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FILE - In this July 26, 2017 file photo, Paul McCartney performs on the One on One Tour at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Ill.  The former Beatle announced on social media on Wednesday, June 20, 2018,  that “Egypt Station” will be released on Sept. 7. The title comes from the name of one of McCartney’s paintings and it will be McCartney’s first full album since “NEW” in 2013.  (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File)
Paul McCartney ready to release his 17th solo albumPaul McCartney is inviting fans on a musical journey as he prepares to release his 17th solo album
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FILE - In this August 16, 1969 file aerial photo, music fans at the original Woodstock Music and Arts Festival are packed around the stage, at bottom, in Bethel, N.Y. Archaeologists from New York's Binghamton University are trying to find the exact location of the stage and light and speaker towers and say aerial shots taken nearly 50 years ago can't be relied upon to help them, because the bottom of the hillside was re-graded in the late '90s to accommodate a temporary stage for anniversary performances, and the spot of the original stage is under a layer of compacted fill. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)
Dig it: Archaeologists scour Woodstock '69 concert fieldThis is the digging of the Age of Aquarius: Archeologists scour the site of the 1969 Woodstock music festival
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 1961 file photo, three members of the Sentiment-Gentlemen Quartet, standing from left, barber Ancel Cochran, florist Jack Goza and insurance salesman George Roth sing in an Atlanta barber shop while Abner Cohen receives a shave. After 80 years of being a male-only organization, the Barbershop Harmony Society announced Wednesday that women will be allowed to join the a Capella singing organization. The organization, which is based in Nashville, Tennessee, said in a statement on its website that membership to the society is open to everyone, effective immediately. (AP Photo, File)
Barbershop Harmony Society to integrate women after 80 yearsAfter 80 years, the Barbershop Harmony Society announced that women will be allowed to join the a capella singing organization
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FILE - In this June 1, 2018 file photo, singer Halsey performs on ABC's "Good Morning America" in New York. Halsey has been added as a headliner to the 2018 Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival. The two-day event takes place Aug. 18-19 at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater in Long Island, New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
Halsey added to Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival lineupPop singer Halsey has been added as a headliner to the 2018 Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival
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This 2017 arrest photo made available by the Miami Dade Dept. of Corrections shows Jahseh Onfroy, also known as the rapper XXXTentacion, under arrest. Onfroy was shot and killed, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Deerfield Beach, Fla. (Miami Dade Dept of Corrections via AP)
Fans grieve as detectives search for XXXTentacion's killersA stream of mourners has been leaving mementos at the spot where rapper XXXTentacion was killed as he left a Florida motorcycle dealership
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Kayla Vogel, 17, writes a message in chalk near a memorial for rapper XXXTentacion, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, outside Riva Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, Fla., where the troubled singer was killed the day before. The 20-year-old rising star, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Lawyer: Police think slaying of XXXTentacion was randomThe lawyer for slain rapper XXXTentacion said Tuesday that detectives believe he was fatally shot in a random robbery
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This 2017 arrest photo made available by the Miami Dade Dept. of Corrections shows Jahseh Onfroy, also known as the rapper XXXTentacion, under arrest. Onfroy was shot and killed, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Deerfield Beach, Fla. (Miami Dade Dept of Corrections via AP)
Split decision: Some praise XXXTentacion, others criticizeWhile acts from Kanye West to J. Cole have mourned the death of rapper-singer XXXTentacion, others have not been so kind, highlighting the troubled life of the platinum-selling performer
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This undated handout photo made available by Nancy Pierce shows the an interior room of the home of jazz singer Nina Simone in Tryon, NC. The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.The trust said in a news release Tuesday, June 19, 2018, that it will develop and find a new use for the house in Tryon where Simone was born in 1933. Last year, four African-American artists purchased the home. (Nancy Pierce via AP)
Birthplace of singer, activist Nina Simone to be preservedThe dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
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FILE - In this May 9, 2013 file pool photo, Tim Lambesis, singer for the Christian-inspired heavy metal group As I Lay Dying, appears in Vista Superior Court in Vista, Calif. Lambesis, convicted in a murder-for-hire plot to kill his estranged wife, was reunited with his Grammy-nominated band for the first time since May 2013 and performed with the group in San Diego over the weekend. Lambesis pleaded guilty in the case and served two years of a six-year sentence. (Bill Wechter/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
Metal singer jailed in wife's murder plot back with bandA heavy metal singer who was convicted in a murder-for-hire plot to kill his estranged wife has reunited with his Grammy-nominated band and performed with the group in San Diego over the weekend
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Fans and mourners of rap singer XXXTentacion pause by a memorial, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, outside Riva Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, Fla., where the troubled rapper-singer was killed the day before. The 20-year-old rising star, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt.   (AP Photo/Terry Spencer)
The Latest: Fans gather at site of XXXTentacion's slayingOn a sidewalk near where rapper XXXTEntacion was slain, fans have gathered to place candles, flowers and teddy bears and draw chalk art.
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FILE - In this June 10, 2018, file photo, Bruce Springsteen performs at the 72nd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Springsteen helped rock a refurbished 1960s bowling alley-turned music venue a stone’s throw from the Asbury Park boardwalk. Actor Hugh Jackman was in the house at the Asbury Lanes Monday, June 18, as Springsteen jammed for about 30 minutes with Tangiers Blues Band. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
Bruce Springsteen performs at benefit at bowling alleyBruce Springsteen helped rock a refurbished 1960s bowling alley-turned music venue a stone's throw from the Asbury Park boardwalk
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Turkish rap artist acquitted of inciting drug useA court in Istanbul has acquitted a rap musician of the charge of inciting drug use in his song lyrics and video clips
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FILE - In this June 27, 2009 file photo, 3 Doors Down bass guitarist Todd Harrell performs during the band's tour stop at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, Texas. Harrell, the original bassist for the rock band 3 Doors Down, is accused of violating probation from a deadly drug-fueled crash in Tennessee because of his arrest Friday, June 15, 2018, in Mississippi on weapons and drug charges. (Eric S. Swist/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
Ex-3 Doors Down bassist held in 2013 Tennessee DUI deathThe original bassist for the rock band 3 Doors Down is accused of violating probation from a deadly crash in Tennessee after his arrest in Mississippi on weapons and drug charges
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Rising rapper Jimmy Wopo shot dead in PittsburghUp-and-coming rapper Jimmy Wopo shot and killed in Pittsburgh, second person hospitalized in stable condition
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This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been fatally shot in Florida. The Broward Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday, June 18, 2018 at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital. He was shot earlier outside a Deerfield Beach motorcycle dealership. (Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP)
Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in FloridaAuthorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Florida. The Broward Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital.
The Associated Press2 days ago
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