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Jon Batiste performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Saturday, April 29, 2017, in New Orleans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
Maroon 5, Usher, Alabama Shakes headline Jazz Fest Day 2Performances by Maroon 5, the Alabama Shakes and Usher & The Roots brought crowd-pleasing rock, blues and R&B to the second day of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
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Allen Pazon dances in front of the Jazz and Heritage Stage during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans on Friday, April 28, 2017. (Brett Duke/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP)
Jazz Fest kicks off with hometown favorites Connick, NevilleThe New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival kicks off with performances by some hometown favorites
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FILE - In this April 25, 2017 file photo, Ja Rule attends City Harvest's 23rd Annual Gala, "An Evening of Practical Magic" in New York.  Organizers of the Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, produced by a partnership that includes rapper Ja Rule, have canceled the weekend event at the last minute Friday after many people had already arrived and spent thousands of dollars on tickets and travel.  (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
Concert fans angry as hyped Bahamas festival is canceledOrganizers of a much-hyped music festival in the Bahamas have canceled the weekend event at the last minute after many people had already arrived and spent thousands of dollars on tickets and travel
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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes StoreThis week's top selling songs and albums on Apple's iTunes
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Alison Wonderland, Diplo to play at Electric Daisy CarnivalAlison Wonderland, Diplo, Jauz, Marshmello, Tiesto and Martin Garrix will perform at the 21st edition of the annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas in June
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In this April 25, 2017 photo, singer Mary J. Blige poses for a portrait at Capitol Records in Los Angeles to promote her new album, "Strength of a Woman." (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Making new album an emotional rollercoaster for Mary J.Hell hath no fury like Mary J. Blige scorned: After a very public breakup and ongoing court battle with her former manager and husband, Blige unleashes her anger, heartache and resilience on her 13th studio effort, "Strength of a Woman."
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2015, file photo, Harry Styles of One Direction performs at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Styles announced a solo world tour on April 28, 2017, ahead of the May 12 release of his self-titled solo debut. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
Harry Styles announces fall world tour ahead of solo albumHarry Styles has announced a world tour ahead of the release of his first solo album
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2016 file photo, Brad Paisley performs at the 50th annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Paisley's newest album, "Love and War," was released this month. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
Brad Paisley wanted fans to listen, so he shot a movieBrad Paisley's visual album is no "Lemonade," but he just wants fans to listen to the entire record
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In this combination photo, Beyonce performs at the 59th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles, left, and  Jazmine Sullivan appears at 2016 Black Girls Rock! on April, 1, 2016 in Newark, N.J. Sullivan, who has written four tracks on Mary J. Blige’s new album, “Strength of a Woman," said she is hoping to get in the studio and pen a song for Beyonce. (Photo by Matt Sayles, left, and Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
Jazmine Sullivan to Beyonce: Let's make lemonade together!R&B singer-songwriter Jazmine Sullivan has written songs for Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson and Monica, and now she's hoping to work on a track for pop star Beyonce
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010 file photo, South African musician Johnny Clegg performs during a concert in Johannesburg. Clegg, who blended Western pop and Zulu rhythms in multi-racial bands during white minority rule, will embark this year on his last tour. Clegg, who had chemotherapy after being diagnosed with cancer in 2015, plans four shows in South Africa starting July 1 2017 and will perform in London on Aug. 19 and in Dubai on Sept. 20.  (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
South African musician Johnny Clegg to go on farewell tourSouth African musician Johnny Clegg to go on farewell tour starting in July
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 1985 file photo, Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. A pair of record labels announced Friday, April 28, 2017, that a remastered edition of Prince’s landmark 1984 album “Purple Rain” will be released on June 23, 2017. The labels say Prince oversaw the remastering process in 2015 and the “Purple Rain Deluxe” will include six previously unreleased songs by the late singer-songwriter, who died one year ago.  (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing, File)
'Purple Rain' re-issue to feature unreleased Prince songsA remastered version of Prince's landmark album "Purple Rain" will be released this summer with several previously unreleased songs
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FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2015, file photo, R. Kelly performs during the 2015 Soul Train Awards at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. A Mississippi sheriff's deputy is suing singer R. Kelly, alleging that Kelly had a yearslong affair with his wife that broke up his marriage. Representatives of the rhythm and blues crooner, whose full name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, didn't immediately return requests for comment Thursday, April 27, 2017. (Photo by Al Powers/ Powers Imagery/Invision/AP, File)
Mississippi man sues R. Kelly, says singer ruined marriageA Mississippi sheriff's deputy is suing singer R. Kelly, alleging that Kelly had a yearslong affair with his wife that broke up his marriage
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FILE - In this July 24, 1987 file photo, members of Starship, from left, Mickey Thomas, Craig Chaquico, Grace Slick and Donny Baldwin, pose outside the Berkeley Community Theater stage entrance after a rehearsal in Berkeley, Calif. Chaquico is asking a judge to prevent a new iteration of Jefferson Starship from using the name in a federal lawsuit filed Thursday, April 27, 2017, in San Francisco. The suit states the band’s members agreed to retire the Jefferson Starship name in 1985 after founding member Paul Kantner left the group. Some members later formed a group Starship, which recorded the hit “We Built This City.” (AP Photo/Doug Atkins, File)
Guitarist sues to stop use of Jefferson Starship band nameA founding member of Jefferson Starship is suing to stop some of his former bandmates from using the band's name for upcoming performances and merchandise
The Associated Press2 days ago
Laurence Fishburne to co-host Memorial Day concert in DCActors Laurence Fishburne and Joe Mantegna will co-host this year's Memorial Day concert in Washington
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This cover image released by Capitol Records shows "Strength of a Woman," the latest album by Mary. J. Blige. (Capitol Records via AP)
'Sad Mary' is back: Blige breaks down, toughens up on albumMusic Review: 'Sad Mary' is back: Blige breaks down, toughens up on album 'Strength of a Woman'
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