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Picture of “The Lion King” cast talks reimagining the Disney classic

“The Lion King” cast talks reimagining the Disney classic

Bob Iger, left, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, poses with "The Lion King" cast member Beyonce, center, and the film's director Jon Favreau at the premiere of the film at the El Capitan Theatre, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Los Angeles.

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Picture of Beyoncé drops new original song from ‘The Lion King’

Beyoncé drops new original song from ‘The Lion King’

FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017 file photo, Beyonce poses in the press room at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Beyonce is dropping a new original song from Disney’s live-action “Lion King.” The song, “Spirit,” will be released later Tuesday, July 9, 2019, and should get a push for Academy Award consideration.

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Picture of Big music fest abruptly ended over security, fraud suspicion

Big music fest abruptly ended over security, fraud suspicion

FILE - In this June 16, 2019 file photo, Cardi B performs at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. A music festival in Belgium featuring major stars like rapper Cardi B came to a chaotic end before it had even started. Security concerns were ostensibly the reason behind the cancellation of the VestiVille festival in Belgium on Friday, June 28, though local officials have launched a fraud investigation.

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Picture of South Korea’s ‘Song-Song’ couple seek divorce, stunning fans

South Korea’s ‘Song-Song’ couple seek divorce, stunning fans

In this June 3, 2016 file photo, South Korean actress Song Hye-kyo, right, and actor Song Joong-ki pose as they arrive for the Baeksang Arts Awards in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean star couple Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo on Thursday, June 27, 2019, are seeking a divorce to end their celebrity marriage of less than two years.

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Picture of Taylor Swift makes surprise performance at gay bar Stonewall

Taylor Swift makes surprise performance at gay bar Stonewall

FILE - In this May 1, 2019 file photo, Taylor Swift arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Swift made a surprise performance at an iconic gay bar after releasing a song supporting the LGBTQ community. Swift celebrated Pride Month by appearing at the Stonewall Inn on Friday, June 14, 2019. She released her new tune Thursday called “You Need to Calm Down,” where she calls out those who attack the LGBTQ community.

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Picture of Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album

Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album

Taylor Swift performs at Wango Tango on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

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Picture of Radiohead to release stolen music for climate campaigners

Radiohead to release stolen music for climate campaigners

FILE - In this April 14, 2012 file photo, Thom Yorke, left, and Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead perform during the band's headlining set at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. Radiohead says a trove of unreleased music has been stolen and is being used for ransom, but instead of paying up, the band announced Tuesday June 11, 2019, they will release it in aid of environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion.

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Picture of Rapper Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys dies at 52

Rapper Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys dies at 52

FILE - In this March 18, 2016, photo Bushwick Bill, right, joins Deftones' Chino Moreno onstage at the SPIN Party at Stubb's during the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas. A publicist for rapper Bushwick Bill says the founder of the iconic Houston rap group the Geto Boys has died. Bill’s publicist, Dawn P., told The Associated Press that the rapper died Sunday, June 9, 2019, at a Colorado hospital.

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Picture of Broadway readies for biggest audience of the year at Tonys

Broadway readies for biggest audience of the year at Tonys

File- This June 10, 2019, file photo shows a view of the stage at the 72nd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Exposure at the Tony Awards, last year’s telecast was seen by 6.32 million people, can provide a key boost to a show’s box-office receipts.

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