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FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, file photo, honoree Roberta Flack attends the Black Girls Rock! Awards at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on in Newark, N.J. TMZ reports that the superstar singer walked off the stage on her own after feeling ill during a performance at the Apollo Theater in New York on Friday, April 20, 2018. She was taken to the hospital in an ambulance but released later that evening. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
April 21, 2018 - 3:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Roberta Flack is under observation at a Manhattan hospital after cutting short her appearance at Harlem's Apollo Theater because she was not feeling well. TMZ reports the 81-year-old singer was taken to Harlem Hospital in an ambulance Friday evening. Flack apparently felt dizzy as...
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April 21, 2018 - 11:30 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Music lovers are paying homage to their local record stores. Record Store Day, which is celebrated Saturday from coast to coast, celebrates the brick-and-mortar spot where people have long gathered to thumb through vinyl records. Chris Brown from Maine's Bull Moose Music...
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April 20, 2018 - 10:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift's New York City townhouse and took a nap. Police say officers investigating a reported break-in Friday found 22-year-old Roger Alvarado asleep in the pop star's home in the Tribeca neighborhood. Alvarado, of Homestead, Florida, was...
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FILE - In this June 26, 2016, file photo, Beyonce performs "Freedom" at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. When Beyonce paid tribute to historically black colleges at Coachella, the singer’s grand performance reignited interest in the marching band culture creating shockwaves of excitement to students attending those schools. Many from the black community are praising Beyonce for shedding light on HBCUs. Her high-energy festival set over the weekend involved a marching band, dance troupes and step teams from black colleges along with her singing “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” known as the national black anthem. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
April 20, 2018 - 7:11 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Beyonce paid tribute to historically black colleges at Coachella, the singer's grand performance reignited interest in the marching band culture and created shockwaves of excitement to students attending those schools. From far and wide, some HBCU students are saying Beyonce's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2013 file photo, Avicii accepts the award for favorite artist - electronic dance music at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Swedish-born Avicii, whose name is Tim Bergling, was found dead, Friday April 20, 2018, in Muscat, Oman. He was 28. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
April 20, 2018 - 6:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of electronic dance DJ and producer Avicii, who died Friday in Oman at age 28 (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Music producer Nile Rodgers is expressing sorrow at the death of DJ star Avicii (ah-VEE'-chee), with whom he developed a close friendship during their...
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This photo provided Thursday, April 19, 2018, by the Carver County Sheriff's Office as part of an investigative file into Prince's death shows a bedroom inside Prince's Paisley Park estate in Chaska, Minn. (Carver County Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 6:08 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After Prince had to be revived from a drug overdose a week before his death, one friend told the musical superstar that he needed to stop taking painkillers. But Prince said he couldn't — his hands hurt so much that if he quit, he'd have to stop performing. "This piano tour I...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013 file photo, Swedish DJ-producer, Avicii poses for a portrait in New York. Swedish-born Avicii, whose name is Tim Bergling, was found dead, Friday April 20, 2018, in Muscat, Oman. He was 28. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)
April 20, 2018 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the Swedish performer, born Tim Bergling, was...
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April 20, 2018 - 2:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen's songwriting scrawl is born to make bucks. Sotheby's said Friday that it will auction a handwritten working manuscript of "Born to Run" in June. The presale estimate for the single sheet of notebook paper with 30 lines of writing is $200,000 to $300,000. It will...
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April 20, 2018 - 6:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana Grande has released her first song since a 2017 terrorist attack during her concert in the United Kingdom. The 24-year-old posted a video of "No Tears Left to Cry" on Instagram on Friday. The emotional song includes the lyrics: "Right now I'm in a state of mind/ I wanna be in...
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Rhea Brown Lawson, director of the Houston Public Library, takes a photo in front of a memorial for former first lady Barbara Bush, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 19, 2018 - 11:12 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The memorials to former first lady Barbara Bush have begun with a celebration of her life in front of Houston's City Hall. Mayor Sylvester Turner and several of Houston's leading clergy members from different faiths offered tributes to Bush. She died at her Houston home Tuesday at...
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