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Singer Elton John performs before announcing final world tour at Gotham Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
January 24, 2018 - 5:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John is retiring from the road after his upcoming three-year global tour, capping nearly 50 years on stages around the world. He calls it a "way to go out with a bang." "I've had a good run, I think you'd admit that," John said Wednesday, adding that he wanted to "leave people...
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People walk near Madison Square Garden, Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018, in New York, the location for the 60th annual Grammy Awards which will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
January 24, 2018 - 5:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The return of the Grammys to New York City for the first time in 15 years has hit a sour note, with the Recording Academy complaining that the city hasn't met its commitment to shoulder the added costs of staging the awards ceremony. New York City officials had lobbied hard to get...
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January 24, 2018 - 5:02 pm
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: The Grammy Awards celebrate their 60th anniversary on Sunday in New York City. The Associated Press will be there, as it was when the awards were first held on May 4, 1959. The newly formed Recording Academy has given its top award to an Italian, Domenico...
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January 24, 2018 - 4:52 pm
LONDON (AP) — Mark E. Smith, lead singer and driving force of British post-punk band The Fall, died Wednesday. He was 60. The Fall manager and Smith's partner Pam Vander — also known as Pam Van Damned — said Smith died at his home. The cause of death wasn't immediately available. The band had...
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Singer Elton John performs before announcing final world tour at Gotham Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
January 24, 2018 - 2:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John is retiring from the road after his upcoming three-year global tour, capping nearly 50 years on stages around the world. He calls it a "way to go out with a bang." "I've had a good run, I think you'd admit that," John said Wednesday, adding that he wanted to "leave people...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2017 file photo, Elton John arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Elton John announced Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 that his upcoming tour will be his last. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
January 24, 2018 - 1:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John is retiring from the road after his upcoming three-year global tour, capping nearly 50 years on stages around the world. He calls it a "way to go out with a bang." "I've had a good run, I think you'd admit that," John said Wednesday, adding that he wanted to "leave people...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2017 file photo, Elton John arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Elton John announced Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 that his upcoming tour will be his last. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
January 24, 2018 - 1:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John is retiring from the road after his upcoming three-year global tour, capping nearly 50 years on stages around the world. The 70-year-old singer, pianist and composer said Wednesday he wanted to spend time with his family. His children will be 10 and 8 years old when he...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2017, file photo, Roger Daltrey of The Who performs during the Festival d'ete de Quebec in Quebec City, Canada. The summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, that Daltrey and the Boston Pops will open the season June 15 with a performance of The Who’s iconic rock opera “Tommy.” It will be Daltrey’s first performance at the venue since 1970. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
January 24, 2018 - 11:05 am
LENOX, Mass. (AP) — The Who frontman Roger Daltrey, the Steve Miller Band, Peter Frampton and Andy Grammer are among the artists added to Tanglewood's Popular Artists series this summer. The summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Wednesday that Daltrey and the Boston Pops will open...
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January 24, 2018 - 10:55 am
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Grammy, Emmy and Tony-award winning artist Cyndi Lauper has sold her Connecticut home of more three decades. The nearly 3,900-square-foot home in Stamford sold for a little more than $800,000, well below the $1.25 million asking price it was originally listed for in May. Real...
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January 24, 2018 - 10:29 am
LENOX, Mass. (AP) — The Who frontman Roger Daltrey, the Steve Miller Band, Peter Frampton and Andy Grammer are among the artists added to Tanglewood's Popular Artists series this summer. The summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Wednesday that Daltrey and the Boston Pops will open...
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