Anastasia Tsioulcas

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Woodstock 50 (Finally) Throws In The Towel

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

After a series of logistical and financial setbacks, the planned three-day festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock Music & Art Fair has been canceled by its organizers.

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Opera Star David Daniels Indicted For Sexual Assault In Texas

Friday, July 26, 2019

Daniels and his husband, Scott Walters, are both accused of drugging and raping a man in Houston in May 2010. Daniels is also being accused of drugging and raping another man in Michigan in 2017.

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out July 26

Friday, July 26, 2019

Our list of the week's best albums includes Cuco's highly anticipated Para Mí, a Spoon greatest hits compilation, rapper YBN Cordae's debut LP, devotional music from Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and more.

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Mali's 'Guitar Gods' Tinariwen Receive Racist Threats Ahead Of U.S. Tour

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The band of Tuareg guitarists — who have faced down Islamic extremism at home in Mali — are receiving violent threats and racist responses to a scheduled concert in North Carolina in September.

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Art Neville, A New Orleans Icon, Dead At 81

Monday, July 22, 2019

The keyboardist and singer was a co-founder of both the Meters and the Neville Brothers — bands that took the funk and swagger of New Orleans to a much larger world.

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's Voice Offers A Sonic Refuge

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Right before he recorded a string of beloved albums for Peter Gabriel's label, the Pakistani vocal master of qawwali gave a milestone performance in 1985. It's now available for the first time.

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R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Child Pornography Charges

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The embattled R&B star, who was also charged with obstruction of justice, is being held without bond in Chicago.

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Johnny Clegg, A Uniting Voice Against Apartheid, Dies At 66

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The pioneering South African singer, songwriter and activist died Tuesday after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

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R. Kelly Arrested On Federal Charges, Including Child Pornography And Kidnapping

Friday, July 12, 2019

Kelly was arrested Thursday evening in Chicago and charged with 13 federal counts. On Friday morning, prosecutors in New York's Eastern District unsealed five other counts, including racketeering.

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Nicki Minaj Cancels Saudi Arabia Performance, Citing Human Rights Concerns

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Following heated criticism from human rights groups, Nicki Minaj has pulled out of a music festival in Saudi Arabia that she was scheduled to headline on July 18.

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Chinese Company Backs Out Of Controversial Choir College Purchase

Monday, July 01, 2019

Rider University had planned to sell Westminster Choir College to the China-based Kaiwen Education, but now says it will only move Westminster out of its valuable property in Princeton, N.J.

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Taylor Swift's Former Label Big Machine Is Sold, Rankling The Star

Monday, July 01, 2019

The sale, to the company of Justin Bieber manager Scooter Braun, was announced Sunday, and included control over all of Swift's previous albums.

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Artists File $100 Million Suit Against Universal Music Over 2008 Fire

Saturday, June 22, 2019

A group of bands, artists and estates — including the estates of Tupac Shakur and Tom Petty as well as Hole, Soundgarden and Steve Earle — are suing the world's biggest record company for damages.

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Philippe 'Zdar' Cerboneschi, Influential Producer And Electronic Artist, Dead At 52

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The French-born artist was one-half of the lauded dance group Cassius and worked with a long list of big names in the studio, including MC Solaar, the Beastie Boys, Phoenix and Hot Chip.

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Following A Fiery Controversy, Legal Issues Mount For Universal Music

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

After a New York Times investigation was published last week, "dozens" of artists and estates are contemplating filing suits. UMG's head has pledged "transparency" — 11 years after the fire.

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R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To Latest Charges

Thursday, June 06, 2019

At an arraignment in Cook County, Ill. court on Thursday morning, the embattled R&B singer entered a not guilty plea on 11 felony charges.

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In 'Soulless,' A Journalist Takes On R. Kelly And The Business That Made Him A Star

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

For nearly two decades, Jim DeRogatis has been searching for justice on behalf of the women who have accused the R&B singer of sexual and physical abuse. His new book is an account of those years.

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R. Kelly Indicted On New Sexual Assault And Abuse Charges

Thursday, May 30, 2019

The charges filed Thursday in Cook County, Ill. are more serious than those filed against the singer in February. Four of the charges each carry a potential sentence of up to 30 years in prison.

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Not Bitter, Just Sweet: The Rolling Stones Give Royalties To The Verve

Thursday, May 23, 2019

A songwriting dispute left the Britpop band bereft of royalties from its biggest hit, "Bitter Sweet Symphony." More than 20 years later, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have signed over their rights.

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Suspect In Nipsey Hussle Killing Indicted

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Eric R. Holder Jr. was indicted on Monday in Los Angeles for shooting the rapper and wounding two others. If convicted, he faces life in prison.

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