Music

December 03, 2018 - 11:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drake was a dominate force on Apple Music as the platform's most-streamed artist of the year globally. Apple announced Tuesday that Drake's "Scorpion" was the top album in iTunes, while his hit "God's Plan" was the most popular single. The rapper's song "Nice for What" came in...
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FILE- In this Oct. 12, 2018, file photo Drake performs at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Drake is the Spotify’s most-streamed artist of the year globally. Spotify announced Tuesday, Dec. 4, that the rapper earned 8.2 billion streams in 2018. He also has the year’s most-streamed album and song with “Scorpion” and “God’s Plan.” (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
December 03, 2018 - 11:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's no surprise, but Drake is the king of Spotify: He is the platform's most-streamed artist of the year globally. Spotify announced Tuesday that the rapper earned 8.2 billion streams in 2018. He also has the year's most-streamed album and song with "Scorpion" and "God's Plan."...
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December 03, 2018 - 8:11 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A spate of muggings early Monday marred a charity concert in South Africa at which Beyonce, Jay-Z and other stars performed in honor of Nelson Mandela. Tens of thousands flocked to the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday for a music festival also featuring Usher, Pharrell...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, various Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The nominations for the 2019 Grammy Awards, originally planned for Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, will now be announced Friday. The Recording Academy said Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, that because of former President George H.W. Bush’s funeral and public viewing this week, they will push back the release of its nominations. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
December 03, 2018 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The nominations for the 2019 Grammy Awards, originally planned for Wednesday, will now be announced Friday. The Recording Academy said Monday that because of former President George H.W. Bush's funeral and public viewing this week, it will push back the release of its nominations...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Brian May, from left, Adam Lambert, and Roger Taylor of Queen + Adam Lambert pose for a photo at the "The Crown Jewels" residency press conference at the MGM Resorts aviation hanger in Las Vegas. Queen and Adam Lambert are launching a six-week North America tour following the release of the Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Live Nation announced Monday, Dec. 3, the 23-date tour, featuring original band members May and Taylor, will kick off in Vancouver, British Columbia, on July 10. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP, File)
December 03, 2018 - 7:03 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Queen and Adam Lambert are launching a six-week North American tour following the release of the Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody." Live Nation announced the 23-date tour Monday. It will feature original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor with Adam Lambert singing...
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2018 Kennedy Center Honorees, front row form left, Wayne Shorter, Cher, Reba McEntire, Philip Glass, back row from left, the co-creators of "Hamilton," Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andy Blankenbuehler, Alex Lacamoire pose for the group photo at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors State Department Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
December 02, 2018 - 11:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony was almost overshadowed by controversy surrounding the sitting president. This year's event took place in the shadow of the death of a former commander-in-chief. Sunday night's ceremony honoring lifetime artistic achievement featured...
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2018 Kennedy Center honoree Philip Glass attends the 41st Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
December 02, 2018 - 9:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Kennedy Center Honors program (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Legendary composer Philip Glass received his Kennedy Center Honors tribute from a fellow Honors recipient: iconic singer/songwriter Paul Simon. "He can rightfully be described as one of our greatest...
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December 02, 2018 - 6:15 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Bono will speak in Chicago about his efforts to combat AIDS and extreme poverty in Africa. The lead singer of the rock band U2 is scheduled to appear Thursday at an Economic Club of Chicago dinner meeting. He'll participate in a discussion with Ariel Investments President Mellody...
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November 29, 2018 - 7:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators said Thursday that boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and music producer DJ Khaled are paying a total $750,000 to settle charges they failed to disclose payments they received for promoting investments in digital-currency securities. The Securities and Exchange...
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This Nov. 7, 2018, photo provided by the University of Michigan shows Professor Patricia Hall and graduate student Joshua Devries reviewing the music manuscript for "The Most Beautiful Time of Life" at the Duderstadt Center recording studio on campus in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Contemporary Directions Ensemble in October 2018 recorded the music, as it's translated from German to English. It will perform the piece Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, during a free on-campus concert. The music has not been heard since it was arranged and performed by prisoners in a World War II death camp. (Christopher Boyes/University of Michigan via AP)
November 29, 2018 - 2:10 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan plans to livestream the performance of a musical arrangement not heard in concert since prisoners performed it at Auschwitz during World War II. University officials said numerous livestream requests came from around the world after The Associated...
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