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Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter, dies at 79

Nov. 30, 2022 16:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Christine McVie, the British-born Fleetwood Mac vocalist, songwriter and keyboard player whose cool, soulful contralto helped define such classics as “You Make Loving Fun,” “Everywhere” and “Don’t Stop,” died Wednesday at age 79. Her death was...

Christine McVie, soulful Fleetwood Mac singer and songwriter, dies at 79, band says on social media

Nov. 30, 2022 14:53 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Christine McVie, soulful Fleetwood Mac singer and songwriter, dies at 79, band says on social media.

Rolling Stones to release star-stuffed 2012 live recording

Nov. 30, 2022 08:55 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones plan to release what they're calling their “ultimate live greatest hits album,” with appearances by Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen, Gary Clark Jr. and The Black Keys, early next year. “GRRR Live!” contains songs recorded live on Dec. 15,...

Pirates add Santana looking for power, veteran presence

Nov. 29, 2022 17:48 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carlos Santana tugged at his new Pittsburgh Pirates cap, pulled at his jersey and broke into an impromptu dance. Cities change. Circumstances change. Expectations change. The urge to get loose whenever the moment strikes the veteran first baseman/designated hitter...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 4-10

Nov. 28, 2022 09:16 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 4-10: Dec. 4: Game show host Wink Martindale is 89. Singer Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon is 86. Actor-producer-director Max Baer Junior (“The Beverly Hillbillies”) is 85. Bassist Bob Mosley of Moby Grape is 80. Singer-bassist Chris Hillman...

New this week: Lizzo, 'Criminal Minds' and 'The Woman King'

Nov. 25, 2022 11:31 AM EST

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week. MOVIES — When the Mars Rover Opportunity, nicknamed Oppy, launched in 2003, it was only...

Wilko Johnson, British rocker who defied cancer, dies at 75

Nov. 23, 2022 09:38 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Wilko Johnson, the guitarist with British blues-rock band Dr. Feelgood who had an unexpected career renaissance after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, has died. He was 75. A statement posted Wednesday on Johnson’s official social media accounts on behalf of his...

Fill your stocking with Alicia Keys, Louis Armstrong, more

Nov. 22, 2022 09:14 AM EST

Holiday music might not be everyone's cup of tea, but with new records from Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys and Debbie Gibson, there's something that might appeal to everyone at the table. So pull out the record player, light some candles and get festive — and thankful for new music. ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 20-26

Nov. 21, 2022 22:13 PM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 20-26: Nov. 20: Actor Estelle Parsons (“The Connors,” “Roseanne”) is 95. Comedian Dick Smothers is 84. Singer Norman Greenbaum is 80. Actor Veronica Hamel is 79. Broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff is 76. Musician Joe Walsh is 75. Actor...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 27-Dec. 3

Nov. 21, 2022 10:33 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 27-Dec. 3: Nov. 27: Director Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”) is 71. TV personality Bill Nye (“Bill Nye the Science Guy”) is 67. Actor William Fichtner (“Mom,” “Invasion”) is 66. Guitarist Charlie Burchill of Simple Minds is...