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NEW YORK (AP) — The Boss has a book deal. Simon & Schuster announced Thursday that Bruce Springsteen has spent the past several years working on a memoir, which will come out Sept. 27. The title, of course, is "Born to Run." Financial terms were not disclosed, although his...
NEW YORK (AP) — Adele is warming up for her upcoming concert tour with a special show for fans in Los Angeles on Friday. The singer announced Wednesday that she'll give a concert at The Wiltern concert venue on Friday, three days before the Grammy Awards. To get in, fans in the...
PARIS (AP) — The owners of the Paris concert hall where 89 people were massacred by Islamic extremists say they are aiming to host music shows again before the end of the year. The Bataclan is an historic venue whose distinctive 19th century Chinoiserie-style building has been...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar has a chance to be the first rapper to win album of the year since Outkast took the prize in 2004 for "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below." He could also be the first rapper OF ALL-TIME — said in Kanye voice — to win song of the year. But if you know The...
NEW YORK (AP) — When the curtain rises on Giuseppe Verdi's "La Battaglia di Legnano" ("The Battle of Legnano") in Sarasota, Florida., later this month, it will cap an achievement as historic in its way as the military victory the opera celebrates. Under the leadership — and...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Italian opera singer Cecilia Bartoli and Swedish songwriter-producer Martin Sandberg have won the 2016 Polar Music Prize. Bartoli, a mezzo-soprano from Rome with a vocal range of three octaves, has sung in the world's leading opera houses. She was cited for...
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday Jan. 29, to Thursday, Feb. 4, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. UNITED STATES 1. ZAYN, "PILLOWTALK" (RCA...
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney has tapped one of Broadway's freshest talents to direct one of its most anticipated musicals, "Frozen." According to a Disney Theatrical Productions announcement Tuesday on Twitter, Alex Timbers will helm the show, which is expected to land on Broadway in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music publisher Warner/Chappell Music will return $14 million in fees to settle a lawsuit that challenges its claim to "Happy Birthday," one of the world's best-known songs. A federal judge ruled in September that Warner/Chappell didn't own the lyrics and had...