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Global Citizen's Hugh Evans hoping music can mobilize world

Sep. 21, 2021 09:44 AM EDT

Hugh Evans started his fight against extreme poverty by mobilizing his friends when he was growing up in Australia. On Saturday, Evans will try to mobilize the world to tackle poverty and COVID-19 with Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour live concert featuring The Weekend,...

Aerosmith's Joe Perry selling Massachusetts home for $4.5M

Sep. 15, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) — “Walk This Way" if you want to live like a rock star. Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is selling his home in Duxbury south of Boston for $4.5 million, The Patriot Ledger reported Tuesday. The seven-acre gated estate known as...

Lil Nas X, Justin Bieber top star-packed MTV VMAs

Sep. 12, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

Lil Nas X won video of the year at Sundays MTV VMAs on a night that Justin Bieber triumphantly returned to the stage as a performer and as winner of the artist of the year. “I do not take this for granted,” Lil Nas X said while accepting the night’s final award for...

Poignant return for Met Opera after 18-month pandemic pause

Sep. 12, 2021 15:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Even before the first note, there were a pair of standing ovations — one when the chorus filed in and another when concertmaster Benjamin Bowman walked on to tune up the orchestra. About 90 minutes later, when conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin relaxed...

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...

Catriona Matthew ready to give someone else a try at Solheim

Sep. 07, 2021 11:11 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Catriona Matthew of Scotland made her Solheim Cup debut in 1998 at Muirfield Village. She is leaving after 23 years with quite a legacy. Matthew had a career mark of 18-11-8 in her nine appearances as a player, in which she had 14 partners in team...

Keith Urban's tour production manager, 72, dies from fall

Sep. 03, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio (AP) — The longtime tour production manager for country star Keith Urban has died after falling from a stage before an Ohio concert. Randy “Baja” Fletcher, 72, died on Aug. 27 at a hospital after falling the previous day while preparing for...

ABBA back after 40 years with new album, virtual stage show

Sep. 02, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — ABBA is releasing its first new music in four decades, along with a concert performance that will see the “Dancing Queen” quartet going entirely digital. The forthcoming album “Voyage," to be released Nov. 5, is a follow-up to 1981's “The...

Review: A revival for Kanye West on divorce album 'Donda'

Aug. 31, 2021 09:24 AM EDT

“Donda” by Kanye West (Def Jam/UMG) Kanye West donned a full face mask to host three livestreamed listening parties for his 10th studio album. Beyond that, he didn't say a word, or even tweet. After years of alienating longtime fans with forays into conservative...

New this week: 'Cinderella,' Imagine Dragons, Selena Gomez

Aug. 30, 2021 13:03 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 — Michael Keaton leads the new Netflix film “Worth,” available starting...