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Rising band getting more than 5 seconds of summer

In this April 24, 2014 file photo, Luke Hemmings, from left, Michael Clifford, Ashton Irwin and Calum Hood of the band 5 Seconds of Summer visit the Q102 Performance Theater in Philadelphia. 5 Seconds of Summer’s self-titled album debuted at no. 1 on this week’s Billboard's 200 albums chart, selling 259,000 copies. On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, they announced their Rock Out With Your Socks Out tour, kicking off July 17, 2015 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, file)

INGLEWOOD, California (AP) — 5 Seconds of Summer fit the boy band mold: a quartet of young men with a feverish female fan base touring with British megastars One Direction. But the Australian pop-rock group identifies more with Pete Wentz than Harry Styles.

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Alicia Keys pregnant with 2nd child

This undated image released by Alicia Keys shows the musician-actress posing with Swizz Beatz. Keys announced Thursday, July 31, 2014 that she is pregnant with her second child. Keys posted a photo with her baby bump on Instagram early Thursday, which also marked her fourth wedding anniversary to producer-rapper Swizz Beatz. Keys wrote that their anniversary was sweeter because they’ve “been blessed with another angel on the way.”  (AP Photo/Root Capture)

NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys is getting ready for another big release: her second child.

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Santa Fe OKs funding to try to lure ‘The Bachelor’

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A sharply divided Santa Fe City Council has voted to spend up to $100,000 to try to lure “The Bachelor” to the northern New Mexico city.

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Ariana Grande on ‘Problem,’ Bieber, horror films

In this May 1, 2014 file photo, Ariana Grande speaks at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium, in Los Angeles. Grande is having a breakthrough in music with the multiplatinum hit “Problem,” which is spending its 13th week in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song features rapper Iggy Azalea and is from Grande’s sophomore album, “My Everything,” to be released Aug. 25, 2014. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, file)

NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana Grande’s “Problem” was an insta-smash, but the singer acknowledges that she wasn’t sure how people would receive the song, which has become one of the year’s biggest hits.

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What problem? Ariana Grande is new princess of pop

In this June 15, 2014 file photo, Ariana Grande performs at the 2014 Much Music Video Awards in Toronto. Grande is having a breakthrough in music with the multiplatinum hit “Problem,” which is spending its 13th week in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song features rapper Iggy Azalea and is from Grande’s sophomore album, “My Everything,” to be released Aug. 25, 2014.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young, file)

NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana Grande is the new princess of pop, topping the charts with her addictive single “Problem,” impressing critics with her thick, gliding vocal range and maintaining an image that her young Nickelodeon fans can vibe with, signature ponytail and all.

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