Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar has been charged with four counts of domestic violence.

A popular music festival in Delaware is hoping to get a boost from a major promoter in the industry.

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.

Jason Isbell cleans up at Americana Awards

When Janet Jones was laid off from her job as a financial assistant two years ago and hit rock bottom, inspiration struck.

Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell swept the major awards Wednesday night at the Americana Honors & Awards, creating another special moment with his wife, Amanda Shires.

Portland, Maine? Tim McGraw doesn't know where it is. And he doesn't want to know, either.

Keisha St. John has been singing at some of the most famous jazz clubs in the nation for more than five decades.

Liza Minnelli is said to be resting comfortably in a California hospital after undergoing back surgery earlier this week and she's thanking fans for their well wishes.

Barbra Streisand's new album of duets only includes male singers, but it wasn't a conscious effort to exclude females.

Musicians come to Coachella for all kinds of reasons: to hype fresh work, unveil an anticipated reunion, collect a fat paycheck. But not many use the annual music and arts festival in Indio to turn off members of their audience, as Julian Casablancas of the Strokes appeared eager to do at this year's edition.

Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar was arrested Wednesday in the U.S. territory on suspicion of domestic violence.

Soft-spoken A.C. Newman doesn't seem like a braggart. Yet he feels so strongly that his rock band, the New Pornographers, has just made its best work that a simple good review won't do.

The preserved heart of composer Frederic Chopin contains signs of tuberculosis and possibly some other lung disease, medical experts said Wednesday.

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A North Dakota National Guard army band will host a free concert in Mandan to honor the 69th annual reunion of the 164th Infantry Regiment.

Robin Thicke's attorney says the estate of Marvin Gaye exploited the singer's "moment of personal vulnerability" in an attempt to prove that the hit "Blurred Lines" was a ripoff of a Gaye hit.

A controversial Cuban pop group will perform in Miami, despite the objections of some exile groups.

A massively famous celebrity meets a young homeless man in Hollywood and introduces him to an audience of millions. Then, just when it looks like the man is going to triumph, his dark past comes back to haunt him.

Robin Thicke's attorney says the estate of Marvin Gaye exploited the singer's "moment of personal vulnerability" in an attempt to prove that the hit "Blurred Lines" was a ripoff of a Gaye hit.

Jewel is planning an album for release next fall. But for now, she's giving away her latest song for free.

The owner of Biloxi's Margaritaville casino has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, only hours before a hearing where the landlord aimed to seize the property.

The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards arrived 45 minutes late for his arraignment Tuesday on a charge that he violated his probation in Oregon.

An attorney for an ex-West Point cadet told jurors Tuesday that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal, resulting in a brain injury that forced him to drop out of the military academy.

Rapper Tim Dog, who was accused of swindling women out of thousands of dollars, was dead when a warrant was issued for his arrest last year, according to a death certificate filed in Georgia.

Robin Thicke claims he was a little blurry himself during the recording of the hit single "Blurred Lines," according to a new deposition from the singer.

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Sept. 8 to Sunday, Sept. 14 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Sept. 8 to Sunday Sept. 15 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

The Vienna State Opera has lost its second star conductor in less than two weeks.

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In a story Sept. 15 about U2-iTunes, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the title of the album was "Songs of Freedom." The correct title is "Songs of Innocence."

CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL.

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is getting a $3.75 million grant from the William Davidson Foundation in support of its Neighborhood Concert Series, officials announced Tuesday.

Tim McGraw has a reputation for picking the right songs over the course of his 20-year career, although he says he had some help on his latest hit.

A CD/DVD featuring Whitney Houston's first public performance — and one of her last in 2009— will be released Nov. 10.

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The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra has turned a small profit for the first time since 2002.

The Vienna State Opera has lost its second star conductor in less than two weeks.

A 131-year-old music center in Grand Rapids is receiving $1 million from the estate of former Steelcase Inc. chairman and philanthropist Peter Wege (WEG'-ee).

The music publishers for American rapper Eminem filed a lawsuit Tuesday against New Zealand's ruling political party over the music it used in a campaign commercial.

Lonnie Lynn, known to hip-hop fans for his soulful spoken-word poems on rapper son Common's albums, has died.

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Apple Inc. says 33 million iTunes account holders have accessed U2's free album.

Some iPhone users are not happy that U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," was automatically added to their iTunes music library, free of charge. In response, Apple has released a special tool that lets people remove the album from their collections.

Kerry: US won't rule out talking with Iran about helping in Islamic State crisis

New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cat Stevens is taking the "Peace Train" back on the road.

The state agency in charge of redeveloping Atlantic City has approved a $1 million subsidy agreement with a concert promoter to stage at least a dozen major shows in the resort.

Bob Crewe, co-writer of "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You," "Big Girls Don't Cry" and many other pop hits, died last week. He was 83.

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