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FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, Jonas Kaufmann, right, in the role of Manrico and Elena Manistina as Azucena sing during a dress rehearsal for the opera "Il Trovatore" by Giuseppe Verdi in the Bavarian State Opera House in Munich, southern Germany. The world’s most sought-after tenor is back in the United States after a four-year absence caused mostly by illness but partly by a desire to spend more time with his children. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
January 18, 2018 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonas Kaufmann, the world's most sought-after tenor, hopes his cancellations are in the past. Back in the United States after a four-year absence caused mostly by illness but partly by a desire to spend more time with his children, the 48-year-old German with the clarion voice and...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2001 file photo, Don Henley, left, and Glenn Frey perform on their European tour in Zurich, Switzerland. The band's album, “Hotel California,” was nominated for a Grammy for album of the year but lost to Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” in 1977. (AP Photo/KEYSTONE/Franco Greco, File)
January 18, 2018 - 4:26 pm
Michael Jackson's "Thriller" was the biggest-selling album of all time, and it was richly rewarded by the Recording Academy, earning a then-unprecedented eight trophies, including album of the year in 1984. Other best-selling albums have also been crowned with the top Grammy, including Santana's "...
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January 18, 2018 - 1:48 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley six decades ago in Oklahoma is up for auction, and bids have already surpassed $1,200. North Carolina resident Wade Jones is a collector of all things Elvis. He tells the Tulsa World that the crumpled blue-and-white Dixie cup was...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2004 file photo, singers Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson are seen during their performance prior to a wardrobe malfunction during the half time performance at Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston. Timberlake says he has made up with Janet Jackson following the infamous "wardrobe malfunction" at the Super Bowl in 2004. The singer, who is preparing for the release of his fourth solo album, says he and Jackson have talked privately about the incident. (AP Photo/David Phillip, File)
January 18, 2018 - 12:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake says he has made up with Janet Jackson following the infamous "wardrobe malfunction" at the Super Bowl in 2004. When asked on a Beats 1 radio interview broadcast Thursday if he and Jackson have since made peace, Timberlake said, "Absolutely." The singer, who is...
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January 18, 2018 - 8:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA announced Thursday that 11-time Grammy winner Pharrell and his hip-hop-rock band N.E.R.D. will headline the halftime show at the 2018 NBA All-Star game in Los Angeles next month. Fergie, who has eight Grammys, will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" prior to tip-off. Canadian...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2016, file photo, Country music singer Eric Church performs at halftime during an NFL football game between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne, who all performed at the three-day festival prior to the mass shooting October 2017, will collaborate on a special performance at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, airing live on CBS from New York City on Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
January 18, 2018 - 7:54 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three performers at last year's Route 91 Harvest Festival where a gunman opened fire on fans will perform a tribute at this year's Grammy Awards to honor victims killed at live music events this past year. Eric Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne, who performed at the...
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January 17, 2018 - 9:37 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The former bassist of the rock band The Ataris awaits arraignment after he and a woman were indicted on federal conspiracy and fraud charges. Michael Sean Davenport was arrested last month at a Little Rock, Arkansas, airport on a warrant issued by a southern Illinois...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 1984 file photo, Michael Jackson appears backstage with his signature rhinestone glove at the 26th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles as he poses with the awards he won in eight different categories. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
January 17, 2018 - 5:39 pm
On May 4, 1959, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Gene Autry and other musical luminaries sat down to formal dinners and golden statues in Los Angeles and New York simultaneously for the very first Grammy Awards. "As I recall, no one objected to dressing black-tie back then, though like so much else...
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January 17, 2018 - 5:00 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts say a Maine police officer accused officers of racial profiling as they arrested her for pushing through a concert crowd and refusing to leave after being asked dozens of time. Worcester police arrested 24-year-old Portland officer Zahra Munye Abu...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2017 file photo, Elton John arrives at Elton John's 70th Birthday and 50-Year Songwriting Partnership with Bernie Taupin celebration in Los Angeles. Elton John is headed to the Grammys to help the organization celebrate its 60th awards show. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday, Jan., 17, 2018 that John and Irish rock band U2 will perform at the Jan. 28 show at Madison Square Garden in New York. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 17, 2018 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U2 and Elton John are headed to the Grammys to help the organization celebrate its 60th awards show. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that U2 and John, who will sing one of his classics with Miley Cyrus, will perform at the Jan. 28 show at Madison Square Garden in New York...
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