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Male artists win big but female singers dominate American Music Awards stage

LOS ANGELES Pink, Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera led female artists of pop music dominating the American Music Awards stage on Sunday with powerful performances, despite being edged out by male artists in most award categories this year.

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Release of Indian film about Rajput queen delayed after protests

The producers of "Padmavati" - a Bollywood movie based on an epic poem about a Rajput queen, said on Sunday they had indefinitely delayed the release of the film, which has been accused of distorting history and has sparked protests.

Nov 19 2017

'The Partridge Family' star and singer David Cassidy hospitalized

LOS ANGELES Singer and actor David Cassidy, a 1970s teen heartthrob who starred in "The Partridge Family" television show, entered a hospital this week for treatment of liver failure, his spokeswoman said on Saturday.

People Nov 18 2017

Teen angst plus super powers collide in 'Runaways'

LOS ANGELES When Brian K. Vaughan was approached by Marvel Comics to write a comic book to bring in new readers, he hit on the idea of "Runaways," the story of a diverse group of teenage friends whose bond grows stronger when they make a gruesome discovery. | Video

Television, Nov 17 2017

Spotify buys online recording studio Soundtrap

STOCKHOLM Music streaming company Spotify has bought online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap, it said on Friday, declining to give financial details of the deal.

Music, Tech Nov 17 2017

'King of Cling' fashion designer Azzedine Alaia dies at 77

PARIS Tunisian-born fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who dressed stars from Greta Garbo to Grace Jones and Lady Gaga, died in Paris at the age of 77, the French Federation of Haute Couture and Fashion said on Saturday.

Nov 18 2017
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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