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FILE - In this April 3, 2016, file photo, Taylor Swift arrives at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Swift’s “reputation” is in good standing: the album has sold 1.22 million units in its first week. Nielsen Music and Billboard report Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, that the album is Swift’s fourth project to sell more than a million copies in a week. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Taylor Swift 'reputation' sells 1.22 M albums in 1st weekTaylor Swift's "reputation" is in good standing: the album has sold 1.2 million units in its first week
The Associated Press7 hours ago
This image released by Netflix shows Barbra Streisand in a scene from her concert special, “Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic!” debuting Wednesday on Netflix. (Netflix via AP)
Streisand on not touring again, Netflix film and assaultIf you want to see Barbra Streisand sing live, watch her upcoming Netflix special because you won't see her onstage again
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - This Nov. 4, 2016, file photo shows Beyonce performing at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland. Forbes announced on Nov.  20, 2017, that Beyonce was the highest earning woman in the music industry. The outlet says she earned $105 million over a year-long period that ended in June. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Forbes names Beyonce music's highest-earning womanForbes has crowned Beyonce as the highest paid woman in music
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Demi Lovato, right, and Virginia state Representative-elect Danica Roem arrive at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. Roem will be Virginia's first transgender lawmaker. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Delegate-elect Danica Roem attends AMAs with Demi LovatoOne of Virginia's newly elected lawmakers has made a red-carpet appearance at the American Music Awards
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill perform on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Plaza on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill find harmony on first duets recordAfter 21 years of marriage and countless duets, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have finally poured their on-stage chemistry into a full album of duets.
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Diana Ross accepts the lifetime achievement award surrounded by friends and family at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Musicians unite at AMAs in wake of tumultuous yearThe 2017 American Music Awards marked a night of unison, positive vibes and American pride as musicians spoke about coming together in a year dominated by natural disasters, violence and divisive politics
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Pink, left, and Kelly Clarkson perform "Everybody Hurts" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Women dominate American Music Awards, but not as nomineesThis year's American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but not as nominees or winners
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Egyptian singer detained over racy video clipSecurity officials say prosecutors have ordered an Egyptian female pop singer detained for a week on accusations of promoting debauchery in a racy video clip
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated April 18, 1972, John Lennon, right, and Yoko Ono, left, are seen outside the U.S. Immigration offices in New York City, USA. German police said Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 they have arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from the estate of John Lennon, including diaries which were stolen from Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, in New York in 2006. (AP Photo, File)
Germany: police arrest man over stolen John Lennon objectsGerman police say they have arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from the estate of John Lennon, including diaries
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2013 file photo, Australian musician and screenwriter Nick Cave poses during a photo call promoting his new album 'Push the Sky Away' in Mexico City, Mexico. Cave said he is performing in Tel Aviv to take a stand against an international movement advocating for boycotts against Israel. Cave told reporters Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, he came under pressure to cancel his shows by the BDS movement, which calls for boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
Palestinian activists angry at Nick Cave over Israel showSupporters of an international boycott movement against Israel have lashed out at rock star Nick Cave after he played in the Jewish state and accused the pro-Palestinian activists of trying to bully musicians
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Diana Ross performs at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
The Latest: Bruno Mars wins 7 at American Music AwardsBruno Mars was the big winner at the Americana Music Awards with seven wins
The Associated Press1 day ago
DJ Khaled poses in the press room with the award for favorite song rap/hip-hop for "I'm the One" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
List of winners at the 2017 American Music AwardsA list of winners at the 2017 American Music Awards, where Bruno Mars was named artist of the year
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2012, file photo, country music singer Mel Tillis holds up his 2011 National Medal of the Arts after it was presented to him by President Barack Obama, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Tillis, the longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. A spokesman for Tillis, Don Murry Grubbs, said Tillis died early Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Fla. He was 85. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis diesMel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This April 23, 1975, file photo shows Mel Tillis, country music singer and songwriter in Nashville, Tenn. Tillis, the longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. A spokesman for Tillis, Don Murry Grubbs, said Tillis died early Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Fla. He was 85.  (AP Photo/File)
Reaction from the country music world on Mel Tillis' deathA look at reaction from the country music world on Mel Tillis, who died Sunday at age 85.
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2013 file photo, Australian musician and screenwriter Nick Cave poses during a photo call promoting his new album 'Push the Sky Away' in Mexico City, Mexico. Cave said he is performing in Tel Aviv to take a stand against an international movement advocating for boycotts against Israel. Cave told reporters Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, he came under pressure to cancel his shows by the BDS movement, which calls for boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
Nick Cave plays Israel to 'take stand' against boycottersNick Cave, the dark poet of rock, says he is playing in Israel to take a stand against those
The Associated Press1 day ago
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