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Formula One foothold growing, series here to stay in USA

Oct. 21, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When Formula One returned to the United States in 2012, in Texas of all places, the world's highest class of international auto racing was taking a big leap in a country it had abandoned five years earlier. A decade later, F1 is here to stay in the...

McCartney, Swift to induct new members into rock hall

Oct. 18, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift will induct newcomers into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during its annual ceremony, set for Cleveland on Oct. 30. McCartney will give the presentation for Foo Fighters, the hall announced on Monday. He's close to Foo...

Adele says her new album, '30,' is being released Nov. 19

Oct. 13, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Six years after her last album, Adele revealed Wednesday that her new project, “30,” will be released on Nov. 19. An initial single, “Easy on Me,” is coming out on Friday. The British singer, who was divorced in 2019, said in...

Market debut of Universal Music Group is a smash hit

Sep. 21, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

The market debut of Universal Music Group was a hit with investors Tuesday with optimism about the future of steaming music running high. Shares jumped nearly 40% to almost $26 per share in trading on the Euronext Amsterdam exchange. Universal has a...

Dionne Warwick, star of a new documentary, keeps smiling

Sep. 14, 2021 09:12 AM EDT

The first standing ovation Dionne Warwick ever received was as a 6-year-old, when her reverend grandfather brought her up to the pulpit of the St. Luke’s AME Church in Newark, New Jersey, where she sang “Jesus Loves Me” for a rapt congregation. Warwick's most...

Former home of Claus and Sunny von Bulow sells for $30M

Sep. 12, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island estate once famously owned by Claus and Martha von Bulow has sold for $30 million. Clarendon Court on Newport's famed Bellevue Avenue mansion row was sold late Thursday, the Newport Daily News reports. The buyer's name wasn't...

The Band Camino seizes 2021 as the year they break out big

Sep. 08, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — That sound of a revving motor you hear is the sound of The Band Camino. The pop-rock trio named after a muscle car are on the cusp of stardom, with a self-titled debut album dropping Friday and a fall touring gig opening for Dan + Shay that will take...

Justin Bieber leads nominees for 2021 MTV Video Music Awards

Aug. 11, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber leads this year’s list of nominees at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards, followed closely by Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and first-time nominee Olivia Rodrigo. Bieber has seven nods, including...

'Uuuh-aaah!' Sport climbing's Ondra screams his way to top

Aug. 04, 2021 07:54 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Weightlifters are among the most vocal athletes at the Olympics, letting out screams as they lock out at the top of a lift: “ahhhhhh!" Tennis players have long been known to be grunters, usually with some form of “ha-uh!" or “ha-ooah!" ...

Review: Billie Eilish remains brilliant with sophomore album

Jul. 30, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

“Happier Than Ever,” Billie Eilish (Darkroom/Interscope Records) Billie Eilish seems to be in a good place on her sophomore album. “I’m happier than ever,” she sings on the first song. But there's a tear running down her cheek on the cover. And before the...