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Global music streams are up in 2024. Latin music dominates and multiple releases of same album sell

Jul. 16, 2024 10:02 AM EDT

Halfway through the year, a few music trends have become apparent: Global music streams are up, Latin music has become the fastest growing streaming genre in the United States, and physical album variants — multiple releases of the same — are on the rise. Going Global ...

The best concerts of 2024 so far: AP’s picks include Olivia Rodrigo, Bad Bunny, George Strait, SZA

Jul. 03, 2024 09:17 AM EDT

As The Associated Press' music writer, Maria Sherman has seen more than 40 concerts during the first half of 2024. Here are some picks for the best shows ... so far, excluding any one-off performances that cannot be repeated, and where you too can catch these artists. Bad Bunny,...

Bad Bunny sports agency sues baseball players' union over ban, announces Ronald Acuña Jr. as client

May. 16, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bad Bunny's sports representation firm sued the baseball players’ association Thursday, asking for a restraining order against the union that would allow it to keep working with the company's clients — a roster it says now includes NL MVP Ronald Acuña Jr. Rimas...

Grupo Frontera's hybrid Mexican music went global. On a new album, their genre-melding has no limits

May. 10, 2024 10:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A lot can happen in two years. Just ask Grupo Frontera, who released their highly anticipated sophomore album, “Jugando Que No Pasa Nada,” Friday. The sextet began as a local band in Texas' Rio Grande Valley, playing events like quinceañeras — a hobby for its...

Met Gala hauls in record sum of more than $26 million to fund Costume Institute

May. 07, 2024 16:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2024 Met Gala raised more than $26 million, a record sum for the party that has become an annual gathering for mega-celebrities in fashion, film, TV, sports, music, business and more, the museum said. Monday evening's gala, a fundraiser for the museum's Costume...

Inside the Met Gala: A fairytale forest, woodland creatures, and some starstuck first-timers

May. 07, 2024 15:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sauntering through the hallways of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on the way to cocktails, James Corden spread his arms out comically, like he owned the place. “Let me know if you want me to talk you through any of this,” he said, pointing to the precious art on the walls,...

Artists from Universal Music Group are heading back to TikTok as new licensing deal reached

May. 02, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

Artists from Universal Music Group, which include Drake, Adele, Bad Bunny and Billie Eilish, will be returning to TikTok as the two parties have struck a new licensing agreement following an approximately three-month long dispute. The two sides said Thursday that they are “now...

Wake up, sleeping beauties. It's almost Met Gala time

May. 02, 2024 15:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — True love's kiss or an invite to the Met Gala? Those in the rarefied ranks of international celebrity — and Anna Wintour's good graces — need not choose. Stars of film, fashion, music, sports, politics and social media will ascend the steps of the Metropolitan...

MLB players' union asks court to confirm arbitration decision against Bad Bunny firm

Apr. 22, 2024 22:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The baseball players' association asked a federal court to confirm an arbitrator's decision denying an attempt by a baseball agent at Bad Bunny’s Rimas Sports firm to block the agent's decertification by the union. In a complaint filed Monday in U.S. District...