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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Thicke's attorney says the estate of Marvin Gaye exploited the singer's "moment of personal vulnerability" in an attempt to prove that the hit "Blurred Lines" was a ripoff of a Gaye hit. The estate sued Pharrell Williams and Thicke over the song last...
HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for an ex-West Point cadet told jurors Tuesday that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal, resulting in a brain injury that forced him to drop out...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The owner of Biloxi's Margaritaville casino has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, only hours before a hearing where the landlord aimed to seize the property. The filing by MVB Holding LLC in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Gulfport follows the...
ATLANTA (AP) — Rapper Tim Dog, who was accused of swindling women out of thousands of dollars, was dead when a warrant was issued for his arrest last year, according to a death certificate filed in Georgia. The rapper, whose real name was Timothy Blair, was best known for the...
ATLANTA (AP) — A death certificate filed in Georgia shows rapper Tim Dog was dead when a warrant was issued for his arrest last year. The rapper, whose real name was Timothy Blair, had been convicted of stealing thousands of dollars. One swindling victim from Mississippi told...
App Store Official Charts for the week ending September 15, 2014: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft - Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon 3. Goblin Sword, Eleftherios Christodoulatos 4. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 5. Afterlight, Afterlight Collective,...
NEW YORK (AP) — A CD/DVD featuring Whitney Houston's first public performance — and one of her last in 2009— will be released Nov. 10. "Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances" is the pop singer's first live album. Her mentor, Clive Davis, said the album will showcase...
Ann Hampton Callaway, "From Sassy to Divine: The Sarah Vaughan Project" (Shanachie) Ann Hampton Callaway has undeservedly flown under the radar as a jazz singer. Perhaps that's because of her successful career as a cabaret chanteuse and songwriter whose more than 250 songs...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tim McGraw has a reputation for picking the right songs over the course of his 20-year career, although he says he had some help on his latest hit. His nostalgic country single "Meanwhile Back at Mama's" was clearly a winner after he saw the reaction that...