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The pioneer of rock & # 39; n & # 39; roll Little Richard dies at 87
Little Richard, the self-proclaimed "architect of rock & # 39; n & # 39; roll" who built his innovative sound with a fervent mix of boogie-woogie, rhythm and blues and gospel, died on Saturday at the age of 87. Richard, a Grammy Winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominee, whose electrifying 1950s hits like "Tutti Frutti" and "Long Tall Sally" and extravagant stage presence influenced legions of artists, succumbing to cancer .
Nigerian comics fight COVID-19 with gags and slapstick slapstick
Nigerian comedian Maryam Apaokagi has a surefire way to get people to listen to your coronavirus health advice – she slaps it in the face. The 21-year-old joined a team of the best artists in the country, working with health tips in their routines to spread the word about COVID-19.
Roy Horn, of the Las Vegas magic duo, Siegfried and Roy dies of COVID-19: report
The magician Roy Horn, who alongside Siegfried Fischbacher starred in a long-standing Las Vegas popular act built around rare tigers, died on Friday of COVID-19 complications, reported the Las Vegas Review-Journal. He was 75 years old. Fischbacher and Horn, both born in Germany, co-founded their theatrical act after meeting on a cruise ship in the late 1950s, before taking the show to Las Vegas in 1967 and performing for the next four decades.
Opera star sings British VE Day hits from an empty Albert Hall
Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins will broadcast a concert from an empty Royal Albert Hall on Friday night, while closed Britain marks the 75th anniversary of "Victory in Europe". Millions of people were silent for two minutes, as military jets flew over the four capitals of the United Kingdom during the celebrations of the end of World War II on the continent.
Bob Dylan Announces First New Music Album Since 2012
Bob Dylan is releasing his first new music album in eight years, after a spurt in creativity by the man considered one of the most influential composers in the world. "Rough and Rowdy Ways" will be released on June 19, according to a brief announcement on Dylan's official website, early Friday. It will be a double album, but no further details were given.