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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2019, file photo, actress Tina Fey attends the American Museum of Natural History's 2019 Museum Gala in New York. Fey says more than $115 million was raised toward supporting New Yorkers impacted by COVID-19 during a virtual telethon. A tearful Fey said “Thank you, thank you

Telethon raises $115M for New Yorkers impacted by COVID-19

May. 12, 2020 11:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Fey shed tears after announcing that more than $115 million was raised toward supporting New Yorkers impacted by COVID-19 during a virtual telethon. “Thank you, thank you,” said a tearful Fey, the host of the Rise Up New York! event Monday evening. The Emmy-winning...

This combination photo shows, from left, Jon Bon Jovi performing at the Samsung Charity Gala at Skylight Clarkson Square in New York on Nov. 2, 2017, Luke Combs performing at the 54th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 7, 2019 and Avril Lavigne performing at the Paramount in Huntington, N.Y. on Dec.11, 2013. Bon Jovi, Combs and Lavigne are among the musical acts who have written songs about the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo)

Reflecting the times, acts pen songs about quarantine life

May. 4, 2020 10:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With masks over their mouths and gloves on their hands, country superstar Luke Combs and his band went to a music studio — in separate rooms — and recorded a new song reflecting the mood of a world dramatically altered by the spreading coronavirus. Singing lyrics like...

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40 songs about the coronavirus pandemic. Listen here.

May. 4, 2020 10:48 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Musicians can’t perform on the road but they’re still able to create music during the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s a list of songs released in the last six weeks related to life in quarantine and social distancing. A playlist of the tracks are available on Spotify and...

FILE - In this July 22, 2019, file photo, J.T. Moore, of Alvin, Texas, competes in bull riding at Frontier Park Arena in Cheyenne, Wy., during the Cheyenne Frontier Days event. The Cheyenne Frontier Days has been held for 123 straight years. The organizers are holding out hope the event scheduled for July won't be interrupted by the new coronavirus. It's a financial bonanza for the capital city situated in the southeast corner of Wyoming. The 10-day event drew more than 262,000 spectators last year. (Michael Cummo/Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP, File)

Deserted icons: Frontier Days important bonanza for Cheyenne

Apr. 19, 2020 11:59 AM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Country singer Blake Shelton still remains scheduled to appear on center stage. Same with the biggest names in the rodeo game. Billed as the “Daddy of ‘em all,” Cheyenne Frontier Days has been held for 123 straight years. But the clock on the festival’s...

FILE - This March 11, 2018 file photo shows Jon Bon Jovi at the iHeartRadio Music Awards in Inglewood, Calif. A Florida kindergarten teacher took his virtual classroom to new levels on Monday when rock icon Jon Bon Jovi popped in on a writing lesson about life in the coronavirus quarantine. Last month, the 80s rocker released an incomplete version of “Do What You Can,” a ballad about the nation’s battle to contain the virus. He asked fans to submit verses to help complete it. Teacher Michael Bonick sent some of his students' writings about quarantine and Bon Jovi agreed to talk to the class.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Singer Jon Bon Jovi asks kindergartners to 'Do What You Can'

Apr. 14, 2020 9:25 AM EDT

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida kindergarten teacher took his virtual classroom to new levels on Monday when rock icon Jon Bon Jovi popped in on a writing lesson about life in the coronavirus quarantine. Last month, the Grammy award-winning 80s rocker released an incomplete version of “Do...