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Diddy's 'Making the Band' officially coming back to TV

Jul. 15, 2019 1:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Diddy's "Making the Band" is officially coming back to TV. The music mogul announced Monday that the hit series, where he discovered groups including platinum-sellers Danity Kane, would return to MTV in 2020. "Making the Band" made its debut on ABC in 2000 when Lou Pearlman, who managed the...

Ugandan singer Bobi Wine plans to run for president in 2021

Jul. 15, 2019 10:07 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine said Monday he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in a 2021 election "on behalf of the people." But Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, said he is concerned about his safety after what he believes was an...

Bobi Wine, Uganda's pop star opposition leader, says he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 polls

Jul. 15, 2019 8:25 AM EDT
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Bobi Wine, Uganda's pop star opposition leader, says he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 polls.

Soccer player celebrates World Cup win with dance from J. Lo

Jul. 13, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Carli Lloyd of the U.S. women's national soccer team celebrated her recent World Cup victory with a lap dance from J. Lo. Jennifer Lopez pulled Lloyd from the audience to the stage at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Friday night, working her sensual moves on the soccer star. After...

Review: Ed Sheeran wins again with new terrain, new friends

Jul. 12, 2019 1:09 PM EDT

Ed Sheeran, "No. 6 Collaborations Project" (Atlantic) If anything, Ed Sheeran's new album does two things. It lets him show off his tremendous range. And it lets him show off his impressive rolodex. A stunning who's who of music's top stars — including Cardi B, Justin Bieber, Travis Scott, Khalid, Eminem...

Ed Sheeran confirms he's married to Cherry Seaborn

Jul. 12, 2019 11:38 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Ed Sheeran has confirmed for the first time that he and long-time girlfriend Cherry Seaborn are married. British media reported the pair wed before Christmas in front of about 40 friends and family. In an interview with broadcaster Charlamagne Tha God to promote his album "No.6 Collaborations...

Timeline of R. Kelly's life and career

Jul. 12, 2019 2:38 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly, long trailed by lurid rumors, has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims dating back two decades. A timeline of his life and career: — Jan. 8, 1967: Robert Sylvester Kelly is born in Chicago to Joann Kelly, a school teacher. R....

Jerry Lawson, leader of a cappella Persuasions, dies at 75

Jul. 12, 2019 12:59 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lawson, who for four decades was the lead singer of the eclectic cult-favorite a cappella group the Persuasions, has died. He was 75. Lawson died Wednesday at a Phoenix hospice after a long illness, longtime friend and sometime Persuasions producer Rip Rense said. Lawson's smooth...

Taylor Swift shakes off drama with fun concert performance

Jul. 11, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In her first public appearance since discovering her masters were in the hands of someone she's not a fan of, Taylor Swift didn't directly address the issue, but she did play music from that rich catalog, including songs from her groundbreaking sophomore album to her first full-blown pop...

Lady Gaga heralds the coming of her makeup line on Amazon

Jul. 9, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The last thing the world needs, Lady Gaga says, is another beauty brand. But that's too bad. The pop star made all her Little Monsters happy Tuesday when she released a video with that message on social media. It heralds the coming of her new beauty line, Haus Laboratories, reportedly to be...