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Motown legend Jimmy Ruffin dies at 78

Motown singing star Jimmy Ruffin, whose hits included "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" and "Hold on to My Love," has died aged 78, a...

Apple to offer Beats music service in iPhone, iPad

Apple Inc will bundle the subscription music service it bought from Beats into its iOS operating system early next year, the Financial Times reported.

Take two from U2 with film version of album

U2, who faced mockery for sending their album for free to iTunes' half billion users, are back with a new experiment -- a film version by leading...

Review: One Direction's 'Four' teen dream in song

One Direction, "Four," (Syco/Columbia) One Direction has done the almost impossible for a boy band: The English‑Irish quintet has held the...

Review: Lorde's 'Mockingjay' soundtrack gets dark

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Review: 'Prizefighter' shows Yearwood's range

Trisha Yearwood, "Prizefighter: Hit After Hit" (Gwendolyn/RCA Nashville) Trisha Yearwood returns with her first new recordings in seven years...

Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel honored by ASCAP

NEW YORK (AP) — Stevie Wonder gave an emotional speech that silenced the crowd, Garth Brooks was misty eyed and Billy Joel was classic when he...

Gay singers test country music's appeal

Church, pickup trucks and dive bars -- the imagery of classic country songs evokes "traditional" small‑town American life. Now a rising number of...

Adams, Sellars bring 'Passion' into present in opera's first full staging

Adams, Sellars bring 'Passion' into present in opera's first full staging