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In this screen shot provided by ABC on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, Bad Bunny accepts the award for favorite latin album for “YHLQMDLG” at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (ABC via AP)

Reggaeton star Bad Bunny tests positive for coronavirus

Nov. 23, 2020 10:54 AM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Reggaeton superstar Bad Bunny has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his representative said Monday. The announcement came a day after the musician won favorite male Latin artist and favorite Latin album for "YHLQMDLG” at the American Music Awards. Bad Bunny, whose...

In this screen shot provided by ABC on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, Taylor Swift accepts the award for artist of the year at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (ABC via AP)

Swift wins top prize at AMAs, says she's re-recording music

Nov. 22, 2020 11:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift won her third consecutive artist of the year prize at the American Music Awards, but she missed the show for a good reason: She said she's busy re-recording her early music after her catalog was sold. In a video that aired during Sunday's awards show, the pop star said...

The Weeknd accepts the award for favorite soul R&B song for

List of winners at the 2020 American Music Awards

Nov. 22, 2020 11:32 PM EST

A list of the winners at the 2020 American Music Awards, held Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. — Artist of the year: Taylor Swift — New artist of the year: Doja Cat — Collaboration of the year: Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours" — Favorite pop/rock...

In this Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 photo provided by the Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Gov. Cuomo holds a press briefing on the coronavirus in the Red Room at the State Capitol in Albany, N.Y. During the news conference, Cuomo predicted a

NY's Cuomo to receive International Emmy for virus briefings

Nov. 20, 2020 8:02 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to soon receive an International Emmy award for his once-daily televised briefings on the coronavirus pandemic that killed tens of thousands of New Yorkers this spring. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, whose members include...

This combination photo shows Natalia Lafourcade, left, and Rosalia. A year after Rosalia made history by becoming the first solo female performer in 13 years to win the top prize at the Latin Grammys, Natalia Lafourcade followed in her footsteps with a big win at the 2020 show, taking home the album of the year honor on Nov. 19, 2020, for

Ladies' night at Latin Grammys: Lafourcade, Rosalía win big

Nov. 20, 2020 9:05 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A year after Rosalía made history by becoming the first solo female performer in 13 years to win the top prize at the Latin Grammys, Natalia Lafourcade followed in her footsteps with a big win at the 2020 show. The Mexican singer won album of the year — a category dominated by...

Karol G performs for the 21st Latin Grammy Awards, airing on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at American Airlines Arena in Miami. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

Ladies' night at Latin Grammys: Lafourcade, Rosalía win big

Nov. 20, 2020 12:28 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A year after Rosalía made history by becoming the first solo female performer in 13 years to win the top prize at the Latin Grammys, Natalia Lafourcade followed in her footsteps with a big win at the 2020 show. The Mexican singer won album of the year — a category dominated by...

FILE - Roddy Ricch performs at the 7th annual BET Experience in Los Angeles on June 21, 2019.  Ricch, whose successful year included a Grammy win, No. 1 album and No. 1 song, won two Apple Music honors that were based on streaming data. His debut album, “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial,

Lil Baby, Roddy Ricch, Taylor Swift win Apple Music Awards

Nov. 19, 2020 12:02 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Lil Baby has been named artist of the year at the second annual Apple Music Awards. The rapper, who topped the charts this year with his sophomore album “My Turn" and reached the No. 3 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with his hit “The Bigger Picture," was...

This combination photo shows, from left, The Weeknd, Harry Styles, Roddy Ricch and Megan Thee Stallion, who are likely to be contenders when The Recording Academy announces the 2021 nominees Tuesday. (AP Photo)

And the Grammy nomination goes to ... Megan? Harry? Weeknd?

Nov. 18, 2020 1:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Rappers and R&B singers tend to be the most-nominated acts at the Grammys thanks to producing their own hits and collaborating with others — sometimes from different genres — giving them a chance to qualify for more nominations than a pop or country singer who worked alone...

Musician Ingrid Andress poses in Nashville, Tenn., on Oct. 1, 2020, to promote her album

As a songwriter, singer Ingrid Andress discovers her voice

Nov. 11, 2020 3:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In a songwriting session with a group of rappers, which Ingrid Andress was attending to help write a hook, the conversation turned to immature guy talk about “all the different girls they had.” Uncomfortable and over it, Andress left. The musician with a publishing deal in...

FILE - Country singer Jimmie Allen poses in Nashville, Tenn. on Jan. 22, 2019.  Allen is nominated for best new artist at this year’s CMA Awards. He'll perform his hit song “Best Shot,” which made history when Allen became the first Black artist to launch his career with a No. 1 single on the Billboard Country Airplay chart. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Jimmie Allen rubs elbows with trailblazer Charley Pride

Nov. 11, 2020 3:19 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Jimmie Allen continues to rise on the charts, but he can’t think about his own success without giving praise to one of the stars who paved the way for him: country music trailblazer Charley Pride. Allen has been reflecting on Pride’s impact on Black...