Music

Music composer Jeff Bass leaves a courtroom on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Wellington, New Zealand. Bass, who composed the opening guitar riff for Eminem's song "Lose Yourself," was testifying in a copyright case. Eminem's music publishers Eight Mile Style have sued the governing National Party over its use of a soundtrack during its 2014 election campaign. (AP Photo/Nick Perry)
May 03, 2017 - 5:16 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The campaign manager for New Zealand's National Party said Wednesday she raised concerns during the 2014 election about using a song that sounded similar to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" but was told by industry experts it would be fine. Jo de Joux told the High Court in...
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FILE - In this March 11, 2012 file photo, Mexican singer Luis Miguel performs during a concert in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Authorities say Luis Miguel, whose full name is Luis Miguel Gallego Basteri, is in custody after he surrendered to U.S. marshals Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in a case involving a dispute with his former manager. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
May 02, 2017 - 7:32 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say Mexican singer Luis Miguel was arrested by U.S. marshals on Tuesday and released on bond hours later in a case involving a dispute in which he has been ordered to pay more than $1 million to his former manager. The singer, whose full name is Luis Miguel Gallego...
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Col. Bruce Hampton performs at "Hampton 70," his all-star jam celebration of his 70th birthday Monday, May 1, 2017, at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Hampton, a musician, died after collapsing on stage at the end of the the star-studded birthday concert in his honor, authorities said. (Melissa Ruggieri/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 5:53 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Col. Bruce Hampton slowly fell to his knees during the finale of his star-studded birthday concert, fans and musicians alike thought it was another one of his quirky performance acts. Fourteen-year-old guitar phenom Brandon "Taz" Niederauer tore into a blistering solo as the 70-...
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FILE - In this March 11, 2012 file photo, Mexican singer Luis Miguel performs during a concert in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Authorities say Luis Miguel, whose full name is Luis Miguel Gallego Basteri, is in custody after he surrendered to U.S. marshals Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in a case involving a dispute with his former manager. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
May 02, 2017 - 4:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of Mexican singer Luis Miguel in a case involving a dispute with his former manager (all times local): 2 p.m. Officials say Mexican singer Luis Miguel has been released from custody after he surrendered to U.S. marshals in a case involving a dispute with...
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Col. Bruce Hampton performs at "Hampton 70," his all-star jam celebration of his 70th birthday Monday, May 1, 2017, at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Hampton, a musician, died after collapsing on stage at the end of the the star-studded birthday concert in his honor, authorities said. (Melissa Ruggieri/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 4:36 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Col. Bruce Hampton slowly fell to his knees during the finale of his star-studded birthday concert, fans and musicians alike thought it was another one of his quirky performance acts. Fourteen-year-old guitar phenom Brandon "Taz" Niederauer tore into a blistering solo as the 70-...
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FILE - In this March 11, 2012 file photo, Mexican singer Luis Miguel performs during a concert in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Authorities say Luis Miguel, whose full name is Luis Miguel Gallego Basteri, is in custody after he surrendered to U.S. marshals Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in a case involving a dispute with his former manager. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
May 02, 2017 - 3:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say Mexican singer Luis Miguel surrendered to U.S. marshals Tuesday in a case involving a dispute in which he has been ordered to pay more than $1 million to his former manager. Deputy US Marshal Matthew Cordova says the singer, whose full name is Luis Miguel Gallego...
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Col. Bruce Hampton performs at "Hampton 70," his all-star jam celebration of his 70th birthday Monday, May 1, 2017, at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Hampton, a musician, died after collapsing on stage at the end of the the star-studded birthday concert in his honor, authorities said. (Melissa Ruggieri/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 2:19 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Col. Bruce Hampton slowly fell to his knees during the finale of his star-studded birthday concert, fans and musicians alike thought it was another one of his quirky performance acts. Fourteen-year-old guitar phenom Brandon "Taz" Niederauer tore into a blistering solo as the 70-...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 1964, file photo, the Beatles perform on the CBS "Ed Sullivan Show" in New York. Sirius announced Tuesday, May 2, 2017, that it is achieving a long-sought dream with its own Beatles channel, starting on May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/File)
May 02, 2017 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — SiriusXM satellite radio said Tuesday it will debut a channel devoted to the Beatles later this month, achieving a long-sought dream to highlight the music of the pop legends. The Beatles Channel launches May 18, a week before the band's newest archival project is released: a box...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 1964, file photo, the Beatles perform on the CBS "Ed Sullivan Show" in New York. Sirius announced Tuesday, May 2, 2017, that it is achieving a long-sought dream with its own Beatles channel, starting on May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/File)
May 02, 2017 - 8:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — SiriusXM satellite radio said Tuesday it will debut a channel devoted to the Beatles later this month, achieving a long-sought dream to highlight the music of the pop music legends. The Beatles Channel launches May 18, a week before the band's newest archival project is released: a...
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Music composer Jeff Bass leaves a courtroom on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Wellington, New Zealand. Bass, who composed the opening guitar riff for Eminem's song "Lose Yourself," was testifying in a copyright case. Eminem's music publishers Eight Mile Style have sued the governing National Party over its use of a soundtrack during its 2014 election campaign. (AP Photo/Nick Perry)
May 02, 2017 - 6:11 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The composer of the opening guitar riff for Eminem's "Lose Yourself" says the soundtrack of a New Zealand political ad is a "blatant rip-off." Jeff Bass told the High Court in Wellington on Tuesday that the song titled "Eminem Esque" that was used by the ruling...
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