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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017 file photo, Luke Bryan answers questions at a news conference for the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game in Houston. The Academy of Country Music Awards will unite the democrats and republicans, according to the show’s host, and part-time comedian, Luke Bryan. "Coming to an election near you. Is politics your next career?” chimed in fellow country singer Dierks Bentley, who will co-host the show with Bryan on Sunday, April 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
April 02, 2017 - 9:59 am
The Academy of Country Music Awards will unite Democrats and Republicans, according to Luke Bryan, the show's host and a part-time comedian. The country star, hosting Sunday's show for the fifth straight year, joked — as usual — about his duties at the country music party held annually in Las Vegas...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2005, file photo, members of the band Journey pose after receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Keyboardist Jonathan Cain told the Dayton Daily News for a story published online on March 30, 2017, that former singer Steve Perry will be in attendance when the band is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
March 31, 2017 - 12:56 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain says former singer Steve Perry will be in attendance when the band is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Cain tells the Dayton Daily News ( http://bit.ly/2mWbZD5 ) that "the ceremony is the first time we're going to get to see Steve...
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March 31, 2017 - 6:57 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Christian music singer Amy Grant and Nashville philanthropist Martha R. Ingram will be honored with stars on the Music City Walk of Fame next month in Tennessee. The Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. made the announcement Thursday. The ceremony will be at 1 p.m...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2016, file photo, Roger Daltrey of The Who performs on day 3 of the 2016 Desert Trip music festival at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Daltrey told NME for a story published online on March 29, 2017 that "a dead dog" would have beaten Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 1:08 pm
LONDON (AP) — Roger Daltrey says "a dead dog" would have beaten Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election. The Who's legendary front man tells the British music news website NME that President Donald Trump "really didn't win" the election because Democrats "threw it away." The British...
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March 30, 2017 - 1:04 pm
DETROIT (AP) — An Ohio man says Detroit rap-metal group the Insane Clown Posse and member Joseph Bruce used a poem he wrote without his consent. Stanley Gebhardt filed the copyright infringement suit Tuesday in federal court in Detroit. It seeks monetary damages and asks a judge to force Bruce and...
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FILE - In this combination of file photos, Leonardo DiCaprio, left, appears at an event to discuss climate change at the White House in Washington on Oct. 3, 2016, and Q-Tip, from A Tribe Called Quest, performs at the Wireless Festival in London on July 14, 2013. Longtime friends DiCaprio and Q-Tip hung out at an intimate showcase for the Australian band Chase Atlantic who made their debut in New York late Wednesday, March 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, left, Jonathan Short, Files)
March 30, 2017 - 12:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime friends Leonardo DiCaprio and Q-Tip hung out at an intimate showcase for an Australian band making its New York City debut late Wednesday. The Oscar-winning actor and Grammy-winning rapper were in the small audience at Ludlow House as trio Chase Atlantic performed songs in...
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 photo, Zarifa Adiba, 18, an orchestra conductor in Afghanistan, plays during a concert in Kabul. Afghanistan’s first all-female symphony is trying to change attitudes in a deeply conservative country where many see music as immoral, especially for women. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
March 30, 2017 - 3:13 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's first — and only — all-female symphony is trying to change attitudes in a deeply conservative country where many see music as immoral, especially for women. The symphony's two conductors show how difficult that can be, but also how satisfying success is. One...
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March 30, 2017 - 2:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime friends Leonardo DiCaprio and Q-Tip hung out at an intimate showcase for an Australian band making its New York City debut late Wednesday. The Oscar-winning actor and Grammy-winning rapper were in the small audience at Ludlow House as trio Chase Atlantic performed songs in...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo, Nicki Minaj performs "Do You Mind" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The Wilhelmina talent and modeling agency has signed Nicki Minaj to its celebrity division. The agency said in a statement Wednesday, March 29, 2017 it will work to further the six-time American Music Award winner's influence in fashion and beauty. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
March 29, 2017 - 1:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Wilhelmina talent and modeling agency has signed Nicki Minaj to its celebrity division. The agency said in a statement Wednesday that it will work to further the six-time American Music Award winner's influence in fashion and beauty. "She is a style pioneer and an icon,"...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, a message written by a fan on a dusty car window outside the home of British musician George Michael in London. A private funeral took place Wednesday March 29, 2017, at Highgate Cemetery, north London, according to a statement released by Michael’s publicity agency, Connie Filippello Publicity, saying the funeral was attended by family and close friends. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, FILE)
March 29, 2017 - 1:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — Singer George Michael's publicist says his funeral has been held in London. The private funeral service took place Wednesday at Highgate Cemetery in north London. Michael's publicity agency, Connie Filippello Publicity, said in a statement it was attended by family and close friends...
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