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Pop star Christina Aguilera has released a new song, "Change," following Sunday's mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub. The singer posted a lyric video of the song and a statement on her website on Thursday, which said that she wants to be a part of the change the world needs...
Laura Mvula, "The Dreaming Room" (Columbia US) Laura Mvula creates her trademark festival of vocals on "The Dreaming Room," an ambitious album full of rhythms and drama, with some songs suitable for recital halls and others for the dance floor. The classically trained Mvula and...
Red Hot Chili Peppers, "The Getaway" (Warner Bros.) The Red Hot Chili Peppers' first album in five years, "The Getaway," is a melancholy set, even when the rhythms accelerate. Danger Mouse (Brian Burton) sits in for Rick Rubin in the producer's chair, bringing more keyboards...
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Rock singer Meat Loaf collapsed on stage during a concert in Edmonton, Alberta, on Thursday night and was taken to a hospital in unknown condition. The 68-year-old had canceled two other concerts in recent days — in Moose Jaw on Saturday and in Calgary...
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Rock singer Meat Loaf has collapsed on stage during a concert in Edmonton, Alberta. The Canadian Press reports he was taken to a hospital in unknown condition Thursday night. He had canceled two other concerts in recent days — in Regina on Saturday and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The entertainment assets of Prince's estate will be managed by two key figures in his career. L. Londell McMillan, the artist's longtime attorney, manager and friend, and business executive Charles A. Koppelman have been chosen for the task by the court-...
Anthony D'Amato, "Cold Snap" (New West Records) Anthony D'Amato's work has been compared to Bruce Springsteen, Simon & Garfunkel and early Bob Dylan, and while those are lofty invocations — and there's really only one early Dylan — the comparisons have some validity. D'Amato...
FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) — The frontman for the rock band Phish has returned to a New York drug court to offer encouragement to those afflicted with the same addictions he has battled. Trey Anastasio spoke for nearly 30 minutes Wednesday in Washington County Felony Drug Court. He...
NEW YORK (AP) — Changes at the Grammy Awards include members voting in fewer categories at the 2017 show and songs only released on streaming services being in contention for nomination. The Recording Academy announced changes Thursday that will impact the 2017 Grammys, to be...