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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2016, file photo, Drake performs in concert as part of the Summer Sixteen Tour at Madison Square Garden in New York.  Drake was the world's most popular recording artist in 2016, as the growth of music streaming gave global music sales their biggest boost in 20 years. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry said Tuesday, April 25, 2017 that Drake had the years' best-selling single, with "One Dance," and the third best-selling album, "Views."  (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
Drake named world's most popular recording artist in 2016Drake was the world's most popular recording artist in 2016, as the growth of music streaming gave global music sales their biggest boost in 20 years
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An actor dressed up as Queen's Guard stands in position near a sign announcing Paul McCartney's concert at Prudential Center, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Newark, N.J. The concert, scheduled for Sept. 11, 2017, will be the first for McCartney at the arena. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Paul McCartney adds tour dates for New York, New JerseyPaul McCartney is bringing his One On One tour to New York City and New Jersey
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Review: Feist mines pain and passion on 'Pleasure'Canadian singer-songwriter Feist has, by her own account, gone through some low times since the release of her last album, 2011's "Metals."
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This cover image released by Warner Bros. shows "Humanz," the latest release by Gorillaz. (Warner Bros. via AP)
Review: Damon Albarn masterminds chaos on new Gorillaz albumDamon Albarn masterminds a chaotic party on "Humanz," the fifth album by Gorillaz, the virtual band relying on an extensive guest list, from De La Soul and D.R.A.M. to Peven Everett and Grace Jones
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2010, file photo, the British band Gorillaz performs at London's O2 Arena. The band is one of many musicians using new technology, including 360-degree cameras, virtual reality musical experiences and vertical videos, to reach the smart phone generation of music fans who are discovering new music on their phones and tablets. (AP Photo/Mark Allan, File)
Virtual reality, apps add interactivity to music videosMore musicians are using 360-degree cameras, virtual reality musical experiences and vertical videos to reach the smartphone generation of music fans who are discovering new music on their phones and tablets
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Book Review: A parade of originals sings a country tuneBook Review: Music writer Peter Cooper offers up a rare collection of priceless stories about country music's unforgettable characters, the ones who refuse to toe the line
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FILE - In this March 25, 2017 file photo, Elton John arrives at Elton John's 70th Birthday and 50-Year Songwriting Partnership with Bernie Taupin celebration in Los Angeles. Elton John has cancelled more than a month of upcoming shows after contracting an “unusual” bacterial infection during a South America tour that left him in intensive care for two nights. The 70-year-old performer is expected to make a full recovery and hopes to return to a stage in Twickenham, England on June 3. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Bacterial infection forces Elton John to cancel May showsElton John has cancelled more than a month of upcoming shows after contracting an unusual bacterial infection during a South America tour that left him in intensive care for two nights
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo, Sting performs a medley at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Sting has been added to Tanglewood’s Popular Artists series this summer. He will make his debut at the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra on Aug. 29 in support of his latest album, “57th & 9th”, released last November. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
Sting to play summer home of Boston Symphony OrchestraSting will be making his debut at the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
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This cover image released by Real World Records shows, "Republique Amazone," a release by Les Amazones d’Afrique. (Real World Records via AP)
Review: Mesmerizing album by West African women's supergroupGrammy winner Angelique Kidjo and Mariam Doumbia are part of a supergroup of West African women whose "Republique Amazone" is a mesmerizing blend of female advocacy and dance rhythms
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017, file photo, Willie Nelson performs in Nashville, Tenn. Nelson's latest album, "God’s Problem Child," will be released on Friday, April 28. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
Willie Nelson back with new songs on 'God's Problem Child'"God's Problem Child" is Willie Nelson's first CD of completely new material in three years, and his advanced years haven't dulled his pen, his voice, or his deceptively simply guitar work
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Berlin opera to reopen Oct 3, then close until DecemberBerlin's Staatsoper opera house will reopen on Oct. 3 after years of delay-plagued renovations _ but then close again for two months following what city officials are calling a "prelude."
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FILE - In this July 24, 2010 file photo rescue workers comfort injured visitors during the Love Parade in Duisburg, western Germany. German judges have ruled that 10 people indicted over a deadly mass panic at the Love Parade techno music festival in 2010 which left 21 people dead must stand trial, overturning a lower court’s decision.  (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
German court orders trial over 2010 Love Parade deathsGerman judges have ruled that 10 people indicted over a deadly mass panic at the Love Parade techno music festival in 2010 must stand trial, overturning a lower court's decision
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 16, 2017 file photo, festival-goers attend Coachella Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif. Police have arrested five people in the theft of more than 40 cellphones, cash and credit cards at the Coachella music festival in the Southern California desert. Indio police say multiple festival-goers reported the thefts, and investigators identified two separate groups of suspects who had multiple phones on them Saturday, April 22, 2017. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
2 groups arrested in Coachella cellphone theftsPolice have arrested five people in the theft of dozens of cell phones, cash and credit cards at the Coachella music festival in the Southern California desert
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Bruce Springsteen performs at The Asbury Park Music And Film Festival at The Paramount Theater on Friday, April 21, 2017, in Asbury Park, NJ. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP)
Springsteen takes part in surprise show at film festivalBruce Springsteen took part in a two-hour jam session during a surprise appearance at a film festival in his home state of New Jersey
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 1956 file photo, Rock-n-Roll legend Elvis Presley entertains a packed house as a headlining act during a special performance of the KWKH Louisiana Hayride at Hirsch Coliseum in Shreveport, La. A home once owned by Presley in the 1950s as he was skyrocketing to fame was damaged by fire Saturday, April 22, 2017. The Commercial Appeal says Rhodes College looks after the house, now owned by music industry veteran and philanthropist Mike Curb. (Langston McEachern/The Shreveport Times via AP)
Memphis home once owned by Elvis Presley damaged by fireA Memphis home once owned by Elvis Presley in the 1950s as he was skyrocketing to fame was damaged by fire Saturday
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