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Springsteen recounts struggle to live outside bliss of rock songs

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NEW YORK Bruce Springsteen talked on Friday about his struggle to live in the real world rather than inside the lyrical songs he has composed over his 40-year career.

China's first androgynous all-girl pop band challenges ideal of femininity

BEIJING China's all-girl "boy band", FFC-Acrush, had more than 749,000 followers on social networking site Weibo even before any of their music was released.

28 Apr 2017

Bad Boy Records family reunites for Sean Combs documentary

NEW YORK Rappers Faith Evans, Lil' Kim, Mase and French Montana turned out in a mini Bad Boy Records reunion to celebrate the Sean "Diddy" Combs documentary, "Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story." | Video

29 Apr 2017

Streaming helps music industry grow at fastest rate for 20 years

LONDON Massive growth in online streaming of artists such as Drake and David Bowie saw music industry revenues grow in 2016 at their fastest rate since records began, a global industry body said on Tuesday, even as physical sales fell again.

25 Apr 2017

Judge issues injunction in SEC's 'Hamilton' Ponzi case

NEW YORK A federal judge on Wednesday issued a preliminary injunction freezing assets belonging to the alleged operators of a Ponzi scheme centered on the resale of tickets to the Broadway blockbuster "Hamilton," concerts by British singer Adele, and other popular shows.

27 Apr 2017

Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection

Elton John spent two nights in intensive care with a potentially deadly bacterial infection and has canceled all his concerts for the rest of April and May, his publicist said on Monday. | Video

25 Apr 2017

Lamar's 'Damn.' scores biggest debut of the year on Billboard chart

LOS ANGELES Rapper Kendrick Lamar scored the biggest debut album of the year on Monday as his latest album "Damn." sold more than 600,000 copies, eclipsing Drake's "More Life."

25 Apr 2017

Apple delays release of first original series 'Carpool Karaoke'

LOS ANGELES Apple Inc's Apple Music has delayed the release of its first original video series, an adaptation of comedian James Corden's popular "Carpool Karaoke" segment, the company said.

25 Apr 2017

Stars turn out in New York to sing for music producer Clive Davis

NEW YORK Record producer Clive Davis did not just get a documentary celebrating his five decades in the music business. He also got a world-class show from some of the stars whose careers he promoted. | Video

21 Apr 2017

New Prince music release blocked by U.S. court

NEW YORK A U.S. judge has blocked a planned release of new Prince music on the first anniversary of his death this week.

20 Apr 2017
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Global med-tech firms, India locked in tussle after stent price sting

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI A group of global medical-technology companies plans to tell Indian officials next month that any further price control measures would risk future investments and make them less likely to introduce new products in the country, according to an industry source familiar with the matter.