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January 21, 2018 - 2:22 am
LONDON (AP) — Former Kinks bassist Jim Rodford has died after a fall. He was 76. The Zombies, the group Rodford had played with since 1999, confirmed the death of the British musician on their Facebook page Saturday. Zombies co-founder Rod Argent says his cousin and longtime bandmate was a "...
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FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017 file photo, Ed Sheeran attends Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden in New York. heeran has announced his engagement to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn. The Grammy-winning singer posted a picture of the two on his Instagram page Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, saying the two got engaged right before the new year. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
January 20, 2018 - 9:28 am
Ed Sheeran has announced his engagement to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn. The Grammy-winning singer posted a picture of the two on his Instagram page Saturday morning saying the two got engaged right before the new year. He said they are "very happy and in love" and that their "cats are chuffed as well...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008 file photo, Tom Petty, of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLII football game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots in Glendale, Ariz. Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose. His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page Friday night, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
January 19, 2018 - 11:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Petty died last year because of an accidental drug overdose that his family said occurred on the same day he found out his hip was broken after performing dozens of shows with a less serious injury. His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via a statement...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Jay-Z performs during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland. Music executive Lyor Cohen says hip-hop should dominate the top categories at the upcoming Grammys. Cohen spoke with The Associated Press on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, about the Recording Academy giving rap a “deserving” chance. Both Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar are nominated for album and record of the year. Jay-Z, the leading nominee with eight, is also nominated for song of the year. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
January 19, 2018 - 2:54 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Music executive Lyor Cohen says hip-hop should dominate the top categories at the upcoming Grammys. Cohen spoke with The Associated Press on Thursday about the Recording Academy giving rap a "deserving" chance. Both Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar are nominated for album and record of the...
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In this Jan. 3, 2018 photo, Paula Cole poses for a portrait in New York to promote her album “Ballads,” a collection of 20 jazz covers. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)
January 19, 2018 - 11:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty years ago, Paula Cole heard her name called, went up to the stage and took home the Grammy Award for best new artist. It was an amazing achievement on a night that turned out to be quite complicated. The then-30-year-old met her idol, Aretha Franklin, and sang her hit "Where...
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This Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 arrest photo provided by the Broward County Sheriff's Office, Fla., shows Dieuson Octave, also known as the rapper Kodak Black. Octave has been ordered held without bond on Friday, Jan 19, 20187, facing seven felony charges that include child neglect and drug possession. He is also charged with grand theft of a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Broward Judge Joel Lazarus ordered him held in jail because he was already on probation. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)
January 19, 2018 - 11:35 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Rapper Kodak Black has been ordered held without bail in Florida on seven felony charges that include child neglect and drug possession. The Broward Sheriff's Office arrested the 20-year-old rapper, whose real name is Dieuson Octave, on Thursday. During a hearing Friday...
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FILE- In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, Dolores O'Riordan of Irish rock group "The Cranberries" perfoms at the Sant Jordi Club in Barcelona, Spain. A coroner is awaiting the results of tests to determine what killed The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan. O’Riordan died Monday in London, aged 46(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
January 19, 2018 - 6:38 am
LONDON (AP) — A British coroner is awaiting the results of tests to determine what killed The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan. O'Riordan died Monday in London at 46. An inquest into the singer's death opened Friday at Westminster Coroner's Court. Coroner's officer Stephen Earl said O'Riordan...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, Jonas Kaufmann, right, in the role of Manrico and Elena Manistina as Azucena sing during a dress rehearsal for the opera "Il Trovatore" by Giuseppe Verdi in the Bavarian State Opera House in Munich, southern Germany. The world’s most sought-after tenor is back in the United States after a four-year absence caused mostly by illness but partly by a desire to spend more time with his children. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
January 18, 2018 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonas Kaufmann, the world's most sought-after tenor, hopes his cancellations are in the past. Back in the United States after a four-year absence caused mostly by illness but partly by a desire to spend more time with his children, the 48-year-old German with the clarion voice and...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2001 file photo, Don Henley, left, and Glenn Frey perform on their European tour in Zurich, Switzerland. The band's album, “Hotel California,” was nominated for a Grammy for album of the year but lost to Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” in 1977. (AP Photo/KEYSTONE/Franco Greco, File)
January 18, 2018 - 4:26 pm
Michael Jackson's "Thriller" was the biggest-selling album of all time, and it was richly rewarded by the Recording Academy, earning a then-unprecedented eight trophies, including album of the year in 1984. Other best-selling albums have also been crowned with the top Grammy, including Santana's "...
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