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Choreographer Melanie Hamrick poses with dancers at the gala of Youth America Grand Prix, the world’s largest ballet scholarship competition, on Thursday, April 18, after the U.S. premiere of her new ballet, “Porte Rouge” (Red Door), based on classic Rolling Stones tunes arranged by her partner, Mick Jagger. The Stones frontman, recovering from medical treatment, watched from backstage and addressed the audience briefly via microphone before the show. (AP Photo/Jocelyn Noveck)
Moves like Jagger: Mick's partner debuts Stones-themed danceA recovering Mick Jagger made an appearance _ sort of _ at the premiere of partner Melanie Hamrick's new ballet based on Rolling Stones songs
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2017 file photo, Madonna performs on stage during the Women's March rally in Washington.   Madonna and Colombian singer Maluma will bring their new collaboration to life when they perform at next month’s Billboard Music Awards.  NBC and dick clark productions announced Friday, April 19, 2019 that the duo will sing “Medellin” at the May 1 event in Las Vegas.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Madonna and Maluma to perform new song at Billboard AwardsMadonna and Colombian singer Maluma will bring their new collaboration to life when they perform at next month's Billboard Music Awards
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Kansas City Royals players listen to "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch of the team's baseball game against the New York Yankees, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of "God Bless America" while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer. The New York Daily News reported there are conflicting claims about Smith's 1939 song "That's Why Darkies Were Born." The song originated in the 1931 Broadway review "George White's Scandals," and was considered satire. It was recorded by Smith and by Paul Robeson, who was black. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Yanks stop using Smith recording while investigating racismThe Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of 'God Bless America' during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2015, file photo, Kim Foxx, then a candidate for Cook County state's attorney, speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Foxx, now the Cook County State's Attorney, says she hopes to begin expunging minor cannabis convictions in the coming months but acknowledges it won't be easy to implement her plan and that her office is still figuring out its scope. Foxx told the Chicago Sun-Times last week that she estimates that thousands of misdemeanor drug convictions could be wiped out. Foxx says her office is also reviewing its policy toward prosecuting those detained for selling marijuana. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
Report: Avenatti met R. Kelly prosecutor Foxx at O'HarePhone texts suggest Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx worked closely with attorney Michael Avenatti before she brought sexual abuse charges against singer R. Kelly, including by meeting Avenatti during a layover at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport
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FILE - This March 29, 2019 file photo shows Inductee Stevie Nicks, center, posing with other members of Fleetwood Mac, from left, Mike Campbell, John McVie, Christine McVie and Mick Fleetwood at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. Fleetwood Mac has announced rescheduled dates for its North America tour which were postponed earlier this month because singer Stevie Nicks had the flu. The Grammy-winning band is set to play Boston on Oct. 28 and Philadelphia on Nov. 3. Canadian dates include Quebec City on Oct. 30, Toronto and Nov. 1, Winnipeg of Nov. 7, Calgary on Nov. 10 and Edmonton on Nov. 30.  (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
Fleetwood Mac announces rescheduled dates for tourFleetwood Mac has announced rescheduled dates for its North America tour that were postponed earlier this month because singer Stevie Nicks had the flu
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Songs are the stars as Will Kimbrough focuses on SouthMusic Review: Songs are the stars as Will Kimbrough focuses on his native South
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Vincent Dubois, organist at the Great Organ of Notre-Dame de Paris, plays the organ at Strasbourg Conservatoire (music school), eastern France, Wednesday April 17, 2019. Dubois, who wasn't in the cathedral, says the instrument "must be completely dusted off, cleaned from the soot, the dust that is inside." (AP Photo/Sylvain Plazy)
Notre Dame organists itching to play thunderous instrumentThe organists of Notre Dame spent terrible hours worried about their thunderous instrument
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017 file photo, Beyonce poses in the press room at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.  Beyonce has released a soundtrack to her Netflix documentary “Homecoming,” called “Homecoming: The Live Album.” The documentary explores Beyonce’s historic performances at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. She was the first black woman to headline the event in which she paid tribute to America’s historically black colleges. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Beyoncé drops surprise new albumBeyoncé has surprised her fans by releasing a soundtrack to her Netflix documentary "Homecoming."
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2019 file photo, Ne-Yo performs during Motown 60: A GRAMMY Celebration at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The pre-taped concert, hosted by Smokey Robinson and Cedric the Entertainer, with an all-star lineup including Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Diana Ross, Meghan Trainor and Tori Kelly, airs Sunday, April 21, on CBS. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Berry Gordy fulfills dreams with Motown reaching 60 yearsMotown founder Berry Gordy says he fulfilled his dreams of creating a record label to make music for 'all people' in the world
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Review: On 'Social Cues,' Cage the Elephant sound uncagedMusic Review: After taking a detour into fuzzy guitars, tambourines and a '60s vibe with 2015's "Tell Me I'm Pretty," the Kentucky alternative rockers have put out arguably their best collection of songs with "Social Cues."
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FILE - In this April 8, 1975 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin performs during the 47th Annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Franklin is still getting R.E.S.P.E.C.T. after death: The Queen of Soul received the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honor Monday, April 15, 2019, becoming the first individual woman to earn a special citation prize since the honor was first awarded in 1930. Franklin, 76, died at her home in Detroit on Aug. 16, 2018. (AP Photo, File)
Aretha Franklin makes history with posthumous Pulitzer winAretha Franklin is still getting R-E-S-P-E-C-T after death: The Queen of Soul received the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honor Monday, becoming the first individual woman to earn a special citation prize since the honor was first awarded in 1930
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Maryland's Capital Gazette newspaper, Aretha Franklin win special citations from Pulitzer boardMaryland's Capital Gazette newspaper, Aretha Franklin win special citations from Pulitzer board
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2016 file photo, rapper Jay-Z appears at a NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Golden State Warriors in Los Angeles. Jay-Z will help re-open the newly renovated Webster Hall concert venue in New York City with a performance next week.  Tickets for the April 26 show go on sale Friday, April 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Jay-Z to perform at newly renovated Webster Hall in NYCJay-Z will help re-open the newly renovated Webster Hall concert venue in New York City with a performance next week
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High court declines to take Pennsylvania rap artist's caseThe Supreme Court is declining to take the case of a Pennsylvania rapper who was convicted of threatening police officers in one of his songs
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