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FILE - In this April 15, 2012, file photo, Eminem performs at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. They may not have lost themselves in the music or the moment but a judge and nine lawyers in a New Zealand courtroom did listen politely to Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” as a copyright trial involving the country’s ruling political party began Monday, May 1, 2017. The Detroit-based music publishers for Eminem are suing New Zealand’s conservative National Party for using a similar soundtrack titled “Eminem Esque” for a 2014 TV ad. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
May 01, 2017 - 2:46 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — They may not have lost themselves in the music or the moment but a judge and nine lawyers in a New Zealand courtroom did listen politely to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" as a copyright trial involving the country's ruling political party began Monday. The Detroit-based...
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Usher performs with The Roots at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Saturday, April 29, 2017, in New Orleans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
April 29, 2017 - 11:38 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Performances by Maroon 5, the Alabama Shakes, and Usher & The Roots brought crowd-pleasing rock, blues and R&B to the second day of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, while jazz clarinetist Pete Fountain earned a special place in the event's history. Fountain,...
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April 29, 2017 - 8:43 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival enters its second day with performances by Maroon 5, Usher and Alabama Shakes. Maroon 5, which last performed at Jazz Fest in 2013, will close out the Acura Stage on Saturday. The band has some New Orleans ties: their keyboardist PJ...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2016, file photo, singer Ciara, center left, and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson sit courtside during a NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Washington Wizards in New York. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his popstar wife Ciara are now parents to a baby girl, Sienna Princess Wilson. The couple announced the birth of their daughter on Friday night while the NFL draft was taking place. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
April 29, 2017 - 2:12 am
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his popstar wife Ciara are now parents to a baby girl, Sienna Princess Wilson. The couple announced the birth of their daughter on Friday night while the NFL draft was taking place. Ciara posted to her Instagram account details of the birth. Sienna...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2017 file photo, Ja Rule attends City Harvest's 23rd Annual Gala, "An Evening of Practical Magic" in New York. Organizers of the Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, produced by a partnership that includes rapper Ja Rule, have canceled the weekend event at the last minute Friday after many people had already arrived and spent thousands of dollars on tickets and travel. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
April 28, 2017 - 7:44 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Organizers of a much-hyped music festival in the Bahamas canceled the weekend event at the last minute Friday after many people had already arrived and spent thousands of dollars on tickets and travel. Fyre Festival organizers announced the cancellation of what they previously billed...
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April 28, 2017 - 6:06 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alison Wonderland, Diplo, Jauz, Marshmello, Tiesto and Martin Garrix will perform at the 21st edition of the annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas in June. Organizers on Friday released the lineup for the three-day music festival, which will take place June 16-18 at the Las...
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April 28, 2017 - 11:21 am
MIAMI (AP) — The organizers of a much-hyped music festival in the Bahamas have been forced to cancel the weekend event at the last minute. Fyre Festival organizers announced the cancellation of the "once-in-a-lifetime" concert on Twitter and their website after many fans had already arrived. People...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2015, file photo, Harry Styles of One Direction performs at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Styles announced a solo world tour on April 28, 2017, ahead of the May 12 release of his self-titled solo debut. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
April 28, 2017 - 11:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Styles has announced a world tour ahead of the release of his first solo album. The former One Direction singer opens the fall tour in San Francisco on Sept. 19. The North American leg wraps up in Phoenix on Oct. 14. Styles will visit Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Toronto...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2016 file photo, Brad Paisley performs at the 50th annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Paisley's newest album, "Love and War," was released this month. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
April 28, 2017 - 10:53 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brad Paisley will do anything to get fans to listen to an entire album front to back, even shoot an hour-long visual album featuring Mick Jagger, Timbaland, John Fogerty and an unfinished Johnny Cash song. The Grammy-winning country singer, songwriter and guitarist spent...
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In this April 25, 2017 photo, singer Mary J. Blige poses for a portrait at Capitol Records in Los Angeles to promote her new album, "Strength of a Woman." (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 28, 2017 - 10:28 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mary J. Blige may be spitting fireball lyrics about her soon-to-be ex-husband on her new album, but the songs didn't start from a place of anger and hate. It began with hope. "This album ... (was) written from the perspective of me fighting for my marriage. And then when it all...
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