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Missy, Willie and George Michael among Rock Hall nominees

Feb. 01, 2023 11:35 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, Willie Nelson, Kate Bush, Iron Maiden, Cyndi Lauper, Soundgarden, Sheryl Crow and the late George Michael are the 2023 nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, reflecting a mix of country, soul, hip-hop, metal, pop, rap-rock and grunge. ...

Beyoncé announces much anticipated 'Renaissance' world tour

Feb. 01, 2023 10:48 AM EST

Beyoncé is taking her “Renaissance” global — the superstar will start a world tour in Sweden in May with stops throughout Europe and the United States. The highly anticipated tour announcement she made on Instagram and her website Wednesday comes days before the Grammy Awards...

'Dr. Phil' talk show to end daytime TV run after 21 years

Feb. 01, 2023 10:08 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Daytime television psychologist “Dr. Phil” McGraw says he plans to end his talk show after 21 years in the coming months, but viewers haven't seen the last of him. “Dr. Phil” was the most prominent spinoff from Oprah Winfrey's show, which once dominated...

Michelle Obama launching podcast based on 'Light We Carry'

Feb. 01, 2023 09:45 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michelle Obama’s recent celebrity-filled book tour is becoming a podcast. Audible announced Wednesday that the former first lady will launch the “Michelle Obama: The Light Podcast” on March 7. It’s based on Obama’s tour promoting “The Light We...

Welsh choir won't sing 'Delilah' amid rugby sexism claims

Feb. 01, 2023 09:43 AM EST

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — A popular song by Tom Jones that has been a regular feature at Welsh sporting events will not be performed at the Six Nations tournament amid allegations of sexism, bullying and racism at the Welsh Rugby Union. “Delilah,” which was first released in 1968,...

Surely, and truly: New book shares backstory of 'Airplane!'

Feb. 01, 2023 09:26 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — There is so much left to be said about “Airplane!” Surely. (Shirley?) “Surely You Can’t Be Serious: The True Story of Airplane!” will be published Oct. 3 by St. Martin's Press, the publisher announced Wednesday. The oral history of the 1980...

Ozzy Osbourne cancels 2023 European tour dates, cites injury

Feb. 01, 2023 08:58 AM EST

Hard rock legend Ozzy Osbourne announced the cancellation of his 2023 tour dates in the U.K. and continental Europe. Osbourne issued a statement early Wednesday saying damage to his spine suffered in an accident four years ago will prevent him from touring. “I am...

Baldwin faces involuntary manslaughter charge in set death

Feb. 01, 2023 07:44 AM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors linked Alec Baldwin to an expansive list of alleged failures in firearms safety as they filed a felony involuntary manslaughter charge Tuesday against the actor in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on a New Mexico movie set. Halyna Hutchins...

Prying eyes: Neighbors win privacy feud with UK Tate gallery

Feb. 01, 2023 06:11 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. Supreme Court says people who live in glass houses have a right to privacy too. The court ruled Wednesday that a viewing platform at London’s Tate Modern art gallery made residents of glass-walled luxury apartments next door feel like animals in a zoo, and...

3 rappers missing for days since Detroit gig was scratched

Feb. 01, 2023 04:16 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Three aspiring rappers who met in prison have been missing for 10 days after a Detroit gig suddenly was canceled because of an equipment problem, police said. "We just have a whole lot of unanswered questions that we’re trying to find the answer to,” Cmdr....