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DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In defiance of Ukraine, a revered Soviet-era crooner has traveled from Russia to the rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine to perform in support of separatists fighting the Ukrainian government. Ukraine had warned 77-year-old Iosif Kobzon, a Russian singer...
Taylor Swift's all-out move into pop music on her fifth album, "1989," is the sound of a young artist who has gradually evolved from a teenager obsessed with boys and journal writing into a young woman embracing life in New York and stepping to a new beat. "Shake It Off," her...
Taylor Swift's all-out move into pop music on her fifth album, "1989," is the sound of a young artist who has gradually evolved from a teenager obsessed with boys and journal writing into a young woman embracing life in New York and stepping to a new beat. "Shake It Off," her...
NEW YORK (AP) — When Taylor Swift released the Grammy-winning, banjo-tinged "Mean" in 2010, haters fired shots at the then-20-year-old. Four years later, Swift says she's grown and was able to write her new single 'Shake It Off' about others dissing her from a new perspective. "...
NEW YORK (AP) — Want a body like Beyonce's? Now you can buy clothes she's designed for exercising. The 33-year-old singer announced Monday that she is merging with British retailer Topshop to launch the company, Parkwood TopShop Athletic Ltd. It is a 50/50 joint venture. The...
LONDON (AP) — Fittingly for the man who co-wrote "How Soon Is Now," Johnny Marr doesn't believe in living in the past. The former guitarist for The Smiths has just released his second solo album, "Playland," a follow-up his well-received "The Messenger" in 2013. Both offer...
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, Lil Kim and Da Brat will reunite at next month's Soul Train Awards. BET and Centric announced Monday that the female rappers will take the stage Nov. 7 when the show tapes at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. They all co-starred on the 90's hit, "Not...
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, Lil Kim and Da Brat will reunite at next month's Soul Train Awards. BET and Centric announced Monday that the female rappers will take the stage Nov. 7 when the show tapes at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. They all co-starred on the 90's hit, "Not...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ronnie Milsap, the blind country-soul singer and pianist, joined bluegrass vocalist Mac Wiseman and the late songwriter Hank Cochran as the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday. During the ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee, 71-year-...