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Despite losing trial to Taylor Swift, DJ insists he never groped her

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LOS ANGELES The former Colorado radio DJ who lost a court case to Taylor Swift insisted on Tuesday that he "never grabbed" the pop star's bare buttocks while posing for a photo with her four years ago.

Pink to get Vanguard award at MTV Video Music Awards

LOS ANGELES Pop star Pink has been chosen to receive the 2017 Vanguard Award, MTV's equivalent of a lifetime achievement honor for video music, the U.S. cable and satellite television channel said on Tuesday. | Video

16 Aug 2017

Kendrick Lamar holds off Brett Eldredge for Billboard top spot

LOS ANGELES Rapper Kendrick Lamar reclaimed the top spot of the weekly U.s Billboard 200 album chart on Monday, fending off country music star Brett Eldredge.

14 Aug 2017

Downtown? Petula Clark goes Down Farm

CROPREDY, England Grammy award-winner Petula Clark sang her global hit "Downtown" about as far from "where the neon signs are pretty" as she could at the weekend -- to thousands in a field in rural England.

14 Aug 2017

Wild brass bands festival kicks off in Serbia

GUCA, Serbia The 57h Guca Brass Band Festival, Serbia's liveliest traditional music event, has attracted tens of thousands of people crowding the streets and savoring the trumpet beat. | Video

14 Aug 2017

'Let it be': Mongolians protest as bulldozers threaten Beatles monument

ULAANBAATAR A statue of the Beatles in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar could be at risk amid an alleged land grab, protesters say, as rapid development turns a city once famed for wide open spaces into a cluttered metropolis. | Video

12 Aug 2017

Jefferson Starship guitarist can pursue lawsuit over band name

A founding member of Jefferson Starship may pursue part of his lawsuit seeking to stop former bandmates from using the rock group's name, a federal judge ruled on Friday.

12 Aug 2017

Last blast from Gregg Allman, Southern man

LONDON So close to death was blues rocker Gregg Allman when he was making his final album, the cover photographer did not get to his Savannah, Georgia, house in time. | Video

11 Aug 2017

Cash-strapped SoundCloud gets new funds and top management

(This Aug 11 story inserts missing word "former" in paragraph seven to clarify Wahlross stepped aside as chief technology officer previously)

16 Aug 2017

Bruce Springsteen Broadway-bound for solo 'words and music' show

Bruce Springsteen is headed to Broadway for an eight-week solo theater run that he says will feature "just me, the guitar, the piano and the words and music." | Video

10 Aug 2017
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Infosys CEO resigns after long-running feud with founders

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Vishal Sikka, the chief executive brought in to turn around India's Infosys three years ago, resigned on Friday, blaming a "continuous drumbeat of distractions" and a long-running row with the founders over company strategy. | Video