Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ rock superstar, dies at 74

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Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ rock superstar, dies at 74

NEW YORK (AP) — Meat Loaf, the rock superstar loved by millions for his "Bat Out of Hell" album and for such theatrical, dark-hearted anthems as "Paradise By the Dashboard Light" and "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad," has died at age 74. A family statement provided by his longtime agent says the singer born Marvin Lee Aday died Thursday night. "Bat Out of Hell," his mega-selling collaboration with songwriter […]

Major airlines cancel, change flights to US over 5G dispute

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Major airlines cancel, change flights to US over 5G dispute

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Major international airlines have canceled flights heading to the U.S. or changed the planes they're using. The moves Wednesday represented the latest complication in a dispute over concerns that 5G mobile phone service could interfere with aircraft technology. Carriers took widely different approaches to the brewing crisis affecting international travel, from Emirates drastically reducing its U.S.-bound flights to Air France saying it would fly […]

Grammy Awards move ceremony to Las Vegas site in early April

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Grammy Awards move ceremony to Las Vegas site in early April

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 2022 Grammy Awards will shift to an April show in Las Vegas after recently postponing the ceremony due to growing concerns with the rise of the omicron variant. The awards will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3, according to a joint statement released Tuesday from the Recording Academy and CBS, which broadcast the ceremony. The show […]

Oscar winner and groundbreaking star Sidney Poitier dies

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Oscar winner and groundbreaking star Sidney Poitier dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Sidney Poitier, the groundbreaking actor and enduring inspiration who transformed how Black people were portrayed on screen, became the first Black actor to win an Academy Award for best lead performance and the first to be a top box-office draw, has died. He was 94. Few movie stars had such an influence both on and off the screen. Before Poitier, the son of Bahaman tomato farmers, […]

Grammys postpone ceremony, citing omicron variant risks

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Grammys postpone ceremony, citing omicron variant risks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The upcoming Grammy Awards have been postponed due to what organizers called "too many risks" from the omicron variant. The ceremony had been scheduled for Jan. 31st in Los Angeles with a live audience and performances. The Recording Academy said Wednesday it made the decision "after careful consideration and analysis with city and state officials, health and safety experts, the artist community and our many partners." […]

Court officials edge closer to dividing Prince’s estate

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Court officials edge closer to dividing Prince’s estate

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Court officials are edging closer to dividing up pop superstar Prince's estate. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Wednesday that November tax filings show the Internal Revenue Service and Comerica Bank & Trust, the estate administrator, have reached an agreement on the total value of Prince's assets. The specific number hasn't been disclosed but it could be more than $100 million. The Carver County probate court is set […]

Chris Noth accused of sexual assaults; actor denies claims

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Chris Noth accused of sexual assaults; actor denies claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Sex and the City" actor Chris Noth has been accused of sexually assaulting two women, who shared their accounts with the trade publication The Hollywood Reporter. Noth denies the allegations, saying his interactions with the women in 2004 and 2015 were "consensual." The actor isn't under criminal investigation over the allegations. Noth questioned the timing of the allegations, which come days after he reprised his Mr. […]

Listen to WIN FREE TICKETS to REO SPEEDWAGON/STYX/LOVERBOY

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Listen to WIN FREE TICKETS to REO SPEEDWAGON/STYX/LOVERBOY

It’s been four years since legendary rockers REO Speedwagon and Styx joined forces for a summer co-headlining tour. While the world has changed since then, fans’ desire to rock out hasn’t. Styx and REO Speedwagon are telling you to close those laptops and get out of your sweatpants, because they’re set to once again bring their rock & roll classics to the masses, this time with special guest Loverboy for […]

‘No Nukes’ footage bypasses Springsteen’s aversion to film

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‘No Nukes’ footage bypasses Springsteen’s aversion to film

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite Bruce Springsteen's long-time aversion to having his concerts filmed — he says it was a superstition — a new DVD offers a relatively rare look at him and his E Street Band during a peak period in the late 1970s. It's footage of their performances at the "No Nukes" benefit concert at New York's Madison Square Garden in 1979. And it crackles with youthful energy; […]

Britney Spears got all to agree she needed to be freed

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Britney Spears got all to agree she needed to be freed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For one day at least, everyone with power over Britney Spears was in agreement. She needed to be freed. A Los Angeles judge on Friday released the pop star from the conservatorship that has had power over her life and money for nearly 14 years. Attorneys, parents, court appointees and Spears herself had spent the past few months having dramatic arguments over the legal restrictions. It […]

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Oscar winner and groundbreaking star Sidney Poitier dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Sidney Poitier, the groundbreaking actor and enduring inspiration who transformed how Black people were portrayed on screen, became the first Black actor to win an Academy Award for best lead performance and the first to be a top box-office draw, has died. He was 94. Few movie stars had such an influence both on and off the screen. Before Poitier, the son of Bahaman tomato farmers, […]

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Chris Noth accused of sexual assaults; actor denies claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Sex and the City" actor Chris Noth has been accused of sexually assaulting two women, who shared their accounts with the trade publication The Hollywood Reporter. Noth denies the allegations, saying his interactions with the women in 2004 and 2015 were "consensual." The actor isn't under criminal investigation over the allegations. Noth questioned the timing of the allegations, which come days after he reprised his Mr. […]

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Grammy Awards move ceremony to Las Vegas site in early April

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 2022 Grammy Awards will shift to an April show in Las Vegas after recently postponing the ceremony due to growing concerns with the rise of the omicron variant. The awards will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3, according to a joint statement released Tuesday from the Recording Academy and CBS, which broadcast the ceremony. The show […]

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