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Official: Pills found at Prince's estate contained fentanyl

Some of the pills taken from Prince's estate in Paisley Park after his death were counterfeit drugs that actually contained fentanyl — a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin, an official close to the investigation said. The official, who spoke to The Associated Press Sunday on condition of ...

FILE- In this Feb. 10, 2013, file photo, Frank Ocean performs on stage at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Ocean's 17-track album "Blonde" was released on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, on Apple Music , one day after the R&B singer released a 45-minute "visual album" on the streaming service. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

Frank Ocean debuts 'Blonde,' his 1st album in 4 years

The wait for Frank Ocean's latest album is finally over. The singer's 17-track album "Blonde" was released on Saturday on Apple Music , one day after the R&B; singer released a 45-minute "visual album" on the streaming service. "Blonde" is Ocean's second studio album and is his follow-up to his ...

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2013 file photo, Frank Ocean arrives at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Apple Music has released new and long-awaited music from Grammy award-winning singer, Ocean. The company tweeted a link to the music video "Endless" by the R&B artist on Thursday night, Aug. 18, 2016. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Apple Music posts new Frank Ocean video album

Apple Music has released new and long-awaited music from Grammy-winning singer Frank Ocean in the form of a 45-minute "visual album." The company tweeted a link to the music video "Endless" by the R&B; artist on Thursday night. The link is only available to subscribers of Apple's music streaming service. ...

Cousin: Family held private service for Prince

A cousin of Prince says family members and close friends gathered in Minneapolis to say goodbye to the musician and remember his life. Prince died April 21 of an accidental drug overdose. He was 57. Cousin Chazz Smith told KARE-TV (http://kare11.tv/2boqtCM ) that Friday's service was held at a Minneapolis ...

FILE - In this July 10, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama, signs designations for three new national monuments; Berryessa Snow Mountain in California, Waco Mammoth in Texas, and the Basin and Range in Nevada, in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. Behind him from left are April Slayton, chief of public affairs and chief spokesperson of the National Park Service; Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell; U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell; and Randy Moore, Forest Service. Conservationists are crying foul over federal land managers' initial conclusion they have no environmental concerns about an off-road race planned next month across 650 miles of Nevada desert and through part of a new national monument. A compromise may be in the works that would allow a popular off-highway race from Las Vegas to Reno to run next week through a new national monument in southern Nevada. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Obama's playlist earns rave reviews from DJs

After he's finished working in the Oval Office, President Barack Obama could find employment behind a pair of turntables. Obama's summer playlist is earning praise from music tastemakers. The White House released the track listing Thursday during Obama's family vacation. Several critics are boasting about the commander in chief's attention ...

Rhonda Ross Kendrick, daughter of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy and singing icon Diana Ross, speaks to students in Detroit during the annual "Motown EDU" summer camp, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Detroit.  Ross Kendrick told the students she's felt pressure to "replicate" her parents' success, but the singer says "I'm doing me" and encouraged them to follow suit.  (AP Photo/Jeff Karoub)

Daughter of Motown stars to Detroit students: Find your beat

The daughter of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy and one of its biggest stars, Diana Ross, told young Detroiters they should learn about their city's rich artistic legacy — then forge their own path with a new beat. Rhonda Ross Kendrick told a group of musically inclined high school students ...

FILE - In this May 22, 2016 file photo, Rihanna arrives at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. MTV announced Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, that Rihanna, who released her first album in 2005, will earn the Michael Jackson video vanguard award at the Aug. 28 show in New York. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Rihanna to perform and receive top honor at MTV VMAs

Rihanna's work work work work work work is being honored at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. MTV announced Thursday that the 28-year-old pop star, who released her first album in 2005, will earn the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the Aug. 28 show in New York City. Rihanna ...

Obama's summer playlist: A little pop to a little hip hop

President Barack Obama's summer jams range from a little pop to a little hip hop, and much in between. The White House released the president's playlist Thursday during Obama's family vacation on Martha's Vineyard. Classics include the Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations" and Prince's "U Got the Look." When he gets ...

FILE - In this June 9, 2016, file photo, Jennifer Lopez arrives at the "Shades of Blue" FYC Event at Saban Media Center in Los Angeles. Lopez told The Hollywood Reporter on August 10, 2016, that she would star in and produce an HBO biopic about late drug lord Griselda Blanco. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)

Jennifer Lopez to play cocaine queen Griselda Blanco for HBO

Jennifer Lopez is set to star as late drug lord Griselda Blanco in an upcoming HBO biopic about the woman known as "The Godmother" and the "Queen of Cocaine." Lopez tells The Hollywood Reporter in a statement that she has "been fascinated by the life of this corrupt and complicated ...

UN chief enlists Hollywood star power to end poverty

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon traveled to Hollywood to enlist its star power in the United Nation's ambitious campaign to end poverty, tackle climate change and promote a fairer more humane world — and he got an enthusiastic response from stars and top executives. The U.N. chief was feted at a ...

FILE - In this June 25, 2015 file photo, Timbaland arrives at the 2015 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.  The hitmaking producer is crafting songs for STRONG by Zumba, a new non-dance inspired workout focusing on high-intensity interval training, bodyweight exercises and strength training paired with music to match every move.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Hit maker Timbaland producing music for fitness brand Zumba

Hit-making producer Timbaland is used to people dancing to his beats at nightclubs, and now fans will get a chance to move to music he specifically designed for working out through a new partnership with Zumba. The man behind hits for Justin Timberlake and Jay Z is crafting songs for ...

FILE - In this May 17, 2015, file photo, Ed Sheeran arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Sheeran was sued by the family of co-writer of Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” on August 9, 2016. The family claims the British singer-songwriter’s hit, “Thinking Out Loud,” sounds too much like the soul classic. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP, File)

Lawsuit: Ed Sheeran copied R&B classic 'Let's Get It On'

The family of a co-writer of Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On" is suing Ed Sheeran, claiming the British singer-songwriter's hit, "Thinking Out Loud," sounds too much like the soul classic. The lawsuit filed by the family of Ed Townsend claims Sheeran copied the "heart" of "Let's Get It On" ...

FILE - In this May 14, 2016 file photo, Mariah Carey attends the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, in New York. Carey will appear on the Oct. 5 episode of the Fox series, "Empire," the network confirmed Monday at a TV critics bi-annual press tour. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Mariah Carey to guest as superstar singer on Fox's 'Empire'

After two seasons of teasing viewers about whether it would happen, Mariah Carey has set a date to guest star on Fox's "Empire." Carey will appear on the Oct. 5 episode, the network confirmed Monday at a TV critics bi-annual press tour. She will play a superstar singer named Kitty, ...

Prince estate administrator denies plan to sell Paisley Park

The administrator of Prince's estate says it is not planning to sell Paisley Park, one day after asking a judge for permission to offer several Prince properties for sale. A court filing on Friday had included Paisley Park, Prince's home and recording complex, among a list of properties that could ...

Mariah Carey participates in the "Mariah's World" panel during the NBC Television Critics Association summer press tour on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Mariah Carey, Harry Connick Jr. get shows of their own

A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. ___ GETTING REAL WITH MARIAH Mariah Carey called on six half-naked muscle men, champagne and lots of attitude as she playfully promoted her upcoming docuseries, "Mariah's ...

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