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Skylar Astin finds new notes to hit on ‘Zoey’s Playlist’

Jan. 15, 2021 5:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — By page two of the pilot script for NBC's “ Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist,” Skylar Astin knew he wanted the role of Max Richman. The NBC musical series, now airing season two on Tuesdays, stars Jane Levy as Zoey Clarke, a woman who realizes people's inner-most feelings by...

Anti-scaling fencing has been placed in front of the Supreme Court, which stands across the street from the U.S. Capitol, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alan Fram)

Business as usual for high court, despite riot, impeachment

Jan. 14, 2021 2:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid insurrection and impeachment, the Supreme Court's big news Thursday was a decision in a bankruptcy case. Wednesday brought arguments over the Federal Trade Commission's ability to recapture ill-gotten gains. At this fraught moment in U.S. history, the court is doing its best to keep...

A person walks by newly-placed barricades around the Supreme Court Building, the day after violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Congress in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Supreme Court wrestles with Georgia college free speech case

Jan. 12, 2021 2:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday wrestled with whether to revive a lawsuit brought by a Georgia college student who sued school officials after being prevented from distributing Christian literature on campus. The school, Georgia Gwinnett College, has since changed its policies and the...

FILE - Host Alicia Keys speaks at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Recording Academy told The Associated Press on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, that the annual show would shift from its original Jan. 31 broadcast to March 14. The Grammys will be held in Los Angeles at the Staples Center. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

Grammy Awards shift to March due to pandemic conditions

Jan. 5, 2021 7:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2021 Grammy Awards will no longer take place this month in Los Angeles and will broadcast in March due to a recent surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. The annual show would shift from its original Jan. 31 broadcast to March 14, according to a joint statement released Tuesday from the...

Comedian Daphnique Springs performs to an empty room during a

Performing in the pandemic, by zoom, drive-in and doorstep

Dec. 22, 2020 2:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A good way to hear what we’ve missed this year is to listen to Sam Cooke’s landmark live album, “Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963.” On a warm January night in downtown Miami, Cooke was well into his torrid set when, in the middle of “Bring it on Home...

Singer Jhene Aiko poses for a portrait, Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Via songwriting and freestyling, Jhené Aiko finds her voice

Dec. 22, 2020 2:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jhené Aiko is rapping on the phone. When the R&B darling recalls the first song she ever wrote — a rap when she was about 5 or 6 — she spits out the lyrics like it’s her latest hit. “It’s the J, the really funky one. I could wrap you up in every...

This combination photo shows, Billie Eilish holding her awards at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on  Jan. 26, 2020, from left, Lady Gaga holding her awards at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, 2019 and Kendrick Lamar accepting the award for best rap album for

Billboard: Interscope Geffen A&M named No. 1 label of 2020

Dec. 17, 2020 1:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Interscope Geffen A&M — the home to Billie Eilish, Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga — has been named the No. 1 record label of the year by Billboard. Billboard announced Thursday that the label, which is also known as IGA, tops its year-end chart for the first time since 2013....

Today in History

Dec. 13, 2020 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 13, the 348th day of 2020. There are 18 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 13, 2000, Republican George W. Bush claimed the presidency a day after the U.S. Supreme Court shut down further recounts of disputed ballots in Florida; Democrat Al...

This cover image released by Republic Records shows Taylor Swift's new album

Taylor Swift surprises fans with another album due tonight

Dec. 10, 2020 9:50 AM EST

Taylor Swift fans are getting a double reason to celebrate this year — the singer-songwriter is about to release her second album in 2020. “To put it plainly, we just couldn’t stop writing songs,” Swift wrote in social media posts Thursday morning. “I’ve never done this...

FILE - Cyndi Lauper, left, and Perry Farrell perform during the 9th annual

Stars join Cyndi Lauper's benefit concert for homeless youth

Dec. 9, 2020 10:18 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, Cher, Billie Eilish, LL Cool J and Dolly Parton are adding their voices to Cyndi Lauper's annual concert to combat youth homelessness, an issue the “True Colors” singer says has only gotten worse during the pandemic. “You can say ‘Stay home, protect...