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HEREFORD, Texas (AP) — Police say country singer Daron Norwood has been found dead in his Texas apartment. Hereford police spokesman Capt. Kirsten (KER'-sten) Williams said Thursday that investigators do not suspect foul play in Norwood's death. He was 49. Williams says a cause...
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A judge is charging 10 former military officers in the killing of folk singer and political activist Victor Jara during Chile's 1973 coup. The charges announced late Wednesday by Judge Miguel Vazquez include homicide and kidnapping in the slaying of Jara...
NEW YORK (AP) — Silento, the 17-year-old rapper who's having a pop culture moment with the dance craze to his debut song, says he wants to be a role model to the young kids who have posted videos dancing to his tune. His "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)" has continued to rise on the...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Miranda Lambert jumped on stage and sang at a small club in Nashville, Tennessee, two days after announcing her divorce from husband Blake Shelton. The Grammy-winning singer was all smiles on Wednesday night as she joined her friend and...
CHICAGO (AP) — Paul Freeman, the founder of the Chicago Sinfonetta, is dead at age 79. The Sinfonetta announced Freeman's death on its website, saying the conductor had been fighting several ailments in recent years. He retired in 2011. Sinfonetta director of operations Courtney...
NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna thinks artists deep into their careers should stop if they don't have anything more to say. But at 56, the singer says she still has things to talk about, and in short, she feels like Pablo Picasso. "I like to compare myself to other kinds of artists like...
NEW YORK (AP) — While music awards shows have dwindled in ratings throughout the years, for Tori Kelly, they have been a goldmine. Thanks to her huge voice, the singer and guitarist with diva hair managed a breakthrough following captivating performances at this year's Billboard...
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A court in Argentina has revoked an arrest warrant that was issued for Justin Bieber for an alleged attack on a photographer in Buenos Aires in 2013, but the charges against him still stand, a court official said Wednesday. The decision was...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rhapsody International, the operator of the Rhapsody and Napster streaming music services, says it has surpassed 3 million paying subscribers globally as more consumers realize the benefits of offline listening. The gain from about 2 million a year ago...