Trent Reznor (left) of the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, which puts its seventh album, Hesitation Marks, out next Tuesday. Rapper Earl Sweatshirt (right) released his major label debut on Tuesday.
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Musician Trent Reznor arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar party hosted by Graydon Carter held at Sunset Tower on February 27, 2011 in West Hollywood, California.
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Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks got herself and the band in a tizzy when she said, "Just so you know, we're ashamed the president of the United States is from Texas," in 2003.
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