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Death Toll Rises To 5 - Pukkelpop Canceled

The Britrock band Skunk Anansie had the crowd hopping and gyrating when a sudden, fierce storm began pelting the main stage _ and the thousands watching them _ with rain and hail.

Rihanna Helps 'Cover Drive' Pick Up Speed

Rihanna's not just sitting pretty, enjoying her mega-successful career -- she's also lending a helping hand to other musical acts from Barbados.

Officials Digging Into Belgian Fest Deaths Investigation

Officials say prosecutors have launched an investigation into the deaths of five people during a violent thunderstorm at the annual Pukkelpop outdoor rock festival.

48 Injured In Arena Collapse

Nearly 50 people have been injured as temporary bleachers filled with some 3,000 people collapsed during a pop concert in Brazil.

Tests Show No Illegal Drugs In Winehouse's Body

Amy Winehouse had no illegal drugs in her system when she died, and it is still unclear what killed the singer, her family said Tuesday. The family said in a statement that toxicology tests showed "alcohol was present" in the singer's body but it hasn

Winehouse Album Becomes Century's Bestseller

Amy Winehouse is still hitting music milestones after her untimely death last month.

Spotify Ups Paid Members Amid Free Membership Restrictions

After Spotify introduced restrictions to its free service in May, it gained an impressive 520,000 subscribers.

Tottenham Challenges Olympic Stadium Turnover To West Ham

The High Court in London has given Premier League club Tottenham the right to seek a judicial review of the decision to award the Olympic Stadium to West Ham after the 2012 Games.

Tune in Tel Aviv To Showcase At Reeperbahn Festival

Israel, especially Tel Aviv, is full of musical talents and some of them - like Balkan Beat Box or Asaf Avidan - have been seen in the past years performing across the world. Now it's time to present some fresh acts which are stars at home, but still unk

Comedian Attacked While Dressed As Moammar Gadhafi

A British comedian says he was attacked with a bottle at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival while dressed as Moammar Gadhafi.

Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis To Perform In S.Africa

Famed American trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis shared memories of his childhood and played a few tunes Tuesday morning in South Africa as a prelude to headlining Johannesburg's annual jazz festival.

George Michael Reveals Partner Split On Stage

George Michael made an emotional and introspective return to the stage on Monday, admitting mid-performance he'd split with long-term partner Kenny Goss and recalling his own troubled past with drugs.

Village People Fight For Rights To YMCA

A member of the 1970s disco group Village People who lives in south-east Wales is launching a legal fight for the rights to their classic hit YMCA.

Sizzla Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car

A Jamaican reggae singer known as "Sizzla" has been hospitalized after being hit by a car, but he is expected to recover.

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