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TOKYO (AP) — A part-time Japanese pop singer is in a coma after being stabbed about 20 times by a fan near a concert site, police said Monday. They said a suspect has been arrested and admitted that he intended to kill 20-year-old Mayu Tomita. Japanese news reports said the...
This year's Billboard Music Awards promised to be heavy on emotion during its biggest performances by iconic artists such as Celine Dion and Madonna. And they certainly delivered on Sunday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with a political statement about transgender...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A family spokesman says Nick Menza, former drummer for influential metal band Megadeth, died after collapsing on stage during a performance of his progressive jazz trio in Southern California. J. Marshall Craig says Menza's latest band OHM was three songs into...
The Billboard Music Awards will feature a mix of emotional and explosive performances. Madonna will pay tribute to Prince, who died last month; Kesha will now sing live Sunday after her performance was initially canceled by her former mentor; and Celine Dion — who recently lost...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Hotels, restaurants and even community groups who work at arena concession stands are feeling the economic shockwaves from the growing number of canceled concerts and shows over North Carolina's new LGBT law. Greensboro Coliseum Complex lost an estimated...
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Hundreds of "Beliebers" are marching in Argentina's capital to ask that authorities let the Canadian pop idol perform in the South American country. Justin Bieber said Monday on his Twitter account that he would like to play in Argentine on his...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga's childhood piano, which she used to write her first song at age 5, didn't hit a high note at an auction in New York. The upright piano failed to meet its reserve price Saturday when Los Angeles-based Julien's Auctions offered it as part of the "Music...
NEW YORK (AP) — Popular DJ-producer Calvin Harris is resting after he was involved in a car accident Friday night and sustained minor injuries. His publicist said Saturday that Harris was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck "in a collision" in Los Angeles. Further details...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hours before Puff Daddy hit the stage for an all-star concert featuring his Bad Boy family, Jay Z and Mary J. Blige, he could not contain his excitement. He kissed Lil Kim on the cheek and embraced her warmly. He jumped up and down as he described their upcoming...