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NEW YORK (AP) — Kacey Musgraves and Harry Styles might sound like an odd pairing for a tour, but for Musgraves, it makes perfect sense. That's because Musgraves is happy to bring country music to new and unexpected audiences and, at the same time, continue to expand her own...
Derek Smalls, "Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)" (BMG) This album answers a question no one was asking: Is Derek Smalls still alive? Smalls was once a bit player in the two-bit heavy metal band Spinal Tap, a group long forgotten except for being the subject of a 1984...
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending April 8, 2018: iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle 2. Star Wars: The Last Jedi 3. The Shape of Water 4. The Post 5. The Greatest Showman 6. I, Tonya 7. Pitch Perfect 3 8. The Florida Project 9. Thor: Ragnarok 10...
CHICAGO (AP) — Yvonne Staples, whose voice and business acumen powered the success of her family's Staples Singers gospel group, has died at age 80. The Chicago funeral home Leak and Sons says that Staples died Tuesday at home in Chicago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Yvonne...
NEW YORK (AP) — Composer John Williams will be honored by performing rights organization BMI with an award bearing his name. BMI says The John Williams Award will be presented to the celebrated musician at the 34th annual BMI Film, TV and Visual Media Awards on May 9 in Beverly...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gwen Stefani is the latest superstar to ink a deal for a series of regularly scheduled shows in Las Vegas. Caesars Entertainment on Tuesday announced Stefani will kick off a residency at the Planet Hollywood casino-resort in June. The hollaback girl in a...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Despacito" and other popular music videos were the target of a security breach on the video sharing service Vevo. The cover image of the Luis Fonsi/Daddy Yankee hit was replaced by an image of masked people pointing guns. Clips by Taylor Swift, Drake, Selena...
NEW YORK (AP) — Did you miss her defiant leap off the battlements? Fail to see her gently expire in a garret surrounded by friends and lover? Not to worry, you have one more chance to catch Sonya Yoncheva dying in "Live in HD." The Bulgarian soprano, who has shot to superstardom...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva is doing something no artist has done before at the Metropolitan Opera — performing three leading roles in HD broadcasts in the same season. On Saturday, she will complete that feat by singing the title role of Verdi's "Luisa...