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Cardi B, Chance, T.I. to judge hip-hop competition series

Nov. 13, 2018 2:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. will work as judges in a new Netflix competition series looking for the next big hip-hop star. Netflix announced that "Rhythm + Flow " will debut next fall. John Legend, who has won Emmy and Tony awards for his producing efforts, is one of the series'...

Michael Buble returns with 'love' album after 2-year break

Nov. 13, 2018 2:12 PM EST

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Michael Buble says though his cancer-stricken son aspires to have superhuman powers, he's already a superhero in his eyes. "He loves Spiderman, he loves Superman, but they are not real," Buble said of 5-year-old Noah. "I tell him all the time that he's my superhero. He is...

Cyrus, Hemsworth donate $500K after losing home in wildfire

Nov. 13, 2018 2:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth lost their home in a deadly California wildfire, they are donating $500,000 to The Malibu Foundation through Cyrus' charity, The Happy Hippie Foundation. "Miley and Liam lost their home but are very grateful to be safe along with their animals! Their...

German Playboy regrets misquoting Morricone in interview

Nov. 13, 2018 1:37 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — The German edition of Playboy magazine distanced itself Tuesday from an interview in its latest edition with Ennio Morricone, in which the renowned Italian film composer appears to blast director Quentin Tarantino and the Oscars ceremony. The interview, published last week, quoted the...

Metallica, ex-bandmates to pay concert tribute to Cornell

Nov. 13, 2018 1:08 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The late Chris Cornell will be honored with a tribute concert in Los Angeles on Jan. 16 featuring members of his former bands along with Metallica and the Foo Fighters. Organizers on Tuesday announced the Forum concert that is being called "I Am the Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell."...

Glamour magazine honors Teigen, Monae, Gonzalez and Raisman

Nov. 13, 2018 12:10 PM EST

NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Powerful and influential women from all walks of life smiled and hugged at the 2018 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on Monday, but the devastating wildfires on the other side of the country were on a lot of minds. Actress Alicia Silverstone had first-hand knowledge of how devastating...

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl serves BBQ to wildfire firefighters

Nov. 13, 2018 10:29 AM EST

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl doesn't want firefighters battling the California wildfires to go hungry. Grohl served his Backbeat Barbeque at Fire Station 68 in Calabasas on Monday night. Firefighters, who have been battling the Woolsey fire, thanked Grohl on Instagram. His...

Could country's new class cause an upset at the CMA Awards?

Nov. 12, 2018 1:25 PM EST

The Country Music Association Awards tend to be fairly predictable as far as winners go, but could this year be different? Can the new class of country artists upset the longtime favorites on Wednesday? The well-researched music writers of The Associated Press weigh in on predictions. Chris Stapleton is the top...

After musical courtship, Mumford & Sons net perfect producer

Nov. 12, 2018 12:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ever been on a blind date with a rock star? How about four of them? That was Grammy-winning producer Paul Epworth's experience when he initially met up with Mumford & Sons to see if he and the four rockers could vibe, and possibly create not just music, but magic together. "It was all a...

MTV acquires SnowGlobe Music Festival

Nov. 12, 2018 10:24 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is expanding its live events business in the U.S. by acquiring the SnowGlobe Music Festival. The three-day New Year's Eve festival takes place in South Lake Tahoe, California. This year's lineup includes Above & Beyond, Diplo, Eric Prydz, Rezz and RL Grime headlining among more than...