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Bruno Mars surprises with Grammy sweep

Bruno Mars, who has revived retro funk and R&B for a new generation, on Sunday swept the Grammy Awards in a surprise snub for...

Oscars: Mary J. Blige scores iconic double nominations

Veteran singer Mary J. Blige has become the first person to be nominated for a music award and an acting award in the same...

South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies, aged 78

South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela died on Tuesday aged 78, his family announced, triggering an outpouring of tributes to his music, his long...

Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga to perform at Grammys

Pop superstar Lady Gaga and the psychedelic rapper Childish Gambino will perform at the Grammy Awards on January 28, organizers of the music industry's...

Whither rock? Beyonce, Eminem to headline Coachella

Beyonce, Eminem and The Weeknd will headline Coachella, promoters announced Tuesday, marking the first time that no rock act will be among the main...

Shakira cancels tour, hopes for June return

Colombian pop star Shakira on Wednesday cancelled the remainder of her world tour because of a problem with her vocal cords and said she...

Mariah Carey back to Times Square New Year’s after debacle

Mariah Carey must have made a New Year's resolution to ensure a better sound system. The pop diva confirmed that she will return to Times...

Lorde cancels Israel show after pressure

New Zealand singer Lorde has cancelled a planned show in Israel after facing pressure from supporters of a boycott of the Jewish state over...

Diddy wants to be first black team owner

With racial tensions casting a pall over American football, rap mogul Diddy wants to buy the Carolina Panthers and become the first African American...

Surprise witness at FIFA trial — singer Kevin Jonas

Boy band star Kevin Jonas testified Thursday as a surprise witness for the prosecution at the FIFA corruption trial. The member of the Jonas Brothers,...
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