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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mentor Williams, the award-winning songwriter behind the 1970s hit "Drift Away," which became a soulful rock n' roll anthem aired on radio stations for generations, has died in Taos, New Mexico, at age 70, his brother said Friday. Actor and songwriter...
NEW YORK (AP) — Shirley Caesar won't be cooking "beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes" at Thanksgiving this year. The legendary gospel singer, who is enjoying viral success with a remix of one of her sermon-songs featuring a line referencing food items, says she's not cooking this...
NEW YORK (AP) — Shirley Caesar won't be cooking "beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes" at Thanksgiving this year. The legendary gospel singer, who is enjoying viral success with a remix of one of her sermon-songs featuring a line referencing food items, says she's not cooking this...
A Tribe Called Quest "We Got It from Here. Thank You 4 Your Service" (Epic) On Veteran's Day, A Tribe Called Quest released their first album in 18 years with all four founding members — Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Jarobi — taking part. Phife, who called himself...
BOSTON (AP) — An angry letter from John Lennon to Paul and Linda McCartney written shortly after the Beatles' breakup has been sold at auction for nearly $30,000. The two-page typed draft , with handwritten annotations by Lennon, was sold Thursday by Boston-based RR Auction. RR...
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending November 17, 2016: Top Songs 1. Black Beatles (feat. Gucci Mane), Rae Sremmurd 2. Starboy (feat. Daft Punk), The Weeknd 3. 24K Magic, Bruno Mars 4. Closer (feat. Halsey), The Chainsmokers 5. Side To Side (feat. Nicki Minaj),...
VIENNA (AP) — Alma Deutscher is a composer, virtuoso pianist and concert violinist who wrote her first sonata five years ago and whose first full opera will have its world premiere next month. Which is special only because she is 11. Time-worn associations with Mozart, who wrote...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mexican singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel won the first Latin Grammy Award of his long career Thursday, but presenter Andres Ceballos of the group Dvicio apparently didn't realize it was a posthumous prize. "He's not here," Ceballos said. "The academy will make...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jennifer Lopez surprised guests at the 17th annual Latin Grammy Awards Thursday when she performed with and presented an award to her ex-husband Marc Anthony. She described the father of her 8-year-old twins as "a living legend" as she presented Anthony with the...