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Hit It! - Angel Stoxx, Pharell Williams, Other Tops On World Music Charts

Here are some of the songs topping the charts from music hot spots around the world.

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On Feb. 21 and 22, rare recordings by British bands The Stone Roses and Oasis are set to be auctionned in Stockport, U.K. The auctions will include some of the two Manchester bands' first-ever recorded demo tapes as well as handwritten tracklistings and original posters, according to NME. More information is available at Omegaauctions.co.uk.

Here are The Stone Roses performing their beautiful "Waterfall" live in 1989, on the television show The Other Side of Midnight, along with some rather amazing dance moves:

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