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NEW YORK (AP) — Here's something the folks at Disney can take real pride in: "The Lion King" is the top ticket of all time. With a worldwide gross of over $6.2 billion, "The Lion King" stage musical has now achieved the most successful box office total of any work in any media...
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, "Cheek to Cheek" (Interscope/Columbia) Tony Bennett has never forgotten the boost he got when Frank Sinatra declared him "the best singer in the whole business." Now it's Bennett's turn to grant his imprimatur to another Italian-American singer from...
BOSTON (AP) — A new era begins this week for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Andris Nelsons is scheduled to make his debut as conductor and musical director on Sept. 27 in a sold-out concert at Symphony Hall. The 35-year-old Nelsons is the 15th music director in the BSO's history...
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and singer Billy Joel helped pick up trash at a beach on New York's Long Island. Joel joined Cuomo and other elected officials Saturday at the 21st annual Oyster Bay Beach and Harbor Cleanup. Newsday reports ( http://nwsdy.li/...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift didn't divulge any more new secrets about her forthcoming album when she took the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, but the crowd's enthusiasm about her bouncy new single, "Shake it Off," seems to bode well for the new record...
NEW YORK (AP) — After hip surgery and parting ways with her longtime manager, Lady Gaga says things are looking up. "I've very centered now. I meditate a lot. I'm happy. I am more sober than I've ever been," the singer said interview this week. "It's a very happy time in my life...
NEW YORK (AP) — After hip surgery and parting ways with her longtime manager, Lady Gaga says things are looking up. "I've very centered now. I meditate a lot. I'm happy. I am more sober than I've ever been," the singer said interview this week. "It's a very happy time in my life...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift showed she could get a crowd to their feet with her new single, "Shake it Off," but she's not divulging any more secrets from her upcoming album just yet. Swift was the opening act for the 4th Annual iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas on Friday...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say Grammy-nominated R&B singer Keyshia Cole has been arrested on suspicion of battery after an altercation early Friday morning in Los Angeles. Los Angeles police officer Nuria Vanegas says Cole was arrested around 5 a.m. after someone initiated a...