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James Blake's post-pandemic album finds clarity in chaos

Oct. 08, 2021 18:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a year where every interaction came with a risk, people across the world were forced to reassess relationships. Grammy-winning recording artist and producer James Blake was no different. “I could see around me that it wasn’t only me who was...

BTS campaign with UN nets millions of dollars -- and tweets

Oct. 05, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — K-pop superstars BTS have raised $3.6 million and generated millions of tweets during four years of teaming up with the U.N. children's agency to fight violence, abuse and bullying and promote self-esteem in young people, the agency is announcing Wednesday. ...

Latin Grammys: Camilo is top contender with 10 nominations

Sep. 28, 2021 11:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Camilo won his first Latin Grammy Award last year and could soon have many more in his hands: The Colombian singer-songwriter of hits like “Tutu” and “Favorito” received a leading 10 nominations Tuesday, including song of the year and record of the year, for “Vida...

Its relevance at stake, UN reaches toward a new generation

Sep. 24, 2021 10:42 AM EDT

At the United Nations this week, the pandemic-era rules of engagement for General Assembly week are strict. Entourage sizes are tightly regulated, and there are no exceptions for kings, presidents or other “excellencies.” Yet somehow, in the middle of it all, the U.N. made room to fully...

K-pop stars BTS dip into global diplomacy at UN gathering

Sep. 20, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

It was a United Nations speech that got attention like few others — a plug for vaccines, young people and the earth's well being from superstar K-pop band BTS. Addressing the stage for a sustainability event, the seven-member musical juggernaut appeared before the...

NC musician explores history behind a centuries-old ballad

Sep. 20, 2021 00:16 AM EDT

ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — With a street name and a few local attractions in Randolph County in common, Naomi Wise is likely a familiar name to local residents. Associated with a centuries-old ballad that serves as a sad and cautionary tale about her life in Randleman, a...

Prosecutors play R. Kelly tapes as goverment case winds down

Sep. 15, 2021 17:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors, nearing the end of their case at the sex trafficking trial of R. Kelly, played recordings for a New York City jury Wednesday they say back up allegations the R&B singer abused women and girls. In court papers,...

Prosecutors: Tapes capture R. Kelly threatening his victims

Sep. 14, 2021 15:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors want a New York City jury at the R. Kelly sex-trafficking trial to hear profane video and audio recordings they say demonstrate how he threatened his victims with violence. On one of the 2008 tapes, an enraged Kelly can be heard accusing an...

Lil Nas X, Justin Bieber top star-packed MTV VMAs

Sep. 12, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

Lil Nas X won video of the year at Sundays MTV VMAs on a night that Justin Bieber triumphantly returned to the stage as a performer and as winner of the artist of the year. “I do not take this for granted,” Lil Nas X said while accepting the night’s final award for...

New this week: 'Kate,' 'Come From Away' and MTV's VMAs

Sep. 07, 2021 12:31 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. — The upcoming 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 has brought with it a flood of documentaries and specials looking...