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FILE - This Jan. 16, 2019 file photo shows Toni Cornell, right, daughter of the late singer Chris Cornell, performing with Ziggy Marley during "I Am The Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell" in Inglewood, Calif. A ballad that Chris Cornell produced for his daughter Toni when she was just 12 is now being released. “Far Away Places” was written by Toni three years ago and was one of the last songs Cornell recorded before his death in May 2017. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Chris Cornell's teen daughter releases song produced by himA song that Chris Cornell produced for his daughter Toni when she was just 12 is being released as the now 15-year-old's single
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'No path is easy': Black opera singers detail strugglesMore than 60 years after Marian Anderson broke the color barrier at the Metropolitan Opera, black singers still face unique obstacles in building their careers within the industry
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Review: Hiss Golden Messenger delivers music with a purposeMusic Review: The new album by Hiss Golden Messenger, a North Carolina band that defies easy labeling, delivers what could be its finest album to date, and that's saying something for a band with a devoted, loyal following
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FILE - This June 10, 2018 file photo shows Melissa Benoist, left, and Chris Wood at the 72nd annual Tony Awards in New York. Benoist and Wood will join performers Jane Lynch, Wayne Brady and Laurie Metcalf for a concert being livestreamed Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, to benefit low-income migrants. The concert is set for 6 p.m. PDT at UCLA’s Royce Hall. It will be broadcast via Facebook Live and at ConcertsforAmerica.com. Proceeds will benefit the National Immigration Law Center. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Benefit concert to feature "Supergirl" co-stars, newlyweds"Supergirl" co-stars and real-life newlyweds Melissa Benoist and Chris Wood will join fellow performers Jane Lynch, Wayne Brady and Laurie Metcalf for a concert being livestreamed Saturday to benefit low-income migrants.
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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2014 file photo, Josh Turner arrives at the 48th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena, in Nashville, Tenn. Authorities in central California say a passenger bus has crashed while carrying the road crew for the country and gospel singer.  Turner and his band were not on the bus. The bus was traveling eastbound on Highway 46 in San Luis Obispo County when it crashed in Shandon late Wednesday night, Sept. 18, 2019. The trip followed a Turner concert at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre in Paso Robles, according to media reports. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Bus crashes carrying country singer Josh Turner's road crewAuthorities in central California say a passenger bus has crashed while carrying the road crew for country and gospel singer Josh Turner, leaving one dead and seven injured. Turner and his band were not on the bus
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Robert O'Brien, just named as the new national security adviser, listens as President Donald Trump speaks before they board Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump names hostage envoy O'Brien national security adviserPresident Donald Trump's pick to be his fourth national security adviser, Robert O'Brien, was his chief hostage negotiator
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FILE- In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo rapper Daniel Hernandez, known as Tekashi 6ix9ine, performs during the Philipp Plein women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, Milan, Italy. Hernandez is set to testify Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, as a prosecution witness at the federal trial of alleged members of a violent New York City gang.  (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
Tekashi 6ix9ine recounts abduction for jury at NYC trialA jury has heard rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine describe getting abducted at gunpoint during a dispute between rival factions of a violent street gang
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Review: Guitar czar Joel Paterson rules on retro Beatles odeMusic Review: On "Let it Be Guitar!" beloved Chicago-based musician Joel Paterson pays tribute to the Beatles in his signature retro style
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R. Kelly standing beside his attorney, Steven Greenberg as Kelly appears for a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court building, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 in Chicago. (Antonio Perez/ via AP, Pool)
Judge won't return R. Kelly bond money to woman who paid itA judge in R. Kelly's Illinois sexual assault case has refused to give $100,000 in bail money back to a Kelly friend who paid it in February to secure the singer's release from county jail, saying papers she signed clearly indicated she could lose it
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FILE- In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo rapper Daniel Hernandez, known as Tekashi 6ix9ine, performs during the Philipp Plein women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, Milan, Italy. Hernandez is set to testify Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, as a prosecution witness at the federal trial of alleged members of a violent New York City gang.  (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
Tekashi 6ix9ine testifies for prosecution at gang trialRapper Tekashi 6ix9ine is testifying against two reputed members of a violent New York City street gang
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Review: Emeli Sandé returns with anthems for the every dayMusic Review: Big-voiced British singer Emeli Sandé back in her role as everyday motivator on new album "Real Life"
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Review: Robertson looks back at The Band in 'Sinematic'Music Review: Robbie Robertson, the former lead songwriter and guitar player for The Band, taps into his love of films for "Sinematic," his first new studio album in eight years. He also takes a bittersweet look back at the past.
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In this Sept. 2, 2015 photo, Steve Martin poses for a portrait with his banjo in New York. Martin said the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, which comes with a $50,000 prize and a sculpture, is in danger of disappearing because he and the prize board members are overwhelmed by the sheer number of qualified musicians. Martin hopes some entity might take over administrating the prize. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP)
Steve Martin's bluegrass award faces uncertain futureA 19-year-old Virginia-bred musician has won the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass but the award faces an uncertain future
The Associated Press2 days ago
This combination photo shows, from left,  Carrie Underwood, Kane Brown, Thomas Rhett, Luke Combs and Dan + Shay at the CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tenn. These performers will be honored as the country’s top stars at the 10th annual CMT Artists of the Year television special. (AP Photo/Sanford Myers)
Kane Brown, Luke Combs among CMT Artists of the YearCarrie Underwood, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay and Thomas Rhett named CMT Artists of the Year
The Associated Press2 days ago
En esta foto del 14 de abril de 2018, Ric Ocasek, de The Cars, toca en la ceremonia de incorporación al Salón de la Fama del Rock and Roll en Cleveland. Ocasek, el afamado vocalista de la banda The Cars, fue hallado muerto en su apartamento en Nueva York el domingo 15 de septiembre del 2019. Tenía 75 años. (AP Foto/David Richard, Archivo)
Ocasek's wife says he died while recuperating from surgeryThe New York City medical examiner says Ric Ocasek, the 75-year-old frontman for The Cars, died of heart disease, worsened by emphysema
The Associated Press2 days ago
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