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Renowned opera director Graham Vick dies from Covid complications aged 67
Tributes paid to director who sought fresh classical audiences with pioneering productions and outreach programmes

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18, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Chick Corea, Grammy-winning jazz musician, dies at 79
The composer, keyboardist and bandleader, who won 23 Grammy awards, has died of a rare form of cancer

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11, Feb, 2021 @10:25 PM

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Top concert promoters and agencies urge suspension of large music events
In response to coronavirus, five companies, including Live Nation and WME, issue joint statement recommending March postponements

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12, Mar, 2020 @9:26 PM

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McCoy Tyner, revered jazz pianist, dies aged 81
American musician, who played with John Coltrane, was seen as one of the most influential jazz pianists of all time

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06, Mar, 2020 @8:56 PM

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Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart dies at 67
The musician, seen as one of the best rock drummers in history, died of brain cancer in California

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10, Jan, 2020 @9:56 PM

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Michael Jackson: sexual abuse lawsuits revived in appeals court
Suits filed by James Safechuck and Wade Robson, who allege Jackson abused them as children, have been brought back

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03, Jan, 2020 @9:18 PM

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Lil Peep: rapper's mother sues management over his death
Liza Womack claims son’s overdose occurred after negligence from company that ‘fostered, promoted and encouraged’ illegal drug use

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08, Oct, 2019 @7:10 PM

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Jennifer Lopez and Shakira to headline Super Bowl 2020 half-time show
The singers will share the stage for the first time during next year’s half-time show, following Maroon 5’s set last year

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26, Sep, 2019 @8:30 PM

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Missy Elliott announces last-minute release for her first album since 2005
The rapper has revealed on social media that ‘a collection of new songs’ known as Iconology will be unveiled at midnight

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22, Aug, 2019 @7:30 PM

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Can you recognise any of today's pop stars? Take our quiz
Radio presenter Trevor Nelson said this week that pop stars in the YouTube age aren’t as recognisable as in the days of Top of the Pops. Prove him wrong by putting names to faces!

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13, Aug, 2019 @1:07 PM

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Jay-Z named world's first billionaire rapper by Forbes magazine
In a new cover story, Forbes has valued the rapper and business mogul’s empire at $1bn, including real estate and other ventures

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03, Jun, 2019 @10:05 PM

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Musician Leon Redbone dies aged 69
Singer-songwriter, known for his Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, released 16 albums and retired in 2015 after health problems

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30, May, 2019 @4:06 PM

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