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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye West is apologizing to TV viewers who saw his performance on the Billboard Music Awards. The rapper released a statement Tuesday saying he was "grossly over-censored" during his performance on the show. He says some of his lyrics were muted for 30...
CHICAGO (AP) — A 12-year-old Chicago girl who talked to singer Taylor Swift about music, touring and disease and served as an honorary police officer, has died after a battle with cancer, her family said Tuesday. The mother of Emily Beazley posted a message about the girl's...
CHICAGO (AP) — A 12-year-old Chicago girl who talked to singer Taylor Swift about music, touring and disease has died after a battle with cancer. The mother of Emily Beazley posted a message about the girl's passing late Monday on her Facebook page, saying her daughter's last...
NEW YORK (AP) — It's an annual New York rite: performers auditioning for the privilege of doing their thing — in the grubby, noisy subway system. Seventy showed up Tuesday at Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal. They made music for a jury in the elegant Vanderbilt Hall above the...
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending May 18, 2015: Top Songs 1. See You Again (feat. Charlie Puth), Wiz Khalifa 2. Shut Up and Dance, WALK THE MOON 3. Honey, I'm Good, Andy Grammer 4. Trap Queen, Fetty Wap 5. Hey Mama (feat. Nicki Minaj & Afrojack), David Guetta...
NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to breaking new ground in the theater, the axiom, "Chance favors the prepared mind" sometimes works out nicely. Just ask "Fun Home" composers Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron. Not only does their musical introduce a new type of heroine to the Broadway...
Faith No More, "Sol Invictus" (Reclamation Recordings/Ipecac Recordings) Eighteen years after releasing their last studio album, Faith No More returns in rude, crude health. "Sol Invictus" kicks off in menacing fashion with the album's eponymous, piano-led track, before...
Keith Jarrett, "Creation" (ECM) and "Barber/Bartok/Jarrett" (ECM) Keith Jarrett is celebrating his 70th birthday this month by simultaneously releasing two albums on the ECM label that show why he is in a league of his own as both a jazz and classical pianist. "Creation" — his...
Keith Jarrett, "Creation" (ECM) and "Barber/Bartok/Jarrett" (ECM) Keith Jarrett is celebrating his 70th birthday this month by simultaneously releasing two albums on the ECM label that show why he is in a league of his own as both a jazz and classical pianist. "Creation" — his...