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FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

Michael Jackson’s hometown plans three-day birthday bash

The King of Pop's boyhood home of Gary, Indiana will celebrate this weekend with the Michael Jackson Tribute Festival of the Arts.

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Neil Young files for divorce

The rocker is ending his 36-year marriage.

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You can buy a never-before-seen Beatles pic for $150

Rare photographs of a 1964 concert will go on sale next month.

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Musicians blast NFL’s ‘pay to play’ Super Bowl plan

Managers for Metallica and John Legend are among the artists who say that halftime is not for sale.

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PHOTOS: MTV Video Music Awards

The MTV Video Music Awards continued its tradition of sweet and shocking moments.

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Pop’s ladies lead MTV VMAs with raunchy moves, tears

With some twerking and shaking, the leading ladies of pop music dominated the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday.

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John Lennon’s killer fights for freedom

Mark David Chapman is awaiting a decision over whether he will finally be freed from prison after his eighth parole case this week.

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Finally, something Justin Bieber’s money can’t buy

He can afford fancy lawyers, Lamborghini rentals, and $75,000 visits to a gentleman's club, but there's one thing even Bieber's money can't buy.

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J. Lo plans to pen her life story

Jennifer Lopez is adding author to her resumé, with her first book due out this fall.

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‘Awesome Mix’ of ’70s hits holds top Billboard spot

The "Awesome Mix" of retro songs featured in "Guardians of the Galaxy" topped the weekly album chart for a second week.

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Graceland tour goes digital

Elvis Presley probably never dreamed of people walking through his house with handheld computers.

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Madonna’s iconic ‘Material Girl’ gowns up for auction

Over 30 costumes and accessories from Madonna's life onstage and onscreen will be up for sale.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

Author’s dive into Beatles story still has depths to explore

For author Mark Lewisohn, telling the story of the rock band the way it deserves to be told will take time - a quarter-century, to be exact.

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Ailing Joey Kramer’s son joins Aerosmith on tour

Kramer's son Jesse who took over his dad's drum seat when the band hit the stage.

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WATCH: Taylor Swift’s mystery announcement revealed

Taylor Swift launched her latest album in style at a live-streamed event from the top of the Empire State Building in NYC.

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Musical based on Gloria Estefan’s life to hit Broadway next year

"On Your Feet!" is set to open next fall and will chronicle Estefan's journey, from leaving Cuba to finding international success.

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PHOTOS: Woodstock 45 years later

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the start of the most iconic music festival in American history.

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‘Midnight Rider’ producers cited for safety violations

The producers of the stalled Allman Brothers biopic have been cited for a "serious safety violation" relating to the death of camera assistant.

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Jermaine Jackson: New songs ‘aren’t Michael’

Jermaine Jackson is not a fan of his late brother's 'new' album because it doesn't sound like the "Thriller" hitmaker singing the songs.

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‘Awesome Mix’ of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ tops Billboard

The alien superheroes' throwback, '70s-style soundtrack climbed to the top spot on the weekly album chart.

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