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FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, U2 singer Bono makes a peace sign as he arrives for a meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, France. Bono will break a longstanding promise among the band not to play golf in order to raise money for his (RED) charity in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The chance to play mini-golf with U2 is just one of the celebrity experiences that are being raffled off as part of the (RED) Shopathon campaign for World AIDS Day on Dec. 1 at Omaze.com/RED. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
November 28, 2017 - 7:10 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When the members of the rock band U2 were just young Irish lads, they made a pledge to each other that has remained steadfast throughout their decades-long run as rock stars. But frontman Bono said the band is now willing to break that promise in order to raise money for his...
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The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks with members of the media after visiting with rapper Meek Mill at the state correctional institution in Chester, Pa., Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Mill was sentenced to serve two to four years in prison for violating probation in a nearly decade-old gun and drug case. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 28, 2017 - 2:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rev. Al Sharpton said a broken criminal justice system is responsible for Meek Mill's imprisonment and called Monday for the judge who sentenced the rapper to reconsider or step aside. Sharpton said he met with the 30-year-old musician in a Pennsylvania prison and told reporters...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2017 file photo, musician Bruce Springsteen and his wife Patti Scialfa exit out the stage door after the "Springsteen On Broadway" opening night performance in New York. Springsteen said Monday, Nov. 27, that his one-man show will extend a second time to June 30. He had previously planned to end in February. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
November 27, 2017 - 5:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boss isn't leaving Broadway any time soon — he's extended his stay again, this time until summer. Bruce Springsteen said Monday that his one-man show, "Springsteen on Broadway," will extend a second time to June 30. He had previously planned to end in February. Springsteen...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2009 file photo, Walter Becker, left, and Donald Fagen, of the U.S. group Steely Dan performs at the 43nd Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland. Fagen is suing the estate of his late band mate, Becker, over ownership of the band’s name and music, a move Becker’s representatives are calling “unwarranted and frivolous.” (AP Photo/Keystone, Jean-Christophe Bott, File)
November 27, 2017 - 4:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Fagen of Steely Dan is suing the estate of his late band mate, Walter Becker, over ownership of the band's name and music. Fagen's attorneys filed papers last week in Los Angeles claiming that when Becker died in September, his estate was obligated to honor an agreement...
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This image released by CBS shows Bruno Mars, center, during the taping a TV special, "BRUNO MARS: 24K MAGIC LIVE AT THE APOLLO," on top of the Apollo Theater marquee in New York. The special will air Nov. 29 on CBS. (CBS via AP)
November 27, 2017 - 1:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When Bruno Mars hit the stage for his first TV special, he could feel the music — in his bones and his veins — and it shows. Mars' energetic and slick dance moves and smooth vocals are at the forefront of "BRUNO MARS: 24K MAGIC LIVE AT THE APOLLO," which debuts Wednesday on CBS at...
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In this Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 photo, lost and found items, including cell phones, are seen at Burning Man festival headquarters in San Francisco. The usual suspects top this year's list of the most frequently lost items in the Nevada desert at the annual Burning Man festival: 582 cellphones, 570 backpacks and 529 IDs. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 24, 2017 - 12:25 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lindsay Weiss once lost her cellphone and got it back, so she and a friend knew what they had to do when they discovered a camera during the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert — even though it meant giving up their coveted shady seat for a musical performance. The friends...
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November 23, 2017 - 4:56 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The boyhood home of country music icon Johnny Cash is being considered as a nominee for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program's review board is to meet Wednesday to consider 14 state properties for nomination to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2004 photo, Jazz singer Jon Hendricks talks about his career in jazz at his home in Toledo, Ohio, Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the “vocalese” singing style in which words were added to instrumental songs, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. He was 96. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
November 23, 2017 - 1:24 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Jon Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the "vocalese" singing style in which words were added to instrumental songs, has died. He was 96. His daughter, Aria Hendricks, confirmed his death to the New York...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2011, file photo, NEA Jazz Masters George Avakian, left, and Jimmy Heath pose for a photo at the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Awards Ceremony and Concert held in New York. Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died at age 98. Avakian's daughter, Anahid Avakian Gregg, confirmed that her father died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
November 23, 2017 - 3:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — George Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died at age 98. Avakian's daughter, Anahid Avakian Gregg, confirmed that her father died Wednesday morning...
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CORRECTS SPELLING OF NAME FILE - In this June 18, 2013, file photo, Russian baritone Dmitry Hvorostovsky attends a news conference in Moscow, Russia. Hvorostovsky died after a long battle with cancer. He was 55. Hvorostovsky's office said in a statement Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, that the acclaimed singer "died peacefully" earlier and was "surrounded by family" near his home in London. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)
November 22, 2017 - 3:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dmitri Hvorostovsky, the Russian baritone known for his velvety voice, dashing looks and shock of flowing white hair, died Wednesday at a hospice near his home in London, a few years after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. He was 55. Called "the Elvis of opera" and the "Siberian...
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