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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Feb. 23, 2018 2:17 PM EST

iTunes Official Music Charts for the week ending February 22, 2018: Top Songs 1. God's Plan, Drake 2. Meant to Be (feat. Florida Georgia Line), Bebe Rexha 3. Pray For Me, The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar 4. The Middle, Zedd,Maren Morris & Grey 5. All The Stars, Kendrick Lamar & SZA 6. Perfect, Ed Sheeran...

Brit Awards give top honors to Dua Lipa, Stormzy

Feb. 22, 2018 12:12 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — In a story Feb. 21 about the Brit Awards, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of a Dua Lipa song. It is "New Rules," not "No Rules." The AP also misspelled the last name of musician Kendrick Lamar. It's not Lemar. A corrected version of the story is below: Dua Lipa, Stormzy win...

The Latest: Brits pays tribute to Manchester bomb victims

Feb. 21, 2018 4:36 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Brit Awards (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Liam Gallagher has performed at the Brit Awards in tribute to victims of last year's Manchester Arena bombing. Twenty-two people were killed when a bomber blew himself up as concertgoers were leaving an Ariana Grande show in the...

Songwriter Diane Warren wants an Oscar already

Feb. 21, 2018 10:56 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Songwriter Diane Warren is overdue for an Oscar, and she has no reservations about admitting it. "I am not going to say, 'I don't need to win. I don't care,'" Warren said in a phone interview. "I want to win. Come on, it's been eight times that I haven't." Warren joked she was the...

The Latest: Bjoergen becomes most decorated Winter Olympian

Feb. 21, 2018 10:28 AM EST

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Marit Bjoergen is now the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time after her Norwegian team took bronze in the women's cross-country skiing sprint relay, increasing her career tally to 14 Olympic medals....

Review: Troubadour Vance Joy delivers on 'Nation of Two'

Feb. 20, 2018 4:27 PM EST

Vance Joy, "Nation of Two" (Atlantic) If ukuleles make their way back onto the pop charts, you can probably thank Vance Joy. The Australian singer-songwriter delivers an exciting sophomore effort with "Nation of Two," a 13-track collection in which he proves he isn't too cool to play a little uke, banjo or even...

Fergie says 'tried my best' after national anthem blowback

Feb. 19, 2018 7:12 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fergie is apologizing after trying something different with the national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game. "I've always been honored and proud to perform the national anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA," the Grammy-winning singer said in a statement...

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Feb. 16, 2018 3:18 PM EST

iTunes Official Music Charts for the week ending February 15, 2018: Top Songs 1. God's Plan, Drake 2. Meant to Be (feat. Florida Georgia Line), Bebe Rexha 3. Perfect, Ed Sheeran 4. The Middle, Zedd,Maren Morris & Grey 5. Look Alive (feat. Drake), BlocBoy JB 6. Finesse (Remix) (feat. Cardi B), Bruno Mars 7....

Janelle Monae's album trailer to air before 'Black Panther'

Feb. 16, 2018 9:01 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Janelle Monae's trailer for her new album and film will get a boost when it airs in theaters ahead of "Black Panther" on Friday. The teaser for "Dirty Computer," the Grammy-nominated singer's third solo album, will play in select theaters nationwide moments before the highly anticipated...

'Scorpion' actress Katharine McPhee heading to Broadway

Feb. 14, 2018 10:30 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Katharine McPhee has already played someone who stars in a Broadway show. Now she's really going to do it herself. The singer-actress told The Associated Press that she is stepping into the hit musical "Waitress," marking the Broadway debut for the former cast member of NBC's...