Global concert industry in flux as coronavirus spreads

NEW YORK (AP) — Multi-platinum rock band Third Eye Blind had never canceled a tour, even when its members “all had salmonella poisoning and we were all green and vomiting,” as bandleader Stephan Jenki...

Despite drama, Megan Thee Stallion happy to release music

NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Thee Stallion says she works extremely hard in the studio writing music, and so became more than a little worried when she almost couldn’t release her new album because of a disp...

Waiting for tonight: J. Lo on performing at the Super Bowl

MIAMI (AP) — It’s less than 24 hours to stage time and Jennifer Lopez is readying her big performance at the Super Bowl halftime show, summing it up with seven words: “Yeah, we're in the thick of it.”...

Lady Gaga: 'I better hear no lip-syncing' at halftime show

MIAMI (AP) — Descending from the air, Lady Gaga kicked off a pre-Super Bowl concert by mimicking her entrance to her Super Bowl halftime performance three years ago, which earned her raved reviews. ...

50 Cent, DJ Khaled join Fat Joe at pre-Super Bowl concert

NEW YORK (AP) — Fat Joe brought New York hip-hop to Miami for an energetic pre-Super Bowl concert a day ahead of the big game. The Bronx rapper was joined by fellow New Yorkers 50 Ce...

Shaquille O’Neal on Kobe Bryant: 'We love you, brother'

MIAMI (AP) — Shaquille O’Neal paid tribute to his friend and former teammate, Kobe Bryant, with one of their shared favorite hobbies: music. O’Neal, who moonlights as DJ Diesel, bro...

Lizzo honors Kobe, celebrates Grammys at pre-Super Bowl show

MIAMI (AP) — At a pre-Super Bowl concert, Lizzo reflected on her soaring career as she remembered attending the big game as a teenager, watching Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake join forces onstage...

Dark cloud looms over new artists celebrating at Grammys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X are walking into what should be one of the most exciting days of their careers as they attend their first-ever Grammy Awards on Sunday, where they...

Diddy calls out Grammys and demands change in fiery speech

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs called out the Grammy Awards for dissing rap and R&B stars in its major categories in a blazing speech that earned him a standing ovation from Beyon...

Bob Marley's kids celebrate late reggae icon's 75th birthday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At a celebration for Bob Marley’s 75th birth anniversary, the late icon’s children — famous in their own right — gathered to tell stories about the reggae king and discuss passing t...

Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Rosalía rule at pre-Grammy Spotify gig

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lizzo screamed at the top of her lungs, Lil Nas X brought out Billy Ray Cyrus for “Old Town Road” and Billie Eilish sang softly with her brother-turned-producer assisting on keys. ...

Grammys CEO fires back after academy announces her leave

NEW YORK (AP) — Recording Academy CEO Deborah Dugan, who the company announced Thursday was placed on administrative leave, has fired back in a statement through her lawyer, saying: “What has been rep...

Beyoncé snubbed at Oscars; Elton John, Randy Newman get nods

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyoncé’s “Spirit” from “The Lion King” didn’t roar loud enough for the Academy Awards: The song didn’t earn a nomination for best original song, though Randy Newman, Elton John and th...

Hildur Guðnadóttir makes history at Globes, Elton John wins

NEW YORK (AP) — “Joker” composer Hildur Guðnadóttir made history by becoming the first woman in 19 years to win best original score at the Golden Globes, where Elton John and Bernie Taupin finally won...

AP Exclusive: Amy Winehouse exhibit to open at Grammy Museum

NEW YORK (AP) — The first-ever Amy Winehouse exhibit in the United States will debut at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles next month. The Recording Academy told The Associated Press o...