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In this May 9, 2020 photo, SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris, far right, and her husband Charles Isaacs, center, are among the cheering spectators at musician Adam Chester's weekly neighborhood performance in the Sherman Oaks section of Los Angeles. Normally, Chester is a surrogate Elton John, who sings and plays the rock superstar's parts at rehearsals. With that work on hold, Chester has been giving concerts to his neighbors from a safe social distance in front of his house. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Locked down neighbors let loose at 'Quaranchella' concerts

May. 13, 2020 7:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For 15 years, Adam Chester has subbed for Elton John, performing John’s parts in rehearsals with the rocker’s band. But with John sitting out the pandemic, Chester had to find another gig. And he did: weekly, socially distant concerts in his suburban Los Angeles cul-de-sac....

FILE - This 1966 file photo shows Little Richard.  Tthe self-proclaimed “architect of rock ‘n’ roll” whose piercing wail, pounding piano and towering pompadour irrevocably altered popular music while introducing black R&B to white America, has died Saturday, May 9, 2020.(AP Photo, File)

Jagger, Dylan, Quincy Jones react to death of Little Richard

May. 9, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

Reaction to the death of rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Little Richard, who died Saturday at 87. — “I’m so saddened to hear about the passing of Little Richard, he was the biggest inspiration of my early teens and his music still has the same raw electric energy when you play it now as...

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Just dance: Lady Gaga sets May 29 release date for 6th album

May. 6, 2020 1:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After scrapping the original release date for her new album because of the spreading coronavirus, Lady Gaga has announced that her sixth studio release will be out on May 29. Gaga announced the news Wednesday. “Chromatica" was originally supposed to be released on April 10. The album...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Apr. 30, 2020 5:00 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide during a 90 day window.. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of April 30th, 2020: TOP 20...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Apr. 23, 2020 2:42 PM EDT

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 April 23, 2020 : TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1....

FILE - This Feb. 24, 2019 file photo shows Lady Gaga at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Through music, Lady Gaga told those stressing during the coronavirus pandemic to smile and Stevie Wonder encouraged viewers to lean on one another. The A-listers kicked off the two-hour TV special

Concert special, Jordan doc entice homebound TV viewers

Apr. 21, 2020 4:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, Michael Jordan and the remote Rolling Stones provided television entertainment over the weekend for millions of Americans homebound because of the coronavirus. Gaga helped organize the “One World: Together at Home” concert that featured musicians like the Stones,...

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Beyoncé, Gaga offer hope at all-star event fighting COVID-19

Apr. 19, 2020 8:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Lizzo, Shawn Mendes and others sang classic songs brimmed with messages of hope and change during a TV special aimed at fighting the coronavirus, while Beyoncé and Alicia Keys spoke passionately about how the virus has disproportionately affected black...

FILE - This April 4, 2016 file photo shows members of The Rolling Stones, from left, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards at the Rolling Stones Exhibitionism preview in London. The Rolling Stones will join Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish for the upcoming TV special aimed at fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Advocacy organization Global Citizen announced Friday that the Stones will appear Saturday on “One World: Together At Home,” a two-hour televised event that will air at 8 p.m. Eastern simultaneously on ABC, NBC, CBS, iHeartMedia and Bell Media networks. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Rolling Stones to join Gaga for TV event battling COVID-19

Apr. 17, 2020 12:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones will join Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish for the upcoming TV special aimed at fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Advocacy organization Global Citizen announced Friday that the Stones will appear Saturday on “One World: Together At...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Apr. 16, 2020 3:09 PM EDT

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 April 15, 2020: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. Elton...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Apr. 9, 2020 6:57 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide during a 90 day window. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of April 8, 2020: TOP 20 GLOBAL...