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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pop singer Kesha is suing her producer and mentor, claiming he sexually and emotionally abused her for nearly a decade — allegations he calls extortion. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles alleges the hit-making producer known as Dr. Luke drugged and...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A publicist for Jack White says the rocker is canceling his remaining tour dates in Mexico after the death of his band's keyboard player Isaiah "Ikey" Owens. The statement said Owens, 38, died Tuesday morning in Mexico. Owens was from Long Beach,...
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Don't call Alecia Moore "Pink" — at least for now. The 35-year-old entertainer is just being herself in You+Me, her new acoustic project with Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green. The duo released its debut album on Tuesday. "This has nothing to do...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys held a protest in New York City on Tuesday to raise awareness about the 200-plus Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in April. Tuesday marked six months since the girls were abducted. Keys kicked off a protest with 30...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Members of the Grammy-winning group Boyz II Men are returning to their roots with a concert at their old stomping grounds. The R&B trio will give a private show Tuesday at the Philadelphia High School for the Creative & Performing Arts. That's where...
OK Go, "Hungry Ghosts" (Paracadute) Alt-rock band OK Go's fourth full-length album, "Hungry Ghosts," is heavy on hooks and a curious electro music approach, but musically falls well short of the type of innovation OK Go is capable of. For all the applause OK Go has grown...
Angaleena Presley, "American Middle Class" (Slate Creek) Angaleena Presley was little-known outside of Nashville when she formed the Pistol Annies with Miranda Lambert and Ashley Monroe. Her solo debut, "American Middle Class" — with its potent narratives about working-class...
Leonard Cohen, "Popular Problems" (Columbia Records) There's no reason, of course, why an artist should slow down at 80. If the mind is still sharp — and, as in Leonard Cohen's case, the bank account still a bit low, thanks to a larcenous financial adviser — a singer-songwriter...
Florida Georgia Line, "Anything Goes" (Republic Nashville) Busting out with a record-breaking country single, as Florida Georgia Line did with its multiplatinum smash, "Cruise," doesn't always ensure long-term success. But "Anything Goes," the duo's second album, suggests they...