Review: Robert Cray’s vigor drives ‘That’s What I Heard’

Robert Cray Band, “That’s What I Heard” (Nozzle/Thirty Tigers)Robert Cray and Steve Jordan continue their fruitful partn...
20:43 28 February 2022

Plácido Domingo revises apology, as Spain drops more shows

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Opera star Placido Domingo amended his apology to the multiple women who have accused him of sexual...
21:05 27 February 2022

Review: Undercover Dream Lovers is fun, funky and reflective

The Undercover Dream Lovers, “It’s All In Your Head” (The Undercover Dream Lovers)The Undercover Dream Lovers is a one-m...
19:27 27 February 2022

Review: Eric Johnson’s vocals, acoustic guitar shine

Eric Johnson, “RJ Vol. II” (Vortexan Music)Eric Johnson’s new album shows the amazing Texas guitar wizard moving another...
19:12 27 February 2022

Spain takes first European moves against Plácido Domingo

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government canceled upcoming performances by Plácido Domingo in Madrid on Wednesday following ...
20:58 26 February 2022

AP: US opera union probe finds Placido Domingo abused power

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An investigation into legendary singer Placido Domingo by the U.S. union representing opera perform...
6:29 25 February 2022

Public memorial service remembers the private Kobe Bryant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant’s wife remembered him as a devoted father and husband who arrived early for school pickup...
23:32 24 February 2022

Singer Pharrell is making music on Miami’s restaurant scene

MIAMI (AP) — Grammy award-winning singer Pharrell may have been fired from three different McDonald’s as a teen, but tha...
6:19 23 February 2022

Police: Robbery looks unlikely as motive in rapper killing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The home-invasion death of rising rapper Pop Smoke in Los Angeles does not appear to be part of a rob...
22:43 20 February 2022

No conspiracy this time: Dan Brown writing children’s book

NEW YORK (AP) — Dan Brown’s next book will have a lighter, more musical touch. The “Da Vinci Code” author is working on ...
19:28 20 February 2022

Review: Austen’s ‘Emma,’ humanized but not modernized

There’s beauty to spare in the new screen adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Emma,” from its palatial country estates with the...
22:19 19 February 2022

Turn music down, library guard asked. Then she was stabbed.

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — A man stabbed a library security guard to death after she told him to turn his music down, au...
18:44 19 February 2022

Lewis Capaldi, Dave win at politically tinged Brit Awards

LONDON (AP) — Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi and soulful London rapper Dave took top prizes Tuesday at the U.K...
22:31 18 February 2022

1 dead, 4 injured in shooting outside Berlin music venue

BERLIN — One person has been killed and 4 others were injured in a shooting late Friday outside a Berlin event venue, German authorities said Saturday...
9:46 15 February 2022

Lizzo talks diversity, self-confidence and femininity

MEXICO CITY — Fresh from winning three Grammys, singer Lizzo visited Mexico City for a private concert, surprising her fans with acoustic versions of ...
21:16 14 February 2022

Voigt shocked paper ran her photo with Freni’s obituary

Deborah Voigt was in California earlier this week when she got a text from a friend on the East Coast.
21:07 14 February 2022

Review: Tame Impala delivers on beautiful ‘The Slow Rush’

“The Slow Rush,” Tame Impala (Interscope Records)
16:12 14 February 2022

Bieber says fear led him to stay away from music

NEW YORK — Justin Bieber admits getting back in the studio to record his first album in five years wasn't easy.
16:24 13 February 2022

Darius Rucker’s “Wagon Wheel” keeps rolling

NASHVILLE, Tenn — Country singer Darius Rucker couldn’t quite believe it when he was surprised this week with the news that his song “Wagon Wheel” was...
15:08 13 February 2022

Christian Cowan lives out his childhood fashion dream

NEW YORK — Christian Cowan equates showing his fashion collections with continuously living out a childhood dream.
20:27 12 February 2022

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala dies at 78

JOHANNESBURG — The founder of the South African multi-Grammy-Award-winning music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Joseph Shabalala, has died at age 78, ...
10:37 11 February 2022

Big wins for ‘Parasite’ give Oscar night an emotional high

Called up to the stage again and again, Bong Joon Ho kept saying he was ready for a drink — “bloody ready.”
8:34 10 February 2022

Making Oscar history, ‘Parasite’ wins best picture

LOS ANGELES — In a milestone win that instantly expanded the Oscars' horizons, Bong Joon Ho's masterfully devious class satire “Parasite” became the f...
6:14 10 February 2022

Rapper Eminem shocks Oscars with performance 17 years late

LOS ANGELES — Apparently, it's never too late to perform at the Oscars, particularly if you're an Oscar winner named Eminem.
6:01 10 February 2022

Joaquin Phoenix wins best actor Oscar for ‘Joker’

LOS ANGELES — Joaquin Phoenix’s visceral portrayal of a troubled man’s descent into villainy in “Joker” earned him his first Oscar in a career that ha...
5:29 10 February 2022

Almost-EGOTs Elton John, Hildur Guðnadóttir win music Oscars

Twenty-five years after winning his first Oscar, Elton John has picked up his second at the 2020 Academy Awards, where “Joker” composer Hildur Guðnadó...
4:48 10 February 2022

Final list of Academy Award winners

LOS ANGELES — The winners at the 92nd Academy Awards, which were held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre:
4:39 10 February 2022

Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey headline arena like rock stars

NEW YORK — Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey headlined Brooklyn’s Barclays Center like an A-list duo Saturday, getting a rock-star like applause from a...
2:35 9 February 2022

Before Oscars, stars pack Tom Ford’s fashion week show in LA

LOS ANGELES — Tom Ford brought fashion week to Hollywood on Friday night, with a runway show full of glamour and a front row jammed with A-listers, in...
10:32 8 February 2022

Review: Elkhorn’s ‘The Storm Sessions’ builds up cabin fever

Elkhorn, “The Storm Sessions” (Beyond Beyond is Beyond)
16:10 7 February 2022