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1 hr ago | The Bennington Banner

Singer Ray J denies crimes at Beverly Hills hotel

Singer Ray J has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman at a Beverly Hills hotel bar and resisting arrest afterward.


Related Topix: Ray J, R-N-B


Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

1 hr ago | 680News

Singer Ray J pleads not guilty to sexual battery, resisting arrest in Beverly Hills incident

In this Aug. 16, 2014 file photo, Ray J attends the Los Angeles premiere of "Sparkle" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Ray J, R-N-B, Beverly Hills, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

5 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Ray J pleads not guilty to groping, resisting arrest charges

Singer Ray J pleaded not guilty to groping a woman and resisting arrest at a Beverly Hills hotel on May 30. Ray J pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he groped a woman and resisted arrest during a wild night out at a posh Beverly Hills hotel.


Related Topix: Ray J, R-N-B, Kim Kardashian, Hot Chicks, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | TheIndyChannel

R. Kelly sued by former manager R&B star R. KELLY's former manager is ...

Derrel McDavid claims he has been the man behind the I Believe I Can Fly hitmaker for decades, and had hoped to keep cashing on in his client's success after they parted ways last year .


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, R-N-B, R. Kelly, Entertainment

13 hrs ago | KIDK CBS 3

Rare pale-headed crocodile kills man in Australia

A man has died after being attacked by a pale-headed saltwater crocodile nicknamed "Michael Jackson" in Australia's Northern Territory.


Related Topix: Michael Jackson, Pop/Rock

13 hrs ago | WNSL-FM Hattiesburg

Would Jennifer Lopez Ever Launch Her Own Cosmetics Line?

Jennifer Lopez is arguably one of the most beautiful women in the world and she even was a spokeswoman for L'Oreal.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez

16 hrs ago | The West Milford Messenger

A night of blues with Kenny Wayne Shepherd

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band's "Going Home Tour," will bring a night of blues music Saturday, Sept.


Related Topix: Blues, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Shreveport, LA, B.B. King, Entertainment

20 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

OutKast to headline San Bernardino concert

The biggest musical news this week is that Outkast are scheduled to return to the Inland Empire, taking center stage Sept.


Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, Outkast, Hip-Hop, Empire, CA, Indio, CA, Coachella, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

National Public Radio

Box Set Looks Back On Pioneering '5' Royales

Soul music is often defined as the moment when gospel and blues met and formed a new sound.


Related Topix: Blues, Ray Charles

San Jose Mercury News

Celebrate Michael Jackson's birthday bash at Oakland's Sweet Bar Bakery

Taste this, America: An October dining extravaganza benefiting the James Beard Foundation probably will sell out faster than you can say "culinary collaboration."


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Life, Food, Dining, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Olney Enterprise

Paul McCartney working with Kanye West?

Sources reportedly told the New York Post the pair have been secretly working on a number of tracks, one allegedly titled "Piss on My Grave," and that the recordings "could develop into an album."

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Related Topix: Short, Music!, Celebrities, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Manchester, TN

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Mariah Carey's Tour, The Elusive Chanteuse Show, to Launch in October in Asia

The Elusive Chanteuse Show, a trek in support of her latest album, Me. I Am Mariah...The Elusive Chanteuse , will begin with two dates in Japan beginning October 4 and will include 12 Asian dates in all , including the singer's first visit to mainland China.


Related Topix: Dance, Mariah Carey, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock

Bellingham Herald

Smokey Robinson, still writing, duets with friends

Smokey Robinson says he scribbles down lyrics on a pad or leaves a fragment of a tune on his own voice mail whenever inspiration hits.


Related Topix: Soul, Smokey Robinson, Motown

KLIQ-FM Hastings

"Rising Star" Recap: The Top Six Compete, Four Contestants Advance

ABC's interactive singing competition, Rising Star, continued Sunday night with three contestants advancing to next week's finale after the East Coast vote and one additional act being sent through after the West Coast broadcast.


Related Topix: OneRepublic, Pop/Rock, Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA, Dance, Michael Jackson

Concert preview: Earth, Wind and Fire are forever funky

He was all of 18, and saw a future in music ahead. "I was going to make $50,000 a year in Chicago, find a little house, play in the classical world and maybe moonlight on weekends playing in cover bands," White recalls.


Related Topix: Earth, Wind & Fire, R-N-B, Soul, Philip Bailey, Jazz, John Coltrane

Sun Aug 17, 2014

'Get on Up' is a solid biopic

Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown.


Related Topix: James Brown, Soul, Chadwick Boseman


Beyonce Covers 'Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)' in 'On the Run' Trailer

Beyonc and Jay Z promoted their On The Run tour with a star-studded trailer for a non-existent action film, and they're harnessing a similar vibe in a new preview for their upcoming HBO special.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Hip-Hop, Smoking, Health, Medicine, Celebrities, Cher, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Ukiah Daily Journal

Watch Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff reunite to perform classic Summertime

Nevermind that summer is almost over, Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff recently rocked a Las Vegas crowd with a performance of their classic Summertime.


Related Topix: Will Smith, Hip-Hop, Entertainment


Paul Giamatti To Play N.W.A. Manager In Biopic

"Sideways" star Paul Giamatti has given F. Gary Gray's N.W.A. biopic some real star power after signing on to play music mogul Jerry Heller in the film.


Related Topix: N.W.a., Ice Cube, Rap, Dr. Dre, Paul Giamatti, Entertainment


Kind of Blue

Everyone, even people who say they don't like jazz, likes Kind of Blue . It's cool, romantic, melancholic, and gorgeously melodic.


Related Topix: Miles Davis, Jazz, John Coltrane