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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2017 file photo, Lady Gaga attends a premiere for "Gaga: Five Foot Two" at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Gaga penned an emotional note to fans posted to Twitter on Sept. 21, 2017, a day before her documentary began streaming on Netflix. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
September 22, 2017 - 7:37 am
Lady Gaga has written an emotional message to fans to mark of the release of her new Netflix documentary. In a note posted to Twitter on Thursday, Gaga writes that the film reveals "that fame is not all it's cracked up to be." She says fame is lonely, isolating and "very psychologically challenging...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2016 file photo, Natalie Grant appears at the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Grant will undergo thyroid surgery to remove tumors and will cancel shows between mid-October and November to recover. Grant posted a video message on Facebook on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, explaining that doctors had been monitoring several tumors or nodules on her thyroid for years. She asked for prayers and said she has complete faith in God. (Photo by Donn Jones/Invision/AP, File)
September 21, 2017 - 10:21 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Contemporary Christian singer Natalie Grant will undergo thyroid surgery to remove tumors and will cancel shows between mid-October and November to recover. Grant posted a video message on Facebook on Thursday explaining that doctors had been monitoring several tumors or...
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September 21, 2017 - 4:44 pm
The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. U2; $8,024,692...
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This cover image released by Rounder Records shows "The Long-Awaited Album," a new release by Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers. (Rounder Records via AP)
September 21, 2017 - 1:23 pm
Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, "The Long-Awaited Album" (Rounder Records) There's a lot of excellent music on Steve Martin's new bluegrass album with the Steep Canyon Rangers, which is good news considering five of the collection's 14 tracks are instrumentals. Sometimes, though, to...
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Gene Simmons, left, performs at The Children Matter: Houston Benefit Concert at CHS Field Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 in in St. Paul, Minn. Original Kiss members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley reunited for their first public appearance since their group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)
September 21, 2017 - 1:01 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Original Kiss members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley have reunited for their first public appearance since their group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. But unlike that terse ceremony, the Star Tribune reports , they came to St. Paul's CHS field to play...
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FILE - This Aug. 28, 2017 file photo shows Shania Twain performing at the opening night ceremony of the 2017 U.S. Open Tennis Championships in New York. When the queen of country pop contracted Lyme’s disease, she thought her singing career was over. Twain says the process of finding her voice again was gruesome and trying. She trained with coaches and worked extensively on her vocals, comparing the experience to an athlete recovering from a major injury. The result is “Now,” her first album in 17 years to be released Sept. 29. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
September 21, 2017 - 7:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — After becoming a global icon and one of the world's best-selling singers of all-time, Shania Twain had to utter the scariest five words a vocalist would ever hear: "I may never sing again." The queen of country pop contracted Lyme's disease, which crippled her most prized instrument...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 1962 file photo Leonard Bernstein leads the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in the inaugural concert in New York's new Philharmonic Hall. Bernstein would have turned 100 next year - a remembrance that’s being celebrated in the composer-conductor’s Massachusetts birthplace. The Boston Symphony Orchestra kicks off its new season Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, with a concert devoted entirely to America’s most famous maestro. (AP Photo, File)
September 21, 2017 - 3:12 am
BOSTON (AP) — He was a wunderkind: the youngest music director ever to lead the New York Philharmonic and the genius behind the score to "West Side Story." The late Leonard Bernstein would have turned 100 next year, and on Friday, the Boston Symphony Orchestra kicks off a new season dedicated to...
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This cover image released by Island shows "Wonderful Wonderful," the latest release by "The Killers." (Island via AP)
September 20, 2017 - 12:24 pm
The Killers, "Wonderful Wonderful " (Island) Don't be fooled by the title of The Killers' latest CD. Things aren't "Wonderful" — much less "Wonderful Wonderful." This may be the most misleading album title since Pink Floyd's "A Collection of Great Dance Songs." What the long-awaited follow-up to "...
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September 20, 2017 - 10:43 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Don Henley, Lyle Lovett and Clint Black are the latest musicians planning a concert to raise money for victims of Harvey. The trio on Wednesday announced a Nov. 28 show at Bass Hall in Fort Worth. Tickets go on sale Friday for the "Helping Texans: A Hurricane Harvey Benefit...
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September 19, 2017 - 11:54 am
BARNET, Vt. (AP) — Fire investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that heavily damaged Neko Case's 225-year-old Vermont home. Barnet firefighters were called to the indie musician's home at about 9:30 p.m. Monday. The Caledonian Record ( http://bit.ly/2ymcclb ) reports the fire could be...
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