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Review: Lana Del Rey's 'Ocean Blvd' is an intimate epic

Mar. 24, 2023 17:35 PM EDT

“Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd,” by Lana Del Rey (Interscope Records) Lana Del Rey is a complicated, enigmatic pop star — since the height of her breakout album, “Born to Die," the singer has been labeled one of the best songwriters of her generation....

Lizzo, Ed Sheeran among acts set for 2023 Jazz Fest

Jan. 13, 2023 16:28 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lizzo and Ed Sheeran are among the headliners at this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which takes place over two weekends beginning April 28. The lineup released Friday also includes Dead & Company, Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers, Santana,...

The Year of the Slap: Pop culture moments in 2022

Jan. 07, 2023 12:53 PM EST

Taylor Swift was up. Elon Musk was in, out, in and maybe out again. Tom Cruise was back. BTS stepped aside, and so did Serena Williams, and Tom Brady too — oops, scratch that. But the slap? The slap was everywhere. Ok, so maybe it wasn’t on the level of a moon...