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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Ray Phiri, a South African jazz musician who founded the band Stimela and performed on Paul Simon's Graceland tour, has died of cancer at the age of 70. Phiri's death on Wednesday was met with tributes from across the country. President Jacob Zuma calls it "a...
TOKYO (AP) — "Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen" and the U.N. are rhyming. Japanese comedian Pikotaro has adapted his catchy song to promote the United Nations' sustainable development goals. The original went viral last year after pop star Justin Bieber tweeted that it was his favorite...
DETROIT (AP) — Police have released the crime scene investigation report about the death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell in a Detroit hotel room in May. The report released Tuesday through a Freedom of Information Act request states that the 52-year-old Cornell had a "well...
GLASTONBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a detective posed as a record producer to arrest a local rapper suspected of stealing credit cards from cars. Glastonbury police say Zoe "Gangstalicious" Dowdell was arrested Friday on theft charges. It couldn't be determined...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is postponing the first stop of her 2017 Dive Bar Tour originally scheduled for Thursday in Las Vegas. A statement released Tuesday said the singer is "deep in rehearsals for her world tour and is working to reschedule a date as soon as possible." Her...
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — Move over, "Gangnam Style." YouTube has a new top-viewed video of all time. Wiz Khalifa's video for "See You Again" featuring Charlie Puth is now the site's most-watched video, with more than 2.896 billion views Tuesday. That's about 2 million more than...
MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Police say an ax-wielding man showed up outside a Massachusetts radio station demanding that the song "My Axe" be played and held off responding officers for three hours. Witnesses and station employees say the man arrived at Kiss 108 in Medford on Monday...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in Costa Rica arrested a 22-year-old Colombian man suspected of threatening to stage an attack at a concert by pop singer Ariana Grande. The threat comes on the heels of a May 22 bombing at a Grande performance in Manchester, England, that killed...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in Costa Rica say they have arrested a 22-year-old Colombian man suspected of threatening to stage an attack at a concert by pop singer Ariana Grande. The threat comes on the heels of a May 22 bombing at a Grande performance in Manchester, England...