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NEW YORK (AP) — It's taken a few years, but Vanessa Hudgens has finally made the leap from "High School Musical" to a Broadway musical. The actress-singer will star in a Broadway-bound revival of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Lowe's musical "Gigi" that first debuts in Washington...
BALTIMORE (AP) — This week marks the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner," and Baltimore is pulling out all the stops: massive fireworks displays, historical reenactments and live performances all over the city's Inner Harbor. But what does the Star-Spangled Banner's...
U2, "Songs of Innocence" (Interscope) Everything about U2's new album is unexpected. Like its very existence, for one, after the Irish rock band dropped it on iTunes users Tuesday in a surprise move. Then there's its intriguingly narrow and personal scope. And its playful...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nicki Minaj, who has recently dropped her colorful and oddball style for a more natural and sophisticated look, says it's because she's more comfortable in her skin. "I kind of feel now that I look more like my regular old self, like what I look like when I'm at...
Lee Brice, "I Don't Dance" (Curb) On Lee Brice's third album, "I Don't Dance," he furthers his reputation as the most sensitive of the ball cap-bedecked male singers grouped under the "bro country" banner. Like the others, Brice packs albums with testaments to consequence-free...
NEW YORK (AP) — The 2014 Fashion Rocks was all about booing and booty. Justin Bieber was heavily booed by the audience at the Barclays Center on Tuesday night in Brooklyn, New York. He entered the stage to introduce singer Rita Ora, and once the crowd booed loudly, he stripped...
NEW YORK (AP) — The 2014 Fashion Rocks was all about booing and booty. Justin Bieber was heavily booed by the audience at the Barclays Centers on Tuesday night in Brooklyn, New York. He entered the stage to introduce singer Rita Ora, and once the crowd booed loudly, he stripped...
U2, "Songs of Innocence" (Interscope) Everything about U2's new album is unexpected. Like it's very existence, for one, after the Irish rock band dropped it on iTunes users Tuesday in a surprise move. Then there's its intriguingly narrow and personal scope. And its playful...
MIAMI (AP) — Singer-songwriter Joan Manuel Serrat has been named The Latin Recording Academy's person of the year. Serrat will be honored for his artistic and social accomplishments and his contributions to Latin culture at a tribute concert on Nov. 19 in Las Vegas, the day...