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FILE - In this Monday, July 10, 2017 file photo, Paul McCartney performs at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. USA. Paul McCartney has snagged the coveted Saturday-night headline slot at Glastonbury next year as the British music festival celebrates its 50th birthday. Festival organizers confirmed Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 that the former Beatle will perform on the main Pyramid Stage on June 27. (AP Photo/Scott Audette, file)
Paul McCartney to headline Glastonbury festivalPaul McCartney has snagged the coveted Saturday-night headline slot at Glastonbury next year as the British music festival celebrates its 50th birthday
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FILE - In this July 9, 2019 file photo, Beyonce, right, and her daughter Blue Ivy Carter arrive at the world premiere of "The Lion King" at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. At just 7, Blue Ivy Carter is an award-winning songwriter. Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s daughter won the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award at the Soul Train Awards on Sunday, Nov. 17 for co-writing her mom’s hit “Brown Skin Girl,” a song celebrating dark- and brown-skinned women. Ivy gives a vocal performance that opens and closes the song, which also features Wizkid and Saint Jhn. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Like her parents, Blue Ivy now an award-winning songwriterAt just 7, Blue Ivy Carter is an award-winning songwriter
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With their eyes closed for prayer, Joel Osteen, left, and Kanye West laugh as West makes a joke while leading the prayer during a service at Lakewood Church, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
Kanye West talks about serving God during visit with OsteenRapper Kanye West told parishioners at Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch that because of his recent spiritual awakening, he’s no longer in the service of fame and money but “in service to God”
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2017 file photo, will.i.am attends the 27th annual EMA Awards at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. The Black Eyed Peas musician has accused a flight attendant from Australia’s national carrier Qantas of being racist and rude to him on a flight. The musician said he was met by police at Sydney Airport on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, after an incident with an “overly aggressive flight attendant” who he says was upset with him because he couldn’t hear her through his noise-cancelling headphones. Qantas said in a statement it rejected the allegation that the incident had anything to do with race and said it was a “misunderstanding.” (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Black Eyed Peas star accuses Qantas attendant of racismBlack Eyed Peas musician will.i.am has accused a flight attendant from Australia’s national carrier Qantas of being racist and rude to him on a flight
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2018, file photo, Ariana Grande attends the 13th annual Billboard Women in Music event at Pier 36 in New York. Grande is telling her fans that she has a bad sinus condition that has made her “very sick” and might force her to cancel upcoming shows on her world tour. Grande, 26, says in videos posted on Instagram Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, that “my throat and head are still in so much pain.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Ariana Grande tells fans she’s struggling with an illnessSinger Ariana Grande is telling her fans that she has a bad sinus condition that has made her “very sick” and might force her to cancel upcoming shows on her world tour
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 8, 2017 file photo, the Ames Stradivarius violin is seen in New York. The Stradivarius violin stolen four decades ago from the late virtuoso Roman Totenberg and returned to his family by a federal prosecutor came alive again _ at the crime scene, playing the same music.  At a concert in Cambridge, Massachusetts, 19-year-old star violinist Nathan Meltzer revived the priceless instrument of the Polish-born musician on Friday evening, Nov. 15, 2019.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Totenberg Stradivarius reborn 4 decades after theftA Stradivarius violin stolen decades ago from virtuoso Roman Totenberg and returned to his family by a federal prosecutor comes alive again
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File - In this Nov. 6, 2019, file photo, Kanye West attends the WSJ. Magazine 2019 Innovator Awards at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. West has followed the Johnny Cash route and performed for inmates at a Houston jail. In secret from the public, the star rapper-turned-gospel singer performed songs Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, from his new gospel album “Jesus is King.” He and his choir performed for more than 200 male inmates at one jail facility before crossing the street to another jail facility and performing for a smaller crowd of female inmates.  (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Rapper Kanye West performs for Texas jail inmatesKanye West has followed the Johnny Cash route and performed for inmates at a Houston jail
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‘Queen & Slim’ soundtrack a perfect mix of new and old songsMusic Review: “Queen & Slim: The Soundtrack” packs a breathtaking mix, including new music from Ms. Lauryn Hill, Megan Thee Stallion and more
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FILE - This Nov. 30, 2018 file photo shows former first lady Michelle Obama signing books during an appearance for her book, "Becoming," in New York. Obama is likely to earn a nomination for best spoken word album for her book. Barack Obama won best spoken word album twice _ in 2006 for “Dreams from My Father” and in 2008 for “The Audacity of Hope.” (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
And the Grammy nomination goes to...L may typically stand for “loser” but at the Grammy Awards, artists like Lizzo, Lady Gaga, Lil Nas X and Lewis Capaldi are predicted to earn nominations in key categories, from album of the year to record and song of the year
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Noseda, in his prime, lifting National Symphony OrchestraEntering his prime at age 55, conductor Gianandrea Noseda is lifting the reputation of the Washington's National Symphony Orchestra, where he is in his third season as music director
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Review: Joe Henry faces down illness with creative gush Music Review: Given a few months to live released a creative gush in Joe Henry and the result is “The Gospel According to Water,” one of the best albums of his fruitful career
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Review: ‘Frozen 2’ soundtrack struggles in shadow of firstMusic Review: The “Frozen 2” soundtrack brings together everyone’s favorite princesses _ Elsa and Anna _ the snowman Olaf, good guy Kristoff and his faithful reindeer, Sven, for an impossible task: improving or matching the first “Frozen” movie’s songs.
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Alejandro Sanz accepts the award for record of the year for "Mi Persona Favorita" at the 20th Latin Grammy Awards on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Winners in key categories at the 2019 Latin Grammy AwardsA list of winners in key categories at the 2019 Latin Grammy Awards, held Thursday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas
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FILE - This May 8, 2018 file photo shows Taylor Swift performing during her "Reputation Stadium Tour" opener in Glendale, Ariz. Swift says she may not be performing at the American Music Awards because the men who own her old recordings won’t allow her to play her songs.  Swift said on Instagram Thursday that she planned to play a medley of her hits when she’s named Artist of the Decade at the American Music Awards on Nov. 24. But Swift says the men who own the music, Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta, are calling the performance an illegal re-recording.  (Photo by Rick Scuteri/Invision/AP, File)
Swift questions AMAs performance over fight with music groupTaylor Swift says she may perform at the American Music Awards over lingering music dispute
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Review: FKA twigs outdoes herself on 2nd album ‘MAGDALENE’Music Review: FKA twigs returns with heartbreaking and beautiful sophomore album, “MAGDALENE”
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