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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2012 file photo, musician Robin Thicke performs during Macy's Passport presents Glamorama 2012 at The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. Thicke's "Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell)" was the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16, 2013. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.


This theater image released by The O+M Company shows the cast during a performance of the musical "Kinky Boots." The Cyndi Lauper-scored "Kinky Boots," based on the 2005 British movie about a real-life shoe factory that struggles until it finds new life in fetish footwear, is nominated for 13 Tony Award nominations. The awards will be broadcast on CBS from Radio City Music Hall on June 9. (AP Photo/The O+M Company, Matthew Murphy)NEW YORK (AP) — The great comedian W.C. Fields is credited with the line, "Never work with children or animals." He would have had trouble on Broadway this season.


App Store Official Charts for the week ending November 3, 2014:

(From L) Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, director James Gunn and actors attend a presentation during Comic-Con International 2016, at San Diego Convention Center in California, on July 23Two of Hollywood's biggest studios went head-to-head at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday in an epic battle to demonstrate which has the best upcoming superhero movies. Warner Brothers -- still smarting from the lukewarm reception for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" -- presented a star-studded lineup ahead of Marvel's showcase later in the day. Its first exclusive of the session was a sneak peek at "Wonder Woman," which saw Gal Gadot's Amazonian princess leaving her lush island to stop the First World War.


Brie Larson gestures as Chris Hardwick takes a selfie with actors from Marvel Studios movies following the Marvel Studios panels on day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 23, 2016, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marvel Studios took a year off from Comic-Con, but it came back with a pow on Saturday with a spectacle and star-filled presentation offering exclusive looks at "Spider-Man: Homecoming," ''Doctor Strange" and "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2."


Chris Pratt gestures to the audience at the "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 23, 2016, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Next summer the "Guardians of the Galaxy" are taking over theaters and Disneyland.


William Shatner, from left, Brent Spiner, Michael Dorn, and Jeri Ryan attend the "Star Trek" panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 23, 2016, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)SAN DIEGO (AP) — The next chapter of the "Star Trek" franchise will be called "Star Trek: Discovery."


Sigourney Weaver, left, and Bill Paxton attend the "Aliens: 30th Anniversary" panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 23, 2016, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sigourney Weaver apparently isn't finished fighting aliens.


File- This July 12, 2015, file photo shows Ian Somerhalder attending "The Vampire Diaries" panel on day 4 of Comic-Con International in San Diego. The eighth season of "The Vampire Diaries" will be the supernatural series' final entry. The cast and crew of the CW show announced Saturday, July 23, 2016, at San Diego Comic-Con International that the forthcoming season will be its last.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)SAN DIEGO (AP) — The eighth season of "The Vampire Diaries" will be the supernatural series' final entry.


Brie Larson walks on stage at the "Kong: Skull Island" panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 23, 2016, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Oscar winner Brie Larson has a new title to add to her resume: Superhero.


(L-R) Director Patty Jenkins, actors Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and Connie Nielsen attend the Warner Bros. presentation during Comic-Con, on July 23, 2016 in San Diego, CaliforniaWarner Brothers pulled back the curtain on its slate of upcoming blockbusters on Saturday at a star-studded presentation to thousands of die-hard San Diego Comic-Con fans. The studio took over the fanfest for two hours, with Conan O'Brien as host, to premiere its hotly anticipated DC Comics movies and non-superhero offerings.


DALLAS (AP) — A guitar owned by British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton has sold at auction for $45,000 and the proceeds will be used to pay the medical bills of a well-known Texas musician whose wife recently died of leukemia.

Pokemon Go players have recently found themselves the victims of robbery or violent crimes by inadvertently wandering while playing the hit smartphone gameUS Border Patrol agents spotted the pair illegally walking from Canada into the US on Thursday evening, the agency's office in Sweetgrass, Montana said in a statement. "Both juveniles were so captivated by their Pokemon Go games that they lost track of where they were.


Derrik Lang, left, and Marc Summers attend the "Double Dare Live Streaming Event" held at Fluxx on Friday, July 22, 2016, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)SAN DIEGO (AP) — For one night only, Marc Summers returned to the podium to host "Double Dare."


NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan authorities have deported a popular Congolese musician accused of assaulting a female member of his band on Friday.

Workers roll out the red carpet in front of the festival house on the 'Green Hill' prior to the Bayreuth music festival in southern GermanyGermany's legendary Bayreuth opera festival dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner opens Monday, but security fears and off-stage drama threaten to cast a long shadow over the 140-year-old event. Bayreuth is just a two-hour ride from both incidents. Tighter security on Bayreuth's mythic Green Hill -- on which stands the Festspielhaus festival theatre -- has been in place since the start of rehearsals in June.


Kristian Nairn walks on stage at the "Game of Thrones" panel on day 2 of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 22, 2016, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Snow isn't dead, but he is missing — at least from Comic-Con.


WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Rihanna is no newcomer to acting, having starred in 2012 movie 'Battleships' and played a lead role in Luc Besson's upcoming sci-fi fantasy 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets'The horror television series "Bates Motel" has cast pop star Rihanna in its final season, the show revealed during its panel at the Comic-Con fan convention on Friday. The 28-year-old diva will play Marion Crane, the role made famous by Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho," executives revealed. The series is set before the events of the 1960 horror thriller, in which motel owner Norman Bates murders Crane in one of movie history's most memorable moments.


Scott M. Gimple, from left, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Andrew Lincoln attend "The Walking Dead" panel on day 2 of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 22, 2016, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)SAN DIEGO (AP) — King Ezekiel and his pet tiger Shiva are coming to "The Walking Dead."


FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2016 file photo, Rihanna attends the JFENTY PUMA by Rihanna fashion show in New York. Rihanna is checking into the final season of "Bates Motel" as Marion Crane. The cast and crew of the A&E drama announced at San Diego Comic-Con International on Friday, July 22, 2016, that the singer-actress will be joining them to portray the role originated by Janet Leigh in the original film version of "Psycho." (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rihanna is checking into the final season of "Bates Motel" as Marion Crane.


Danay Garcia attends the "Fear the Walking Dead" panel on day 2 of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 22, 2016, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)SAN DIEGO (AP) — The newest cast member of "The Walking Dead" spin-off was introduced to the zombie drama franchise in an overwhelming way.


SAN DIEGO (AP) — "South Park" co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have been getting the same question over and over on the eve of the premiere of the show's 20th season: When are they going to do a Pokemon Go episode?

Homeless members of a choir formed by British-based charity Streetwise Opera perform as a part of an international event for homeless people called "With One Voice" at the Municipal Theatre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 22, 2016Many people walk by the homeless without looking but in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, street dwellers became the stars as they stood outside the Olympic city's main theater and sang. Standing on the steps of the ornate Municipal Theater, about 60 homeless people -- some who live in shelters and others who sleep rough -- charmed the public. With two weeks to go until the Summer Games open in Rio, a few of the city's homeless -- who number 5,500, according to City Hall -- are again being given a chance to shine with concerts, theater and artists' workshops.


This photo taken Feb. 14, 2013, shows Amy Locane Bovenizer entering the courtroom to be sentenced in Somerville, N.J. The former “Melrose Place” actress who was convicted for a fatal drunken driving crash in 2010 faces a re-sentencing after the state appealed her initial sentence as too lenient. A state appeals court on Friday, July 22, 2016, ruled the trial judge must offer a more detailed justification for why he downgraded Locane-Bovenizer’s sentence to three years. Locane-Bovenizer appeared in 13 episodes of TV's "Melrose Place" and in movies including "Cry-Baby," "School Ties" and "Secretary. (AP Photo/The Star-Ledger, Patti Sapone, Pool)SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A former "Melrose Place" actress convicted for a fatal drunken driving crash in 2010 faces a re-sentencing after the state appealed her initial sentence as too lenient.


Confetti and balloons fall during celebrations after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's acceptance speech on the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Nielsen company says an estimated 32.2 million people watched Donald Trump deliver his GOP nomination acceptance speech.


FILE - In this March 15, 2016, file photograph, Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell pose for a photo in New York. Higgins proposed marriage to Bushnell in the season finale of ABC's "The Bachelor." Higgins, the most recent star of ABC's "The Bachelor," announced Friday, July 22, 2016, he had abandoned a campaign for public office in Colorado, just two days after filing the required paperwork to run. (AP Photo/Alicia Rancilio, file)DENVER (AP) — Ben Higgins, the most recent star of ABC's "The Bachelor," announced Friday he had abandoned a campaign for public office in Colorado, just two days after filing the required paperwork to run.


WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)NEW YORK (AP) — Bluster and brutishness have long made a home on reality TV, including Donald Trump's former showcase.


The Violent Femmes perform at the Newport Folk Festival on Friday, July 22, 2016, in Newport, R.I., the first of three days of concerts at Fort Adams State Park. (AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith)NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The three-day Newport Folk Festival is opening in Rhode Island.


Gal Gadot, pictured on March 20, 2016, is the star of "Wonder Woman" in Warner Brothers' hotly anticipated upcoming filmSan Diego (AFP) - "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot shared the first poster of the movie on Friday, ahead of its highly anticipated introduction before fans at the San Diego Comic-Con convention. "A dream come true! Happy to finally share this with you all," the Israeli actress and model wrote alongside a post of the image on Twitter. "Wonder Woman" is the first modern superhero movie to focus exclusively on a female protagonist.


NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan police are holding Congolese musician Koffi Olomide after he allegedly assaulted a female member of his band at the airport in the capital.

In this image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures, Jennifer Saunders, left, and Joanna Lumley appears in a scene from the film, "Absolutley Fabulous: The Movie." (David Appleby/Fox Searchlight Pictures via AP)LONDON (AP) — Champagne socialites Eddie and Patsy are back onscreen in a movie spin-off of the hugely popular BBC television series "Absolutely Fabulous." The film comes 24 years after the self-absorbed duo, played by Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley, first hit TV screens in 1992. The pair sat down to talk about the transformation to the big screen, convincing supermodel Kate Moss to film in the Thames and the possibility of more movies. The interview has been edited for clarity and brevity:


Don McLean -- whose 1971 "American Pie" is often described as one of the most iconic pop songs -- was arrested in January after his then wife called the policeDon McLean, the singer of the classic song "American Pie," has pleaded guilty to hitting his now ex-wife, reports said Friday. The 70-year-old artist entered a plea deal Thursday in a Maine court in which he agreed to pay $1,000 each for several misdemeanor counts including domestic violence assault, several local news outlets reported. Under the agreement, he will also undergo a mental health evaluation and have to stay away from his ex-wife, photographer Patrisha McLean.


SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town made famous by the "Jersey Shore" reality TV series and its hard-partying cast is ready for some quiet time on its beaches.

In this July 13, 2016 frame grab from video, Jordan Clark, left, and Lewis Gutierrez sit in Prospect Park as they talk about their new "Pokemon Go" business in the Brooklyn borough of New York. They are among the new entrepreneurs who offer their services as "trainers" for the game at $20 per hour - logging onto a client's "Pokemon Go" account and effectively running up their score while a client is stuck at work or sitting in class. (AP Photo/Ezra Kaplan)NEW YORK (AP) — Too busy with your real life to play the hit augmented reality game "Pokemon Go"? For a price, some entrepreneurs will play the game for you.


WASHINGTON (AP) — A power outage along the National Mall has left several museums and other buildings in the dark.

In this July 18, 2016 photo, actress Teresa Palmer, star of the horror film, "Lights Out," poses for a portrait in New York. (Photo by Scott Gries/Invision/AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Teresa Palmer says she tapped into a part of herself that was scared of the dark as a child for her new horror movie, "Lights Out."


FILE - In this July 17, 2015 file photo, Marion "Suge" Knight sits in court during a bail hearing in his murder case, in Los Angeles. Knight is scheduled to return to a Los Angeles courtroom on Friday, July 22, 2016, for a hearing in which his attorneys will ask that prosecutors hand over information about witnesses in a murder case against the Death Row Records co-founder. Prosecutors do not want to release certain info about the witnesses, citing Knight's history of violence. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Defense lawyers for Marion "Suge" Knight will not be given addresses and other information about confidential informants and key witnesses in the murder case against the former rap mogul, a judge ruled Friday after a closed-door meeting with a prosecutor and police detective.


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