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  • Chris Brown trial set to start on Monday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge has set Monday as the start date for the assault trial of singer Chris Brown in the nation's capital. During a brief court appearance Friday in which he wore a suit and tie, Brown turned to wave and salute supporters in the courtroom including his mother and the...

  • Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard on trial in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man accusing singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of punching him in the face is trying to "get rich" as a result of a bloody nose, a lawyer for the bodyguard said Thursday. Bernard Grimm made that statement in a courtroom in Washington during the start of a trial for his...

  • Record labels sue Pandora over older songs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major record labels are suing Internet radio giant Pandora for copyright infringement for using songs recorded before 1972 without paying license fees. The labels, including divisions of Sony, Warner and Universal, argue that songs such as Aretha Franklin's "Respect" and the...

  • Salsa great Cheo Feliciano dies in car crash at 78

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano died in a car accident early Thursday, prompting the governor of the U.S. territory to declare three days of mourning. Feliciano, a member of the Fania All Stars, was one of the most recognized salsa singers, with hits...

  • Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

    The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, April. 7, to Sunday April 13: UNITED STATES 1. John Legend, "All of Me" (Columbia Records) 2. Katy Perry, "Dark Horse" (Capitol Records) 3. Jason Derulo, "Talk Dirty - feat. 2 Chainz" (Warner Bros. Records) 4....

  • The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

    iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending April 14, 2014: Top Songs 1 Happy (From "Despicable Me 2"), Pharrell Williams 2 All of Me, John Legend 3 Talk Dirty (feat. 2 Chainz), Jason Derulo 4 Let It Go, Idina Menzel 5 Sing, Ed Sheeran 6 Play It Again, Luke Bryan 7 Dark Horse...

  • Sean Combs to speak at Howard U. commencement

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Entertainer and entrepreneur Sean Combs will deliver Howard University's commencement speech this year in Washington. The school announced Tuesday that Combs will be among five people who will receive honorary degrees as trailblazers in their fields. Combs was a Howard...

  • Judge rejects request to dismiss Chris Brown case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown's assault case is going forward after a judge in Washington on Monday rejected a request to dismiss it. Lawyers for the Grammy-award-winning singer had argued the case should be dismissed because prosecutors abused the grand jury process to prepare for...

  • Fans to honor late organ player

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Silent film fans and music lovers are gathering in Frederick to honor the memory of a highly regarded organ player. The Matinee With Ray event Sunday at the Weinberg Center for the Arts celebrates the life of Raymond Brubacher. Brubacher died Feb. 27 at age 73. He...

  • Recording company sued over allegedly inferior editions of songs

    TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Consumers who purchased two music albums are suing Tutm Entertainment, claiming the re-recordings were poorly done. The two albums, “Hits of the 80s: Platinum Collection” and “Hits of the 90s: Platinum Collection” were “poorly...

  • Peabody Institute names symphony head new dean

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University has announced that Fred Bronstein, president of the St. Louis Symphony, is the institute's new dean. Bronstein, who has chief executive of St. Louis Symphony since 2008, will start at the Peabody Institution in June. The...

  • Oh good, washed-up celebrity Lance Bass is discussing health care reform with Obama

    Do you remember 'N Sync member Lance Bass? No? Well, President Obama does, and the former boy band singer is at the White House to discuss … health care reform.



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