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Singer Ed Sheeran poses for photographers upon arrival at the Brit Awards 2017 in London, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
The Latest: Sandé wins best British female solo artistEmeli Sandé is the Brit Award winner for best female solo artist
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, file photo, Rhiannon Giddens arrives for the Americana Music Honors and Awards show in Nashville, Tenn. Giddens mines the pain and beauty of American social and musical history on "Freedom Highway," a rich tapestry with threads of blues, folk, gospel, soul, country and jazz. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)
Rhiannon Giddens' 'Freedom Highway' offers rootsy relevanceSinger-songwriter Rhiannon Giddens mines the pain and beauty of American social and musical history on "Freedom Highway," a rich tapestry with threads of blues, folk, gospel, soul, country and jazz
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Singer Ed Sheeran poses for photographers upon arrival at the Brit Awards 2017 in London, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Skepta, Beyonce and Bowie up for prizes at Brit AwardsBritain's music industry will salute chart-topping talent and departed icons at the Brit Awards, where nominees include Drake, Beyonce and David Bowie
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 3, 2016, file photo, Snoop Dogg performs at Live Nation's National Concert Day at the Irving Plaza in New York. Kings of Leon, Snoop Dogg, Soundgarden and Sturgill Simpson are among the musical acts scheduled to perform at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis in May 2017, the Festival officials announced Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
Beale Street Music Festival features eclectic lineupKings of Leon, Snoop Dogg, Soundgarden and Sturgill Simpson are among the musical acts scheduled to perform at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis in May
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Jay Z performs during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland. Jay Z will become the first rapper ever inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame when he enters the prestigious organization in June. The Songwriters Hall announced Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017,  that songwriting heavyweights in the industry, including Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Max Martin and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis will also be part of its 2017 class. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Jay Z to become 1st rapper in Songwriters Hall of FameJay Z will become the first rapper ever inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame when he enters the prestigious organization in June
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This June 20, 1989 file photo shows pianist Van Cliburn, left, making a toast with guest conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra Stanislaw Skrowaczewski at a reception following Cliburn's concert in Philadelphia. Former longtime Minnesota Orchestra music director Skrowaczewski has died at age 93.  Skrowaczeski’s death was announced by his management company, Intermusica. The Minnesota Orchestra says he died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at a Minneapolis area hospital after suffering a second stroke earlier this month.  Skrowaczewski conducted major orchestras in England, Japan and other countries.  (AP Photo/Bill Cramer, File)
Ex-Minnesota Orchestra maestro Stanislaw Skrowaczewski diesFormer longtime Minnesota Orchestra music director Stanislaw Skrowaczewski has died at age 93
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Karrueche Tran arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. A judge Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend, Tran, after she accused him of repeatedly threatening her. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Judge orders R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from exA judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of physically abusing and threatening her
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Sept. 1, 2013, file photo, shows Soulja Boy performing at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, Calif. Soulja Boy said on Twitter Feb. 20, 2017 that his planned boxing match with Brown is off. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)
Soulja Boy says boxing match with Chris Brown is offIt looks like the highly anticipated boxing showdown between singer Chris Brown and rapper Soulja Boy could be off
The Associated Press1 day ago
Jazz fusion guitarist Larry Coryell dies in NYC at age 73Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, known as the "Godfather of Fusion," has died in New York City
The Associated Press1 day ago
Survivors mark anniversary of nightclub fire that killed 100Survivors of a 2003 Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people and relatives of those killed are marking the 14th anniversary of the blaze
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, file photo, Country music singer Eric Church performs at halftime during an NFL football game between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. Church has been battling ticket scalpers for years as his popularity grew and he began selling out arenas. But he’s taken his biggest step yet by canceling more than 25,000 tickets to his spring tour that were purchased by scalpers and putting them back on sale for fans to purchase. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
Eric Church cancels 25K tickets bought by scalpersCountry star Eric Church has cancelled more than 25,000 tickets to his spring tour that were purchased by scalpers and making those seats available to fans for purchase
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Oct. 23, 2013 photo, legendary drummer Clyde Stubblefield, is pictured with his wife Jody Hannon, in their Madison, Wis. home prior to his being honored with the Yamaha Legacy Award Oct. 25, at the Wisconsin State Music Conference in Madison. Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at age 73. His wife, Jody, told The Associated Press that Stubblefield died of kidney failure at a Madison, Wis., hospital.  (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
James Brown's 'Funky Drummer' Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73Clyde Stubblefield, a James Brown drummer who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, has died
The Associated Press3 days ago
Texas judge allows lawsuit against Selena widower to proceedA Texas judge says a lawsuit against the widower of slain Tejano star Selena can proceed as her father seeks to block a TV series about her
The Associated Press4 days ago
Singer Mariah Carey, center, talks with boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., right, as Bryan Tanaka standsnear by during the second half of an NBA basketball game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 99-84. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Mariah Carey confirms new beau; talks new single, tourMariah Carey has a new song, "I Don't," about a breakup, but she's confirming a new romance with backup dancer Bryan Tanaka
The Associated Press4 days ago
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes StoreThis week's top selling songs and albums on Apple's iTunes
The Associated Press5 days ago
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