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Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 5-11

July 5: Actress Katherine Helmond is 86. Actress Shirley Knight is 79. Singer-musician Robbie Robertson is 72. Julie Nixon Eisenhower is 67. Rock star Huey Lewis is 65. Baseball Hall-of-Fame pitcher Rich "Goose" Gossage is 64. Country musician Charles Ventre is 63. Singer-songwriter Marc Cohn is ... Read more

No bail for Journey drummer Deen Castronovo on rape charge

Journey drummer Deen Castronovo will remain in an Oregon jail on rape and other felony charges after prosecutors said he repeatedly violated a court order by calling and texting the victim with messages that included suicide threats and apologies. Read more

Bon Jovi's politics: Cash for Clinton, music for Christie

Bon Jovi is playing a big role in the 2016 presidential campaign in New Jersey. Read more

Legendary bluesman Robert Johnson's son dies in Mississippi

Obit-Bluesmans Heir

Greg Jenson

A son of legendary Mississippi blues artist Robert Johnson became rich by winning a court fight over his father's estate. But even when finances were no longer a concern, an attorney said Claud Johnson kept the gravel truck he had driven for years — a reminder of the hard work that guided ... Read more

Owensboro bluegrass festival sets another attendance record

Owensboro's annual bluegrass music festival has set a new attendance record — and by a large margin. Read more

UK: Royal Opera defends 'distressing' rape scene after boos

Britain's Royal Opera says it's sorry for causing distress but the show will go on after a rape scene in "Guillaume Tell" sparked boos and walkouts. Read more

Man beaten to death after country music concert

Police are looking for two suspects after a man was beaten to death after a country music concert at CenturyLink Field. Read more

Singer caught in property dispute between nuns, archdiocese

People Katy Perry

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Katy Perry is caught in a property dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese over who owns a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood. The singer is named in a recent lawsuit over the scenic property in the Los Feliz neighborhood. Read more

'Glee'-type music contest crowns winners in New York City

High School Theater Awards

Henry McGee

A 17-year-old New Yorker math and science whiz and an 18-year-old Californian who will study musical theater in college have won top honors at the National High School Musical Theater Awards. Read more

Campbell movie sets standard for CNN film

CNN's airing of a documentary on singer Glen Campbell's fight with Alzheimer's Disease shattered previous viewership records for a movie on the news network. Read more

'Changed' Justin Bieber attends Sydney church conference

Hong Kong Justin Bieber

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Justin Bieber credited a Pentecostal pastor with changing his life as he mingled Tuesday with thousands of Christians at a five-day church conference in Sydney. Read more

Singer caught in property dispute between nuns, archdiocese

People-Katy Perry

AP Photo

Katy Perry is caught in a property dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese over who owns a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood. The singer is named in a recent lawsuit over the scenic property in the Los Feliz neighborhood. Read more

High school students participate in summer arts program

Tucked behind the trees of Quartz Mountain and nestled next to Lake Altus, a yearly meeting of Oklahoma's most creative and talented high school students is taking place. Read more

Looking for love on a dating app? You may find music instead

Music Dating Apps

Photo by John Shearer

In your quest to find a date, a spouse or a hook-up, you might discover something else when using dating apps: new music. Read more

AP Source: AC/DC finally heading to Spotify

-Music-AC/DC-Streaming

Photo by Rich Fury

AC/DC is finally heading to Spotify, three years after the veteran rock band decided to put its catalog on iTunes. Read more

Lady Gaga, European official slam Turkish gay pride violence

Turkey Gay Pride

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Pop singer Lady Gaga and a European rights official are condemning the attacks on Istanbul's gay pride rally after security forces doused demonstrators with water cannons and tear gas. Read more

Diddy's son Quincy calls father's arrest a 'hiccup'

2015 BET Awards - Show

Photo by Chris Pizzello

Diddy's son Quincy Brown has dismissed his father's recent arrest as a "hiccup." Read more

Jolin Tsai, Eason Chan, A-Mei win at Golden Melody Awards

Jolin Tsai was the big winner at the Golden Melody Awards, honoring some of the biggest names in Asian music. Read more

Sheriff: Man dies after Washington music festival

The Grant County sheriff's office says it has assigned a detective to investigate a 22-year-old Portland, Oregon, man's death after a music festival in Washington state over the weekend. Read more

Man wants Taylor Swift to testify in his trespassing case

A man charged with trespassing at Taylor Swift's Rhode Island mansion wants the singer to testify on his behalf. Read more

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