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  • Musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale file for divorce

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale filed for divorce on Monday, seeking to end a nearly 13-year marriage between two members of rock music royalty. Stefani filed her petition citing irreconcilable difference…

  • 2 women dead from suspected drug overdoses at music fest

    POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Two women died from suspected drug overdoses at a popular weekend music festival at the Los Angeles County fairgrounds, prompting calls for an investigation and concern over the use of drugs…

  • Bobbi Kristina Brown buried next to her mother

    WESTFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Family and friends gathered at a cemetery Monday to pay their final respects to Bobbi Kristina Brown as she was buried next to her mother, singer Whitney Houston. Police closed the…

  • Bieber in compliance with vandalism sentence, judge says

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge said Monday that Justin Bieber is complying with the terms of his probation in a vandalism case after the singer recently performed part of the community labor requirement of…

  • Reba McEntire, Narvel Blackstock announce separation

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country superstar Reba McEntire and her husband and manager Narvel Blackstock announced they are separating after 26 years of marriage. The two said in a joint statement Monday that they had…

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra extends music director’s contract

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra said Monday it was extending the contract of Andris Nelsons, who last year became the orchestra’s youngest conductor in a century. The new eight-year contract with Nelsons will…

  • Lebanon’s trash crisis worsens amid rising heat, anger

    BEIRUT (AP) — It’s summer in this proud Mediterranean city, with celebrities and Lebanese expats flocking to international festivals and parties at Beirut’s beaches and nightclubs. But the country’s own citizens are suffocating from mountains…

  • Brett Eldredge selected to judge Miss America pageant

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Country singer Brett Eldredge is the first of seven judges to be announced for ABC’s live broadcast of the 2016 Miss America competition. The reigning Country Music Association new artist…

  • Chita Rivera tells young performers to lose the lip-syncing

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Musical theater great Chita Rivera has friendly advice for young stars who are unable to dance and sing at the same time: Learn how. Rivera, at a TV critics’ meeting…

  • AC/DC’s Rudd pleads not guilty to breaching detention rules

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded not guilty on Monday to breaching the rules of his home detention sentence by drinking alcohol. A New Zealand judge allowed Rudd to remain in…

  • 2 women dead from suspected drug overdoses at music fest

    POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Two women are dead from suspected drug overdoses after authorities say they collapsed at the HARD Summer music festival. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/1OIVJsa ) that an 18-year-old woman and…

  • Chicago’s Lollapalooza resumes after storm evacuation

    CHICAGO (AP) — Organizers of Lollapalooza say they are reopening the music festival after the threat of a storm prompted them to evacuate attendees. Organizers said Sunday afternoon in a news release they were shutting…

  • British singer and TV host Cilla Black dies at 72

    LONDON (AP) — Big-voiced British singer Cilla Black, a product of Beatles-era Liverpool who became a national treasure over a 50-year music and television career, has died. She was 72. Spanish police said Sunday that…

  • Exhibit unveils never-displayed photos of Louis Armstrong

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A century after the teenage Louis Armstrong’s first pro gig at a honky-tonk, an exhibit about the jazz singer and trumpeter’s complicated relationship with his hometown is opening in a state…

  • Bobby Brown’s sister vows family feud is just beginning

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Brown’s sister vowed the family feud was “far from over” between their family and the late Whitney Houston’s kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown. A…