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Court won't review Michael Jackson doctor's case

Jackson Doctor

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The California Supreme Court refused Wednesday to review the involuntary manslaughter conviction of Michael Jackson's doctor, rejecting his lawyer's petition without comment. Read more

Music Review: Spidey enhanced by Zimmer soundtrack

Various Artists, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Soundtrack" (Columbia Records/Madison Gate Records) Read more

Judge delays trial in loud music killing case

A judge on Wednesday ruled to delay the trial indefinitely for a Florida man accused of murdering a teenager during an argument over loud music. Read more

Man accused of stalking singer John Rich warned

A Nashville judge has issued a stern warning to a man accused of stalking country music singer John Rich. Read more

Bieber trial delayed on DUI, other charges to July

Trial was delayed Wednesday until July for pop star Justin Bieber on driving under the influence and other charges after his lawyers asked for more time to examine evidence and discuss whether to accept a possible plea deal. Read more

Ovation guitar factory in Connecticut is closing

An Ovation guitar factory in the western Connecticut hills that produced instruments for music legends from Paul Simon to Cat Stevens to Glen Campbell will be closing in June after 47 years and production of the Ovation line in the United States will stop, the manufacturer's parent company told t... Read more

Justin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine trip

Japan Shrine Visit

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Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine, saying he thought it was a beautiful site and only a place of prayer. Read more

Country star McGraw loves life in GT fast lane

Tim McGraw drives in the carpool lane most days instead of pushing 100 mph with the windows rolled down and hair pulled back. Read more

Sri Lanka to deport UK tourist with Buddha tattoo

Sri Lankan authorities will deport a British tourist for having an image of Buddha tattooed on her arm, an official said Wednesday. Read more

Haslam signs bill seeking to end book shredding

Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill into law to ban the shredding of Imagination Library books delivered to the incorrect addresses. Read more

Boy says he sang gospel song, abductor freed him

Child Abducted Gospel Song

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A 9-year-old Atlanta boy who police say was abducted for a short time from his driveway is being praised by community leaders for his calm as he sang the gospel song "Every Praise" until the man released him. Read more

Delay sought in loud music killing trial

Attorneys for a Florida man charged with murder in the killing of a teenager during an argument over loud music are asking that his retrial be delayed. Read more

Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, April 14, to Sunday April 20: Read more

Eminem, Outkast to headline Austin City Limits

Music-Austin City Limits

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Eminem and Outkast are headlining another music festival. Read more

Springsteen exhibit coming to Tulsa center

The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa is planning to debut a new exhibit featuring photographs of legendary rocker Bruce Springsteen. Read more

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

iBook charts for week ending April 21, 2014: Read more

How 'Sail' sold: Story of Awolnation's Aaron Bruno

Music Awolnation

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He has the second longest-running song in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. You've likely heard the song — but not the name of the man who created it. Read more

'Wicked' composer, others fight sheet music piracy

By now, some young musical theater fans have received an email from Stephen Schwartz asking them to stop illegally downloading sheet music from any of his shows. Or anyone's show, for that matter. Read more

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday April 14, to Sunday April 20, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. Read more

Milsap, Wiseman among Country Hall inductees

Music Country Hall of Fame

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Ronnie Milsap, Mac Wiseman and the late Hank Cochran are the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame. Read more

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