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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2011, file photo, aboriginal singer Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, left, arrives for the Australian Record Industry Association awards in Sydney, Australia. Yunupingu, renowned for singing in his native Yolngu language with a heart-rending voice and a unique guitar-playing style has died, his recording label said Wednesday, July 26, 2017. He was 46. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
Blind Aboriginal musician dies in Australia aged 46A blind Aboriginal musician renowned for singing in his native Yolngu language with a heart-rending voice and a unique guitar-playing style has died in Australia. He was 46
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This cover image released by Paper Bag Records shows, "A Northern Star, A Perfect Stone," a release by Mappe Of. (Paper Bag Records via AP)
Review: Canadian artist Mappe Of charts new, ethereal courseMusic Review: Canadian artist charts a new course through experimental folk with grow-on-you music that rewards repeat listening.
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This cover image released by earMUSIC shows "Paranormal," the latest release by Alice Cooper. (earMUSIC via AP)
Alice Cooper (and old mates) go old school on 'Paranormal'Music Review: It's the middle of summer, but school is back in session as Alice Cooper teaches us how it's done on new album, 'Paranormal'
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This cover image released by Interscope Records shows "Lust for Life," the latest release by Lana del Rey. (Interscope Records via AP)
Review: Lana Del Rey has 'Lust for Life' in, out of fishbowlMusic Review: Lana Del Rey's explores her 'Lust for Life' both in and out of her particular fishbowl, matching her personal obsessions with life in America on her fourth, lengthy album
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People walk past the Meo Arena sports and concert hall in Lisbon's riverside Parque das Nacoes, or Nations' Park, Tuesday, July 25 2017. Portuguese public television RTP, the Eurovision song contest host broadcaster, announced Tuesday that the 2018 edition will take place in Portugal  for the first time after Salvador Sobral, the singer representing the country this year, won the 2017 contest. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
Portugal picks Lisbon to host 2018 Eurovision Song ContestPortugal has announced that next year's Eurovision Song Contest will take place in its capital, Lisbon
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FILE - In this July 7, 2017 file photo, Kendrick Lamar performs during the Festival d'ete de Quebec in Quebec City, Canada. Lamar is the leader of the MTV Video Music Awards with eight nominations. The 2017 VMAs will air live Aug. 27 from the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
Kendrick Lamar is leader of MTV VMAs with 8 nominationsKendrick Lamar's 'Humble' is giving the rapper rest to brag: He is the leader of the MTV Video Music Awards with eight nominations
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Fire, evacuation at Miami Beach hotel that hosted BeatlesAn electrical fire at a Miami Beach hotel that hosted the Beatles in 1964 sent guests scrambling to find another place to stay
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer arrive for the opening of the opera festival in Bayreuth, Germany, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The Richard Wagner Festival will be opened with the opera "The Master-Singers of Nuremberg". (Tobias Hase/dpa via AP)
Bayreuth opera fest opens with Swedish royals, MerkelBayreuth's annual opera festival is underway, with Sweden's king and queen joining German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the audience for Richard Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nuernberg."
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FILE - In this April 2, 2017 file photo, Tyler Hubbard, from right, and Brian Kelley, third from left, of Florida Georgia Line, and from left, Nick Carter, AJ McLean, Brian Littrell, and Kevin Richardson, of Backstreet Boys, perform at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. Backstreet Boys got their first hit country song this year on a collaboration with country duo Florida Georgia Line and now the two powerhouse acts are teaming up for a “CMT Crossroads” episode airing Aug. 30. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Backstreet Boys, Florida Georgia Line back together on CMTPop group Backstreet Boys and country duo Florida Georgia Line, fresh off a hit country collaboration and stadium tour, are teaming up again for an episode of "CMT Crossroads" airing on Aug. 30
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FILE - In this April 27, 2017 file photo, singers Luis Fonsi, left and Daddy Yankee perform during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla. Fonsi and Daddy Yankee hre rejecting the use of their hit song "Despacito" by the government of Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro it its July 2017, campaign to change the country's constitution. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
'Despacito' singers veto Venezuelan leader's campaign remixThere's a new taken on the hit Latin pop song "Despacito." And this one is not garnering accolades from its producers.
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Roger Daltrey, lead singer for English rock band The Who, signs a ukulele for a cancer patient during a visit to a hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, on Monday, July 24, 2017. (AP photo/Dake Kang)
The Who's Roger Daltrey visits teenage cancer patientsLegendary rocker Roger Daltrey visits teenage cancer patients in Cleveland.
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Rapper from Little Rock club shooting held in separate caseThe rapper who was performing at a Little Rock club during a mass shooting this month has been ordered held pending a trial on an unrelated weapons charge
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2014, file photo, Chester Bennington, left, and Mike Shinoda of the band Linkin Park perform in concert during their "Carnivores Tour 2014" at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, N.J. Billboard said July 23, 2017, that the band's albums have returned to its album charts following Bennington's July 21 death. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
Linkin Park releases statement about band member's deathLinkin Park said their hearts are broken following the death of its lead singer Chester Bennington, who died by hanging last week
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FILE - In this June 18, 2014 file photo, Chester Bennington of Linkin Park performs during the iHeartRadio Live Series in Burbank, Calif. Linkin Park said their hearts are broken following the death of Bennington, who died by hanging last week. The rock band said Monday, July 24, 2017, the “shockwaves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we come to grips with what has happened.”  (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)
The Latest: Bennington's housekeeper found him hangingHired driver says housekeeper discovered Chester Bennington hanging in a bedroom
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FILE - In this May 22, 2016 file photo, Justin Bieber performs at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. Bieber is canceling the rest of his Purpose World Tour “due to unforeseen circumstances.” In a statement released Monday, July 24, 2017, his representatives didn’t offer details about the cancellation but said the singer “loves his fans and hates to disappoint them.” He has been on the tour for the last 18 months, playing more than 150 shows in six continents.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Bieber cancels rest of tour for 'unforeseen circumstances'Justin Bieber is canceling the rest of his Purpose World Tour "due to unforeseen circumstances."
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