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Blackpink rapper Lisa joins Global Citizen Festival lineup in New York's Central Park

Jul. 09, 2024 08:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Blackpink rapper Lisa will join the Global Citizen Festival lineup in New York’s Central Park for her first solo performance at a festival, the anti-poverty nonprofit announced Tuesday. Lisa joins headliners Post Malone, Doja Cat, Jelly Roll and Raouw Alejandro...

BET Awards 2024: Usher is honored, Will Smith returns, and the election is top of mind

Jul. 01, 2024 11:51 AM EDT

Usher accepted the lifetime achievement award at the 2024 BET Awards — even if the superstar mused it might be a bit early. The Grammy winner stayed on his feet as a parade of artists performed his hits — Childish Gambino kicked it off with “U Don’t Have to Call,” joined by...

The best albums of 2024 so far: AP's picks include Beyoncé, Chief Keef, Kali Uchis, Waxahatchee

Jun. 25, 2024 14:23 PM EDT

The sun is hot, but the tunes are hotter. We're only halfway through 2024, and some of the biggest names in music have already released albums. That’s as good a reason as any to take stock of this year's releases. Here are The Associated Press' picks for the year’s best...so far....

Post Malone and Doja Cat to headline Global Citizen Festival to mobilize young people

Jun. 18, 2024 08:56 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Post Malone and Doja Cat, two of pop music’s biggest stars, will headline this year’s Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park on Sept. 28, as organizers focus on mobilizing young people to help address the world’s pressing problems. The COVID-19...

Thomas acknowledges more travel paid for by Harlan Crow. Colleagues report six-figure book payments

Jun. 07, 2024 15:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas on Friday belatedly acknowledged more travel paid by Republican megadonor Harlan Crow, while several colleagues reported six-figure payments as part of book deals. Thomas, who has faced criticism for failing to report luxury trips paid for...

What to stream this weekend: 'Hit Man,' Tems, Dakota Johnson, Charli XCX and Star Wars: Hunters

Jun. 06, 2024 23:36 PM EDT

Idris Elba narrating a National Geographic series about the millions of soldiers erased from World War II history and the action-comedy-romance “Hit Man” landing on Netflix are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the...

Dolly Parton plans for a musical on her life using her songs to land on Broadway in 2026

Jun. 06, 2024 13:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway has had great success with “Hello, Dolly.” Now get ready for “Hello, I'm Dolly.” Dolly Parton is writing new songs to go along with some of her past hits and co-writing a stage story inspired by her life for a stage musical that she hopes to land on...

Former protege sues The-Dream, accusing the hitmaking music producer of sexual assault

Jun. 04, 2024 15:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former protege of The-Dream, a Grammy-winning writer and producer on some of biggest hits by Beyoncé and Rihanna, among others, filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing him of sexual assault and other abuse. Chanaaz Mangroe, who performed under the stage name Channii...

Lauryn Hill's classic 'Miseducation' album tops Apple Music's list of best albums of all time

May. 22, 2024 13:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Let the debate begin. Who has the best music albums ever? Apple Music certainly has an idea. The music streaming giant announced on Wednesday their 10 greatest albums of all time with Lauryn Hill’s 1998 iconic “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” claiming the...

An annual rich list says Paul McCartney is Britain's first billionaire musician

May. 17, 2024 10:23 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney is a billionaire Beatle. According to figures released Friday, the former member of the Fab Four is the first British musician to be worth 1 billion pounds ($1.27 billion). The annual Sunday Times Rich List calculated that the wealth of...