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FILE - In this June 23, 2019 file photo, Lil Nas X arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Lil Nas X created a musical phenomenon with his song “Old Town Road” with Billy Ray Cyrus, but many in Nashville are trying to decide whether to nominate it for a country music award. Voting is under way now for nominations for the Country Music Association Awards, held on Nov. 13, but the song faces an uphill challenge. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
August 14, 2019 - 2:12 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Though Lil Nas X has broken chart records and become a streaming juggernaut with his breakout country rap hit "Old Town Road" with Billy Ray Cyrus, the song faces an uphill challenge to get a nomination for a CMA award. Ballots have gone out for nominations for the Country...
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En esta foto del 24 de abril 2019, el grupo de K-pop BTS llega a la ceremonia de los premios The Fact Music en Incheon, Corea del Sur. (AP Foto/Ahn Young-joon)
August 13, 2019 - 9:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A representative for K-pop superstar group BTS said Tuesday the boy band is taking a break, but it will only be brief. BTS's rep told The Associated Press that the seven-member group will take a "well-deserved vacation." It was recently reported that BTS will head on an "extended...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2019 file photo, Miley Cyrus, left, and Liam Hemsworth attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the "Camp: Notes on Fashion" exhibition in New York. Cyrus and Hemsworth have separated after less than a year of marriage. A representative for the singer said Saturday, Aug. 10 the pair decided a break was best while they focus on “themselves and careers.” Cyrus and Hemsworth, who starred in “The Hunger Games” films, have been an on-and-off again couple for more than a decade. They married in December 2018. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
August 13, 2019 - 2:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Liam Hemsworth is wishing his wife Miley Cyrus "nothing but health and happiness" days after Cyrus' representative announced the couple's separation. Hemsworth posted on Instagram on Monday confirming the pair's separation and saying he won't be making comments to "any...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2019 file photo, Miley Cyrus, left, and Liam Hemsworth attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the "Camp: Notes on Fashion" exhibition in New York. Cyrus and Hemsworth have separated after less than a year of marriage. A representative for the singer said Saturday, Aug. 10 the pair decided a break was best while they focus on “themselves and careers.” Cyrus and Hemsworth, who starred in “The Hunger Games” films, have been an on-and-off again couple for more than a decade. They married in December 2018. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
August 10, 2019 - 10:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have separated after less than a year of marriage. A representative for the singer said Saturday the pair decided a break was best while they focus on "themselves and careers." Cyrus and Hemsworth, who starred in "The Hunger Games" films, have been...
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August 10, 2019 - 10:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have separated after less than a year of marriage. A representative for the singer said Saturday the pair decided a break was best while they focus on "themselves and careers." Cyrus and Hemsworth, who starred in "The Hunger Games" films, have been...
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FILE - This April 23, 2019 file photo shows Taylor Swift at the Time 100 Gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world in New York. Swift is set to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards. MTV announced Wednesday, Aug. 7, that the pop star will hit the stage on Aug. 26 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
August 07, 2019 - 12:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift is set to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards. MTV announced Wednesday that the pop star will hit the stage on Aug. 26 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Swift and Ariana Grande are the most nominated acts, competing for 10 awards each. Swift's...
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A private aircraft is recovered after it caught fire on landing at Aarhus Airport in Tirstrup, Denmark, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. Flying from Oslo in Norway, the plane was believed to be carrying the manager and crew of pop singer Pink, who had given a concert in Oslo. None of the passengers are thought to have been injured in the incident. (Photo: Bo Amstrup / Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
August 06, 2019 - 8:22 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Danish media are reporting that a small aircraft carrying the management team for the American singer Pink crash landed and burst into flames in Denmark. No one was hurt. Danish police on Tuesday confirmed that the incident took place Monday night, though they did not mention Pink...
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August 06, 2019 - 7:54 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan musician and opposition leader Bobi Wine is urging police to investigate the death of one of his supporters who died from injuries sustained during torture by unknown abductors. Wine said the victim, an entertainer whose stage name was Zigy Wyne, was missing an eye...
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FILE - In a Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 file photo, Ariana Grande attends the 13th annual Billboard Women in Music event at Pier 36, in New York. Chinese tech giant Tencent is in talks with French media company Vivendi to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, whose artists include Ariana Grande, according to an announcement from Vivendi Tuesday Aug. 6, 2019.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
August 06, 2019 - 6:54 am
PARIS (AP) — Chinese tech giant Tencent is in talks with French media company Vivendi to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, whose artists include Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, U2 and the Rolling Stones. Vivendi said Tuesday it has started preliminary negotiations that value Universal Music at about 30...
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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2019 file photo, Barbra Streisand introduces "BlacKkKlansman" at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Streisand’s return to New York City’s Madison Square Garden in 13 years attracted political figures like Bill and Hillary Clinton as well as pop superstar Mariah Carey. Streisand performed a show-stopping concert Saturday night, Aug. 3 in front of feverish fans, who gave the iconic singer several standing ovations, including Carey, who showed up to her seat as Streisand ended her first song of the night. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
August 04, 2019 - 12:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Barbra Streisand's return to New York City's Madison Square Garden after 13 years attracted figures from pop superstar Mariah Carey to Bill and Hillary Clinton for a concert that turned political. Backed by an orchestra with more than a dozen talented musicians, Streisand performed...
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