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Latin Grammys to celebrate 20 years with massive performance

Nov. 14, 2019 9:53 AM EST

The Latin Grammys will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a 20-artist performance in a tribute to the legacy of Latin music. Thursday night’s show at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas will open with a performance featuring Prince Royce, Anitta, Fito Páez, Natalia Jiménez, Beto Cuevas,...

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...

APNewsBreak: Neptunes, Outkast, REM up for Songwriters Hall

Nov. 6, 2019 11:05 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Neptunes, the creative, innovative production-songwriting duo of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo who shaped pop and urban radio from the '90s well into the 2000s thanks to crafting hits for Britney Spears, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Usher and Beyoncé, are nominated for the...

Seoul police investigating BTS member over traffic accident

Nov. 4, 2019 3:01 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police said Monday they're investigating a member of K-pop superstar group BTS over a traffic accident that left him and a taxi driver with minor injuries. BTS' agency, Big Hit Entertainment, said 22-year-old Jungkook admitted that he caused the accident by violating traffic laws...

Kelly Clarkson announces Vegas residency starting in April

Nov. 1, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Singer Kelly Clarkson is the latest entertainer to announce a residency in Las Vegas. Clarkson announced Friday that she'll be headlining a show at the Zappos Theater at the Planet Hollywood casino-resort starting in April. Clarkson says in a statement that she's excited and has always...

Grammys to honor Dr. Dre for trailblazing production work

Nov. 1, 2019 5:13 AM EDT

Dr. Dre, who has produced hits for Eminem, Tupac, Snoop Dogg and more, will be honored by the Recording Academy for his trailblazing production work. The Recording Academy announced Friday that its Producers & Engineers Wing will pay tribute the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer on Jan. 22 at Village Studios in Los...