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One hit no more: Persistence pays off for Billy Ray Cyrus

Jan. 31, 2020 12:07 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Most people would say that Billy Ray Cyrus has been lucky to keep finding himself in the middle of massive pop culture moments over this three-decade long career in music and television. Between his auspicious 1992 debut with “Achy Breaky Heart,” to starring alongside...

FILE - This Jan. 26, 2020 file photo shows DJ Khaled at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Miami's hometown hero DJ Khaled surprised fans with an all-star lineup that included Rick Ross, Lil Wayne and Migos during the EA Sports Bowl at Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Rick Ross, Lil Wayne join DJ Khaled at Miami EA Sports Bowl

Jan. 31, 2020 11:31 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Dolphins may not be playing in the Super Bowl, but it was all about Miami’s home-court advantage as local DJ Khaled performed Thursday night, surprising fans with an all-star lineup that included Rick Ross, Lil Wayne and Migos. Fresh off a Grammy win for “Higher,”...

DJ Khaled poses in the press room with the award for best rap/sung performance for

DJ Khaled, Cardi B, Gaga to perform during Super Bowl week

Jan. 29, 2020 8:09 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — DJ Khaled will be celebrating his first-ever Grammy win in the city where the former radio host built his career: Miami. The hitmaker will perform at multiple pre-Super Bowl events this week, which will be jam-packed with other A-list celebrities, including Diddy, Shaquille O'Neal, Lady Gaga,...

Billie Eilish accepts the award for record of the year for

The Latest: Billie Eilish wins 5 in dominant Grammys

Jan. 27, 2020 12:06 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Grammy Awards, being presented Sunday at Los Angeles' Staples Center (all times local): 8:38: p.m. Billie Eilish has won album of the year and record of the year to cap a dominant night of five victories at the Grammy Awards. The 18-year-old Eilish won album of the...

FILE - This Nov. 24, 2019 file photo shows Lizzo performing

Lizzo, The Who, Foo Fighters among 2020 Jazz Fest top acts

Jan. 16, 2020 3:52 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Who, Stevie Nicks and Foo Fighters will join Lizzo, Lionel Richie, Lenny Kravitz, The Avett Brothers and Elvis Costello at the 2020 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, organizers announced Thursday. The festival, which annually celebrates the culture and heritage of New Orleans...

FILE - This Jan. 28, 2019 file photo shows Pete Davidson during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Judd Apatow's “King of Staten Island,

Judd Apatow's 'King of Staten Island' to open SXSW film fest

Jan. 15, 2020 7:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Judd Apatow's “The King of Staten Island," starring Pete Davidson of “Saturday Night Live," will make its premiere as the opening night film at this year's South by Southwest Film Festival. The Austin, Texas, festival on Wednesday announced that “The King of Staten...

In this undated handout made available by the Budapest Police shows cannabis cigarettes seized by the police from two Dutch men last summer on a scale as seen during a press conference by the Budapest Police (BRFK) in Budapest, Hungary. Hungarian police say they have recommended filing drug dealing charges against two Dutch men arrested in August at a popular music festival. One of the suspected drug dealers is promising Dutch sprinter Roelf Bouwmeester. (BRFK/MTI via AP)

Hungary police seek drug dealing charges against 2 Dutch men

Jan. 15, 2020 9:53 AM EST

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police on Wednesday recommended filing drug dealing charges against two Dutch men arrested in August at a popular music festival. Budapest police said they found 20 kilograms of pre-rolled marijuana cigarettes and ecstasy pills with a street value of around 100 million...

FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2019 file photo, singer Lizzo performs at Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2019 at Madison Square Garden, in New York. After dominating 2019, the singer-rapper will headline the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival this June, alongside rockers Tool and Tame Impala. The four-day music festival to be held June 11-14 in Manchester, Tennessee, announced the lineup Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, for its 19th year. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Lizzo, Tool, Tame Impala headline Bonnaroo festival

Jan. 7, 2020 12:08 PM EST

Nashville, Tenn. (AP) — After dominating 2019, singer-rapper Lizzo will be the first female act to headline the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival this June. Tool and Tame Impala will also headline the four-day festival. The festival announced the lineup Tuesday for its 19th year. Bonnaroo will be held June...