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Bob Marley’s kids celebrate late reggae icon’s 75th birthday

LOS ANGELES – At a celebration for Bob Marley’s 75th birth anniversary, the late icon’s children – famous in their own right – gathered to tell stories about the reggae king and discuss passing the...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Rocker Ozzy Osbourne announces Parkinson’s diagnosis

NEW YORK – Rocker Ozzy Osbourne says that he’s been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a nervous system disorder that affects movement. The 71-year-old Grammy winner and former vocalist for the...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Eminem drops surprise album, advocates changes to gun laws

Rapper Eminem once again dropped a surprise album, releasing “Music to Be Murdered By” on Friday – along with a video that calls for changes to gun laws. The follow-up to 2018’s “Kamikaze” – also...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Slain Tejano singer from New Mexico to be honored

SANTA FE – A slain Tejano singer from New Mexico will posthumously receive the New Mexico Hispano Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the group...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Demi Lovato to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl

NEW YORK – Grammy-nominated pop singer Demi Lovato will perform the national anthem at the Super Bowl. NFL and Fox on Thursday announced the performance, which will take place ahead of the game...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Neil Peart, drummer for influential rockers Rush, dead at 67

SANTA MONICA, California – Neil Peart, the renowned drummer and lyricist from the influential band Rush, has died. He was 67. His representative, Elliot Mintz, said in a statement Friday that Peart...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Justin Bieber says he’s battling Lyme disease

NEW YORK – Justin Bieber says he has been battling Lyme disease. In an Instagram post Wednesday, the pop star wrote that “it’s been a rough couple years but (I’m) getting the right treatment that...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Not exactly a ‘Love Touch’: Rod Stewart, son, accused of battery in New Year’s Eve fight

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Rock icon Rod Stewart and his son are facing simple battery charges after an altercation with a security guard during a private event in a children’s area at The Breakers...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Rocker John Mellencamp gives $50K to his Indiana hometown

SEYMOUR, Ind. – Rocker John Mellencamp has donated $50,000 to his southern Indiana hometown for construction of a plaza near a mural that pays homage to the singer-songwriter and his 1980s hit...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Justin Bieber to launch docu-series on YouTube in January

Justin Bieber is launching a docu-series about creating his new album on YouTube, the platform where the singer originally got his start in music more than a decade ago. YouTube announced Tuesday...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Inuit-Canadian singer who covered ‘Diamonds’’ dies at 26

LOS ANGELES – Kelly Fraser, a Canadian pop artist who gained attention for an Inuit-language cover of Rihanna’s “Diamonds,” part of her advocacy efforts for her indigenous culture, has died. Fraser...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Songwriter Allee Willis, who wrote ‘Friends’ theme, dies

LOS ANGELES – Allee Willis, a songwriter whose work included the Broadway musical “The Color Purple” as well as the theme song from the TV show “Friends” and Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September,” has...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

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