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Boy George of iconic band Culture Club returns to Broadway in a musical he calls 'a slap of joy'

Feb. 12, 2024 12:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Rock stars famously don't get up before noon, and rocks stars in big Broadway shows each night surely stagger awake late in the afternoons. Not Boy George. “I’m not really rock ‘n’ roll," he says, laughing. "I’m more frock ‘n’ roll.” ...

Pearl Jam throws a listening party for their new album that Eddie Vedder calls 'our best work'

Feb. 01, 2024 00:11 AM EST

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Pearl Jam blasted out their forthcoming album to a few hundred family, friends, industry insiders and reporters Wednesday, and the tracks showed they are doing anything but mellowing with age. Singer Eddie Vedder, 59, lead guitarist Mike McCready, 57...

Elton John and Bernie Taupin to receive the 2024 Gershwin Prize for pop music

Jan. 30, 2024 07:38 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The songwriters who gave us “Your Song,” “Tiny Dancer” and “Rocket Man” will add to their stuffed awards shelf later this year when Elton John and Bernie Taupin are awarded the Gershwin Prize. The Library of Congress said Tuesday that...

Elton John achieves rare EGOT status with Emmy win for Dodger Stadium farewell concert special

Jan. 16, 2024 10:48 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elton John has achieved EGOT status. The famed British singer-pianist won an Emmy Award on Monday night for best variety special (live) for “Elton John Live: Farewell from Dodger Stadium,” a three-hour concert documentary that streamed on Disney+. ...

Britney Spears shoots down album rumors, vowing to 'never return to the music industry'

Jan. 04, 2024 11:44 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears is shooting down rumors of a new album, vowing to “never return to the music industry.” At the same time, Spears noted in Wednesday's Instagram post, she's still writing music — just for other people. “When I write, I write...

Rapper Young Thug's long-delayed racketeering trial begins soon. Here's what to know about the case

Nov. 24, 2023 09:43 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Opening statements are expected next week in Atlanta in the trial of rapper Young Thug, who's accused of co-founding a violent criminal street gang and using his music to promote it. The Atlanta-based artist, whose given name is Jeffery Lamar Williams, is charged...

What's streaming now: 'Oppenheimer,' Adam Sandler as a lizard and celebs dancing to Taylor Swift

Nov. 24, 2023 09:25 AM EST

“Ted Lasso” star Hannah Waddingham's Christmas special and this week's edition of “Dancing With the Stars” promising celebrities swaying to the music of Taylor Swift are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the offerings...