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CHICAGO (AP) — Members of an Indiana-based rap group called RACK Boyz and other suspects from Illinois made hundreds of thousands of dollars in a bank fraud scheme that included wooing participants through social media and Internet videos, federal and state authorities said...
Dionne Warwick, "Feels So Good" (Bright Music Records) The duets from Dionne Warwick's new album show her remarkable voice undiminished by time, still as sweet and melodious as ever. Her phrasing and delivery sound easy and effortless. And the choice of material is, of course,...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Prosecutors dismissed a felony charge against a western Kentucky man who spent more than a week in jail for posting violent song lyrics to his Facebook page. The lyrics 31-year-old James E. Evans posted in August included the words "student bodies lying...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new three-day country music festival starring Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley will debut in New York City next summer. Live Nation Entertainment announced Wednesday that FarmBorough will take place June 26-28 on Randall's Island. It's being billed...
CLEVELAND (AP) — An exhibit chronicling Paul Simon's career will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. The Rock Hall announced Wednesday that "Paul Simon: Words & Music" will feature a first-person narrative from Simon. It's a first for the museum. The exhibit...
CLEVELAND (AP) — An exhibit chronicling Paul Simon's career will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. The Rock Hall announced Wednesday that "Paul Simon: Words & Music" will feature a first-person narrative from Simon. It's a first for the museum. The exhibit...
The Flaming Lips, "With a Little Help from My Fwends" (Warner Bros.) Ever wonder what "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" would sound like sung by robots? Me neither, but here's the answer. The Flaming Lips have recorded a full-length tribute to the Beatles' 1967 album, and...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts International and the organizers of Rock in Rio USA announced additions to the music festival's lineup Monday and offered a glimpse of what to expect when the event comes to Las Vegas next year. Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran will join Taylor Swift,...
A former college football quarterback, Sam Hunt might be expected to huddle up with all the macho, in-your-face male country singers currently filling the radio airwaves. But the Georgia native takes a more relaxed, romantic stance on "Montevallo," his R&B-influenced country...