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FILE - In this combination photo, musician, songwriter and TV personality Kandi Burruss, left, appears at the OK! Magazine's So Sexy Party in June 1, 2016 in New York and musician Ed Sheeran appears at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on March 5, 2017, in Inglewood, Calif. On the website for performance rights organization ASCAP, Burruss, Tameka Cottle and Kevin Briggs have been added as co-writers of “Shape of You,” co-written by Sheeran, Steve Mac and John McDaid. Burruss, also a reality star on Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” posted about the news Sunday, March 19, 2017, on her Instagram page. (Photos by Charles Sykes and Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
'No Scrubs' writers get added to Sheeran hit 'Shape of You'The songwriters behind TLC's "No Scrubs" are now listed as co-writers of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You."
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This cover image released by Provogue/Mascot shows "Middle of the Road," by Eric Gales. (Provogue/Mascot via AP)
Review: Even 'Middle of the Road' a blast with Eric GalesThere's nothing bland about "Middle of the Road," former teenage prodigy Eric Gales' new album ripe with funky blues-rock and blazing guitars
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2014, file photo, Lorde performs at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Some headliners announced Wednesday, March 22, 2017, on Lollapalooza’s website include The Killers, Lorde, Arcade Fire, Muse and blink-182. The four-day festival will run Aug. 3-6, 2017, in Chicago’s lakefront Grant Park. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
Chance the Rapper to play Lollapalooza in Chicago hometownGrammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper returns to his hometown of Chicago this summer to headline the Lollapalooza music festival
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Smoke flares are set off during a photo call by the Beatles' statue on Liverpool's waterfront, in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The city of Liverpool is getting set to celebrate the half-centenary of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," one of the most influential albums by local heroes The Beatles. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
Liverpool plans extravaganza for 50 years of 'Sgt. Pepper'It was 50 years ago today _ almost _ that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play
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Teddy Kogos, of Vintage Vinyl, changes the marquee at the famed record store on the Delmar Loop in University City, Mo., to mark the death of music legend Chuck Berry on Saturday, March 18, 2017.  Berry, rock 'n' roll's founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music's joy and rebellion in such classics as "Johnny B. Goode," ''Sweet Little Sixteen" and "Roll Over Beethoven," died Saturday at his home west of St. Louis. He was 90. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
Chuck Berry's final studio album to be released in JuneChuck Berry's final studio album will be released on June 16
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2015 file photo, Wyclef Jean appears at the Diesel Black Gold fashion show in New York.  Jean says he was unfairly detained by authorities in Los Angeles County after being mistaken for a robbery suspect. Jean posted a video Tuesday on Twitter showing himself in handcuffs leaned over a patrol car. The former Fugees star said he tried to explain that he wasn't the suspect but was ignored and cuffed. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)
Wyclef Jean says he was mistaken for robbery suspectGrammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean says he was handcuffed and treated like a criminal when Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies mistook him for a violent armed robbery suspect
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2015 file photo, Wyclef Jean appears at the Diesel Black Gold fashion show in New York.  Jean says he was unfairly detained by authorities in Los Angeles County after being mistaken for a robbery suspect. Jean posted a video Tuesday on Twitter showing himself in handcuffs leaned over a patrol car. The former Fugees star said he tried to explain that he wasn't the suspect but was ignored and cuffed. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)
The Latest: Los Angeles sheriff apologizes to Wyclef JeanLos Angeles County sheriff's officials are apologizing to Grammy-winning singer Wyclef Jean who was detained after being mistaken for an armed robbery suspect
The Associated Press1 day ago
Rappers Paul Wall, Baby Bash avoid indictment on drug chargeA grand jury has declined to indict Houston rappers Paul Wall and Baby Bash on felony drug-related charges
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FILE - In this June 10, 2016 file photo, a lighted archway leading onto the farm appears at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. Music fans will have more options to dance the night away at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, which is unveiling an all-night stage focusing on dance, electronic and hip hop artists. The Other stage will run all night at this year’s festival, which is scheduled for June 8-11 in Manchester, Tennessee. The lineup includes Marshmello, Big Gigantic, Yellow Claw, D.R.A.M., Motama, Louis the Child, Borgore and more. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
Bonnaroo to offer all-night stage for dance, hip-hop artistsMusic fans will have more options to dance the night away at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, which is unveiling an all-night stage focusing on dance, electronic and hip-hop artists
The Associated Press1 day ago
Father of slain Louisville student: She died a heroThe grieving father of a slain University of Louisville student says his daughter was pushing others out of harm's way when she was shot during a rap concert inside an art gallery over the weekend
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In this combination photo, musicians Elvis Costello, left, performs at "The Music of Prince" tribute concert on March 7, 2013, in New York and Paul McCartney performs during his "Out There Tour 2015" on June 21, 2015, in Philadelphia. A new Paul McCartney reissue of "Flowers in the Dirt" offers two audio discs that are devoted to McCartney's songwriting collaboration with Elvis Costello in 1987 and 1988.   (Photo by Evan Agostini, left, and Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, Files)
AP Interview: McCartney, Costello & the album that never wasA new Paul McCartney reissue offers hints at the album that never was _ a true collaboration between him and Elvis Costello
The Associated Press1 day ago
Review: Bob Dylan triples down on standardsWith triple disc set, Bob Dylan continues his jog through the American songbook
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In this image released by the Metropolitan Opera, Elza van den Heever appears during a performance of Mozart's “Idomeneo," at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Audiences worldwide can see and hear how van den Heever carries it off next Saturday when “Idomeneo” is broadcast into movie theaters as part of the Met's Live in HD series. (Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera via AP)
Soprano savors 'Idomeneo' mad scene in Met Opera productionSoprano Elza van den Heever stops the show in "Idomeneo" mad scene at New York's Metropolitan Opera
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In this Jan. 16, 2017, photo, volunteers from FedEx build a community garden on Martin Luther King Day in Memphis, Tenn. Efforts like this are helping set Memphis apart in its fight against the blight epidemic, as city leaders try to maintain its tax base and attract businesses with good-paying jobs. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Blight battle finds focus at Aretha Franklin's birthplaceThe crumbling house where Aretha Franklin was born looks no different from many others on Lucy Avenue in a blighted Memphis neighborhood _ but a broad effort is underway to reclaim the urban landscape
The Associated Press1 day ago
Boston Pops to showcase Gershwin on tour of US MidwestThe Boston Pops is headed to the heartland
The Associated Press2 days ago
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