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Prince's band, the Revolution, to perform again 'soon'

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The Revolution, the band that played with Prince during the "Purple Rain" era, say they plan to reunite and perform again "soon."

Tanita Tikaram performs new material

LONDON - - After several years on the road, singer songwriter Tanita Tikaram is back with new album "Closer To The People" and a light-hearted single she hopes will get people dancing.  | Video

28 Apr 2016

Beyonce releases surprise album 'Lemonade' as much-anticipated TV special airs

Beyonce cemented her status as the queen of surprise releases on Saturday, releasing a completely new album and videos called "Lemonade" via a widely anticipated one-hour special on cable network HBO.

24 Apr 2016

'Me and Mrs. Jones' singer Billy Paul dies in New Jersey

Grammy-winning American soul singer Billy Paul, known for his 1972 No. 1 single "Me and Mrs. Jones," has died at the age of 81 after suffering from pancreatic cancer, according to his wife and website.

25 Apr 2016

Congo music legend Papa Wemba dies after collapsing on stage

ABIDJAN Congolese rumba music legend Papa Wemba died after collapsing on stage in the Ivory Coast in the early hours of Sunday morning, according to the private morgue where his body was taken.

24 Apr 2016

Sales soar for late singer Prince as his music tops Billboard charts

LOS ANGELES The music of Prince soared to the top of the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Monday after the singer's sudden death last week, as mourning fans rushed to remember the artist's legacy through his music. | Video

30 Apr 2016

Prince died without a will, six siblings likely to share fortune

Music superstar Prince left no known will when he died last week, his sister said in court documents on Tuesday listing his six siblings or half-siblings as heirs to a legacy estimated at hundreds of millions of dollars. | Video

30 Apr 2016
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China, Japan more upbeat on ties but challenges remain

BEIJING China and Japan both expressed a willingness to improve strained relations on Saturday after a rare meeting between their two foreign ministers in Beijing, though China said Japan should stop pushing the notion that China is a threat.