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WARRANT ISSUED FOR MICKEY HART'S ARREST

HARRODSBURG, Ky. (AP) -- Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart is wanted on an arrest warrant for an alleged assault. What actually happened is not clear. Police in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, say the warrant stems from an incident Saturday after Hart performed a concert. Hart says in an email from his publicist he is "totally baffled" by the assault claim and it's completely false.

NICK LACHEY'S WIFE GIVES BIRTH

NEW YORK (AP) -- Nick Lachey is a dad. His wife, Vanessa, gave birth to a boy on Wednesday. They've named him Camden John. He's their first child.

LED ZEPPELIN WILL RELEASE 2007 CONCERT

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Led Zeppelin's 2007 reunion concert will be released to theaters and on DVD. The concert was a tribute to Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun. It featured the three surviving members, with John Bonham's son Jason on drums. Twenty million people applied for 18,000 tickets. The film is called "Celebration Day" and will be shown in theaters on October 17. It will then be released on multiple audio and video formats on November 19. You can view a trailer on YouTube by searching for "Led Zeppelin -- Celebration Day."

JUSTIN BIEBER DUCT TAPE

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- For the handy type who loves pop music: Justin Bieber duct tape. Bieber's face has been printed on a new line of Duck Tape brand duct tape. It has four black-and-white images of Bieber with hints of purple, Bieber's favorite color. The tape will be in stores later this month.

"THE X FACTOR" CONTINUES WITH AUDITIONS

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- You can try to win Britney Spears' favor on "The X Factor," but maybe you shouldn't creep her out in the process. Cashier Patrick Ford brought a bouquet of roses for Spears and auditioned with her song "Circus." Simon Cowell said Ford had sounded like he had an argument with Spears, got drunk and decided to scream the song at her. Spears just said no. Cowell seemed frustrated with another contestant who went to great lengths to describe his concert -- then blew the judges away with "New York State of Mind." The judges loved a 13-year-old who belted out Nina Simone's "Feeling Good," but not the dancer Cowell called "Jersey Shore meets The Kardashians."

CARLOS SANTANA IS WRITING MEMOIR

NEW YORK (AP) -- Carlos Santana is writing his autobiography. The as-yet-untitled book will cover his life and career. The book is scheduled to come out in 2014.

CHRISTINA AGUILERA PLANS ALBUM RELEASE

UNDATED (AP) -- Christina Aguilera will release a new album in November. Aguilera revealed during a Twitter chat with fans on Wednesday the album will be called "Lotus," which she describes as "representing an unbreakable flower that survives under the hardest conditions and still thrives." She will release a single called "Your Body" today. She will play a clip from the video on Monday's edition of "The Voice."

JEWEL SINGS ABOUT BREAST RECONSTRUCTION

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Jewel was surprised to hear that breast cancer survivors often don't know about their options for breast reconstruction. Her response: write a song about it. The song is called "Flower" and Jewel hopes it will raise awareness about the issue. Proceeds from the sale of "Flower" will go to breast reconstruction research and related charities. She'll also perform a benefit in New Orleans on October 29.

JENNIFER LOPEZ HAS DOUBTS ABOUT HER VOICE

NEW YORK (AP) -- You'd think Jennifer Lopez would be brimming with confidence, but she confesses her biggest insecurity is her voice. She tells Katie Couric's talk show people taking shots at her voice just made her more insecure. She says her ex-husband Marc Anthony helped get her over it. He said her voice was "amazing" and she just needed to build confidence. Lopez says she sings every night and she realized that after "so many millions of albums later, you shouldn't care about what people think."

STREISAND, FRANKLIN, MINELLI WILL HONOR MARVIN HAMLISCH

NEW YORK (AP) -- Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin and Liza Minelli will pay tribute to songwriter Marvin Hamlisch at the Juilliard School on Tuesday. Hamlisch was the youngest person accepted there, at age 7. The tribute will also include former cast members of "A Chorus Line" and cast members from "The Nutty Professor," a musical Hamlisch was working on when he died.

GILLIAN WELCH, ALABAMA SHAKES WIN AMERICANA AWARDS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gillian Welch was named artist of the year at Wednesday's Americana Honors and Awards. Alabama Shakes won new/emerging artist. Bonnie Raitt, Booker T. Jones and Richard Thompson were given lifetime achievement awards. Raitt says that means a lot to her because her father was a performer who played until he was 87 years old and treated every night like opening night.

RENAISSANCE RECORDING NEW ALBUM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Renaissance are recording their first studio album in 12 years. It's tentatively titled "Grandine il Vento" and it will come out early next year.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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