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Meghan Trainor tops UK music chart for third week running

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LONDON - U.S. singer Meghan Trainor topped the British singles chart for a third consecutive week on Sunday with her catchy pop tune "All about that Bass", the Official Charts Company said.

U2's Bono says glaucoma is reason for trademark sunglasses

- U2 frontman Bono has revealed the mystery behind his trademark sunglasses. The Irish rocker has glaucoma.

18 Oct 2014

American country singer Aldean tops Billboard chart for second time

LOS ANGELES - Country singer Jason Aldean landed his second No. 1 record on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, leading a slew of new debuts.

16 Oct 2014

U2's Bono says 'Oops, sorry' for iTunes album download

LONDON - U2 lead singer Bono apologized on Wednesday to iTunes users who objected to receiving an automatic download of the Irish rock group's latest album in September in conjunction with the launch of new Apple iPhones.

16 Oct 2014

Kesha accuses pop producer of abuse in dueling lawsuits

LOS ANGELES - Pop singer Kesha and music producer Dr. Luke unleashed dueling lawsuits on Tuesday trading accusations of abuse and extortion as the "Die Young" singer says she wants out of her record contract with the hit-making producer. | Video

15 Oct 2014

Rapper Iggy Azalea leads American Music Award nominations

NEW YORK - Australian rapper Iggy Azalea scored the most American Music Award nominations with six nods, including the coveted artist of the year and favorite single and hip hop album, according to an announcement on Monday.

13 Oct 2014

Meghan Trainor's 'All about that Bass' keeps top spot in UK chart

LONDON - American singer Meghan Trainor held onto the top spot in the British singles chart for a second week on Sunday with her upbeat pop track "All about that Bass", the Official Charts Company said.

12 Oct 2014

Taylor Swift named Billboard's Woman of the Year for second time

LOS ANGELES - Country-turned-pop singer Taylor Swift has been named Billboard's Woman of the Year becoming the first artist to win the honor more than once, the music industry trade magazine said on Friday.

11 Oct 2014

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page comes up with a whole lotta book

LONDON - Truth be told, it will take a pretty strong fan of Jimmy Page and his erstwhile band Led Zeppelin to buy the celebrated rock guitarist's new book.

10 Oct 2014

Blake Shelton tops Billboard 200; Prince lands two albums in top 10

LOS ANGELES - Country music artists Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum raced to the top of the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 chart on Wednesday, while R&B veteran Prince scored two new debuts in the top 10.

09 Oct 2014
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Controlling the message: Modi chooses state media

NEW DELHI - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has anointed India's state-backed broadcaster as his media brand of choice, helping shield his government from tough questions and prompting private news outlets to complain that they are being kept out of the loop.