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NEW YORK (AP) — Prince's estate has signed a deal with Global Music Rights, founded by entertainment industry powerhouse Irving Azoff, to represent songs written by the icon. Prince was signed to performing rights company ASCAP until 2014. His catalog includes hits like "Purple...
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — In a story Jan. 10 about gospel singer Marvin Sapp buying the former St. Jean Baptiste Church in Muskegon, The Associated Press, relying on information from The Muskegon Chronicle, reported erroneously the age of the church. It's 133 years old, not 160. A...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grammy winner Richard Carpenter is suing over royalties he contends are owed from licensing "Carpenters" songs for online services such as Apple's iTunes. Carpenter filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court against Universal Music Group seeking...
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Weeknd are set to headline the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in June. Festival organizers announced the 2017 festival lineup on Wednesday. U2's set will include its 1987 album, "The Joshua Tree." Other artists...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A Ferrari custom-built for Justin Bieber is on the auction block. Barrett-Jackson auctions has listed what it calls a "once-in-a-life opportunity" to purchase Bieber's 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia F1. The car was modified for Bieber by famed car outfitter...
BERLIN (AP) — Hamburg's spectacular new Elbphilharmonie concert hall is finally hosting its first concert, several years behind schedule and far over the original budget. Germany's president and chancellor are among the guests expected at Wednesday night's maiden concert, to be...
NEW YORK (AP) — Musical trio Major Lazer and hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd are set to perform at the medieval-themed Middlelands festival in Texas in May. Organizers announced Wednesday that DJ Kaskade, musical duo Phantogram, DJ-producer Marshmello and others will perform May 5-7 at...
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — While it takes Bruce Springsteen close to four hours to effectively revisit the four-plus decades of his career in concert, the Boss needed just 90 minutes to chronicle his life story at New Jersey's Monmouth University. The 67-year-old Garden State...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Who says you can't open for Bon Jovi? The New Jersey-based platinum-selling rockers are holding a contest to choose bands or singers to open for their upcoming tour. Artists will upload videos of themselves performing original music, and concert...