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State music director killed in southern Mexico

The music director of the southern Mexico state of Yucatan has been found strangled to death, three days after he disappeared. Read more

Big & Rich to play halftime of Liberty Bowl

Country duo Big & Rich will play the halftime show of the Liberty Bowl on Dec. 29 after being honored with the bowl's Outstanding Achievement Award. Read more

Spanish singer to go to jail for money laundering

Spain Singer’s Jailing

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A Spanish court has ordered popular folk singer Isabel Pantoja to jail after her appeals against a two-year sentence for money laundering were rejected. Read more

Obama to announce immigration action Thursday

Immigration New Orleans Protest

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In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal action on immigration — in measures that could spare from deportation as many as 5 million people illegally in the U.S. and set up one of the most pitched ... Read more

Auction of Presley items set for January

More than 60 authentic artifacts related to late singer Elvis Presley are set to be auctioned in Memphis in January. Read more

Big & Rich to play halftime of Liberty Bowl

Country duo Big & Rich will play the halftime show of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl on Dec. 29 after being honored with the bowl's Outstanding Achievement Award. Read more

Timberlake becomes co-owner of audio tech company

Film Justin Timberlake

Photo by John Shearer

Justin Timberlake wants to make sure you have a 20/20 sound experience when you listen to music: He's now a co-owner of the audio technology company AfterMaster Audio Labs, Inc. Read more

Multiple fractures for Bono in NY bicycle accident

People Bono

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An injury to U2 singer Bono after what was described by the group as a "cycling spill" left him with multiple fractures that required him to undergo two surgeries, a doctor said Wednesday. Read more

Country singer postpones concert over Ferguson

Country singer Hunter Hayes has cancelled a Thursday concert at Saint Louis University over concerns about possible unrest in the city as a grand jury prepares to conclude its inquiry into the fatal Ferguson police shooting. Read more

Correction: Billy Joel-Gershwin Prize story

Gershwin Prize

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In a story Nov. 19 about Billy Joel receiving the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, The Associated Press reported erroneously the spelling of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's first name. The spelling is Sonia, not Sonya. Read more

Lawsuit settlement in death of film worker in Ga.

The family of a film worker killed when she was hit along train tracks while shooting a biographical movie about singer Gregg Allman announced a settlement Wednesday with several defendants. Read more

CFD announces most of night acts for 2015

Aerosmith, Alabama, Toby Keith and Keith Urban are among the night acts signed to play next summer at Cheyenne Frontier Days. Read more

Symphony project to feature sounds of Detroit

International composer Tod Machover and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra plan to create what they are calling a musical portrait of the city by collecting the sounds of Detroit. Read more

Billboard ranking to include streams, track sales

Billboard Ranking Update

Photo by Greg Allen

Billboard's chart is getting a makeover. Read more

Stevie Wonder headlining fundraiser for Landrieu

Stevie Wonder is lending a hand to endangered Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu. Read more

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending November 17, 2014: Read more

Stevie Wonder headlining fundraiser for Landrieu

Stevie Wonder is lending a hand to endangered Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu. Read more

Electronic music festival to return to Bethel

The Mysteryland electronic music festival is returning to the site of the original Woodstock concert next year. Read more

Cheyenne Jackson, Debbie Harry to perform in NYC

Cheyenne Jackson and Debbie Harry will make their debuts this winter at a storied New York nightclub. Read more

Bob Marley heirs join US firm to launch pot brand

Jamaica Marley Marijuana

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A U.S. private equity firm announced Tuesday it has joined the family of late reggae star Bob Marley in hopes of building what it touts as the "world's first global cannabis brand." Read more

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