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Rep: Adele, husband Simon Konecki have separated

Apr. 19, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Adele and her husband Simon Konecki have separated. The pop singer's representatives Benny Tarantini and Carl Fysh confirmed the news Friday in a statement to The Associated Press. "Adele and her partner have separated," the emailed statement said. "They are committed to raising their son...

Bieber, Ariana Grande join Lil Dicky for Earth Day video

Apr. 19, 2019 1:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Leonardo DiCaprio have joined rapper-comedian Lil Dicky on a new song and video aimed at bringing awareness to climate change and Earth Day, which is Monday. Dicky released the animated clip for the song "Earth" on Friday, where Bieber is a baboon and Grande...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Apr. 18, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of April 17, 2019: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. Eric...

Review: New doc shows how Beyoncé changed Coachella, forever

Apr. 17, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

Beyoncé is extremely private, and only lets you know what she wants you to know, when she wants you to know it — typically, in a surprise post be it on her website or Instagram. But throughout the years, she's slightly cracked open her door to reveal parts of her life and personality — apart...

Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

Apr. 17, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Salah are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World" issue. The other cover stars also included House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and actors Sandra Oh and Dwayne...

UCLA's Katelyn Ohashi looks to make final statement on floor

Apr. 17, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katelyn Ohashi wrote a poem called "Fame " that ends "Not everyone's destiny is going to be the same. Set your own goals and make your own fame." As the 22-year old UCLA senior gets ready to compete for the final time at the NCAA Championships, she has lived up to her own words with a...

Andy Hui apologizes after taxi camera captures infidelity

Apr. 17, 2019 1:22 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — A tearful Hong Kong celebrity Andy Hui apologized after a newspaper published footage of his apparent dalliance with an actress that was captured on a camera installed in a taxi. Hui, an actor and singer, married Hong Kong pop star Sammi Cheng in 2013. The 51-year-old apologized at a news...

Michael Jackson estate hits back at 'Leaving Neverland'

Apr. 16, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The co-executor of Michael Jackson's estate said Tuesday that he's confident the late superstar's supporters will be able to protect his legacy in the wake of an HBO documentary featuring the disturbing stories of two men who say Jackson sexually abused them as boys. Longtime entertainment...

Ben Platt moves away from 'Dear Evan Hansen' with new album

Apr. 12, 2019 12:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Much of Ben Platt's debut album "Sing to Me Instead" is inspired by past loves, but he laughs at the notion that he could be pulling a Taylor Swift. Platt says the songs are more about emotions than specifics, so there's no need to give any former boyfriends a heads-up. "I didn't feel the...

Nipsey Hussle, a hometown hero, immortalized at memorial

Apr. 12, 2019 1:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nipsey Hussle's legacy as a persistent rapper, community activist, uniter, doting father, protective sibling and a loving son were underscored at his public memorial service on Thursday, with deeply personal testimonies from those closest to the rapper, including his actress-fiancee...