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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 1984, file photo, American singer Lionel Ritchie performs during the closing ceremony of the Summer Olympics Games in Los Angeles, (AP Photo/File)
All Night Long: Lionel Richie recalls closing 1984 OlympicsLionel Richie was just beginning his career away from the Commodores when he got word he was wanted for what would be the biggest solo gig of his career
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FILE - Musician Sara Bareilles poses for a portrait in New York on March 26, 2019. The NBCUniversal streaming platform Peacock said Monday the Grammy-winning artist and Broadway songwriter Bareilles will star in “Girls5eva,” co-produced by Tina Fey. (Photo by Brian Ach/Invision/AP, file)
Sara Bareilles to star in Peacock comedy about a girl groupSara Bareilles will be acting against type in her next role: She’ll be playing a washed-up musician
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New this week: Selena Gomez, Jason Sudeikis & Gloria EstefanThis week’s new entertainment releases include Jamie Foxx in the Netflix sci-fi thriller film “Project Power” and Selena Gomez in the kitchen for a 10-episode cooking series that debuts Thursday on the HBO Max streaming service
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FILE - Kristen Wiig arrives to a screening of "Downsizing" at the 74th edition of the Venice Film Festival on Aug. 30, 2017, in Venice Lido, Italy. Wiig turns 47 on Aug. 22. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis, File)
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 16-22 Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Aug. 16-22 include Angela Bassett, Sean Penn, Kristen Wiig and Andy Samberg
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FILE - The MTV Moon Man appears on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Aug. 20, 2018, in New York. MTV says it is changing its plans for indoor performances for its upcoming Video Music Awards, opting for outdoor shows spread throughout New York City instead. Organizers had planned for some performances inside Brooklyn's Barclays Center for the Aug. 30 show, but say they will follow the guidance of state and local officials to move them outside. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
MTV VMAS scraps indoor performances, moves to outdoor setsMTV is ditching plans for indoor performances for its upcoming Video Music Awards, opting for outdoor shows spread throughout New York City instead
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 19, 2020, file photo, Kanye West makes his first presidential campaign appearance, in North Charleston, S.C. West filed signatures on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Ohio, to run for president as an independent candidate in November. (Lauren Petracca Ipetracca/The Post And Courier via AP, File)
Republicans push Kanye 2020. But will it really hurt Biden?Kanye West’s unlikely White House bid is getting help qualifying for presidential ballots in key states from Republicans around the country, fueling suspicions he’s being pushed to run by allies of President Donald Trump hoping to siphon support away from Joe Biden
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Review: Deep Purple evokes best years on mighty 'Whoosh!'“Whoosh!”
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El tenor Plácido Domingo, centro a la derecha, y su esposa Marta, centro a la izquierda, llegan con sus hijos Plácido, izquierda, y Álvaro, derecha, a la alfombra roja previo a la entrega del Premio Austriaco de Teatro Musical  en el aeropuerto de Salzburgo, Austria, el jueves 6 de agosto de 2020. El cantante recibirá un premio a la trayectoria en la ceremonia. (Foto AP/Kerstin Joensson)
After recovering from virus, Domingo vows to clear namePlacido Domingo is back in Europe to receive a lifetime achievement award after recovering from the coronavirus, vowing in an interview with a top Italian daily newspaper to clear his name from sexual misconduct allegations
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2015, file photo, music producer Detail, whose real name is Noel Fisher, attends the BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Detail was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, on more than a dozen charges of sexual assault, authorities said. The 41-year-old producer was held on nearly $6.3 million bail, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)
Grammy-winning producer Detail accused of sexual assaultGrammy Award-winning music producer Detail faces more than a dozen felony charges including multiple counts of rape and sexual assault
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Anthony McCartney, newly appointed global entertainment and lifestyles editor for the Associated Press, appears during a portrait session on May 8, 2017. McCartney will oversee the AP’s entertainment team of text and visual journalists on three continents from Los Angeles, the first time the position has been based there. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
McCartney appointed AP's entertainment & lifestyles editorThe Associated Press has appointed Anthony McCartney as its global entertainment and lifestyles editor
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Chicago police investigate the scene of a shooing Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, on Oak Street in Chicago. The shooting left one person dead and two inured, authorities said. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Man killed in Chicago shooting was local rapper, police sayPolice say a man who was fatally shot as he stood with another man on one of Chicago's most fashionable streets was a local rapper
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 19, 2020, file photo, Kanye West makes his first presidential campaign appearance, in North Charleston, S.C. West has filed signatures in Wisconsin to run for president as an independent candidate in November. (Lauren Petracca Ipetracca/The Post And Courier via AP, File)
Rapper Kanye West files in Wisconsin to run for presidentRapper Kanye West has filed signatures in Wisconsin to run for president as an independent candidate in November
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FILE - In this Saturday, May 25, 2019, file photo, Neil Young performs at the BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival at Napa Valley Expo in Napa, Calif. Young has sued President Donald Trump's reelection campaign, saying he doesn't want his music used as a theme song for what he calls a divisive un-American campaign of ignorance and hate. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunesNeil Young has sued President Donald Trump's reelection campaign, saying he doesn't want his music used as a theme song for what he calls a divisive un-American campaign of ignorance and hate
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FILE - In this July 23, 2019, file photo, Jay-Z makes an announcement of the launch of Dream Chasers record label in joint venture with Roc Nation, at the Roc Nation headquarters in New York. Jay-Z’s Roc Nation entertainment company is partnering with Brooklyn’s Long Island University to launch the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment. The new school will begin enrolling students for the fall 2021 semester, and 25% of the incoming freshmen class will receive Roc Nation Hope Scholarships. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
Roc Nation partners with Brooklyn’s LIU to launch new schoolJay-Z’s entertainment company is partnering with Brooklyn’s Long Island University to launch the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment
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Kanye West makes his first presidential campaign appearance, Sunday, July 19, 2020 in North Charleston, S.C. Rapper Kanye West, in his first event since declaring himself a presidential candidate, delivered a lengthy monologue Sunday touching on topics from abortion and religion to international trade and licensing deals. Whether he's actually seeking the nation's highest office remains a question. (Lauren Petracca Ipetracca/The Post And Courier via AP)
Kanye West submits petitions to appear on Arkansas ballotRapper Kanye West has submitted signatures to appear on the Arkansas ballot this fall as an independent presidential candidate
The Associated Press7 days ago
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