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Wendy Williams 'proud' of 'Aaliyah' TV movie

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Though the Lifetime movie "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" drew criticism from fans upset with casting and the way it depicts Aaliyah's life, executive producer Wendy Williams says she wouldn't do anything differently if she had it to do again. Read more

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Review: A fine family album from the Thompsons

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Producer moves to dismiss part of Kesha lawsuit


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A hit-making music producer has asked a judge to dismiss allegations that he sexually abused pop singer Kesha from a civil lawsuit, court filings show. Read more

Chopin's heart exhumed in secret, like a relic

Poland Chopin’s Heart

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As Frederic Chopin gasped for air on his deathbed in Paris in 1849, he whispered a request that became the stuff of musical legend: Remove my heart after I die and entomb it in Poland. He wanted the symbol of his soul to rest in the native land he pined for from self-imposed exile in France. Read more

Caught up in the spirt of the music

Dan Schutte never envisioned fame or a lasting legacy as a music star. Read more

In Puerto Rico, charges dropped against Don Omar

Domestic violence charges have been dropped against Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar. Read more

Jordan supports friend Hamlin at Homestead

NASCAR Homestead Auto Racing

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Michael Jordan was one of Denny Hamlin's biggest fans in the pits, rooting on the NASCAR star as he fell short of winning the Sprint Cup championship. Read more

Newport-area musicians to help the homeless

Newport-area musicians will be performing an annual concert to benefit the homeless. Read more

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New graphic Islamic State group video claims US aid worker Peter Kassig beheaded Read more

Solange Knowles weds video director

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Solange Knowles is known for her fashion as much as her music, and her weekend wedding didn't disappoint. Read more

4 Vermont college choral groups join forces

Choral groups from four Vermont colleges are joining this month for a series of performances of a major work by the Cuban contemporary composer Jose Maria Vitier. Read more

Bono hurts arm in NYC cycling accident

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U2 frontman Bono has injured his arm while riding a bicycle in New York City. Read more

Cherokee National Youth Choir wins $10,000 contest

The Cherokee National Youth Choir has won a contest for $10,000 sponsored by the band Foreigner and the GRAMMY Foundation. Read more

Sweet music plays for Arizona coach on the rise

Cardinals Bowles Football

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Walk past Todd Bowles' office and you'll hear the music. Read more

Audit to review $5M in UH football stadium costs

The University of Houston is investigating how $5 million was used toward the construction of a new football stadium that has cost more than initially projected. Read more

One Direction, Bono sing to raise Ebola funds

Britain Band AId 30 Recording Arrival

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Pop singers and musicians including One Direction, Bono and Ellie Goulding have joined forces to record a charity song to raise funds to ease Africa's Ebola crisis. Read more

'Side Show' song to be broadcast free on Monday

Visitors to Times Square on Monday night can catch a big Broadway number without paying a cent. Read more

Argentina judge: There's evidence against Bieber

There's enough evidence against Justin Bieber to question him in a criminal case, an Argentine investigative judge said Friday. Read more

Stars serious and silly at Hollywood Film Awards

2014 Hollywood Film Awards - Press Room

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The first televised Hollywood Film Awards was like a dressy, drawn-out advertisement for Oscar hopefuls. Read more

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