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  • No bail for Journey drummer Deen Castronovo on rape charge

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Journey drummer Deen Castronovo will remain in an Oregon jail on rape and other felony charges after prosecutors said he repeatedly violated a court order by calling and texting the victim…

  • Singer caught in property dispute between nuns, archdiocese

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry is caught in a property dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese over who owns a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood. The singer is named…

  • Legendary bluesman Robert Johnson’s son dies in Mississippi

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A son of legendary Mississippi blues artist Robert Johnson became rich by winning a court fight over his father’s estate. But even when finances were no longer a concern, an attorney…

  • Apple Music, the newest player in a crowded streaming field

    WASHINGTON — Do you remember the novelty of Pandora? It’s tough to imagine now, but at one time, the idea that you could stream music to your computer was completely foreign. Now, sites like Spotify,…

  • The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

    iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending June 29, 2015: Top Songs 1. Cheerleader, Omi 2. Good for You (feat. A$AP Rocky), Selena Gomez 3. Fight Song, Rachel Platten 4. Can’t Feel My Face,…

  • Travel new and now: Boston, food apps, surf rodeo

    NEW YORK (AP) — BOSTON There’s a lot more to Boston this summer than the Freedom Trail, the route that links historic landmarks like the Bunker Hill Monument and Paul Revere House. Summer festivals kick…

  • Spotify’s Top 10 most viral tracks

    The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday June 22, to Sunday, June 28,…

  • Spotify’s Top 10 most streamed tracks

    The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday June 22 to Sunday, June 28…

  • Campbell movie sets standard for CNN film

    NEW YORK (AP) — CNN’s airing of a documentary on singer Glen Campbell’s fight with Alzheimer’s Disease shattered previous viewership records for a movie on the news network. The Nielsen company said 2.76 million people…

  • Bon Jovi’s politics: Cash for Clinton, music for Christie

    LIVINGSTON, N.J. (AP) — Bon Jovi is playing a big role in the 2016 presidential campaign in New Jersey. Jon Bon Jovi hosted a fundraiser for Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday night,…

  • UK: Royal Opera defends ‘distressing’ rape scene after boos

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Royal Opera says it’s sorry for causing distress but the show will go on after a rape scene in “Guillaume Tell” sparked boos and walkouts. Director Damiano Michieletto’s production of the…

  • ‘Glee’-type music contest crowns winners in New York City

    NEW YORK (AP) — A 17-year-old New Yorker math and science whiz and an 18-year-old Californian who will study musical theater in college have won top honors at the National High School Musical Theater Awards.…

  • ‘Changed’ Justin Bieber attends Sydney church conference

    SYDNEY (AP) — Justin Bieber credited a Pentecostal pastor with changing his life as he mingled Tuesday with thousands of Christians at a five-day church conference in Sydney. The 21-year-old Canadian pop star praised Hillsong…

  • AP Source: AC/DC finally heading to Spotify

    NEW YORK (AP) — AC/DC is finally heading to Spotify, three years after the veteran rock band decided to put its catalog on iTunes. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on…

  • Looking for love on a dating app? You may find music instead

    NEW YORK (AP) — In your quest to find a date, a spouse or a hook-up, you might discover something else when using dating apps: new music. From Madonna to Mariah Carey, an increasing number…