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With pride and respect, Cynthia Erivo takes on Queen of Soul

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards could bring Cynthia Erivo another Emmy. Days after the British performer belted Aretha Franklin’s “Ain’t No Way” during a red carpet interview at the...

With much respect, Cynthia Erivo takes on Queen of Soul

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards could bring Cynthia Erivo another Emmy. Days after the British performer belted Aretha Franklin’s “Ain’t No Way” during a red carpet interview at the...

Grammy-nominated or not, No. 1 hits over the years

NEW YORK (AP) — The exclusion of The Weeknd's “Blinding Lights" at the 2021 Grammy Awards shocked many, but he's in good company: Prince's “When Doves Cry" never scored a nomination either. ...

'Blinding Lights' and more hits the Grammys left in the dark

NEW YORK (AP) — The wattage in The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” wasn’t strong enough to compete at the Grammys – but the song isn’t the only electrifying No. 1 hit that the Recording Academy snubbed. ...

Timberlake apologizes to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson

NEW YORK (AP) — In a lengthy social media post, Justin Timberlake says that he wants to apologize to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson “because I care for and respect these women and I know I failed.” ...

Review: Sullivan, Church blend beautifully on anthem

NEW YORK (AP) — The side-eye emoji was a fair choice reply to the NFL's announcement that R&B performer Jazmine Sullivan and country singer Eric Church would join forces to sing the national anthe...

Jazmine Sullivan talks Super Bowl gig and Whitney Houston

NEW YORK (AP) — Jazmine Sullivan knows she and Eric Church are completely different artists, but the R&B star said she's excited to join forces with the country singer to give fans a memorable ren...

Odom Jr., H.E.R., Andra Day score Golden Globe music nods

NEW YORK (AP) — Golden Globe nominations for best original song are full of Black Girl Magic, with nominees including R&B singers H.E.R., Celeste and Andra Day, who also earned an acting nod for h...

Dolly Parton on Super Bowl commercial and COVID-19 vaccine

NEW YORK (AP) — Dolly Parton has been singing about everyday office employees working “9 to 5” for over 40 years, but now the country icon is singing about entrepreneurs working “5 to 9” to pursue the...

Terri Lyne Carrington is the definition of Black girl magic.

NEW YORK (AP) — Terri Lyne Carrington is just 11 years old and hanging backstage at a concert hall with her friend “Ella” — that’s Ella Fitzgerald to us mere mortals — and the jazz legend wants to int...

Terri Lyne Carrington is the definition of Black girl magic.

NEW YORK (AP) — Terri Lyne Carrington is just 11 years old and hanging backstage at a concert hall with her friend “Ella” — that’s Ella Fitzgerald to us mere mortals — and the jazz legend wants to int...

Jazmine Sullivan, Eric Church, H.E.R. to sing at Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — R&B star Jazmine Sullivan and country singer Eric Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at the next month’s Super Bowl, where Grammy-winning singer H.E.R. will perfor...

Shakira sells music publishing rights to UK company

NEW YORK (AP) — The Board of Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited, a U.K.-based investment company, has acquired 100% of Grammy-winning superstar Shakira’s music publishing rights. Hipgnosis...

Grammy Awards shift to March due to pandemic conditions

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2021 Grammy Awards will no longer take place this month in Los Angeles and will broadcast in March due to a recent surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. The Reco...

Being Judy Garland won Zellweger an Oscar. Is a Grammy next?

NEW YORK (AP) — Renée Zellweger is known for acting but you could easily write a thesis about her love for music. The entertainer won her second Academy Award for portraying Judy Gar...