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Elton John Pens Essay About North Carolina's Bathroom Law
Elton John penned an essay for news site The Hill in response to North Carolina's controversial bathroom law. The singer called House Bill 2 (HB2) "discriminatory" and criticized North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory for his unwavering support of it. The issue, John wrote, is much bigger than forcing
Maroon 5, Citing Morality, Cancels North Carolina Concerts
The pop group Maroon 5 has joined the list of entertainers canceling appearances in North Carolina because of its law that denies anti-discrimination protections and dictates which restrooms transgender people can use
Tony Barrow Dies; Beatles Publicist Coined 'Fab Four' Phrase
The publicist who coined the phrase "Fab Four" to describe the early Beatles has died
Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas Cancel North Carolina Tour Dates Over Law Called 'Anti-LGBT'
Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas have decided to cancel the North Carolina dates on their upcoming “Future Now” tour in response to the state’s controversial “bathroom bill,” which critics believe is anti- LGBT . The two announced their decision in a joint Twitter message Monday. “After much thought and
NBA Owners to Discuss All-Star Game Amid Controversial NC Law
NBA owners are expecting an update today on the situation surrounding the 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte, North Carolina, at this week's board of governors meetings in New York. The Tar Heel State has been embroiled in controversy since Republican Gov. Pat McCrory last month signed House Bill 2
Ringo Starr Cancels NC Concert Over 'Bathroom Bill'
In a statement obtained by ABC News, Starr revealed that he canceled his All Starr Tour performance in Cary, North Carolina, this June in an act of solidarity with those "fighting against the bigotry of HB2."
Ringo Starr Cancels NC Concert Over 'Bathroom Bill,' Cyndi Lauper Turns Hers Into a Rally
Ringo Starr and Cyndi Lauper are the latest musicians to speak out against North Carolina's House Bill 2. Starr announced today that he has canceled an upcoming concert in North Carolina in response to the "bathroom bill," which critics say places restrictions on members of the LGBT community. In a
Paul McCartney and Others React to George Martin's Death
Famed producer and "Fifth Beatle" Sir George Martin has died at the age of 90. The man who contributed to some of the classic songs the iconic group put out over the years affected so many and the likes of Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr immediately took to their websites and social media to pay
Sir George Martin, Famed Beatles Producer, Dead at 90
Sir George Martin, the producer who some called "the Fifth Beatle" for his contributions to the Fab Four's sound, has died at age 90 Martin's management group confirmed his death in a statement to ABC News early Wednesday. "We can confirm that Sir George Martin passed away peacefully at home