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February 10, 2019 - 12:24 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mourners plan to gather Monday at a memorial service in Tennessee for musician Kyle Yorlets after the frontman for the rock band Carverton was gunned down during a robbery. The service will be held at Belmont University, Yorlets' alma mater, the Nashville-based band said in...
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Italian singer Mahmood celebrates on stage after winning the 69th Sanremo Italian Song Festival at the Ariston theater in Sanremo, Italy, on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Ettore Ferrari/ANSA via AP)
February 10, 2019 - 11:16 am
ROME (AP) — An Italian-Egyptian singer has won a long-running music contest that aims to exalt Italian song. Alessandro Mahmoud, who performs with the stage name Mahmood, triumphed at the Sanremo music festival late Saturday with his rendition of "Soldi" ("Money"). The 26-year-old's winning song...
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Chloe Bailey, from left, Halle Bailey, and Brandi Carlile perform at the Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 10, 2019 - 3:46 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The audience at Clive Davis' white-hot gala included Barbra Streisand, Joni Mitchell and Kareem Abdul Jabbar, but it was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who got the most requests to take a selfie. Pelosi received rock star treatment Saturday night from attendees at the...
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In this photo provided by Universal Music Group, Post Malone performs at Sir Lucian Grainge's 2019 Artist Showcase Presented by Citi on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 in Los Angeles. Universal Music Group's annual pre-Grammy showcase featured several artists, including Post Malone, YG, Lil Baby and K-Pop sensation BLACKPINK, who made their first U.S. debut performance. (Jordan Strauss/Universal Music Group via AP)
February 10, 2019 - 2:33 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Post Malone, who is competing for record and album of the year Grammys, closed out Universal Music Group's annual pre-Grammy showcase, which was also highlighted by YG dissing President Donald Trump and K-pop sensation BLACKPINK, who made their U.S. debut performance. Malone, who...
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February 09, 2019 - 10:08 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The headliner at a March fundraiser for the Illinois Innocence Project will be a band made up of wrongfully convicted musicians. The State Journal-Register reports that The Exoneree Band will play at the March 30 "Defenders of the Innocent" fundraiser in Springfield...
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Emmylou Harris, from left, and Linda Ronstadt present Dolly Parton with the MusiCares Person of the Year award on Friday, Feb. 8, 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 09, 2019 - 4:37 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nobody pokes more fun at Dolly Parton — all hair, sequins, nine-inch nails and five-inch stilettos — than the country superstar herself. Parton was celebrated for her musical achievements and philanthropic work as MusiCares Person of the Year on Friday night. She's the first...
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Janelle Monae poses at the "Fem The Future" brunch to celebrate nominated women in music at Ysabel on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)
February 09, 2019 - 4:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At a pre-Grammy brunch honoring Janelle Monae, a few hundred music industry players and performers packed tightly in a room to hear the singer speak passionately about women being the backbone of the music industry and dominating in nominations at Sunday's show. And then there...
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 file photo, Lindsey Buckingham performs at The Wilbur Theatre on in Boston. Buckingham underwent open heart surgery that left the former Fleetwood Mac guitarist with damaged vocal cords. Buckingham's publicist said in a statement Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, that he experienced chest pains last week and was taken to the hospital where he had the life-saving procedure. The 69-year-old rocker's wife, Kristen Buckingham, said on social media that it's unclear if the damage after the surgery is permanent. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Invision/AP, File)
February 08, 2019 - 7:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lindsey Buckingham underwent open heart surgery that left the former Fleetwood Mac guitarist with damaged vocal cords. Buckingham's publicist said in a statement Friday that he experienced chest pains last week and was taken to the hospital where he had the life-saving procedure...
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Bebe Rexha performs at the Spotify Best New Artist 2019 Party at The Hammer Museum on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP)
February 08, 2019 - 5:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — R&B singer H.E.R. gave a next-level performance, sister duo Chloe x Halle matched the greatness of their recent Super Bowl performance and pop singer Bebe Rexha went off on the crowd when they didn't sing along to her monster hit song. The female acts, nominated for best new...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018 file photo, Brandi Carlile seen at One Love Malibu at King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas, Calif. Carlile says she is feeling the pressure of performing at Clive Davis' star-studded party the night before the Grammy Awards. While sitting alongside Davis, the singer said Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, she is just as nervous taking the stage at his pre-Grammys gala Saturday than performing at the actual Grammys the following evening. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
February 07, 2019 - 9:08 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Brandi Carlile will perform at the Grammys on Sunday, but she's just as worried to hit the stage at Clive Davis' star-studded party the night before the big awards show. While sitting alongside Davis, Carlile said Thursday she is feeling the pressure of performing at...
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