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John Fogerty on ups, downs, becoming music's fortunate son

John Fogerty Portrait Session

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Although he wrote the classic Americana songbook, it took John Fogerty more than 30 years to come to terms with the realization he really was one of rock music's fortunate sons. Read more

Future films top songs for BET Hip-Hop Awards' pre show

Rapper Future made a surprise performance in his hometown to celebrate the 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards. Read more

Pop, country singer Billy Joe Royal dies at age 73

Billy Joe Royal, a pop singer who popularized the song "Down in the Boondocks," and crossed over into country music, has died. He was 73 years old. Read more

Shania Twain cancels concerts in New Hampshire, New York

Shania Twain has canceled her "Rock This Country" tour in New Hampshire and New York after being diagnosed with a respiratory infection. Read more

Attorney: LAPD officers feared ambush after rap video

Two Los Angeles police officers who shot and killed a man after a beer bottle shattered their patrol car's rear window thought they were under attack because of an online video that turned out to be a publicity stunt, the lawmen's attorneys said Wednesday. Read more

Yoga serving as inspiration for Aguilera's new music

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Yoga is serving as inspiration for Christina Aguilera's upcoming album. Read more

Report: 200-plus music-related businesses still in Music Row

More than 200 music-related businesses are still in operation on Nashville's Music Row, and 66 music-business properties are worthy of a spot on the National Register of Historic Places, a recent study says. Read more

Master P to visit Albuquerque balloon fiesta to promote show

Hip-hop mogul Master P is going to help close out the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Read more

Brad Paisley: 'God bless the Ashley Madison website hack'

Country Music Hall of Fame Benefit Concert

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When Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood host the Country Music Association Awards in November, they'll have a wealth of material for their jokes — and for that, Paisley is thankful for the Ashley Madison hack and presidential contenders. Read more

Celebrities hit Paris shows as Balenciaga names new designer

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The chicest celebrities in the business rocked the final day of Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday as powerhouse Louis Vuitton and Miuccia Prada's VIP-magnet Miu Miu presented their spring-summer 2016 collections. Read more

Madonna announces second Bangkok show as part of world tour

Madonna has added a second show in Bangkok for her "Rebel Heart" world tour after the first concert sold out in under an hour, organizers said Wednesday. Read more

Pandora says it will buy Ticketfly for $450M

Streaming music company Pandora said Wednesday it is buying ticket seller Ticketfly for $450 million in a deal the two see changing the way fans find new music and learn about concerts, and artists plan their tours. Read more

Jennifer Lopez to host the 2015 American Music Awards

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Jennifer Lopez is taking on hosting duties at next month's American Music Awards. Read more

Widow of musician Frank Zappa dies at 70

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Gail Zappa, the widow of music legend Frank Zappa, has died at her Los Angeles home. She was 70. Read more

A sad-sack history: The Half-Dozen 'Cubbiest' Moments Ever

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Cubs manager Joe Maddon says he doesn't believe in "any of that stuff." Read more

Downtown Durham, NC, becomes magnet for diners, art-lovers

Neighborhoods-Downtown Durham

Jessie Turner

On a recent Sunday, chatter from people waiting on the sidewalk for tables at Dame's Chicken and Waffles wafted on a fall breeze across a tree-lined plaza where several people sat, read and sipped coffee. Across the street, a group celebrating their friends' anniversary wandered into the barroom ... Read more

LAPD: Rap group posted video of gun flashed near officer

A video posted online that shows someone flash a loaded gun while filming a police officer is an attempt at publicity from an old hip-hop group looking to find new relevance, but it has still led to an investigation and at least one arrest, Los Angeles police said Tuesday. Read more

Johnny Cash, Miranda Lambert, Steve Cropper get stars

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Country stars Miranda Lambert and the late Johnny Cash, along with famed blues musician Steve Cropper, were honored Tuesday for helping to build Music City's reputation as a home for artists of any genre. Read more

Be 'Happy': Pharrell Williams to open MTV EMAs in Milan

Pharrell Williams will be the opening performer at the 2015 MTV European Music Award ceremony this month in Italy's fashion capital of Milan. Read more

Los Angeles judge finalizes Stevie Wonder's divorce

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A Los Angeles judge has finalized Stevie Wonder's divorce from fashion designer Kai Millard Morris. Read more

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