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Eminem publishers sue New Zealand political party

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- The music publishers for American rapper Eminem filed a lawsuit Tuesday against New Zealand's ruling political party over the music it used in a campaign commercial....

Rapper Common's father, Lonnie Lynn, dies at 71

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lonnie Lynn, known to hip-hop fans for his soulful spoken-word poems on rapper son Common's albums, has died....

Apple: U2 album accessed by 33 million users

NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple Inc. says 33 million iTunes account holders have accessed U2's free album....

Apple releases tool to remove free U2 album

NEW YORK (AP) -- Some iPhone users are not happy that U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," was automatically added to their iTunes music library, free of charge. In response, Apple is releasing a special tool that lets people remove the album from their collections....

Cat Stevens announces 5-city US concert tour

NEW YORK (AP) -- New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cat Stevens is taking the "Peace Train" back on the road....

Kiss raises $1 million for Oregon military museum

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) -- The band Kiss shed the makeup and pulled out acoustic guitars to raise money for the renovation of the Oregon Military Museum....

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane sentenced in assault

ATLANTA (AP) -- Prosecutors say rapper Gucci Mane has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault for attacking a fan at an Atlanta nightclub....

Bob Crewe, 'Walk Like a Man' writer, dead at 83

NEW YORK (AP) -- Bob Crewe, co-writer of "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You," "Big Girls Don't Cry" and many other pop hits, died last week. He was 83....

Video-streaming giant Netflix launches in France

PARIS (AP) -- Video-streaming giant Netflix has launched in France as part of a push to tap six new European markets....

1965 'Cinderella' star to attend Broadway version

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Cinderella onstage on Broadway next Wednesday will have another Cinderella in the audience - Lesley Ann Warren....