Rock music

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018, file photo, British rock singer Rod Stewart performs during his concert in Papp Laszlo Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary. Rock star Rod Stewart and his son Sean are facing simple battery charges after an altercation with a security guard at The Breakers hotel in Palm Beach, Fla., on New Year's Eve. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP, File)
January 04, 2020 - 12:48 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Rock icon Rod Stewart and his son are facing simple battery charges after an altercation with a security guard during a private event in a children's area at The Breakers hotel in Palm Beach on New Year's Eve, according to court records. Security guard Jessie Dixon told...
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January 04, 2020 - 10:29 am
SEYMOUR, Ind. (AP) — Rocker John Mellencamp has donated $50,000 to his southern Indiana hometown for construction of a plaza near a mural that pays homage to the singer-songwriter and his 1980s hit “Small Town." Seymour Mayor Craig Luedeman announced Mellencamp's gift Tuesday at the end of a...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2019, file photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington. Cummings died from complications of longtime health challenges, his office said in a statement on Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
December 31, 2019 - 8:43 pm
A lauded writer who brought to light stories overshadowed by prejudice. An actress and singer who helped embody the manufactured innocence of the 1950s. A self-made billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president. This year saw the deaths of people who...
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December 28, 2019 - 12:10 pm
LONDON (AP) — British officials have apologized after mistakenly publishing the home addresses of more than 1,000 people who received special honors including singers Elton John and Olivia Newton-John. The list also included Oscar-winning film directors, senior politicians and diplomats, popular...
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December 27, 2019 - 12:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — One of pop superstar George Michael's sisters has died exactly three years after her brother's Christmas Day death in 2016. A statement from family lawyer John Reid confirmed the unexpected death of Melanie Panayiotou, 55, on Wednesday and appealed for privacy. “We can confirm that...
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2019 Kennedy Center Honoree singer Linda Ronstadt arrives at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors State Department Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
December 27, 2019 - 10:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Between the Kennedy Center Honors and a CNN documentary about her life debuting on television New Year's Day, Linda Ronstadt is taking a career victory lap. Ronstadt drew attention this month for a comment at a dinner for Kennedy honorees hosted by the State Department and Secretary...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, file photo, people pause and place a candle at a make-shift memorial for Tessa Majors inside the Barnard campus, in New York. Majors, a 18-year-old Barnard College freshman, who was fatally stabbed in a New York City park earlier this month was remembered by friends and classmates Saturday, Dec. 21, at a private memorial service at her high school alma mater, St. Anne's-Belfield School in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
December 21, 2019 - 9:19 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Barnard College freshman who was fatally stabbed in a New York City park earlier this month was remembered by friends and classmates Saturday at a private memorial service at her high school alma mater in Virginia. Those who knew Tessa Majors gathered at St. Anne’s-...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks during a meet and greet at the Adel Family Fun Center, Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, in Adel, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
December 20, 2019 - 8:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Cory Booker has released a list of his presidential campaign's top fundraisers that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi, along with New Jersey politicians, CEOs and entrepreneurs. Booker released a list of more than 100 names Friday night of people who have raised at least $50,...
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December 16, 2019 - 1:26 pm
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 22-28: Dec. 22: Actor Hector Elizondo is 83. Country singer Red Steagall is 81. TV anchor Diane Sawyer is 74. Guitarist Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick is 71. Rapper Luther Campbell is 59. Country singer-musician Chuck Mead is 59. Actor Ralph Fiennes is 57...
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December 13, 2019 - 11:42 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed resolutions renaming two post offices in the Los Angeles area in honor of Marilyn Monroe and rock ’n’ roll legend Ritchie Valens. The Los Angeles Daily News reported Thursday that the Van Nuys Civic Center postal depot will be renamed the Marilyn...
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