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R. Kelly Jury Begins Deliberations Following Closing Argument from Star’s Attorney

Chicago, IL — The jury begun its deliberations in the R. Kelly federal trial at Dirksen U.S. Courthouse on Tuesday, where it will decide the fate of the disgraced singer who is charged with 13 counts of producing and receiving child pornography, enticing minors to engage in criminal sexual activity, …

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Michelle Branch And Patrick Carney ‘Suspend’ Divorce, Attempt Reconciliation

Michelle Branch and Patrick Carney have agreed to suspend their pending divorce case for six months to attempt reconciliation, a court order signed Tuesday by a Tennessee judge and obtained by Rolling Stone confirms. The court order states that Branch, a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, and Carney, drummer for the Black Keys, …

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Warner Music May Be Forced to Reveal Sexual Misconduct Allegations

A shareholder activist in the music industry has invoked a little-known statute within Delaware’s corporate laws, hoping to require Warner Music Group to share any records it has related to sexual misconduct allegations within the company. Dorothy Carvello, a former A&R executive at WMG-owned Atlantic Records and the author of …

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John Lennon’s Killer, Mark David Chapman, Denied Parole for the 12th Time

John Lennon’s killer, Mark David Chapman, was denied parole again. Chapman’s latest parole hearing took place at the end of August, though no transcripts from the board interview have been made available yet. In a statement, the New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision said, “Following an interview with …

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Watch Kelly Clarkson’s Acoustic Cover of Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Losing My Mind’

Kellyoke Goes Broadway The singer and host delivered a stunning rendition of the hit track from the musical Follies Filming her daytime talk show a few blocks away from the heart of Broadway has rubbed off on Kelly Clarkson. On the latest episode of The Kelly Clarkson Show, the singer …

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Taylor Swift to Release Three ‘Midnights’ Bonus Tracks via Target Exclusive Edition

We Want Her ‘Midnights’ Cue uncontrollable Swiftie screaming. It’s OK. We’re right there with you Attention all Swifties: If you haven’t already blown up your bank account pre-ordering all four editions of Taylor Swift’s upcoming album Midnights, there’s another version of the singer-songwriter’s newest record to add to your collection. …

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Britney Spears’ Dad Files Appeal of Judge’s Decision to Bar Pop Star’s Deposition

Britney Spears’ dad is asking a California appeals court to reverse a ruling that barred him from deposing his daughter in their ongoing battle over her now-defunct conservatorship. “This court must intervene to ensure a fair proceeding,” Jamie Spears and his lawyer Alex Weingarten argue in the 59-page petition filed …

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R. Kelly Trial Nears End as Both Sides Present Impassioned Closing Arguments

Chicago, IL — Closing arguments for the R. Kelly federal child pornography and obstruction trial began on Monday at Dirksen U.S. Courthouse with the prosecution detailing all 13 counts against the singer and delivering a timeline outlining their case. Prosecutors allege Kelly sexually abused minors, and along with his two …

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Philadelphia Rapper PnB Rock Killed After Being Shot ‘Multiple Times’ at L.A. Restaurant

PnB Rock, best known for his groundbreaking take on the trap genre, was fatally shot in Los Angeles while dining at a South L.A. restaurant Monday afternoon.  According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the 30-year-old Philadelphia rapper, real name Rakim Allen, died after being shot “multiple times” at the …

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Nicki Minaj’s Trending, Talkative, Unhinged, Very Online Day

Nicki Minaj has been quite active online since the release of her “Super Freaky Girl” remix on Friday, a new version of her first unaccompanied No. 1 featuring a roster of women rappers: City Girls’ JT, BIA, Katie Got Bandz, Akbar V, and Maliibu Miitch. Since then, she’s posted several …

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