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Foo Fighters Cancel Asian Tour

The Foo Fighers were forced to cancel the nearly sold-out Asian leg of their tour after the band's frontman Dave Grohl was advised by a doctor to rest his vocal chords.

Charlotte Church Gets $951,000 In Murdoch Hacking Case

Charlotte Church, who told a media inquiry of being hounded by Rupert Murdoch's journalists when she was a teen singing sensation, received 600,000 pounds ($951,000) Monday in a settlement from News International and said she had been sickened by what sh

Stone Roses And Killers To Headline V

The Stone Roses and The Killers to headline this year's V Festival.

Radiohead Sidesteps Secondary Ticket Market

Radiohead is looking to sidestep the thriving secondary ticketing market by partnering with the fan-to-fan orientated Ticket Trust for its forthcoming U.K. tour.

Oxford University Gets $41 Million From Ertegun

With a little help from Led Zeppelin, the widow of Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun has donated more than 26 million pounds ($41 million) to Oxford University to fund humanities scholarships for graduate students.

Malaysia Bans Erykah Badu Show Over Allah Body Art

Muslim-majority Malaysia on Tuesday banned a planned concert by Erykah Badu after a photograph appeared showing the Grammy-winning singer with the Arabic word for Allah written on her body.

Singer Gets 6 Years For Smuggling Drugs In DR

A court in the Dominican Republic has sentenced a New York singer to six years in prison for drug trafficking for trying to smuggle more than a kilogram of heroin in his stomach on board a U.S.-bound flight.

Italian Singer-Songwriter Lucio Dalla Dies At 68

Lucio Dalla, an Italian singer-songwriter who sold millions of records worldwide, died Thursday in Switzerland during a European concert tour, his management company said.

Son Of Skatalites Member Killed In Jamaica

Relatives say the 32-year-old son of a founding member of the pioneering Jamaican ska and reggae band The Skatalites was fatally shot about an hour after accepting a music award for his ill father.

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