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Leon Bridges shares his evolution to 'Gold-Digger Sounds'

“Gold-Diggers Sound” is an apropos name for the third studio album of an artist who struck it rich six years ago with his debut LP. Leon Bridges’ music quickly earned him recognition...

Olympian Lolo Jones examines life's hurdles in new book

Lolo Jones doesn't kick off her book, “Over It,” with her biggest accomplishment. She could have described how it felt to be one of a few athletes to qualify for both the winter and ...

AP Interview: 49ers' Hannah Gordon works for women's equity

When Hannah Gordon stepped into her role at the NFL's headquarters in 2009, she was the only woman working in the salary cap department who wasn’t a secretary. Now, as chief administ...

Review: Lana Del Rey shifts gaze in 'Chemtrails' release

Lana Del Rey, “Chemtrails Over The Country Club” (Interscope Records and Polydor Records) Decay and decadence coexist in the world created by Lana Del Rey in “Chemtrails Over The Cou...

Pandemic accelerates power shift in fashion, advertising

NEW YORK (AP) — The pandemic has accelerated a power shift in the fashion and advertising world, with models and influencers by necessity wielding more control over their own images during remote phot...

Cameron and Lauren share lessons, life after ‘Love Is Blind’

NEW YORK (AP) — Cameron Hamilton had never seen Lauren Speed when he got down on one knee. Speed had never seen Hamilton when she said yes. The couple met on “Love Is Blind,” a Netf...

Review: Jim James taps orchestral sound on impressive album

Jim James, Teddy Abrams and the Louisville Orchestra, "The Order of Nature" (Decca Gold) A piccolo and glockenspiel delicately flutter in as the voice of Jim James echoes out. Slowly...

Music Review: Brittany Howard shines in new solo album

Brittany Howard, "Jamie" (ATO Records) Solo projects can be hit or miss for artists looking to break from a band. For some, their newfound creative independence allows them to hit th...

Review: The Lumineers create a stunning album in 'III'

The Lumineers, "III" (Dualtone Music Group) Films, movies, television, books: They all tell stories that allow audiences to see glimpses of themselves. The Lumineers have told their ...

Christian Cowan honors his roots in Spain at NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Cowan always brings playful, colorful looks to the runway and his spring 2020 collection was no exception. There were electric reds, fluorescent pinks, volu...

The Blonds go over-the-top with the help of 'Moulin Rouge'

NEW YORK (AP) — Runway met Broadway when The Blonds took to the stage of the splashy musical "Moulin Rouge." With the help of Billy Porter, who performed two songs, the ever-theatric...

Stacey Bendet creates a 'field of dream' at NY fashion week

NEW YORK (AP) — Stacey Bendet, creative director of Alice + Olivia, created a dreamscape in color on nine monochrome backdrops as models posed for a presentation at New York Fashion Week. ...

Kate Spade takes NY Fashion Week guests on a city safari

NEW YORK (AP) — Kate Spade took its New York Fashion Week guests on a city safari. With Anna Kendrick, Emma Roberts, Danielle Macdonald and Sadie Sink on the front row, the show was ...

LaQuan Smith brings sexy back in NY Fashion Week collection

NEW YORK (AP) — LaQuan Smith turned to cowboys and bikers for spring-summer inspiration, bringing a sexy edge to his designs at New York Fashion Week. The designer made liberal use o...

Pyer Moss celebrates black culture with fashion and music

NEW YORK (AP) — Pyer Moss' latest production for New York Fashion Week was a brilliant, irreverent and joyous celebration of black culture, specifically black women. There was a huge...