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'Let's have some music': Elton John plays White House

Sep. 23, 2022 22:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — “God bless you, let’s have some music,” said Elton John. With that, the White House South Lawn was transformed into a musical lovefest Friday night as John played a farewell gig to honor everyday “heroes” like teachers, nurses and AIDS activists. But as...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Sep. 23, 2022 11:50 AM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of 9/26/2022 : TOP 20...

Celebrities coming back to White House after Trump drought

Sep. 20, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrities are back at the White House following a pop-culture backlash during the Trump years, when just about anyone considered high-wattage refused to show up. Rocker Elton John is bringing his farewell tour to the South Lawn on Friday, the White House...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Sep. 16, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of 9/18/2022: TOP 20...

'A servant queen': World pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Sep. 09, 2022 15:14 PM EDT

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Across the globe, the death of Queen Elizabeth II has prompted reflections on the historic sweep of her reign and how she succeeded in presiding over the end of Britain's colonial empire and embracing the independence of her former dominions. Tributes...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Sep. 09, 2022 12:56 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of 9/12/2022 : TOP 20...

Queen Elizabeth II has died: Live updates

Sep. 09, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

TORONTO — Elton John paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at his final concert in Toronto on Thursday night, saying he was inspired by her and is sad she is gone. “She led the country through some of our greatest and darkest moments with grace and decency and genuine caring,”...

Elton John pays tribute to Queen at his final Toronto show

Sep. 08, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Elton John paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at his final concert in Toronto on Thursday night, saying he was inspired by her and is sad she is gone. “She led the country through some of our greatest and darkest moments with grace and decency and genuine...

'A stalwart': World mourns Britain's Queen Elizabeth II

Sep. 08, 2022 21:16 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Condolences poured in from around the world Thursday after the death of Queen Elizabeth II, who became a global icon of calmness and fortitude through decades of political upheaval and social changes at home and abroad. Elizabeth, who had been on the throne since...

Soldier Field gets new turf for Bears' opener against 49ers

Sep. 07, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers will be playing on new turf when they open the season at Soldier Field. Bermuda grass was installed this week at the lakefront stadium instead of the stadium's traditional Kentucky bluegrass. The Bears hope that...