taylor Swift’s music helped a young fan deal with the death of her mother, but it’s a new note that helped the fan get through Mother’s Day.


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Julianne Hough ‘Just Had Sex’ on ‘Lip Sync Battle’ & Her Brother Derek is Horrified: Watch

Julianne had to lip sync the line in front of her brother, “Let me put my penis inside of her,” which left Derek looking pretty uncomfortable.


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OUR American Idol: Nick Fradiani!

You can still help make the Guilford native the next American Idol!!!


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‘Pitch Perfect 2′ Video ‘Crazy Youngsters’ is an Ad for Beats: Watch

Although the new “Crazy Youngsters” video features more than a dozen popular YouTubers, the real star of this Pitch Perfect 2 video is Beats, who headphones are nearly unavoidable.


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Chris Brown Appreciates the ‘Dedication’ of Home-Invading Fan

That’s what you call “open-minded.”