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Singer Dua Lipa poses for photographers upon arrival at the Brit Awards 2018 in London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
February 21, 2018 - 4:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Brit Awards (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Liam Gallagher has performed at the Brit Awards in tribute to victims of last year's Manchester Arena bombing. Twenty-two people were killed when a bomber blew himself up as concertgoers were leaving an Ariana Grande show in...
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FILE - This Jan.10 2017 file photo shows French musician Didier Lockwood during a photocall prior to the 22nd Lumieres awards ceremony in Paris. Renowned French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, whose eclectic career spanned more than four decades with thousands of concerts in the most prestigious festivals and concert halls around the world, died Sunday Feb.18, 2018. He was 62. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
February 19, 2018 - 12:01 pm
PARIS (AP) — French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, whose eclectic career spanned more than four decades and the world's most prestigious festivals and concert halls, has died. He was 62. Lockwood's agent, Christophe Deghelt, said in a statement on Twitter that Lockwood died suddenly Sunday, a day...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2017 file photo, Vince Gill performs during a memorial service for country music singer Troy Gentry at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. Gill is defending the Recording Academy over the criticism that female artists were underrepresented at this year’s Grammy Awards. Gill says it’s impossible not to leave someone off the list each year and that some group always feels slighted. The country music star made the comments earlier this week of Feb. 12, 2018, before a benefit concert for the Country Music Hall of Fame in New York where he shared the stage with Emmylou Harris, Maren Morris, and Kesha. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 17, 2018 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Vince Gill defended the Recording Academy over the criticism that female artists were underrepresented at this year's Grammy Awards. Gill said it is "impossible" to not leave someone off the list in a given year. "I look at it kind of trying to see the whole field, you know. And I...
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February 17, 2018 - 3:19 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kendrick Lamar added to the excitement around Sunday's NBA All-Star game with a searing performance Friday night. The Grammy-winning rapper was alone on an outdoor stage across from Staples Center for a 45-minute set packed with hits from his albums, collaborations and mixtapes...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 19, 2017 file photo, workers finalize details at a memorial in West Warwick, R.I., at the site of The Station nightclub fire that killed 100 and injured more than 200 people in 2003. A ceremony to mark the 15th anniversary of a deadly nightclub fire that killed 100 people has been postponed due to an expected snowstorm. The Station Fire Memorial Foundation announced the postponement on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith, File)
February 16, 2018 - 5:30 pm
WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A ceremony to mark the 15th anniversary of a Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people has been postponed because of an expected snowstorm. The Station Fire Memorial Foundation announced the postponement Friday. The service had been planned for Sunday at a park...
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This Dec. 10, 2014 image released by the San Diego Symphony shows conductor Rafael Payare in New York. The San Diego Symphony today announced that acclaimed conductor Rafael Payare will become their next music director. Payare will begin a four-year contract immediately, serving as music director designate for the first year, and begin the role of music director on July 1, 2019. (J Henry Fair/San Diego Symphony via AP)
February 15, 2018 - 5:15 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Even in the throes of crisis, Venezuela keeps churning out one export prized the world over: classical music maestros. The latest addition to the country's growing cadre of top-flight musical talent is Rafael Payare, who was named musical director of the San Diego Symphony...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2014 file photo, Robert Plant performs on the Pyramid main stage at Glastonbury music festival, in England. Plant and his backing band, Sensational Space Shifters, made their way to Garland, N.C., after kicking off their U.S. tour in Raleigh on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. One top North Carolina eatery kitchen was closed but reassured Led Zeppelin’s famished frontman they were going to feed him. Before their arrival, the owners, James Beard Award-nominated chef Cheetie Kumar and her husband, Paul Siler, who also have a band together, were happy to show the group a whole lotta love.(Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
February 13, 2018 - 12:47 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Robert Plant was famished after kicking off his U.S. tour with the Sensational Space Shifters in Raleigh, North Carolina, but the kitchen was closed when the Led Zeppelin frontman took his backing band to Garland, a top eatery in town. The restaurant's owners showed them a...
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FILE- In this Oct. 24, 2015 file photo, Glenn Tipton of Judas Priest performs at the 2015 Knotfest USA in San Bernardino, Calif. Tipton is stepping down from touring due to Parkinson’s disease, a condition that began to afflict him a decade ago. He will be replaced on the band’s “Firepower” tour by Andy Sneap, a veteran heavy metal producer, and the guitarist for the British band Hell. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)
February 12, 2018 - 1:42 pm
Legendary guitarist Glenn Tipton won't be joining the heavy metal band Judas Priest on its upcoming tour. The British rockers say Tipton is stepping down from touring due to Parkinson's disease, a condition that began to afflict him a decade ago. He will be replaced on the band's "Firepower" tour...
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February 10, 2018 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The bass got an extra tasty role at the Metropolitan Opera. Instead of a prop, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo was served fresh pasta cooked by celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich. Bastianich prepared the course on stage during a performance of Donizetti's "L'Elisir d'Amore (The Elixir of Love...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2015 file photo, Johann Johannsson poses in the press room with the award for best original score for "The Theory of Everything" at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The award-winning musician and film composer has died according to his manager, Tim Husom. Husom says Johannsson died Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 in Berlin. ( Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 10, 2018 - 3:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Johann Johannsson, an award-winning composer and producer who combined classical sounds and modern electronics on the acclaimed soundtracks to "The Theory of Everything" and "Sicario," has died at age 48. His manager Tim Husom announced that Johannsson was found dead Friday in his...
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