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This cover image released by Anti shows "Shore" by Fleet Foxes. (Anti via AP)
Music Review: Fleet Foxes release bright, nuanced albumFleet Foxes' autumn equinox release “Shore” sees lead singer and principle songwriter Robin Pecknold combine some of the more experimental elements of 2017's “Crack-Up” and marry them to the brightness found on preceding albums
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This cover image released by Asthmatic Kitty! shows "The Ascension" by Sufjan Stevens. (Asthmatic Kitty! via AP)
Review: Sufjan Stevens creates electronic world of inquiryFollowing his sparse and haunting 2015 album “Carrie & Lowell,” the 15-track “The Ascension” sees Sufjan Stevens shift from an internal gaze to a response to his external environment
The Associated Press2 days ago
Music fan seriously hurt by stage diver wins $2M settlementA New Hampshire man who suffered serious spinal injuries when a stage diver landed on his head during a concert in New Jersey has reached a $2 million settlement with the show’s organizer
The Associated Press2 days ago
This cover image released by Honey, You’re Gonna Be Late Records shows "Daughter" by Lydia Loveless. (Honey, You’re Gonna Be Late Records via AP)
Review: Lydia Loveless deals with tough times on ‘Daughter’Lydia Loveless has been through much in the past few years and “Daughter,” her first original album since 2016, keeps her heart on her sleeve and reveals that not all the scars have healed
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, Carrie Underwood performs " Cry Pretty" at the CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Underwood's 5-year-old son provided the adorable vocals on “Little Drummer Boy,” one of the 11 tracks on the country superstar’s new Christmas album, “My Gift,” out Friday, Sept. 25, 2020.  (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
Q&A: Underwood on holiday album and her little drummer boy The Grammy Award for cutest collaboration of the year goes to Carrie Underwood and her 5-year-old son Isaiah
The Associated Press2 days ago
Members of Japanese pop music band ARASHI listen to a question during an interview with The Associated Press in Tokyo on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. Back row, from left, clockwise, are Satoshi Ohno, Masaki Aiba, Kazunari Ninomiya, Jun Matsumoto and Sho Sakurai. Japanese pop sensation ARASHI has a big surprise for fans as they near their planned hiatus at year's end: a collaboration with Bruno Mars on their first all-English single. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
J-pop stars ARASHI release English surprise before hiatusJapanese pop sensation ARASHI has a big surprise for fans as they near their planned hiatus at year’s end: a collaboration with Bruno Mars on their first all-English single
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - in this Jan. 12, 2020 file photo, revelers smile as they look on the camera during the "Bloco da Favorita" street party on Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The city announced on Thursday, Sept. 24, said it has delayed its annual Carnival parade, saying the global spectacle cannot go ahead in February because of Brazil’s continued vulnerability to the new coronavirus pandemic, but has yet to announce a decision about the Carnival street parties that take place across the city.  (AP Photo/Bruna Prado, File)
Virus disrupting Rio's Carnival for first time in a centuryA cloud of uncertainty that has hung over Rio de Janeiro throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been lifted, but gloom remains — the annual Carnival parade of flamboyant samba schools won’t be held in February
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - in this Jan. 12, 2020 file photo, revelers smile as they look on the camera during the "Bloco da Favorita" street party on Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The city announced on Thursday, Sept. 24, said it has delayed its annual Carnival parade, saying the global spectacle cannot go ahead in February because of Brazil’s continued vulnerability to the new coronavirus pandemic, but has yet to announce a decision about the Carnival street parties that take place across the city.  (AP Photo/Bruna Prado, File)
Virus delays Rio's Carnival for first time in a centuryRio de Janeiro has delayed its annual Carnival parade, saying the global spectacle cannot go ahead in February because of Brazil’s continued vulnerability to the pandemic
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this combination photo, Demi Lovato, left, arrives at the Billboard Music Awards on May 20, 2018, in Las Vegas and Max Ehrich arrives at the "Spider-Man: Homecoming" premiere on June 28, 2017, in Los Angeles. Singers-actors Lovato and Ehrich have called off their engagement after two months, according to a person close to Lovato who spoke Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter.  (AP Photo)
Demi Lovato, Max Ehrich call off engagement after 2 monthsSingers-actors Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich have called off their engagement after two months
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - John Lennon speaks as he arrived for a hearing on his case at U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service offices in the lower Manhattan section of New York, May 12, 1972. Like so many other events in the year of coronavirus, an annual tribute to John Lennon held in its adopted city of New York will go online. The five-hour event will be streamed for free on Lennon's birthday, October 9, starting at 7 p.m. Eastern time on the LennonTribute.org website. It will feature recorded performances from Patti Smith, Rosanne Cash, Natalie Merchant, Jackson Browne, Jorma Kaukonen and others. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm)
Annual Lennon tribute, in 40th year, goes onlineAn annual tribute to John Lennon held in his adopted city of New York will go online like so many other events during the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this May 2, 2016 file photo, Zayn Malik, left, and Gigi Hadid arrive at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala in New York. The couple took to social media Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, to celebrate the arrival of their daughter.  (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
'Grateful': Gigi Hadid welcomes baby girl with Zayn Malik Model Gigi Hadid and her musician boyfriend Zayn Malik took to social media to celebrate the arrival of an infant girl, with dad saying he’s “grateful” and “thankful.”
The Associated Press3 days ago
Choir practice in Spain infects 30 of 41 members with virusAt least 30 of 41 members of a gospel choir in northeastern Spain have contracted the new coronavirus following a rehearsal indoors with air conditioning
The Associated Press3 days ago
The combination photo shows, from left, W. Kamau Bell, Yvette Nicole Brown, Common, Lecrae, Mandy Moore and Kerry Washington. For months, actors, sports stars, musicians and other celebrities have been using their platforms to call for justice in the police shooting death of Breonna Taylor. After a grand jury indicted one of the Kentucky police officers on criminal charges, but not for her death, celebrities reacted to the news mostly negatively. (AP Photo)
Celebs, long vocal about Breonna Taylor case, decry decisionFor months, actors, sports stars, musicians and other celebrities have been using their platforms to call for justice in the police shooting death of Breonna Taylor
The Associated Press4 days ago
This cover image released by Alligator Records shows "100 Years of Blues" by Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite. (Alligator Records via AP)
Review: Bishop, Musselwhite pair up for vigorous blues festTwo Southern boys who both hit the big time in 1960s Chicago — Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite — have over a century of blues experience between them
The Associated Press4 days ago
This cover image released by Rounder Records shows "Hearts Town" by The War and Treaty. (Rounder Records via AP)
Review: The War and Treaty keep soaring past expectationsThe War and Treaty continue to build on early successes with a new collection of positivity and soaring encouragement, writes Scott Stroud of The Associated Press
The Associated Press4 days ago
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