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FILE - In this July 18, 2014 file photo, Jason Mraz performs on NBC's "Today" show in New York. The Grammy winner is one of the starS that will be performing at the annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival on Okemah, Okla., running July 11-15, 2018. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
July 13, 2018 - 2:02 pm
OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) — Woody Guthrie's Oklahoma hometown has doubled in population as thousands gather for a music festival in honor of the "This Land Is Your Land" singer. The Journal Record reports that the town of Okemah jumps from about 3,000 to 6,000 people during the annual Woody Guthrie Folk...
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This image released by NBC shows John Legend as Jesus Christ, center, from the NBC production, "Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert." Legend was nominated Thursday for an Emmy for outstanding lead actor in a limited series or movie. The 70th Emmy Awards will be held on Monday, Sept. 17. (Virginia Sherwood/NBC via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 4:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Music stars like Bruno Mars, Ricky Martin and Sara Bareilles are nominated for Emmys, but for John Legend — who is up for two awards — winning could land him in the elite club of EGOTs. Legend earned nominations Thursday for "Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert" — outstanding...
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Singer Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones, in black baseball hat, drinks a pint during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in, Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 11, 2018 - 5:24 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — In a literal case of life imitating art, Mick Jagger went to see England and England lost. The Rolling Stones frontman was at the Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday to see Croatia beat England 2-1 in extra time in the World Cup semifinals. Last year, Jagger unexpectedly released a pair of...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, John Mellencamp performs at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. Mellencamp has been chosen to receive the Woody Guthrie Prize. The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, announced Wednesday, July 11, 2018, that Mellencamp is the fifth recipient of the award and will be presented with it during an Aug. 30 ceremony. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
July 11, 2018 - 2:50 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rocker John Mellencamp has been awarded the Woody Guthrie Prize. The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, announced Wednesday that Mellencamp will be presented with the award during an Aug. 30 ceremony. He is the fifth recipient. The annual prize is given to an artist who...
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This July 5, 2018 booking photo, made available by the Broward County Sheriff's, Fla., office, shows Michael Boatwright, who is facing a first-degree murder charge in the killing of emerging rap star XXXTentacion. Boatwright was initially arrested on an unrelated drug charge. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 12:02 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A second person has been arrested in the June shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion, authorities in Florida announced Wednesday. Michael Boatwright, 22, is facing first-degree murder charges in the killing, the Broward Sheriff's Office said in a news release...
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In this Tuesday, July 10, 2018, photo, Benji Madden, left, and his twin brother Joel Madden of the band Good Charlotte pose for a portrait, in Burbank, Calif. The city of Annapolis, Md. will hold a benefit concert on July 28 featuring the Maryland-based band to honor the five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
July 11, 2018 - 11:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The city of Annapolis will hold a benefit concert featuring Maryland-based rockers Good Charlotte to honor the five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom. Mayor Gavin Buckley said Wednesday the event dubbed "Annapolis Rising: A Benefit for The Capital...
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First lady Melania Trump looks on as President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 10, 2018 - 8:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't deliver Trump's gift of an autographed Elton John CD to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on his trip this week. Pompeo didn't get to meet with Kim. Trump signed a copy of the British singer's "Honky Chateau" album,...
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July 10, 2018 - 7:40 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — Composer Gregory Spears and U.S. poet laureate Tracy K. Smith have been commissioned by the Cincinnati Opera to write "Castor and Patience," a story of black cousins in the American South who disagree about the future of land they inherited. The company said Tuesday that the work...
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This combination photo shows singer Justin Bieber at the Cannes festival palace in Cannes, southeastern France on Nov. 7, 2015, left, and model Hailey Baldwin at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on May 20, 2018. Bieber, 24, and Baldwin, 21, are engaged after a month of dating. Bieber confirmed the engagement in an Instagram post Monday, July 9, 2018, that included a photo of Baldwin kissing him. He promises in the post to put Baldwin first and calls her the love of his life. (AP Photo)
July 09, 2018 - 7:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber and 21-year-old model Hailey Baldwin are engaged after a month of dating. The 24-year-old singer confirmed the engagement in an Instagram post Monday that included a photo of Baldwin kissing him. Bieber promises in the post to put Baldwin first and calls her the love...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2015 file photo, Canadian singer Drake performs on the main stage at Wireless festival in Finsbury Park, London. All 25 tracks from Drake’s ultra-popular “Scorpion” album, released on June 29, are on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)
July 09, 2018 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Drake officially owns the Billboard charts, where seven of his songs currently sit in the Top 10. All 25 tracks from Drake's ultra-popular "Scorpion" album, released on June 29, are on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. His former No. 1 hit, "Nice for What," returns to the top of the...
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