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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2018, file photo, members of the Korean K-Pop group BTS attend a meeting at the U.N. high level event regarding youth during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. A Japanese broadcaster canceled a live TV appearance of the Korean band BTS after a photo went viral of a band member wearing a T-shirt showing an atomic bombing juxtaposed with the celebration of Korea's liberation from Japan after World War II. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
November 08, 2018 - 8:21 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese broadcaster canceled a live TV appearance of the Korean band BTS after a photo went viral of a band member wearing a T-shirt showing an atomic bombing juxtaposed with the celebration of Korea's liberation from Japan after World War II. Japanese social media was filled with...
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Elton John, left, and David Furnish attend the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 17th annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
November 06, 2018 - 12:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John says he stood by the stage and sobbed as Aretha Franklin gave her final public performance at his AIDS foundation gala last year. On the red carpet this time around, John called her show "one of the greatest performances of our lifetime." Franklin died in August at age 76...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2018 file photo, Ariana Grande performs at Wango Tango in Los Angeles. Billboard named the 25-year-old award-winning singer its 2018 Woman of the Year. Grande will receive the award at Billboard’s 13th annual Women in Music event on Dec. 6 in New York. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
November 06, 2018 - 10:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The music industry is honoring Ariana Grande. Billboard on Tuesday named the 25-year-old award-winning singer its 2018 Woman of the Year. Grande will receive the award at Billboard's 13th annual Women in Music event on Dec. 6 in New York City. Previous recipients include Taylor...
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Colombian pop star Shakira posses with children after laying the cornerstone for a school her Barefoot Foundation will build in the Aranjuez neighborhood of Cartagena, Colombia, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Pedro Mendoza)
November 02, 2018 - 4:16 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Shakira has laid the cornerstones for two schools in her native Colombia as she wraps up a five-month world tour that included stops in Germany, Brazil and the United States. The famous pop singer and philanthropist visited the historic city of Cartagena on Friday and laid...
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October 31, 2018 - 6:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyonce is in a 1990's mood as she salutes singer Toni Braxton for Halloween. Beyonce appears on Instagram in a pixie wig, leather jacket, white tank top and jeans to re-create Braxton's 1993 album, which she labeled Phoni Braxton. In the last of the three images, Beyonce writes...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018, file photo, Taylor Swift arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Swift has donated $15,500 to a GoFundMe account of a fan whose family is struggling with medical bills. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 24, 2018 - 4:15 am
OREM, Utah (AP) — Taylor Swift has donated $15,500 to a GoFundMe account of a fan whose family is struggling with medical bills. Sadie Bartell's mother has been in a coma for three years, and the family is worried about losing their Orem, Utah, home because of mounting medical bills. The 19-year-...
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October 23, 2018 - 6:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sean "Diddy" Combs has pledged $1 million to a network of charter schools for a new location in the Bronx. Capital Preparatory Schools has been approved to open the school in September with 160 6th- and 7th-graders. The goal is to expand to 650 students in grades six through 11 over...
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Republican Senate hopeful Marsha Blackburn answers questions during a campaign stop Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Franklin, Tenn. Wednesday is the first day of Tennessee's early voting. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 18, 2018 - 5:02 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — If Republican Marsha Blackburn were to win in November, the congresswoman would become the first female U.S. senator in Tennessee history. And yet women have been slow to embrace her campaign. A Vanderbilt University poll conducted Oct. 8-13 showed Blackburn trailing former...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 file photo,Canadian singer Michael Buble poses for a photo to promote the upcoming Oct. 21 release of his new album "Nobody But Me" in Toronto. Grammy-winning singer Michael Buble is shutting down rumors that he’s going to retire, saying he was misquoted in a recent interview. Buble told The Associated Press on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 that he is not planning on retiring anytime soon. The Canadian singer is disputing an Oct. 13 interview published in the Daily Mail that said he would be would be quitting music after the release of his upcoming album “Love,” which will be released Nov. 16. (Michelle Siu/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
October 17, 2018 - 2:14 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grammy-winning singer Michael Buble is shutting down rumors that he's going to retire, saying he was misquoted in a recent interview. Buble told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he is not planning on retiring anytime soon. The Canadian singer is disputing an Oct. 13 interview...
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October 16, 2018 - 10:06 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga apparently is getting married. The 32-year-old thanked her "fiance" Christian Carino as she finished speaking Monday night at Elle's 25th annual Women in Hollywood event. A message seeking comment from her publicist was not returned. Gaga was sporting a rock on her left...
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