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CLEVELAND (AP) — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is welcoming its newest class, featuring a Beatle, three punks from California and a guitar god from Texas. Ringo Starr, who found unexpected stardom as a frontman after the Beatles broke up, was honored Saturday night as the hall...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" at his Third Man Records in Nashville. The 10-inch, 78-rpm facsimile...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" at his Third Man Records in Nashville. The 10-inch, 78-rpm facsimile...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Musical chairs is a common game on "The Voice." Pharrell is sitting in a seat originally owned by CeeLo Green and once occupied by Usher, while Shakira and Gwen Stefani have filled in when Christina Aguilera took a hiatus from the show. Blake Shelton said...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rising country star Sam Hunt may be finding success on the pop charts, but don't fret — he won't pull a Taylor Swift. "By no means do I want to try to leave country music," Hunt said in a recent interview. "That's absolutely where I want to stay." Hunt has...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rising country star Sam Hunt may be finding success on the pop charts, but don't fret — he won't pull a Taylor Swift. "By no means do I want to try to leave country music," Hunt said in a recent interview. "That's absolutely where I want to stay." Hunt has...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ringo Starr was always behind the other Beatles. Bobbing his head as he sat at his drum kit, Starr kept the steady backbeat for Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison, a once-in-a-century group that conquered the music world. Starr got fourth-billing,...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Bahamian R&B singer Johnny Kemp, who is best known for the hit song "Just Got Paid," has died in Jamaica. He was 55. Jamaica police said Friday that Kemp was found floating at a beach in Montego Bay on Thursday morning. It had not yet been determined...
ELMSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — A motorcyclist accused of riding recklessly on a suburban New York highway and causing a wreck that killed a rapper thrown off another bike has been charged with criminally negligent homicide. Clifford Perkins pleaded not guilty Thursday. The wreck last May...