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  • 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,…

  • Journey drummer Deen Castronovo jailed on rape charge

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The drummer for the classic-rock band Journey sat in jail Tuesday after being indicted on a rape charge two weeks after his domestic violence arrest. Deen Castronovo, 50, faces new charges…

  • 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…

  • Rapper ‘The Game’ charged with hitting off-duty officer

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rapper known as “The Game” has been charged with hitting an off-duty Los Angeles police officer during a basketball game. The hip-hop artist, whose real name is Jayceon Terrell Taylor,…

  • Foo Fighters’ RFK Stadium gig will proceed as scheduled

    WASHINGTON — Almost two weeks ago, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl emailed a graphic letter to media outlets, detailing his injury that threatened to sideline him and put an end to an Independence Day concert…

  • Music Review: Joy Williams goes solo and bares soul

    Joy Williams, “Venus” (Sensibility/Columbia) Nearly 20 minutes into “Venus,” an acoustic guitar emerges from the computer clamor that fills most of the album. The refreshing sound of an actual musical instrument nudges Joy Williams into…

  • Neil Young’s ‘The Monsanto Years’ attacks corporate greed

    Neil Young + Promise of the Real, “The Monsanto Years” (Warner Bros.) Neil Young’s voice, playing and passion are undimmed, but his lyrical talent is diminished in much of this new album, which — as…

  • Diddy’s son Quincy calls father’s arrest a ‘hiccup’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diddy’s son Quincy Brown has dismissed his father’s recent arrest as a “hiccup.” Brown walked the red carpet of the BET Awards with Diddy’s three young daughters. He brushed aside questions…