Music

This cover image released by Amazon Original shows "Christmas Everyday," by Smokey Robinson. (Amazon Original via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 6:43 pm
Here's a collection of holiday albums reviewed by The Associated Press. _____ Fantasia, "Christmas After Midnight" (Concord Records) With the barely-there red dress she's wearing on the cover, the come-hither pose on the back and the suggestive title, one might think Fantasia's first Christmas...
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November 21, 2017 - 4:31 pm
iTunes Official Music Charts for the week ending November 21, 2017: Top Songs 1. Havana (feat. Young Thug), Camila Cabello 2. Walk On Water (feat. Beyoncé), Eminem 3. Perfect, Ed Sheeran 4. Thunder, Imagine Dragons 5. rockstar (feat. 21 Savage) , Post Malone 6. ...Ready For It?, Taylor Swift 7...
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CORRECTS TO PRESCRIPTION, INSTEAD OF RECIPE - A pair of John Lennon's glasses with a prescription by optometrist Gary Tracy are displayed at the police headquarters in Berlin, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, after German police arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from Lennon's estate, including diaries which were stolen from Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, in New York in 2006. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
November 21, 2017 - 10:46 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police recovered around 100 items that belonged to late Beatles star John Lennon that were stolen from his widow in New York, including three diaries, two pairs of his signature metal-rimmed glasses, a cigarette case and a handwritten music score. The retrieved possessions were...
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FILE- In this March 13, 2015 file photo, rapper Nelly approaches the stage for a concert in Irbil, northern Iraq. Nelly is to perform at a male-only concert on Dec. 14 2017, in Saudi Arabia, but his planned concert in the ultraconservative country is not being welcomed by everyone. Some Saudis on social media are pointing to the American rapper's 2015 guilty plea for possession of marijuana, while others say it's disgraceful in light of a rape accusation against the rapper. (AP Photo/Seivan M. Salim, File)
November 21, 2017 - 8:13 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Rapper Nelly is to perform in Saudi Arabia next month, but his planned concert in the ultraconservative kingdom is not being welcomed by everyone. Some Saudis on social media are pointing to the American rapper's 2015 guilty plea for possession of marijuana. Smuggling...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2016, file photo, Taylor Swift arrives at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Swift’s “reputation” is in good standing: the album has sold 1.22 million units in its first week. Nielsen Music and Billboard report Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, that the album is Swift’s fourth project to sell more than a million copies in a week. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
November 20, 2017 - 8:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift's "reputation" is in good standing: the album has sold more than 1.22 million units in its first week. Nielsen Music and Billboard report Monday that the album is Swift's fourth project to sell more than a million copies in a week. Swift became the first artist in...
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This image released by Netflix shows Barbra Streisand in a scene from her concert special, “Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic!” debuting Wednesday on Netflix. (Netflix via AP)
November 20, 2017 - 2:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If you want to see Barbra Streisand sing, watch her upcoming Netflix special because you won't see her onstage again. And she's not just saying it to get you to watch "Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic!" when it debuts on the streaming service this Wednesday:...
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FILE - This Nov. 4, 2016, file photo shows Beyonce performing at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland. Forbes announced on Nov. 20, 2017, that Beyonce was the highest earning woman in the music industry. The outlet says she earned $105 million over a year-long period that ended in June. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 20, 2017 - 12:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes has crowned Beyonce as the highest paid woman in music. Forbes magazine says the singer earned $105 million over a yearlong period stretching from June 2016 to June of this year. Beyonce's earnings were boosted by her "Formation" world tour last year, which Forbes says...
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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill perform on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Plaza on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
November 20, 2017 - 12:13 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a scene from their Showtime documentary, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are rehearsing for their elaborate Soul2Soul tour, one of the biggest tours of their careers. Hill is on top of the stage singing "Devil Calling Me Back," while McGraw is at the bottom of an opening on the...
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Pink, left, and Kelly Clarkson perform "Everybody Hurts" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
November 20, 2017 - 10:47 am
The 2017 American Music Awards marked a night of unison, positive vibes and American pride as musicians spoke about coming together in a year dominated by natural disasters, violence and divisive politics. Kelly Clarkson and Pink kicked off the three-hour show Sunday with a performance honoring...
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Diana Ross performs at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
November 20, 2017 - 9:56 am
This year's American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but not as nominees or winners. In categories like artist of the year and favorite pop/rock album, where men and women compete, no female acts were in contention. Only six female artists or...
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