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Michael Kiwanuka, "Love & Hate" (Interscope/Polydor) Michael Kiwanuka takes a wide-screen approach to emotional distress on "Love & Hate," a collection of darting shadows rooted in straightforward melodies. Avoiding the sophomore slump, the Londoner's second album...
Aaron Neville, "Apache" (Tell It Records/Kobalt) Aaron Neville picks up the pace and delves into songwriting on "Apache," a lively album meshing New Orleans R&B with Brooklyn funk. Ably guided by Soulive's Eric Krasno and backed by members of Lettuce and session aces like...
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — Authorities say their investigation into the death of Grammy-winning Tejano star Emilio Navaira (nah-VY'-rah) shows he died of natural causes due to cardiovascular disease. The New Braunfels Police Department said Thursday that it's completed its...
NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Belafonte will launch a racial and social justice festival in October with the inaugural event featuring appearances and performances from actors Chris Rock and Jesse Williams and musicians John Legend and Common. Belafonte announced Thursday that Sankofa...
Steven Tyler, "We're All Somebody from Somewhere" (Dot/Big Machine) The opening stanza of Steven Tyler's move into country music includes references to Jesus, mama, bullets and whiskey. On paper, those clichés feed those who see the Aerosmith veteran's Nashville embrace as a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has confirmed that she co-wrote ex-boyfriend Calvin Harris' latest hit song under an alias, prompting the DJ-producer to send a series of angry tweets. A representative for Swift said Wednesday that she used the name Nils Sjoberg for "This is What...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A judge says a Minnesota law firm may have "potentially relevant" information for determining who should inherit Prince's estate. Carver County Judge Kevin Eide gave permission for the Minneapolis law firm Henson & Efron, which formerly represented...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — If the sound of barbershop harmony invokes Norman Rockwell images of white men singing vaudeville-style songs in straw hats, organizers of the Barbershop Harmony Society are trying to update that image. The society, which dates back to 1938, has been...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — If the sound of barbershop harmony invokes Norman Rockwell images of white men singing vaudeville-style songs in straw hats, organizers of the Barbershop Harmony Society are trying to update that image. The society, which dates back to 1938, has been...