CLEVELAND - On the eve of his 70th birthday, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has dedicated a time capsule in honor of John Lennon containing several CDs, DVDs and books and two notes written by widow Yoko Ono.
CHICAGO - Albertina Walker's singing once stopped the filming of a movie because so many actors were moved to tears by the "Queen of Gospel." At home in Chicago, she babied her beloved French poodles, wore rhinestone sunglasses and was a fixture at the city's gospel music festival.
NEW YORK - Billy Idol is writing a memoir - by himself.
LOS ANGELES - Toni Braxton has filed for bankruptcy a second time, citing millions of dollars in debt and financial problems exacerbated by a heart condition that forced her to cancel a series of Las Vegas shows.
BERLIN - Justin Timberlake says he thinks vinyl records sound better than digitalized tunes.
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- Met Opera singer Dolores Wilson dies in NJ at 82
- Ozzy covers John Lennon for 70th milestone
- Lil Wayne goes solo in NY jail solitary punishment
- Actor Eddie Cibrian, wife, finalize divorce in LA
- Wynton Marsalis in Cuba for historic jazz concerts
- Billie Joe Armstrong boosts 'Idiot' ticket sales
- Record exec Tommy Mottola is writing a memoir
- Detroit Symphony Orchestra musicians go on strike
- Gibson makes guitars to honor John Lennon
- Project uses indie artists to introduce Dylan
- Detroit symphony musicians set to strike Monday
- Chicago Symphony director withdraws, cites illness
- Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor returns
- Radvanovksy triumphs in Toronto "Aida"
- Vocal toil and trouble beset Lyric's 'Macbeth'
- Production of 'Sisterella' to be staged in L.A.
- Perry climbs 'Beautiful Tree' to new heights
- Dailey & Vincent win entertainer of the year
- Fallon, Timberlake go viral in hip-hop clip
- Denzel Washington to host Nobel Peace concert
- Liza Minnelli falls ill, cancels Maine concert
- Essence Festival stays in New Orleans through 2014
- Nicole Richie is no longer famous for being famous
- It's a boy for Francesca Battistelli
- Grant program will honor Sondheim, reward teachers
- Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper up for Rock Hall of Fame
- Rolling Stones, Dylan dominate Obama's iPod
- High-tech 'Rheingold' opens Met season
- Placido Domingo to leave Washington National Opera
- Max Weinberg splits as Conan O'Brien's bandleader
- Mehta announces 2012 NY Philharmonic departure