Music

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 file photo, musician Tina Turner, left, poses for photographers with actress Adrienne Warren, who plays Tina Turner, during a photo call to promote the launch of the musical 'Tina', in London. British theater critics are praising a stage musical about the life of Tina Turner, and it also has the approval of the star herself. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
April 18, 2018 - 7:43 am
LONDON (AP) — British theater critics are praising a new stage musical about the life of Tina Turner — and it also has the approval of the star herself. Turner was in the audience for the opening night of "Tina" at London's Aldwych Theatre. After the show Tuesday, she joked that "I've found a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert in Houston, Texas. A man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Swift was wearing a mask and rubber gloves, had a knife, rope and ammunition and told police he had driven there from his Colorado home to see the singer. The 28-year-old Swift, who lives in New York, was not at the home either time. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
April 18, 2018 - 1:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Colorado man who was wearing a mask and had a knife in his car when he was arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift was released from custody on Tuesday while police continued their investigation. Julius Sandrock, 38, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, Kendrick Lamar performs during the Festival d'ete de Quebec in Quebec City, Canada.On Monday, April 16, 2018, Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music for his album "Damn." (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
April 17, 2018 - 6:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The decision to award rapper Kendrick Lamar the Pulitzer Prize for music represents a historic moment for hip-hop and American music, according to two of the music jurors who picked the album "DAMN." as a finalist. "It's big for hip-hop. I think it's big for our country. It's big...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2016 file photo, Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament reacts as he is introduced during an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Utah Jazz in New York. One of the four cities in Pearl Jam's North American tour this summer will be tiny Missoula, Mont., Ament's part-time home. The pioneering grunge rock band plays the venue each time Ament's hometown friend, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, is up for election, and this time the band plans to give some of the proceeds of the show to four groups that support youth and Native American voting, land conservation and women's health. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File)
April 17, 2018 - 6:08 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Pearl Jam will look to tap into a national youth movement to register new voters when the pioneering grunge rock band plays a concert in tiny Missoula, Montana, one of just four cities in its U.S. tour this summer. The politically active band has dubbed the sold-out Aug. 13...
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Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment commissioner Julie Menin, center, Darren Pfeffer, executive vice president of MSG live, left, and Bruce Gillmer, global head of music/talent MTV International announce the MTV VMAs' return to New York City and symbolic street renaming outside Radio City Music Hall on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in New York. The 2018 MTV VMAs' will air live on Monday, Aug. 20 from Radio City Music Hall. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
April 17, 2018 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After spending a year in California, the MTV Video Music Awards are coming back to the East Coast. The network announced Tuesday that the 2018 VMAs will be held Aug. 20 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Last year's ceremony was held in Inglewood, California, and the year...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018 file photo, rapper Kendrick Lamar accepts the award for best rap album for "Damn" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards in New York. On Monday, April 16, 2018, Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music for his album "Damn." (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
April 16, 2018 - 9:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music Monday, making history as the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the prestigious prize. The revered rapper is also the most commercially successful musician to receive the award, usually reserved for critically acclaimed...
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Rapper Meek Mill's son Papi holds a sign as protesters demonstrate in front of a courthouse during a hearing for Meek Mill, Monday April 16, 2018 in Philadelphia. The city's district attorney says Mill's convictions should be vacated and he should have a new trial. The announcement came during a hearing on Monday, but a judge is still refusing to release Mill on bail. Philadelphia-born Mill was sentenced in November 2017 to two to four years in prison for violating probation on a roughly decade-old gun and drug case.(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
April 16, 2018 - 12:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill's drug and gun convictions should be thrown out and he should be granted a new trial, prosecutors said in court Monday in an announcement that led his supporters outside to break into an impromptu dance party. Judge Genece Brinkley refused to free him on bail...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017 file photo, Beyonce poses in the press room with the awards for best music video for "Formation" and best urban contemporary album for "Lemonade" at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.Beyonce paid tribute to historically black colleges during her groundbreaking Coachella performance, and now the singer is donating $100,000 to four black universities. The superstar singer on Monday announced the Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year through her BeyGOOD initiative. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
April 16, 2018 - 11:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce paid tribute to historically black colleges during her groundbreaking Coachella performance, and now the singer is donating $100,000 to four black universities. The superstar singer announced Monday the Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year...
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April 16, 2018 - 9:57 am
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen treated his 92-year-old mother to an early birthday celebration before Mother Nature spoiled the party. The 68-year-old Boss and his mom, Adele, danced to two songs Sunday night at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, New Jersey before severe storms caused the...
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FILE - In this June 10, 2017 file photo Austrian singer Conchita Wurst arrives for the opening ceremony of the Life Ball in front of the City Hall in Vienna, Austria. The Life Ball is a charity gala to raise money for people living with HIV and AIDS. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, file)
April 16, 2018 - 3:34 am
BERLIN (AP) — Bearded diva Conchita Wurst says she's HIV-positive and has been living with the virus for many years. The Austrian drag queen, who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014, said on Instagram late Sunday she had been blackmailed by a former friend who wanted to publish the information...
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