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FILE - This July 14, 2019 file photo shows Beyonce at the

Beyoncé to give graduation speech alongside the Obamas

May. 19, 2020 2:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyoncé has been added to the list of guest speakers for YouTube's virtual commencement ceremony that will also feature the Obamas. YouTube announced Tuesday that Beyoncé will deliver an inspirational message to the 2020 class for its “Dear Class of 2020" event, which will...

This combination photo shows Dr. Luke at the 30th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles on April 17, 2013, left, and recording artist Doja Cat at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 23, 2019. Music maker Dr. Luke, born Lukasz Gottwald, is marking a comeback with the funky Doja Cat hit “Say So,” which topped this week’s Billboard Hot 100 chart thanks to its remix featuring rap queen Nicki Minaj.Instead of using his usually stage name, Luke used the moniker TREVOR TRAX. (AP Photo)

With No. 1 hit, once-ousted producer Dr. Luke marks comeback

May. 14, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In 2014, songmaster Dr. Luke had logged his 16th No. 1 with Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse,” solidifying his place as pop music’s reigning prince of hits, a throne that could only be challenged by one another person — his mentor Max Martin. He seemed...

FILE - This May 7, 2013, file photo shows TMZ.com founder Harvey Levin at The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence Los Angeles Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Levin admitted to some worry about how stay-at-home orders would affect the amount of material he needed to fuel his infotainment empire at TMZ. But celebrities still need attention, even if they're not out and about, and Levin found out there's still plenty of things to talk about.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

What to gossip about in a quarantine? Virus changes TMZ

Apr. 29, 2020 5:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Just like the rest of us, celebrities are largely confined to their homes to wait out the coronavirus pandemic. Unlike the rest of us, however, many of them still have that need for the spotlight. And for that, Harvey Levin is grateful. The impresario of an online and television...

FILE - This Feb. 24, 2019 file photo shows Lady Gaga at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Through music, Lady Gaga told those stressing during the coronavirus pandemic to smile and Stevie Wonder encouraged viewers to lean on one another. The A-listers kicked off the two-hour TV special

Concert special, Jordan doc entice homebound TV viewers

Apr. 21, 2020 4:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, Michael Jordan and the remote Rolling Stones provided television entertainment over the weekend for millions of Americans homebound because of the coronavirus. Gaga helped organize the “One World: Together at Home” concert that featured musicians like the Stones,...

FILE - This July 14, 2019 file photo shows Beyonce at the

Beyoncé, Gaga offer hope at all-star event fighting COVID-19

Apr. 19, 2020 8:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Lizzo, Shawn Mendes and others sang classic songs brimmed with messages of hope and change during a TV special aimed at fighting the coronavirus, while Beyoncé and Alicia Keys spoke passionately about how the virus has disproportionately affected black...

FILE - This April 4, 2016 file photo shows members of The Rolling Stones, from left, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards at the Rolling Stones Exhibitionism preview in London. The Rolling Stones will join Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish for the upcoming TV special aimed at fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Advocacy organization Global Citizen announced Friday that the Stones will appear Saturday on “One World: Together At Home,” a two-hour televised event that will air at 8 p.m. Eastern simultaneously on ABC, NBC, CBS, iHeartMedia and Bell Media networks. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Rolling Stones to join Gaga for TV event battling COVID-19

Apr. 17, 2020 12:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones will join Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish for the upcoming TV special aimed at fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Advocacy organization Global Citizen announced Friday that the Stones will appear Saturday on “One World: Together At...

FILE - This March 17, 2019 file photo shows Lady Gaga at the 2019 Daily Front Row's Fashion Los Angeles Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Gaga and advocacy organization Global Citizen have raised millions to fight the coronavirus and will launch a TV special featuring Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish to combat the growing virus. Gaga said on Monday that the money was raised in seven days and will benefit The World Health Organization. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

Gaga raises $35M for virus fight, curates all-star TV event

Apr. 6, 2020 2:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga and advocacy organization Global Citizen have raised $35 million to fight the coronavirus and will launch a TV special featuring Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish to combat the growing virus. Gaga said on Monday that the money was raised in seven days and will...

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, singer Billie Eilish arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. The Elton John-led starry benefit concert that featured Eilish, Mariah Carey and Alicia Keys on Sunday has raised nearly $8 million to battle the coronavirus. The musicians performed from their homes for the hour-long event that aired on Fox and iHeartMedia radio stations. Fox will re-broadcast the concert on Monday, April 6. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Elton John-led concert to re-air; film academy aids workers

Apr. 3, 2020 4:00 PM EDT

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness in the elderly and those with preexisting medical...

Lizzo treats Detroit hospital staff to lunch amid pandemic

Mar. 31, 2020 7:55 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Music artist Lizzo brought lunch to staff at a Michigan hospital, expressing gratitude for their services during coronavirus pandemic, according to hospital officials. In a Monday Twitter post, Henry Ford Hospital officials announced that the Detroit native provided emergency room personnel...

Billie Eilish accepts her award for International Female Solo Artist on stage at the Brit Awards 2020 in London, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)

Eilish, Carey, more sing from home to raise funds for virus

Mar. 30, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys and Dave Grohl opened their doors — literally — as the musicians performed from their homes for an hour-long benefit concert to raise money for those affected by the coronavirus crisis. Keys kicked off the Sunday event — which...