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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...

Review: Jack Antonoff's Bleachers album leans on The Boss

Jul. 27, 2021 12:29 PM EDT

“Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night,” Bleachers (RCA Records) How's this for a flex from Jack Antonoff? Get no less than Bruce Springsteen to show up on your new solo album. For background vocals. The Boss helps the multi-instrumentalist and...

Kanye West living in Atlanta stadium to work on new album

Jul. 26, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

Kanye West has been living inside an Atlanta stadium while working on his new album. A representative for the performer said Monday that West planned to remain inside Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium while working to complete “Donda,” his 10th studio album. The person...

New this week: 'Jungle Cruise' and music from Prince, Eilish

Jul. 26, 2021 13:59 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Amusement park attractions don't always make great movies, but Disney's...

Kanye West unveils new album, Jay-Z track at listening event

Jul. 23, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

Kanye West barely said a word during his album listening session Thursday night, but the mercurial rapper still had most attendees standing on their feet while hanging on every word of his new project. West unveiled his 10th studio album, “Donda” in front of a packed...