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Cranberries Singer Dolores O'Riordan Left Final Voicemail Before Death

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Cranberries Singer Dolores O'Riordan Left Final Voicemail Before Death
Dolores O'Riordan sounded pumped and ready to belt out her old tune with a new band the day she died ... this according to her last voicemail ever. TMZ has obtained a voice message Dolores left for her longtime friend and label exec, Dan Waite, on Jan. 15 -- the day she unexpectedly passed away -- which also happened to be the day she was set to record a cover of The Cranberries' song "Zombie" with Bad Wolves.
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Pearl Jam's Mike McCready to Be Honored at 2018 MusiCares Concert for Recovery

The MusiCares Foundation, an affiliated charity of the Recording Academy with an outstanding four-star rating from Charity Navigator, announced today that the 2018 MusiCares Concert For Recovery will honor Grammy winner Mike McCready of Pearl Jam on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at The Showbox in Seattle (1426 1st Ave.).

McCready will receive the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award in recognition of his significant dedication to and support of MusiCares and his commitment to helping others in the addiction recovery process. The Concert For Recovery will feature performances by Latin Grammy winner Barrett Martin, Grammy winner Slash, multi-grammy winner Chad Smith; and artists Duff McKagan, Mike Ness, and Heart's Nancy Wilson. The evening will close with a special performance by McCready and friends.

The event, presented by Amazon Music, will benefit MusiCares, an affiliated charity of the Recording Academy with an outstanding four-star rating from Charity Navigator. MusiCares ensures music people have a place to turn in times of financial,
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Mark Salling's Ex-Girlfriend Sues the Late 'Glee' Star's Estate for $2.7 Million

An ex-girlfriend of Mark Salling filed a claim against his estate asking for a $2.7 million settlement, just two months after his death. According to court documents, Roxanne Gorzela — who previously sued the Glee star for sexual battery — is requesting to be named a creditor due to the settlement she won after accusing Mark of forcing her to have unprotected sex with him in March 2011. According to People, Roxanne went to confront Mark at his home and allegedly found him in bed with another woman. She claimed that they got into an argument and he pushed her to the ground, causing her to hit her head. He was ordered to pay her $2.7 million in damages. Wishing each & every single one of you a safe & happy New Year’s!✨
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Oscars In Memoriam: Eddie Vedder Pays Tribute to Harry Dean Stanton, Roger Moore, Jerry Lewis

Oscars In Memoriam: Eddie Vedder Pays Tribute to Harry Dean Stanton, Roger Moore, Jerry Lewis
The past year saw the death of many notable entertainment figures, particularly in the music business. For this year’s Oscars In Memoriam segment, Eddie Vedder sang Tom Petty’s “Room at the Top” by Tom Petty, who died in October.

Jerry Lewis came last in the segment, traditionally the space where the biggest star is honored.

“Silence of the Lambs” director Jonathan Demme as well as “Rocky” director John G. Avildsen, “Night of the Living Dead” director George Romero were among the filmmakers who died in the past year.

Notable late movie stars who were included Roger Moore, Martin Landau, Harry Dean Stanton, Sam Shepard, Jeanne Moreau and John Heard.

Performer Glenne Headly, Rance Howard, Miriam Colon, Don Rickles, Danielle Darrieux, Hiep Thi Le, who starred in “Heaven and Earth,” and Joseph Bologna were also remembered in the Oscars In Memoriam segment. Indian entertainers Sridevi and Shashi Kapoor were
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Vicky Cornell Gives Her First Televised Interview Since Husband Chris Cornell’s Suicide

Vicky Cornell, widow of Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell, opened up about her husband’s suicide and the battle he had with addiction in her first television interview since his death. On Good Morning America, Vicky told Robin Roberts that,“He loved his life. He would never have ever left this world. Our family was everything. As soon […]

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Chris Cornell’s WIfe Opens Up About His Death

The widow of Chris Cornell, the former Soundgarden frontman, opened up about her husband’s death in an emotional interview recently. She took the opportunity to discuss her husband’s suicide and the stigma attached to addiction. Vicky Cornell was interviewed by Robin Roberts on ‘Good Morning America’ and she wanted to make it clear that her husband wasn’t just a rock star junkie. She explained that she had lost her soulmate and described him as a loving husband and the best father. She also described the rock star as the love of her life. Chris Cornell died on May 18, 2017,

Chris Cornell’s WIfe Opens Up About His Death
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Chris Cornell’s Widow Opens Up About His Addiction And Death In First TV Interview

Vicky Cornell, the widow of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell who died by hanging last May, has opened up about his battle with addiction and his relapse prior to his death. “My husband was the furthest thing from a rock star junkie. He just wasn’t,” she told ABC NewsRobin Roberts in her first television interview since her husband’s death. “He was
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Chris Cornell's Wife Blames Doctor for Husband's Suicide

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Chris Cornell's Wife Blames Doctor for Husband's Suicide
Chris Cornell's wife, Vicky Karayiannis, blames her late husband's doctor for his suicide, saying the MD never should have prescribed a drug to relieve pain. Vicky appeared on 'Gma' Wednesday and told Robin Roberts Chris was suffering from a shoulder injury and his doctor prescribed a benzodiazepine for relief. She says he was a recovering addict and should never have been given such a drug without close supervision. Vicky says Chris began abusing the
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Chris Cornell's Wife Tears Up in First TV Interview Since His Death

Vicky Cornell is opening up about her husband Chris Cornell's death in her first TV interview since the Soundgarden singer's suicide. The widow sat down with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts and told the journalist her husband was the "furthest thing away from a rock star junkie." "He was the best husband, the greatest father. I lost my soulmate and love of my life," she said in a sneak peek of the interview obtained by Entertainment Tonight. "He wanted to be there for his family, for his children. He loved his life, he would never have ever left this world." Chris died in May 2017. He was found unresponsive with a band around his neck inside his hotel room at the MGM...
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Chris Cornell's Widow Vicky 'Trying Not to' Blame Herself for His Death: 'There Were Signs'

Chris Cornell's Widow Vicky 'Trying Not to' Blame Herself for His Death: 'There Were Signs'
Chris Cornell‘s widow, Vicky, is still coming to terms with his untimely death.

After a years-long battle with addiction, the Soundgarden rocker was found dead at 52 years old in a Detroit hotel room in May 2017.

His shocking death was ruled suicide by hanging, and a toxicology report later revealed Cornell had several drugs in his system at the time of his death, including butalbital (a sedative), Ativan (lorazepam), pseudoephedrine (a decongestant) and barbiturates in his system at the time of death.

“I don’t think that he could make any decisions because of the level of impairment,” his widow
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Chris Cornell’s Wife Vicky Opens Up For First Time Since Husband’s Death: ‘I Lost My Soul Mate’

Vicky Cornell, wife of the late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, is opening up about the tragic death of her husband. Vicky sat down with “Good Morning America” for her first on-camera interview since the musician’s suicide in May 2017 at age 52, and she reflected on life without her husband and the role addiction played
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Twitter Reacts After SHINee's Jonghyun Is Left Out of 2018 Grammys In Memoriam Tribute

Twitter Reacts After SHINee's Jonghyun Is Left Out of 2018 Grammys In Memoriam Tribute
SHINee fans have taken to social media after Kim Jong-hyun, known to K-Pop fans as Jonghyun, was left out of the 2018 Grammys In Memoriam tribute. On Sunday, the Grammys aired a montage of the artists we've lost in the last year including David Cassidy and Chris Cornell. However, fans of Jonghyun, a beloved member of the band SHINee who passed away in December, noticed he wasn't included in the tribute. "To others it may seem like unrealistic thinking but I really hoped the Grammys would have included Jonghyun in their annual memoriam. The amount of people he touched with his music, the amount of talent he possessed, & the career he had the acknowledgement was beyond deserved," @ontaekey_ tweeted...
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Logic Takes Swipe At Donald Trump’s ‘S**thole Countries’ Remark During Powerful Grammys 2018 Performance

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First-time Grammy nominees Logic, Khalid and Alessia Cara took the stage at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday to deliver an important message. The singers, who performed Logic’s suicide prevention song, “1-800-273-8255,” following the In Memoriam portion of the night, which paid tribute to late singers Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington, were joined by
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Here's What Logic Said During His Censored Grammys Speech

Joined by Alessia Cara, Khalid, and a group of suicide attempt and loss survivors, Logic delivered a powerful performance of "1-800-273-8255" on Sunday night at the Grammys. The touching performance tastefully took place after the In Memoriam tribute, which honored Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington, among many others. Nominated for best song and best music video, the song is named after the number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The rapper followed the emotional performance with a rousing, eloquent speech about love and standing up to predators - "Be not scared to use your voice, especially in instances like these when you have the opportunity. Stand and fight for those who are not weak but have yet to discover the strength that the evil of this world has done its best to conceal." Sticking to the song's message of strength, he addressed different groups, including the black community,
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Grammys 2018: Check Out the Complete Winners List!

Grammys 2018: Check Out the Complete Winners List!
Awards season continues as the 60th annual Grammy Awards announce the recipients of outstanding achievements in music, taking place on Sunday at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Hosted by James Corden, the show is broadcast live on CBS starting at 7:30 p.m. Et.

Follow People’s full Grammys coverage and check back throughout the night as the winners are announced!

Record of the Year

“Redbone” — Childish Gambino

“Despacito (Remix)” — Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber

“The Story of O.J.” — Jay-Z

“Humble.” — Kendrick Lamar

“24K Magic” — Bruno Mars

Album of the Year

“Awaken, My Love!” — Childish Gambino

4:44 — Jay-Z

Damn.
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Chris Cornell's Family Make Their First Red Carpet Appearance Since The Singer's Death

Chris Cornell's Family Make Their First Red Carpet Appearance Since The Singer's Death
Chris Cornell's family made their first red carpet appearance at the 2018 Grammys since the Soundgarden singer's death in May. His widow Vicky Cornell and his daughters Toni and Lili walked the carpet dressed in all black Sunday night. Chris' son, Christopher, did not attend the event. Cornell died last May in what was ruled a suicide by hanging. Cornell, 52, was found unresponsive in the bathroom of his hotel room at the MGM Grand Hotel. His wife called a family friend to check on Cornell, who forced the door open and found him unresponsive with a band around his neck. Medics arrived on the scene, where the singer was pronounced dead. In a statement to E! News, Cornell's rep said that the...
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Chris Cornell's Family Walk Red Carpet at 2018 Grammy Awards After His Death

Chris Cornell's Family Walk Red Carpet at 2018 Grammy Awards After His Death
Chris Cornell‘s widow Vicky Cornell and daughters Toni, 13, and Lily, 17, walked the red carpet at the 2018 Grammy Awards on Sunday.

It was the first time the late Soundgarden singer’s family had walked a red carpet together since his shocking death in May. The late rocker was also a father to son Christopher, 11.

All wore black — Vicky and Lily in sleeveless black gowns with cut-outs and Lily in a cocktail-length black dress with ballerina flats.

Be sure to check out People’s full Grammys coverage to get the latest news on music’s big night.

Related: Grammys 2018: Check Out the Complete Winners List!
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Grammy Awards Winners: The Complete List

Grammy Awards Winners: The Complete List
Bruno Mars was the big winner at the 60th annual Grammy Awards.

The musician won all six awards for which he was nominations, including album, song, and record of the year. Kendrick Lamar followed close behind with five Grammys, including best rap album. Jay-z, who led the nominations with eight nods, was shut out completely.

The buzziest performances included Kesha’s emotional “Praying,” Lamar’s politically charged opening number that featured U2 and Dave Chappelle, and Rihanna’s “Wildest Thoughts” with DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller.

James Corden returned to host the ceremony for the second consecutive time from Madison Square Garden. Sunday night’s show marks the Grammys’ first ceremony in New York since 2003.

See a full list of winners below.

Record Of The Year:

“Redbone” — Childish Gambino

“Despacito” — Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber

“The Story Of O.J.” — Jay-z

“Humble.” — Kendrick Lamar

“24K Magic” — Bruno Mars (Winner)

Album Of The Year:

“Awaken, My Love
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2018 Grammys predictions: Complete racetrack odds in 32 categories from Album of the Year to Best Music Video

The 2018 Grammy Awards will be handed out on Sunday night, January 28, and we’ve got the inside track on 32 categories that will be presented by the recording academy in categories ranging from the elite general field to pop, R&B, rap, rock, country, musical theater and more. Scroll down for our complete predictions listed in order of their racetrack odds, with the projected winner highlighted in gold.

These official racetrack odds are based on the combined forecasts of more than 1,900 users who have entered their picks in our prediction center thus far. That includes Expert journalists from top media outlets, the Editors who cover awards year-round for Gold Derby, the Top 24 Users who got the highest scores predicting last year’s Grammy winners, the All Star Top 24 who got the highest scores when you combine the last two years’ Grammy predictions, and the scores of everyday Users who make up our largest predictions bloc.
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2018 Grammys predictions: Legendary Leonard Cohen will finally win more than a year after his death

2018 Grammys predictions: Legendary Leonard Cohen will finally win more than a year after his death
The 2017 Grammy for Best Rock Performance was awarded posthumously to David Bowie for “Blackstar.” In 2018 it looks like there will be another posthumous winner in the very same category, There are two artists in contention who died before these nominations were announced, and according to our latest predictions one of them will win: Leonard Cohen or Chris Cornell.

Cohen died in November 2016 at age 82, but not before releasing his 14th and final album, “You Want it Darker.” He’s up for Best Rock Performance for the title track, and he gets leading odds of 8/13 to prevail. Those odds are based on the combined forecasts of more than 1,800 users who have entered their picks in our predictions center so far. That includes seven Expert journalists from top media outlets, and four of them are betting on Cohen: Glenn Gamboa (Newsday), Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby), Peter Travers (Rolling Stone), and Chris Willman
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