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Hip-hop podcast host charged in fatal NYC concert shootingA hip-hop podcast host has been arrested in connection with a shooting at a popular New York City concert venue last year that left two people wounded and a rapper's bodyguard dead
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FILE - In this May 19, 2013 file photo, Prince performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate holds a hearing Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, on whether to declare his siblings as his heirs, and who should manage the rock superstar's estate going forward. No will has surfaced since Prince died of an accidental painkiller overdose in April 2016. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Tax deadline looms for Prince estate; government to get halfPrince once sang, "Money Don't Matter 2 Night," but his money matters a lot to the IRS
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Springsteen cover band changes tune, won't play at galaA Bruce Springsteen cover band has changed its tune about performing at a Washington gala the day before Republican Donald Trump's inauguration
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The Latest: Springsteen cover band will skip inaugural eventA Bruce Springsteen tribute band has canceled its plans to perform at a Washington gala before Donald Trump's presidential inauguration
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Piano Guys say inaugural performance isn't Trump endorsementThe Piano Guys are saying their decision to perform at an event marking the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump isn't a political endorsement
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2016, file photo, Ivanka Trump, daughter of President-elect Donald Trump, arrives at Trump Tower in New York. Ivanka Trump plans to step aside from her executive roles at the Trump Organization and her lifestyle brand, but says she is confident both businesses will continue to “thrive.” (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)
Ivanka Trump lays groundwork for policy role in WashingtonIvanka Trump says she'll have no official role in her father's administration, but she's quietly been laying the groundwork for an effort that could make her perhaps the best-connected policy advocate in Washington
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Singer Nina Simone's birthplace in Tryon for sale for $95KThe small wooden cottage that was the birthplace of singer, pianist and civil rights activist Nina Simone is for sale in Tryon
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2016 file photo, actress and singer Jennifer Holliday poses for a photo during an interview in New York. Holliday, who will perform at Donald Trump's inaugural welcome concert next week, supported Hillary Clinton in the election and says her decision to participate is not a political statement.. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Jennifer Holliday backs out of Trump inauguration gigJennifer Holliday has backed out of a performance for the inauguration festivities of President elect-Donald Trump; the Broadway star, who had been harshly criticized for her decision, apologizes to the LBGT community
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Biggest civil case in South by Southwest crash dismissedA judge has dismissed the largest civil case that had been brought against South by Southwest, the city of Austin and others from victims of a 2014 crash during the music festival that killed four people and injured 20
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Workers install handrails for the bench seating along Pennsylvania Ave. in front of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, as preparations continue for next week's Inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Inaugural concert to feature Toby Keith, Jennifer HollidayDonald Trump's inaugural welcome concert next week will feature country star Toby Keith, singer Jennifer Holliday and actor Jon Voight
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 25 2013 file photo, Peter Gelb, the general manager of the Metropolitan Opera speaks to the audience at the start of the final dress rehearsal of Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. The Metropolitan Opera canceled next year's production of Verdi's "La Forza del Destino," Gelb said the decision was made several months ago and will save about $1 million. He wanted to make the announcement ahead of the release of next season's schedule next month, (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Met cancels Calixto Bieito's 'Forza del Destino' productionCalixto Bieito's Metropolitan Opera debut, a production of Verdi's "La Forza del Destino" next season, has been canceled in what the company said was a cost-saving measure
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2005 file photo, singer Prince arrives with his wife Manuela Testolini for the 77th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Records from the late megastar’s divorce from Testolini were unsealed Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, by a judge’s order. The Minneapolis Star Tribune went to court to unseal the files, which show Testolini said the couple threw lavish parties after major awards shows. The couple’s divorce was granted in 2007.  Prince died of an accidental painkiller overdose on April 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)
Divorce file: Prince, 2nd wife lived luxurious lifestylePrince's unsealed divorce file from his second marriage shows the couple lived a luxurious lifestyle
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FILE - This Sept. 27, 2016 file photo shows Brian Stokes Mitchell at the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Walt Disney Concert Hall Opening Night Concert and Gala in Los Angeles.  Mitchell will join Betty Buckley, Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara, Chita Rivera and Billy Porter on Inauguration Day at a concert in New York City that raises money for human rights organizations. It’s intended to be the first in a series of monthly benefit concerts and will be streamed live on Facebook. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Broadway's biggest stars to sing on Inauguration Day, in NYCSome of Broadway's biggest stars _ including Chita Rivera, Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Betty Buckley _ will be spending Inauguration Day at a concert in New York City that raises money for human rights organizations
The Associated Press3 days ago
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes StoreThis week's top selling songs and albums on Apple's iTunes
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This Aug. 2016 photo provided by courtesy of Tower of Power/Webster Public Relations, shows the band members from Tower of Power, from left, Rocco Prestia, Roger Smith, Sal Cracchiolo, Adolfo Acosta, Stephen "Doc" Kupka, Marcus Scott, Tom E. Politzer, Emilio Castillo, David Garibaldi, and Jerry Cortez. Two members of Tower of Power, a group that has been an R&B institution for nearly 50 years, were hit by a train Thursday night, Jan. 12, 2017, as they walked across tracks before a scheduled gig in their hometown of Oakland, Calif., but both survived, their manager said. Calling it an "unfortunate accident," manager Jeremy Westby said in a statement that drummer Garibaldi and bass player Marc van Wageningen (not pictured) are "responsive and being treated at a local hospital." (Tower of Power/Webster Public Relations via AP)
2 members of R&B band Tower of Power hit by train, injuredTwo members of the R&B group Tower of Power were hit by a train as they walked across tracks before a scheduled gig in Oakland, California, but both survived
The Associated Press3 days ago
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