Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ rock superstar, dies at 74

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Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ rock superstar, dies at 74

NEW YORK (AP) — Meat Loaf, the rock superstar loved by millions for his "Bat Out of Hell" album and for such theatrical, dark-hearted anthems as "Paradise By the Dashboard Light" and "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad," has died at age 74. A family statement provided by his longtime agent says the singer born Marvin Lee Aday died Thursday night. "Bat Out of Hell," his mega-selling collaboration with songwriter […]

Major airlines cancel, change flights to US over 5G dispute

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Major airlines cancel, change flights to US over 5G dispute

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Major international airlines have canceled flights heading to the U.S. or changed the planes they're using. The moves Wednesday represented the latest complication in a dispute over concerns that 5G mobile phone service could interfere with aircraft technology. Carriers took widely different approaches to the brewing crisis affecting international travel, from Emirates drastically reducing its U.S.-bound flights to Air France saying it would fly […]

Ronnie Spector, ’60s icon who sang ‘Be My Baby,’ dies at 78

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Ronnie Spector, ’60s icon who sang ‘Be My Baby,’ dies at 78

NEW YORK (AP) — Ronnie Spector, the cat-eyed, bee-hived rock 'n' roll siren who sang such 1960s hits as "Be My Baby," "Baby I Love You" and "Walking in the Rain" as the leader of the girl group The Ronettes, has died. She was 78. Spector died Wednesday after a brief battle with cancer, her family said. "Ronnie lived her life with a twinkle in her eye, a spunky attitude, […]

Michael Lang, Woodstock festival co-creator, dies at 77

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Michael Lang, Woodstock festival co-creator, dies at 77

NEW YORK (AP) — A co-creator and promoter of the 1969 Woodstock music festival that served as a touchstone for generations of music fans, Michael Lang has died. A spokesperson for Lang's family says the 77-year-old had been battling non-Hodgkin lymphoma and passed away Saturday in a New York City hospital. Along with partners, Lang put together the festival billed as "three days of peace and music" that drew approximately […]

Oscar winner and groundbreaking star Sidney Poitier dies

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Oscar winner and groundbreaking star Sidney Poitier dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Sidney Poitier, the groundbreaking actor and enduring inspiration who transformed how Black people were portrayed on screen, became the first Black actor to win an Academy Award for best lead performance and the first to be a top box-office draw, has died. He was 94. Few movie stars had such an influence both on and off the screen. Before Poitier, the son of Bahaman tomato farmers, […]

Ryan Seacrest still king of New Year’s Eve television

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Ryan Seacrest still king of New Year’s Eve television

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Seacrest is still the king of New Year's Eve television, no matter what Andy Cohen might say. Seacrest's ABC show, celebrating its 50th anniversary, reached just under 20 million viewers for the hour surrounding the ball's drop in New York City's Times Square. That's more than double what any other New Year's television show received. A drunken Andy Cohen, co-hosting CNN's coverage with Anderson Cooper, […]

David Bowie’s extensive music catalog is sold to Warner

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David Bowie’s extensive music catalog is sold to Warner

NEW YORK (AP) — The extensive catalog of David Bowie, stretching from the late 1960s to just before his death in 2016, has been sold to Warner Chappell Music. More than 400 songs, among them "Space Oddity," "Ziggy Stardust," and "Let's Dance" are included. Financial details of the sale were not released. Warner Chapell is the music publishing wing of Warner Music Group Corp. Bowie died in January 2016 after […]

Judge tosses lawsuit of man who was nude baby on ‘Nevermind’

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Judge tosses lawsuit of man who was nude baby on ‘Nevermind’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit of a 30-year-old man who alleged that the image of him nude as a baby on the 1991 cover of Nirvana's "Nevermind" is child pornography. Judge Fernando Olguin granted the motion by Nirvana's attorneys to dismiss the case Monday, but said plaintiff Spencer Elden can refile an amended version of the suit. Elden's lawsuits said Nirvana and others connected […]

Listen to WIN FREE TICKETS to REO SPEEDWAGON/STYX/LOVERBOY

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Listen to WIN FREE TICKETS to REO SPEEDWAGON/STYX/LOVERBOY

It’s been four years since legendary rockers REO Speedwagon and Styx joined forces for a summer co-headlining tour. While the world has changed since then, fans’ desire to rock out hasn’t. Styx and REO Speedwagon are telling you to close those laptops and get out of your sweatpants, because they’re set to once again bring their rock & roll classics to the masses, this time with special guest Loverboy for […]

Lenny Kravitz wows at private party during Miami Art week

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Lenny Kravitz wows at private party during Miami Art week

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Legendary rocker Lenny Kravitz gave a private performance for a star-studded crowd that included Leonardo DiCaprio and local Latin boy band CNCO during Miami's Art week. Friday's lavish party is an annual affair hosted by art collector Wayne Boich. Venus and Serena Williams danced and sang along as Kravitz took the stage for a 75-minute concert as a yacht pulled alongside the dock to hear […]

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Michael Lang, Woodstock festival co-creator, dies at 77

NEW YORK (AP) — A co-creator and promoter of the 1969 Woodstock music festival that served as a touchstone for generations of music fans, Michael Lang has died. A spokesperson for Lang's family says the 77-year-old had been battling non-Hodgkin lymphoma and passed away Saturday in a New York City hospital. Along with partners, Lang put together the festival billed as "three days of peace and music" that drew approximately […]

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Ryan Seacrest still king of New Year’s Eve television

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Seacrest is still the king of New Year's Eve television, no matter what Andy Cohen might say. Seacrest's ABC show, celebrating its 50th anniversary, reached just under 20 million viewers for the hour surrounding the ball's drop in New York City's Times Square. That's more than double what any other New Year's television show received. A drunken Andy Cohen, co-hosting CNN's coverage with Anderson Cooper, […]

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Major airlines cancel, change flights to US over 5G dispute

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Major international airlines have canceled flights heading to the U.S. or changed the planes they're using. The moves Wednesday represented the latest complication in a dispute over concerns that 5G mobile phone service could interfere with aircraft technology. Carriers took widely different approaches to the brewing crisis affecting international travel, from Emirates drastically reducing its U.S.-bound flights to Air France saying it would fly […]

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