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Duncan Laurence of the Netherlands celebrates with the trophy during a press conference after winning the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest grand final with the song "Arcade" in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
Royal praise for Dutch singer's victory at flashy EurovisionThe Dutch royal family and prime minister are leading an unusual outpouring of praise for the 25-year-old singer who brought the Netherlands its first victory in the Eurovision song contest since the 1970s
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2017 file photo, Travis Tritt performs at "1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time.: A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis" at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.Country music star Tritt says his tour bus was "sideswiped" in a multi-vehicle crash that left several people dead in South Carolina. News outlets report the crash occurred early Saturday, May 18, 2019, on Highway 22 in Horry County.  (Photo by Laura Roberts/Invision/AP, File)
Country star Travis Tritt's tour bus involved in fatal wreckCountry music star Travis Tritt says his tour bus was "sideswiped" in a multi-vehicle crash that left two people dead in South Carolina
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Duncan Laurence of the Netherlands celebrates with the trophy after winning the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest grand final with the song "Arcade" in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
The Latest: Netherlands wins 2019 Eurovision Song ContestThe Netherlands is the winner of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with Duncan Laurence's piano ballad "Arcade"
The Associated Press13 hours ago
The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with Duncan Laurence's piano ballad "Arcade"The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with Duncan Laurence's piano ballad "Arcade"
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Duncan Laurence of the Netherlands celebrates after winning the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest grand final in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
The Netherlands wins Eurovision Song Contest in Tel AvivThe Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, with Duncan Laurence's doleful piano ballad "Arcade" crowned champion of Europe's annual music extravaganza
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - This Aug. 14, 2009 file photo shows a van decorated with "Woodstock or Bust" at the original Woodstock Festival site in Bethel, N.Y. The Woodstock 50 festival is back on after a court on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 rebuffed an ex-investor’s effort to cancel the anniversary extravaganza. But organizers will have to do without some $18 million, at least for now. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)
Woodstock 50 festival: Investment bank is lining up moneyOrganizers of the Woodstock 50 festival are signaling progress toward resolving a financial crunch after a falling-out with backer Amplifi Live
The Associated Press1 day ago
This combination of photos shows musicians, from left, Brian McKnight at the Wal-Mart shareholder meeting in Fayetteville, Ark., on June 5, 2015 and Ne-Yo at the 2017 NBCUniversal Summer Press Day in Beverly Hills, Calif. on March 20, 2017.  A New Jersey man who served as business manager for Ne-Yo has been sentenced in Ohio to more than seven years in prison for defrauding the R&B singer in a sports beverage scheme. Kevin Foster was convicted last year on 16 counts including wire fraud, money laundering and tax charges. He also defrauded McKnight by withdrawing money from his account without authorization. (AP Photo)
Business manager sentenced for defrauding Ne-Yo, McKnightA New Jersey man who served as business manager for Ne-Yo has been sentenced in Ohio to more than seven years in prison for defrauding the singer and fellow R&B artist Brian McKnight
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2017 file photo, NBA YoungBoy performs at the Lil' WeezyAna Fest at Champions Square in New Orleans. Miami area law enforcement agencies are looking for connections between a series of weekend shootings that wounded NBA YoungBoy's girlfriend, killed a Chicago rapper and hit multiple bystanders. NBA YoungBoy, whose real name is Kentrell DeSean Gaulden, was on a lineup of performers for Sunday, May 12, 2019, at the weekend's Rolling Loud Music Festival at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.  (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
Louisiana judge orders rapper NBA YoungBoy back to jailRapper NBA Youngboy has been ordered back to jail in Louisiana while a judge considers revoking his probation following a fatal shooting outside the Trump International Beach Resort in Miami
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this July 7, 2006 file photo, Boston Symphony Orchestra music director James Levine conducts the symphony on its opening night performance at Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass. Records show conductor James Levine’s company received $936,755 from the Metropolitan Opera in his 47th and final season, a tenure cut short when he was fired as music director emeritus after an investigation found evidence of sexual abuse and harassment. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
Levine's company received $936K from Met in final seasonConductor James Levine's company received $936,755 from the Metropolitan Opera in his 47th and final season, a tenure cut short when he was fired as music director emeritus over sexual abuse and harassment allegations
The Associated Press1 day ago
A list of nominees at the 2019 BET AwardsA list of nominees at the 2019 BET Awards, where Cardi B is the leader with seven nominations, followed by Drake, who has five
The Associated Press2 days ago
This combination of photos shows rapper Nipsey Hussle at an NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Milwaukee Bucks in Oakland, Calif. on March 29, 2018, left, and rapper Cardi B at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on May 1, 2019.  Hussle scored a posthumous nomination for the 2019 BET Awards and Cardi B is the most nominated act with seven. The BET Awards will take place June 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)
APNewsBreak: Cardi B tops BET noms, Nipsey Hussle up for 1Hip-hop star Cardi B is walking into the 2019 BET Awards as the most nominated act with 7, while late rapper Nipsey Hussle scored a posthumous nomination
The Associated Press2 days ago
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The charm is missing on The Head and the Heart's new albumMusic Review: The Head and the Heart have lost their charm on their clean, heavily produced fourth album "Living Mirage"
The Associated Press2 days ago
This May 13, 2019 photo shows James Bay at Metropolis Vintage NYC in New York. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP)
A T-shirt shopping trip with rock singer James BayWhen shopping at a vintage shop in New York City with hundreds of music T-shirts plastered around the walls, British singer James Bay is in awe
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 27, 2019 file photo, Colombian singers Shakira, right, and Carlos Vives, rear, arrive at court in Madrid, Spain. A Spanish court has cleared Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives of a plagiarism claim after rejecting a lawsuit brought against them by a Cuban-born singer and producer. The court in Madrid issued its ruling in favor of Shakira and Vives on Thursday May 16, 2019. (AP Photo/File)
Spanish court clears Shakira, Vives of plagiarismA Spanish court has cleared Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives of an accusation of plagiarism after rejecting a lawsuit brought against them by a Cuban-born singer and producer
The Associated Press2 days ago
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