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Willie Nelson still making great music at 82

Willie Nelson still making great music at 82

June 26th, 2015 1:00 pm by By Paul De Barros, The Seattle Times (TNS)

Last June's "Band of Brothers," featuring nine new songs (more than any since his 1996 album "Spirit") - the title tune is an ode to the solidarity of outlaws-hit No. 5 on Billboard's the Top 200 albums. As well it should have.

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What Happened, Miss Simone?' resonates marvelously

What Happened, Miss Simone?' resonates marvelously

June 26th, 2015 12:00 pm by By Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

This impressive and deeply felt documentary starts with that query, asked by Maya Angelou in a 1970 magazine article, and then intimately examines her tumultuous life as she battled her own troubled personal history as well as the world's injustices.

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Bristol Palin says she's pregnant for second time

Bristol Palin says she's pregnant for second time

June 26th, 2015 11:00 am by MARK THIESSEN, Associated Press

Bristol Palin, who launched an abstinence campaign after giving birth as an unwed teenage mother, announced Thursday she is pregnant with her second child out-of-wedlock.

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Tatum and Pinkett Smith on 'Magic Mike's' radical positivity

Tatum and Pinkett Smith on 'Magic Mike's' radical positivity

June 26th, 2015 10:15 am by LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer

When Jada Pinkett Smith got the call from her agent about the "Magic Mike" sequel script, there was something she needed to know: Her part as Rome, the owner of a male strip club, was written for a man.

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Univision drops Miss USA pageant over Trump comments

Univision drops Miss USA pageant over Trump comments

June 26th, 2015 10:12 am by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

Donald Trump's fledgling GOP presidential bid quickly led to business fallout for him, with Univision saying it will drop the Miss USA pageant from its UniMas network and cut all ties with Trump over comments on Mexican immigrants.

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Bono: The goal is to write and make it hurt'

Bono: The goal is to write and make it hurt'

June 25th, 2015 2:30 pm by By Greg Kot, Chicago Tribune (TNS)

Bono confides that he isn't feeling particularly spry as he settles down at a table in a small French restaurant in the countryside outside Montreal, where U2 has just completed a four-night, sold-out run of arena concerts.

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Marriott, Universal Music form partnership

Marriott, Universal Music form partnership

June 25th, 2015 1:30 pm by Associated Press

The chain said Thursday it is linking up with Universal Music Group in a partnership in which some of the music conglomerate's top stars will perform at Marriott hotels, as well as other branding opportunities.

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Vance Joy builds US momentum while opening for Taylor Swift

Vance Joy builds US momentum while opening for Taylor Swift

June 25th, 2015 12:30 pm by RON HARRIS, Associated Press

Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy - still riding the wave of success of his double platinum single, "Riptide" - has two things working in his favor these days. First, he pens very catchy songs with heartfelt lyrics.

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Billie Joe Armstrong, Norah Jones perform rare show

Billie Joe Armstrong, Norah Jones perform rare show

June 25th, 2015 11:30 am by Associated Press

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and singer Norah Jones appeared in a rare concert together Wednesday night, playing songs they recorded for an album two years ago.

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TV actor Dustin Diamond set to be sentenced after stabbing

TV actor Dustin Diamond set to be sentenced after stabbing

June 25th, 2015 10:23 am by Associated Press

The 38-year-old, known for his role as Screech on "Saved by the Bell," was convicted May 30 of carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct. He is set to be sentenced Thursday.

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