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Cardi B rejects plea deal in strip club melee case

Apr. 19, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B has rejected a plea deal in a case stemming from a New York strip club melee last fall. WNBC says the rapper did not speak to journalists before or after her three-minute court appearance on Friday. But fans got as close as they could to catch a glimpse of her. She is due back in...

Healthy Luck dances way through 'best offseason ever'

Apr. 15, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck tossed around more dance moves than footballs this offseason. He loved every minute of it. So when the star quarterback returned to the Indianapolis Colts complex Monday, he was rested, recharged and ready to start offseason workouts. "I finally got a chance to get away,"...

Nipsey Hussle, a hometown hero, immortalized at memorial

Apr. 12, 2019 1:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nipsey Hussle's legacy as a persistent rapper, community activist, uniter, doting father, protective sibling and a loving son were underscored at his public memorial service on Thursday, with deeply personal testimonies from those closest to the rapper, including his actress-fiancee...

Mariah Carey to receive Icon Award at Billboard Music Awards

Apr. 11, 2019 9:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — No artist has more No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart than Mariah Carey, so it's only fitting that the singer will receive the Icon Award at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. NBC and Dick Clark Productions announced Thursday that the Grammy-winning superstar will also perform at the...

Thousands expected at Nipsey Hussle's Los Angeles memorial

Apr. 11, 2019 3:33 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The life of rapper Nipsey Hussle will be remembered during a public memorial service Thursday that is expected to draw more than 20,000 people to the Staples Center, with thousands more paying their respects to the late rapper during a 25-mile procession through the city . The Nipsey...

Keith Urban, Kacey Musgraves, Dan + Shay win at ACM Awards

Apr. 8, 2019 7:13 AM EDT

Grammy-winning duo Dan + Shay solidified themselves as the hottest group in country music with multiple wins at the Academy of Country Music Awards, where Keith Urban was named entertainer of the year and Kacey Musgraves won three honors. Urban won the top prize Sunday with his ninth nomination for the award,...

Okurrr: Cardi B leads with 21 Billboard Awards nominations

Apr. 4, 2019 9:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B is the leading contender at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with 21 nominations. NBC and dick clark productions announced Thursday the 26-year-old rapper is up for honors including top artist, top female artist and top Billboard 200 album for her Grammy-winning release, "Invasion of...

After death, Nipsey Hussle's sales and streams soar

Apr. 3, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As the world mourns the death of rapper Nipsey Hussle, more people are listening to his music: His sales and streams have increased since he died Sunday. Nielsen Music told The Associated Press that 2,000 copies of his albums were purchased the day he died, followed by 9,000 copies on...

Cardi B, Travis Scott to headline Jay-Z's Made in America

Apr. 2, 2019 11:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B and Travis Scott are heading to the City of Brotherly Love to headline Jay-Z's annual Made in America festival. Live Nation and Roc Nation announced Tuesday that the festival will return to Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Aug. 31-Sept. 1 for Labor Day weekend. Other...

Police release suspect info in Nipsey Hussle slaying

Apr. 2, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say they have identified a man suspected of gunning down Nipsey Hussle outside his clothing store the rapper hoped would be a catalyst for reviving the impoverished Los Angeles community where he grew up. Police said late Monday that they are searching for Eric Holder,...