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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, Aretha Franklin attends the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 25th Anniversary Gala in New York. The Queen of Soul will get a royal tribute from Alicia Keys, Patti LaBelle, Kelly Clarkson and more next month. The Recording Academy and music mogul Clive Davis will put on the special concert - "Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration For The Queen Of Soul" - on Jan. 13, 2019, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
December 27, 2018 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Queen of Soul will get a royal tribute from Alicia Keys, Patti LaBelle, Kelly Clarkson and more next month. The Recording Academy and music mogul Clive Davis will put on the special concert — "Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration For The Queen Of Soul" — on Jan. 13 at the Shrine...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2015, file photo, people watch the fountains at the Bellagio while wearing paper hats to celebrate New Years Eve in Las Vegas. Las Vegas will usher in 2019 trying to outdo itself with performances by Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani, Bruno Mars and other superstars at the city's various venues. More than 300,000 people are expected to gather Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip to watch 8 minutes of fireworks. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
December 27, 2018 - 1:22 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — No other city does New Year's Eve like Las Vegas. Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars and Gwen Stefani are among the superstars who will be ushering in the new year with performances at venues on the Las Vegas Strip, while more than 300,000 people are expected to gather on the world-famous...
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December 26, 2018 - 1:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mariah Carey's 24-year-old Christmas classic is so popular it set a new one-day streaming record on Spotify on Christmas Eve. Chart Data reported that "All I Want for Christmas Is You," released in 1994, was played 10.8 million times Monday on Spotify. The song bested the record set...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2018 file photo, Bad Bunny arrives at the Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP, File)
December 24, 2018 - 4:44 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Bad Bunny has a very special Christmas present for his fans: his first album with 13 new songs, including his new single "Solo De Mi." The album, released Monday, is titled "X 100PRE." This year Bad Bunny dominated the Latin music charts with hits like "MIA" with Drake, "El Baño...
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December 23, 2018 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan Trainor has wed actor Daryl Sabara in nuptial exchanged at the couple's Los Angeles home. A publicist for the Grammy-winning singer on Sunday confirmed the two married Saturday. People magazine first reported the wedding . It says about 100 guests attended the private...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017 file photo, Mariah Carey performs at the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square in New York. A poll shows more Americans are favoring Christmas carols over recent Billboard hits, while longtime classics and recent comedies are the most preferred to watch during the holiday season. A poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows “Silent Night” as the country’s most popular, despite Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” becoming the highest-charting Billboard Hot 100 holiday hit in 60 years. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
December 21, 2018 - 10:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" is the highest-charting Billboard Hot 100 holiday hit in 60 years, but Americans still prefer hearing carols such as "Silent Night" and "Jingle Bells," a new poll shows. With Christmas next week, 12 percent of Americans named "...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2016 file photo, Beyonce Knowles arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden, in New York. There's no more juice in Beyonce's lemonade jar: The singer did not release new music though two albums featuring old Beyonce songs hit streaming services Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
December 21, 2018 - 1:37 am
There's no more juice in Beyonce's lemonade jar: The singer did not release new music though two albums featuring old Beyonce songs hit streaming services Thursday. Under the name Queen Carter, the albums "Have Your Way" and "Back Up, Rewind" appeared on Spotify and Apple Music, featuring demos,...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, musician Johnny Clegg performs on stage during his own farewell concert in Johannesburg. The 65-year old Clegg who has survived pancreatic cancer for the last few years, says in an interview broadcast Tuesday Dec. 18, 2018, he has a greater awareness of mortality and enjoys feeding birds in his garden. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
December 19, 2018 - 8:23 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African musician Johnny Clegg says he is an "outlier" who has survived pancreatic cancer for the last few years, but he is preparing for hard times ahead. Clegg, whose multi-racial bands during white minority rule in South Africa attracted an international following, spoke...
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OBIT - In this 2015 photo provided by Roton Music Romania, Romanian-Canadian singer Anca Pop poses for a portrait in Bucharest, Romania. Romanian police said Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 that singer-songwriter Anca Pop, 34 years-old, has died after her car plunged into the River Danube. Emergency authorities identified her body after divers found her car late Monday in southwestern Romania. (Roton Music via AP, HO)
December 18, 2018 - 12:50 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Anca Pop, a Romanian-Canadian singer-songwriter, has died after her car plunged into the Danube River. She was 34. Emergency authorities identified her body after divers found her car late Monday in southwestern Romania. Her sister alerted police after she failed to arrive...
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December 17, 2018 - 7:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Rapper T.I. is paying a $300 fine after pleading no contest to violating a local law in Georgia that prohibits public cursing. The charge against the performer stems from a May incident at the gated community where he lives in the Atlanta suburb of Stockbridge. His spokesman, Steve...
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