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13 Jan 2017

Michael Jackson spoof show scrapped after family complaints

LONDON (Reuters) - A comic film about Michael Jackson was dropped by British makers on Friday after the daughter of the late American pop star described the episode, which casts a white actor to play her father, as vomit-inducing.

12 Jan 2017

Paris Jackson 'wants to vomit' seeing white actor as 'King of Pop'

(Reuters) - Michael Jackson's daughter Paris says she is "incredibly offended" by a new comic film in which a white British actor, Joseph Fiennes, portrays the late "King of Pop."

10 Jan 2017

New David Bowie EP marks first anniversary of death, 70th birthday

LONDON (Reuters) - Fans of David Bowie were able to mark the first anniversary of his death on Tuesday by listening to a new EP from the "Space Oddity" star called "No Plan".

9 Jan 2017

U2 take 'operatic' Joshua Tree album on tour 30 years on

LONDON (Reuters) - Irish rockers U2 said on Monday they would mark the 30th anniversary of their hit album "The Joshua Tree" by playing it in full on a European and North American tour.

8 Jan 2017

'Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)' singer Peter Sarstedt dies aged 75

LONDON (Reuters) - British singer songwriter Peter Sarstedt, known for the 1969 chart topper "Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)?", has died at the age of 75, the BBC said on Sunday, citing a statement from his family.

7 Jan 2017

Rapper Tinie Tempah makes catwalk debut with menswear line in London

LONDON (Reuters) - British rapper Tinie Tempah made his catwalk debut at London Fashion Week Men's on Saturday with a minimalistic, casualwear collection inspired by architecture and "the everyday man".

6 Jan 2017

British musician Ed Sheeran returns with two new singles

LONDON (Reuters) - British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran ended a near-two year hiatus from music by releasing two new singles, "Shape of You" and "Castle on the Hill", on Friday.

5 Jan 2017

Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Canadian rapper Drake helped music streaming services explode in 2016, rising by 76 percent in the United States to overtake digital sales of music for the first time in history, Nielsen Music said on Thursday.

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