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FILE - In this March 15, 2005 file photo, Pop star Michael Jackson leaves the Santa Barbara County Courthouse with his father, Joe, in Santa Maria, Calif., following a day of testimony in Jackson's trial on charges of child molestation. Joe Jackson, the patriarch of America's most famous musical clan has died, says a family source on Wednesday, June 27. He was 89. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant, File)
June 27, 2018 - 7:50 pm
Reaction to the death of Joseph Jackson, the patriarch of musical Jackson family, who died Wednesday at age 89. ___ "I will always love you! You gave us strength, you made us one of the most famous families in the world. I am extremely appreciative of that, I will never forget our moments together...
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June 27, 2018 - 9:55 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar winners Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway are among the newest group of celebrities who will be honored by a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Walk of Fame selection committee on Monday announced the class of 2019. "Murphy Brown" star...
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Singer and songwriter Barry Gibb talks with Prince Charles, left, during an Investiture ceremony to award a knighthood to Gibb, at Buckingham Palace in London, Tuesday June 26, 2018. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
June 26, 2018 - 9:22 am
LONDON (AP) — Bee Gee Barry Gibb has received a knighthood at Buckingham Palace, and says he hopes his late brothers Robin and Maurice are proud of him. Gibb is the last surviving member of the fraternal trio whose falsetto harmonies and disco beats powered huge 1970s hits including "How Deep is...
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Anita Baker accepts the lifetime achievement award at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
June 25, 2018 - 7:41 am
The 2018 BET Awards barely handed out any trophies with big stars like Cardi B, Drake and Kendrick Lamar absent, but the show included superior performances by rising singer H.E.R., rapper Meek Mill and gospel artist Yolanda Adams, who paid tribute to Anita Baker and nearly brought her to tears...
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June 22, 2018 - 7:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — J. Cole is set to perform at Sunday's BET Awards. A person familiar with the awards show, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not allowed to discuss the plans publicly, tells The Associated Press on Friday that the rapper will perform at the show. Nicki...
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This 2017 photo provided by the Jacksonville Zoo and Garden shows Ali, a bull elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens in Jacksonville, Fla. The zoo said the elephant wandered through a gate that was accidentally left open and wound up in a courtyard. (Jacksonville Zoo and Garden via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 9:11 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo. The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens posted on Facebook that Ali the bull elephant wandered through a gate that was accidentally left open Sunday and wound up in a...
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June 18, 2018 - 6:01 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A van ran into a small group of pop music fans at a festival in the Netherlands, killing one person and injuring three others before fleeing the scene. Dutch police detained a suspect hours later. Police in the province of Limburg say they found the white van that was responsible...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Beyonce performs at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland. Jay-Z and Beyonce have released a joint album that touches on the rapper's disgust at this year's Grammy Awards and features a shout out from their daughter Blue Ivy to her siblings. The pair released the nine-track album "Everything Is Love" Saturday, June 16, 2018, on the Tidal music streaming service that Jay-Z partially owns. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 17, 2018 - 8:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay-Z and Beyonce are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was coming. The couple released a joint album that touches on the rapper's disgust at this year's Grammy Awards and features a shout out from their daughter Blue Ivy to her...
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Baltimore's Charm City Tails members Lisa Locklear, left, Kristen Edwards, center, and Rae Beth pose for a photo at New York's Coney Island before the 36th annual Mermaid Parade, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Walker)
June 16, 2018 - 4:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Writer Neil Gaiman and his musician wife Amanda Palmer are reigning over a sun-soaked edition of New York City's zany Mermaid Parade. Gaiman, the author of "American Gods" and "Coraline," and Palmer, of The Dresden Dolls duo, are King Neptune and Queen Mermaid at Saturday's parade...
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Neil Diamond performs during the 49th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards gala at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on Thursday, June 14, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
June 15, 2018 - 2:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Diamond may have retired from touring due to Parkinson's disease, but the singer didn't let that stop him from giving a cheery and memorable performance at the 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony. Diamond, who was officially inducted into the Hall in 1984, earned the Johnny...
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