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WAKEFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A man charged with trespassing at Taylor Swift's Rhode Island mansion wants the singer to testify on his behalf. The Westerly Sun ( http://bit.ly/1Jt3mV1 ) reports 24-year-old Nicholas Field was back in court Friday. The Westerly resident was arrested...
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Jolin Tsai was the big winner at the Golden Melody Awards, honoring some of the biggest names in Asian music. The Taiwanese pop star, nominated in seven categories, won three awards for best Mandarin album for "Play," best vocal recording album and best...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joni Mitchell's friend and conservator says it was an aneurysm that sent the folk singer to the hospital in March. Conservator Leslie Morris acknowledged the aneurysm in a statement posted on Mitchell's website on Sunday, providing the first significant...
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Squire, the bassist and co-founder of the progressive rock band Yes who recently announced he had leukemia, has died, according to a statement from his band members on Sunday. He was 67. The band posted a statement on its Facebook page saying Squire "...
LONDON (AP) — One of the most talked-about appearances at Britain's Glastonbury music festival wasn't a singer or rocker — it was the Dalai Lama. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader joined singer Patti Smith on stage Sunday, where she led the crowd to sing "Happy Birthday" to...
LONDON (AP) — One of the most talked-about appearances at Britain's Glastonbury music festival wasn't a singer or rocker — it was the Dalai Lama. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, who appeared at the festival for the first time, spoke on a small platform about the need for a...
Janet Jackson will make one of her first public performances in sometime Sunday at the BET Awards, weeks after the singer caused Internet frenzies with several announcements about her comeback to music. Jackson will be honored with the Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award at...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Big Apple has a country music radio station, and country music stars of all sizes regularly perform and sell out here: Shania Twain is headlining Madison Square Garden this week. Yet for all the music festivals the city hosts, there hadn't been a major...
LONDON (AP) — Kanye West declared himself "the greatest living rock star on the planet" at Britain's Glastonbury festival. But that didn't prevent a prankster from invading the rapper's performance and upstaging him. West's headline set Saturday night was briefly interrupted...