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Former Beatle  Ringo Starr, is made a knight by Britain's Prince William at Buckingham Palace during an Investiture ceremony in London Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
Drumroll please: It's Sir Ringo as ex-Beatle knightedCall him Sir Ringo now, or Sir Richard to be more precise
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In this Thursday, March 15, 2018 photo provided by Opera Philadelphia composer Lembit Beecher, left, and librettist Hannah Moscovitch pose at Opera Philadelphia in Philadelphia. Mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade, who turns 73 this summer, will star in the Sept. 20 world premiere of "Sky on Swings," an opera about two women afflicted by Alzheimer's, which has been commissioned by Opera Philadelphia from composer Beecher and Moscovitch.  (Shannon Eblen/Opera Philadelphia via AP)
Frederica von Stade to star in opera about Alzheimer'sFrederica von Stade is taking on another challenging late-career role, singing in the world premiere of an opera about two women afflicted by Alzheimer's disease
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In this photo provided by South Korea Unification Ministry, North Korean Hyon Song Wol, right, head of a North Korean art troupe, talks with her South Korean counterpart Yun Sang during a meeting to discuss a South Korean art troupe's planned performance in Pyongyang, North Korea, at the North side of Panmunjom, North Korea, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. (South Korea Unification Ministry via AP)
South Korean K-Pop singers to perform in North KoreaSouth Korea says it will send a 160-member artistic delegation to North Korea, including about 10 popular K-Pop singers
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. New York's governor on Monday, March 19, 2018, directed the state's attorney general to review the 2015 decision by the Manhattan district attorney's office to not prosecute a sex abuse case against Weinstein. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Scandal-hit Weinstein Co. files for bankruptcy protectionThe Weinstein Co. has filed for bankruptcy protection with a buyout offer in hand from a private equity firm
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FILE - In this June 25, 2017 file photo, Trey Songz performs at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Police say the R&B singer has been arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence for punching a woman at a Los Angeles party.  LAPD spokesman Officer Drake Madison says the 33-year-old whose real name is Tremaine Neverson turned himself in at a Hollywood police station Monday morning, March 19, 2018. Jail records show Songz was released about two hours later on $50,000 bail.  (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
Singer Trey Songz arrested on allegations of punching womanPolice say R&B singer Trey Songz has been arrested on suspicion of punching a woman at a Los Angeles party
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Blink-182 agrees to residency at Palms casino in Las VegasBlink-182 will have regularly scheduled shows in Las Vegas starting in May after agreeing to a residency at a theater at the Palms casino-resort
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Country music journalist Hazel Smith dies at age 83Country music journalist, publicist and songwriter Hazel Smith has died at the age of 83 in a Nashville hospital on Sunday.
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Jurisdiction issue delays Juelz Santana's detention hearingA detention hearing for rapper Juelz Santana has been postponed until federal and state authorities decide who will prosecute the drug and gun charges he faces following an incident at Newark Liberty International Airport
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This combination of photos shows Lin-Manuel Miranda, left, at the Oscars in Los Angeles on March 4, 2018 and Ben Platt at the Grammy Awards in New York on Jan. 28, 2018. "Hamilton" creator Miranda and Platt, the original star of "Dear Evan Hansen," recorded a duet called "Found/Tonight,' mixing lyrics from "You Will Be Found" from "Dear Evan Hansen" and "The Story of Tonight" from "Hamilton." The song was released at midnight on Monday, March 19, 2018. (AP Photos/File)
'Hamilton' and 'Dear Evan Hansen' stars release new songTwo Tony-winning Broadway stars have released a mashup of songs from their respective musicals
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Fifth Harmony going on 'hiatus,' members to go soloFifth Harmony is going on "hiatus" and its members will pursue solo endeavors
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This cover image released by Third Man Records shows "Boarding House Reach," a release by Jack White. (Third Man Records via AP)
Review: Jack White gets even weirder on new albumMusic Review: Jack White's new album 'Boarding House Reach' taps new musicians and it's thrilling stuff, but more than a little disorienting
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This cover image released by Berkley shows "The Broken Girls," by Simone St. James. (Berkley via AP)
'Broken Girls' mixes supernatural tale with gripping mysteryAuthor Simone St. James' "The Broken Girls" combines creepy supernatural tale with a gripping mystery
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Boston Marathon giving runners access to elite racers' musicThe Boston Marathon is giving runners who use music as motivation free access to elite competitors' playlists and tips
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FILE - In a Saturday, July 23, 2015 file photo, The Flight of the Conchords Bret McKenzie, right, and Jemaine Clement perform at the 2016 Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R.I. The music comedy group Flight of the Conchords has postponed a series of tour dates after Bret McKenzie injured his hand in what he called a “very rock ‘n’ roll injury _ falling down some stairs.” In a statement on the band’s website Sunday, March 18, 2018, McKenzie said the upcoming United Kingdom tour of the Flight of the Conchords would be rescheduled after he broke two bones in his hand.  (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)
After broken hand, Flight of the Conchords tour postponedThe music comedy group Flight of the Conchords has postponed a series of tour dates after Bret McKenzie injured his hand in what he called a "very rock 'n' roll injury _ falling down some stairs."
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In this Wednesday, March 14, 2018 photo, a journalist takes a photo during a press preview of the Leonard Bernstein exhibit at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia. The exhibit on the acclaimed composer and conductor opens March 16 and runs through Sept. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Leonard Bernstein, social activist, is focus of new exhibitA new exhibit at Philadelphia's National Museum of American Jewish History looks at flamboyant conductor Leonard Bernstein through the lens of his social activism
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