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Strong, sometimes foul political language marks the AMAs

Coming on the heels of a divisive political election, the American Music Awards on Sunday night in Los Angeles became a platform for strong, and sometimes foul, political language. Here’s a look at some of the top moments from the American Music Awards show: NOT TRUMP’S NIGHT Less than two weeks after the presidential election, … Continue reading

Rihanna, Kendrick, Metallica play at Global Citizen fest
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Rihanna, Kendrick, Metallica play at Global Citizen fest

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna ran through her pop and R&B hits, Eddie Vedder partnered with Chris Martin and Kendrick Lamar was enthusiastic and energetic during his hour-long set at the Global Citizen Festival in New York. Metallica, Ellie Goulding, Usher and Yandel also performed familiar songs Saturday at the free event on the Great … Continue reading

Sorry not sorry: Justin Bieber’s new album is really good
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Sorry not sorry: Justin Bieber’s new album is really good

  Justin Bieber, “Purpose” (Def Jam) Justin Bieber’s new album is peppered with songs full of apologies and redemption. The troubled star claims he’s changed. And maybe he has. Or not. But one thing’s for sure — his music has gotten better. So much better. “Purpose,” Bieber’s first album since 2013’s R&B-influenced “Journals,” finds the … Continue reading

Music Review: Selena Gomez brings her A-game to ‘Revival’
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Music Review: Selena Gomez brings her A-game to ‘Revival’

  Selena Gomez, “Revival” (Interscope Records) Sophomore albums are notoriously tricky propositions, but Selena Gomez’s second solo venture, “Revival,” breezes through to the finish line — the dance floor —with 11 nearly impeccable tracks that skip from the 1960s to the ’80s to right this minute. On “Revival,” Gomez continues her foray into a heady … Continue reading