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Usher Releases Single ‘Believe Me;’ Announces First Eight Cities, including Chicago, for UR Experience Tour [Audio]

After releasing a new single, Usher is coming to a city near you.

After his MTV Video Music Awards performance in Inglewood, Calif., on Sunday, Usher surprised fans with his new song "Believe Me.

The singer also has revealed the first eight cities for his upcoming The UR Experience Tour.

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Category: Concerts, Music News, News
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Jada Pinkett Smith Says Her Marriage to Will Smith Doesn’t Have Rules Anymore

Jada Pinkett Smith says her marriage to Will Smith is stronger than ever, and one reason is because they changed the way they view each other.

"We used to have all these rules, (but) as you go on in your relationship, you just get into a flow," she told Net-A-Porter magazine.

"The thing I love is being in a place where it’s just like, Will, to me, encompasses everything. It's almost as if calling him 'my husband' is too small of a word for what he means in my life -- and especially how I feel we, as women, identify the idea of a husband. I really had to mature and expand that."

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Lionel Richie to Receive Billboard’s Legend of Live Award

Lionel Richie, currently touring the U.S. and Canada, will be honored for his skills as a live performer at this year's Billboard Touring Awards.

Lionel will receive Billboard's Legend of Live Award at the event, which takes place Nov. 20 in New York.

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Alicia Keys is helping mentor Pharrell Williams' team in the upcoming season of NBC's "The Voice." (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
Alicia Keys is helping mentor Pharrell Williams' team in the upcoming season of NBC's "The Voice." (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
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Alicia Keys Mentoring Pharrell Williams’ Team on ‘The Voice’

Alicia Keys has announced that she will make a guest appearance on NBC's singing competition, "The Voice."

The singer confirmed the news via Twitter, revealing that she will be a mentor for Pharrell Williams' team.

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Alicia Keys Signs On with Pharrell Williams’ and Madonna’s Managers

Grammy Award-winning R&B singer-songwriter Alicia Keys has changed her management team.

After four years, she has parted ways "amicably" with Will Botwin at Red Light Management and is now being co-managed by two industry veterans at Maverick.

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A conceptual drawing for a proposed new Detroit arena by Olympia Development of Michigan. (Illustration: Ilitch Holdings, Inc./PRNewsFoto)
A conceptual drawing for a proposed new Detroit arena by Olympia Development of Michigan. (Illustration: Ilitch Holdings, Inc./PRNewsFoto)
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Redevelopment Vision Shared for Detroit Mixed-Use Sports, Entertainment District

Olympia Development of Michigan today announced plans for a sweeping transformation of dozens of underutilized blocks between downtown and midtown Detroit into a sports and entertainment district.

The project will connect existing and new development efforts in downtown and midtown Detroit along Woodward Avenue with five walkable, livable mixed-use district neighborhoods, and includes an arena to replace Joe Louis Arena.

The new, mixed-use development is being coupled with new arena's construction, officials said. The development project is estimated at $650 million, according to Ilitch Holdings, Inc., which owns Olympia Development of Michigan.

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Babyface Eyes Valentine’s Day 2015 Release for New Album

Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds has already begun recording his next album, which will be the follow-up to last year's "Love, Marriage & Divorce," his joint project with Toni Braxton.

The crooner, who hasn't released a solo album since 2005's "Grown & Sexy," tells Billboard that fans can expect "a single in September and an album next year, around Valentine's Day."

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Category: Music News, Rock
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Detroit Homecoming Seeks to Bring Back Former Residents

Detroit is recruiting ex-patriots or ex-pats — people born in or who attended school in the region — to return to their hometown to reconnect, recharge and reinvest.

The Detroit Homecoming is slated Sept. 17 to 19, with an agenda to include experiences such as dinner in the not-yet-open David Whitney Building on Grand Circus Park, city tours, dinner inside the refurbished Globe Outdoor Adventure Center on Detroit's riverfront and a concert at Chene Park Amphitheatre.

All the activities have one goal in mind: to show off the possibilities in greater Detroit.

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Boyz II Men has released a #PretzelLoveSongs music video titled "Yes, Yes, Yes!," part of Wendy's campaign for its pretzel bun sandwiches. (Photo: Wendy's/PR Newswire)
Boyz II Men has released a #PretzelLoveSongs music video titled "Yes, Yes, Yes!," part of Wendy's campaign for its pretzel bun sandwiches. (Photo: Wendy's/PR Newswire)
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Boyz II Men Slow Jams Tune Up for Wendy’s #PretzelLoveSongs Campaign [Video]

Motown Philly's back for Wendy's pretzel buns.

R&B group Boyz II Men on Friday released its #PretzelLoveSongs video celebrating fans' joy of being reunited with the pretzel bun, which Wendy's announced is back this summer on both its pretzel bacon cheeseburger and chicken sandwiches.

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