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Police: 3 hurt after crowds rush exit at Las Vegas festival

May. 15, 2022 03:34 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A music festival in Las Vegas has resumed after a “security incident” temporarily halted performances on Saturday, authorities said. Las Vegas police said in a statement that three people were taken to local hospitals with minor injuries after crowds at the...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 8-14

May. 02, 2022 10:17 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 8-14: May 8: Singer Toni Tennille is 82. Country singer Jack Blanchard is 80. Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett is 77. Actor Mark Blankfield (“Robin Hood: Men in Tights,” ″The Incredible Shrinking Woman”) is 74. Drummer Chris Frantz of Talking...

Rosalía 'very excited' about imminent world tour

Apr. 19, 2022 14:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rosalía spent three years working on her acclaimed third studio album, “Motomami.” Now she's ready to take the music on an upcoming world tour, with stops in her native Spain, Mexico, Europe and New York's famed Radio City Music Hall. The Grammy- and...

Songs by Wu-Tang, Alicia Keys added to Recording Registry

Apr. 13, 2022 05:08 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Critically acclaimed debut albums by Wu-Tang Clan and Alicia Keys, Ricky Martin's Latin pop megahit “Livin' La Vida Loca,” and Queen's “Bohemian Rhapsody” are among the recordings being inducted this year into the National Recording Registry. The...

Camila Cabello finds joy in her roots for new studio album

Apr. 08, 2022 14:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Camila Cabello says she found joy in her roots while working on “Familia,” her new studio album. The pop singer and songwriter, born in Havana to a Cuban mother and a Mexican father, immersed herself in the music she listened to while growing up and even ventured to write for...

Music stars return to Venezuela after skipping it for years

Apr. 04, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The ground shook at the instant the voice of Mexican music star Alejandro Fernandez collided with the deafening cheers of fans gathered for his first concert in Venezuela in over a decade. After an initial shocked pause at seeing the artist finally take...

Grammys live | Jon Batiste wins album of the year

Apr. 03, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 64th annual Grammy Awards, being presented Sunday in Las Vegas (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Jon Batiste’s “We Are” has won the Grammy Award for album of the year. Batiste was the year’s most nominated artist,...

List of Grammy winners in top categories

Apr. 03, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Winners Sunday in the top categories at the 64th annual Grammy Awards: — Album of the year: “We Are,” Jon Batiste — Record of the year: “Leave the Door Open,” Silk Sonic — Best new artist: Olivia Rodrigo ...

Oscars to celebrate ‘Godfather,’ ‘Bond' — and 'Bruno'

Mar. 24, 2022 21:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Bond didn’t get an Oscar nomination this year, but that doesn’t mean that he won’t be part of the ceremony. It’s the 60th anniversary of the first 007 movie, after all, and the 50th anniversary of “The Godfather” and those landmarks will not go...

Daddy Yankee says he's retiring: 'I see the finish line'

Mar. 21, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Daddy Yankee surprised his fans by announcing his imminent retirement from music with an album and a farewell tour, more than three decades after starting a career that put reggaeton on the world map with hits including “Gasolina”, “Somos de Calle”, “Con Calma” and...