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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2016 file photo, Miguel performs at the 58th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Grammy-winning singer Miguel says he felt angered after hearing numerous stories of immigrants being deprived of meals and relegated to harsh living conditions inside some detention centers across the country. He is looking to shed light on the alleged treatment of immigrants at the facilities and has taken to his social media, spoken publicly and recently headlined a free #SchoolsNotPrisons concert in California to bring more awareness toward the issues. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
November 03, 2017 - 3:15 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — After hearing numerous stories of immigrants being deprived of meals and relegated to harsh living conditions inside some detention centers across the country, Grammy-winning singer Miguel said he felt angered. That's why he decided to headline a free #SchoolsNotPrisons concert in...
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This cover image released by Capitol Records shows "The Thrill of It All," by Sam Smith. (Capitol Records via AP)
November 03, 2017 - 1:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Smith, "The Thrill of It All" (Capitol) When Sam Smith debuted on the music scene in 2014, he sang beautiful and searing songs about love lapses and loneliness. There are moments you'd feel sad for him, but then you'd remind yourself not to pity the guy too much, because, wow,...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2015 file photo, Brad Paisley performs during day two of the 2015 FarmBorough Music Fest in New York. Paisley, the co-host of the Country Music Association Awards, is calling on the organization to rescind media restrictions barring reporters from asking about the mass shooting in Las Vegas, gun rights or political affiliations at the awards show. Paisley tweeted Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, that he’s sure the CMA “will do the right thing and rescind these ridiculous and unfair press guidelines” (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
November 03, 2017 - 1:36 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Country Music Association is apologizing after trying to impose restrictions on any questions by the media about the mass shooting in Las Vegas, gun rights or political affiliations at its awards show next Wednesday. A statement from the CMA on Friday said the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at the DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert in Houston, Texas. Big Machine Records told The Associated Press on Friday that pre-orders for Taylor Swift’s “reputation,” to be released Nov. 10, 2017 has doubled the pre-orders for Swift’s “1989” album a week before its release in 2014. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
November 03, 2017 - 10:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pre-orders for Taylor Swift's "reputation" have reached more than 400,000 units and the album has become Target's biggest music pre-sale of all-time. Big Machine Records told The Associated Press on Friday that pre-orders for "reputation," to be released Nov. 10, are double the...
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FILE - This Nov. 2, 2016 file photo shows hosts Brad Paisley, left, and Carrie Underwood at the 50th annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. The Country Music Association is warning media outlets to avoid questions about a recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, gun rights or political affiliations at their annual awards show next week or risk losing credentials. The 51st annual CMA Awards will air live on Wednesday. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
November 02, 2017 - 5:43 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Country Music Association is warning media outlets to avoid questions about a recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, gun rights or political affiliations at their annual awards show next week or risk losing credentials. In media guidelines for Wednesday's 51st annual CMA...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 21, 2017, file photo, Snoop Dogg arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story" at the Writers Guild Theater on in Beverly Hills, Calif. An album cover image posted to Snoop Dogg’s Instagram account on Oct. 31, 2017, showing the rapper looking down on what appears to be the dead body of President Donald Trump has been removed from the platform. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
November 02, 2017 - 12:32 pm
An album cover image posted to Snoop Dogg's Instagram account showing the rapper looking down on what appears to be the dead body of President Donald Trump has been removed from the platform. The cover of the "Make America Crip Again" EP shows the rapper looking on as a body covered with a U.S...
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November 02, 2017 - 12:25 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As a singer and instrumentalist, Rhiannon Giddens crosses musical divides. Trained to sing opera, she also plays a mean country fiddle. Folk, bluegrass and gospel are all within her reach. And now she's eager to begin work on her first musical, about a white revolt against a...
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This cover image released by Interscope Records shows "Red Pill Blues," a release by Maroon 5. (Interscope Records via AP)
November 02, 2017 - 10:43 am
Maroon 5, "Red Pill Blues" (Interscope/222 Records) When Adam Levine hits his buzzer and swivels his chair on "The Voice," you know he recognizes talent. So is it any surprise that the Maroon 5 frontman has an excellent ear when he records with his band? "Red Pill Blues" finds Maroon 5 doing what...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, Tyrese Gibson participates in the BUILD Speaker Series to discuss upcoming "The Fate of the Furious" film at AOL Studios in New York. Tyrese said on Instagram Nov. 1, 2017, he was doing OK hours after posting an emotional video to Facebook amid a court battle with his ex-wife. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
November 02, 2017 - 7:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tyrese says he's doing OK hours after posting an emotional video to Facebook amid a court battle with his ex-wife. The actor-singer cried during a rambling Facebook video posted Wednesday and said, "don't take my baby ... I'm not doing anything illegal." Tyrese said he last saw his...
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November 01, 2017 - 9:24 am
Scott Miller, "Ladies Auxiliary" (F.A.Y. Recordings) On "Ladies Auxiliary," Virginia songwriter Scott Miller surrounds himself with all-female accompaniment to sing about the company of females, or more specifically, love — carnal love, poison love, the weight of love and the wait for love. It's an...
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