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PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Musician and actor Steven Van Zandt is urging Rutgers University graduates to stay true to their Garden State roots. Van Zandt, wearing his signature head scarf, gave the address at the New Jersey school's commencement ceremony Sunday. He's known for...
LISBON (AP) — Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral was greeted as a national hero upon his return home to Portugal on Sunday, a day after winning the song contest in Ukraine's capital. The 27-year-old Sobral was a virtual unknown before his triumph in Kiev, but around 2,000...
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on the Eurovision song contest (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral has arrived in his native Lisbon after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine. The 27-year-old Sobral was greeted by hundreds of ecstatic fans...
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A gentle romantic ballad challenged the Eurovision Song Contest's decades-long reputation for cheesy, glittery, unbridled excess — and won easily. Portugal's Salvador Sobral sang his Amar Pelos Dois (Love For Both) in a high, clear tenor accompanied by quiet...
NEW YORK (AP) — Confetti fell from the top of the Metropolitan Opera and bouquets were thrown to Renee Fleming from the crowd during a nine-minute ovation that followed Strauss' "Der Rosenkavalier," what may be her farewell to staged standard repertoire. Fleming is retiring the...
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Portugal's Salvador Sobral has won the Eurovision song contest .
NEW YORK (AP) — Platinum-selling R&B singers Tyrese, Brandy, Anthony Hamilton and Kem celebrated Mother's Day two days early at a concert in front of feverish fans in Brooklyn. The second annual SJ Presents Mother's Day Good Music Festival took place at the Barclays Center,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Platinum-selling R&B singers Tyrese, Brandy, Anthony Hamilton and Kem celebrated Mother's Day two days early at a concert in front of feverish fans in Brooklyn, New York. The second annual SJ Presents Mother's Day Good Music Festival took place at the...
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Teddy Afro, Ethiopia's superstar singer, is topping the Billboard world albums chart with "Ethiopia," which less than two weeks after its release has sold nearly 600,000 copies, a feat no other artist here has achieved. Known for the political...