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Kiss say farewell to live touring, become first US band to go virtual and become digital avatars

Dec. 02, 2023 23:30 PM EST

On Saturday night, Kiss closed out the final performance of their “The End of the Road” farewell tour at New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden. But as dedicated fans surely know — they were never going to call it quits. Not really. During their encore,...

On 'Innocence,' Kenny G's jazz lullabies aren't just for kids. They're for everyone

Nov. 30, 2023 23:54 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four decades into his career – which include countless world tours, 20 studio albums, the Guinness World Record for bestselling jazz artist, and a Grammy – saxophonist Kenny G is grateful that his music continues to resonate. “It’s not just my hard work,...

Alvin Ailey troupe – and a soulful Cynthia Erivo – join to celebrate dance legend Judith Jamison

Nov. 30, 2023 12:39 PM EST

Judith Jamison looked out onto the glittering crowd at New York City Center and marveled: “The man thought of this 65 years ago, and here we are!” Jamison, 80, was speaking of Alvin Ailey, the pioneering choreographer who 65 years ago founded Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater....

Shane MacGowan, lead singer of The Pogues and a laureate of booze and beauty, dies at age 65

Nov. 30, 2023 09:39 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Shane MacGowan, the boozy, rabble-rousing singer and chief songwriter of The Pogues, who infused traditional Irish music with the energy and spirit of punk, died Thursday, his family said. He was 65. MacGowan's songwriting and persona made him an iconic figure in...

Shane MacGowan, lead singer of The Pogues and best known for 'Fairytale of New York,' has died at 65, his wife says

Nov. 30, 2023 07:17 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — Shane MacGowan, lead singer of The Pogues and best known for 'Fairytale of New York,' has died at 65, his wife says.

Frances Sternhagen, Tony Award-winning actor who was familiar maternal face on TV, dies at 93

Nov. 29, 2023 17:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Frances Sternhagen, the veteran character actor who won two Tony Awards and became a familiar maternal face to TV viewers later in life in such shows as “Cheers,” “ER,” “Sex and the City” and “The Closer,” has died. She was 93. Sternhagen died...

Taylor Swift is Spotify’s most-streamed artist of 2023, ending Bad Bunny's 3-year reign

Nov. 29, 2023 15:50 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s her, hi — Taylor Swift is Spotify’s 2023 most-played artist. According to Spotify Wrapped, Swift was 2023's most-streamed artist globally, raking in more than 26.1 billion streams since January 1. That means the pop powerhouse has dethroned Puerto...

R&B singer Kiana Ledé is taking back control of her music and her life

Nov. 28, 2023 22:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kiana Ledé is one of R&B’s brightest rising stars but that doesn’t mean she always embraces the compliment. “I kind of have mixed feelings about it because it gets me in my head about me needing to do more or me being more invested in my craft, or I just...

Writer John Nichols, author of 'The Milagro Beanfield War' with a social justice streak, dies at 83

Nov. 28, 2023 22:36 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Writer John Nichols, best known for his populist novel, “The Milagro Beanfield War," has died. He was 83. Nichols died Monday at home in Taos, New Mexico, amid declining health linked to a long-term heart condition, said daughter Tania Harris of Albuquerque....

Sean 'Diddy' Combs temporarily steps down as Revolt chairman amid sexual abuse allegations

Nov. 28, 2023 15:24 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs has temporarily stepped down as chairman of his cable television network Revolt amid multiple sexual abuse allegations against the music mogul. Revolt announced Combs’ decision on social media Tuesday. It’s not clear when he will return...