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Justin Timberlake cancels MSG show due to health reasons

Justin Timberlake will make up tonight's canceled show

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Justin Timberlake rescheduled his sold-out show at Madison Square Garden Wednesday due to health reasons, only hours before he was supposed to take the stage.

“There is never an easy way to do this... Unfortunately, I have to postpone tonight's show to Friday,” Timberlake Tweeted at 5:40 p.m. “I am truly sorry to everyone that have tickets for tonight. It kills me to have to do this. I hope...

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Intro 2.17.14: Videos from Kanye West, Rhye, APB and more

This Jan. 17, 2014 file photo shows singer

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Kanye West will wrap up the North American leg of his “Yeezus” tour at Nassau Coliseum Sunday.

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

THE LIST

KANYE WEST, “Bound 2.” At Nassau Coliseum...

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'Beyonce' album review: Winner from start to finish

An image from Beyonce.com announcing the surprise release

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This was worth the wait.

Beyoncé finally unleashed her often-delayed fifth album, "Beyoncé" (Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia) early Friday morning with no advance warning. Just as with the creation of the album itself, B wanted complete control of its distribution as well, selling it only as an all-or-nothing package on iTunes, with no songs available individually. She also created...

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Grammy nominations: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis should roll

Macklemore & Lewis perform at Rumsey Playfield in

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There are so many Grammy-ready stories in music right now that Friday night’s nominations announcement is one of the most unpredictable in years.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis seem set to rake in the nominations. The hip-hop newcomers have changed the lyrical tone of commercial rap with their hits “Same Love” and “Thrift Shop.” They seem to be a lock for landing nominations in all four top categories,...

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Intro 11.4.13: Videos from Taking Back Sunday, Eagles, James Blake and more

Taking Back Sunday -- Eddie Reyes, John Nolan,

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Taking Back Sunday returns for a homecoming show at Emporium Thursday, complete with singer Adam Lazzara whose prematurely born son has finally been discharged from the hospital. 

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

THE...

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Justin Timberlake's 'Take Back the Night' video debuts

Justin Timberlake performs during the Wireless Festival at

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Justin Timberlake’s new single “Take Back the Night” (RCA) shows what happens when you draw too much from your influences. The first single from the second installment of Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience” owes so much to Michael Jackson’s “Rock With You” and The Jacksons’ “Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)” – right down to the horn flourishes – that going back to the originals makes more sense....

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