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With her flowing red hair and acrobatic moves, Tawny Kitaen appeared in videos for bands like Whitesnake and Ratt.

Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus: "Benny and I have written some new songs, and there will be some new music from Abba released this autumn. But I’m forbidden to say anything more about it."

Chloe Moriondo and girl in red, maestros of growing pains. @joncaramanica  names both of their new albums Critic's Picks.

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Nick Cave was particularly enamored of a song for which she wrote all the lyrics, “Stranger Than Kindness,” so much so that he has continued to perform it and borrowed its title for an autobiographical book published last year.

The Malian singer Khaira Arby was a clarion vocalist who led an incendiary band, fusing Malian modes and rhythms and combining traditional string instruments with a psychedelic electric-guitar attack. Hear the Playlist.

In a statement, John Branca and John McClain, co-executors of the Jackson estate, called the decision “a huge, unambiguous victory for Michael Jackson’s children.”

James Brandon Lewis read biographies of the scientist and inventor George Washington Carver before composing the seven tracks and two poems that appear on his new album, “Jesup Wagon.”

When “La Bamba” premiered in the summer of 1987, the expectations for its success were low. Yet the biopic, made for just $6.5 million, went on to gross more than $54 million. Adjusted for inflation, that’s more than $120 million.

“She used to say, ‘First I’ll finish the show, then I can die,’” her daughter, Martina Corgnati, said. “The show came before everything.”

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BTS takes a different approach to K-pop on its new EP: ease

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Sophie, a groundbreaking producer and performer whose music distilled speed, noise, melody, clarity and catchiness into what would soon be called hyperpop, died in Athens after an accident on Saturday. She was 34.

BTS's shimmering “Boy With Luv” features Halsey — but more importantly, it features Halsey singing in Korean, exactly the sort of bilingual exchange that’s all too rare

"Scorpion" CDs are selling at an FYE store in Queens. But BTS has been “huge, way bigger than Drake.”

BTS expands its footprint, and 11 more new songs: Hear the Playlist

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Two train operators, one on each side of the train, were in charge of transporting Jimmy Fallon and BTS back and forth along a track from a Bowery platform to a Canal Street platform

BTS is funding a new series of global arts projects, featuring 22 artists including Antony Gormley

BTS’s rappers often dictate the group’s sound: @JonCaramanica  reviews “Love Yourself: ‘Her’”

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