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NEW YORK CITY (AP) — The Latest on Erykah Badu and her controversial comments on Bill Cosby and Adolf Hitler (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Erykah Badu has responded to criticism following an interview in which she said she sees a good side to everyone, including Adolf Hitler. In...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Southern rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd will kick off their final tour May 4 in West Palm Beach, Florida, more than 40 years after the band's debut album was released. The Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Famers announced Thursday that the farewell tour will also feature...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new survey of pop charts over the past six years finds that men overwhelmingly dominate the ranks of artists and songwriters and that 2017 represented a six-year low for female artists. University of Southern California researchers released a study on Thursday...
NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Erykah Badu has come under scrutiny for an interview where she made comments on Bill Cosby and Adolf Hitler. The R&B songstress said in the wide-ranging interview with Vulture that, "I see good in everybody. I saw something good in Hitler." Badu called...
NEW YORK (AP) — The music industry hasn't been rocked with as many public allegations of sexual misconduct as Hollywood, but insiders are still seeking to show solidarity with the #MeToo movement on its biggest night. Key executives have called on artists and employees alike to...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles woman is suing music mogul Russell Simmons, alleging he raped her at his home in 2016. An attorney for 37-year-old Jennifer Jarosik filed the lawsuit Wednesday. She is one of six women who have publicly leveled allegations against Simmons saying...
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba's main state-run music company is expanding its business with entertainment giant Sony in a sign of continuing progress in U.S.-Cuban business relations. Cuba's Musical Editions and Recording Company, known by its Spanish acronym EGREM, holds the rights to...
NEW YORK (AP) — The return of the Grammys to New York City for the first time in 15 years has hit a sour note, with the Recording Academy complaining that the city hasn't met its commitment to shoulder the added costs of staging the awards ceremony. New York City officials had...
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: The Grammy Awards celebrate their 60th anniversary on Sunday in New York City. The Associated Press will be there, as it was when the awards were first held on May 4, 1959. The newly formed Recording Academy has given its top award to an...