Anastasia Tsioulcas

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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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3 Wills Found At Aretha Franklin's Home

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

After the singer's death last August, lawyers and family said that she had left no final instructions. But on Monday, three handwritten wills, found in her home, were filed in a Michigan court.

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'Over The Rainbow' Composer's Estate Sues Big Tech And Labels For Alleged Piracy

Monday, May 20, 2019

Harold Arlen's son and his estate are suing Google, Apple, Amazon and scores of record labels for illegally selling and streaming his music.

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Duncan Laurence From The Netherlands Wins Eurovision 2019

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Singers from 26 countries competed in the finals of the global song competition, which was held Saturday evening in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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After A (Partial) Win In Court, Woodstock 50 May Still Go On

Thursday, May 16, 2019

The promoters of a 50th anniversary Woodstock festival can still attempt to put on their event in August, though they face a steep uphill battle for financing and permits.

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Facing Homelessness And Crushing Medical Debt, A Renowned Jazz Guitarist Reaches Out

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Kenny Burrell's wife launched a GoFundMe campaign, aiming to raise $100,000 to relieve their most immediate needs — an increasingly common course of action.

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Palestinian Artists Call For Eurovision Boycott; Israel Responds With PR Campaign

Friday, May 10, 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest starts next week in Tel Aviv. A cultural collective in Gaza is calling for a boycott of the competition; Israel has responded with PR videos and a "BDS" website of its own.

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Woodstock 50 Promoter Claims Former Funders Drained $17 Million From Festival

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Michael Lang, one of the founders of the original Woodstock and the promoter behind the tentative 2019 event, accused his former investor, Dentsu Aegis Network, of taking the money improperly.

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Café Tacvba Robbed On Tour: Two Crew Members Beaten, Instruments And Gear Stolen

Friday, May 03, 2019

Two members of the pioneering Mexican rock band's crew were beaten and briefly kidnapped on Thursday on a highway in Mexico. Its instruments and gear were also stolen.

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Woodstock 50 Canceled By Its Investors

Monday, April 29, 2019

The Dentsu Aegis Network, which had been funding the ambitious, three-day 50th-anniversary music festival with headliners including Jay-Z and Santana, says that the August event will not happen.

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Kate Smith's 'God Bless America' Dropped By Two Major Sports Teams

Monday, April 22, 2019

Her rendition of the patriotic song had been a staple at New York Yankees and Philadelphia Flyers games for decades. Critics say that other elements of the singer's career were clearly racist.

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White Singers In Hungary Claim To Be African-American, For An Opera

Thursday, April 11, 2019

The Gershwin estate stipulates that Porgy and Bess should be performed by an all-black cast. The Hungarian State Opera in Budapest reportedly asked its mostly white cast to say that they are black.

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Country Music Excludes Women, Especially Over Age 40, Study Finds

Friday, April 05, 2019

A new study from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative finds that female artists and songwriters are being severely underrepresented in Nashville, with women over 40 being particularly excluded.

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Suspect In Nipsey Hussle Killing Pleads Not Guilty

Friday, April 05, 2019

Eric Holder, a 29-year-old man from Los Angeles, pled not guilty on Thursday to the killing of rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle on March 31.

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Police Arrest Suspect In Nipsey Hussle Killing; 19 Injured At Rapper's Vigil

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

The LAPD has arrested the suspect in rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle's death: 29-year-old Eric Holder, a Los Angeles man. On Monday night, there was a stampede at a Nipsey Hussle vigil.

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Majority Of James Levine's Defamation Claims Against Met Opera Dismissed

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The New York State Supreme Court dismissed most of the fallen music director's claims against the Metropolitan Opera and its general manager, Peter Gelb. Even so, both sides are claiming victory.

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Critics Worry American Music College Will Be Shuttered After Proposed Sale

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The newly disclosed sale agreement of Westminster Choir College to a conglomerate partly owned by the Chinese government appears to state that the prospective owners can close the school at any time.

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Dick Dale, Surf Guitar Legend, Dead At 81

Monday, March 18, 2019

Dick Dale, the surf rock pioneer who took guitar distortion to new levels and whose version of "Misirlou" became pop-culture shorthand, died on Saturday night.

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R. Kelly Taken Back Into Custody, Two Women Deny Being 'Brainwashed'

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

The R&B singer was detained in Cook County, Ill. for unpaid child support that totals more than $160,000. In an interview aired Thursday, two women living with Kelly said they are happy.

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