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From gold records to gold coins. George Michael is now honored with a commemorative minting

Feb. 26, 2024 10:07 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — You gotta have more than “Faith” to pocket the new George Michael coin. A commemorative minting of coins that rolled out on Monday ranged in price from a couple of banknotes to a small fortune as the late musician continues to rack up posthumous honors years after...

Songs by Taylor Swift, Drake and more are starting to disappear from TikTok. Here's why

Feb. 01, 2024 16:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — TikTok may look (or sound) a little different when you scroll through the app going forward. Earlier this week, Universal Music Group — which represents big-name artists like Taylor Swift, Bad Bunny and Drake — said that it would no longer allow its music on...

A trial in Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay's 2002 killing is starting, and testing his anti-drug image

Jan. 28, 2024 00:07 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — For almost two decades, the 2002 killing of Run-DMC’s Jam Master Jay stood as one of the hip-hop world’s most infamous and elusive crimes, one of three long-unsolved slayings of major rap stars. Now Jay’s case is the first of those killings to go to trial....

Marlena Shaw, 'California Soul' singer, dead at 81

Jan. 21, 2024 14:14 PM EST

Marlena Shaw, the jazz and R&B vocalist whose “California Soul” was one of the defining soul songs of the late 1960s, has died. She was 81. Shaw’s daughter, Marla Bradshaw, announced the singer's death Friday in a video posted on Facebook. A cause of death was not given. ...

Music Review: Rolling Stones' 'Hackney Diamonds' live album will give you serious party FOMO

Jan. 17, 2024 09:27 AM EST

“How ya doing?” Mick Jagger asks the crowd, arriving for a club gig in Manhattan. You read that right: A club gig. And how would YOU be doing if you were in a club and the house band turned out to be The Rolling Stones? True, it wasn’t a total surprise when...

Coco Jones talks earning Grammy nods, overcoming obstacles after Disney fame, Hollywood's pay equity

Jan. 03, 2024 20:04 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coco Jones was so obsessed with fine tuning her skills as a singer that she tried to mimic Beyoncé’s Olympic-style training of singing while running on a treadmill. Jones didn’t own a treadmill, but her father and former NFL player, Mike Jones, had an...

Ryan Gosling reimagines his 'Barbie' power ballad 'I'm Just Ken' for Christmas, shares new EP

Dec. 20, 2023 17:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — She's Barbie. He's just Ken. And now, it's Christmas. On Wednesday, Ryan Gosling — the Ken to Margot Robbie's “Barbie” in the film — released the “I'm Just Ken” EP alongside collaborators Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt. It features the original...

Attention all Barbz: Nicki Minaj releases 'Pink Friday 2,' 13 years after the original

Dec. 08, 2023 13:39 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicki Minaj 's highly anticipated fifth studio album, “Pink Friday 2,” is finally here. Out Friday, the 10-time Grammy nominee's 41st birthday, “Pink Friday 2” is Minaj's first full-length release since 2018's “Queen." The 22-track...