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Medical issues’ hospitalize Boston concertgoers

  BOSTON (AP) — Three dozen people were transported to the hospital and as many as 50 others were treated or evaluated at the scene during a an electronic dance music show in Boston featuring Swedish disc jockey Avicii. No one appeared to have life-threatening injuries, Boston EMS Deputy Superintendent Mike Bosse said, blaming alcohol and drug [...]

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Plea deal talks fall apart in Chris Brown case

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown was close to resolving his assault case in a deal that would have kept him out of jail, but talks fell apart Wednesday, June 25 when attorneys couldn’t agree on what Brown would acknowledge happened during a scuffle that led to his arrest. Brown was arrested in October [...]

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Paul McCartney: Feeling better, ready to tour

  LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney says he’s feeling fab and ready to rock ‘n’ roll. The 72-year-old former Beatle posted a brief YouTube video Tuesday night saying he’s recovered from a virus that forced him to cancel shows in Japan and South Korea, and delay the opening of a U.S. tour. He said the [...]

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Feds want lawsuit by Insane Clown Posse dismissed

  DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by Insane Clown Posse, which objects to a report that describes its fans as a dangerous gang. The government says the rap-metal duo from the Detroit area and its fans have no standing to sue. It also says it’s [...]

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Jennifer Lopez says music has been ‘challenging’

  NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez remembers the days when her record label budgeted $1 million for one of her music videos. Today, she’s attempting to create the same magic with one-tenth of the money. The entrepreneur says being a singer has been “challenging” since she debuted on the pop scene in the late [...]

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Review: Blige solid on ‘Think Like a Man’ album

  Mary J. Blige, “Think Like A Man Too — Music from and Inspired by the Film” (Epic) Sequels rarely outshine the originals they follow, so perhaps that’s why the team behind the “Think Like a Man” soundtrack decided to do something different with the music for the romantic comedy’s second installment. Execs ditched the [...]

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Kasem was an island of calm in swirl of pop music

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — In pop culture, Casey Kasem was as sweet and dependable as a glass of warm milk and a plate of chocolate chip cookies, which only made the ugliness of his last few years of life seem more bizarre and tragic. The radio host of “American Top 40″ and voice of [...]

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Funky and funny: Craig Robinson jams at Bonnaroo

  MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — If the comedy thing doesn’t work out, Craig Robinson has an easy second career lined up: musician. Robinson, a comedian and actor probably best known as Darryl on “The Office,” brought a smokin’ hot seven-piece band — The Nasty Delicious — to the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on Saturday [...]

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Maxwell plans for tour, new music & possible baby

  NEW YORK (AP) — Maxwell is looking to produce something this year that has nothing to do with music. In a recent interview with The Associated Press, the 41-year-old crooner — who plans to release a new album this year — said he also wants to get married and become a father (though he [...]

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