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Alexander Rybak from Norway performs the song 'That's How You Write A Song' in Lisbon, Portugal, Thursday, May 10, 2018 during the second semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest. The Eurovision Song Contest grand final takes place in Lisbon on Saturday May 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
May 10, 2018 - 5:20 pm
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Eurovision Song Contest has completed its lineup of 26 contestants who will face off for this year's crown, following a second semifinal. Performers from Serbia, Moldova, Hungary, Ukraine, Sweden, Australia, Norway, Denmark, Slovenia and The Netherlands earned enough...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, musical artist R. Kelly performs the national anthem before an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks in New York. As critics of the singer seek to cancel his shows because of his alleged mistreatment of women, a community leader in North Carolina says she and others will stage a protest if his Friday show in Greensboro takes place. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
May 10, 2018 - 3:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on R. Kelly and Spotify (all times local): 3:45 p.m. R. Kelly's management is criticizing Spotify for removing the superstar's songs from its playlists and algorithmic recommendations. A statement sent to The Associated Press on Thursday says R. Kelly is innocent of...
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017 file photo, Stevie Wonder attends the TIDAL X: Brooklyn 3rd Annual Benefit Concert in New York. Wonder says he plans to play a series of shows in the coming months to celebrate life, love and music and push back against troubled times. He gave no specifics other than saying shows in Las Vegas will be in the mix, and that he also hopes to have his long-in-the-works album “Through The Eyes of Wonder” done before 2018 ends. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 10, 2018 - 3:49 pm
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Stevie Wonder says he plans to play a series of shows in the coming months to celebrate life, love and music and push back against troubled times. He gave no specifics other than saying shows in Las Vegas will be in the mix, and that he also hopes to have his long-in-...
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Donisha Prendergast, center, is joined by Kelly Fyffe Marshall, right, and Komi-Oluwa Olafimihan as she speaks during a news conference, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in New York. Prendergast, the granddaughter of Bob Marley, and her two friends say they want police held accountable as well as a neighbor who called 911 to report a burglary when they were leaving a California rental home. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
May 10, 2018 - 2:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Marley's granddaughter says she felt like her life was put in danger when police investigating a reported burglary stopped her and three friends as they left an Airbnb rental in California. Donisha Prendergast and her friends were leaving the home in Rialto on April 30 when a...
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Visitors pose for photos in front of the oil on canvas painting Dixie's Bar of Music at the New Orleans Jazz Museum in New Orleans, Thursday, May 10, 2018. The 29-foot-long painting that caricatures more than 60 musical celebrities of the 1940s is back in a New Orleans museum. The painting covered a wall at Dixie's Bar of Music, a haven for gays during a homophobic era. It's been in storage since 2005's Hurricane Katrina but is now the focus of a new display at the museum in the Old U.S. Mint. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 10, 2018 - 12:27 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A mural painting that caricatures more than 60 musical celebrities of the 1940s is back on display in a New Orleans museum . It's by Xavier Gonzalez, an artist whose work is in major art museums. This piece was commissioned to cover a wall at Dixie's Bar of Music , which was an...
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FILE - In this July 16, 2014, file photo, singer Brian McKnight arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre, in Los Angeles. Kevin Foster, of Montclair, N.J., is accused of running a multimillion dollar scam that bilked singers Ne-Yo and McKnight who invested in a sports drink company. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 10, 2018 - 8:37 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A New Jersey man is accused of running a multimillion-dollar scam that bilked singers Ne-Yo and Brian McKnight, who invested in a sports drink company. Kevin Foster, of Montclair, faces 16 charges including wire fraud, money laundering, bankruptcy fraud and tax evasion. Six of...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, U.S. singer Britney Spears performs during her concert in Taipei, Taiwan. Spears is taking her act on the road this summer with her “Piece of Me” world tour, traveling across North America and Europe. The first show is July 12 in Washington. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)
May 10, 2018 - 8:09 am
If you thought the workout videos Britney Spears recently posted on social media looked grueling, the pop superstar confirms that they were — even if she and her trainer boyfriend made it look easy. Spears and Sam Asghari went through intricate movements, including Asghari lifting Spears several...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, musical artist R. Kelly performs the national anthem before an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks in New York. As critics of the singer seek to cancel his shows because of his alleged mistreatment of women, a community leader in North Carolina says she and others will stage a protest if his Friday show in Greensboro takes place. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
May 09, 2018 - 10:07 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Critics who accuse singer R. Kelly of sexual misconduct are threatening to stage a protest at his upcoming show in North Carolina if it isn't canceled. The threatened protest in Greensboro is the latest manifestation of the #MuteRKelly social media campaign that has sought to...
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This combination photo shows musicians Common at a screening of "All About Nina" during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival in New York on April 22, 2018, left, and Sheryl Crow on NBC's "Today" show in New York on April 19, 2017. Crow and Common are among the artists and executives on the Recording Academy's new task force on inclusion and diversity. The academy announced the team’s 16 members, 13 of whom are women, in a statement Wednesday, May 9. (AP Photo)
May 09, 2018 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sheryl Crow and Common are among the artists and executives on the Recording Academy's new task force on inclusion and diversity. The academy announced the team's 16 members — 13 of whom are women — in a statement Wednesday. The Grammys announced the initiative after its CEO drew...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2005, file photo, 3 Doors Down member Matt Roberts arrives at the BMI Pop Music Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Dr. Richard Snellgrove of Fairhope, Ala., an Alabama physician, is scheduled to go on trial Friday, May 11, 2018, on charges that he improperly prescribed fentanyl and other drugs to 3 Doors Down guitarist Matthew Roberts, who died of a drug overdose. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
May 09, 2018 - 5:57 pm
An Alabama physician is scheduled to go on trial Friday on charges that he improperly prescribed fentanyl and other drugs to 3 Doors Down guitarist Matthew Roberts, who died of a drug overdose. Dr. Richard Snellgrove of Fairhope faces a 13-count federal indictment in Mobile alleging unlawful...
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