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September 27, 2019 - 8:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Metallica says its frontman James Hetfield has entered rehab, and the band is canceling its upcoming tour in Australia and New Zealand. Three of the heavy metal band's members posted a statement on Twitter announcing the decision and apologizing to fans. The statement by drummer...
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This combination photo shows, from left, Lizzo performing at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 23, 2019, Taylor Swift performing at Amazon Music's Prime Day concert in New York on July 10, 2019 and Billie Eilish performing at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. on April 20, 2019. Swift, Lizzo, Eilish are set to perform on the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour this holiday season. IHeartMedia announced Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, that the 12-city tour kicks off Dec. 1 in Tampa Bay, Florida. (AP Photo)
September 27, 2019 - 3:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Billie Eilish and BTS are set to perform on the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour this holiday season. IHeartMedia announced Friday that the 12-city tour kicks off Dec. 1 in Tampa, Florida. The lineup, which varies by city, also includes Lil Nas X, Sam Smith, Camila...
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This photo provided by IBMA shows the bluegrass band Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, from left, Jason Barie, Mike Terry, Joe Mullins, Adam McIntosh, Randy Barnes. The band won entertainer of the year and collaborative recording of the year at the 30th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 in Raleigh, N.C. (Dan Schram/IBMA via AP) .
September 27, 2019 - 9:59 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers won entertainer of the year and collaborative recording of the year at the 30th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards. The band won Thursday at the awards show held in Raleigh, North Carolina. Bluegrass legend Del McCoury, who was a co-...
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In this Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 photo, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend with The Who performs during the Moving On! Tour at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. The Who cut short a Houston concert after lead singer Daltrey lost his voice midway through the event. The band’s next scheduled concert is Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, in Dallas. (Photo by Robb Cohen/Invision/AP, File)
September 26, 2019 - 7:19 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Who cut short a Houston concert after lead singer Roger Daltrey lost his voice midway through the event. The legendary British rock group was eight songs into the concert when Daltrey told the audience, "I think I should quit while I'm ahead." Lead guitarist Pete Townsend...
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This combination photo shows actress-singer Jennifer Lopez performing at the Directv Super Saturday Night in Minneapolis on Feb. 3, 2018, left, and Shakira performing at Madison Square Garden in New York on Aug. 10, 2018. The NFL, Pepsi and Roc Nation announced Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, that Lopez and Shakira will perform at the 2020 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show on Feb. 2, 2020 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP)
September 26, 2019 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez and Shakira are going to bring the heat to the 2020 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show. NFL, Pepsi and Roc Nation announced Thursday that the superstar performers, who have released music in Spanish and English, will perform on February 2 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2014, file photo, Placido Domingo speaks at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. The cancellation Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, of Domingo's Metropolitan Opera performance in "Macbeth" means the singer, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct, has only a few U.S. shows scheduled, all set for California in 2020. Domingo has said he strongly disputes the allegations made against him. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
September 25, 2019 - 6:30 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With the Metropolitan Opera's bombshell announcement that Plácido Domingo will not take the Met stage this week — and possibly ever again — the legendary singer's only scheduled U.S. appearances are set for next year in California. Most of those are with the LA Opera, where he...
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September 25, 2019 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jann Wenner will retire next year as chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation in New York. Wenner announced Wednesday that he will step down on Jan. 1. The co-founder and publisher of Rolling Stone magazine is one of the founding members of the Rock and Roll Hall of...
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FILE - This May 20, 2006 file photo shows Placido Domingo acknowledging applause after performing at the Metropolitan Opera Gala honoring general manager Joseph Volpe in New York. Domingo has agreed to withdraw from all future performances at the Metropolitan Opera following accusations of sexual harassment made by women in a pair of reports by The Associated Press. The 78-year-old classical music star had been scheduled to sing the title role in the season debut of Verdi's "Macbeth" on Wednesday night, which would have been his first performance in the United States since the reports. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)
September 24, 2019 - 10:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera announced Tuesday that Plácido Domingo had agreed to withdraw from his slate of scheduled performances at the opera house following allegations of sexual harassment made by multiple women in two Associated Press stories. The opera legend indicated that he...
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FILE - This Oct. 9, 2012 file photo shows, from left, Jason Bonham, son of the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham; singer Robert Plant; bassist John Paul Jones; and guitarist Jimmy Page at the "Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day" premiere in New York. Members of an 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals harshly challenged plaintiffs who argued that a new trial in the copyright fight over Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven is justified. The lawsuit that alleges 1971’s “Stairway” was stolen from 1968’s “Taurus,” by Spirit. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Invision/AP, File)
September 23, 2019 - 6:44 pm
A group of federal judges aren't sure all that glitters is gold, and they don't seem to be buying that a new trial is necessary in the copyright fight over the Led Zeppelin song, "Stairway to Heaven." Members of an 11-judge panel at a Monday hearing before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2017, file photo, music mogul Berry Gordy accepts his award at the 48th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, in New York. The Motown mogul who launched the careers of numerous stars like Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and Michael Jackson has announced his retirement. The Detroit Free Press reports Gordy said he had "come full circle" at a 60th anniversary event for Motown Records on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
September 23, 2019 - 2:32 am
DETROIT (AP) — The Motown mogul who launched the careers of numerous stars like Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and Michael Jackson has announced his retirement. The Detroit Free Press reports Berry Gordy said he had "come full circle" at a 60th anniversary event for Motown Records on Sunday. The 89-year...
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