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NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Murray has walked onto David Letterman's show dressed as Liberace, a jockey and a football player, flown onto the set in a Peter Pan outfit, worked out while singing "Let's Get Physical" and dove into a water-filled dumpster strewn with garbage. This week he...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Guns N' Roses guitarist says a former Las Vegas police captain who helped him use the department's helicopter for an elaborate wedding proposal did nothing wrong and he's glad he won his job back. Daren Jay "DJ" Ashba hails a Friday decision by a Nevada state...
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit R&B and jazz singer Ortheia Barnes-Kennerly, who opened for Motown greats like Stevie Wonder and later entered the ministry, has died. She was 70. Barnes-Kennerly died Friday in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where she went for a performance,...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York rapper who was part of French Montana's Coke Boys group is dead after an early morning shooting. Police say Lionel Pickens died at a Queens hospital. The 31-year-old, who performed as Chinx, had been shot multiple times in the chest around 4 a.m...
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit R&B and jazz singer Ortheia Barnes-Kennerly has died. She was 70. Swanson Funeral Home in Detroit tells The Associated Press her funeral is May 26 at Hartford Memorial Baptist Church. Friend and bass player Ralphe Armstrong tells the Detroit Free Press...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mariah Carey hitting high notes. Taylor Swift debuting a star-studded music video. And Kanye West possibly rushing the stage. Those are the things Billboard Music Awards hosts Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen are most excited when it comes to Sunday's show in Las...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bruno Mars closed the Rock In Rio USA festival with an electrifying and upbeat performance that ended with his latest hit, "Uptown Funk!" Mars was energetic as usual Saturday night in Las Vegas, kicking off his set on the drums. He went on to perform the likable...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas police captain who resigned rather than be demoted for helping a Guns N' Roses guitarist use the department's helicopter for an elaborate wedding proposal is poised to get his job back, have his record cleared and be paid what he would have...
NEW YORK (AP) — A guitar George Harrison played at a time when Beatlemania was taking flight has sold for nearly half a million dollars at a New York auction. Julien's Auctions says the 1963 Mastersound electric guitar went for $490,000 Friday to an undisclosed bidder. Julien's...