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Documents: Jay Z's company wanted to manage Prince's music

Prince Estate Jay Z

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Roc Nation, the entertainment company founded by rap mogul Jay Z, tried but failed to get chosen to manage Prince's musical assets in the weeks after the rock superstar's death, according to court documents released Tuesday. Read more

Grammy noms: 9 for Beyonce, 8 each for Drake, Rihanna, Kanye

Music Grammy Nominations

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The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyonce's lemonade. Read more

Granger Smith back in Texas after stage fall in New Jersey

Country music artist Granger Smith is back in Texas after he was hospitalized for injuries sustained when he fell off a stage in New Jersey. Read more

Naomi Judd reveals 'severe depression' diagnosis

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Naomi Judd has opened up about her battle with depression. Read more

Pharrell and celebs put on the Ritz with Chanel in Paris

Paris Fashion Chanel

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Pharrell Williams put on the Ritz for Chanel's scintillating mid-season fashion show Tuesday — donning pearls on the "Cafe Society" catwalk at the restaurant of the newly refurbished Ritz Paris. Read more

2017 Grammy Awards: A list of the nominees in top categories

Music Grammy Nominations

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A list of nominees in the top categories at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy. Read more

He won fame on TV but found a home on Broadway

Theater Justin Guarini

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Fourteen years ago, with 23 million people watching, Justin Guarini came achingly close to superstardom. Read more

Father of slain Tejano icon Selena sues to stop TV series

The father of slain Tejano star Selena has filed a lawsuit to stop production of a television series based on what he calls an unauthorized book by the singer's widower, Chris Perez. Read more

Country rebel Sturgill Simpson awed by Grammy nom

Music-Sturgill Simpson

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Sturgill Simpson's records have defied easy characterization (Country? Americana? Experimental Southern rock?), but this year The Recording Academy decided whatever genre he was, he made one of the best records of the year. And that's enough for him. Read more

Johnny Cash birthplace seeks commerce boost

"Kickstart Kingsland," a homegrown effort to lift commerce on the broad shoulders of native son Johnny Cash, is in search of a jump start. Read more

Dylan writes Nobel Prize fest speech; Patti Smith to sing

Nobel Dylan

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He won't be there in person but the Nobel Foundation says Bob Dylan has written a speech that will be read out at the traditional Nobel Prize banquet. Read more

Standing ovation for Obama at his last Kennedy Center Honors

Obama Kennedy Center Honors

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The longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn't reserved for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. Instead, it went to the man sitting to their left, attending his eighth and most likely his last honors presentation: President Barack Obama. Read more

Canadian band Nickelback to play 2017 Minnesota State Fair

Canadian rock band Nickelback is the first show confirmed for the Minnesota State Fair's 2017 Grandstand Concert Series. Read more

Music therapist, teacher, teens among warehouse fire victims

Warehouse Party Fire Victims

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A therapist who used music to help kids cope with trauma. A woman who taught at a Montessori school. An energetic artist who could make friends with anyone. Read more

Tulsa woman honored for challenging retailer in hijab case

A Tulsa woman who gained widespread attention for challenging a clothing retailer that she said had denied her a job for wearing a headscarf has been honored for her social justice advocacy. Read more

Evansville music store owner offering free guitar lessons

Logan Dyer has built his life around music. Now he wants to pass that expertise - and passion - on to the rest of the city. Read more

Soot swept up: Business unharmed by wildfires set to reopen

Southern Wildfires

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Chirping and beeping filled the air as Marion Paul fired up her Gatlinburg video arcade Monday, the first time she's seen her business since deadly wildfires set much of the city ablaze a week ago. Sooty floors needed dusting. Spoiled food had to be tossed. Otherwise, she was set to reopen. Read more

The Latest: No tears shed by Miami exiles for Castro funeral

Cuba Fidel Castro

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The Latest on the interment of Fidel Castro in Santiago, Cuba (all times local): Read more

The Latest: Sheriff's office lifts blockade at protest camp

APTOPIX Oil Pipeline

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The Latest on the Dakota Access pipeline protest (all times local): Read more

Teens, music makers among California warehouse fire victims

Warehouse Party Fire

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Teenagers, the son of a local sheriff's deputy and young artists who loved music are among the dozens of people who died when a fire broke out at an underground dance party in a warehouse that visitors called a death trap. Read more

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