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Creator of Lizzo’s signature slogan could get a Grammy nod

Nov. 15, 2019 1:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mina Lioness’ longstanding battle to finally receive writing credit on Lizzo’s megahit song “Truth Hurts” is paying off in more ways than one: it could win her a potential Grammy Award. Lizzo's breakthrough tune features the signature line — "I just took a...

Swift questions AMAs performance over fight with music group

Nov. 15, 2019 11:18 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taylor Swift said Thursday that she may not perform at the American Music Awards and may have to put other projects including a forthcoming Netflix documentary on hold because the men who own her old recordings won’t allow her to play her songs. “Right now my performance at...

Rosalía marks historic night for women at Latin Grammys

Nov. 15, 2019 6:22 AM EST

Spanish singer Rosalía, the breakthrough performer known for blending flamenco music with sounds like reggaeton and Latin trap, won album of the year at the 2019 Latin Grammys, becoming the first solo female performer to win the top honor since Shakira’s triumph 13 years ago. Rosalía won three...

The Latest: Rosalía wins album of the year at Latin Grammys

Nov. 14, 2019 11:18 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Latin Grammys, which are being presented Thursday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Rosalía has won album of the year at the Latin Grammys for her breakout album “El Mal Querer.” Thursday’s ceremony was a big night for...

Winners in key categories at the 2019 Latin Grammy Awards

Nov. 14, 2019 11:03 PM EST

A list of winners in key categories at the 2019 Latin Grammy Awards, held Thursday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. — Album of the year: “El Mal Querer,” Rosalía — Record of the year: “Mi Persona Favorita,” Alejandro Sanz and Camila Cabello — Song...

Singer Andrea Bocelli: 'Absurd' to shun opera legend Domingo

Nov. 12, 2019 8:14 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is staunchly defending opera legend Placido Domingo, calling it "absurd" that opera houses have canceled the star's performances over sexual harassment allegations before they are fully investigated. "I am still appalled at what happened to this incredible artist,"...

Katy Perry to perform at World T20 final on Women's Day

Nov. 12, 2019 7:55 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Katy Perry will perform before and after the Women's Twenty20 World Cup cricket final on International Women's Day as organizers bid to set a world record for attendance. Perry will perform March 8 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in what is tipped to be the biggest women's...

Review: Celine Dion moves past loss on excellent new album

Nov. 12, 2019 3:27 PM EST

Celine Dion, "Courage" (Columbia Records) The search is officially over: If you've been wondering what the saddest song of 2019 is, we've found it. It's on Celine Dion's new album, "Courage." Track No. 11, "For the Lover That I Lost," will have you weeping for two good reasons — one of the songwriters is...

Taylor Swift to perform concert at Final Four in Atlanta

Nov. 7, 2019 11:55 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Taylor Swift will perform at Centennial Olympic Park during the men's Final Four weekend. The 10-time Grammy Award-winning singer will headline the Capital One JamFest on April 5, the finale of the three-day March Madness Music Festival. The Final Four is set for nearby Mercedes-Benz Stadium...

Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Dua Lipa, Cabello to perform at AMAs

Nov. 6, 2019 11:22 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The two biggest breakthrough acts in music this year, Billie Eilish and Lizzo, will perform at the 2019 American Music Awards later this month. Dick clark productions announced Wednesday that other performers at the Nov. 24 event include Camila Cabello, nominated for collaboration of the...