Singer Chris Brown released in Paris after rape complaint, denies allegations

The Paris prosecutor's office says Brown has been authorised to leave France while the investigation is ongoing.

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US singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after woman files rape complaint

Investigators have another two days to decide whether to let him go or file preliminary charges.

Singer Brandi Carlisle performs underneath an image of the late singer Chris Cornell during "I Am The Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell" at The Forum, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

'We miss you, Chris': A-list artists turn out for Chris Cornell tribute concert in US

Metallica and the Foo Fighters were among those who performed at the tribute concert for the late grunge music icon.

Use of n-word in Bob Dylan song found not to breach NZ broadcast standards, BSA finds

Contextual factors lead to decision not to uphold complaint.

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR LADF - Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac performs at the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Blue Diamond Gala at Dodgers Stadium on Thursday, July 28, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision for Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation/AP Images)

Fleetwood Mac announces return to New Zealand with North and South Island shows

The Australia and New Zealand tour will kick off in August.

New Zealand band dumped from record label amid allegations

The band's members make up part of internationally popular group Superorganism.

Singer Rihanna suing dad over trademark surname

Rihanna's cosmetics company is called Fenty Beauty, while her father's new company is called Fenty Entertainment.

NICE, FRANCE - JULY 20:  Celine Dion performs at Allianz Riviera Stadium on July 20, 2017 in Nice, France.  (Photo by Tony Barson/Getty Images)

Celine Dion to pull R. Kelly collaboration from streaming services

The 50-year-old singer recorded the track, written by Kelly, in 1998 for her holiday album.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28:   Who We Be Live at Alexandra Palace on November 28, 2018 in London, England.  (Photo by Joseph Okpako/WireImage)

Auckland festival featuring Craig David and All Saints cancelled

A statement released on the festivals Facebook page today announced it will no longer be happening due to "scheduling commitments".

Maroon 5 to play coveted Superbowl LIII half-time show

Adam Levine had previously hinted they were performing at the show and is equal parts "nervous and excited".

Missy Elliot to make history as first female rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

Legendary British singer Cat Stevens and country-folk icon John Prine will also be inducted.

The league is New Zealand’s only official organised rap battle league.

Wits and wordplay at 1Outz - New Zealand's only official rap battle league

The league grew from humble beginnings and meet ups in parks - now they attract dozens of rappers.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 10:  Elvis tribute artist Alfred Kaz, also known as 'Bollywood Elvis' poses at Central Station ahead of boarding the 'Elvis Express' on January 10, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. The Parkes Elvis Festival is held annually over five days, timed to coincide with Elvis Presley's birth date in January. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

Hundreds of jumpsuit-clad Elvis impersonators bound for Australia's annual lookalike festival

They're taking a seven-hour train trip from Sydney to NSW's 27th Parkes Elvis Festival.

R. Kelly's manager accused of threatening man over documentary series

The documentary looks at the singer's history and allegations that he has sexually abused women and girls.

UK electronic act Underworld pull out of Auckland's Electric Gardens festival

Underworld shot to worldwide fame with their hit song Born Slippy from the Trainspotting movie soundtrack.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04:  (L-R) - Day 3 at Randall's Island on June 4, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images for Governors Ball)

Recording of vocals for Tool's new album complete Maynard James Keenan confirms

Tool's last record, 10,000 Days, was released on April 26 in 2006.

Demi Lovato receives apology from Instagram over 'fat-shaming' advert

The Sorry Not Sorry hitmaker, 26, warned of the potentially harmful influence of the advert.

Britney Spears to take indefinite break from work to care for ailing father

The 37-year-old has put her Britney: Domination run in Las Vegas on hold until further notice.

US hip-hop artist confirms involvement in altercation outside Auckland's Sky Tower

A man was left seriously injured after being stabbed with a broken bottle yesterday afternoon.

Daryl Dragon of 'The Captain and Tennille' dead at 76

Dragon teamed with then-wife Toni Tennille on such easy listening hits as Love Will Keep Us Together and Do That To Me One More Time.

A well-oiled machine, South Island's Rhythm and Alps festival keeps getting bigger

A sellout crowd of 10,000 is expected to converge on Cardrona Valley.

One dead, two sick after taking drugs at NSW music festival

More than 180 people and 97 vehicles have been searched.

While most are pitching tents at the Cardrona Valley site, some are adopting an eco-friendly approach to camping.

Rhythm and Alps music festival goes eco-friendly

Organisers of the festival near Wanaka are offering tents made of cardboard so fewer budget tents are left behind.

Ariana Grande cancels Las Vegas performance over 'unforeseeable health reasons'

The God is a Woman hitmaker was due to perform at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan on Sunday.

Photos: Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth marry in intimate ceremony

The 26-year-old singer confirmed the news on her Instagram account.

Mariah Carey's Christmas classic sets new one-day streaming record on Spotify

All I Want for Christmas Is You was played 10.8 million times on the music streaming platform on Tuesday.

R&B superstar R Kelly announces one-off Auckland show

The singer will bring his The King of R&B show to Auckland's Trust Arena on Friday, February 15.

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