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Q&A: Diplo on historic concert in Cuba, Rihanna and Bieber

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Globe-trotting EDM star Diplo recently checked another locale off his performance wish-list: Cuba.


Review: Engelbert Humperdinck defies time, age on new album

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Erykah Badu offers 'soul therapy' ahead of Soul Train Awards

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — There's no question that Erykah Badu is the soul hostess. On Sunday, she'll host the Soul Train Awards on BET. But earlier this week, she was the soulful host who invited a small group of reporters to a West Hollywood hotel suite for an introductory lesson on chakras.


Russian baritone Hvorostovsky dies at 55

MOSCOW (AP) — Beloved Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 55.


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Get in the holiday mood with Sia, Smokey and Stefani

Here's a collection of holiday albums reviewed by The Associated Press.


The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

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German police retrieve 100 stolen John Lennon items

BERLIN (AP) — German police recovered around 100 items that belonged to late Beatles star John Lennon that were stolen from his widow in New York, including three diaries, two pairs of his signature metal-rimmed glasses, a cigarette case and a handwritten music score.


Rapper Nelly's planned Saudi gig sparks social media stir

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Rapper Nelly is to perform in Saudi Arabia next month, but his planned concert in the ultraconservative kingdom is not being welcomed by everyone.


Taylor Swift 'reputation' sells 1.22 M albums in 1st week

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift's "reputation" is in good standing: the album has sold more than 1.22 million units in its first week.


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Streisand on not touring again, Netflix film and assault

NEW YORK (AP) — If you want to see Barbra Streisand sing, watch her upcoming Netflix special because you won't see her onstage again.


Forbes names Beyonce music's highest-earning woman

NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes has crowned Beyonce as the highest paid woman in music.


Delegate-elect Danica Roem attends AMAs with Demi Lovato

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — One of Virginia's newly elected lawmakers has made a red carpet appearance at the American Music Awards.


Tim McGraw and Faith Hill find harmony on first duets record

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a scene from their Showtime documentary, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are rehearsing for their elaborate Soul2Soul tour, one of the biggest tours of their careers. Hill is on top of the stage singing "Devil Calling Me Back," while McGraw is at the bottom of an opening on the stage waiting to be lifted up on a platform to join her.


Musicians unite at AMAs in wake of tumultuous year

The 2017 American Music Awards marked a night of unison, positive vibes and American pride as musicians spoke about coming together in a year dominated by natural disasters, violence and divisive politics.


Women dominate American Music Awards, but not as nominees

This year's American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but not as nominees or winners.


Egyptian singer detained over racy video clip

CAIRO (AP) — Security officials say prosecutors have ordered an Egyptian female pop singer detained for a week on accusations of promoting debauchery in a racy video clip.


Germany: police arrest man over stolen John Lennon objects

BERLIN (AP) — German police say they have arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from the estate of John Lennon, including diaries.


Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country music star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died.


Reaction from the country music world on Mel Tillis' death

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A look at reaction from the country music world on Mel Tillis, who died Sunday at age 85.


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