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In  this Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, photo, Sonny Miles, a 2014 graduate from Mount Tabor High School, poses for a portrait, in downtown Winston-Salem, N.C. Miles, whose real name is Jordan Williams, earned newfound recognition after

North Carolina musician lands on Barack Obama's playlist

Jan. 19, 2020 12:01 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Several months ago, Winston-Salem-native Sonny Miles recorded “Raleighwood Hills” with his friends LesTheGenius and Jaxson Free, and did what modern musicians do today — got it placed on a curated Spotify playlist, posted it on YouTube and hoped for the...

This combination photo shows Notorious B.I.G., who won rap artist and rap single of the year, during the annual Billboard Music Awards in New York on Dec. 6, 1995, left, and singer Whitney Houston at the BET Honors in Washington on Jan. 17, 2009. The pair will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class. (AP Photo)

Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. lead field into rock hall

Jan. 15, 2020 12:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Posthumous inductees Whitney Houston and The Notorious B.I.G. will lead a new class into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, joined by Depeche Mode, the Doobie Brothers, Nine Inch Nails and T-Rex. The gospel-trained Houston, whose soaring voice transformed the Dolly Parton cover “I Will...

Guitars signed by rock stars taken from Florida storage unit

Jan. 15, 2020 8:34 AM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been arrested after he tried to pawn a red California SG electric guitar signed by the members of rock band Van Halen that he stole from a storage unit, police investigators said. The owner of OK Pawn alerted police last week when Jeremy James Andrewlavage, 43,...

In this photo provided by the Jersey City, N.J. Mayor's Office, Sam Springsteen salutes during a ceremony as he is sworn in as a Jersey City firefighter, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. His father Bruce Springsteen, mother Patti Scialfa and brother Evan were there to support him. (Jennifer Brown/Jersey City Mayor's Office via AP)

Springsteen shows up for son's swearing-in as firefighter

Jan. 14, 2020 4:19 PM EST

JERSEY CITY, NJ (AP) — Bruce Springsteen's son was sworn in Tuesday as a firefighter with the Jersey City Fire Department, along with 15 others. Sam Springsteen was joined by his famous father and mother, Patti Scialfa, at City Hall along with Mayor Steven Fulop and other city officials. The Boss and...

Martin Scorsese, left, and Bruce Springsteen attend the National Board of Review Awards gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Pitt, Sandler and 'The Irishman' celebrated at NBR Awards

Jan. 9, 2020 1:18 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Board of Review toasted Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” as the year’s best film in an awards ceremony Wednesday night that included Brad Pitt crediting Bradley Cooper for his sobriety, Timothee Chalamet extolling the virtues of the Safdie brothers...

FILE- In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo rapper Daniel Hernandez, known as Tekashi 6ix9ine, performs during the Philipp Plein women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy. Tekashi 6ix9ine was sentenced to 2 years in prison Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 for his entanglement with a violent street gang that fueled his rise to fame, but was spared a much harsher possible sentence because of his extraordinary decision to become a star witness for prosecutors.  (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)

Tekashi 6ix9ine gets 2-year prison term in racketeering case

Dec. 18, 2019 5:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday by a judge who said his extraordinary cooperation with prosecutors let him dodge potential decades in prison but did not absolve him entirely for using a violent gang as his “personal hit squad.” The...

FILE - This Nov. 24, 2019 file photo shows Taylor Swift at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. A documentary on Swift will kickoff the next Sundance Film Festival. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Sundance sets lineup with Taylor Swift, ‘Tesla,’ ‘Downhill’

Dec. 4, 2019 5:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A documentary on Taylor Swift will kick off the next Sundance Film Festival, where new films including the Will Ferrell-Julia Louis Dreyfus remake of the Swedish film “Force Majeure" and Benh Zeitlin's long-awaited follow-up to “Beasts of the Southern Wild" are set to...

Learn the secrets to a perfect dinner party from Questlove

Dec. 2, 2019 12:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — If you’re lucky enough to be invited to a dinner party hosted by Questlove, be aware that nothing has been left to chance. The guest list has been carefully chosen, as have all the dishes. The music starts off with piano-heavy tunes and then builds as the evening goes on. The amount...

FILE - In this June 11, 2018 file photo,  Bono of U2 performs during a concert at the Apollo Theater in New York.  U2 raked in over $1 billion in sales to be named the artist of the decade by Pollstar. The touring trade publication tracks data on tours globally. It says U2 grossed $1.03 billion in ticket sales from November 2009 to November 2019. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Pollstar says U2 top touring act over the last decade

Nov. 22, 2019 9:52 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a beautiful decade for U2 on the touring front, as the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers raked in over $1 billion in sales to be named the artist of the decade by Pollstar. The touring trade publication tracks data on tours globally. It says U2 grossed $1.03 billion in ticket sales f rom...

FILE - This Nov. 30, 2018 file photo shows former first lady Michelle Obama signing books during an appearance for her book,

15 Grammy facts: Michelle Obama in, Bruce Springsteen out

Nov. 20, 2019 4:31 PM EST

Fifteen things worth noting about Wednesday’s nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards, from snubbed singers to the comeback kids. _______ SNUBBING SPRINGSTEEN Bruce Springsteen’s “Western Stars” didn’t shine bright enough for the Grammy Awards. The rock legend’s...