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  • Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande to pay tribute to Stevie Wonder

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and John Legend have been added to the group of artists set to pay tribute to Stevie Wonder next month. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that the…

  • Lil Wayne sues mentor’s record label for $51M, seeking split

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Lil Wayne has had it with his record label. He’s suing Cash Money in New York for $51 million after claiming that it stiffed him for $8 million on a…

  • Tom Petty: No hard feelings for Sam Smith

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Petty says he has no hard feelings toward singer Sam Smith and called the similarities between Smith’s Grammy-nominated hit “Stay With Me” and Petty’s 1989 song “I Won’t Back Down”…

  • Celeb birthdays for the week of Feb. 1-7

    Feb. 1: Actor Stuart Whitman is 87. Singer Bob Shane (The Kingston Trio) is 81. Actor-comedian Garrett Morris is 78. Singer Don Everly of The Everly Brothers is 78. Singer Ray Sawyer of Dr. Hook…

  • Music Review: Bob Dylan’s late-night disc

    Bob Dylan, “Shadows in the Night” (Columbia) Bob Dylan has never called “Shadows in the Night” a Frank Sinatra tribute album. The idea seems nuts: one of the last century’s greatest songwriters challenging perhaps its…

  • Celeb birthdays for the week of Jan. 25-31

    Jan. 25: Actor Dean Jones is 84. Actress Leigh Taylor-Young is 70. Actress Jenifer Lewis (“The Preacher’s Wife”, “The PJ’s”) is 58. Actress Dinah Manoff (“Empty Nest”) is 57. Country drummer Mike Burch of River…

  • Celeb birthdays for the week of Feb. 1-7

    Feb. 1: Actor Stuart Whitman is 87. Singer Bob Shane (The Kingston Trio) is 81. Actor-comedian Garrett Morris is 78. Singer Don Everly of The Everly Brothers is 78. Singer Ray Sawyer of Dr. Hook…

  • AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Andy Murray tribute to female coaches

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray drew massive applause not just for his tennis, but for an eloquent tribute to female coaches. As Murray basked in the center-court spotlight after reaching his fourth Australian Open…

  • Keith Urban at Summerfest June 26

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Summerfest has announced a third major headliner in its lineup for this year’s lakefront music festival in Milwaukee. Summerfest organizers said Thursday that Keith Urban will perform Friday, June 26. Phillip Phillips…

  • Pianist Jason Moran garners Grammy nod with Waller tribute

    NEW YORK (AP) — Pianist Jason Moran made it his mission on his latest album to bring a Harlem jazz legend “back into the conversation” in the 21st century. He’s exceeded expectations by garnering his…

  • The most memorable Super Bowl halftime shows

    The Super Bowl Halftime Show offers music’s biggest stage. Click through the gallery for a countdown of the Most Memorable Performances. The full chronological list appears below.

  • First Look: ‘Dope’ is fresh, funny and music-filled

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Punk rock, Bitcoin, ’90s hip-hop, BMX bikes, street thugs and Harvard come together in “Dope,” a wonderfully fresh, thoughtful and music-filled coming-of-age story. Writer-director Rick Famuyiwa (“The Wood”) introduces audiences…

  • Desert stars: Celebs converge on Phoenix for Super Bowl 49

    PHOENIX (AP) — The desert is great for stargazing, and that will certainly be the case as the Super Bowl takes over Phoenix and its suburbs. Comedians Joel McHale and Kevin Hart will crack jokes…

  • Bentley, DeGraw set to perform during pregame show

    Dierks Bentley and Gavin DeGraw will perform during the pregame festivities at University of Phoenix Stadium before the Super Bowl on Sunday. The two acts will perform at the tailgate party and part of each…

  • Carnegie to hold 125th-anniversary concert in May 2016

    NEW YORK (AP) — Carnegie Hall will celebrate its 125th-anniversary with a gala concert on May 5, 2016, featuring Renee Fleming, Marilyn Horne, Lang Lang and Yo-Yo Ma. The program also will include Martina Arroyo,…