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Review: Joe Henry returns with varied 'kind-word blues' set

Jan. 27, 2023 10:06 AM EST

“All the Eye Can See,” Joe Henry (earMUSIC) “There goes the sun,” Joe Henry sings, sounding nothing like George Harrison as he contemplates our long, cold, lonely winter. “All the Eye Can See” is the most diverse album of Henry’s career, surrounding his...

Smokey Robinson, 'King of Motown,' to release new solo album

Jan. 27, 2023 09:29 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been nearly a decade since Smokey Robinson's last album, but new music from the King of Motown is on the horizon. Robinson will release the nine-track album “Gasms” on April 28, the music legend behind hits like “My Girl” and “The Way You Do the...

Today in History: JAN 26, Kobe Bryant and daughter killed

Jan. 26, 2023 17:00 PM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2023 There are 339 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 26, 1998, President Bill Clinton forcefully denied having an affair with a former White House intern, telling...

AP sources: Former US presidents, vice presidents asked by National Archives to recheck records for classified documents

Jan. 26, 2023 14:12 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — AP sources: Former US presidents, vice presidents asked by National Archives to recheck records for classified documents.

Historically Black TSU hopes for Grammy with gospel album

Jan. 26, 2023 12:05 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Like a lot of great projects, the idea for Grammy-nominated album “The Urban Hymnal” was first sketched out on a paper restaurant napkin. Gospel songwriter and producer Sir the Baptist had come to Nashville in October 2021 to hear Tennessee State...

Shakira’s Super Bowl outfits, lyrics coming to Grammy Museum

Jan. 26, 2023 09:29 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shakira’s two outfits worn during a Super Bowl halftime performance, her handwritten lyrics and her heavily crystalized electric guitar are among the items that will be on display for a museum exhibit in Los Angeles. The Grammy Museum announced Thursday that...

Elle King settles in Nashville as a mom and country singer

Jan. 25, 2023 23:12 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Elle King has never fit neatly into any one box. Her early years were split between Ohio, New York City and Los Angeles and her rock music was always banjo-based, with elements of bluegrass, rockabilly and country pulling at the seams. Now raising...

Justin Bieber sells rights to 'Baby,' rest of music catalog

Jan. 25, 2023 16:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber's record-breaking pop hits from “Baby” to “Sorry” are no longer his after the superstar sold the rights to all his early career music. The Canadian-American pop star’s six albums, including his most recent album “Justice,” are part of the...

Panic! at the Disco ends; Brendon Urie to focus on family

Jan. 25, 2023 16:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — First there were four, then they became three and finally just one. Now it's time to say a final farewell to art pop-rocker group Panic! at the Disco. Brendon Urie, the only musician left from the original group, announced on the band's Instagram page Tuesday that...

Lady Gaga, Rihanna earn best original song Oscar nominations

Jan. 24, 2023 16:52 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga and Rihanna earned Oscar nominations Tuesday in a best original song category that found Taylor Swift left out. Gaga was nominated for “Hold My Hand” from “Top Gun: Maverick,” while Rihanna became a first-time nominee through “Lift Me Up,”...