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This undated photo provided by courtesy of Gill LiPuma and ID-PR.com shows Grammy-winning jazz and pop producer Tommy LiPuma. LiPuma died Monday, March 13, 2017, in New York at age 80 after a brief illness, according to the Decca/Verve Label Group, where he had served as chairman. In a career spanning six decades, LiPuma’s productions won five Grammys and sold 75 million copies. (Gill LiPuma/ID-PR.com via AP)
March 15, 2017 - 1:57 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy LiPuma, a jazz and pop producer who won Grammys for collaborations with Natalie Cole and George Benson, has died. He was 80. LiPuma died Monday in New York after a brief illness, according to the Decca/Verve Label Group, where he had served as chairman. In a career spanning...
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March 14, 2017 - 12:00 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brothers Osborne, Maren Morris and Jon Pardi are early winners at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The ACMs announced on Tuesday the winners of their new artist categories, including Brothers Osborne securing new vocal duo or group of the year honors, Morris...
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March 13, 2017 - 1:46 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In a story March 12 about the South by Southwest music festival, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the Wu-Tang Clan, erroneously referring to it as the Wu-Tang Clang. A corrected version of the story is below: Immigration tensions seep into South by Southwest music...
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March 13, 2017 - 5:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A woman who uses a wheelchair has been selected to represent Russia at the upcoming Eurovision song contest, seemingly putting an end to speculation that Russia might boycott the politically charged competition held in Kiev. Several Russian lawmakers and entertainment stars have...
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March 12, 2017 - 1:39 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The trendsetting South by Southwest music festival is all about the next big thing, but the heated politics of the moment is stealing the show. Tensions over immigration have put a heavy air over the typically breezy weeklong music bash that begins Monday and includes...
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March 12, 2017 - 1:11 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The trendsetting South by Southwest music festival is all about the next big thing, but the heated politics of the moment is stealing the show. Tensions over immigration have put a heavy air over the typically breezy weeklong bash that begins Monday. This year's festival...
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File- This Aug. 14, 2006 file photo shows Joni Sledge, one of the original members of "Sister Sledge," second from left, posing with Rodney Jerkins, second from right, her niece Camille Sledge, left, and her cousin Amber Sledge at the "We Are Family 2006 - All-Star Katrina Benefit CD and Documentary DVD Launch" in Century City, Calif. Sledge, who with her sisters recorded the defining dance anthem "We Are Family," has died, the band's representative says. She was 60. Sledge was found dead in her home by a friend in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday, the band's publicist, Biff Warren, said Saturday, March 11, 2017. A cause of death has not been determined. (AP Photo/Chris Polk, File)
March 11, 2017 - 8:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Joni Sledge, who with her sisters recorded the enduring dance anthem "We Are Family," has died, the band's representative said Saturday. She was 60. Sledge was found dead in her home by a friend in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday, the band's publicist, Biff Warren, said. A cause of...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2016 file picture, French rock singer Johnny Hallyday waits before Christian Dior's Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2016-2017 fashion collection presented in Paris, France. France's rock'n roll icon Johnny Hallyday says he is suffering from cancer but insists his condition is not life threatening, The 73-year-old singer, whose career spans over more than half a century, issued a statement late Wednesday after alarming rumors about his health emerged on social media. (AP Photo/Zacharie Scheurer, File)
March 09, 2017 - 8:32 am
PARIS (AP) — France's rock 'n' roll icon Johnny Hallyday has revealed he is suffering from cancer, but insists his condition is not life-threatening. The 73-year-old singer, whose career spans more than half a century, issued a statement late Wednesday after alarming rumors about his health emerged...
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March 09, 2017 - 6:48 am
PARIS (AP) — France's rock 'n' roll icon Johnny Hallyday says he is suffering from cancer, but insists his condition is not life threatening. The 73-year-old singer, whose career spans over more than half a century, issued a statement late Wednesday after alarming rumors about his health emerged on...
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ARCHIVO - Shakira y Carlos Vives durante su presentación en el concierto por la paz en Leticia, Colombia, en una fotografía de archivo del 20 de julio de 2008. Un cantante y productor cubano presentó una demanda por plagio el martes 3 de marzo de 2017 contra los astros pop Shakira y Carlos Vives por supuestamente copiar fragmentos de una canción de 1997 para su éxito “La bicicleta”. (Foto AP/William Fernando Martinez, archivo)
March 06, 2017 - 2:42 pm
MADRID (AP) — Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives on Monday rejected allegations made by a Cuban-born singer and producer that they had plagiarized his work in their award-winning music hit "La Bicicleta". A judge in Madrid accepted a lawsuit by the label representing Livan Rafael...
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