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FILE - In this July 20, 2008 file photo, Colombian singers Shakira, right, and Carlos Vives perform during a "concert for peace" Independence Day celebrations in Leticia, Colombia. A Cuban singer and music producer has filed a plagiarism lawsuit filed Thursday March 3, 2017 against pop stars Shakira and Carlos Vives for allegedly copying excerpts of a decade-old song in the Colombian duo's award-winning music hit 'La Bicicleta.' (The Bike, in English). (AP Photo/William Fernando Martinez, File)
March 03, 2017 - 8:11 am
MADRID (AP) — A Cuban singer and music producer has filed a plagiarism lawsuit against pop stars Shakira and Carlos Vives for allegedly copying his work in the Colombian duo's award-winning music hit "La Bicicleta ." Livan Rafael Castellanos, also known as Livam, said he wants a court to decide...
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Bruce Lutes, of Danville, Ill., poses for a photo in a souvenir shop as he visits the "Elvis Presley's Memphis" complex Thursday, March 2, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. Lutes, a lifelong Elvis fan, said the trip to Graceland was a Christmas gift from his wife. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 02, 2017 - 11:54 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Nearly four decades after Elvis sang his last tune, his legacy got a $45 million boost with the Thursday opening of a major new attraction at his Graceland estate -- an entertainment complex that Priscilla Presley says gives "the full gamut" of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. About...
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March 02, 2017 - 8:30 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A New York musician tweeted Thursday he will no longer perform at the SXSW Music Festival over a contract provision stating that U.S. immigration agents may be contacted if an international artist violates the performance agreement. SXSW organizers responded by saying that...
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March 02, 2017 - 8:02 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A New York musician says he won't perform at the SXSW Music Festival over a contract provision stating that U.S. immigration agents may be contacted if an international act violates the performance agreement. SXSW organizers responded Thursday by saying that Felix Walworth, who...
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March 02, 2017 - 12:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — Gustav Metzger, whose concept of "auto-destructive art" inspired The Who's Pete Townshend to smash his guitars, has died at age 90. Publicist Erica Bolton said Metzger died Wednesday at his London home. Born to Polish Jewish parents in Nuremberg, Germany in 1926, Metzger was one of...
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March 02, 2017 - 3:15 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. rapper known for his hit song "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)" has had his passport seized by authorities in the United Arab Emirates over a business dispute. State-owned daily The National first reported on the case, saying a court in the city of Al Ain imposed...
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FILE - This Jan. 28, 2016 file photo shows musician Jack White, an executive producer of "American Epic," at the premiere of the four-part PBS music documentary series at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. White returns to his hometown of Detroit this weekend for the opening of a vinyl record pressing plant at his Third Man Records store, which he opened two years ago in a neighborhood that has been undergoing a revitalization since the city emerged from bankruptcy. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
February 25, 2017 - 1:22 am
DETROIT (AP) — 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...
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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2013 file photo, Paula Patton and Robin Thicke arrive at the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscars Viewing and After Party at the Sunset Plaza Hotel in West Hollywood, Calif. 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)
February 24, 2017 - 2:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — No 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, a judge ruled on Friday. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Roy Paul ruled the two-week trial will start March 6 and be...
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FILE - This Feb. 12, 2017 file photo shows Beyonce performing at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Beyonce, who is pregnant with twins, will not perform at Coachella this year, but will headline the festival in 2018. In a joint statement released Thursday, Feb. 23, Beyonce’s Parkwood Entertainment and festival producer Goldenvoice said the pop star had to pull out of the famed festival under doctor’s orders. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
February 23, 2017 - 2:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce, who is pregnant with twins, will not perform at Coachella this year, but will headline the festival in 2018. In a statement to The Associated Press on Thursday, Beyonce's Parkwood Entertainment and festival producer Goldenvoice said the pop star had to pull out of the famed...
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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)
February 23, 2017 - 1:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Thicke's ex-wife is accusing the singer of tampering with a court order in an attempt to get her arrested in their bitter custody dispute. The allegations are made by Paula Patton's attorneys in a court filing released Thursday. They came a day before a judge is scheduled...
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