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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2015, file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, gives a state medal to world-renowned Russian baritone opera singer Dmitry Khvorostovsky during the award ceremony in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia  Hvorostovsky died after a long battle with cancer. He was 55. Hvorostovsky's office said in a statement Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, that the acclaimed singer "died peacefully" earlier and was "surrounded by family" near his home in London. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)
Russian baritone Hvorostovsky dies at 55Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died after a long battle with cancer
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This cover image released by Interscope Records shows "Twelve Tales of Christmas" by Tom Chaplin. (Interscope Records via AP)
Get in the holiday mood with Sia, Smokey and StefaniA review of holiday albums released this year, including efforts from Sia, Smokey Robinson, Gwen Stefani, Patti LaBelle and other singers
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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes StoreThis week's top selling songs and albums on Apple iTunes.
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CORRECTS TO PRESCRIPTION, INSTEAD OF RECIPE - A pair of John Lennon's glasses with a prescription by optometrist Gary Tracy are displayed at the police headquarters in Berlin, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, after German police arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from Lennon's estate, including diaries which were stolen from Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, in New York in 2006. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
German police retrieve 100 stolen John Lennon itemsGerman police retrieve 100 stolen John Lennon items
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FILE- In this March 13, 2015 file photo, rapper Nelly approaches the stage for a concert in Irbil, northern Iraq. Nelly is to perform at a male-only concert on Dec. 14 2017, in Saudi Arabia, but his planned concert in the ultraconservative country is not being welcomed by everyone. Some Saudis on social media are pointing to the American rapper's 2015 guilty plea for possession of marijuana, while others say it's disgraceful in light of a rape accusation against the rapper. (AP Photo/Seivan M. Salim, File)
Rapper Nelly's planned Saudi gig sparks social media stirRapper Nelly's planned concert in ultraconservative Saudi Arabia not welcomed by everyone
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FILE - In this April 3, 2016, file photo, Taylor Swift arrives at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Swift’s “reputation” is in good standing: the album has sold 1.22 million units in its first week. Nielsen Music and Billboard report Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, that the album is Swift’s fourth project to sell more than a million copies in a week. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Taylor Swift 'reputation' sells 1.22 M albums in 1st weekTaylor Swift's "reputation" is in good standing: the album has sold 1.2 million units in its first week
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This image released by Netflix shows Barbra Streisand in a scene from her concert special, “Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic!” debuting Wednesday on Netflix. (Netflix via AP)
Streisand on not touring again, Netflix film and assaultIf you want to see Barbra Streisand sing live, watch her upcoming Netflix special because you won't see her onstage again
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FILE - This Nov. 4, 2016, file photo shows Beyonce performing at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland. Forbes announced on Nov.  20, 2017, that Beyonce was the highest earning woman in the music industry. The outlet says she earned $105 million over a year-long period that ended in June. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Forbes names Beyonce music's highest-earning womanForbes has crowned Beyonce as the highest paid woman in music
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Demi Lovato, right, and Virginia state Representative-elect Danica Roem arrive at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. Roem will be Virginia's first transgender lawmaker. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Delegate-elect Danica Roem attends AMAs with Demi LovatoOne of Virginia's newly elected lawmakers has made a red-carpet appearance at the American Music Awards
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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill perform on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Plaza on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill find harmony on first duets recordAfter 21 years of marriage and countless duets, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have finally poured their on-stage chemistry into a full album of duets.
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Diana Ross accepts the lifetime achievement award surrounded by friends and family at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Musicians unite at AMAs in wake of tumultuous yearThe 2017 American Music Awards marked a night of unison, positive vibes and American pride as musicians spoke about coming together in a year dominated by natural disasters, violence and divisive politics
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Pink, left, and Kelly Clarkson perform "Everybody Hurts" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Women dominate American Music Awards, but not as nomineesThis year's American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but not as nominees or winners
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Egyptian singer detained over racy video clipSecurity officials say prosecutors have ordered an Egyptian female pop singer detained for a week on accusations of promoting debauchery in a racy video clip
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FILE - In this file photo dated April 18, 1972, John Lennon, right, and Yoko Ono, left, are seen outside the U.S. Immigration offices in New York City, USA. German police said Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 they have arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from the estate of John Lennon, including diaries which were stolen from Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, in New York in 2006. (AP Photo, File)
Germany: police arrest man over stolen John Lennon objectsGerman police say they have arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from the estate of John Lennon, including diaries
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2013 file photo, Australian musician and screenwriter Nick Cave poses during a photo call promoting his new album 'Push the Sky Away' in Mexico City, Mexico. Cave said he is performing in Tel Aviv to take a stand against an international movement advocating for boycotts against Israel. Cave told reporters Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, he came under pressure to cancel his shows by the BDS movement, which calls for boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
Palestinian activists angry at Nick Cave over Israel showSupporters of an international boycott movement against Israel have lashed out at rock star Nick Cave after he played in the Jewish state and accused the pro-Palestinian activists of trying to bully musicians
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