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Grammy winner Maxwell to perform at Gallo Center in Modesto

The singer-songwriter will perform in Modesto on June 24. Tickets are $69 to $119 and go on sale at noon Saturday.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, John Legend

Thu Apr 17, 2014

National Ledger

Brandy Norwood is Single Again - Split with Boyfriend Ryan Press

Brandy Norwood has split from her fiance. The 35-year-old singer has parted ways with music executive Ryan Press - who she got engaged to in December 2012 after taking the time to ''reevaluate'' their relationship.

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Related Topix: Brandy Norwood, Brandy, Hip-Hop

Examiner.com

Kaiser Chiefs, J Mascis, Mya Among Performers at 2014 Chicago Street Festivals

Chicago's biggest music festivals - Lollapalooza and Pitchfork - announced their full lineups weeks ago, but the many smaller street fests across the Windy City are just getting around to confirming their initial 2014 performance lineups.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Indie, Minus the Bear, Chicago, IL

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard on trial for assault

A man who accused singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of breaking his nose testified on Thursday that the R&B artist punched him because he did not want to pose for a photo.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Acoustic, Chris Brown, R&B, Washington DC

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Rihanna settles multimillion-dollar lawsuit with e...

Pop star Rihanna has agreed to settle a lawsuit with her former accountants accusing them of mismanaging her finances and costing her millions of dollars, lawyers for the parties told a federal judge on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Dance, Rihanna, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock

WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

How Christina Milian Co-Parents with Ex-Husband

Christina Milian is a chart-topping R&B and hip-hop star best known for hits like "Dip It Low" and her star run on Dancing With the Stars .

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Christina Milian, Family, Parenting

NewsOne

Michelle Williams' Inspiring New Venture

Former Destiny's Child singer Michelle Williams has partnered with car maker Hyundai for their "Hope On Wheels" campaign to raise money to fight pediatric cancer.

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Related Topix: Michelle Williams, Destiny's Child

TIME.com

TIME 100: Egyptian Prime Minister Leads Reader Poll

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, the man largely responsible for ousting the former president of Egypt in a coup d'etat last year, holds a commanding lead in TIME's reader poll, followed by Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga Though the final TIME 100 list of the most influential people of the year worldwide is always ultimately chosen by the editors, TIME seeks the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dance, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey, World News, Middle East

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Reuters

'Frozen' album sells 2 million, tops Billboard chart for 10th week

Two Nordic princesses held their reign atop the weekly Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday as the soundtrack to Disney's hit animated film "Frozen" crossed the 2 million sales mark and continued to hold off new entries.

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Related Topix: R&B, Christian Music, Mercyme

Burnley Citizen

Welsh stars in Dylan Thomas venture

Welsh stars including Sir Tom Jones, Katherine Jenkins and Michael Sheen are teaming up for a new hour-long TV version of Dylan Thomas' play Under Milk Wood.

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Related Topix: Dylan Thomas, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Under Milk Wood, Drama Movies, Richard Burton, Rakie Ayola

Castanet.net

Drake bought Rihanna $42,000 ring

Drake has bought Rihanna a $42,000 ring. The 'From Time' rapper, who is reportedly dating the 'Unapologetic' singer, has splashed out on the yellow diamond, although it is not believed to be an engagement ring.

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Related Topix: Dance, Rihanna, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

KKMG-FM Colorado Springs

Usher Plans "Classic" Material for New Album, Says Rico Love

Although he's currently staring as the celebrity coach on NBC's The Voice , Usher is making great strides in the recording process for his eighth studio album.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Usher

Detroit News

Aretha Franklin suing over fake assault story

'The stories were not presented as satire or humor,' Aretha Franklin says of the News Nerd's fake viral story that Patti LaBelle assaulted her.

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Related Topix: Patti LaBelle, Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Celebrities, Entertainment

Korea Herald

Gummy to return with new EP, concert

R&B singer Gummy is scheduled to release a new album and hold a solo concert in the coming months.

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Related Topix: R&B

CBC News

Ex-Girlfriend takes stand in Lorry Santos murder trial

The girlfriend of accused murderer Randy O'Hagan said that members of the White Boy Posse threatened to kill O'Hagan unless he killed a former gang member.

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Related Topix: Ex-Girlfriend, Canada

RTE.ie

Jay Z and Beyonce for joint tour?

The superstar couple have appeared on stage together numerous times this year, including a performance at the 2014 Grammys, and now the New York Post reports that they will embark on a US tour together.

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Related Topix: Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Beyonce, Dance

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Billboard

Ask Billboard: Hits That Have Out-Charted The Songs They...

Your knowledgeable responses about hit songs with samples, from Eminem to the 'Macarena.'

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Rap, 9, Arts, Ballet, Jazz

The Mercury

Falls star shooting back to Hobart

ELECTRONIC soul star Chet Faker - one of the most popular acts at last summer's Falls Festival at Marion Bay - will return to Hobart in July.

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Related Topix: Indie, Blackstreet

The Times-Picayune

New Edition to perform at New Orleans' Saenger Theatre in July 2014

New Edition is scheduled to headline the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on July 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Bobby Brown, New Edition, New Orleans, LA, Music, Entertainment

Los Angeles Times

Singer Brandy, fiance Ryan Press call off engagement

"Almost Doesn't Count" for Brandy -- the singer has called off her engagement to music executive Ryan Press.

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Related Topix: Brandy Norwood, Brandy, Hip-Hop, Wedding, Entertainment

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