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Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

FILE - This May 18, 2013 file photo shows Hannah Hooper, left, and Christian Zucconi of Grouplove performing as part of Party in the Park at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. Grouplove's, Ways to Go, was the most viral track on Spotify, from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/RobbsPhotos/Invision/AP, file)The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday, Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:45:23 -0400
UK broadcaster shuts down for hour, asks viewers to exercise

LONDON (AP) One of Britain's leading broadcasters has blacked out its programs for an hour in hopes of spurring viewers to get some exercise.

Sat, 27 Aug 2016 06:46:39 -0400
Max Ritvo, poet who chronicled cancer battle, dies at 25

LOS ANGELES (AP) Max Ritvo, a poet who chronicled his long battle with cancer in works that were both humorous and searing, has died. He was 25.

Sat, 27 Aug 2016 04:30:13 -0400
GOP vice presidential nominee Pence among Sunday show guests

WASHINGTON (AP) Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:41:13 -0400
MTV to let stars loose in an unscripted awards extravaganza

The MTV awards show - famous for its unscripted moments and 'Moon Man' trophy - will be broadcast to more than 120 countriesThe MTV Video Music Awards have long been more about the show than the actual winners, and this year the network will go all-out by letting the stars run wild. Stepping back from award ceremonies' traditional penchant for down-to-the-second scripts, MTV producers said they have simply selected the artists for Sunday's extravaganza and will leave it to them to decide what to do. The show, to be broadcast to more than 120 countries, will provide an open platform for outspoken stars including rapper Kanye West, who used last year's show to announce, however improbably, that he will run for president in 2020.

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:51:42 -0400
Britney Spears hitches a ride for Corden's Carpool Karaoke

FILE - In this May 17, 2015 file photo, Britney Spears arrives at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. Oops! James Corden did it again, sharing his Carpool Karaoke commute with Spears during the Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, edition of "The Late Late Show." (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) Oops! James Corden did it again, sharing his Carpool Karaoke commute with Britney Spears on Thursday's edition of "The Late Late Show."

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:20:30 -0400
Oregon fair generates buzz with 1st legal pot display in US

In this Aug. 26, 2016 photo in Salem, Ore., Billy Jean Clay, left and Roxanne Hunt, of Silverton, Ore., look at marijuana plants at the Oregon State Fair during the first day of an exhibit of living pot plants. Oregon voters legalized recreational marijuana in late 2014 and the state is the first in the nation to allow live marijuana plants at the state fair. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)SALEM, Ore. (AP) Living marijuana plants went on display Friday at the Oregon State Fair, with organizers saying it's the first state fair in the nation to allow cannabis for public viewing.

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:50:24 -0400
Alaskans live among bears _ both real and brightly colored

A life-size, fiberglass bear statue painted with nature scenes and rubber boots, part of a "Parade of Bears" display, stands in front of offices of Great Land Trust on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Anchorage, Alaska. The statues were installed to increase awareness of grizzly and black bears that live within the municipality of Anchorage and to highlight an international bear conference hosted by the city. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Alaska's largest city is home to more than 300 grizzly and black bears and now more than a dozen multicolored ones.

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:59:33 -0400
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:49:10 -0400
Review: Glass Animals focus on others on terrific new CD

This CD cover image released by Wolf Tone shows "How to Be a Human Being," by Glass Animals. (Wolf Tone via AP)Glass Animals, "How to Be a Human Being" (Harvest Records)

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:27:41 -0400
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