October 27, 2015

Stevie Wonder, Usher, Lenny Kravitz, Lovato to honour Lionel Richie at Feb. 13 MusiCares event

NEW YORK (AP) _ Stevie Wonder, Usher, Lenny Kravitz and Demi Lovato will honour Lionel Richie when he’s named MusiCares person of the year in 2016. John […]
October 27, 2015

Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams plead not guilty to robbery charges; Knight admonished

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight and comedian Katt Williams pleaded not guilty Tuesday to robbery charges […]
October 27, 2015

Obama showcases diversity in music at White House with R&B, soul and jazz performances

By Stacy A. Anderson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Whether belting out lyrics to Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together,” leading a mournful congregation through “Amazing Grace,” […]
October 26, 2015

Bellagio fountain gets funky adding Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars hit “Uptown Funk” to lineup

LAS VEGAS(AP) _ The Bellagio fountain show on the Las Vegas Strip that pairs choreographed water shows to operatic ballads and classic crooning is getting funkier. […]
October 26, 2015

Party on, Prince: Superstar invites fans into Paisley Park for late night jam sessions

By Jeff Baenen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHANHASSEN, Minn. _ Prince seems to be shedding his reclusive reputation and becoming a party animal. In recent weeks the […]
October 26, 2015

Video of Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke testifying in ‘Blurred Lines’ case released

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Footage of Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams testifying about the creation of the song “Blurred Lines” that […]
October 25, 2015

Usher and Harry Belafonte talk activism, art during joint appearance in New York City

By Hillel Italie THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ As he considered his growing commitment to activism, Usher only needed to look at the man seated […]
October 23, 2015

Fetty Wap, recovering from motorcycle accident, performs from chair at Powerhouse 2015 concert

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BROOKLYN, N.Y. _ “Trap Queen” rapper Fetty Wap was a bit of a trapped king at a concert Thursday night: […]
October 23, 2015


LOS ANGELES (AP) _ CeeLo Green is offering his regrets for the mess he’s made. He is offering his “deepest, sincerest apologies for any inconvenience, any […]
October 22, 2015

Will Smith to perform at Latin Grammy Awards with Colombian band Bomba Estereo on Nov. 19

NEW YORK (AP)_ Will Smith is set to perform at the Latin Grammy Awards on Nov. 19. Smith will join Colombian band Bomba Estereo onstage for […]
October 22, 2015

Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’ dance moves applauded by choreographers

By Victoria Ahearn THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ From Carlton Banks to Marvin Gaye and someone who’s stubbed his toe, Toronto rapper Drake is sparking scores […]
October 22, 2015


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Montel Williams is continuing his efforts to legalize medical and recreational pot. The former talk show host has been working on the […]