Hit musical 'Hamilton' leads Broadway's Tony nominations with record 16 nods

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The hit musical "Hamilton" scored a record 16 nominations for Broadway's Tony awards on Tuesday, solidifying its front-runner status to win the top prize, best musical.

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Fourteen Prince albums climb UK charts, but Beyonce goes top

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28 Apr 2016

Tanita Tikaram performs new material

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Prince's band, the Revolution, to perform again 'soon'

(Reuters) - The Revolution, the band that played with Prince during the "Purple Rain" era, say they plan to reunite and perform again "soon."

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Pop star Prince had no will, sister says in court documents

(Reuters) - Pop superstar Prince had no will, his sister said in court documents filed on Tuesday in state court in Carver County, Minnesota. Tyka Nelson petitioned for a special administrator to oversee Prince's estate, the documents showed.

24 Apr 2016

Congo music legend Papa Wemba dies after collapsing on stage

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Congolese rumba music legend Papa Wemba died after collapsing on stage in the Ivory Coast in the early hours of Sunday morning, according to the private morgue where his body was taken.

24 Apr 2016

Beyonce releases surprise album 'Lemonade' as much-anticipated TV special airs

(Reuters) - Beyonce cemented her status as the queen of surprise releases on Saturday, releasing a completely new album and videos called "Lemonade" via a widely anticipated one-hour special on cable network HBO.

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