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VIENNA (AP) — Sweden wins 60th Eurovision Song Contest, Australia out for next year.
VIENNA (AP) — Will the real Conchita Wurst please stand up? Bearded ladies — and men dressed like bearded ladies — popped up all over downtown Vienna as fans of the cross-dressing Austrian diva celebrated Saturday night's Eurovision Song Contest by paying homage to her and her...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of music fans are expected to let the good times roll Sunday at the 35th annual B.B. King Homecoming Festival, a free gathering that the legendary bluesman started in his hometown of Indianola, Mississippi. Performers this year include a country...
VIENNA (AP) — Everything appears to be running according to plan ahead of this year's Eurovision Song Contest — except for the weather. As organizers test stage installations and make other final preparations for Saturday's event, cold and rain are gripping Vienna. That will...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday they will not file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow. A charge evaluation sheet released by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said there was insufficient evidence to charge Jean Kasem...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — APNewsBreak: Los Angles prosecutors reject elder abuse case against Casey Kasem's widow.
NEW YORK (AP) — Saxophonist Dexter Gordon and pianists James P. Johnson and Lennie Tristano are the newest inductees into Jazz at Lincoln Center's Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame. Gordon was considered the first tenor saxophonist to adapt the new bebop style pioneered by Charlie...
Whitesnake, "The Purple Album" (Frontiers) Who says you can't go home? David Coverdale delves deep into his Deep Purple background on the new Whitesnake album, which re-does songs from his tenure fronting the legendary classic rock outfit. "The Purple Album" begins with a more...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Five of B.B. King's adult children visited the blues great one last time in private at a Las Vegas funeral home that will host a public viewing Friday ahead of a Saturday memorial service. They said the King of the Blues was dressed in a signature purple and...