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Family of musician Chris Cornell disputes he killed himself

Chris Cornell Seattle

Grant Hindsley

Rock musician Chris Cornell's wife on Friday disputed "inferences" that the rocker killed himself in a Detroit hotel room, saying he may have taken more of an anti-anxiety drug than he was prescribed. Read more

The Latest: Cornell's full autopsy, other tests pending

Obit Chris Cornell

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The Latest on the death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell (all times local): Read more

Questlove to perform at prom despite earlier cancellation

Music Questlove Prom

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Questlove is assuring students at a Pennsylvania high school that he will still perform at their prom despite unexpectedly canceling days earlier. Read more

Amandla Stenberg is ready to be a voice for her generation

Film-Amandla Stenberg

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Eighteen-year-old actress, activist and all-around talent Amandla Stenberg is OK with being considered a voice for her generation. Read more

Lauded rocker Chris Cornell killed himself by hanging

Obit-Chris Cornell

Photo by Chris Pizzello

Chris Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, hanged himself Wednesday in a Detroit hotel room, according to the city's medical examiner. He was 52. Read more

Big Sean, Major Lazer headline New York's Hot 100 fest

Music Hot 100 Festival

Photo by Chris Pizzello

Big Sean, Major Lazer and Zedd are set to headline Billboard's Hot 100 Music Festival on New York's Jones Beach this summer. Read more

Hendrix's Monterey Pop festival guitar going up for auction

The guitar Jimi Hendrix played at the Monterey Pop festival in 1967 is expected to sell for $750,000 when it goes up for auction next month. Read more

Imagine Dragons to honor Chris Cornell at Billboard Awards

Chris Cornell Billboards Awards

Photo by John Salangsang

Imagine Dragons will pay tribute to the late Chris Cornell in words at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. Read more

Wyclef Jean urges fans to support Haitian immigrants

People Wyclef Jean

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Tying a bandanna printed with the red-and-blue Haitian flag around his head, Grammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean joked Friday that he hoped no Los Angeles police officers were watching and mistaking him again for a gang member. Read more

Birthplace of grunge mourns 'Seattle's son' Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell Seattle

Grant Hindsley

Grief-stricken Chris Cornell fans left flowers at memorials across Seattle for the musician whose forceful, somber songs helped cement the city's place in rock history. Read more

'24' actor Sutherland records at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios

The timeless allure of the funky Muscle Shoals sound was working its magic on Kiefer Sutherland, who was in town for a gig at Singin' River Brewing Co. Read more

Judge confirms Prince's 6 siblings as heirs to his estate

Prince Estate

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A judge confirmed Prince's six siblings to be his rightful heirs in a ruling released Friday, bringing them a big step closer to collecting their shares of the music legend's multimillion-dollar estate. Read more

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending May 18, 2017: Read more

'Mamma Mia!' film sequel gets July 2018 release date

Mamma Mia, here we go again! A sequel to the ABBA-packed film musical "Mamma Mia!" will hit theaters on July 20, 2018. Read more

The Latest: Cornell family cites drug he was prescribed

Obit-Chris Cornell

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The Latest on the death of musician Chris Cornell in Detroit (all times local): Read more

Rapper Travis Scott pleads not guilty to inciting a riot

A rapper who was charged with inciting a riot after inviting fans onstage during an Arkansas concert has pleaded not guilty. Read more

Memorial to open at site of 2003 fire that killed 100 people

Nightclub Fire Memorial

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The site of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people in 2003 is reopening Sunday as a memorial park to honor the memories of those who died, the more than 200 people injured and the many people who rushed to help in the minutes, weeks, months and years after the blaze sent shockwaves through this ... Read more

North Dakota hopes to lure more to Lawrence Welk home

Welk Home Attendance

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Bandleader Lawrence Welk's trademark bubbles and music attracted legions of adoring fans and made him millions of dollars. Read more

High hopes for new high-tech Atlanta stadium despite delays

New Stadium Atlanta Football

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Several high-profile failures have plagued Atlanta's reputation on a national stage over the years: unpreparedness for ice and snow storms, a recent highway collapse and subsequent shutdown from a fire, and chronic traffic and public transportation woes. Read more

Birthplace of grunge mourns 'Seattle's son' Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell Seattle

Grant Hindsley

Grief-stricken Chris Cornell fans left flowers at memorials across Seattle for the musician whose forceful, somber songs helped cement the city's place in rock history. Read more

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