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  • Salsa great Cheo Feliciano dies in car crash at 78

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Police say Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano has died in a car accident in the U.S. territory. He was 78. Police officer Israel Arroyo says Feliciano was alone in his Jaguar when he hit a post before dawn Thursday in the northern suburb of Cupey. Feliciano...

  • Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard goes on trial in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard is going on trial on assault charges in Washington, a case that will be a preview for the musician's own trial. Christopher Hollosy's trial begins Thursday in Superior Court. Both men were arrested in October after a man accused them of...

  • 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...

  • Fergie launches training to help abused women

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Songstress Fergie says the number of women who are abused by their partners "is totally unacceptable" and should be protected by existing laws that are often not enforced. The Black Eyed Peas singer was at the State Department on Thursday to announce a new Justice Institute...

  • Jagger pays tribute to companion, Stones halt tour

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mick Jagger paid poignant tribute to his late companion, designer L'Wren Scott, on Tuesday, calling her his "lover and best friend" and saying he was struggling to understand why she might have taken her own life. Jagger posted the message on his Facebook page as the Rolling...

  • UK legislator pans no-guitar prison policy

    LONDON (AP) — A guitar-loving British legislator has challenged a policy that he says makes it impossible for prisoners to play steel-stringed or electric guitars. The Labour Party's Kevin Brennan Tuesday cited singers Johnny Cash and Billy Bragg as people who helped bring music into prisons...

  • 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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