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'Lemonade' by Beyoncé is named the AP's album of the decade

Dec. 12, 2019 7:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The top 15 albums of the decade by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu: 1. Beyoncé, “Lemonade”: At the beginning of this decade, Beyoncé was already the greatest singer of her generation. She won a record six Grammys in a single night, had women AND MEN...

Olympic champion Biles to headline post-Olympic tour

Dec. 4, 2019 5:24 PM EST

Simone Biles wants to bring gymnastics to the masses and plans to bring some of her friends along for the ride. The Olympic and world champion is headlining a tour in the fall of 2020 that will be a mixture of sports and entertainment intended to inspire the next generation of female athletes. The “Gold...

Lions without run-stuffing DT Damon Harrison against Bears

Nov. 28, 2019 11:33 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Lions defensive tackle Damon “Snacks” Harrison is inactive against the Chicago Bears. Harrison was listed as questionable for Thursday’s game with knee and calf injuries. Lions defensive end Trey Flowers, safety Tracy Walker and rookie tight end T.J. Hockenson...

10 Things to Know for Today

Nov. 25, 2019 6:06 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHERE IDEOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIORAL RE-EDUCATION ARE FORCED Leaked classified documents reveal that the detention of more than a million ethnic minorities in China’s far west Xinjiang region in...

Swift moonwalks past Michael Jackson’s record at AMA Awards

Nov. 24, 2019 11:44 PM EST

Taylor Swift has moonwalked past Michael Jackson’s record at the 2019 American Music Awards, taking home six honors including artist of the year and artist of the decade. The pop star, who walked into Sunday night’s show with 23 AMAs, surpassed the King of Pop’s 24 wins at the fan-voted show....

List of winners at the 2019 American Music Awards

Nov. 24, 2019 11:44 PM EST

A list of the winners at the 2019 American Music Awards, held Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. — Artist of the year: Taylor Swift — New artist of the year: Billie Eilish — Collaboration of the year: Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, “Senorita” — Favorite...

The Latest: Swift wins top honor at AMAs, breaks MJ record

Nov. 24, 2019 11:27 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the American Music Awards, being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Taylor Swift has won artist of the year at the American Music Awards and surpassed Michael Jackson as the ceremony's most-honored performer. Swift tied...

Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Eilish set for American Music Awards

Nov. 24, 2019 8:54 AM EST

All eyes will be on Taylor Swift at the 2019 American Music Awards. The pop star, who has continued to publicly battle with the men who own her master recordings, is set to take the stage at Sunday’s show — a performance she recently said was put in jeopardy by Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun....

Lawsuits by Michael Jackson accusers likely to be restored

Nov. 18, 2019 6:37 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court appeared strongly inclined Monday to give new life to lawsuits filed by two men who accuse Michael Jackson of repeatedly molesting them when they were boys. Three judges from the 2nd District Court of Appeal said in a tentative ruling that lawsuits from James...

Black lawmakers in Virginia set to be key powerbrokers

Nov. 8, 2019 4:38 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In Virginia, where the Confederacy once had its capital and where political power has historically eluded black people, African Americans have just won unprecedented levels of clout. Black officials there give ironic credit for the change to President Donald Trump and the voter...