Warner wonders how good Mahomes can be once taps potential

MIAMI (AP) — Two-time NFL MVP and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner can't wait to find out just how good reigning MVP Patrick Mahomes can be. “We don’t even know Pat...

Apple’s App Store announces daily record for New Year’s Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple, Inc.’s App Store did a record US$386 million (NT$11.5 billion) in business on New Year’s Day, reports said Thursday (Jan. 9). The digital distributio...

Eilish, Lizzo, Lil Nas X named 1st Apple Music Award winners

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billie Eilish will be the first recipient of the Apple Music Award for global artist of the year, one of three honors for the pop singer. Apple announced Monday th...

China accuses Apple of aiding Hong Kong protests with tracking app

The Chinese Communist Party's main newspaper criticized Apple for a smartphone app that allows activists to report and track police movements in Hong Kong. The People's Daily said on Wednes...

Drake signs creative partnership with SiriusXM and Pandora

NEW YORK (AP) — Drake has two new partners: SiriusXM and Pandora. The two companies which merged earlier this year announced Thursday that they have signed a new creative partnership...

Taiwan to ring in new era of mobile music streaming via Line Music

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The subscription-based music streaming service Line Music, slated to launch in Taiwan on Wednesday (July 10), is expected to unnerve both local and foreign competitors, i...

She said, he said: What's next with Taylor Swift's catalog?

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift's feuds can captivate the public almost as much as her music, and her latest emotional salvo against one of music's top managers not only made headlines but got key player...

Bad Bunny, Khalid to perform on Apple Music's 'Up Next' tour

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Music is taking its "Up Next" program and playlist on the road. The streaming service announced Monday that a live series featuring artists from its playlist an...

Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong scores hit with Tiananmen song

HONG KONG (AP) — Thirty years after it was crushed by China's army, the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement is being commemorated in art, literature, public rallies and even synth pop. ...

A singer goes missing in China's effort to erase Tiananmen

BEIJING (AP) — It has been three months since Chinese rock musician Li Zhi disappeared from public view. First, an upcoming tour was canceled and his social media accounts were taken down. Th...

With albinism, musician Lazarus finds light in the darkness

NEW YORK (AP) — Lazarus Chigwandali, a Malawian street musician with albinism, was once lured into a car. He was kidnapped, and the plan was to cut up his body and sell his parts to ...

Business Highlights

___ Alphabet Q1 revenue falls short of estimates SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google parent Alphabet beat analyst earnings expectations but fell short on revenue, sending i...

Streaming service Spotify hits 100 million paid user mark

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Music streaming service Spotify says its paying subscribers have reached 100 million for the first time, up 32% on the year and almost twice the latest figures for Apple Mus...

New Prince album featuring unreleased demos out in June

NEW YORK (AP) — A new Prince album featuring his versions of songs he wrote for other artists will be released in June. The 15-track "Originals" will include "Nothing Compares 2 U," ...

Pet project: Musician creates a playlist for shelter animals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Orchestra's music director has gone to the dogs. And the cats. Yannick Nézet-Séguin (yah-NEEK' nay-ZAY' say-GEN') has curated a playlist for four...