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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan is permitting a popular Lebanese rock band to perform, lifting an earlier ban imposed amid claims the group's songs promoting religious and sexual freedom violate local customs and religious beliefs. Khalid Abu Zeid, a regional politician who...
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — A rare piece of movie memorabilia from Prince's 1984 classic film "Purple Rain" is hitting the auction block. Prince donned the black and white blazer with leather sleeves while riding a motorcycle with co-star Apollonia Kotero. "It's definitely the most...
MIAMI (AP) — Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias took home seven awards apiece, including six shared awards for their hit duet "El Perdon," at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami. The duet topped an entire night of special pairings and collaborations among Latin artists at...
CHICAGO (AP) — Prince's final days and unexpected death at age 57 raise questions among experts familiar with prescription painkiller overdoses. It's possible the innovative musician's demise represents one of the most public tragedies in an overdose crisis now gripping America...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Official: Investigators considering overdose in Prince death, whether doctor supplied drugs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before his death, fans searching online for Prince were likely to find just a handful of his performance videos and almost none of his recorded music. In the days since he died, YouTube and other uploading sites have been flooded with hundreds of hours of the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the days since Prince died, YouTube and other uploading sites have been flooded with hundreds of hours of the superstar's songs, concert footage, TV appearances and music videos. It's a boon for Prince lovers, and a sign that the notoriously tight copyright...
NEW YORK (AP) — To a certain extent, singer-songwriter Gary Louris is fighting against history by reforming the Jayhawks. "The precedent isn't very good as far as bands putting out their best work late in their careers — in rock, it's very rare," said Louris, 61. "That doesn't...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Les Waas, the advertising legend behind the Mister Softee jingle heard in hundreds of ice cream trucks for more than half a century, has died. He was 94. Waas died April 19 at Abington Hospice in Warminster, according to Goldsteins' Rosenberg's Raphael-Sacks...