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  • 'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at age 76

    'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at age 76
    Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm 'n blues classics as "Stand by Me," ''There Goes My Baby" and "Spanish Harlem," has died. He was 76. King died Thursday of...
  • Ben E. King, "Stand By Me" singer, has died

    Ben E. King, "Stand By Me" singer, has died
    NEW YORK (AP) — Ben E. King, singer of such classics as "Stand By Me," ''There Goes My Baby" and "Spanish Harlem," has died. King died Thursday at age 76, publicist Phil Brown told The Associated Press. Brown did not immediately have other details....
  • Music streaming service Grooveshark shuts down

    Music streaming service Grooveshark shuts down
    Grooveshark, the once-popular free music streaming service, has admitted defeat. In a victory for the major record labels that accused the site of copyright violations, the site has shut itself down.   The service conceded, in a letter posted on its...
  • Internet piracy bill passes Legislature, goes to governor

    A bill to combat Internet piracy of music and movies is heading to Gov. Rick Scott for consideration despite opposition from some of the nation's biggest Internet companies. Senate Bill 604 passed 78-38 in the Florida House on Friday and had previously...
  • Internet companies oppose proposals to regulate web

    Internet companies oppose proposals to regulate web
    TALLAHASSEE — Some Florida lawmakers want to impose state regulations on the online world and are drawing opposition from some of the nation's biggest Internet companies including Google, Yahoo, Facebook and Ebay. The conflict is over two proposed...
  • Kenny Chesney returns to Las Vegas in July

    Kenny Chesney returns to Las Vegas in July
    Country superstar Kenny Chesney just can’t get enough of Las Vegas. He just played The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel over the weekend and now he announces two more shows there on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4.   “We helped open this...
  • Marc Anthony y Carlos Vives en Orlando el 1 de octubre

    Marc Anthony y Carlos Vives en Orlando el 1 de octubre
    El estilo único del colombiano Carlos Vives se mezclará con el del puertorriqueño Marc Anthony en una gira por Estados Unidos y Canadá a partir de septiembre, y que tendrá una parada en Orlando el próximo 1 de octubre. Marc Anthony acudió a la rueda...
  • Unido2: Carlos Vives y Marc Anthony anuncian gira conjunta por Estados Unidos

    Unido2: Carlos Vives y Marc Anthony anuncian gira conjunta por Estados Unidos
    El cantante colombiano Carlos Vives y el salsero de origen puertorriqueño Marc Anthony anunciaron hoy en Miami una gira conjunta por Estados Unidos y Canadá. Marc Anthony acudió a la rueda de prensa luciendo un atuendo casual y con sandalias de...
  • Beatles' 'White Album' revisited for autism benefit

    Beatles' 'White Album' revisited for autism benefit
    There was something peculiarly endearing about an audience of pop music geeks cheering the details of Saturday night’s sold-out benefit performance of the Beatles’ "White Album" in its entirety at Glendale’s Alex Theatre. Where else...
  • Friday is now the global release day for new music

    Friday is now the global release day for new music
    Gone are the days of going to the record store on a Tuesday to pick up a new album. The record industry just adopted Friday as the new global release day for music. While the shift to Friday has long been discussed, the International Federation of the...
  • Pharrell Williams had a very 'Happy,' successful and stylish 2014

    Pharrell Williams had a very 'Happy,' successful and stylish 2014
    It's hard to imagine many people who've had as productive a year as Pharrell Williams, the singer, producer, actor, designer and trendsetting fashion plate who could take home multiple awards at Sunday's Grammys, where he is nominated in six categories....