Jim Morrison Would Have Turned 70 on Sunday; Surviving Doors Reminisce About Late Band Mate

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_73c9c361c2.jpgPhoto: Barry Plummer -- Sunday marks what would have been late Doors frontman Jim Morrison's 70th birthday. It's difficult to gauge just how much the iconic singer has influenced music and popular culture, thanks to his charismatic and edgy persona, his powerful vocal style, his exploration of dark themes and his trail-blazing talent for combining poetry with rock music.

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Jon Bon Jovi Says Prince William Sounded Great Singing "Livin' on a Prayer"

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_3af7b9e64e.jpgDominic Lipinski/AFP/Getty Images -- Last week, one of the oddest trios in musical history took the stage, as Jon Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift and Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, came together at a charity event in London to belt out the Bon Jovi classic "Livin' on a Prayer."  And Jon now says that the Prince impressed him with his amazing vocal ability.

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Dionne Warwick Teaming Up with Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys & More on New Duets Album

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_dbef9d3c97.jpgThe Chamber Group -- Dionne Warwick has announced plans to release her 28th album, Feels So Good, which will arrive in stores this May. The 10-track collection will feature the legendary performer singing duets with Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Cee Lo Green, Ziggy Marley and other stars.  Warwick's son, Damon Elliott, and Keys' husband, Swizz Beatz, are among the disc's producers.

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Grammy Nominees in Top Categories Announced, Jay Z Leads All Nominations with Nine Total

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_f279a8a477.jpgCBS/NARAS -- Rap music dominated the nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, announced Friday night live in Los Angeles and telecast on CBS.   Only six categories were announced during the hour-long nominations special, but overall, Jay Z tops this year's nominations with nine. Rappers Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have seven each.

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Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Queen, Eurythmics & More Pay Homage to Nelson Mandela

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_a960a2e39a.jpgQueenOnline.com -- In the wake of the death Thursday of former South African president Nelson Mandela, a wide variety of music artists came forward to pay tribute to the influential and beloved politician and freedom fighter. Now, some more music luminaries have added their thoughts about the man who helped bring an end to his country's oppressive apartheid system.

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