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U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky detained for up to two more weeks in Sweden

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A Swedish court on Friday ordered that U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky be held in custody for up to two more weeks while prosecutors investigate his part in a brawl in Stockholm. FILE PHOTO: A$AP Rocky performs “I’m Not the Only One” with Sam Smith (not pictured) during the 42nd American Music Awards …

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U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky’s Europe tour in jeopardy after Sweden arrest

FILE PHOTO: A$AP Rocky performs “I’m Not the Only One” with Sam Smith (not pictured) during the 42nd American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California November 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky should be detained in Sweden for at least two more weeks to be investigated over serious assault …

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U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky arrested in Sweden after brawl: prosecutor

FILE PHOTO: A$AP Rocky performs “I’m Not the Only One” with Sam Smith (not pictured) during the 42nd American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California November 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was arrested early on Wednesday on suspicion of serious assault after a brawl in Sweden’s capital, prosecutors …

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Kylie Minogue sparkles on Glastonbury stage 14 years after cancer battle

GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) – Kylie Minogue delighted a huge crowd at Glastonbury with hits including “Spinning Around”, “Shocked” and “Better the Devil You Know”, 14 years after illness forced her to cancel a headline performance at the festival. Kylie Minogue performs on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, Britain June 30, 2019. …

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Elton John delivers message of tolerance at first, last Montreux show

MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) – Elton John made his first and last appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival on Saturday, delivering a slick and energetic performance that ended with a message of tolerance and love. Elton John performs on stage during Montreux Jazz Festival, as part of his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour”, Switzerland June 29, …

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Elton John blasts Putin for calling liberal values ‘obsolete’

(Reuters) – British singer Elton John said on Friday he was deeply upset by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s comment that liberal values were “obsolete” and had been rejected by the majority of people in Western nations. FILE PHOTO: Elton John listens in the courtyard of the presidential Elysee Palace in Paris, France June 21, 2019. …

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Madonna issues ‘wake up’ call on gun violence in graphic music video

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Madonna stepped into the gun violence debate on Wednesday with a music video containing graphic dramatizations of a mass shooting. FILE PHOTO: Singer Madonna speaks to guests after receiving the Advocate for Change award during the 30th annual GLAAD awards ceremony in New York City, New York, U.S., May 4, 2019. …

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Jackson fans sing, sob, leave sunflowers and roses on 10th anniversary of death

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – With roses crafted into heart shapes and crowns made of bright yellow sunflowers, Michael Jackson fans from as far afield as Iran and Japan paid tribute on Tuesday to the King of Pop on the 10th anniversary of his death. A Michael Jackson impersonator dances next to Michael Jackson’s star on …

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Rapper Cardi B pleads not guilty to charges in New York strip club fight

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Grammy Award-winning rapper Cardi B pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to felony assault charges relating to an alleged fight at a New York City strip club last year. The 26-year-old performer from the Bronx borough of New York City entered the plea in an appearance at New York Supreme Court in …

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Rapper Cardi B due in New York court to face charges over strip club brawl

FILE PHOTO: 2019 BET Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 23, 2019 – Cardi B accepts the Album of the Year award. REUTERS/Mike Blake NEW YORK (Reuters) – Grammy Award-winning rapper Cardi B was due to appear in court on Tuesday to face felony assault charges over a fight at a New …

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