Music

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2017 file photo, Mary J. Blige arrives at the 27th annual Independent Film Project's Gotham Awards in New York. Blige was nominated for two Golden Globe awards on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, including one for best original song for "Mighty River," featured in "Mudbound." (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
December 11, 2017 - 3:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mary J. Blige is dancing into the Golden Globe Awards as a double nominee — for her acting and songwriting — while Mariah Carey, Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and Nick Jonas are some of the other popular musicians also nominated. Blige earned nominations Monday for her work in the Dee...
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Doug Jones' campaign volunteer Dana Ellis, right, talks to Ebonique Jiles, top left, and her son, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala., about voting on Tuesday's senatorial election, The Jones campaign is targeting African-Americans and moderate Republicans in particular as they fight to energize a coalition to defeat Republican Roy Moore. (AP Photo/Steve Peoples)
December 10, 2017 - 5:26 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Senate election in Alabama.(all times local): 8:40 p.m. Two prominent Alabama-based musical acts are helping Democrat Doug Jones get out the vote for Tuesday's U.S. Senate election against Republican Roy Moore. Singer Jason Isbell performed a free show...
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People wait outside the Madeleine church to attend French rock star Johnny Hallyday's funeral ceremony, in Paris, France, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. France is bidding farewell to its biggest rock star, honoring Johnny Hallyday with an exceptional funeral procession down the Champs-Elysees, a presidential speech and a motorcycle parade — all under intense security. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
December 09, 2017 - 8:12 am
PARIS (AP) — France bid farewell Saturday to its biggest rock star, honoring Johnny Hallyday with an exceptional funeral procession down the Champs-Elysees, a presidential speech and a parade of motorcyclists — all under intense security. Few figures in French history have earned a send-off as...
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December 08, 2017 - 5:29 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Organizers say a gospel music museum planned for Chicago's South Side will be the first in the country. The National Museum of Gospel Music will be built on the site of the Pilgrim Baptist Church in the Bronzeville neighborhood. The church's music director and blues pianist in 1932,...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2016 file photo, Taylor Swift arrives at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. David Mueller, a former radio DJ who was ordered to pay a symbolic $1 to Swift for groping her at a photo op, says he mailed her a Sacagawea coin last week. Mueller provided a letter to The Associated Press showing the payment was sent Nov. 28, 2017. In a story published Wednesday, Dec. 6, Swift said she hadn't received the dollar. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
December 06, 2017 - 11:02 pm
DENVER (AP) — A former radio DJ who was ordered to pay a symbolic $1 to Taylor Swift for groping her at a photo op says he mailed her a Sacagawea coin last week. David Mueller provided a letter to The Associated Press showing the payment was sent Nov. 28. Mueller previously told the AP he intended...
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December 05, 2017 - 10:43 am
LONDON (AP) — The deadly suicide bombing at Manchester Arena might have been prevented if information had been handled differently, an independent review of the counter-terrorism performance by British police and intelligence services suggested Tuesday. The review by lawyer David Anderson, ordered...
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December 04, 2017 - 10:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Patti Smith and Salman Rushdie have compared notes on everything from the writing process to how they cope in the age of President Donald Trump. The two were guests at the annual "Chairman's Evening" hosted by the MacDowell artist colony Monday night at the Whitney Museum in...
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December 04, 2017 - 10:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia judge says Meek Mill will stay in prison because he's a "danger to the community." Common Pleas Judge Genece Brinkley on Friday denied a motion allow the 30-year-old rapper to be bailed out of a Pennsylvania correctional facility. Her decision comes after the...
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2017 Kennedy Center Honoree Norman Lear attends the 40th annual Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
December 04, 2017 - 1:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A few months ago, it looked like the annual Kennedy Center Honors program was in danger of being engulfed by the country's current divisive political mood. 2017 Honoree Norman Lear, whose political activism goes back decades, threatened to boycott rather than attend any aspect of...
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2017 Kennedy Center Honoree Norman Lear attends the 40th annual Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
December 03, 2017 - 10:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — This year's Kennedy Center Honors recognizing outstanding artists and performers managed to skip the political drama that loomed over it earlier this year — just ask honoree Norman Lear. Ahead of Sunday night's festivities at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the...
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