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Swedish pop group ABBA to reunite for 'new digital experience'


STOCKHOLM Swedish pop group ABBA is set to reunite for a "new digital experience" in 2018, more than 30 years after their last public performance together, it was announced on Wednesday. | Video

Actor Manfred Krug, a star in East and West Germany, dies aged 79

BERLIN German actor and singer Manfred Krug, one of the few performers to find fame on both sides of his divided country during the Cold War, has died in Berlin aged 79, his management company said.

Film, People, 12:03pm EDT

Rapper Coolio spared jail in guilty plea to Los Angeles gun charge

LOS ANGELES Grammy-winning rapper Coolio pleaded guilty on Wednesday to unlawful firearm possession for carrying a loaded pistol in a backpack into Los Angeles International Airport last month and was sentenced to three years of probation, prosecutors said. | Video

People, 8:45am EDT

The $900,000 question behind Bob Dylan's Nobel prize

STOCKHOLM Many writers might give their right arm to be paid almost $1 million to deliver a lecture. But Bob Dylan's silence since he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature might mean he never sees the award money.

People, Arts Oct 25 2016

U.S. court rules for music companies in MP3tunes copyright case

NEW YORK A U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday that record companies and music publishers that once formed part of EMI Group Ltd could pursue additional copyright infringement claims in a long-running lawsuit over defunct online music storage firm MP3tunes.

Oct 25 2016

Dead or Alive singer Pete Burns dead at 57

British singer Peter Burns, best known as the frontman for 1980s band Dead or Alive, died from massive cardiac arrest, his family said on Monday. He was 57.

People, Oct 24 2016

Kings of Leon reign atop Billboard 200 chart with 'WALLS'

LOS ANGELES Kings of Leon debuted at the top of the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 chart on Monday with "WALLS," the first chart-topping record for the Nashville rockers. | Video

Oct 24 2016

Taylor Swift helps U.S. Grand Prix to a record crowd

AUSTIN, Texas Sunday's U.S. Formula One Grand Prix reversed a trend of declining audiences with its biggest crowd yet, according to organizers who said 269,889 attended over the three days at the Circuit of the Americas.

Sports, Oct 24 2016

New posthumous Prince albums to include unreleased music

LOS ANGELES Fans of the late singer Prince will get new music from the artist, as two new albums will feature previously unreleased and unheard tracks from the artist's vault of recordings.

Oct 21 2016

Radiohead named as first headline act for 2017's Glastonbury

LONDON Organizers for Britain's Glastonbury Festival named Radiohead on Thursday as the first headline act to be confirmed for next June's event.

Oct 20 2016

British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video

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