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Leonard Cohen attends a listening party for his new album "Popular Problems" on Thursday, Sept 18, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Leonard Cohen says touring has improved his moodLeonard Cohen says touring has 'improved my mood'; talks about new album, his 80th birthday
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 file photo, Nicki Minaj seen at  X Versus Versace after party in New York. A federal judge in Atlanta has tossed out a lawsuit filed against rapper Minaj by her former wig designer. In a lawsuit in February, Terrence Davidson accused Onika Maraj, who uses the stage name "Nicki Minaj," and Pink Personality LLC of breaking implied contracts, reneging on discussions to launch a reality TV show and a wig line, and misappropriating his designs.  (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, file)
Wig designer's suit against Nicki Minaj dismissedFederal judge in Atlanta tosses lawsuit filed against Nicki Minaj by her former wig designer
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FILE - In this May 17, 2014 file photo, Cher performs during the D2K Tour 2014 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. Three backup dancers have sued Cher claiming they were wrongfully fired from her current tour and the singer engaged in racial discrimination. The trio filed a wrongful termination lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.   (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP, file)
Backup dancers sue Cher for alleged discriminationBackup dancers sue Cher for alleged race discrimination, retaliation; singer denies wrongdoing
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Correction: Labor-Jazz Musicians storyCorrection: Labor-Jazz Musicians story
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A political cartoon by Rayma Suprani using the signature of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez, bottom, reads in Spanish "Health," top, and "Health in Venezuela," bottom, appears on the Sept. 17 opinion page of El Universal newspaper in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The award-winning 19-year veteran of El Universal says she lost her job over her representation of the late Hugo Chavez's iconic signature as a flat-lined heartbeat to dramatize Venezuela's health care crisis. Her ouster has alarmed press freedom advocates who say once-independent media are seeing criticism of the socialist government snuffed out. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Popular Venezuelan cartoonist fired over drawingPopular Venezuelan cartoonist dismissed over critical drawing, raises press freedom concerns
The Associated Press6 hours ago
50-year Opry member George Hamilton IV dies50-year Grand Ole Opry member George Hamilton IV dies of heart attack at 77
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this May 20, 2014 photo released by NBC, Josh Kaufman hold his trophy after winning the singing competition series "The Voice," in Los Angeles. Kaufman said Thursday, Sept. 18, he’ll be taking a turn as the lead in the Tony Award-winning revival “Pippin.”  The 38-year-old Indianapolis resident, a former SAT prep tutor and father of three,  will join “Pippin” from Nov. 4-Jan. 4 at the Music Box Theatre.   (AP Photo/NBC, Trae Patton)
'The Voice' winner goes to Broadway's 'Pippin'Josh Kaufman, the latest winner of 'The Voice,' to take the lead role in 'Pippin' on Broadway
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this April 25, 2013 file photo, Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar receives his tenth award at the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla. Authorities said in a statement that 36-year-old William Omar Landron Rivera was detained early Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at a house in the northern coastal Puerto Rican town of Vega Alta. Authorities said he is suspected of threatening his 26-year-old partner. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Puerto Rico singer Don Omar faces abuse chargesPuerto Rico police charge reggaeton star Don Omar with domestic violence
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon participates in a news conference, at United Nations headquarters. The leaders of India, Bangladesh, Norway and the United Nations are set to appear at the Global Citizen Festival headlined by Jay Z on Sept. 27 in New York's Central Park. India’s Narendra Modi, Bangladesh’s Sheikh Hasina, Norway’s Erna Solberg and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon are all slated to appear at the event, organizers announced Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
World leaders to appear at NYC's Citizen FestivalLeaders of India, Norway to appear at free Global Citizen Festival on Sept. 27 in NYC
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Loretta Lynn performs during the Americana Music Honors and Awards show Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
Jason Isbell cleans up at Americana AwardsJason Isbell cleans up at Americana Awards, with the help of his wife Amanda Shires
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this April 25, 2013 file photo, Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar receives his tenth award at the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla. Authorities said in a statement that 36-year-old William Omar Landron Rivera was detained early Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at a house in the northern coastal Puerto Rican town of Vega Alta. Authorities said he is suspected of threatening his 26-year-old partner. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Puerto Rico police arrest reggaeton star Don OmarPuerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar arrested on suspicion of domestic violence
The Associated Press1 day ago
Country singer Tim McGraw performs on stage at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
Mayor offers to help McGraw find Portland, MaineTim McGraw sings in new song that he doesn't know where Portland, Maine, is; mayor offers tour
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Liza Minnelli arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles.  Minnelli is said to be resting comfortably in a California hospital after undergoing back surgery this week and she’s thanking fans for their well wishes. Minnelli’s back injury had prevented her from performing most of the year or attending the funeral of Joan Rivers in New York this month.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Liza Minnelli recovering after surgery, sends loveLiza Minnelli recovering after back surgery in California and sending love to her fans
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - Singer Barbra Streisand poses for a photo at the Waldorf-Astoria following her performance at the Village Vanguard in this Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009 file photo taken in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
Q&A: Barbra Streisand, the feminist, sings onQ&A: Barbra Streisand talks new duets album, directing, women's rights and Pres. Obama
The Associated Press1 day ago
Review: alt-J returns with beautiful, baffling LPMusic Review: alt-J returns with beautiful, baffling new album, 'This Is All Yours'
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