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Lewis Capaldi performs on stage at the Brit Awards 2020 in London, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)

Lewis Capaldi, Dave among front-runners for UK's Brit Awards

Feb. 18, 2020 3:59 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi and rapper Dave led the nominations Tuesday for the U.K. music industry’s Brit Awards, which have been criticized for the lack of female artists nominated for the high-profile prizes. Capaldi, who topped U.K. and U.S. charts with his single...

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2020 file photo, Elton John arrives at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. An emotional John had to cut short a performance in New Zealand on Sunday, Feb. 16 after he lost his voice due to walking pneumonia and had to be assisted off stage.  John reached out to his fans on Instagram on Sunday, apologizing for ending his show at Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium early.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Elton John cancels New Zealand shows as he battles pneumonia

Feb. 18, 2020 8:00 AM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Elton John canceled his two remaining New Zealand shows late Tuesday as he continued to suffer from a bout of pneumonia. The shows have been rescheduled for next year. Earlier this week, John needed to cut short a performance in Auckland after he lost his voice and needed...

Elton John, from left, David Furnish, and Bernie Taupin celebrate Elton John and Bernie Taupin winning an Academy Award as they arrive at the 2020 Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Viewing Party on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

He's still standing: Elton John to finish Down Under tour

Feb. 16, 2020 11:53 PM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Elton John intends to play his remaining shows in New Zealand and Australia, his tour promoters said Monday, a day after illness caused the singer to lose his voice and cut short a performance. Video clips posted online by fans at Sunday night's performance showed John...

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2020 file photo, Elton John arrives at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. An emotional John had to cut short a performance in New Zealand on Sunday, Feb. 16 after he lost his voice due to walking pneumonia and had to be assisted off stage.  John reached out to his fans on Instagram on Sunday, apologizing for ending his show at Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium early.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Elton John, sick with pneumonia, cuts New Zealand show short

Feb. 16, 2020 3:09 PM EST

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — An emotional Elton John had to cut short a performance in New Zealand on Sunday after he lost his voice due to walking pneumonia and had to be assisted off stage. John reached out to his fans on Instagram on Sunday, apologizing for ending his show at Auckland's Mt Smart...

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, file photo, recording artist Lizzo performs at the Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl Party at Meridian on Island Gardens in Miami. Fresh from winning three Grammys, singer Lizzo visited Mexico City for a private concert, surprising her fans with acoustic versions of her hits and a toast with tequila. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)

Lizzo talks diversity, self-confidence and femininity

Feb. 14, 2020 5:54 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Fresh from winning three Grammys, singer Lizzo visited Mexico City for a private concert, surprising her fans with acoustic versions of her hits and a toast with tequila. The star from Detroit, who won best pop solo performance (“Truth Hurts”), best traditional R&B...

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Mary Steenburgen, center, a cast member in the NBCUniversal series

'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' finds heart, song in tragedy

Feb. 14, 2020 3:37 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The zestfully titled, song-and-dance filled “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” has an unlikely origin. The NBC series, about a young woman who channels other people’s thoughts through pop songs, was inspired by the devastating illness of creator Austin...

In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 photo provided by Marc Jacobs, pop star Miley Cyrus models pieces from Marc Jacobs' Fall 2020 collection during Fashion Week in New York. (Marc Jacobs via AP)

Jacobs closes Fashion Week with thrilling dance extravaganza

Feb. 13, 2020 1:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Somehow, he does it almost every time, and designer Marc Jacobs did it yet again: Upped his game, when it came to closing out New York Fashion Week with a jolt of creative energy, vision and sheer panache. On Wednesday night, in a show that drew raves from across the fashion world, Jacobs'...

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of

Bieber says fear led him to stay away from music

Feb. 13, 2020 12:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber admits getting back in the studio to record his first album in five years wasn't easy. “I was dealing with a lot of fear,” the singer told Zane Lowe in an interview with Apple Music, to be released on Saturday. "Just was afraid of, at that point, just even the...

Chairman of the Polar Music Prize jury, Alfons Karabuda announces the 2020 Polar Music Prize winners are singer Anna Netrebkoze and song writer Dianne Warren, in Stockholm, Sweden, Tuesday Feb. 11, 2020.  American songwriter Diane Warren and Russian soprano Anna Netrebko are the winners of this year's Polar Music Prize. (Janerik Henriksson / TT via AP)

US songwriter, Russian soprano win 2020 Polar Music Prizes

Feb. 11, 2020 9:19 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — American songwriter Diane Warren and Russian soprano Anna Netrebko are the winners of this year's Polar Music Prizes, the Swedish award often described as the Nobel Prizes of music. The judging panel for the 2020 prizes announced Tuesday called Warren “a master of writing...

Taika Waititi accepts the award for best adapted screenplay for

Final list of Academy Award winners

Feb. 10, 2020 6:39 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The winners at the 92nd Academy Awards, which were held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre: Best picture: “Parasite" Best actor: Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker” Best actress: Renée Zellweger, “Judy” Best director: Bong Joon Ho, “Parasite” Best...