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55 min ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Legal Battle Over Michael Jackson Documentary Heats Up

Filmmakers behind a new Michael Jackson documentary have stepped up their legal battle against the King of Pop's estate executors in a bid to clear the way for the movie's release.

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Related Topix: Michael Jackson, Dance, Pop/Rock

5 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

!!! (Chk Chk Chk) among headliners at Viva! Pomona

Nic Offer, lead singer of Sacramento dance punk act !!! , doesn't feel like the mixed reviews for his band's latest album “Thriller” were fair as critics may have taken the album name a bit too literal.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Long Beach, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

9 hrs ago | Methow Valley News Home Page

Elements of - Earth, Wind and Fire' interpreted at Winthrop Gallery

From the tiniest details in Northcott's pine needle baskets, to the weathered wood of Schwab's tables and benches, to the breathtaking Icelandic landscapes captured through the lens of Kirkland's Nikon, the scope of the exhibit will require the viewer to stand back, examine closely, and see the pieces from many points of view.

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Related Topix: Earth, Wind & Fire, R-N-B, Retail, Kirkland's, Household Products

13 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Ticket Tracker: Earth, Wind & Fire returning to St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Lead singer Philip Bailey and bass player Verdine White lead Earth, Wind & Fire as they perform during the 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Earth, Wind & Fire, R-N-B, Soul, Philip Bailey

17 hrs ago | NBC29

California man faces prison for economic espionage

A Northern California chemical engineer is facing more than 20 years in prison when he is sentenced for a rare economic-espionage conviction.

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Related Topix: Miles Davis, Jazz, Duke Ellington, US News, US Supreme Court, Weather

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Journal

Jazz fans seek ways to spend eternity with greats

At The Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, so many jazz enthusiasts want to be buried near the graves of such greats as Miles Davis and Duke Ellington that the cemetery is developing new plots to meet the demand.

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Related Topix: Miles Davis, Jazz, Duke Ellington, Celia Cruz, Latin

Brandon Sun

Dispute on tiny Bahamas island pits ultra-wealthy against each other

A land development dispute between some of the world's wealthiest people in one of the world's most exclusive communities has escalated on a small island in the Bahamas.

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Related Topix: Thunderball, Action Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Celebrities, Sean Connery, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson

WIS-TV Columbia

Your Week in Music: We can't 'Let it go' when it comes to 'Frozen'

Wish your kids could "let it go" with the Frozen thing? Sorry, parents, grandparents and anyone in the vicinity of a small child, we're pretty sure that's not happening anytime soon.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Hip-Hop, The Pink Floyd, Pop/Rock

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Usher Earns 13th No.1 on R&B Airplay Chart

The singer's new single, "Good Kisser," has soared to the top of the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart, according to Billboard .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Usher, R-N-B

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Ariana Grande Never Gets Tired of Mariah Comparisons

Ever since Ariana Grande broke through with her debut album, she's been compared to Mariah Carey , thanks to her impressive vocal range and tone.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande, Dance, Mariah Carey, Hip-Hop

KURB-FM Little Rock

John Legend, Sheryl Crow, Aloe Blacc & Cee Lo Green to Appear on New Smokey Robinson Duets Album

Duets with Elton John and James Taylor had already been announced as highlights of Smokey & Friends , the upcoming album of duets from Motown legend Smokey Robinson .

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Related Topix: Legend, Aldorlea Games, Video Games, Cee Lo Green, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Smokey Robinson, Soul, Christian Music, The Miracles, Aerosmith

Sunherald.com

Ready for the red carpet

The world premiere of the Tate Taylor-helmed James Brown biopic starring Chadwick Boseman will be July 21 in New York City, followed by an opening in Brown's hometown of Augusta, Georgia, July 24. The majority of the motion picture - which depicts the life of the Godfather of Soul from the time he was 5 years old until he was 60 - was shot in and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natchez, MS, Soul, James Brown, Chadwick Boseman

The Wichita Eagle

Jay Z to headline Global Citizen Festival in Sept.

In this Nov. 11, 2007, file photo, recording artist Jay-Z performs at Hammerstein Ballroom, in New York.

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Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Hip-Hop, Rap, Wichita, KS, Entertainment

Tue Jul 08, 2014

EDGE

J-Lo, Versace Lead Paris' Haut Couture Revival

A model presents a creation by Italian fashion designer Donatella Versace, as part of the Atelier Versace Fall Winter 2014-15 Haute Couture fashion collection.

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Related Topix: Versace, Fashion, Designers, Dance, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, France, World News, J Lo, Celebrities, Giorgio Armani

The Sparta Independent

Overnight singing sensation Alice Tan Ridley comes to the Centenary Stage

Audiences can spend an unforgettable evening with the singing sensation, Alice Tan Ridley, that People Magazine calls an "Amazing Vocalist” on Saturday, July 19 at 8 p.m. at The Lackland Center.

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Related Topix: Blues, Etta James, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Gabourey Sidibe, Entertainment

The Modesto Bee

Land dispute erupts among ultra-wealthy in Bahamas

More than 100 people including actor Sean Connery have filed a legal complaint against the Bahamian government over an effort by eccentric fashion mogul Peter Nygard to redevelop his Mayan-themed compound on Lyford Cay.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Modesto, CA

KMIZ

Bieber catches Tom Hanks' dance moves

Tom Hanks doesn't need to bring a present to a wedding. His dance moves are the gift that keeps on giving.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Justin Bieber, R-N-B, Montell Jordan, Entertainment

Journal and Courier

5 times Jimmy Fallon won the Internet this year5 times Jimmy Fallon...

The late-night host delighted the Internet with a rendition of "Fancy." Check out this story on jconline.com: http://usat.ly/1lQK36Q USA TODAY Network lists five more times Fallon won with his innovative skits.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Will Smith, Hip-Hop, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Rahm Emanuel

Bellingham Herald

Don Cheadle begins Miles Davis movie in Ohio

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that they hopped out of a green Jaguar on Monday.

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Related Topix: Iron Man 3, House of Lies, Entertainment, Television, Miles Davis, Don Cheadle, Jazz

Inside Bay Area

Jurassic 5, back after 6 years, returns to the Bay Area July 11

The acclaimed Los Angeles hip-hop act, which originally parted ways in 2007, reunited last year to the delight of its many fans.

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Related Topix: Jurassic 5, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Kanye West

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