Rhythm and blues

Sam Rockwell, from left, Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson, nominees for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," introduce a clip from their film at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP)
January 22, 2018 - 12:13 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Sunday's presentation of the Screen Actors Guild from the Shrine Auditorium (all times local): 9 p.m. The SAG Awards are over, but the after-party is giving nominees the chance to mingle and unwind. Robert De Niro held court on a couch in the center of the room and...
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January 19, 2018 - 1:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Music executive Lyor Cohen says hip-hop should dominate the top categories at the upcoming Grammys. Cohen spoke with The Associated Press on Thursday about the Recording Academy giving rap a "deserving" chance. Both Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar are nominated for album and record of the...
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January 15, 2018 - 5:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Edwin Hawkins, the gospel star best known for the crossover hit "Oh Happy Day" and as a major force for contemporary inspirational music, died Monday at age 74. Hawkins died at his home in Pleasanton, California. He had been suffering from pancreatic cancer, publicist Bill Carpenter...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2016 file photo, John Fogerty performs at the 2016 Stagecoach Festival in Indio, Calif. Fogerty said in a statement released Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, that he's annoyed that Taraji P. Henson's new film, "Proud Mary," borrows from his popular song's name without his involvement. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
January 12, 2018 - 11:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — John Fogerty says he's annoyed that Taraji P. Henson's new film, "Proud Mary," borrows from his popular song's name without his involvement. Fogerty does not own the rights to his classic song. In a statement released Thursday, he says "it irks me when people seek to capitalize on...
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Media and crew prepare on the red carpet at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
January 08, 2018 - 8:55 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the presentation of the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The newly minted Golden Globes winners had a good reason to stop by the official show after-party this year, and...
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Gal Gadot appears on stage to accept the rising star award-actress for "Wonder Woman" at the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, in Palm Springs, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 03, 2018 - 2:51 pm
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Gal Gadot, Saoirse Ronan, Mary J. Blige and Allison Janney will be dressed in black at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards as part of a planned anti-harassment protest, and all three voiced their support for a new initiative, Time's Up, that's aimed at supporting women who...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, Mariah Carey poses for photographers during her hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Carey will perform again Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve," hosted by Ryan Seacrest, after a bungled performance last year in which she stumbled through her short set, failing to sing for most of it despite a pre-recorded track of her songs playing in the background. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 01, 2018 - 12:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Happy New Year, Mariah Carey. The pop singer made it through her performance on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" cleanly this year after bungling it last year. She sang her 1990s hits "Vision of Love" and "Hero" on Sunday night in Times Square, where revelers...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, Mariah Carey poses for photographers during her hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Carey is returning to “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” after last year’s debacle. They released a joint statement Friday, Dec. 22,2017, acknowledging problems with last year’s show and saying they are thrilled to have “an incredible night of music and celebration” planned.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
December 29, 2017 - 4:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mariah Carey found a way to make her career sparkle after "Glitter." But can the comeback queen find similar success when she returns to "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" after last year's debacle? She is set to perform Sunday in New York City's Times Square a...
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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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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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