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Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Jan. 17, 2019 3:44 PM EST

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 January 16, 2019: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1....

Metallica, Miley Cyrus perform at Chris Cornell tribute

Jan. 17, 2019 1:55 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many from Metallica and the Foo Fighters rocked on with electrifying performances as family members gave heartfelt speeches in memory of the late Chris Cornell. Cornell's wife, Vicky, stepped onstage struggling to speak at first. But after gathering herself, she eventually thanked...

Effervescent 'Hello, Dolly!' icon Carol Channing mourned

Jan. 15, 2019 5:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tributes from stars like Kristin Chenoweth and Bette Midler poured in to honor the life and career of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" on Broadway and...

The Latest: R. Kelly risks eviction from Chicago studio

Jan. 14, 2019 5:38 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on legal action against R. Kelly (all times local): 4 p.m. R. Kelly risks being evicted from his Chicago recording studio unless he pays some $174,000 in back rent and other costs by Jan. 21. Court documents in a July lawsuit seeking payment from the singer were obtained by the...

Loretta Lynn plans 87th birthday all-star tribute concert

Jan. 14, 2019 2:51 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music queen Loretta Lynn has big plans for her 87th birthday this April in the form of an all-star tribute concert featuring Jack White, Garth Brooks, George Strait and many more. The "Coal Miner's Daughter" singer-songwriter on Monday announced details of the April 1 show...

Aretha Franklin honored with star-studded tribute concert

Jan. 14, 2019 5:34 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The late Aretha Franklin's songs were so impactful that some of music's bests from Alicia Keys to Celine Dion took the stage Sunday to relive the Queen of Soul's biggest hits in a taped tribute concert. Every rendition of Franklin's songs from "Respect" to "I Say a Little Prayer" brought...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Jan. 10, 2019 5:52 PM EST

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 January 9, 2019: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. Taylor...

Billy Joel to hold 1st concert at Camden Yards this summer

Jan. 10, 2019 11:14 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Singer Billy Joel will perform at Camden Yards this summer, the first concert to be held at the Orioles' home ballpark since it opened in 1992. The singer, who turns 70 in May, will take the stage on July 26. Tickets go on sale Jan. 18. The announcement came Thursday during a news...

Tia Fuller, fierce woman in jazz, takes shot at 1st Grammy

Jan. 8, 2019 3:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Saxophonist Tia Fuller was crying in bed. And praising God. She'd just received the news that she was nominated for her first-ever Grammy Award — but it's not just any nomination: Her inclusion in the best jazz instrumental album category is a historic moment for women because they...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Jan. 3, 2019 7:33 PM EST

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 January 2, 2018: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. Taylor...