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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia city councilman is hearing boos for a proposal that would seemingly give police the authority to approve which bands, rappers and DJs can perform in certain venues. The bill proposed by Councilman Mark Squilla last week would require...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen's tour showcasing his 1980 album "The River" is more than an exercise in nostalgia. It's a telling example of how veteran artists are adjusting to the new realities of the music business by super-serving their longtime fans. The 66-year-old...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen's tour showcasing his 1980 album "The River" is more than an exercise in nostalgia. It's a telling example of how veteran artists are adjusting to the new realities of the music business by super-serving their longtime fans. The 66-year-old...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna, Dave Grohl and Chris Stapleton have been added to the list of performers honoring Lionel Richie at a pre-Grammy event next month. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that Florence Welch, Yolanda Adams, Ellie Goulding and Leon Bridges were also added...
NEW YORK (AP) — Special guests at this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will include The Black Keys, Rob Thomas and Metallica's Lars Ulrich. N.W.A., Chicago, Deep Purple, Cheap Trick and Steve Miller are the Rock Hall's 2016 class and will be inducted on...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna has released her much anticipated new album through Jay Z's Tidal streaming service, which she co-owns. Rihanna released "ANTI" on Thursday on the streaming service. The album was teased Wednesday with the single "Work," featuring Drake. The standard...
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Fire has destroyed the Pennsylvania childhood home of Poison singer Bret Michaels. Two adults and five children managed to safely escape as flames on Wednesday tore through the house on Hemlock Drive in Mechanicsburg. Michaels had lived in the home from...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Singer-songwriter Barry Manilow is trying to help spur donations of musical instruments to the International School of Louisiana in New Orleans. Manilow plans to donate a Yamaha piano to launch the instrument drive and anyone who donates a new or gently used...
NEW YORK (AP) — For rock singer James Bay, receiving not one or two — but three — Grammy nominations for his debut album is "insane." That's because Bay, 25, remembers how scary it was to finally record music after performing around Europe for more than 10 years. "It's one of...