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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's sister says the superstar musician had no known will and filed paperwork Tuesday asking a Minneapolis court appoint a special administrator to oversee his estate. Tyka Nelson, Prince's only surviving full sibling, said in the court filing that...
NEW YORK (AP) — No monsters of depravity for Waltraud Meier, thank you. The German mezzo-soprano takes a very different view of the Greek queen Klytemnestra than the one usually seen in Richard Strauss' "Elektra." Meier, for 40 years one of opera's most glamorous and riveting...
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Jay Z protege has pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge. The Daily News ( http://nydn.us/1SpgiP5 ) says rapper Wais P entered the plea Monday in Manhattan Supreme Court. The 42-year-old rapper, whose real name is Malcolm Byer, could be sentenced to...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When he was alive, Prince made hundreds of millions of dollars — for record companies, concert venues and others. That much is certain. What's less clear is how much he left behind and who'll come forward to claim it. Less than a week after the pop star died...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kid Rock's assistant was killed in an ATV accident overnight at a suburban Nashville property belonging to the singer. The Tennessean ( http://tnne.ws/1NNohQA ) reports 30-year-old Michael Sacha was found lying face down on the side of a driveway of Rock'...
Prince's longtime lawyer called the death of the superstar a complete shock and said Monday that the singer lived a clean and healthy lifestyle, disputing suggestions that he had a drug addiction. Prince was found dead in Paisley Park, his home and vast recording studio in...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Singers Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato are the latest artists to cancel shows in North Carolina in protest of the state's new law addressing LGBT rights and bathroom use by transgender people. Jonas and Lovato issued a statement on Twitter on Monday saying they...
ATLANTA (AP) — When Elton John said last year that R&B singer Gallant was "going to be huge," the 24-year-old felt unworthy of the praise. "It was very felt strange," Gallant said. "It was so undeserving of me getting that type of attention. I was surprised that he was even...
The Jayhawks "Paging Mr. Proust" (Thirty Tigers) Paging Jayhawks fans: The Americana band of renown has returned with a timeless gem that belongs among the best of the group and its loose, expansive genre. "Paging Mr. Proust" kicks off with a one-two punch that's a good guide...