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NEW YORK (AP) — Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has been taken to a hospital after he was forced to leave the stage while performing in New York City. Perry became ill around 9:30 p.m. Sunday while performing with Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper in his side band, the Hollywood...
LONDON (AP) — Stevie Wonder urged his fans to choose "love over hate" and expressed dismay over the troubles in the world at a concert devoted to one of his classic albums. The legend performed Sunday in Hyde Park for the British Summertime Festival. He opened his concert by...
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is holding a tribute to David Bowie that's billed as a symphonic odyssey exploring the legendary musician's works. The one-night-only event "The Music of David Bowie" is Sunday at Meadow Brook amphitheater in suburban...
NEW DELHI (AP) — A South Indian rapper is targeting Dow Chemical with rhymes — demanding the U.S. company pay more in victims' compensation and environmental damages stemming from a horrific chemical gas leak that killed thousands of people and sickened countless others. Sofia...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A music therapist at a Michigan children's hospital has made dozens of unique recordings as a gift for patients' parents and other loved ones. Bridget Sova uses a specialized stethoscope recorder to capture the thumping, rhythmic heartbeats of young...
Sean McConnell, "Sean McConnell" (Rounder Records) One of the freshest new voices coming out of Nashville has actually been around for a while. His name is Sean McConnell, and though he's barely on the senior side of 30, he's been putting out indie records since he was 15. He's...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil is being charged with misdemeanor battery in a case alleging he grabbed a woman's hair and pulled her to the ground in April outside a Las Vegas Strip resort. Neil's attorney, David Chesnoff, wasn't immediately available Friday to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott is known for her oddball, trippy videos and colorful rhymes, but says if she were a man, more people would know about the songs she's written or produced for other acts, including Whitney Houston, Beyonce and Aaliyah. "A lot of people don't know a...
Jay Z has released an emotional new song in response to this week's fatal police shootings of two black men in Minnesota and Louisiana. On "spiritual," Jay Z raps, "Got my hands in the air, in despair, don't shoot, I just want to do good." In a statement accompanying the song's...