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US rapper fined for indecent language charges in St. Kitts

St Kitts-50 Cent Detained

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U.S. rapper 50 Cent and a member of his entourage were detained in St. Kitts and Nevis for using "indecent language" during a performance at a music festival, local police said Sunday. Read more

Winners at Sunday night's BET Awards in Los Angeles

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Winners of the BET Awards, presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles: Read more

Theatre West Virginia welcomes 10 new interns

Sing. Dance. Act. Eat. Sleep. Repeat. Read more

Police: Florida man scams woman by posing as country star

Authorities say a Tampa Bay-area man swindled a mentally disabled woman and convinced her to have sex with him by pretending to be country music star Jason Aldean. Read more

Minnesota judge to hold 2nd hearing in Prince estate case

Prince Estate

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A hearing will be held in suburban Minneapolis regarding the procedures for determining who stands to inherit part of Prince's estate. Prince died in April of an accidental drug overdose, and no will has been found. The twice-divorced musician's parents are dead and he didn't have any known child... Read more

Indianapolis symphony to perform Prince's biggest hits

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra plans to pay tribute to Prince this fall with a special concert showcasing some of the late artist's greatest hits. Read more

Michael Herr, author of the Vietnam-era 'Dispatches,' dies

Michael Herr, the author and Oscar-nominated screenplay writer who viscerally documented the ravages of the Vietnam War through his classic nonfiction novel "Dispatches" and through such films as "Apocalypse Now" and "Full Metal Jacket," died after a long illness. He was 76. Read more

Franklin participates in street-renaming ceremony for father

Aretha Franklin has participated in a street-renaming ceremony for her late father at the Detroit church where he was a longtime pastor and prominent civil rights leader. Read more

Judge won't hear media request at Prince estate hearing

The Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate case won't allow attorneys for several media companies to intervene in an upcoming hearing. Read more

Clinton campaign offers chance to see Hamilton - at a cost

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Hillary Clinton supporters will get a chance to see the hit musical "Hamilton" if they're willing to pay prices that are breathtaking even by Broadway standards. Read more

Manitowoc teen to sing at Carnegie Hall

Exchange Manitowoc Teen Carnegie Hall

To say Nylene Zabel was shocked when she was selected to sing with the Honors Junior Choir at Carnegie Hall in New York would be mild. Running around in circles and screaming with joy would be a better description. Read more

Kanye West unveils "Famous" video of him, celebrities

People Kanye West Video

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Kanye West has unveiled a video on a subject he knows something about: fame. Read more

Killer sale: Fans flock to buy Jerry Lee Lewis items

People-Jerry Lee Lewis

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There's a whole lot of sellin' going on at the home of rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis. Read more

Officer sends message to police, doctors _ and Kenny Chesney

A police officer shot several times near Philadelphia spoke from his hospital bed to thank police and medical personnel — and included a shout-out to country singer Kenny Chesney. Read more

Former Vols pay tribute to Phillip Fulmer at charity roast

Former Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer issued a reminder to his former players and colleagues Saturday before they gathered to roast him at a charity event. Read more

Bernie Worrell, masterful P-Funk keyboardist, dead at 72

Obit Bernie Worrell

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Bernie Worrell, the ingenious "Wizard of Woo" whose amazing array of keyboard sounds and textures helped define the Parliament-Funkadelic musical empire and influenced performers of funk, rock, hip-hop and other genres, has died. Read more

Festival aims to blend live performance with electronics

Western Michigan University is hosting a weeklong music festival dedicated to performers and composers who are interested in combining live performance and electronics. Read more

Indianapolis Colts owner buys Prince's Yellow Cloud guitar

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has purchased the Yellow Cloud electric guitar that Prince used in numerous concerts until the mid-1990s. Read more

Billy Joel makes surprise appearance at tribute band show

People-Billy Joel

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Fans watching a Billy Joel tribute band were treated to a surprise appearance by the Piano Man himself. Read more

Orangutan to join band during performance at Wahpeton zoo

A world-traveling band will be joined by a very special guest during its performance next week at a zoo in Wahpeton. Read more

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