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Dee Dee Bridgewater, "Dee Dee's Feathers" (OKeh/Sony Music/DDB Records) Grammy- and Tony-winner Dee Dee Bridgewater is the most complete jazz singer on the scene today — combining superb vocal chops and the acting talent that makes her a masterful interpreter of lyrics. Her...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Rick Springfield was a big hit at the opening day of the 2015 New York State Fair. So was his tush. The singer best known for his 1981 No. 1 hit "Jessie's Girl" returned to the suburban Syracuse fairgrounds for the first time since he was sued after falling...
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of young people eager to see popular rap artist Fetty Wap at a free concert in his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey, have turned out for the event. The Record reported ( http://bit.ly/1JAwKHM ) teens lining up to see the artist Thursday were...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The country duo Maddie & Tae took on gender stereotypes in their first platinum single, "Girl in a Country Song," and now they are targeting another overused effect in today's country music: electronic drum machines. "Fake drums," said Maddie Marlow,...
OULU, Finland (AP) — Who can play wildest on an instrument no one can see? A record 30 air guitarists from a dozen countries are jamming on a stage in northern Finland to answer just that question. The 20th Air Guitar World Championships kicked off Thursday with 30 "dark horses...
OULU, Finland (AP) — Who can play wildest on an instrument no one can see? A record 30 air guitarists from a dozen countries are jamming on a stage in northern Finland to answer just that question. The 20th Air Guitar World Championships kicked off Thursday with 30 "dark horses...
LONDON (AP) — A grand piano that featured on many of ABBA's biggest hits is going up for auction in London. Sotheby's is offering the instrument, owned by the Stockholm recording studio where the Swedish pop group often recorded. The auction house said Thursday the piano by...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Rapper 50 Cent's bankruptcy attorney says he'll try again to sell his 50,000-square-foot Connecticut mansion. The Hartford Courant reports ( http://cour.at/1hH14pW ) Pat Neligan spoke at a court hearing Wednesday. 50 Cent didn't attend. The rapper's...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Rapper 50 Cent's bankruptcy attorney says he'll try again to sell his 50,000-square-foot Connecticut mansion. The Hartford Courant reports ( http://cour.at/1hH14pW ) Pat Neligan spoke at a court hearing Wednesday. 50 Cent didn't attend. The rapper's...