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Cardi B postpones Indianapolis concert due to threat

Jul. 31, 2019 12:45 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rapper Cardi B postponed an Indianapolis concert following what police described as an unverified threat to the Grammy-winning artist. A post on her Twitter account offered an apology to fans about Tuesday's planned show at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, saying: "My safety and your safety...

Man in A$AP Rocky case allegedly hit with bottle, kicked

Jul. 26, 2019 12:42 PM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — The man allegedly assaulted by American rapper A$AP Rocky and two other men in Stockholm was kicked while on the ground and hit with a bottle, Swedish prosecutors said in court documents obtained Friday by The Associated Press. The 500 pages of documents also included allegations that Rocky...

Rapper A$AP Rocky charged with assault over fight in Sweden

Jul. 25, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor on Thursday charged rapper A$AP Rocky with assault over a fight in Stockholm last month, in a case that has drawn the attention of fellow recording artists as well as U.S. President Donald Trump. Trump responded with two sharply-worded tweets, calling on Sweden to...

'Joker,' Tom Hanks' Mr. Rogers pic among TIFF selections

Jul. 23, 2019 1:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An origin story about the Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix, a Mr. Rogers biopic with Tom Hanks and a film about strippers scamming Wall Street bankers with Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B are among the films premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. TIFF Artistic...

Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift score 10 MTV VMA nominations

Jul. 23, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift are the top contenders at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, each scoring 10 nominations. MTV announced Tuesday that Grande and Swift will compete in eight of the same categories, including video of the year. Swift's gay pride anthem "You Need to Calm Down" and...

Congressman, celebs push for A$AP Rocky's release from jail

Jul. 12, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Following an outcry from celebrities and a Change.org petition with half a million signatures, U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat is pushing for the release of A$AP Rocky, who has been behind bars in Sweden while police investigate a fight involving the rapper. Last week a Swedish court ordered...

Review: Ed Sheeran wins again with new terrain, new friends

Jul. 12, 2019 1:09 PM EDT

Ed Sheeran, "No. 6 Collaborations Project" (Atlantic) If anything, Ed Sheeran's new album does two things. It lets him show off his tremendous range. And it lets him show off his impressive rolodex. A stunning who's who of music's top stars — including Cardi B, Justin Bieber, Travis Scott, Khalid, Eminem...

Kacey Musgraves' museum exhibit allows her time to reflect

Jul. 2, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kacey Musgraves' career has been moving and changing fast over the last couple of years, leaving little time for reflection until she saw her life chronicled behind museum glass. Musgraves is the subject of a new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum that opens...

Big music fest abruptly ended over security, fraud suspicion

Jun. 29, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — A music festival in Belgium featuring major stars like rapper Cardi B came to a chaotic end before it had even started. Security concerns were ostensibly the reason behind the cancellation of the VestiVille festival in Belgium on Friday, though local officials have launched a fraud...

Desus & Mero shake up the late-night talk show universe

Jun. 26, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Baker and Joel Martinez may be hosts of a late-night TV talk show that attracts A-list celebrities but they don't feel like they're competing with the likes of Jimmy Fallon or Stephen Colbert. The comedians, who go by Desus Nice & The Kid Mero, got their break in podcasts and...