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Chris Brown and Trey Songz concert postponed

  by Shareen Nicholson On Monday, Jan. 26, Chris Brown took to Instagram to tell fans his tour kick off at the Hampton Coliseum on Jan. 27 was postponed. “I would first like to apologize to all the fans and people who have been supporters of me and all the music over the years. The [...]

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Kate Moss holds court at Louis Vuitton, Rick Owens bares all

  PARIS (AP) — If fashion had a monarchy, she would be its queen. Kate Moss certainly acted like one from her regal seat in the center of Louis Vuitton’s front row in Paris. The 41-year-old model held court in a large fur coat, giggling and chatting loudly to almost everyone in her vicinity, even ostensibly waving [...]

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James Taylor, Paul Simon perform at benefit for jazz great

  NEW YORK (AP) — James Taylor and Paul Simon paid tribute to late jazz great Michael Brecker with performances and kind words at a cancer benefit for their friend who died in 2007. Taylor, who Brecker’s widow said had the flu, performed “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight” — the first song he played [...]

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Judge revokes Chris Brown probation in Rihanna assault case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge revoked Chris Brown’s probation on Thursday, January 15,  but allowed him to remain free for now after the R&B singer traveled without approval for a concert and failed to complete community service on time. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin said Brown can remain free at least until a [...]

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Timberlake becomes co-owner of audio tech company

  NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake wants to make sure you have a 20/20 sound experience when you listen to music: He’s now a co-owner of the audio technology company AfterMaster Audio Labs, Inc. AfterMaster, a subsidiary of Studio One Media Inc., announced Wednesday that the Grammy-winning pop star will join the company, which [...]

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Spotify’s Top 10 most viral tracks

  The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Nov. 10 to Sunday, Nov. 16 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. UNITED STATES 1. Mark Ronson, “Uptown Funk” (RCA Records) 2. alt-J, “Left Hand [...]

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Solange Knowles weds video director

    NEW YORK (AP) — Solange Knowles is known for her fashion as much as her music, and her weekend wedding didn’t disappoint. Her publicist confirmed Sunday that the 28-year-old singer (and sister of Beyonce) wed 51-year-old video director Alan Ferguson over the weekend. The bride and groom both wore ivory, a color also worn [...]

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Lackluster tribute to Paul McCartney

  Various artists, “The Art of McCartney” (Arctic Poppy) This two-disc Paul McCartney tribute is a decade-in-the-making labor of love by one man, producer Ralph Sall. So it would be churlish to throw cold water on it, right? Sorry. Sall’s interest in chasing down marquee names, rather than marquee performances, makes this a gigantic missed [...]

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MTV’s ‘Rebel Music’ highlights Native Americans

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — When MTV’s “Rebel Music” debuted last year, the globe-trotting documentary series searched out passionate young artists driving change in hotspots including Egypt and Afghanistan. This time around, it stays close to home with Native American activists. There’s Frank Waln, a hip-hop artist seeking to protect the environment and his heritage, [...]

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Nick Mason shares insight on Pink Floyd legacy

  NEW YORK (AP) — While Pink Floyd’s first album in 20 years, “The Endless River,” represents an end to the band’s recording career, drummer Nick Mason shared some insight into the band’s legacy. ___ SHOULD I CALL UP A JOB RECRUITER? “I’ve never understood it,” 70-year-old Mason said of the band’s longevity. “I keep [...]

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Sam Smith, the sad singer? Not really

  NEW YORK (AP) — If you go to a Sam Smith concert, you’ll probably hear his stories of unrequited love and how he’s never been in a relationship. But he says that void has been slowly filled — partly thanks to meeting men and going on dates — but mainly because of his devoted [...]

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