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Music Review: 'Hurts 2B Human' offers a predictable Pink

Apr. 24, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

Pink, "Hurts 2B Human" (RCA) Right out of the gate on her new album, Pink gives you just the song you expect from the punk superstar: a pop ballad oozing with confidence and giving her signature "f-off" vibe. Her background vocalists sound like a posse as she sings out, "Don't hustle me/Don't f--- with me."...

Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine detained in his house

Apr. 24, 2019 9:43 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A lawyer for Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine says the singer has been detained in his house on the outskirts of the capital, Kampala. Medard Sseggona said Wednesday that Wine, a lawmaker who opposes Uganda's longtime President Yoweri Museveni, is unable to leave his...

Diddy opens up about the death of soul mate Kim Porter

Apr. 23, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sean "Diddy" Combs has opened up about life after the sudden death of his soul mate, former girlfriend Kim Porter. The music mogul posed with his six children on the cover of Essence magazine's 49th anniversary May issue. In excerpts posted online, Combs offered his gratitude for the...

Michelle Branch, Black Keys' Patrick Carney tie the knot

Apr. 21, 2019 12:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Branch and Patrick Carney of the Black Keys are married. The Grammy-winning musicians tied the knot Saturday at the Marigny Opera House in New Orleans in front of close friends and family, a representative for Carney told The Associated Press on Sunday. Among those attending the...

Rep: Adele, husband Simon Konecki have separated

Apr. 19, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Adele and her husband Simon Konecki have separated. The pop singer's representatives Benny Tarantini and Carl Fysh confirmed the news Friday in a statement to The Associated Press. "Adele and her partner have separated," the emailed statement said. "They are committed to raising their son...

Bieber, Ariana Grande join Lil Dicky for Earth Day video

Apr. 19, 2019 1:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Leonardo DiCaprio have joined rapper-comedian Lil Dicky on a new song and video aimed at bringing awareness to climate change and Earth Day, which is Monday. Dicky released the animated clip for the song "Earth" on Friday, where Bieber is a baboon and Grande...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Apr. 18, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of April 17, 2019: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. Eric...

Review: New doc shows how Beyoncé changed Coachella, forever

Apr. 17, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

Beyoncé is extremely private, and only lets you know what she wants you to know, when she wants you to know it — typically, in a surprise post be it on her website or Instagram. But throughout the years, she's slightly cracked open her door to reveal parts of her life and personality — apart...

Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

Apr. 17, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Salah are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World" issue. The other cover stars also included House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and actors Sandra Oh and Dwayne...

UCLA's Katelyn Ohashi looks to make final statement on floor

Apr. 17, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katelyn Ohashi wrote a poem called "Fame " that ends "Not everyone's destiny is going to be the same. Set your own goals and make your own fame." As the 22-year old UCLA senior gets ready to compete for the final time at the NCAA Championships, she has lived up to her own words with a...