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In this Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, photo Dolly Parton poses for the camera before a press conference at her 50th Opry Member Anniversary at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn. The73-year-old actress, singer and songwriter, who first played the Opry when she was just a teenager, celebrated her 50th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member on Saturday. (Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via AP)
Still working '9 to 5,' Dolly Parton marks 50 years at OpryCountry superstar Dolly Parton, who first played on the Grand Ole Opry as a teenager, celebrated her 50th anniversary as an Opry member with a star-packed lineup
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Singer Audra McDonald performs during funeral services for opera star Jessye Norman in Augusta, Ga., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Norman died Sept. 30 at age 74. A trailblazing performer, she was one of the rare black singers to attain worldwide stardom in the opera world. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)
Jessye Norman, opera icon, memorialized at hometown funeralBlack opera diva Jessye Norman: An extraordinary artist is honored at her public funeral, but so was Jessye Norman the loyal friend, humanitarian, teacher and person with a heart of gold
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Wayne Newton's former ranch Casa de Shenandoah soldRecords show that Wayne Newton's former home Casa de Shenandoah has been sold
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Ladies from Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority line up outside Mt. Calvary Baptist Church for the viewing of opera star Jessye Norman in Augusta, Ga., Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)
The Latest: Famous figures pay tribute to Jessye NormanFamous faces, family members and close friends honored the life and legacy of international opera icon Jessye Norman at her funeral
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5 rappers removed from NYC festival at request of policeOrganizers of a hip-hop festival taking place in New York this weekend say they have dropped five rappers from the lineup at the request of the police
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2019 file photo, opera star Placido Domingo salutes spectators at the end of a concert in Szeged, Hungary. The 78-year-old singer who rose to stardom as a tenor has been confirmed to sing the baritone title role in “Nabucco” at the Zurich Opera House this Sunday. It will be his first time performing since stepping down Oct. 2 as general director of the Los Angeles Opera and withdrawing from future performances at the company. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh, File)
For opera legend Placido Domingo, the show goes on in EuropeEven as his U.S. career winds seemingly down amid accusations of sexual harassment, opera legend Placido Domingo remains on the bills of top opera houses in Europe
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Students at the Jessye Norman School of the Arts unveil a sign naming the street outside the school in honor of the late opera star, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. Norman, who won five Grammy awards including a lifetime achievement honor in her distinguished career, died on Sept. 30, at age 74. Her funeral is slated for Saturday and a benefit concert for the school follows on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)
Late opera star Jessye Norman's US hometown honors her lifeThe hometown of renowned opera star Jessye Norman is continuing four days of honoring her life
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Deanna Brown Thomas, daughter of singer James Brown, greets Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority members outside Mt. Calvary Baptist Church before going in for the viewing of opera star Jessye Norman in Augusta, Ga.,  Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)
The Latest: Opera star's hometown names street after herJessye Norman's U.S. hometown has named a street for the late opera star
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Review: Chris Knight snarls out an album that fits the timesMusic Review: After seven years of silence, Americana rocker Chris Knight has snarled out an album that fits the moment
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People arrive to pay respect to late Czech famous pop singer Karel Gott during a memorial service in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Gott, who released some 300 albums and sold tens of millions of copies died last Tuesday at his home in Prague after battling a long illness. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Czechs pay last respect to pop singer Karel GottCzechs are paying their last respects to Karel Gott, the country's most popular pop singer who died last week
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FILE - This Dec. 8, 2018 file photo shows Natalie Merchant performing at Cyndi Lauper's 8th Annual "Home for the Holidays" benefit concert in New York. Merchant is the sixth recipient of the John Lennon Real Love Award, and will headline a  tribute concert to the former Beatle in New York on Dec. 6. She's also getting an award from ASCAP this month. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
Imagine this: Natalie Merchant honored with Lennon awardSinger Natalie Merchant says she's honored to get an award named after John Lennon as much for what it says about her activism than her music
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Review: Fantasia won't be boxed in on 'Sketchbook' albumMusic Review: On her first independent album titled "Sketchbook," Grammy-winning R&B singer Fantasia won't be boxed in
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Review: Big Thief proves staying power with 'Two Hands'Music Review: Big Thief releases striking new album "Two Hands" months after critically acclaimed "U.F.O.F."
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Good Grief: Owners of Charlie Brown song sue DollywoodThe copyright owners of the "Charlie Brown Christmas" theme song have sued Dollywood in federal court for copyright infringement
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