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DJ Khaled on Nipsey Hussle: 'He's like a prophet'

NEW YORK (AP) — During the recording of what became one of Nipsey Hussle's final songs, the rapper and DJ Khaled spoke passionately about "our families, entrepreneurship, leadership and just love," Khaled recalls.


3 handwritten wills found in Aretha Franklin's home

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Three handwritten wills have been found in the suburban Detroit home of Aretha Franklin, months after the death of the "Queen of Soul," including one that was discovered under cushions in the living room, a lawyer said Monday.


Lawyer: Three handwritten wills are found in Aretha Franklin's Michigan home, months after famous singer's death.

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Lawyer: Three handwritten wills are found in Aretha Franklin's Michigan home, months after famous singer's death.


Steven Van Zandt keeps on rocking but avoids the p-word

NEW YORK (AP) — There's plenty of rock on Steven Van Zandt's first album of original material in 20 years. There's also soul and funk and some mean horn solos. What there isn't plenty of is politics.


Jon Pardi kicks off new country album with fiddles

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country traditionalist Jon Pardi is kicking off his third album just the way he likes his country music — with a fiddle intro. Pardi, whose 2016 album, "California Sunrise," shot him to the top of the country album chart, is releasing "Heartache Medication" on June 3, a classic honky-tonk-style song that's the first single from an album of the same name to be released Sept. 27.


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Royal praise for Dutch singer's victory at flashy Eurovision

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch royal family and prime minister are leading an unusual outpouring of praise for the 25-year-old singer who brought the Netherlands its first victory in the Eurovision song contest since the 1970s.


Country star Travis Tritt's tour bus involved in fatal wreck

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Country music star Travis Tritt says his tour bus was "sideswiped" in a multi-vehicle crash that left two people dead in South Carolina.


The Netherlands wins Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Netherlands won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv Saturday, with Duncan Laurence's doleful piano ballad "Arcade" crowned champion of Europe's annual music extravaganza.


The Latest: Netherlands wins 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest (all times local):


The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with Duncan Laurence's piano ballad 'Arcade'

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with Duncan Laurence's piano ballad "Arcade" .


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Woodstock 50 festival: Investment bank is lining up money

NEW YORK (AP) - Organizers of the Woodstock 50 festival are signaling progress toward resolving a financial crunch after a falling-out with backer Amplifi Live.


Business manager sentenced for defrauding Ne-Yo, McKnight

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who served as business manager for Ne-Yo has been sentenced in Ohio to more than seven years in prison for defrauding the R&B singer in a sports beverage scheme.


Louisiana judge orders rapper NBA YoungBoy back to jail

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Rapper NBA Youngboy has been ordered back to jail in Louisiana while a judge considers revoking his probation following a fatal shooting outside the Trump International Beach Resort in Miami.


Levine's company received $936K from Met in final season

NEW YORK (AP) — Records show conductor James Levine's company received $936,755 from the Metropolitan Opera in his 47th and final season, a tenure cut short when he was fired as music director emeritus after an investigation found evidence of sexual abuse and harassment.


APNewsBreak: Cardi B tops BET noms, Nipsey Hussle up for 1

NEW YORK (AP) — Hip-hop star Cardi B is walking into the 2019 BET Awards as the most nominated act with seven, while late rapper Nipsey Hussle scored a posthumous nomination.


A list of nominees at the 2019 BET Awards

A list of nominees at the 2019 Bet Awards, to air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 23.


Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of May 15, 2019:


The charm is missing on The Head and the Heart's new album

The Head and the Heart, "Living Mirage" (Warner Bros. Records)


A T-shirt shopping trip with rock singer James Bay

NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, British singer James Bay's favorite music T-shirt is of the Rolling Stones, but the one he wishes he had? Aretha Franklin.


Spanish court clears Shakira, Vives of plagiarism

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has cleared Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives of a plagiarism claim after rejecting a lawsuit brought against them by a Cuban-born singer and producer.


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