Georges Moustaki, an Egyptian-born composer, singer and poet who wrote songs for Edith Piaf and other French stars, has died at age 79.
CHICAGO - It was called the "seventh engineering wonder of the world," a herculean effort to reverse the flow of the Chicago River.
A former Playboy bunny who claims Sammy Hagar fathered her now-deceased child is appealing a ruling that dismissed her lawsuit against the former Van Halen frontman.
LOS ANGELES - The music that keyboardist Ray Manzarek made as part of the Doors helped define the 1960s, and also was a crucial part of the Southern California music scene in the latter half of that decade. Two generations of L.A. music met in the late 1970s when Manzarek connected with punk band X to produce the group's first four studio albums. The band's songwriters and lead singers, Exene Cervenka and bassist John Doe, reflect on the music of the Doors and their relationship with Manzarek, who died Monday at 74 of cancer.
Police in suburban Atlanta say rapper Chief Keef, whose name is Keith Cozart, has been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
DETROIT - Eminem's song publisher is suing Facebook and its ad agency, claiming they infringed the rapper's copyright.
LOS ANGELES - Ezra Koenig wanted to be clear about this: The frontman of Vampire Weekend was not comparing his band to the Beatles.
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Mack Emerman, the founder of Criteria Recording Studios where acts including Eric Clapton, James Brown and the Bee Gees made some of their most famous records, has died after a long illness. He was 89.
Eminem's song publisher is suing Facebook and an ad agency, saying they copied music from one of the rapper's songs.
LOS ANGELES - Justin Bieber was booed big time at Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.
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A leading Israeli university says it will present singer Barbra Streisand with an honorary Ph.D. when she visits Israel next month.
Officials say the leader of the reggae band Toots and the Maytals was injured when a 19-year-old man threw a bottle and hit the singer during a concert in Richmond.
CHICAGO - Let's raise a glass to Bob Koester, the single-minded Chicagoan who this weekend celebrates a remarkable anniversary: 60 years of producing jazz and blues recordings.
The lawyer for a California heavy metal singer accused of trying to hire someone to kill his estranged wife says the singer's mind has been ravaged by steroid use.
LOS ANGELES - Beyonce is pregnant with her second child - another baby with husband Jay-Z, more sources said Friday.