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Elusive Nigerian funk musician William Onyeabor dies at 70William Onyeabor, the elusive Nigerian musician who pioneered a stuttering style of electronic funk in the '70s and '80s before retreating from music to focus on his faith and business ventures, has died
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Eli Young Band's tour bus destroyed by fire; band not on busA tour bus belonging to country group Eli Young Band was destroyed in a fire on the Kansas Turnpike near Topeka, destroying most of the band's electronic and sound equipment
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FILE - This Jan. 13, 2017 file photo shows an Amtrak train passes in front of Yoshi's jazz club in Oakland, Calif. Two members of Tower of Power, a group that has been an R&B institution for nearly 50 years, were hit by an Amtrak train on Jan. 12, as they walked across tracks before a performance in their hometown of Oakland. The drummer Dave Garibaldi is in fair condition but will remain hospitalized for the next few days, according to a statement from the band. Garibaldi suffered head and facial injuries and bassist Marc Van Wageningen remains in critical condition, but has been responsive. Van Wageningen suffered broken ribs, a concussion, and internal injuries. He underwent surgery. (AP Photo/Ben Margot,File)
Tower of Power band members recovering after train accidentAuthorities say two musicians with the band Tower of Power remain hospitalized after being hit last week by an Amtrak train in Oakland, California
The Associated Press3 hours ago
This image released by Warner Bros. Records shows, “Oczy Mlody” the latest release by The Flaming Lips. (Warner Bros. Records via AP)
Review: The Flaming Lips deliver for anyone missing BowieReview: The Flaming Lips, always psychedelic and progressive, this time follow up their previous 2013 full-length CD, "The Terror," with something lighter, less menacing and more whimsical, "Oczy Mlody"
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, file photo, Metallica performs at The Fonda in Los Angeles. John Legend, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Metallica are set to perform at the Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, 2017. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
John Legend, Carrie Underwood, Metallica set to play GrammysJohn Legend, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Metallica are set to perform at the Grammy Awards next month
The Associated Press5 hours ago
This image released by the Metropolitan Opera shows German soprano Diana Damrau, left, and tenor Vittorio Grigolo in Gounod's “Romeo et Juliette,” at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera via AP)
Soprano: Juliette is 'like a bird you can't catch'Diana Damrau brings heroine to "fresh and sparkling" life in Metropolitan Opera's "Romeo et Juliette."
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Adams' 'Girls of the Golden West' to premiere on Nov 21.Composer John Adams' "Girls of the Golden West" will be given its world premiere by the San Francisco Opera on Nov. 21, a work that portrays stories of the California Gold Rush in the 1850s and stars tenor Paul Appleby and soprano Julia Bullock
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Hip-hop podcast host charged in fatal concert venue shootingA prosecutor says a hip-hop podcast host arrested in connection with a New York City concert venue shooting that left a rapper's bodyguard dead is a killer unworthy of bail
The Associated Press19 hours ago
The Latest: Prosecutor calls hip-hop podcast host a killerA prosecutor says a hip-hop podcast host arrested in connection with a New York City concert venue shooting that left a rapper's bodyguard dead is a killer unworthy of bail
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Lin-Manuel Miranda to play 'Hamilton' for Oscar Lopez Rivera''Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda says he will play Alexander Hamilton at a Chicago performance in honor of the commutation of Oscar Lopez Rivera's sentence by President Obama
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This undated booking photo provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department shows Bryan Asrary, who was arrested on suspicion of soliciting nude photos from a 9-year-old California girl while posing online as Justin Bieber. Asrary was taken into custody Dec. 18, 2016, near Boston and could face local charges including possession of child pornography, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said. Asrary could also face multiple charges in California, officials said. (Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department via AP)
Police: Man posed as Bieber online to extort nude photosAuthorities say a Massachusetts man has been arrested on suspicion of soliciting nude photos from a 9-year-old California girl while posing online as pop star Justin Bieber
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - This Oct. 18, 2015 file photo shows Sam Moore at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 18th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in Washington. Moore, of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame soul duo Sam and Dave, has been added to President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony. He will perform at the Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 19. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
Sam Moore to sing at Trump inaugural eventSam Moore of the soul duo Sam and Dave will sing at an inaugural event for President-elect Donald Trump
The Associated Press1 day ago
Academy of Country Music Awards moves to T-Mobile ArenaThe Academy of Country Music Awards is moving its annual show to the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas
The Associated Press1 day ago
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
The Associated Press1 day ago
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
The Associated Press1 day ago
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