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Hall of Fame Inductees, KISS, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Gene Simmons, and Ace Frehley speak at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Thursday, April, 10, 2014 in New York. - Provided courtesy of Charles Sykes/Invision/AP
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KISS, Nirvana, Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, the artist previously known as Cat Stevens, Linda Ronstadt and Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band are among the latest acts to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Thursday, April 10.

The original four members of KISS, which includes Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss and Ace Frehley, appeared at the ceremony without their makeup to accept their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honor. They did not perform because of a disagreement between active members Simmons and Stanley and retired members Stanley and Criss, according to The Associated Press.

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Justin Timberlake performs in Madison Square Garden in New York on Feb. 20, 2014. - Provided courtesy of Kristina Bumphrey / Startraksphoto.com

The 2014 Billboard Music Awards will air live on ABC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 18 at 8 p.m. ET.

Check out a full list of nominees for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, as revealed on April 9.

Kanye West appears at the Celine Show During 2014 Paris Fashion Week on March 2, 2014. - Provided courtesy of Nicolas Briquet/Abaca/startraksphoto.com

Kanye West's love for fiancee Kim Kardashian has been well-documented -- but in case it wasn't clear enough, there's another song about it.

West is featured on rapper Future's latest track, "I Won," which is featured on his upcoming album titled "Honest." Audio of the track can be heard here (Warning: contains expletives).

Taylor Swift appears at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, California on Sept. 6, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Sara De Boer / startraksphoto.com

Check out photos of country superstar Taylor Swift's 25 most beautiful looks over the years, including appearances at the MTV Video Music Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards and more.

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2 Chainz performs at the Budweiser Made in America Festival at Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia on Aug. 31, 2013. He was charged on April 3, 2014 with felony drug possession in Los Angeles. - Provided courtesy of William T. Wade Jr / Startraksphoto.com

Rapper 2 Chainz has been charged with felony drug possession and could face prison time if convicted.

The 37-year-old, whose real name is Tauheed Epps, was booked into a Los Angeles jail on Thursday, April 3, on a $10,000 bond, court records show. Police had arrested him back in June 2013 at the airport for possessing codeine. He has not commented about the incident or the charge.

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Flea performs with Red Hot Chili peppers at Lollapalooza 2012 in Grant Park, Chicago on Aug. 4, 2012. It was announced on April 1, 2014 that he is set to pen a memoir. - Provided courtesy of Andy Martin Jr. / Startraksphoto.com

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea is set to pen a memoir, in which he will reveal details about what publisher Grand Central Publishing calls his "intense and dynamic life," including his past abuse of "hard drugs."

A release date has not been announced. The 51-year-old popular musician, whose real name is Michael Peter Balzary, and Anthony Kiedis co-founded the Grammy-winning rock group in the 1980s.

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Drake appears at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in Brooklyn, New York on Aug. 25, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Humberto Carreno / startraksphoto.com

Drake has released a new song that samples a Lauryn Hill classic and name checks Jennifer Lawrence -- and no, this was not an April Fool's joke.

The Canadian rapper, 27, dropped a new track titled "Draft Day" late on Tuesday, April 1, linking to the song on Soundcloud through his official Twitter account. The song can be listened to here (Warning: contains expletives).

Selena Gomez performs in Vancouver on Aug. 14, 2013, kicking off her Stars Dance World Tour. - Provided courtesy of Michael Simon / startraksphoto.com

See photos of Selena Gomez performing during her 2013 Stars Dance Tour, which begin in Vancouver on Aug. 14, 2013.

Which one of her tour outfits is your favorite?

Britney Spears performs a concert in Metz, France as part of her Femme Fatale tour on Oct. 5, 2011. - Provided courtesy of Alexandre Marchi / Startraksphoto.com

Britney Spears announced on Sept. 17, 2013 a two-year concert residency in Las Vegas. Check out photos of the pop star wearing 11 of her sexiest stage outfits in concert during her tours over the years.

Britney Spears appears at Graumans Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, California for a commemorative handprint ceremony for the season 2 premiere of FOXs The X Factor on Sept. 11, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Sara De Boer /  Startraksphoto.com

Britney Spears has sported numerous sexy and glamorous outfits on the red carpet throughout her more than 15 year career as a pop singer. Check out photos of the singer's 19 sexiest looks.

Miley Cyrus appears at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 20, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Kyle Rover / startraksphoto.com Miley Cyrus' style has evolved since leaving Disney's 'Hannah Montana' in Jan. 2011. Check out 15 of her sexiest looks since departing the show, including appearances at the MTV Video Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards and more.
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Jack White appears at the 2013 Grammys on Feb. 10, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Kyle Rover / startraksphoto.com

Fans of Jack White, rejoice -- new music is on its way!

The former The White Stripes singer announced on his Third Man Records website that he will release his second solo album, titled "Lazaretto," on June 10. Check out three facts about the record below.

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Bruce Springsteen performs in Geneva, Switzerland on July 3, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Loona / startraksphoto.com

The 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will feature some of the biggest artists of the last several decades, including Hall & Oates, KISS and Linda Ronstadt.

The inductees will receive their honors at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday, April 10. The ceremony will also air on the HBO cable network on May 31.

Michael Jackson announces his This Is It London concert series on March 5, 2009. After he died on June 25 of that year, his mother sued promoter AEG Live over alleged civil negligence in relation to his death. - Provided courtesy of Richard Young / Startraksphoto.com

The Michael Jacskon estate and Epic Records have announced exciting news for fans of the beloved pop icon -- new music is coming!

Label executive L.A. Reid announced on March 31 that a new album, titled "Xscape," will feature eight new tracks that were recorded prior to Jackson's untimely death in 2009. The album will be available for pre-order on April 1, with an official release date set for May 13.


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