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Kam Franklin (left) is lead singer of The Suffers, a band from Houston that started touring three years ago. Amber Daniel is lead singer and bassist of Blame the Youth from North Carolina. They're preparing for their first tour. Courtesy of Jay Bee Zay and Allison Slade hide caption

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How To Survive Playing To An Empty Room And Other Advice For A Band's First Tour

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Taylor Swift on Nov. 21, 2013, just a few months after the Denver meet-and-greet that resulted in lawsuits. Former radio host David Mueller sued Swift, claiming she had gotten him fired. Swift countersued for sexual assault. John Sciulli/Getty Images hide caption

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He Turned Classic Books Into Oscar Winners — And Hit-Singer Into Nemesis

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Macklemore of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performs in Park City, Utah. Barry Brecheisen/Invision for Park City Live/AP Images hide caption

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The Real Story Of How Macklemore Got 'Thrift Shop' To No. 1

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Episode 410: Why K-Pop Is Taking Over The World

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South Korean rapper Psy performs his massive K-pop hit "Gangnam Style" live on NBC's "Today" show. Jason DeCrow/Invision/AP hide caption

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Gangnam Style: Three Reasons K-Pop Is Taking Over The World

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Pay Your Taxes: A Cautionary Tale

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Manufacturing The Song Of The Summer

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A night at the Slowdown. Enrico Fuente/Flickr hide caption

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The Indie-Rock Club Behind Omaha's $100 Million Creative Boom

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Management Secrets Of The Treadmill Video Guy

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