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LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for Phil Spector's wife says a divorce filing by the imprisoned music producer is heartbreaking. Attorney Aaron Abramowitz writes in a statement issued Tuesday that Rachelle Spector has been devoted to her husband and has been providing him support...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's old band is reuniting for some live shows following his death. Members of the Revolution made the announcement in a video posted online Tuesday. Five band members appear in the video, sitting on a couch. Guitarist Wendy Melvoin says the group's...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's old band is reuniting for some live shows following his death. Members of the Revolution made the announcement in a video posted online Tuesday. Five band members appear in the video, sitting on a couch. Guitarist Wendy Melvoin says the group's...
Rufus Wainwright, "Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets" (Deutsche Grammophon) Rufus Wainwright appears in many guises on "Take All My Loves," composing, producing, arranging and, least of all, singing. Instead, he presents nine of the Bard of Avon's sonnets as individual or...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's sister says the superstar musician had no known will and filed paperwork Tuesday asking a Minneapolis court appoint a special administrator to oversee his estate. Tyka Nelson, Prince's only surviving full sibling, said in the court filing that...
NEW YORK (AP) — No monsters of depravity for Waltraud Meier, thank you. The German mezzo-soprano takes a very different view of the Greek queen Klytemnestra than the one usually seen in Richard Strauss' "Elektra." Meier, for 40 years one of opera's most glamorous and riveting...
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Jay Z protege has pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge. The Daily News ( http://nydn.us/1SpgiP5 ) says rapper Wais P entered the plea Monday in Manhattan Supreme Court. The 42-year-old rapper, whose real name is Malcolm Byer, could be sentenced to...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When he was alive, Prince made hundreds of millions of dollars — for record companies, concert venues and others. That much is certain. What's less clear is how much he left behind and who'll come forward to claim it. Less than a week after the pop star died...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kid Rock's assistant was killed in an ATV accident overnight at a suburban Nashville property belonging to the singer. The Tennessean ( http://tnne.ws/1NNohQA ) reports 30-year-old Michael Sacha was found lying face down on the side of a driveway of Rock'...