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Harvey Weinstein breaks with his criminal defense lawyer

Jan. 17, 2019 6:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is recasting his legal team a month after losing a hard-fought bid to get his sexual assault case thrown out. Weinstein and high-profile defense attorney Benjamin Brafman said in a statement Thursday that they "have agreed to part ways" and that new lawyers would be...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Jan. 17, 2019 3:44 PM EST

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of January 16, 2019: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1....

Company issues lifetime ban after man jumps from cruise ship

Jan. 17, 2019 3:09 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Royal Caribbean International says it's issued a lifetime ban for a Canadian man who jumped off a cruise ship in the Bahamas. The Sun Sentinel reports that Nick Naydev posted the video on Instagram last week showing him standing on the balcony of the Symphony of the Seas and jumping off. In...

Vuitton's Abloh celebrates Michael Jackson in Paris menswear

Jan. 17, 2019 1:58 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton's designer Virgil Abloh transported celebrity guests at Paris Fashion Week to the graffitied streets of New York in a dramatic menswear ode to Michael Jackson. Abloh, the first African-American to head a major European fashion house, used his unique platform Thursday to celebrate...

Metallica, Miley Cyrus perform at Chris Cornell tribute

Jan. 17, 2019 1:55 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many from Metallica and the Foo Fighters rocked on with electrifying performances as family members gave heartfelt speeches in memory of the late Chris Cornell. Cornell's wife, Vicky, stepped onstage struggling to speak at first. But after gathering herself, she eventually thanked...

Fans buy 'Little House on the Prairie' star's memorabilia

Jan. 17, 2019 1:41 PM EST

GENOA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — More than 200 items belonging to "Little House on the Prairie" star Melissa Gilbert and her husband, Emmy-winning actor Timothy Busfield, have been purchased in an estate sale in Michigan. Items sold in the American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company online auction this...

Review: Maggie Rogers, excitingly, delivers on early promise

Jan. 17, 2019 1:32 PM EST

Maggie Rogers, "Heard It in a Past Life" (Capitol Records) The moment most people first heard Maggie Rogers was likely memorable. The song she sang in a viral video clip wasn't quite finished but the promise — the sheer talent on offer — was starkly apparent. No less a respected musical influencer...

Grammys performers: Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae

Jan. 17, 2019 11:43 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Album of the year nominees Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae and Post Malone will perform at next month's Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello and Dan + Shay will also hit the stage at the Feb. 10 event. The Grammys will air live on...

Germany: Love Parade trial headed for inconclusive end

Jan. 17, 2019 11:10 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — The trial of 10 people in Germany over a deadly mass panic at the Love Parade techno music festival in 2010 appears likely to be closed without a formal verdict. Four event organizers and six city workers went on trial in Duisburg in 2017 on charges including involuntary manslaughter and...

Q&A: Maroon 5's PJ Morton on Super Bowl and Grammy noms

Jan. 17, 2019 10:27 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — PJ Morton is prepping for the biggest week of his life: He's set to perform at next month's Super Bowl halftime show as a member of Maroon 5, and seven days later, he'll attend the Grammy Awards, where he's nominated for four honors — including three for his work as a R&B singer....