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FILE - This Feb. 2, 2017 file photo shows Lady Gaga at a news conference for the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game in Houston. The diva announced Tuesday, Feb. 28, that she will be performing at Coachella for both weekends in April. Gaga will take the headlining spot that had been Beyonce's. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
Lady Gaga to headline Coachella in place of BeyonceLady Gaga will headline Coachella in April
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Chance the Rapper added to Essence FestivalGrammy winner Chance the Rapper has been added as a headliner to the Essence Festival in New Orleans this summer
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In this Feb 27, 2017 photo provided by Heide Brandes, an image of folks singer Woody Guthrie is projected on tarps at the Oklahoma Capitol in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City artist Jack Fowler says he projected an image the iconic singer in an effort to get people to "shake up the powers that be." The Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services said in a statement that the projection is prohibited due to safety concerns for crews working at night on a restoration project at the Capitol. (Heide Brandes via AP)
State says keep Woody Guthrie image off Oklahoma CapitolAn image of Woody Guthrie lit up the Oklahoma Capitol, but the state doesn't want the unauthorized artwork coming back
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Singer Rihanna, left, is presented with the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year Award by Allen Counter, director of the Harvard Foundation, right, during ceremonies at the school, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Bright like a diamond: Harvard honors Rihanna's philanthropyGrammy Award-winning singer Rihanna has finally made it to Harvard to be honored as the university's 2017 Humanitarian of the Year
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FILE- In this Sept. 23, 2016, file photo, The Edge, from left, Bono and Adam Clayton of the music group U2 perform at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival - Day 1 in Las Vegas. In a lawsuit filed Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, in Manhattan federal court, Paul Rose says U2 lifted elements of his song “Nae Slappin” for their song “The Fly” while they were looking for new inspiration. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
British songwriter accuses U2 of stealing songA British songwriter and guitarist is claiming that rock band U2 and lead singer Bono stole one of his songs for their 1991 album "Achtung Baby."
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his State of the State address in the Illinois House chamber in Springfield, Ill. Rauner and Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper plan to meet this week to discuss funding education in Chicago. The performer from Chicago, whose real name is Chancelor Bennett, said Monday, Feb. 27, on Twitter that he'll meet privately with Rauner on Wednesday. (Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP, File)
Chance the Rapper, Rauner to talk Chicago school fundingGrammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner plan to meet this week to discuss funding education in Chicago
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Music Review: THEY. promised grunge'n'b, and they deliveredLos Angeles-based duo THEY call their sound grunge'n'b, a fusion of R&B and hip-hop mixed with rock, and while it sounds gimmicky, it's actually highly enjoyable
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In this Jan. 31, 2017, photo, Lauryn Hill performs in Pittsburgh at Heinz Hall. Hill has postponed a Pittsburgh concert that was scheduled to make up for one last month that started more than three hours late. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust says that the show scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Byham Theater has been moved to June 2 "due to a scheduling conflict." (Jack Fordyce /Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP)
Lauryn Hill delays makeup concert for show that started lateSinger-rapper Lauryn Hill has postponed a Pittsburgh concert that was scheduled to make up for one last month that started more than three hours late
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This image released by ATO Records shows "Graveyard Whistling," the latest release by the Old 97s.  (ATO Records via AP)
Music Review: Old 97s keep kickin' it past the graveyardThe Old 97s were one of a handful of touring country-rock bar bands that emerged during the 1990s, writing clever songs that owed more to their rock 'n' roll heroes than anything rooted in Nashville
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This cover image released by Forty Below Records shows "Felony Blues," the latest release by Jaime Wyatt. (Forty Below Records via AP)
Jaime Wyatt: An authentic new voice lives to sing about itJaime Wyatt's work tacks back and forth between gorgeous balladry and straight-ahead Southern California country-rock, '70s vintage _ think Linda Ronstadt when she ruled the pop airwaves _ but the edges are serrated, the polish missing
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FILE - This Oct. 23, 2016 file photo shows country legend Willie Nelson performing at the 30th Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert in Mountain View, Calif. Fellow country singer Merle Haggard will be honored a year after his death with an all-star concert featuring his longtime friend and duet partner Willie Nelson as well as Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert and John Mellencamp. Haggard died of pneumonia on April 6, 2016, in Palo Cedro at the age of 79. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, more to honor Merle HaggardThe late country star Merle Haggard will be honored a year after his death with an all-star concert featuring his longtime friend and duet partner Willie Nelson as well as Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, John Mellencamp and more
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Music concert to benefit Sandy Hook victim's foundationThe principal cellist with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra is organizing a concert to benefit a foundation set up by the family of a victim of the Connecticut school shooting
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Katie Lass, of Hamtramck, presses The White Strips self titled album during Third Man Records Cass Corridor grand opening of the pressing plant to the public, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 in Detroit. Detroit-raised rocker Jack White is building on a vision to blend music and manufacturing in a part of his hometown that long inspired him. The Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist, drummer and producer is overseeing the launch of a vinyl record pressing plant in the back of his Third Man Records shop north of downtown Detroit. (Tanya Moutzalias/The Ann Arbor News via AP)
Jack White launches vinyl record plant in DetroitDetroit-raised rocker Jack White is building on a vision to blend music and manufacturing in his hometown
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Wisconsin man sent to prison for cutting off woman's fingerA Wisconsin man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison after pleading no contest to cutting off a woman's finger as part of a ritual to honor a fellow rap music fan
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2006 file photo, Rick Derringer performs during a campaign rally kicking off George Wallace Jr's bid for the office of lieutenant governor in Montgomery, Ala.   Derringer has pleaded guilty, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, and agreed to pay a $1,000 fine after stepping off a Delta Air Lines flight from Mexico with a loaded handgun in Atlanta’s airport.  (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
'Real American' singer guilty: kept gun on plane, in airportRock guitarist Rick Derringer has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay a $1,000 fine after stepping off a Delta Air Lines flight from Mexico with a loaded handgun in Atlanta's airport
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