Music

November 29, 2018 - 9:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Jackman will launch his first ever world tour next year, performing at arenas mostly reserved for pop, rock and rap stars. The multi-talented entertainer announced his "The Man. The Music. The Show." tour on Thursday, which will feature Jackman singing songs from "The Greatest...
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A woman walks past a mural depicting reggae music icon Bob Marley painted on the rolling shutter of a Tobacconist shop in Rome, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
November 29, 2018 - 9:06 am
PARIS (AP) — Reggae music has been inscribed on the prized intangible cultural heritage list of UNESCO, the U.N.'s cultural agency. UNESCO said Thursday the Jamaican music is unique because it represents "a vehicle of social commentary" and "continues to provide a voice for all" since it was first...
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November 28, 2018 - 9:11 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Beyonce, Jay-Z and Ed Sheeran are among the stars scheduled to perform at a South African concert on Sunday in honor of the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, a century after he was born. The Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 will be hosted in Johannesburg by South Africa's...
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The Kroell Family Singers, Gerlinde, left, Elisabeth, center, and Christiane, sing Christmas Carols during a celebration of the song "Silent Night," at Trinity Church, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in New York. "Silent Night," one of the most famous songs of the Christmas season, is being celebrated as it approaches its 200th anniversary. Written and sung in Austria in December 1818, the song was first performed in the U.S. in 1839 at the Hamilton Memorial on the church's grounds by an Austrian family of traveling singers. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
November 27, 2018 - 8:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most famous songs of Christmas was celebrated Tuesday as it approaches its 200th anniversary, with a concert at the New York City church where "Silent Night" is believed to have been sung in the United States for the first time and where a priest was the first to publish...
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November 27, 2018 - 8:03 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Wonder wants to raise money through a benefit concert for California fire victims impacted by the catastrophic wildfires. The R&B legend announced his plan Tuesday to help firefighters and first responders who assisted with the fires at the 22nd annual House Full of...
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In this photo provided by the Metropolitan Opera, Placido Domingo stands on stage at the Metropolitan Opera, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in New York. Domingo celebrated the 50th anniversary of his debut at the Met. (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera via AP)
November 24, 2018 - 12:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Placido Domingo has been honored on at the Metropolitan Opera for the 50th anniversary of his debut with the company. The 77-year-old appeared in his 52nd role and 695th performance with the company Friday night in the title role of "Gianni Schicchi," the third opera of Puccini's "...
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In this photo taken by Alexey Avanesyan, Alexander Kuznetsov, Russian rapper also known as Husky gestures as he waits for a court hearing in Krasnodar, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. The Russian rapper is facing two weeks in jail for performing on a car after prosecutors banned his gig for going against the government. (Alexander Avanesyan via AP)
November 22, 2018 - 2:16 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A popular Russian rapper was sentenced Thursday to 12 days in jail for performing on a car after prosecutors banned his gig. Husky, who has a wide following among young Russians with his videos scoring up to 6 million views on YouTube, was arrested Wednesday. A court in the southern...
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November 22, 2018 - 6:51 am
LONDON (AP) — A major British parliamentary report found Thursday that shortcomings by security services led to missed opportunities to possibly prevent last year's lethal extremist attack at Manchester Arena. The Intelligence and Security Committee, which investigated five terror attacks that took...
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November 21, 2018 - 4:06 pm
TORONTO (AP) — One person has life-threatening injuries after a stabbing at a Pusha T concert in Toronto. Toronto Police Constable David Hopkinson said Wednesday three others were treated at a hospital for minor injuries at the Danforth Music Hall late Tuesday. Hopkinson said the patient who was...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, Steven Tyler, left, and Joe Perry of Aerosmith perform on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Center in New York. Perry has cancelled his fall tour to take time off after recently being hospitalized with breathing problems. The Aerosmith guitarist's publicist said in a statement Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, the 68-year-old will take the rest of the year off. He had expected to return to the road starting Nov. 30 through Dec. 16. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
November 20, 2018 - 10:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Perry has canceled his fall tour to take time off after recently being hospitalized with breathing problems. The Aerosmith guitarist's publicist said in a statement Tuesday the 68-year-old will take the rest of the year off. He had expected to return to the road starting Nov...
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