Rhythm and blues

Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins, left, drives around Portland Trail Blazers' Jake Layman during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves won 112-96. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
November 16, 2018 - 9:01 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Garnett showed up courtside, and that wasn't the only surprise in Minnesota on Friday night. In their first week without erstwhile defensive stalwart Jimmy Butler, the new-look Timberwolves locked down one of the Western Conference's top teams. Andrew Wiggins scored 23...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, J Balvin appears at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Las Vegas. The Latin Recording Academy announced Monday that J Balvin, who leads Latin Grammy nominations this year with eight nods, will perform at the awards ceremony on November 15 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP, File)
November 15, 2018 - 11:25 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — J Balvin has everything to gain at this year's Latin Grammy Awards. The Colombian reggaeton star leads all nominees ahead of Thursday's ceremony with eight nods, including two for record of the year, one for album of the year and another for his hit version of "Mi Gente" with Willy...
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This combination photo shows rappers, from left, Chance the Rapper, Cardi B and T.I., who will work as judges in a new Netflix competition series looking for the next big hip-hop star. Netflix announced that “Rhythm + Flow” will debut next fall. (AP Photo)
November 13, 2018 - 11:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. will work as judges in a new Netflix competition series looking for the next big hip-hop star. Netflix announced that "Rhythm + Flow " will debut next fall. John Legend, who has won Emmy and Tony awards for his producing efforts, is one of the...
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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 March 13, 1972 file photo, Aretha Franklin holds her Grammy Award for Best Rhythm and Blue performance of the song "Bridge Over Troubled Waters," in New York. More than 46 years after it was shot, the Aretha Franklin concert film “Amazing Grace” is finally being released. “Amazing Grace” will premiere Monday at the DOC NYC film festival. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)
November 05, 2018 - 2:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 46 years after it was shot, the Aretha Franklin concert film "Amazing Grace" will finally be released, ending one of the most tortured and long-running sagas in documentary film. The late gospel singer's estate and film producers said Monday that "Amazing Grace" will...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012 file photo, British band 'The Spice Girls' perform during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London. The Sun newspaper said Saturday Nov. 3, 2018, that the 1990s girl group is about to announce a new tour, but without original member Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)
November 05, 2018 - 8:15 am
LONDON (AP) — The Spice Girls are coming back for a British stadium tour next summer. The band plans to take the stage without fashion designer Victoria Beckham, who performed as "Posh Spice" during the group's 1990s pop heyday. The band said Monday that Beckham would not take part because of...
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October 31, 2018 - 8:24 am
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The suburban Detroit home of the late "Queen of Soul" is for sale. Aretha Franklin's 4,148-square-foot (385-square-meter) brick Colonial-style house in Bloomfield Township is listed for $800,000 . It offers five bedrooms, seven bathrooms and access to the gated...
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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. 14, 2014 file photo, Tony Joe White attends the premiere of HBO's "Foo Fighters Sonic Highway" in New York. White, who had a hit in 1969 with “Polk Salad Annie” and whose songs were covered by music greats like Elvis Presley, Hank Williams Jr., Tina Turner, Ray Charles and Waylon Jennings, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. He was 75. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
October 25, 2018 - 2:59 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A record label representative says Tony Joe White, the country bluesman and hit songwriter behind such successes as "Polk Salad Annie" and "Rainy Night in Georgia," has died. He was 75. A statement released Thursday from the record label Yep Roc Music Group said White's...
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October 17, 2018 - 5:16 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons honored Aretha Franklin before their season opener Wednesday night by playing a recording of her singing the national anthem. Former Pistons star Isiah Thomas spoke briefly, asking for a moment of silence for Franklin, who died in August. After the moment of...
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