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ROLLING STONE has chosen: The top 10 albums of the year 2020
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ROLLING STONE magazine's Top 10 of the year 2020 are:

01. Bob Dylan: Rough and Rowdy Ways

02. Fiona Apple: Fetch The Bolt Cutters

03. Phoebe Bridgers: Punisher

04. Laura Marling: Song For Our Daughter

05. Taylor Swift: Folklore

06. Bill Callahan: Gold Record

07. Haim: Women In Music, Pt. III

08. Run The Jewels: RTJ4

09. Sault: "Untitled (Rise)"

10. Adrianne Lenker: Songs

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Bob Dylan sells his entire catalogue of songs to Universal Music
Bob Dylan sells his entire catalogue of songs to Universal Music
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Bob Dylan has sold his entire catalogue of music, which encompasses over 600 songs, to Universal Music Publishing Group in the biggest music publishing deal in decades. Financial terms have not been disclosed, but the New York Times estimates that it was worth more than $300 million.

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Bob Dylan correspondence and unpublished lyrics sell for nearly half a million dollars at auction
Bob Dylan and The Band - 1974
Bob Dylan and The Band - 1974 Credit: Jim Summaria / via Wikimedia Commons (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0)

A collection of Bob Dylan documents have sold at an auction for $495,000. The collection previously belonged to late American blues musician Tony Glover and included unpublished lyrics written by the singer and letters between Glover and Dylan.

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Bob Dylan becomes the first artist ever to have Top 40 Album in every decade since the 60s
Bob Dylan at the "In Performance At The White House: A Celebration Of Music From The Civil Rights Movement" concert in the White House, Feb 2010
Bob Dylan at the "In Performance At The White House: A Celebration Of Music From The Civil Rights Movement" concert in the White House, Feb 2010 Credit: The White House from Washington, DC / Public domain

Bob Dylan's newest album "Rough and Rowdy Ways" debuted at Number 2 in the Billboard 200 charts. With his latest album hitting the Top 10 of the charts, Dylan becomes the first artist ever to have an album in the Top 40 Billboard 200 charts in every decade since the 1960s.

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Milton Glaser, designer of "I ❤ NY" and Co-Founder of New York Magazine, dies age 91
Milton Glaser, designer of "I ❤ NY" and Co-Founder of New York Magazine, dies age 91
Credit: Milton Glaser (Public Domain)

Milton Glaser has died at age 91 of a stroke and renal failure on Friday. He was one of the most celebrated and recognisable graphic designers in the United States.

His popular artworks include the iconic "I ❤ NY" logo, the 1967 illustration of Bob Dylan as well as several logos for DC Comics. In 1954, he co-founded the New York Magazine with Clay Felker and New York-based graphic design and illustration studio Push Pin Studios with several Cooper Union graduates. Glaser's work has been featured in many museums and exhibits across the world and received many awards, including the National Medal of the Arts from President Barack Obama in 2009.

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After eight years wait Bob Dylan releases new original song

With the last release of an album containing original songs dating back to 2012, Bob Dylan has released a new original song. The work is 17-minutes long and retells the assassination of the American president John F. Kennedy.