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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017, file photo, Rihanna arrives at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The Grammy Award-winning singer is being honored Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, as Harvard’s 2017 Humanitarian of the Year. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Bright like a diamond: Harvard honors Rihanna's philanthropyHarvard University thinks Rihanna shines bright like a diamond when it comes to philanthropy
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FILE- In this Sept. 23, 2016, file photo, The Edge, from left, Bono and Adam Clayton of the music group U2 perform at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival - Day 1 in Las Vegas. In a lawsuit filed Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, in Manhattan federal court, Paul Rose says U2 lifted elements of his song “Nae Slappin” for their song “The Fly” while they were looking for new inspiration. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
British songwriter accuses U2 of stealing songA British songwriter and guitarist is claiming that rock band U2 and lead singer Bono stole one of his songs for their 1991 album "Achtung Baby."
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his State of the State address in the Illinois House chamber in Springfield, Ill. Rauner and Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper plan to meet this week to discuss funding education in Chicago. The performer from Chicago, whose real name is Chancelor Bennett, said Monday, Feb. 27, on Twitter that he'll meet privately with Rauner on Wednesday. (Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP, File)
Chance the Rapper, Rauner to talk Chicago school fundingGrammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner plan to meet this week to discuss funding education in Chicago
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Music Review: THEY. promised grunge'n'b, and they deliveredLos Angeles-based duo THEY call their sound grunge'n'b, a fusion of R&B and hip-hop mixed with rock, and while it sounds gimmicky, it's actually highly enjoyable
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In this Jan. 31, 2017, photo, Lauryn Hill performs in Pittsburgh at Heinz Hall. Hill has postponed a Pittsburgh concert that was scheduled to make up for one last month that started more than three hours late. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust says that the show scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Byham Theater has been moved to June 2 "due to a scheduling conflict." (Jack Fordyce /Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP)
Lauryn Hill delays makeup concert for show that started lateSinger-rapper Lauryn Hill has postponed a Pittsburgh concert that was scheduled to make up for one last month that started more than three hours late
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This image released by ATO Records shows "Graveyard Whistling," the latest release by the Old 97s.  (ATO Records via AP)
Music Review: Old 97s keep kickin' it past the graveyardThe Old 97s were one of a handful of touring country-rock bar bands that emerged during the 1990s, writing clever songs that owed more to their rock 'n' roll heroes than anything rooted in Nashville
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This cover image released by Forty Below Records shows "Felony Blues," the latest release by Jaime Wyatt. (Forty Below Records via AP)
Jaime Wyatt: An authentic new voice lives to sing about itJaime Wyatt's work tacks back and forth between gorgeous balladry and straight-ahead Southern California country-rock, '70s vintage _ think Linda Ronstadt when she ruled the pop airwaves _ but the edges are serrated, the polish missing
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FILE - This Oct. 23, 2016 file photo shows country legend Willie Nelson performing at the 30th Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert in Mountain View, Calif. Fellow country singer Merle Haggard will be honored a year after his death with an all-star concert featuring his longtime friend and duet partner Willie Nelson as well as Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert and John Mellencamp. Haggard died of pneumonia on April 6, 2016, in Palo Cedro at the age of 79. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, more to honor Merle HaggardThe late country star Merle Haggard will be honored a year after his death with an all-star concert featuring his longtime friend and duet partner Willie Nelson as well as Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, John Mellencamp and more
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Music concert to benefit Sandy Hook victim's foundationThe principal cellist with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra is organizing a concert to benefit a foundation set up by the family of a victim of the Connecticut school shooting
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Katie Lass, of Hamtramck, presses The White Strips self titled album during Third Man Records Cass Corridor grand opening of the pressing plant to the public, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 in Detroit. Detroit-raised rocker Jack White is building on a vision to blend music and manufacturing in a part of his hometown that long inspired him. The Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist, drummer and producer is overseeing the launch of a vinyl record pressing plant in the back of his Third Man Records shop north of downtown Detroit. (Tanya Moutzalias/The Ann Arbor News via AP)
Jack White launches vinyl record plant in DetroitDetroit-raised rocker Jack White is building on a vision to blend music and manufacturing in his hometown
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Wisconsin man sent to prison for cutting off woman's fingerA Wisconsin man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison after pleading no contest to cutting off a woman's finger as part of a ritual to honor a fellow rap music fan
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2006 file photo, Rick Derringer performs during a campaign rally kicking off George Wallace Jr's bid for the office of lieutenant governor in Montgomery, Ala.   Derringer has pleaded guilty, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, and agreed to pay a $1,000 fine after stepping off a Delta Air Lines flight from Mexico with a loaded handgun in Atlanta’s airport.  (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
'Real American' singer guilty: kept gun on plane, in airportRock guitarist Rick Derringer has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay a $1,000 fine after stepping off a Delta Air Lines flight from Mexico with a loaded handgun in Atlanta's airport
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FILE - This Jan. 26, 2014 file photo shows Robin Thicke, left, and Paula Patton at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.    In a Feb. 21, 2017, court filing, Patton's attorneys accused Thicke of evidence tampering by altering a court order in an attempt to get the actress arrested for kidnapping in an ongoing custody dispute between the former couple. The filing was released Thursday, Feb. 23, one day before a trial on allegations that Thicke abused her and their 6-year-old son is scheduled to begin in  Long Beach, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Court closes Robin Thicke restraining order trial to publicNo public proceedings will be held in singer Robin Thicke's trial focusing on a restraining order his ex-wife wants amid allegations he abused her and their son
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FILE - This July 1, 2016 file photo shows Lionel Richie at the Silver Clef Awards in London. Richie says he won’t recover from a knee procedure in time to launch his tour with Mariah Carey next month. The 67-year-old singer said in a statement Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, that their All The Hits Tour will be postponed until the summer. The 35-date trek was supposed to launch March 15 and wrap on May 27. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
Richie recovering from procedure, postpones tour with CareyLionel Richie says he won't recover from a knee procedure in time to launch his tour with Mariah Carey next month
The Associated Press3 days ago
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes StoreThis week's top selling songs and albums on Apple's iTunes
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